Marquise Goodwin
Marquise Goodwin
28-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
San Francisco 49ers
2019 Fantasy Outlook
The 2018 season should have been Goodwin's breakout year following an offseason full of praise, but a Week 1 quadriceps injury seemed to impact him even after he returned to the lineup. In addition to missing time with an Achilles injury at the end of the season, he sat out a few weeks for personal reasons. Goodwin was efficient anyway, averaging 9.0 YPT and scoring four times on only 44 targets, but his workload concerns got worse with San Francisco's second-round selection of Deebo Samuel. Goodwin is an Olympic athlete with back-to-back seasons around 9.0 YPT, though, and Jimmy Garoppolo's return means the 49ers passing game should go somewhere. Even with Samuel around, it would be foolish to ignore Goodwin as a late-round target when last year's disappointment is fully explained by circumstances outside of his control. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a three-year, $19.25 million contract with the 49ers in March of 2018.
Returns to action
WRSan Francisco 49ers
August 20, 2019
Goodwin (leg) suited up but did not corral either of his two targets in Monday's preseason win over Denver.
While zero receptions doesn't look great, this was actually a positive game for Goodwin. The 28-year-old not only returned from a lower leg injury that kept him out of action last week, but he was also the starting wideout opposite Dante Pettis. Goodwin's role was put in question with the addition of the 49ers' rookie additions, and while things can obviously change, having him start with the first-unit offense tips head coach Kyle Shanahan's early depth charts after things were mum during training camp.
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Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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How do Marquise Goodwin's 2018 advanced stats compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
Air Yards Per Snap
% Team Air Yards
% Team Targets
Avg Depth of Target
14.0 Yds
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Drop Rate
Avg Yds After Catch
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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2018 Marquise Goodwin Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Marquise Goodwin's measurables compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
* The Shuttle Time, Cone Drill, and Vertical Jump metrics are from his Pro Day. All others are from the NFL Combine.
5' 9"
180 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.27 sec
Shuttle Time*
4.09 sec
Cone Drill*
6.66 sec
Vertical Jump*
42.0 in
Broad Jump
132 in
Bench Press
13 reps
Hand Length
8.63 in
Arm Length
31.50 in
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Goodwin's always had elite speed - his 4.27 40 time is among the league's best the last five years - and when Pierre Garcon went down he finally got regular work, which suited him. Goodwin averaged 17.2 YPC (2nd) and 9.2 YPT (6th) and had five catches of 40-plus yards (T-8th) despite being only 24th in targets. At 5-9, 180, Goodwin is small and not especially cut out for red-zone work. Moreover, Garcon is due back this summer and could reprise his prior role as the team's No. 1 target and best threat near the goal line. But quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo targeted Goodwin 39 times for 356 yards over four starts Weeks 13-16 (Goodwin left early with a concussion in Week 17), so his role as the deep threat in coach Kyle Shanahan's up-and-coming offense is not in doubt, especially after Goodwin signed a three-year, $18.9 million extension in March. San Francisco did select wide receiver Dante Pettis in the second round of this year's draft, but Pettis' main job might be returning kicks, at least to start his career.
Goodwin's size and speed make him a capable deep threat for a revamped San Francisco receiving corps. Last year's 431 receiving yards represented a career-high for the 26-year-old, so he will likely fly under the radar in fantasy drafts this year. There is some sleeper potential here, though, as Kyle Shanahan turned Taylor Gabriel -- a receiver with similar size and skill to Goodwin -- into a fantasy-relevant option in the two seasons they spent together (2014 with the Browns and 2016 with the Falcons).
Goodwin is an Olympic athlete. Literally. He competed in the 2012 London Olympics in the long jump and is training in an effort to compete again this summer. The Bills have been supportive of him and look forward to helping him harness his phenomenal speed and athleticism as an NFL wide receiver. For fantasy purposes, the best case here is a lightning-in-a-bottle scenario, but it is more likely that Goodwin will not produce any value in 2016.
Following a rookie season that included 17 catches for 283 yards and three touchdowns, Goodwin mustered just one catch (on nine targets) for 42 yards last season. Overall, the 5-9, 179-pound speedster lacks a complete skill set, which limits him to certain offensive packages because he gets pushed around easily at the line of scrimmage. With that in mind, Goodwin figures to compete for a roster spot as the Bills approach the upcoming season. At best, he's a return specialist and a very occasional home run threat on offense.
The 5-9 speedster didn't put up huge numbers as a rookie, but the Bills were pleased with his development as a receiver. The additions of fourth overall pick Sammy Watkins and former Buc Mike Williams don't point to a big increase in targets, but if Goodwin continues to progress coach Doug Marrone could start to find creative wayd to get the ball in his hands.
Goodwin, a third-round pick by the Bills, will make the final 53-man roster based on his speed alone (sub-4.3 40-yard times), especially in such an unexperienced corps.
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Exits Wednesday's practice
WRSan Francisco 49ers
Lower Leg
August 7, 2019
Goodwin left Wednesday's practice due to a lower right leg injury, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.
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Draft hints at smaller role
WRSan Francisco 49ers
May 2, 2019
The addition of rookie wideouts Deebo Samuel and Jalen Hurd puts Goodwin's status as a starting receiver in 2019 at risk, according to Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area.
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Not assured of starting job
WRSan Francisco 49ers
April 1, 2019
Coach Kyle Shanahan suggested Goodwin won't necessarily be a starter in 2019, Joe Fann of the 49ers' official website reports. "You know, there hasn't been a consistency," Shanahan said Tuesday. "At times, [Goodwin and Kendrick Bourne] have played at a high level. They've been out there a lot as starting receivers, which I don't think always needs to be the case. I think we can get other guys in there to take the pressure off of them."
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Won't play against Rams
WRSan Francisco 49ers
December 28, 2018
Goodwin (Achilles/calf) will not play in Sunday's game against the Rams, Nick Wagoner of reports.
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Held out again Thursday
WRSan Francisco 49ers
December 27, 2018
Goodwin (Achilles/calf) was listed as a non-participant on Thursday's practice report, Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
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