Austin Carr
Austin Carr
24-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
New Orleans Saints
2018 Fantasy Outlook
After going undrafted out of Northwestern in 2017, Carr cracked the Saints' Week 1 roster last season, but was only active for two games during his rookie campaign. However, with the Saints cutting ties with both of their top two slot options from last season in Brandon Coleman and Willie Snead, the door is open for Carr to take on a more meaningful role with the first-team offense. Carr, who logged 90 catches for 1,247 yards and 12 TDs in 13 games as a senior at Northwestern last season, profiles as a slot receiver with solid size (6-1, 194 pounds) and quickness. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a three-year, $1.67 million contract with the Patriots in April of 2017. Waived by the Patriots in September of 2017. Claimed off waivers by the Saints in September of 2017.
Another touchdown in Week 12
WRNew Orleans Saints
November 24, 2018
Carr caught one pass for a 12-yard touchdown in Thursday night's win over the Falcons.
ANALYSIS
Carr made his only target count, hauling in a wide-open second-quarter touchdown on Thanksgiving Day. The Northwestern product has now scored in back-to-back weeks -- the first two touchdowns of his NFL career -- but he played just 18 offensive snaps against the Falcons. Meanwhile, rookie slot receiver Keith Kirkwood saw 30 snaps and also caught a touchdown. With Carr losing the playing-time battle to Kirkwood, he still probably belongs on the waiver wire in most fantasy leagues.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Austin Carr's 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
10.0
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.49
 
% Team Air Yards
4.5%
 
% Team Targets
3.1%
 
Avg Depth of Target
10.0 Yds
 
Catch Rate
69.2%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
2.4
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
New Orleans SaintsSaints 2018 WR Snap Distribution See more data like this
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104
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
How does the Panthers pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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Overall QB Rating Against
93.3
 
Cornerbacks
88.9
 
Safeties
109.8
 
Linebackers
91.1
 
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2017 Fantasy Outlook
Carr, who logged 90 catches for 1,247 yards and 12 TDs in 13 games as a senior at Northwestern last season, profiles as a slot receiver with solid size (6-1, 194 pounds) and quickness. After being waived by the Patriots in final roster cut-downs, Carr was claimed on waivers by the Saints. He'll need to to learn the offense, but any role in a Drew Brees-helmed offense can potentiality yield fantasy dividends.
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First career touchdown
WRNew Orleans Saints
November 20, 2018
Carr caught one pass for a 3-yard touchdown in Sunday's win against the Eagles. He was targeted twice.
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Practices in full
WRNew Orleans Saints
November 15, 2018
Carr (knee) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.
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Limited in practice Wednesday
WRNew Orleans Saints
Knee
November 14, 2018
Carr (knee) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.
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Two catches Monday night
WRNew Orleans Saints
October 9, 2018
Carr caught both his targets for 17 yards in Monday night's win against the Redskins.
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Loses playing time
WRNew Orleans Saints
September 25, 2018
Carr caught one pass on two targets for 25 yards in Sunday's win against the Falcons. He played only 13 of 79 offensive snaps.
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