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  Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
Jamison Crowder
WR - WAS
Jamison Crowder
 
 
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Fantasy Points 
    
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Avg Game7.26.3-
Avg Projection111.7110.3-
    
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  Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
Jamison Crowder
WR - WAS
Jamison Crowder
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 at LAC at ARI
Week 2 at PIT vs. IND
Week 3 vs. SF vs. GB
Week 4 at DENBYE WEEK
Week 5 vs. JAC at NO
Week 6 at NE vs. CAR
Week 7 vs. CIN vs. DAL
Week 8 vs. DEN at NYG
Week 9 at CLE vs. ATL
Week 10 vs. ARI at TB
Week 11 at LAR vs. HOU
Week 12BYE WEEK at DAL
Week 13 at OAK at PHI
Week 14 vs. BAL vs. NYG
Week 15 vs. LAC at JAC
Week 16 at SEA at TEN
Week 17 vs. OAK vs. PHI
  Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
Jamison Crowder
WR - WAS
Jamison Crowder
Receiving
   
Receptions56.671.2
Rec Yards790.2838.9
Rec TDs5.54.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.34.3
Rush Yards1.119.6
Rush TDs0.00.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points111.7110.3
   
  Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
Jamison Crowder
WR - WAS
Jamison Crowder
2017 Points 
Week 15.8-0.6
Week 23.04.7
Week 322.63.2
Week 41.7-0.7
Week 50.0
Week 61.12.6
Week 74.23.1
Week 813.5
Week 912.7
Week 1010.18.1
Week 113.67.6
Week 1214.220.1
Week 139.84.7
Week 148.13.4
Week 151.411.5
Week 169.010.7
Week 172.4
  Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
Jamison Crowder
WR - WAS
Jamison Crowder
2017 Targets 
Week 157
Week 225
Week 376
Week 421
Week 54
Week 645
Week 756
Week 813
Week 92
Week 10311
Week 1148
Week 12910
Week 1347
Week 1476
Week 1557
Week 1674
Week 177
  Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
Jamison Crowder
WR - WAS
Jamison Crowder
Expert 
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
How much longer will the fantasy community hold out hope on Watkins? One more year. He has caught 67 of 122 targets over the last two seasons combined and followed last year's only 100-yard showing by dispersing 28 yards through three contests. Yet six scores vaulted him to WR23 after a Week 8 bye, and Patrick Mahomes is a better partner for downfield damage than Jared Goff. He's an interesting high-upside gamble (especially in Best Ball drafts) near the seventh or eighth round.One of 2017's trendiest picks, Crowder looked like a colossal bust with 149 receiving yards and four fumbles through his first six games. (Condolences to anyone who stuck by his side long enough to endure Week 4's -7 yards and fumble.) He then flipped a switch, totaling 640 yards and 74 targets in nine redemptive outings. Depending on which version drafters trust, he's either a steal or reach at his WR41 ADP. He created 3.2 yards of average separation, and opportunities should remain bountiful as Alex Smith's top target, so lean toward the former.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Don't give up on Watkins, who was a train wreck last season. He didn't know the playbook because of when he was traded and the Rams weren't creative with their use of him. Kansas City has big plans for Sammy apparently, and if he can stay healthy, Watkins has all the talent in the world for a huge breakout.Crowder has continued to have doubters but keeps getting better each and every year. This season, he fits perfectly with his new quarterback, Alex Smith, who tends to throw to receivers only when they have separation, which is Crowder's specialty. He could have a huge breakout campaign as a result.
Jody Smith
FantasyPros
Should see a healthy number of red zone targets with Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce occupying defenders.  
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It wouldn't shock me to see Watkins finish as the best Chiefs wide receiver, as I believe he's the most talented one. The issue is that he's learning his third offense in three years, which can cripple a wide receiver in year-one. Because of that, Tyreek Hill is the preferred option in 2018. Still, the Chiefs didn't pay Watkins $50 million to see 60-80 targets, so I'd expect him to be a WR3 more often than not. With Pat Mahomes under center and a bad defense, the recipe is there for increased pass attempts. Knowing each of their costs, Watkins is the better fantasy pick. After Washington traded for Alex Smith, I knew I'd be high on Crowder. My interest only grew fonder when they brought in Paul Richardson, who should help stretch the field and open things underneath for Crowder. Smith doesn't like throwing into tight windows, as evidenced by NFL's NextGenStats that show a league-low 12 percent of his throws went to a wide receiver with one or less yard of separation. While Richardson and Josh Doctson were mediocre at separating, Crowder averaged 3.2 yards of separation, which ranked eight among wide receivers in 2017. Reports out of camp are that the Smith/Crowder connection has been apparent in the red zone.
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Another wonderfully redundant signing, Watkins enters a Chiefs offense flush with key contributors and a player who already has the downfield role locked up in Tyreek Hill. With this in mind I have to assume Watkins will be utilized similar to how he was used in Los Angeles: the sporadic deep route and as a physical force at the goal line. Even then, however, Watkins upside will be severely diminished, and that's without even taking into account the progression of young QB Patrick Mahomes. I'm inclined to stay away in favor of other Tier 5 options, but Watkins is still the #2 receiver in a gunslinging KC offense.The case for Crowder as a high upside play at #27 is an easy one: not only did the young receiver suffer from a slight case of stone hands last season, but he received his passes from a relatively inaccurate gunslinger in Kirk Cousins. Now nearly a year removed from the struggles of last season, Crowder enters 2018 as the primary slot receiver for a Redskins offense led now by conservative pitching machine Alex Smith. Aided by a jump in his QB's accuracy, an essential aspect of a successful slot game, and a defined role with the infusion of speedster Paul Richardson, Crowder looks poised to produce solid top 30 numbers over the course of a long season.
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
Mahomes to Watkins has a chance to be something specialSmith looks to love him some Crowder
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Who knows how Watkins will fit in a new system with basically a rookie QB playing but I have to trust the talent here 
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
Coach Andy Reid said he's been moving Sammy Watkins "all over the place" on offense. "We were moving him everywhere," Reid said. "He hasn't had to do that in his career." In past stops with the Bills and Rams, Watkins has been a traditional X receiver on the back side of defenses, routinely facing the other team's best corner or seeing double coverage. Chiefs.com's B.J. Kissel writes the connection between Patrick Mahomes and Sammy Watkins is "real." Kissel writes Mahomes and Watkins have consistently been connecting throughout the offseason program, and fellow receiver Chris Conley said Watkins has picked up the offense "as fast as anyone I've seen." I generally stay away from this type of off season hype, but Sammy has been hindered by nagging injuries when in Buffalo and zero pre-season prep with his new QB in LA going into last year. Sammy has the athleticism and skill to be a WR1, I'm hoping he is fed the targets he will need to get there. After coming into the season with lingering injuries, Jamison Crowder was PPR WR13 over weeks 10-17 last season. I expect Crowder and new QB Alex Smith will be working hard to form a solid connection during camp.