Stefon Diggs
Stefon Diggs
25-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Minnesota Vikings
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Diggs made one of the most improbable and spectacular catches of all time to knock the Saints out of the playoffs, and his regular-season work was nothing to sneeze at, either. Despite missing two games, Diggs scored eight times and bumped up his efficiency to 8.9 YPT (9th among the league's 38 90-target WR). Part of that was due to Case Keenum taking over for the conservative Sam Bradford, and Diggs will have another competent downfield thrower in Kirk Cousins this year. At 6-0, 191, Diggs has just average size, and his 4.46 speed is good but nothing special. But Diggs is quick, runs excellent routes and has strong ball skills and reliable hands. Adam Thielen is a co-No. 1 target, and assuming Cousins and new offensive coordinator John DeFilippo don't shake things up too much, both players should share in the passing game spoils. One negative is the presence of red-zone specialist Kyle Rudolph, who had nine targets inside the 10 last year, along with a presumably healthy Dalvin Cook. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a five-year, $72 million contract with the Vikings in July of 2018.
Leads team through air
WRMinnesota Vikings
December 10, 2018
Diggs caught four of six targets for 76 yards in Monday night's 21-7 loss to the Seahawks. He also rushed once for five yards.
ANALYSIS
Diggs' performance was highlighted by a 48-yard reception during the second half. Prior to that, the Vikings offense struggled mightily to move the ball and ultimately didn't muster any points until its final drive. Nonetheless, Diggs ended the evening as Minnesota's leader in the passing game, topping the 75-yard plateau for the fourth time in his last five games despite playing through a lingering knee ailment. The wideout will look to keep his strong stretch going Week 15 versus the Dolphins.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Stefon Diggs' 2018 advanced stats compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his advanced stats 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 longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
98.1
 
Air Yards Per Snap
1.66
 
% Team Air Yards
33.2%
 
% Team Targets
24.5%
 
Avg Depth of Target
9.3 Yds
 
Catch Rate
69.8%
 
Drop Rate
1.6%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
4.5
 
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
How does the Dolphins pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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Sunday, Dec 16th at 1:00PM
Overall QB Rating Against
77.6
 
Cornerbacks
79.9
 
Safeties
49.2
 
Linebackers
107.3
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Stefon Diggs' 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.
Height
6' 0"
 
Weight
191 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.46 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.32 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.03 sec
 
Vertical Jump
35.0 in
 
Broad Jump
115 in
 
Hand Length
10.00 in
 
Arm Length
31.25 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Nagging injuries derailed Diggs' second season and also opened the door for Adam Thielen to become the team's co-No. 1 target. At 6-0, 191, Diggs has only average size, but he possesses good speed (4.46 40), runs good routes and has strong ball skills. He didn't run many deep routes, however -- only three catches of 40 yards and 10 for 20 or more -- and he wasn't used heavily in the red zone (12 looks). As such, he scored only three times. While Diggs averaged a respectable 8.1 YPT, it came on only 10.8 YPC, meaning he was padding his catch percentage (and Sam Bradford's record-setting completion percentage) with short routes. Diggs worked this offseason to improve his conditioning in the interest of staying healthier and should again be one of Bradford's main targets. However, Thielen isn't going away, and the team signed Michael Floyd.
A fifth-round pick last season, Diggs rapidly ascended the Vikings' depth chart, ultimately becoming the top target in the passing game and posting four straight weeks of at least 85 yards. Unfortunately, that streak ended Week 8, and Diggs failed to eclipse even 70 yards and scored only twice during the team's last nine games. At 6-0, 195, Diggs has only average size and good speed (4.46 40). He's elusive in space, runs good routes and has strong ball skills. Despite his anemic production in the second half, Diggs heads into the season as the team's No. 1 wideout. Of course, the Vikings don't throw much (454 attempts, 32nd) and when they do they are not especially efficient (7.1 YPA, 20th.) And even though Mike Wallace is gone, Diggs could have competition from first-round pick Laquon Treadwell for targets.
A former five-star recruit, Diggs looked like a future day one or two draft pick during his freshman season at Maryland (54 catches for 848 yards and six touchdowns while scoring twice on kick returns in 11 games), but he never made much progress due to injuries and terrible quarterback play. The 2015 fifth-round draft pick has some upside as a result, but will likely be brought along slowly and may spend much of the season on the practice squad.
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Cleared to play Monday
WRMinnesota Vikings
December 8, 2018
Diggs (knee) does not carry an injury designation into Monday's contest against the Seahawks.
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Limited again Friday
WRMinnesota Vikings
Knee
December 7, 2018
Diggs (knee) practiced in a limited fashion Friday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Logs limited practice Thursday
WRMinnesota Vikings
Knee
December 6, 2018
Diggs (knee) was limited at Thursday's practice, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Makes five catches
WRMinnesota Vikings
December 2, 2018
Diggs (knee) caught all five of his targets for 49 yards during Sunday's 24-10 loss to the Patriots.
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Will play through knee injury
WRMinnesota Vikings
December 2, 2018
Diggs (knee) is active for Sunday's game at New England.
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