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NFC South Standings

Team Div Overall
4-2-0 13-4-0
4-2-0 9-8-0
2-4-0 7-10-0
2-4-0 5-12-0

2021 Receiving

STATS REC
Receptions
YDS
Receiving Yards
AVG
Average Yards per Reception
TD
Receiving Touchdowns
LNG
Longest Reception
Regular Season 34 571 16.8 3 51
Post Season 3 41 13.7 0 19

Top Bryan Edwards News

  • Falcons' Bryan Edwards: Traded to Atlanta

    The Raiders traded Edwards and a 2023 seventh-round pick to the Falcons on Friday in exchange for Atlanta's 2023 fifth-round pick, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    The Falcons continue to add to their pass-catching corps with the addition of another big-bodied wideout. Edwards was faced an uphill battle for target volume in Las Vegas with the acquisition of Davante Adams, but the 6-foot-3 wide receiver has a chance to carve out a solid role in Atlanta. The Falcons overhauled the wideout group this offseason in the wake of Calvin Ridley's suspension, led by the selection of Drake London in the first round; however, behind the rookie and phenom tight end Kyle Pitts, the Falcons will likely have a healthy competition for targets leading up to and during the 2022 campaign.

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  • Raiders' Bryan Edwards: Facing added competition

    Edwards appeared likely to enter his third NFL season as the No. 3 option at wide receiver for the Raiders following the team's trade for first-team All-Pro Davante Adams, but the recent addition of Demarcus Robinson could create a job battle for Edwards, Tashan Reed of The Athletic reports.

    Edwards' sophomore campaign in Las Vegas included a 34-571-3 line on 59 targets in 16 games, but he fell well behind teammates Hunter Renfrow and Zay Jones from a production standpoint throughout the latter half of the 2021 regular season. Jones has since departed for Jacksonville, but the aforementioned Adams' arrival brings another volume-heavy playmaker to an aerial attack that also features tight end Darren Waller. Edwards has the physical tools to beat out Robinson for a starting job opposite Adams with Renfrow occupying the slot, but Robinson has experience on his side with 42 starts in 97 career games with his former squad in Kansas City.

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  • Raiders' Bryan Edwards: Leads team in receiving yards Sunday

    Edwards caught four of five targets for 63 yards in Sunday's overtime thriller against the Chargers, which ended in a 35-32 victory for the Raiders.

    Edwards saw north of four targets Sunday night for just the second time since Week 5, bringing his regular season totals to 34 catches for 571 yards and three touchdowns on 59 targets in 16 games. The 2020 third-rounder failed to match the production of fellow receivers Hunter Renfrow and Zay Jones through the latter half of his sophomore campaign, but Edwards still showed signs of improvement after a rookie season that was derailed by ankle and foot injuries. He'll remain involved on the outside this weekend as the Raiders head to Cincinnati for a wild-card contest against the Bengals.

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  • Raiders' Bryan Edwards: Targeted twice in return

    Edwards was unable to haul in either of his two targets during Sunday's 23-20 win over the Colts.

    Edwards was dealt a full workload with 46 offensive snaps in his return from the reserve/COVID-19 list, but the second-year receiver was overshadowed by Zay Jones and Hunter Renfrow, who combined for 15 total catches on 19 targets for 196 yards and a touchdown. Not only has Jones' rapport with quarterback Derek Carr sharpened in recent weeks, but tight end Darren Waller (knee/back/illness) also has a legitimate chance to return to the lineup against the Chargers, so Edwards' target share may remain limited in the Raiders' regular-season finale.

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  • Raiders' Bryan Edwards: Clears COVID-19 protocols

    The Raiders activated Edwards (illness) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday.

    Edwards returns to the 53-man roster four days after landing on the list, implying that he was asymptomatic upon testing positive for the virus. Though the timing of Edwards' placement on the list prevented him from playing in the Week 16 win over Denver, the brevity of his absence should put him on track to suit up Sunday in Indianapolis without any restrictions. Despite playing greater than 60 percent of the Raiders' offensive snaps in all 14 of his appearances on the season, Edwards has cleared 50 receiving yards on only four occasions.

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  • Raiders' Bryan Edwards: Out after landing on COVID-19 list

    The Raiders placed Edwards on the reserve/COVID-19 list prior to Sunday's game against the Broncos.

    Quarterback Marcus Mariota was also added to the list Sunday, leaving both players unavailable for the Week 16 matchup. Wideout Dillon Stoner was elevated from the practice squad to provide depth at the position with Edwards away from the team.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 215 lbs
Birthplace: Conway, SC
Age: 23
School: South Carolina
Experience: 3