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Elijah Moore
NYJ

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#61 Wide Receiver

104 Projected Points

ADP: 13.12
Bye: 6
Experience: 0 Yr(s)
Age: N/A
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 185
40 Time: Not Available

2021 Projections & Outlook

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#61 Wide Receiver

104 Projected Points

ADP Rec Rec Yds Rec TDs 100 Fum
13.12 58 727 5 0

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3d Projection

High Floor

83.2

DS Projection

104

Consensus

38 other sites
0

High Ceiling

150.8

Ceiling Likelihood

High
How likely they will reach their ceiling projection

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What You Need to Know:

-A 4-star recruit, Moore finished 3rd on Ole Miss in catches and 4th in receiving yards as a freshman. He played alongside A.J. Brown and D.K. Metcalf.

-Moore tallied 67-850-6 in 2019 before a huge 2020 (86-1193-8). He led the country in catches and receiving yards per game.

-Only 5’9, 185 pounds, Moore wins with rare speed, change of direction skills and post-catch aggression. He also showed reliable hands at Ole Miss.

-The Jets selected him 34th overall as the 6th WR off the board in April. He joins a WR corps that includes Corey Davis, Denzel Mims and Jamison Crowder — plus athletic TE Chris Herndon.

-Crowder is a cut candidate this summer. If he departs, Moore will certainly get a boost.

-Our current projections have Moore for just 70 targets. However, he should see a handful of carries and find most of his targets in the short-to-intermediate ranges.

-Rookie QB Zach Wilson will start from day 1. His accuracy profile says he could be a league-average starter right away. Coming from BYU, the jump in competition will be huge, though.

Draft Sharks Bottom Line:

We’re high on Moore as a dynasty asset. His athleticism and production profile are both extremely strong. If Moore stood 6’0 instead of 5’9, he’d likely have been a top-20 pick back in April.

In year 1, though, with an offense sure to go through growing pains, we’re not expecting significant fantasy contributions. Unless Jamison Crowder is off the roster, Moore is just an end-of-roster stash.

 

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Jets HC Robert Saleh believes WR Elijah Moore is capable of playing all 3 receiver spots in the offense. “He’s a dynamic young man,” Saleh said. “One of the things that’s really been great for him, not that it’s been a surprise, but to see it actually happen, what makes those guys difficult to defend is he can line up as the Z, F or X (receiver). He can line up wherever you want, and he’s going to execute it at a very high level.” It's an important note because it means that Moore doesn't need the Jets to get rid of slot receiver Jamison Crowder in order to land an every-down role. Of course, if Moore keeps playing like he did in OTAs and minicamp, the Jets won't be able to keep him off the field.

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Jets WR Elijah Moore has been "undeniably the most impressive" player at OTAs, The Athletic's Connor Hughes writes. These, of course, are padless practices. And the Jets are missing a bunch of guys, including WRs Corey Davis, Denzel Mims and Jamison Crowder. But that's allowed Moore to soak up 1st-team reps with fellow rookie Zach Wilson. And Moore is reportedly looking every bit like the explosive player he was at Ole Miss.

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The Jets took Ole Miss WR Elijah Moore with the 34th overall pick of the 2021 NFL Draft. They reportedly passed on multiple trade offers to sit and take Moore, who many had pegged as a 1st-rounder. Moore led the entire country in catches (10.8) and receiving yards (149.1) per game this past year, while setting an Ole Miss record with 86 catches. The market shares were huge for the junior: 44.8% of the receptions, 41.8% of the receiving yards and 32% of the TDs. Moore also led the Rebels with 67 catches, 850 yards and 6 scores as a sophomore -- after playing behind A.J. Brown and D.K. Metcalf as a freshman. Moore smoked a 4.35-second 40-yard dash at his Pro Day, while also posting elite marks in the agility drills. That all shows up on tape, where he wins both before and after the catch with acceleration, speed and wiggle. Moore also has some of the most reliable hands in this WR class, with a career 5% drop rate. While he’s only 5’9, Moore weighed in at 185 pounds at his Pro Day and plays with a big receiver’s mentality. We see a lot of Steve Smith in his game, while an anonymous scout told The Athletic’s Bob McGinn that Moore reminds him of Antonio Brown. Moore took 90% of his college snaps from the slot and figures to play primarily on the inside as a pro. His arrival might mean the end of WR Jamison Crowder’s time with the Jets.

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