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Jermaine Kearse | Wide Receiver

Team: Seattle Seahawks
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/6/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 209
College: Washington
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Jermaine Kearse secured 3-of-6 targets for 45 yards in the Seahawks' Super Bowl XLIX loss to the Patriots.
Kearse missed a big-play opportunity in the third quarter when he dropped a perfect downfield bucket throw from Russell Wilson. Redemption nearly came on a diving, Tyreeian fourth-quarter catch that bounced off several parts of Kearse's body before he secured it for a 33-yard gain. Unfortunately, the Seahawks proceeded to call a pass plays later at the goal line, and Wilson was intercepted, sealing the loss. 25 years old, Kearse is a restricted free agent this offseason. He is one of the worst starting wide receivers in football and Seattle badly needs to upgrade. Feb 1 - 10:42 PM

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Jermaine Kearse caught 1-of-6 targets for a 35-yard, game-winning touchdown in Seattle's overtime victory over the Packers in the NFC title game.

Kearse was having the nightmare to end all nightmares before beating Tramon Williams in the extra period for a truly-amazing catch. Even with Williams wrapping his hands around Kearse's chest and getting his hands on the ball, Kearse managed to haul in the pass that sent Seattle back to the Super Bowl. Before overtime, Kearse was the intended target on multiple Russell Wilson interceptions. He'll continue to serve as Seattle's best approximation of a deep threat in Super Bowl XLIX.
Jan 18 - 7:02 PM

Jermaine Kearse caught three passes for 129 yards with a touchdown in Saturday's Divisional Round win over the Panthers.

Consistently nicked and under-performing during the regular season, Kearse stepped up at a crucial time. He was the primary wideout opposite Doug Baldwin and got a little boost when Paul Richardson (knee) left in the third quarter. But even before Richardson departed, Kearse beat Bene Benwikere on a vertical route for a 63-yard score in the second quarter. DFS owners thinking about chasing points on this boom-or-bust vertical threat should note he only saw three targets Saturday and averaged a meager 4.4 targets per game during the regular season. The Seahawks will host either Green Bay or Dallas in next week's NFC Championship Game.
Jan 10 - 11:39 PM

Jermaine Kearse (hamstring) is listed as probable for the Divisional Round.

Kearse's return will give Russell Wilson a big-play threat on the outside. Paul Richardson will start opposite Kearse in three-wide sets.
Jan 9 - 7:19 PM

Jermaine Kearse (hamstring) is practicing in full this week.

Kearse remains on track to return for Saturday's Divisional Round. He'll start opposite Paul Richardson in three-wide sets, with Doug Baldwin playing the slot. Kearse isn't more than a boom-or-bust DFS option.
Jan 7 - 7:11 PM

Jermaine Kearse (hamstring) has resumed practicing, and will be active for Saturday's Divisional Round game against the Panthers.

Kearse missed Week 17, but has now had two weeks to get right. Kearse is a big-play threat, but will be a boom-or-bust DFS option against the Panthers' improved secondary.
Jan 6 - 3:55 PM

Coach Pete Carroll said he expects Jermaine Kearse (hamstring) to be ready for the Divisional Round of the playoffs.

The Seahawks have two weeks before their next game. Kearse injured his hamstring in Week 16 and missed the finale against the Rams. He, Doug Baldwin, and Paul Richardson will make up Seattle's receiving trio.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 07:17:00 PM

Seahawks declared WR Jermaine Kearse, CB Tharold Simon, TE Cooper Helfet, C Max Unger, OG Keavon Milton, and DE Demarcus Dobbs inactive for Week 17 against the Rams.

Kearse has a hamstring injury, leaving Paul Richardson as the starter opposite Doug Baldwin.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 03:12:00 PM

Jermaine Kearse (hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 17.

Paul Richardson will start opposite Doug Baldwin. Kearse should be considered week to week and isn't a lock to be ready for Seattle's first playoff game.
Fri, Dec 26, 2014 07:30:00 PM

Jermaine Kearse (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday.

Kearse is expected to miss at least one week with a Grade-1 hamstring strain and isn't a lock to be ready for Seattle's first playoff game. Paul Richardson will start opposite Doug Baldwin in his absence.
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 07:31:00 PM

Jermaine Kearse has a "first degree" hamstring pull, and is expected to miss Week 17.

It sounds like Kearse could be questionable for Seattle's first playoff game, whether it's in the Wild Card or Divisional Round. Paul Richardson will move into two-wide sets during Kearse's absence.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 03:44:00 PM

Coach Pete Carroll is not optimistic on Jermaine Kearse's (hamstring) status for Week 17.

Kearse pulled his hamstring during Sunday night's win over the Cardinals. The Seahawks will have to use more Paul Richardson as they try to clinch a first-round bye against the Rams.
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 12:54:00 PM

Jermaine Kearse suffered a hamstring injury in Sunday night's game against the Cardinals.

He's been ruled out for the rest of the game. Kearse will finish with just one catch for eight yards. Paul Richardson has replaced him in two-wide sets.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 09:58:00 PM

Jermaine Kearse caught 5-of-6 targets for 78 yards in the Seahawks' Week 15 win over the 49ers.

The 78 yards were Kearse's most of the season. He might have gone over 100, but couldn't corral what would have been a long gain on his sixth target. Kearse's big-play upside is well established, but he doesn't get nearly enough looks to be on the WR3/4 radar in fantasy leagues.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 07:43:00 PM

Jermaine Kearse caught 3-of-7 targets for 37 yards in the Seahawks' Week 14 win over the Eagles.

Kearse's line was basically identical to his Week 13 numbers (3/34). Kearse's scoreless drought is now at nine games. He's not a realistic WR5.
Sun, Dec 7, 2014 08:13:00 PM

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PosRoleName
QB1Russell Wilson
2B.J. Daniels
3R.J. Archer
RB1Marshawn Lynch
2Robert Turbin
3Christine Michael
4Demitrius Bronson
GLB1Marshawn Lynch
2Robert Turbin
3RB1Robert Turbin
2Marshawn Lynch
FB1Derrick Coleman
WR11Doug Baldwin
2Ricardo Lockette
3Bryan Walters
4Douglas McNeil
WR21Jermaine Kearse
2Chris Matthews
3Kevin Norwood
4Kevin Smith
WR31Ricardo Lockette
TE1Luke Willson
2Cooper Helfet
3Rashaun Allen
K1Steven Hauschka