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Week 1 vs. TB
Receiving: 2 / 46 / 1 on 6 targets
He did the majority of his damage on one play in the game. Most NFL wide receivers would have made the same adjustment and he benefitted from a very poor angle taken by the Bucs' DB. Massaquoi was targeted 5 times in the 1st half and then was only targeted once in the 2nd half and that play resulted in an interception. He is certainly the starting WR in this offense and teams take notice of him. He doesn't have to be double covered but since he seems to be one of the few weapons Cleveland has at the position the Bucs were more than happy to blanket him in cover 2 most of the day. If not for the poor angle on his touchdown catch you are left with 1 reception for 5 yards on 5 targets, yuck.
Week 2 vs. KC
Receiving: 1 / 9 / 0 on 4 targets
The Chiefs did a good job taking Massaquoi out of the game and it shows in his stat line. He was targeted four times and only managed to haul in one catch for nine yards. He certainly has talent but it's going to be hard for him to show it being in the position he is currently in.
Week 3 vs. BAL
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 1 targets
Massaquoi was targeted once downfield by Wallace, but the throw was way off.
Week 4 vs. CIN
Receiving: 1 / 5 / 0 on 3 targets
Massaquoi was targeted three times but managed to catch only one ball for five yards. His value, while currently practically non-existent, could receive a jolt with the possible return of Jake Delhomme next week.
Week 5 vs. ATL
Receiving: 5 / 55 / 0 on 6 targets
Massaquoi found some space around the sidelines and showed up in the passing game the most he has since week 1, but he also failed to secure a perfect deep ball from Seneca Wallace in time to get both feet inbounds. The physical ability is there for more of an impact on the field and stat sheet, but the consistency in Massaquoi's game is not.
Week 9 vs. NE
Receiving: 4 / 58 / 0 on 4 targets
Massaquoi is proving a favourite target for McCoy in his reads. He has a nice rapport with McCoy and is the target on many play action passes or hot reads. He struggles to gain any big separation and wasn't targeted downfield, but is a reliable chain mover for McCoy and will continue to gain confidence from his young Quarterback. The Browns were able to run the ball so well and they were leading in the game that passing numbers were low in all areas of the Browns passing game.
Week 10 vs. NYJ
Receiving: 2 / 8 / 1 on 4 targets
Massaquoi only contributed sporadically on the day but one of his contributions was big. At the end of the fourth quarter, Massaquoi ran a short slant towards the end zone, where McCoy hit him with a pass right as he passed the goal line. It was a perfectly placed ball and the Jets defense had no chance at stopping Massaquoi from scoring.
Week 11 vs. JAX
Receiving: 4 / 51 / 0 on 9 targets
Massaqoui actually ran strong after the catch on an early short reception, but otherwise he was barely involved downfield until the game's final drive, a desperation attempt to cover a lot of ground in a very short amount of time. He could eventually break out if he plays consistently and the Browns start throwing downfield more often, but don't expect that this season.
Week 12 vs. CAR
Receiving: 4 / 52 / 0 on 7 targets
Massaquoi ran hard after the catch, breaking a tackle or two on one reception, and he got the bulk of the downfield targets from Jake Delhomme, although it still wasn't enough to make him even a desperation fantasy play.
Week 13 vs. MIA
Receiving: 4 / 81 / 0 on 7 targets
Massaquoi is one of two main downfield targets for Jake Delhomme. Most of his production against the Dolphins came on one drive, as he made a brilliant diving catch on a flag route for a big gain, then a few plays later gained an extra 30 yards after the catch on a simple crossing route, taking it to the 4 (and setting up Watson's TD). He had a chance for a score of his own also, but turned the wrong way at the goal line, as Delhomme's pass just eluded his grasp.
Week 14 vs. BUF
Receiving: 3 / 43 / 0 on 6 targets
Massaquoi got behind the Bills defense, and Delhomme lobbed
up a floater that was pulled in for a 34 yard gain. Other than that, there was
nothing spectacular. Massaquoi has the skills to possibly be a decent number 2
WR in this league, but he just isn't cut out for the number 1 spot, and that is
the Achilles heel of this defense.
Week 15 vs. CIN
Receiving: 1 / 11 / 0 on 3 targets
Massaquoi was a forgotten man in this offense, finishing with just one reception --- come-back reception where he caught it for nine, turned and dove up field before he was tackled for an 11 yard gain and a first down. He was also targeted on a deep ball early in the first quarter, but he became turned around, and lost sight of the ball. By the time he was able to locate it again, the ball was in the air and he couldn't make the proper adjustment. It hit him in the hands and fell incomplete.
Week 16 vs. BAL
Passing: 1 - 1, 29 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT
Receiving: 2 / 14 / 0 on 6 targets
Mohamed Massaquoi started off the game in style, running a textbook hitch route for 11 yards. He went on to throw a touchdown pass for 29 yards to Brian Robiskie on a trick play. Robiskie made a great catch, but Massaquoi's pass was pretty and very catchable. Massaquoi shows a lot of promise in his second year and should continue to be a contributor for this team in the future.
Week 17 vs. PIT
Rushing: 1 / -3 / 0
Receiving: 3 / 50 / 0 on 6 targets
Massaquoi is a young receiver who showed signs of life last season as a rookie. His drop-off in relevance this year would seem to be attributable to quarterback inconsistency --- both in the number of QBs that played with him this year and in their respective levels of play. With better QB play, Massaquoi could be a nice weapon though. He's a tall receiver with speed, and those aren't exactly a dime-a-dozen. He showed signs of ability in this game --- catching a 14-yard pass on the game's first play and a 31-yarder in the third quarter. This offense has some pieces with McCoy, Hillis, Massaquoi, and tight end Ben Watson, but they're likely to continue to have some growing pains.