Nick Toon
Nick Toon
31-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Nick Toon in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Released by the Rams in May of 2016.
WRFree Agent
September 29, 2015
Toon (ankle) was signed to the Rams' practice squad Tuesday,'s Nick Wagoner reports.
Toon was a fourth-round draft pick in 2012, but it isn't a good sign for his future that he was released by the receiver-needy Saints before the season. He's probably still recovering from an ankle injury and is unlikely to make an impact this season.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Nick Toon'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.
6' 4"
218 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.54 sec
Vertical Jump
37.0 in
Broad Jump
132 in
Bench Press
18 reps
Hand Length
9.00 in
Arm Length
32.50 in
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Nick Toon
Team Previews: New Orleans Saints
July 26, 2016
Justin Fielkow examines the state of New Orleans Saints football following a disappointing season on the defensive side of the ball.
NFL Barometer: Bryant's Back for Steelers
October 6, 2015
Mario Puig looks at who's rising and who's falling this week in the NFL, including Martavis Bryant, who returns from suspension this week for the Steelers.
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 1 Picks
September 10, 2015
RotoWire's Kevin Payne breaks down his strategies and top picks for all types of contests on FanDuel, including Davante Adams, who is stepping in to fill the void left by Jordy Nelson's season-ending knee injury.
NFL Barometer: Martin's Stock Ticks Up
August 13, 2015
Mario Puig takes the temperature around the league as training camps heat up, including a look at Doug Martin, who might be ready to reprise his solid rookie season.
2015 Team Preview: New Orleans Saints
July 21, 2015
Will the loss of Jimmy Graham be a major hit to Drew Brees' value in 2015-16?
Past Fantasy Outlooks
Injuries and competition for targets have largely made Toon an afterthought during his first three years in the league. Still, Toon averaged a robust 9.3 YPT on a 23-target sample over the season's last six games, and coach Sean Payton cited Toon's play over that stretch as a reason for not taking a single receiver during the draft. At 6-4, 218, Toon has ideal red-zone size, and while his 4.54 speed is below average, it's probably enough given that his height, weight and wingspan mean he requires less separation to make plays. With the Saints cleaning house the last two years, most recently trading superstar tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seahawks and promising third-year wideout Kenny Stills to the Dolphins, Toon was set for a much larger role in one of the league's most dynamic passing offenses. Unfortunately, Toon's season again ended prematurely after he was injured in training camp this year, and he was eventually placed on injured reserve after clearing waivers.
Rookie Kenny Stills blew past him last year on the Saints' depth chart, but Toon's size, athleticism and adequate speed could allow him to take over the no. 3 receiver role now that Lance Moore is in Pittsburgh. Toon faces still competition for targets, however, with Marques Colston, Joseph Morgan and Brandin Cooks populating the wide receiver depth chart as well.
Toon missed all of last season with a foot injury, but will play as the Saints' No. 4 receiver in 2013. Yet with the Saints spreading the ball around to their tight ends and backs far more than most teams, even their No. 1 and No. 2 wideouts rarely put up huge numbers. Still, the potential for being one injury away from starting in a Drew Brees-led offense makes Toon worth considering, especially considering he's 6-2, 215, with good quickness and reliable hands. He's also incidentally the son of former Jets great Al Toon.
Taken in the fourth round, the son of former Jets great Al Toon is buried on the Saints depth chart behind Marques Colston, Lance Moore, Devery Henderson and even Adrian Arrington. And that doesn’t count the highly targeted tight end Jimmy Graham or tailback Darren Sproles. But Arrington is unestablished, Henderson is a one-dimensional deep threat and Colston and Moore have some injury history. There’s a lot to go around in the Saints historically prolific passing offense, and the 6-2, 215-pound Toon, who has good size, reliable hands and good quickness for a big receiver, is in an ideal spot should an opportunity arise.
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WRNew Orleans Saints
September 8, 2015
Toon and the Saints have reached an injury settlement, Evan Woodbery of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
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WRNew Orleans Saints
September 2, 2015
Toon cleared waivers Wednesday and was placed on injured reserve, Evan Woodbery of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
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WRNew Orleans Saints
September 1, 2015
Toon (ankle) has been released by the Saints, Kristian Garic of WWL 870 AM reports.
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WRNew Orleans Saints
August 25, 2015
Toon (ankle) is not a lock to make the final roster, according to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
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WRNew Orleans Saints
August 23, 2015
Toon is in line to miss 2-to-3 weeks with a high-ankle sprain, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
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