Corey Davis: 2019 Fantasy Football Outlook


For a player who was targeted 112 times in a porous Tennessee offense last year, people seem to be sleeping on Corey Davis, with a Rotoheat ADP of 59 overall and 27 at his position. With guys who aren’t the number one receiving option on their team going ahead of him, you’d be wise to not let him slide!

NASHVILLE, TN – OCTOBER 14: Corey Davis #84 of the Tennessee Titans runs with the ball while defended by Tony Jefferson #23 of the Baltimore Ravens, Jimmy Smith #22, and Eric Weddle #32 during the third quarter at Nissan Stadium on October 14, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

In 2018, with Mariota and Gabbert throwing the ball it’s not hard to imagine a lower catch percentage but I was surprised with how many targets CD was given. From his rookie year to last year he nearly doubled his targets and brought his catch rate up to 58%, now Mariota is still there but they have a far more competent backup in case of injury in Ryan Tannehill.

NASHVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 30: Corey Davis #84 of the Tennessee Titans catches a pass and is grabbed by Jalen Mills #31 of the Philadelphia Eagles at Nissan Stadium on September 30, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Titans defeated the Eagles in overtime 26-23. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

The Tennessee offense tends to be at the bottom of the league in pass attempts (with only Seattle throwing less in 2018) but Davis is fairly insulated as he is the top option in the passing game, even with rooke A.J. Brown coming in this year. They like to use him in a variety of ways, and you’ll even seem him get rushing attempts and be moved around to create mismatches.