Randall Cobb, WR Green Bay Packers

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Packers Beat: WR Jeff Janis not a lock for the 53-man roster

Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 11:41pm

Journal-Sentinel - [Full Article]

Randall Cobb, Davante Adams, Ty Montgomery and Jared Abbrederis offer little deep dimension on the outside, and it remains to be seen if speedsters Jeff Janis and Trevor Davis can make the team or win a role from scrimmage.

Janis piqued the interest of fans and, subsequently, coaches with his rare size, speed and ruggedness. Scouts have downgraded him on the basis of straight-line athleticism, tendency to body catch and average ability to adjust, but it's incumbent upon HC Mike McCarthy and his staff to determine this summer just what he can offer.

Fantasy Impact:

Janis had seven catches for 145 yards and two touchdowns in a playoff game against the Cardinals, but only registered a catch in one other game last year (2-79 vs. the Chargers) despite a host of injuries to the Green Bay wide receivers. For whatever reason, the team wasn't comfortable giving Janis consistent snaps despite his ability to stretch the field with his 4.42 speed and elite athleticism, something that is lacking elsewhere in the receiving corps. We believe that he'll make the final roster and push for snaps, but stranger things have happened.

2016 Strength of Schedule - GB
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
10
@JAX
14
@MIN
25
DET
BYE22
NYG
5
DAL
13
CHI
2
@ATL
23
IND
19
@TEN
21
@WAS
30
@PHI
4
HOU
1
SEA
13
@CHI
14
MIN
25
@DET

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2015 Game Stats
WeekOppRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPCRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPRSnaps%
1CHI538157.600000-54/6090.00%
2SEA811601114.500000-70/7198.59%
3KC79131213.001120012.0066/7686.84%
4SF544088.800000-61/7383.56%
5LA323067.670000-54/6287.10%
6SD2380519.000000-48/5390.57%
7BYE------------
8DEN627094.501100010.0051/5396.23%
9CAR49911224.750000-72/7793.51%
10DET55301010.601-300-3.0082/8794.25%
11MIN2241912.000000-66/7785.71%
12CHI6740712.330000-78/78100.00%
13DET429057.251-100-1.0066/6798.51%
14DAL88101210.1239003.0083/8795.40%
15OAK540078.00418004.5066/7686.84%
16ARI315035.0012002.0069/7295.83%
17MIN637086.1713003.0064/7981.01%
Per game4.9451.810.388.0610.710.813.13001.9165.63/71.7591.50%
Totals79829612910.491350003.851050/114891.50%

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