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Jehu Chesson WR

New York Jets

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January 9, 2020 02:24 PM
Jets' Jehu Chesson: Lands with Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Jets signed Chesson to a reserve/future contract Thursday.

Chesson spent the entire 2019 regular season on Washington's practice squad. He'll now get a chance to impress in New York during the offseason.

January 8, 2020 08:44 AM
Jehu Chesson: Practice squad contract expires
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chesson (undisclosed) had his practice squad contract with the Redskins expire Monday, freelance NFL writer Howard Balzer reports.

Chesson joined Washington's practice squad in early September but landed on the injured list with the undisclosed injury in October. The 26-year-old appeared in 12 games apiece with Kansas City and Washington his first two seasons, but he never saw the field in 2019.

October 10, 2019 07:24 PM
Jehu Chesson: Placed on injured list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chesson (undisclosed) was placed on the practice squad injured list Thursday.

Chesson, who has caught three passes over his two-year career, will consequently have his season cut short. The receiver will look to recover in time for next year's offseason program.

September 3, 2019 02:12 PM
Jehu Chesson: Lands on Washington's practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chesson signed with the Redskins' practice squad Monday, J.P. Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.

Chesson has appeared in 24 games over his two-year career -- 12 for Kansas City and 12 for Washington -- logging three catches for 25 yards. The 25-year-old operated primarily on special teams for Washington last season and will now look to develop as a receiver on their practice squad.

January 1, 2019 01:56 PM
Redskins' Jehu Chesson: Catches one pass in 12 games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chesson caught one pass for seven yards in 12 games during the 2018 season, playing 268 snaps on special teams and seven on offense.

Selected by Kansas City at No. 139 overall in the 2017 draft, Chesson may already be resigned to carving out a career on special teams. He turned 25 in December and likely will need to battle for his roster spot in 2019.

October 19, 2018 04:40 PM
Redskins' Jehu Chesson: Promoted to active roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chesson was promoted to the active roster Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Chesson's signing comes following the news that Jamison Crowder (ankle) is expected to miss multiple weeks. The second-year wideout rejoins the Redskins' 53-man roster after being waived in Week 2 and will serve a depth role against the Cowboys on Sunday. Though an opportunity for offensive snaps is available, it appears likely that Chesson will predominantly play on special teams.

September 17, 2018 07:52 PM
Jehu Chesson: Waived by Redskins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chesson was waived by the Redskins on Monday.

Chesson was promoted to Washington's active roster prior to Week 2 but did not record a statistic. He will go through the waiver process and become a free agent if unclaimed.

September 12, 2018 07:16 PM
Redskins' Jehu Chesson: Promoted to active roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chesson was promoted to Washington's 53-man roster Wednesday.

Chesson's promotion to the Redskins' active roster immediately follows the placement of fellow depth wideouts Cam Sims (ankle) and Trey Quinn (ankle) on injured reserve. The 2017 fourth-rounder is likely to predominantly play on special teams, but could see limited offensive snaps due to Washington's lack of depth at the receiver position.

September 1, 2018 05:12 PM
Chiefs' Jehu Chesson: Waived by Chiefs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chesson was waived by the Chiefs on Saturday, the team's official website reports.

A fourth-round pick last year, Chesson finished his rookie season with two catches for 18 yards in 12 games. He did log 215 snaps on special teams, which should help his case when he looks for work in the future.

January 2, 2018 04:20 PM
Chiefs' Jehu Chesson: Snares just one pass in Week 17
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chesson caught only one of his three targets for eight yards during Week 17 against the Broncos.

Chesson played all 67 offensive snaps for the Chiefs on Sunday, but it didn't result in many looks or much of anything on the whole. He finishes the regular season having amassed just two catches for 18 yards in total and seems destined for a depth role again in 2018. However, De'Anthony Thomas' (lower leg) and Albert Wilson's contracts expire at the end of the season, potentially leaving some openings at wideout should the Chiefs elect to let them walk.

December 29, 2017 08:04 PM
Chiefs' Jehu Chesson: Expected to receive extended run in Week 17
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chesson will likely see plenty of offensive snaps during Sunday's Week 17 matchup against the Broncos, Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star reports.

Chesson has only played 18 snaps all season on offense, catching just one against Dallas in Week 9. It will likely be just a one-week spike for the rookie wideout, who should be catching footballs from a quarterback he's familiar with in practice in Patrick Mahomes. However, he and the Chiefs face a tough matchup against a Broncos defense that ranks fourth in the league (196.1 yards per game) against the pass.

August 22, 2017 09:32 PM
Chiefs' Jehu Chesson: Hauls in two receptions Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chesson caught two passes for 15 yards in Saturday's preseason game against the Bengals.

Chesson was tied for the team lead in targets Saturday with four, but that was a byproduct of playing deep into the contest when most of the Chiefs' top wideout options had called it a night long before. The fifth-round pick will likely be a depth option at wideout in his first professional season.

April 30, 2017 05:01 AM
Chiefs' Jehu Chesson: Picked by Chiefs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Chiefs selected Chesson in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 139th overall.

Chesson (6-foot-3, 204 pounds) is super athletic and had moments of extreme productivity at Michigan, but his career was generally defined by inconsistency. After totaling 505 yards and six touchdowns in the final four games of 2015, Chesson went on to finish the 2016 season with just 500 yards and two touchdowns on 67 targets. But there's certainly upside here, as the big wideout possesses 4.47 speed to go along with a 132-inch broad jump and 6.7-second three-cone drill. On a loaded Kansas City depth chart, he's a long shot for immediate reps.

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Career Receiving Stats
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2020NYJ0000---00000
2019NYJ0000---00000
2018WAS120177.070001
2017KC1212189.0100002
Total2413258.3100003
Career Rushing Stats
SeasonTeamGGSATTYDSRuAvgLGTD20+1st
2020NYJ0000---0000
2019NYJ0000---0000
2018WAS1201-4-4.0-4000
2017KC121000.00000
Total2411-4-4.0-4000
Career Kick Return Stats
SeasonTeamGRETYDSAVGLGTD
2020NYJ000---00
2019NYJ000---00
2018WAS1200---00
2017KC1236521.7260
Total2436521.7260
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/204
Birthdate:
12/20/1993
Age:
26
Hometown:
Monrovia, Liberia
School:
Michigan
NFL Experience:
3
Awards: