Jahan Dotson predictions: prop betting picks and why he’ll top receiving yards and touchdowns in the 2022 NFL season

With the 16th overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, Washington Commanders drafted wide receiver Jahan Dotson from Penn State. He played for the Nittany Lions for four years and had a stellar year in his senior year. Dotson played in 12 games and had 91 receptions for 1,182 yards and 12 touchdowns. He will now join the Commanders and quarterback Carson Wentz for his rookie season.

611.5 receiving yards: Over (-115) or Under (-115)

Our choice: Over 611.5 receiving yards

The COs were looking for a solid wide receiver to complement Terry McLaurin and hope they have found him. Washington receivers struggled last year as the second-leading receiver was running back JD McKissic. There was a motley crew of receiving options who were arguably less talented than Dotson. Even with McLaurin being the No. 1 receiver, Dotson should have enough time to rack up at least 612 receiving yards.

3.5 receiving touchdowns: Plus (-130) or Minus (+100)

Our choice: More than 3.5 receiving touchdowns

McLaurin finished with five touchdowns in 17 games. Even receivers who weren’t the most talented sneaked into the end zone three or four times. The bigger question here is what kind of rapport Dotson can establish with Wentz. If they get on the same page early, Dotson would not only be a solid option, but also a reliable red zone target. He should finish with at least four scores as a rookie.

Dotson is drafted as a half-PPR scoring WR68 midway through the 15th round of the 12-team league draft. Dotson’s numbers shouldn’t be crazy this season, but his use should at least earn him a FLEX call for a few weeks. If the Commanders are facing a team with poor defensive play against the wides, Dotson could break a formation. For the whole season, if he ends up hitting the overs, he won’t be considered a league winner by any means, but could help you win a week or two with strong performances.

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