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Jermaine Gresham
TE #84
Height:
6-5
Weight:
260
Age:
26
College:
Oklahoma
Hometown:
Ardmore, OK
Experience:
6
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 280 2,722 9.7 55 24 0 0 -- 0 0 11 6
2014 CIN 15 15 62 460 7.4 23 5 -- -- -- -- -- 3 0
2013 CIN 14 14 46 458 10 30 4 -- -- -- -- -- 3 3
2012 CIN 16 15 64 737 11.5 55T 5 -- -- -- -- -- 2 1
2011 CIN 14 13 56 596 10.6 31 6 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2010 CIN 15 10 52 471 9.1 27 4 -- -- -- -- -- 2 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @BAL W 23-16 2 16 8 12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 ATL W 24-10 3 25 8.3 19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 TEN W 33-7 1 5 5 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @NE L 17-43 2 15 7.5 12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 CAR L 37-37 6 68 11.3 23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @IND L 0-27 10 48 4.8 12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 BAL W 27-24 4 34 8.5 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
9 JAC W 33-23 5 36 7.2 12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 CLE L 3-24 3 29 9.7 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @NO W 27-10 2 13 6.5 12 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
12 @HOU W 22-13 4 33 8.3 19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @TB W 14-13 5 33 6.6 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 PIT L 21-42 3 23 7.7 10 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @CLE W 30-0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 DEN W 37-28 9 62 6.9 20 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
17 @PIT L 17-27 3 20 6.7 9 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

      Gresham played fifth Bengals season in 2014, a starter since onset of career ... Finished second on team in receptions (62), third in receiving yards (460) and tied for second in receiving TDs (five) ... Had first career two-TD game Nov. 16 at New Orleans ... Contributed to pass protection that allowed just 23 sacks, third-fewest in NFL ... Only Bengals TE to log three consecutive seasons of 50 or more catches, spanning 2010-12, and one of nine NFL TEs to top 50 catches in four or more of his first five seasons ... In 2013, when he missed two games and had 46 catches, he fell four short of joining only Mike Ditka in the category of TEs with 50-plus catches in each of their first four seasons.

      Gresham played fifth Bengals season in 2014, a starter since onset of career ... Finished second on team in receptions (62), third in receiving yards (460) and tied for second in receiving TDs (five) ... Had first career two-TD game Nov. 16 at New Orleans ... Contributed to pass protection that allowed just 23 sacks, third-fewest in NFL ... Only Bengals TE to log three consecutive seasons of 50 or more catches, spanning 2010-12, and one of nine NFL TEs to top 50 catches in four or more of his first five seasons ... In 2013, when he missed two games and had 46 catches, he fell four short of joining only Mike Ditka in the category of TEs with 50-plus catches in each of their first four seasons.

     Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in first round of 2010 NFL Draft (21st overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 8-3-10.

     Pro Bowl participation: Selected to and played in two games ... Caught one-for-five in 2012 season game and one-for-14 in ’11 season contest. 

     2014 highlights: Started at TE in 15 games (Games 1-13 and 15-16) ... Inactive for Game 14 (toe) and Wild Card playoff at Indianapolis (back) ... .. Had career-high 10 catches (for 48 yards) Oct. 19 at Indianapolis ... Had only two receptions in win Nov. 16 at New Orleans, but were TDs; gave Cincinnati 7-3 lead with 12-yarder and 20-3 lead with one-yarder ... His 12-yard TD at New Orleans came on play where he stretched ball toward goal-line; the ball was knocked out of his hands, but he was able to recover in end zone for TD ... Led team in receptions with five (for 33 yards) Nov. 30 at Tampa Bay ... Three catches for 23 yards, including 10-yard TD, Dec. 7 vs. Pittsburgh ... Led team in receptions (nine) and receiving yards (62) Dec. 22 vs. Denver, with two-yard TD for 17-7 lead in second quarter ... Caught three-for-20 Dec. 28 at Pittsburgh, with five-yard TD that closed deficit to 20-17 early in fourth quarter. 

     Previous seasons: 2010—Played in 15 games as a rookie, missing season finale due to a knee strain ... His 52 receptions broke Tony McGee’s 1995 mark of 44 for most catches by a Bengals rookie TE ... Tied teammate Jordan Shipley for most receptions by any Bengals rookie since 1985 (WR Eddie Brown, 53) ... His TD catch total of four was the most ever by a Bengals rookie playing strictly TE ... Caught six-for-25 in NFL debut Sept. 12 at New England, including one-yard TD pass from Carson Palmer ... Had personal season-bests of nine catches and 85 yards, with 19-yard TD, on Nov. 14 at Indianapolis ... Had prodigious fourth quarter in Colts game, with all nine of his catches in the period, but he fumbled (lost) after the final catch, ending Bengals’ comeback hopes ... Caught four-for-56 as Bengals won on Dec. 26 vs. San Diego, ending Chargers’ playoff hopes, including three-yard TD on third-and-goal in first quarter, making the catch despite pass interference by Chargers. 2011—Despite missing Games 7 and 8 to a hamstring injury, ranked second on team in receptions (56) and third in receiving yards (596) ... Tied for second on team in TDs (six), one behind A.J. Green ... Contributed to pass protection effort that ranked tied for fourth in NFL in fewest sacks allowed (25) ... On Sept. 11 at Cleveland, led team in catches (six) and receiving yards (58), and displayed great hands on a two-yard TD bullet from Andy Dalton in first quarter ... On Oct. 2 vs. Buffalo, had a 17-yard TD in third quarter, and added key 25-yard catch on Bengals’ game-tying fourth-quarter TD drive ... On Oct. 9 at Jacksonville, had a three-yard TD catch in the second quarter, and on the game-deciding fourth-quarter TD drive, caught a nine-yard pass to the Jaguars’ 10 on fourth-and-six ... Caught five-for-46 in Wild Card playoff on 1-7-12 at Houston. 2012—Logged career-highs in receptions (64) and receiving yards (737), with five TDs ... Second on team behind A.J. Green in receptions and receiving yards ... His five-for-64 day Sept. 23 at Washington included six-yard TD in fourth quarter that put Bengals ahead to stay at 31-24 ... Caught three-for-68 Oct. 14 at Cleveland, including career-long 55-yarder for TD ... Six receptions for career high 108 receiving yards Nov. 4 vs. Denver, including 52-yarder to Denver 11 in third quarter that set up Bengals TD ... Three-for-38 receiving in playoff-clinching win Dec. 23 at Pittsburgh, including a 25-yarder to convert third-and-14 and a 12-yarder to convert a third-and-nine ... Caught two-for-seven in Wild Card playoff 1-5-13 at Houston. 2013—Started 14 games, missing Games 10 (groin injury) and 16 (hamstring) ... Ranked fifth on team in receptions (46), fourth in receiving yards (458) and third in receiving TDs (four) ... Season-bests in receptions (six) and yards (66) Sept. 16 vs. Pittsburgh ... Caught two-for-14, including a four-yard TD, his first of the season, Oct. 27 vs. Jets ... Showed focus and footwork Nov. 17 vs. Cleveland, grabbing pass in corner of field at Browns one-yard line, then stayed in bounds and sidestepped two defenders to complete 25-yard TD that launched Bengals comeback win ... On Dec. 1 at San Diego, his blocking contribution to 164 rushing yards earned post-game notice from coaches ... Caught three-for-49 with 16-yard TD Dec. 22 vs. Minnesota ... In Wild Card playoff 1-5-14 vs. San Diego, his four-yard TD catch tied score 7-7 in second quarter, and he finished game with seven-for-64.

     College: Played in all 42 Oklahoma games from 2006-08, helping team to 34-8 record, with two Fiesta Bowls and one berth in BCS Championship game ... Did not play in 2009, due to knee injury suffered in preseason practice ... Declined an option to return to Oklahoma for 2010 ... In his three seasons, totaled 111 receptions for 1629 yards (14.7 average), and his 26 TDs ranked second in Big 12 history for tight ends ... Earned first-team All-America honors from The Sporting News in 2008, when he set school records for TEs in TDs (14) and receiving yards (950) ... Scored 25 TDs in his last 28 games.

     Personal: Hometown is Ardmore, Okla. ... Attended Ardmore High School, where as a senior he was rated top TE prospect in the nation by PrepStar and Rivals.com ... Also a basketball standout in high school ... Majored at Oklahoma in multidisciplinary studies ... First name is pronounced “jer-MAIN” and last name is pronounced “GRESH-em.”

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