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Predict Austin Seferian-Jenkins' receiving yards

Give us your opinion on Austin Seferian-Jenkins' stats this year.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a franchise tight end. Well, maybe. Wait, is there such a thing as a franchise tight end? Isn't that just a good player?


Abandoning that tangent, it looks like the Bucs have a pretty good tight end in rookie Austin Seferian-Jenkins. The question is both how much playing time he'll get, competing with Brandon Myers, with Tim Wright in a slightly separate receiving/H-back role. So far, it looks like ASJ will get a lot of playing time.

Which brings us to the next question: how productive will he be, exactly? Can he overcome his struggles in the blocking game so far, either by blocking better or by being such a dominant receiver that they have to play him anyway? Even if he constantly gets on the field, how much will he produce? Tight ends tend to take a while to develop. Even Rob Gronkowski didn't manage 600 receiving yards as a rookie, and many currently dominant tight ends like Jimmy Graham and Julius Thomas did absolutely nothing as a rookie.

So, how many receiving yards will Seferian-Jenkins put up this season?