Tyler Johnson

23-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
2021 Fantasy Outlook
Johnson's lot in his rookie season essentially was the wide-receiver version of running back Ke'Shawn Vaughn's. Like his fellow 2020 draftee, Johnson was stuck behind multiple capable veterans on the depth chart and consequently finished with a modest 12-169-2 line on 17 targets across 14 games. The Minnesota product was well regarded by the coaching staff, however, and he stood out for his ability to make difficult, contested catches. The increasing trust was illustrated by the fact he saw 46 offensive snaps in Tampa Bay's first three postseason games. With some valuable experience under his belt, Johnson could push Scotty Miller for the No. 4 receiver role this summer, or, at minimum, earn an appreciable boost in work in his second season. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a four-year, $3.61 million contract with the Buccaneers in July of 2020.
Two catches in playoff opener
WRTampa Bay Buccaneers
January 17, 2022
Johnson corralled two of three targets for 30 yards Sunday in the Buccaneers' 31-15 win over the Eagles in the wild-card round.
ANALYSIS
Johnson should be locked into a regular role in three-receiver sets for the rest of the postseason, but the second-year wideout is a clear tertiary option in the passing game behind Mike Evans and Rob Gronkowski at this stage. If Cyril Grayson (hamstring) is able to make it back for the divisional round, Johnson's path to consistent targets could become more blocked.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Tyler Johnson's 2021 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.
  • % Targeted On Route
    Targets divided by total routes run. Also known as TPRR.
  • Avg Yds Per Route Run
    Receiving yards divided by total routes run. Also known as YPRR.
Air Yards Per Game
24.6
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.71
 
% Team Air Yards
7.6%
 
% Team Targets
7.8%
 
Avg Depth of Target
7.6 Yds
 
Catch Rate
65.5%
 
Drop Rate
7.3%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
3.9
 
% Targeted On Route
0.3%
 
Avg Yds Per Route Run
0.02
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
Snap Counts
Snap %
Tampa Bay BuccaneersBuccaneers 2021 WR Snap Distribution See more data like this | See last season's snap counts
#% of Team Snaps

93767%
5440%
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8160%
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15111%
32%
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9672%
896%
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181%
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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vs Rams
Sunday, Jan 23rd at 3:00PM
Overall QB Rating Against
69.1
 
Cornerbacks
68.7
 
Safeties
82.0
 
Linebackers
67.0
 
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2021 Tyler Johnson Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Tyler Johnson'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
206 lbs
 
Hand Length
9.00 in
 
Arm Length
30.88 in
 
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5 days ago
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6 days ago
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9 days ago
Tom Brady gets the top spot among quarterbacks for the second-seeded Buccaneers.
2020 Fantasy Outlook
The consensus on Johnson is that he was short-changed by the draft process, as the prolific Minnesota alum's college production was befitting of a higher selection. Johnson finished his four-year Golden Gophers career with 33 touchdowns over 43 games and a combined 164 receptions and 2,487 yards over his last two college seasons. The 21-year-old could make a strong case for a solid rookie role, considering he displayed an impressive degree of red-zone prowess during his college days. Johnson led all Power 5 schools in red-zone catches, red-zone receiving yards (320) and red-zone touchdown receptions (23) from 2016 through 2019, the type of track record that could lead to a rapid rapport with new Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. However, Johnson will have to outperform a pair of incumbent receivers in Scott Miller and Justin Watson to secure the No. 3 receiver job, so training camp and preseason project to be particularly critical for the rookie.
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Modest receiving yardage in finale
WRTampa Bay Buccaneers
January 10, 2022
Johnson secured five of seven targets for 22 yards in the Buccaneers' 41-17 win over the Panthers on Sunday.
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Four grabs in win
WRTampa Bay Buccaneers
January 3, 2022
Johnson brought in four of six targets for 50 yards in the Buccaneers' 28-24 win over the Jets on Sunday.
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Blanked in Week 16
WRTampa Bay Buccaneers
December 27, 2021
Johnson logged 36 snaps from scrimmage but did not see a target during the Buccaneers' 32-6 win over the Panthers on Sunday.
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Set to fill in for Godwin
WRTampa Bay Buccaneers
December 26, 2021
Johnson is expected to serve as the primary replacement for Chris Godwin (knee) in Sunday's game against the Panthers, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
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Steps up for injured starters
WRTampa Bay Buccaneers
December 19, 2021
Johnson had four receptions (seven targets) for 41 yards in Sunday's 9-0 loss to New Orleans.
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