Why Russell Gage Will Be A Top-15 Wide Receiver (2022 Fantasy Football)
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Derek Brown shares how Russell Gage could be a top-15 wide receiver this season.
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Russell Gage’s 2022 Fantasy Football Outlook
Russell Gage walks into the comfortable WR3 role in one of the league’s fastest-paced and pass-happiest offenses. If Chris Godwin gets off to a slow start or begins the season on the PUP, Gage could get bumped up to Brady’s second option. Gage has the talent to handle that after what he showed in 2021. He was 17th in yards per route run (minimum 50 targets, per PFF) and 12th in route win rate (per Playerprofiler.com). Brady has proven that he can support a bevy of pass-catchers in fantasy, and Gage could be the latest beneficiary to the Brady bump.
– Derek Brown
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