Richie James
Richie James
24-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
San Francisco 49ers
NFI-A
Injury Wrist
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Richie James in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a four-year, $2.54 million contract with the 49ers in May of 2018.
Moves to NFI list
WRSan Francisco 49ers
Wrist
August 4, 2020
The 49ers placed James (wrist) on the active/non-football injury list Tuesday, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
ANALYSIS
One day removed from coming off the reserve/COVID-19 list, James moves over to the NFI list as he recovers from a broken wrist. He suffered the injury in June, and was expected to be sidelined for at least two months. Thus, James' current standing on the roster is of no surprise.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Richie James' 2019 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
7.6
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.59
 
% Team Air Yards
4.1%
 
% Team Targets
2.1%
 
Avg Depth of Target
12.2 Yds
 
Catch Rate
60.0%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
17.3
 
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828
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603
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512
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315
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276
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215
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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2019 Richie James Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Richie James' 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' 9"
 
Weight
185 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.48 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.16 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.87 sec
 
Vertical Jump
35.5 in
 
Broad Jump
122 in
 
Bench Press
6 reps
 
Hand Length
9.25 in
 
Arm Length
31.25 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2019
2018
James began the 2018 season buried on the depth chart, seeing just one target through the first eight games of the season. As the 49ers quickly fell out of contention, they gave their seventh-round pick a look in the slot in addition to regular kick return duties. The speedy wideout made a couple of big plays before season's end, but was otherwise a non-factor in fantasy (nine catches for 130 yards and a score). With a slew of new wideouts in camp, James will have to really stand out to secure a roster spot.
James was selected with the 49ers' final pick in the 2018 draft, but the playmaking ability he flashed with Middle Tennessee State could land him a specialist role right off the bat. If the 5-9 receiver doesn't make the cut, he likely would start the year on the practice squad while he waits for an opportunity to present itself.
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Gets off COVID list
WRSan Francisco 49ers
Wrist
August 3, 2020
James (wrist) was removed from the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
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Heading to COVID list
WRSan Francisco 49ers
Illness
July 27, 2020
James (illness) was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.
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Breaks wrist
WRSan Francisco 49ers
Wrist
June 19, 2020
James is recovering from a broken bone in his wrist, with the expectation of being sidelined for at least two months, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
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Mainly used on special teams
WRSan Francisco 49ers
January 2, 2020
James had six receptions for 160 yards and a touchdown in 2019, spending most of his time as a return man for the 49ers.
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Huge kick return Saturday
WRSan Francisco 49ers
December 22, 2019
James ripped off an 81-yard kickoff return but did not receive a target on offense in Saturday's 34-31 win over the Rams.
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