Jarius Wright Fantasy News

Vikings Beat: WR Michael Floyd has been 'impressive' in practice

Thursday, August 10, 2017, 10:53am

Vikings - [Full Article]

Every day, Michael Floyd made three or four plays in training camp that opened your eyes. His physical presence, sure hands and ability to create separation are impressive. Often times, a Vikings defensive back was in perfect position to knock down a pass heading Floyd’s way, but the veteran would leave his feet, extend his arms and pluck the ball from the air before the defender could swat it away. Floyd made catches in traffic, deep down the field, in the red zone and along the sideline day after day.

Related players: Laquon Treadwell, Jarius Wright

Fantasy Impact:

Floyd is competing with Laquon Treadwell and Jarius Wright for snaps behind starters Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen. He's suspended for the first four games, so he'll have ground to make up when he returns.

Friday, November 4, 2016, 6:47pm

Vikings WR Jarius Wright (ankle) took full practice reps all week.

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:12pm

Vikings WR Jarius Wright (ankle) took full practice reps again Thursday.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 6:39pm

Vikings WR Jarius Wright (ankle) practiced fully Wednesday.

Vikes WR Cordarrelle Patterson ACTIVE vs. Bears

Monday, October 31, 2016, 7:14pm

Vikings Inactives
Sharrif Floyd DT
Zac Kerin OG
Jerick McKinnon RB
Mycole Pruitt TE
Andrew Sendejo SS
Marcus Sherels CB
Jarius Wright WR

Related players: Cordarrelle Patterson

Fantasy Impact:

Patterson was dealing with a concussion but was expected to play in a nice matchup against the Bears. He's coming off a 7-67-1 line against the Eagles and has TDs in back to back games entering this week.

Week 8 MNF Injury Report - Vikes RB Jerick McKinnon OUT

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 4:34pm

Vikings at Bears
Vikings
OUT
DT Sharrif Floyd (knee), G Zac Kerin (hand), RB Jerick McKinnon (ankle), S Andrew Sendejo (ankle)

QUESTIONABLE
WR Cordarrelle Patterson (concussion), TE MyCole Pruitt (knee), CB Marcus Sherels (wrist), WR Jarius Wright (ankle)

Bears
OUT
CB Deiondre' Hall (ankle)

DOUBTFUL
DT Eddie Goldman (ankle), G Kyle Long (tricep), WR Eddie Royal (toe)

QUESTIONABLE
CB Bryce Callahan (hamstring), RB Jeremy Langford (ankle), LB Pernell McPhee (knee), WR Cameron Meredith (stomach), CB Tracy Porter (knee), G Josh Sitton (ankle)

Fantasy Impact:

News broke Saturday that Jerik McKinnon won't play, which opens up the possibility for more work for Matt Asiata and Ronnie Hillman at RB. WR Cordarrelle Patterson (concussion) is questionable but expected to play according to Saturday reports. For the Bears, Eddie Royal is doubtful with his toe injury.

Friday, October 28, 2016, 6:30pm

Vikings WR Jarius Wright (ankle) took limited practice reps again Friday.

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:49pm

Vikings WR Jarius Wright (ankle) took limited practice reps Thursday.

Friday, October 21, 2016, 6:26pm

Vikings WR Jarius Wright (ankle, doubtful) took limited practice reps all week and is doubtful for Week 7.

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:10pm

Vikings WR Jarius Wright (ankle) took limited practice reps again Thursday.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 6:41pm

Vikings WR Jarius Wright (ankle) took limited practice reps Wednesday.

Monday, October 3, 2016, 7:31pm

Vikings Inactives
WR Jarius Wright
DT Sharrif Floyd
TE David Morgan
LB Kentrell Brothers
OG Nick Easton
RB Ronnie Hillman
OT Willie Beavers

Sunday, September 18, 2016, 7:12pm

Vikings Inactives
WR Jarius Wright
DT Sharrif Floyd
CB Xavier Rhodes
TE MyCole Pruitt
LB Kentrell Brothers
OG Nick Easton
LB Edmond Robinson

Vikes WRs Charles Johnson, Stefon Diggs atop depth chart

Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 2:04pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

Charles Johnson and Stefon Diggs, who spent most of the preseason as the top receivers in the Vikings' base offense, will start the season there, with Laquon Treadwell listed behind Johnson at one spot and Adam Thielen, Cordarrelle Patterson and Jarius Wright on the other side.

A league source told ESPN last week the Vikings were exploring the possibility of trading Wright, and it appears he could have to push to be active on game days. The ability of players like Thielen and Patterson to contribute on special teams should put them on the field Sunday against Tennessee.

Fantasy Impact:

We had a recent news story that Thielen could end up in the slot replacing Wright at some point this season. Also Treadwell is a guy who could also find the field a lot more than his spot on the depth chart indicates.

Vikes WR Stefon Diggs could be used more in slot

Saturday, September 3, 2016, 12:54pm

Pro Football Talk - [Full Article]

Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that the Vikings aren’t shopping WR Jarius Wright. A largely overlooked slot player who has a modest history of making reliable catches in the clutch, Vensel suggested that Wright has lost the slot job to Adam Thielen. However, a source with knowledge of the inner workings of the organization tells PFT slightly otherwise.

Stefon Diggs quietly has become the team’s primary slot receiver. Although the plan this year is to move him around, the thinking is that he’ll fit best in the slot more often than not. So with Wright supplanted by Diggs and Thielen a key contributor on special teams, Thielen becomes more valuable to the overall roster.

Fantasy Impact:

Laquon Treadwell and Charles Johnson also will get plenty of reps on the outside, with Cordarrelle Patterson expected to do something more than return kicks this year. Then there’s rookie sixth-round Moritz Böhringer, who is widely expected to be waived today and then re-signed to the practice squad if he clears waivers.

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