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WR Eddie Royal - San Diego Chargers

5-9, 184Born: 5-21-1986College: Virginia TechDrafted: Round 2

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Summary

Eddie Royal is a quick receiver with good hands and open-field running ability that make him ideally suited to operate out of the slot. While he has some big-play ability and has proven that he can score touchdowns in bunches over short stretches, he is likely to remain hit-or-miss from week to week, and is therefore an unreliable fantasy option. Keenan Allen will get most of the looks from the wide receiver position in an offense that also features the tight ends and running backs heavily in the passing game. As a result, Royal will not be targeted consistently enough to merit consideration as a fantasy starter. Realistically, his best case scenario this season would be a repeat of last season, when he was a worthwhile (but rarely stellar) flex option. Because he lacks fantasy upside, he should merit consideration only in the latest rounds of most fantasy drafts. (May 28)

FBG Staff Rankings

WR Redraft - 79, 51
WR Redraft PPR - 82, 55

Stats and Projections

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2011 DEN 12 7 48 0 64 19 155 1
2012 SD 10 3 22 0 44 23 234 1
2013 SD 15 3 21 0 67 47 631 8 1
2014 PROJ-Dodds 15 2 * * 26 * * *
2014 PROJ-Henry 15 2 * * 20 * * *
2014 PROJ-Wood 16 0 * * 30 * * *
2014 PROJ-Tremblay 16 1 * * 33 * * *

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Average Draft Position

Overall: 263
WR: 83
Overall-PPR: 249
WR-PPR: 80

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2014 Schedule

1@ Arizona Cardinals
2vs Seattle Seahawks
3@ Buffalo Bills
4vs Jacksonville Jaguars
5vs New York Jets
6@ Oakland Raiders
7vs Kansas City Chiefs
8@ Denver Broncos
9@ Miami Dolphins
10--- BYE WEEK ---
11vs Oakland Raiders
12vs St. Louis Rams
13@ Baltimore Ravens
14vs New England Patriots
15vs Denver Broncos
16@ San Francisco 49ers
17@ Kansas City Chiefs