Darren Waller

TE · New York Giants

Height 6'6" Weight 255
DOB 1992-09-13 Age 31.6
College Georgia Tech

2023 Fantasy Rankings

TE # 3 (Tier 1) · ADP (12-team PPR): 4.11, 47th

Position Rankings

Tier 1
1Travis Kelce, KC1034.51.0615.3
2Mark Andrews, BAL1328.63.0710.1
3Darren Waller, NYG1331.64.117.9
Tier 2
4Kyle Pitts, ATL1123.57.026.2
5T.J. Hockenson, MIN1326.84.109.9
1 NFFC (12-team PPR)
2 2022 season, Half PPR scoring

Fantasy News Last 90 Days

  • Giants Haven't Given Darren Waller A Deadline For His Decision

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    New York Giants general manager Joe Schoen said on Thursday that he hasn't given tight end Darren Waller a deadline on his retirement decision this offseason. "Hopefully he's going to make a decision in the short term, but we're giving him time and space to make a decision on what he wants to do," Schoen said. Waller said in early March that he'd have a decision soon, but that hasn't come to fruition for the 31-year-old. A hamstring injury limited him to 12 games in 2023, and he finished with 52 catches for 552 yards and one touchdown. Waller is no longer in the prime of his career like he was with the Las Vegas Raiders and will be a pretty big injury risk as a low-end TE1 in fantasy if he decides to return for another season in 2024.

    Apr 18 · Source via New York Giants Darren Waller
  • Darren Waller Addresses Timetable For Retirement Call

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    Seeing Evan Engram prosper with the Jaguars, the Giants made a move to bring in a comparable receiving tight end by trading for Darren Waller last year. But that addition brought more Waller injury trouble; now, the former Pro Bowler remains uncertain on playing in 2024. Considering retirement after a few injury-marred seasons, Waller looks [...]

    Apr 9 · Pro Football Rumors New York Giants Darren Waller
  • Darren Waller Still Considering Retirement

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    New York Giants tight end Darren Waller said on Friday that he is "still undecided" on if he is going to continue his playing career in 2024. A previous report on Friday suggested that while Waller had considered retirement after last season, he was expected to return this year. The 31-year-old dealt with more hamstring issues in his first year in the Big Apple and finished with a disappointing 52 catches on 74 targets for 552 yards and only one touchdown in 12 games played. He's due to make $10.5 million in base salary in 2024 and count $14 million against the salary cap. The Giants have no intention of making him a cap casualty. The only other tight end on the roster with substantial playing time is Daniel Bellinger, who is set to enter his third season in 2024. At this point in his career, Waller is an extreme injury risk as a TE1 in fantasy.

    Mar 2 · Source via New York Giants Darren Waller
  • TE Darren Waller Contemplated Retirement, Will Remain With Giants In 2024

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    Things did not go according to plan for the Giants or Darren Waller in 2023. After the veteran tight end gave thought to hanging up his cleats, though, he will remain in New York for at least one more season. Waller was acquired via trade from the Raiders last March. Vegas had grown frustrated with his injury […]

    Mar 1 · Pro Football Rumors New York Giants Darren Waller
  • Darren Waller Considered Retirement

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    New York Giants tight end Darren Waller reportedly considered retirement after a disappointing first season in New York in 2023, according to sources. Waller was injured again last year and had just one touchdown in 12 games played in the Big Apple. The 31-year-old veteran will not walk away, though, and has chosen to return in 2024. He's due to make $10.5 million in base salary this year and count $14 million on the salary cap. Waller will not be an offseason cap casualty, according to a source. In 2019 and 2020, Waller had 197 catches, 2,341 yards and 12 touchdowns. But hamstring injuries caused him to miss 14 games in 2021 and 22 with the Raiders, and hamstring issues resurfaced again in 2023. He'll be a massive TE1 injury risk in fantasy this fall.

    Mar 1 · Source via New York Giants Darren Waller
  • Giants Hire Tim Kelly As TEs Coach

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    Tim Kelly is set to venture outside the AFC South for the first time in his NFL coaching career. The former Titans offensive coordinator has been hired by the Giants as their tight ends coach, per NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo. The move is now official. [RELATED: Giants To Hire Shane Bowen As DC] Kelly joined the […]

    Feb 6 · Pro Football Rumors Coaching Carousel New York Giants Daniel Bellinger Darren Waller
  • Tight End Stats



    WkVsScoreFPtsTE RankSnpSnp%MS%OppTgtRecReYdReAvgReTDRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1DALL 0-405.1183854.37.15533612.0000-00
    2@ARIW 31-2810.646189.711.88867612.7000-00
    3@SFL 12-303.5264182.014.0773206.7000-00
    4SEAL 3-243.6266992.04.0333217.0000-00
    5@MIAL 16-3112.686691.715.3111188610.8000-00
    6@BUFL 9-146.8157192.29.1775438.6000-00
    7WASW 14-719.335682.411.88879814.0100-00
    8NYJL 10-130.9491722.72.722144.0000-00
    15@NOL 6-246.0212641.99.76644010.0000-00
    16@PHIL 25-334.2324063.57.95523216.0000-00
    17LARL 25-267.6164966.28.16655110.2000-00
    18PHIW 27-107.0143450.79.0665459.0000-00

    Touchdown Distances
    Receiving: 15


    WkVsScoreFPtsTE RankSnpSnp%MS%OppTgtRecReYdReAvgReTDRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1@LACL 19-249.984984.510.36647919.8000-00
    2ARIL 23-2914.023755.211.9886508.3100-00
    3@TENL 22-243.7315172.97.1553227.3000-00
    4DENW 32-233.9286080.06.7553248.0000-00
    5@KCL 29-300.0-812.50.00000-000-00
    7HOUW 38-200.0---------------
    8@NOL 0-240.0---------------
    9@JACL 20-270.0---------------
    15NEW 30-2412.363348.54.43334816.0100-00
    16@PITL 10-137.8142139.69.45545814.5000-00
    17SFL 34-3714.744057.17.15537224.0100-00
    18KCL 13-314.5284767.18.66623517.5000-00

    Touchdown Distances
    Receiving: 3, 25, 24


    WkVsScoreFPtsTE RankSnpSnp%MS%OppTgtRecReYdReAvgReTDRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1BALW 33-2721.538194.222.119191010510.5100-00
    2@PITW 26-179.096192.410.67756513.0000-00
    3MIAW 31-287.9166679.58.47755410.8000-00
    4@LACL 14-2813.0115393.012.37745012.5100-00
    5CHIL 9-206.5196495.511.98844511.3000-00
    6@DENW 34-248.4164682.18.95555911.8000-00
    7PHIW 33-220.0---------------
    9@NYGL 16-2312.746188.415.9111179213.1000-00
    10KCL 14-414.4244990.713.0774246.0000-00
    11CINL 13-3215.134493.617.088711616.6000-00
    12@DALW 36-334.3242124.15.75523316.5000-00
    13WASL 15-170.0---------------
    14@KCL 9-480.0---------------
    15@CLEW 16-140.0---------------
    16DENW 17-130.0---------------
    17@INDW 23-200.0---------------
    18LACW 35-323.2266277.511.39922211.0000-00
    WC@CINL 19-2611.1-7192.215.6121277610.9000-00

    Touchdown Distances
    Receiving: 10, 3


    WkVsScoreFPtsTE RankSnpSnp%MS%OppTgtRecReYdReAvgReTDRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1@CARW 34-307.5165688.912.7886457.5000-00
    2NOW 34-2422.347492.520.01616121038.6100-00
    3@NEL 20-361.9475694.96.844294.5000-00
    4BUFL 23-3011.377094.616.212129889.8000-01
    5@KCW 40-3213.346491.410.0775489.6100-00
    7TBL 20-4514.045990.813.8996508.3100-00
    8@CLEW 16-65.3185779.28.3665285.6000-00
    9@LACW 31-2610.774488.020.010105224.4100-00
    10DENW 37-125.2166488.96.95533712.3000-00
    11KCL 31-3518.335593.211.97778812.6100-00
    12@ATLL 6-434.3256196.811.1774235.8000-00
    13@NYJW 31-2838.517494.921.817171320015.4200-00
    14INDL 27-4411.096697.114.7101077510.7000-00
    15LACL 27-3025.516990.815.81212915016.7100-00
    16MIAL 25-2613.756398.49.466511222.4000-00
    17@DENW 32-3120.216087.014.51010911713.0100-01

    Touchdown Distances
    Receiving: 1, 5, 1, 2, 3, 9, 38, 35, 28

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