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Jermaine Kearse | Wide Receiver | #10

Team: New York Jets
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/6/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 209
College: Washington
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Jermaine Kearse absorbed all four of his targets for 79 yards Sunday in the Jets’ Week 6 loss to the Patriots.
His 79 yards were a season-high. Over half of those came on a 44-yard completion from Josh McCown with 6:32 remaining in the fourth quarter. Kearse has had a handful of productive weeks but hasn’t been consistent enough to warrant much more than a bench spot in fantasy leagues. He gets a road matchup against Miami in Week 7. Oct 15 - 6:06 PM

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Jermaine Kearse caught all four of his targets for 38 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's Week 5 win over the Browns.

Kearse caught a 24-yard touchdown in the 4th Quarter on a well-designed fake wide receiver screen pass in which he leaked out uncovered. It was the third straight game in which Kearse was held to fewer than 50-yards receiving, but leads the Jets in receiving yards (220) and touchdowns (three) on the season. He remains a lower-end flex option next week as the Jets host the Patriots.
Oct 8 - 5:07 PM

Jermaine Kearse caught 4-of-7 targets for 17 yards against the Jaguars in Week 4.

He's not getting enough work in an offense that wants to run the ball. Kearse did add another end-zone target in this game, but there just won't be enough consistency -- he only had three targets last week. He'll be a popular drop candidate this week, and rightfully so.
Oct 1 - 4:54 PM

Jermaine Kearse caught 3-of-3 targets for 42 yards against the Dolphins in Week 3.

After a two-TD Week 2 for Kearse, it was Robby Anderson having the big day. Kearse has 6.0 targets per game and he is getting plenty of snaps with a fair share of red-zone looks. Still, he's not really a player fantasy owners can trust on a week-to-week basis. He will have a tougher matchup against the Jaguars in Week 4.
Sep 24 - 4:43 PM

Jermaine Kearse caught 4-of-5 targets for 64 yards and two touchdowns against the Raiders in Week 2.

You could call him the big fish in the little pond of the Jets receiver corps. Kearse led all of the offensive weapons with his 49 snaps on the 56 plays, and Josh McCown looked for him on shorter and longer routes. His first TD came on a 34-yard ball down the sideline on third down, and his second one was for 11 yards. The Jets defense has the look of a turnstile, so they'll be playing behind from a lot this year. Kearse is worth a speculative look in most leagues, but it'll be hard to start him and expect much upside.
Sep 17 - 7:52 PM

Jermaine Kearse caught 7-of-9 targets for 59 yards in Week 1 against Buffalo.

Kearse was Josh McCown's No. 1 option despite coming over in a trade earlier this month. He led the Jets in both receiving and targets. Kearse played mostly in the slot, but could see more time outside if Jeremy Kerley is active next week. None of the Jets receivers should be trusted in fantasy leagues.
Sep 10 - 5:09 PM

The Record's Andy Vasquez expects Jets WR Jermaine Kearse to start on Sunday.

Acquired from the Seahawks over the weekend, Kearse is still learning the playbook, but the Jets do not have the luxury of letting him take it slow. On the bright side, Kearse says there is a lot of "similar stuff" to what he ran in college. It was always going to be difficult to trust a Jets receiver, but Kearse's addition makes Robby Anderson almost unplayable until the situation shakes out.
Source: The Record
Sep 5 - 11:17 AM

Jets acquired WR Jermaine Kearse and a 2018 second-round pick from the Seahawks in exchange for DT Sheldon Richardson.

The teams also swapped 2018 seventh-round picks. The move locks in preseason star Kasen Williams as one of Seattle's top-four wide receivers, along with Doug Baldwin, Tyler Lockett, and Paul Richardson. 27-year-old Kearse was valued for his blocking by the Seahawks, but he struggled to create separation as a receiver and was one of the league's least efficient pass catchers. Even with a ton of opportunity in New York, Kearse is unlikely to accumulate any significant fantasy value on the Jets.
Sep 1 - 3:05 PM

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports the Browns are interested in Seahawks WR Jermaine Kearse.

Per reporter Mary Kay Cabot, the Seahawks would like to trade Kearse before cut-down day on Saturday. Kearse is apparently "just one of a number receivers the Browns are considering." Kearse is a pure role player, but a veteran one. The Browns have essentially zero proven depth behind Kenny Britt, who shouldn't be a team's No. 1 receiver. The Seahawks probably aren't asking for much, and the Browns have a biblical amount of draft picks.
Aug 31 - 1:48 PM

ESPN's Dianna Russini reports the Seahawks are trying to trade Jermaine Kearse.

Kearse is an obvious candidate to be moved with Paul Richardson, Tyler Lockett, and Kasen Williams in line for bigger roles. The Seahawks are hoping to sell high after Kearse's strong performance in the third preseason game. Kearse is unlikely to draw much interest with $7 million-plus remaining on the final two years of his deal. Seattle can save $2.2 million from releasing him.
Aug 30 - 6:26 PM

Jermaine Kearse caught three passes for 59 yards in the Seahawks' third preseason game.

It was a good finish to the preseason for Kearse, but his fantasy situation remains unchanged. With Tyler Lockett returning soon and Paul Richardson earning snaps, Kearse is not worth a look in any format.
Aug 25 - 11:13 PM

The Seahawks can save $2.2 million from releasing Jermaine Kearse.

Kearse signed a three-year extension last March, but his roster spot isn’t a given coming off last season's regression. With Tyler Lockett on track for training camp and Paul Richardson on the rise, he may not have higher than a No. 4 role. Moving on from Kearse would allow Seattle to get out ahead of his $5M salary in 2018.
Jul 8 - 7:01 PM

ESPN's Sheil Kapadia considers the chances "slim" that the Seahawks would cut WR Jermaine Kearse.

Kearse had a horrific 2016, catching just over 50 percent of his targets (41-of-80) for 511 yards and one touchdown. The yards were a three-year-low for Kearse, and he led the league in offensive pass interference penalties. He may have to settle into a No. 4 role behind Doug Baldwin, Tyler Lockett, and Paul Richardson. Seattle also used a third-rounder on WR Amara Darboh.
May 10 - 11:39 AM

Jermaine Kearse caught 1-of-3 targets for eight yards in the Seahawks' Divisional Round loss to the Falcons.

In the first season of a three-year, $13.5 million contract, 26-year-old Kearse caught 41 passes for 511 yards and one touchdown. The yards were his fewest since 2013, and particularly disappointing since Tyler Lockett spent a large portion of the year banged up. Kearse has proven over and over to be nothing more than a role player, something that's unlikely to change in 2017 with both Lockett and Paul Richardson on the rise.
Jan 14 - 8:11 PM

Jermaine Kearse hauled in 2-of-3 targets for 14 yards in the Seahawks' Wild Card win over the Lions.

Kearse should feel hard done after Doug Baldwin literally intercepted what should have been a walk-in touchdown late in the game, but the two-catch finish is more in his wheelhouse. He will be nothing more than a low-priced dart throw in DFS next week.
Jan 7 - 11:43 PM

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