|Chance of Injury in 2021:||97%|
|Chance of Injury per Game:||19.7%|
|Projected Games missed for 2021:||3.5|
Evan Michael Engram was born and raised in Powder Springs, Georgia and will be 26 years old prior to the start of the season. Engram attended Ole Miss and accumulated 162 catches for 2,320 yards with an impressive 14.3 yard per catch average. while adding 15 touchdowns.
Engram’s senior season earned him the Cornely trophy, as the best college football player in the state of Mississippi. Engram was ranked as the third best tight end prospect in the 2017 Draft and was selected with the 23rd pick in the first round by the New York Giants. Engram was chosen after O.J. Howard as the second tight end off the board.
Engram’s rookie season in 2017 was filled with ups and downs but he would finish 722 yards on 64 receptions including six touchdowns in 15 games. He would start in 11 of those 15 contests. However, he did suffer a concussion in week two but managed to clear the protocol without missing a game. Engram suffered bruised ribs late in Week 16 and was held out of action for the Week 17 game as a precaution.
Engram would suffer another concussion in the 2018 preseason, and he followed this up with a subpar second season. Engram compiled 45 catches for 577 yards and only three scores. Engram only played in 11 games this season due to a combination of knee and foot injury.
The injury occured to his right knee after a player hit the outside of his knee with their helmet. Traditionally this causes an injury to the MCL, which is the ligament that runs north-south on the inside of the knee. The injury is common for football players as a result of being tackled at the knees. These injuries range in severity from a grade 1, mild sprain, to a grade 3 which is a full thickness tear.
Engram missed the next three games, which traditionally translates to a grade 2 injury. Grade 3s almost always require surgery and with grade 1s, traditionally players can play through them, or they on…
|Nov 4, 2019||NFL||Pedal Foot Sprain||Engram missed the rest of the season as he was never able to move past the left foot injury after he first sprained it in a Nov. 4 loss to the Cowboys|
|Oct 6, 2019||NFL||Knee MCL Pull Grade 1||Engram missed one game against the Patriots with a sprained MCL on his right knee.|
|Nov 25, 2018||NFL||Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1||Engram felt his hamstring "pull" in pregame warm-ups and didn't play against the Eagles (though he was active). He missed the next game as well.|
|Sep 23, 2018||NFL||Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2||Engram sprained his right MCL on a helmet hit from a defender. He missed the next 3 games.|
|Aug 24, 2018||NFL||Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1||Engram sustained a concussion in the Giants' 3rd preseason game.|
|Dec 24, 2017||NFL||Chest Rib Bruise||Engram incurred bruised ribs late in Week 16 action. He was held out of Week 17 as a precaution.|
|Sep 18, 2017||NFL||Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1||Engram entered concussion protocol after taking a hit in Week 2. He didn't miss any time.|