Batson caught his lone target for five yards and also carried the ball once for one yard in Sunday's 38-10 loss to the Colts.
Batson filled the role of third receiver in place of the injured Taywan Taylor (foot), though his contributions were limited. His lone target was from Marcus Mariota, which came midway through the second quarter. The Titans are a low-volume passing team, meaning that Batson will likely never see the volume needed to be a viable fantasy option even if Taylor remains sidelined.
Batson caught two of his three targets for 36 yards in Sunday's 34-10 win against the Patriots.
With Taywan Taylor sidelined, Batson matched the target totals of both Tajae Sharpe and Jonnu Smith. While his small frame and lack of college production make him a longshot to consistently produce, he does boast impressive athleticism. Though the Titans' offense has shown improvement across the last two weeks, they remain a low-volume passing offense, making his odds even longer to become a meaningful fantasy contributor this season.
Coach Mike Vrabel said Batson would receive more opportunities in the Titans' future games after the wideout recorded two receptions for 21 yards on three targets during Monday's 28-14 win over the Cowboys.
Taywan Taylor early departure due to a foot injury in addition to Tajae Sharpe taking the field at less-than-full health resulted in Batson earning his most playing time of his brief NFL career in Week 9. The undrafted rookie out of Texas Tech played 30 of the team's 70 offensive snaps, apparently making a positive impression on the coaching staff in the process. Even if Vrabel remains committed to getting Batson more work in three-wideout formations, it's hard to imagine the 22-year-old offering much week-to-week fantasy utility in a weak Tennessee passing attack. Even Corey Davis, the team's top target, has remained an inconsistent contributor with 50 of fewer receiving yards in four of the Titans' eight games.
Batson caught two of his three targets for 21 yards in Monday's 28-14 win over the Cowboys.
Batson appeared in the third game of his rookie campaign, recording the first multi-catch effort of his career. He wasn't a prolific producer in college, but does boast an 88th percentile SPARQ-x score. While he's not a household name, his exceptional athleticism and the lack of quality receiving options in Tennessee make him a name to monitor in deeper dynasty leagues.
Batson will provide some depth to a relatively thin wide receiver group and will sit fifth on the depth chart. The rookie wideout has yet to appear in a regular-season game, but there's a chance he could make his NFL debut at some point Sunday against the Ravens, whether it be on special teams or offense.
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