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New England Patriots

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Kendrick Bourne is correctly valued at his ADP of 272 as the consensus #229 overall player. Bourne is the WR3 for the Patriots, trailing Jakobi Meyers and DeVante Parker. At #82 in our WR rankings, he's not really fantasy-relevant. Bourne is projected to catch 40.5 receptions for 511 yards and 3.6 TDs, which is 15.4% of the workload for Patriots WRs. The Patriots have the 20th-best schedule for WRs.

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Damien Harris is a fair value at his ADP of 82 as the consensus #64 overall player. Projected to touch the ball 14.5 times per game (13.3 rushes and 1.2 receptions), Harris will see the ball enough to be relevant in most leagues. He's ahead of both Rhamondre Stevenson and Pierre Strong Jr. on the depth chart for the Patriots. The Patriots have the best schedule for RBs.

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Jakobi Meyers is the top target on the Patriots, with DeVante Parker and Kendrick Bourne behind him. As the consensus #55 WR, he will ride the fantasy bench most weeks. He's projected to catch 73.7 receptions for 830 yards and 3.8 TDs, which is 28.0% of the workload for Patriots WRs. The Patriots have the 20th-best wide receiver schedule. The market has Meyers correctly valued at an ADP of 164, compared to an overall ECR of 139.

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As the consensus #140 overall player, DeVante Parker is a reasonable pick at his ADP of 162. Parker is the WR2 for the Patriots, behind Jakobi Meyers. At #56 in our WR rankings, he will ride the fantasy bench most weeks. He's projected for 766 yards and 4.8 TDs on 57.4 receptions, for 21.8% of the total for Patriots WRs. The Patriots have the 20th-best schedule for wide receivers.

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Thornton is the WR5 on the Patriots. As the consensus #117 WR, he won't be worth owning in most fantasy leagues. He's projected for 102 yards and 0.7 TDs on 8.8 receptions, which is 3.3% of the total for WRs on the Patriots. New England has the 20th-best schedule for WRs.

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As the consensus #13, Hunter Henry is a low-end starter in most leagues. Henry is projected to catch a respectable 53.9 receptions for 619 yards and 6.0 touchdowns. Hunter Henry is worth drafting at his ADP of 126 as the consensus #116 overall player. The Patriots have the 5th-best tight end schedule.

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At a projected workload of 1.6 touches per game (1.2 carries and 0.3 receptions), Pierre Strong Jr. is not fantasy-relevant. He has some competition on the Patriots' depth chart, where he trails both Damien Harris and Rhamondre Stevenson.

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At a projected workload of 1.1 carries and 0.9 receptions per game, Ty Montgomery is safe to leave on the waiver wire. He has some competition on New England's depth chart, where he trails both Damien Harris and Rhamondre Stevenson.

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At a projected workload of 2.4 touches per game (2.2 carries and 0.2 receptions), J.J. Taylor is safe to leave on the waiver wire. He has some competition on New England's depth chart in Damien Harris and Rhamondre Stevenson.

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James White is correctly valued at his ADP of 264 as the consensus #246 overall player. Projected to carry the ball 1.6 times and catch 2.4 passes per game, it's a desperate situation if you're starting White in fantasy. He's behind both Damien Harris and Rhamondre Stevenson on the running back chart in New England. The Patriots have the best schedule for RBs.

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Lil'jordan Humphrey might see limited usage as the 6th-ranked WR on the Patriots. Ranked #179 in our consensus wide receiver rankings, he's not worth a draft pick in most leagues. He's projected to catch 3.4 receptions for 43 yards and 0.3 TDs, which is 1.5% of the total for WRs on the Patriots. New England has the 20th-best schedule for wide receivers.

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Nelson Agholor is the WR4 on the Patriots. As the consensus #95 WR, he's probably best left for the waiver wire. He's projected to catch 30.9 receptions for 424 yards and 2.5 TDs, which is 11.7% of the workload for WRs on the Patriots. The Patriots have the 20th-best schedule for wide receivers.

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At QB23, Mac Jones isn't worth owning in 1QB leagues. That rank makes him a fantasy starter in 2QB leagues, even if he's not an exciting one.Jones is expected to earn 8% of his projected 259 fantasy points by rushing. He's a more traditional passing QB. With a projected toughdown-to-interception ratio of 1.8, Jones comes with some significant interceptino risk.

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Rhamondre Stevenson is correctly valued at his ADP of 86 as the consensus #84 overall player. At a projected workload of 10.9 carries and 2.0 receptions per game, Stevenson has an uninspiring but still valuable workload. He's trailing Damien Harris on the running back chart for New England. The Patriots have the best running back schedule.

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With 0.0 projected touches per game (0.0 rushes and 0.0 catches), Kevin Harris isn't someone you need to draft. He has some competition on New England's depth chart in Damien Harris and Rhamondre Stevenson.

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Laquon Treadwell is the WR6 on the Patriots. Ranked #141 in our consensus wide receiver rankings, he's not worth a draft pick in most leagues. He's projected for 297 yards and 1.7 TDs on 21.5 receptions, which is 8.1% of the total for WRs on the Patriots. New England has the 20th-best wide receiver schedule.

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Jonnu Smith is projected to catch only 31.3 receptions for 333 yards and 2.5 touchdowns. As our #28 TE, Smith is best left on the waiver wire. Smith will be playing behind Hunter Henry at TE in New England.

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At rank 88 among tight ends, you can do better than drafting Jalen Wydermyer. Wydermyer is projected for just 0 yards and 0 TDs on 0 receptions. Wydermyer is not Mac Jones's first or even second choice at tight end, with Hunter Henry and Jonnu Smith on the roster.

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Perry might see limited usage as the 5th-ranked WR on the Patriots. Ranked #189 in our consensus wide receiver rankings, he's not a real fantasy asset. He's projected to catch 1.6 receptions for 20 yards and 0.1 TDs, which is 0.9% of the workload for WRs on the Patriots. New England has the 3rd-best schedule for wide receivers.

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Dalton Keene is projected for 0 yards and 0 TDs on 0 receptions. As the consensus TE115, Keene is not worth drafting. Keene will struggle for touches with Jonnu Smith and Hunter Henry ahead of him.

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