Kirk Merritt

25-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
 Free Agent  
2021 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Kirk Merritt in 2021. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Waived by the Dolphins in August of 2021.
Rejoins Miami's practice squad
WRFree Agent
January 3, 2022
Merritt reverted to the Dolphins' practice squad Monday.
ANALYSIS
Merritt played eight snaps on special teams in Sunday's loss to the Titans. He didn't put up any other stats, though.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Kirk Merritt's 2021 advanced stats compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
  • % Targeted On Route
    Targets divided by total routes run. Also known as TPRR.
  • Avg Yds Per Route Run
    Receiving yards divided by total routes run. Also known as YPRR.
Air Yards Per Game
25.5
 
Air Yards Per Snap
4.64
 
% Team Air Yards
1.2%
 
% Team Targets
0.5%
 
Avg Depth of Target
17.0 Yds
 
Catch Rate
33.3%
 
Drop Rate
33.3%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
7.0
 
% Targeted On Route
37.5%
 
Avg Yds Per Route Run
1.63
 
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Elevated to active roster
WRMiami Dolphins
January 2, 2022
The Dolphins elevated Merritt from their practice squad to the active roster Saturday.
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Catches one ball in win
WRFree Agent
November 10, 2021
Merritt caught one of three targets for 13 yards Sunday in the Dolphins' 17-9 win over the Texans. He reverted to the Dolphins' practice squad following the game.
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Bumps up from practice squad
WRMiami Dolphins
November 6, 2021
Merritt was elevated from the Dolphins' practice squad to the active roster Saturday.
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Returns to practice squad
WRFree Agent
October 19, 2021
Merritt reverted to the Dolphins' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transactions report.
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First stint on active roster
WRMiami Dolphins
October 16, 2021
Merritt was elevated from the practice squad Saturday.
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