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Josh Morgan

29-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Chicago Bears

2014 Receiving Stats

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5

Yds

36

TD

1

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7.2

Tar

8

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Morgan wasn't a factor in Washington's passing game last season, but he'll get a chance to earn some targets in 2014 behind Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery. His ceiling is limited though, and he'l...

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Bye Week:  9

HT: 6' 1"   WT: 220   DOB: 6/20/1985  College: Virginia Tech  DRAFTED: 6th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Josh Morgan Contract Information:

Signed a one-year deal with the Bears in April of 2014.

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Morgan reeled in his lone target for a three-yard touchdown reception in Sunday's win over the Falcons.

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Josh Morgan 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
2008 23 12 20 319 3 43 16.0 7.4 - - - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2009 24 16 52 527 3 81 10.1 6.5 6 1 - - - 5 61 12.2 0 - - - - - -
2010 25 SF 16 44 698 2 80 15.9 8.7 12 2 1 0 0 2 17 8.5 0 19 0 0 0 2 1
2011 26 SF 5 15 220 1 20 14.7 11.0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 Was 16 48 510 2 73 10.6 7.0 4 0 0 0 0 3 25 8.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013 28 Was 14 20 214 0 33 10.7 6.5 1 0 0 0 0 2 13 6.5 0 239 0 59 0 2 0
2014 29 Chi 6 5 36 1 8 7.2 4.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Proj 29 CHI Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Josh Morgan

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Josh Morgan 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
2008 23 12 4.2 5.8 5.0 2 27 5 - - 0 0 0 - -
2009 24 16 4.8 8.1 6.4 3 33 15 4 1 0 4 0 0 0
2010 25 SF 16 5.2 8.0 6.6 3 44 6 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
2011 26 SF 5 5.6 8.6 7.1 3 44 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 Was 16 4.1 7.1 5.6 3 32 7 2 1 0 2 0 0 0
2013 28 Was 14 1.6 3.1 2.3 1 15 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
2014 29 Chi 6 1.6 2.4 2.0 1 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Proj 29 CHI Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Josh Morgan

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Josh Morgan – Playing Time Overview

Snap Count Stats

120

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Josh Morgan was on the field for 120 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

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

Year Off ST
2012 710 4
2013 359 89
2014 120 0
Josh Morgan 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 Buf 50 0 1 9 0 3 9.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @SF
3 @NYJ 11 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
4 GB 44 0 3 24 0 4 8.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Car 15 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
6 @Atl 0 0 1 3 1 1 3.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
7 Mia 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 0
8 @NE
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @GB
11 Min
12 TB
13 @Det
14 Dal
15 NO
16 Det
17 @Min

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 Josh Morgan  (View College Stats & News)
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Weight:   220 lbs
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Josh Morgan: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Morgan caught three passes on four targets for 24 yards in Sunday's loss to the Packers.

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Morgan didn't see a single target in Monday's win over the Jets.

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Morgan (groin) is active for Monday's game versus the Jets at New York.

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Morgan (groin) is probable for Monday's game against the Jets, ESPN.com reports.

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Morgan (groin) practiced fully Friday.

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Morgan (groin) is inactive for Sunday's game against the 49ers, CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco reports.

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Morgan (groin) is doubtful for Sunday's game against San Francisco.

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Morgan (groin) missed practice Friday for the second straight day, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Morgan caught one pass for nine yards in Sunday's loss to the Bills.

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Working as the No. 3 wide receiver, Morgan caught three passes for 48 yards on five targets in Friday's preseason game against the Seahawks.

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Coach Marc Trestman said Morgan ranks as the top option to open the season as the Bears' No. 3 receiver, Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013

Morgan had a largely forgettable year as one of the Redskins many mediocre receiving options, averaging only 10.6 YPC and 7.0 YPT despite playing with one of the most efficient passers in the league. The poor per-play numbers were atypical, however, as Morgan averaged 8.7 YPT in 2010 and 11.0 YPT (on only 20 targets) in 2011, and after the season, Morgan revealed he was playing with torn ligaments in both hands and on an ankle that needed surgery. Morgan, who's expected to be healthy for the start of training camp, heads into 2013 with a chance to be the starter opposite Pierre Garcon. At 6-1, 215, Morgan has decent size, good strength and above-average speed. But Santana Moss will still see some targets, and tight end Fred Davis should be back at some point, too, so Morgan's upside is likely to be limited.

2012

A fractured ankle cost Morgan most of 2011, but to that point he had averaged 14.7 YPC and 11.0 YPT on 20 targets. The prior season he averaged 8.7 YPT on 80 targets, showing a good deal of efficiency in a below average passing game. Morgan signed with the Redskins in March and enters a crowded field of receivers including Santana Moss, Pierre Garcon and Leonard Hankerson as well as tight end Fred Davis. But Morgan has a chance to start opposite Garcon as Moss is 33 years old, and Hankerson has yet to establish himself. At 6-1, 215, Morgan has decent size, good strength and above-average speed. If Robert Griffin III is as NFL-ready as advertised, and Morgan wins the job, he’ll be worth a look this season.

2011

Morgan actually had a fine season in 2010 – insofar as such a thing can be said about a 49ers No. 2 wideout. Morgan averaged 8.7 YPT and 15.9 YPC, big upticks from the prior year and well above league average. At 6-0, 219, Morgan has decent size, good strength and above-average speed. He's established himself as the team's clear No. 2 option as Ted Ginn, Jr. is just a return man and a one-dimensional deep threat, but keep in mind tight end Vernon Davis will need to get his share of targets, too.

2010

Morgan posted a solid sophomore campaign during 2009, playing in all 16 games (after missing four games his rookie season) and catching 52 passes for 527 yards. Although his per catch average declined significantly, that was to be expected as he received more targets. Expect that per catch average to normalize this year, as the 49ers will look to Michael Crabtree more frequently on possession routes while Morgan should become more of a deep threat. The upside is there for Morgan to have a big season, but keep in mind that Crabtree, Vernon Davis, and Frank Gore will all probably have to be fed before Morgan.

2009

Morgan's 2008 campaign was hampered by a preseason virus and a groin injury that he suffered later in the year, both of which limited him to just 319 receiving yards and three touchdowns. Although those numbers appear to be far from inspiring, Morgan proved to be a threat while he was on the field. Look no further than his 16.0 yards-per-catch average. He will start the season as the 49ers' third or fourth receiver behind Michael Crabtree and Isaac Bruce, but could easily displace Bruce as the team's second receiver if he plays to his potential. There is some intriguing fantasy upside to be had here with Morgan.

2008

Morgan impressed the 49ers in their May OTA's, though he enters the summer buried on the depth chart. A lot will have to fall right for Morgan to be worth much in 2008.