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Tyler Boyd
WR #83
Height:
6-2
Weight:
197
Age:
22
College:
Pittsburgh
Hometown:
Clairton, PA
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
6
YDS
43
AVG
7.2
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 60 646 10.8 30 1 4 58 14.5 39 0 1 1
2017 CIN 4 1 6 43 7.2 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 CIN 16 2 54 603 11.2 30 1 4 58 14.5 39 0 1 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 BAL L 0-20 1 11 11 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 HOU L 9-13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @GB L 24-27 1 11 11 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @CLE W 31-7 2 15 7.5 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 BUF W 20-16 2 6 3 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

Second-year player opened 2016 season with productive play in No. 3 WR spot, and saw his targets increase as A.J. Green missed last seven games due to hamstring injury ... Led NFL rookies in third-down receptions (22), and tied for lead among rookies in third-down catches for first downs (16) ... Was youngest player on Bengals roster during the season (turned 22 on Nov. 15) ... In just three seasons at Pitt, established himself as school’s career leader in receptions (254) and receiving yards (3361), and his 5243 all-purpose total stands second in program history, behind only the legendary Tony Dorsett.

Second-year player opened 2016 season with productive play in No. 3 WR spot, and saw his targets increase as A.J. Green missed last seven games due to hamstring injury ... Led NFL rookies in third-down receptions (22), and tied for lead among rookies in third-down catches for first downs (16) ... Was youngest player on Bengals roster during the season (turned 22 on Nov. 15) ... In just three seasons at Pitt, established himself as school’s career leader in receptions (254) and receiving yards (3361), and his 5243 all-purpose total stands second in program history, behind only the legendary Tony Dorsett.

 

     Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in second round of 2016 NFL Draft (55th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-16-16.

 

     2016 general: Played in Games 1-16, with 54 receptions for 603 yards (11.2), with one TD ... His 22 third-down receptions outpaced Sterling Shepard of Giants (21) for most among NFL rookies ... Tied Shepard with his 16 third-down catches for first downs ... Averaged 14.5 yards on four rushes (58 yards total).

 

     2016 game-by-game: In NFL debut Sept. 11 at N.Y. Jets, caught two-for-24 and also drew a 25-yard pass interference penalty against Jets ... On Sept. 18 at Pittsburgh, led all WRs in catches (six) and receiving yards (78), but was ruled to have made a crucial lost fumble on disputed play in fourth quarter ... On Oct. 16 at New England, had team’s second-most receiving yards (79), on four catches, including a personal season-long of 30 yards ... Caught five-for-38 on Oct. 30 vs. Washington in London, with three of his catches producing first downs ... Saw increased action Nov. 20 vs. Buffalo, following injury to A.J. Green, and led team in receptions (six) and receiving yards (54), with his first NFL TD on a one-yard catch on a third-down play ... Caught five-for-62 on Nov. 27 at Baltimore, leading WRs in yards, with three catches converting third downs ... Caught four-for-66 on Dec. 4 vs. Philadelphia, with three third-down catches ... Led team in receptions (six) and receiving yards (49) on Dec. 11 at Cleveland, with three third-down catches for first downs ... Caught two-for-25 on Dec. 24 at Houston ... Caught two-for-39 on Jan. 1 vs. Baltimore.

 

     More college highlights: Played three seasons (2013-15) at Pittsburgh, with 33 starts among his 38 games played ... Scored 23 TDs, including one rushing and one on a punt return ... Named first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference by coaches and media in each of his last two seasons ... A true triple threat during his Pitt career, he in 2015 became the first NCAA player in eight years to log 20 or more yards each in receiving, rushing and passing in consecutive games ... Caught 91-for-926 (10.2) with six TDs in ’15, and was team’s second-leading rusher, at 40-for-349 (8.7) ... Capped his freshman 2013 season year in grand style in Little Caesar’s Bowl win over Bowling Green, catching eight-for 173 (career yardage high, Pitt bowl record) and adding a 54-yard punt return for a TD.

 

     Personal: Hometown is Clairton, Pa. ... Communications major at Pittsburgh ... Was one of Pennsylvania’s most highly recruited players after a prolific career at perennial Class A power Clairton High, just outside Pittsburgh ... Playing multiple roles (RB, WR, QB, DB and PR), he set a career record for TDs (117) in the 10-county Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) ... Rushed for 2584 yards and 43 TDs as a senior ... Team went 63-1 in his career, including 48-0 in his three years as a starter ... Also lettered in basketball ... Has a daughter (Taylen).

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