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Greg Jennings

31-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Minnesota Vikings

2014 Receiving Stats

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26

Yds

345

TD

1

Avg

13.3

Tar

42

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Jennings suited up for 15 games with the Vikings while catching balls from the trio of Christian Ponder, Josh Freeman and Matt Cassel. Aaron Rodgers they were not. Nonetheless, Jennings managed 7.7. Y...

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2014 ADP:  149.71

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HT: 6' 0"   WT: 195   DOB: 9/21/1983  College: Western Michigan   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Greg Jennings Contract Information:

Agreed to a five-year contract worth $47.5 million with the Vikings in March of 2013.

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Jennings led the team with six catches on seven targets for 77 yards in Sunday's loss to the Bills.

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Greg Jennings NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2007 23 13 53 920 12 84 17.4 11.0 - - - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2008 24 16 80 1292 9 140 16.2 9.2 - - - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2009 25 16 68 1113 4 120 16.4 9.3 17 6 - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2010 26 GB 16 76 1265 12 124 16.6 10.2 21 6 5 1 0 1 -1 -1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2011 27 GB 13 67 949 9 101 14.2 9.4 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 28 GB 8 36 366 4 62 10.2 5.9 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 29 Min 15 68 804 4 105 11.8 7.7 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 30 Min 7 26 345 1 42 13.3 8.2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Greg Jennings Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2007 23 13 12.6 16.7 14.7 4 71 11 - - 0 0 0 - -
2008 24 16 11.5 16.5 14.0 5 81 15 - - 0 0 0 - -
2009 25 16 8.5 12.7 10.6 4 70 11 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
2010 26 GB 16 12.4 17.2 14.8 5 79 19 8 4 0 -0 1 0 0
2011 27 GB 13 11.5 16.6 14.0 5 73 15 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
2012 28 GB 8 7.6 12.1 9.8 5 46 10 5 3 0 0 0 0 0
2013 29 Min 15 7.0 11.5 9.2 5 54 12 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 30 Min 7 5.8 9.5 7.6 4 49 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Greg Jennings – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

407

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Greg Jennings was on the field for 407 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Greg Jennings was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 420 0
2013 698 0
2014 407 0
Greg Jennings 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @StL 44 0 6 58 1 7 9.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2 NE 56 0 1 4 0 5 4.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 @NO 47 0 5 70 0 7 14.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Atl 72 0 3 72 0 4 24.0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @GB 74 0 2 31 0 6 15.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
6 Det 64 0 3 33 0 6 11.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Buf 50 0 6 77 0 7 12.8 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 @TB
9 Was
10 BYE Bye Week
11 @Chi
12 GB
13 Car
14 NYJ
15 @Det
16 @Mia
17 Chi

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Greg Jennings  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 0"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   195 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.42 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.18 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   6.69 sec
GREAT
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   37 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   117 in
WEAK
Bench Press
Not Available
Minnesota Vikings Team Injury Report
Doubtful
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Greg Jennings: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Jennings had three receptions for 33 yards and was targeted six times in Sunday's loss to Detroit.

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Jennings caught 2-of-4 targets for 31 yards in Thursday’s 42-10 loss to the Packers.

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Jennings made three catches on four targets for 72 yards in Sunday's win over Atlanta.

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Jennings had five receptions for 70 yards in Sunday's loss to New Orleans.

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Jennings had just one reception for four yards and was targeted just four times in Sunday's loss to New England.

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Jennings had six receptions on seven targets for 58 yards, including an eight-yard touchdown, in Sunday's win over St. Louis. He led the Vikings with seven targets.

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Jennings was targeted twice, but did not have a reception, in Saturday's preseason win over Kansas City.

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In 15 games this season, Jennings recorded 68 receptions for 804 yards and four touchdowns.

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Jennings had four catches on six targets for 27 yards Sunday against the Bengals.

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Jennings had a career-high 11 catches on 13 targets for 163 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Eagles.

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Jennings had five catches on 10 targets for 53 yards Sunday against the Ravens.

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Jennings had seven catches on nine targets for 78 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Bears.

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Jennings (Achilles) had two receptions on three targets for 29 yards in Sunday's 26-26 tie at Green Bay.

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Jennings (Achilles) is active for Sunday's contest at Green Bay.

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No matter the injury, Jennings wasn't going to be denied in his first game back in Green Bay. However, an Achilles concern is nothing to trifle with and is expected to keep his snap count somewhat in check.
Jennings (Achilles, questionable) is expected to play in Sunday's game against Green Bay, according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Time will tell, but Jennings might have undergone the biggest quarterback downgrade in NFL history. While Jennings should be Christian Ponder's first look, as the other option is likely to be rookie Cordarrelle Patterson, the quality of targets should go way down, and the Vikings are still built around Adrian Peterson's running. Jennings' 2012 isn't instructive, given he missed most of it with an abdominal tear, but he had 900-plus yards in each of the five prior seasons and scored nine or more touchdowns in four. At 5-11, 197, Jennings has just average size, and he's no longer especially fast, instead thriving on quickness, intelligence and reliable hands. He'll also turn 30 in September, meaning his best days were probably behind him even had he stayed in Green Bay.

2012

Unlike the Roddy Whites and Larry Fitzgeralds who dominate their teams’ targets, Jennings is one of many receivers who sees the ball in Green Bay. But that doesn’t make him any less consistent or productive. Jennings sprained his MCL in Week 14 against the Raiders and missed the last three games of the season, but up to that point he was having another strong season with 14.2 YPC, 9.4 YPT, 949 yards and nine scores. If you prorate Jennings’ numbers over a full season, he’d have had 1,168 yards and 11 touchdowns. At 5-11, 197, Jennings isn’t big, and he’s not one of the league’s elite burners, but he won’t turn 29 until September, still has arguably the league’s top quarterback throwing him the ball and is completely healthy heading into the summer. Jordy Nelson, James Jones and Randall Cobb are still in the mix, as is tight end Jermichael Finley, but there’s plenty to go around in the Green Bay passing game, and Jennings only needs his usual share to be a top-10 receiver.

2011

There's not a whole lot to say about Jennings. He's not especially big, and while he's on the fast side, he's not one of the league's burners. But as Aaron Rodgers' clear No. 1 in a pass-friendly system, Jennings is one of the safest and most consistent receivers on the board. Jennings was the No. 4 overall receiver in fantasy points last year, thanks in large part to his 12 scores (2nd). Jennings saw an uptick in red-zone (19th) and inside-the-10 (8th) looks, probably due to Jermichael Finley's season-ending injury, so don't expect a repeat of the TDs if Finley can ever stay healthy. But Jennings still gets most of his value from his ability to stretch the field – six catches of 40-plus (tied for 5th), (10.2 yards per target, 1st among 100-target receivers and trailing only DeSean Jackson, Mike Wallace and Mario Manningham among those with 90-plus) and 16.6 yards per catch (3rd). Finley's possible return to health could cost Jennings looks from in close, but Jennings' rapport with Rodgers supplies a higher floor than just about anyone not named Andre Johnson or Roddy White.

2010

The Packers’ offensive line woes contributed to Jennings’ slow start last year, but once Aaron Rodgers had time to find his primary deep threat, Jennings came around. Don’t be fooled by the pedestrian cosmetic numbers — Jennings was as efficient and explosive as ever, averaging 16.4 yards per catch (2nd among the league’s 28 100-target receivers), 9.2 yards per target (6th) and hauling in six passes of 40-yards or more (tied for 7th). The issue for fantasy owners is Jennings’ disappointing four touchdowns, largely a result of his scant red-zone work (just 11 targets there and only three inside the 10). Like other smallish speedsters (Steve Smith (CAR) and DeSean Jackson), the 5-11, 197-pound Jennings has to score from deep, and that’s always subject to more variance than getting the easy looks from in close. Nonetheless, Jennings returns as one of Rodgers’ top targets, his main competition, Donald Driver, is now 35 and the Packers’ offensive line should be better from the outset with first-round pick Bryan Bulaga in the fold.

2009

For a receiver with average size and less than elite speed, Jennings sure can hurt defenses down the field. Jennings led the NFL with eight catches of 40 yards or more and tied for second with 21 plays for 20-plus. At 5-11, 197, Jennings isn’t consistently going to win jump balls like Randy Moss or Larry Fitzgerald, but his outstanding burst, quickness and ability to change directions on a dime allow him to get behind defenses and make him dangerous after the catch. Targeted 140 times (tied for 8th), Jennings made good use of those opportunities, averaging 9.2 yards per look, good for seventh among the league’s 35 100-target receivers, and barely less than Fitzgerald’s and Andre Johnson’s 9.3. Like Steve Smith, Jennings isn’t used often in the red zone – his 15 targets tied him for 24th – so he’ll have to continue doing most of his damage from long range. That shouldn’t be too much to ask, especially with strong-armed quarterback Aaron Rodgers proving to be NFL-ready in his first season as a starter. If Rodgers takes another step forward – as might be expected – Jennings could even build on last season’s numbers. Although both Jennings and Rodgers remained healthy in 2008, both have had some injries in previous seasons. Jennings in particular missed five games combined during his first two with ankle and hamstring problems.

2008

Among receivers with 80 targets or more, only Santonio Holmes averaged more yards per target than Jennings’ 11. Moreover, Jennings finished third in the NFL with seven receptions of 40 yards or more despite missing three games with hamstring and ankle injuries. Jennings was also third among 80-plus target receivers with 17.4 yards per catch. At 5-11, 197, Jennings has just average size, and he's not a true burner. But his excellent quickness and ability to accelerate rapidly make him extremely dangerous after the catch in the open field. Jennings is also a solid route-runner, and he’s able to find space for himself in zone coverages. Even though Jennings lacks ideal redzone size and only saw 11 balls thrown his way from inside the 20, he converted a whopping six of those into scores, a big reason why he was able to notch 12 touchdowns in just 13 games. The big issue for Jennings heading into 2008 is Brett Favre's retirement. Because of Favre's durability (and Aaron Rodgers' lack of it), Rodgers hasn't seen much action the last few seasons, but he did look sharp filling in when Favre went down against Dallas in Week 13. Rodgers ability to stay healthy and perform at a serviceable level will go a long way toward determining Jennings' value this season.

2007

Jennings came out of the gate quickly as a rookie, catching 20 balls for 354 yards and three touchdowns in his first five games as a Packer before a lingering ankle injury severely slowed him for much of remainder of the season. Jennings has decent speed, but excellent quickness that he uses to make defenders miss in the open field. He’s able to stop and start on a dime and changes directions fluidly and without slowing down. Jennings is also a good route-runner for a young receiver, and he’s able to find space in zone coverages. At 5-11, 196, he’s not slight, but he’s also unlikely to be a major red-zone target. Jennings heads into the season as the Packers’ No. 2 receiver and should see an increased workload. Don’t read too much into his poor second half numbers – he put those up while playing hurt.

2006

Jennings was a second round pick in 2006 and could make an immediate impact this year. The Packers lack depth at wide receiver so Jennings will likely start the season as the fourth wideout and possibly as high as third on the depth chart. Check out how he does during the preseason games because he could be a nice sleeper pick later in your draft.