WR Courtland Sutton - Denver Broncos
|6-4, 215||Born: 10-10-1995||College: Southern Methodist||Drafted: ---|
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Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs WR 1, WR 12, WR 24, WR 36
Courtland Sutton's percentile rank in each category, among WR with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2018 Week 17 vs LAC (3 / 1 / 25 / 0 rec)
Courtland was bottled up as he faced Casey Hayward a lot in coverage in week 17. Keenum took a deep shot for Sutton in the end zone late in the 1st quarter, but overthrew him. Sutton got a step on his defender again later in the same drive, but couldn't quite secure a diving catch on a deep ball from Keenum. Sutton finally got on the map in the 4th quarter with an impressive leaping catch over Hayward on a jump ball up the left sideline, netting 25 yards on the day.
2018 Week 16 vs OAK (10 / 6 / 65 / 1 rec)
Sutton led the Denver receiving core with 10 targets and 65 yards, and found the end zone in the 4th quarter. He got to work early, hauling in an out route on the opening drive of the game. Sutton took a hard shot on a poorly thrown deep ball from Keenum in the 1st quarter. He narrowly missed a diving connection on another deep ball at the end of the quarter. The play was initially ruled a catch, but Oakland successfully challenged the ruling. Sutton made a clutch catch on a deep crossing route with less than 10 seconds in the 1st half, setting up a long Brandon McManus field goal attempt. Sutton was quiet in the 2nd half until he hauled in a slant route midway through the 4th quarter. He capped the drive with a touchdown reception, working open in the back of the end zone as Keenum scrambled to buy time for the 19 yard connection.
2018 Week 15 vs CLE (6 / 5 / 42 / 0 rec)
Sutton appeared to be hampered by a leg injury, but managed to secure 5 of 6 targets total. His first target was a quick pass at the line of scrimmage that didn't go anywhere. Sutton drew defensive pass interference call in the end zone late in the 1st quarter on a deep ball from Keenum. Keenum found Sutton open on a deep curl route up the right hash for a solid gain to start the 2nd quarter. Sutton pulled in an out route to convert 3rd and 3 later in the same drive. Sutton made another highlight reel catch over a defender at the end of the first half, lining up wide left and beating his man up the left sideline again. Sutton remains behind Patrick and Hamilton for targets and yards.
2018 Week 14 vs SF (6 / 2 / 14 / 0 rec, 1 / -1 / 0 rush)
Sutton turned in a dud in his first outing as Denver's #1 receiver. Keenum loaded up a deep ball for Sutton down the left sideline on Denver's first offensive play of the game, but a defender was in Sutton's hip pocket. Sutton recorded his first catch on a short curl route late in the 2nd quarter. Keenum hit him on a crossing route early in the 3rd quarter for a 10 yard gain. Sutton ran an end-around toss play later in the same drive, and cut upfield too early on the run as a defender took him down for a loss. Sutton got his hands on a pass from Keenum in the end zone late in the 4th, but he couldn't secure the comeback route with a defender hanging off his back. Keenum looked for him again in the end zone on the next play, but overthrew the corner route.
2018 Week 13 vs CIN (7 / 4 / 85 / 1 rec)
Sutton led the team in targets and yards while finding the end zone once. He was finally able to connect on several of the deep jump balls that he and Keenum have been working on all season. Sutton caught a slant route on the Broncos' opening drive. Keenum overthrew Sutton on a deep crossing route on the next drive. Sutton had the receiving highlight of the day with a 30 yard touchdown catch in the 3rd quarter. He lined up wide right and took off on a fly route, making a leaping catch over his defender in the end zone. Sutton had another great catch on a jump ball down the right sideline later in the 3rd quarter. Sutton made a diving catch on a seam route down the left sideline later on in the 4th quarter, then had to leave briefly with a leg injury.
2018 Week 12 vs PIT (4 / 1 / 14 / 0 rec)
Sutton ran with Sanders as the starting receivers, but saw only 4 targets on a slow day for the Denver passing game. He was only able to secure one catch, a diving effort on an out route in the 1st quarter.
2018 Week 11 vs LAC (6 / 3 / 78 / 0 rec)
Sutton continues to make his living with big plays. He hauled in a quick slant route for a 10 yard gain in the 1st quarter. Keenum nearly connected with him on another deep ball down the left sideline in the 2nd quarter. Sutton almost got loose for a long touchdown on a deep post route in the 3rd quarter, picking up 39 yards before going down inside the Chargers red zone. Finally, Keenum found him on the final drive of the 4th quarter for a 30 yard gain on a deep post route, helping to set the Broncos up for the game-winning field goal. Sutton tied with Sanders for a team-high 6 targets.
2018 Week 9 vs HOU (5 / 3 / 57 / 0 rec)
Sutton started opposite Sanders in multiple WR sets in the first game without Demaryius Thomas. He did not see much of an uptick in targets(5 total) as Jeff Heuerman surprisingly drew 11 looks in the passing game. Sutton broke a couple of tackles on his way to a nice run after hauling in a short crossing route in the 1st quarter. Keenum looked his way with a deep ball in the end zone later in the 1st, but Sutton couldn't quite secure the ball as a defender knocked it away during his diving effort. Sutton got open in between zone coverages for a big gain up the right sideline early in the 3rd quarter. Sutton secured another nice gain up the seam a couple plays later, then wasn't heard from much for the remainder of the 2nd half.
2018 Week 8 vs KC (4 / 3 / 78 / 0 rec)
Sutton had a career high yardage total that also led the team for week 8. He made an amazing catch over his defender on a 50/50 ball that Keenum tossed up for him at the end of the 2nd quarter. The 42 yard gain down the left sideline extended the drive that ended in a Tim Patrick touchdown with 5 seconds left in the 1st half. Sutton made a nice effort to secure a fluttering pass on an out route from a falling Keenum in the 3rd quarter, taking the ball down inside the KC 10 yard line. Sutton secured one last comeback route late in the 4th quarter.
2018 Week 7 vs ARI (3 / 1 / 28 / 1 rec)
Sutton made an outstanding diving effort for his 1st quarter touchdown. Keenum tossed the ball to Sanders on an end-around run, while Sutton was working his way to the end zone. Sanders nearly overthrew him, but Sutton laid out for the ball and came down with a one-handed grab. Sutton was targeted again in the back of the end zone at the end of the 1st half, drawing a pass interference penalty that set the Broncos up on the 1 yard line. With the Broncos taking an early lead, Keenum didn't have to throw much, and Sutton finished his day with just 3 targets.
2018 Week 6 vs LAR (4 / 3 / 58 / 0 rec)
Sutton didn't record any catches in the 1st half, finally getting on the board with a short reception on a curl in the 3rd quarter. Keenum found him deep down the left sideline late in the 4th quarter for a 41 yard gain. Sutton also drew a personal foul, tacking 15 more yards on to the play for the Broncos. Keenum looked for Sutton in the back of the end zone once in the 3rd and again at the end of the game, with Sutton drawing a pass interference penalty to set the Broncos up on the 1 yard line on the latter attempt. Thomas's touchdown followed on the next play. Sutton is drawing multiple red zone targets per game, but isn't hitting on much with Keenum struggling.
2018 Week 5 vs NYJ (6 / 2 / 18 / 1 rec)
Sutton caught an 8 yard touchdown in the first quarter. He lined up tight to the left side of the formation in a 3WR bunch set, working his way across the back of the end zone and securing an impressive diving catch in the right corner. Keenum looked for Sutton in the back of the end zone again near the end of the 2nd quarter, but the QB placed the ball to high for Sutton to bring down. Sutton had a nice catch and run up the right sideline in the 3rd quarter, but had the play called back for offensive pass interference. Keenum looked for Sutton again in the back corner of the end zone with 11 minutes left in the 4th, but threw the ball well out of bounds. Sutton caught another quick curl to convert 3rd and 4 late in the 4th quarter. Sutton had an unfortunate drop at the end of the game that resulted in a Keenum interception. The ball bounced off his open hands in the end zone, winding up right in the arms of a defender. Sutton did (sort of) redeem himself by running the defender down the entire length of the field to take him down at the 1 yard line and prevent a pick-six as time expired.
2018 Week 4 vs KC (6 / 3 / 51 / 0 rec)
Sutton drew 6 targets and narrowly missed a couple of long balls in the end zone from Keenum that would have really boosted his fantasy day. He picked up most of his yardage on a huge play down the right sideline in the 2nd quarter. Sutton lined up wide right as the lone receiver and beat his man on a deep ball, securing a diving catch for 42 yards. Sutton had another tough catch on the sidelines at the end of the 2nd quarter that just missed converting 3rd down by inches. Sutton nearly capped the 1st half off with a leaping touchdown in the end zone, but he was forced out of bounds while securing the catch. Sutton had another shot at a long touchdown in the end zone later in the 3rd quarter, but he couldn't quite secure the diving catch. Sutton did draw a pass interference call on the play, setting the Broncos up on the 5 yard line.
2018 Week 3 vs BAL (3 / 2 / 37 / 0 rec)
Sutton worked as the third receiver and started his day off with an impressive catch in traffic, lining up wide right in a 4WR set and hauling in a slant route to convert 3rd and 11 with a 16 yard gain in the 1st quarter. Sutton had a bad drop at the end of the 2nd half on a quick slant route that would have converted 3rd and long. Sutton had a big reception down the left sideline in the 4th quarter that converted another 3rd and long. Sutton finished with just 3 targets.
2018 Week 2 vs OAK (6 / 1 / 9 / 0 rec)
Sutton had a drop early in the 1st quarter on a quick slant route and also let a quick slant route clang off his open hands in the 2nd quarter. Sutton hauled in a pass at the very end of the second quarter and successfully executed a hook and ladder toss to Emmanuel Sanders, who was brought down as the clock expired on the first half. Sutton nearly had a huge gain on a diving catch down the left sideline, but he double-clutched the ball as he was sliding out of bounds, and the play was overturned. Sutton suffered another heartbreaker later in the 3rd as he made an amazing leaping catch over a defender in the end zone, but couldn't quite get both feet down inbounds. Denver challenged the ruling but lost the challenge.
2018 Week 1 vs SEA (5 / 2 / 45 / 0 rec)
Sutton worked behind Sanders and Thomas in 3WR sets, catching a deep post for a nice gain on his first target of the game. Sutton lined up in the right slot in the 4th quarter and hauled in a skinny post for another big gain. He was targeted five times overall. Sutton is clearly the third receiver behind Thomas and Sanders, but he probably won't have much value unless one of them go down.
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