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Wide Receiver, Houston Texans

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Draft: 2010 Round 1 (22)
College: Georgia Tech
Ht: 6’3”  Wt: 229 DOB: 1987-12-25 Age: 31
WR Rank Tier ADP-12
#17 3 5.04

Season Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  ReceivingRushing Fantasy
Season Team G Target Rec Yard Avg TDAtt Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2010 DEN 10 39 22 283 12.9 2 2 1 0.5 0 40.4 4.0
2011 DEN 11 70 32 551 17.2 4 1 5 5.0 0 79.6 7.2
2012 DEN 16 141 94 1,434 15.3 10 0 0 - 0 203.4 12.7
2013 DEN 16 142 92 1,430 15.5 14 0 0 - 0 227.0 14.2
2014 DEN 16 184 111 1,619 14.6 11 0 0 - 0 227.9 14.2
2015 DEN 16 177 105 1,304 12.4 6 0 0 - 0 166.4 10.4
2016 DEN 16 144 90 1,083 12.0 5 0 0 - 0 138.3 8.6
2017 DEN 16 140 83 949 11.4 5 0 0 - 0 124.9 7.8
2018 HOU 15 89 59 677 11.5 5 0 0 - 0 97.7 6.5
2018 (Projected) HOU     81 1,007 12.4 6 0 0 - 0 136.7  

2018 Outlook
Depth Chart
It's been painful to watch Demaryius Thomas suffer through some of the worst quarterback play in the league over the past few seasons and Thomas finally failed to reach 1,000 receiving yards this past season for the first time since 2011, his second season in the league. Thomas finished tied for 10th in the NFL in 2017 with 10 red zone receptions, but he got a bit unlucky as he only finished with five touchdowns on the season. The 30-year-old wideout may not possess the incredible 4.41 speed that made him one of the biggest freak athletes at the position when he came into the league, but Thomas still creates major mismatches, especially in the red zone, with his size and strength.

The bright side for Thomas is that, while his counting stats have been down in recent seasons, he's still seeing a ton of targets and the efficiency of those targets should go up with even semi-competent quarterback play. Thomas now will get to play with Case Keenum, who finished second in the NFL, behind only an all-time NFL record performance by Drew Brees, with a 67.6 completion percentage in 2017. Keenum doesn't specialize in down-field passing but he should be a significant step up from the dumpster fire of a situation that Thomas has been dealing with as of late.

The Broncos did invest an early-second round pick on wide receiver Courtland Sutton who figures to be the heir-apparent for Thomas, but that won't likely come to fruition until at least the 2019 season when Thomas' contract is up for renewal. For now, the veteran should be in line to see at least 125 targets this season which should give him a high enough floor to out-produce his current ADP, which has him in the 20s among wide receivers.

He doesn't have the sexy name anymore but players like Thomas are a great option as a WR2 or even a very low-end WR1 for teams that go running back-heavy early in their drafts, or who select a quarterback or tight end in the first few rounds. His days as a true WR1 for fantasy purposes are probably done, but don't sleep on Thomas in 2018 just because he hasn't been great over the past few seasons.

Fan. Tm. Player
WR1WR1 DeAndre Hopkins
WR2WR2 Will Fuller
WR3WR3 Keke Coutee
WR4WR4 Demaryius Thomas
WR5WR5 DeAndre Carter
WR6WR6 Vyncint Smith
WR7WR7 Chris Thompson
Texans Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Texans cut Demayrius Thomas
Recovering from Achilles injury
By: Mike Krueger | Tue Feb 12, 11:00 am

Houston Texans
The Texans are cutting veteran wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly. Thomas is recovering from a torn Achilles tendon. He has been rehabilitating from his injury in Houston. Thomas is due a $14 million nonguaranteed base salary that will be off of the Texans' books. (Houston Chronicle)

FFToday's Take: Thomas (31) wants to play in 2019 but given he tore his Achilles in Week 16, he's unlikely to make any kind of fantasy impact next season. The Texans will move forward with DeAndre Hopkins, Will Fuller (ACL) and Keke Coutee as their top three receivers.


Injury DeAndre Hopkins a gametime decision
Texans believe he will play
By: Mike Krueger | Sun Dec 23, 8:19 am

Houston Texans
Texans will test WR DeAndre Hopkins and his injured ankle in pre-game warmups, but going on, they believe he will play. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Hopkins is coming down to a gametime decision but it sounds like he will play unless the pregame workout goes bad. With Lamar Miller already ruled out, the Texans will be lacking playmakers on offense if Hopkins sits. Demaryius Thomas and DeAndre Carter will serve as secondary receiving options for Deshaun Watson.


Injury Keke Coutee trending toward playing Week 15
Texans WR
By: Antonio D'Arcangelis | Tue Dec 11, 12:47 pm

Houston Texans
Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) on Twitter: "Bill O'Brien said Keke Coutee 'trending toward being able to play'" (Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Coutee has been sidelined since aggravating his hamstring a few weeks ago. If he plays this week, it would slightly diminish the value of Demaryius Thomas, but both should be considered risky WR3/flex plays anyway.



2018 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  ReceivingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TDAtt Yard Avg TD FPts
1 SEA W 27-24 10 6 63 10.5 1 0 0 - 0 12.3
2 OAK W 20-19 11 5 18 3.6 0 0 0 - 0 1.8
3 at BAL L 14-27 5 5 63 12.6 0 0 0 - 0 6.3
4 KC L 23-27 7 4 24 6.0 0 0 0 - 0 2.4
5 at NYJ L 16-34 6 5 105 21.0 1 0 0 - 0 16.5
6 LAR L 20-23 4 3 57 19.0 1 0 0 - 0 11.7
7 at ARI W 45-10 6 5 42 8.4 0 0 0 - 0 4.2
8 at KC L 23-30 7 3 30 10.0 0 0 0 - 0 3.0
9 at DEN W 19-17 3 3 61 20.3 0 0 0 - 0 6.1
11 at WAS W 23-21 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0 0.0
12 TEN W 34-17 5 4 38 9.5 2 0 0 - 0 15.8
13 CLE W 29-13 5 3 32 10.7 0 0 0 - 0 3.2
14 IND L 21-24 6 4 48 12.0 0 0 0 - 0 4.8
15 at NYJ W 29-22 8 6 59 9.8 0 0 0 - 0 5.9
16 at PHI L 30-32 5 3 37 12.3 0 0 0 - 0 3.7

2017 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  ReceivingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TDAtt Yard Avg TD FPts
1 LAC W 24-21 8 5 67 13.4 0 0 0 - 0 6.7
2 DAL W 42-17 8 6 71 11.8 0 0 0 - 0 7.1
3 at BUF L 16-26 9 6 98 16.3 0 0 0 - 0 9.8
4 OAK W 16-10 5 1 11 11.0 0 0 0 - 0 1.1
6 NYG L 10-23 14 10 133 13.3 0 0 0 - 0 13.3
7 at LAC L 0-21 6 2 9 4.5 0 0 0 - 0 0.9
8 at KC L 19-29 9 5 66 13.2 0 0 0 - 0 6.6
9 at PHI L 23-51 12 8 70 8.8 1 0 0 - 0 13.0
10 NE L 16-41 8 5 44 8.8 1 0 0 - 0 10.4
11 CIN L 17-20 9 5 64 12.8 1 0 0 - 0 12.4
12 at OAK L 14-21 8 5 18 3.6 0 0 0 - 0 1.8
13 at MIA L 9-35 10 2 27 13.5 0 0 0 - 0 2.7
14 NYJ W 23-0 12 8 93 11.6 1 0 0 - 0 15.3
15 at IND W 25-13 8 5 69 13.8 0 0 0 - 0 6.9
16 at WAS L 11-27 6 4 52 13.0 0 0 0 - 0 5.2
17 KC L 24-27 8 6 57 9.5 1 0 0 - 0 11.7

2016 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  ReceivingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TDAtt Yard Avg TD FPts
1 CAR W 21-20 6 4 48 12.0 0 0 0 - 0 4.8
2 IND W 34-20 7 5 90 18.0 0 0 0 - 0 9.0
3 at CIN W 29-17 7 6 100 16.7 1 0 0 - 0 16.0
4 at TB W 27-7 7 6 94 15.7 1 0 0 - 0 15.4
5 ATL L 16-23 7 5 49 9.8 1 0 0 - 0 10.9
6 at SD L 13-21 10 5 35 7.0 0 0 0 - 0 3.5
7 HOU W 27-9 10 6 40 6.7 1 0 0 - 0 10.0
8 SD W 27-19 10 5 79 15.8 0 0 0 - 0 7.9
9 at OAK L 20-30 10 5 56 11.2 0 0 0 - 0 5.6
10 at NO W 25-23 11 8 87 10.9 1 0 0 - 0 14.7
12 KC L 27-30 8 5 60 12.0 0 0 0 - 0 6.0
13 at JAC W 20-10 10 6 61 10.2 0 0 0 - 0 6.1
14 at TEN L 10-13 16 10 126 12.6 0 0 0 - 0 12.6
15 NE L 3-16 11 7 91 13.0 0 0 0 - 0 9.1
16 at KC L 10-33 8 3 20 6.7 0 0 0 - 0 2.0
17 OAK W 24-6 6 4 47 11.8 0 0 0 - 0 4.7

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