WR Stacy Coley - Minnesota Vikings
|6-1, 195||Born: 5-13-1994||College: Miami (Fla.)||Drafted: Round 7|
He is listed as out on this week's official injury report.
News you need to know
General News (Thu Nov 23): has been declared inactive for the team's Week 12 game.
Week 12: at Detroit Lions
FBG says: Tough matchup. Case Keenum did a great job in a tough matchup against the Rams last week as he led the Vikings to a statement victory. Keenum passed for at least 280 yards for the third straight week and had his first game without an interception since Week 5. Keenum has now completed over 70% of his passes for two straight weeks as he is making a great case to retain the starting job while Teddy Bridgewater continues to warm the bench. Adam Thielen is absolutely balling out this season as he continued his dominance last week with six receptions for 123 yards and a touchdown. Thielen now has a touchdown in three straight games after failing to find the end zone in his first seven outings, averaging just under 130 receiving yards per game across that span and ranking as the league's top fantasy wide receiver in points per game since Week 8. Stefon Diggs has taken a back seat to Thielen as he has just four receptions in each of his last three games with a couple of games below 35 total yards over that span. Last week, Diggs was up against tough coverage while Thielen was matched up against a rookie--so take that into consideration as well. Kyle Rudolph had a good game last week as he finished with a season-high 58 receiving yards. While he is not putting up huge numbers with just two touchdowns in his last six games, Rudolph remains consistently involved in the offense as he has between five and six receptions in each those last six games. The Lions have had very soft matchups in their last three games, facing the likes of Brett Hundley, Deshone Kizer, and Mitchell Trubisky. Naturally, this passing defense has excelled, allowing just three passing touchdowns and an average of 220 passing yards per game. On the season though, the Lions have been just an average pass defense. Darius Slay is certainly one of the best cornerbacks in the league while Glover Quin has been an elite safety, but they have some holes in that secondary and linebacker core outside of those two studs. It will be interesting to see how the Lions use Slay this week, as one would think that opposing defenses will not let Adam Thielen continue to dominate as he has been this season. Slay has played just two percent of his snaps covering slot receivers this season though, and Thielen lines up in the slot for over 50% of his snaps. Look for Slay to cover more of Diggs here, while Thielen should have an average matchup against Quandre Diggs, who has been much improved this season after being one of the worst cornerbacks in the league in 2016.
Recent Stats and Projections
Latest NewsVikings | MIN posts Week 12 inactives (Thu Nov 23, 11:21 AM) - The Minnesota Vikings have declared OT Aviante Collins, DT Jaleel Johnson, QB Kyle Sloter, RB Mack Brown, OT Mike Remmers, WR Stacy Coley, DE Tashawn Bower inactive for Week 12. Vikings | Week 11 inactives for Minnesota (Sun Nov 19, 11:39 AM) - The Minnesota Vikings have declared RB Mack Brown, WR Stacy Coley, OT Aviante Collins, OT Mike Remmers, DE Brian Robison, SS Andrew Sendejo, QB Kyle Sloter inactive for Week 11. Our View: Everson Griffen is active and will upgrade the Vikings pass rush against the potent Rams offense.
Vikings | Week 10 Inactives (Sun Nov 12, 11:34 AM) - The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Everson Griffen, OT Jeremiah Sirles, QB Kyle Sloter, RB Mack Brown, OT Mike Remmers, WR Stacy Coley, DE Tashawn Bower inactive for Week 10. Our View: Griffen was expected to play but won't. The Vikings have a very good third end in Brian Robison, but this is a hit to their pass rush and could help Kirk Cousins be more effective today, especially because his offensive line is getting healthier.
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