PLAYER
Khari Lee
TE #86
Height:
6-4
Weight:
253
College:
Bowie State
Hometown:
Baltimore, MD
Experience:
3
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 24 1 7 7 0.3 7 0 0 0 0 0
2017 BUF 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 DET 8 0 0 -- -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
2015 CHI 16 1 7 7 0.4 7 0 0 0 0 0

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Biography

Entered the NFL as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Houston Texans in 2015. Played in all 16 games as a rookie after being traded to Chicago on September 2, 2015. Joined the Lions via waivers in 2016.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Re-signed by the Lions to the Reserve/Future List on January 9, 2017.
  • Re-signed by the Lions to the practice squad on November 10, 2016.
  • Waived by the Lions on November 8, 2016.
  • Claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions on September 6, 2016.
  • Released by the Bears on September 4, 2016.
  • Traded from the Texans to the Chicago Bears for a 2017th sixth-round draft pick on September 2, 2015.
  • Signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 8, 2015.

PRO
Entered the NFL as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Houston Texans in 2015. Played in all 16 games as a rookie after being traded to Chicago on September 2, 2015. Joined the Lions via waivers in 2016.

2016: Made his Lions debut in Week 2 vs. Tennessee (9/18) by contributing on both offense and special teams.

  • Saw time on both offense and special teams in Week 4 at Chicago (10/2).
  • Played 19 snaps on offense and nine on special teams in Week 6 vs. Los Angeles (10/16).
  • Contributed on both offense and special teams in Week 7 vs. Washington (10/23).
  • Saw time on both offense and special teams in Week 8 at Houston (10/30).
  • Inactive in Week 9 at Minnesota (11/6) before returning to the practice squad for the remainder of the season.

2015: Played behind Martellus Bennet in Chicago as a contributor on special teams and as a primarily blocking tight end.

  • Recorded his first career catch in a victory at Green Bay in Week 12.

COLLEGE
A three-time All-CIAA First Team member during his four-year career at Bowie State. Played in 40 career games as an offensive target and blocking weapon.

2014: Played in 10 games and finished with a career-high 389 yards on the season.

  • A career-high six rushing attempts for 43 yards.
  • Had a season-high eight receptions for 105 yards against Concord.
  • Averaged 11.4 yards per reception.

2013: Played in 10 games, finishing the year with 34 receptions, 352 yards and one touchdown.

  • Made a career-high three tackles on special teams.

2012: Recorded 27 receptions for 351 yards and a career-high two touchdowns in 10 games.

2011: Participated in all 10 games as a true freshman, finishing with 12 receptions for 163 yards.

PERSONAL
A two-sport athlete in basketball and football at Western Tech High School (Baltimore, MD).

  • Has seven sisters Kimani, Malika, Ashia, Chayla, Cydney, Mia and Nya.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Stafford on his performance Monday night

    Posted 5 hours ago

    QB Matthew Stafford talks about how he felt he performed versus the Giants on Monday and about how it was a total team effort from all three phases.

  • Caldwell on constricting the Falcons' running game

    Posted 6 hours ago

    Head coach Jim Caldwell says the defense has improved at stopping the run each week this season, but there's still room to get better.

  • Washington on taking pride in third down stops

    Posted 6 hours ago

    DE Cornelius Washington says the defense takes pride in getting off the field after third downs, and if they play how they're supposed to, that should be the result every week.

  • Agnew on reaction to touchdown

    Posted 7 hours ago

    CB Jamal Agnew talks about how many people reached out to him following his punt return touchdown on Monday Night Football and about how his teammates made some great blocks to make it possible.

  • #AskALion: Quandre Diggs

    Posted 7 hours ago

    You submitted questions for Quandre Diggs using #AskALion, Tori Petry asked them. Diggs talks about his fourth down stop at MetLife Stadium and his favorite touchdown celebration so far.

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