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Van Jefferson

Pittsburgh Steelers
Wide Receiver #12
Pittsburgh Steelers
Wide Receiver #12

Personal

Age 27
Birthdate July 26, 1996
Height 6'1"
Weight 200 lb

Draft

College Florida
Year 2020
Pick Round: 2, Overall: 57
Team LAR

Fantasy Value

Van Jefferson's fantasy value is measured by the players he could be traded for. Our trade analzyer estimates his value at 0 points.

Van Jefferson is projected for 10.6 fantasy points in PPR scoring this week as he faces the Detroit Lions.

Week 1 Projections
Catches Yards Touchdowns
3.402 50.439 0.365

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

Player News RotoBaller

Van Jefferson: Van Jefferson In Pole Position For WR2 Job

After signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers in free agency this offseason, he is in pole position to start the 2024 season as the No. 2 wideout behind George Pickens. Jefferson showed flashes of being able to handle that role in 2021 with 50 catches and 802 yards with the Los Angeles Rams, but he hasn't done much since then, which is concerning. The 27-year-old also didn't really stand out at all during offseason workouts, so he'll need to show more in training camp and the preseason to stick as the No. 2 as he competes mainly with Calvin Austin III and third-round rookie Roman Wilson. In 17 games (nine starts) with the Rams and Atlanta Falcons in 2023, Jefferson had just 20 receptions on 43 targets for 209 yards and no touchdowns. Even if he does win the WR2 job to open the year, Jefferson can probably be left to the waiver wire in 12-team fantasy leagues.

Jul. 12, 2024 1:22 PM EST

Player Stats

YEAR TM GM Receiving Rushing
REC TGT % YDS TD YPC ATT YDS YPC TD FUM
2020 LAR 16 19 31 61.3 220 1 11.6 1 -1 -1.0 0 0

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