Amari Rodgers Fantasy
- Height / Weight
- 5'9" / 212 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- September 23, 1999 (22)
- 2nd Season
- 2021 / Rd. 3 / Pk. 85 (GB)
Amari Rodgers News
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Amari Rodgers finished his rookie year with only four catches (eight targets) for 45 yards. He also spent time as a return man on special teams. However, with a miserable inaugural season behind him, wide receivers coach Jason Vrabel recently touted Rodgers, stating, "he already looks faster and stronger than he ever did. He's in the best shape of his life." Unquestionably, the Packers are looking for someone to take over as the No. 1 option after Davante Adams was sent to Vegas. Though Rodgers may not be that person, he is worth consideration from managers looking to hit a home run very late in fantasy drafts ahead of the 2022-23 season.
The Green Bay Packers placed rookie wide receiver/kick returner Amari Rodgers, guard Ben Braden, linebacker Tipa Galeai, linebacker Ty Summers and defensive lineman R.J. McIntosh on the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday. Their availability for the team's Week 17 game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night is now in question. Rodgers, who was drafted in the third round out of Clemson, has mostly been a factor on special teams, returning 19 punts for 143 yards and nine kickoffs for 151 yards in 15 games. He's barely been a factor on offense, seeing just five targets and catching three of them for 40 yards.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Amari Rodgers caught four passes for 31 yards in the team's second preseason game against the Jets. The rookie tied for the team lead with five targets despite getting off to a slow start in the game. Rodgers was targeted multiple time in the third quarter, picking up some first downs. The Packers coaching staff is excited about the rookie receiver's potential but may not flash production right away when the regular season begins.
Finally, the Green Bay Packers drafted a wide receiver in the first three rounds. Amari Rodgers is the highest-drafted WR for the Packers since they selected WR/RB Ty Montgomery in 2015. Assuming Aaron Rodgers returns to Green Bay, this could be the...