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Brandon LaFell

28-Year-Old Wide Receiver – New England Patriots

2014 Receiving Stats

Rec

74

Yds

953

TD

7

Avg

12.9

Tar

119

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Someone has to stretch the field in New England and it could very well be LaFell, who signed with the team in March. At 6-2, 210 and with 4.54 speed, LaFell averaged 10.9 YPT in 2011 and 8.9 YPT in 20...

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2014 ADP:  206.05

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  10

HT: 6' 2"   WT: 210   DOB: 11/4/1986  College: Louisiana State  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a three-year deal with the Patriots in March of 2014.

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LaFell (toe) caught 4-of-7 targets for 29 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 28-24 Super Bowl win over the Seahawks.

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Brandon LaFell 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
2010 23 Car 14 38 468 1 77 12.3 6.1 3 0 0 0 0 1 60 60.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 24 Car 16 36 613 3 56 17.0 10.9 13 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 Car 14 44 677 4 76 15.4 8.9 13 2 0 0 0 3 35 11.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013 26 Car 16 49 627 5 86 12.8 7.3 5 1 1 0 0 2 15 7.5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2014 27 NE 16 74 953 7 119 12.9 8.0 10 2 2 0 0 2 13 6.5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2014 Proj 27 NE Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Brandon LaFell

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Brandon LaFell 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
2010 23 Car 14 4.2 6.9 5.6 3 33 8 4 2 0 4 0 0 0
2011 24 Car 16 5.0 7.2 6.1 2 38 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 Car 14 6.8 9.9 8.4 3 48 9 6 1 0 3 0 0 0
2013 26 Car 16 5.9 9.0 7.4 3 39 8 2 1 0 1 2 0 0
2014 27 NE 16 8.7 13.3 11.0 5 60 15 6 2 0 1 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Brandon LaFell – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Wide Receiver
Also Listed As:  #2 Kick Returner

Snap Count Stats

913

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Brandon LaFell was on the field for 913 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

44

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Brandon LaFell was on the field for 44 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 758 5
2013 850 5
2014 913 44
Brandon LaFell 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 @Mia 39 4 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Min 36 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Oak 43 4 4 46 0 8 11.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4 @KC 50 0 6 119 1 10 19.8 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Cin 76 1 1 20 0 4 20.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
6 @Buf 50 4 4 97 2 6 24.3 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 NYJ 55 7 4 55 0 5 13.8 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Chi 60 4 11 124 1 11 11.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
9 Den 75 4 6 53 1 13 8.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 @Ind 68 0 3 62 0 4 20.7 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Det 69 4 9 98 0 12 10.9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
13 @GB 53 3 5 38 2 7 7.6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0
14 @SD 73 0 4 41 0 9 10.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
15 Mia 54 1 6 66 0 8 11.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
16 @NYJ 57 0 7 64 0 10 9.1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Buf 55 0 4 70 0 6 17.5 2 0 2 13 6.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 BYE Bye Week
Playoffs Bal 0 0 5 62 1 7 12.4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs Ind 0 0 4 28 0 6 7.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 BYE Bye Week
Playoffs @Sea 0 0 4 29 1 7 7.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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 Brandon LaFell  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 2"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   210 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.54 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.23 sec
AVERAGE
Cone Drill:   6.81 sec
GOOD
Arm Length:   32.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   8.75 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   36 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   115 in
WEAK
Bench Press:   11 reps
WEAK
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Brandon LaFell: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

LaFell (toe) is active for Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Seahawks.

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LaFell (toe) was not listed on Wednesday's injury report.

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LaFell (toe) is listed as questionable for next Sunday's Super Bowl against Seattle, Boston Globe writer Shalise Manza Young reports.

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LaFell (shoulder/toe) was one of six Patriots' players listed as a limited practice participant Thursday, the team's official site reports.

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LaFell has been an injury report regular of late, but the last time he missed a game was back in 2012 and in the absence of any setbacks, he's in no danger of missing the Super Bowl. Look for the wideout to be listed as probable for the contest when the Patriots' final injury report of the season is released next week.
LaFell (shoulder/toe) was on the field for 70-of-78 snaps on offense in Sunday's AFC Championship Game, ESPN.com reports.

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LaFell (shoulder/toe) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Colts.

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LaFell is good to go for Sunday's AFC Championship game and is in line to see his share of looks in the Patriots' offense in the contest, along with fellow starting wideout Julian Edelman, and Danny Amendola, to a lesser degree.
LaFell (shoulder/toe) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Colts, Ben Volin of the Boston Globe reports.

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LaFell (shoulder/toe) was limited at practice Wednesday, the Patriots' official site reports.

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As a result, LaFell's status is worth tracking, though at this stage there is nothing to suggest that his availability for Sunday's AFC Championship Game is in any danger.

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2014

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2013

While Steve Smith is the team's top target, LaFell was actually its most efficient – and that's been true two years running. Of course, Smith is the player seeing extra defensive attention, and LaFell's 15.4 YPC and 8.9 YPT came on just 76 looks. Still, 13 went for 20 or more yards and two went for 40-plus. At 6-3, 206 and with good long speed, LaFell has the ability to make plays down the field. His biggest problem, other than Smith dominating the targets, is Carolina’s run-first approach in the red zone. Cam Newton attempted only 60 passes there all year (20th) despite playing all 16 games, and LaFell himself saw only nine targets in that area. Still, LaFell will be the team's No. 2 wideout again this year, and Smith turned 34 in May.

2012

Someone has to start opposite Steve Smith, and it appears LaFell is the most likely candidate. LaFell saw just 56 targets last year, but put 10.9 YPT and 17 YPC. At 6-3, 206, and with good long speed, LaFell has the physical tools to produce, but Cam Newton leaned heavily on Smith and then spread the rest of the targets around between LaFell, the team’s tight ends and other receivers. And while Legedu Naanee has left to play in Miami, David Gettis – who was a factor in 2010 – should be healthy and could push LaFell for the job.

2011

The 78th pick of the 2010 draft, LaFell didn’t make a significant impact during his rookie season. Much of that was due to inept quarterback play in Carolina, but fellow rookie – and sixth round pick – David Gettis seemed to leapfrog LaFell on the depth chart. At 6-3, 206 and with good speed, he has the physical tools to break out, should the Panthers generate any kind of passing offense – something that’s entirely possible but unlikely, given their current quarterback situation of Jimmy Clausen, Cam Newton or Derek Anderson.

2010

The 78th pick in the 2010 draft, LaFell falls into a favorable situation with the Panthers. After Steve Smith the WR situation in Carolina is wide open, since last year's No. 2 Dwayne Jarrett did little to hold on to his job. LaFell is a good combination of size and speed, though off field issues dropped him down on draft day. He is worth a late round grab in deep seasonal formats and possibly a second round pick in rookie-only drafts.