NFC South Standings

Team Div Overall
4-2-0 9-8-0
4-2-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 7-10-0
1-5-0 2-15-0

2023 Receiving

STATS REC
Receptions
YDS
Receiving Yards
AVG
Average Yards per Reception
TD
Receiving Touchdowns
LNG
Longest Reception
Regular Season 1 12 12.0 0 12

Top John FitzPatrick News

  • Falcons' John FitzPatrick: Won't play at Chicago

    FitzPatrick (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game at Chicago, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site reports.

    FitzPatrick will miss his third straight game in Week 17. In his absence, MyCole Pruitt and Tucker Fisk will continue to operate as Atlanta's depth tight ends behind Kyle Pitts and Jonnu Smith.

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  • Falcons' John FitzPatrick: Stays sidelined

    FitzPatrick (coach's decision) is inactive Sunday against the Colts.

    FitzPatrick has been a healthy scratch multiple times this season and has almost exclusively been a special teams contributor when active. MyCole Pruitt and Tucker Fisk will operate as the Falcons' depth tight ends behind Kyle Pitts and Jonnu Smith in Week 16.

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  • Falcons' John FitzPatrick: Healthy scratch

    FitzPatrick (coach's decision) will not play in Sunday's game versus the Panthers.

    FitzPatrick's absence will mark his third game missed in four weeks. As a result, Tucker Fisk will be bumped up to No. 4 on Atlanta's tight end depth chart.

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  • Falcons' John FitzPatrick: Sitting out Sunday

    FitzPatrick (coach's decision) is inactive Sunday against the Jets, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site reports.

    FitzPatrick will watch from the sidelines for the second straight week. The Georgia product has appeared in seven games this season, mostly seeing special teams work and never saw a target on his seven offensive snaps.

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  • Falcons' John FitzPatrick: Won't play Sunday

    FitzPatrick (coach's decision) is inactive Sunday against the Saints, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.

    FitzPatrick will be sidelined for Week 12 after appearing in each of the last three games the Falcons have played. The second-year pro has really only contributed on special teams this season, seeing just seven snaps on offense without a target. His next opportunity to take the field will be Week 13 against the Jets.

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  • Falcons' John FitzPatrick: Unavailable Sunday

    FitzPatrick (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Commanders, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site reports.

    FitzPatrick was active for the previous four games, but he played primarily on special teams. In his absence, Kyle Pitts, Jonnu Smith and MyCole Pruitt are the only active tight ends for Atlanta on Sunday.

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  • Falcons' John FitzPatrick: Won't play Sunday

    FitzPatrick (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Panthers, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

    The Falcons called up Parker Hesse from the practice squad Saturday. FitzPatrick will have to wait until Week 2 against the Packers for his first action of the 2023 season.

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  • Falcons' John FitzPatrick: Makes 53-man roster

    The Falcons have opted to carry four tight ends on their 53-man roster, including FitzPatrick, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports

    FitzPatrick missed his entire rookie campaign in 2022 due to reoccurring foot issues. He ultimately overcame two surgeries and returned in time for OTAs in June. The big-bodied tight end doesn't project for a ton of fantasy value, as he is primarily seen as a blocking option for Atlanta's run-heavy offense.

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  • Falcons' John FitzPatrick: Returns to OTAs

    FitzPatrick (undisclosed) was spotted participating in team drills last Wednesday, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site reports.

    After missing the entire 2022 NFL season with an undisclosed injury, the big-bodied tight end is back on the field with no restrictions. FitzPatrick was a 2022 sixth-round pick by Atlanta and is expected to compete with Feleipe Franks and Parker Hesse for a depth role on the 53-man roster.

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  • Falcons' John FitzPatrick: Designated to return

    The Falcons designated FitzPatrick (undisclosed) to return from injured reserve Tuesday, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.

    FitzPartick has been on Atlanta's injured reserve since the beginning of September due to an undisclosed injury, but Tuesday now marks the start of the 21-day window for the team to activate him back to their active roster. With Kyle Pitts (knee) now done for the year, the Falcons could give the rookie tight end some extra snaps down the stretch alongside Parker Hesse, MyCole Pruitt and Anthony Firkser.

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  • Falcons' John FitzPatrick: Heads to IR

    The Falcons placed FitzPatrick (undisclosed) on injured reserve Thursday, Josh Kendall of The Athletic reports.

    FitzPatrick was limited during minicamp due to an undisclosed issue but was healthy during training camp, though he didn't appear in the preseason finale after suiting up for each of the Falcons' first two exhibition games. The extent of his current issue remains unclear, but the rookie sixth-round pick will be forced to miss at least the first four games of the regular season after landing on IR.

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  • Falcons' John FitzPatrick: Active at camp

    FitzPatrick (undisclosed) took part in training camp Friday, Matt Urben of Falcons Wire reports.

    FitzPatrick was limited during minicamp, but he appears to be fully active for training camp. Selected in the sixth round out of Georgia in the 2021 Draft, Fitzpatrick is an Atlanta native whose blocking skills caught the Falcons' eye last year.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-7, 250 lbs
Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
Age: 23
School: Georgia
Experience: 2