Richie James
Richie James
23-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
San Francisco 49ers
2019 Fantasy Outlook
James began the 2018 season buried on the depth chart, seeing just one target through the first eight games of the season. As the 49ers quickly fell out of contention, they gave their seventh-round pick a look in the slot in addition to regular kick return duties. The speedy wideout made a couple of big plays before season's end, but was otherwise a non-factor in fantasy (nine catches for 130 yards and a score). With a slew of new wideouts in camp, James will have to really stand out to secure a roster spot. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $2.54 million contract with the 49ers in May of 2018.
Struggles at minicamp
WRSan Francisco 49ers
June 14, 2019
James was outplayed by Trent Taylor during the offseason program, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
ANALYSIS
With the 49ers using draft picks on Deebo Samuel and Jalen Hurd, it's hard to see how they'd make space for both James and Taylor on the 53-man roster. There's even a chance both undersized wide receivers might be cut, as the team also boasts two veteran wide receivers -- Kendrick Bourne and Jordan Matthews -- with experience playing from the slot. It sounds like James will need a big summer to stick around on the Week 1 roster, though he might be able to earn a spot strictly on the basis of his work as a return specialist.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Richie James' 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
4.5
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.30
 
% Team Air Yards
1.5%
 
% Team Targets
2.7%
 
Avg Depth of Target
4.1 Yds
 
Catch Rate
64.3%
 
Drop Rate
7.1%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
11.7
 
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San Francisco 49ers49ers 2018 WR Snap Distribution See more data like this
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377
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321
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192
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
See where Richie James lined up on the field and how he performed at each spot.
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2018 Richie James Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Richie James' 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
185 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.48 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.16 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.87 sec
 
Vertical Jump
35.5 in
 
Broad Jump
122 in
 
Bench Press
6 reps
 
Hand Length
9.25 in
 
Arm Length
31.25 in
 
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2018 Fantasy Outlook
James was selected with the 49ers' final pick in the 2018 draft, but the playmaking ability he flashed with Middle Tennessee State could land him a specialist role right off the bat. If the 5-9 receiver doesn't make the cut, he likely would start the year on the practice squad while he waits for an opportunity to present itself.
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Scores in first NFL start
WRSan Francisco 49ers
December 31, 2018
James had three catches (five targets) for 32 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 48-32 loss to the Rams.
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Could get some extra run
WRSan Francisco 49ers
December 24, 2018
James caught his lone target for four yards in Sunday's 14-9 loss to Chicago.
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Rips off huge touchdown return
WRSan Francisco 49ers
December 17, 2018
James did not receive a target Sunday, but he returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown in a 26-23 win over the Seahawks.
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Demoted from punt return duties
WRSan Francisco 49ers
December 10, 2018
James was not targeted in Sunday's win over Denver, and he muffed a punt return for the second consecutive week.
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Held catchless in loss
WRSan Francisco 49ers
December 3, 2018
James was unable to haul in either of his two targets in Sunday's 43-16 loss to Seattle.
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