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WR Tyler Boyd - Cincinnati Bengals

6-1, 197Born: 11-15-1993College: PittsburghDrafted: Round 2, pick 2016

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From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Oct 15): Boyd bounced back from a quiet Week 5 to score twice against a beatable Steelers secondary. He'll be a must play against the Chiefs secondary this week.

Week 7: at Kansas City Chiefs

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Detailed matchup analysis coming soon.

Recent Stats and Projections

3 at CAR 51 1 5 0 7 6 132 1 0 19.7
4 at ATL 62 0 0 0 15 11 100 0 0 10
5 vs MIA 45 0 0 0 7 4 44 0 0 4.4
6 vs PIT 0 0 0 0 9 7 62 2 0 18.2
7 at KC PROJ-Tremblay * 0 * * 5 * * * *

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

Percentile ranks

Tyler Boyd's percentile rank in each category, among WR with more than 50 fantasy points.

Recent Game Summaries

2018 Week 5 vs MIA (7 / 4 / 44 / 0 rec)

Boyd made a big catch early He hauled it in along the sideline between the cornerback and safety for a gain of 31 yards and was able to maintain possession despite taking a big hit. Otherwise, it was a pretty quiet game for Boyd. Not having John Ross or Tyler Eifert on the field led to more defensive attention and less space to operate.

2018 Week 4 vs ATL (15 / 11 / 100 / 0 rec)

Boyd was the go-to receiver for the Bengals in Week 4. He made an incredible number of key third and fourth-down catches to keep drives going. He was especially key on the game-winning drive. He caught a 3rd-and-long pass early on the drive and came up with a pair of 4th-down catches with the game on the line. Boyd has clearly earned the trust of both Dalton and the Bengals offensive coaching staff. He knows where to be, runs precise routes, and has extremely reliable hands. For the most part, there wasn't anything fancy about Boyd's routes on Sunday. A.J. Green was often seeing double-coverage on the outside, which left Boyd one-on-one and he was consistently able to take advantage. Boyd noted after the game that when he was single-covered in the slot on third or fourth down, he knew the ball was probably coming his way. He won his individual matchups and was especially effective operating in the middle of the field against a Falcons defense that is incredibly soft over the middle with all of their injuries on that side of the ball. Boyd saw many of his targets after Tyler Eifert. The two both operate primarily in the middle of the field, so it makes sense Boyd would pick up some targets that would have gone to Eifert. On the other hand, the imminent return of Joe Mixon may negatively impact Boyd. Without much of an inside run game, the Bengals have been forced to spread the field and use short passes to Boyd almost as an extension of the running game. The offense could look more traditional with less spread and less shotgun next week.

2018 Week 3 vs CAR (7 / 6 / 132 / 1 rec, 1 / 5 / 0 rush)

Boyd was the star of the game for the Bengals, leading the team in receiving for the second-straight week. Boyd's first few touches came on plays designed to get him the ball in space. The first was a short crossing route off of play action. The next came on a jet sweep handoff. He caught a 23-yard pass on a deep out route. Boyd did most of his damage late in the game, after A.J. Green left with injury to leave Boyd as the clear top remaining receiver. Boyd had a 27-yard touchdown reception on a scramble drill. Dalton escaped the pocket and sprinted toward the sideline while Boyd ran in the same direction across the back of the end zone. Boyd's other big gain, a 49-yard catch, came on a similar broken play with Dalton scrambling to the left. Boyd sprinted downfield and got behind the defense, allowing Dalton to loft it deep down the sideline to him.

2018 Week 2 vs BAL (9 / 6 / 91 / 1 rec)

Boyd is emerging as the #2 target in the Bengals offense and actually led the team in receptions, receiving yards, and targets (tied with A.J. Green at 9). He played 58 snaps (76%), 13 more than John Ross. Boyd starred on a late first-half drive. His first big gain was a 22-yard catch on a back-shoulder fade. Dalton had a free play after getting the Ravens to jump offsides and threw it deep down the right sideline, where Boyd made a great play on the ball. A few plays later, he caught a 3rd-and-long pass over the middle for a 17-yard gain to set the Bengals up 1st-and-goal. He finished the drive off with a 14-yard touchdown catch on a crossing route over the middle. He caught the ball in a soft spot in the zone just in front of a linebacker and then out sprinted him to the end zone. Boyd is playing with a lot of confidence right now and is one of Dalton's favorite targets.

2018 Week 1 vs IND (5 / 3 / 26 / 0 rec)

Boyd took most of the snaps in two-wide receiver sets and played 87% of the snaps overall. His 5 targets against the Colts were third on the team behind only A.J. Green and Joe Mixon. Boyd made a key play late, picking up 17 yards on a 3rd-and-long to keep the chains moving. He caught the ball short but found room to run down the right sideline. Boyd also made one of the most important plays of the game recovering an A.J. Green fumble amidst a trio of Colts.


Latest News

Bengals | Tyler Boyd scores pair of TDs (Sun Oct 14, 06:11 PM) - Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd racked up seven grabs for 62 yards and two touchdowns on nine targets in Week 6 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Our View: Boyd was on fire going into Week 5, but slowed down against the Dolphins. The Steelers defense lost him twice in the red zone to account for his third big game in six weeks. He'll be a must play against the Chiefs next week.
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Bengals | Four catches for Tyler Boyd (Sun Oct 7, 05:51 PM) - Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd caught four passes for 44 yards against the Miami Dolphins in Week 5.

Our View: Boyd's hot streak came to a halt despite having a great matchup against the lesser Dolphins corners this week. He's got a good matchup against Pittsburgh next week and probably deserves another WR3/Flex look in Week 6.
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