Ricardo Louis
Ricardo Louis
24-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Cleveland Browns
IR
Injury Neck
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Louis, selected in the fourth round of the 2016 draft, projects to be in the mix for a depth role among Cleveland's receiving corps. Across two seasons, Louis has racked up 45 receptions for 562 yards with no touchdowns while usually serving as the team's fourth receiver. At 6-foot-2, 215, he has good size, though he has yet to fully utilize it on game day. The Browns still like his upside, but time is running out for him to show it. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $2.91 million contract with the Browns in June of 2016.
Placed on IR
WRCleveland Browns
Neck
July 26, 2018
Louis (neck) was placed on IR on Thursday.
ANALYSIS
Louis' placement on IR comes as no surprise after it was announced he needed surgery on his neck. His 2018 season comes to an end early on. He'll be looking to recover and return to action in 2019.
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Cleveland BrownsBrowns 2018 WR Snap Distribution See more data like this
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660
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506
188
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
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vs Falcons
Sunday, Nov 11th at 1:00PM
Overall QB Rating Against
99.2
 
Cornerbacks
107.2
 
Safeties
72.1
 
Linebackers
100.5
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Ricardo Louis' 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' 2"
 
Weight
215 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.43 sec
 
Vertical Jump
38.0 in
 
Broad Jump
132 in
 
Bench Press
18 reps
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
32.38 in
 
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2017
2016
As a rookie, Louis only managed to record 18 receptions for 205 yards, but he could see an expanded role in 2017 with Terrelle Pryor now in Washington. Even though the Browns signed veteran Kenny Britt, we still expect Louis to see increased targets. If the team can find a stable quarterback to lead the charge, Louis could become a fantasy darkhorse as the team's slot receiver.
Louis, a rookie fourth-round pick, boasts a ton of athleticism with 4.43 speed and a 38-inch vertical. However, he'll need to shore up his route running and hands if he wants to separate himself on a roster suddenly loaded with young wide receiver talent. He'll compete with fellow rookies Rashard Higgins and Jordan Payton, and veterans such as Marlon Moore and Terrelle Pryor for playing time, but his explosiveness could make him an intriguing pick in the deepest of leagues.
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Will miss 2018 with neck injury
WRCleveland Browns
Neck
July 25, 2018
Louis will miss the entire 2018 season while recovering from neck surgery, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
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Quiet end to season
WRCleveland Browns
January 8, 2018
Louis, who failed to make a catch on two targets during Cleveland's Week 17 loss to the Steelers, finished the season with 27 receptions for 357 yards.
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Plays four snaps
WRCleveland Browns
December 11, 2017
Louis played just four offensive snaps and finished without a catch or target during Sunday's 27-21 overtime loss to Green Bay.
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No targets in Week 13
WRCleveland Browns
December 4, 2017
Louis wasn't targeted in Sunday's 19-10 loss to the Chargers.
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No catches in loss
WRCleveland Browns
November 28, 2017
Louis was held without a catch (two targets) during Sunday's 30-16 loss to the Bengals.
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