Diontae Spencer
Diontae Spencer
28-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Denver Broncos
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Spencer finished 10th in the league with 644 total return yards in 2019 but managed just 37 yards on nine offensive touches. Expect more of the same in 2020. Despite rookie KJ Hamler's sub-4.3 speed, coach Vic Fangio has reaffirmed his confidence in Spencer as the team's returner on both punts and kicks. That should be enough, absent a stark change of plans, to keep Spencer on the roster, even if his role on offense remains extremely limited. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a one-year, $585,000 contract with the Broncos in March of 2020.
Likely safe at returner
WRDenver Broncos
April 25, 2020
Despite the addition of speedster KJ Hamler in the second round, it would "take a lot" for him to unseat Spencer as the Broncos' primary returner, Zac Stevens of TheDNVR.com reports.
Hamler returned 44 kicks for 1,036 yards and 37 punts for 222 yards during his two seasons at Penn State. That production, paired with elite speed, led some to make the immediate assumption that Hamler would come in as a returner. Head coach Vic Fangio dispelled that notion early with reporters, voicing his preference not to use offensive or defensive starters as returners. Not to mention, Spencer finished 10th in the league in total return yards in 2019. The addition of Hamler and Jerry Jeudy may spell trouble for some members of the Broncos' receiving corps, but probably not Spencer.
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How do Diontae Spencer's 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.
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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2019 Diontae Spencer Split Stats
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Headed back to Denver
WRDenver Broncos
March 17, 2020
Spencer will remain with the Broncos after the team placed a contract tender on the exclusive rights free agent Tuesday, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.
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Makes mark in 2019
WRDenver Broncos
January 26, 2020
Spencer returned 15 kickoffs for 436 yards and 26 punts for 208 yards during the 2019 season. On offense, he added 31 yards on six catches and six yards on three carries. He fumbled thrice during the season.
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Fumbles in win
WRDenver Broncos
November 4, 2019
Spencer caught one of three targets for no gain during Sunday's 24-19 win over Cleveland. He added a punt return of 20 yards, kick return of 17 yards and fumbled during the contest.
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Logs three snaps in loss
WRDenver Broncos
October 28, 2019
Spencer caught both of his targets for 22 total yards and added a five-yard rush during Sunday's 15-13 loss in Indianapolis. He also had 39 yards on a pair of kick returns and 22 yards on three punt returns.
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Brings return experience
WRDenver Broncos
September 2, 2019
Spencer, an experienced punt returner from his years in the CFL, will join a Broncos team that was last in the NFL in punt-return average, Troy Renck of ABC 7 Denver reports.
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