Crowder caught all four of his targets for 31 yards in Sunday's season-ending 28-14 loss to New England. Crowder caught every ball thrown his way but didn't get much attention from struggling quarterback Sam Darnold. Despite missing four games due to injuries, Crowder still finishes the season as New York's leader in catches (59), receiving yards (699) and touchdowns (six). The standout slot receiver could be the beneficiary of an offseason quarterback upgrade, as the Jets are expected to select a new signal-caller with the second overall pick in the upcoming draft.
Crowder caught seven of nine targets for 92 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 23-16 win over the Browns. He also threw a 43-yard touchdown and rushed once for 14 yards. Crowder was the beneficiary of some creative play calling. He threw a dime down the sideline to Braxton Berrios on a trick play for a 43-yard touchdown late in the first quarter, then gained 14 yards on a Jet sweep to open New York's next drive. The slot receiver caught a 30-yard touchdown of his own in the third quarter, helping propel New York to its second consecutive win following an 0-13 start. Crowder has 55 catches for 668 yards and six touchdowns despite being limited to just 11 games played this season, and he'll look to finish on a high note in Week 17 against New England.
Crowder (calf/thigh) practiced fully Thursday, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports. As did Denzel Mims (foot), which sets the stage for the duo to be available Sunday against the Browns alongside fellow wide receiver Breshad Perriman. In this past Sunday's 23-20 upset win over the Rams, Crowder made his mark in PPR formats by catching six of his eight targets for 66 yards. Barring any in-game setbacks, he'll once again be a focal part of the Jets' passing attack Week 16.
Crowder (calf/thigh) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice. Crowder has battled soft-tissue injuries all season, and he's now apparently battling a thigh injury in addition to the calf issue he's been playing through in recent weeks. As has been the case numerous times this season, Crowder's status for Sunday's game against the Browns may not be decided until shortly before kickoff. His participation level in practices Thursday and Friday should at least provide insight into what direction Crowder is trending as gameday approaches.
Crowder caught six of eight targets for 66 yards in Sunday's 23-20 upset of the Rams. It wasn't a particularly impressive line, but Crowder led the Jets in receiving en route to the team's first win of the season. Injuries will prevent the sixth-year receiver from topping the personal best of 847 receiving yards he compiled for Washington in 2016, but on a per-game basis, Crowder is still putting together the best campaign of his career.
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