by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer (12/29/13) Falcons receiver Harry Douglas had a quiet game in Week 17 against the Panthers.
Douglas did have seven catches on nine targets, but he was held to just 58 yards. Douglas has now closed the season with six games in a row without a touchdown.
He will enter 2014 in a prominent role as the No. 3 receiver in Atlanta behind Julio Jones and Roddy White.
Harry Douglas heavily involved Week 16
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com (12/24/13) Falcons receiver Harry Douglas was targeted nine times in the loss at San Francisco, third on the team behind Roddy White and Tony Gonzalez. Douglas caught five passes for 46 yards as he went over 1,000 yards for the first time in his career.
Douglas failed to score for the fifth straight game, and he was held under 50 yards for the third consecutive week. He'll play Carolina in the season finale.
Harry Douglas reverting to pedestrian receiver
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com (12/18/13) The Harry Douglas express has slowed. After a seven-game stretch in which he averaged 7.1 receptions for 98.1 yards with two touchdowns, the Falcons receiver has totaled seven catches for 57 scoreless yards the past two weeks. Clearly, Roddy White has regained his status as the No. 1 option.
Douglas' upcoming matchup won't help matters. On Monday night he visits the 49ers, who give up the 4th-fewest Fantasy points to receivers. Consider Douglas a risky flex option at best Week 16.
Harry Douglas' yardage limited again
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer (12/15/13) Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas, who was limited to 20 yards last week after averaging 98.1 in his previous seven games, had another unproductive afternoon Week 15 against the Redskins. Despite tying for the team lead with seven targets and catching five passes, he had only 37 yards.
Douglas was used mostly underneath, catching two passes of more than 10 yards on a day when the Falcons' longest was only 19. Tight end Tony Gonzalez and wide receiver Roddy White both also had seven targets, with Gonzalez leading the team in both receptions (six) and receiving yards (62).
Douglas will try to make better use of his targets in what figures to be a difficult matchup Week 16 at San Francisco.
Rebound in the works for Harry Douglas?
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer (12/11/13) Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas had a tough time on a snowy field in Green Bay last week, but even though he caught just two passes for 20 yards -- by far his lowest totals since Julio Jones was lost for the season in Week 5 -- his seven targets were still second-most on the team.
So who had the most? Try Roddy White, who also led the Falcons with eight receptions for 74 yards, outperforming Douglas for the second straight game after playing just a supporting role in the weeks prior. Safe to say his high ankle sprain isn't the impediment it used to be.
Both got more than a dozen targets Week 13 at Buffalo, though, so with the right matchup, the Falcons passing game is capable of sustaining two wide receivers. It has such a matchup Week 15 against the Redskins, who rank 27th against the pass, allowing 256.7 yards per game. True, they've allowed just the 13th-most Fantasy points to wide receivers, but right now, they're in a state of disarray, with unrest at head coach and quarterback. They appeared positively disinterested in a 45-10 loss against the Chiefs last week.
None of Jamey Eisenberg, Dave Richard and Nathan Zegura rank Douglas among their top 24 wide receivers for this week, but I'd be perfectly content using him in a flex spot, particularly in a points-per-reception league with all the targets he gets out of the slot.
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This might be the most important season of Harry Douglas' career. After posting career highs across the board in 2013, Falcons coach Mike Smith admitted the team will go in a new direction offensively following the retirement of tight end Tony Gonzalez. One of those directions could mean a jump in playing time for Douglas, who saw 71 percent of the snaps in games Julio Jones was healthy for and 93 percent of the snaps once Jones went down for the season. Stunningly, Douglas totaled 1,067 yards last season on 85 catches but had just three games with at least 10 Fantasy points. Even if he manages to get close to the 133 targets he attained last year, Douglas isn't expected to be a Fantasy dynamo worth considering for regular starts. He's a bench guy -- expect him to get picked with a late-round choice this summer.