Zach Gentry
Zach Gentry
23-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Pittsburgh Steelers
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Gentry, who the Steelers took in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, will compete with Xavier Grimble for the number two spot on the team's depth chart behind Vance McDonald. It's not an assignment that carries much short-term fantasy utility, but Gentry, who is not known for his blocking skills, could still see enough targets in the event of injuries to pick up some value as the season rolls along. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $2.86 million contract with the Steelers in May of 2019.
Not playing Sunday
TEPittsburgh Steelers
Coach's Decision
October 6, 2019
Gentry (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game against Baltimore, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Gentry stepped into a bigger role with 25 offensive snaps last week against the Bengals (though he wasn't targeted), but he'll be a healthy scratch Week 5 with Vance McDonald (shoulder) ready to play. Nick Vannett will work as the Steelers' No. 2 tight end.
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How often does Zach Gentry run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how Zach Gentry and the other tight ends for the Steelers are being used. Some tight ends may have a lot of snaps, but they're not that useful for fantasy purposes because they're not actually running routes. This data will help you see when this is the case.
Zach Gentry
15 routes   0 targets
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53 routes   8 targets
53 routes   5 targets
226 routes   35 targets
120 routes   8 targets
120 routes   5 targets
Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
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2019 Zach Gentry Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Zach Gentry's measurables compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
6' 8"
265 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.90 sec
Shuttle Time
4.53 sec
Cone Drill
7.40 sec
Vertical Jump
29.5 in
Broad Jump
110 in
Bench Press
12 reps
Hand Length
9.50 in
Arm Length
34.13 in
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More Fantasy News
Stepping into bigger role
TEPittsburgh Steelers
September 30, 2019
Gentry and Nick Vannett will be the Steelers' available tight ends Monday versus the Bengals with Vance McDonald (shoulder) inactive, Teresa Varley of the team's official site reports.
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Drafted by Pittsburgh
TEPittsburgh Steelers
April 27, 2019
The Steelers selected Gentry in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 141st overall.
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Leaving school for NFL draft
TEFree Agent
January 3, 2019
Gentry will skip his final year of eligibility with Michigan in order to enter the 2019 NFL draft, Aaron McMann of reports.
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