• 2018 Season Review: The star of the Houston Texans wide receivers, DeAndre Hopkins had another very excellent season with 115 receptions for 1,572 and 11 touchdowns. He averaged 13.7 yards per reception.
Also last season, Pro Football Focus graded Hopkins at 92.0 overall, being the No. 1 ranked wide receiver last season, and he had a receiving grade of 92.2. Hopkins played in 1,156 snaps last season. Also with Hopkins, in three of the past four seasons he has graded at 90 or higher, starting with 2015 with a grade of 90.6, followed by a 90.2 grade in 2017 and the aforementioned 92.0 grade of last season.
• 2019 Outlook: If all three of the Texans wide receiver trio are healthy, it is a possibility that Hopkins’ numbers could drop a little bit, but on the other hand they could get bigger because teams will have to focus a little less if Will Fuller and Keke Coutee can be on the field too. There is no reason to believe Hopkins will see a drop in his overall play, as he is possibly the very best wide receiver in the NFL, but he does it in such a way he’s under the radar nationally.
• Fantasy Potential: Having Hopkins on your fantasy roster should be something to be very excited about in 2019. Think about this: Deshaun Watson is coming off his first full season in the NFL after having an abbreviated season his rookie year. Hopkins has one of the best up-and-coming quarterbacks throwing the ball to him in Watson, so that makes Hopkins a very intriguing once again for the 2019 season.
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