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By nugent04 on Jan 11, 2014 07:11 AM
Jermichael Finley

Ranks No. 3 www.nflpatriotsofficialonline.com/75+Vince+Wilfork+Jersey+Cheap.html in franchise history for the most career receiving yards by a tight end with 2,485 and No. 4 in team annals for the most receptions by a TE with 198.

Set a single season franchise record for the most catches by a tight end with 61 in 2012.

Is the only tight end in Packers history to record three 55 catch seasons (2009, 2011 12) and holds three of the top seven single season yardage totals by a TE in team annals (2009, 2011 12).

Finished the 2009 season with a franchise playoff record 159 receiving yards in NFC Wild Card loss at Arizona, the third most productive game by a tight end in NFL postseason history behind San Diego's Kellen Winslow (166 yards, Jan. 2, 1982, vs. Miami) and San Francisco's Vernon Davis (180 yards, Jan. 14, 2012, vs. New Orleans).

Also in '09, tied single game franchise marks for yards (128, Week 4 at Minnesota) and receptions (nine, Week 15 at Pittsburgh) by a tight end. Again matched the reception mark in 2010 with nine at Chicago in Week 3.

Ranked third when he left school in University of Texas history for career receptions by a TE with 76, despite playing only two seasons.

Became first Packers draftee from the University of Texas since 1991, and was the highest pick used on a TE by the Packers since Bubba Franks was selected in the first round (14th overall) in 2000.

Ranks No. 3 in franchise history for the most career receiving yards by a tight end with 2,485 and No. 4 in team annals for the most receptions by a TE with 198. Needs just 110 yards to move past No. 2 Ron Kramer (2,594) and five catches to move past No. 3 Ed West (202).

Is the only tight end in Packers history to record three 55 catch seasons (2009, 2011 12) and holds three of the top seven single season yardage totals by a TE in team annals (2009, 2011 12).

Is one of only two tight ends (Paul Coffman) in franchise history to register three 600 yard receiving seasons.

Ranks second to Coffman (six) with three 100 yard receiving games in his career (regular Vince Wilfork Jersey Super Bowl season).

Set a single season franchise record for the most catches by a tight end with 61 in 2012.

Over the final seven regular season games in '12, posted 396 receiving yards (No. 3 among NFL tight ends) on 32 receptions (tied for No. 5).

Posted a career high eight TD receptions in 2011, good for No. 3 in the league behind New England's Rob Gronkowski (17) and New Orleans' Jimmy Graham (11).

Caught three TD passes at Chicago in Week 3 of 2011, becoming only the second TE in franchise history (Keith Jackson, Sept. 1, 1996) to post three TD receptions in a game.

Ranked No. 3 in the NFL among tight ends in '11 (min. 40 receptions) with a 13.9 yard receiving average.

Of his 55 receptions in 2011, 44 went for first downs, an 80.0 percentage that ranked No. 1 on the team and No. 2 in the league among tight ends (min. 32 receptions).

Was named a Pro Bowl alternate in 2011.

His 301 receiving Vince Wilfork Jersey Kids yards in 2010 through the first four games ranked No. 2 in the league behind only San Diego's Antonio Gates (386).

Despite missing three midseason games due to a knee injury, had one of the most productive seasons Vince Wilfork Jersey Authentic by a tight end in team history in '09 with 55 catches for 676 yards and five touchdowns.

Finished the '09 season with a team playoff record 159 receiving yards in NFC Wild Card loss at Arizona, the third most productive game by a TE in NFL postseason history behind San Diego's Kellen Winslow (166 yards, Jan. 2, 1982, vs. Miami) and San Francisco's Vernon Davis (180 yards, Jan. 14, 2012, vs. New Orleans).

Had seven or more receptions in three games in '09 as he set a new team record, and had at least six catches four times in the regular season to match Coffman's '79 output. His eight 50 yard games topped Coffman's franchise mark of seven ('81, '83).

2012 SEASON: Appeared in all 16 regular season games for the second straight season, including a career high 14 startsPosted 61 catches, the most in a season by a tight end in franchise history, for 667 yards (10.9 avg.) and two TDsHis reception total was tied for No. 9 among league tight endsOver the final seven regular season games, posted 396 receiving yards (No. 3 among NFL tight ends) on 32 receptions (tied for No. 5)Also started both playoff contests and caught five passes for 45 yards (9.0 avg.) in the postseasonVs. San Francisco (Sept. 9): Posted seven receptions for 47 yards (6.7 avg.) and a TDAt Seattle (Sept. 24): Finished with four catches for a team high 60 yards (15.0 avg.). Two of his receptions converted key third downs on a pair of second half scoring drives, including his game long 31 yarder that helped set up a FG in the third quarterAt Houston (Oct. 14): Missed much of the practice week due to a shoulder injury he sustained the previous week at Indianapolis but returned in time to play in his home state. Caught two passes for 12 yards (6.0 avg.) in limited actionAt Detroit (Nov. 18): Registered three receptions for 66 yards (22.0 avg.) and a TD. His 20 yard TD catch came early in the second quarter and he later added his season long 40 yard reception to kick start the game winning TD driveVs. Minnesota (Dec. 2): Tied for the team lead with six catches for 60 yards (10.0 avg)At Chicago (Dec. 16): Caught five passes for 61 yards (12.2 avg.), including an 8 yard grab to convert a fourth and 2 and a 9 yard catch to pick up a third and 2 on the opening drive of the second half, one that ultimately resulted in a TDVs. Tennessee (Dec. 23): Continued his second half momentum, hauling in five passes for 70 yards (14.0 avg.), with four going for first downsAt Minnesota (Dec. 30): Tied for the team lead with a season high eight receptions for a season best 72 yards (9.0 avg.). Made his fourth catch of the game and 57th of the season just before halftime, breaking Coffman's single season franchise record by a tight end (56 in 1979)At San Francisco (NFC Divisional, Jan. 12): Caught four passes for 35 yards (8.8 avg.).

2011: Played in all 16 games for the first time in his career, starting 13 of those contestsAlso started in the playoff game vs. 3 in the league among TEs in both TD catches (a career high eight) and receiving average (min. 40 receptions) at 13.9Of his 55 receptions, 44 went for first downs, an 80.0 percentage that ranked No. 1 on the team and No. 2 in the league among tight ends (min. 32 receptions)At Chicago (Sept. 25): Caught seven passes for 85 yards (12.1 avg.) and a career best three TDs. Became just the second TE in franchise history to catch three TDs in a game, joining Jackson (at Tampa Bay, Sept. 1, 1996)At Atlanta (Oct. 9): Posted 67 yards receiving on four catches (16.8 avg.), with three of the grabs converting third downsAt San Diego (Nov. Giants (Dec. 4): Posted a season high 87 receiving yards on six catches (14.5 avg.), along with his sixth TD reception of the season, a career highAt Kansas City (Dec. 18): Led the team with 83 yards receiving on three catches (27.7 avg.). That receiving average was tied for No. 3 in franchise history (min. three receptions) by a tight endVs. Detroit (Jan. 1): With only three WRs active on gameday, caught seven passes for 64 yards (9.1) and his eighth TD grab of the season. Caught the game winning 4 yard TD from QB Matt Flynn to cap an eight play, 80 yard drive with 1:10 remaining that put the Packers ahead, 45 41, the game's final score.

2010: Started the first five games, but lasted just two snaps in the fifth game when he injured his knee and was lost for the seasonThrough four contests, led the Packers in receiving yards (301) and per catch average (14.3), as seven of his 21 receptions went for 20 plus yardsHad already tied Coffman's 1979 single season team mark for TEs with two 100 yard games, and his yardage total ranked second in the league behind Gates (386) among all TEs through four gamesVs. Buffalo (Sept. 19): Had four catches for 103 yards, a 25.8 yard average that was the second best single game outing in team history by a TE (min. four receptions), trailing only Coffman's 30.5 yard mark on four catches at Chicago on Dec. 18, 1983At Chicago (Sept. 27): Tied his career high and the franchise mark for TEs with nine receptions, and posted his second straight 100 yard game (115) to join Coffman in '79 as the only TEs in club history to achieve the feat. His third regular season 100 yard game put him second to Coffman's six in the team record books for TEsAt Washington (Oct. 10): Injured his knee attempting to tackle Redskins S Kareem Moore, who had recovered TE Donald Lee's fumble on the second snap of the game. Left the game, was inactive the following week and was placed on season ending injured reserve on Oct. 18. Minnesota (Nov. 1), at Tampa Bay (Nov. 8) and vs. Dallas (Nov. 15) with a sprained knee sustained at Cleveland in Week 7At Minnesota (Oct. 5): Led the team with six catches for a career best 128 yards (21.3 avg.), tying the single game franchise mark for a TE; Harris posted the same number vs. Denver on Oct. 10, 1993. Broke open down the right sideline and caught a 62 yard TD pass from QB Aaron Rodgers, making a move to elude S Tyrell Johnson. The catch was the longest of his career and the longest reception by a Packers TE since Harris' 66 yarder in the '93 game against the BroncosAt Cleveland (Oct. 25): Caught a 16 yard pass over the middle on the Packers' opening drive, but sustained a sprained left knee on the play and did not return. Was sidelined for the next three gamesVs. Baltimore (Dec. 7): Started and posted seven receptions for 79 yards (11.3 avg.) and two TDs, the first multi TD game of his careerAt Pittsburgh (Dec. 20): Started and led the team with a career high nine catches for 74 yards (8.2 avg.), matching the single game franchise mark for receptions held by three other TEsAt Arizona (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 10): Led the team with a team playoff record 159 yards receiving on six receptions (26.5 avg.), breaking the previous high of 148 yards set by WR John Jefferson (Jan. 8, 1983, vs. St. Louis). His yardage total was also No. 2 in NFL playoff history by a TE at the time behind only Winslow (166 yards, Jan. 2, 1982), and his 26.5 yard average was a league playoff record for TEs (min. five receptions).

2008: Played in 14 games, second most among the team's rookies (WR Jordy Nelson, 16), with one startCaught six passes for 74 yards (12.3 avg.) and one TDRecorded six special teams tackles, the most among Packers rookiesOn the field for 54.9 percent of special teams plays, which ranked fourth on the team and first among rookiesInactive for opening two games, vs. Minnesota (Sept. 8) and at Detroit (Sept. 14) as a healthy scratchVs. Dallas (Sept. 21): Made his NFL debut, seeing time on special teams and getting some snaps on offenseAt Tennessee (Nov. 2): Caught his first NFL pass when he hauled in a 6 yard reception from Rodgers in the second quarterAt Minnesota (Nov. 9): Posted a career high three special teams tacklesVs. Carolina (Nov. 30): Started first career game, with the offense opening in a two TE setVs. Detroit (Dec. 28): Caught first TD pass of his career when he hauled in 3 yarder from Rodgers in the back right corner of the end zone late in the first quarter. Also had a 26 yard reception deep down the left sideline in the second quarter2008 Draft: Selected in the third round (91st overall), the seventh TE taken. Highest pick used on a TE by the Packers since Bubba Franks was selected in the first round (14th overall) in 2000. Became the first player drafted by the Packers from the University of Texas since WR Johnny Walker was picked in the eighth round in 1991. Highest selection used by Green Bay on a UT player since HB Duke Carlisle in 1964 (60th overall selection). Was the first player from UT ever to enter the draft following sophomore season.

COLLEGE: Productive player in his two seasons with the Longhorns, catching 76 passes for 947 yards (12.5 avg.) and five TDs in 26 gamesHis 76 receptions ranked third in school history among TEs despite playing only two years, and his 947 yards ranked sixth in school annalsCaught four or more passes 10 times during his careerMajored in kinesiologySophomore season (2007): Started all 13 games and earned honorable mention All Big 12 Conference honors from the league's coachesNamed UT's Outstanding Tight EndCaught 45 passes (second on UT's single season TE list) for 575 yards (third on single season TE list) and two TDsPosted a reception in 12 of 13 games and three or more grabs in nine of 13 contestsHelped the Longhorns average 462.0 yards of total offense, which ranked 13th in the NCAACaught four passes for a career high 149 yards (37.3 avg.) and a TD, including catches of 58 and 55 yards, vs. No. 10 Oklahoma (Oct. 6); the 149 yards were a school record by a TERedshirt freshman season (2006): Played in all 13 games and started four contests when the Longhorns opened in a two TE setEarned honorable mention Freshman All America honors from Sporting NewsNamed one of UT's Outstanding Newcomers as he set freshman TE records for receptions (31, fifth on UT's single season TE list), receiving yards (371) and TDs (three)Caught a pass in 10 of 11 gamesPosted a career high eight receptions for 46 yards vs. Iowa (Dec. 30) in Alamo Bowl win.
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