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Jermaine Burton

Jermaine Burton

WR - Cincinnati Bengals

Height: 6' Weight: 200 lbsAge: 23College: Alabama

2024 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
WR Rank: 31st (hard)
Draft Rank (ECR) #184
Best / Worst #119 / #315
ADP #148

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Burton has a clear path to volume behind Ja'Marr Chase and Tee Higgins. He should be starting three wide sets from Day 1. Tyler Boyd has been a descending player for the last few seasons, and even as the team's third wheel, he drew between 83 and 98 targets per season. Burton could push for 100-plus in his rookie season. The passing volume should be there, as Cincinnati was third in neutral passing rate last year when Joe Burrow was healthy and looking like his usual self. Off-the-field issues are the only reason that Burton was available when the Bengals selected him in the NFL Draft. Based on talent alone, he should have been at least a second-round pick and could have honestly pushed for a first-round selection. In his final season at Alabama, Burton was in the 90th percentile against single coverage and 82nd percentile in YPRR. If Tee Higgins gets moved prior to Week 1 or holds out, Burton's stock will soar through the roof.

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Jermaine Burton selected No. 80 by Cincinnati Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals selected WR Jermaine Burton with the No. 80 overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft.

Fantasy Impact

The Bengals select Burton out of Alabama with trade rumors around Tee Higgins continuing. If Higgins is eventually moved, Burton could play his way into an immediate role alongside Ja'Marr Chase.

Ari Koslow11 weeks ago
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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftWR #74WR #52WR #11663
Dynasty ----
ADP
Consensus
Overall#148
Wide Receivers#69
ECR vs ADP
Projections
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Projections (2024)
RecsRec YdsRec TdsRush AttRush YdsRush TdsFumblesPoints
46.96093.813.500.6129.4
Statistics
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Statistics (avgs.)
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Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2024)
OppSummary
Next Gamevs. NE15th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesKC, WAS, CAR24th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)TEN, CLE, DEN26th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--20th easiest remaining opponents