Dawson Knox
Dawson Knox
23-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Buffalo Bills
Reserve-Covid-19
Injury Illness
2020 Fantasy Outlook
A third-round pick last year, Knox was second among rookie tight ends in snaps (659) and third in targets, waltzing his way to a starting job after Tyler Kroft suffered a broken foot in OTAs. The Ole Miss product finished his college career with 605 yards and nary a touchdown, struggling to find targets behind A.J. Brown and DK Metcalf. Knox's impressive pro day (4.57 40), 254-pound frame and reputation for strong blocking inspired the Bills to take a shot, and while the rookie perhaps held his own as a starter, the lack of polish was evident (14.3 percent drop rate). He did at least show some big-play ability with five catches for 160 yards on 11 targets traveling 20plus yards downfield. The Bills didn't bring in serious competition, and Knox figures to enter this season atop the depth chart, potentially even handling a three-down role. In terms of targets, he'll presumably fall in somewhere behind Stefon Diggs and John Brown, and possibly behind Cole Beasley and Devin Singletary. Read Past Outlooks
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#211.42
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$Signed a four-year, $3.52 million contract with the Bills in June of 2019.
Tests positive for COVID-19
TEBuffalo Bills
Illness
October 24, 2020
Knox (calf) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday after testing positive, the Bills' official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Knox was already going to miss Sunday's game against the Jets due to his calf injury, so perhaps the bigger issue is that the team's tight end room is almost completely depleted, as fellow tight ends Lee Smith, Tommy Sweeney (currently on PUP list), and practice squad player Nate Becker have been defined to have been in close contact with Knox. They have all been placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list and cannot take Knox's place in Sunday's game.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Dawson Knox's 2020 advanced stats compare to other tight ends?
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
14.0
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.42
 
% Team Air Yards
2.7%
 
% Team Targets
4.7%
 
Avg Depth of Target
4.7 Yds
 
Catch Rate
50.0%
 
Drop Rate
8.3%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
13.3
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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# of Team Snaps

187
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How often does Dawson Knox run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how Dawson Knox and the other tight ends for the Bills are being used. Some tight ends may have a lot of snaps, but they're not that useful for fantasy purposes because they're not actually running routes. This data will help you see when this is the case.
Dawson Knox
58 routes   12 targets
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% Routes Run
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75%
1 route   1 target
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75 routes   14 targets
79%
Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
How does the Patriots pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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Overall QB Rating Against
75.8
 
Cornerbacks
71.3
 
Safeties
90.6
 
Linebackers
67.4
 
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2020 Dawson Knox Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Dawson Knox's measurables compare to other tight ends?
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' 4"
 
Weight
254 lbs
 
Shuttle Time
4.27 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.12 sec
 
Vertical Jump
34.5 in
 
Bench Press
16 reps
 
Hand Length
9.75 in
 
Arm Length
33.50 in
 
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More Fantasy News
Will miss Week 7
TEBuffalo Bills
Calf
October 23, 2020
Knox (calf) has been declared out for Sunday's game at the Jets, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
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Misses Thursday's session
TEBuffalo Bills
Calf
October 22, 2020
Knox (calf) was unable to practice Thursday, Maddy Glab of the Bills' official site reports.
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Still not practicing
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Calf
October 21, 2020
Knox (calf) didn't practice Wednesday.
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Out for Week 6
TEBuffalo Bills
Calf
October 17, 2020
Knox (calf) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Chiefs, the Bills' official site reports.
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Another DNP
TEBuffalo Bills
Calf
October 16, 2020
Knox (calf) did not practice for the second straight day Friday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
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