Andre Roberts
Andre Roberts
31-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Buffalo Bills
2019 Fantasy Outlook
After posting career bests in both kickoff (1,174) and punt (324) return yards last season, Roberts earned All-Pro and Pro-Bowl honors. He'll now move within the AFC East from the Jets to the Bills, with whom he should take on a similar workload on special teams. When it comes to offensive contributions, however, Roberts -- who has not had more than 14 receptions in any season since 2014 and only topped two touchdowns in a season once -- will have a tough time overtaking fellow receivers John Brown, Cole Beasley, Robert Foster and Zay Jones. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Bills in March of 2019.
Snags catch in loss
WRBuffalo Bills
November 12, 2019
Roberts caught one of three targets for seven yards during Sunday's 19-16 loss to Cleveland, adding 115 yards on five kick returns and 34 yards on two punt returns.
ANALYSIS
Roberts' three targets were his most of 2019 and his catch was just his second of the season. The veteran has been an effective returner for Buffalo, ranking fourth in the league with 28.6 yards per kick return and 14th in the league at 6.9 yards per punt return, but his value seems to begin and end there. He shouldn't be on your radar Sunday against a rapidly improving Dolphins squad.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Andre Roberts' 2019 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
8.4
 
Air Yards Per Snap
1.06
 
% Team Air Yards
2.6%
 
% Team Targets
1.4%
 
Avg Depth of Target
16.8 Yds
 
Catch Rate
40.0%
 
Drop Rate
20.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
1.5
 
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
How does the Ravens pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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Sunday, Dec 8th at 1:00PM
Overall QB Rating Against
64.7
 
Cornerbacks
64.5
 
Safeties
41.7
 
Linebackers
96.9
 
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2019 Andre Roberts Split Stats
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Measurables Review
How do Andre Roberts' 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' 11"
 
Weight
195 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.40 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.15 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.77 sec
 
Vertical Jump
36.0 in
 
Broad Jump
120 in
 
Bench Press
15 reps
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
31.50 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Roberts should return kicks and punts for the Jets on special teams, but he's unlikely to play more than a handful of snaps on offense all season.
Perhaps enticed by the opportunity to catch passes from the reigning league MVP, Roberts inked a one-year deal with the Falcons during the offseason. The Falcons will mark Roberts' fourth team in eight seasons, having already made stops in Arizona, Washington and Detroit. Roberts' talents aren't limited to wide receiver, as he returned 20 punts and 33 kickoffs with the Lions last season. The Falcons are looking for a reliable return man after Eric Weems signed with the Titans as a free agent. Roberts is more likely to make an impact on special teams than as a wide receiver for the Falcons this season.
Roberts is coming off an unproductive season in Washington and is not a lock to make the Lions’ final roster. However, he is one of a couple wideouts vying for the Detroit’s No. 5 receiving role that can also return value on special teams, which can only help his case to make the team. He’ll need to beat out fellow veterans Andre Caldwell, Corey Fuller and Jeremy Kerley, as well as undrafted rookies Jay Lee and Quinshad Davis to do so, though.
Roberts’ first season with the Redskins was highly disappointing. He was expected to take on a larger role until the team picked up DeSean Jackson, dropping him to the team’s slot receiver much like he was with Arizona. His 2014 campaign resulted in 36 receptions for 453 yards and two touchdowns on 72 targets. The team drafted Jamison Crowder in the 4th round, who has a similar skill set but more upside, leaving Roberts fighting for a similar or even smaller role in 2015.
After laboring behind Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd for two years, Roberts finds himself in Washington, laboring behind DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon. Nonetheless, he presumably gets a quarterback upgrade with Robert Griffin under center, and Roberts should have a significant role as the team’s primary slot man. At 5-11, 195 and with 4.46 speed and good quickness, Roberts can get open in the short areas of the field. He’s not much of a red-zone threat, however, and Jackson’s likely to run most of the deeper routes. Moreover, tight end Jordan Reed should also see his share of targets.
Roberts was the team's most productive and efficient receiver last year – but that's damning with faint praise. While his 6.7 YPT ranked 33rd out of the 39 100-target receivers, it was far better than Larry Fitzgerald's league-low 5.1 mark, and both suffered from the same quarterbacking deficit. At 5-11, 195 and with 4.46 speed, Roberts is a quick, nimble underneath receiver, but he's not going to make more than the occasional big play. And with Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd around, he's unlikely to see much red-zone work. But the upgrades at offensive line, quarterback and head coach should benefit all three receivers, and Roberts’ skill set is a nice complement to that of his bigger, more physical teammates.
Roberts caught 51 passes and tied for second on the team in targets in 2011, but will be hard-pressed to match that in 2012. The drafting of Michael Floyd may not push Roberts out of a starting spot right away, but we expect Roberts to fall down the depth chart at some point this year. Roberts' numbers last year were middling - 51 catches, 586 yards and two touchdowns - and probably won't become any better than that this year.
Roberts, a virtual unknown heading into the 2010 season, made a fantasy splash down the stretch, finishing the year with 24 receptions, 307 yards, and two touchdowns. With the departure of Steve Breaston and the injury-plagued history of Early Doucet, Roberts could find himself with the opportunity to seize the No. 2 slot. Roberts, who will be catching passes from Kevin Kolb instead of John Skelton in 2011, could be primed for a solid season in the desert.
Roberts is expected to compete with Justin Miller for the return specialist duties during training camp. In the long run, he may be able to fill the No. 3 receiver slot as the comparisons here have been made to current starter Steve Breaston. Unless your league counts return yardage, it's unlikely that Roberts will provide enough consistent help in the passing game to merit consideration on draft day.
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Catchless in victory
WRBuffalo Bills
October 22, 2019
Roberts was unable to haul in his lone target during Sunday's 31-21 win over the Dolphins.
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Big factor in return game
WRBuffalo Bills
October 1, 2019
Roberts returned six punts for 46 yards and two kickoffs for 71 yards in Sunday's loss to the Patriots. He also caught one ball for six yards while seeing eight snaps on offense.
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Makes Buffalo debut
WRBuffalo Bills
September 23, 2019
Roberts, returning from a quadriceps injury, made his Bills debut Sunday. He returned one kickoff for 23 yards and three punts for four yards.
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Ready to rock
WRBuffalo Bills
September 20, 2019
Roberts (quadriceps) was a full participant in Friday's practice.
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Limited again
WRBuffalo Bills
Quadriceps
September 19, 2019
Roberts (quadriceps) was a limited participant in Thursday's practice, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
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