Riley McCarron
Riley McCarron
26-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
Questionable
Injury Undisclosed
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Riley McCarron in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Released by the Patriots in September of 2018.
Moves to practice squad injured list
WRFree Agent
Undisclosed
September 18, 2018
The Patriots placed McCarron (undisclosed) on the practice squad injured list, Zack Cox of NESN.com reports.
ANALYSIS
After playing in the Patriots' season opener, McCarron was released and later signed to the team's practice squad. In order to make room on its practice squad for wideout Jace Billingsley, New England moved McCarron to the practice squad/injured reserve list, though his injury is still unknown.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Riley McCarron'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
28.0
 
Air Yards Per Snap
1.87
 
% Team Air Yards
0.7%
 
% Team Targets
0.2%
 
Avg Depth of Target
28.0 Yds
 
Catch Rate
0.0%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
0.0
 
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2018 Fantasy Outlook
News that Julian Edelman faces a four-game suspension to start the 2018 season paved the way for McCarron to make a run at a roster spot as a slot man/special-teamer. After being cut in advance of Week 1, he's a candidate to resurface on New England's practice squad.
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Waived by Patriots
WRFree Agent
September 10, 2018
The Patriots have waived McCarron, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.
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Sees 15 snaps in opener
WRNew England Patriots
September 10, 2018
McCarron logged 15 out of a possible 75 snaps on offense in Sunday's 27-20 win over the Texans.
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Promoted to active roster
WRNew England Patriots
September 6, 2018
McCarron has been added to the Patriots' active roster, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.
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Lands on practice squad
WRFree Agent
September 3, 2018
McCarron has landed on the Patriots' practice squad.
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Waived by Pats
WRFree Agent
September 1, 2018
McCarron was waived by the Patriots on Saturday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
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