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Stefon Diggs Week 14 Outlook - Lions at Vikings

By Mike Tagliere (FantasyPros), Thursday, Dec 5th

It was an ugly game for Diggs on Monday night football, as he dropped multiple passes that should've been caught and suffered what seemed to be a sprained ankle, though he returned to the game. It's been feast-or-famine with him all season, as he's had five games with 108-plus yards but has finished with 52 yards or less in the other seven games. The last time these two teams played, Darius Slay had to leave in the game early (so did Thielen), and it led to Diggs racking up seven catches for 143 yards on just eight targets. Slay will be on the field for this game, but with Thielen back, you must wonder how the Lions will handle the duo. As a team, the Lions have now allowed a massive 38.5 PPR points per game to wide receivers, which ranks bottom-five in the league. They've now allowed 16 different wide receivers to finish as top-24 options, including seven of them in the top-10. If I had to guess, Thielen would be back for this game, but it does help the passing game's stability to know that even if Dalvin Cook plays, he's not at 100 percent. You have to live with the ups and downs of Diggs, who should be considered a mid-to-low-end WR2 for this contest who has a lower floor than most in that area of the rankings.

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