DeAndre Carter
DeAndre Carter
26-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Houston Texans
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Carter came over to the Texans midseason in 2018 after he was released by the Eagles. He stepped into a good situation as Houston's offense spent large swaths of time without Will Fuller or Keke Coutee, or both. Those two are expected to be the No. 2 and 3 wide receivers behind DeAndre Hopkins, so Carter will need to do more than lineup at wideout. Often, the Texans use depth wideouts as returners, and that's where Carter will have to make an impact. Fuller's injury history will keep the door open to Carter and deep threat Vyncint Smith. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a one-year, $570,000 contract with the Texans in March of 2019.
Brings in only target
WRHouston Texans
November 5, 2019
Carter caught his only pass for an eight-yard reception during Sunday's 26-3 win over Jacksonville. He added a 19-yard kick return.
ANALYSIS
Carter, the only Texan to return a punt or kick this season, looked like he was growing into a bigger role on offense in Week 8 with a 46-yard reception. His workload didn't expand Sunday however, even with Will Fuller (hamstring) out again. The sophomore receiver has been squeezed this season in a crowded receiving corps due in part to the offseason addition of Kenny Stills. Carter recorded at least three targets in four of his last five games of 2018, but has just one such outing in 2019 with more mouths to feed in the Texans offense. A favorable matchup against Baltimore's 26th-ranked pass defense awaits after the Texans' bye, but don't count on Carter getting enough targets to take advantage.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do DeAndre Carter's 2019 advanced stats compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
3.9
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.39
 
% Team Air Yards
1.4%
 
% Team Targets
1.3%
 
Avg Depth of Target
9.4 Yds
 
Catch Rate
60.0%
 
Drop Rate
20.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
9.7
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
How does the Broncos pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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Overall QB Rating Against
88.7
 
Cornerbacks
96.3
 
Safeties
61.8
 
Linebackers
102.6
 
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2019 DeAndre Carter Split Stats
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Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring DeAndre Carter
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21 days ago
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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The 5-foot-8, 190-pounder is viewed as something of an undersized slot guy, and while the odds of Carter making the Patriots' final roster don't look great, he could end up sticking if injuries pile up given how sharp he's looked at times, a trend that dates back to the spring. If Carter doesn't survive the team's final cuts, a spot on the practice squad could be in order (assuming he goes unclaimed by other teams).
An undrafted free agent out of FCS Sacramento State, Carter had a very productive career and tests well athletically, but he's only 5-10, 185 pounds, and he didn't face much of a challenge in college. He'll compete for a a slot role with the Ravens, but he's more likely to stick around as a return specialist and depth receiver.
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Increased role in Week 8
WRHouston Texans
October 28, 2019
Carter played 47 snaps and caught one of three targets for 46 yards in Sunday's 27-24 win over the Raiders.
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Playing time drops Week 2
WRHouston Texans
September 16, 2019
Carter played just one snap on offense in Sunday's 13-12 win over the Jaguars.
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Primary replacement for Coutee
WRHouston Texans
August 27, 2019
With news the Keke Coutee (ankle) may not be ready for Week 1, Carter stands as the primary beneficiary of playing time, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Active in preseason debut
WRHouston Texans
August 18, 2019
Carter caught all three targets for a team-high 40 yards in Houston's preseason Week 2 win over Detroit.
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Potential fill-in for Coutee
WRHouston Texans
August 17, 2019
Houston head coach Bill O'Brien said Carter is in position to fill in if Keke Coutee (ankle) is not ready to play the season opener Sept. 9 against New Orleans, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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