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John Metchie III

John Metchie III


Age: 22College: Alabama

2022 Outlook

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WR Rank: 16th
Draft Rank (ECR) #358
Best / Worst #242 / #395
ADP #306

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The Houston Texans traded multiple picks to move up for John Metchie during the 2022 NFL Draft in a similar fashion to how they acquired Nico Collins a season ago.

The former Alabama wide receiver caught 96 balls for over 1,100 receiving yards and eight touchdowns in his final junior season. He just happened to be overshadowed by Ohio State transfer Jameson Williams.

But don't sleep on Metchie because he possesses a nice skillset that will translate well with the Texans. He's a savvy route runner that understands how to get leverage and create separation from defenders. His game reminds me of Eddie Royal.

He probably won't ever be a true No. 1, but that doesn't preclude him from carving out a niche role starting from the slot.

But that will have to wait until 2023. Metchie was recently diagnosed with leukemia, making it likely he misses the entire 2022 season.

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John Metchie III placed on non-football injury list

Houston Texans rookie WR John Metchie III was officially placed on the active/non-football injury list Sunday afternoon after the announcement of his diagnosis with Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia.

Fantasy Impact

This is a terrible development for Metchie, who will miss the entire 2022 season as he fights his APL diagnosis. He can be dropped in all re-draft formats and dynasty managers should look to roster him on taxi or injured reserve. Expect second-year wide receiver Nico Collins and Phillip Dorsett to fill in primarily behind Brandin Cooks.

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Strength of Schedule (2022)
Next Gamevs. IND14th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesDEN, CHI, LAC20th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)KC, TEN, JAC5th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--11th easiest remaining opponents
Who Should I Draft?
recommended by 47% of experts
recommended by 47% of experts
recommended by 47% of experts
recommended by 47% of experts
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