Demarcus Robinson
Demarcus Robinson
26-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Kansas City Chiefs
2021 Fantasy Outlook
While Robinson could see a few more targets now that Sammy Watkins is no longer in the mix, he seems unlikely to become a high-volume receiver in the Kansas City passing offense, which is in line to be paced this season by fellow wideouts Tyreek Hill and Mecole Hardman, as well as star tight end Travis Kelce. Robinson's 45 catches and 466 receiving yards last year were career highs, numbers that put him on the fantasy fringe. Of course, if injuries hit the team's high-profile pass-catchers, operating within the context of a Patrick Mahomes-helmed attach does carry a degree of upside for any player thrust into a key role in such a scenario. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a one-year, $1.13 million contract with the Chiefs in March of 2021.
Minimal looks in opener
WRKansas City Chiefs
September 14, 2021
Robinson collected one of his two targets for nine yards in Sunday's regular-season opener versus the Browns.
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Robinson did play the second-most snaps (48) of any wideout during Sunday's game, suggesting he will remain a big part of the offensive game plan moving forward. That being said, Robinson is far from a primary target in the attack and finished tied for fourth on the team in targets with Byron Pringle, who played just 11 snaps.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Demarcus Robinson's 2021 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
33.0
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.69
 
% Team Air Yards
10.7%
 
% Team Targets
5.9%
 
Avg Depth of Target
16.5 Yds
 
Catch Rate
50.0%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
1.0
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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Overall QB Rating Against
92.7
 
Cornerbacks
77.7
 
Safeties
110.4
 
Linebackers
118.8
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Demarcus Robinson'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.
Height
6' 1"
 
Weight
203 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.59 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.19 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.77 sec
 
Vertical Jump
34.5 in
 
Broad Jump
123 in
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
33.00 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Robinson wound up second among the Chiefs wideouts in terms of offensive snaps behind Sammy Watkins, but that was largely the result of Tyreek Hill missing four games due to a collarbone injury. Outside of a six-catch outburst for 172 yards and two touchdowns in Week 2, Robinson didn't make much of his increase in opportunity, finishing out the season with 32 catches for 449 yards and four touchdowns. Second-year wideout Mecole Hardman also figures to be an obstacle in Robinson's path toward snaps in 2020, but Robinson should at least be safe in terms of a 53-man roster spot.
Robinson heads into his fourth season as a sleeper to break out given the uncertain availability of Tyreek Hill, while Sammy Watkins' foot history is another reason why Robinson might need to step up as a starter. The 2016 fourth-round pick out of Florida has mostly been a bust in the NFL, struggling to earn snaps over the mediocre Chris Conley while posting pedestrian production otherwise. But he only turns 25 in September, and his familiarity with the Chiefs system matters given how dependent the team might be on Watkins and rookie second-round pick Mecole Hardman. Particularly in PPR, Robinson is a late-round flier to consider in any format with 12 or more teams.
A fourth-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, Robinson didn't record an offensive stat in his first season with the Chiefs. His playing time increased drastically in his second year with Kansas City, following the departure of Jeremy Maclin, as Robinson received the second-most snaps of any wide receiver behind Tyreek Hill (586). Unfortunately, the increased playing time only led to 21 catches on 39 targets for 212 yards for the season. While the change under center to Patrick Mahomes -- with whom Robinson displayed chemistry during the 2017 preseason -- could prove fruitful for the third-year wideout, the team's addition of Sammy Watkins this offseason and numerous mouths to feed (Hill, Travis Kelce, Kareem Hunt) already on the roster dampens the possibility of a breakout season for Robinson.
Robinson contributed almost exclusively on special teams as a rookie, seeing just five snaps on offense all season. He doesn't factor into the return game, minimizing any potential value for him as a second-year player. The 22-year-old's role doesn't figure to expand much in 2017 unless he proves something he couldn't last year and he may need to battle for a roster spot out of training camp.
While the rookie wideout possesses many of the tools of a successful wide receiver, character concerns resulted in falling to the Chiefs in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Considering the team doesn't have a clear No. 2 option behind Jeremy Maclin, a strong camp from the rookie could put him in contention for snaps on Sundays. However, he will need to keep things under control off the field if he's to contribute on it.
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Second-string wideout on Week 1 DC
WRKansas City Chiefs
September 9, 2021
Robinson checks in as the second-string wideout behind Mecole Hardman on the Chiefs' unofficial Week 1 depth chart, Nick Jacobs of KSHB 41 News reports.
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Takes reps as punt returner
WRKansas City Chiefs
August 22, 2021
Robinson reeled in two passes for 10 yards and returned two punts for five yards during Friday's preseason contest versus the Cardinals.
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Signs one-year deal
WRKansas City Chiefs
March 25, 2021
Robinson is signing a one-year contract to stay with the Chiefs, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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Activated from COVID-19 list
WRKansas City Chiefs
February 5, 2021
Robinson was activated off the NFL's reserve/COVID-19 list on Friday and will be available to play in the Super Bowl against the Buccaneers, ESPN reports.
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Returning to practice
WRKansas City Chiefs
Undisclosed
February 5, 2021
Robinson (undisclosed) has been cleared to resume practicing Friday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
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