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The Riders are expected to deploy the least-experienced wide receiver room in the league between Henry Ruggs III, Brian Edwards and Hunter Renero.
The Ruggers are the favorites to lead the way when the Raiders used the number 12 to acquire their services. The former Alabama wideout has blistering speed, which helped him average 17.5 yards per reception during his career. Somehow, Ruggs can appear faster on the field than on his 4.27-second 40-yard dash.
The Ruggs are my Rocky WR1 for both their underage potential target share and game-breaking ability. The Peking Order of Derek Carr is hardly defined. No wide receiver had a higher Ranger rating when targeted in college football than Ruggs. Concerns of his fit with the captain checkdown under center are over; Rugs have the ability to win at all three levels of the field.
Ruggs is much cheaper in his WR48 average draft position, given his offense’s ability to act as a featured pass-game target and his demonstrated Baylor ability.
Contrary to popular belief, Henry Ruggs does not require deep balls to enter the end zone.pic.twitter.com/D3wDJekghj
– Ian Hartitz (@ishertz) August 9, 2020
Edwards was one of the Raiders’ third-round picks and will start from the outside in place of Williams. The South Carolina product collapsed largely due to injury concerns that seemingly are no longer an issue. Edwards’ size (6-foot-3 and 212 pounds) is one of the remaining wideouts on the team, meaning we could potentially see an enhanced red-zone role for the 21-year-old cheater.
Coach John Gruden is praising all of Edwards’ camp, Seeing that he is not “A quick learner and he’s a businessman,” because he wants to be a great receiver. He is really focused on that. The Beat Writer Report has consistently praised the miscreants.
Kevin Cole of PFF found that Edwards’ closest statistical comparison is Davant Adams. Cole said, “Edwards’ creations include a number of strong college producers, some of whom have been successful. Career market shares in yards and touchdowns with percentages in the 20s are fairly rare. The fact remains that most years Edwards’ ceiling for the comp 0.2 WAR and the average is very impressive for a third-round pick. “
Renfro has a good shot at one of the offense’s top-three goals. His 71 goals surpassed only Darren Waller, and he was Renfro in 2019 despite playing just 13 games. Even more impressive was the efficiency in which he picked up the yards:
Yes, this passing game flowed extensively through Valar in 2019. In addition, coach John Gruden has not always been a fantasy football tight end whisper. Gruden’s No. 1 pass-game option has completed 133 goals during his time as head coach. The triple-digit goal was completed by Joy Galloway (152, 143), Keyshawn Johnson (142), Keenan McCardell (139, 101), Antonio Bryant (138) and Michael Clayton (122) during Gruden from 2002-2008. it was done. Time with the Buccaneers, not to mention some success Gruden had with the Raiders during his first stint with Tim Brown and Jerry Rice.
Ruggs remains the dominant receiver to target in fantasy land. He has the speed and ability of a raw receiver to act as a true high-volume, boom-or-boom receiver compared to field-stretching talent who consistently fails to get opportunities. Now the path is also open for Edwards to go out somewhat, although the No. 2 WR in Las Vegas may very well be the No. 3 or No. 4 pass-game option, considering that. The team’s arms are at the tight end and running back.