Alshon Jeffery, WR, Bears: Fantasy Football Outlook

 
 
 
 
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Alshon Jeffery, WR, Bears

Position/Rank ADP NFL Team Status Experience Age Height Weight Twitter
WR - #12 26.22 CHI Questionable 3 years 25 6'3 216 @AJJeffery1

2015 Outlook: Stud (low risk)

Last updated on Aug-20-2015 by Shawn Childs

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This year, the Bears are going to lean on Jeffery as the number one option at WR. His 2014 season (85/1133 and 10 TDs) was a step down from his breakthrough 2013 year (89/1421 and seven TDs). Overall, he had almost the same number of targets (148 in 2013 and 145 in 2014). The decrease in production was due to fewer yards per catch (16.0 in 2013 and 13.3 in 2014). Last year, Jeffery finished with four 100-yard receiving games and five games with 12 targets or more. Over his last 10 starts, Alshon recorded more than 95 yards receiving just once. His was successful early on in the season when Marshall was used as decoy after suffering an ankle injury. Throughout Jeffery's short career, he's caught 58.1 percent of his targets. Jeffery has upside at the goal line plus he'll have value in the deep passing game when matched with one-on-one coverage. His opportunity has a chance to grow by 10 percent in 2015, which gives him an outside shot at 100 catches with over 1300 yards and double digit TDs. The development of Chicago's offensive line will be the key to his opportunity. Alshon is an excellent top-10 WR in Fantasy Football this year.


Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery

Latest Update

Sep-01-15 Bears WR Alshon Jeffery's injury beginning to cause concern

Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been sidelined with a "mild calf strain". However, the injury is beginning to cause some concerns. We really don't know what the injury is since it turns out head coach John Fox is a liar. We learned that with the Kevin White injury. On top of that, Fox is being very evasive when questioned about Jeffery.This is a situation that needs to be monitored once the league demands transparency with injuries next week.

Fantasy Analysis:

Fantasy owners should begin to worry a bit about Jeffery. It may be nothing but that's the same thing the team said about White who is now on the reserve/PUP list. You don't miss this much time if the injury is very mild. Be sure to monitor Jeffery's status. He's currently being drafted as the WR10, which is good value assuming he's healthy.

FFToolbox NFL News & Rumors

9/1 - Bears WR Alshon Jeffery's injury beginning to cause concern Injury
8/26 - Bears WR Eddie Royal dealing with a hip injury Injury
8/25 - Bears WR Alshon Jeffery is now considered day-to-day Injury
8/22 - Bears WR Alshon Jeffery sidelined for tonight's game Injury
8/22 - Bears WR Marquess Wilson leaves Saturday night with a hamstring injury Injury
8/14 - Bears WR Alshon Jeffery in walking boot and on crutches Injury
8/14 - Bears WR Alshon Jeffery is expected to miss one week with calf strain Injury
8/10 - Bears WR Marquess Wilson was a standout at camp today

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2014 Mock Draft Results

Month Position Franchise/Comments
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 14
July 14, 2014
2.05 #28 World Ranked - Had to chose stay big WR or go with Montee Ball. I chose to open with a second big wideout who has a very high ceiling
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