Darius Slayton
Wide Receiver
Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 190 Age: 23 Exp: years College: Auburn Drafted: 2019 R5 171,
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Position Rank: 32nd
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Posted: 7/01/2020 8:19 pm UTC
New York Giants WR Darius Slayton posted five touchdowns of at least 25 yards last season, which was tied for most in the NFL.
Huddle Up: Slayton showed solid chemistry with Daniel Jones last season and likely is in line for a bigger role in the passing game. He has a chance to be at least a No. 4 receiver in fantasy leagues depending on his targets.
Posted: 6/09/2020 10:36 pm UTC
New York Giants WR Darius Slayton could have a sophomore season comparable to Los Angeles Rams WR Cooper Kupp (2018) or Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton (2013), according to Zack Rosenblatt of NJ.com. Rosenblatt bases those comparisons on Slayton's rookie production of 740 yards, eight touchdowns and 48 receptions while working with fellow rookie QB Daniel Jones.
Huddle Up: Slayton's touchdown percentage of 16.7 percent ranked second in the entire NFL in 2019. He'll have to share the ball more with WRs Golden Tate and Sterling Shepard in 2020, but he should retain a large role. He's a high-end WR3.
Posted: 12/27/2019 10:21 pm UTC
New York Giants WR Darius Slayton (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 27, and is not on the injury report for Week 17.
Huddle Up: Slayton was held off the stat sheet last week but has had a good role in the passing game during the second half of the season. He can be considered a flex option in some deeper leagues.
Posted: 12/26/2019 8:11 pm UTC
New York Giants WR Darius Slayton (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 26.
Huddle Up: Slayton likely will be able to play this week, but fantasy players will need to check the inactive list to make sure. He has been held to under 50 yards in three of the last four games but also has three touchdowns during that span. He can be a possible flex option in fantasy leagues.
Posted: 12/25/2019 4:58 pm UTC
New York Giants WR Darius Slayton (knee) was limited in the team's practice estimation Wednesday, Dec. 25.
Huddle Up: Slayton has eight touchdowns in his breakout rookie season, and he'd be a high-end WR3 against the Philadelphia Eagles if he's able to go.
Posted: 12/23/2019 1:52 am UTC
New York Giants WR Darius Slayton posted no receptions or yards on two targets in Week 16 against the Washington Redskins.
Huddle Up: Slayton had a giant game a couple of weeks ago, but this is why you don't rely upon guys who aren't consistent fantasy producers. He'll look to redeem himself in Week 17 against the Philadelphia Eagles, but he should be avoided across the board.
Posted: 12/16/2019 12:55 am UTC
New York Giants WR Darius Slayton posted two grabs for 31 yards and a touchdown on three targets in Week 15 against the Miami Dolphins.
Huddle Up: Slayton took a step back after his huge performance against Philadelphia in Week 14, but he still did OK for fantasy owners since he found the end zone. He'll look to keep up his scoring ways into Week 16 against the Washington Redskins.
Posted: 12/10/2019 4:59 am UTC
New York Giants WR Darius Slayton registered five receptions for a career-high 154 yards and two touchdowns in Week 14 against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, Dec. 9.
Huddle Up: Slayton combined with Eli Manning to win someone a fantasy playoff game. How many people saw that coming? We'll see if Slayton can remain an effective WR4 or flex fantasy option heading into Week 15 against the Miami Dolphins. However, it's an ultra-favorable fantasy matchup.
Posted: 12/08/2019 2:04 am UTC
New York Giants WR Darius Slayton will be 'the same factor he's always been' even with WR Sterling Shepard and WR Golden Tate now healthy, according to wide receivers coach Tyke Tolbert.
Huddle Up: Slayton is unlikely to see the same number of targets with Shepard and Tate also in the mix, but he has been the most explosive weapon for the Giants and could be a boom-or-bust option in a pinch against a vulnerable Philadelphia secondary in Week 14.
Posted: 12/01/2019 10:31 pm UTC
New York Giants WR Darius Slayton caught six passes for 44 yards against the Green Bay Packers in Week 13. He was targeted nine times during the game.
Huddle Up: Slayton has been targeted at least seven times in each of the last three games and appears to be a popular target for Daniel Jones. He could be a flex option next week against the Philadelphia Eagles.
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