Taquan Mizzell
Taquan Mizzell
25-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Chicago Bears
2019 Fantasy Outlook
In the second half of 2018, Mizzell carved out a role as the Bears' third-string running back, but in the nine games he played, he touched the ball just 17 times. Aside from a touchdown pass he caught from backup quarterback Chase Daniel, Mizzell largely was unimpressive, and as a runner he averaged just 1.9 yards over nine carries. Despite Jordan Howard being traded away, the Bears added David Montgomery and Mike Davis to the backfield this offseason, making it difficult to project much of a workload for Mizzell. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a contract with the Bears in November of 2018.
Quiet performance
WRChicago Bears
August 19, 2019
Mizzell netted minus-1 yard on four carries in the Bears' preseason loss to the Giants on Friday.
ANALYSIS
After posting 35 yards on four touches in the preseason opener, Mizzell followed that up with a very uninspiring performance. He'll continue to battle with Ryan Nall and Kerrith Whyte for the No. 4 running back spot as the preseason moves forward.
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How do Taquan Mizzell'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
5.1
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.67
 
% Team Air Yards
1.1%
 
% Team Targets
2.0%
 
Avg Depth of Target
4.6 Yds
 
Catch Rate
80.0%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
4.6
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
Mizell posted no stats as a rookie while being on the active roster in three games. At 170 pounds, don't expect him to take over much of the early-down workload should Jordan Howard get injured. In the event that happens, though, Mizell certainly could have an opportunity to seize some of the work on first and second downs in a backfield that also includes Tarik Cohen and Benny Cunningham, neither of whom is likely to thrive in a high-volume rushing role. Mizell will be a player to watch in training camp, but unless he has an impressive August, it's difficult to foresee him being a fantasy factor in 2018.
An undrafted rookie, Mizzell wasn't a prolific rusher during his time at the University of Virginia, but he did catch 127 passes over this final two seasons. He was unable to find a spot on the Ravens' roster coming out of training camp, but the Bears saw enough potential in him to put in a waiver claim. He'll likely act as a depth back in his first NFL season.
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Four touches in preseason opener
WRChicago Bears
August 9, 2019
Mizzell rushed twice for 14 yards while catching a pair of passes for an additional 21 yards in the Bears' 23-13 preseason loss to the Panthers.
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Moving to receiver
WRChicago Bears
May 22, 2019
Mizzell has switched from running back to receiver during the Bears' offseason program, Larry Mayer of the team's official site reports.
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Zero touches in Week 17
WRChicago Bears
December 31, 2018
Mizzell didn't see work in the Bears' Week 17 victory, and he ended the season with nine carries for 16 yards while adding eight receptions for 78 yards and a touchdown.
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Sees limited work
WRChicago Bears
December 10, 2018
Mizzell had one carry for one yard in Chicago's 15-6 victory over the Rams on Sunday.
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Increased role in Week 13
WRChicago Bears
December 3, 2018
Mizzell rushed three times for seven yards while adding a pair of receptions for an additional 16 yards in Chicago's overtime loss to the Giants on Sunday.
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