2019 NFL Draft Guide Player Profile: Dante Pettis
Colby Conway takes an in-depth look at Dante Pettis to let fantasy football owners know what to expect from the San Francisco 49ers WR during the 2019 NFL season.
Coming off a rookie campaign with 27 receptions on 45 targets for 467 yards and five touchdowns, there is a lot of hype surrounding San Francisco’s sophomore wide receiver Dante Pettis . An accomplished receiver out of the University of Washington, Pettis should have a dynamite second season with the team, especially with a full season of Jimmy Garoppolo at the helm of Kyle Shanahan’s offense. It was a slow start for Pettis in 2018, but when he was healthier near the end of the season and starting to showcase his skills in this offense, he took flight over the final five weeks of the season in particular. Those numbers played into the fact that Pettis had the third-most fantasy points per touch (3.70), per Pro Football Focus, amongst receivers who played at least one-quarter of the snaps in 2018.
He scored four touchdowns between Weeks 11-13, and topped 70 receiving yards three times in the final five games. He averaged 6.2 targets per game over the last six weeks of the 2018...