Anthony Becht Speaker Profile
Former Tight End for the New York Jets
Anthony Becht Biography
Anthony Becht was born August 8, 1977 in Drexel Hill,Pennsylvania and is a tight end for the Arizona Cardinals of the NationalFootball League. He was drafted by the New York Jets 27th overall in the 2000NFL Draft. He played college football at West Virginia.
Becht has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and St.Louis Rams.
Becht was selected by the Jets with a traded draft pick fromTampa Bay. As a rookie in 2000 for the Jets, Becht played in 14 games, missingtwo due to an ankle sprain. He was a starter for 10 games and totaled 16receptions for 144 yards and two touchdowns on the season. Becht ranked thirdamong the rookie tight ends with receptions, behind Green Bay's Bubba Franksand Cleveland's Aaron Shea.
In 2001, Becht started all 16 games and recorded 36receptions for 321 yards and five TDs. He tied former Jets' tight end KyleBrady for the most receptions by an AFC tight end. His five scores were onlybeat by Colts' Marcus Pollard and Chiefs' Tony Gonzalez. Becht recordedconsecutive game-winning touchdown catches in weeks 13 and 14.
In 2002, Becht once again starter all 16 games and tallied28 receptions, 243 yards, and a career-high tying five scores. Becht caught onepass for eight yards and served as a key blocker in the 41-0 win over the Coltsin the AFC Wild Card playoff game and recorded three receptions for 14 yards inthe AFC Divisional Playoff loss at Oakland.
In 2003, Becht set career-highs of 40 receptions for 356yards and he included four TD catches while starting all sixteen games onceagain. Becht caught a career-best six passes, including a one-yard touchdown,and gained 32 yards at Miami in the season finale.
As his final season as a Jet in 2004, Becht had a career-low13 receptions, for also lows of 100 yards and only 1 touchdown. He did manageto catch a touchdown pass in the Jets Wild Card win over the San DiegoChargers. In New York, Becht totaled 1,146 yards receiving with 17 touchdownsoff of 133 receptions.
In his first year in Tampa Bay in 2005, Becht recorded 16receptions, much like his rookie year, 112 yards but no touchdowns as hiscareer began to slide downward. Becht competed with rookie Alex Smith for thetight end spot, who the Bucs picked up in the 2005 NFL Draft.
In 2006, Becht saw himself being replaced by the rookie,Smith. Still, Becht grabbed 18 receptions for 115 yards and a score, from mainlyrookie Bruce Gradkowski.
In 2007, Becht's productivity decreased even more. Hefinished the season with only 5 receptions for 20 yards and 2 touchdowns.
On March 6, 2008 he signed with the St. Louis Rams. Bechtjoined fellow-former Mountaineers Marc Magro and Marc Bulger on the Rams squad.Becht played one season with the team before his release on March 12, 2009.
Becht signed with the Arizona Cardinals on March 19, 2009.In the 2009-2010 season, Becht had 61 yards on 10 catches, averaging 6.1 yardsper catch. He also had one receiving Touchdown. On September 3rd, 2010 Bechtwas released as part of final cuts for the 2010 NFL Season.
As of the end of the 2009-2010 season, Becht has played over150 straight games in his career which currently ranks 3rd behind Brett Favreand Peyton Manning.
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