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Ja'Marr Chase
WR - CIN
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 31# 38-
Best Rank# 8# 24-
Worst Rank# 75# 69-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total0.0137.1-
Avg Game8.6-
Avg Projection142.3129.8-
    
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SOS Rank2516-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Ja'Marr Chase
WR - CIN
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. MIN at BUF
Week 2 at CHI vs. LV
Week 3 at PIT vs. CIN
Week 4 vs. JAC at GB
Week 5 vs. GB vs. DEN
Week 6 at DET vs. SEA
Week 7 at BALBYE WEEK
Week 8 at NYJ at CLE
Week 9 vs. CLE vs. CHI
Week 10BYE WEEK vs. DET
Week 11 at LV at LAC
Week 12 vs. PIT at CIN
Week 13 vs. LAC vs. BAL
Week 14 vs. SF at MIN
Week 15 at DEN vs. TEN
Week 16 vs. BAL at KC
Week 17 vs. KC vs. CLE
Week 18 at CLE at BAL
Player Projections Comparison
 
Ja'Marr Chase
WR - CIN
Receiving
   
Receptions73.389.9
Rec Yards1,065.5907.0
Rec TDs6.26.8
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts1.50.0
Rush Yards8.20.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points142.3129.8
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Ja'Marr Chase
WR - CIN
2020 Points 
Week 118.9
Week 24.8
Week 312.3
Week 4
Week 52.8
Week 60.6
Week 78.5
Week 86.7
Week 915.3
Week 1013.7
Week 111.9
Week 129.7
Week 132.8
Week 1411.5
Week 15-0.5
Week 1615.6
Week 1712.5
Week 18
Total0.0137.1
Average8.6
Player Targets Comparison
 
Ja'Marr Chase
WR - CIN
2020 Targets 
Week 16
Week 28
Week 35
Week 4
Week 55
Week 64
Week 714
Week 88
Week 97
Week 1013
Week 115
Week 129
Week 1310
Week 147
Week 156
Week 1613
Week 178
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
Ja'Marr Chase
WR - CIN
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
More and more college football WRs are coming into the NFL and making an immediate impact. Whether that was DK Metcalf a couple of years ago to Justin Jefferson on his path to breaking records last season, rookies are now firmly in the conversation for redraft leagues. Chase is coming into the NFL as a ridiculously talented prospect that landed in a near perfect situation. He's now reunited with his college QB and this offense figures to pass the ball at a ridiculous rate again in 2021. With his opportunity in this offense, plus his talent, don't be surprised to see Chase come out of the gates on fire and be a consistent starter for your lineup almost immediately. A top-15 finish is not a crazy thing to predict when it comes to this rookie wideout. My Very Early Projection: 85-1111-7 receiving. 
Tim Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
 The Good: JuJu's role in the offense is undeniable and the Steelers know how to utilize his strengths. Among all WRs last season, Juju played the most snaps from the slot (711) and ran the most routes (629) on a team that had the second most pass plays per game (42). His 128 targets were 15th most in the NFL despite playing with two other fantasy viable WRs, Diontae Johnson and Chase Claypool, and one of the better No. 4 WRs in football, James Washington. The Bad: JuJu's role, even with all that attention, is extremely limited because of his skill set. JuJu is known for his inability to get open and create yards after the catch, and the numbers prove that reputation right. Last season, he averaged -0.4 Yards After Catch Over Expected (YACOE) per reception, good for 124th in the NFL. This is not an anomaly. Juju hasn't been able to top 1.0 YACOE/Rec since his rookie season. To put that into perspective, 38 players eclipsed the 1.0 YACOE/Rec mark in 2020, with Deebo Samuel leading the way (4.6). In addition, JuJu had a dreadful average depth of target (aDoT) from the ghost of Ben Roethlisberger who turned into a checkdown machine last season. JuJu's 5.49 aDOT was good for 151st in the NFL. Numbers like this explain how a receiver with the 15th most targets in the NFL fails to break 850 yards.
Mark Ringo
Sleepers and Busts
JaMarr Chase gets reunited with his former LSU teammate Joe Burrow. They set records at LSU in 2019 in route to a National Championship. It might take some time for him to learn the playbook, but the rapport with Burrow is already there.For some reason JuJu Smith Schuster chose to return to Pittsburgh. Not meant to be a knock on the city. Instead it's a knock on an offense that's in rapid decline. The Steelers line was horrible in 2020 and it might be even worse this year. Big Ben looks washed. If he makes it through the season it will be a major accomplishment. There's not much upside with Smith-Schuster. He should have gone to a team with more offensive firepower. Let someone else curse at the tv when the Steelers are on offense. Avoid
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
If you follow college football and/or the NFL Draft, you know that Chase was a superior prospect to Tee Higgins. What we saw Higgins do as a rookie with Joe Burrow was impressive, as he was the WR11 during the eight full games they played together. Keep in mind that was with zero chemistry. Now you insert Chase into the offense, who already has chemistry with Burrow, as they set records at LSU together, and what do we get? I'll acknowledge that Higgins is going to cap Chase's ceiling and that he may not get to top-12 production, but you don't draft Chase at No. 5 overall (over an elite offensive tackle) if you're not going to highlight him in the offense immediately. Heck, even A.J. Green, who averaged 5.0 yards per target, saw 104 targets in this offense last year. Chase should be a WR2 right out of the gate.Though it was better than his 2019 season, there were plenty of ups and downs from Smith-Schuster in 2020. Part of the reason for inconsistency is due to Ben Roethlisberger's volatile performance, but even if he rights the ship in 2021, the bigger part of the problem for Smith-Schuster is the competition he has for targets. Chase Claypool will be entering his sophomore season, Diontae Johnson seemed to figure out his drops as the year went on, and they added Najee Harris and Pat Freiermuth in the first two rounds of the draft. Suddenly, Smith-Schuster might be third in line for targets in this offense. He'll probably finish as a WR3, but I just don't see the upside to drafting him as anything more than a low-end WR3.
Wolf of Roto Street
Roto Street Journal
 Unideal spot returning home in crowded WRs corps