Tyler Lockett, WR Seattle Seahawks

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Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett (leg) 'ahead of schedule'

Sunday, March 19, 2017, 3:02pm

CBS - [Full Article]

Tyler Lockett (leg) is "ahead of schedule" in his recovery and should be ready to go for Week 1, ESPN's Mike Clay reports.

There's been plenty of optimism that Lockett, who's on the mend from a compound fracture to his left fibula suffered in late January, will be ready to go for the start of the 2017 campaign, and this report only reinforces that notion. However, there doesn't seem to be any certainty in regard to his return date. Seattle enters the offseason program with the starting job opposite Doug Baldwin "wide open," according to ESPN's Sheil Kapadia, but Lockett likely won't even have a shot if he's out of commission most of the summer. Thus, the third-year wideout has plenty of incentive to return to the field as quick as possible in order to join Paul Richardson, Jermaine Kearse and potentially a draft pick or two for what could evolve into a heated competition for the No. 2 wide receiver spot.

Fantasy Impact:

Lockett averaged 12.9 PPG (PPR) from Week 10 to Week 15, before breaking his leg in Week 16. In that span, he converted 21 of 35 targets for 345 yards and a touchdown. He also added four carries for 99 yards and a touchdown. Paul Richardson stepped up in his absence, so the two, along with Jermaine Kearse, will compete for snaps alongside Doug Baldwin.

2017 Strength of Schedule - SEA
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17

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

2016 Game Stats
WeekOppRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPRRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPCSnaps%
1MIA317085.670000-62/8275.61%
2LAR4990424.750000-27/6740.30%
3SF0000-0000-23/7032.86%
4NYJ1130313.000000-14/6023.33%
5BYE------------
6ATL323057.6712002.0042/6663.64%
7ARI213026.500000-49/6377.78%
8NO432048.000000-34/5462.96%
9BUF1170217.001130013.0027/4757.45%
10NE3720624.000000-42/7060.00%
11PHI2390319.500000-35/6752.24%
12TB0006-19009.0052/6382.54%
13CAR5630612.601751075.0044/7161.97%
14GB4410610.25215007.5043/7160.56%
15LAR71301818.570000-38/6162.30%
16ARI2380319.000000-26/8331.33%
17SF------------
Per game2.7339.800.074.4014.560.407.600.07019.0037.20/66.3356.32%
Totals4159716614.5661141019.00558/99556.32%

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