DJ Chark
DJ Chark
24-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Jacksonville Jaguars
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Despite doing little in 11 games as a rookie, Chark broke out in Year 2, making the most of his 118 targets - 13.8 YPC, 8.5 YPT - for a below-average passing team. At 6-4, 198, and with blazing 4.34 speed, a 40-inch vertical leap and 129-inch broad jump, Chark's physical tools are approaching Randy Moss territory. While he had only one catch of 40-plus yards, Chark caught 17 for 20-plus (T-9th), and there's little doubt he's fast enough to stretch the field. He didn't see a ton of work in the red zone (15 total targets, six from inside the 10) but still scored eight touchdowns and had only four drops all year. With Nick Foles in Chicago, it should be second-year quarterback Gardner Minshew's team all offseason, and he should get better and improve his rapport with the Jags' top receiver. The Jaguars drafted bruiser Laviska Shenault in the second round, and Dede Westbrook is still around, but they're more likely to compete with one another and Chris Conley than cut into Chark's secured role. Finally, the Jaguars offense should improve under new offensive coordinator Jay Gruden, who hasn't had a young receiver with this type of size and speed since he coached A.J. Green in Cincinnati. Read Past Outlooks
RANKS
$Signed a four-year, $4.45 million contract with the Jaguars in May of 2018.
Inefficient with huge volume
WRJacksonville Jaguars
October 18, 2020
Chark recorded seven receptions on 14 targets for 45 yards in Week 6 against the Lions.
ANALYSIS
Chark entered the game with 20 targets in four games and nearly doubled his season total with this performance. However, the results expected from such volume didn't come, as he averaged only 3.2 yards per target and also failed to find the end zone. Nevertheless, Chark was clearly quarterback Gardner Minshew's top option and seemed to escape without any setbacks to an ankle injury that left him questionable to suit up entering the day. Chark will look to work more efficiently in Week 7 against the Chargers.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do DJ Chark'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
85.0
 
Air Yards Per Snap
1.60
 
% Team Air Yards
24.3%
 
% Team Targets
14.8%
 
Avg Depth of Target
12.5 Yds
 
Catch Rate
73.5%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
1.8
 
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
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Sunday, Oct 25th at 4:25PM
Overall QB Rating Against
84.8
 
Cornerbacks
74.1
 
Safeties
79.2
 
Linebackers
107.0
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do DJ Chark'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
6' 4"
 
Weight
198 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.34 sec
 
Vertical Jump
40.0 in
 
Broad Jump
129 in
 
Bench Press
16 reps
 
Hand Length
9.25 in
 
Arm Length
32.38 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2019
2018
A former LSU Tiger, Chark was selected in the second round of the 2018 draft and proceeded to be a non-factor in an unproductive offense for most of the season. He missed five games with a quad injury and had 14 catches for 174 yards, looking very much like a receiver relying on raw talent rather than technical skill. At 6-4, 198 pounds, and with a 4.34 40-yard dash and 40-inch vertical, the 22-year-old still possesses elite tools, but needs to take a significant step forward this offseason in order to utilize them. Dede Westbrook is locked in for regular snaps, but beyond that it's more of a crapshoot for the Jaguars at wide receiver. Chark has a realistic chance to secure the No. 2 or 3 role as he competes with Chris Conley, Marquise Lee and Keelan Cole. The upgrade to Nick Foles at quarterback should help Chark from both a developmental and production standpoint, but at this point it's difficult to call him a potential sleeper given his struggles last year.
The 6-4, 198-pound receiver out of LSU was a potential first-round pick in April's draft, but the Jaguars were able to snatch him late in the second round. Chark had a dominant combine with a 4.34 40-yard dash, 40-inch vertical and 129-inch broad jump after posting 40 catches for 874 yards (21.9 average) and three touchdowns for the Tigers in 2017. The 21-year-old seems unlikely to take on a high-volume role due to the Jaguars run-heavy offense and depth of talent at wide receiver, but his potential as a big-play threat could have Chark making significant contributions in his rookie season.
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Suiting up Sunday
WRJacksonville Jaguars
October 18, 2020
Chark (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Lions.
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Viewed as game-time call
WRJacksonville Jaguars
Ankle
October 18, 2020
Chark (ankle), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions, is being viewed by the Jaguars as a game-time decision, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
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Likely to play Sunday
WRJacksonville Jaguars
Ankle
October 17, 2020
Chark (ankle) is expected to play Sunday against the Lions, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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Questionable Week 6
WRJacksonville Jaguars
Ankle
October 16, 2020
Chark (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.
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Sidelined for another practice
WRJacksonville Jaguars
Ankle
October 15, 2020
Chark (ankle) didn't participate in Thursday's practice.
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