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I took my shirt off while reading this.

Umm... you gave both the best and worst cases. That doesn't deserve a pat on the back.

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7 hours ago, dmb3684 said:

 

Does White just keep getting hurt or does he suck? Havent really followed.

Season ending injuries for 3yrs and thus never had the opportunity to develop his skill set as a NFL wr. You cant make the leap from rookie to seasoned talented vet if you never see the field.

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Comparison between Seattle's top two rookie WRs, DK Metcalf vs Gary Jennings:

Height/weight: Metcalf = 6'3" 228lbs vs Jennings = 6'1" 214lbs

Arms: Metcalf = 34 7/8" vs Jennings = 32 1/2"

Hands: Metcalf = 9 7/8" vs Jennings = 9 5/8"

40 time: Metcalf = 4.33 vs Jennings = 4.42

Bench: Metcalf = 27 vs Jennings = 20

Broad jump: Metcalf = 134" vs Jennings = 127"

Vertical: Metcalf = 40.5" vs Jennings = 37"

3-cone: Jennings = 7.32 vs Metcalf = 7.38 *the linked article at the bottom of this post offers a positive spin on this stat, regarding Jennings.

20yd-shuttle: Jennings = 4.15 vs Metcalf = 4.5 *the linked article at the bottom of this post offers a positive spin on this stat, regarding Jennings.

Career stats: Jennings = 168/2294/17 (13.7yds/rec) vs Metcalf = 67/1228/14 (18.3yds/rec)

IMHO if a person were wanting to draft a piece of this Seattle offense in dynasty (in the form of a rookie WR), maybe the better play is to pass on Metcalf, and draft Jennings later. Jennings career stats and combine numbers were good (outside of 3-cone/20yd), and here is a recent article outlining why the author thinks Jennings represents one of the better prospects in this years draft:

https://www.sbnation.com/2019/4/4/18277669/gary-jennings-wvu-receiver-scouting-draft

In summary (detailed explanation contained within article): "1) Advanced stats say Jennings is one of the best receivers in the draft. 2) He prides himself as a deep threat, and he can draw up exactly how a team might use formations to unleash him. 3) Jennings’ big-play ability hasn’t come at the expense of everything else. 4) The combine raised one question about his skill set, but his game film says not to worry."

...just some thoughts :shrug:

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7 minutes ago, FollowTheLeader said:

Comparison between Seattle's top two rookie WRs, DK Metcalf vs Gary Jennings:

Height/weight: Metcalf = 6'3" 228lbs vs Jennings = 6'1" 214lbs

Arms: Metcalf = 34 7/8" vs Jennings = 32 1/2"

Hands: Metcalf = 9 7/8" vs Jennings = 9 5/8"

40 time: Metcalf = 4.33 vs Jennings = 4.42

Bench: Metcalf = 27 vs Jennings = 20

Broad jump: Metcalf = 134" vs Jennings = 127"

Vertical: Metcalf = 40.5" vs Jennings = 37"

3-cone: Jennings = 7.32 vs Metcalf = 7.38 *the linked article at the bottom of this post offers a positive spin on this stat, regarding Jennings.

20yd-shuttle: Jennings = 4.15 vs Metcalf = 4.5 *the linked article at the bottom of this post offers a positive spin on this stat, regarding Jennings.

Career stats: Jennings = 168/2294/17 (13.7yds/rec) vs Metcalf = 67/1228/14 (18.3yds/rec)

IMHO if a person were wanting to draft a piece of this Seattle offense in dynasty (in the form of a rookie WR), maybe the better play is to pass on Metcalf, and draft Jennings later. Jennings career stats and combine numbers were good (outside of 3-cone/20yd), and here is a recent article outlining why the author thinks Jennings represents one of the better prospects in this years draft:

https://www.sbnation.com/2019/4/4/18277669/gary-jennings-wvu-receiver-scouting-draft

In summary (detailed explanation contained within article): "1) Advanced stats say Jennings is one of the best receivers in the draft. 2) He prides himself as a deep threat, and he can draw up exactly how a team might use formations to unleash him. 3) Jennings’ big-play ability hasn’t come at the expense of everything else. 4) The combine raised one question about his skill set, but his game film says not to worry."

...just some thoughts :shrug:

 

additional thought: how will david "bestball" moore fit into this picture?

the sophomore was extremely efficient last season regarding ypc and TDs, and while i'm not suggesting he's the WR to own in seattle (outside of bestball), i'm thinking he will without a doubt drain some opportunity away from metcalf, lockett, and whoever else is out there. like last season, with the better DBs covering the more conspicuous WRs, david moore proves himself difficult to cover.

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7 minutes ago, Sack Exchange said:

additional thought: how will david "bestball" moore fit into this picture?

the sophomore was extremely efficient last season regarding ypc and TDs, and while i'm not suggesting he's the WR to own in seattle (outside of bestball), i'm thinking he will without a doubt drain some opportunity away from metcalf, lockett, and whoever else is out there. like last season, with the better DBs covering the more conspicuous WRs, david moore proves himself difficult to cover.

 

Excellent point. David Moore has similar metrics to Metcalf/Jennings: 6'1" 219lbs and 4.42 40 (pro day), with two years experience, and some good production in a few games yr 2.

...and seeing as how I am not a Lockett or (Metcalf) truther, Moore is certainly a guy to monitor, thanks!

 

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Welp. Announced after the game tonight (which he didn’t play) that he needs knee surgery but he’ll be ready for week 1? Details are limited. So maybe just a simple scope? Must be very minimal if he’s ready to go by week 1. 

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7 hours ago, CooL said:

Welp. Announced after the game tonight (which he didn’t play) that he needs knee surgery but he’ll be ready for week 1? Details are limited. So maybe just a simple scope? Must be very minimal if he’s ready to go by week 1. 

 

Hopefully no one is counting on any rookie wr for their lineup...but it does sound like a minor cleanup.   Looking for flashes this season and a major role in 2020

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2 hours ago, Impreza178 said:

 

Hopefully no one is counting on any rookie wr for their lineup...but it does sound like a minor cleanup.   Looking for flashes this season and a major role in 2020

Well, yeah, nobody is relying on him to start in their lineups.  But in 12 or 14 teamers, it's conceivable that he would be rostered on a bench in many leagues so I think the news is not insignificant.  He's 38% owned and is supposed to be the starting WR opposite Lockett.  He has an easier path to targets than other touted rookies like Mecole Hardman or Deebo Samuel.

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2 minutes ago, CABLE87 said:

He's my wr5 so not much of a hit, luckily it's minor and he'll be back in no time

Yep.   Short term and he’s not starting for any fantasy teams week 1 anyway.    You hate for him to lose the chance for additional reps-  but it’s week 3 preseason anyway.   

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He’s droppable IMO. Hasn’t done squat in the preseason and is now done for the preseason with a knee injury of some sort. I don’t see anyone who would be clamoring to pick him up off of the waiver wire right now given the circumstances. I’ll circle back closer to the start of the regular season.

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Keeper leagues have a different view on him. He still gets drafted in those leagues. Definitely worth a draft and stash just to see what he becomes. I'd take a chance after most of my starting lineup is filled out. 

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2 hours ago, Impreza178 said:

Yep.   Short term and he’s not starting for any fantasy teams week 1 anyway.    You hate for him to lose the chance for additional reps-  but it’s week 3 preseason anyway.   

The odds of him doing anything of significance in 2019 were poor to begin with. He is a dynasty/keeper stash and nothing more.

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Reading this thread it seems I'm the only person in Fantasy Land excited to have this monster lining up as Seattle's WR2 and catching bombs from Russell Wilson...

Sheep will be Sheep.

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