And the Titans beat writer for the Tennessean, Jim Wyatt, is expecting an exceptional campaign. Wyatt decided to show off his projections for Fantasy owners for Wright, who he has catching 88 passes for 1,360 yards and eight touchdowns.
For an in-depth look at how Wyatt's projections compare to mine and Dave Richard check out this Fantasy Football Today blog here.
"Good grind session with my bros … where it all started at BU," wrote Wright, who caught 94 passes for 1,079 yards and two touchdowns last season.
Now the third-year receiver is aiming to be more "complete" according to his position coach, studying film of the San Diego offense last season (where new Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt called plays) and especially working on adding strength to break tackles and boost his yards after the catch.
"Some of the short passes that I caught, I maybe let the first person tackle me," Wright said per The Tennessean. "I have to break that tackle and get way more yards than I did. And that is what I am working on -- my explosiveness. It is great to get 1,000 yards. But I want to do a whole lot more after the catch. I need to make more guys miss."
The article cites ProFootballFocus.com's data that Wright's 6.2 yards after catch was seventh-best among receivers who played over 50 percent of his team's snaps. ProFootballFocus.com also says Wright had eight drops over 139 targets last year.
Wright was mostly held in check, but the Titans also didn't need much from him. He was targeted seven times in the passing game, hauling in five of those passes for 50 yards, including a long of 34.
Wright broke through the 1,000-yard mark three weeks ago, and will finish the season with 1,079 yards on 94 receptions and two touchdowns.
Wright has his first 1,000-yard season, but has scored just twice this season. Fortunately, one of those touchdowns came against this Texans team, as he brought in one of his seven receptions for a touchdown in Week 2.
The Texans have allowed 18.8 Fantasy points per game to opposing wide receivers this season, the ninth-lowest mark in the league. Still, Wright has scored in two of his three career games against them, and remains a decent Fantasy play for Week 17.
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