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Week 1 vs. DAL
Receiving: 2 / 14 / 0 on 9 targets
Edwards was the most targeted receiver, but he was not the most reliable. He dropped three passes, one of which that was just off of his fingertips would have gone for a long gain had he been able to hold on to the ball. During the first half he appeared to be the primary receiver on most pass routes, and one man that Anderson was looking for to make a big play. Edwards did draw a pass interference penalty in the end zone that led to the only Cleveland touchdown.
Week 2 vs. PIT
Receiving: 3 / 32 / 0 on 9 targets
Edwards was tightly covered all night, but still should have came up with more than three of the nine passes thrown his way. A couple passes were slightly behind him, but with the wind he cannot expect any better. One target that was in the red zone involved Derek Anderson leading Edwards into the safety who laid Edwards out in a scary play, but Edwards returned.
Week 3 vs. BAL
Receiving: 3 / 27 / 0 on 7 targets
Edwards was covered well by the Ravens, who often were quick to react to his first move and broke up timing routes. He had no chance on a couple of balls thrown his way. He did not have any drops on the night, but he did bobble the ball once. Two of his routes got jumped by the Ravens for interceptions, one resulting in a touchdown.
Week 4 vs. CIN
Receiving: 3 / 22 / 1 on 5 targets
Edwards was visibly frustrated early in the game about how the offense was being run, but eventually calmed down and made some plays. He made a couple of touch catches, one being a one handed catch in the end zone for a touchdown.
Week 6 vs. NYG
Receiving: 5 / 154 / 1 on 6 targets
Edwards, who has gotten off to a terrible start this season, took the second pass of the game 49 yards on a quick slant after he broke a tackle and turned a short gain into a big one. Edwards would come back later in the half with even a longer play when he got behind CB Aaron Ross and QB Derrick Anderson hit him on deep pass for 70 yards. He was caught from behind and tackled on the four yard line. He finished the first half with three catches for 129 yards. Edwards would catch an 11 yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter on nice play where the quarterback rolled out and he got open in the back of the end zone. Edwards caught a two point conversion in the fourth quarter after a Browns interception return for a touchdown. In this game, Edwards looked like the big time playmaker most people thought they were getting when they drafted him.
Week 7 vs. WAS
Receiving: 4 / 58 / 0 on 13 targets
Edwards dropped a couple passes thrown to him, and was missed on four other occasions. He managed to get open against aggressive coverage, but was a non-factor until late in the game. In the fourth quarter he showed good hands and route running to snare some passes, including getting open in the end zone for a two-point conversion play that brought Cleveland to within three points. As with the other receivers, Edwards did not have a consistent effort.
Week 8 vs. JAX
Receiving: 2 / 64 / 0 on 6 targets
Edwards had his opportunities in the end zone, but was defended well on one play where the defensive back deflected the ball before he could secure it, and was overthrown on another play where he was open. He ran routes well and was able to get open deep several times, but just managed one reception of a deep pass. Edwards had another chance at a touchdown, catching a pass along the sideline, but as he ran towards the end zone, he was forced out 20 yards from the end zone by the only defender who was anywhere near him.
Week 9 vs. BAL
Receiving: 4 / 86 / 1 on 9 targets
Edwards continued his reputation of a great playmaker with inconsistent hands. He caught four balls for 86 yards and had a nice touchdown catch to start the third quarter. Despite that, he dropped a beautiful deep pass from Derek Anderson that was right on the money that should have resulted in a touchdown. Edwards just seems to lose focus sometimes when the ball is coming to him.
Week 10 vs. DEN
Receiving: 1 / 15 / 0 on 6 targets
Edwards made only one reception for 15 yards on his six targets.
Week 11 vs. BUF
Receiving: 8 / 104 / 0 on 16 targets
Edwards got off to a slow start by dropping his league leading twelfth pass in the first quarter deep in Buffalo territory. He came back productive second quarter when he caught three balls for a total of 48 yards in a 95 yard touchdown drive early. He caught a 20 yard pass deep down the middle for his first catch of the game and then came back one play later with an 18 yard pass down the left side. He finished the first half with four catches for 53 yards. Edwards was Quinn's favorite target and despite man-to-man coverage most of the night, he was covered pretty well most of the night and struggled to get good separation from defenders. He finished with pretty nice game catching another four passes for 51 yards in the second half, but never really had a good scoring opportunity in the game.
Week 12 vs. HOU
Receiving: 5 / 85 / 0 on 15 targets
Edwards once again failed to impress, catching only five of the 16 balls thrown his way. He dropped three passes he legitimately should have caught and often gave up on his patterns because he thought he was covered. This cost the Browns once as Edwards did not finish his slant and Quinn threw it to where he was going and the pass was intercepted. Edwards did have a couple of nice plays but all-in-all he really cost the Browns.
Week 13 vs. IND
Receiving: 2 / 36 / 0 on 5 targets
Edwards did not see 16 targets like he saw the previous week, but he did hold onto the balls he was supposed to. He only caught two balls, but the other three passes were not catchable --- two coming from Ken Dorsey while Edwards was double covered with under a minute on the clock. Edwards likely saw less action due to the big crosswind and the increased attention he got when Winslow went out.
Week 14 vs. TEN
Receiving: 3 / 38 / 0 on 14 targets
Edwards got targeted a lot by Dorsey, but not many of them were close to being catchable. Three catches looks atrocious on 16 targets, but it was really Dorsey's fault and not Edwards this week.
Week 15 vs. PHI
Receiving: 5 / 102 / 0 on 5 targets
Edwards looked good running routes against double coverage and showed great ability to make plays on all of his receptions. He had no problems with his hands against the Eagles. Edwards broke the 100 yard barrier for the third straight time on Monday Night Football this season.
Week 16 vs. CIN
Receiving: 4 / 35 / 0 on 8 targets
Edwards caught all the balls he could on Sunday. The ball was often forced to him on well covered routes. He did not have any drops. Three of the passes thrown to Edwards ended up as interceptions, but none of them were really his fault.
Week 17 vs. PIT
Receiving: 1 / 5 / 0 on 5 targets
Edwards was only able to connect once for five yards from QB Bruce Gradkowski. Noticeable was a high number of incomplete passes, one of which was picked off. Not much else to comment on here.