Tavon Austin

Tavon Austin

Height: 5' 8"Weight: 179 lbsAge: 27College: West VirginiaDrafted: #8 (1st Rd.)

2018 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
5th easiest for WRs
Draft Rank (ECR) #257
Best / Worst #130 / #271
ADP #257


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It's very possible that Austin is being undervalued early in drafts, because even though we knew the Cowboys were lying when they said Austin would get "1-2 dozen touches per week," he should be in line for a lot of touches given the lack of play-making talent on the roster. He's going to be used behind the best offensive line in football, as well as out of the slot, so don't be shocked to see him get 5-8 touches per week, which could give you flex-type numbers.

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Tavon Austin to get "one or two" dozen touches per game

During a post-draft press conference, Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones said that they plan to get newly-acquired scat-back Tavon Austin "one or two dozen touches per game."

Fantasy Impact

This is laughable on multiple levels, as it seems the Cowboys are falling into the same Tavon Austin trap that Jeff Fisher did for so long, only they're taking it a step further. While the Cowboys have a lack of offensive weapons, it wouldn't surprise us to see them try and work-in some plays specifically designed for Austin, but it's hard to imagine him touching the ball more than 7-10 times per game. He's nothing more than a late-round flier in best-ball leagues, as he's likely to have more of a role than most care to admit.

Mike Tagliere - 5 weeks ago
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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftWR #88WR #50WR #12420
Dynasty WR #129WR #78WR #13815
Wide Receivers#87
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Rec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Last Week14033.8
Last 3 Weeks1.7012
Season to Date3.7012.1
Game Log
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OPPRec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Week 17@ PHI14033.8
Week 15@ OAK0004.4
Week 14@ NYG-900-2.3
Week 13@ DAL0000.8
Strength of Schedule
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Next Game@ CAR3rd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesNYG, SEA, DET9th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)PHI, IND, TB5th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--16th easiest remaining opponents