WR Phillip Dorsett - New England Patriots

5-10, 185Born: 1-4-1993College: MiamiDrafted: Round 1, pick 29 (2015)

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It's somewhat telling that after playing well in 2018, Dorsett only got a one-year contract from New England. He had some nice games last year, but was not a factor during the Super Bowl, and his overall production was lackluster, even if he looked good doing it. Dorsett appears to be just another guy in this offense and so it's hard to see him suddenly gain an increase in targets. In 2018, Dorsett only had 42 targets, and was behind not only Julian Edelman, but Josh Gordon and Chris Hogan, as well as James White and Rob Gronkowski. The upside is that his lack of long-term contract could fire him up and perhaps push him to improve his overall game, though in the end if he doesn't get the targets he can't get the yards. With the addition of N'Keal Harry, Dorsett's future production looks a little bleak. (May 29)

FBG Staff Rankings

WR Redraft PPR - 111, 76

Stats and Projections

2016 IND 15 2 10 0 59 33 528 2
2017 NE 15 1 7 0 18 12 194 0
2018 NE 16 4 29 0 42 32 290 3
2019 PROJ-Dodds 15.9 2.0 * * 19.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Henry 15.0 1.0 * * 14.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Wood 16.0 0.0 * * 15.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Tremblay 16.0 2.0 * * 21.3 * * *

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

Percentile ranks

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

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Latest News

Patriots | Phillip Dorsett has thumb taped (Thu Aug 15, 02:17 PM) - New England Patriots WR Phillip Dorsett (thumb) had tape on his thumb during his brief appearance at practice Thursday, Aug. 15. Dorsett left Wednesday's practice session after a hard fall.

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Patriots | Two receivers leave practice (Wed Aug 14, 02:13 PM) - New England Patriots WR Phillip Dorsett (undisclosed) and WR Maurice Harris (undisclosed) left practice early Wednesday, Aug. 14, because of undisclosed injuries.

Our View: Some reports have suggested that Harris has been one of the best receivers in camp for the Patriots. We'll see if any more news about these two banged up wideouts gets released.
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