Jerell Adams
Jerell Adams
26-Year-Old Tight EndTE
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
Questionable
Injury Illness
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Adams landed a spot on the roster following a preseason in which he was the most productive tight end in camp. He's one of five tight ends to claim a roster spot, though Kahale Warring (concussion) is not expected to see the field immediately. Given that five, or even four, tight ends are uncommon in today's NFL, expect some kind of winnowing to occur. Read Past Outlooks
$Released by the Texans in October of 2019.
Cut from practice squad
TEFree Agent
Illness
October 9, 2019
Adams was released from the Texans' practice squad with a non-football illness designation, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Adams was signed to the practice squad less than a week ago after being cut from the active roster. Once Adams is healthy again, he'll likely seek another practice squad role.
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How do Jerell Adams' 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
254 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.64 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.31 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.05 sec
 
Vertical Jump
32.5 in
 
Broad Jump
117 in
 
Hand Length
9.75 in
 
Arm Length
34.38 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Jerell Adams
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Week 17: Gameday Injuries
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December 31, 2017
Week 17 brings an abundance of developing situations in terms of injuries and playing time for both non-contending teams and those still gunning for the postseason. Juan Carlos Blanco guides you through the complex landscape heading into Sunday morning.
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April 28, 2017
Deshaun Watson was seemingly in a fight for the first round, but the accomplished Clemson gunslinger didn't last past the 12th pick.
Playoff Cheat Sheet: Positional Rankings for Postseason Drafts
January 2, 2017
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Team Previews: New York Giants
July 25, 2016
Chris Liss previews the beginning of a new era for the Giants, now under new head coach Ben McAdoo.
NFL Draft: Final Four-Round Mock
April 25, 2016
Polarizing Notre Dame wideout Will Fuller will likely go in the first round, but whether he'll land in a favorable situation is less clear.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
2016
Adams is vying for a spot as the team's third tight end behind Rhett Ellison and Evan Engram. Adams is a good athlete and could carve out a modest role should anything happen to Engram, as Ellison is mostly a blocker.
Last year's sixth-round pick, Adams was used sparingly as a rookie, but rather than placing further focus on his development, the Giants drafted Evan Engram in the first round this year. As such, Adams will probably do most of his work in a special teams capacity -- assuming he makes the roster.
At 6-5, 247, with 4.64 speed, the Giants' sixth-round pick is the team's most athletic pass-catching tight end. At present, he'll vie for a role behind starter Larry Donnell and backup Will Tye, but neither is a major roadblock should Adams impress the team as a rookie. Nonetheless, even high pedigree rookie tight ends rarely contribute out of the gate, so he's more of a consideration in keeper leagues than re-draft ones.
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Signed to Texans' practice squad
TEFree Agent
October 3, 2019
Adams was signed to Houston's practice squad Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Cut by Houston
TEFree Agent
October 1, 2019
Adams was waived by the Texans on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Sitting out Week 2
TEHouston Texans
Coach's Decision
September 15, 2019
Adams (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Jaguars.
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Nabs roster spot
TEHouston Texans
August 31, 2019
Adams made the Texans roster, becoming the fourth tight end on the depth chart.
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Productive in preseason opener
TEHouston Texans
August 12, 2019
Adams caught three passes for 17 yards and a touchdown in the Texans' preseason-opening loss to the Packers.
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