2021 NFL Draft Guide Player Profiles: Cole Kmet
Published: Jul 28, 2021, 8:50 AM EDT
Like most rookie tight ends, Chicago’s Cole Kmet didn’t set the world on fire in his rookie season. He finished his rookie campaign with 28 receptions on 44 targets for 243 yards and two touchdowns. He came on strong at the end of the year, but Jimmy Graham’s presence was just enough to steal fantasy thunder from the former Notre Dame standout. However, as the year went on, Kmet started taking more of the work, but Graham maintained a stranglehold on the red zone opportunities. Can Kmet build on the second half of the 2020 season en route to a successful sophomore campaign? Let’s examine.
Over the first nine games of his rookie season, Kmet failed to see three targets in any game, and he had just one game with more than 20...