WR Jordan Matthews, San Francisco 49ers

HT: 6-3, WT: 212, Born: 7-16-1992, College: Vanderbilt, Drafted: Round 2

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2014 Projections

GRSHYDY/RTDRECYDY/RTDFPT
David Dodds15.00.000.054.072913.56.0109
Bob Henry16.00.000.048.065513.64.090
Jason Wood16.00.000.041.060014.64.084
Maurile Tremblay16.00.000.047.066914.24.091

Average draft position

Current as of August 25th. [Full ADP list]

Overall: J Stewart (157), Jordan Matthews (158), A Bradshaw (159), B Hartline (160)
Position: M Wheaton (152-WR54), J Boykin (153-WR55), Jordan Matthews (158 - WR56), B Hartline (160-WR57), K Britt (166-WR58)
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PPR Average draft position

Current as of August 25th. [Full PPR ADP list]

Overall: E Ebron (145), R Tannehill (146), Jordan Matthews (147), B Hartline (148), J Boykin (149)
Position: G Jennings (140-WR52), M Wheaton (144-WR53), Jordan Matthews (147 - WR54), B Hartline (148-WR55), J Boykin (149-WR56)
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Outlook

The Eagles selected Matthews in the first round of the NFL draft and clearly have big plans for the big receiver out of Vanderbilt. At 6'3", 212 lbs. Matthews has intriguing size, but will not make his impact (at least initially) on the outside. The coaches plan on using Matthews inside, with Jeremy Maclin and Riley Cooper as the outside receivers. Long-term Matthews has the opportunity to be Nick Foles' top target, but fantasy owners need to be careful not to overestimate his impact in 2014. Zach Ertz and Darren Sproles also play their best in the same areas of the field, and Matthews isn't going to be on the field more than 50% of the time based on Chip Kelly's liberal use of different personnel groupings.


2014 Schedule

WeekOpponent
1at Dallas Cowboys
2 Chicago Bears
3at Arizona Cardinals
4 Philadelphia Eagles
5 Kansas City Chiefs
6at St. Louis Rams
7at Denver Broncos
Bye week
9 St. Louis Rams
10at New Orleans Saints
11at New York Giants
12 Washington Redskins
13 Seattle Seahawks
14at Oakland Raiders
15at Seattle Seahawks
16 San Diego Chargers
17 Arizona Cardinals