Brandon Marshall, WR, Jets: Fantasy Football Outlook

 
 
 
 
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Brandon Marshall, WR, Jets

Position/Rank ADP NFL Team Status Experience Age Height Weight Twitter
WR - #20 58.75 NYJ Active 9 years 31 6'4 230 @BMarshall

2015 Outlook: Solid/Safe Pick

Last updated on Aug-20-2015 by Shawn Childs

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Marshall is coming off his worst NFL season since his rookie year of 2006, due in part to a lack of explosiveness needed to make plays downfield. His 2014 season began with eight catches for 71 yards and a score in Week 1, but he suffered what appeared to be a high ankle sprain late in that game. Brandon tried to play through the injury over the next four weeks, but he was mostly a decoy (11 catches on 25 targets for 117 yards and four TDs). His game showed a spark starting in Week 6 when he caught six passes for 113 yards on nine targets. From Week 6 through Week 12, Marshall hauled in 39 passes for 470 yards and three touchdowns on 65 targets. But his season ended in Week 13 when he suffered broken ribs and a collapsed lung. Marshall has five 100-catch seasons on his resume, all of which came with Jay Cutler as his QB. He owns seven seasons with more than 1,000 receiving yards as well. He has 65 career TDs in 120 starts. Last year, the Jets completed only 164 passes to their wide receivers for 2,098 yards and eight touchdowns combined. Brandon will certainly raise the value of New York's passing game, but there are only so many targets to go around in this run-heavy attack. Based on the Jets' usage of their wide receivers in 2014, Marshall will be hard-pressed to catch even 85 balls this season unless Geno makes some huge strides. Still, Marshall is a great WR who hasn't finished with fewer than 80 receptions in any full year since 2006. Let's set the bar at 85 catches for 1100-plus yards and seven TDs, which would make Marshall a strong WR2 in fantasy.

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2014 Mock Draft Results

Month Position Franchise/Comments
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 14
July 14, 2014
1.10 Draft Sharks - Was hoping Dez would fall here but happy to land Marshall. Safe pick with the upside to finish as a top 3 fantasy WR.
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