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Brandon LaFell

New England Patriots
Wide Receiver

Ht: 6.2 | Wt: 210

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YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptFum Lost
2010CAR143846812.321016060.00000
2011CAR163661317.0330000.00000
2012CAR144467715.394033511.67000
2013CAR164962712.80502157.50000
Average:42596143022820000
Total:167238514130611020000

Patriots | Limited practice for Brandon LaFell

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:30:00 -0800

New England Patriots WR Brandon LaFell (shoulder) was a limited participant in practice Thursday, Nov. 27.

Fantasy Tip: Expect LaFell ($6,200, 12.4% of cap) to play Sunday, and he is a solid FantasyScore option. There projects to be plenty of scoring in the game against the Green Bay Packers, which is a plus for LaFell.

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Patriots | Brandon LaFell limited

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:48:02 -0800

New England Patriots WR Brandon LaFell (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 26.

Fantasy Tip: LaFell has played well over the last month and appears to be one of the team's top receivers. He costs $6,200 on FantasyScore and may be a solid starting for owners if he plays.

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Patriots | Brandon LaFell limited in practice

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:48:10 -0800

New England Patriots WR Brandon LaFell (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 26.

Fantasy Tip: LaFell ($6,200, 12.4%) has a high price but a good matchup with the Green Bay Packers in Week 13, who have given up 14 touchdowns two wide receivers this year.

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Patriots | Brandon LaFell practicing

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:29:03 -0800

New England Patriots WR Brandon LaFell (illness) is participating in practice Wednesday, Nov. 12, after missing practice Tuesday, Nov. 11, because of strep throat.

Fantasy Tip: LaFell looks like he will be able to play in Week 11 even though he is dealing with the illness. LaFell costs $5,600 on FantasyScore and could be a solid starting wide receiver for owners.

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Patriots | Brandon LaFell continues ascension

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:39:05 -0700

New England Patriots WR Brandon LaFell played in 61 of the 74 offensive snaps in Week 8 Sunday, Oct. 26. He had 11 catches for 124 yards and a touchdown in the game.

Fantasy Tip: LaFell's rise has been swift, and his price on FantasyScore is likely to adjust to such. He is a good flex option at the right price next week against the Denver Broncos.

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Patriots | Brandon LaFell the top option outside

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:23:27 -0700

New England Patriots WR Brandon LaFell played a team-high 77 out of 84 offensive snaps in Week 5 against the Cincinnati Bengals, and he's clearly now the top outside receiving option for the team. WR Danny Amendola (20 out of 84 snaps) wasn't used much because the Patriots didn't use many three-receiver sets.

Fantasy Tip: After a 119-yard, one-touchdown performance in Week 4, LaFell disappointed with just one catch on four targets against the Bengals. However, the fact that he played the most snaps of all receivers is a big positive. It's time to start giving him a look on the waiver wire if he's out there in your league.

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Patriots | Brandon LaFell shines in loss

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:50:41 -0700

New England Patriots WR Brandon LaFell had a team-high six receptions for a game-high 119 yards and a touchdown in the Week 4 loss against the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, Sept. 29. It was LaFell's first TD with the Patriots.

Fantasy Tip: LaFell was one of the few bright spots in an ugly game for the Patriots. There aren't many NFL caliber wideouts on the New England roster right now, and certainly not many fantasy relevant options, but LaFell certainly looks like a decent WR3/4 or flex option going forward. He appears to have Tom Brady's confidence.

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Patriots | Aaron Dobson a healthy scratch

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 16:17:01 -0700

New England Patriots WR Aaron Dobson was a healthy inactive for Week 1 against the Miami Dolphins. WRs Kenbrell Thompkins and Brandon LaFell both had great training camps, and TE Tim Wright gives the team more options to run the ball in two-tight end sets. It means that the Patriots don't think Dobson has caught Thompkins or LaFell on the depth chart yet.

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Patriots | Josh Boyce well behind others

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:41:55 -0700

New England Patriots WR Josh Boyce did not play an offensive snap until there was 1:26 remaining in the third quarter of the preseason game Friday, Aug. 22, against the Carolina Panthers. He is considered to be decisively behind WRs Kenbrell Thompkins, Aaron Dobson (foot), Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola and Brandon LaFell on the depth chart.

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Patriots | No. 3 WR battle heating up

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:23:35 -0700

New England Patriots WR Brandon LaFell and Kenbrell Thompkins each posted touchdown grabs in the preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles Friday, Aug. 15. LaFell was targeted three times, catching two for 29 yards and the score, while Thompkins had three receptions for 32 yards and a touchdown while being targeted four times.

Fantasy Tip: The two are battling for the No. 3 job, although each figure to be a major part of the offense no matter how things shake down. Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola haven't exactly been the picture of health over their careers, so LaFell and Thompkins are likely to see a start of two during the season. A late-round flier on each wouldn't be a bad idea on draft day.

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