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 Stats > A.J. Green  
 
Wide Receiver, Cincinnati Bengals

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Draft: 2011 Round 1 (4)
College: Georgia
Ht: 6’4”  Wt: 207 DOB: 1988-07-31 Age: 28
WR Rank Tier ADP-12
#13 2 3.02

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  Receiving Fantasy
Season Team G Target Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2011 CIN 15 15 115 65 1,057 16.3 7 153.0 10.2
2012 CIN 16 0 164 97 1,350 13.9 11 204.8 12.8
2012 (Projected) CIN       76 1,120 14.7 8 163.8  

2016 Outlook
Depth Chart
What more could you expect? Despite not having an offseason, Green stepped into the Bengals starting lineup and with a rookie quarterback, put together a Pro Bowl quality season with 65 receptions for 1,057 yards and seven touchdowns in 15 games. His first year numbers topped those put up by Calvin Johnson and Larry Fitzgerald as Green became the first rookie wide receiver to make the Pro Bowl since Anquan Boldin in 2003. More is expected of Green in 2012 and it will qualify as a major surprise if he does not deliver. Andy Dalton struggled at quarterback over the Bengals final five games but both he and Green will benefit from having their rookie seasons under their belts as well as their first full offseason to work together. Look for the pair to improve on their 56.5% completion percentage and for Green to continue his ascension on his way to becoming one of the league’s elite receivers. He has the size, speed, leaping and athletic ability to be mentioned alongside Johnson and Fitzgerald as one of the league’s top wide receivers and that should happen no later than the 2013 season. In fact, it won’t be a surprise if he is at that level by the end of this season.
Fan. Tm. Player
WR1WR2 Brandon LaFell
WR2WR3 Tyler Boyd
WR3WR4 Cody Core
WR4WR1 A.J. Green
WR5WR5 Alex Erickson
Bengals Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury A.J. Green to miss Week 13     -- Thu Dec 1 11:45 am --

Hamstring injury
Sources close to A.J. Green tell me the Bengals wide receiver will miss his third straight game on Sunday. I'm told his hamstring is healing as expected, but that he won't be ready this week. (ESPN)

FF Today's Take: Green's absence from the lineup was anticipated. Tyler Boyd, Brandon LaFell and TE Tyler Eifert will be the top receiving options for Andy Dalton against the Eagles. RB Jeremy Hill saw a season-high six targets with Green out last week.
Injury HC: A.J. Green could return this season     -- Mon Nov 21 7:40 pm --

Hamstring injury won't require surgery
A.J. Green suffered a hamstring strain Sunday, but will not require surgery. He will probably be out a few weeks, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source. Green was carted off early in Sunday's 16-12 loss to the Buffalo Bills. Coach Marvin Lewis said Monday that Green is moving better than expected after the injury and hopes to have his star receiver back by the end of the year. (NFL.com)

FF Today's Take: That's the good news. The bad news for owners is that he probably won't be available to help get his fantasy teams to the postseason. The Bengals are 3-6-1 at the moment as well, so it is fair to wonder if they would bring him back if they are out of the race by the time he is ready. Tyler Boyd should be a hot waiver-wire add this week and could provide some low-end WR3 production, although Tyler Eifert should become the focal point of the passing game now.
Injury Bengals lose Giovani Bernard, torn ACL     -- Sun Nov 20 10:00 pm --

Bengals hit hard by injury bug
On one of their final plays of the game in a 16-12 loss to the Bills, they reportedly lost running back Giovani Bernard for the season. The Enquirer confirmed an initial NFL Network report late Sunday night that Bernard suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament after bringing in a 7-yard catch from Andy Dalton with 58 seconds remaining. (Cincinnati Enquirer)

FF Today's Take: It was a brutal week for injuries and the Bengals got hit the most with A.J. Green (hamstring) and losing on half of their running back tandem, Giovani Bernard. Jeremy Hill should see an uptick in usage over the final seven weeks of the season. Rex Burkhead could also see an increase in snaps.
Injury A.J. Green could miss remainder of season     -- Sun Nov 20 6:00 pm --

Hamstring injury
Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green will miss multiple weeks with a hamstring injury. Sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter there is a chance Green will not play again this season. "I don't know when he can be back, but he has a hamstring injury, I can tell you that," Lewis said. (ESPN)

FF Today's Take: Green left early in Week 11 and obviously he will be sorely missed by the team and fantasy owners. Green will have an MRI Monday.

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