Riley Ridley
Riley Ridley
24-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Chicago Bears
2020 Fantasy Outlook
After being selected in the fourth round of last year's draft, Ridley didn't see the field until Week 13, and in four games, he posted six catches for 69 yards. However, with the Bears lacking playmakers at WR aside from Allen Robinson and Anthony Miller, Riley certainly could emerge as a factor in the passing game, should he impress the coaching staff during camp. Although he showed production in college, he has 40th percentile speed, 22nd percentile agility and 42nd percentile explosiveness, so he'll need to play much better than his measurables to make an impact at the NFL level as well as for fantasy managers. He'll be a player to watch during the preseason, as his role will ultimately determine his early-season fantasy value. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.2 million contract with the Bears in May of 2019.
Sees limited action in 2020
WRChicago Bears
Coach's Decision
January 3, 2021
Ridley played just 41 offensive snaps in his second season with the Bears, catching four passes for 39 yards.
ANALYSIS
Ridley has done very little in his two seasons with the Bears, and although he's signed through the 2022 season, he'll need to show significant improvement before being considered as a reliable fantasy option.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Riley Ridley'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
7.2
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.88
 
% Team Air Yards
0.8%
 
% Team Targets
0.7%
 
Avg Depth of Target
9.0 Yds
 
Catch Rate
100.0%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
0.8
 
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Snap Counts
Snap %
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#% of Team Snaps

95585%
78170%
60854%
33730%
20819%
626%
575%
282%
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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2020 Riley Ridley Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Riley Ridley'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' 1"
 
Weight
200 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.58 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.28 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.22 sec
 
Vertical Jump
30.5 in
 
Broad Jump
124 in
 
Bench Press
13 reps
 
Hand Length
10.25 in
 
Arm Length
32.63 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Riley Ridley
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164 days ago
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Monday Night Football DFS Breakdown: Vikings vs. Bears
177 days ago
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Dynasty Watch: Second-Year WRs Pt. 3
354 days ago
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2020 NFL Team Previews: Chicago Bears
354 days ago
Issues abound in Chicago, from a quarterback competition to whether the defense can bounce back, and many things in between.
Dynasty Watch: Second-Year WRs Pt. 2
355 days ago
Preston Williams' future carries a wide range of possible outcomes, but it's past time to accept that he's a standout talent among the league's WR prospects.
2019 Fantasy Outlook
A fourth-round pick of the Bears this year, Ridley enters the league with plenty of tread on his tires, having caught 58 of 89 passes for 788 yards and 11 touchdowns in his last two seasons at Georgia. His output was the product of polished route running and a decent catch radius, which should give him freedom to work as both a slot and outside receiver as a pro. However, Ridley is joining an offense with a strong collection of pass-catching options, namely Allen Robinson, Anthony Miller, Taylor Gabriel and Trey Burton. As such, Ridley may not be able to break into the regular rotation for some time.
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Gets nod for Week 14
WRChicago Bears
December 13, 2020
Ridley is active for Sunday's matchup against the Texans, Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
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Sitting down Week 13
WRChicago Bears
Coach's Decision
December 6, 2020
Ridley (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's matchup against Detroit.
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Posts 16 yards in defeat
WRChicago Bears
November 29, 2020
Ridley caught two passes for 16 yards in Chicago's 41-25 loss to the Packers on Sunday.
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First action of season
WRChicago Bears
November 8, 2020
Ridley caught two passes for 23 yards in the Bears' 24-17 loss to the Titans on Sunday.
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Not suiting up Sunday
WRChicago Bears
Coach's Decision
September 20, 2020
Ridley (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Giants.
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