James Washington. Washington's role makes him more valuable in non-PPR, but the vertical threat is a post-hype breakout candidate and will deliver the occasional splash play. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine.  He was the seventh wide receiver taken in the draft. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. Consider him for your bench in deep leagues. However, Diontae Johnson (ankle) returned to the field against the Titans and was targeted 15 times in the win before suffering an injury in the fourth quarter. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. We present them here for purely educational purposes. Latest on Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver James Washington including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN ... College. Instead, Ben Roethlisberger went down for the season in Week 2 and the 2018 second-round pick had to deal with a league-high 33% of balls thrown his way registering as off-target. James Edward Washington Jr. (born April 2, 1996) is an American football wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). Spin: Washington recorded at least 20 receiving yards in each of the first five games of the season, including a season-high 68 yards Week 6. News: 3 days agoWashington, who was on the field for 18 of the Steelers' 79 offensive plays, failed to secure his only target in Sunday's 27-24 win over Tennessee. Or write about sports?  At the conclusion of the pre-draft process, Washington was projected to be a third round pick by NFL draft experts and scouts. As a true freshman at Oklahoma State in 2014, Washington played in all 13 games and had 28 receptions for 456 yards and six touchdowns. Site Last Updated: Thursday, October 22, 6:51AM Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? While Washington was relatively productive earlier in the year with Johnson on the field, his potential is more limited with the receiving corps fully healthy. , In Week 10 against the Los Angeles Rams, Washington caught a season high six passes for 90 yards and his first touchdown of the season in the 17–12 win. Now 24, Washington joins JuJu Smith-Schuster, Diontae Johnson and rookie Chase Claypool to form a formidable young foursome for a now-healthy Ben Roethlisberger. In Week 1 against the New York Giants on Monday Night Football, Washington caught 2 passes for 34 yards and his first receiving touchdown of the season during the 26–16 win. Position: WR 6-0, 205lb (183cm, 92kg) Draft: 2nd round, 60th overall of the 2018 NFL draft by the . He played college football at Oklahoma State and was drafted by the Steelers in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft. https://www.espn.com/nfl/player/_/id/3122449/james-washington  In 2017 Washington won the Biletnikoff Award for the nation's best wide receiver. Consider him for your bench in deep leagues.  Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Steelers' defense bails out bad second-half offense, Driveways, canyons, pools: NFL players create clever workouts, Steelers frustrated by loss of control in playoff destiny, Diontae Johnson latest Steeler to break out in push for playoffs. Spin: Washington recorded at least 20 receiving yards in each of the first five games of the season, including a season-high 68 yards Week 6. We present them here for purely educational purposes. On December 11, 2017, it was announced that Washington had accepted his invitation to play in the 2018 Senior Bowl. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. Washington will face a tough matchup Week 8 against the Ravens. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Washington_(wide_receiver) Backup Hodges leads Steelers by Browns 20-13", "Samuels, Washington placed on reserve/COVID-19 list", "Washington activated from reserve/COVID-19 list", "Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Giants - September 14th, 2020", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=James_Washington_(wide_receiver)&oldid=983173074, Short description is different from Wikidata, Pittsburgh Steelers currentteam parameter articles, Infobox NFL biography articles missing alt text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 October 2020, at 17:48. However, Diontae Johnson (ankle) returned to the field against the Titans and was targeted 15 times in the win before suffering an injury in the fourth quarter. Are you a Stathead, too?  As a senior, he had 73 receptions for 1,331 yards and 24 touchdowns as a receiver and 42 tackles and seven interceptions on defense. Position: WR 5-11, 213lb (180cm, 96kg) Team: Pittsburgh Steelers. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. Washington's role makes him more valuable in non-PPR, but the vertical threat is a post-hype breakout candidate and will deliver the occasional splash play. Consider him for your bench in deep leagues. Washington still ended up with a decent 44-735-3 receiving line while posting the position's fourth-highest aDOT (15.9), but he simply wasn't much of a fantasy factor. He was ranked the seventh best wide receiver prospect in the draft by Scouts Inc. and was ranked the ninth best wide receiver by DraftScout.com. He also attended a pre-draft visit with the Dallas Cowboys. He was named Offensive MVP of the 2016 Alamo Bowl after recording nine receptions for 171 yards and a touchdown.