WR Kenny Golladay - Detroit Lions

6-4, 218Born: 11-1-1993College: Northern IllinoisDrafted: Round 3, pick 96 (2017)

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Summary

Kenny Golladay built off of a breakout 2018 campaign with a strong season in 2019 in which he led the NFL with 11 touchdown catches. While he only caught 65 passes, Golladay still managed 1,190 receiving yards on the strength of his impressive 18.3 yards per reception. He is one of the top deep threats in the NFL due to his size, speed, leaping ability, and ball-tracking skills. As Golladay enters his fourth NFL season, he is eligible for an extension and it should be a priority for the Lions to lock up their top pass catcher for the long term. Golladay projects as a WR1 in all formats but is especially valuable in standard scoring formats where his red zone prowess and ability to rack up yardage in chunks give him an edge at the position. In PPR formats, Golladay will have to keep up the high touchdown rate to remain in the WR1 ranks because he is not a high-volume target. (May 2)

FBG Staff Rankings

WR Redraft - 7, 5, 6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 8, 8, 9
Overall Redraft - 23, 14, 16, 20, 22, 25, 25, 27, 30, 31, 34
WR Redraft PPR - 8, 7, 7, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 8, 9, 9, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15
Overall Redraft PPR - 24, 14, 20, 22, 22, 22, 24, 25, 25, 26, 28, 30, 34, 34, 34, 37, 39
WR Dynasty - 14, 9, 10, 10, 11, 15, 21, 29
Overall Dynasty - 30, 18, 19, 25, 27, 29, 43, 66

Stats and Projections

YEARGRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDFumL
2017 DET 11 1 9 0 48 28 477 3
2018 DET 15 1 8 0 118 70 1063 5
2019 DET 16 0 0 0 116 65 1190 11 1
2020 PROJ-Dodds 15.8 1.0 * * 74.0 * * *
2020 PROJ-Henry 15.0 0.0 * * 69.0 * * *
2020 PROJ-Wood 15.0 0.0 * * 70.0 * * *
2020 PROJ-Tremblay 16.0 0.0 * * 69.2 * * *
2020 PROJ-Consensus 15.4 0.4 * * 70.9 * * *

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

Percentile ranks

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

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Average Draft Position

Overall: 23
WR: 7
Overall-PPR: 26
WR-PPR: 8

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Articles from around the web

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  Cory Bonini - July 28

Latest News

Lions | Kenny Golladay activated (Wed Aug 5, 11:59 AM) - Detroit Lions WR Kenny Golladay was activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Aug. 5.

Our View: That didn't last long. Golladay was on the list for about a week and now he's back in action. Fantasy GMs should consider him a WR1 in 2020, especially if Matthew Stafford can stay healthy all season long.
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2020 Schedule

1vs Chicago Bears
2@ Green Bay Packers
3@ Arizona Cardinals
4vs New Orleans Saints
5--- BYE WEEK ---
6@ Jacksonville Jaguars
7@ Atlanta Falcons
8vs Indianapolis Colts
9@ Minnesota Vikings
10vs Washington Football Team
11@ Carolina Panthers
12vs Houston Texans
13@ Chicago Bears
14vs Green Bay Packers
15@ Tennessee Titans
16vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
17vs Minnesota Vikings