Austin Pettis WR STL 2 Months

Rams WR Austin Pettis could be in danger of losing his roster spot.

Pettis set career highs in catches (38) and yards (399) last year, but struggled with consistency and has no ties to the Rams' current regime. Working in Pettis' favor is the fact that Stedman Bailey is suspended for the first four games of 2014. St. Louis can save $1.4 million in cap space by cutting Pettis, and would absorb just $144,567 in dead money.

Austin Pettis WR STL 7 Months

Austin Pettis caught two passes for 16 yards in St. Louis' Week 16 win over the Bucs.

Pettis did a brilliant Austin Pettis impression this afternoon. Pettis has nine catches over his past seven games.

Austin Pettis WR STL 8 Months

Austin Pettis caught four passes for 41 yards in Week 15 against the Saints.

Pettis caught all four of his targets, which led the team. The Rams did their damage on the ground on offense, while the defense wreaked havoc on Drew Brees. Pettis was Kellen Clemens' safety valve on third downs early on. Pettis isn't a fantasy option.

Austin Pettis WR STL 8 Months

Austin Pettis wasn't targeted in St. Louis' Week 12 win over the Bears.

Pettis' role continues to dwindle, as both Brian Quick and Stedman Bailey had bigger roles on offense against Chicago. Pettis can be dropped in all formats, including Dynasty leagues.

Austin Pettis WR STL 9 Months

Austin Pettis played just 15 snaps in the Rams' Week 10 win over the Colts.

The Rams are working in more Brian Quick and rookie Stedman Bailey at Pettis' expense. It's safe to drop Pettis in 14- and 16-team re-draft leagues.

Austin Pettis WR STL 9 Months

Austin Pettis wasn't targeted in the Rams' Week 10 win over the Colts.

Pettis now has a grand total of six catches for 75 yards over his past five games. The WR4 jig is up for the replacement-level talent.

Austin Pettis WR STL 9 Months

Austin Pettis caught two passes for 33 yards in Week 8 versus Seattle.

Pettis was targeted four times and was the intended receiver on the second of Kellen Clemens' two interceptions. Both of Pettis' grabs went for third-down conversions. He's crashed back to Earth after a solid first five weeks. Pettis can be left on the waiver wire in most, if not all, fantasy leagues.

Austin Pettis WR STL 9 Months

Austin Pettis caught two passes for 17 yards in St. Louis' Week 7 loss to the Panthers.

Pettis caught a pass in the end zone, but couldn't get both feet down in bounds. Pettis has three catches for 29 yards since his two-score Week 5. He's barely on the WR5 radar.

Austin Pettis WR STL 10 Months5 Comments

Austin Pettis caught one pass for 12 yards in Week 6 against the Texans.

It was Pettis' lone target. Brian Quick has been seeing increased snaps the past two weeks, which is eating into Pettis' playing time a bit. Pettis has four touchdowns on the season, but he's safe to leave on the waiver wire.

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Austin Pettis had five catches for 59 yards in Thursday night's Week 4 loss to the 49ers.

Pettis was targeted heavily on third downs and did the majority of his damage at the end of the first half. He has limited upside at the Z receiver position in the Rams' offense and should continue to be ignored in most fantasy formats.