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Matt Lengel

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Height: 
6-7

Weight:

266

Age

26
Eastern Kentucky
2 Years Pro

2016 Season

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  • yds22
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  • tds1
stats

Lengel, 25, originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Cincinnati Bengals out of Eastern Kentucky on May 8, 2015. The 6-foot-7, 266-pounder, was released by Cincinnati on Sept. 5, 2015 and spent his rookie season on the Bengals practice squad. Lengel began the 2016 season with Cincinnati and was released at the end of training camp before being signed to the practice squad on Sept. 4, 2016. Lengel played in 37 games during his college career at Eastern Kentucky and registered 33 receptions for 361 yards. 

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Matt Lengel was signed by the New England Patriots to the 53-man roster from the Cincinnati practice squad on November 2, 2016 ... Originally signed by Cincinnati as a rookie free agent (5/8/15) ... Released by Cincinnati (9/5/15) ... Signed by Cincinnati to the practice squad (9/6/15) ...  Released by Cincinnati  (9/3/16) ... Signed by Cincinnati to the practice squad (9/4/16).

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2016 (6/0, 3/0)

  • Was inactive vs. Seattle (11/13).
  • Made his Patriots debut in the win at San Francisco (11/20), playing limited snaps at tight end.
  • Was inactive at N.Y. Jets (11/27).
  • Saw time on offense and on special teams in the win vs. Los Angeles (12/4). 
  • Played limited snaps at tight end and on special teams in the win vs. Baltimore (12/12).
  • Contributed on special teams and in a reserve role at tight end in the win at Denver (12/18).
  • Caught an 18-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady on his very first NFL reception during the win vs. N.Y. Jets (12/24). 
  • Made one reception for four yards in the win at Miami (1/1).
  • Made his NFL postseason debut and recorded one special teams tackle in the Divisional Round victory vs. Houston (1/14). 
  • Contributed on special teams in the win vs. Pittsburgh in the AFC Championship game (1/22).
  • Saw snaps on both offense and special teams during the win vs. Atlanta in Super Bowl LI (2/5).

2015 (0/0 - Cincinnati)

  • Spent the 2015 season on the Cincinnati practice squad.

COLLEGE

  • Played in 37 games over the course of a five-season career at Eastern Kentcuky where he totaled 33 receptions for 361 yards. 
  • Came back from an injury as a senior in 2014 after suffereing ACL tears in the same knee during both the 2012 and 2013 seasons. 
  • Played in 12 games as a senior in 2014 and finished fifth on the team in catches with 16 for 139 yards.
  • Started 19 of 23 games during the 2010 and 2011 seasons and totaled 18 receptions. 
  • Transfered to EKU after redshirting in 2009 at Northeastern. 

PERSONAL

  • Attended Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg, Pa. where he was named to Mid-State Top 100 as a senior and served as a team captain. 
  • Posted 25 receptions for 420 yards as a senior and also played defensive end where he recorded seven sacks.
  • Was also a starter in basketball. 
  • Earned a degree in political science from Eastern Kentucky in May 2013. 
  • Son of Brian and Beth Lengel.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
seasonteamggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
2016NE60222-181-------
TOTAL222-18100-0000

Recent Games

receivingrushingfumbles
wkopresultrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
17@MIAW 35-1414-40-------
16NYJW 41-3118-181-------
15@DENW 16-3------------
14BALW 30-23------------
13LAW 26-10------------
12@NYJW 22-17------------
11@SFW 30-17------------
10SEAL 24-31------------
8@BUFW 41-25
7@PITW 27-16
6CINW 35-17
5@CLEW 33-13
4BUFL 0-16
3HOUW 27-0
2MIAW 31-24
1@ARIW 23-21

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2016NE6222113.71810010
TOTAL 6222113.71810010

preseason

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
108/12/2016@CIN-10121-210-------
208/18/2016@DET-1017-70-------
308/28/2016@JAX-1012-20-------
409/01/2016@CIN-11218-90-------
TOTAL

regular season

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
1011/13/2016SEAL 31-2400------------
1111/20/2016@SFW 30-1710------------
1211/27/2016@NYJW 22-1700------------
1312/04/2016LAW 10-2610------------
1412/12/2016BALW 23-3010------------
1512/18/2016@DENW 16-310------------
1612/24/2016NYJW 3-4110118-181-------
1701/01/2017@MIAW 35-141014-40-------
TOTAL 60222-181-------

receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Baltimore Ravens1---------
Denver Broncos1---------
Los Angeles Rams1---------
Miami Dolphins114440-000
New York Jets111818181-100
San Francisco 49ers1---------
Seattle Seahawks0---------

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Outside Own Division4---------
vs AFC Teams422211181-100
vs NFC Teams2---------
vs Own Division222211181-100

receiving splits - split by MONTH

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
December411818181-100
January114440-000
November1---------

receiving splits - split by STADIUM

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Gillette Stadium311818181-100
Hard Rock Stadium114440-000
Levi's Stadium1---------
MetLife Stadium0---------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1---------

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Losses0---------
Wins622211181-100

receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Mondays1---------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)111818181-100
Sundays414440-000

Receiving splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Grass314440-000
Turf311818181-100

Receiving splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Home Games311818181-100
Road Games314440-000

Receiving splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Ahead11818181-100
Ahead by 9-16 Points11818181-100
Tied14440-000

Receiving splits - HALF

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
1st Half22211181-100

Receiving splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line11818181-100
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line14440-000
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line00--0-000

Receiving splits - QUARTERS

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
1st Quarter14440-000
2nd Quarter11818181-100

Receiving splits - MARGIN

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Margin 0-71---------
Margin 15+322211181-100
Margin 8-142---------