One of the few bright spots in 2021 for the Jets was rookie receiver Elijah Moore, who showed promise in eleven games before missing the final five contests with a quad injury. In his final five healthy games, Moore caught 28 passes for 392 yards and five scores. Extrapolate those numbers over a full season and 95 catches for 1300+ yards would put Moore on the fringe of fantasy WR1 territory. Unfortunately that would require QB Zach Wilson to take a giant step forward in 2022 which seems questionable at best.
The Jets also added top ten draft pick Garrett Wilson and surprisingly look to have a competent receiving core also including Corey Davis and free agent signees, tight ends C.J. Uzomah and Tyler Conklin. With Moore likely to play in the slot, a 70+ catch season isn't unrealistic and 1,000 yards should be in play.
For those Jets optimists, the former Ole Miss receiver might be worthy of a low-end fantasy WR2 play, if not a weekly flex start, especially in PPR leagues. For the rest of the fantasy football world, Moore is a solid WR3 who should be a matchup-based play in PPR and non-PPR formats.
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Elijah Moore Fantasy football ADP and ranking (via SportsLine's projection model)
No. 93.18 ADP
No. 32 WR (non-PPR)
No. 40 WR (PPR)
Elijah Moore Fantasy football projections (via SportsLine's projection model)
98 targets, 55 receptions, 748 receiving yards, 7 TDs
123 Fantasy points (non-PPR); 191 (PPR)
Elijah Moore Caesars Sportsbook Odds
Most Regular Season Receiving Yards: +12500
Most Regular Season Receiving Touchdowns: +5000
Total Regular Season Receiving Yards: Over 825.5 (-115) / Under 825.5 (-115)
Total Regular Season Receiving Touchdowns: Over 4.5 (-115) / Under 4.5 (-115)
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