Albert Wilson

Albert Wilson

29-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Miami Dolphins
2021 Fantasy Outlook
Since joining the Dolphins via a three-year, $24 million contract back in 2018, a combination of injuries and opting out of the 2020 campaign has led to Wilson suiting up for just 20 games with the team. Only by virtue of having restructured to a one-year, $3 million deal will he have a chance to stick on the roster in 2021, but it appears that his best-case scenario is now to compete with Preston Williams and Lynn Bowden for the No. 4 receiver role. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a one-year, $3 million restructured contract with the Dolphins in May of 2020.
No targets in big loss
WRMiami Dolphins
October 11, 2021
Wilson was not targeted during Sunday's 45-17 loss to Tampa Bay.
ANALYSIS
Wilson couldn't get involved on offense even with Will Fuller (finger) and DeVante Parker (shoulder) both inactive, though Preston Williams (three targets), Isaiah Ford (one) and Mack Hollins (two) all earned looks from Jacoby Brissett. With just 31 receiving yards through four appearances on the season, Wilson can be safely left off fantasy rosters in all but the deepest of formats.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Albert Wilson'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.
Air Yards Per Game
18.0
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.75
 
% Team Air Yards
5.6%
 
% Team Targets
5.4%
 
Avg Depth of Target
7.2 Yds
 
Catch Rate
50.0%
 
Drop Rate
20.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
2.8
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
Snap Counts
Snap %
Miami DolphinsDolphins 2021 WR Snap Distribution See more data like this | See last season's snap counts
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23323%
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969%
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6126%
606%
3816%
586%
3716%
162%
31%
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31%
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
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Overall QB Rating Against
99.3
 
Cornerbacks
108.6
 
Safeties
38.9
 
Linebackers
131.0
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Albert Wilson'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
5' 9"
 
Weight
195 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.43 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.21 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.00 sec
 
Vertical Jump
37.5 in
 
Broad Jump
123 in
 
Bench Press
10 reps
 
Hand Length
9.13 in
 
Arm Length
30.38 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Albert Wilson
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Gameday Injuries: Week 5
6 days ago
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10 days ago
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NFL Reactions: Week 4
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12 days ago
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Joe Daley recaps Week 4 in the NFL as Trey Lance took over for an injured Jimmy Garoppolo in what could perhaps be a changing of the guard in San Francisco.
Target Breakdown: Week 3 WR/TE Recap & Week 4 Sleepers
17 days ago
Brandon Aiyuk is back in a full-time role, but Deebo Samuel still looks like the Niners' No. 1 receiver.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Wilson hasn't lived up to the three-year, $24 million deal he inked with the Dolphins in 2018, but agreeing to restructure heading into the contract's final season should help him stick to the roster. A significant hip injury hobbled the slot man for the first 13 games of 2019, as he played fewer than half of the team's offensive snaps on all but three occasions and never surpassed 55 percent of snaps, but he managed to end on a high note during the final three games of the season. From Week 15 to 17 the speedy wideout finally handled a starting snap share and developed a connection with Ryan Fitzpatrick, securing 17 of 23 targets for 197 yards. He's favorite for the slot receiver role in 2020.
Wilson was off to a strong start through seven games - 15.0 YPC, 11.2 YPT, three receptions of 40-plus yards, four touchdowns - before a torn labrum and fractured hip caused him to miss the rest of the season. Wilson did not require surgery, but he was still sidelined into May when the Dolphins started OTAs. Assuming he makes it back for the beginning of training camp, Wilson figures to be the team's primary slot receiver while Kenny Stills and DeVante Parker take reps outside. At 5-9, 186, Wilson is small but also fast and athletic - 4.43 40, 123-inch broad jump, 37.5-inch vertical. He'll be playing with a new quarterback (Josh Rosen or Ryan Fitzpatrick) and a new coaching staff, trying to get up to speed while rehabbing from a serious injury. But there is no way the environment could be worse than last year, and Wilson could lead the Dolphins in targets.
Playing primarily out of the slot, the former Chiefs receiver posted a career-high stat line of 42-554-3 in 2017. Wilson is poised to fill an obvious need for the Dolphins, who traded away Jarvis Landry after a whopping 161-target season. Miami's receiver room now includes DeVante Parker, Kenny Stills and Danny Amendola, but Wilson's versatility makes it conceivable that he could find snaps on the outside if another pass-catcher looks better in the slot. Either way, Wilson is on track to earn himself a solid role in Miami's offense, where there's opportunity for him to become a modest weekly fantasy contributor.
Wilson's career trajectory has trended downward over the past few seasons. After emerging to start across from Jeremy Maclin for part of 2015, finishing with 35 grabs for 451 yards and two touchdowns, he was bypassed by the likes of Chris Conley and Tyreek Hill last season. The 5-9 wideout signed a one-year contract as a restricted free agent in the offseason but could test the open market next year if he so chooses. In the meantime, though, Wilson is a good bet to surpass his 31 receptions for 279 yards and two touchdowns from 2016 due to the release of Maclin in early June.
Wilson hung on to the No. 2 wide receiver spot behind Jeremy Maclin in 2015, but that resulted in just 451 receiving yards on 35 receptions (57 targets) and two receiving touchdowns. The Chiefs spiced things up in the offseason by adding multiple veteran wideouts (Rod Streater and Mike Williams) and a couple more in the 2016 NFL Draft (Demarcus Robinson and Tyreek Hill). Second-year wideout Chris Conley also returns, leaving a jumble to battle it out for the second slot. Wilson likely enters camp the favorite to keep the job, but certainly isn't locked in.
Wilson - an undrafted rookie in 2014 - didn’t see the field much for three-quarters of the season, recording just four catches for 51 yards over the first 13 weeks. However, the youngster developed a strong rapport with quarterback Alex Smith late in the season, serving as the team’s second wideout behind Dwayne Bowe and racking up 209 receiving yards in Weeks 14-16. While the Chiefs added Jeremy Maclin through free agency and spent a third-round draft pick on former Georgia wide receiver Chris Conley, Wilson enters 2015 as the incumbent and favorite to win the second wideout spot again.
Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent, Wilson enters the season with an opportunity to compete for playing time in the slot for the Chiefs and perhaps as a returner.
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May be bound for more targets
WRMiami Dolphins
October 6, 2021
Wilson could be in line for increased target volume with the Dolphins placing Will Fuller (finger) on injured reserve Wednesday.
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Catches one pass
WRMiami Dolphins
October 5, 2021
Wilson secured one of two targets for 11 yards in Sunday's 27-17 loss to the Colts.
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Suits up Sunday
WRMiami Dolphins
October 3, 2021
Wilson is active for Sunday's game against the Colts.
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Inactive Sunday
WRMiami Dolphins
Coach's Decision
September 26, 2021
Wilson is inactive for Sunday's game against the Raiders.
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Inefficient in blowout loss
WRMiami Dolphins
September 20, 2021
Wilson secured four of six targets for 20 yards during Sunday's 35-0 loss to the Bills.
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