Cedric Tillman’s Dynasty Value | Fantasy Outlook, Ranking, and More

Cedric Tillman's fantasy value didn't improve much after a disappointing rookie year. Should dynasty managers consider him a great buy-low option ahead of 2024?

The Cleveland Browns‘ passing offense went through a carousel of numerous different starting quarterbacks throughout the 2023 NFL season, which didn’t exactly make it easy for young receivers to develop rapport and consistency with their quarterback.

After the Browns traded away WR Donovan Peoples-Jones to the Detroit Lions ahead of the NFL trade deadline last year, is Cedric Tillman a great buy-low option at the WR position in dynasty fantasy football leagues heading into his second season?

Cedric Tillman’s Dynasty Outlook

When taking a closer look at Tillman’s rookie production, it can be very easy to come up with reasons why he had a very limited impact in 2023.

QBs Deshaun Watson, Joe Flacco, Dorian Thompson-Robinson, and PJ Walker all spent a significant amount of time under center last season, which definitely made the Browns’ passing game a bit inconsistent in 2023.

In addition, Tillman was pretty low in the Browns’ pass-catching pecking order, working behind WR Amari Cooper, TE David Njoku, WR Elijah Moore, and even Peoples-Jones to start the season.

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His 21 receptions for 224 yards with no scores made no impact in the fantasy world last year, but he did manage to see 4+ targets in five of his final seven games of the season. The expansion of his role in the passing game over the back half of the year certainly suggests his role could grow in 2024.

Tillman is a talented receiver who boasted an encouraging prospect profile entering the NFL. His disappointing production last season shouldn’t factor too much into his potential outlook moving into 2024 and beyond in this Cleveland offense.

Tillman’s Dynasty Ranking

Where does Tillman land in the dynasty WR landscape going into the 2024 offseason? Here are Tate’s latest rankings, featuring where Tillman lands in comparison to other top names at the position.

1) Justin Jefferson | MIN
2) CeeDee Lamb | DAL
3) Ja’Marr Chase | CIN
4) Amon-Ra St. Brown | DET
5) A.J. Brown | PHI
6) Garrett Wilson | NYJ
7) Tyreek Hill | MIA
8) Puka Nacua | LAR
9) Chris Olave | NO
10) Rashee Rice | KC
11) Jaylen Waddle | MIA
12) DeVonta Smith | PHI
13) DJ Moore | CHI
14) Zay Flowers | BAL
15) Drake London | ATL
16) Jaxon Smith-Njigba | SEA
17) Tank Dell | HOU
18) Nico Collins | HOU
19) DK Metcalf | SEA
20) Brandon Aiyuk | SF

21) Deebo Samuel | SF
22) Michael Pittman Jr. | IND
23) Tee Higgins | CIN
24) Jordan Addison | MIN
25) Jayden Reed | GB
26) Amari Cooper | CLE
27) Davante Adams | LV
28) Keenan Allen | LAC
29) Stefon Diggs | BUF
30) Mike Evans | TB
31) Cooper Kupp | LAR
32) George Pickens | PIT
33) Terry McLaurin | WAS
34) Diontae Johnson | PIT
35) Josh Downs | IND
36) Christian Kirk | JAX
37) Calvin Ridley | JAX
38) Chris Godwin | TB
39) Courtland Sutton | DEN
40) Romeo Doubs | GB

41) Jakobi Meyers | LV
42) Treylon Burks | TEN
43) Jahan Dotson | WAS
44) Wan’Dale Robinson | NYG
45) DeMario Douglas | NE
46) Marquise Brown | ARI
47) DeAndre Hopkins | TEN
48) Jerry Jeudy | DEN
49) Mike Williams | LAC
50) Khalil Shakir | BUF
51) Michael Wilson | ARI
52) Jameson Williams | DET
53) Christian Watson | GB
54) Rashod Bateman | BAL
55) Dontayvion Wicks | GB
56) Jalin Hyatt | NYG
57) Rashid Shaheed | NO
58) Gabe Davis | BUF
59) Tyler Lockett | SEA
60) Marvin Mims Jr. | DEN

61) Elijah Moore | CLE
62) Trey Palmer | TB
63) Jonathan Mingo | CAR
64) Quentin Johnston | LAC
65) Brandin Cooks | DAL
66) Curtis Samuel | WAS
67) A.T. Perry | NO
68) Darnell Mooney | CHI
69) Odell Beckham Jr. | BAL
70) Zay Jones | JAX
71) Rondale Moore | ARI
72) Adam Thielen | CAR
73) JuJu Smith-Schuster | NE
74) Alec Pierce | IND
75) Noah Brown | HOU
76) Joshua Palmer | LAC
77) Michael Thomas | NO
78) Tutu Atwell | LAR
79) Donovan Peoples-Jones | DET
80) Kadarius Toney | KC

81) Calvin Austin III | PIT
82) Cedric Tillman | CLE
83) Andrei Iosivas | CIN
84) Charlie Jones | CIN
85) Tre Tucker | LV
86) Bo Melton | GB
87) Xavier Hutchinson | HOU
88) DJ Chark | CAR
89) Allen Lazard | NYJ
90) John Metchie III | HOU
91) Parker Washington | JAX
92) Michael Gallup | DAL
93) Jake Bobo | SEA
94) Skyy Moore | KC
95) Isaiah Hodgins | NYG
96) Hunter Renfrow | LV
97) K.J. Osborn | MIN
98) Terrace Marshall Jr. | CAR
99) Darius Slayton | NYG
100) Tyquan Thornton | NE

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Tillman still possesses all of the traits of an effective outside wide receiver who can win vertically heading into his second NFL season.

Unfortunately, the same limitations that existed last year could very well limit his ceiling in 2024. We still don’t have a great idea of what to expect from Watson under center, and Tillman will still be competing for targets with Cooper, Njoku, and Moore next year.

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If you are a shareholder of Tillman, then I would classify him more as a strong hold than someone I want to trade away at this time. His current value falls around a mid-third-round pick for upcoming rookie drafts. That really isn’t enough of an enticing price point to part ways with his potential upside at this very moment.

Personally, I am a bit more interested in acquiring Tillman at that price point.

With the fantasy football season behind us, why not start preparing for your rookie drafts with our dynasty rookie rankings? Additionally, as you look to improve your team heading into 2024, our dynasty trade calculator can help you find the perfect deal to boost your championship chances.

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