Darnell Washington

22-Year-Old Tight EndTE
2023 Fantasy Outlook
Washington had a somewhat underwhelming collegiate stat line over three seasons at Georgia, totaling 45 receptions for 774 yards and three touchdowns. However, he impressed at the combine through his speed and agility and was selected by Pittsburgh in the third round of this year's draft. Washington reportedly slid to the third round due to concerns over medicals, and it's unclear how that will impact his rookie season. Pat Freiermuth is the team's clear top tight end, but once Washington is healthy, he could challenge Zach Gentry as the primary backup. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $5.35 million contract with the Steelers in May of 2023.
Clear of knee injury
TEPittsburgh Steelers
September 29, 2023
Washington (knee) practiced fully Friday and doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Texans.
Washington didn't practice Thursday but alleviated any fears about his knee injury with a full session Friday. The rookie tight end has played between 38 and 48 percent of offensive snaps in each of Pittsburgh's first three games, but Washington has been used exclusively as a blocker, having yet to garner a target.
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How often does Darnell Washington run a route when on the field for a pass play?
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Darnell Washington
29 routes   0 targets
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71 routes   9 targets
14 routes   6 targets
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Sunday, Oct 1st at 1:00PM
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Darnell Washington's 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.
6' 7"
264 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.64 sec
Shuttle Time
4.08 sec
Vertical Jump
31.0 in
Broad Jump
122 in
Bench Press
21 reps
Hand Length
11.00 in
Arm Length
34.38 in
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5 days ago
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6 days ago
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12 days ago
Kenny Pickett will try to right the ship Monday, but the Steelers are reeling as the Browns come to town.
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Logs DNP on Thursday
TEPittsburgh Steelers
September 28, 2023
Washington (knee) did not participate in Thursday's practice, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
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Good to go Sunday
TEPittsburgh Steelers
September 22, 2023
Washington (knee) is good to go for Pittsburgh's game against the Raiders on Sunday.
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Upgraded to limited Thursday
TEPittsburgh Steelers
September 21, 2023
Washington (knee) was limited in Thursday's practice, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
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Misses practice Wednesday
TEPittsburgh Steelers
September 20, 2023
Washington (knee) was a non-participant at the Steelers' practice Wednesday, Teresa Varley of the team's official website reports.
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Not targeted in opener
TEPittsburgh Steelers
September 11, 2023
Washington wasn't targeted during the Steelers' 30-7 loss to the 49ers on Sunday.
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