Denzel Mims

New York Jets
Wide Receiver #11
New York Jets
Wide Receiver #11
Photo: Icon Sportswire

Personal

Age 23
Birthdate October 10, 1997
Height 6'3"
Weight 207 lb

Draft

College Baylor
Year 2020
Pick Round: 2, Overall: 59
Team NYJ

Fantasy Value

Denzel Mims's fantasy value is measured by the players he could be traded for. Our trade analzyer estimates his value at 17 points, which makes his value similar to:

Denzel Mims is projected for 9.5 fantasy points in PPR scoring this week as he faces the Carolina Panthers.

Week 1 Projections
Catches Yards Touchdowns
3.57901 41.505 0.28863

You can see where those projections compare to other WRs in our Wide Receiver Rankings.

Player News RotoWire

Denzel Mims: Will need to win spot

Mims will need to improve his play inside the numbers to earn a starting spot on the outside, according to offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur, DJ Bien-Aime II of the New York Daily News reports. "(Mims) plays big on the outside. He's got the length and the radius," LaFleur said. "We're gonna get him playing better inside the numbers."

Analysis: By "inside the numbers", LaFleur means shorter routes over the middle such as slants and crosses, which are the bread and butter of LaFleur's West Coast offensive scheme. Mims was drafted in the second round in 2020 predominantly for the field-stretching ability he showed at Baylor, and while he's probably the Jets' top deep threat, Mims will need to round out his game to earn the starting spot opposite Corey Davis over rookie Elijah Moore and veteran addition Keelan Cole. An illness capped Mims' reps during the spring, but he still has plenty of time to state his case throughout camp and preseason.

Jun. 29, 2021 8:41 AM EST

Player Stats

YEAR TM GM Receiving Rushing
REC TGT % YDS TD YPC ATT YDS YPC TD FUM
2020 NYJ 11 23 45 51.1 357 0 15.5 0 0 0 0 0

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