WR Geronimo Allison - Green Bay Packers
|6-3, 196||Born: 1-18-1994||College: Illinois||Drafted: ---|
Week 12: at Pittsburgh Steelers
FBG says: Bad matchup. It's sad to have to be this blunt, but through 4+ games in relief of future Hall of Famer Aaron Rodgers, Brett Hundley has shown little sign that he belongs starting NFL games. He's always impressed in preseason play, as the team has routinely showcased him for trade value, but looks to be in woefully over his head now that the games count. Struggling to make quick reads and holding the ball far too long on a Tom Savage level, Hundley has completed just 60.8% of his throws, with a truly pitiful 3.12 adjusted net yards per attempt (factors in sacks and interceptions). Even after he looked set to turn some kind of corner in Weeks 9 and 10, Hundley regressed badly last Sunday, taking 6 sacks and coughing up 4 turnovers in a shutout loss. There is a little fantasy utility to be mined from here: Davante Adams has emerged as his go-to target, averaging 6.7 receptions for 89.7 yards over the last 3 weeks. But it seems foolhardy to expect any kind of stability, even in that connection. This passing game looks unlikely to produce much of note until/if Rodgers returns in Week 15, and there's major implosion potential against this fierce Steelers defense. Like their run unit, the Steelers pass defense has been elite for most of the season, more so than any unit aside from that of the Jaguars. Pittsburgh is allowing the league's fourth-fewest net yards per attempt and third-fewest yards per game, and only Jacksonville has given up fewer touchdowns. Granted, the Steelers have faced an absurdly soft schedule of quarterbacks, and the last 2 good ones they've faced (Matthew Stafford and Marcus Mariota) have produced 423 and 306 yards. But it needs to be pointed out that Stafford and the Lions were shut out of the end zone, and that much of Mariota's production came on 2 long completions and in garbage time during a 40-17 game. The Steelers intercepted Mariota four times - the first game in his career with more than two picks - and allowed virtually nothing of consequence aside from those two long balls. This remains a suffocating unit, one that's iffy in coverage but stymies quarterbacks and severely disrupts their connections with receivers, even without cornerback Joe Haden. Haden's Week 11 replacement, Coty Sensabaugh, was dominant aside from the long score he allowed to Rishard Matthews. He'll have more pressure on him against Jordy Nelson and Davante Adams, but it's hard to imagine underwater Packers quarterback Brett Hundley making much real noise against this unit.
Recent Stats and Projections
Recent Game Summaries
2017 Week 9 vs DET (1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Allison was on the field for a dozen snaps but was only targeted on the final drive of the game, and couldn't haul in either chance, though one drew a pass interference penalty
2017 Week 7 vs NO (2 / 1 / 14 / 0 rec)
As was the case with a lot of receivers, Allison really didn't see much action outside of his one 14-yard catch across the middle near the end of the half.
2017 Week 6 vs MIN (2 / 1 / 7 / 0 rec)
While Allison has moments, they don't come consistently enough. With Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams and Randall Cobb all healthy, Allison's role is minimal.
2017 Week 5 vs DAL (2 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Clearly a fifth wheel, Allison was on the field for just 13 snaps, and saw only two targets.
2017 Week 3 vs CIN (8 / 6 / 122 / 0 rec)
Allison ended up as the defacto No. 3 with Randall Cobb hurt, and played pretty well overall, but the marquee play for him was a 72-yard catch and run in overtime. On the play, Allison blew by cornerback Adam Jones on the sideline, and Aaron Rodgers dropped a perfect pass into his hands. Allison then dodged Jones not once, not twice but three times, with Jones ending up falling to the turf. Allison made it to the 7-yard line before being brought down, which set up the game winning field goal.
2017 Week 2 vs ATL (5 / 3 / 24 / 0 rec)
While Allison saw a lot of time on the field, playing 61 snaps, he didn't get much in the way of targets. Unfortunately for all involved, one of those targets was an interception near the end of the first half. It's hard to tell exactly what went wrong--the ball was either terribly overthrown (it honestly looked like Aaron Rodgers was targeting Atlanta's Desmond Trufant) or Allison was not running hard on the route. We're leaning towards the latter, as the receiver saw just three targets the rest of the game.
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|14||@ Cleveland Browns|
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