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A.J. Green

26-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Cincinnati Bengals

2014 Receiving Stats

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69

Yds

1041

TD

6

Avg

15.1

Tar

116

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Like most receivers, Green’s efficiency has gone down as his opportunities have gone up. As long as he’s getting 178 targets (3rd), that’s a tradeoff with which most are willing to live. Despite pedes...

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2014 ADP:  9.51

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Bye Week:  4

STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Concussion      FRI PRACTICE:   DNP
HT: 6' 4"   WT: 207   DOB: 7/31/1988
College: Georgia  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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A.J. Green Contract Information:

Signed a four-year $19.6 million guaranteed contract with the Bengals in July of 2011.

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Green (concussion) is officially listed as out for Sunday's playoff game against the Colts, Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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A.J. Green 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
2011 22 Cin 15 65 1057 7 115 16.3 9.2 18 6 4 0 0 5 53 10.6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2012 23 Cin 16 97 1350 11 164 13.9 8.2 16 7 5 1 0 4 38 9.5 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
2013 24 Cin 16 98 1426 11 178 14.6 8.0 17 8 6 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2014 25 Cin 13 69 1041 6 116 15.1 9.0 13 3 5 1 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

A.J. Green 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
2011 22 Cin 15 10.2 14.5 12.4 4 70 16 9 5 0 4 0 0 0
2012 23 Cin 16 12.8 18.9 15.8 6 84 24 14 4 0 2 1 0 0
2013 24 Cin 16 13.0 19.2 16.1 6 89 21 11 4 0 0 0 0 0
2014 25 Cin 13 10.8 16.1 13.4 5 80 13 2 1 0 0 1 1 0
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A.J. Green – Playing Time Overview

Snap Count Stats

648

Offensive Snaps in 2014

A.J. Green was on the field for 648 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

A.J. Green was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 962 2
2013 990 0
2014 648 0
A.J. Green 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 @Bal 62 0 6 131 1 9 21.8 2 1 1 5 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 Atl 5 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 0
3 Ten 46 0 6 102 0 9 17.0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 BYE Bye Week
5 @NE 47 0 5 81 1 7 16.2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 Car
7 @Ind
8 Bal
9 Jax 38 0 3 44 1 6 14.7 0 0 1 -3 -3.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
10 Cle 59 0 3 23 0 10 7.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @NO 55 0 6 127 1 8 21.2 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12 @Hou 74 0 12 121 0 16 10.1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 0 0 0
13 @TB 56 0 4 57 1 8 14.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
14 Pit 54 0 11 224 1 15 20.4 3 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Cle 64 0 5 49 0 11 9.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
16 Den 25 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Pit 63 0 8 82 0 13 10.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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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 A.J. Green  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 4"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   207 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.48 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.21 sec
AVERAGE
Cone Drill:   6.91 sec
AVERAGE
Arm Length:   34.38 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.25 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   35 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   126 in
GREAT
Bench Press:   18 reps
GOOD
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A.J. Green: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Green (concussion) is officially listed as doubtful for Sunday's playoff game against the Colts, ESPN.com reports.

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Green, who was held out of practice Friday, remains under the NFL's concussion protocol, and while his outlook for Sunday's game could potentially brighten over the next day or two, the doubtful designation suggests that's not a likely scenario. If Green misses Sunday's game, the likes of fellow wideouts Mohamed Sanu and Brandon Tate, as well as tight end Jermaine Gresham, health permitting, would be in line for added targets Sunday.
Green (concussion) is not practicing Friday, Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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After logging a partial practice Thursday, Green was seen in street clothes at Friday morning's session. He was scheduled to meet with a neurologist prior to the practice, and a final designation will come Friday afternoon. In light of his non-participation Friday, Green will likely be listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Colts. He's still in the NFL's concussion protocol, which means there's at least one more hurdle that he needs to clear.
As of Friday morning, Green is still under the NFL's concussion protocol, Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Green (concussion) returned to practice Thursday, Geoff Hobson of the Bengals' official site reports.

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While that's a step in the right direction, Green is still in the NFL's concussion protocol, so the wideout still has some hurdles to clear before being cleared to play as Sunday's 1:05 ET kickoff against the Colts approaches. With that in mind, Green is slated to be seen by a neurologist Friday morning, at which time the Bengals hope that the wideout will be cleared for a full practice later that day.
Green (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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As of Wednesday, Green is still under the NFL's concussion protocol, Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Green left Sunday's game late in the fourth quarter, after taking a hard hit to the head and will be subject to the NFL's concussion protocol, Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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The diagnosis was essentially a given, as Green was hit directly in the head by a defender, just a split-second after getting stripped by another defender. Already playing through a biceps bruise that's believed to be fairly serious, Green was down on the field for a couple of minutes, before walking off in an apparent daze. He caught eight passes for 82 yards in Sunday's game, but he needed 13 targets to get there and was partially responsible for two turnovers. Prior to the fumble, a ball tipped off his hands during the first half, leading to an easy interception for the Steelers. The throw from Andy Dalton was poor, but it was the kind of catch that Green typically makes. If Green isn't available for Sunday's playoff game against the Colts, Cincinnati will have extra targets to divide between Mohamed Sanu, Jermaine Gresham, Brandon Tate and Dane Sanzenbacher. While he has since all but disappeared, Sanu stepped up in a big way when Green missed time earlier in the season.

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2014

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2013

Believe it or not, Green had a down year – at least on a per play basis. While Green led the league with seven catches of 40-plus, he had only 16 catches of 20-plus (T-15th) on 164 targets (T-5th), and he averaged a pedestrian 8.2 yards per target, 16th among the league's 39 100-target wideouts. Green was primarily a volume guy and a goal-line threat, with 23 red-zone looks (T-2nd), 14 from inside the 10 (1st).  Nonetheless, Green finished as the No. 4 overall receiver in standard leagues last year (No. 3 in PPR), and there's reason to think his efficiency will improve. Green averaged 9.2 YPT during his rookie season and had more big plays (19 to 16) despite 49 fewer targets. At 24, the 6-4, 210-pound burner hasn't lost a step, and quarterback Andy Dalton could get better in Year 3. Even at the current pace, the volume and red-zone looks ensure a high floor.

2012

A rare 1,000-yard receiver as a rookie, Green is just getting started in the NFL. At 6-4, 210, with excellent speed, outstanding ball skills and superior athleticism, Green is already a mismatch for opposing defensive backs. He averaged 9.2 yards per target as a rookie, while catching balls from a rookie quarterback. Despite missing a game with a knee injury, and playing through a shoulder sprain, Green had seven catches of 40-plus yards (tied for 3rd). Green also showed outstanding hands, dropping only three passes in 115 targets. Green also saw 16 red-zone targets, nine of which were from inside the 10 (tied for 6th). Given his size and leaping ability, it’s reasonable to expect more scores in 2012. Green could stand to bulk up a bit, especially as the NFL season took its toll on him last year, but with Green entering his second year along with quarterback Andy Dalton, things should only get better.

2011

The No. 4 overall pick out of Georgia, the 6-4, 210-pound Green projects as a potential superstar with excellent speed, uncanny quickness for a player his size and superior athleticism. Green has good hands and fantastic ball skills, going up over smaller defenders and catching the ball at its peak. He'll need to put on more muscle, and his immediate situation – an unsettled quarterback position in Cincinnati and other budding young receivers in Jordan Shipley, Jerome Simpson and Andre Caldwell – is far from ideal. But Green's not a project – he's NFL-ready right now, and his skills merit a late-round flier, irrespective of his environment.