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John Metchie III

John Metchie III


Age: 21College: Alabama

2022 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
WR Rank: 16th
Draft Rank (ECR) #259
Best / Worst #137 / #357
ADP #234

Roster %

John Metchie signs rookie contract with Texans

The Houston Texans announced Monday that they have signed their 2022 2nd round pick, WR John Metchie to a rookie contract.

Fantasy Impact

Metchie, like most Alabama WRs in recent years, is an advanced route runner who was able to consistently get separation against defensive backs in the SEC. With his smaller stature and lack of high-end speed, Metchie projects to be a slot WR at the NFL level. Metchie tore his ACL in the 2021 SEC Championship Game, which may cause him to miss early season games during the 2022 season. Although Metchie doesn’t profile as a player who will be an elite NFL WR, he has an opportunity to play right away for the Texans once healthy, and he may prove to be a consistent high-floor player if he can earn enough of a target share in Houston’s offense.

Sam Ryner7 weeks ago
John Metchie III running without a brace

Houston Texans wide receiver John Metchie III is already running without a brace.

Fantasy Impact

Metchie tore his ACL during the second quarter of the 2021 SEC Championship game in December while he was playing for Alabama. The 2022 second-round pick predicted during the draft that he would be full-go come July and is clearly making progress towards that goal. It still remains to be seen whether Metchie will be placed on the PUP list when training camp begins but he's making a case for that not to happen. The Texans have indicated that they plan to take it slowly with the wideout but he is definitely trending in the right direction.

Matthew Terelle7 weeks ago
John Metchie selected No. 44 by Houston Texans

The Houston Texans have selected WR John Metchie with the No. 44 overall pick in the 2022 Draft.

Fantasy Impact

Metchie is considered an all-around solid receiver who projects to be more of a No. 2 receiver than a true No. 1. He runs precise routes and has the ability to create separation against defenders. Last year, he had 96 receptions for 1,142 yards and eight touchdowns. He will slot in with Brandin Cooks and Nico Collins, and fantasy managers will want to take a late-round flyer on his natural talent.

Kelly Kirby9 weeks ago
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