Jaelen Strong
Jaelen Strong
25-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Cleveland Browns
2018 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Jaelen Strong in 2018. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a contract with the Browns in February of 2019.
Joining Cleveland
WRCleveland Browns
February 20, 2019
Strong signed a contract Wednesday with the Browns, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
ANALYSIS
Selected 70th overall in the 2015 draft, Strong never had much of an impact in Houston and eventually moved on to Jacksonville, where he suffered a torn ACL in December 2017. Now healthy after spending a year out of football, the 25-year-old wide receiver will battle for a roster spot in Cleveland.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Jaelen Strong's measurables compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
* The Shuttle Time, and Cone Drill metrics are from his Pro Day. All others are from the NFL Combine.
Height
6' 2"
 
Weight
220 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.44 sec
 
Shuttle Time*
4.21 sec
 
Cone Drill*
7.34 sec
 
Vertical Jump
42.0 in
 
Broad Jump
123 in
 
Hand Length
9.00 in
 
Arm Length
32.25 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Jaelen Strong
NFL Injury Analysis: Gametime Decision for Gordon
December 26, 2017
As we get down to the wire, Jeff Stotts runs through the week’s noteworthy injuries, including running back Melvin Gordon, who may be a gametime decision with an ankle injury.
The Stats Room: Week 3 QB Projections
September 23, 2017
Jeff Zimmerman continues his quest for a better projections system with quarterback projections for Week 3.
NFL Game Previews: Breaking Down Week 2
September 14, 2017
Erik Siegrist previews Monday Night Football as Matthew Stafford leads the Lions into New York to face the Giants. Who has the edge?
Exploiting the Matchups: Will Bell Go Quiet Week 1?
September 7, 2017
Luke Hoover analyzes the Week 1 matchups and is not confident Le'Veon Bell will return his usual rewards in the season opener against the Browns.
On Target: Previewing Week 1
On Target: Previewing Week 1
September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017
Davis Mattek looks at the receiving situations that most intrigue him heading into the 2017 season, including a Chiefs depth chart topped by Tyreek Hill.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2017
2016
2015
Strong, a third-round pick in 2015, was a forgotten man at the start of the 2016 season. The Texans had selected two wideouts in the draft last season, a sure sign they weren't happy with Strong's conditioning during his rookie season. He capitalized on an injury to Braxton Miller and started getting more snaps midseason, but an ankle injury put an end to his momentum. He'll be in direct competition with Miller for playing time this season, with both players gunning for the No. 2 receiver job after Will Fuller suffered a broken collarbone in training camp. Fuller is expected to miss at least the first month of the season, but he should be back to reclaim a starting job at some point during the year. Strong, meanwhile, is set to serve a one-game suspension to start the season, resulting from a marijuana possession charge.
Strong, a 2015 third-round pick, had a rocky introduction to the NFL, getting in earful in organized team activities from head coach Bill O'Brien about his conditioning. When he dropped weight, O'Brien needed him to practice better before giving him playing time. As the season wore on, Strong started getting more offensive snaps, but only when others were injured. Our first glimpse of Strong in 2016, apart from a February arrest for marijuana possession, was at May's organized team activities. Strong was leaner and appeared determined to put his offseason ignominy behind him. Where this leaves Strong on the depth chart is unclear, as two wideouts drafted in 2016 and veterans Cecil Shorts and Keith Mumphrey will compete for playing time.
Taken in the third round, Strong should compete with Nate Washington and Cecil Shorts for targets opposite DeAndre Hopkins. While Strong's route running is raw, there's no denying his physical skills — at 6-2, 217, with a 4.44 40, he has the size, speed and athleticism to evolve into a top target eventually. It's likely he begins the year as the No. 3 or No. 4, but Washington will turn 32 in August, and Shorts is one of the more injury-prone wideouts in the league. Concerns about a wrist injury lowered Strong's draft stock, but apparently the Texans examined him and found nothing wrong. At press time, he's expected to be healthy for the start of training camp.
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Fully recovered from ACL injury
WRFree Agent
November 21, 2018
Strong tweeted Wednesday that he has fully recovered from the ACL injury he sustained in December of 2017.
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Let go by Jacksonville
WRFree Agent
Knee - ACL
April 30, 2018
The Jaguars have released Strong (knee), Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.
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Placed on IR
WRJacksonville Jaguars
Knee - ACL
December 26, 2017
The Jaguars placed Strong (knee) on injured reserve Tuesday, Mike Kaye of the First Coast News reports.
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Tears ACL in Jags debut
WRJacksonville Jaguars
Knee - ACL
December 25, 2017
Strong announced via his personal Instagram account that he tore his ACL during Sunday's 44-33 loss at San Francisco.
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Joins Jags' active roster
WRJacksonville Jaguars
December 23, 2017
Strong was promoted to the Jaguars' 53-man roster Saturday, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.
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