Tags Archives: rookie wide receivers

Rookie Fever: Rashod Bateman vs. Jaylen Waddle July 8, 2021

When one rookie receiver climbs in value, one is usually falling in value. But is the rising value worth the price? Is the falling value worth the lessened price? Is the higher valued receiver even the better receiver? Cue: Jaylen Waddle versus Rashod Bat...

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Rookie Face Plants May 29, 2021

Death, taxes, and analysts propping up rookie face plants. These second-year receivers are likely presented as premium buy-low players. Players that are still young and have perceived upside. But does buying rookie face plants work? Is it a viable strateg...

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The Case for Chase: 2021’s Sure Thing May 15, 2021

Get familiar with 2021’s closest sure thing. Ja’Marr Chase is the best wide receiver prospect we’ve seen since Julio Jones. No really, Julio Jones. Chase checks all the boxes we look for in wide receiver prospects and then some. Let's first look at ...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Tarik Black to the Colts May 7, 2021

Tarik Black put together a rather disappointing college career. He came into the NCAA with a lot of hype given the fact that he was a 4-star recruit who committed to Michigan University over teams like Alabama, Notre Dame, Auburn, and others. After playin...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Simi Fehoko to the Cowboys May 1, 2021

Simi Fehoko had 62 receptions for 1,146 and nine touchdowns in his three-year college career at Stanford. Fehoko is another wide receiver on the older side entering the draft at 23 years old. Although Fehoko is listed as playing three years he was a reser...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Amari Rodgers to the Packers April 30, 2021

Amari Rodgers played four full seasons with Clemson, and he didn’t produce high-level statistics until his Senior season. In his four-year college career, Rodgers produced a total of 181 receptions for 2,144 yards and 15 touchdowns. After his Freshman s...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Josh Palmer to the Chargers April 30, 2021

At his Tennessee Pro Day, Josh Palmer measured in at 6’1” and 210 lbs. Which equates to a BMI of 27.7. He ran a 4.51-second 40-yard dash, equating to a 101.52-Speed Score, and at 6’1” that is a 102.02-Height Adjusted Speed Score. Both scores place...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Terrace Marshall Jr. to the Panthers April 30, 2021

Despite being overshadowed by his college teammate Ja’Marr Chase, Terrace Marshall is an excellent prospect in his own right. He’s got prototypical size and impressive athleticism. He broke out at an early age and demonstrated his ability to dominate ...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Tutu Atwell to the Rams April 30, 2021

At his Louisville Pro Day, Tutu Atwell measured in at 5’9” and 155 lbs. Which equates to a BMI of 22.9. His 40-yard dash time was 4.44-seconds, his burst score was 114.6, and his agility score was 10.96. All of these metrics are pretty average for his...

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DFF Draft Coverage: D’Wayne Eskridge to the Seahawks April 30, 2021

D’Wayne Eskridge had 121 receptions for 2,244 yards in his five-year college career at Western Michigan. He is one of the older wide receivers in this class at 24 years old and played an extra season as a super senior after being converted to a defensiv...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Elijah Moore to the Jets April 30, 2021

Elijah Moore has one of the more impressive prospect profiles in this class. He has incredible speed and agility and the necessary traits to become an elite slot receiver at the NFL level. I will not be surprised if Moore quickly becomes a PPR machine and...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Kadarius Toney to the Giants April 29, 2021

In four seasons at Florida, Toney compiled 120 receptions for 1,590 yards and 12 touchdowns. Toney also carried the ball 66 times for 580 yards and two touchdowns during his college career. He didn’t see the field a ton during his first three seasons, b...

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DFF Draft Coverage: DeVonta Smith to the Eagles April 29, 2021

In his four years at Alabama, Smith accumulated 235 receptions for 46 total TDs and nearly 4000 yards (3965). He was extremely productive in college and surpassed even Ja’Marr Chase’s impressive 2019 season this past year. Even with two first-rounders...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Ja’Marr Chase to the Bengals April 29, 2021

Ja’Marr Chase had 107 receptions for 2,093 yards and 23 TDs during his two-year college career at LSU. As a true sophomore, Chase put together one of the most impressive seasons in college football history. He hauled in 84 receptions for 1,780 yards and...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Rashod Bateman to the Ravens April 29, 2021

Rashod Bateman produced 147 career receptions for 2,395 yards and 19 touchdowns during his three seasons at Minnesota University. During his freshman season, Bateman made himself known by catching 51 passes for 704 yards and six touchdowns. He then turned...

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2021 Rookie Pass Catcher Comparison Countdown: Part 5 April 28, 2021

In this series, we are going to do a deep dive into the top 2021 NFL Draft Class's wide receivers, and see who they compare to historically. We are going to build them out from the standpoint of their physical acumen, their athletic abilities, and then br...

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2021 Rookie Pass Catcher Comparison Countdown: Part 4 April 27, 2021

In this series, we are going to do a deep dive into the top 2021 NFL Draft Class's wide receivers, and see who they compare to historically. We are going to build them out from the standpoint of their physical acumen, their athletic abilities, and then br...

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2021 Rookie Pass Catcher Comparison Countdown: Part 3 April 26, 2021

In this series, we are going to do a deep dive into the top 2021 NFL Draft Class's wide receivers, and see who they compare to historically. We are going to build them out from the standpoint of their physical acumen, their athletic abilities, and then br...

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2021 Rookie Pass Catcher Comparison: Part 2 April 25, 2021

In this series, we are going to do a deep dive into the top 2021 NFL Draft Class's wide receivers, and see who they compare to historically. We are going to build them out from the standpoint of their physical acumen, their athletic abilities, and then br...

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