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Allen Robinson quietly leading Jaguars in receptions, targets

The Jaguars have been banged up at the receiver position, but quietly one of their rookies leads the team in receptions and targets.

Scott Cunningham

The Jacksonville Jaguars haven't had much going offensively in the first few weeks of the season outside of Allen Hurns letting the rest of the country know what Jaguars fans have seen all training camp and preseason. While Hurns has the biggest plays so far on the season and leads the team in touchdowns, quietly rookie receiver Allen Robinson leads the team in receptions and targets.

Robinson started the season slow after dealing with injuries all preseason, playing just 21 snaps in Week 1, 32 Week 2 and 44 on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Even with Robinson having played less total snaps than tight end Mickey Shuler, he still leads the team in receptions with 12 on 19 targets, picking up 154 receiving yards.

Before Robinson got hurt at the very start of training camp, he appeared to be the best receiver on the team by all accounts and reportedly was someone that wide receivers coach Jerry Sullivan wanted in the 2014 NFL Draft. Robinson has the making of being a complete receiver in the NFL with his size and route running and with all the injuries at the position currently, he's starting to make his presence felt being back in the lineup.

I'm not the best fantasy football player, but if you're in a PPR league or doing something like FanDuel, Robinson might be a sneaky addition to a roster.