Payne Durham

23-Year-Old Tight EndTE
2023 Fantasy Outlook
Durham is a talented pass-catching asset at the tight end position that could form quite the dual threat in tandem with Cade Otton over time. A 2023 fifth-round pick, Durham isn't without size for blocking at 6-6, 253 pounds, either, and his 101 receptions over his last two seasons at Purdue combined with an effective red-zone presence (21 touchdowns in 36 games) could help him carve out a complementary role behind Otton as a rookie. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $4.08 million contract with the Buccaneers in June of 2023.
Sitting out Sunday
TETampa Bay Buccaneers
Coach's Decision
September 10, 2023
Durham (coach's decision) is inactive Sunday against the Vikings, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.
Durham won't make his NFL debut Week 1, as the team will opt to roll with Cade Otton, Ko Kieft and David Wells at tight end Sunday. The fifth-round rookie will now work to earn the chance to play in Week 2 against the Bears.
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How often does Payne Durham run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how Payne Durham and the other tight ends for the Buccaneers are being used. Some tight ends may have a lot of snaps, but they're not that useful for fantasy purposes because they're not actually running routes. This data will help you see when this is the case.
13 routes   3 targets
72 routes   15 targets
10 routes   2 targets
Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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2023 Payne Durham Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Payne Durham'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.
* The Shuttle Time, Cone Drill, and Bench Press metrics are from his Pro Day. All others are from the NFL Combine.
6' 6"
253 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.87 sec
Shuttle Time*
4.51 sec
Cone Drill*
7.15 sec
Vertical Jump
34.5 in
Broad Jump
117 in
Bench Press*
14 reps
Hand Length
9.75 in
Arm Length
33.38 in
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One catch in preseason finale
TETampa Bay Buccaneers
August 27, 2023
Durham brought in his only target for eight yards in the Buccaneers' 26-20 preseason win over the Ravens on Saturday night.
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Quiet showing in preseason opener
TETampa Bay Buccaneers
August 15, 2023
Durham brought in one of two targets for three yards while logging 24 snaps from scrimmage and another 10 on special teams in the Buccaneers' preseason-opening loss to the Steelers on Friday.
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Headed to Tampa Bay
TETampa Bay Buccaneers
April 29, 2023
The Buccaneers selected Durham in the fifth round of the 2023 NFL Draft, 171st overall.
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