Jarvis Landry
Jarvis Landry
26-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Cleveland Browns
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Landry is short, slow and inefficient. He runs only short routes and has only seven catches of 40-plus yards in his 570-target career. Over the last two years, Landry has hauled in 22 catches of 20-plus yards - on 292 targets. Michael Thomas had that same number last year alone on 149 targets. And Thomas was only fourth in the league. Finally, Landry's 6.1 YPT ranked him 26th of the league's 27 100-target WR, barely ahead of Michael Crabtree. Yet somehow, you want Landry on your fantasy team, especially in PPR leagues. Landry led the league with 112 catches, and over the last three seasons is averaging 105. He has never missed a game in his career, and rarely even shows up on the injury report despite doing most of his work in crowded areas of the field and taking frequent hits from linebackers. At 5-11, 208, Landry is stout for his height, and quick even if his 4.77 40 time from the combine is glacial for anyone too small to play tight end. Landry finally broke through in the TD department last year with nine, thanks to 14 targets inside the 10-yard line (2nd). Of course, usage patterns with the Dolphins are moot because Landry was traded in March to Cleveland, where he'll compete with Josh Gordon, Duke Johnson and David Njoku for targets. Expect a reduced workload from last year's 161 looks (T-3rd), but don't be surprised if he becomes Tyrod Taylor's (or Baker Mayfield's) security blanket and ultimately leads the team in targets. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a five-year, $75.5 million contract with the Browns in April of 2018.
Reunited with OBJ
WRCleveland Browns
March 13, 2019
Landry will be reunited with college teammate and close friend Odell Beckham in an improved Cleveland offense in 2019, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
ANALYSIS
Beckham's presence will shift defensive attention away from Landry and presumably allow for improved efficiency, but there almost certainly will be a trade-off in terms of volume after Landry drew 149 targets in his first year with the Browns. Given his career-worst 54.3 percent catch rate last season, Landry theoretically could improve on his 81-976-4 receiving line even if he loses a sizable chunk of his targets. It's also a good bet there will be more touchdowns to go around in quarterback Baker Mayfield's second season.
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How do Jarvis Landry's 2018 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
100.6
 
Air Yards Per Snap
1.68
 
% Team Air Yards
31.2%
 
% Team Targets
26.4%
 
Avg Depth of Target
10.9 Yds
 
Catch Rate
54.7%
 
Drop Rate
4.1%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
3.6
 
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Jarvis Landry'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, and Cone Drill metrics are from his Pro Day. All others are from the NFL Combine.
Height
5' 11"
 
Weight
196 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash*
4.61 sec
 
Shuttle Time*
4.59 sec
 
Cone Drill*
7.56 sec
 
Vertical Jump
28.5 in
 
Broad Jump
110 in
 
Bench Press
12 reps
 
Hand Length
10.25 in
 
Arm Length
31.75 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2017
2016
2015
2014
Landry had his best year as a pro in 2016, setting career highs -- by a mile -- in YPC (12.1) and YPT (8.7). For a possession receiver who doesn't run many downfield routes, it was an especially efficient performance. Put differently, Landry had only 21 fewer receiving yards than in 2015, despite seeing 35 fewer targets. At 5-11, 206 and with 4.60 speed, Landry's never going to be the team's big-play threat -- his 16 catches of 20 plus and three for 40 or more probably represent his ceiling. And his red-zone targets dropped off a cliff (from 23 in 2015 to only nine last year), though Landry caught the same meager number of TDs (four) both years. Landry makes his living with good hands, strong route running, toughness, competitiveness and reliability. He'll catch anything in the short and intermediate areas of the field and rack up high catch totals as Jay Cutler's likely top target. DeVante Parker and Kenny Stills have the speed and athletic ability to strike for big plays, while Parker and newly-signed tight end Julius Thomas should see most of the looks near the goal line. Nonetheless, Landry's floor, especially in PPR, is high even if his days of getting 166 targets are probably over given the talent around him. Landry is also durable -- he has yet to miss a game in his three seasons (409 targets) in the league.
Being small and slow doesn't prevent one from having fantasy value when he sees 166 targets. At 5-11, 202, and having run a 4.6 40 at the NFL Combine, Landry is one of the least impressive athletes at the position, but he makes up for it with crisp route-running, sure hands, above-average quickness and opportunity disproportionate to his skills. Landry managed 10.5 YPC and 7.0 YPT, passable for a possession receiver, but nothing special. And he scored only four TDs, despite getting 23 red-zone targets (5th) and 14 targets inside the 10 (T-2nd). If you can't get into the end zone on heavy volume from in close and rarely make big plays – 10 catches of 20-plus yards and three of 40-plus on 166 targets – scoring touchdowns is not a big part of your game. On the bright side, Landry's a PPR machine (110 catches), and he chipped in with 113 rushing yards, a rushing score and a punt return for a TD. In 2016, we suspect DeVante Parker's role will grow significantly. While it's likely to cost Landry some targets and catches, it could boost his efficiency, especially if new head coach Adam Gase is able to help Ryan Tannehill take the next step.
Yet another productive member of last year's historic rookie receiver class, Landry emerged as the Dolphins most reliable pass catcher and led the team in receptions, despite not once seeing double-digit targets until Week 9. During the season's final eight games, however, Landry caught 54 of 72 targets for 457 yards and three scores, numbers that prorate to something approaching Julian Edelman's line over a full season. At 5-11, 202, and running only a 4.6 40, Landry's strictly a possession receiver (6.8 YPT, 33rd among the league's 41 100-target WR), but he's sure-handed, runs excellent routes and is tough enough to operate in the middle of the field. While the Dolphins parted ways with Mike Wallace, Brian Hartline, Brandon Gibson and Charles Clay this offseason, they brought in Kenny Stills to stretch the field, veteran Greg Jennings for three-WR sets and tight end Jordan Cameron to work the seam and red zone. They also used the 14th overall pick on DeVante Parker, so if anything, the Dolphins receiving corps has as much depth as last year, only with better quality players. Still, Landry's role as a short pass catcher is safe, and he should be especially useful in PPR formats.
Known for his excellent hands, toughness, route running and blocking, the 63rd overall pick in the 2014 draft will likely compete with Brandon Gibson and perhaps Rishard Matthews for the Dolphins' No. 3 receiver role behind starters Mike Wallace and Brian Hartline.
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Hauls in long score
WRCleveland Browns
December 30, 2018
Landry hauled in five of his nine targets for 102 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Ravens.
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Unspectacular despite dream matchup
WRCleveland Browns
December 23, 2018
Landry hauled in four of eight targets for 47 yards, adding six rushing yards and a 63-yard pass to Breshad Perriman during Sunday's 26-18 win against the Bengals.
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Leads team in receiving
WRCleveland Browns
December 15, 2018
Landry corralled three of eight targets for 37 yards during Saturday's 17-16 win over the Broncos.
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Scores as rusher and receiver
WRCleveland Browns
December 9, 2018
Landry caught three of four targets for 57 yards and a touchdown while rushing twice for 54 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 26-20 win over Carolina. He also threw an incomplete pass and lost a fumble.
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Ends skid by topping 100 yards
WRCleveland Browns
December 2, 2018
Landry caught six of nine targets for 103 yards in Sunday's 29-13 loss to Houston.
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