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John Metchie III Scouting Report & Fantasy Football Outlook

Last Updated: Jul 31, 2023

Houston filled a position of need in the second round by selecting John Metchie III out of Alabama. Outside of Brandin Cooks, this offense is seriously lacking play-makers at the skill positions.

Metchie will be a nice addition to this offense, assuming that he makes a full recovery from his torn ACL back in December. The biggest way he wins is with his speed and quickness, so this recovery is absolutely crucial.

John Metchie III NFL Draft Outlook

The Texans have so many different needs that they must address. Wide receiver isn’t the way that I would have gone here, but with the way this draft has been going, it makes sense.


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The top wideouts went off the board so quickly that the Texans needed to grab one here. Had they not, the options later on at the wide receiver position would be fairly limited, despite this being a deep receiver class.

John Metchie III Fantasy Football WR Tips

47% of Metchie’s routes were run out of the slot last year, which might be where you’ll see him on the field early on.

He’s good with the ball in his hands after the catch, but not great. His top-speed is on full display when you watch his film as well, despite not running the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine.

Nico Collins and Chris Conley are the only other wide receivers he’ll compete with for playing time, which isn’t saying much. Metchie could find himself in a decent-sized role early on with this offense, depending on how his recovery goes.

John Metchie III Scouting Report

Strengths

  • Speed
  • Quickness
  • Explosiveness
  • Route-running

Weaknesses

  • Blocking
  • Body catches
  • Catch radius
  • Contested catches

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