2018 Season Review: The 6-foot, 184-pound Will Fuller has great speed (4.32 40-yard dash) and after being a first-round pick by the Houston Texans in 2016 (21st overall) has had problems staying on the field with a torn ACL last season in October.
Before his injury, Fuller played in a total of seven games where he caught 32 passes for 503 yards and four touchdowns. Fuller averaged 15.7 yards per reception, where seven times last season Fuller had a reception of 20-plus yards. Once Fuller caught a pass for 40-plus yards, which came in the final game he played in right before his injury, a 73-yard touchdown reception from Deshaun Watson against the Miami Dolphins on Thursday Night Football.
• 2019 Outlook: Missing 17 games in his three-year career, it is tough for the Texans to depend on him being available for the entire upcoming season, but when he is on the field, Fuller is a huge difference maker. This is a huge season for Fuller as it is the final season of his first NFL contract, so he’s going to want to be at his very best for potential income earnings for his future. Fuller if healthy can become a 1,000-yard receiver, even when sharing receptions with DeAndre Hopkins, so 2019 should be exciting for Fuller and his fans if he’s able to fully recover from his ACL injury from last season.
• Fantasy Potential: Having Fuller on your roster is a good thing, but worrisome, too. Pro Football Focus graded him at 81.1 (out of a score of 100) last season, and he had 165 yards after catch. Fuller is worth taking on your fantasy team, but to be on the safe side, make sure you have a good backup on your roster as well due to his injury history.
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