Cincinnati Bengals
  • 5'11"
  • 190
  • 24
  • 2 years
  • Washington
  • 2017 R1 O, None

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Targets Catch Catch Yards YPC Catch TDs Car Rush Yards Rush TDs Fum Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2017 CIN 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 1 12 0 0 0 0

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 8/18/2018 6:57pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross caught one pass on three targets for 29 yards against the Dallas Cowboys in the preseason Saturday, Aug. 18.

    Huddle Up: Ross is going to be given every opportunity to hold down the No. 2 receiver job, and he has the speed to be a dangerous deep threat. He will be a big play-dependent fantasy option, but Ross is a high-upside option to grab at the end of drafts.

  • Posted: 8/9/2018 6:29pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross caught one pass on five targets for 20 yards against the Chicago Bears in the preseason Thursday, Aug. 9.

    Huddle Up: It wasn't the best start for Ross, who couldn't keep his feet inbounds on a potential touchdown and had a slip on a route that led to an interception. Still, he's likely to open the year as the No. 2 receiver for the Bengals, making him a high-upside flier in the later rounds.

  • Posted: 8/4/2018 6:32pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross opened as the No. 2 receiver in a scrimmage game Saturday, Aug. 4.

    Huddle Up: It's no surprise that Ross is going to be given every chance to start after Cincinnati spent a top-10 pick on him last year. His rookie year was lost to injury, but his elite speed and big-play potential are undeniable. Ross is the type of his high-upside player to target in the later rounds.

  • Posted: 5/27/2018 7:33pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross has been 'fed the ball on a variety of routes' during OTAs, according to Jim Owczarski of the Cincinnati Enquirer.

    Huddle Up: Ross' rookie season was ruined by injuries, but the former top-10 pick has the speed to produce big plays. Cincinnati is going to do everything it can to help bring Ross along, and he'll be worth a flier in the final rounds of drafts.

  • Posted: 5/15/2018 5:10pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross told the team's official website he 'couldn't ask to feel any better' than he does at the moment and suggested this is the best he's felt since his final year of college.

    Huddle Up: Ross quickly became a forgotten man in the Bengals' offense as a pre-draft shoulder surgery kept him sidelined until training camp last season. He landed in the doghouse shortly thereafter following a fumble on his lone touch of 2017 ended up in a fumble. Last year's No. 9 overall pick could easily be a post-hype breakout player, as Brandon LaFell is really his only main competition for a starting job. Ross is well worth a late-round flyer this spring and summer.

  • Posted: 3/30/2018 7:04pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross is 'all fixed up' after dealing with injuries to his shoulder and lower legs last year, according to head coach Marvin Lewis.

    Huddle Up: Ross has a lot to prove after injuries ruined his rookie season. Continue to hold on to him in dynasty formats, but he is no more than a late-round lottery ticket in redraft leagues.

  • Posted: 3/2/2018 8:40pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross 'was not a miss,' head coach Marvin Lewis said Friday, March 2.

    Huddle Up: Lewis pointed out that Ross was injured a majority of the season, and while Ross was certainly a disappointment, it is a little too soon to label him a bust. That being said, he is no more than a late-round flier heading into 2018.

  • Posted: 12/7/2017 11:02pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (shoulder) admitted to concealing a shoulder injury Wednesday, Dec. 6, according to head coach Marvin Lewis. The injury is unrelated to the issue with his right shoulder that required surgery before the draft.

    Huddle Up: Ross' rookie season is officially over, and it was an unmitigated disaster. He'll try to right the ship in 2018.

  • Posted: 10/29/2017 6:14pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross was targeted once in Week 8 against the Indianapolis Colts and he had no catches.

    Huddle Up: There were rumblings that Ross might have a sizable role in the offense against the Colts but that never came into fruition. Perhaps the inclement weather played a role, but avoid him in all fantasy leagues until he starts to do something meaningful on the stat sheet.

  • Posted: 10/25/2017 2:03pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) was able to take part in a full practice session on Wednesday, Oct. 25.

    Huddle Up: Ross was able to take part in his first full practice since Week 2. Even if he is able to play in Sunday's game against the Colts he isn't expected to have much in the way of fantasy appeal.

  • Posted: 10/22/2017 5:32am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) is likely to miss Week 7's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. However, he appears poised to play in Week 8 versus the Indianapolis Colts.

    Huddle Up: Ross was listed as questionable on the injury report after putting in two limited practice sessions and one full practice session during the week. He has only suited up for one game this year and possesses very little value outside of long-term dynasty leagues.

  • Posted: 10/7/2017 5:04pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) will once again be out of the lineup for Week 5 against the Buffalo Bills.

    Huddle Up: Ross has a bye in Week 6, so hopefully this gives him time to get that knee in shape. The offense in Cincinnati has been horrid, so you may want to avoid Ross for the time being.

  • Posted: 9/21/2017 11:28pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) 'tweaked' his knee during the team's practice Thursday, Sept. 21, and he'll likely require an MRI.

    Huddle Up: Ross, who missed Week 1 with a knee injury and sat out Wednesday's practice due to illness, apparently walked off under his own power without a noticeable limp. Ross had 'lottery ticket' potential given Green Bay's secondary troubles in Atlanta, but this certainly throws his Week 3 status into serious doubt.

  • Posted: 9/14/2017 9:59pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) had one carry for 12 yards against the Houston Texans on Thursday, Sept. 14. He was not targeted as a receiver and fumbled his lone carry, which was recovered by Houston.

    Huddle Up: It was surprising that Ross was active, but any plans to use him apparently went up in smoke when he put the ball on the ground on his first official NFL touch. While brighter days are certainly ahead there's no pressing reason to get Ross in your lineup.

  • Posted: 9/14/2017 4:28pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) is officially active for the team's Week 2 game.

    Huddle Up: Ross will be making his NFL debut against the Houston Texans and could see more time than expected with Tyler Boyd sidelined. He probably will be used as a deep threat and slot receiver which makes him a possible flex option in deeper leagues because of his touchdown potential.

  • Posted: 9/11/2017 3:11pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) fully participated in the team's walkthrough Monday, Sept. 11.

    Huddle Up: Ross missed the first game of the season but may have a chance to play against the Houston Texans. He probably would receive limited snaps if he is active for the game and can be avoided in most leagues.

  • Posted: 9/10/2017 9:18am ET

    Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) is not active for Week 1's game against the Baltimore Ravens.

    Huddle Up: Ross could also be held out of Week 2's game against the Houston Texans because of the sprained left knee he suffered in the preseason finale. Once he returns to action, WRs Brandon LaFell and Tyler Boyd could see a reduced number of snaps. Seasonal owners, particularly those in dynasty leagues, should continue to be patient.

  • Posted: 9/10/2017 6:45am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) is not expected to play in Week 1's game against the Baltimore Ravens, although he may try to test out the injury during pregame warmups, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Ross was a limited participant in practice during the week but could be held out until Week 3 due to a sprained knee that he suffered in the final preseason game. Seasonal owners should continue to keep him stashed on their roster. WRs Brandon LaFell and Tyler Boyd should see more targets in Ross' absence.

  • Posted: 9/7/2017 12:18pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 7.

    Huddle Up: Ross seems to be making progress, but he's still unlikely to make his NFL debut this week. Ross has elite speed, but that speed is what makes him primarily just a deep threat. It will take an injury to his fellow receivers for Ross to be considered for starter status.

  • Posted: 9/6/2017 11:32pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) took part in some one-on-one drills during practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, but he was unable to participate in 11-on-11. He's not expected to play in Week 1.

    Huddle Up: Ross doing some one-on-one work is a positive development -- or at least it's better than the official 'did not participate' designation on the practice report. Ross is likely to miss the first two games, but if you spent a draft pick on him you might as well keep him stashed on your bench.

  • Posted: 9/5/2017 12:19pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) is expected to miss the first two weeks of the season due to his sprained knee, according to a source. Look for a Week 3 debut for the rookie speedster.

    Huddle Up: Ross is already off to a slow start in his first year in the NFL, and he may be eased in once he takes the field. He'll be trying to take away targets from A.J. Green, Tyler Eifert, Brandon LaFell, Tyler Boyd and others, too, so Ross has a good chance to be a mainstay on most fantasy benches.

  • Posted: 9/4/2017 4:33pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) did not participate in practice Monday, Sept. 4.

    Huddle Up: Ross suffered the injury in the last preseason game and may miss a few weeks. Owners can check on his status later in the week but should look for other options to use.

  • Posted: 8/31/2017 4:58pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (knee) suffered a knee injury during the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31, and is considered questionable to return.

    Huddle Up: Owners will need to look for an update on Ross' status after the game to see if he is in any danger of missing Week 1. Ross probably will see limited targets during his rookie season but will have value because of his big play ability. He could be a late-round option in deeper leagues.

  • Posted: 8/27/2017 6:05pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals WR John Ross (shoulder) made his preseason debut Sunday, Aug. 27, finishing without a catch on two targets and rushing once for eight yards in a 23-17 loss to the Washington Redskins.

    Huddle Up: Ross will be expected to provide a deep threat for the Bengals offense, but it would be a surprise if he is ready to be a consistent contributor. Stash him in keeper formats, but you can pass on him in redraft leagues.

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
2 HOU 0 0 0 0
8 IND 1 0 0 0
10 @TEN 1 0 0 0

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