ESPN Fantasy Projection: A 2021 first-round pick, Bateman missed the first five games of his career due to injury, but was a solid contributor once back to full health. He was a situational player most of the season, and though he did play a full-time role during the final four weeks of the season, Lamar Jackson was out with an injury. Bateman delivered three 80-plus-yard games, though he was severely underutilized near the goal line (three end zone targets), which allowed him only one touchdown and no weekly fantasy finishes better than 18th. With Marquise Brown gone, Bateman has a clear path to No. 1 wide receiver duties and joins Mark Andrews as Jackson's clear top-two targets. The 22-year-old is a major breakout candidate and can be considered a WR3 with upside.