WR Marty Booker - Free Agent
|5-11, 215||Born: 7-31-1976||College: Louisiana-Monroe||Drafted: Round 3, pick 0|
2009 Week 2 vs CAR (3 / 2 / 42 / 0 rec)
Booker emerged as a 3A to Brian Finneran's #3 receiver, with two downfield catches to convert third downs, something that will surely endear him to Matt Ryan. He was also the target on Ryan's interception.
2009 Week 3 vs NE (5 / 2 / 17 / 0 rec)
Booker got a few short targets as the Pats defense was taking away White and Gonzalez, but he is still just a role player in this passing offense.
2009 Week 5 vs SF (1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Booker had an early drop on third down and Matt Ryan did not look his way for the rest of the game.
2009 Week 13 vs PHI (3 / 1 / 4 / 0 rec)
Marty Booker started in place of Michael Jenkins against the Eagles, but Chris Redman barely recognized that he was on the field. Booker caught just one short pass on the final drive of the game.
2009 Week 16 vs BUF (4 / 4 / 57 / 1 rec, 1 / 7 / 0 rush)
Booker did a nice job stepping up when Tony Gonzalez left the game with a calf injury. Before that, he took advantage of the attention paid to Gonzo, getting free in the middle of the field on a few occasions. Booker ran a great slant route in the red zone for a TD when Ryan whistled the ball into his chest. He's on his last few laps around the league, but Booker is still useful end of the rotation receiver.
2008 Week 1 vs IND (1 / 1 / 7 / 0 rec)
Booker's only catch of the game came in the second quarter and moved the chains on a drive that resulted in field goal.
2008 Week 2 vs CAR (3 / 1 / 4 / 0 rec)
Booker had one catch for four yards, but the more critical play came later in the game. Booker got open deep downfield and had at least three steps separation, but Orton overthrew him. Had this pass been on the mark, it is likely Booker would have scored a touchdown and put the game out of reach.
2008 Week 3 vs TB (2 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Marty Booker was targeted once and was never heard from again.
2008 Week 4 vs PHI (4 / 1 / 23 / 1 rec, 1 / 3 / 0 rush)
Veteran WR Marty Booker only converted one of his four targets into a reception, but it was quite the reception, going for 23 yards and a touchdown.
2008 Week 5 vs DET (4 / 2 / 37 / 0 rec)
The highlight of Booker's afternoon was an amazing one handed catch down the sideline for a 30 yard gain, coming up about a yard short of the goal line. Aside from that, Booker only had one other reception for seven yards.
2008 Week 6 vs ATL (6 / 3 / 33 / 0 rec)
Booker caught three of his six targets, for 33 yards. He was targeted in the endzone twice, both in tight coverage.
2008 Week 7 vs MIN (9 / 3 / 79 / 1 rec)
Booker was targeted the most of any Bears' receiver, but had issues dropping the ball. Early in the second quarter Booker dropped a sure touchdown when Orton hit him in the hands in the end zone but he couldn't bring it in. Later near the end of the second quarter Booker dropped a second sure touchdown on a fade route, which led to a field goal attempt that was blocked. Late in the third quarter though, Booker finally came through when he caught a short route, turned it inside, and took it to the house for a 51 yard touchdown. He finished the day with three receptions for 79 yards and a touchdown.
2008 Week 9 vs DET (2 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Booker was targeted twice but unable to bring in either for a reception.
2008 Week 10 vs TEN (7 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Despite being targeted five times, Booker was unable to make any catches.
2008 Week 11 vs GB (4 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Booker's streak of goose eggs continued against the Packers, as he was unable to haul in any of his three targets.
2008 Week 14 vs JAX (4 / 3 / 28 / 0 rec)
Marty Booker was tackled hard and landed on his shoulder. He left the game and did not return. There was no update at the end of the game. Booker was proving to be a reliable possession receiver and kept the Bears moving the chains. It will be tough on the Bears if he cannot come back.
2008 Week 16 vs GB (1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Booker had only one pass throw to him and he dropped it.
2008 Week 17 vs HOU (2 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Booker was unable to get away from his defenders on the two passes thrown his way.
2007 Week 1 vs WAS (6 / 3 / 20 / 0 rec, 1 / 12 / 0 rush)
Booker saw most of his looks in the first half. He nearly scored in the third quarter, but was wrestled down short of the goal line. Booker had a drop in the first half, but also converted one of his receptions and an end around into a first down.
2007 Week 2 vs DAL (7 / 4 / 79 / 1 rec)
Booker caught a touchdown pass in the third quarter. He did not do anything spectacular, but he worked his way into a good day.
2007 Week 3 vs NYJ (9 / 5 / 60 / 0 rec)
Booker seemed to have the confidence of Green in the first half, but was only targeted once in the second half when Miami fell behind. He gained 60 yards on five balls but did not score.
2007 Week 4 vs OAK (4 / 1 / 8 / 0 rec)
With the exception of a short reception of eight yards for a first down, Marty Booker was a non factor in this game. He was targeted on a pass over the middle that was intercepted, and later had a drop over the middle.
2007 Week 5 vs HOU (10 / 5 / 45 / 0 rec)
Booker was the most targeted Miami receiver, getting ten balls thrown his way and hauling in five receptions for 45 yards.
2007 Week 6 vs CLE (5 / 2 / 34 / 0 rec)
Booker was very quiet for most of the afternoon only catching two passes. He is clearly not part of the Chambers/Brown combination that is the heart of the Dolphins offense.
2007 Week 7 vs NE (8 / 3 / 28 / 0 rec)
Lemon threw the ball behind Booker on a number of occasions, limiting the wide receiver's production. Booker should slide into the number one receiver spot for the Miami Dolphins with WR Chris Chambers' recent departure.
2007 Week 8 vs NYG (4 / 3 / 31 / 0 rec, 1 / 0 / 0 rush)
Booker caught three passes for 31 yards, on four total targets. Two of his catches were for 13 yards, but was not targeted down the field at all. With the trade of Chris Chambers it was assumed as though Booker would take over as the top target, but that distinction seemed to go to Derek Hagan, at least in this game.
2007 Week 10 vs BUF (10 / 2 / 16 / 0 rec)
Since Miami traded Chris Chambers, Booker has become WR1, but he only managed to catch two of his11 targets. He dropped two passes that were right in his hands and had another potential first down late in the game knocked away along the sidelines. He managed to find the openings in the Buffalo secondary but he couldn't make enough plays. Of Lemon's 13 incomplete passes, nine were thrown to Booker.
2007 Week 11 vs PHI (1 / 1 / 19 / 0 rec)
Booker had no catches and no targets in the first half, but did catch a 19 yard pass early in the second half. It would be his only completion and his only target of the game as Miami's pass offense sputtered to move the ball.
2007 Week 12 vs PIT (8 / 5 / 54 / 0 rec)
Booker was very involved in the passing attack, especially late. Five of his targets came in the final quarter, as did his two 20+ yard catches.
2007 Week 13 vs NYJ (8 / 4 / 36 / 0 rec)
Marty Booker saw eight targets come his way as he snagged four of them for 36 yards.
2007 Week 15 vs BAL (13 / 8 / 88 / 0 rec)
Booker led the team in receptions and targets. He was Lemon's go to guy when the team needed a first down, and most of his targets came on medium hitch or out routes.
2007 Week 16 vs NE (6 / 3 / 29 / 0 rec)
Booker was a top target for QB Cleo Lemon but the Dolphins as a team were unable to get anything worthwhile going on offense and Booker did not contribute anything memorable in the loss.
2007 Week 17 vs CIN (6 / 1 / 9 / 0 rec)
Booker had only one catch for nine yards in the game.
2006 Week 1 vs PIT (6 / 3 / 64 / 0 rec)
Booker started the game in slow fashion; he caught just one pass for four yards in the first half. On his first target of the third quarter, he was shaken up on the play but was able to return later in the game and catch the longest Miami completion of the game - a 52 yard reception in the third quarter. Booker added one last catch for eight yards in the fourth quarter.
2006 Week 2 vs BUF (3 / 3 / 33 / 0 rec)
Booker converted all of the targets thrown to him. He was used mostly on shorter routes, and displayed good ability to run in traffic after the catch.
2006 Week 3 vs TEN (4 / 2 / 36 / 0 rec, 1 / 18 / 0 rush)
Booker had two receptions for 36 yards in the first half including a 25 yard catch in the second quarter. Culpepper did take a shot deep for Booker in the second quarter but it was incomplete. Booker also had an end around run for 18 yards in the fourth quarter.
2006 Week 4 vs HOU (8 / 3 / 43 / 0 rec)
Booker saw nine passes thrown his way, but hauled in only three catches for 43 yards for the game.
2006 Week 5 vs NE (2 / 2 / 22 / 0 rec)
One of the biggest plays early in the game was a 23 yard catch by Booker to the New England one yard line that was called back on a holding penalty. He hurt his left arm or shoulder on that play, but stayed in the game through the second quarter. He did not catch a pass or have a target in the second quarter, and he did not return to the game in the second half. Booker was seen with his arm in a sling after the game.
2006 Week 7 vs GB (13 / 7 / 110 / 1 rec)
Booker was listed as questionable coming into this week's game with an upper body injury, but he ended up having his best game of the year as he finished with 110 yards and one touchdown. His first catch of the game was an eight yard touchdown reception after a Green Bay turnover. Booker made another big play in the first half with a diving 40 completion that help set up a Miami field goal. He appeared to injury himself on the long reception, but did return to the game. Booker took advantage of better match-ups against the Packers' secondary as cornerback Charles Woodson covered Chris Chambers most of the game and the Packers played a lot man-to-man coverage. He also caught a pass for a two-point conversion in the fourth quarter.
2006 Week 9 vs CHI (4 / 3 / 14 / 1 rec, 1 / -1 / 0 rush)
The former Chicago Bears wide receiver scored Miami's first touchdown on a five yard pass. With the Dolphins ahead for most of the game, the offense relied more on Ronnie Brown than Joey Harrington.
2006 Week 10 vs KC (7 / 2 / 16 / 0 rec)
Booker only pulled in two of the seven passes targeted his way. He provided small production in a limited passing attack.
2006 Week 11 vs MIN (9 / 6 / 84 / 0 rec)
Booker had a very nice first half as he had four catches for 63 yards. Booker had a 25 yard reception at the start of the second quarter that helped set up an Olindo Mare field goal. Booker only had 21 yards receiving in the second half. His longest reception in the second half was a 13 yard catch along the sideline for a first down in the third quarter that set up a field goal attempt. Booker finished the game as the Dolphins' leading receiver in the game.
2006 Week 12 vs DET (8 / 7 / 115 / 2 rec)
Booker was QB Joey Harrington's primary target, catching seven passes for 115 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Replay showed that his eight yard touchdown pass in the first quarter actually came up short as his knee was down before the ball crossed the goal line, but the Lions did not challenge the play. There was no question about his 19 yard touchdown in the third quarter as Harrington escaped a rare Lions' blitz and Booker took the short pass around the left corner to pay dirt.
2006 Week 13 vs JAX (7 / 5 / 61 / 1 rec)
Booker scored the only touchdown for the Dolphins on a 17 yard reception during their opening drive. He finished the game with five receptions for 61 yards. Four of his five receptions were for ten or more yards.
2006 Week 14 vs NE (11 / 8 / 103 / 1 rec)
Booker played a physical game, and showed good strength and good hands in taking the ball out of the air, and definitely has the confidence of his quarterback. In the last four games, Booker has made 26 catches for 363 yards and scored four times.
2006 Week 15 vs BUF (0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec, 1 / 2 / 0 rush)
Coming off a number of big games, Booker was simply not a factor in this loss. He gained two yards on an end around carry, and later was shaken up in the third quarter.
2006 Week 17 vs IND (8 / 4 / 46 / 0 rec)
Booker was targeted eight times in the game, coming down with four balls for 46 yards. He had a few looks deep, but just could not get anything going downfield.
2005 Week 1 vs DEN (6 / 5 / 104 / 1 rec)
Booker looked very good against a porous Broncos defense, as he was the most efficient Dolphins receiver and went for over 100 yards receiving. His play of the game was a 60 yard touchdown catch on a beautifully thrown ball by Frerotte. Booker barely had a step on the defender, and Frerotte laid a perfectly thrown ball right on Booker's fingers. After stumbling once and looking like he might fall down, Booker regained his balance, turned on the afterburners, and outraced two defenders to the end zone. Keep an eye on the WR2 in the Miami offense as Booker's claim to fame in Chicago was making the sure-handed catch.
2005 Week 2 vs NYJ (5 / 1 / 21 / 0 rec)
Booker wasn't very heavily involved in the offense, and most of the passes in his direction were uncatchable anyway. With David Boston seeing an equal number of targets, it's anybody's guess as to who is the WR2 in Miami for fantasy purposes. In any case, it's not likely someone you want on your squad anyway.
2005 Week 3 vs CAR (6 / 2 / 15 / 0 rec)
Both of his catches and five of his six targets came in the first half when Frerotte was still hitting the air with frequency. Booker had coverage beaten for a touchdown once in the first quarter, but Frerotte overthrew him.
2005 Week 5 vs BUF (5 / 3 / 72 / 0 rec)
Booker was the leading receiver in the game with 72 yards. He caught a 52 yard pass in the third quarter and set up the Dolphins' opening score of the game. All three of his catches were for a first down. Frerotte looked for Booker in the end zone on the Dolphins' third drive, but the ball was underthrown allowing Terrence McGee to step in and make a comfortable interception.
2005 Week 6 vs TB (7 / 1 / 12 / 0 rec)
Booker had 12 yards on one reception, but was targeted seven times in the passing game.
2005 Week 7 vs KC (6 / 2 / 26 / 0 rec)
Booker for the most part had the same problem day that Chambers had. The passes thrown to him were mostly well off course. When he did receive it, the Chiefs' defensive backs had him well covered.
2005 Week 8 vs NO (4 / 3 / 40 / 0 rec)
Booker had catches of 12 yards and 20 yards for first downs, and was targeted once in the end zone, but he was not a big factor in the remainder of the game.
2005 Week 9 vs ATL (3 / 2 / 15 / 0 rec)
Booker was targeted once early in the game, and wasn't heard from again until the second half. He pulled in both of his short receptions during the third quarter. The first catch was the first Miami play from scrimmage in the third quarter.
2005 Week 10 vs NE (11 / 5 / 102 / 0 rec)
Booker did not garner the same attention of the Patriots' secondary or the television crew as did Chris Chambers, but one catch at a time topped the century mark. The Patriots focus was primarily on stopping the run, followed by trying to shut down Chambers and McMichael, and Booker was able to take advantage of this situation.
2005 Week 11 vs CLE (7 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
The first pass of the day intended for Marty Booker was intercepted, and it was another two quarters before either Dolphins quarterback went back to him. However, he was the intended recipient of another third and fourth down passes late in the game, but could not pull any of them in, and ended up with no catches on the afternoon.
2005 Week 14 vs SD (4 / 3 / 78 / 0 rec)
Booker had a huge 56 yard reception on a third and nine pass play. There was terrible coverage on the play, but Booker certainly did a nice job in getting behind both defenders. He nearly came up with a score earlier in the game, but CB Quentin Jammer made a touchdown-saving tip on a pass intended for Booker in the end zone.
2005 Week 15 vs NYJ (6 / 2 / 65 / 1 rec)
Booker dropped a possible touchdown, but it was a tough catch and he was covered well. He made up for it when he beat double coverage for a 50 yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter to put the Dolphins up by seven points. He had one other reception for 15 yards, but was targeted seven times.
2005 Week 16 vs TEN (6 / 3 / 50 / 0 rec)
Booker has started to make himself known on the team by making some clutch catches on deep passes. Chambers is definitely the go to guy on the team, but Booker could become the deep threat. He finished the day with three catches for 50 yards, but one was for a 23 yard gain in one of the Dolphins scoring drives. He was also targeted down the field a few more times even though Frerotte was unable to connect.
2005 Week 17 vs NE (10 / 7 / 86 / 1 rec)
Booker was the leading receiving for the Dolphins both in yardage and targets. Booker made an eight yard reception in the first quarter. He also made a 16 yard reception to the two yard line that set up Ricky Williams' touchdown run. He had a pass knocked away by Ellis Hobbs. He made a sharp 18 yard reception along the sidelines. In the fourth quarter, Booker made a 15 yard touchdown reception in the corner of the end zone.