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Tagged: Chris Olave (18 Results)


Saints lose two wideouts vs. Browns

The New Orleans Saints will have a thin wideout corps for Saturday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. The Saints have ruled out rookie wide receiver CHRIS OLAVE after he did notMore practice all week due to a hamstring issue. Veteran wide receiver JARVIS LANDRY also won’t play after going on the practice report Wednesday with an ankle injury and missing practice again on Thursday. Landry is reportedly headed for injured reserve, which will mean his 2022 season comes to an end. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Factoid: Rookie receivers

I think we should all be drafting rookie receivers a little earlier. There’s risk involved, and I see plenty of slow starters, but I also see a bunch of them outperforming where there were chosen.  more »


Ask the Experts: Which rookie wideout will have the best career?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which rookie wideout will have the best career?  more »



Saints WR Olave remains in concussion protocol

New Orleans rookie wide receiver CHRIS OLAVE suffered a concussion in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks and remains in the concussion protocol as of Monday. HeadMore coach Dennis Allen confirmed that Olave is in the concussion protocol but he added that his rookie wideout “felt pretty good”. As one would expect, Allen also said that the team would follow the protocol and the Saints would not put Olave on the field until he’s cleared by doctors. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune


Saints QB Winston, WR Thomas still hobbled by injuries

New Orleans Saints quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON continues to deal with back and hip issues, while wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS is dealing with what has been reported as a foot/toe injury. NeitherMore player practiced on Wednesday leading up to the Saints Week #5 game against the Seattle Seahawks. If Winston can’t play against the Seahawks, veteran backup ANDY DALTON will start at quarterback again. Meanwhile, rookie wideout CHRIS OLAVE could again benefit from adding playing time if Thomas remains out or limited. Less

Source: Team Blog

Factoid: Rookie receivers

The rookie receivers didn’t light up the boxscores in the preseason, but that’s OK. That’s just how it goes nowadays. And if form holds, probably a couple of these first-year receivers are going to be very good.  more »


Podcast: September 3 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff finish their fantasy tour of the NFL with a team-by-team look at the NFC South. Sponsored by Footballguys, the Fantasy Football Counselor, and RotoWire.  more »


Factoid: Treylon Burks

What can be expected from Treylon Burks (and other first-round rookie wideouts)? Six were selected in the top 20 picks back in April, and most joined teams where there's the potential to be early starters. Actually putting up strong numbers right away in fantasy leagues, though, is a hit-or-miss kind of deal.   more »


Factoid: Rookie receivers

Camps are opening, and it will be interesting to get eyes on some of these rookie receivers. There are no can’t-miss type prospects, but with the volume that were selected (including six with top-20 picks) there should be at least some value in there somewhere.  more »


Dynasty Leagues: First-round wideouts

Rookie drafts are occurring in some dynasty leagues this month (if they haven't already happened), and I expect the first round will be wide receiver-heavy in most of them. That was the case in the actual NFL Draft, with four selected in the top 12 picks. I wondered how often those early selection pan out in the NFL -- what are the odds of them busting?   more »



Saints WR Thomas has much to prove in 2022

As fantasy owners are well aware, New Orleans wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS was considered one of the best wideouts in the NFL just a few short seasons ago. After much dramaMore surrounding the 27 games he missed due to an ankle injury, Thomas has been very transparent about giving updates on his recent progress. The Saints added veteran wideout JARVIS LANDRY and drafted rookie CHRIS OLAVE this offseason to join a motivated Thomas who will be looking to return to the former version of himself. Less

Source: Team Blog

Factoid: Rookie receivers

Somebody in the comments section (Robert S, I think) was asking about rookie receivers, and whether any of them will post top-40 numbers. I think I can answer that one. Yes, definitely.  more »



Saints WR Thomas still has hurdles to clear in rehab process

New Orleans Saints head coach Dennis Allen said recently that the team feels good about wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS’ rehab progress, although he did note that there are “still a fewMore hurdles” to be cleared. Despite any hurdles that may exist, Allen said that the team is aiming to have Thomas in the lineup for the season opener. Thomas will also be joined by rookie first round wide receiver CHRIS OLAVE this season, forming a formidable receiving duo for quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Around the NFL: Catching trouble

The Saints and Eagles obtained big-time receivers on the first day of the draft – New Orleans with the 11th pick in the first round, Philadelphia via trade. But I’m not confident that either team has the infrastructure to bring those guys to life.   more »


Factoid: First-round wideouts

It's an exciting draft class of wide receivers, with the Ohio State duo of Garrett Wilson and Chris Olave (pictured), Alabama's Jameson Williams and others looking like Day 1 picks. Considering how guys like Justin Jefferson and JaMarr Chase have performed right away the last two years, it's even more exciting. But the draft is not an exact science.   more »


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