Fantasy Football: Dyami Brown Can Be a Big-Play Weapon for Washington
The Washington Football Team needed to add some offensive playmakers this offseason, and they've done just that. After signing receivers Curtis Samuel and Adam Humphries in free agency, Washington landed wideout Dyami Brown with the 82nd pick in the third round.
Brown was a big-play maven at North Carolina, averaging at least 20.0 yards per catch in each of his final two campaigns, which puts him in the 94th percentile for college yards per reception, according to PlayerProfiler. He had a 1,000-yard campaign in both 2020 and 2019, scoring 20 total touchdowns in that time.
What will Brown do in Washington?
numberFire's JJ Zachariason and Jim Sannes break down Brown's profile, and JJ gives his top comparison.
"I see a big play waiting to happen"
Dyami Brown just pops off the screen, according to @LateRoundQB
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Brandon Gdula's draft database has found these 10 prior prospects to have the most similar statistical profiles to Brown. Keep in mind that these are based not on play style or traits but age, athleticism, draft equity, experience, efficiency, and production.
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Gdula's Take: There are some big hits in the top eight in Brown's comparison list, and he's entering the NFL with 85th-percentile receiving efficiency and an early breakout age, which helps quell some concerns about the lighter frame.
Brown's 2021 Fantasy Football Projection
Zachariason's initial projections for Brown include 32 catches, 412 yards and 2.3 touchdowns, making him the PPR WR93 for the season.
While the rookie-year projection isn't all that fun, Brown's profile indicates he can have a good NFL career. His fantasy-football outlook would get a boost if Washington can get better quarterback play.