Ratley played two offensive snaps and wasn't targeted during Sunday's 28-16 win over the Falcons.
A week after playing 27 percent of Cleveland's offensive snaps, the rookie wideout saw his snap count fall off a cliff Sunday, as Breshad Perriman seemingly leapfrogged him on the depth chart. It remains to be seen how much he's involved coming out of the bye week in Week 12, but don't expect him to all of a sudden be a favorite target of Baker Mayfield's.
Ratley corralled two of four targets for 16 yards during Sunday's 37-21 loss to the Chiefs.
With Rashard Higgins' return from a three-game absence, Ratley's playing time was expected to decrease, and while that was true Sunday against the Chiefs, the rookie receiver still played 27 percent of the offensive snaps. He was also targeted four times, which equaled that of Higgins. Still, Ratley should only be considered in deep and dynasty fantasy leagues, due to the fact he doesn't figure to be a key factor on offense going forward.
Ratley caught one of four targets for 21 yards during Sunday's 33-18 loss to the Steelers.
Ratley played 50 percent of the offensive snaps Sunday, which was still considerably more than recently signed Breshard Perriman. The rookie wideout has just four receptions over the past two weeks, and it doesn't look like more involvement is on his horizon. This will be especially true if the Browns acquire another receiver before the trade deadline.
Ratley caught all three of his targets for 23 yards in Sunday's 26-23 loss to the Buccaneers.
A week after catching six passes for 82 yards, Ratley's Week 7 performance fell of a little, though he still managed to outperform Antonio Callaway for the second straight game. The rookie wideout has stepped into the No. 3 receiver role and was on the field for 59 percent of the team's offensive snaps. If he continues to make the most of his opportunities while Callaway struggles, it isn't crazy to think Ratley could move up on the depth chart.
Ratley is not listed on Wednesday's injury report.
Ratley had a breakout game during Sunday's loss to the Chargers, catching six of eight targets for 82 yards in his first game as a starter. The rookie did pick up hip and back injuries during the matchup, but appears to have fully recovered. As long as Rashard Higgins (knee) remains sidelined, expect Ratley to continue to see viable offensive snaps.
|Bye: Week 11|
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