Win. Your. League.

Receive 3 Free Downloads More Details

WR A.J. Green - Cincinnati Bengals

6-3, 211Born: 7-31-1988College: GeorgiaDrafted: Round 1, pick 2011

Main      Career stats      Game Logs      Game Recaps      Split Stats      Play-by-play      Latest News

Photo: Tommy Gilligan, US Presswire

Traditional view      FanDuel view      DraftKings view     

Preseason player page

Week 7: at Kansas City Chiefs

All WR vs KC

FBG says: matchup.

Recent Stats and Projections

WEEKOPPoSNAPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDFumLPts
3 at CAR 33 0 0 0 8 5 58 0 0 5.8
4 at ATL 71 0 0 0 8 4 78 1 0 13.8
5 vs MIA 51 0 0 0 10 6 112 0 0 11.2
6 vs PIT 57 0 0 0 12 7 85 0 0 8.5
7 at KC PROJ-Dodds * 0 * * 6 * * * *
7 at KC PROJ-Tremblay * 0 * * 5 * * * *
7 at KC PROJ-Bloom * 0 * * 7 * * * *

Weekly Performance vs WR 1, WR 12, WR 24, WR 36

Percentile ranks

A.J. Green's percentile rank in each category, among WR with more than 50 fantasy points.

Recent Game Summaries

2018 Week 6 vs PIT (12 / 7 / 85 / 0 rec)

It was a rough start for Green who dropped easy passes on each of the first two drives. The first hit him in the chest and would have gone for a gain of nearly 20 yards and caused the Bengals opening drive to stall. The second was on a slant and it again hit him in the hands. It would have gone for almost 10 yards but he did atone for the drop on the very next play with a leaping 19-yard grab down the seam to set the Bengals up inside the ten yard line. Green also helped setup the Bengals second touchdown with a pair of grabs in the two-minute offense before halftime. Green was instrumental on the Bengals third touchdown drive as well. He toe-dragged along the sideline on a 23-yard grab to get the Bengals into the red zone. The very next play he caught an out route on the other sideline for a 7-yard gain to get the Bengals inside the five-yard line. Green overcame the early drops to have a solid game.

2018 Week 5 vs MIA (10 / 6 / 112 / 0 rec)

Green set a franchise record with his 32nd 100-yard receiving game. He had an 18-yard grab over the middle off of play action. He is an extremely tough cover when lined up in the slot off running slant routes off of play action or RPOs. His speed and quickness allow him to get to the inside where he can then box defenders out. Green wasn't able to get into the end zone but had a couple opportunities. On the opening drive, Dalton tried to squeeze it in to Green on a post route in the front of the end zone but the safety made a nice break on the ball and tipped it to a Dolphins defender for an interception. Dalton was nearly picked off later when trying to squeeze it through double coverage to Green in the back of the end zone. Green was able to pick up a pair of long catches on scramble drill plays after Dalton escaped pressure. Green is always Dalton's first choice when he scrambles to buy time.

2018 Week 4 vs ATL (8 / 4 / 78 / 1 rec)

Green just missed a 43-yard touchdown on a nine-route down the left sideline in the first quarter. He had a step but wasn't able to come up with the catch on a ball which was thrown a bit too low. Green was robbed of a 9-yard touchdown on a fade route when Cincinnati was called for a questionable hands to the face call on an offensive lineman. The Bengals went back to Green on the same play a couple snaps later, but it was defended well and they eventually had to settle for a field goal. Green was bracketed most of the day. He was able to get away with a small push off and bring in a contested catch against double coverage for a 16-yard gain along the sideline. Green finished the game off with an outstanding sliding catch for a 13-yard, game-winning touchdown. He was able to find the opening in zone coverage behind the corner who cheated up to cover the running back and in front of the safety who couldn't get over in time. Green had to go low and cradle the ball just above the turf, which made it a relatively difficult grab.

2018 Week 3 vs CAR (8 / 5 / 58 / 0 rec)

Green looked headed toward another big game but had to leave the game with a strained groin on the first drive of the second half and didn't return. Early indications are the injury isn't serious and he should be back next week. With 1st-and-goal inside the 5-yard line on the opening drive, Green was targeted twice in a row in the end zone. He was only able to get one hand on a fade attempt into the corner of the end zone. The next play, he ran a crossing route and was wide open. Dalton hit him in the chest and it looked like Green had pulled it in, but his knee took a huge divot of turf and he landed hard, which caused the ball to come close. Green made a spectacular 31-yard catch along the sideline with an incredible toe drag while securing the ball heading out of bounds.

2018 Week 2 vs BAL (9 / 5 / 69 / 3 rec)

Green started the game a little shakily, almost fumbling for the third time this season as the ball was punched out of his hand. He was saved as the play was ruled an incompletion. His second target came on an end zone fade. The ball popped up into the air, was grabbed by Eric Weddle, and initially ruled an interception, before being overturned by replay. After the two near turnovers, Green took over the game with three first-half touchdowns. He scored from four yards out on a crossing route from the slot, where he got inside leverage and just ran away from the corner trying to single coverage. Green's second touchdown came from 32 yards out. Dalton hit him just past the stick on 3rd-and-2. Green shrugged off a high tackle attempt and was able to break free to sprint another 30 yards for the score. Green finished a third straight drive with a touchdown, scoring this time from 7 yards out on a back-shoulder fade against single coverage. He was able to box out the defender and made it look easy.

2018 Week 1 vs IND (8 / 6 / 92 / 1 rec)

There were plenty of highlights and lowlights for Green in an uneven performance. He fumbled twice, losing one and getting lucky when Tyler Boyd was able to recover the second fumble. Green also had a drop in the end zone on what should have been a 3-yard touchdown. The fumbles were both caused by defensive backs punching at the ball when Green was trying to get yards after the catch. He will need to work on his ball security, which was also a major issue down the stretch of the 2017 season. His long arms, which are so helpful extending to catch the ball also make it tougher for him to tightly secure the ball after the catch. Aside from the three mistakes, Green was borderline dominant. He lined up in the slot and ran a deep post, flying past the safety in the middle of the field and then diving to secure the catch for a 38-yard touchdown. He also drew a 36-yard pass interference penalty inside the Colts 5-yard line to setup another Bengals touchdown. Green was efficient with his eight targets (nine when counting the pass interference), catching six and looked dominant against overmatched Colts defensive backs.

More

Latest News

Bengals | A.J. Green targeted 12 times in loss (Sun Oct 14, 05:52 PM) - Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green posted seven receptions for 85 yards on 12 targets in Week 6 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

link to story   

Bengals | A.J. Green plays well in Week 5 (Sun Oct 7, 05:47 PM) - Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green caught six passes for 112 yards against the Miami Dolphins in Week 5.

link to story   

Cincinnati Bengals Team Links

Depth Chart      Season Stats      Targets      Red Zone      Game Logs

Footballguys Articles

Free Agency Roundtable: Sammy Watkins and Patrick Mahomes
  Phil Alexander - March 25
Amari Cooper is Safer Than You Think - Footballguys
  Phil Alexander - June 27
Dynasty News Offseason 2 - Footballguys
  Jeff Tefertiller - June 21
Dynasty Trade Value Chart: July - Footballguys
  Dan Hindery - July 2
Dynasty Trade Value Chart: May - Footballguys
  Dan Hindery - May 2
Fantasy Football Mock Draft Journey Part 1: Landscape Assessment - Footballguys
  Chad Parsons - June 3
Overvalued Players: Tight Ends - Footballguys
  FBG Staff - June 22
The 10 Toughest Picks of 2018 - Footballguys
  Matt Waldman - June 8
Josh Gordon Is a Value - Footballguys
  Matt Waldman - June 21
Sammy Watkins' Career Year - Footballguys
  Matt Waldman - June 29

Articles from around the web

Silva's Fantasy Top 150
  Evan Silva - May 31
Bills Fantasy Preview
  Evan Silva - June 9
Bengals Fantasy Preview
  Evan Silva - June 14
Preseason Preview: Receivers
  David Dorey - June 18
Which WRs do You Trust?
  Steve Scwharz - June 21
Which Wide Receivers Will Score More Touchdowns in 2018?
  Brandon Gdula - June 26
Available Target Analysis: AFC
  Jody Smith - June 29
10 lists of 10: Breakout candidates, sleepers, rookies and the best team names
  Matthew Berry - August 30
Preseason Dynasty Risers and Fallers
  Bruce Matson - August 29
The 10 most important performances from Week 3 of the NFL preseason
  Cory Bonini - August 27

Schedule

7@ Kansas City Chiefs
8vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
9--- BYE WEEK ---
10vs New Orleans Saints
11@ Baltimore Ravens
12vs Cleveland Browns
13vs Denver Broncos
14@ Los Angeles Chargers
15vs Oakland Raiders
16@ Cleveland Browns
17@ Pittsburgh Steelers