Ward finished the 2020 season with 53 catches on 79 targets for 419 yards and six touchdowns. At the beginning of the year, Ward seemed buried on the depth chart and headed for limited playing time, but by the end of it, he would be the only pass catcher on the team who played in all 16 games. If the Houston product didn't find the end zone, he didn't do much else, however, as he topped 45 yards receiving just twice all season. The 25-year-old is now an exclusive rights free agent, meaning the Eagles will keep him in 2021 as long as they offer him a contract.
Ward caught two of his three targets for 27 yards in Sunday's 37-17 loss to the Cowboys. Ward has found the end zone three times over the last four weeks, but he has not produced much when he doesn't score. The 25-year-old has topped 30 yards just once over the past six games, while Quez Watkins has been more productive recently despite playing fewer snaps.
Ward caught four of five targets for 15 yards and two touchdowns during Sunday's 33-26 loss to the Cardinals. Ward didn't generate much yardage with his receptions, but he wriggled free for a pair of red-zone scores to get his side back in the game in the second quarter. He generated just 20 yards on five targets in last week's win over the Saints, but his usage in the scoring area bodes well for his fantasy value, though he has the look of a rather touchdown-dependent option. Still, Ward has found the end zone six times this season and will look to add to his numbers in next Sunday's matchup with the Cowboys.
Ward caught two of his five targets for 20 yards in Sunday's 24-21 win over New Orleans. Ward continues to see healthy target totals. He has at least three in all but one game this season, and at least five in all but four outings. He hasn't converted the opportunities into yardage however, as he has topped 45 yards just twice all year, and the Eagles' change at quarterback to Jalen Hurts didn't spark Ward to break that pattern.
Ward caught three of his five targets for 57 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 30-16 loss to Green Bay. The 25-year-old's fourth touchdown of the season and first over his last five games was the first of Jalen Hurts' career and came in the fourth quarter. The 32-yard bomb helped get Ward to his highest yardage total since Week 3. He'll be tough to count on in Week 14 against the Saints.
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