Tyler Lockett was drafted in the 3rd round out of Kansas State and many saw him as simply a special teams player handling kick and punt return duties. This was partially true as he was given Associated Press’ First-Team All-Pro honors because of this ability. However, Tyler Lockett crushed expectations gaining 664 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns on 51 receptions. This breakdown takes a look at all of his targets (including the playoffs) and discusses the general trend of his play as a rookie in the NFL using All-22 film.
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