Tre'Quan Smith
Tre'Quan Smith
25-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
New Orleans Saints
2020 Fantasy Outlook
The speedy wideout has been a big-play threat throughout his two-year career, though he's seen a very low-usage role in that span, grabbing just 46 of 69 targets. Even with the low volume, Smith has scored five touchdowns both years, making him a true boom-or-bust fantasy option. Now entering his third season, he faces even more competition for targets in the form of new addition Emmanuel Sanders. Smith is likely to be fifth in the pecking order at best, behind Michael Thomas, Alvin Kamara, Sanders and Jared Cook. The emergence of Taysom Hill as a legitimate situational option in the passing game only hurts Smith's chances of achieving fantasy relevance in 2020. Read Past Outlooks
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#245.08
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$Signed a four-year, $3.42 million contract with the Saints in May of 2018.
Scores twice in return
WRNew Orleans Saints
January 17, 2021
Smith (ankle) caught all three of his targets for 85 yards and two touchdowns Sunday in the Saints' 30-20 divisional-round loss to the Buccaneers.
ANALYSIS
Smith had missed the Saints' previous four contests with a bad ankle, and while his team took the loss, the downfield threat produced his best statistical performance of the season upon his return. Michael Thomas (zero catches) was keyed in on by the Buccaneers' defense, allowing Smith to take advantage of single coverage when he was called upon. The majority of his damage was done on a trick play in which backup quarterback Jameis Winston took the top off of the secondary and connected with the speedy wideout on a 50-yard bomb. Drew Brees simply doesn't have the arm strength at his advanced age to generate big plays like that for Smith, so it will actually hurt the receiver's fantasy value if the Hall of Famer decides to continue playing next year. However, If New Orleans has a new quarterback under center in 2021, and said signal caller can stretch the field the way we saw Winston do Sunday, then Smith could begin to gain traction as a fantasy asset, as he consistently sits atop the team's yards-per-reception rankings, finishing with a mark of 13.2 this regular season even with a declining Brees starting for most of the season.
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How do Tre'Quan Smith's 2020 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
33.5
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.70
 
% Team Air Yards
14.6%
 
% Team Targets
9.8%
 
Avg Depth of Target
9.4 Yds
 
Catch Rate
68.0%
 
Drop Rate
10.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
3.7
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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Snap %
New Orleans SaintsSaints 2020 WR Snap Distribution See more data like this | See last season's snap counts
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18215%
3827%
1119%
3928%
817%
3223%
565%
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232%
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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2020 Tre'Quan Smith Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Tre'Quan Smith'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' 2"
 
Weight
210 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.49 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.50 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.97 sec
 
Vertical Jump
37.5 in
 
Broad Jump
130 in
 
Bench Press
12 reps
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
33.38 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2019
2018
Smith's rookie year was a success - to the extent one can be successful on only 44 targets. He averaged 15.3 YPC and 9.7 YPT, marks that would put him among the league's top receivers had he qualified. He also scored five times and had a 40-yard catch. At 6-2, 210, and running a 4.49 40, Smith has good size and above-average speed for a bigger wideout. He's also athletic - 130-inch broad jump, 37.5-inch vertical - and has a wide catch radius, providing a nice advantage over smaller defensive backs. The problem for Smith is the Saints, once the most prolific passing team in the league, have morphed into a balanced offense. That means fewer passes to go around, and with target-hog Michael Thomas, newly acquired tight end Jared Cook and pass-catching tailback Alvin Kamara accounting for most of Drew Brees' volume, Smith is probably no better than the team's fourth option. And keep in mind veteran speedster Ted Ginn is slated to be the team's primary field stretcher. On the bright side, Year 2 is when receivers often break out, coach Sean Payton expressed confidence in Smith this offseason, and Drew Brees' presence should ensure Smith will get the most out of whatever opportunities he sees.
Drafted by the Saints in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft, Smith consistently excelled in his three years at Central Florida. While not necessarily an elite athlete, the 6-2 receiver has the size and speed to play on the outside. A "late bloomer" who didn't start playing football full time until he was a junior in high school, Smith will likely begin the year behind Michael Thomas, Ted Ginn and Cameron Meredith on the depth chart, but the rookie receiver will have every opportunity to compete for snaps in a high-yield Saints offense.
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Returns from IR
WRNew Orleans Saints
January 16, 2021
The Saints activated Smith (ankle) from injured reserve Saturday.
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Returning to practice
WRNew Orleans Saints
Ankle
January 13, 2021
The Saints designated Smith (ankle) for return from injured reserve Wednesday, Luke Johnson of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
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Teammate expects return from IR
WRNew Orleans Saints
Ankle
January 10, 2021
Smith (ankle) could be ready to return for the NFC divisional round, per teammate Deonte Harris, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.
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Heads to IR
WRNew Orleans Saints
Ankle
December 24, 2020
The Saints placed Smith (ankle) on injured reserve Thursday, Larry Holder of The Athletic reports.
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Ruled out for Christmas Day
WRNew Orleans Saints
Ankle
December 24, 2020
The Saints ruled Smith (ankle) out for Friday's game against the Vikings.
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