Aaron Dobson
Aaron Dobson
28-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
Questionable
Injury Hamstring
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Aaron Dobson in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Released by the Cardinals in September of 2017.
Reaches injury settlement with Cardinals
WRFree Agent
Hamstring
September 6, 2017
Dobson (hamstring) has agreed to an injury settlement with the Cardinals, per the league's official transaction log.
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Reaching an injury settlement removes Dobson from injured reserve, allowing him to immediately sign with any team other than the Cardinals.
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How do Aaron Dobson'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.
* The 40-Yard Dash, Shuttle Time, Cone Drill, Vertical Jump, Broad Jump, and Bench Press metrics are from his Pro Day. All others are from the NFL Combine.
Height
6' 3"
 
Weight
205 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash*
4.37 sec
 
Shuttle Time*
4.33 sec
 
Cone Drill*
7.19 sec
 
Vertical Jump*
35.0 in
 
Broad Jump*
121 in
 
Bench Press*
16 reps
 
Hand Length
9.00 in
 
Arm Length
33.00 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Aaron Dobson
Depth Chart Watch: Training Camp Job Battles
July 28, 2016
Jim Coventry breaks down the key position battles as teams head to training camp. Can Ameer Abdullah hold off Theo Riddick in the Lions' backfield?
Team Previews: New England Patriots
July 18, 2016
Mike Doria explores how the Patriots will fare without Tom Brady and everything else you need to know in New England.
Football Draft Kit: 2016 Breakout Players
June 23, 2016
Jerry Donabedian analyzes breakout players of 2016, including San Francisco's Carlos Hyde, who is a classic example of a post-hype sleeper.
Notes From Minicamp - AFC East Edition
June 20, 2016
With Sammy Watkins recovering from a broken foot and Karlos Williams overweight, the Bills have seemingly re-proven that a Rex Ryan-led team will never have a boring offseason.
Random Fantasy Football Thoughts: Early June Edition
June 2, 2016
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian is perhaps a bit too eager for the 2016 NFL season to begin. Training camp is only 2 months away!
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2016
2015
2014
2013
Dobson endured an injury-plagued 2015 campaign in which he appeared in just eight games, recording 13 catches for 141 yards on 21 targets. The Patriots inked Chris Hogan in free agency to add depth to the team's receiving corps, plus Malcolm Mitchell was added in the draft, which led to the 2013 second-rounder around being released in September roster cut-downs.
Following a 2014 season in which Dobson was limited to just four games due to injuries, he’s flying under the radar this offseason. Working in his favor as the coming season approaches is that for the second straight draft, the Patriots did not select a receiver. That said, with Julian Edelman, Brandon LaFell, Danny Amendola and Reggie Wayne also in the team’s wideout mix, Dobson is in line to compete for depth chart slotting behind the aforementioned quartet. When healthy, Dobson retains the potential to emerge as a downfield threat for the team, but the 2013 second-rounder has much to prove this summer before resurfacing on fantasy draft radars.
Last year’s second-round pick was hampered by a hamstring injury and a stress fracture in his foot, but he still managed 14.0 YPC and 7.2 YPT for a passing attack that was below average for much of the year. At 6-3, 200 and with 4.43 40 speed, Dobson is one of the two receivers on the team (the other being free-agent signee Brandon LaFell) with the size/speed combo to be a downfield and red-zone threat. (There are only so many eight-yard passes Tom Brady can throw to Danny Amendola and Julian Edelman.) Moreover, Year 2 is when receivers typically break out, provided they’re healthy. To that end, Dobson had surgery to repair the fracture in March, and it cost him time in OTA’s and minicamps, but he is ready to go in advance of the season.
With Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd gone, Danny Amendola now heads the Patriots' wideout corps. Beyond that, it's an open competition for looks. The 6-3 210-pound Dobson could make a fantasy splash as a rookie, if he is able to master the Patriots' playbook in short order. He's a big-bodied wideout with good hands, who should have an opportunity to contribute out of the gate working the perimeter, while also potentially emerging as a red-zone threat. To that end, Dobson will have to compete for looks with the likes of Kenbrell Thompkins, Julian Edelman and fellow rookie Josh Boyce.
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Heads to IR
WRArizona Cardinals
Hamstring
September 2, 2017
The Cardinals placed Dobson (hamstring) on injured reserve Saturday, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.
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Out of Saturday's lineup
WRArizona Cardinals
Hamstring
August 19, 2017
Dobson (hamstring) is not expected to suit up against the Bears for Saturday's preseason matchup, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
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Returns to practice Tuesday
WRArizona Cardinals
August 15, 2017
Dobson (hamstring) practiced in full Tuesday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
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Sitting out Saturday
WRArizona Cardinals
Hamstring
August 12, 2017
Dobson (hamstring) has been ruled out of Saturday's preseason game against the Raiders.
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Misses HOF Game
WRArizona Cardinals
Hamstring
August 7, 2017
Dobson (hamstring) didn't play in Thursday's Hall of Fame Game against the Cowboys.
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