DeVonta Smith had unreasonable expectations as a rookie. Coming off arguably the best receiving season in college history and the Heisman Trophy, the Eagles asked Smith to singlehandedly fix a receiving corps that ranked near the league's bottom in two prior seasons. He acquitted himself well in the lead role (64 receptions, 916 yards, and 5 touchdowns), but didn't have the fantasy impact of Ja'Marr Chase or Jaylen Waddle. Part of the problem was the Eagles evolving into the league's most run-heavy offense. With A.J. Brown acquired and signed long-term, Smith now gets to feast on No. 2 defensive backs. That's great news for the Eagles on Sundays, but it doesn't necessarily elevate Smith's fantasy value. It's hard to imagine the Philadelphia passing offense having the volume to sustain two receivers every week.
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DeVonta Smith's percentile rank in each category, among s with more than 50 fantasy points.