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Week 2 Rankings
Derrick Henry Note
Derrick Henry photo 1. Derrick Henry RB - TEN (vs . JAC)
Henry has loved facing this Jaguars team in the past and he's in line for a monstrous game. With the workload, plus the matchup, Henry's a virtual lock for a top-5 finish this week.
3 days ago
Ezekiel Elliott Note
Ezekiel Elliott photo 2. Ezekiel Elliott RB - DAL (vs . ATL)
Zeke could easily finish as the RB1 this week with his carry totals and the scoring opportunities that are going to be present in this matchup. This defense just gave up 27.2 fantasy points to the Seahawks RBs and Zeke could easily come close to that number by himself. Start him with confidence this week and every week moving forward.
4 days ago
Christian McCaffrey Note
Christian McCaffrey photo 3. Christian McCaffrey RB - CAR (at TB)
CMC is a weekly auto-start and it's going to be a rare occurrence that he falls outside of the top-5 at the RB position. However, there's reason to be cautious with CMC this week and adjust your expectations for him. The last two matchups that CMC has faced off against this Todd Bowles Tampa Bay defense, he's had the following combined statistics: 38 carries for 68 yards and 1.79 YPC with one rushing TD. Additionally, he's seen 11 targets for six receptions and 42 yards and a score. Those are certainly not elite numbers and there's a possibility that we see numbers like that here again. It's impossible to sit CMC - and I don't think you have to do that - but it's going to be a tough battle for him to finish as a top option at the RB position this week.
4 days ago
Davante Adams Note
Davante Adams photo 4. Davante Adams WR - GB (vs . DET)
There were some who laughed when I said Adams belonged in the tier with Michael Thomas, but after his 14/156/2 performance in Week 1, we're hearing a different tune. He's now played 28 games over the last two-plus years and has totaled 16-plus PPR points in 24 of them. He's averaged 11.2 targets per game during that time as well. Yeah, he's elite. Now on to play a Lions secondary that might be missing their three starting cornerbacks. No. 3 overall pick Jeff Okudah was out with a hamstring injury last week, while Desmond Trufant suffered one of his own during the game, and then they placed Justin Coleman on injured reserve. That would leave last year's fifth-round pick Amani Oruwariye covering Adams, who has allowed 21 catches for 263 yards and three touchdowns on 26 career targets in coverage. Even with Darius Slay on this team last year, they allowed seven different 100-yard receivers. Start Adams as you normally would. Yes, he's safe enough to play in cash games as well.
4 days ago
Dalvin Cook Note
Dalvin Cook photo 5. Dalvin Cook RB - MIN (at IND)
Cook didn't see a ton of work last week, but he was able to score multiple times. I expect to see his usage increase this week and he always is a threat to cross the end zone line. Even though this is a tough matchup on paper, I expect Cook to return low-end RB1 value.
3 days ago
Alvin Kamara Note
Alvin Kamara photo 6. Alvin Kamara RB - NO (at LV)
Kamara might not see an uptick in carries, but he could see even more work as a receiver out of the backfield with Michael Thomas most likely out. With his nose for the end zone, Kamara's a solid bet to finish in the top-5 at the RB position in week two.
3 days ago
Clyde Edwards-Helaire Note
Clyde Edwards-Helaire photo 7. Clyde Edwards-Helaire RB - KC (at LAC)
CEH is an every week high-end starter now even though the matchup isn't fantastic. The scary thing with CEH is that he can see an uptick in his fantasy production if he starts to see some more work out of the backfield as a receiver. He's a top-tier RB1 this week.
3 days ago
Josh Jacobs Note
Josh Jacobs photo 8. Josh Jacobs RB - LV (vs . NO)
Jacobs is coming off a monster game last week and he's starting to see the targets out of the backfield that we've all wanted to see for a while now. However, this is a very tough matchup for him this week and it's unlikely that he delivers the same level of performance. Jacobs is a low-end RB1 this week against the Saints defense.
3 days ago
Jonathan Taylor Note
Jonathan Taylor photo 9. Jonathan Taylor RB - IND (vs . MIN)
Taylor is now deemed the starter with Mack's season-ending injury. He could easily see 17-20 touches in this matchup and he should become the player that we expect to see at the NFL level sooner than later. JT can be rolled out as a safe RB2 this week.
3 days ago
Nick Chubb Note
Nick Chubb photo 10. Nick Chubb RB - CLE (vs . CIN)
Nick Chubb disappointed fantasy managers in last week's matchup, but the Ravens got ahead early and Chubb was game-scripted out. While this is something that managers will have to be concerned about for future games, Chubb should be a key part of this matchup. With the Browns favored to win, it's likely that Chubb sees a significant increase in his usage this week, which should be music to everyone's ears. He can be started as a safe RB2 with RB1 upside this week.
5 days ago
Aaron Jones Note
Aaron Jones photo 11. Aaron Jones RB - GB (vs . DET)
Jones isn't going to see the amount of touches that some of the other elite backs in the NFL will, but he could absolutely go nuclear in this matchup based on TD production. Jones is the main option at the goal-line and the Packers should be frequent visitors in the red zone. The workload might not dictate that you should start Jones as a RB1, but he absolutely deserves to be viewed that way in this matchup.
3 days ago
Joe Mixon Note
Joe Mixon photo 12. Joe Mixon RB - CIN (at CLE)
We saw Mixon in a similar role to the one he played in 2019, as he totaled a solid 20 touches against the Chargers last week, but the issue is that just one of those was a reception. In fact, Giovani Bernard out-targeted him 5 to 2. The Browns were a fantastic matchup for running backs last year, as they allowed a massive 4.96 yards per carry to running backs, which ranked as the third-highest mark in the league. The 260.4 fantasy points they allowed on the ground was the sixth-most in the league, which obviously benefits Mixon's role. This offseason didn't treat the Browns well, either, as they lost linebackers Joe Schobert, Christian Kirksey, and Adarius Taylor this offseason, then lost Mack Wilson during training camp. Their linebacking corps is a mess right now and it's one the Bengals should attack. Mixon demolished them in both matchups last year, totaling 176 total yards and two touchdowns in one game, and 186 total yards and a touchdown in the other. They are under a new coaching staff, but watching the Ravens running backs turn 21 carries into 94 yards and two touchdowns is a good sign. Mixon should be safely placed into lineups as an RB1 this week.
4 days ago
Julio Jones Note
Julio Jones photo 13. Julio Jones WR - ATL (at DAL)
Julio is an auto-start every single week and he'll be lining up across from rookie CB Trevon Diggs in this matchup. Diggs is a solid rookie corner, but he doesn't stand a chance against one of the greatest receivers to ever play the game. This game is going to be a shootout and Jones could easily see more than the 12 targets he had in week one.
4 days ago
DeAndre Hopkins Note
DeAndre Hopkins photo 14. DeAndre Hopkins WR - ARI (vs . WAS)
Holy targets, Batman! In his first game with Kyler Murray, Hopkins reminded everyone that it doesn't matter who his quarterback is. He caught 14-of-16 passes for 151 yards. He didn't score, though he came very close and was ultimately ruled down at the half-yard-line. That was against the 49ers. Now he'll go against the Washington secondary that lacks top-tier talent. While Hopkins is clearly going to remain in the elite conversation, we should see this offense even out a bit as the weeks go on, as Christian Kirk won't be simply forgotten. The matchup for him this week doesn't get much better than this though, as he'll see Fabian Moreau in coverage. A cornerback who's allowed a 70.2 percent catch-rate in his coverage over his three years in the league. He only came on the field in 3WR sets last week, which is the base for the Cardinals offense. Start Hopkins as the WR1 you normally would. He can be considered in cash lineups, too, because his average air yards were just 6.5 yards in Week 1, which means if they want to alleviate the pressure on Murray from this Washington pass rush, they will go to him early and often.
4 days ago
Kenyan Drake Note
Kenyan Drake photo 15. Kenyan Drake RB - ARI (vs . WAS)
Drake wasn't involved much in the receiving game last week, but saw 16 carries on the ground. That's promising moving forward, but this is another tough matchup for Drake. He's a RB2 against this defense.
3 days ago
Raheem Mostert Note
Raheem Mostert photo 16. Raheem Mostert RB - SF (at NYJ)
Mostert is a fine RB3 play this week and he always has the chance to break off a huge run, but this Jets defense just held the Buffalo RBs in check last week. Mostert certainly has upside, but it's hard to see a path for him to finish as a top-20 option outside of a big play.
4 days ago
Tyreek Hill Note
Tyreek Hill photo 17. Tyreek Hill WR - KC (at LAC)
Prior to scoring his touchdown, Hill owners were in full-on panic mode last Thursday. His touchdown saved what would've been a miserable day, but you already knew there would be days like that when you drafted him. The bad part of last week is that it was one of the best matchups he could've asked for. This week isn't a walk in the park. He's going to see a mixture of all three Chargers cornerbacks, including Chris Harris Jr., Casey Hayward, and Desmond King. Without Harris on the team last year, Hill totaled 0/0/0 (left with injury in the first quarter) and 4/61/0. That was with Derwin James on the field, which helps the defense all around. But all in all, teams avoided targeting their cornerbacks heavily, as they faced a league-low 15.1 targets per game to wide receivers. They allowed a league-leading 71.5 percent completion rate, but also a miniscule 11.92 yards per reception. We could see Hill rack up some receptions here, but the big play may be hard to come by. He's still in your lineup as an every-week WR1 due to the ceiling he has any time he takes the field. Not a cash play this week, but he's fine in tournaments.
4 days ago
Austin Ekeler Note
Austin Ekeler photo 18. Austin Ekeler RB - LAC (vs . KC)
Ekeler is still an every week start even though he hasn't been as involved so far this season as a receiver. He's still seeing a ton of work on the ground and Taylor's going to need him this week if they are indeed playing from behind. He's a solid RB2.
3 days ago
Chris Carson Note
Chris Carson photo 19. Chris Carson RB - SEA (vs . NE)
Carson saw very little work out of the backfield as a runner last week, but he was dominant as a receiver. I expect that to change this week and balance out a little bit and Carson is someone you can trust as a high-end RB2 in this matchup.
3 days ago
Adam Thielen Note
Adam Thielen photo 20. Adam Thielen WR - MIN (at IND)
Despite the Vikings passing the ball just 25 times in Week 1, we saw Thielen get eight of them, which amounted to the No. 3 wide receiver performance. Now, Thielen gets to go against the Colts secondary that just allowed Davante Adams to go absolutely ballistic, finishing with 14 catches for 156 yards and two touchdowns. Thielen ran the majority of his routes from the perimeter, which means he'll see a combination of Xavier Rhodes and Rock Ya-Sin in coverage. Rhodes is a former teammate and while he may be itching to get back at his former team, he's just not very good anymore. Since the start of last season, he's seen 82 targets. Think about that number, okay. He's allowed 69 receptions on those targets for 855 yards and six touchdowns. That amounts to a passer rating near 135.0, which is easily the worst mark in football. Thielen is a can't-miss WR1 in this matchup and one you should be playing in cash lineups.
4 days ago
Todd Gurley II Note
Todd Gurley II photo 21. Todd Gurley II RB - ATL (at DAL)
Gurley's fantasy opportunity was never in question in Atlanta, but it always came down to his long-term health. Will Gurley make it the entire season? We have no way of knowing that right now, but as long as he's healthy, he's going to be a weekly low-end RB1 in this offense.
4 days ago
Allen Robinson II Note
Allen Robinson II photo 22. Allen Robinson II WR - CHI (vs . NYG)
In case you haven't heard, Robinson has reportedly requested a trade. He's coming off a mediocre performance, so maybe it's not the best time, but the Bears should be making this right for the top-10 NFL wide receiver. It'll be business as usual for Robinson this week, though he'll have a tougher matchup than he did last week. The Giants acquired James Bradberry this offseason, and though he's their only starting-worthy cornerback, he's the one who'll see Robinson the most. Bradberry was charged with giving up two touchdowns in his coverage last week, but one was on a rub play where he was essentially screened out of the play, and the other was when he tried to come into the slot to cover JuJu Smith-Schuster. Bradberry isn't a slot cornerback (it's a different position) and the Steelers took advantage. If the Bears get creative with Robinson, he'll be just fine. He did play 41.7 percent of his snaps in the slot last week. Start him as a low-end WR1 here.
4 days ago
Mike Evans Note
Mike Evans photo 23. Mike Evans WR - TB (vs . CAR)
Evans will face coverage from Donte Jackson in this game, which is a tough matchup on paper. However, Evans is one of the league's most skilled receivers, especially downfield, and should be heavily targeted if Godwin sits this one out. Start Evans as a WR2 in this matchup with WR1 upside regardless.
4 days ago
Calvin Ridley Note
Calvin Ridley photo 24. Calvin Ridley WR - ATL (at DAL)
Ridley proved that he belongs in the conversation with the best of the best from a fantasy perspective last week when he went 9-130-2. Ridley gets another favorable CB matchup this week against Chidobe Awuzie and there's a very good chance we see Ridley find the end zone again in this one. Both Ridley and Jones could easily finish as top-5 options in this potential shootout.
4 days ago
Amari Cooper Note
Amari Cooper photo 25. Amari Cooper WR - DAL (vs . ATL)
Amari Cooper got off to a great start last week with 14 targets in a tough CB matchup with Jalen Ramsey. The Cowboys moved Cooper all over the field and made sure he was fed the ball. Cooper now gets a matchup against rookie CB A.J. Terrell and he should be open essentially all game long with his route-running prowess. This game is going to be a shootout and Cooper is the clear target leader in this offense. A top-10 finish at the WR position is in the cards for Cooper this week.
4 days ago
David Johnson Note
David Johnson photo 26. David Johnson RB - HOU (vs . BAL)
David Johnson is the only Texans RB that you should be considering starting. He looked great in his first game back in action, but he does get a tough matchup in this one. Johnson's a low-end RB2/high-end RB3 this week.
3 days ago
Miles Sanders Note
Miles Sanders photo 27. Miles Sanders RB - PHI (vs . LAR)
Apparently, the Eagles may have been a bit too confident heading into Week 1, as Sanders was reportedly held back for precautionary reasons. He should be a go this week and may not even be on a snap count. Scott touched the ball 11 times last week while Corey Clement chipped in with eight touches, though neither did much for fantasy teams. Scott did have to leave the game for a bit with an ankle injury but ultimately returned. The Rams are a team you can run the ball against, as they allowed five 110-plus yard rushers last year, and their struggles against the run continued to Week 1 where they allowed Ezekiel Elliott 127 total yards and two touchdowns. He was the fourth running back to score multiple touchdowns against them over their last 17 games, so there's clearly a ceiling. Part of the reasons there is success against them is due to plays per game, as opponents averaged 66.0 plays per game against them last year, which led to 27.6 running back touches per game. On opportunity alone, they ranked as the 11th-toughest matchup for running backs. If Sanders is back to full health and on no snap count, he should be in lineups as a low-end RB1/high-end RB2. If Scott were forced to miss any time, Sanders would be a lock for 18-plus touches, which would obviously give him cash-game viability. The fact that the Eagles still haven't signed another running back says a lot about their confidence with Sanders.
4 days ago
Travis Kelce Note
Travis Kelce photo 28. Travis Kelce TE - KC (at LAC)
It's fair to say the Chargers have done a great job keeping him in check most of the time. It does help that the Chargers will be without their top safety Derwin James, who's out for the season. That allowed C.J. Uzomah haul in four passes for 45 yards last week. Knowing how tough the wide receiver matchups are, it's hard to see Kelce not getting eight-plus targets in this game. He was the only tight end in the league who saw more than five targets against them last year, and when he did, that's when he had his big game of 22.2 PPR points. Start him as you normally would. The addition of Chris Harris Jr. to their secondary might just funnel more targets his way.
4 days ago
Mark Andrews Note
Mark Andrews photo 29. Mark Andrews TE - BAL (at HOU)
We wanted more snaps, and we got them. He played 42 snaps in Week 1, which would've ranked as the second-highest number for him in 2019. With Hayden Hurst gone, he's in line for a bigger role, and he delivered in Week 1, catching five passes for 58 yards and two touchdowns. It was a great matchup against the Browns, but you expect your high-round pick to deliver in those situations. The Texans matchup isn't a bad one, either, as we watched Travis Kelce deliver a similar performance against them in Week 1 where he totaled 6/50/1. There were nine tight ends who totaled at least 41 yards against the Texans last year, though just one eclipsed 75 yards. In fact, there were just tow tight ends who had more than four receptions against them, which means they're susceptible to the big play. Looking at the last time these two teams met (Week 11 of last year), it's no shock to see Andrews with four catches for 74 yards and a touchdown. You're starting him as your TE1 every week and the confidence continues to grow for cash game usage, though they're making you pay for it.
4 days ago
Ronald Jones II Note
Ronald Jones II photo 30. Ronald Jones II RB - TB (vs . CAR)
Jones is creeping up into must-start territory with this matchup. While the Saints defense held Jones in check, he still ripped off some decent runs and looked like a much-improved back as compared to previous seasons. This Panthers defense just saw Jacobs rumble in for three touchdowns against them and there's a very good chance that we see Tampa lean on the run game in this one. Jones could easily finish as a top-15 option this week and he deserves to be started everywhere that you can.
4 days ago
JuJu Smith-Schuster Note
JuJu Smith-Schuster photo 31. JuJu Smith-Schuster WR - PIT (vs . DEN)
It was good to see Smith-Schuster out there having fun again, wasn't it? He was only targeted six times, but he made each of them count, racking up six catches for 69 yards and two touchdowns. Him being in the slot is going to cause so many matchup problems for opposing secondaries because Diontae Johnson is a real threat, while Chase Claypool and James Washington can take the top off a defense. The Broncos have some real issues going on with their secondary, as their top cornerback A.J. Bouye had to leave the game at halftime and was ruled out with a shoulder injury, forcing Bryce Callahan to move to the perimeter. That pushed undrafted rookie Essang Bassey into the slot. If that's who has to cover Smith-Schuster... good luck. The Broncos are a solid run-stopping unit, so we could see the Steelers use quick, short passes to move the ball, and that would move through Smith-Schuster who needs to be in lineups as a low-end WR1. The whole pass attack gets a boost is Bouye is ruled out.
4 days ago
Robert Woods Note
Robert Woods photo 32. Robert Woods WR - LAR (at PHI)
It seemed like Woods was going to see 20 targets with the way the game started last week. He wound up with a respectable eight targets and a carry that netted 119 total yards. His role in this offense was never in doubt and that showed in Week 1. The Eagles did have Darius Slay playing on both sides of the formation last week, so it's possible we see him glued to Woods. That would be an issue, as it was for Terry McLaurin last week when he finished with 5/61/0 on seven targets. That's not a horrible game and the Rams do move Woods around the formation quite a bit, so he'll likely shake Slay a few times. Even in the slot, Nickell Robey-Coleman is not an easy cornerback to beat in coverage. You can't look at last year's numbers for wide receivers against the Eagles, as this cornerback unit is new and improved. Washington was not a big test for them, so we don't know if they'll be playing on all cylinders just yet, as there's a communication aspect to coverage. Woods has now seen 88 targets in his last eight games, so you're starting him regardless, but this matchup should have you temper expectations to mid-to-low-end WR2 territory.
4 days ago
Terry McLaurin Note
Terry McLaurin photo 33. Terry McLaurin WR - WAS (at ARI)
One of the benefits of being a team's No. 1 receiver is that you'll get targeted the most. One of the drawbacks is that you'll see the opposing No. 1 cornerback more often than not. McLaurin had to deal with Darius Slay last week and will now deal with Patrick Peterson this week. In their matchup against the 49ers, he didn't allow a single catch on the three targets he saw in coverage. Now, that was against essentially all backups, but Peterson has been one of the best cornerbacks in football for quite some time. Still, we can't anticipate Washington getting the ball in their opponent's territory over and over like they did last week, which should lead to a lot more than the 31 pass attempts that Haskins had last week. We can't ignore all the volume McLaurin can get as the top option, either. He was able to muster up 5/61/0 on seven targets against Slay last week, too. You should be willing to play him as a low-end WR2 in this matchup, and one who comes with a solid floor.
4 days ago
D.J. Moore Note
D.J. Moore photo 34. D.J. Moore WR - CAR (at TB)
D.J. Moore struggled in week one, but he was consistently targeted through that game, which is a good sign for fantasy managers. While this is a tough matchup, Moore should be a fine WR2 start, especially in PPR leagues.
4 days ago
Tyler Lockett Note
Tyler Lockett photo 35. Tyler Lockett WR - SEA (vs . NE)
What an efficient performance by Lockett last week, as he caught all eight of his targets for 92 yards. Even better? D.K. Metcalf continues to improve, meaning Lockett could reap the benefits of Metcalf getting top-tier coverage. Lockett should see a lot of Jonathan Jones, a veteran cornerback who's been a solid cornerback through the years, though not great. Even going back to last year when the Patriots were the shutdown defense, Jones allowed a 110.8 QB Rating in his coverage. He allowed 13.0 yards per reception and a touchdown every 15.2 targets. Six of the top-seven performances the Patriots allowed to wide receivers last year were slot-heavy receivers. Lockett played 68.4 percent of his snaps from the slot in Week 1. You should trust him as a solid WR2 this week.
5 days ago
Kareem Hunt Note
Kareem Hunt photo 36. Kareem Hunt RB - CLE (vs . CIN)
Chubb should garner at least 16 touches in this game and produce like a low-end RB1/high-end RB2. Hunt is a bit trickier, as we don't know if his role that netted 17 touches was a product of gamescript, or if the Browns really view this as a 50/50 split. No matter the case, the running backs should approach 30 touches this week, which means Hunt should be locked into a minimum of 12 touches, and a RB2/3-type start with upside for more if this is a true split.
4 days ago
Marquise Brown Note
Marquise Brown photo 37. Marquise Brown WR - BAL (at HOU)
Despite the Browns not putting up any fight, Brown was able to produce in the blowout, racking up six catches for 101 yards. There were 15 targets among the Ravens receivers, so we took a step in the right direction, as they averaged just 10.8 targets per game last year. That can be the difference Brown needs to jump into those top-20 receiver conversations. The Texans did a good job slowing Tyreek Hill last week (was still the WR23), but they paid the price with Sammy Watkins instead (WR10). Knowing they allowed two top-24 wide receiver performances in a game where Patrick Mahomes threw for just 211 yards is great. Brown will see a lot of Bradley Roby in coverage this week, which should be considered a good thing. Roby does have 4.39-second speed, but he's been inconsistent in his coverage over the last few years. After seemingly breaking out in 2017, the Broncos relied on him as their top cornerback in 2018, where he crashed and burned, forcing them to release him. He's been competent with Houston, though he's not great when thrusted into that No. 1 role. With Gareon Conley out, he's the top cornerback on that team. Brown can win this matchup, but as always, he comes with a lower floor than most in the high-end WR3 tier. His ceiling is just too good to pass up, especially if they're going to target wide receivers more often.
4 days ago
David Montgomery Note
David Montgomery photo 38. David Montgomery RB - CHI (vs . NYG)
For all those who want to hold Montgomery's YPC stats from 2019 against him, you've got to find something new now. Montgomery looked fantastic in action on Sunday against the Lions defense and he should be in line for another nice game here. This Giants defense just saw Benny Snell run all over them, which indicates that Montgomery should easily finish within the top-24 at the RB position. As long as the Bears don't fall behind as significantly as they did last week against Detroit, Montgomery will stay a part of the game plan and should easily see 15-18 touches with a chance to score.
5 days ago
Michael Gallup Note
Michael Gallup photo 39. Michael Gallup WR - DAL (vs . ATL)
Michael Gallup gets a great matchup against Isaiah Oliver in this game. Gallup was a "weak call" away from having a huge game on Sunday night and there's a very real possibility that we see him go for over 100 yards and a score in this matchup. All signs point towards Gallup having a great fantasy day. Start him as a WR2 with huge upside this week.
4 days ago
T.Y. Hilton Note
T.Y. Hilton photo 40. T.Y. Hilton WR - IND (vs . MIN)
It would appear Hilton has some competition for targets in the offense for the first time in a while, as Parris Campbell equaled Hilton's target total in Week 1 and outproduced him. We know Hilton's not a big touchdown producer (never had more than seven), and you'd have to go back to 2018 to find the last time he topped 87 yards in a game. It's still good to see him get nine targets in Rivers' first game as the quarterback. The Vikings cornerbacks struggled mightily to keep the Packers receivers in check last week, as the trio of Davante Adams, Allen Lazard, and Marquez Valdes-Scantling combined for 22 catches, 315 yards, and four touchdowns on just 27 targets. Hilton played on each side of the formation (almost a 50/50 split) last week, so he'll see a mixture of Mike Hughes and rookie Cameron Dantzler in coverage. If Hilton is going to be fantasy relevant this year, he needs to get it done in matchups like this. Start him as a high-end WR3 and expect results.
6 days ago
D.J. Chark Jr. Note
D.J. Chark Jr. photo 41. D.J. Chark Jr. WR - JAC (at TEN)
Some will see Chark's three targets and think, "Oh no, I spent too high of a draft pick on him!" I would advise against feeling that way. They threw the ball 20 times in that game, a number that'll never happen again. In 2019, they averaged 36.8 pass attempts per game, and not only did they downgrade at running back, but their defense got worse. He'll be just fine. He was on the field for 42 snaps while Cole played 33 and Shenault played 31. The lone downside to what we saw in Week 1 was his slot usage, as he played just 16.7 percent of his snaps in the slot. That comes after Jay Gruden talked about moving him around more, so we'll see if it's just too small of a sample size to judge. The Titans cornerback unit took a hit before Week 1 when they had to place Adoree Jackson on injured reserve, leaving them with Malcolm Butler, Johnathan Joseph, and rookie Kristian Fulton. While Butler and Joseph were good for a portion of their careers, they're both well past their prime. The low team total has me concerned about the upside for Chark, but his targets should get back into the 6-8 range in this game. In two games against them last year, he caught 9-of-11 targets for 114 yards and a touchdown. Consider him a sturdy WR2 in this matchup.
4 days ago
Mark Ingram II Note
Mark Ingram II photo 42. Mark Ingram II RB - BAL (at HOU)
There will be some major reactions to this backfield after we saw the touches go Ingram 10, Dobbins 7, and Edwards 4 in Week 1, but how much can we really take from it when the Ravens stomped the Browns 38-6? Well, more than you'd think. The Ravens were continually running away with games last year, and through 15 games, there was just one game where Ingram totaled less than 10 touches. Not surprisingly, that one week was a game the Ravens won 49-13. The following week, they played against the Texans where Ingram totaled 16 touches in a 41-7 win. We knew Dobbins would cut the legs off his potential ceiling, but his floor is in jeopardy, especially when he doesn't score. The Texans are a team to attack with running backs, though. They've allowed 18 running back touchdowns over their last 17 games (10 rushing, 8 receiving). Losing D.J. Reader up the middle of the field is a crushing blow and we saw rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire crush them for 138 yards and a touchdown in his NFL debut last week. Here are the touches by running backs in each of their eight games since their Week 10 bye last year (most recent first): 34, 33, 25, 25, 28, 35, 40, 30. That's a lot of touches to go around. My guess would be that Ingram gets back into the 12-14 touch range, which allows him to be played as a high-end RB3. Dobbins himself should get close to Ingram, though I still believe he's second in line when the game is close. Totaling just seven touches in a game hardly suggests you're a weekly play, even if two of those touches were for touchdowns. He's a risky RB3/4 who'd benefit if the game gets out of hand.
4 days ago
D.K. Metcalf Note
D.K. Metcalf photo 43. D.K. Metcalf WR - SEA (vs . NE)
The connection between Metcalf and Wilson continues to grow, though Metcalf did have an ugly drop in Week 1. The matchup with the Falcons cornerbacks was a cakewalk compared to what he'll face this week, as it's expected that Stephon Gilmore shadows him. That's obviously a tough matchup, though it's worth noting that Gilmore did allow 4-of-4 passing for 37 yards to DeVante Parker before he left with a hamstring injury. But going back to the start of last year, Gilmore has allowed exactly one touchdown on 104 targets in coverage, which is just bananas considering he covers the opposing WR1 every week. The reason you have to love Metcalf in fantasy is due to the fact that he's seeing six-plus targets per game from what may be the most efficient passer in the league. Even if he starts with two catches for 30 yards, there could be an 80-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter that changes his fortune. Yes, that can happen with anyone, but combining volume with Wilson, and a big-play wide receiver is a must-play nearly every week. Because of that, Metcalf should remain in lineups as a risk/reward WR3.
4 days ago
Cooper Kupp Note
Cooper Kupp photo 44. Cooper Kupp WR - LAR (at PHI)
There was a lot of chatter about Kupp and how much he'd be taken off the field if/when the Rams run 12 personnel. They did run 12 personnel on 20 snaps, which is a lot, but Kupp was on the field for 61-of-72 snaps over the course of the game. He's a full-time player, so don't pay too much attention to the four-catch, 40-yard performance. The issue this week is that he'll match up with Nickell Robey-Coleman more often than not. The Eagles snagged him in free agency from the Rams oddly enough, so Robey-Coleman likely has a lot of practice time against Kupp. Over the last four years, Robey-Coleman has allowed 153-of-246 passing (62.2 percent) for 1,492 yards and eight touchdowns. That's just 6.07 yards per target and a touchdown every 30.1 targets. Now, to be fair, he is in a new defensive scheme, which can change things, but he's been consistently good in coverage. Kupp remains on the high-end WR3 radar who might be a good buy-low target after this game.
4 days ago
Melvin Gordon III Note
Melvin Gordon III photo 45. Melvin Gordon III RB - DEN (at PIT)
After hearing about Phillip Lindsay's injury, it appears this backfield will be solely Gordon's moving forward, though they'll use Royce Freeman to give him breaks from time-to-time. Gordon looked good on Monday night against a tough Titans defense outside of his fumble, totaling 86 yards and a touchdown on 18 touches. Unfortunately, he's going into an even tougher matchup this week. The Steelers were continually thrashing into the backfield, hitting Saquon Barkley for a loss last week. He ended that game with six yards on 15 carries. No, I'm not kidding. It was a very similar story last year, as the Steelers were among the best in the league at slowing the run. Just how good were they? Well, Barkley's six rushing yards and six catches for 60 yards would've been the 10th-best performance they allowed to a running back last year. There was one running back who topped 14.2 PPR points against them, and that was Kareem Hunt who totaled just 65 total yards but scored a touchdown. Gordon played against this defense this defense last year with the Chargers where he totaled just 18 yards on eight carries. Given the Broncos inability to move the ball very efficiently against the Titans, it's tough to see them move the ball into scoring position very often while in Pittsburgh. Gordon should be a low-end RB2 on volume, but this isn't a week to be excited about playing him.
4 days ago
Odell Beckham Jr. Note
Odell Beckham Jr. photo 46. Odell Beckham Jr. WR - CLE (vs . CIN)
Baker missed OBJ on some big-time throws in week one, but he still saw 10 targets. As long as Baker can progress and hit him on one or two of those throws, OBJ should bounce back into the WR2 conversation with WR1 upside.
5 days ago
Stefon Diggs Note
Stefon Diggs photo 47. Stefon Diggs WR - BUF (at MIA)
I'll be honest, I was worried about Diggs' volume in this offense. However, I did not know Josh Allen would be dropping back to pass 46 times. That was enough for John Brown to get 10 targets, Diggs to get nine, and Cole Beasley to get seven. That's not likely to happen again in Week 2, as the Dolphins are the opposite of the Jets. The gameplan to throw against the Jets made tons of sense as they defend the run very well, while the Dolphins have one of the better cornerback duos in the league after acquiring Byron Jones this offseason. Diggs played most of his snaps at RWR, which means he'll see Xavien Howard most of the time, as that's his station on the field. It's worth noting that Howard was on the injury report leading up to Week 1 and they limited him to 27 snaps in the opener. If he's not 100 percent, Diggs can beat him. The biggest concern here is lack of pass attempts. There were 16 wide receivers who scored more than 12.6 PPR points against the Dolphins last year, but all of them had at least five targets, with 14 of them totaling seven or more. The Bills are clearly open to passing more now that Diggs is on the team, though in this matchup, it makes more sense to go back to their run-heavy ways. Consider Diggs a middling WR3 for this game who might be a victim to a low-volume game.
4 days ago
Will Fuller V Note
Will Fuller V photo 48. Will Fuller V WR - HOU (vs . BAL)
We knew Fuller would be the Texans target leader in Week 1, but he accounted for 45 percent of wide receiver targets, 62 percent of their receptions, 69 percent of their yards, and 51 percent of their air yards. That's unsustainable, but it's good to know how big of a role he has in a DeAndre Hopkins-less Texans offense. The next hurdle standing in his way is the Ravens defense that just held Odell Beckham to three catches for 22 yards on 10 targets. The cornerback duo of Marcus Peters and Marlon Humphrey might be the best in the league, and Fuller doesn't go into the slot very often. That means he's stuck against two cornerbacks that have combined to allow 102-of-176 passing for 1,113 yards and eight touchdowns since the start of 2019. That amounts to just 6.32 yards per target. You can't bench Fuller with the target/air yards share he had, but you need to lower your expectations into WR3 territory.
4 days ago
Marvin Jones Jr. Note
Marvin Jones Jr. photo 49. Marvin Jones Jr. WR - DET (at GB)
We figured that with Golladay out of the lineup last week that Jones would've led the team in targets (8), but he shared the workload with both Quintez Cephus (10) and Danny Amendola (7). He walked away with four catches for 55 yards in a game where he had plenty of chances against rookie Jaylon Johnson. If you want to play Jones here, you should be rooting for Golladay to play as it'll likely keep the Packers best cornerback Jaire Alexander away from him. No matter which cornerback he faces, Jones should be able to do some work down the field, as Alexander has allowed 14.4 yards per receptions since the start of last year, while Kevin King has allowed a robust 17.1 yards per reception in his coverage. It's disheartening to see Jones total just two catches for 17 yards in their meeting last year with Stafford under center, though. Still, the Packers allowed 23 wide receivers to finish as top-30 options last year, and the Lions figure to be doing quite a bit of passing in this game. If you have a receiver who's seeing eight targets, it's difficult to sit him, especially a touchdown-threat like Jones. While his target floor/ceiling would go down if Golladay were in the lineup, I think his efficiency may go up. I'd consider him as a low-end WR3 this week.
4 days ago
A.J. Green Note
A.J. Green photo 50. A.J. Green WR - CIN (at CLE)
AJ Green is a fantastic start this week as a WR3 option with upside in this matchup. Denzel Ward will remain on John Ross' side of the field, which should negate him from any fantasy relevancy, but that leaves Green lined up on Terrance Mitchell. With the target volume that Green saw in week one, he's a solid bet to finish within the top-24 this week.
5 days ago
Keenan Allen Note
Keenan Allen photo 51. Keenan Allen WR - LAC (vs . KC)
I had my concerns about Allen coming into the season with Taylor under center but moved him up based on the fact that Mike Williams was not supposed to play the first few weeks. Not only did Williams play, but he got more opportunity than Allen. Yeah, it was only one target, but Williams had a 43.3 percent share of the Chargers air yards while Allen was at just 27.8 percent. The Chiefs moved on from Kendall Fuller this offseason and went to Antonio Hamilton to cover the slot. In his first start, he allowed 3-of-4 passing for 45 yards in his coverage. He's a former undrafted free agent who's on his third NFL team in three years, so it's not a matchup to be scared of. The Chiefs allowed the fewest yards to wide receivers last year, but they suddenly have three new cornerbacks starting (Fuller replaced, Bashaud Breeland suspended, Charvarius Ward hurt). Allen obviously isn't a lock but getting eight targets in this matchup should produce results. I'm good trusting him as a low-end WR2/high-end WR3.
4 days ago
J.K. Dobbins Note
J.K. Dobbins photo 52. J.K. Dobbins RB - BAL (at HOU)
There will be some major reactions to this backfield after we saw the touches go Ingram 10, Dobbins 7, and Edwards 4 in Week 1, but how much can we really take from it when the Ravens stomped the Browns 38-6? Well, more than you'd think. The Ravens were continually running away with games last year, and through 15 games, there was just one game where Ingram totaled less than 10 touches. Not surprisingly, that one week was a game the Ravens won 49-13. The following week, they played against the Texans where Ingram totaled 16 touches in a 41-7 win. We knew Dobbins would cut the legs off his potential ceiling, but his floor is in jeopardy, especially when he doesn't score. The Texans are a team to attack with running backs, though. They've allowed 18 running back touchdowns over their last 17 games (10 rushing, 8 receiving). Losing D.J. Reader up the middle of the field is a crushing blow and we saw rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire crush them for 138 yards and a touchdown in his NFL debut last week. Here are the touches by running backs in each of their eight games since their Week 10 bye last year (most recent first): 34, 33, 25, 25, 28, 35, 40, 30. That's a lot of touches to go around. My guess would be that Ingram gets back into the 12-14 touch range, which allows him to be played as a high-end RB3. Dobbins himself should get close to Ingram, though I still believe he's second in line when the game is close. Totaling just seven touches in a game hardly suggests you're a weekly play, even if two of those touches were for touchdowns. He's a risky RB3/4 who'd benefit if the game gets out of hand.
4 days ago
Malcolm Brown Note
Malcolm Brown photo 53. Malcolm Brown RB - LAR (at PHI)
We knew it would be a timeshare, and though I said that Brown would have a larger role than most expected, no one guessed he'd lead the team with 21 touches. By comparison, there were just three games last year where Todd Gurley totaled 21 touches. We heard Sean McVay say he wanted to steal pages out of Kyle Shanahan's book, and he did just that in Week 1 as his running backs combined for a massive 39 touches in a win over the Cowboys. The Eagles run defense is going to be a much tougher test. Sure, they allowed two rushing touchdowns to Peyton Barber, but they've now allowed just 3.59 yards per carry since the start of the 2019 season. Running backs have combined to average just 24.6 touches per game against them. That's an issue for a three-headed monster. They've allowed just three running backs to top 66 rushing yards over their last 17 games. Brown did get both of the team's carries inside the five-yard line, so he's the most likely to score a touchdown, and he's also the one who led the team in targets (4). If you're starting one, it's him, though this matchup is a headache for running backs. Consider him a touchdown-reliant RB3.
4 days ago
Emmanuel Sanders Note
Emmanuel Sanders photo 54. Emmanuel Sanders WR - NO (at LV)
With Michael Thomas sidelined, Sanders will be asked to step up and play a bigger role in the offense. "But Mike, wasn't he a full-time player already?" Well, no. He played just 33 snaps in Week 1 while Thomas played 55 and Tre'Quan Smith played 44. Despite that, Sanders tied for the league-lead in red zone targets (4) in Week 1. He was playing in the slot 48 percent of the time, which might go down considering Thomas' absence on the perimeter. The Raiders have a young cornerback duo in Trayvon Mullen and Damon Arnette, and it wasn't the best of debuts for Arnette, who allowed 110 yards and a touchdown on just five targets in his coverage. Mullen seems to be a competent NFL cornerback, but he's not going to be shadowing anyone. I'm expecting the Saints to move the veteran Sanders around and get him matched up with the rookie to take advantage of his inexperience. Sanders can be played as a WR3 this week who should have a solid floor, though we don't know how high his ceiling is in his age-33 season.
4 days ago
Devin Singletary Note
Devin Singletary photo 55. Devin Singletary RB - BUF (at MIA)
It wasn't the greatest debut for this duo when they combined for just 41 yards on 18 carries against the Jets last week, though they did combine for 11 targets, 8 receptions, 39 yards, and a touchdown through the air. The snap share was 51 Singletary, 39 Moss, so the veteran does appear to have the bigger role, though Moss had the three goal-line carries. By comparison, Singletary had just two goal-line carries during the entire 2019 season. These two might flip-flop value if this persists. The Dolphins are coming off a game in which they allowed the Patriots running backs to combine for 119 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries, and that's not even including the 75 yards and two touchdowns that Cam Newton rushed for. The Dolphins faced 506 running back touches last year, which was the second-most in football, and it amounts to 31.6 touches per game. Knowing the Dolphins offense will struggle, there should be plenty of touches to go around this week. The Bills gave their running backs 21 and 28 touches in the two meetings last year between these two, though Moss is certainly an upgrade over Gore at this stage. The fact that running backs had 89 red zone touches against the Dolphins last year should excite you about Moss' potential this week, so start him as an RB3 with upside. As for Singletary, he should still net 12-plus touches and deliver low-end RB3 numbers in a plus matchup.
4 days ago
Zack Moss Note
Zack Moss photo 56. Zack Moss RB - BUF (at MIA)
It wasn't the greatest debut for this duo when they combined for just 41 yards on 18 carries against the Jets last week, though they did combine for 11 targets, 8 receptions, 39 yards, and a touchdown through the air. The snap share was 51 Singletary, 39 Moss, so the veteran does appear to have the bigger role, though Moss had the three goal-line carries. By comparison, Singletary had just two goal-line carries during the entire 2019 season. These two might flip-flop value if this persists. The Dolphins are coming off a game in which they allowed the Patriots running backs to combine for 119 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries, and that's not even including the 75 yards and two touchdowns that Cam Newton rushed for. The Dolphins faced 506 running back touches last year, which was the second-most in football, and it amounts to 31.6 touches per game. Knowing the Dolphins offense will struggle, there should be plenty of touches to go around this week. The Bills gave their running backs 21 and 28 touches in the two meetings last year between these two, though Moss is certainly an upgrade over Gore at this stage. The fact that running backs had 89 red zone touches against the Dolphins last year should excite you about Moss' potential this week, so start him as an RB3 with upside.
6 days ago
CeeDee Lamb Note
CeeDee Lamb photo 57. CeeDee Lamb WR - DAL (vs . ATL)
As for Lamb, he's another player that you should strongly consider starting in this matchup. In these high-scoring affairs, it's always a smart bet to start as many players as you can because of the scoring opportunities. Lamb came out firing in his first ever NFL game and showed the talent on multiple occasions that made him a first-round pick in this year's draft. Lamb should see plenty of work in this game and there's always the chance that he scores in a game that Vegas predicts to get out of hand quickly.
4 days ago
Diontae Johnson Note
Diontae Johnson photo 58. Diontae Johnson WR - PIT (vs . DEN)
It was a rough first half for Johnson last week, as he muffed a punt, then dropped a pass. He came around, though, totaling a team-high 10 targets, catching six of them for 57 yards. After seeing a high 18.0 percent target share his rookie season, that number was 31.3 percent in Week 1. The hype on him this offseason was real. Now set to face the Broncos secondary that may have just lost A.J. Bouye, we should have another startable week for Johnson. Bouye is their clear-cut No. 1 cornerback who would've been covering Johnson, but he suffered a shoulder injury in Week 1. This is something to pay attention to throughout the week because if Bouye sits, it'll be up to slot cornerback Bryce Callahan and rookie Michael Ojemudia to contain Johnson. We saw Corey Davis run right through this secondary last week, racking up seven catches for 101 yards. If Bouye is out (I'm expecting him to be), fire up Johnson as a solid WR3 with upside.
4 days ago
Darius Slayton Note
Darius Slayton photo 59. Darius Slayton WR - NYG (at CHI)
Now that was an impressive performance out of Slayton. He just smashed the Steelers for 6/102/2, which amounted to 28.2 PPR points. That defense had allowed just two 20-point receivers all of 2019, and neither of them topped 25.5 points. I won't say that Slayton is locked-in as the WR1 just yet because we saw shades of this last year, only for him to go out the next week and see three targets. Seriously, he totaled 154 yards and two touchdowns in Week 14, but then saw three targets the following week. This is a new offense and he led the team with nine targets, so we must embrace the possibility that he's going to break out (more consistently). He plays almost exclusively on the perimeter, which will match him up with both Kyle Fuller and rookie Jaylon Johnson. It's worth noting that the Bears did allow just seven pass plays of 40-plus yards last year (third-fewest), but the Steelers defense had allowed just six of them last year, and Slayton got behind them for a 41-yard touchdown. When you start Slayton, you must know what you're getting yourself into. Last year, against these Bears, he totaled four catches for 67 yards on seven targets. He should be considered a boom-or-bust WR4.
4 days ago
Zach Ertz Note
Zach Ertz photo 60. Zach Ertz TE - PHI (vs . LAR)
Ertz would have been a massive disappointment for fantasy managers last week if he hadn't scored a touchdown. He struggled with drops and just looked out of sync with Carson Wentz, which is never the case. With the Eagles going back to the drawing board this week, I expect Ertz to be heavily targeted in the short passing game and rack up the targets. He's a strong TE1 start this week.
4 days ago
Julian Edelman Note
Julian Edelman photo 61. Julian Edelman WR - NE (at SEA)
It was a promising start to the 2020 season for Edelman, as he saw 7-of-19 passes thrown by Cam Newton for a 36.8 percent target share. Granted, he had the best matchup on the field, but it's something. The Seahawks are similar to the Dolphins in ways that they have two stable cornerbacks on the perimeter but lack a pass rush and allow production up the middle of the field. They allowed 10 receivers to finish as the WR10 or better against them last year, and four of those receivers were primary slot guys, like Edelman. The Seahawks now have last year's second-round pick Marquise Blair covering the slot, and let's just say that's been an adventure on the 22 targets he's seen in coverage, allowing 17 receptions for 181 yards and two touchdowns. Just last week, it was Russell Gage tagging the Seahawks defense for a career-high 114 yards. Edelman isn't going to average over 10 targets per game like he did with Brady, but that number is within reach in this matchup. He should be played as a low-end WR2.
5 days ago
Darren Waller Note
Darren Waller photo 62. Darren Waller TE - LV (vs . NO)
For all the talk about wide receivers this offseason, the Raiders showed that Waller is still very much a giant part of their offense, racking up eight of Derek Carr's 30 pass attempts for a 26.7 percent target share. The Saints have not been a great matchup for tight ends, just ask Rob Gronkowski how tough that matchup was. They signed Malcolm Jenkins to help on the back end of the defense this offseason, but that wasn't even completely necessary because the Saints allowed just eight top-20 tight ends last year. To be fair, every tight end who saw at least seven targets (there were four of them) finished as a top-eight tight end against them. With how tough Bryan Edwards' matchup is on the perimeter, we should see targets funneled to Waller once again this week. While he may not be very efficient, he should get enough to finish as a top-10 play this week.
4 days ago
Jarvis Landry Note
Jarvis Landry photo 63. Jarvis Landry WR - CLE (vs . CIN)
We heard that Landry was going to be a on a limited snap count last week in a tough matchup, so he was somewhat of an easy fade. He was still able to catch 5-of-6 passes for 61 yards, so it wasn't a bad performance with all things considered (Mayfield's struggles, Ravens secondary). The matchup won't be as nice as it was last year against the Bengals, who've improved their play up the middle of the field. New slot cornerback Mackensie Alexander did a great job keeping Keenan Allen in check last week, holding him to just four catches for 37 yards on eight targets. This is not anything new for him, as he played extremely well for the Vikings last year. He was the only one on that team who delivered, allowing just 9.2 yards per reception and two touchdowns on 65 targets in his coverage. Landry is still clearly a favorite of Mayfield, so we should see him net six-plus targets, but the ceiling isn't quite there. Consider him a low-ceiling WR3. *Update* Landry missed practice on Tuesday and was limited in practice on Wednesday. It appears his hip injury continues to give him issues. He's questionable for the game.
4 days ago
Tyler Boyd Note
Tyler Boyd photo 64. Tyler Boyd WR - CIN (at CLE)
It wasn't a great start to the season for Boyd, who caught just four passes for 33 yards in Week 1. It was a tough matchup no matter where you looked against the Chargers secondary, but he still had the best cornerback matchup on the field, so it was disappointing. The Browns are a plus-matchup for slot receivers, as even Willie Snead was able to exploit that last week, torching them for 64 yards and a touchdown on just four targets. Boyd didn't have massive games against them last year when he posted 5/75/0 and 5/59/0. Those totals aren't anything to latch onto, though, as they're under a new head coach and defensive coordinator, as well as having a new starting slot cornerback. Tavierre Thomas is the one who took over there and we watched him allow 3-of-3 passing for 55 yards and a touchdown in Week 1. There are many different avenues the Bengals can choose to attack this matchup, so there's some volatility here with Boyd, though I'd still feel confident playing him as a WR3.
4 days ago
John Brown Note
John Brown photo 65. John Brown WR - BUF (at MIA)
Having a connection with Josh Allen surely helped in Week 1 as he led the team in targets with 10 of them. There were just five games in 2019 where he saw more than eight targets, so I don't believe it's something to get used to. Brown's typically at LWR, which means he'll see newly-acquired Byron Jones in coverage this week, a cornerback who has seemingly gotten better every year he's played. Over the last two years (and one game), he's allowed just 7.16 yards per target and six touchdowns on 137 targets in his coverage. One of the reasons they acquired him was likely due to what Brown did to this team last year, demolishing them for 5/83/1 in the first matchup and then again for 9/137/2 in the second one. So, make no mistake about it, this is a different matchup than it was last year. Not only that, but Brown now has to compete with Diggs in what should still be a run-first offense. Brown is not a must-start by any means and should be considered a middling WR4 this week.
4 days ago
Jared Cook Note
Jared Cook photo 66. Jared Cook TE - NO (at LV)
It was surprising to see Cook tally seven targets with everyone healthy in Week 1, and he looked good on them, racking up five receptions for 80 yards. With Michael Thomas out of the lineup, you should expect his target share to remain high against his former team. They were a team that allowed a sturdy 7.69 yards per target to tight ends last year, as well as 10 touchdowns, which ranked as the second-most in the league. Because of that, there were 12 tight ends who finished as top-16 options, including three who posted top-five numbers. I was hesitant to recommend Cook with Thomas in the lineup, as there were eight games last year where he saw four or less targets, but I'm now comfortable playing him as a top-six tight end.
4 days ago
James Robinson Note
James Robinson photo 67. James Robinson RB - JAC (at TEN)
The only running back in the league who got 100 percent of his team's running back carries in Week 1 was... Robinson. His 62 yards on 16 carries was actually pretty solid against the Colts run defense, and don't forget, the Jaguars ran just 47 plays in that game. He touched the ball on 36.2 percent of their plays. That's massive opportunity. Unfortunately, their play count will likely be low again and they're going against another solid run-stopping unit. They lost linebacker Rashaan Evans early in the game against the Broncos, which led to Melvin Gordon rushing for 78 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries. It was also the first game they played without defensive tackle Jurrell Casey, so it's possible they aren't a dominant unit. Overall, they allowed 0.86 PPR points per opportunity last year to running backs, which ranked as the 12th-most, while the Colts allowed the 23rd-most. The issue here is gamescript, as we are fully expecting the Jaguars to fall behind early. Robinson ran 11 pass routes last week while Thompson ran 12 routes, so it's possible we see Robinson no matter the gamescript. Given his workload last week, he can be played as an RB3 with a decent floor.
6 days ago
Courtland Sutton Note
Courtland Sutton photo 68. Courtland Sutton WR - DEN (at PIT)
He was reportedly close to playing on Monday night, so I'm expecting him to suit up in Week 2, though the shoulder injury he's dealing with essentially a pain tolerance thing. If he lands on his shoulder wrong, it could be the end of his day, so play it cautious. The Steelers secondary may have allowed some production to Darius Slayton last week, but they haven't been a team to target with wide receivers. The Steelers continually loaded the box with defenders to stuff Saquon Barkley and it hurt them on the back end. There were just eight wide receivers who finished as top-24 options against the Steelers last year, and four of them saw nine-plus targets. The worst part about Sutton is that he doesn't travel into the slot much at all, which means he's going to see a ton of veterans Joe Haden and Steven Nelson. That duo allowed just a 71.5 QB Rating in their coverage last year. Unless Sutton gets in full practices all week, I'd be hesitant to use him as anything more than a WR3/4 with minimal upside in this matchup.
6 days ago
Parris Campbell Note
Parris Campbell photo 69. Parris Campbell WR - IND (vs . MIN)
If you read my rankings before the season, or even my Weekend Waiver Wire Stashes piece that comes out on Saturday mornings, you would've had Campbell rostered without spending any FAB budget or priority. He saw nine targets in his first game with Philip Rivers, snatching six of them for 71 yards, and he may have had the toughest WR/CB matchup. The Vikings are apparently still trying to figure out how to align their cornerbacks because none of them played a slot-specific role in Week 1, which is likely what led to the Packers having three top-15 wide receivers on the week. It's worth noting that Packers receivers caught 5-of-5 balls for 70 yards and a touchdown while playing in the slot last week, which bodes well for Campbell seeing as he ran 95 percent of his routes from the slot. There's some risk, sure, but Campbell is moving up the ladder and should be in the WR4 conversation. If he sees six-plus targets again, I could be too low on him.
4 days ago
James Conner Note
James Conner photo 70. James Conner RB - PIT (vs . DEN)
We don't have an official status on Conner yet, but I'm assuming he'll be ready to go in Week 2 since he seemed willing to go back into the game against the Giants. However, with the way Snell was running, there was no rush, and there might not be a clear-cut favorite to lead this team in touches in Conner is back. Seriously, that's how well Snell played. Granted, it wasn't a bad matchup against the Giants, but he racked up 113 yards on 19 carries in that game, and speaking honestly, he looked better than Conner. It was a very small sample size, so we don't want to jump to conclusions, but rather pay attention. The Broncos run defense was very good last year, allowing the fifth-fewest fantasy points per opportunity to running backs, though they did face a massive 29.1 running back touches per game, which ranked as the sixth-most in the league. So, volume was necessary. Fast forward to 2020 and they allowed Derrick Henry a scoreless 131 total yards on 34 touches. Still, this is a home team that's favored by 6.5 points and has a 24.8-point team implied total. That's a matchup you typically want to attack. If we hear Conner is a full participant, he should be considered the lead back and a mid-to-low-end RB2 who comes with some risk. If he's limited throughout the week but expected to play, you should be more cautious and treat him as an RB3. Snell is going to have a role, though a lot depends on Conner's status. Stay tuned for updates on Conner, as I'll post them as the week goes on right here at the end of the notes.
4 days ago
DeSean Jackson Note
DeSean Jackson photo 71. DeSean Jackson WR - PHI (vs . LAR)
DeSean Jackson was in a prime spot to blow up last week, but he failed to live up to expectations. He was in and out of the lineup all game long and played only 37 snaps out of a possible 68. While there's reason to temper expectations with Jackson this week, he still belongs in your lineup as a FLEX option. All it takes is one big play and he can single-handedly win you your matchup.
4 days ago
Mike Williams Note
Mike Williams photo 72. Mike Williams WR - LAC (vs . KC)
He went from not expected to play for a few weeks, to maybe he'll be on a snap count, to getting 43.3 percent of the team's air yards. He looked great, too, though I was worried about his health as Taylor continually threw the ball high, leaving him getting hit hard down the field. This matchup would've been one to avoid last year, but the Chiefs secondary is likely going to be missing their top two perimeter cornerbacks, as Bashaud Breeland is suspended, and Charvarius Ward broke his hand last week. That would leave them with L'Jarius Sneed and Rashad Fenton to start. Sneed is a fourth-round rookie, while Fenton is a sixth-round pick from last year who's only seen 30 targets come his way to this point in his career. If Taylor is willing to throw it up to Williams, he can win one-on-one in these matchups, though we have to be a bit cautious based on what the Chargers are saying (they want to get Ekeler more targets), as well as Keenan Allen's plus matchup. I'd still consider him someone who should be in the low-end WR3/high-end WR4 conversation.
4 days ago
Anthony Miller Note
Anthony Miller photo 73. Anthony Miller WR - CHI (vs . NYG)
The end result was good, as Miller compiled four receptions for 76 yards and a touchdown, but there are concerns. He ran just 22 pass routes last week, while Ted Ginn ran 16, Javon Wims ran 13, and Darnell Mooney ran 12. They all pale in comparison to Allen Robinson's 36 routes, so Miller isn't quite an every-down player. Miller's 3.45 yards per route run in Week 1 ranked sixth among receivers who played 20-plus snaps. The Giants have fourth-round rookie Darnay Holmes covering the slot, which is more good news for Miller, who played almost all his snaps there. Holmes allowed 5-of-6 passing for 56 yards in his coverage last week. There may have been some first game jitters, but he wasn't someone they expected to come in and be impactful right away. The biggest thing standing in Miller's way of a breakout is Matt Nagy. Because of that, we can't say Miller is a can't-miss player, even in a great matchup. Consider him an upside WR4 who really should finish as a top-30 receiver in this matchup.
4 days ago
Hunter Henry Note
Hunter Henry photo 74. Hunter Henry TE - LAC (vs . KC)
It was a promising start to Henry's season with Taylor where he saw a massive 26.7 target share. He caught five of his eight targets for 73 yards in a plus-matchup against the Bengals. This mirrors what Taylor did as a starter in Buffalo, relying heavily on his tight end, who was Charles Clay at that time. However, if they want to proactively target Ekeler more out of the backfield, it would cut into Henry's targets. The Chiefs have continually let tight ends have the underneath stuff and it's the reason they faced 145 targets last year, which ranked as the second-most in football. Tight ends averaged just 9.94 yards per reception, which ranked as the seventh lowest in the league. So, if the Chargers want to dink-and-dunk down the field, the Chiefs will seemingly allow it. Henry tallied six catches for 69 yards against this defense last year, so he's familiar. Until we see Taylor move of Henry and target Ekeler a lot more, you should play Henry as a stable TE1 with a solid floor.
5 days ago
Nyheim Hines Note
Nyheim Hines photo 75. Nyheim Hines RB - IND (vs . MIN)
Hines burst onto the scene last week and appears to be a key fantasy football contributor moving forward. Hines should remain heavily involved through the receiving game and we've seen how easily he can turn that opportunity into a score. Hines is a great RB3/FLEX option this week that gets a slight boost in Full PPR leagues.
3 days ago
Corey Davis Note
Corey Davis photo 76. Corey Davis WR - TEN (vs . JAC)
When targeted, Davis is a solid receiver. I don't know why this is so hard to understand. Lack of targets has always been the issue with him. His two highest-targeted games during the 2019 season were seven and six targets. He totaled 7/80/1 and 6/91/1 in those games. The eight targets he saw in Week 1 were his most since Week 10 of 2018. He's going to fall back into the lack of targets in Week 2 when they play the Jaguars, though. His primary matchup will be against their first-round rookie C.J. Henderson, who was targeted 10 times in his debut against the Colts. He allowed 5/58/0 on those targets, had three pass breakups, and one interception. It's safe to say he looked good. When you compare Davis' matchup to that of Brown, this should be a Brown game. Davis should be owned, but don't drop him after a poor performance when the Titans are expected to throw the ball less than 30 times.
6 days ago
Robby Anderson Note
Robby Anderson photo 77. Robby Anderson WR - CAR (at TB)
Anderson broke out in a big way in week one and reminded everyone that he's still a really talented football player. The Panthers should be airing the ball out in this one, which means even more opportunity for the speedy wideout. Anderson's a great WR3/FLEX option this week and moving forward.
4 days ago
Tyler Higbee Note
Tyler Higbee photo 78. Tyler Higbee TE - LAR (at PHI)
We had to sit back and wait to see if Higbee was in the same role with Everett back healthy, so considering he played 90 percent of the snaps, I think he's safe. The matchup against the Cowboys did treat him a lot better in 2019, but they were under a new defensive coordinator, so it's not apples to apples. The Eagles have been one of the best in the NFL against tight ends under Jim Schwartz, even though Logan Thomas churned out 4/37/1 last week. Throughout the entire 2019 season, they allowed just 681 receiving yards to the position, or 42.6 yards per game. They lost safety Malcolm Jenkins, which can certainly impact their efficiency, though I'm not jumping the gun after one game. But knowing how improved the Eagles cornerback unit is, we should see more targets funnel to the tight ends. Everett played just 33 percent of the snaps and saw two targets, so there's not much to see there. Higbee should be played as a TE1 with his snap share where it is, even in a tough matchup.
7 days ago
Antonio Gibson Note
Antonio Gibson photo 79. Antonio Gibson RB - WAS (at ARI)
We knew this backfield would be hard to predict, right? Well, it's clear what roles these two running backs have. Barber totaled 17 carries, though they amounted to just 29 yards. He did, however, score two touchdowns. Fun fact: He had 10 red zone carries, which was the most in the league. There were just four teams of running backs who finished with more than that. Gibson was more efficient while totaling 36 yards on his nine carries, but he totaled just two targets, which won't get it done. Still, it's only a matter of time before they realize he should be the primary back. The Cardinals aren't a team to be worried about as a matchup, though they're also not one that's a must-attack, either. They allowed just 10 running backs to post top-24 numbers against them last year, which says a lot considering how many points per game they were allowing. It should be noted that they allowed 7.13 yards per target to running backs last year, which was the eighth-most in the league. But when Jd Mckissic is still getting five targets per game, it's clear we can't rely on a massive role in the passing game for Gibson. The Cardinals were very good at holding running backs in check on the goal-line, as they allowed a touchdown every 42.0 carries, which ranked as the eighth-highest mark in football. I wouldn't recommend Barber as anything more than a touchdown-dependent RB4, while Gibson is the upside RB4 who should continue to see his role grow.
4 days ago
Jerry Jeudy Note
Jerry Jeudy photo 80. Jerry Jeudy WR - DEN (at PIT)
I'm not going to tell you Jeudy is a can't-miss player going into Pittsburgh against a team that allowed just 17 wide receivers to finish top-36 against them last year, but I will say it would be wise for the Broncos to feature him in this game. He's a risk/reward WR4 this week whose role should continue to grow.
4 days ago
Preston Williams Note
Preston Williams photo 81. Preston Williams WR - MIA (vs . BUF)
It seems like a foregone conclusion that DeVante Parker will miss Week 2, which is actually a negative to Williams, as it means he's likely to see Tre'Davious White in coverage quite a bit. White is one of the best cornerbacks in the league and has allowed a miniscule 7.09 yards per target since entering the league. On 223 career targets in coverage, he's allowed just five touchdowns, and that's while covering the oppositions No. 1 receiver. Meanwhile, he's intercepted 12 passes. It's not wise throwing in his direction. There were just six wide receivers who posted top-24 numbers against the Bills last year, so it's not like you're passing on a lot of upside, either. Williams is a WR4/5 I'm looking to avoid if possible.
6 days ago
Dallas Goedert Note
Dallas Goedert photo 82. Dallas Goedert TE - PHI (vs . LAR)
Dallas Goedert absolutely deserves consideration as a low-end TE1/high-end TE2. He's a threat downfield and Wentz was consistently looking for the big play against Washington. It's unlikely that Goedert sees the amount of targets he did in week one every single game, but he's always a threat to take one in for six.
4 days ago
Benny Snell Jr. Note
Benny Snell Jr. photo 83. Benny Snell Jr. RB - PIT (vs . DEN)
We don't have an official status on Conner yet, but I'm assuming he'll be ready to go in Week 2 since he seemed willing to go back into the game against the Giants. However, with the way Snell was running, there was no rush, and there might not be a clear-cut favorite to lead this team in touches in Conner is back. Seriously, that's how well Snell played. Granted, it wasn't a bad matchup against the Giants, but he racked up 113 yards on 19 carries in that game, and speaking honestly, he looked better than Conner. It was a very small sample size, so we don't want to jump to conclusions, but rather pay attention. The Broncos run defense was very good last year, allowing the fifth-fewest fantasy points per opportunity to running backs, though they did face a massive 29.1 running back touches per game, which ranked as the sixth-most in the league. So, volume was necessary. Fast forward to 2020 and they allowed Derrick Henry a scoreless 131 total yards on 34 touches. Still, this is a home team that's favored by 6.5 points and has a 24.8-point team implied total. That's a matchup you typically want to attack. If we hear Conner is a full participant, he should be considered the lead back and a mid-to-low-end RB2 who comes with some risk. If he's limited throughout the week but expected to play, you should be more cautious and treat him as an RB3. Snell is going to have a role, though a lot depends on Conner's status. Stay tuned for updates on Conner, as I'll post them as the week goes on right here at the end of the notes.
4 days ago
Sony Michel Note
Sony Michel photo 84. Sony Michel RB - NE (at SEA)
As we could've predicted, the Patriots backfield is a mess. Not only do we have four running backs getting touches, but we also have Cam Newton stealing 10-plus carries per game with some goal-line work. The snaps: Michel 19, White 19, Burkhead 19, J.J. Taylor 9. You cannot make this stuff up. The opportunities: Michel 10, White 8, Burkhead 7, Taylor 5. This. Is. Gross. The Seahawks faced an average of just 19.3 running back carries per game last year, which ranked as the sixth-lowest mark in the league. They did, however, allow a rushing touchdown every 17.1 carries, which was the second-most often in the league. Opportunity is everything against them, as they allowed 0.99 PPR points per opportunity last year, the third-highest total in the league. Unfortunately, you cannot say any of these running backs get more than 10 touches in this game. Given they're underdogs, it should favor White's role, but his three targets in Week 1 matched his season-low from 2019. Michel is the co-goal-line back alongside Newton, so he offers touchdown upside, but cannot be relied upon for more than RB4 production without a touchdown. He's a low-end RB3. White is probably the safest of the bunch, though this isn't a Tom Brady offense. Consider him a solid RB4 in PPR formats. Burkhead wasn't used in the passing game at all, even though he was on the field for more passing plays than White. None of this makes sense. Avoid until we get some sort of clarity.
4 days ago
Joshua Kelley Note
Joshua Kelley photo 85. Joshua Kelley RB - LAC (vs . KC)
It was not what Ekeler owners had hoped for in his first game alongside Tyrod Taylor. Sure, he got 19 carries that amounted to 84 yards, but he saw just one target. That's an issue, especially when you see that Kelley got the lone carry inside the five-yard-line. After the game, Anthony Lynn said it's a priority to get Ekeler more involved. Expect a big bounce-back this week against the Chiefs, who allowed the most receiving yards to running backs last year. They allowed a massive 59.4 yards per game through the air to running backs while no other team allowed more than 55.7 per game. It's not just that, either. They allowed the sixth-most fantasy points per opportunity to running backs, so touches mean everything. And guys, let's not pretend that 19 carries for 84 yards isn't impressive, as that was the eighth-most among running backs in Week 1. Start Ekeler as an RB1 and expect big results. Kelley is a bit tougher to place this week, as he looked good on his 12 carries last week, but that was a neutral gamescript where they ran the ball 33 times with the running backs. Against the Chiefs, that won't happen. Opponents averaged just 22.3 carries per game against them in 2019. Still, if they get into a goal-line situation, it seems Kelley will be the guy. Seeing that Justin Jackson is dealing with an injury, we should still get 8-10 carries out of Kelley. Consider him a touchdown-dependent RB4.
4 days ago
Sammy Watkins Note
Sammy Watkins photo 86. Sammy Watkins WR - KC (at LAC)
Do we have another DeSean Jackson on our hands where he just lights things up in Week 1 and then lets fantasy owners down for most of the year? Watkins racked up seven catches for 82 yards and a touchdown against the Texans last week, and if you recall, he had nine catches for 198 yards and three touchdowns in Week 1 last year. He didn't top 64 yards the remainder of the regular season, so we can't automatically assume he's a fantasy starter, though the talent is certainly there. The matchup this week makes it easier to keep him on benches, too. The Chargers are not a team to target with wide receivers, as they allowed the fourth-fewest fantasy points to wide receivers last year. On the year, they allowed just 128.9 yards per game to them, and that was before they acquired Chris Harris Jr. The Bengals trio totaled just 118 yards last week. Let's make Watkins prove it before trusting him in tough matchups. He's a very risky WR4/5 this week.
5 days ago
Scotty Miller Note
Scotty Miller photo 87. Scotty Miller WR - TB (vs . CAR)
Miller is the intriguing play in the event that Godwin sits. Miller saw a significant target share in week one, but this was with Evans only seeing a few looks, which won't be the normal in this offense. However, if the slot role in this offense opens up, Miller could easily see 8-10 targets again and be a valuable FLEX option in PPR formats.
4 days ago
Henry Ruggs III Note
Henry Ruggs III photo 88. Henry Ruggs III WR - LV (vs . NO)
Want to hear something crazy? Ruggs led the NFL in percentage of his team's air yards in Week 1. He saw 60.5 percent of Derek Carr's air yards, which is just stupid high. By comparison, Courtland Sutton led the league in that category last year with a 42.9 percent air yards share. While that number will come down for Ruggs, it's a good sign of his usage, though they need to do a better job at getting him the ball close to the line of scrimmage. It looked like Ruggs hurt his knee/ankle during their Week 1 game, but he played through it and appears to be okay. The issue waiting is the Saints cornerback trio of Marshon Lattimore, Janoris Jenkins and Chauncey Gardner-Johnson, which is extremely good. Gardner-Johnson is the one Ruggs will see a lot of, and while he allowed 6-of-6 passing for 41 yards in his coverage last week, I think you can call that a success against Chris Godwin. Ruggs played 59 percent of his snaps in the slot last week, but with an average depth of target of 18.5 yards, he's not getting those high percentage targets. Ruggs still carries that one-play upside and Gardner-Johnson doesn't have blazing speed. Ruggs should be considered a boom-or-bust WR3/4 option who we hope isn't playing through an injury.
4 days ago
Sterling Shepard Note
Sterling Shepard photo 89. Sterling Shepard WR - NYG (at CHI)
With the way the game started last week, it seemed Shepard would see 20 targets in that game. Many will see the final results of Slayton's two-touchdown performance and think, "here we go again," but Shepard looked very good against a tough defense, catching all six passes for 47 yards. With Golden Tate out of the lineup, he played a lot of snaps in the slot, which is where he's arguably the best. We don't know if Tate will return yet this week, so stay tuned. If Tate returns, Shepard will match up with rookie Jaylon Johnson quite a bit in coverage. He played competently in his first NFL game last week, allowing just 2-of-6 passing for 40 yards in his coverage, though he did get run over by Marvin Jones. If Tate is out, that would put Shepard against Buster Skrine, who had a rough game in Week 1, allowing Danny Amendola to rack up five catches for 81 yards on just seven targets. Either way, it's not the worst matchup for Shepard, but it's also not great. There were 27 receivers who saw at least six targets against the Bears last year, and just 14 of them scored double-digit PPR points. Shepard is likely the safest Giants WR play here, but he's just a WR4.
4 days ago
Allen Lazard Note
Allen Lazard photo 90. Allen Lazard WR - GB (vs . DET)
While Davante Adams played 70 snaps, Lazard was right behind him playing 68 snaps. He's the clear-cut No. 2 receiver in this offense, even if Valdez-Scantling saw two more targets in the first game. Lazard caught all four of his targets for 63 yards and a touchdown, amounting to the No. 13 wide receiver on the week in half-PPR formats. The Lions are really hurting at cornerback and might be starting Amani Oruwariye, Darryl Roberts, and Tony McRae this week. Lazard would see a mix of all three of them, as he played 57.9 percent of his snaps in the slot. That's good to know because we just saw Anthony Miller tag this Lions defense for 76 yards and a touchdown on just six targets last week. Over Lazard's last three regular season games, he's produced 4/63/1, 4/69/1, and 5/45/0. We may not be there just yet, but he has the looks of a solid WR4 moving forward and one who possesses upside should Aaron Rodgers be on a "don't forget about me" campaign.
4 days ago
Hayden Hurst Note
Hayden Hurst photo 91. Hayden Hurst TE - ATL (at DAL)
Hurst got off to a bit of a slow start in week one, but it wasn't the best matchup for tight ends. This week, Hurst is in a prime spot to have a huge day. The Cowboys have now lost two of their starting linebackers and could be out of sorts over the middle of the field. Hurst should see plenty of opportunity in this game and is a fine start as a low-end TE1.
4 days ago
Adrian Peterson Note
Adrian Peterson photo 92. Adrian Peterson RB - DET (at GB)
The snap count between these three last week was Swift 34, Peterson 24, Johnson 20. That's about as gross as a timeshare gets. Peterson led the way with 17 touches, while Johnson had seven, and Swift had six. I'm following the snaps and saying that Swift's role will only get bigger, though his drop in the end zone for what would've been a game-winner didn't help. The Packers were a defense to attack with running backs last year, allowing a massive 4.86 yards per carry (4th-highest mark in NFL). There were just three teams who allowed more fantasy points on the ground to running backs than them (Panthers, Jaguars, Dolphins). That seems to bode well for Peterson's role, but the concern is that they're on the road against the Packers and their defense won't be able to stop anything. That could lead to a bigger role for Swift, who ran 25 pass routes while Peterson ran just nine of them. The Packers allowed 22 different running backs post top-36 numbers against them last year, so we're likely to get at least one usable performance here. Knowing Swift got the lone carry inside the five-yard line for the Lions, he's the one I'd want to play as a mediocre RB3/flex with some upside if they fall behind. Peterson should net 12-plus touches and can he started as a high-end RB4 for teams with troubles at the running back position. Johnson appears to be an afterthought outside of spelling Peterson on early-down work, as he ran just nine pass routes.
4 days ago
Latavius Murray Note
Latavius Murray photo 93. Latavius Murray RB - NO (at LV)
With Michael Thomas gone, these two are going to be relied upon heavily. Not that they weren't in Week 1, as the duo combined for 36 total opportunities. Last year, this duo averaged 29.8 opportunities per game. Their Week 1 usage was more in line with the way the team was trending the last five years. The Raiders allowed a mediocre 3.82 yards per carry last year but did rebuild their entire linebacker unit this offseason. Still, they held Christian McCaffrey and the Panthers to just 3.88 yards per carry in Week 1, so the scheme appears to be working. There was no running back who totaled more than 110 yards on the ground against them last year, but there were two running backs who scored multiple rushing touchdowns (Derrick Henry, Melvin Gordon). The area to watch Kamara is the passing game. He saw eight targets last week, something that would be highly beneficial to him in this matchup, as the Raiders allowed the fourth-most fantasy points through the air to running backs last year, including 6.93 yards per target. With the volume that they'll have, I consider both of these running backs startable. Kamara is an RB1 who could see double-digit targets, while Murray is a decent RB3 play, as he should total at least 12 carries and a few targets against his former team.
4 days ago
T.J. Hockenson Note
T.J. Hockenson photo 94. T.J. Hockenson TE - DET (at GB)
We knew the opportunity could be there for Hockenson this year, and without Golladay, we got what we wanted. Hockenson caught all five of his targets for 56 yards and a touchdown in a tough matchup against the Bears. To give you an idea of how impressive that was, the only tight ends who topped 50 yards against the Bears last year were Zach Ertz and Travis Kelce. Now onto the Packers, a team that allowed half the tight ends they played last year to finish as top-12 options with 10-plus PPR points. They only allowed three catches for 39 yards to the Vikings tight ends, but that's because they only saw three targets. The 13.0 yards per target they allowed was actually the second-most in the league. Going back to last year, they allowed the eighth-most yards per target to tight ends. We're chasing targets with tight ends, and Hockenson should be in line for five-plus targets here. Start him as a low-end TE1 until he gives us a reason not to. If Golladay is held out again, I'd bump him up into cash-game consideration this week.
6 days ago
Jonnu Smith Note
Jonnu Smith photo 95. Jonnu Smith TE - TEN (vs . JAC)
It was refreshing to see Smith tally seven targets in Week 1. Do you know how many times he hit that number in 2019? Once. While Tannehill won't be dropping to pass 40-plus times very often, it was good to know it's physically possible. The Titans are going to run the ball a lot in this matchup, similar to the way a lot of teams did in 2019. Because of that, tight ends totaled just 95 targets against them, which was the fifth-lowest number in the league. They did allow production when they were targeted, though. The 8.31 yards per target they allowed to the position ranked as the fifth-highest mark in the league. They also allowed a touchdown every 13.6 targets, which ranked as the seventh most often. Unfortunately, he saw just three targets combined in the two games against them last year, so it's probably best to find another streamer this week. If the Titans pass more than I'm expecting, it could pay off, but I wouldn't bet on it with a 10.5-point spread.
6 days ago
Evan Engram Note
Evan Engram photo 96. Evan Engram TE - NYG (at CHI)
It was a horrible game for Engram last week, who dropped multiple passes, including a should-be touchdown where he stopped his route. He just looked to not be completely there in this game. We heard rumblings about the Giants trying to trade him in the offseason, so maybe there's a disconnect with him and the coaching staff. Whatever the case, he didn't look good. Seven targets is something to latch onto, though. The Bears are coming off a game in which they allowed T.J. Hockenson to catch all five of his targets for 56 yards and a touchdown. The Bears allowed just two tight ends to top 50 yards last year, though there were plenty who totaled 30-50 yards, which is why they allowed 13 tight ends to finish as top-20 options. They have a new safety in Tashaun Gipson, so it's possible there will be a learning curve between him and Eddie Jackson. Engram should come with a decent floor as a top-15 tight end, but if he plays like he did last week, they're going to give more snaps to Kaden Smith, and rightfully so.
4 days ago
Leonard Fournette Note
Leonard Fournette photo 97. Leonard Fournette RB - TB (vs . CAR)
Fournette showed nothing to indicate that he should be considered for fantasy football anytime soon, but this is a matchup that you may be able to roll him out as a FLEX option if you're desperate. He'll need to score a touchdown in order for you to feel happy that you took the chance on him, but there's a very good chance of that happening against this defense. With that being said, it's only if you absolutely need him.
4 days ago
Laviska Shenault Jr. Note
Laviska Shenault Jr. photo 98. Laviska Shenault Jr. WR - JAC (at TEN)
It seems that Shenault stole the perimeter role opposite D.J. Chark right away, as he played 31 snaps to just 16 for Chris Conley. It stinks they're still somewhat sharing that role, but it's good to know Shenault was used all over the field, including the slot and backfield. We can't get excited about a 37-yard, one-touchdown performance against the Colts weak secondary, but he should've been added to rosters this week with the chance that he turns into the team's No. 2 option behind Chark. The Titans have Johnathan Joseph lining up at LCB, which is where Shenault lined up most of the time. Joseph is a proven veteran who's past his prime, but he's still held opposing quarterbacks under a 100 QB Rating in his coverage for 12 straight years. He used to run a 4.31 40-yard dash, so he's not slow, though he's obviously not that fast at 36 years old. I wouldn't trust Shenault as anything more than a WR5 right now, though the arrow is pointing up.
6 days ago
Christian Kirk Note
Christian Kirk photo 99. Christian Kirk WR - ARI (vs . WAS)
When I thought about Kirk, all I could do was suck air through my teeth when thinking about his Week 1 performance that netted zero yards on five targets. What most don't realize is that he was the sacrificial lamb to Hopkins last week, playing almost all his snaps on Richard Sherman's side of the field. It obviously worked out. Ronald Darby is someone who's continually missed time over the last few years and is no longer the same player. Since the start of last season, he's allowed 42-of-68 passing for 745 yards and six touchdowns. Yikes. It certainly helps that his front four are generating pressure, which means he doesn't have to hold coverage too long. The longer he's asked to remain in coverage, the worse things get for him. While that's true with most cornerbacks, his 17.7 yards per reception highlights that. If Murray can buy time for Kirk to get downfield, this could be a bounce-back game for him. Think of him as a solid low-owned option to pair with Murray in tournaments. He's a risky WR4 option in redraft but one that could pay off.
4 days ago
Cam Akers Note
Cam Akers photo 100. Cam Akers RB - LAR (at PHI)
We knew it would be a timeshare, and though I said that Brown would have a larger role than most expected, no one guessed he'd lead the team with 21 touches. By comparison, there were just three games last year where Todd Gurley totaled 21 touches. We heard Sean McVay say he wanted to steal pages out of Kyle Shanahan's book, and he did just that in Week 1 as his running backs combined for a massive 39 touches in a win over the Cowboys. The Eagles run defense is going to be a much tougher test. Sure, they allowed two rushing touchdowns to Peyton Barber, but they've now allowed just 3.59 yards per carry since the start of the 2019 season. Running backs have combined to average just 24.6 touches per game against them. That's an issue for a three-headed monster. They've allowed just three running backs to top 66 rushing yards over their last 17 games. Brown did get both of the team's carries inside the five-yard line, so he's the most likely to score a touchdown, and he's also the one who led the team in targets (4). If you're starting one, it's him, though this matchup is a headache for running backs. Consider him a touchdown-reliant RB3. Akers was the clear No. 2 ahead of Henderson but did nothing to separate himself. Akers should be considered a volatile RB4 until further notice, but if McVay takes a page out of Shanahan's book, we could have a new leader in the backfield on a week-to-week basis.
4 days ago
DeVante Parker Note
DeVante Parker photo 101. DeVante Parker WR - MIA (vs . BUF)
Marquez Valdes-Scantling Note
Marquez Valdes-Scantling photo 102. Marquez Valdes-Scantling WR - GB (vs . DET)
Over the final 12 games of 2019, there was just one where Valdes-Scantling saw more than four targets. He saw six of them in Week 1 and turned them into 17.6 half-PPR points, which netted the No. 11 wide receiver performance. Maybe Aaron Rodgers calling him an MVP during training camp wasn't hyperbole. Still, Valdes-Scantling played 42 snaps compared to 68 for Lazard and 70 for Adams, so he's not quite a full-time player right now. That has to give us a little concern, though it doesn't mean he can't produce in matchups the Packers throw the ball enough. It certainly helps that the Lions faced 370 targets to wide receivers last year, which amounts to 23.1 per game, enough to be the second-most in football. The Bears receivers saw 22 targets last week and turned them into 14/201/2. If you're looking for a waiver wire add to potentially start, you could do worse than Valdes-Scantling against this weak secondary. Still, he's in WR5 territory.
4 days ago
Breshad Perriman Note
Breshad Perriman photo 103. Breshad Perriman WR - NYJ (vs . SF)
After dealing with a knee injury throughout training camp, Perriman was active in Week 1 and played all 56 snaps. It's fair to say he's doing okay. The results weren't what anyone would want, as he caught 3-of-5 targets for just 17 yards. The matchup against the Bills was brutal, so you don't want to hold it against him too much, but the 49ers were not a defense to target with wide receivers for much of 2019. Since the start of last year, there have been 10 receivers who've totaled more than 15 PPR points. Every single one of them saw at least seven targets, including DeAndre Hopkins last week. Knowing that Jamison Crowder's matchup is a bit tougher this week, we could see Perriman get a few more targets, though it's worth noting that the big play is unlikely to happen, as the 49ers allowed just five pass plays of 40-plus yards all of last season, which ranked second, only to the Bills. Perriman should be considered a WR5 with how many snaps he's playing and the one-play upside he presents, but the matchups out of the gate have been brutal. *Update* The 49ers might be missing both starting cornerbacks for this game, which would certainly make Perriman a better dart throw in tournaments.
4 days ago
Noah Fant Note
Noah Fant photo 104. Noah Fant TE - DEN (at PIT)
We knew Fant would have an increased role with Sutton out of the lineup, and he did, totaling six targets and turning them into 5/81/1. Knowing the problems that Sutton and Jeudy present for opposing defenses, Fant should continue to find success if he gets the targets. The Steelers allowed Evan Engram just two catches for nine yards on Monday night, but it should've been a much bigger game, as Engram played poorly and had a few drops. The Steelers were not a team to attack in 2019 with tight ends, as they allowed the fourth-fewest yards in the league to them. They did, however, allow eight touchdowns to them. Engram should've had a touchdown early in the game, too, but Daniel Jones just flat out missed him. The Broncos will have trouble running the ball, so we should see 35-plus pass attempts here. It's tough to love Fant when the Broncos have an 18.3-point implied team total, but if Sutton is out, he's locked into five-plus targets. Because of that, he's in the fringe TE1/TE2 conversation.
4 days ago
Brandin Cooks Note
Brandin Cooks photo 105. Brandin Cooks WR - HOU (vs . BAL)
He was limited in practice all last week with a quad injury, so it should've been expected that he'd be eased into the offense. He played 31 snaps while Stills played 22 of them. They essentially shared that role while Will Fuller played 47 snaps and Randall Cobb played 46 snaps. If Cooks can practice in full this week, we should expect to see him in more of a full-time role. Stay tuned for updates here. It's not like you'll be excited to play either of them, as the Ravens secondary is one of the best in football. The 1.48 PPR points per target they allowed last year ranked as the third-lowest mark in the league. And keep in mind they didn't acquire Marcus Peters until the trade deadline. We could see plenty of pass attempts with the projected gamescript, and it's why the Ravens faced 357 wide receiver targets last year (third-most), so there could be some desperation value, but it's still dicey with Cooks' quad injury. If I had to choose one, it's Cooks, but he's just a desperation WR4 in a tough matchup.
4 days ago
Curtis Samuel Note
Curtis Samuel photo 106. Curtis Samuel WR - CAR (at TB)
We heard all the negative reports about Samuel out of training camp, but he still went out there in Week 1 and garnered eight targets and one carry. He was the same inefficient player he was in 2019, totaling just 43 scoreless yards on those opportunities. Did you know that among 157 receivers who've seen at least 100 targets in a season over the last five years, Samuel's 0.96 yards per route run in 2019 was the worst? His 1.31 YPRR in Week 1 was slightly better than Seth Roberts. He did play 72.4 percent of his snaps in the slot, which actually gives him the best matchup on the field against the Bucs, as Sean Murphy-Bunting hasn't been what you'd call good at covering the slot. He's only played 17 NFL games, but in those games, he's been targeted 76 times for 55 receptions, 547 yards, and five touchdowns. Samuel posted 4/70/1 and 5/91/0 against this defense last year, so it's possible he turns out to be a decent play this week, though I'd play some guys with more proven track records over him. He should be considered a WR4/5 option who just might be a dark horse to lead them in receiving this week.
4 days ago
D'Andre Swift Note
D'Andre Swift photo 107. D'Andre Swift RB - DET (at GB)
The snap count between these three last week was Swift 34, Peterson 24, Johnson 20. That's about as gross as a timeshare gets. Peterson led the way with 17 touches, while Johnson had seven, and Swift had six. I'm following the snaps and saying that Swift's role will only get bigger, though his drop in the end zone for what would've been a game-winner didn't help. The Packers were a defense to attack with running backs last year, allowing a massive 4.86 yards per carry (4th-highest mark in NFL). There were just three teams who allowed more fantasy points on the ground to running backs than them (Panthers, Jaguars, Dolphins). That seems to bode well for Peterson's role, but the concern is that they're on the road against the Packers and their defense won't be able to stop anything. That could lead to a bigger role for Swift, who ran 25 pass routes while Peterson ran just nine of them. The Packers allowed 22 different running backs post top-36 numbers against them last year, so we're likely to get at least one usable performance here. Knowing Swift got the lone carry inside the five-yard line for the Lions, he's the one I'd want to play as a mediocre RB3/flex with some upside if they fall behind. Peterson should net 12-plus touches and can he started as a high-end RB4 for teams with troubles at the running back position. Johnson appears to be an afterthought outside of spelling Peterson on early-down work, as he ran just nine pass routes.
4 days ago
Tarik Cohen Note
Tarik Cohen photo 108. Tarik Cohen RB - CHI (vs . NYG)
Montgomery should be considered a mid-to-low-end RB2 who will get the goal-line opportunities. Cohen is a bit trickier since the Giants secondary is similar to the Lions in that they don't have the cornerbacks to slow down wide receivers. Still, James Bradberry is better than anything the Lions had, so we should see a few more targets funneled Cohen's way. There were just five games all of last year where Cohen saw fewer than five targets. He should be considered a low-end RB3/flex play here.
4 days ago
Russell Gage Note
Russell Gage photo 109. Russell Gage WR - ATL (at DAL)
Gage has inserted himself into the fantasy starter conversation with a huge performance in week one. The Falcons' high-passing volume attack means opportunity for Gage over the middle of the field every single week. While I expect Gage's target totals to come down slightly as Hurst gets acclimated to the offense, he's still going to be a great FLEX option every single game.
4 days ago
Chris Herndon IV Note
Chris Herndon IV photo 110. Chris Herndon IV TE - NYJ (vs . SF)
Herndon is worth picking up and starting if you desperately need a TE this week though. With the news that Crowder is a long-shot to play in this game, Herndon could easily see 12+ targets and be a valuable start in PPR formats.
4 days ago
Tre'Quan Smith Note
Tre'Quan Smith photo 111. Tre'Quan Smith WR - NO (at LV)
If you're looking for a hail mary start this week (especially in DFS), you could do a lot worse than Smith. He should be locked into at least 4-5 targets in this game, which has netted results in his career, and he's likely to see a lot of the rookie Damon Arnette who was just burned for 110 yards and a touchdown in his debut.
4 days ago
N'Keal Harry Note
N'Keal Harry photo 112. N'Keal Harry WR - NE (at SEA)
While Julian Edelman led the team with seven of Cam Newton's 19 targets, Harry wasn't far behind, as he racked up six of his own. He caught five of them for 39 yards but made a costly mistake of fumbling into the end zone, which is something we know Bill Belichick doesn't stand for. Fortunately for Harry, they don't really have alternates. His primary matchup will be against Shaquill Griffin, which may not seem bad after Griffin was continually burned last week. But still, he's an above average cornerback that just couldn't hang with Calvin Ridley and Julio Jones. I mean, not many can, especially when they leave you on an island while blitzing. Harry is not a separation artist but rather someone who wins contested catches. Griffin has some size at 6-foot and 200 pounds, so he won't be easy to bully. If Harry went into the slot, I'd like him a lot more in this matchup, but he rarely goes there, and that's where the Seahawks are weakest. Consider him a touchdown-dependent WR5 this week.
5 days ago
Frank Gore Note
Frank Gore photo 113. Frank Gore RB - NYJ (vs . SF)
Le'Veon Bell's absence has vaulted Gore into the starting role for a NFL team yet again. However, this offense is barely going to put points up on the board and the 49ers have one of the most stout run defenses in the entire league. Gore shouldn't be considered as anything more than a desperation FLEX start.
4 days ago
Jordan Howard Note
Jordan Howard photo 114. Jordan Howard RB - MIA (vs . BUF)
Jalen Reagor Note
Jalen Reagor photo 115. Jalen Reagor WR - PHI (vs . LAR)
Reagor defied the odds last week and managed to suit up despite the shoulder injury. While he was able to reel in one big play downfield, he's still not at the point that he can be considered a trustworthy start for fantasy. He should remain on your bench unless you absolutely have to start him.
4 days ago
Alexander Mattison Note
Alexander Mattison photo 116. Alexander Mattison RB - MIN (at IND)
Mattison isn't someone I'd want to play while Cook is at full health, especially in a matchup against a team that didn't allow much on the ground to running backs.
4 days ago
Austin Hooper Note
Austin Hooper photo 117. Austin Hooper TE - CLE (vs . CIN)
Remember when the Browns listed David Njoku as the third-string tight end, then later that week he led the tight ends in targets and production? It's not like three targets is a lot but it was more than Hooper, who finished with just two targets in his first game with the team. I mentioned this offseason how the Vikings used their two tight ends last year, and it appears the Browns wanted to potentially use three tight ends, as even rookie Harrison Bryant was targeted twice. The tight ends combined for 7-of-39 targets, which is a measly 17.9 percent target share. Now that Njoku is on injured reserve, it's fair to say Hooper gets a big bump in the confidence department. The Bengals were without starting safety Shawn Williams last week and it led to Hunter Henry tagging them for 5/73/0, though it took him eight targets to get there, something we can't guarantee from him, even with Njoku out. There are now six tight ends who've hit double-digit points against the Bengals over the last 17 games, and five of them saw at least seven targets. I won't say Hooper gets there, but I'll still consider him a high-end TE2 considering Bryant is a rookie who can't be too involved.
4 days ago
Tevin Coleman Note
Tevin Coleman photo 118. Tevin Coleman RB - SF (at NYJ)
Coleman was barely utilized in week one, but could see an uptick in targets if Kittle misses this game. He's a FLEX play at best though.
4 days ago
Chase Edmonds Note
Chase Edmonds photo 119. Chase Edmonds RB - ARI (vs . WAS)
Edmonds looks likely to net 6-10 touches per game, which can have value in plus matchups, though we don't know if this one is just yet. I'd consider him an emergency RB4/5.
4 days ago
Peyton Barber Note
Peyton Barber photo 120. Peyton Barber RB - WAS (at ARI)
We knew this backfield would be hard to predict, right? Well, it's clear what roles these two running backs have. Barber totaled 17 carries, though they amounted to just 29 yards. He did, however, score two touchdowns. Fun fact: He had 10 red zone carries, which was the most in the league. There were just four teams of running backs who finished with more than that. Gibson was more efficient while totaling 36 yards on his nine carries, but he totaled just two targets, which won't get it done. Still, it's only a matter of time before they realize he should be the primary back. The Cardinals aren't a team to be worried about as a matchup, though they're also not one that's a must-attack, either. They allowed just 10 running backs to post top-24 numbers against them last year, which says a lot considering how many points per game they were allowing. It should be noted that they allowed 7.13 yards per target to running backs last year, which was the eighth-most in the league. But when Jd Mckissic is still getting five targets per game, it's clear we can't rely on a massive role in the passing game for Gibson. The Cardinals were very good at holding running backs in check on the goal-line, as they allowed a touchdown every 42.0 carries, which ranked as the eighth-highest mark in football. I wouldn't recommend Barber as anything more than a touchdown-dependent RB4, while Gibson is the upside RB4 who should continue to see his role grow.
4 days ago
Mike Gesicki Note
Mike Gesicki photo 121. Mike Gesicki TE - MIA (vs . BUF)
Despite him being listed as the No. 2 tight end on the depth chart, Gesicki led the tight ends in snaps by a wide margin. He was on the field for 45-of-62 plays, including 31 pass plays while no other tight end was in on more than two. He saw five targets against the Patriots, which netted three catches for 30 yards. While the target number is fine, he's going to need more than that to produce against this defense. Look no further than last year when he posted 4/41/0 and 4/18/0 against them on a total of 10 targets. There were just two tight ends who finished better than the TE10 against them last season, and just one who topped 48 yards. So, it's kind of touchdown-or-bust for tight ends against them, unless a big play is made. That's an issue for Gesicki who has averaged just 6.37 yards per target over his career. If DeVante Parker sits, like we're expecting him to, we could see six-plus targets for Gesicki, but in this matchup, he's a high-end TE2, at best.
4 days ago
Brandon Aiyuk Note
Brandon Aiyuk photo 122. Brandon Aiyuk WR - SF (at NYJ)
It seemed like he was getting close to playing last week but was ultimately scratched. He did get in limited practices on both Thursday and Friday, so I'd assume he was close to play. The Jets signed Pierre Desir to be their top perimeter cornerback this offseason, but that went south quickly, as he allowed two touchdowns before halftime in his coverage, and that got him a quick seat on the bench. Seriously, he was benched for Nate Hairston at halftime. The other perimeter cornerback (where Aiyuk figures to play 80 percent of his snaps) is Blessuan Austin, who has seen exactly 39 career targets in his coverage. He was a sixth-round pick for the Jets in last year's draft who was forced into starting. He hasn't been horrible, though he's also not someone you need to avoid. Still, it's Aiyuk's first game and he may be on a snap count. He's a boom-or-bust WR5-type option.
4 days ago
Larry Fitzgerald Note
Larry Fitzgerald photo 123. Larry Fitzgerald WR - ARI (vs . WAS)
Dating back to last year, Fitzgerald hasn't topped 56 yards in his last seven games. He hasn't topped 71 yards since back in Week 2 of last year. He's an all-time great, but one that is essentially a Danny Amendola/Cole Beasley-like fantasy option. With that being said, he may be asked to be a bigger part of the offense this week. With the Washington pass rush being as ferocious as it is, the ball needs to come out quickly, and what better way than to target Fitzgerald against Jimmy Moreland? He's a second-year cornerback who's 5-foot-10 and 179 pounds. He's also allowed 77.1 percent of passes come his way to be completed. He's only allowed one touchdown on 48 targets, but Fitzgerald should win this matchup pretty easily. If you're looking for a WR4/5 with a decent floor, Fitzgerald should deliver.
4 days ago
Mecole Hardman Note
Mecole Hardman photo 124. Mecole Hardman WR - KC (at LAC)
Kendrick Bourne Note
Kendrick Bourne photo 125. Kendrick Bourne WR - SF (at NYJ)
It was Bourne who led the 49ers receivers in snaps last week, as he was the only receiver who was in on 90-plus percent of snaps. That didn't lead to much, though, as he saw five targets that netted just two receptions for 34 yards. It was reminiscent of last year where he failed to top 42 yards in all but one game. It was usually touchdown or bust with him and it's hard to say that changed, even with all the injuries on the team. The Jets cornerbacks are certainly a weak point, as the combination of Blessuan Austin, Brian Poole, and Pierre Desir/Nate Hairston might be the worst in the league. Desir was supposed to be an upgrade but he was benched midway through this game after allowing 4-for-4 passing for 43 yards and two touchdowns in his coverage. Bourne will see a mix of all of them, as he slides all over the formation, and the Jets have allowed 21 wide receiver touchdowns over their last 17 games. Bourne isn't sexy but he might be able to deliver last-minute WR5 startability, though the signing of Sanu definitely doesn't help.
4 days ago
Logan Thomas Note
Logan Thomas photo 126. Logan Thomas TE - WAS (at ARI)
Remember last week when I said we needed to watch Thomas' role after hearing about him doing well in training camp? Well, he played 52 snaps and saw eight targets against the usually dominant against tight ends Eagles defense, turning them into 4/37/1. He's someone to consider for streamers if that's how things are going to go. The Cardinals were the team that allowed the all-time most fantasy points to tight ends in 2019. Seriously, there were 13 tight ends who finished top-10 against them, and another two tight ends who finished TE16 and TE17. On the season, they allowed 311.3 PPR points to the position while no other team in the league allowed more than 242.9 points. They drafted Isaiah Simmons in the first round to help with that, and it looked good on paper, though George Kittle's injury skews the overall numbers. Kittle and Jordan Reed combined for 6/56/0 on seven targets, so it was still a decent performance. Thomas is far from a guarantee, but if you're looking for a streamer with a good matchup, he's got it.
5 days ago
O.J. Howard Note
O.J. Howard photo 127. O.J. Howard TE - TB (vs . CAR)
OJ Howard saw the majority of the targets last week and was able to reel in the touchdown. The uncertainty of his role in this offense is concerning, but there are some rosters that desperately need a fill-in option. In this matchup, Howard's a fine streaming candidate.
4 days ago
Rob Gronkowski Note
Rob Gronkowski photo 128. Rob Gronkowski TE - TB (vs . CAR)
As it turns out, Gronkowski led the Bucs tight ends in snaps. But does that matter? Howard ran just one fewer route than Gronk and totaled twice the targets (6 to 3), 25 more yards (36 to 11), and a touchdown in his debut with Tom Brady. You typically follow the snaps to production at tight end, but when the routes are the same, go with the more efficient one, and in this case, it's probably Howard. The Panthers were one of the best in the league at defending tight ends last year, largely in part to do with the fact that just two tight ends saw more than six targets against them all season. But again, this is a new defense with maybe eight new starters on it. All we have is Darren Waller's six-catch, 45-yard performance from last week. Knowing there are plus matchups all over the field for the Bucs, I would try to wait a week to see if a trend develops between these two before trusting either of them in fantasy lineups. Knowing Gronk was the only one who had chemistry with Brady, you'd have thought he'd produce more early on, but that wasn't the case. Howard would be my choice of the two right now.
4 days ago
Boston Scott Note
Boston Scott photo 129. Boston Scott RB - PHI (vs . LAR)
Apparently, the Eagles may have been a bit too confident heading into Week 1, as Sanders was reportedly held back for precautionary reasons. He should be a go this week and may not even be on a snap count. Scott touched the ball 11 times last week while Corey Clement chipped in with eight touches, though neither did much for fantasy teams. Scott did have to leave the game for a bit with an ankle injury but ultimately returned. The Rams are a team you can run the ball against, as they allowed five 110-plus yard rushers last year, and their struggles against the run continued to Week 1 where they allowed Ezekiel Elliott 127 total yards and two touchdowns. He was the fourth running back to score multiple touchdowns against them over their last 17 games, so there's clearly a ceiling. Part of the reasons there is success against them is due to plays per game, as opponents averaged 66.0 plays per game against them last year, which led to 27.6 running back touches per game. On opportunity alone, they ranked as the 11th-toughest matchup for running backs. If Sanders is back to full health and on no snap count, he should be in lineups as a low-end RB1/high-end RB2. If Scott were forced to miss any time, Sanders would be a lock for 18-plus touches, which would obviously give him cash-game viability. The fact that the Eagles still haven't signed another running back says a lot about their confidence with Sanders.
4 days ago
Darrel Williams Note
Darrel Williams photo 130. Darrel Williams RB - KC (at LAC)
Steven Sims Note
Steven Sims photo 131. Steven Sims WR - WAS (at ARI)
We talked about how tough Sims' matchup was last week, so to see him get just three targets is no surprise. He turned them into 50 yards, so it wasn't a bad performance with all things considered. The Cardinals had second-year cornerback Byron Murphy covering the slot when the Eagles went three-wide last week, so we should probably assume that happens again this week. Murphy didn't play so well last year on the perimeter in his rookie year, but he got off to a great start in 2020 when he broke up two passes on five targets in coverage and allowed just 27 yards total. It's just one game, but it's a step in the right direction. I'm expecting Washington to throw the ball a bit more this week, which should lead to five-plus targets for Sims, so he should be considered a decent floor WR5-type play, particularly in PPR formats.
4 days ago
Jerick McKinnon Note
Jerick McKinnon photo 132. Jerick McKinnon RB - SF (at NYJ)
McKinnon was able to score in week one, but the workload simply isn't a guarantee yet for us to feel confident plugging him into our lineup as anything more than a FLEX option.
4 days ago
Randall Cobb Note
Randall Cobb photo 133. Randall Cobb WR - HOU (vs . BAL)
While Kenny Stills and Brandin Cooks fought for playing time amongst each other, Cobb played a full complement of snaps in Week 1. You wouldn't know it by his production, though. He caught 2-of-3 targets for 23 yards in what appeared to be a miniscule role. He didn't catch his passes until it was near garbage time either, so it's not likely he'll be a recommended start before we see production in his new environment, though it helps he's in a full-time role. The Ravens are a tough matchup, though the best matchup might be Cobb's in the slot while Fuller and Cooks deal with Marcus Peters and Marlon Humphrey. The Ravens added Jimmy Smith to their injury report with back spasms last week, and though he was active, he didn't play any snaps. That led to Tavon Young playing in the slot, which I'd consider to be above average. If Smith practices in full and plays this week, it cloudies the path to production. In the end, you need to see the targets with Cobb before trusting him.
4 days ago
James Washington Note
James Washington photo 134. James Washington WR - PIT (vs . DEN)
As expected, these two split the snaps as the third wide receiver on the field in Week 1. It was Washington who edged in snaps (37 to 19) targets (3 to 2) and production, but there's not a big gap and you can't clearly say to start one over the other, as Claypool should continue to grow as a young receiver. When starting either of them, you're just looking for that big play because it's very unlikely either of them see more than five targets in any given week. We'll continue to monitor the snaps between these two moving forward, but don't start either of them in season-long leagues until one separates from the other.
4 days ago
Carlos Hyde Note
Carlos Hyde photo 135. Carlos Hyde RB - SEA (vs . NE)
Bryan Edwards Note
Bryan Edwards photo 136. Bryan Edwards WR - LV (vs . NO)
The good news is that Edwards played 47 snaps in Week 1, which led the Raiders wide receivers. The bad news is that he saw one target for nine yards. But being on the field is what matters, as we should fully expect the targets to come. However, it shouldn't be this week against the ridiculous duo of Marshon Lattimore and Janoris Jenkins. Edwards didn't travel into the slot, so that means Edwards won't escape their coverage. He's not someone you want to play here, though I do think he should be stashed on benches.
4 days ago
Eric Ebron Note
Eric Ebron photo 137. Eric Ebron TE - PIT (vs . DEN)
The Steelers ran more 2TE sets than I anticipated in Week 1 and it led to Ebron playing a solid 40-of-64 snaps. That's more than I expected, though the production was spot on. Ebron saw just two targets (the same as McDonald) that resulted in one catch for 18 yards. Roethlisberger threw the ball just 32 times, so there wasn't a lot of volume, but just four targets to the position isn't going to do anyone anything in fantasy. The Broncos allowed just 1.59 PPR points per target to tight ends last year, which ranked as the sixth-highest number, but they also saw 129 targets, which in turn led to them allowing the 12th-most fantasy points to the position. We saw the Titans complete 7-of-10 passes to their tight ends last week for 75 yards and a touchdown, but again, that's 10 targets, something we can't see with Ebron and McDonald right now, especially knowing how good the matchups are for the Steelers' wide receivers this week. Ebron is certainly my preferred option of the two, but he's just a touchdown-dependent TE2.
4 days ago
Danny Amendola Note
Danny Amendola photo 138. Danny Amendola WR - DET (at GB)
I mentioned this last week, but it needs to be repeated. Amendola has now played 16 games with the Lions and has seen at least five targets in 11 of them, including eight-plus targets in seven of them. He piled up five catches for 81 yards against the Bears last week, which is the same as Noah Fant, though I promise you didn't hear about Amendola's performance. The Packers moved on from Tramon Williams this offseason and are now rolling with 2018 undrafted free agent Chandon Sullivan in the slot. He's only faced 14 targets in the slot over the course of his career that have led to 7/106/0. There isn't anything of substance we can take away from that, as it's a very limited sample size. Amendola isn't ever a sexy option, but he is a WR5-type option when you're looking for a floor, especially if Golladay misses another week.
4 days ago
Myles Gaskin Note
Myles Gaskin photo 139. Myles Gaskin RB - MIA (vs . BUF)
Tony Pollard Note
Tony Pollard photo 140. Tony Pollard RB - DAL (vs . ATL)
Pollard could see an uptick in work in this appealing matchup, but it's impossible to trust him anywhere near your starting lineup without a guarantee.
4 days ago
Cole Beasley Note
Cole Beasley photo 141. Cole Beasley WR - BUF (at MIA)
The Bills receivers combined for 31 targets in Week 1, something that's probably never going to happen again in 2020. It allowed Beasley to see the target numbers he did last year when he quietly topped 100 targets on the season. His seven targets in Week 1 amounted to 4/58/0, so nothing that would win you a fantasy matchup. Beasley is the ideal bye week high-floor option, though even that will be in jeopardy with Diggs on the roster. His matchup might be the best on the field in Week 2, though. He'll match up with Jamal Perry in the slot, a former undrafted rookie who's played in a decent size role for the Dolphins since Brian Flores took over. He's allowed a robust 101.3 QB Rating in his coverage, which is extremely high for a slot cornerback. That's the good news. The bad news is that Beasley totaled just 54 yards in the two games combined against them last year. Wait for bye weeks before you start considering the slot receiver.
4 days ago
Kerryon Johnson Note
Kerryon Johnson photo 142. Kerryon Johnson RB - DET (at GB)
Justin Jefferson Note
Justin Jefferson photo 143. Justin Jefferson WR - MIN (at IND)
These two shared a lot of snaps last week, though it was Jefferson who won the battle for passing plays he was on the field for. He ran 26 routes while Johnson ran 20, so it's not a major gap, but we know Johnson lacks startability in fantasy, right? Jefferson was behind the curve after starting the year on the COVID list, so we should see him continually ramped up in his usage. Until that time, avoid these two receivers. Jefferson is the one I would stash in deeper leagues, as he might become viable if the Vikings defense keeps allowing them to fall behind.
4 days ago
Greg Olsen Note
Greg Olsen photo 144. Greg Olsen TE - SEA (vs . NE)
Well, we got our answer about who leads this timeshare in Week 1. Olsen not only doubled Dissly's targets (4 to 2), but he out-snapped him (41 to 25) as well. It'll take time for Dissly to get back to speed, and it was good to see Olsen have rapport with Olsen immediately, catching all four targets for 24 yards and a touchdown. It's still a timeshare so we can't get too excited. The Patriots were the seventh-best team at defending tight ends last year, allowing just three tight ends to top 44 yards. Those tight ends were Zach Ertz, Travis Kelce, and Dawson Knox. It was touchdown or bust for every tight end not named Ertz or Kelce, because outside of them, no tight end who failed to score finished top-18 against them. With the exit of Patrick Chung this season, they could be more susceptible to big performances, though Mike Gesicki just finished with 30 yards on five targets. Olsen is the preferred option but it's hard to say he's more than a middling TE2 who would need to score.
4 days ago
Hunter Renfrow Note
Hunter Renfrow photo 145. Hunter Renfrow WR - LV (vs . NO)
When we heard that Ruggs was going to play in the slot, we wondered how much playing time Renfrow would get. He ranked third on the team in snaps, ahead of Nelson Agholor, and got two targets, so he'll be involved, but that's not nearly enough to be considered in fantasy circles. When on the field, he played 61 percent of his snaps in the slot. There might be matchups to play him in the future, though I just don't see enough of a ceiling to take the risk in this matchup.
4 days ago
Jimmy Graham Note
Jimmy Graham photo 146. Jimmy Graham TE - CHI (vs . NYG)
He turned seven targets into 25 yards in his Bears debut, though one of them was for a touchdown. He actually should've scored twice, but Graham mistimed his jump for the ball. Let me be clear: He looks like a soon-to-be 34-year-old tight end. But it's clear the Bears want to get him the ball, if possible. The Giants allowed just two tight ends last year to have at least 50 yards and a touchdown, and only one was a starter. Graham played against them and totaled just one catch for 16 yards, though he was with a different team and the Giants were under a different head coach/coordinator. Jabrill Peppers is a physical safety and won't allow Graham to push him around, which is part of the reason I'm fading Graham in this game. He's going to be touchdown-or-bust most weeks, so given the primary matchup with Peppers, who hasn't allowed a touchdown in his coverage since coming to the Giants (last year), I'm not recommending him as a streamer.
4 days ago
Matt Breida Note
Matt Breida photo 147. Matt Breida RB - MIA (vs . BUF)
Adam Humphries Note
Adam Humphries photo 148. Adam Humphries WR - TEN (vs . JAC)
John Ross Note
John Ross photo 149. John Ross WR - CIN (at CLE)
He only walked out of last week's game with two catches for 17 yards, but the encouraging sign for Ross was that he was an every-down player. He actually led all Bengals skill-position players in snaps. Zac Taylor also seemed to take it easy on Burrow in his first game, giving him a bunch of short throws, allowing him to ease into the NFL in a tough matchup. Knowing how often Burrow was under duress, it's no wonder we didn't see many deep passes. The Browns registered a sack on 6.9 percent of dropbacks last year and 7.1 percent in Week 1, so it's not likely he'll have a lot of time to look downfield in this game. The difference in this matchup is the cornerback play, though, as the Browns don't have near the cornerback or safety talent that the Chargers do. The downside is that their best cornerback, Denzel Ward, typically sticks at LCB, which is where Ross runs most of his routes. They moved him around, so it's not exclusive, and it's possible they decide to have Ward shadow A.J. Green. Ross is someone who should be owned in fantasy leagues, but he's still a boom-or-bust WR5 until we see Burrow and him connect. He's a one-play upside tournament play in DFS, though.
4 days ago
Jamaal Williams Note
Jamaal Williams photo 150. Jamaal Williams RB - GB (vs . DET)
Ian Thomas Note
Ian Thomas photo 151. Ian Thomas TE - CAR (at TB)
Despite playing 44-of-67 snaps in a matchup that's been good for tight ends, Thomas saw just two targets that netted two receptions for 16 scoreless yards. In a new offense, it's possible they just don't utilize the tight end position very much. The Bucs allowed 11 tight ends to finish as top-15 options last year, but they did upgrade their safety unit in the draft when they selected Antoine Winfield Jr. It didn't seem to help that much against Jared Cook last week when he racked up 80 yards on seven targets against this defense. Still, we need to see Thomas actually get targeted before considering him as a streamer. Don't forget the Raiders (the team he played last week) were a team that allowed 12 tight ends to finish as top-16 options last year.
4 days ago
Olabisi Johnson Note
Olabisi Johnson photo 152. Olabisi Johnson WR - MIN (at IND)
Golden Tate Note
Golden Tate photo 153. Golden Tate WR - NYG (at CHI)
His status is still uncertain for this week, though we did hear mumblings from Giants beat reporters last week that Tate didn't look close to 100 percent in practice, which is likely why he was held out. This game is just six days later, so there are no guarantees. In the new offense, we don't know if he'll have the same role as he did under Pat Shurmur, as Sterling Shepard played in the slot a lot in Week 1. That could've been completely due to Tate being out, but it also could mean be that they plan on rotating these two around, which would be a negative for Tate at his advanced age. Buster Skrine is the Bears slot cornerback who played much better than expected last year but opened 2020 by allowing five catches and 81 yards to Danny Amendola. There are so many unknowns about Tate, it's best to move forward without him this week, as there are many unknowns, including his health.
5 days ago
Demarcus Robinson Note
Demarcus Robinson photo 154. Demarcus Robinson WR - KC (at LAC)
Quintez Cephus Note
Quintez Cephus photo 155. Quintez Cephus WR - DET (at GB)
Miles Boykin Note
Miles Boykin photo 156. Miles Boykin WR - BAL (at HOU)
Van Jefferson Note
Van Jefferson photo 157. Van Jefferson WR - LAR (at PHI)
We didn't know how the snaps would work out between these two, and as it turns out, they split them. Reynolds got the start, but Jefferson edged him in targets (3 to 1). This is a duo we'll continue to monitor, as they'll have fantasy relevance in good matchups, though it's hard to say this is one of them. The cornerback trio of Darius Slay, Nickell Robey-Coleman, and Avonte Maddox is a solid one, though it's possible that Slay shadows Woods and Robey-Coleman tracks Kupp, which would leave them matched up against Maddox. He would be the weakest link of the bunch, but will the Rams have a chance to get the ball downfield against the Eagles? I'd say Jefferson is the hail mary play, though neither are recommended starts until one separates themselves.
4 days ago
Chris Thompson Note
Chris Thompson photo 158. Chris Thompson RB - JAC (at TEN)
Rex Burkhead Note
Rex Burkhead photo 159. Rex Burkhead RB - NE (at SEA)
Irv Smith Jr. Note
Irv Smith Jr. photo 160. Irv Smith Jr. TE - MIN (at IND)
Dawson Knox Note
Dawson Knox photo 161. Dawson Knox TE - BUF (at MIA)
Despite Josh Allen dropping back and throwing 46 pass attempts last week, Knox saw just three of them. We didn't expect high volume for him with Diggs on the roster, but to know that Isaiah Mackensie had as many targets as he did is worrisome. Going back to last season, against the same defensive scheme, Knox caught just two passes in each game against the Dolphins. As a defense, they allowed 7.97 yards per target to tight ends last year, but when the tight end is capped at/around 3-5 targets, that makes him touchdown dependent. Knox will look slightly more appealing in games we expect the Bills to throw a lot, but as we saw last week, not that attractive.
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Josh Adams Note
Josh Adams photo 162. Josh Adams RB - NYJ (vs . SF)
Jordan Akins Note
Jordan Akins photo 163. Jordan Akins TE - HOU (vs . BAL)
Keelan Cole Note
Keelan Cole photo 164. Keelan Cole WR - JAC (at TEN)
He ranked No. 2 in snaps among the Jaguars receivers and is clearly the primary slot receiver in Jay Gruden's offense, as he played 68.2 percent of his routes in the slot. That's great, though he may take a dip if/when Dede Westbrook is active (he wasn't in Week 1). Cole led the team in targets in Week 1, and he caught all five of his targets for 47 yards and a touchdown. In a game they're expected to fall behind, we should see a lot more pass attempts. The Titans moved on from Logan Ryan this offseason, so they're playing a mixture of rookies in the slot with Kristian Fulton and Chris Jackson. The two weren't tested a whole lot in the opener, as they combined to see four slot targets that netted 2/28/0. We can't assume that Cole is going to be a prominent part of this offense based on one week, though if Westbrook remains inactive, Cole should be considered a decent WR5-type option.
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Tyler Eifert Note
Tyler Eifert photo 165. Tyler Eifert TE - JAC (at TEN)
Jordan Reed Note
Jordan Reed photo 166. Jordan Reed TE - SF (at NYJ)
Greg Ward Note
Greg Ward photo 167. Greg Ward WR - PHI (vs . LAR)
We saw the Eagles try and stretch the field over and over against Washington last week, but maybe they dial it back this week after Wentz was sacked eight times? Wentz's average depth of target was 11.9 yards, which was the highest among all quarterbacks in Week 1. The Rams, like Washington, will bring pressure to Wentz. We saw the Cowboys take advantage of dumpoffs, completing 18-of-25 passes to wide receivers that amounted to just 190 scoreless yards. Ward is that safety valve over the middle of the field, though we are going to see Jalen Reagor's role increase as the weeks go on. Ward did tie DeSean Jackson with seven targets last week, so he wasn't a forgotten man, but he's a lower ceiling player. The Rams moved on from Nickell Robey-Coleman this offseason, which means they had to downgrade to Darious Williams. We watched the Cowboys target him quite a bit, which can be the case with Ward this week. He might be a Danny Amendola-type start from Week 1, which turned out 5/81/0. He's on the WR4/5 radar in this matchup, as it might suit his skillset the best.
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Chase Claypool Note
Chase Claypool photo 168. Chase Claypool WR - PIT (vs . DEN)
Kyle Rudolph Note
Kyle Rudolph photo 169. Kyle Rudolph TE - MIN (at IND)
Willie Snead IV Note
Willie Snead IV photo 170. Willie Snead IV WR - BAL (at HOU)
Chris Conley Note
Chris Conley photo 171. Chris Conley WR - JAC (at TEN)
Giovani Bernard Note
Giovani Bernard photo 172. Giovani Bernard RB - CIN (at CLE)
Kenny Stills Note
Kenny Stills photo 173. Kenny Stills WR - HOU (vs . BAL)
Brian Hill Note
Brian Hill photo 174. Brian Hill RB - ATL (at DAL)
Gus Edwards Note
Gus Edwards photo 175. Gus Edwards RB - BAL (at HOU)
Royce Freeman Note
Royce Freeman photo 176. Royce Freeman RB - DEN (at PIT)
Corey Clement Note
Corey Clement photo 177. Corey Clement RB - PHI (vs . LAR)
Dan Arnold Note
Dan Arnold photo 178. Dan Arnold TE - ARI (vs . WAS)
Michael Pittman Jr. Note
Michael Pittman Jr. photo 179. Michael Pittman Jr. WR - IND (vs . MIN)
Cordarrelle Patterson Note
Cordarrelle Patterson photo 180. Cordarrelle Patterson WR - CHI (vs . NYG)
J.D. McKissic Note
J.D. McKissic photo 181. J.D. McKissic RB - WAS (at ARI)
LeSean McCoy Note
LeSean McCoy photo 182. LeSean McCoy RB - TB (vs . CAR)
Darrell Henderson Note
Darrell Henderson photo 183. Darrell Henderson RB - LAR (at PHI)
Darren Fells Note
Darren Fells photo 184. Darren Fells TE - HOU (vs . BAL)
Zach Pascal Note
Zach Pascal photo 185. Zach Pascal WR - IND (vs . MIN)
Will Dissly Note
Will Dissly photo 186. Will Dissly TE - SEA (vs . NE)
Josh Reynolds Note
Josh Reynolds photo 187. Josh Reynolds WR - LAR (at PHI)
Mo Alie-Cox Note
Mo Alie-Cox photo 188. Mo Alie-Cox TE - IND (vs . MIN)
Jalen Richard Note
Jalen Richard photo 189. Jalen Richard RB - LV (vs . NO)
Gerald Everett Note
Gerald Everett photo 190. Gerald Everett TE - LAR (at PHI)
Dontrelle Inman Note
Dontrelle Inman photo 191. Dontrelle Inman WR - WAS (at ARI)
AJ Dillon Note
AJ Dillon photo 192. AJ Dillon RB - GB (vs . DET)
Nelson Agholor Note
Nelson Agholor photo 193. Nelson Agholor WR - LV (vs . NO)
JJ Arcega-Whiteside Note
JJ Arcega-Whiteside photo 194. JJ Arcega-Whiteside WR - PHI (vs . LAR)
Jaylen Samuels Note
Jaylen Samuels photo 195. Jaylen Samuels RB - PIT (vs . DEN)
Devin Duvernay Note
Devin Duvernay photo 196. Devin Duvernay WR - BAL (at HOU)
Ito Smith Note
Ito Smith photo 197. Ito Smith RB - ATL (at DAL)
KJ Hamler Note
KJ Hamler photo 198. KJ Hamler WR - DEN (at PIT)
Damiere Byrd Note
Damiere Byrd photo 199. Damiere Byrd WR - NE (at SEA)
Devontae Booker Note
Devontae Booker photo 200. Devontae Booker RB - LV (vs . NO)
Isaiah Ford Note
Isaiah Ford photo 201. Isaiah Ford WR - MIA (vs . BUF)
Jakeem Grant Note
Jakeem Grant photo 202. Jakeem Grant WR - MIA (vs . BUF)
Tee Higgins Note
Tee Higgins photo 203. Tee Higgins WR - CIN (at CLE)
David Moore Note
David Moore photo 204. David Moore WR - SEA (vs . NE)
Dalton Schultz Note
Dalton Schultz photo 205. Dalton Schultz TE - DAL (vs . ATL)
Now that we know Blake Jarwin is out for the season, Schultz will be the primary tight end for a team that targeted tight ends 122 times last year. The issue is that Schultz has been in the NFL for three years now and has totaled 23 targets the entire time. There's so much uncertainty here, but knowing he saw four targets in essentially half of a game is a sign that he'll be involved. The Falcons allowed just 7.14 yards per target to tight ends last year, which ranked as the 12th-lowest mark in football. The 1.65 fantasy points per target they allowed ranked as the 10th-lowest mark. There were eight tight ends who finished as a TE1 against them last year, but six of them saw at least six targets, including five of them seeing double-digit targets. He's worth a speculative add if you stream tight ends, but I'd prefer to see him produce before putting him in lineups.
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Dion Lewis Note
Dion Lewis photo 206. Dion Lewis RB - NYG (at CHI)
Jordan Wilkins Note
Jordan Wilkins photo 207. Jordan Wilkins RB - IND (vs . MIN)
Andy Isabella Note
Andy Isabella photo 208. Andy Isabella WR - ARI (vs . WAS)
Jakobi Meyers Note
Jakobi Meyers photo 209. Jakobi Meyers WR - NE (at SEA)
Kyle Juszczyk Note
Kyle Juszczyk photo 210. Kyle Juszczyk RB - SF (at NYJ)
Dante Pettis Note
Dante Pettis photo 211. Dante Pettis WR - SF (at NYJ)
Mike Davis Note
Mike Davis photo 212. Mike Davis RB - CAR (at TB)
Anthony McFarland Jr. Note
Anthony McFarland Jr. photo 213. Anthony McFarland Jr. RB - PIT (vs . DEN)
Travis Homer Note
Travis Homer photo 214. Travis Homer RB - SEA (vs . NE)
Patrick Laird Note
Patrick Laird photo 215. Patrick Laird RB - MIA (vs . BUF)
J.J. Taylor Note
J.J. Taylor photo 216. J.J. Taylor RB - NE (at SEA)
Mike Boone Note
Mike Boone photo 217. Mike Boone RB - MIN (at IND)
Darwin Thompson Note
Darwin Thompson photo 218. Darwin Thompson RB - KC (at LAC)
Ryan Nall Note
Ryan Nall photo 219. Ryan Nall RB - CHI (vs . NYG)
Chris Hogan Note
Chris Hogan photo 220. Chris Hogan WR - NYJ (vs . SF)
Ke'Shawn Vaughn Note
Ke'Shawn Vaughn photo 221. Ke'Shawn Vaughn RB - TB (vs . CAR)
Bryce Love Note
Bryce Love photo 222. Bryce Love RB - WAS (at ARI)
Justin Watson Note
Justin Watson photo 223. Justin Watson WR - TB (vs . CAR)
Watson saw some work in week one, but he'll get a bump up if Godwin sits out. He would move into a desperation FLEX play, if needed.
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Eno Benjamin Note
Eno Benjamin photo 224. Eno Benjamin RB - ARI (vs . WAS)
Lamical Perine Note
Lamical Perine photo 225. Lamical Perine RB - NYJ (vs . SF)
Buddy Howell Note
Buddy Howell photo 226. Buddy Howell RB - HOU (vs . BAL)
Trent Taylor Note
Trent Taylor photo 227. Trent Taylor WR - SF (at NYJ)
Nick Boyle Note
Nick Boyle photo 228. Nick Boyle TE - BAL (at HOU)
Deonte Harris Note
Deonte Harris photo 229. Deonte Harris WR - NO (at LV)
Dare Ogunbowale Note
Dare Ogunbowale photo 230. Dare Ogunbowale RB - JAC (at TEN)
Vance McDonald Note
Vance McDonald photo 231. Vance McDonald TE - PIT (vs . DEN)
Tim Patrick Note
Tim Patrick photo 232. Tim Patrick WR - DEN (at PIT)
Jace Sternberger Note
Jace Sternberger photo 233. Jace Sternberger TE - GB (vs . DET)
Jason Witten Note
Jason Witten photo 234. Jason Witten TE - LV (vs . NO)
Kalif Raymond Note
Kalif Raymond photo 235. Kalif Raymond WR - TEN (vs . JAC)
Braxton Berrios Note
Braxton Berrios photo 236. Braxton Berrios WR - NYJ (vs . SF)
Robert Tonyan Note
Robert Tonyan photo 237. Robert Tonyan TE - GB (vs . DET)
Wayne Gallman Note
Wayne Gallman photo 238. Wayne Gallman RB - NYG (at CHI)
Javon Wims Note
Javon Wims photo 239. Javon Wims WR - CHI (vs . NYG)
Harrison Bryant Note
Harrison Bryant photo 240. Harrison Bryant TE - CLE (vs . CIN)
Antonio Gandy-Golden Note
Antonio Gandy-Golden photo 241. Antonio Gandy-Golden WR - WAS (at ARI)
Darnell Mooney Note
Darnell Mooney photo 242. Darnell Mooney WR - CHI (vs . NYG)
Marvin Hall Note
Marvin Hall photo 243. Marvin Hall WR - DET (at GB)
Jalen Guyton Note
Jalen Guyton photo 244. Jalen Guyton WR - LAC (vs . KC)
Ryan Izzo Note
Ryan Izzo photo 245. Ryan Izzo TE - NE (at SEA)
Devin Asiasi Note
Devin Asiasi photo 246. Devin Asiasi TE - NE (at SEA)
Josh Hill Note
Josh Hill photo 247. Josh Hill TE - NO (at LV)
Kaden Smith Note
Kaden Smith photo 248. Kaden Smith TE - NYG (at CHI)
Mohamed Sanu Note
Mohamed Sanu photo 249. Mohamed Sanu WR - SF (at NYJ)
The 49ers went out and signed Sanu this week, which makes sense considering his familiarity with Kyle Shanahan's offense. The question we want to know is: How much will he play after just a couple of days with the team? Sanu's familiar with changing teams, as this is his fourth uniform in the NFL. Just last year, he changed teams midway through the season. Remember when Emmanuel Sanders was traded to the 49ers last year? In his first game with the team (and no knowledge of Shanahan's offense), he totaled five targets, catching four of them for 25 yards and a touchdown. Given it's Aiyuk's first NFL game, and that Bourne has topped 42 yards in one game since the start of last year, Sanu should be involved. There are a lot of different outcomes possible with Sanu, but he might be my favorite option on the 49ers this week.
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Ryquell Armstead Note
Ryquell Armstead photo 250. Ryquell Armstead RB - JAC (at TEN)
Cameron Brate Note
Cameron Brate photo 251. Cameron Brate TE - TB (vs . CAR)
Anthony Firkser Note
Anthony Firkser photo 252. Anthony Firkser TE - TEN (vs . JAC)
Ryan Griffin Note
Ryan Griffin photo 253. Ryan Griffin TE - NYJ (vs . SF)
Jason Huntley Note
Jason Huntley photo 254. Jason Huntley RB - PHI (vs . LAR)
Qadree Ollison Note
Qadree Ollison photo 255. Qadree Ollison RB - ATL (at DAL)
Tyler Ervin Note
Tyler Ervin photo 256. Tyler Ervin RB - GB (vs . DET)
Gabriel Davis Note
Gabriel Davis photo 257. Gabriel Davis WR - BUF (at MIA)
DaeSean Hamilton Note
DaeSean Hamilton photo 258. DaeSean Hamilton WR - DEN (at PIT)
T.J. Yeldon Note
T.J. Yeldon photo 259. T.J. Yeldon RB - BUF (at MIA)
Ty Montgomery Note
Ty Montgomery photo 260. Ty Montgomery RB - NO (at LV)
Cole Kmet Note
Cole Kmet photo 261. Cole Kmet TE - CHI (vs . NYG)
Ross Dwelley Note
Ross Dwelley photo 262. Ross Dwelley TE - SF (at NYJ)
Joe Reed Note
Joe Reed photo 263. Joe Reed WR - LAC (vs . KC)
KhaDarel Hodge Note
KhaDarel Hodge photo 264. KhaDarel Hodge WR - CLE (vs . CIN)
Blake Bell Note
Blake Bell photo 265. Blake Bell TE - DAL (vs . ATL)
Jesse James Note
Jesse James photo 266. Jesse James TE - DET (at GB)
Rashard Higgins Note
Rashard Higgins photo 267. Rashard Higgins WR - CLE (vs . CIN)
Kalen Ballage Note
Kalen Ballage photo 268. Kalen Ballage RB - NYJ (vs . SF)
James O'Shaughnessy Note
James O'Shaughnessy photo 269. James O'Shaughnessy TE - JAC (at TEN)
Foster Moreau Note
Foster Moreau photo 270. Foster Moreau TE - LV (vs . NO)
C.J. Ham Note
C.J. Ham photo 271. C.J. Ham RB - MIN (at IND)
Jacob Hollister Note
Jacob Hollister photo 272. Jacob Hollister TE - SEA (vs . NE)
Isaiah McKenzie Note
Isaiah McKenzie photo 273. Isaiah McKenzie WR - BUF (at MIA)
Virgil Green Note
Virgil Green photo 274. Virgil Green TE - LAC (vs . KC)
Freddie Swain Note
Freddie Swain photo 275. Freddie Swain WR - SEA (vs . NE)
Drew Sample Note
Drew Sample photo 276. Drew Sample TE - CIN (at CLE)
Collin Johnson Note
Collin Johnson photo 277. Collin Johnson WR - JAC (at TEN)
Senorise Perry Note
Senorise Perry photo 278. Senorise Perry RB - TEN (vs . JAC)
Zay Jones Note
Zay Jones photo 279. Zay Jones WR - LV (vs . NO)
Khari Blasingame Note
Khari Blasingame photo 280. Khari Blasingame RB - TEN (vs . JAC)
John Hightower Note
John Hightower photo 281. John Hightower WR - PHI (vs . LAR)
MyCole Pruitt Note
MyCole Pruitt photo 282. MyCole Pruitt TE - TEN (vs . JAC)
Nick Vannett Note
Nick Vannett photo 283. Nick Vannett TE - DEN (at PIT)
Tajae Sharpe Note
Tajae Sharpe photo 284. Tajae Sharpe WR - MIN (at IND)
Adam Trautman Note
Adam Trautman photo 285. Adam Trautman TE - NO (at LV)
DeAndre Carter Note
DeAndre Carter photo 286. DeAndre Carter WR - HOU (vs . BAL)
Olamide Zaccheaus Note
Olamide Zaccheaus photo 287. Olamide Zaccheaus WR - ATL (at DAL)
Seth Roberts Note
Seth Roberts photo 288. Seth Roberts WR - CAR (at TB)
C.J. Board Note
C.J. Board photo 289. C.J. Board WR - NYG (at CHI)
Jeremy Sprinkle Note
Jeremy Sprinkle photo 290. Jeremy Sprinkle TE - WAS (at ARI)
Jeff Wilson Jr. Note
Jeff Wilson Jr. photo 291. Jeff Wilson Jr. RB - SF (at NYJ)
Chris Manhertz Note
Chris Manhertz photo 292. Chris Manhertz TE - CAR (at TB)
Mike Thomas Note
Mike Thomas photo 293. Mike Thomas WR - CIN (at CLE)
Cedrick Wilson Note
Cedrick Wilson photo 294. Cedrick Wilson WR - DAL (vs . ATL)
Noah Togiai Note
Noah Togiai photo 295. Noah Togiai TE - IND (vs . MIN)
Alec Ingold Note
Alec Ingold photo 296. Alec Ingold RB - LV (vs . NO)
Adam Shaheen Note
Adam Shaheen photo 297. Adam Shaheen TE - MIA (vs . BUF)
Damion Ratley Note
Damion Ratley photo 298. Damion Ratley WR - NYG (at CHI)
Ameer Abdullah Note
Ameer Abdullah photo 299. Ameer Abdullah RB - MIN (at IND)
Patrick Ricard Note
Patrick Ricard photo 300. Patrick Ricard RB,DT - BAL (at HOU)
Mack Hollins Note
Mack Hollins photo 301. Mack Hollins WR - MIA (vs . BUF)
Marcedes Lewis Note
Marcedes Lewis photo 302. Marcedes Lewis TE - GB (vs . DET)
D'Ernest Johnson Note
D'Ernest Johnson photo 303. D'Ernest Johnson RB - CLE (vs . CIN)
Andy Janovich Note
Andy Janovich photo 304. Andy Janovich RB - CLE (vs . CIN)
Tyler Kroft Note
Tyler Kroft photo 305. Tyler Kroft TE - BUF (at MIA)
Luke Stocker Note
Luke Stocker photo 306. Luke Stocker TE - ATL (at DAL)
DeAndre Washington Note
DeAndre Washington photo 307. DeAndre Washington RB - KC (at LAC)
Stephen Anderson Note
Stephen Anderson photo 308. Stephen Anderson TE - LAC (vs . KC)
Nick Keizer Note
Nick Keizer photo 309. Nick Keizer TE - KC (at LAC)
KeeSean Johnson Note
KeeSean Johnson photo 310. KeeSean Johnson WR - ARI (vs . WAS)
K.J. Hill Note
K.J. Hill photo 311. K.J. Hill WR - LAC (vs . KC)
Cody Hollister Note
Cody Hollister photo 312. Cody Hollister WR - TEN (vs . JAC)
Marquez Callaway Note
Marquez Callaway photo 313. Marquez Callaway WR - NO (at LV)
Alex Armah Note
Alex Armah photo 314. Alex Armah RB - CAR (at TB)
Durham Smythe Note
Durham Smythe photo 315. Durham Smythe TE - MIA (vs . BUF)
Keke Coutee Note
Keke Coutee photo 316. Keke Coutee WR - HOU (vs . BAL)
Christian Blake Note
Christian Blake photo 317. Christian Blake WR - ATL (at DAL)
Jeremy McNichols Note
Jeremy McNichols photo 318. Jeremy McNichols RB - TEN (vs . JAC)
Charlie Woerner Note
Charlie Woerner photo 319. Charlie Woerner TE - SF (at NYJ)
Jaeden Graham Note
Jaeden Graham photo 320. Jaeden Graham TE - ATL (at DAL)
Rysen John Note
Rysen John photo 321. Rysen John WR,TE - FA (BYE)
Byron Pringle Note
Byron Pringle photo 322. Byron Pringle WR - KC (at LAC)
Luke Willson Note
Luke Willson photo 323. Luke Willson TE - SEA (vs . NE)
C.J. Prosise Note
C.J. Prosise photo 324. C.J. Prosise RB - HOU (vs . BAL)
Demetrius Harris Note
Demetrius Harris photo 325. Demetrius Harris TE - CHI (vs . NYG)
Dalton Keene Note
Dalton Keene photo 326. Dalton Keene TE - NE (at SEA)
Dezmon Patmon Note
Dezmon Patmon photo 327. Dezmon Patmon WR - IND (vs . MIN)
Reggie Bonnafon Note
Reggie Bonnafon photo 328. Reggie Bonnafon RB - CAR (at TB)
Jake Butt Note
Jake Butt photo 329. Jake Butt TE - DEN (at PIT)
Josiah Deguara Note
Josiah Deguara photo 330. Josiah Deguara TE - GB (vs . DET)
Trevon Wesco Note
Trevon Wesco photo 331. Trevon Wesco TE - NYJ (vs . SF)
Bennie Fowler III Note
Bennie Fowler III photo 332. Bennie Fowler III WR - NO (at LV)
Anthony Sherman Note
Anthony Sherman photo 333. Anthony Sherman RB - KC (at LAC)
Levine Toilolo Note
Levine Toilolo photo 334. Levine Toilolo TE - NYG (at CHI)
Jaydon Mickens Note
Jaydon Mickens photo 335. Jaydon Mickens WR - TB (vs . CAR)
Ty Johnson Note
Ty Johnson photo 336. Ty Johnson RB - DET (at GB)
Jake Kumerow Note
Jake Kumerow photo 337. Jake Kumerow WR - BUF (at MIA)
Cethan Carter Note
Cethan Carter photo 338. Cethan Carter TE,RB - CIN (at CLE)
Cam Batson Note
Cam Batson photo 339. Cam Batson WR - TEN (vs . JAC)
Alex Erickson Note
Alex Erickson photo 340. Alex Erickson WR - CIN (at CLE)
Stephen Carlson Note
Stephen Carlson photo 341. Stephen Carlson WR - CLE (vs . CIN)
Farrod Green Note
Farrod Green photo 342. Farrod Green TE - IND (vs . MIN)
Tyler Johnson Note
Tyler Johnson photo 343. Tyler Johnson WR - TB (vs . CAR)
Lynn Bowden Jr. Note
Lynn Bowden Jr. photo 344. Lynn Bowden Jr. WR,RB - MIA (vs . BUF)
Tyler Conklin Note
Tyler Conklin photo 345. Tyler Conklin TE - MIN (at IND)
Josh Malone Note
Josh Malone photo 346. Josh Malone WR - NYJ (vs . SF)
Johnny Mundt Note
Johnny Mundt photo 347. Johnny Mundt TE - LAR (at PHI)
Keith Smith Note
Keith Smith photo 348. Keith Smith RB - ATL (at DAL)
Marcus Baugh Note
Marcus Baugh photo 349. Marcus Baugh TE - WAS (at ARI)
Jordan Thomas Note
Jordan Thomas photo 350. Jordan Thomas TE - ARI (vs . WAS)
Brandon Zylstra Note
Brandon Zylstra photo 351. Brandon Zylstra WR - CAR (at TB)
Daniel Brown Note
Daniel Brown photo 352. Daniel Brown TE - NYJ (vs . SF)
James Proche Note
James Proche photo 353. James Proche WR - BAL (at HOU)
Michael Burton Note
Michael Burton photo 354. Michael Burton RB - NO (at LV)
Ashton Dulin Note
Ashton Dulin photo 355. Ashton Dulin WR - IND (vs . MIN)
Darrell Daniels Note
Darrell Daniels photo 356. Darrell Daniels TE - ARI (vs . WAS)
Daurice Fountain Note
Daurice Fountain photo 357. Daurice Fountain WR - IND (vs . MIN)
Albert Okwuegbunam Note
Albert Okwuegbunam photo 358. Albert Okwuegbunam TE - DEN (at PIT)
Samaje Perine Note
Samaje Perine photo 359. Samaje Perine RB - CIN (at CLE)
Trey Quinn Note
Trey Quinn photo 360. Trey Quinn WR - JAC (at TEN)
K.J. Osborn Note
K.J. Osborn photo 361. K.J. Osborn WR - MIN (at IND)
Trenton Cannon Note
Trenton Cannon photo 362. Trenton Cannon RB - CAR (at TB)
Dexter Williams Note
Dexter Williams photo 363. Dexter Williams RB - GB (vs . DET)
Jakob Johnson Note
Jakob Johnson photo 364. Jakob Johnson RB,TE - NE (at SEA)
Brandon Powell Note
Brandon Powell photo 365. Brandon Powell WR - ATL (at DAL)
Elijhaa Penny Note
Elijhaa Penny photo 366. Elijhaa Penny RB - NYG (at CHI)
Deon Cain Note
Deon Cain photo 367. Deon Cain WR - PIT (vs . DEN)
Pharoh Cooper Note
Pharoh Cooper photo 368. Pharoh Cooper WR - CAR (at TB)
Ben Ellefson Note
Ben Ellefson photo 369. Ben Ellefson TE - JAC (at TEN)
Deon Yelder Note
Deon Yelder photo 370. Deon Yelder TE - KC (at LAC)
Reggie Gilliam Note
Reggie Gilliam photo 371. Reggie Gilliam RB,TE - BUF (at MIA)
Dwayne Washington Note
Dwayne Washington photo 372. Dwayne Washington RB - NO (at LV)
Hale Hentges Note
Hale Hentges photo 373. Hale Hentges TE - WAS (at ARI)
Noah Brown Note
Noah Brown photo 374. Noah Brown WR - DAL (vs . ATL)
Taywan Taylor Note
Taywan Taylor photo 375. Taywan Taylor WR - CLE (vs . CIN)
Jauan Jennings Note
Jauan Jennings photo 376. Jauan Jennings WR - SF (at NYJ)
Malcolm Agnew Note
Malcolm Agnew photo 377. Malcolm Agnew RB - FA (BYE)
Jaret Patterson Note
Jaret Patterson photo 378. Jaret Patterson RB - (BYE)
Delanie Walker Note
Delanie Walker photo 379. Delanie Walker TE - FA (BYE)
Sean McKeon Note
Sean McKeon photo 380. Sean McKeon TE - DAL (vs . ATL)
Cam Sims Note
Cam Sims photo 381. Cam Sims WR - WAS (at ARI)
Darius Bradwell Note
Darius Bradwell photo 382. Darius Bradwell FB - LAC (vs . KC)
Kerrith Whyte Jr. Note
Kerrith Whyte Jr. photo 383. Kerrith Whyte Jr. RB - DET (at GB)
Dontrell Hilliard Note
Dontrell Hilliard photo 384. Dontrell Hilliard RB - CLE (vs . CIN)
Raymond Calais Note
Raymond Calais photo 385. Raymond Calais RB - LAR (at PHI)
Rico Dowdle Note
Rico Dowdle photo 386. Rico Dowdle RB - DAL (vs . ATL)
JoJo Natson Note
JoJo Natson photo 387. JoJo Natson WR - CLE (vs . CIN)
Riley Ridley Note
Riley Ridley photo 388. Riley Ridley WR - CHI (vs . NYG)
Derek Carrier Note
Derek Carrier photo 389. Derek Carrier TE - LV (vs . NO)
Cyril Grayson Jr. Note
Cyril Grayson Jr. photo 390. Cyril Grayson Jr. WR - TB (vs . CAR)
Cole Hikutini Note
Cole Hikutini photo 391. Cole Hikutini TE - DAL (vs . ATL)
Donte Moncrief Note
Donte Moncrief photo 392. Donte Moncrief WR - NYJ (vs . SF)
Trent Sherfield Note
Trent Sherfield photo 393. Trent Sherfield WR - ARI (vs . WAS)
Bobby Wade Note
Bobby Wade photo 394. Bobby Wade WR - WAS (at ARI)
Derek Watt Note
Derek Watt photo 395. Derek Watt RB - PIT (vs . DEN)
Brandon London Note
Brandon London photo 396. Brandon London WR - PIT (vs . DEN)
John Standeford Note
John Standeford photo 397. John Standeford WR - DET (at GB)
Taiwan Jones Note
Taiwan Jones photo 398. Taiwan Jones RB - BUF (at MIA)
Kenny McKinley Note
Kenny McKinley photo 399. Kenny McKinley WR - DEN (at PIT)
Nick Westbrook-Ikhine Note
Nick Westbrook-Ikhine photo 400. Nick Westbrook-Ikhine WR - TEN (vs . JAC)
Lance Long Note
Lance Long photo 401. Lance Long WR - SF (at NYJ)
Chris Henry Note
Chris Henry photo 402. Chris Henry WR - CIN (at CLE)
Malik Taylor Note
Malik Taylor photo 403. Malik Taylor WR - GB (vs . DET)
D.J. Foster Note
D.J. Foster photo 404. D.J. Foster RB - ARI (vs . WAS)
Richard Rodgers Note
Richard Rodgers photo 405. Richard Rodgers TE - PHI (vs . LAR)
Diontae Spencer Note
Diontae Spencer photo 406. Diontae Spencer WR - DEN (at PIT)
Chad Beebe Note
Chad Beebe photo 407. Chad Beebe WR - MIN (at IND)
Cullen Gillaspia Note
Cullen Gillaspia photo 408. Cullen Gillaspia FB - HOU (vs . BAL)
Patrick Taylor Jr. Note
Patrick Taylor Jr. photo 409. Patrick Taylor Jr. FB - GB (vs . DET)
Kahale Warring Note
Kahale Warring photo 410. Kahale Warring TE - HOU (vs . BAL)
Nsimba Webster Note
Nsimba Webster photo 411. Nsimba Webster WR - LAR (at PHI)
Ray-Ray McCloud Note
Ray-Ray McCloud photo 412. Ray-Ray McCloud WR - PIT (vs . DEN)
Isaiah Wright Note
Isaiah Wright photo 413. Isaiah Wright WR - WAS (at ARI)
Chandler Cox Note
Chandler Cox photo 414. Chandler Cox FB - MIA (vs . BUF)
Dan Chisena Note
Dan Chisena photo 415. Dan Chisena WR - MIN (at IND)
Chad Simpson Note
Chad Simpson photo 416. Chad Simpson RB - WAS (at ARI)
John Ursua Note
John Ursua photo 417. John Ursua WR - SEA (vs . NE)
Andrew Beck Note
Andrew Beck photo 418. Andrew Beck TE - DEN (at PIT)
Jason Moore Note
Jason Moore photo 419. Jason Moore WR - LAC (vs . KC)
Dantrell Savage Note
Dantrell Savage photo 420. Dantrell Savage RB - CAR (at TB)
Tanner Hudson Note
Tanner Hudson photo 421. Tanner Hudson TE - TB (vs . CAR)
Madison Hedgecock Note
Madison Hedgecock photo 422. Madison Hedgecock RB - NYG (at CHI)
Malik Turner Note
Malik Turner photo 423. Malik Turner WR - DAL (vs . ATL)
Kenny Irons Note
Kenny Irons photo 424. Kenny Irons RB - CIN (at CLE)
J.P. Holtz Note
J.P. Holtz photo 425. J.P. Holtz TE - CHI (vs . NYG)
Corey Coleman Note
Corey Coleman photo 426. Corey Coleman WR - FA (BYE)
Matthew Slater Note
Matthew Slater photo 427. Matthew Slater WR - NE (at SEA)
Eric Saubert Note
Eric Saubert photo 428. Eric Saubert TE - JAC (at TEN)
Colin Thompson Note
Colin Thompson photo 429. Colin Thompson TE - CAR (at TB)
Eric Tomlinson Note
Eric Tomlinson photo 430. Eric Tomlinson TE - NYG (at CHI)
Pharaoh Brown Note
Pharaoh Brown photo 431. Pharaoh Brown TE - HOU (vs . BAL)
Geoff Swaim Note
Geoff Swaim photo 432. Geoff Swaim TE - TEN (vs . JAC)
Tyrie Cleveland Note
Tyrie Cleveland photo 433. Tyrie Cleveland WR - DEN (at PIT)
Lee Smith Note
Lee Smith photo 434. Lee Smith TE - BUF (at MIA)
Penny Hart Note
Penny Hart photo 435. Penny Hart WR - SEA (vs . NE)
Gabe Nabers Note
Gabe Nabers photo 436. Gabe Nabers RB - LAC (vs . KC)
Andre Roberts Note
Andre Roberts photo 437. Andre Roberts WR - BUF (at MIA)
Brycen Hopkins Note
Brycen Hopkins photo 438. Brycen Hopkins TE - LAR (at PHI)
Jacob Breeland Note
Jacob Breeland photo 439. Jacob Breeland TE - BAL (at HOU)
Zach Gentry Note
Zach Gentry photo 440. Zach Gentry TE - PIT (vs . DEN)
Donald Parham Jr. Note
Donald Parham Jr. photo 441. Donald Parham Jr. TE - LAC (vs . KC)
Colby Parkinson Note
Colby Parkinson photo 442. Colby Parkinson TE - SEA (vs . NE)
LeVante Bellamy Note
LeVante Bellamy photo 443. LeVante Bellamy RB - DEN (at PIT)
Marcus Kemp Note
Marcus Kemp photo 444. Marcus Kemp WR - KC (at LAC)
Nathan Cottrell Note
Nathan Cottrell photo 445. Nathan Cottrell RB - JAC (at TEN)
Xavier Jones Note
Xavier Jones photo 446. Xavier Jones RB - LAR (at PHI)