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Jermaine Gresham
TE #84
Height:
6-5
Weight:
260
Age:
29
College:
Oklahoma
Hometown:
Ardmore, OK
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
14
YDS
122
AVG
8.7
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 349 3,458 9.9 55 27 0 0 -- 0 0 12 6
2017 ARI 5 5 14 122 8.7 20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 ARI 16 14 37 391 10.6 34 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2015 ARI 15 12 18 223 12.4 22 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 @DET L 23-35 3 15 5 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @IND W 16-13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 DAL L 17-28 5 47 9.4 20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 SF W 18-15 2 12 6 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @PHI L 7-34 2 16 8 14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 TB W 38-33 2 32 16 18 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

NoteCARDS:

  • Originally joined Cardinals just prior to 2015 training camp on 7/24/15 and agreed to terms on a one-year contract to remain with Arizona on 3/14/16. Agreed to terms on four-year contract on 3/7/17.
  • In first two years with Cardinals, played in 31 games (26 starts) and recorded 55 receptions for 614 yards and three TDs. Last season, he led the team’s TEs with 37 catches for 391 yards and two TDs and he had a streak of nine straight games with multiple receptions from Week 7-16.
  • Spent his first five seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals, who selected him in the first round (21st overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. Gresham was the first tight end selected in that year’s draft.
  • Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2011-12) has started 93 of 105 games played with 335 receptions for 3,336 receiving yards and 27 TDs. Has also played in five postseason games (three starts) and added 14 receptions for 117 yards and a TD.
  • In Arizona, reunited with QB Carson Palmer who was his teammate in Cincinnati during Gresham’s rookie season in 2010.
  • While playing at Oklahoma, appeared in the Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium following both the 2006 and 2007 seasons.

Pro Career:

Originally selected by the Bengals in the first round (21st overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. Signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals on 7/24/15 as a free agent. Agreed to terms on a one-year contract to remain with Arizona on 3/14/16. Agreed to terms on a four-year contract on 3/7/17.

NoteCARDS:

  • Originally joined Cardinals just prior to 2015 training camp on 7/24/15 and agreed to terms on a one-year contract to remain with Arizona on 3/14/16. Agreed to terms on four-year contract on 3/7/17.
  • In first two years with Cardinals, played in 31 games (26 starts) and recorded 55 receptions for 614 yards and three TDs. Last season, he led the team’s TEs with 37 catches for 391 yards and two TDs and he had a streak of nine straight games with multiple receptions from Week 7-16.
  • Spent his first five seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals, who selected him in the first round (21st overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. Gresham was the first tight end selected in that year’s draft.
  • Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2011-12) has started 93 of 105 games played with 335 receptions for 3,336 receiving yards and 27 TDs. Has also played in five postseason games (three starts) and added 14 receptions for 117 yards and a TD.
  • In Arizona, reunited with QB Carson Palmer who was his teammate in Cincinnati during Gresham’s rookie season in 2010.
  • While playing at Oklahoma, appeared in the Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium following both the 2006 and 2007 seasons.

Pro Career:

Originally selected by the Bengals in the first round (21st overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. Signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals on 7/24/15 as a free agent. Agreed to terms on a one-year contract to remain with Arizona on 3/14/16. Agreed to terms on a four-year contract on 3/7/17.

2016: Played in every game with 14 starts and led the TEs with 37 catches for 391 yards and two TDs … from Weeks 7-16, had 31 receptions for 332 yards and had multiple catches in nine straight games … had four receptions for 41 yards vs. NE (9/11) … caught two passes for 15 yards vs. Sea (10/23) … posted three receptions for 32 yards @ Car (10/30) … collected four catches for 37 yards vs. SF (11/13) … caught two passes for 33 yards, including a 29-yard TD in the second quarter @ Min (11/20) … recorded season-best five receptions for 35 yards and a TD @ Atl (11/27); marked second straight game with a TD catch after having just one in previous 24 games … posted season-high 52 yards on five catches vs. Was (12/4); four of his five catches resulted in first downs … led team with 45 yards on five receptions @ Mia (12/11) … had three catches for 42 yards vs. NO (12/18) … caught two passes for 40 yards, including a season-long 34-yard catch in the second quarter @ Sea (12/24); marked ninth straight game with multiple catches.

2015: Played in 15 games (12 starts) and finished with 18 catches for 223 yards and a TD … helped Arizona finish eighth in the NFL in rushing, averaging 119.8 yards per game … had a four-yard reception in his Cardinals debut vs. NO (9/13) … caught two passes for 34 yards, including a 22-yard catch on team’s fourth-quarter TD drive vs. SF (9/27) … posted season-highs with four catches for 62 yards vs. Bal (10/26) … caught two passes for 19 yards @ Cle (11/1) … had two catches for 26 yards and caught game-winning 14-yard TD pass in the fourth quarter @ Sea (11/15); marked his first TD as a Cardinal … converted a 3rd-n-8 on the game-winning TD drive in the fourth quarter with a nine-yard reception @ SF (11/29) … had a 13-yard reception as part of third-quarter TD drive @ StL (12/6); left game with knee injury … inactive (knee) vs. Min (12/10) … caught two passes for 36 yards vs. Sea (1/3/16) … saw action at TE in Divisional Playoff vs. GB (1/16/16) and in NFC Championship Game @ Car (1/24/16).

2014: Started all 15 games he appeared in during his final season in Cincinnati ... inactive for Game 14 (toe) and the Wild Card playoff game @ Ind (back) ... posted a career-high 10 catches for 48 yards @ Ind (10/19) ... had two receptions @ NO (11/16), both resulting in TDs; gave Cincinnati a 7-3 lead with 12-yarder and a 20-3 lead with a one-yarder ... caught a team-high five receptions for 33 yards @ TB (11/30) ... finished with three catches for 23 yards, including a 10-yard TD reception vs. Pit (12/7) ... led the team in receptions (nine) and receiving yards (62) vs. Den (12/22); hauled in a two-yard TD for a 17-7 lead in second quarter ... caught three passes for 20 yards @ Pit (12/28), including a five-yard TD that cut deficit to 20-17 early in fourth quarter. 

2013: Started all 14 games he appeared in during the regular season and finished fifth on the team in receptions (46), fourth in receiving yards (458) and third in receiving TDs (4) ... also started the team’s Wild Card matchup vs. San Diego … set season-highs in receptions (6) and yards (66) vs. Pit (9/16) ... caught two passes for 14 yards vs. NYJ (10/27), including a four-yard TD in the first quarter that gave the Bengals a 14-0 lead ... grabbed a pass in the corner of field at the Browns one-yard line, then stayed in bounds and sidestepped two defenders to complete a 25-yard TD that sparked Bengals comeback win vs. Cle (11/17) ... caught three passes for 49 yards vs. Min (12/22), including a 16-yard TD in the second quarter ... in the Wild Card matchup vs. SD (1/5/14), his four-yard TD catch tied the score at seven in second quarter; finished the game with seven receptions for 64 yards.

2012: Set career-highs in receptions (64) and receiving yards (737), adding five TDs catches while making second straight Pro Bowl ... finished second on the team behind A.J. Green in receptions and receiving yards ... had five receptions for 64 yards @ Was (9/23), including a six-yard TD catch in the fourth quarter that put the Bengals ahead to stay 31-24 ... caught three passes for 68 yards @ Cle (10/14), including a career-long 55-yard TD reception in the first quarter that gave the Bengals a 7-0 lead ... posted six receptions for a career-high 108 yards vs. Den (11/4), including a 52-yarder to the Broncos 11-yard line in third quarter that set up Bengals TD ... recorded three receptions for 38 yards in playoff-clinching win @ Pit (12/23), including a 25-yarder to convert 3rd-n-14 and a 12-yarder to convert a 3rd-n-9 ... caught two passes in the Wild Card matchup @ Hou (1/5/13).

2011: Despite missing two games due to a hamstring injury, ranked second on team in receptions (56) and third in receiving yards (596) … selected to first Pro Bowl ... also tied for second on the team with six TD catches … contributed to pass protection effort that tied for fourth in NFL in fewest sacks allowed (25) ... led the team in receptions (six) and receiving yards (58) @ Cle (9/11), including a two-yard TD reception from Andy Dalton in first quarter ... had a 17-yard TD catch in the third quarter and added key 25-yard catch on the Bengals game-tying fourth-quarter TD drive vs. Buf (10/2) ... 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 @ Jax (10/9) ... hauled in five receptions for 46 yards in the Wild Card matchup @ Hou (1/7/12).

2010: Appeared in 15 games (10 starts) as a rookie, missing the season finale due to a knee strain ... his 52 receptions broke Tony McGee’s 1995 mark (44) for the 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 four TD receptions were the most ever by a Bengals rookie strictly playing TE ... caught six passes for 25 yards in his NFL debut @ NE (9/12), including a one-yard TD pass from Carson Palmer in the third quarter ... set season-highs with nine catches for 85 yards, including a 19-yard TD @ Ind (11/14) ... hauled in four receptions for 56 yards in the regular season finale win vs. SD (12/26), ending Chargers playoff hopes; reception total included a three-yard TD on 3rd-n-goal in first quarter.

College:

Appeared in all 42 games in three seasons at Oklahoma (2006-08), helping team to 34-8 record with two Fiesta Bowls and one berth in the BCS Championship game ... did not play in 2009 due to a knee injury suffered in preseason practice ... in his three seasons, totaled 111 receptions for 1,629 yards (14.7 avg.), and his 26 TDs ranked second in Big 12 history among TEs ... earned first-team All-American honors from The Sporting News in 2008 when he set school records in TDs (14) and receiving yards (950) for a tight end ... scored 25 TDs in his last 28 games.

Personal:

Attended Ardmore (OK) High School where as a senior he was rated as the top TE prospect in the nation by PrepStar and Rivals.com ... also a basketball standout in high school ... majored in Multidisciplinary Studies.

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