• A.J. Green (WR) #18

    A.J. Green
    ADP:Round: 2, Pick: 10
    Team:Cincinnati
    Ht / Wt:6'4" / 211 lb.
    College:Georgia
    Age:29
    Born:July 31, 1988
    Drafted:2011 / Rd. 1 (4)
    Draft Team:CIN

    Injury Status - Week 1

    Not on injury report

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    News

    Productive preseason opener

    Saturday, August 11, 12:10 PM

    Green caught two passes for 48 yards in the first quarter of Thursday night's preseason game before sitting out the remainder. Afterward he expressed how pleased he was with the Bengals' offense under coordinator Bill Lazor, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.

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    Average Draft Position (ADP) Value

    August 16, 2018

    A.J. Green's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Green's current ADP is 2.10, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 10th pick of the 2nd round, and 21st selection overall.

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

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    2016 Season Stats

    Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD
    44.0 693.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

    Recent drafts with A.J. Green:

    Draft #DateFormatGreen's Draft Pick
    5035040 8/16/2018 Standard 24th
    5034943 8/16/2018 Standard 18th
    5034941 8/16/2018 Standard 23rd
    5034938 8/16/2018 Standard 23rd
    5034937 8/16/2018 Standard 21st
    5034846 8/16/2018 Standard 25th
    5034842 8/16/2018 Standard 22nd
    5034839 8/16/2018 Standard 23rd
    5034837 8/16/2018 Standard 20th
    5034834 8/16/2018 Standard 24th

    Players drafted after A.J. Green:

    Rob Gronkowski TE NE 2.11
    Jerick McKinnon RB SF 3.01
    Derrick Henry RB TEN 3.02
    Mike Evans WR TB 3.02
    T.Y. Hilton WR IND 3.03
    LeSean McCoy RB BUF 3.04
    Stefon Diggs WR MIN 3.04
    Alex Collins RB BAL 3.06
    Aaron Rodgers QB GB 3.06
    Jay Ajayi RB PHI 3.08
    Tyreek Hill WR KC 3.09
    Travis Kelce TE KC 3.09
    Doug Baldwin WR SEA 3.11
    Adam Thielen WR MIN 3.12
    Lamar Miller RB HOU 4.01
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    A.J. Green Biography

    Childhood and High School

    A.J. Green was born as Adriel Jeremiah Green on July 31, 1988 in Summerville, South Carolina. Growing up, Green enjoyed playing several sports like basketball, track & field, and, of course, football. During his high school career at Summerville High School, he played wide receiver, under the coaching of John McKissick, which was when he truly discovered his love for football. In June of 2006, Green was profiled by Sports Illustrated as a part of their feature “Where Will They Be?” stories that discussed the futures of ambitious young athletes, like Green himself. As a sophomore with 75 receptions for 1,422 yards and 16 touchdowns, Rivals.com selected him as a member of their Junior All-American team.

    College

    In 2008, Green signed with the University of Georgia, where he played wide receiver from 2008-2010. His college highlights video is available online. Some of his awards he received during his college career were the Freshman of the Year award by the SEC coaches. He was also included in the All-SEC First Team. Green ended his three seasons at the University of Georgia with 166 receptions for 2,619 yards and 23 touchdowns.

    NFL Draft

    In the 2011 Scouting Combine, Green ran an impressive 4.50 second 40 time, and jumped a 34.5 inch vertical jump.You can see his whole profile from the combine on the NFL Draft website.  During the NFL Draft, Green was selected 4th overall (1st round, 4th pick) by the Cincinnati Bengals, and then signed a four-year contract worth $19.6 million. After signing with Cincinnati, he became a member of the School of Legends in 2011. This was just the beginning of his success as a rookie.

    2015 NFL Season

    In Week 3 of the 2015 season, in a game against the Baltimore Ravens, Green caught 10 passes for 227 yards, which best his personal career record and was made the second highest single game total in franchise history. He finished the season with 86 receptions for 1,297 yards and 10 touchdowns.

    2016 NFL Season

    Green had a great start to his season, having 180 receiving yards and 54 yard touchdown during their win against the Miami Dolphins. Unfortunately, on the week 11 game against the Buffalo Bills, he tore his hamstring, which resulted with being placed on injured reserve for the next five games. He finished the season with 66 receptions, 964 receiving yards, and 4 touchdown receptions. Due to the lack of game he played in, this year marked his first NFL season without running over 1,000 receiving yards. But regardless of his injuries, the games he did play had some great highlight moments. You can check out his highlights video on Youtube.

    Personal Life

    Growing up in Summerville, South Carolina, Green’s father worked as a steelworker and a truck driver while his mother worked as a clerk at a Walmart. Tragedy struck his family when he was 4 years old, when his older brother Avionce died in a car crash that also left his aunt paralyzed. As AJ grew up, he learned how to juggle and was a member of his elementary school’s juggling team. Most people believe that his juggling skills allowed him to have the great hand-eye coordination he has today.

    Today, Green is married to Miranda Brooke, his longtime girlfriend and aspiring singer, and is the father of Easton Ace Green, who was born on September 21, 2016. Currently, A.J. is signed on a 4-year $60 million contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $15 million signing bonus. His average annual salary is $15 million as well. You can find Green on twitter and instagram at @ajgreen_18 where you can keep up to date on his personal life.

    Green wears number 18 for the Cincinnati Bengals, and is the third-ranked Madden 2017 Wide Receiver based on his overall rating score of 93, which also puts him in the top 10% of all NFL Wide Receivers.

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