The Patriots are signing WR Marqise Lee to a 1-year deal, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Lee has appeared in just 6 games and totaled only 4 targets over the past 2 years because of knee trouble. That began with the August 2018 ACL tear. He joins a limited crew of receivers in New England, but we wouldn't bet on Lee cracking the top 3 -- if he even makes the regular-season roster.
The Jaguars have released WR Marqise Lee. The 2014 2nd-rounder posted 63-851-3 and 56-702-3 lines in 2016 and 2017, respectively, but has appeared in just 6 games over the past 2 seasons due to knee trouble. He'll turn 29 this November. We'll see where Lee lands next, but he's unlikely to be a 2020 fantasy factor. The Jags, meanwhile, move forward with WRs D.J. Chark, Dede Westbrook and Chris Conley atop the depth chart. They'll likely add at least 1 rookie to the mix later this week.
Jaguars WR Marqise Lee (knee) has been downgraded to out for Sunday's game against the Texans. It seems like he suffered a setback with that knee on Thursday. Lee isn't worth stashing in redraft leagues.
Jaguars WR Marqise Lee (knee) is listed as questionable for this weekend's game against the Texans. He was added to the injury report on Thursday, so it looks like he might have suffered a setback with that knee he hurt last August. Lee played just 21% of the offensive snaps in the opener, so there's little fantasy impact here. Dede Westbrook, D.J. Chark and Chris Conley are Jacksonville's top 3 WRs.
The Jaguars on Saturday activated WR Marqise Lee from the PUP list, and he joined the team on the field, according to NFL.com. There had been reports that Jacksonville might not have Lee for the start of the regular season, which no longer should be in question. Dede Westbrook, D.J. Chark and Chris Conley have been running as the top 3 receivers. We'll see if Lee can work his way back into that mix now that he's back from the ACL tear that cost him all of 2018.
Jaguars HC Doug Marrone admitted Saturday that WR Marqise Lee might miss the start of the season. He remains on the PUP list after suffering a significant knee injury last August. Lee isn't worth a pick in fantasy drafts. Dede Westbrook, D.J. Chark and Chris Conley are expected to open the season as Jacksonville's top 3 WRs.
The Jaguars have placed WR Marqise Lee on the PUP list with the left knee injury he suffered last August. This isn't a surprise after WRs coach Keenan McCardell said back in June that Lee would likely miss the first "couple weeks" of camp. We'll see when he's able to get back on the field, but Lee isn't worth a pick in fantasy drafts right now.
Jaguars WRs coach Keenan McCardell conceded that WR Marquise Lee (knee) is unlikely to be ready for the start of training camp. “He’s probably a couple weeks into training camp before he’ll be back," McCardell said. Lee suffered ligament damage in his left knee last August. We never learned the exact extent of the injury, but it looks like it was more than just an ACL considering he'll need over a year to get fully cleared. Jacksonville's WR corps is wide open at this point, with Lee, Dede Westbrook, D.J. Chark, Keelan Cole and Chris Conley battling for playing time. But until we see him back and on the field and looking healthy, Lee isn't worth drafting.
Jaguars WR Marqise Lee (knee) is not participating in OTAs this week -- although he was running on a side field on Tuesday, according to insider Phillip Heilman. Lee suffered ligament damage to a knee in a preseason game last August and missed the entire 2018 campaign. We never got further details on the injury, but it was clearly significant to have Lee still rehabbing 9 months later. We'll see if he's ready for the start of training camp in July. For now, Lee is just a late-round flier in fantasy drafts.
Jaguars WR Marqise Lee will have season-ending surgery after suffering ligament damage in his left knee Saturday, HC Doug Marrone announced Monday. It's not yet clear which ligament is the problem, but the ACL is usually involved in these scenarios. We'll update that as more info gets released. We already adjusted the projections for the rest of the Jacksonville WR corps over the weekend in anticipation of bad news, though. According to Adam Levitan of Fantasy Labs, Donte Moncrief led WRs by playing 32 of 40 first-team snaps after Lee left Saturday's game. Keelan Cole followed at 28, with Dede Westbrook at 26 and rookie D.J. Chark at 14.
Jaguars WR Marqise Lee left Saturday night's game against the Falcons on a cart after suffering a left knee injury. Lee took a hit to the knee from a Falcons safety midway through the 1st quarter. The team announced he will not return. We'll see about the severity beyond that. If you're drafting tonight -- or Sunday, before we get further word -- then just avoid Lee. He's not worth the risk.
Update: Former NFL head team Dr. David Chao believes Lee suffered a multi-ligament knee injury. It sounds like his season is likely over. We've removed Lee from the WR rankings.
ESPN's Michael DiRocco believes Marqise Lee, Donte Moncrief, Keelan Cole and D.J. Chark are "set" as the Jaguars' top 4 WRs. "Dede Westbrook is the front-runner to win the fifth spot," DiRocco adds. This suggests that Westbrook is not only buried on the depth chart, but also fighting for a roster spot. (Some teams keep just 5 WRs.) We'll see if Westbrook makes a move in the pecking order over the next month. But for now, he's not worth a roster spot in redraft leagues.
The Jaguars added LSU WR D.J. Chark with the 61st overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. Chark’s stock got a big boost when he ran a 4.34-second 40-yard dash at the Combine. He also posted 90th+ percentile marks in the broad and vertical jumps, earning a SPARQ score in the 96th percentile. Chark didn’t post huge numbers at LSU. He went without a single catch in his first 2 seasons before a 26-466-3 line in 2016. This past year brought a quasi-breakout, with Chark hauling in 40 balls for 874 yards and 3 scores. His 21.9 yards per catch led the entire country among players with 40+ receptions. It’s certainly worth noting that Chark played on a bad LSU passing game. He accounted for 22.3% of the catches, 33.0% of the yards and 17.6% of the TDs last year. And his 2.92 yards per route run ranked 12th among draft-eligible receivers, per Pro Football Focus. Chark at least looks like a guy who can bring big-play ability to Jacksonville. But he’ll need to refine the other parts of his game — notably his route running and hands — if he wants to turn into more than a boom-or-bust fantasy option. Chark joins a crowded Jaguars WR group that also includes Marqise Lee, Dede Westbrook, Donte Moncrief and Keelan Cole.
The Jaguars have re-signed WR Marqise Lee to a 4-year, $38 million deal. So Jacksonville chose to let WR Allen Robinson walk and bring back Lee for about $4.5 million less per year. The 2014 2nd-rounder's pro career got off to a rough start, with 9 games missed and just 52 catches over his first 2 seasons. But over the past 2, Lee has missed just 2 games and racked up 119 grabs. He looks like the slight favorite ahead of WRs Dede Westbrook and Keelan Cole to lead Jacksonville in 2018 targets
Jaguars WR Marqise Lee (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bills. He returned to a limited practice on Friday -- his 1st since going down back in Week 15. It sounds like he'll be active this weekend, but Lee is a risky fantasy play in his 1st game back. It's entirely unclear how the Jags will divvy WR snaps between Lee, Allen Hurns, Keelan Cole and Dede Westbrook.
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