Kirk Merritt

25-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
2022 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Kirk Merritt in 2022. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a contract with the Saints in January of 2022.
Signing with New Orleans
WRNew Orleans Saints
January 24, 2022
The Saints will sign Merritt to a reserve/future contract Monday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
ANALYSIS
Merritt spent most of the 2021 campaign on the Dolphins' practice squad and was elevated to the active roster twice. He secured one of three targets for 13 yards and now will attempt to carve out a role with New Orleans during the offseason.
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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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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
Snap Counts
Snap %
New Orleans SaintsSaints 2021 WR Snap Distribution See more data like this | See last season's snap counts
#% of Team Snaps

80172%
49544%
29426%
28726%
26123%
21019%
676%
525%
121%
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2021 Kirk Merritt Split Stats
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Rejoins Miami's practice squad
WRFree Agent
January 3, 2022
Merritt reverted to the Dolphins' practice squad Monday.
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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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