Cade Otton

23-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Questionable
Injury Ankle
Est. Return 8/1/2022
2022 Fantasy Outlook
Otton is the potential heir apparent to Rob Gronkowski, who announced his retirement in June. The Washington product displayed potential as a pass-catching asset during his time with the Huskies, recording a 91-1,026-9 line in 31 games. Assuming Gronk stays retired, Otton should have only veteran Cameron Brate as serious competition for reps as a rookie, as O.J. Howard walked in free agency this offseason. With Chris Godwin projected to miss multiple games to open this season, Otton may have a chance to make an early impact if he earns Tom Brady's trust, though the learning curve tends to be rough for rookie tight ends. Read Past Outlooks
May have more opportunity
TETampa Bay Buccaneers
Ankle
June 22, 2022
Otton (ankle) could see a boost in his overall opportunity in the wake of Rob Gronkowski's retirement earlier this week, Joey Knight of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
ANALYSIS
The rookie will first have to demonstrate his surgically repaired ankle is back to full health during training camp, but assuming that comes to pass, Otton should have an opportunity to make a mark relatively early in his career. Knight points out that the Buccaneers are likely to sign one of several veteran tight ends still on the market as insurance, but if Otton proves a quick study in the offense and pass-protection schemes, it's conceivable that he garners more snaps than originally planned with no dominant option at the top of the depth chart. Veteran Cameron Brate is currently the Bucs' No. 1 tight end.
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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Snap %
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#% of Team Snaps

74553%
51537%
38628%
151%
141%
91%
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How often does Cade Otton run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how Cade Otton and the other tight ends for the Buccaneers 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.
280 routes   57 targets
62%
2 routes   1 target
14%
Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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2021 Cade Otton Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Cade Otton'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.
Height
6' 5"
 
Weight
247 lbs
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
32.75 in
 
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Held out of rookie minicamp
TETampa Bay Buccaneers
Ankle
May 11, 2022
Otton (ankle) won't participate in on-field work at rookie minicamp, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
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Fits need in Tampa
TETampa Bay Buccaneers
April 30, 2022
The Buccaneers selected Otton in the fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draft, 106th overall.
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Could be ready for OTAs
TEFree Agent
April 11, 2022
Otton (ankle) recently received full medical clearance, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
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Expects to be ready for camp
TEFree Agent
Ankle
March 2, 2022
Otton (ankle) said Wednesday during the NFL Scouting Combine he expects to be healthy enough to participate in training camp, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
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