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Eric Decker
WR #87
Height:
6-3
Weight:
214
Age:
30
College:
Minnesota
Hometown:
Cold Spring, MN
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
23
YDS
226
AVG
9.8
TDS
0

Biography

PRO: The Titans signed Eric Decker late in the 2017 offseason to bolster the wide receiving corps and provide experience and production both outside and in the slot.  The 6-foot-3-inch, 214-pounder spent the first four seasons of his career as a member of the Denver Broncos after being drafted in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft.  Prior to joining the Titans, Decker spent three seasons with the N.Y. Jets.  The University of Minnesota product has three 1,000-yard receiving seasons and three double-digit touchdown campaigns on his résumé.  He also has a knack for finding the end zone having registered 52 career touchdowns through 2016.  Decker enjoyed his greatest statistical success in 2013, when he posted career highs with 87 receptions for 1,288 yards to go along with 11 receiving scores.  

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•     In his first seven NFL seasons (2010-16), appeared in 95 games with 75 starts and posted 385 receptions for 5,253 yards and 52 touchdowns.
•     Since the start of 2012, Decker ranks tied for fifth in the NFL with 43 receiving touchdowns.
•     Of his 41 touchdowns since 2012, 33 have come inside the red zone, the second most in the league behind only Brandon Marshall.
•     Joined Calvin Johnson and Demaryius Thomas as one of just three players in the league to have produced at least 70 receptions, 900 receiving yards and five touchdowns in each of the seasons between 2013-16, despite averaging 33 fewer targets per season than the other two.
•     In 2015, Decker finished with 80 receptions for 1,027 yards, his first 1,000-yard effort as a Jet and third in a span of four seasons, to go along with 12 touchdowns.
•     In 2013, Decker started all 16 regular season games for the Broncos and set career highs with 87 receptions and 1,288 receiving yards, which ranked second on the team.  Also finished third on the squad with 11 touchdowns.
•     In 2012, Decker set then career-highs with 85 receptions, 1,064 receiving yards and 13 receiving touchdowns—ranking second in the NFL in the final category.      
•     In 2011, Decker led the Broncos in receptions (44) and receiving yards (612) in his first year as a starter for the Broncos while totaling the second most receiving touchdowns (8) in team history by a player in his first or second season.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•     Decker and his wife, Jessie, are co-founders of the Decker’s Dogs Foundation. Decker’s Dogs aims to rescue, care and train service dogs for military veterans returning home with disabilities.  For more information on the foundation, please visit ejdeckerfoundation.com.
•     Eric and Jessie have teamed up with STOMP Out Bullying to educate students, teachers and parents about the dangers of bullying.
•    Decker played outfield for the Minnesota Golden Gophers’ baseball team and was drafted twice in the Major League Baseball Draft—by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2008 (38th round) and the Minnesota Twins in 2009 (27th round).
•    Decker wears No. 87 for a couple reasons: He was the 87th overall player selected in the 2010 NFL Draft; and he was born in ‘87.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
•    The Cold Spring, Minn., native was originally selected by the Denver Broncos in the third round (87th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.
•    Signed by the New York Jets as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2014.
•    Waived by the Jets on June 7, 2017.
•    Signed by the Titans as a free agent on June 19, 2017.

COLLEGE:
•     Was a two-sport athlete (football and baseball) at the University of Minnesota, where he played in 45 career games with 35 starts and totaled 227 receptions for 3,119 yards (13.7 avg.) with 24 touchdowns.  Totaled 11 career 100-yard receiving games.
•     As a senior (2009), led the Big Ten Conference and finished 15th in the nation with 94.8 receiving yards per game, earning second-team Lowe’s Senior CLASS All-America honors.
•     As a junior (2008), set a school record with 84 receptions for 1,074 yards (12.8 avg.) with seven touchdowns, while receiving honorable mention All-America accolades and first-team All-Big Ten recognition.
•     Graduated with a degree in business and marketing from Minnesota.

PERSONAL:  
•    Attended Rocori (Cold Spring, Minn.) High School where he played football, basketball and baseball, earning all-conference, all-area and all-section honors in all three sports.
•    Named Team MVP twice for football, recording 2,156 receiving yards with 28 touchdowns during his prep career.
•     Follow Decker on Twitter at @EricDecker87.
•     Follow Decker on Instagram at @edeck87.
•    Born Eric Thomas Decker on March 15, 1987 in Cold Spring, Minn.
PRO: The Titans signed Eric Decker late in the 2017 offseason to bolster the wide receiving corps and provide experience and production both outside and in the slot.  The 6-foot-3-inch, 214-pounder spent the first four seasons of his career as a member of the Denver Broncos after being drafted in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft.  Prior to joining the Titans, Decker spent three seasons with the N.Y. Jets.  The University of Minnesota product has three 1,000-yard receiving seasons and three double-digit touchdown campaigns on his résumé.  He also has a knack for finding the end zone having registered 52 career touchdowns through 2016.  Decker enjoyed his greatest statistical success in 2013, when he posted career highs with 87 receptions for 1,288 yards to go along with 11 receiving scores.  

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•     In his first seven NFL seasons (2010-16), appeared in 95 games with 75 starts and posted 385 receptions for 5,253 yards and 52 touchdowns.
•     Since the start of 2012, Decker ranks tied for fifth in the NFL with 43 receiving touchdowns.
•     Of his 41 touchdowns since 2012, 33 have come inside the red zone, the second most in the league behind only Brandon Marshall.
•     Joined Calvin Johnson and Demaryius Thomas as one of just three players in the league to have produced at least 70 receptions, 900 receiving yards and five touchdowns in each of the seasons between 2013-16, despite averaging 33 fewer targets per season than the other two.
•     In 2015, Decker finished with 80 receptions for 1,027 yards, his first 1,000-yard effort as a Jet and third in a span of four seasons, to go along with 12 touchdowns.
•     In 2013, Decker started all 16 regular season games for the Broncos and set career highs with 87 receptions and 1,288 receiving yards, which ranked second on the team.  Also finished third on the squad with 11 touchdowns.
•     In 2012, Decker set then career-highs with 85 receptions, 1,064 receiving yards and 13 receiving touchdowns—ranking second in the NFL in the final category.      
•     In 2011, Decker led the Broncos in receptions (44) and receiving yards (612) in his first year as a starter for the Broncos while totaling the second most receiving touchdowns (8) in team history by a player in his first or second season.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•     Decker and his wife, Jessie, are co-founders of the Decker’s Dogs Foundation. Decker’s Dogs aims to rescue, care and train service dogs for military veterans returning home with disabilities.  For more information on the foundation, please visit ejdeckerfoundation.com.
•     Eric and Jessie have teamed up with STOMP Out Bullying to educate students, teachers and parents about the dangers of bullying.
•    Decker played outfield for the Minnesota Golden Gophers’ baseball team and was drafted twice in the Major League Baseball Draft—by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2008 (38th round) and the Minnesota Twins in 2009 (27th round).
•    Decker wears No. 87 for a couple reasons: He was the 87th overall player selected in the 2010 NFL Draft; and he was born in ‘87.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
•    The Cold Spring, Minn., native was originally selected by the Denver Broncos in the third round (87th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.
•    Signed by the New York Jets as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2014.
•    Waived by the Jets on June 7, 2017.
•    Signed by the Titans as a free agent on June 19, 2017.

COLLEGE:
•     Was a two-sport athlete (football and baseball) at the University of Minnesota, where he played in 45 career games with 35 starts and totaled 227 receptions for 3,119 yards (13.7 avg.) with 24 touchdowns.  Totaled 11 career 100-yard receiving games.
•     As a senior (2009), led the Big Ten Conference and finished 15th in the nation with 94.8 receiving yards per game, earning second-team Lowe’s Senior CLASS All-America honors.
•     As a junior (2008), set a school record with 84 receptions for 1,074 yards (12.8 avg.) with seven touchdowns, while receiving honorable mention All-America accolades and first-team All-Big Ten recognition.
•     Graduated with a degree in business and marketing from Minnesota.

PERSONAL:  
•    Attended Rocori (Cold Spring, Minn.) High School where he played football, basketball and baseball, earning all-conference, all-area and all-section honors in all three sports.
•    Named Team MVP twice for football, recording 2,156 receiving yards with 28 touchdowns during his prep career.
•     Follow Decker on Twitter at @EricDecker87.
•     Follow Decker on Instagram at @edeck87.
•    Born Eric Thomas Decker on March 15, 1987 in Cold Spring, Minn.
 
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 408 5,479 13.4 74 52 1 1 1 1 0 7 4
2017 TEN 6 3 23 226 9.8 27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 NYJ 3 3 9 194 21.6 35 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 NYJ 15 13 80 1,027 12.8 35 12 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2014 NYJ 15 15 74 962 13 74T 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 DEN 16 16 87 1,288 14.8 61 11 -- -- -- -- -- 2 1
2012 DEN 16 15 85 1,064 12.5 55 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 DEN 16 13 44 612 13.9 56T 8 1 1 1 1 0 1 1
2010 DEN 14 0 6 106 17.7 38 1 -- -- -- -- -- 3 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 OAK L 16-26 3 10 3.3 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @JAX W 37-16 3 32 10.7 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 SEA W 33-27 4 49 12.3 17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @HOU L 14-57 2 13 6.5 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @MIA L 10-16 4 34 8.5 14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 IND W 36-22 7 88 12.6 27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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