Jarius Wright, WR, Vikings: Fantasy Football Outlook
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Jarius Wright, WR, Vikings

Position/Rank NFL Team Status Experience Age Height Weight Twitter
WR - #122 MIN Active 3 years 24 5'10 180 @Jay_wright4

2013 Outlook:  

Last updated on Jun-21-2013 by Rob Warner

The 2012 4th round pick out of Arkansas showed flashes of his big play ability filling in for an injured Percy Harvin during the 2nd half of his rookie season. The 5'10, 180 pounder recorded 22 catches for 310 yards with two touchdowns over seven games, including a 3 catch 90 yard, one touchdown effort against Green Bay in the regular season finale. Wright is not draftable except in deeper leagues as he'll likely be the 4th option behind Jennings, Patterson and TE Kyle Rudolph on a Minnesota offense that ranked 28th in pass attempts last season.

2013 Mock Draft Results

Month Position Franchise/Comments
2013 FFToolbox Staff Mock Draft #1
June 18th, 2013
15.08 FFToolbox - Brian Murphy - More WR depth. Wright registered some decent stat lines after Percy Harvin's 2012 season ended in Week 9. He is a big-play threat, but also showed that he can be possession wideout at times, which is great for a PPR league. However, Jerome Simpson is still listed as the Vikings' second starting wideout, and first-round rookie Cordarrelle Patterson will probably start the year as the No. 3. Again, Wright probably needs an injury to befall someone in front of him on the depth chart to hold noticeable fantasy value.
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #2
July 2nd 2013
19.12 KFFSC - Wright is an interesting player. He stepped up when Harvin was injured last season and fit into the offense nicely. The addition of Jennings and Patterson may see Wright's targets disappear, but Wright has shown what he can do. Defenses will focus on Peterson as always, and if Wright is on the field he should find himself frequently open. Another late pick with a ton of potential. They won't all work out but the core of this roster is strong, and the breakout of one of these sleepers can put this team over the top.
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #1
June 25th, 2013
18.04 FFMagicMan - A roll-the-dice name that no one is paying much attention to. Patterson may be the sexy name, but go back and watch some of the Vikings' games down the stretch in 2012 - Wright is a shifty receiver with great hands. He very well may grab the #2 role behind Jennings and be a guy who pays huge dividends for owners.
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