Jarvis Landry

Jarvis Landry

WR - CLE
Height: 5' 11"Weight: 196 lbsAge: 25College: LSUDrafted: #63 (2nd Rd. by Miami)

2018 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
23rd easiest for WRs
Draft Rank (ECR) #55
Best / Worst #32 / #124
ADP #45

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Going from 140-plus targets to one where he will have a tough time seeing 110 targets is a very big deal for someone like Landry. I believe he's a better football player than what the Dolphins used him as, and the Browns seem to agree, lining him up all over the field. The fact that the Browns traded away Corey Coleman and that Josh Gordon has been away from the team makes me much more optimistic in Landry's expected usage. Put me down for someone who believes he'll be a consistent WR3 with upside for more should Gordon miss any time.

What if I told you Jarvis Landry and Duke Johnson are the same guy. Landry averaged 6.1 yards per target and Duke averaged 7.5 yards per target. Njoku will also be involved in this same work area with his 6.4 yards per target. Feels like they all Cannibalize each other. Pass @DFFMemphis After watching the first preseason game all thoughts of Landry not getting enough targets have dissolved. I don't think he'll get as many as he did in Miami, but I think we will see him get a few yards after the catch this year. He's been lining up on the outside more and playing more of a WR2 role than from the slot.

Sitting one slot behind his teammate Josh Gordon, Landry comes from an organization in the Dolphins whose level of deficiency was only matched by the level of targets shoved down Landry's throat. Jarvis sustained production in standard leagues based solely upon the number of 8 yard catches he would make, which as you could have guessed, was A LOT (112 catches to be exact). Now, it's anyone's guess how the pricey receiver will be used in Cleveland, but no one can doubt Landy's solid hands and great route running skills. Given sufficient volume and a decent amount of red zone targets, Landry can produce as a solid WR3 for your team, with a whole lot more upside based on target volume.

Landry landed in Cleveland, and even though that team looks like they will be much better this season, the Browns will have a lot of mouths to feed in the receiving game. I expect Landry to lead the team in targets, but his upside will likely be diminished somewhat.

Landry fell 13 yards shy of 1,000 with a career-low 8.8 yards per reception, but he nevertheless appeased all fantasy investors with an NFL-high 112 catches and nine TDs, four more than his previous personal best. While his PPR appeal is unquestioned, it might surprise some to observe his remarkable standard-scoring consistency (WR15, 16, and 14) over the past three years. The Dolphins, however, never possessed a wideout as talented as Josh Gordon or a prolific pass-catching RB like Duke Johnson. The volume-dependent Landry will likely use some targets and experience TD regression, which is why he's falling beyond the top-20 wideouts in all formats. He's still palatable at his WR23 PPR ADP.

Landry is more of a PPR fiend but we have no way in knowing if his role or chemistry with Tyrod will make him worth the risk

This offseason, Landry went from the best possible situation with little competition and a QB who loved him to the worst possible situation in a crowded receiver core and a QB who rarely passes the ball. Add in that he is also due for touchdown regression and we may be looking at the biggest disappointment this year.

Landry is almost guaranteed to see 100 receptions every year and he had 9 touchdowns in 2017. It is impossible to know how he does in Cleveland, but even without good quarterback play in Miami, he found a way to thrive on that offense.