DJ Moore
DJ Moore
23-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Carolina Panthers
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Given the Panthers' abominable quarterback play last year, Moore had about as good a season as could be expected in Year 2. He notched 8.7 YPT (13th) and dropped only three passes. He made big plays (four catches of 40-plus yards) but didn't get into the end zone often, thanks to his modest red-zone use (12 targets, only two inside the 10). Moreover, Moore's rushing stats - 172 yards on 13 carries as a rookie - crashed to 40 yards on only six carries in his sophomore campaign. At 5-11, 215, and running a 4.42 40, Moore is stout, compact and unusually fast for a receiver his height and weight. He has good open-field vision and is dangerous after the catch. The acquisition of new quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is likely to be a boost, not because he's anything special as a passer, but because he's light years ahead of last year's QB, Kyle Allen, and his accuracy and care with the football should help keep the offense moving more reliably than it did last season. Plus, new coach Matt Rhule (and OC Joe Brady) could install a more pass-friendly scheme than what the Panthers had in recent seasons under Ron Rivera. Moore figures to be the team's top WR target again, but the Panthers signed deep threat Robby Anderson to a twoyear deal this offseason and bring back tailback Christian McCaffrey and fourth-year man Curtis Samuel, providing sturdy competition for Bridgewater's attention. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a four-year, $11.17 million contract with the Panthers in June of 2018.
Sets new single-season yardage mark
WRCarolina Panthers
January 3, 2021
Moore caught five of 11 targets for 101 yards during Sunday's 33-7 loss to the Saints.
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Moore, who was targeted early and often with his team playing from behind, finished with his fourth 100-yard game of the season. In the process, he surpassed his career high in receiving yardage set last season and has now flirted with 1,200 yards in each of the last two campaigns. This steady production has come despite many changes to the Panthers' offense, indicating that the third-year man's skillset is an enduring one. Moore will look to take another step forward next season for what should be a potent unit if Christian McCaffrey (thigh) can turn in a full year's worth of production.
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How do DJ Moore's 2020 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
100.9
 
Air Yards Per Snap
1.81
 
% Team Air Yards
38.5%
 
% Team Targets
22.2%
 
Avg Depth of Target
12.9 Yds
 
Catch Rate
56.4%
 
Drop Rate
6.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
6.1
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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2822%
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do DJ Moore'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
5' 11"
 
Weight
215 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.42 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.07 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.95 sec
 
Vertical Jump
39.5 in
 
Broad Jump
132 in
 
Bench Press
15 reps
 
Hand Length
9.63 in
 
Arm Length
31.63 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2019
2018
The first receiver taken in the 2018 draft, Moore had a fine rookie season, especially considering the sorry state of the Panthers passing game for most of the year. He finished with 9.6 YPT and only one drop on 82 targets, broke three plays for more than 40 yards and also racked up 172 extra yards on the ground, giving him 960 yards from scrimmage on only 68 touches. At 5-11, 215, Moore is stout, powerful and fast (4.42 40). He's unusually quick for a heavy receiver and has good vision in the open field. Moore didn't see much red-zone work last year - only 11 looks inside the 20 - but that was with the 6-4 Devin Funchess around. Funchess is gone this year, and Moore sits atop the Panthers depth chart with only the small, quick Curtis Samuel as a significant alternate option for wideout targets. Of course, Christian McCaffrey, who broke the running back receptions record last year, also will play a big part in the passing game, and tight end Greg Olsen is set to play another year. But as long as Cam Newton's shoulder recovery goes well - so far so good at press time - this should be a better passing offense in 2019, and Moore is likely to be its top target.
The first receiver taken in the draft at pick No. 24, Moore finds himself in a crowded Carolina receiving corps, but one that's lacking a star. Devin Funchess profiles as the team's No. 1, but he's hardly more established than last year's top dog Kelvin Benjamin, who was dealt midseason during a playoff run. Newly signed Torrey Smith and Jarius Wright and last year's second-rounder Curtis Samuel are also in the mix, but likely as complementary options. At 6-0, 210, with 4.42 40 speed and good quickness, toughness and overall athleticism, Moore profiles as a faster Jarvis Landry or a bigger Steve Smith. Moore just turned 21 in April, so there's plenty of room for growth. Expect him to see targets right away, either from the slot or opposite Funchess, and there's a chance he winds up as the team's top receiver by season's end.
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Turns in uninspiring Week 16 effort
WRCarolina Panthers
December 27, 2020
Moore recorded five receptions on 10 targets for 37 yards in Week 16 against Washington.
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Excels in return to action
WRCarolina Panthers
December 19, 2020
Moore (ankle) brought in six of eight targets for 131 yards and a touchdown in the Panthers' 24-16 loss to the Packers on Saturday night. He also rushed once for one yard.
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Clear for Saturday
WRCarolina Panthers
December 17, 2020
Moore (ankle) had his roster exemption lifted Thursday, clearing him for Saturday's game in Green Bay, per the NFL's transaction report.
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Will play this week
WRCarolina Panthers
December 16, 2020
Coach Matt Rhule said Moore (ankle) will play in Saturday's game against the Packers, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.
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Back at practice
WRCarolina Panthers
Ankle
December 16, 2020
The Panthers activated Moore (ankle) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.
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