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March 25, 2020 12:40 AM
Seahawks' Phillip Dorsett: Joins Seattle wideout corps
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett will sign a one-year deal with the Seahawks, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

The speedy Dorsett, who caught 29 passes for 397 yards and five TDs in 14 games with the Patriots last season, now has a chance to claim Seattle's No. 3 wideout role behind Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf. It's a new team context that could garner the 2015 first-rounder added volume after he only saw 54 targets in 2019, although the Seahawks don't exactly feature a high-volume passing attack -- Russell Wilson attempted nearly 100 fewer passes than Tom Brady in 2019.

January 10, 2020 06:40 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Hauls in 29 passes in 2019
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett finished the 2019 regular season with 29 catches (on 54 targets) for 397 yards and five TDs in 14 games. He also logged three carries for 21 yards.

The 2015 first-rounder started the season with a two-TD effort in Week 1, but his subsequent production was hit-or-miss and he finished things out by working as the team's No. 4 wide receiver (behind Julian Edelman, Mohamed Sanu and N'Keal Harry) in the Patriots' wild-card loss to the Titans. The 27-year-old is slated to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason and it remains to be seen if he re-ups with New England as a complementary option or heads elsewhere in search of more playing time.

December 30, 2019 01:36 AM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Big catch in Week 17 loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett brought in one of four targets for 50 yards in the Patriots' 27-24 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday.

Dorsett's big play aside, he was a non-factor despite compiling his highest yardage total since Week 3. The speedster hadn't logged a target his previous two games and failed to come up with his pair of looks three contests ago, so Sunday's sole reception was actually a step up. However, Dorsett and the rest of the pass-catching corps will presumably have to be a lot more productive in next weekend's wild-card game against the Titans for the Patriots to have a chance to advance to the divisional round.

December 22, 2019 01:56 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Logs five snaps on offense Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett logged five of a possible 73 snaps on offense in Saturday's 24-17 win over the Bills.

Dorsett wasn't targeted in the game and was out-snapped by both N'Keal Harry (37) and Jakobi Meyers (14). With Julian Edelman and Mohamed Sanu also in the mix, Dorsett's fantasy upside is limited so long as the team's other wide receivers remain healthy.

December 18, 2019 12:32 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Logs just nine offensive snaps
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett was not targeted during Sunday's 34-13 win over Cincinnati.

It's the first time this season Dorsett has been held without a catch in back-to-back games, and he hasn't topped 40 yards in a game since Week 8. There's been a lot of talk in New England about Tom Brady's dissatisfaction with some of his receivers and Dorsett's lack of action seems to indicate that he's in the dog house. Next up is Saturday's matchup with a Buffalo defense that held Dorsett to 19 total yards in Week 4.

December 9, 2019 08:44 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Held without a catch
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett was on the field for 33 of a possible 67 snaps on offense in Sunday's 23-16 loss to the Chiefs.

Dorsett, who was out-snapped Sunday by Julian Edelman (66), Mohamed Sanu (39) and Jakobi Meyers (38), was targeted twice but didn't record a catch in the contest. He's something of a bounce-back candidate Week 15 against the Bengals, but volume could continue to be an issue for Dorsett down the stretch, given that QB Tom Brady's only consistent targets to date have been Julian Edelman and James White.

December 2, 2019 12:00 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Two catches in Week 13
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett was on the field for 62 of a possible 87 snaps on offense in Sunday's 28-22 loss to the Texans.

In his return from a one-game absence due to a concussion, Dorsett hauled in two of his six targets for 15 yards. He'll look to bounce back in Week 14 against the Chiefs, but steady volume figures to be an issue for Dorsett down the stretch, with Julian Edelman, Mohamed Sanu, Jakobi Meyers and first-round pick N'Keal Harry also in the team's wide receiver mix.

December 2, 2019 01:40 AM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Active for Sunday night game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett (concussion) is listed as active for Sunday night's game against the Texans.

As is Mohamed Sanu (ankle), which sets the stage for QB Tom Brady to have all his key wide receiver options available in Week 13. In that context, Dorsett profiles as a hit-or-miss fantasy option with uncertain volume, but he has at least logged five TDs in nine games to date.

November 30, 2019 07:04 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Traveling with team
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett (concussion), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game, traveled with the team to Houston, Mike Reiss of reports.

More information regarding their respective status should be available closer to Sunday's 8:20 p.m ET kickoff, but it's entirely possible the entire Patriots' receiving corps could be healthy for Sunday's prime-time affair, as both Dorsett and Mohamed Sanu (ankle) traveled with the team to Houston on Saturday. Expect Dorsett to split time with N'Keal Harry and Jakobi Meyers, with Sanu and Julian Edelman (shoulder) acting as the top two wideouts in the case both are healthy enough to play.

November 29, 2019 07:28 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Listed as questionable
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett (concussion) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Texans after practicing in a limited fashion all week.

The same applies to Julian Edelman (shoulder) and Mohamed Sanu (ankle), with Edelman looking the most likely of the three wideouts to play. Meanwhile, Dorsett appears to be on track to suit up after clearing the NFL's concussion protocol, per Mike Reiss of, and Sanu seems to be trending in the right direction as well. Assuming he does return to action this weekend, Dorsett seems likely to see enough looks to merit deep-league PPR consideration. He's also a candidate to score, having made five trips to the end zone in nine contests to date.

November 28, 2019 03:56 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Another limited practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett (concussion) remained limited at practice Thursday, Nick Underhill of The Athletic reports.

We'll revisit the wideout's status Friday, but as long as he avoids any setbacks, Dorsett is trending toward active status Sunday night against the Texans.

November 27, 2019 05:08 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Clears protocol, limited at practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett indicated Wednesday that he's passed the NFL's five-step concussion protocol, Mike Reiss of reports.

The wideout practiced in a limited fashion Wednesday, per Reiss, so if Dorsett avoids any setbacks in the coming days, he should be good to go Sunday against the Texans.

November 27, 2019 05:08 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Practicing Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett (concussion) was on the practice field Wednesday, Zack Cox of reports.

Last week, Dorsett made inroads in his recovery from a concussion, practicing in a limited capacity Thursday and Friday. Still, he didn't complete all phases of the protocol for head injuries prior to Sunday's win over the Cowboys. Per Jeremy Fowler of, Dorsett hopes to be cleared in time for the Pats' Week 13 visit to Houston, and logging a full session Wednesday would set him on such a path.

November 25, 2019 06:32 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: May be back Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett (concussion) may return for Sunday's game at Houston, Jeremy Fowler of reports.

According to Fowler's source, Dorsett is confident he'll make his way through the concussion protocol and get cleared by an independent neurologist. His presence Week 13 would be a welcome sight, as the receiving corps also was without Mohamed Sanu (ankle) this past Sunday at Philadelphia. At the moment, Julian Edelman, N'Keal Harry and Jakobi Myers are the Patriots' only healthy wide receivers.

November 24, 2019 03:08 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Inactive Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett (concussion) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

As is Mohamed Sanu (ankle), which means that New England's Week 12 wide receiver corps will be headed by Julian Edelman (shoulder), along with N'Keal Harry and Jakobi Meyers.

November 24, 2019 02:36 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Not expected to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett (concussion) is not expected to play Sunday against the Cowboys, Andrew Callahan of The Boston Herald reports.

Confirmation of Dorsett's anticipated absence will arrive upon the release of the Patriots' inactives in advance of Sunday's 4:25 ET kickoff. With Mohamed Sanu (ankle) also a candidate to miss the game, N'Keal Harry and Jakobi Meyers could see expanded roles Week 12.

November 23, 2019 12:12 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Still not fully cleared
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett (concussion) has not been cleared for to resume full football activities as of Saturday, Mike Reiss of reports.

It's a troubling distinction with just one day left before Sunday's pivotal contest against the Cowboys, made worse by the fact No. 2 wide receiver Mohamed Sanu (ankle) is not expected to play. The Patriots did list Dorsett as questionable following Friday's injury report, but Reiss seemed to indicate the team plans to be without its top speed threat. With Julian Edelman also hampered by a shoulder injury, the Patriots have just two healthy wide receivers -- N'Keal Harry and Jakobi Meyers -- on their roster, although early reports seem to indicate Edelman will be available.

November 22, 2019 05:56 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Listed as questionable
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett (concussion) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cowboys after logging limited practices Thursday and Friday.

Also limited Friday and listed as questionable by the Patriots were fellow receivers Mohamed Sanu (ankle) and Julian Edelman (shoulder). We'd be surprised if Edelman was out against Dallas, but Sanu missed practice both Wednesday and Thursday, and it's unclear where Dorsett resides in the NFL's concussion protocol at this stage. We'll look for added clarity with regard to the trio's Week 12 status as Sunday's 4:25 p.m. ET kickoff approaches, but N'Keal Harry and Jakobi Meyers are next in line for added snaps if the Patriots' wideout corps ends up shorthanded at all this weekend.

November 21, 2019 04:36 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: Returns to limited practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett (concussion) logged a limited practice Thursday.

Dorsett was listed as a non-participant Wednesday, with his upgrade in participation Thursday signifying a positive step as he progresses through the NFL's concussion protocol. The Patriots will provide another update on Dorsett's status following Friday's practice, but the team is reportedly optimistic that the wideout will clear the five-step protocol by the time Sunday's game against the Cowboys arrives, per Jeff Howe of The Athletic. Dorsett's Week 12 availability gains added import with fellow receiver Mohamed Sanu (ankle) having sat out practices Wednesday and Thursday.

November 21, 2019 01:32 PM
Patriots' Phillip Dorsett: At practice Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dorsett (concussion) was present for the media-access portion of Thursday's practice, Mike Reiss of reports.

The same applies to Mohamed Sanu (ankle), with Reiss noting that Sanu "did not go through the position-specific warmup, while Dorsett did." We'll circle back later Thursday to see how the Patriots list the duo's participation level. Per Zack Cox of, though Dorsett was in attendance for Wednesday's session, he was ultimately classified as a non-participant.

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