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Buffalo Bills

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
3%1%
Key Stats
GPCatchesYdsAvgTDsFirst Downs
152838813.9215

Player Updates

January 26, 2020 02:04 AM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Strong rookie season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox caught 28 of 50 targets for 388 yards and two scores during his rookie campaign.

Knox was picked in the third round as more of a project type and had been expected to serve as the backup to free-agent signee Tyler Kroft, but Kroft struggled with injuries and Knox ended becoming the starter for much of the season. While the Mississippi product struggled a bit with drops, he also showed a knack for big plays and an ability to rumble for yards after the catch. Kroft is healthy again, but Knox offers more upside and (for now) a better rapport with quarterback Josh Allen, so there's a chance he gets to take the starter's job and run with it in 2020.

December 30, 2019 02:20 AM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Won't play in Week 17
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Jets.

As is running back Devin Singletary, as well as wide receivers John Brown and Cole Beasley, with the Bills resting several key players Sunday due to their playoff seeding being locked in.

December 22, 2019 01:12 AM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Misses paydirt by a whisker
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox caught just one of his four targets for 33 yards during Saturday's loss to the Patriots.

Knox caught what looked like a TD on a beautiful throw from Josh Allen, but he was ruled down just outside the goal line, where Allen then threw a short TD pass to left tackle Dion Dawkins of all people. That turned a nice outing for Knox into his usual modest one, as he's now caught exactly one ball in each of the last three games.

December 22, 2019 01:04 AM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Misses paydirt by a whisker
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox caught just one of his four targets for 33 yards during Saturday's loss to the Patriots.

Knox caught what looked like a TD on a beautiful throw from Josh Allen, but he was ruled down just outside the goal line, where Allen then threw a short TD pass to left tackle Dion Dawkins, of all people. That turned a nice outing for Knox into his usual modest one, as he's now caught exactly one ball in each of the last three games.

December 16, 2019 11:44 AM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Quiet once again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox caught his only target for 11 yards during Sunday's win over the Steelers.

Veteran Tyler Kroft had the big tight end catch, a go-ahead touchdown that in essence vaulted the Bills into the playoffs, while Knox's role was modest all evening. Knox was on the field for 48 percent of the offensive snaps (his lowest since Week 8) to Kroft's 29 percent, but the Bills and their up-and-down offense continue to spread it around too much for the rookie to offer any kind of consistent production.

December 10, 2019 12:08 PM
Bills' Dawson Knox: One catch, chunk yardage
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox caught just one of four targets for 37 yards during Sunday's loss to the Ravens.

Surprisingly, the 37 yards led the team, which shows just how much the Baltimore defense stifled the Buffalo passing attack all day. Knox dropped one key pass, but made up for it with a doozy of a catch that was pretty much a one-handed snag for big yardage. The rookie continues to have long-term appeal, but the modest yardage was his high in the last four games, while Knox is maintaining a pattern of catching between one and four balls in every game this season, save for a shutout in Week 8.

November 29, 2019 04:56 PM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Quiet day while Beasley shines
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox brought in three of four targets for 17 yards during Thursday's 26-15 win over the Cowboys.

Aside from John Brown's touchdown pass, no receiver or tight end did much of note Thanksgiving Day besides Cole Beasley, who piled up 110 yards and a score against his former team. Knox was targeted on a couple of other plays involving penalties that didn't show up on the stat sheet, while Tyler Kroft wasn't even looked at in the passing game and saw just 18 percent of the offensive snaps compared to Knox's 78 percent. There's probably one big game down the stretch where the plan will center around the rookie, but Brown remains the only weapon in the Buffalo passing game that can be counted on week after week.

November 25, 2019 12:24 PM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Little involvement Week 12
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox caught both of his targets for 11 yards during Sunday's win over the Broncos.

The Bills ran all over the Broncos and didn't need to attack downfield much, instead handing the ball frequently to Devin Singletary and Frank Gore (36 carries between them) while sprinkling in short underneath passes to Cole Beasley. Knox did see 78 percent of the offensive snaps to Tyler Kroft's 31, so it's clear he's become the starting tight end even with Kroft back to full health. That said, this is an offense that hasn't produced a 300-yard passer for an eye-popping 44 straight games, so production for anyone outside of John Brown will remain hit and miss.

November 17, 2019 11:24 PM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Scores second touchdown of season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox caught two of three targets for 32 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 37-20 win over Miami.

Knox made his mark just before halftime, catching a pass over the middle and slipping a tackle for a 23-yard touchdown. The rookie has been impressive at times this season in averaging 14.0 yards per catch, but probably isn't consistent enough -- even on an offense lacking many other weapons in the passing game -- to count on week to week. Next up is a stingy Denver pass defense.

November 15, 2019 05:20 PM
Bills' Dawson Knox: No injury tag for Week 11
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox (knee) practiced fully Friday and doesn't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Dolphins.

As expected, the issue turned out to be a minor one for the rookie, and he should be full-go for this week's contest as the Bills try to maintain the top wild-card spot in the playoff chase. While a finally healthy Tyler Kroft may take away some of Knox's targets, it didn't play out that way last week when Knox posted season highs in receptions (four) and targets (six). Until Kroft starts getting more involved, Knox can be considered the team's top fantasy tight end, albeit in an inconsistent passing offense.

November 15, 2019 10:16 PM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Back at practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox (knee) returned to practice Friday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

Some minor knee soreness caused the tight end to sit out Thursday's practice, but Knox's return to the field Friday suggests that he'll be a go Sunday against the Dolphins. The Bills' final injury report of the week figures to either list Knox as questionable for the contest, or clear him fully.

November 14, 2019 02:08 PM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Minor knee issue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox missed practice Thursday due to a sore knee, Joe Buscaglia of The Athletic reports.

Coach Sean McDermott expects the rookie back at practice Friday, though we'll see if that comes into fruition when the team hits the field for its last session prior to Sunday's divisional showdown in Miami. Given that Knox practiced Wednesday and his coach is downplaying the issue, it sounds like there's still a good chance Knox will suit up for Week 11.

November 10, 2019 06:08 PM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Logs 55 receiving yards
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox caught four of six targets for 55 yards during Sunday's 19-16 loss to the Browns.

Knox tied for second on the team in receptions while finishing third in targets and receiving yards. This was an encouraging performance for the rookie, who had totaled just 48 yards over the last four games. Knox should remain an inconsistent option most weeks but could have opportunities to produce next Sunday against the Dolphins.

November 5, 2019 10:20 AM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Outsnaps Kroft
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox caught both of his targets for 14 yards during Sunday's win over Washington.

Despite the lousy production, one takeaway is that the rookie saw 76 percent of the offensive snaps while Tyler Kroft -- supposedly the starter once he got back to full health and game speed -- only saw 26 percent of the action. Neither tight end did much, however, and Knox has only caught four balls for 36 yards in total in the three games Kroft has played since returning from an ankle injury.

October 28, 2019 08:36 PM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Shut out in Week 8
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox was targeted just once with no catches during Sunday's loss to the Eagles.

It was the rookie's first career game where he did not have at least one reception, though the end result is perhaps not as surprising as the first glance at the empty line, given that starter Tyler Kroft is back in action and both teams were forced to throw in gusty winds. Knox was a trendy pickup a few weeks ago following a couple of decent games, but sharing time with Kroft is going to make consistent production for either player a tough task, especially when you consider the Bills offer an unpolished passing attack.

October 22, 2019 01:04 AM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Shares role with Kroft
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox caught two balls on five targets for 22 yards during Sunday's win over the Dolphins.

Even with starter Tyler Kroft back from an ankle injury, Knox still saw a season-high five targets, though his final output was lacking. The rookie played a modest 52 percent of the offensive snaps, however, which was a season low, while Kroft saw 45 percent and blocker Lee Smith saw 41 percent. While Knox has long-term upside, his 2019 outlook remains muted if he has to share time in an offense that leans toward the run (10th in run percentage this season and fifth in 2018).

October 9, 2019 12:08 AM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Slow Week 5 outing
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox caught just two of five targets for 12 yards in Sunday's win at Tennessee.

While Knox saw a season-high 72 percent of the offensive snaps and still doesn't have to compete with starter Tyler Kroft (ankle) for looks, the game flow just didn't go his way in what was a low-scoring battle between two close-to-the-vest teams. Knox has emerged as Josh Allen's third favorite target in the passing game behind John Brown and Cole Beasley, but with a bye on tap and Kroft seemingly set to return at some point, the rookie's production could take a hit in future weeks.

October 4, 2019 05:56 PM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Kroft out again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox is set to serve as the Bills' top pass-catching tight end for another game with teammate Tyler Kroft (ankle) ruled out for Sunday's matchup with the Titans.

Knox has really been making his mark in Kroft's absence, taking over the top spot on the depth chart and catching three balls each of the last two weeks, including his first NFL touchdown in Week 3. The rookie was on the field for a season-high 65 percent of the offensive plays last week against the Patriots. Expect a similar workload this week with a handful of targets.

September 30, 2019 12:00 PM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Makes most of limited targets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox caught all three of his targets for 58 yards during Sunday's loss to the Patriots.

Working as the starter in the absence of No. 1 tight end Tyler Kroft (ankle), Knox made a dent in the passing game for a second straight week. Watching the rookie run after the catch, it's easy to see why the Bills plucked a guy with his talent in the third round -- his 18.0 YPC on eight catches is way up there for a tight end. If Kroft (ankle) has to sit for another week or two, Knox becomes a viable sneaky option for those in deeper leagues dealing with bye weeks.

September 27, 2019 06:28 PM
Bills' Dawson Knox: Kroft unlikely for Week 4
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Knox's teammate Tyler Kroft (ankle) did not practice again Friday and is unlikely to suit up for Sunday's game against the Patriots.

That will make Knox the starter yet again following a week where he posted a 3-67-1 line, including a huge Shockey-like play where he trucked over a couple of Bengals on the Bills' finale and go-ahead touchdown drive. Keep in mind Knox only has 10 targets through three games, so while his rookie season is progressing nicely, there will still be weeks where he puts up low production. Plus, he could take a back seat to Kroft if the veteran ever gets fully healthy.

Schedule
WeekDateOpp.RecYdsLgTD
19/8/19NYJ1110
29/15/19NYG118180
39/22/19CIN367491
49/29/19NE358210
510/6/19TEN21270
710/20/19MIA222200
810/27/19PHI0000
911/3/19WAS21480
1011/10/19CLE455210
1111/17/19MIA232231
1211/24/19DEN21160
1311/28/19DAL31790
1412/8/19BAL137370
1512/15/19PIT111110
1612/21/19NE133330
1712/29/19NYJ0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2019Buffalo Bills15112838813.94927115
TOTAL15112838813.94927115
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2019Buffalo Bills1511199.09001
TOTAL1511199.09001
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/254
Birthdate:
11/14/1996
Age:
23
Hometown:
Brentwood, TN, USA
School:
Ole Miss
NFL Experience:
2
Awards: