T.J.
Hockenson (#87)

TE - Minnesota Vikings

Age 25
Exp 4th Season
HT/WT 6'5" / 248 LBS
Bye 7
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2022 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 1:07 PM
2022 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2023 12:08 PM
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2022 Stats
GAME RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
Week OPP REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
1 PHI 4 7 57.1 9.5 38 16 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2 WAS 3 7 42.9 8.7 26 18 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
3 @MIN 3 4 75.0 6.0 18 7 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
4 SEA 8 12 66.7 22.4 179 81 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
5 @NE 1 4 25.0 6.0 6 6 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
7 @DAL 4 5 80.0 12.0 48 16 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
8 MIA 3 4 75.0 26.7 80 58 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
9 @WAS 9 9 100.0 7.8 70 19 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
10 @BUF 7 10 70.0 6.4 45 16 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
11 DAL 5 9 55.6 6.8 34 11 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
12 NE 5 6 83.3 8.6 43 14 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
13 NYJ 4 6 66.7 8.2 33 13 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
14 @DET 6 8 75.0 12.8 77 21 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 1
15 IND 3 9 33.3 11.0 33 14 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
16 NYG 13 16 81.2 8.4 109 16 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
17 @GB 7 12 58.3 8.4 59 13 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
18 @CHI 1 1 100.0 16.0 16 16 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
YEAR GP REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
2019 12 32 59 54.2 11.5 367 39 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2020 16 67 101 66.3 10.8 723 51 6 1 0 0.0 0 0 1 1
2021 12 61 83 73.5 9.6 583 33 4 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2022 17 86 129 66.7 10.6 914 81 6 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 1
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T.J. Hockenson - Leading receiver in losing effort

Hockenson caught 10 of 11 targets for 129 yards in Sunday's 31-24 wild-card round loss to the Giants.

T.J. Hockenson - One catch before rested

Hockenson caught his only target for 16 yards during Sunday's 29-13 victory versus Chicago.

T.J. Hockenson - May not play full game

Head coach Kevin O'Connell intimated Friday that Hockenson and other key starters on offense and defense may not play the entirety of the Vikings' Week 18 game in Chicago, Joe Nelson of SI.com reports. "We've got a pretty clear cut plan with how we want to go about the whole game, but we're going to go in with the expectation of our guys going and try to get off to a good start and play good football," O'Connell said.

T.J. Hockenson - Finds end zone twice in career day

Hockenson caught 13 of 16 targets for 109 yards and two touchdowns in Saturday's 27-24 win over the Giants.

T.J. Hockenson - Nine targets in OT win

Hockenson caught three of nine targets for 33 yards and also secured a two-point conversion in Saturday's 39-36 overtime win over the Colts.

T.J. Hockenson - Strong numbers versus old squad

Hockenson secured six of eight targets for 77 yards in the Vikings' 34-23 loss to the Lions on Sunday.

T.J. Hockenson - Held to 33 yards

Hockenson recorded four receptions on six targets for 33 yards in Sunday's 27-22 win over the Jets.

T.J. Hockenson - Finds end zone in win

Hockenson brought in five of six targets for 43 yards and a touchdown in the Vikings' 33-26 win over the Patriots on Thursday night.

T.J. Hockenson - Struggles with drops Sunday

Hockenson caught five of nine targets for 34 yards in Sunday's 40-3 blowout loss to the Cowboys.

T.J. Hockenson - Team-high catch total in debut

Hockenson brought in all nine targets for 70 yards in the Vikings' 20-17 win over the Commanders on Sunday.

T.J. Hockenson - Will have role against Commanders

Hockenson will be a "key part" of the Vikings' offense Sunday against the Commanders, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.

T.J. Hockenson - Dealt to Minnesota in surprise move

The Vikings acquired Hockenson, a 2023 fourth-round pick and a conditional 2024 fourth-round pick from the Lions on Tuesday in exchange for a 2023 second-round pick and a 2024 fourth-round pick, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

T.J. Hockenson - Team-high receiving yardage total

Hockenson secured three of four targets for 80 yards in the Lions' 31-27 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday.

T.J. Hockenson - Cleared for Sunday

Hockenson (knee) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against Miami, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.

T.J. Hockenson - Bumps up to limited Thursday

Hockenson (knee) was limited in practice Thursday.

T.J. Hockenson - Dealing with knee concern

Hockenson didn't practice Wednesday due to a knee issue.

T.J. Hockenson - Four catches against Cowboys

Hockenson caught four of five targets for 48 yards during Sunday's 24-6 loss to the Cowboys.

T.J. Hockenson - Bottled up by Patriots

Hockenson caught one of four targets for six yards during Sunday's 29-0 loss to New England.

T.J. Hockenson - Good to go

Hockenson (hip) has no injury designation for Sunday's game against the Patriots.

T.J. Hockenson - Officially limited Thursday

Hockenson (hip) was limited in practice Thursday.

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