Tyler Lockett
Tyler Lockett
27-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Seattle Seahawks
Questionable
Injury Lower Leg
Thu Practice: Limited
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Lockett quietly had a season for the ages. Lest you think we're exaggerating, consider he averaged 13.8 YPT, more than half a yard better than the next highest single-season, per-target output (Jordy Nelson, 2011) since 1992 when they started keeping track. Only six 70-target receivers have even cracked 12.0 YPT over that span, and Lockett was approaching 14. It helps when of the 70 targets directed your way, you drop none, catch 57 (81.4%) and average 16.9 YPC. Lockett had six plays of 40-plus yards (T-4th) and 10 TDs (T-6th) on the 56th-most targets. Moreover, Russell Wilson had a perfect passer rating (158.3) when targeting Lockett. A season does not get more efficient. At 5-10, 182, Lockett is small, fast (4.40 40) and incredibly dangerous in open space - he made the Pro Bowl as a kick returner his rookie season. Lockett has made big plays throughout his career despite modest opportunities, and Wilson's ability to scramble and buy time is a big part of that. Lockett rarely sees red-zone work - he's too small, and the Seahawks prefer to run from in close in any event (Wilson was 18th in red-zone attempts despite playing all 16 games). Lockett's amazing efficiency is not sustainable by Randy Moss, Jerry Rice or anyone else, so a drop back to his usual 9-10 YPT and modest TD numbers is a reasonable expectation. The question is whether the team, seeing his incredible success, will give him more targets. The Seahawks' other top option, Doug Baldwin, retired, freeing up more looks, but the team drafted two athletic rookies, DK Metcalf (62nd overall) and Gary Jennings (120th), and either or both could contribute right away. Bottom line, even without Baldwin and as great as Lockett was last year, we can't project heavy volume for him in Brian Schottenheimer's run-first offense. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a three-year, $30.75 million contract with the Seahawks in August of 2018.
Still limited Thursday
WRSeattle Seahawks
Lower Leg
November 21, 2019
Lockett (shin) was limited at Thursday's practice, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Lockett is putting himself into a position to suit up Sunday at Philadelphia with activity in both Week 12 sessions to date. Considering he's only a little more than a week removed from a two-day stay in the hospital to reduce swelling in his left shin, he remains a question mark, but the Seahawks will have an opportunity to clear up his status on Friday's injury report.
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How do Tyler Lockett's 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
80.4
 
Air Yards Per Snap
1.22
 
% Team Air Yards
29.0%
 
% Team Targets
24.1%
 
Avg Depth of Target
10.6 Yds
 
Catch Rate
81.6%
 
Drop Rate
3.9%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
3.8
 
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
How does the Eagles pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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Sunday, Nov 24th at 1:00PM
Overall QB Rating Against
78.8
 
Cornerbacks
89.7
 
Safeties
58.6
 
Linebackers
48.4
 
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2019 Tyler Lockett Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Tyler Lockett's 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' 10"
 
Weight
182 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.40 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.07 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.89 sec
 
Vertical Jump
35.5 in
 
Broad Jump
121 in
 
Hand Length
8.38 in
 
Arm Length
30.00 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Lockett had a pedestrian season as the team's No. 3 receiver last year - only 12.3 YPC and 7.8 YPT, both marks down from his career norms. At 5-10, 182, and with 4.40 speed, Lockett is fast, quick and dangerous in open space, so much so he's made the Pro Bowl twice as a kick returner. Despite seeing only 71 targets, Lockett had three catches of 40-plus yards last season, but also disappeared for long stretches and had virtually no role near the goal line. With Paul Richardson and Jimmy Graham gone, Lockett could inherit a bigger role, and his speed and quickness make him a candidate for big plays when Russell Wilson buys time with his legs. Doug Baldwin is still the team's clear No. 1, but Lockett is the ostensible No. 2 at press time, even after the signings of Brandon Marshall and Jaron Brown.
After a promise-filled rookie season, Lockett saw less action in Year 2 while playing through a torn PCL. He was still able to log 15 games and managed 14.6 YPC and 9.0 YPT while at less than full health before breaking his leg in Week 16. At 5-10, 182, and running a 4.40 40, Lockett is in the DeSean Jackson mold -- small, slight, fast and lightning quick. Lockett benefits from Russell Wilson's ability to scramble to buy time and make big plays out of broken ones, but Wilson too was hobbled for much of last year. Lockett is expected to be brought back slowly as his leg heals, but he should be ready at some point during training camp. He's still the team's No. 2 receiver behind Doug Baldwin, but tight end Jimmy Graham will see his share of targets. There's upside here -- especially in non-PPR formats -- once Lockett returns to full health.
Seattle's second-round pick last year, Lockett proved to be a dynamic playmaker with six touchdowns on only 69 targets and two touchdowns in the return game (one kick, one punt), to boot. Lockett averaged 9.6 YPT and had two catches of 40 or more yards on modest volume. He also had 75 yards and a score in Seattle's playoff loss to the Panthers. At 5-10, 182, Lockett's not a red-zone target (only four in that area all year), but he ran a 4.40 40, is quick and shifty in the open field and is hard to stay with when Russell Wilson buys time scrambling. With Jermaine Kearse re-signing in Seattle, Doug Baldwin still around and Jimmy Graham possibly returning to action, Lockett's unlikely to see more than modest workload growth, but with Wilson under center, he will make the most of his chances.
The Seahawks traded up 26 spots in the third round to draft Lockett, a somewhat big investment for a special teams player. Coach Pete Carroll made clear that Lockett won't be used much, if at all, in the offense (and at 5-foot-10, 182 pounds, that's probably wise, at least initially). However, the Seahawks were desperate for a returner after finishing 25th in punt return average last year and 30th on kickoff returns, and Lockett was easily the best available option to fill that void in the draft. If he ends up usable in the slot, all the better.
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Listed as limited Wednesday
WRSeattle Seahawks
Lower Leg
November 20, 2019
Lockett (shin) practiced in a limited fashion Wednesday, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
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Sits out practice to start week
WRSeattle Seahawks
Lower Leg
November 20, 2019
Lockett (lower leg) won't participate in Wednesday's practice, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.
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Expected to be available Sunday
WRSeattle Seahawks
Lower Leg
November 18, 2019
Coach Pete Carroll said Lockett (shin) is "doing better," and he expects the wide receiver to play Sunday at Philadelphia, Michael-Shawn Dugar of The Athletic reports.
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Rejoining team
WRSeattle Seahawks
Lower Leg
November 13, 2019
Lockett (lower leg) is traveling back to Seattle on Wednesday and remains on track to play in the Seahawks' next game Week 12 versus the Eagles, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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Optimism reigns
WRSeattle Seahawks
Lower Leg
November 12, 2019
Lockett (shin) will remain at Stanford Hospital through Tuesday night, but according to coach Pete Carroll, the medical staff "think he's going to be fine to play next week" at Philadelphia, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
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