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Will Franklin

32-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Free Agent

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

There was no outlook written for Will Franklin in 2017. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

HT: 6' 0"   WT: 214   DOB: 10/13/1985  College: Missouri  Show ContractHide Contract

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Released by the Raiders in August of 2009.

April 15, 2009  –  Will Franklin News

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Franklin was claimed off waivers by the Lions on Tuesday, according to USA Today.

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Will Franklin 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 22 13 7 83 0 17 11.9 4.9 - - - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Will Franklin 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 22 13 0.6 1.2 0.9 1 6 1 - - 0 0 0 - -

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Will Franklin – Playing Time Overview

Depth Chart Status

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Offensive Snaps in 2017

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

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Will Franklin 2017 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 FREE AGENT Free Agent
2 FREE AGENT Free Agent
3 FREE AGENT Free Agent
4 FREE AGENT Free Agent
5 FREE AGENT Free Agent
6 FREE AGENT Free Agent
7 FREE AGENT Free Agent
8 FREE AGENT Free Agent
9 FREE AGENT Free Agent
10 FREE AGENT Free Agent
11 FREE AGENT Free Agent
12 FREE AGENT Free Agent
13 FREE AGENT Free Agent
14 FREE AGENT Free Agent
15 FREE AGENT Free Agent
16 FREE AGENT Free Agent
17 FREE AGENT Free Agent

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 Will Franklin
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 0"
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Weight:   214 lbs
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Will Franklin: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Franklin was released by the Chiefs on Monday, the Kansas City Star reports.

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Franklin finished his rookie season with seven catches for 83 yards.

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Franklin did not have a reception in Sunday's loss to the Titans.

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Franklin was active for Sunday's loss to the Falcons, but did not record a reception.

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Franklin was inactive for Sunday's loss to the Raiders.

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The Chiefs removed Franklin (knee) from their injury report Thursday, the Kansas City Star reports.

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Franklin (knee) was a full participant at practice Wednesday, the Chiefs' official site reports.

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Franklin (knee) has been downgraded to out for Sunday's game against the Patriots, the Boston Globe reports.

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Franklin (knee) did not practice Friday, the Kansas City Star reports.

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Franklin (knee) returned to practice Wednesday, but participated only in individual drills, the Kansas City Star reports.

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Franklin underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss 2-4 weeks, the Kansas City Star reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

There was no outlook written for Will Franklin.

2009

Franklin will have trouble making the team out of camp. If he does make the roster, it will be as a special teamer.

2008

We selected Franklin as the teamís supersleeper in our Chiefs team preview for two reasons. First, coach Herm Edwards has never been shy to play rookies, so Franklinís lack of tenure shouldnít hurt him. Second, the Chiefs depth chart at receiver is wide open, with Franklin, Jeff Webb and Devard Darling all competing for a starting spot opposite Dwayne Bowe. Franklinís speed and elusiveness should endear him to a team that lacked offensive explosiveness in 2007. Rookie receivers are always a low-percentage play and Franklin probably wonít see many opportunities, but he has enough upside to be worth a look if youíre throwing darts at high-upside plays at the end of your draft.