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Week 7 Rankings
Alvin Kamara Note
Alvin Kamara photo 1. Alvin Kamara RB - NO (vs . CAR)
Kamara could have the game of his life against this Panthers run defense. He's a top-3 start at the RB position this week.
19 hours ago
Aaron Jones Note
Aaron Jones photo 2. Aaron Jones RB - GB (at HOU)
Jones had little room to run in week six, but he saved his fantasy day by finding the end zone. Against Houston, that just saw Henry run for over 200 yards on them, Jones should be plugged right back in as a top-5 option this week.
19 hours ago
Derrick Henry Note
Derrick Henry photo 3. Derrick Henry RB - TEN (vs . PIT)
Coming off a monstrous performance, Henry is a no-brainer start every single week as a top-tier option.
19 hours ago
Ezekiel Elliott Note
Ezekiel Elliott photo 4. Ezekiel Elliott RB - DAL (at WAS)
Zeke's fumbling is a huge concern. He now has five fumbles in six games and has lost four of them. If the Cowboys want to have a fighting chance this season, that needs to change quickly. For any other RB, it would be hard to trust plugging them back into our starting lineup, but this is Zeke. With Dalton struggling, Zeke needs to step up and become the focal point of this offense. He'll simply see too much work to not be viewed as a solid RB1. He might not have the huge ceiling that we thought that he would to begin the season, but he's seeing too much work as a receiver out of the backfield to be viewed as anything less than a safe RB1
19 hours ago
Kareem Hunt Note
Kareem Hunt photo 5. Kareem Hunt RB - CLE (at CIN)
Hunt disappointed fantasy managers in week five, but this offense simply couldn't get anything going with Mayfield struggling. While it might be hard to trust Hunt after the numbers he just put up, he absolutely belongs in your starting lineup as a top-tier option against the Bengals run defense. Hunt's a locked in RB1 this week.
19 hours ago
Mike Davis Note
Mike Davis photo 6. Mike Davis RB - CAR (at NO)
Davis continues to get the job done with Christian McCaffrey out of the lineup. With CMC out yet again, Davis is a solid RB1 even in a tough matchup on paper.
19 hours ago
Chris Carson Note
Chris Carson photo 7. Chris Carson RB - SEA (at ARI)
Carson's usage has been hard to predict week in and week out, but his production hasn't wavered. He's consistently finding the end zone and he's the unquestioned starter in one of the league's most dynamic offenses. Fire him up with confidence this week as a low-end RB1 with upside.
19 hours ago
James Conner Note
James Conner photo 8. James Conner RB - PIT (at TEN)
Conner continues to get the large workload for Pittsburgh and he's delivering with it. Last week, Conner had 20 carries for over 100 yards and a score. While he's losing some touches to Snell and Anthony McFarland Jr., he's still worth plugging into your lineup as a solid low-end RB1 every single week. This week is no different against a defense that is currently the 9th easiest matchup for opposing fantasy RBs.
19 hours ago
DeAndre Hopkins Note
DeAndre Hopkins photo 9. DeAndre Hopkins WR - ARI (vs . SEA)
Hopkins didn't go off the way that many people expected in week six, but it's hard to do when your QB only completes nine passes the entire game. Hopkins has another prime matchup this week though against the Seahawks secondary that is allowing opposing wideouts to score an average of 38.3 fantasy points per game on them. Fire up Hopkins as a top-3 option.
7 hours ago
Joe Mixon Note
Joe Mixon photo 10. Joe Mixon RB - CIN (vs . CLE)
Mixon continues to see a ridiculous workload each week and he's producing even in some tough matchups. There are obviously questions right now on whether or not Mixon will be able to suit up for this game though. Thursday's practice report will be crucial in determining his status for Sunday. If he does suit up this week, fire up Mixon as a low-end RB1 against Cleveland.
19 hours ago
Davante Adams Note
Davante Adams photo 11. Davante Adams WR - GB (at HOU)
Adams came back into the lineup and immediately saw his usual target workload, but he was stifled by Carlton Davis for the majority of the day. Adams should have more room to run in this matchup and he should be viewed as a solid WR1 start.
8 hours ago
James Robinson Note
James Robinson photo 12. James Robinson RB - JAC (at LAC)
Robinson didn't have as dominant of a game as many were expecting last week, but he was able to salvage his fantasy output with a receiving TD. It's a tough matchup for Robinson here, but he's simply seeing too much work to not view him as a high-end RB2 with a safe floor due to his involvement in the receiving game.
19 hours ago
Todd Gurley II Note
Todd Gurley II photo 13. Todd Gurley II RB - ATL (vs . DET)
Gurley continues to receive one of the largest workloads for RBs in the NFL, but he's doing next to nothing with his opportunity. Gurley can be viewed as a low-end RB2 with upside in this plus matchup.
18 hours ago
Ronald Jones II Note
Ronald Jones II photo 14. Ronald Jones II RB - TB (at LV)
Jones has been dominant over the past few weeks and has looked like one of the better RBs in the entire NFL. While there's always the possibility that Bruce Arians pulls him out of the game, he's earned enough of a leash to be trusted as a high-upside RB2 this week. Against one of the worst run defenses in the NFL, Jones could have a monstrous game.
19 hours ago
Josh Jacobs Note
Josh Jacobs photo 15. Josh Jacobs RB - LV (vs . TB)
Jacobs has been receiving a ton of carries this season, and that should continue in this game, but it might be wise to pump the brakes on him just a bit this week. The Bucs are shutting down opposing RBs and it's hard to envision Jacobs having a big game this week. He's obviously still worth starting, but he should be viewed as a low-end RB1/high-end RB2 here.
19 hours ago
Clyde Edwards-Helaire Note
Clyde Edwards-Helaire photo 16. Clyde Edwards-Helaire RB - KC (at DEN)
CEH is coming off of a monstrous game against the Bills and he would normally be viewed as a safe and locked-and-loaded RB1 this week. However, CEH now has serious competition in this backfield that limits his overall upside. With Bell active this week, it's going to be hard to view CEH as a top-tier option. He's still worth plugging into your lineup, but he can't be trusted to return top-tier production until we see what Bell's involvement in this offense looks like. CEH should be viewed as a high-upside RB2 play.
19 hours ago
Tyreek Hill Note
Tyreek Hill photo 17. Tyreek Hill WR - KC (at DEN)
Hill was in a great spot to go off last week, but the Chiefs simply didn't need him much playing from ahead the majority of the game. There should be no hesitation plugging Hill back into your lineup as a top-tier option this week though. He's a solid WR1.
7 hours ago
Julio Jones Note
Julio Jones photo 18. Julio Jones WR - ATL (vs . DET)
For those who didn't panic and held onto Julio during his absence, you were certainly rewarded last week with a huge performance. Jones is a top-5 wide receiver for fantasy when he's healthy and he could put up another big performance against the Lions pass defense.
8 hours ago
Calvin Ridley Note
Calvin Ridley photo 19. Calvin Ridley WR - ATL (vs . DET)
Ridley continues to get the job done for fantasy and he's an every week must-start option. He can be viewed as a low-end WR1 with upside in this matchup.
8 hours ago
David Montgomery Note
David Montgomery photo 20. David Montgomery RB - CHI (at LAR)
Montgomery hasn't been efficient on the ground, but it hasn't mattered much for fantasy. He's providing a safe floor every single week with his work in the receiving game and he's been around the end zone regularly. Last week, Montgomery was marked down inches away from the end zone. If that would have counted, Montgomery would've been a top-6 RB on the week. It's another tough matchup here for the Bears OL, but Montgomery's simply too safe to not start every single week as a high-end RB2 now.
18 hours ago
Kenny Golladay Note
Kenny Golladay photo 21. Kenny Golladay WR - DET (at ATL)
Golladay has been borderline unstoppable ever since he came back from his injury. In this matchup, fire him up as a mid-range WR1.
8 hours ago
D.K. Metcalf Note
D.K. Metcalf photo 22. D.K. Metcalf WR - SEA (at ARI)
It's hard to look at the NFL and say that there are ten receivers that are better than DK right now. He's been on an absolute tear with Wilson this season and he should be viewed as a locked-and-loaded top-10 option this week against the Cardinals pass defense. Very few defenses have an answer for Metcalf right now and he comes with No. 1 overall WR upside every single week.
7 hours ago
Stefon Diggs Note
Stefon Diggs photo 23. Stefon Diggs WR - BUF (at NYJ)
Diggs continues to produce in this offense and dominate the target share. Moving forward, it's hard to view Diggs as anything other than a solid WR1 rest of season. In this matchup against the Jets secondary, Diggs could have top-5 upside.
8 hours ago
David Johnson Note
David Johnson photo 24. David Johnson RB - HOU (vs . GB)
David Johnson continues to see carries in this offense, even though he hasn't been incredibly efficient. Johnson now has four games this season, out of six, where he's averaged less than four yards per carry. However, as long as he's still seeing carries and finding the end zone occasionally, he belongs in your starting lineup. He can be viewed as a solid RB2 with limited upside yet again this week.
19 hours ago
A.J. Brown Note
A.J. Brown photo 25. A.J. Brown WR - TEN (vs . PIT)
Brown has re-established himself as one of the better wide receivers in the entire NFL since returning from his injury. Although this is a tough defense to go up against, the Steelers can be beat through the air. They're currently allowing the 7th most fantasy points to opposing wideouts and Brown should be able to put together a solid performance here. He can be viewed as a high-end WR2 in this matchup.
7 hours ago
Kenyan Drake Note
Kenyan Drake photo 26. Kenyan Drake RB - ARI (vs . SEA)
Drake looked different running the ball last week and it finally led to the production that we had all been waiting and hoping for from him. It's impossible to say that Drake should be back to being viewed as a potential top-10 option at the RB position like he was in draft season, but the arrow is certainly pointing up. Drake can be plugged into your lineup as a mid-range RB2 in this matchup against the Seahawks that promises to see points go up on the board.
19 hours ago
Terry McLaurin Note
Terry McLaurin photo 27. Terry McLaurin WR - WAS (vs . DAL)
McLaurin is simply getting too many targets each week to be ignored. Even though the offense isn't great, he's getting the job done and producing solid low-end WR2 numbers. Start him up as a solid WR2 with WR1 upside this week in a plus matchup.
8 hours ago
Antonio Gibson Note
Antonio Gibson photo 28. Antonio Gibson RB - WAS (vs . DAL)
Gibson's usage is a bit concerning moving forward. With Gibson only receiving nine carries and McKissic seeing eight carries in week six, it's enough to pump the brakes on Gibson's fantasy outlook moving forward. Gibson has a fine matchup in front of him, but he can't be trusted as anything more than a low-end RB2 right now if he continues to split the work with McKissic.
19 hours ago
Chris Godwin Note
Chris Godwin photo 29. Chris Godwin WR - TB (at LV)
Godwin came back into the lineup last week and received a large target share right out of the gates. As long as Godwin's healthy, he needs to be in your starting lineup. He should be viewed as a low-end WR1 this week with upside.
7 hours ago
Tyler Lockett Note
Tyler Lockett photo 30. Tyler Lockett WR - SEA (at ARI)
Lockett's been a bit of a disappointment the past couple of weeks, but he simply deserves to be in your starting lineup every single week. He's attached to arguably the best QB in the game and he's still seeing the targets in the key areas of the field that can lead to top-tier fantasy production. He should be viewed as a high-end WR2 this week with upside.
7 hours ago
Mike Evans Note
Mike Evans photo 31. Mike Evans WR - TB (at LV)
In the three games that Godwin and Evans have played together this season, Evans has seen a total of 10 targets. That's not great, Bob. Evans is clearly not one of Brady's top priorities when Godwin and Gronk are on the field, which limits Evans' upside. Evans is a touchdown-dependent WR2 until we see his target share jump up when Godwin is on the field.
7 hours ago
Travis Kelce Note
Travis Kelce photo 32. Travis Kelce TE - KC (at DEN)
He was the Kelce we all know and love last week, racking up 5/65/2 in a messy game against the Bills defense that can't seem to stop tight ends. It's not quite the same story with the Broncos, though. They've faced four tight ends who've seen four-plus targets, and while all of them totaled at least three catches and 36 yards, none of them topped 49 yards. The only top-12 tight end they've played was Jonnu Smith, who turned seven targets into 4/36/1 back in Week 1, which was the biggest tight end performance they allowed. The Broncos were good against tight ends in this same scheme last year, though it didn't stop Kelce from catching 17 balls for 186 yards in the two games combined. You're never going to bench Kelce, so the only reason you'd be here is to ask about playing him for DFS purposes. While this isn't a great matchup on paper, I don't think it's a matchup you should run from, especially knowing the George Kittle (the other expensive tight end) has a brutal matchup against the Patriots. If you're paying up, Kelce would be my pick.
19 hours ago
D'Andre Swift Note
D'Andre Swift photo 33. D'Andre Swift RB - DET (at ATL)
The Lions came out this past week with a clear plan to get Swift more involved in this offense. His talent was on full display and he put up a dominant fantasy performance. The question now becomes, will he receive the same amount of work in a game that the Lions aren't playing with a huge lead? Swift should still be heavily involved in this offense in the future, but it's going to be hard to trust him as anything more than a high-end RB3 until we see him start to take over the majority of the touches. As long as AP is still on the roster, it's unlikely that that ever happens.
19 hours ago
Will Fuller V Note
Will Fuller V photo 34. Will Fuller V WR - HOU (vs . GB)
Fuller has been on fire recently and, aside from his disappearing act in week two, he's been a safe option to plug into your lineup every single week. Over the last four games, Fuller is averaging 5 receptions, 87.75 receiving yards, and one touchdown. He should be viewed as a safe WR2 with WR1 upside every single week moving forward.
8 hours ago
Boston Scott Note
Boston Scott photo 35. Boston Scott RB - PHI (vs . NYG)
With the news that Sanders is likely out for 1-2 weeks, Scott will step in as the main beneficiary and he should see a slight uptick in his carries and receptions out of the backfield. However, Scott's unlikely to step in and see all of Sanders' workload. He can be plugged in as a fine low-end RB2 in this matchup.
19 hours ago
Allen Robinson II Note
Allen Robinson II photo 36. Allen Robinson II WR - CHI (at LAR)
Robinson was shut down last week for the most part, but he's still a solid low-end WR1 start every single week based on his opportunity in this offense.
7 hours ago
Devin Singletary Note
Devin Singletary photo 37. Devin Singletary RB - BUF (at NYJ)
Right now, it's difficult to trust any of the Bills RBs after what we've seen from this offense over the past couple of weeks. While it's a good matchup, and the Bills should be running the clock out fairly early on, it's hard to trust Singletary as anything more than a high-end RB3 this week.
19 hours ago
Keenan Allen Note
Keenan Allen photo 38. Keenan Allen WR - LAC (vs . JAC)
Allen seems like he's on track to play in this one after leaving their last game early with a back injury. If he's on the field, you're starting him in your lineup due to the sheer amount of targets he's going to command. Allen can be viewed as a solid WR2 this week that gets a bump up in Full PPR formats.
7 hours ago
Amari Cooper Note
Amari Cooper photo 39. Amari Cooper WR - DAL (at WAS)
All of the Cowboys receivers take a hit with Dalton behind center, but Cooper should continue to be a safe high-end WR2 every week based on volume alone. The Cowboys are going to continue to throw the ball a ridiculous amount with their defense playing the way that it is now, which means that Cooper should continue to see 7+ targets every game. Fire him up as a high-end WR2 this week.
8 hours ago
Robby Anderson Note
Robby Anderson photo 40. Robby Anderson WR - CAR (at NO)
Anderson continues to showcase his talent week after week. While he didn't get a ton done for fantasy this past week, he was able to reel in a couple of very difficult grabs that put his ability on full display. While the matchup isn't great on paper, Anderson should see enough work to be viewed as a solid WR2 with WR1 upside.
13 hours ago
Justin Jackson Note
Justin Jackson photo 41. Justin Jackson RB - LAC (vs . JAC)
Jackson seemed to take over this backfield against New Orleans, but we can't be sure that that was just specific to that game. With that being said, it's worth rolling the dice on Jackson's projected workload in this matchup against the Jaguars. The Jags are currently the 5th easiest matchup for opposing RBs and Jackson should bring a safe floor with his work in the receiving game. You can fire up Jackson as a solid RB2 with upside in this matchup.
19 hours ago
Robert Woods Note
Robert Woods photo 42. Robert Woods WR - LAR (vs . CHI)
Woods has struggled to live up to the offseason hype with this offense being as run-heavy as it is, but he's still been a consistent option for your starting lineup every single week. Woods should be viewed as a high-end WR3 in this matchup against the vaunted Bears pass defense.
7 hours ago
Cooper Kupp Note
Cooper Kupp photo 43. Cooper Kupp WR - LAR (vs . CHI)
Kupp has not been as steady of a contributor as we all were hoping at the beginning of the season. Over the last two weeks, Kupp has been the WR55 in Half PPR formats. Now, he has a matchup against the Bears defense that are suffocating opposing wideouts and allowing very little to opposing QBs from a fantasy perspective. Kupp should be viewed as a WR3 this week against the Bears that will need to find the end zone to finish higher than that mark.
7 hours ago
Odell Beckham Jr. Note
Odell Beckham Jr. photo 44. Odell Beckham Jr. WR - CLE (at CIN)
OBJ did next to nothing this past week with Mayfield struggling, but that doesn't mean that we should leave him out of our starting lineups in this game. The Bengals defense shouldn't be able to slow down OBJ and he's in an excellent spot to put up a dominant performance. Beckham should be viewed as a low-end WR2 with WR1 upside.
7 hours ago
Michael Thomas Note
Michael Thomas photo 45. Michael Thomas WR - NO (vs . CAR)
Thomas seemed set to return to action this week, but he's apparently still dealing with some nagging injuries that have his return in question now. If he does suit up, he's a locked-in WR1.
13 hours ago
Chase Claypool Note
Chase Claypool photo 46. Chase Claypool WR - PIT (at TEN)
Claypool has been dominant the past few weeks and he's consistently finding the end zone. However, there are serious questions about what his role in this offense will look like with Johnson back on the field. Claypool comes with ridiculous upside, but it's going to be impossible to trust him as anything more than a FLEX play this week. He can absolutely go off, but he's almost certainly going to see his snaps decrease with Johnson back in the lineup. That makes him a bit more of a risky play, which bumps him down the rankings a bit.
7 hours ago
D.J. Moore Note
D.J. Moore photo 47. D.J. Moore WR - CAR (at NO)
Moore continues to become more of a part of this offense and he was able to command 11 targets with Samuel out of the lineup last week. In this matchup, Moore's a fine high-end WR3 play with upside.
13 hours ago
Darrell Henderson Note
Darrell Henderson photo 48. Darrell Henderson RB - LAR (vs . CHI)
Henderson continues to see the majority of the work in this backfield. He's looked fantastic with his opportunity and I expect McVay to stick with him as the primary back yet again this week. With Akers being a non-factor in this offense, Henderson can be rolled out as a safe RB2 every week with upside.
18 hours ago
CeeDee Lamb Note
CeeDee Lamb photo 49. CeeDee Lamb WR - DAL (at WAS)
Lamb has been a fantasy football star this season. While it's hard to trust him with the way that Dalton looked on MNF, Lamb should continue to get peppered with the targets in the short passing game. He's a safe low-end WR2 this week against Washington.
8 hours ago
Devonta Freeman Note
Devonta Freeman photo 50. Devonta Freeman RB - NYG (at PHI)
Freeman continues to get significant work in this offense. While he hasn't been especially efficient with his opportunity, he's still worth plugging into your lineup as a low-end RB2.
19 hours ago
D.J. Chark Jr. Note
D.J. Chark Jr. photo 51. D.J. Chark Jr. WR - JAC (at LAC)
Chark continues to dominate the target share in this Jags offense, but he simply wasn't able to convert it into solid fantasy production last week. While it's hard to project Chark with 14 targets again this week, he's easily going to see 8+, which puts him automatically in the WR2 discussion. Even though it's a tough matchup, Chark should see enough pure volume to be viewed as a low-end WR2 with upside
7 hours ago
Jerick McKinnon Note
Jerick McKinnon photo 52. Jerick McKinnon RB - SF (at NE)
With Mostert out, McKinnon gets the nod as the next man up again. He'll be involved as a receiver out of the backfield, but based on his usage over the past couple of weeks, we can't expect him to see the majority of the carries. McKinnon can be viewed as a low-upside RB2 this week.
19 hours ago
George Kittle Note
George Kittle photo 53. George Kittle TE - SF (at NE)
He's either totaled exactly 44 yards and no touchdown, or he's posted 100-plus yards and a touchdown. There's been no in-between. Kittle is front-and-center of this offense and everyone knows it, though no one has been able to stop it. This is the third straight year he's averaged 9.8 or more yards per target. Will Bill Belichick have the answer? The Patriots actually rank No. 1 in the Football Outsiders DVOA metric that takes level of competition into consideration. Through five games, they've allowed just 200 yards to the tight end position, which ranks as the third-lowest mark in all of football. They've played against Travis Kelce, Darren Waller, and Mike Gesicki, yet no tight end has walked out of the game with more than three receptions. Now that's a crazy stat. It's worth noting that none of them saw more than six targets, so the way they're scheming against tight ends must be working. Kittle has never played against the Patriots, so it's tough to say how we should feel about it. What I can tell you is that over the last six times they've played Kelce, he hasn't topped more than 13.6 PPR points, so while you're playing Kittle in redraft leagues, maybe you shouldn't be paying up in DFS cash lineups.
19 hours ago
Darius Slayton Note
Darius Slayton photo 54. Darius Slayton WR - NYG (at PHI)
Slayton was able to finally find the end zone in week six, which is a good thing because otherwise his fantasy production would've been abysmal. Slayton only saw four targets last week in a game that the Giants were winning, but that's not expected to happen much moving forward. Slayton should see his targets bounce back up against Philadelphia, but he might have a tough time producing anything more than low-end WR2 numbers. Start Slayton as a WR3 this week against the Eagles.
13 hours ago
Tee Higgins Note
Tee Higgins photo 55. Tee Higgins WR - CIN (vs . CLE)
Higgins has emerged and is a star in the making. He's producing some ridiculous numbers in this offense and he looks to have a very bright future in the NFL. He can be viewed as a high-upside WR3 every single week moving forward.
8 hours ago
Tyler Boyd Note
Tyler Boyd photo 56. Tyler Boyd WR - CIN (vs . CLE)
Boyd hasn't produced as much as we've expected the past couple of weeks, but he's still a fine option to plug into your lineup as a high-end WR3 with upside.
8 hours ago
Mike Williams Note
Mike Williams photo 57. Mike Williams WR - LAC (vs . JAC)
Williams carries a ton of question marks heading into this contest because we simply don't know what his involvement in the offense is going to be with Herbert behind center and Allen on the field. Williams' skillset matches up with Herbert's perfectly, so I'm optimistic that these two can hook up on some big plays deep downfield, but it's far from a sure thing. For this game, Williams should be viewed as a low-end WR3 with incredible upside.
7 hours ago
Travis Fulgham Note
Travis Fulgham photo 58. Travis Fulgham WR - PHI (vs . NYG)
With the news that Jeffery will be out this week, Fulgham jumps right back up into consideration as a viable fantasy option. While the Giants have been actually pretty tough on opposing wideouts, Fulgham's proven himself in some really tough matchups recently. He's shown a rapport with Wentz and he can be viewed as a solid WR3 this week with upside.
13 hours ago
Brandin Cooks Note
Brandin Cooks photo 59. Brandin Cooks WR - HOU (vs . GB)
Are we ready to trust Cooks moving forward? We should. Since putting up a 0 for 0 stat line in week four, Cooks has seen 21 targets and has reeled in 17 of them for 229 yards and two touchdowns. He's now a solid low-end WR2 with Watson getting back to his usual self, as well. Fire him up with confidence in this matchup.
8 hours ago
Jamison Crowder Note
Jamison Crowder photo 60. Jamison Crowder WR - NYJ (vs . BUF)
Crowder dominated the target share for the Jets last week, as expected, but he wasn't able to get much done with them with Flacco throwing him the ball. Crowder's still a high-end WR3 based on volume in Full PPR formats, but it's going to be hard to trust him as anything more than that in this matchup.
8 hours ago
Darren Waller Note
Darren Waller photo 61. Darren Waller TE - LV (vs . TB)
Through five weeks, he led all tight ends in targets (47). It certainly helped that Ruggs and Edwards missed time, but he's seen a steady stream of targets in almost every game, as evidenced by the seven-plus targets in 4-of-5 games. He's also caught at least five passes in 4-of-5 games, highlighting a floor that not many wide receivers have, let alone tight ends. The Bucs have been a team that's improved considerably against tight ends, though they're still not a matchup you have to avoid, as they've allowed four different tight ends finish as top-15 options through six weeks. There have been two tight ends who've seen more than five targets against them, and their totals were 5/80/0 (Jared Cook) and 5/46/0 (Noah Fant), two tight ends who move like receivers, just like Waller. With the lack of success the Raiders will have on the ground, it should lead to them targeting Waller a lot, similar to the Saints game back in Week 2. Start him as a high-end TE1 and he should deliver.
19 hours ago
Adrian Peterson Note
Adrian Peterson photo 62. Adrian Peterson RB - DET (at ATL)
Peterson continues to get carries in this offense and he can be viewed as a fine fill-in option if fantasy teams are in a pinch. He can be viewed as a RB3 this week.
19 hours ago
JuJu Smith-Schuster Note
JuJu Smith-Schuster photo 63. JuJu Smith-Schuster WR - PIT (at TEN)
Juju has been a disappointment the past few games with the emergence of Claypool beside him, but this is too good of a matchup to not plug Smith-Schuster into your lineup as a high-end WR3 with upside.
7 hours ago
Joshua Kelley Note
Joshua Kelley photo 64. Joshua Kelley RB - LAC (vs . JAC)
Kelley didn't inherit as much of the workload as we may have expected heading into their matchup with New Orleans, but that doesn't mean that he's not a solid start here against Jacksonville. Kelley still projects to be the goal line back and he should see plenty of scoring opportunities against the Jags run defense. Kelley can be viewed as a high-end RB3 with upside in this one.
19 hours ago
T.J. Hockenson Note
T.J. Hockenson photo 65. T.J. Hockenson TE - DET (at ATL)
It really stinks that we can't start Hockenson with too much confidence, as his 14.9 percent target share is teetering on good, but given the lack of volume from Stafford, it's limited Hockenson's opportunity. He's seen at least four targets in every game but has seen more than five targets just once. He's totaled just 26 yards over the last two weeks combined, and they were great matchups against the Saints and Jaguars, so it causes a bit of concern, but not enough to keep him out of lineups against the Falcons. They have already allowed five tight ends to post top-12 numbers, and that's not even including Kyle Rudolph's No. 18 finish last week. The only tight end who didn't finish with top-12 numbers was Ian Thomas, who finished his game with one target. As a whole, they've allowed an 81.6 percent completion-rate (2nd-highest), 8.94 yards per target (5th-highest), and a touchdown every 7.0 targets (2nd-highest). All of that amounts to a massive 2.57 PPR points per target. Start Hockenson as a strong TE1 this week.
3 days ago
Deebo Samuel Note
Deebo Samuel photo 66. Deebo Samuel WR - SF (at NE)
Samuel was able to score last week, but it's hard to trust him as anything more than a low-end WR3/FLEX play. He's just simply not seeing enough targets to be viewed any higher than that.
7 hours ago
Phillip Lindsay Note
Phillip Lindsay photo 67. Phillip Lindsay RB - DEN (vs . KC)
Lindsay got the majority of the touches last week and he put up a dominant performance against the Patriots. While Lindsay certainly doesn't have as high of a ceiling with Gordon back in the lineup, he's still worth rolling out as a safe RB3 option in a tough matchup.
19 hours ago
Michael Gallup Note
Michael Gallup photo 68. Michael Gallup WR - DAL (at WAS)
Gallup is the WR in Dallas that takes the biggest hit with the way that the OL and Dalton are playing right now. Gallup thrives on the downfield passing game, but if the OL can't block anyone long enough for Gallup to get 15+ yards downfield, it doesn't really matter much. Unfortunately, Gallup is teetering on WR4 status right now for this game and it's hard to see how he finishes much higher than that.
8 hours ago
Laviska Shenault Jr. Note
Laviska Shenault Jr. photo 69. Laviska Shenault Jr. WR - JAC (at LAC)
Shenault continues to see targets in this offense, but he wasn't able to produce with them last week. Shenault belongs right back in your starting lineup as a solid FLEX option this week with how much the Jaguars continue to throw the ball.
7 hours ago
Christian Kirk Note
Christian Kirk photo 70. Christian Kirk WR - ARI (vs . SEA)
Kirk continues to see his role in this offense grow and he also saw his snap count percentage grow up to 81% this past week. Moving forward, Kirk is worth plugging into your lineup in plus matchups as a solid WR3. In this matchup against the Seahawks secondary, Kirk should be viewed as a high-upside WR3 play.
7 hours ago
Jarvis Landry Note
Jarvis Landry photo 71. Jarvis Landry WR - CLE (at CIN)
Landry also struggled last week, along with the rest of the Browns offense, but he should bounce back in a plus matchup here. He can be viewed as a low-end WR3.
8 hours ago
Hunter Henry Note
Hunter Henry photo 72. Hunter Henry TE - LAC (vs . JAC)
He's now been targeted at least seven times in 4-of-5 games this season, something that's extremely rare for tight ends in today's NFL. It's disappointing that he's been held below 40 yards in each of the last two games, but targets amount to production more often than not. You'd actually think his production would go up with Ekeler out of the lineup, but it's had a reverse effect. Welcome to the matchup with the Jaguars, where fantasy points are given away for free. Seriously, they've allowed a league-high 2.63 PPR points per target to tight ends, which includes 10.63 yards per target and a touchdown every 7.0 targets. If Henry gets the seven targets he has in 4-of-5 games this year, he should finish as a top-three tight end. What makes the 2.63 PPR points per target even better is that they've played against Jonnu Smith, Darren Fells, T.J. Hockenson, Mike Gesicki, Jack Doyle, and Drew Sample, so it hasn't been a brutal schedule or anything. Henry should be played as a high-end TE1 this week.
2 days ago
Julian Edelman Note
Julian Edelman photo 73. Julian Edelman WR - NE (vs . SF)
Edelman's had a few disappointing performances recently and it's hard to trust him anywhere near your starting lineup right now. If you are forced into playing him, he should be viewed as a FLEX play at best.
7 hours ago
Chase Edmonds Note
Chase Edmonds photo 74. Chase Edmonds RB - ARI (vs . SEA)
Edmonds just isn't seeing enough touches to be viewed as a viable start for fantasy. Edmonds is a high-end RB4 in my rankings this week that can be plugged into your lineup in a pinch, but you shouldn't be expecting huge things from him.
19 hours ago
Melvin Gordon III Note
Melvin Gordon III photo 75. Melvin Gordon III RB - DEN (vs . KC)
Gordon should return for this matchup after missing last week with an illness. While he does have the potential suspension hanging over his head, it might be a while before we get official word on that situation. Until we get word, Gordon should be viewed as a high-end RB3 in this matchup with Lindsay back and involved in this offense.
19 hours ago
Jerry Jeudy Note
Jerry Jeudy photo 76. Jerry Jeudy WR - DEN (vs . KC)
The Broncos didn't have to throw the ball a ton last week, which led to Jeudy being barely involved. However, we know that the Broncos are going to have play catch-up in this one, which creates a great opportunity for Jeudy. While it's a tough matchup, Jeudy should see enough work to be viewed as a solid FLEX play with upside.
7 hours ago
Tim Patrick Note
Tim Patrick photo 77. Tim Patrick WR - DEN (vs . KC)
Patrick continues to produce in this offense. He's played his way into a larger role and he's now gone over 100 yards in back-to-back games. He should be viewed as a high-upside FLEX play this week in a tough matchup.
7 hours ago
Keelan Cole Note
Keelan Cole photo 78. Keelan Cole WR - JAC (at LAC)
Cole has continued to get the job done for fantasy and he's now the WR21 on the season. He's seen the same amount of targets this season as Tyreek Hill and Tyler Lockett, yet he's continuously viewed as a low-end WR3 or FLEX play. Cole's more than that. He's an extremely talented WR and he should be viewed as a high-end WR3 with upside every single week. While this is a tough matchup for opposing wideouts, Cole should be a safe option to plug into your lineup.
7 hours ago
John Brown Note
John Brown photo 79. John Brown WR - BUF (at NYJ)
Brown was hobbled last week and just missed on connecting on a big play that would've made his fantasy output look much different. While he hurt fantasy managers that took the shot on him last week, he's still worth rolling back into your lineup this week. Assuming that he's fully healthy, Brown should be viewed as a solid WR3 with top-20 upside.
8 hours ago
Robert Tonyan Note
Robert Tonyan photo 80. Robert Tonyan TE - GB (at HOU)
Despite already getting his bye week out of the way, Tonyan ranks 24th among tight ends in routes run. Of the tight ends who've seen 15-plus targets, Tonyan ranks 15th in yards per route run despite not seeing a target in Week 1. The Texans are clearly not a matchup to avoid now that we've seen Travis Kelce, Eric Ebron, and then... Anthony Firkser post at least 50 yards and a touchdown against them. It also hasn't been what you'd call a can't-miss matchup, either, as we've watched Mark Andrews finish with one catch for 29 yards, and Tyler Eifert finish with three catches for 16 yards despite seeing seven targets. With Marquez Valdes-Scantling struggling to do much with his targets, I'd expect more targets to start moving the big tight end's way. Still, that would require some assumptions, which is always dangerous to do, especially when Aaron Jones and Davante Adams both have plus matchups in this game. For now, Tonyan should be considered a high-end TE2 who has top-five upside in this matchup.
19 hours ago
Rob Gronkowski Note
Rob Gronkowski photo 81. Rob Gronkowski TE - TB (at LV)
It was good to see Gronkowski get into the end zone for the first time since Week 11 of 2018 last week. Is he back? We've talked about his growing role in the offense, as he's now seen at least six targets in three of the last four games, including a season-high eight of them last week in a game where Brady threw the ball just 27 times (that's a 29.6 target share). The Raiders have been what most would describe as a below average matchup for tight ends, as they've allowed a 59.4 percent catch-rate (5th-lowest), 6.50 yards per target (9th-lowest), and a touchdown every 16.0 targets (19th-lowest). The only tight end who's totaled more than 16 yards against them was Travis Kelce when he racked up 8/108/1 in their last game. The other competition was Ian Thomas, Jared Cook, Ryan Izzo, and Dawson Knox, so can we really take much from that sample? I'd say they're an average matchup for tight ends based on what we saw out of them in the same scheme last year, so knowing Gronkowski's role continues to grow, he should be on the low-end TE1 radar this week.
19 hours ago
Damien Harris Note
Damien Harris photo 82. Damien Harris RB - NE (vs . SF)
As of right now, there really isn't any RB on New England that you want to trust other than White. The carries just simply aren't there for either Harris or Burkhead and they don't have the scoring opportunities with Newton being the goal line back.
19 hours ago
Henry Ruggs III Note
Henry Ruggs III photo 83. Henry Ruggs III WR - LV (vs . TB)
Ruggs continues to get more involved in this offense as the season progresses, but he's going to have a tough time getting free against this Tampa defense. Ruggs should be viewed as a boom-or-bust FLEX play this week against one of the league's toughest matchups.
7 hours ago
James White Note
James White photo 84. James White RB - NE (vs . SF)
As of right now, there really isn't any RB on New England that you want to trust other than White. The carries just simply aren't there for either Harris or Burkhead and they don't have the scoring opportunities with Newton being the goal line back. White's getting a ton of work out of the backfield as a receiver and is a sneaky low-end RB2 play this week in any PPR formats.
19 hours ago
Marvin Jones Jr. Note
Marvin Jones Jr. photo 85. Marvin Jones Jr. WR - DET (at ATL)
Here are a few receivers who have more yardage than Jones on the year: Dontrelle Inman, Olamide Zaccheaus, Willie Snead, David Moore, Jalen Guyton, and Kalif Raymond. There are a lot more, as he ranked 91st in yards among receivers through six weeks. This game is the last hope for a resurgence. The Falcons have already allowed 11 different receivers to post top-36 numbers against them, so essentially two per game. Jones has seen at least five targets in 3-of-5 games this year, and knowing teams have thrown the ball 63.6 percent of the time against the Falcons, we should expect at least five targets in this game. The Falcons have allowed a massive 10.2 yards per target to wide receivers, and it's not on a small sample size anymore, as they've seen 128 targets, which ranks as the third-most in the league. They are who they are, but the question now is: Is Jones who he appears to be, or does he have a big game left? My gut tells me he's going to have a top-36 performance, but he has to be considered a WR4 with how poorly he's produced.
19 hours ago
Brandon Aiyuk Note
Brandon Aiyuk photo 86. Brandon Aiyuk WR - SF (at NE)
Aiyuk was able to reel in the touchdown last week, but he would've had a terrible outing if he hadn't. Aiyuk's the third receiving option - at best - in a run-heavy offense. He's droppable for the right player in most leagues and should be avoided in your starting lineup.
7 hours ago
A.J. Green Note
A.J. Green photo 87. A.J. Green WR - CIN (vs . CLE)
Green was finally able to produce last week and he put up great numbers. Unfortunately, it's going to be difficult to trust Green this week even after a good performance. I'd recommend waiting another week to see if Green's performance last week was a fluke or not before plugging him confidently into your starting lineup. He's a fine FLEX play, but he certainly comes with a wide range of outcomes.
8 hours ago
Latavius Murray Note
Latavius Murray photo 88. Latavius Murray RB - NO (vs . CAR)
Murray's been seeing enough work over the past few games, averaging 11.3 carries, to warrant consideration in this plus matchup as well. Murray should be viewed as a high-end RB3.
19 hours ago
Frank Gore Note
Frank Gore photo 89. Frank Gore RB - NYJ (vs . BUF)
Gore was viewed as a decent bye week fill-in option last week based on the pure volume that he was going to receive. However, we didn't see Gore dominate the touches in this backfield with Perine getting worked in slightly. Without one clear option in this backfield, on a team that is literally the worst in football, it's smart to just avoid it altogether.
19 hours ago
Marquez Valdes-Scantling Note
Marquez Valdes-Scantling photo 90. Marquez Valdes-Scantling WR - GB (at HOU)
MVS is simply a dart throw at the position at this point. He could break off a big play this week, but you're simply stuck hoping that that happens. Otherwise, you're not going to be happy that you started him. He's a low-end FLEX play this week.
8 hours ago
Evan Engram Note
Evan Engram photo 91. Evan Engram TE - NYG (at PHI)
Targets haven't been a problem for Engram, though the Giants might start to make them one. He's seen 35 through six weeks, which ranks seventh among tight ends. The problem is that they've netted just 177 scoreless yards, which ranks 21st among tight ends. He's been so inefficient, it's quite remarkable. His teammate, Kaden Smith, ran just four routes last week, but was targeted three times on them and caught every one of them, though they went for just 15 yards. Do they start utilizing him more? The Eagles have allowed a historically-bad 84.1 percent completion-rate to tight ends through six games. Even though those receptions have only gone for 10.2 yards a pop, they've allowed the fourth-most fantasy points to the position. This actually plays right into Engram's role, as he's been targeted just 5.1 yards from the line of scrimmage, which ranks as the fifth-lowest mark in the game, behind only Isaiah Wright, Deebo Samuel, JuJu Smith-Schuster, and Larry Fitzgerald. It seems they're just letting his athleticism go to waste. He's only topped 35 yards once this year and has now seen just five targets over the last two weeks. The Eagles have allowed at least one tight end touchdown in 4-of-6 games, so it's tough to completely pass on him, but he's not even guaranteed the floor that he once had. Consider him a high-end TE2 in a great matchup.
20 hours ago
JaMycal Hasty Note
JaMycal Hasty photo 92. JaMycal Hasty RB - SF (at NE)
Hasty came out and got the majority of the carries last week after Mostert went down, but this offense is simply too unpredictable with their RB usage to trust Hasty as anything more than a dart throw.
19 hours ago
Mecole Hardman Note
Mecole Hardman photo 93. Mecole Hardman WR - KC (at DEN)
Hardman only saw 40% of the Chiefs offensive snaps in week six and he was barely involved in the offense. While he looked to be a great option last week, the usage is simply too unpredictable. I'd recommend avoiding Hardman this week, if you can.
7 hours ago
Jared Cook Note
Jared Cook photo 94. Jared Cook TE - NO (vs . CAR)
He returned in Week 5, only to see three targets for the second consecutive game. His target totals from his first four games are 7, 5, 3, 3. That doesn't inspire confidence when you want when starting a tight end, especially knowing Michael Thomas is returning to the lineup. The Panthers have allowed just 4.70 yards per target to tight ends through six games, which ranks as the second-lowest number in football. It's not due to a lack of volume, either, as they've faced 47 targets (seventh-most) and allowed just two touchdowns. All in all, it amounts to just 1.34 PPR points per target, which is the fourth-lowest number in the league. Cook should be considered a touchdown-or-bust TE2 until he gets more involved in the offense, though Emmanuel Sanders' role has grown to the point where that may not happen.
3 days ago
James Washington Note
James Washington photo 95. James Washington WR - PIT (at TEN)
He's seen 18 targets over the last three weeks, but those games were played without Diontae Johnson for much of them. Knowing how well Claypool has played, it's likely Washington who sees the largest dip in snaps with Johnson back. But it is crazy to see the target totals from these four wide receivers to this point: Smith-Schuster 28, Johnson 26, Washington 26, and Claypool 24. Knowing the Steelers don't run 4WR sets, it's Washington who's the odd man out.
19 hours ago
Diontae Johnson Note
Diontae Johnson photo 96. Diontae Johnson WR - PIT (at TEN)
Johnson appears to be trending towards suiting up in this game, which creates ripple effects throughout the rest of the receiving corps. Johnson's going to be hard to trust to plug into your lineup for the first time in several weeks, but he can be viewed as a high-upside WR3 start if he's fully healthy.
8 hours ago
Cole Beasley Note
Cole Beasley photo 97. Cole Beasley WR - BUF (at NYJ)
Beasley simply just continues to get the job done for fantasy and he's now the WR28 in all of fantasy football. While Brown's presence may limit Beasley's ceiling, he's still worth rolling into your lineup every week as a solid WR3 in Full PPR formats.
8 hours ago
Emmanuel Sanders Note
Emmanuel Sanders photo 98. Emmanuel Sanders WR - NO (vs . CAR)
If Thomas does end up sitting again this week, Sanders would be worth looking at as a solid WR3 with upside yet again. However, he's nothing more than a FLEX play if Thomas does return.
13 hours ago
Malcolm Brown Note
Malcolm Brown photo 99. Malcolm Brown RB - LAR (vs . CHI)
It's been pretty apparent who the Rams best running back is but don't go getting overconfident. I know I sound like a broken record, but Sean McVay has said he's modeling his run-game after Kyle Shanahan and that he'll play the hot hand on a game-by-game basis. The Bears have been a team you can run the ball against more than in years past, as running backs have averaged a solid 4.31 yards per carry while scoring five touchdowns through six games. That's been Henderson's primary area of usage, as he's tallied 69 of the Rams 118 carries (58.5 percent) over the last five games. If his usage continues in this game, he should be able to deliver a top-25 performance. The Bears have dominated running backs in the passing game while allowing just 1.12 PPR points per target to them on the year, which is the second-lowest number in the league. It's not a small sample size, either, as they've averaged a solid 6.7 targets per game. Because of all these factors, the Bears have yet to allow a top-15 running back against them. There have been three running backs who've totaled at least 80 yards on the ground, so Henderson is the only one I'd consider startable when you factor in their roles, though he's still just a high-end RB3 with the uncertainty in this backfield. Brown's role typically comes down to passing usage, though he's still yet to total more than 31 yards through the air, and the Bears have yet to allow a running back more than 36 yards through the air, making him a weak RB4. Akers is a wait-and-see bench stash, but not a great one.
19 hours ago
Demarcus Robinson Note
Demarcus Robinson photo 100. Demarcus Robinson WR - KC (at DEN)
With Watkins out again, Robinson becomes an intriguing play for rosters that need a fill-in option right away. Robinson is seeing the targets in this offense with Watkins out and he should be viewed as a solid WR3 with upside if he's able to find the end zone.
7 hours ago
Randall Cobb Note
Randall Cobb photo 101. Randall Cobb WR - HOU (vs . GB)
Cobb was able to find the end zone last week, but he wasn't involved much outside of that. He's nothing more than a fill-in FLEX option in Full PPR leagues right now.
8 hours ago
Breshad Perriman Note
Breshad Perriman photo 102. Breshad Perriman WR - NYJ (vs . BUF)
Perriman was able to produce last week, but his injury concerns make him a volatile FLEX play this week. There's no predicting whether or not he'll leave a game early and hurt fantasy managers that take the chance on him. It's probably best to look elsewhere.
8 hours ago
Austin Hooper Note
Austin Hooper photo 103. Austin Hooper TE - CLE (at CIN)
We talked about Hooper's increased role last week and that trend continued in Week 6 when he saw six targets. He's now caught five passes in each of his last three games, which is certainly something streamers can rely on. He's still yet to top 57 yards and he's scored just one touchdown, but again, tight ends have not been reliant this year, so the targets and receptions are what we should be looking at. His target share percentage has gone 5, 17, 17, 23, 27, 21, so there's a clear escalation, especially with Nick Chubb out of the lineup. The Bengals have been a popular team to play tight ends against because of the volume they've seen. They've seen a league-high 56 targets through six games, even though they've been a rather efficient defense against them, as evidenced by the 1.69 PPR points per target they've allowed which is near the league average. But again, they have now allowed 56-plus yards to four different tight ends. It is worth noting that each of those tight ends have seen at least five targets, but now that Hooper is there, he should be considered a decent low-end TE1 streaming option.
4 days ago
Jimmy Graham Note
Jimmy Graham photo 104. Jimmy Graham TE - CHI (at LAR)
Sure, Graham has at least five targets in 5-of-6 games, which is great for a tight end. However, he's topped 34 yards just once and has touchdowns masking that inefficiency. He is tied with Travis Kelce for the most targets inside the red zone (10) and ranks second in targets inside the five-yard line (4), so we have to factor that in, especially when Allen Robinson is going to be shadowed by Jalen Ramsey. The Rams have allowed just 5.43 yards per target to tight end, which is essentially what Graham has averaged, though tight ends have been funneled targets against them. They've faced 53 targets, the fifth-most in the league, which has allowed tight ends to produce. They've allowed three top-12 tight end performances, even though just one tight end (George Kittle) has topped 42 yards. It's similar to the way it always is with Graham; he's a touchdown-or-bust play, though he may see more targets than normal this week. Consider him a mid-to-high-end TE2.
19 hours ago
DeSean Jackson Note
DeSean Jackson photo 105. DeSean Jackson WR - PHI (vs . NYG)
Jackson will be back in the lineup for this game, but it sounds like he may be on a snap count. With that in mind, it's best to stay far away from Jackson this week in fantasy.
13 hours ago
Dalton Schultz Note
Dalton Schultz photo 106. Dalton Schultz TE - DAL (at WAS)
The hype machine has died down quite a bit over the last few weeks, as Schultz has totaled just five catches for 41 yards in the last two games combined, which included just a 9.3 percent target share. Is there a glimmer of hope this week? Of the production that the Football Team has allowed to skill-position players, tight ends have accounted for 25.8 percent of them, which is the third-highest mark in the league. We've watched them allow four different tight ends produce top-15 numbers, including Gerald Everett, Dallas Goedert, and Zach Ertz. The 2.34 PPR points per target they've allowed ranks as the sixth most in football, and it's not just touchdowns, as the 8.98 yards per target ranks as the fourth-highest number in the league. Schultz is not a guarantee, but which tight ends are? He should be in the low-end TE1/high-end TE2 conversation this week.
3 days ago
Russell Gage Note
Russell Gage photo 107. Russell Gage WR - ATL (vs . DET)
Gage wasn't heavily targeted last week, but with the Falcons offense back to being a dynamic unit, Gage is an intriguing deep league FLEX option this week. The Lions are surrendering plenty of fantasy points to opposing slot wideouts and Gage could be a sneaky play.
8 hours ago
J.D. McKissic Note
J.D. McKissic photo 108. J.D. McKissic RB - WAS (vs . DAL)
McKissic had some hype in the offseason, but it faded away pretty quickly. However, now over the past two weeks McKissic has re-emerged as a solid RB3 for fantasy purposes. He's getting significant touches with Allen behind center. In this matchup, he can be plugged in as a solid RB3 that gets a boost in Full PPR leagues.
19 hours ago
Hayden Hurst Note
Hayden Hurst photo 109. Hayden Hurst TE - ATL (vs . DET)
It happened again in Week 6. When Julio Jones plays, here are Hurst's numbers: 3/38/0, 5/72/1, 4/51/0, and 4/57/1. He's not getting a whole lot of volume, but he's been much more efficient, as has the whole offense. For whatever reason, teams have avoided throwing to their tight ends against the Lions, as they've seen a crazy-low 12.9 percent target share. It's going to be tough advocating for more usage when they're allowing just a 45.5 percent completion-rate when targeted, which is the lowest number in the league. That has led to them allowing just 6.5 PPR points per game to tight ends as a whole, which is the second-lowest mark in the league. It's a small sample size (22 targets) but based on what we've seen, it's not a great matchup for someone like Hurst, who hasn't seen the volume that some expected. He should be considered a high-end TE2 for this week's game.
3 days ago
Zack Moss Note
Zack Moss photo 110. Zack Moss RB - BUF (at NYJ)
Moss is simply a desperation bye week fill-in at this point. I'd recommend looking elsewhere if you can.
19 hours ago
Eric Ebron Note
Eric Ebron photo 111. Eric Ebron TE - PIT (at TEN)
We've been on a roller coaster with Ebron's targets through five games: 2, 5, 7, 6, 4. Those are the totals to this point, and it's tough to see that number rising with all four wide receivers healthy. Still, 22 targets over the last four weeks is something we can work with when it comes to streamers. Despite missing a week due to bye, he ranks 21st among tight ends in routes run, which should keep up considering the Steelers don't run 4WR sets. The matchup with the Titans is a good one, as they've already allowed four top-16 tight end performances through five games, and they haven't played top-tier talent. Darren Fells, Noah Fant, Tyler Eifert, Kyle Rudolph, and Dawson Knox... that's the competition they've played, yet they've still allowed the seventh-most fantasy points per target to tight ends (2.23). Ebron makes sense as a low-end TE1 streamer this week.
19 hours ago
Golden Tate Note
Golden Tate photo 112. Golden Tate WR - NYG (at PHI)
Tate's barely involved in this offense and he can be dropped to your waiver wire, if needed.
13 hours ago
Damiere Byrd Note
Damiere Byrd photo 113. Damiere Byrd WR - NE (vs . SF)
Jamaal Williams Note
Jamaal Williams photo 114. Jamaal Williams RB - GB (at HOU)
Williams had an explosive run on Sunday, but that was about the extent of his impact in that game. He simply was not involved much and he's now a risky play this week. Even in a nice matchup, it's going to be hard to trust Williams as anything more than a low-end RB3.
19 hours ago
N'Keal Harry Note
N'Keal Harry photo 115. N'Keal Harry WR - NE (vs . SF)
Harry just simply isn't involved in this offense and he can be dropped for the right pickup, if needed.
7 hours ago
Le'Veon Bell Note
Le'Veon Bell photo 116. Le'Veon Bell RB - KC (at DEN)
Bell is expected to play in this game, but he's not necessarily someone that you can trust in your starting lineup right away. We simply have no idea how much work Bell is going to receive with CEH ahead of him on the depth chart. Bell should see touches in this game, but it might not be enough to return more than low-end RB3 value. I'd recommend waiting a week before starting Bell, if you can.
19 hours ago
Darren Fells Note
Darren Fells photo 117. Darren Fells TE - HOU (vs . GB)
I wish we could get just one of these guys active on gameday each week, as they've combined to receive a 17.0 percent target share, but when you start dividing that up, it becomes a mess. Akins has missed the last two weeks with a concussion though he has practiced in a limited capacity. He should be expected back soon, but if he remains out, Fells gets a big jump in the rankings, as he did the last two weeks. Due to the limited plays their opponents have, the Packers have faced just 27 tight end targets through five games, or 5.4 per game. They've been below average on those targets, allowing a massive 10.0 yards per target, which ranks as the second-most in the NFL, but they've allowed just one touchdown, so when you factor in the limited targets, it drops them in the fantasy points allowed category. Rob Gronkowski was the first tight end to finish better than TE12 against them, but he also saw eight targets a number we know neither of these tight ends is getting if they're both in the lineup. If Akins is active, he's the preferred option, but not a great TE2 option. If Akins is out again, Fells would become a middling TE2 option with some touchdown upside in a game that's projected for a lot of points.
19 hours ago
Noah Fant Note
Noah Fant photo 118. Noah Fant TE - DEN (vs . KC)
It seems the Broncos are expecting Fant back this week, though we'll need to pay attention throughout the week to ensure he's on track to suit up. Despite the Broncos passing game not living up to expectations, Fant has played quite well this year. His fantasy finishes are 3, 9, 14, and 14 (left the game early). He's a TE1 in fantasy football with that consistency. The Chiefs have been a mediocre matchup for tight ends, as they've allowed a slightly below average 6.54 yards per target despite playing against Darren Waller, Hunter Henry, and Mark Andrews in three of their games. Waller and Henry were both still able to post respectable numbers and finish inside the top-12 tight ends, though they did both see at least seven targets, a number Fant has failed to reach in 3-of-4 games, and will be coming off a high-ankle sprain (if he plays at all). But again, he's been consistent in fantasy and has at least five targets in each game, so he's still on the TE1 radar, though he's in the lower portion of that conversation with the injury risk.
19 hours ago
Corey Davis Note
Corey Davis photo 119. Corey Davis WR - TEN (vs . PIT)
Davis should be returning to the lineup this week, but with Brown on the field, he's not worth rolling into your starting lineup this week.
7 hours ago
Adam Humphries Note
Adam Humphries photo 120. Adam Humphries WR - TEN (vs . PIT)
Humphries has continued to get the job done for fantasy over the past couple of games, but Davis returning to the lineup muddies this situation a bit. Humphries can't be trusted as anything more than a FLEX play in Full PPR leagues that could see an uptick in targets if Smith misses this contest.
7 hours ago
Lamical Perine Note
Lamical Perine photo 121. Lamical Perine RB - NYJ (vs . BUF)
Perine is nothing more than a deep league bench stash for right now. Until he receives 15+ touches in a terrible offense, he's not worth looking at for your starting lineup.
19 hours ago
Greg Ward Note
Greg Ward photo 122. Greg Ward WR - PHI (vs . NYG)
Ward continues to see enough targets to be relevant in this offense, but it's not going to amount to much more than a low-end WR3 in Full PPR formats.
13 hours ago
Anthony Miller Note
Anthony Miller photo 123. Anthony Miller WR - CHI (at LAR)
There have been just six wide receivers who've finished with double-digit PPR points against the Rams, and each of those receivers saw at least six targets, something that's not even close to guaranteed for either of these two. They've combined for just 9.3 targets per game, while the Rams have faced an average of just 17.2 targets per game to wide receivers, which is one of the lowest marks in the league. You can find better streamers on the waiver wire, though if I had to pick one, it'd be Miller.
19 hours ago
Darnell Mooney Note
Darnell Mooney photo 124. Darnell Mooney WR - CHI (at LAR)
Mooney continues to develop into a good NFL receiver and has carved out a nice role for himself in this offense. While it's not enough yet to warrant starting consideration, Mooney should be someone to keep an eye on in this game.
7 hours ago
Rex Burkhead Note
Rex Burkhead photo 125. Rex Burkhead RB - NE (vs . SF)
As of right now, there really isn't any RB on New England that you want to trust other than White. The carries just simply aren't there for either Harris or Burkhead and they don't have the scoring opportunities with Newton being the goal line back.
19 hours ago
Jonnu Smith Note
Jonnu Smith photo 126. Jonnu Smith TE - TEN (vs . PIT)
It seems that Smith will be a game-time decision this week with his ankle injury, but we'll pay attention as the week goes on. Firkser stepped into his place last week and racked up nine targets, eight receptions, 113 yards, and a touchdown against the Texans. We saw Tannehill throw the ball 40-plus times for just the second time in a Titans uniform, so we can't assume that happens every week, but against the Steelers, we should see more pass attempts than normal. The good news is that the Steelers have faced 8.0 targets per game, which is one of the higher marks in the NFL. The bad news is that that's a decent sample size, and they've allowed just 1.20 PPR points per target on them, which ranks as the second-lowest mark in the league. Was it the competition? Not really. They've played against Zach Ertz, Noah Fant, Evan Engram, Austin Hooper, and Jordan Akins, so there are no Ian Thomas' or Dan Arnold's in there. If Smith plays, you have to play him with how efficient he's been in what should be a pass-heavy day, even if the Steelers have been good against the position. If he sits, Firkser is on the streaming radar, but he's a lot more iffy as a TE2.
19 hours ago
Hunter Renfrow Note
Hunter Renfrow photo 127. Hunter Renfrow WR - LV (vs . TB)
Renfrow has been a fine plug-and-play option so far this season, but he's nothing more than a FLEX play in Full PPR leagues with Ruggs back in the lineup now.
7 hours ago
Danny Amendola Note
Danny Amendola photo 128. Danny Amendola WR - DET (at ATL)
He's now seen declining targets in three straight games, which coincides with the return of Golladay to the lineup. You never played Amendola for the ceiling, so knowing his floor is no longer there, it's tough to trust him, even during bye weeks. The Falcons have struggled with slot receivers, but that's easy to do when you play against Justin Jefferson, Tyler Lockett, and CeeDee Lamb in three of your games. It seems they've moved Isaiah Oliver into the slot for good and he's done better there than on the perimeter, as he's allowed just 74 yards on 11 targets over the last two weeks in the slot. Because of that, Amendola isn't a great streaming option.
19 hours ago
Tyler Higbee Note
Tyler Higbee photo 129. Tyler Higbee TE - LAR (vs . CHI)
Despite the Rams falling behind early against the 49ers, we didn't see Higbee run any more routes. Higbee hasn't seen more than five targets all year and has just 12 targets over his last four games. The Bears have allowed three different tight ends to compile at least 52 yards against them and have allowed a tight end touchdown in 3-of-6 games. The Rams could choose to go to their tight ends in the red zone a bit more with how good the Bears are against wide receivers, but we also have to worry about the fact that Goff hasn't thrown a single touchdown pass against the Bears in two games over the last two years. With how little Higbee has been running routes and being targeted, he can't be trusted as a TE1. He's just a TE2 and not a very good one.
19 hours ago
Brian Hill Note
Brian Hill photo 130. Brian Hill RB - ATL (vs . DET)
Was it a coincidence that the first game without Dan Quinn netted the most weighted opportunity for Gurley? He racked up 20 carries and four targets against the Vikings, and though they didn't amount to a massive fantasy performance, it's encouraging for his role moving forward. The Lions have allowed the sixth-most fantasy points per game to running backs through five games. They've allowed a massive 5.25 yards per carry on the season, though Aaron Jones did account for a lot of that back in Week 2 when he racked up 168 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries. He was one of the four top-10 performances the Lions have allowed to running backs, as both Alvin Kamara and Latavius Murray finished there in Week 4, and then James Robinson last week. They did limit Robinson to just 29 yards on 12 carries last week, but he did chip in with four receptions for 24 yards and a touchdown, salvaging his fantasy day. He was the first starting running back who totaled fewer than 64 yards on the ground, and that includes David Montgomery. The Falcons have a 29.5-point team-implied total as home favorites, which bodes well for Gurley's scoring opportunities. He should be in lineups as a high-end RB2 this week. Hill managed to get 12 opportunities of his own last week, though he lost a fumble, which is never something you want to hear about a running back trying to earn more work in a timeshare. The Lions have faced a rather-high 28.2 running back touches per game, so we should see another 8-10 opportunities come Hill's way, unless he's punished for the fumble. That fumble did take place at the end of the first quarter and he got another nine opportunities after that, so we must assume he's okay. Still, he's just an emergency RB4-type option.
19 hours ago
Larry Fitzgerald Note
Larry Fitzgerald photo 131. Larry Fitzgerald WR - ARI (vs . SEA)
Kendrick Bourne Note
Kendrick Bourne photo 132. Kendrick Bourne WR - SF (at NE)
Tre'Quan Smith Note
Tre'Quan Smith photo 133. Tre'Quan Smith WR - NO (vs . CAR)
Smith has taken a back seat recently to Sanders, but he's still someone to keep on the radar. If MT plays, Smith really isn't worth looking at for fantasy as anything more than a dart throw. However, is Thomas misses this game, Smith can be rolled into your lineup as a solid FLEX play.
13 hours ago
Logan Thomas Note
Logan Thomas photo 134. Logan Thomas TE - WAS (vs . DAL)
Can there be efficiency for Thomas under Kyle Allen? As odd as it sounds, he totaled a season-high 42 yards on just four targets last week, including his second touchdown of the season. The downside is that his four targets accounted for just a 9.5 percent target share in Week 6, his lowest mark on the season. The Cowboys have allowed 7.21 yards per target to the tight end position, which is right around the league average, but have played some questionable competition. The best tight end they've played was Hayden Hurst, who totaled 5/72/1 on eight targets. Unfortunately, Thomas belongs in the questionable competition conversation, as there's certainly concerns about a player who hasn't topped 42 yards despite seeing the fifth-most targets (35) among tight ends, especially considering they've cut back his workload a bit (four targets in each of the last three games). Thomas is not the worst option as a streamer considering he does have a four-target floor, but there's not much upside here.
19 hours ago
Nelson Agholor Note
Nelson Agholor photo 135. Nelson Agholor WR - LV (vs . TB)
Andy Isabella Note
Andy Isabella photo 136. Andy Isabella WR - ARI (vs . SEA)
Scotty Miller Note
Scotty Miller photo 137. Scotty Miller WR - TB (at LV)
He's been an afterthought over the last two weeks, totaling just two targets, so you're not even contemplating him unless it's a dire situation. We must remember he was trying to play through an injury, which clearly affected his role in the offense. The Raiders have allowed 14.5 yards per reception to wide receivers, which is the fourth-highest mark in the league, so it aligns pretty well with Miller's team-high 16.3 air yards per target. He's nothing more than a hail-mary who's available on waivers, but he did see 21 targets in the first four weeks before the injury happened.
19 hours ago
Duke Johnson Jr. Note
Duke Johnson Jr. photo 138. Duke Johnson Jr. RB - HOU (vs . GB)
Dontrelle Inman Note
Dontrelle Inman photo 139. Dontrelle Inman WR - WAS (vs . DAL)
He's running nearly as many routes as McLaurin, and though he won't get near the targets, he has seen five-plus targets in 5-of-6 games this year. Every wide receiver who's seen five targets against the Cowboys has produced 8.0 or more PPR points, including nine top-24 options. In his first full game with Kyle Allen, Inman caught all five of his targets for 45 yards, so if you're looking for someone who can come in and offer some sort of a floor during bye weeks, Inman doesn't look horrendous as a WR5.
19 hours ago
Richard Rodgers Note
Richard Rodgers photo 140. Richard Rodgers TE - PHI (vs . NYG)
After Zach Ertz left the game, we saw Rodgers play a season-high 57 snaps while running 20 routes. He's been targeted 10 times on the season and has turned them into nine catches for 99 yards, so he's been nearly twice as efficient as Ertz. It's not apples to apples but we have to look at production on what each player's been given. The Eagles have been TE-heavy under Doug Pederson and it's not like they're going to change their offense overnight. The 74 targets the tight ends have received accounts for a 31.4 percent target share, so Rodgers could be in for more targets than most expect. The Giants have not been a team to target with tight ends under Joe Judge, as they've still yet to allow a tight end more than four catches or 49 yards. Now, to be fair, they've yet to face a tight end who's seen more than four targets. Based on all efficiency metrics, they are an average team against the position, allowing 7.06 yards per target. They also rank as the seventh-best team against tight ends in Football Outsiders' DVOA metric. Rodgers should be a decent streamer if you're looking for a top-18 floor, though his ceiling may not be anything spectacular.
20 hours ago
Corey Clement Note
Corey Clement photo 141. Corey Clement RB - PHI (vs . NYG)
Clement becomes an intriguing option with Sanders set to miss some time. He'll split the work with Scott in this backfield, but Clement should see enough touches in a fine matchup to warrant RB3 consideration.
19 hours ago
Tony Pollard Note
Tony Pollard photo 142. Tony Pollard RB - DAL (at WAS)
Pollard got more work last week with Zeke's fumbling issue, but it's unlikely that that continues on into this matchup. Pollard will continue to see touches in this offense, but it's not going to be enough to vault him into RB3 consideration.
19 hours ago
D'Ernest Johnson Note
D'Ernest Johnson photo 143. D'Ernest Johnson RB - CLE (at CIN)
Greg Olsen Note
Greg Olsen photo 144. Greg Olsen TE - SEA (at ARI)
It's been tough to predict the target share Olsen will get, as his target totals have varied so much. He's gone 4, 1, 6, 7, 1. That obviously isn't ideal when streaming a tight end, but it helps when the matchup they're in is expected to be a shootout. The Cardinals aren't the smash spot they were for tight ends last year, though the scheme is the same and the players are very similar. They've allowed five tight ends to finish top-20 against them this year through six games, so it's not like it's a must-avoid matchup, either. On a per-target basis, they've allowed the seventh-fewest fantasy points per target, but they've also had some light competition that has included Chris Herndon, Logan Thomas, and Ian Thomas. Still, we have to take note that no tight end has totaled more than four catches or 53 yards against them. Considering that and Olsen's bumpy target totals, he should be considered just a middling TE2 here.
19 hours ago
Anthony Firkser Note
Anthony Firkser photo 145. Anthony Firkser TE - TEN (vs . PIT)
It seems that Smith will be a game-time decision this week with his ankle injury, but we'll pay attention as the week goes on. Firkser stepped into his place last week and racked up nine targets, eight receptions, 113 yards, and a touchdown against the Texans. We saw Tannehill throw the ball 40-plus times for just the second time in a Titans uniform, so we can't assume that happens every week, but against the Steelers, we should see more pass attempts than normal. The good news is that the Steelers have faced 8.0 targets per game, which is one of the higher marks in the NFL. The bad news is that that's a decent sample size, and they've allowed just 1.20 PPR points per target on them, which ranks as the second-lowest mark in the league. Was it the competition? Not really. They've played against Zach Ertz, Noah Fant, Evan Engram, Austin Hooper, and Jordan Akins, so there are no Ian Thomas' or Dan Arnold's in there. If Smith plays, you have to play him with how efficient he's been in what should be a pass-heavy day, even if the Steelers have been good against the position. If he sits, Firkser is on the streaming radar, but he's a lot more iffy as a TE2.
19 hours ago
Sterling Shepard Note
Sterling Shepard photo 146. Sterling Shepard WR - NYG (at PHI)
Gerald Everett Note
Gerald Everett photo 147. Gerald Everett TE - LAR (vs . CHI)
Leonard Fournette Note
Leonard Fournette photo 148. Leonard Fournette RB - TB (at LV)
Fournette appears to be on track to play in this game, but Jones has established himself as the lead option in this backfield. For right now, Fournette is simply a dart throw FLEX play.
19 hours ago
Cam Akers Note
Cam Akers photo 149. Cam Akers RB - LAR (vs . CHI)
It's been pretty apparent who the Rams best running back is but don't go getting overconfident. I know I sound like a broken record, but Sean McVay has said he's modeling his run-game after Kyle Shanahan and that he'll play the hot hand on a game-by-game basis. The Bears have been a team you can run the ball against more than in years past, as running backs have averaged a solid 4.31 yards per carry while scoring five touchdowns through six games. That's been Henderson's primary area of usage, as he's tallied 69 of the Rams 118 carries (58.5 percent) over the last five games. If his usage continues in this game, he should be able to deliver a top-25 performance. The Bears have dominated running backs in the passing game while allowing just 1.12 PPR points per target to them on the year, which is the second-lowest number in the league. It's not a small sample size, either, as they've averaged a solid 6.7 targets per game. Because of all these factors, the Bears have yet to allow a top-15 running back against them. There have been three running backs who've totaled at least 80 yards on the ground, so Henderson is the only one I'd consider startable when you factor in their roles, though he's still just a high-end RB3 with the uncertainty in this backfield. Brown's role typically comes down to passing usage, though he's still yet to total more than 31 yards through the air, and the Bears have yet to allow a running back more than 36 yards through the air, making him a weak RB4. Akers is a wait-and-see bench stash, but not a great one.
19 hours ago
Giovani Bernard Note
Giovani Bernard photo 150. Giovani Bernard RB - CIN (vs . CLE)
Bernard scored last week, but it was on a nice play call that fooled the defense at the goal line. Bernard should go back to being the clear backup option to Mixon here in this game and he shouldn't be considered for fantasy football if Mixon plays. However, if Mixon sits, fire up Bernard as a low-end RB2 with upside based on volume.
19 hours ago
Drew Sample Note
Drew Sample photo 151. Drew Sample TE - CIN (vs . CLE)
You remember that week where a lot of fantasy managers ran to the waiver wire to snag Sample after he caught seven passes for 45 yards? Yeah, I was one of them. While he hasn't lived up to the expectations, the Bengals clearly saw a hole in the Browns defense, because between Sample and C.J. Uzomah, they combined for 15 targets, 11 receptions, 87 yards, and a touchdown in that game. It wasn't really a fluke, either, as the Browns have allowed the 10th-most fantasy points to tight ends. Sample should be able to give you some sort of floor in a matchup against a team that has allowed six tight ends rack up at least four receptions and 31 yards. It may not sound like a lot but 7.1 PPR points has been a solid fantasy day for a tight end streamer in 2020.
20 hours ago
Cordarrelle Patterson Note
Cordarrelle Patterson photo 152. Cordarrelle Patterson WR,RB - CHI (at LAR)
Curtis Samuel Note
Curtis Samuel photo 153. Curtis Samuel WR - CAR (at NO)
Jeremy McNichols Note
Jeremy McNichols photo 154. Jeremy McNichols RB - TEN (vs . PIT)
Josh Reynolds Note
Josh Reynolds photo 155. Josh Reynolds WR - LAR (vs . CHI)
Kerryon Johnson Note
Kerryon Johnson photo 156. Kerryon Johnson RB - DET (at ATL)
Benny Snell Jr. Note
Benny Snell Jr. photo 157. Benny Snell Jr. RB - PIT (at TEN)
Tyler Johnson Note
Tyler Johnson photo 158. Tyler Johnson WR - TB (at LV)
Chris Thompson Note
Chris Thompson photo 159. Chris Thompson RB - JAC (at LAC)
Rashard Higgins Note
Rashard Higgins photo 160. Rashard Higgins WR - CLE (at CIN)
Gabriel Davis Note
Gabriel Davis photo 161. Gabriel Davis WR - BUF (at NYJ)
David Moore Note
David Moore photo 162. David Moore WR - SEA (at ARI)
Jeff Smith Note
Jeff Smith photo 163. Jeff Smith WR - NYJ (vs . BUF)
Wayne Gallman Note
Wayne Gallman photo 164. Wayne Gallman RB - NYG (at PHI)
Ian Thomas Note
Ian Thomas photo 165. Ian Thomas TE - CAR (at NO)
It's a waste of a great matchup for Thomas, because of the fantasy points the Saints have allowed to running backs, wide receivers, and tight ends, the tight ends have accounted for 28.6 percent of those points, which is the highest mark in the league. It certainly helps they've seen 31.6 percent of targets against them. But again, Thomas has just 11 targets on the season, including two of them over his last two games. He's not someone who I'd recommend streaming.
19 hours ago
Jeff Wilson Jr. Note
Jeff Wilson Jr. photo 166. Jeff Wilson Jr. RB - SF (at NE)
Wilson was inactive last week, but he'll almost certainly be active this week due to the Mostert's absence. Wilson should be involved in this RBBC and see a few carries, but it's not going to be enough to warrant fantasy consideration. He's a low-end RB3 at best this week that you're hoping gets used as the goal line back.
19 hours ago
Isaiah Wright Note
Isaiah Wright photo 167. Isaiah Wright WR - WAS (vs . DAL)
Cedrick Wilson Note
Cedrick Wilson photo 168. Cedrick Wilson WR - DAL (at WAS)
Jalen Guyton Note
Jalen Guyton photo 169. Jalen Guyton WR - LAC (vs . JAC)
Chris Conley Note
Chris Conley photo 170. Chris Conley WR - JAC (at LAC)
Kenny Stills Note
Kenny Stills photo 171. Kenny Stills WR - HOU (vs . GB)
Chris Herndon IV Note
Chris Herndon IV photo 172. Chris Herndon IV TE - NYJ (vs . BUF)
You might be wondering if Herndon played in Week 6 after seeing the box score, but I can assure you that he did. He was on the field for 45 snaps while Griffin played 26 of them, though it was Griffin who was targeted three times while Herndon saw none. It stinks that we can't trust either of them because tight ends have been targeted 28.3 percent of the time against the Bills, which is the second-highest mark in the league, so targets have been funneled there. There have been four tight ends who've scored 17-plus PPR points against them through just six games. But still, you cannot trust either of these tight ends with the way they've played this year.
20 hours ago
Carlos Hyde Note
Carlos Hyde photo 173. Carlos Hyde RB - SEA (at ARI)
Ito Smith Note
Ito Smith photo 174. Ito Smith RB - ATL (vs . DET)
Kalif Raymond Note
Kalif Raymond photo 175. Kalif Raymond WR - TEN (vs . PIT)
Cameron Brate Note
Cameron Brate photo 176. Cameron Brate TE - TB (at LV)
Darrel Williams Note
Darrel Williams photo 177. Darrel Williams RB - KC (at DEN)
Tyler Kroft Note
Tyler Kroft photo 178. Tyler Kroft TE - BUF (at NYJ)
Olamide Zaccheaus Note
Olamide Zaccheaus photo 179. Olamide Zaccheaus WR - ATL (vs . DET)
Dan Arnold Note
Dan Arnold photo 180. Dan Arnold TE - ARI (vs . SEA)
Peyton Barber Note
Peyton Barber photo 181. Peyton Barber RB - WAS (vs . DAL)
Jalen Richard Note
Jalen Richard photo 182. Jalen Richard RB - LV (vs . TB)
John Hightower Note
John Hightower photo 183. John Hightower WR - PHI (vs . NYG)
James O'Shaughnessy Note
James O'Shaughnessy photo 184. James O'Shaughnessy TE - JAC (at LAC)
I don't think many realize the duo of Tyler Eifert and O'Shaughnessy has 38 targets on the year, which would rank fourth among tight ends. Eifert played just five snaps last week and re-aggravated his neck injury, which means he's almost certainly out this week. Despite playing in the backup role, O'Shaughnessy has caught 12-of-15 passes for 115 yards this season. Knowing tight ends have seen a 16.7 percent target share in the Jaguars offense, and that we're expecting Minshew to throw the ball 40-plus times, we should see at least five targets to O'Shaughnessy. The Chargers have allowed 4-of-5 starting tight ends to finish with at least 45 yards. The only exception was Ian Thomas, who saw two targets. If you're desperate for a streamer, and if Eifert is out, O'Shaughnessy makes some sense.
19 hours ago
Braxton Berrios Note
Braxton Berrios photo 185. Braxton Berrios WR - NYJ (vs . BUF)
Tyler Eifert Note
Tyler Eifert photo 186. Tyler Eifert TE - JAC (at LAC)
DaeSean Hamilton Note
DaeSean Hamilton photo 187. DaeSean Hamilton WR - DEN (vs . KC)
Byron Pringle Note
Byron Pringle photo 188. Byron Pringle WR - KC (at DEN)
Royce Freeman Note
Royce Freeman photo 189. Royce Freeman RB - DEN (vs . KC)
Anthony McFarland Jr. Note
Anthony McFarland Jr. photo 190. Anthony McFarland Jr. RB - PIT (at TEN)
Dion Lewis Note
Dion Lewis photo 191. Dion Lewis RB - NYG (at PHI)
Collin Johnson Note
Collin Johnson photo 192. Collin Johnson WR - JAC (at LAC)
David Njoku Note
David Njoku photo 193. David Njoku TE - CLE (at CIN)
Ke'Shawn Vaughn Note
Ke'Shawn Vaughn photo 194. Ke'Shawn Vaughn RB - TB (at LV)
Ty Johnson Note
Ty Johnson photo 195. Ty Johnson RB - NYJ (vs . BUF)
Travis Homer Note
Travis Homer photo 196. Travis Homer RB - SEA (at ARI)
Vance McDonald Note
Vance McDonald photo 197. Vance McDonald TE - PIT (at TEN)
Mike Thomas Note
Mike Thomas photo 198. Mike Thomas WR - CIN (vs . CLE)
Denzel Mims Note
Denzel Mims photo 199. Denzel Mims WR - NYJ (vs . BUF)
LeSean McCoy Note
LeSean McCoy photo 200. LeSean McCoy RB - TB (at LV)
Dawson Knox Note
Dawson Knox photo 201. Dawson Knox TE - BUF (at NYJ)
He was held out last week, but it's not like you were contemplating playing him anyway. The Bills tight end room has been a mess, combining for just 24 targets through six weeks, which amounts to a 10.9 percent target share between Knox, Tyler Kroft, and Lee Smith. This is not a situation you need to monitor.
20 hours ago
Dontrell Hilliard Note
Dontrell Hilliard photo 202. Dontrell Hilliard RB - CLE (at CIN)
AJ Dillon Note
AJ Dillon photo 203. AJ Dillon RB - GB (at HOU)
Isaiah McKenzie Note
Isaiah McKenzie photo 204. Isaiah McKenzie WR - BUF (at NYJ)
Kyle Juszczyk Note
Kyle Juszczyk photo 205. Kyle Juszczyk RB - SF (at NE)
Darrius Shepherd Note
Darrius Shepherd photo 206. Darrius Shepherd WR - GB (at HOU)
Van Jefferson Note
Van Jefferson photo 207. Van Jefferson WR - LAR (vs . CHI)
Devontae Booker Note
Devontae Booker photo 208. Devontae Booker RB - LV (vs . TB)
Freddie Swain Note
Freddie Swain photo 209. Freddie Swain WR - SEA (at ARI)
Trenton Cannon Note
Trenton Cannon photo 210. Trenton Cannon RB - CAR (at NO)
Cole Kmet Note
Cole Kmet photo 211. Cole Kmet TE - CHI (at LAR)
Alex Armah Note
Alex Armah photo 212. Alex Armah RB - CAR (at NO)
Trent Taylor Note
Trent Taylor photo 213. Trent Taylor WR - SF (at NE)
Austin Mack Note
Austin Mack photo 214. Austin Mack WR - NYG (at PHI)
Will Dissly Note
Will Dissly photo 215. Will Dissly TE - SEA (at ARI)
Jaylen Samuels Note
Jaylen Samuels photo 216. Jaylen Samuels RB - PIT (at TEN)
Ryan Nall Note
Ryan Nall photo 217. Ryan Nall RB - CHI (at LAR)
Christian Blake Note
Christian Blake photo 218. Christian Blake WR - ATL (vs . DET)
Jason Huntley Note
Jason Huntley photo 219. Jason Huntley RB - PHI (vs . NYG)
T.J. Yeldon Note
T.J. Yeldon photo 220. T.J. Yeldon RB - BUF (at NYJ)
Jakob Johnson Note
Jakob Johnson photo 221. Jakob Johnson RB,TE - NE (vs . SF)
Albert Okwuegbunam Note
Albert Okwuegbunam photo 222. Albert Okwuegbunam TE - DEN (vs . KC)
Darwin Thompson Note
Darwin Thompson photo 223. Darwin Thompson RB - KC (at DEN)
C.J. Prosise Note
C.J. Prosise photo 224. C.J. Prosise RB - HOU (vs . GB)
JJ Arcega-Whiteside Note
JJ Arcega-Whiteside photo 225. JJ Arcega-Whiteside WR - PHI (vs . NYG)
Marvin Hall Note
Marvin Hall photo 226. Marvin Hall WR - DET (at ATL)
Samaje Perine Note
Samaje Perine photo 227. Samaje Perine RB - CIN (vs . CLE)
Darrell Daniels Note
Darrell Daniels photo 228. Darrell Daniels TE - ARI (vs . SEA)
Keith Kirkwood Note
Keith Kirkwood photo 229. Keith Kirkwood WR - CAR (at NO)
Cam Sims Note
Cam Sims photo 230. Cam Sims WR - WAS (vs . DAL)
Tanner Hudson Note
Tanner Hudson photo 231. Tanner Hudson TE - TB (at LV)
Alec Ingold Note
Alec Ingold photo 232. Alec Ingold RB - LV (vs . TB)
Harrison Bryant Note
Harrison Bryant photo 233. Harrison Bryant TE - CLE (at CIN)
Zay Jones Note
Zay Jones photo 234. Zay Jones WR - LV (vs . TB)
Jason Croom Note
Jason Croom photo 235. Jason Croom TE - PHI (vs . NYG)
Dare Ogunbowale Note
Dare Ogunbowale photo 236. Dare Ogunbowale RB - JAC (at LAC)
DeAndre Washington Note
DeAndre Washington photo 237. DeAndre Washington RB - KC (at DEN)
Jesse James Note
Jesse James photo 238. Jesse James TE - DET (at ATL)
Kaden Smith Note
Kaden Smith photo 239. Kaden Smith TE - NYG (at PHI)
Josh Adams Note
Josh Adams photo 240. Josh Adams RB - NYJ (vs . BUF)
Ryan Izzo Note
Ryan Izzo photo 241. Ryan Izzo TE - NE (vs . SF)
Ryan Griffin Note
Ryan Griffin photo 242. Ryan Griffin TE - NYJ (vs . BUF)
You might be wondering if Herndon played in Week 6 after seeing the box score, but I can assure you that he did. He was on the field for 45 snaps while Griffin played 26 of them, though it was Griffin who was targeted three times while Herndon saw none. It stinks that we can't trust either of them because tight ends have been targeted 28.3 percent of the time against the Bills, which is the second-highest mark in the league, so targets have been funneled there. There have been four tight ends who've scored 17-plus PPR points against them through just six games. But still, you cannot trust either of these tight ends with the way they've played this year.
20 hours ago
Eno Benjamin Note
Eno Benjamin photo 243. Eno Benjamin RB - ARI (vs . SEA)
DeeJay Dallas Note
DeeJay Dallas photo 244. DeeJay Dallas RB - SEA (at ARI)
Foster Moreau Note
Foster Moreau photo 245. Foster Moreau TE - LV (vs . TB)
Raheem Mostert Note
Raheem Mostert photo 246. Raheem Mostert RB - SF (at NE)
Jason Witten Note
Jason Witten photo 247. Jason Witten TE - LV (vs . TB)
Geoff Swaim Note
Geoff Swaim photo 248. Geoff Swaim TE - TEN (vs . PIT)
Malik Taylor Note
Malik Taylor photo 249. Malik Taylor WR - GB (at HOU)
Elijhaa Penny Note
Elijhaa Penny photo 250. Elijhaa Penny RB - NYG (at PHI)
Justin Watson Note
Justin Watson photo 251. Justin Watson WR - TB (at LV)
Chris Manhertz Note
Chris Manhertz photo 252. Chris Manhertz TE - CAR (at NO)
Andy Janovich Note
Andy Janovich photo 253. Andy Janovich RB - CLE (at CIN)
Jace Sternberger Note
Jace Sternberger photo 254. Jace Sternberger TE - GB (at HOU)
Pharaoh Brown Note
Pharaoh Brown photo 255. Pharaoh Brown TE - HOU (vs . GB)
Jordan Akins Note
Jordan Akins photo 256. Jordan Akins TE - HOU (vs . GB)
I wish we could get just one of these guys active on gameday each week, as they've combined to receive a 17.0 percent target share, but when you start dividing that up, it becomes a mess. Akins has missed the last two weeks with a concussion though he has practiced in a limited capacity. He should be expected back soon, but if he remains out, Fells gets a big jump in the rankings, as he did the last two weeks. Due to the limited plays their opponents have, the Packers have faced just 27 tight end targets through five games, or 5.4 per game. They've been below average on those targets, allowing a massive 10.0 yards per target, which ranks as the second-most in the NFL, but they've allowed just one touchdown, so when you factor in the limited targets, it drops them in the fantasy points allowed category. Rob Gronkowski was the first tight end to finish better than TE12 against them, but he also saw eight targets a number we know neither of these tight ends is getting if they're both in the lineup. If Akins is active, he's the preferred option, but not a great TE2 option. If Akins is out again, Fells would become a middling TE2 option with some touchdown upside in a game that's projected for a lot of points.
19 hours ago
Ryquell Armstead Note
Ryquell Armstead photo 257. Ryquell Armstead RB - JAC (at LAC)
K.J. Hill Note
K.J. Hill photo 258. K.J. Hill WR - LAC (vs . JAC)
Blake Bell Note
Blake Bell photo 259. Blake Bell TE - DAL (at WAS)
Nick Vannett Note
Nick Vannett photo 260. Nick Vannett TE - DEN (vs . KC)
Josh Hill Note
Josh Hill photo 261. Josh Hill TE - NO (vs . CAR)
Equanimeous St. Brown Note
Equanimeous St. Brown photo 262. Equanimeous St. Brown WR - GB (at HOU)
Michael Burton Note
Michael Burton photo 263. Michael Burton RB - NO (vs . CAR)
Diontae Spencer Note
Diontae Spencer photo 264. Diontae Spencer WR - DEN (vs . KC)
Antonio Gandy-Golden Note
Antonio Gandy-Golden photo 265. Antonio Gandy-Golden WR - WAS (vs . DAL)
Ray-Ray McCloud Note
Ray-Ray McCloud photo 266. Ray-Ray McCloud WR - PIT (at TEN)
Tyler Ervin Note
Tyler Ervin photo 267. Tyler Ervin RB - GB (at HOU)
Seth Roberts Note
Seth Roberts photo 268. Seth Roberts WR - CAR (at NO)
Demetrius Harris Note
Demetrius Harris photo 269. Demetrius Harris TE - CHI (at LAR)
Isaiah Zuber Note
Isaiah Zuber photo 270. Isaiah Zuber WR - NE (vs . SF)
MyCole Pruitt Note
MyCole Pruitt photo 271. MyCole Pruitt TE - TEN (vs . PIT)
Noah Brown Note
Noah Brown photo 272. Noah Brown WR - DAL (at WAS)
Adam Trautman Note
Adam Trautman photo 273. Adam Trautman TE - NO (vs . CAR)
Keith Smith Note
Keith Smith photo 274. Keith Smith RB - ATL (vs . DET)
Jacob Hollister Note
Jacob Hollister photo 275. Jacob Hollister TE - SEA (at ARI)
Tyron Johnson Note
Tyron Johnson photo 276. Tyron Johnson WR - LAC (vs . JAC)
Virgil Green Note
Virgil Green photo 277. Virgil Green TE - LAC (vs . JAC)
Trevon Wesco Note
Trevon Wesco photo 278. Trevon Wesco TE - NYJ (vs . BUF)
KJ Hamler Note
KJ Hamler photo 279. KJ Hamler WR - DEN (vs . KC)
Devin Asiasi Note
Devin Asiasi photo 280. Devin Asiasi TE - NE (vs . SF)
Javon Wims Note
Javon Wims photo 281. Javon Wims WR - CHI (at LAR)
Marquez Callaway Note
Marquez Callaway photo 282. Marquez Callaway WR - NO (vs . CAR)
Jakobi Meyers Note
Jakobi Meyers photo 283. Jakobi Meyers WR - NE (vs . SF)
Cam Batson Note
Cam Batson photo 284. Cam Batson WR - TEN (vs . PIT)
Damion Ratley Note
Damion Ratley photo 285. Damion Ratley WR - FA (BYE)
Reggie Gilliam Note
Reggie Gilliam photo 286. Reggie Gilliam RB,TE - BUF (at NYJ)
Ross Dwelley Note
Ross Dwelley photo 287. Ross Dwelley TE - SF (at NE)
Jake Butt Note
Jake Butt photo 288. Jake Butt TE - DEN (vs . KC)
Anthony Sherman Note
Anthony Sherman photo 289. Anthony Sherman RB - KC (at DEN)
Cethan Carter Note
Cethan Carter photo 290. Cethan Carter TE,RB - CIN (vs . CLE)
Marcedes Lewis Note
Marcedes Lewis photo 291. Marcedes Lewis TE - GB (at HOU)
Kalen Ballage Note
Kalen Ballage photo 292. Kalen Ballage RB - LAC (vs . JAC)
Nick Keizer Note
Nick Keizer photo 293. Nick Keizer TE - KC (at DEN)
Ted Ginn Jr. Note
Ted Ginn Jr. photo 294. Ted Ginn Jr. WR - CHI (at LAR)
Luke Stocker Note
Luke Stocker photo 295. Luke Stocker TE - ATL (vs . DET)
Taywan Taylor Note
Taywan Taylor photo 296. Taywan Taylor WR - CLE (at CIN)
Tyrie Cleveland Note
Tyrie Cleveland photo 297. Tyrie Cleveland WR - DEN (vs . KC)
Lee Smith Note
Lee Smith photo 298. Lee Smith TE - BUF (at NYJ)
Tyler Davis Note
Tyler Davis photo 299. Tyler Davis TE - JAC (at LAC)
Donald Parham Jr. Note
Donald Parham Jr. photo 300. Donald Parham Jr. TE - LAC (vs . JAC)
Nick Westbrook-Ikhine Note
Nick Westbrook-Ikhine photo 301. Nick Westbrook-Ikhine WR - TEN (vs . PIT)
Deon Cain Note
Deon Cain photo 302. Deon Cain WR - PIT (at TEN)
John Ross Note
John Ross photo 303. John Ross WR - CIN (vs . CLE)
Bryan Edwards Note
Bryan Edwards photo 304. Bryan Edwards WR - LV (vs . TB)
Temarrick Hemingway Note
Temarrick Hemingway photo 305. Temarrick Hemingway TE - WAS (vs . DAL)
Gabe Nabers Note
Gabe Nabers photo 306. Gabe Nabers RB - LAC (vs . JAC)
Hakeem Butler Note
Hakeem Butler photo 307. Hakeem Butler WR,TE - PHI (vs . NYG)
Jalen Reagor Note
Jalen Reagor photo 308. Jalen Reagor WR - PHI (vs . NYG)
Andre Roberts Note
Andre Roberts photo 309. Andre Roberts WR - BUF (at NYJ)
Ricky Seals-Jones Note
Ricky Seals-Jones photo 310. Ricky Seals-Jones TE - KC (at DEN)
Auden Tate Note
Auden Tate photo 311. Auden Tate WR - CIN (vs . CLE)
Cyril Grayson Jr. Note
Cyril Grayson Jr. photo 312. Cyril Grayson Jr. WR - TB (at LV)
Pharoh Cooper Note
Pharoh Cooper photo 313. Pharoh Cooper WR - CAR (at NO)
Jeremy Sprinkle Note
Jeremy Sprinkle photo 314. Jeremy Sprinkle TE - WAS (vs . DAL)
Ty Montgomery Note
Ty Montgomery photo 315. Ty Montgomery RB - NO (vs . CAR)
Levine Toilolo Note
Levine Toilolo photo 316. Levine Toilolo TE - NYG (at PHI)
Deonte Harris Note
Deonte Harris photo 317. Deonte Harris WR - NO (vs . CAR)
Jaeden Graham Note
Jaeden Graham photo 318. Jaeden Graham TE - ATL (vs . DET)
Deon Yelder Note
Deon Yelder photo 319. Deon Yelder TE - KC (at DEN)
Mason Schreck Note
Mason Schreck photo 320. Mason Schreck TE - CIN (vs . CLE)
Alex Bachman Note
Alex Bachman photo 321. Alex Bachman WR - NYG (at PHI)
Brandon Powell Note
Brandon Powell photo 322. Brandon Powell WR - ATL (vs . DET)
Paul Butler Note
Paul Butler photo 323. Paul Butler TE - FA (BYE)
Johnny Mundt Note
Johnny Mundt photo 324. Johnny Mundt TE - LAR (vs . CHI)
Jordan Thomas Note
Jordan Thomas photo 325. Jordan Thomas TE - ARI (vs . SEA)
Garrett Griffin Note
Garrett Griffin photo 326. Garrett Griffin TE - NO (vs . CAR)
KeeSean Johnson Note
KeeSean Johnson photo 327. KeeSean Johnson WR - ARI (vs . SEA)
Charlie Woerner Note
Charlie Woerner photo 328. Charlie Woerner TE - SF (at NE)
Dante Pettis Note
Dante Pettis photo 329. Dante Pettis WR - SF (at NE)
Alex Erickson Note
Alex Erickson photo 330. Alex Erickson WR - CIN (vs . CLE)
Donovan Peoples-Jones Note
Donovan Peoples-Jones photo 331. Donovan Peoples-Jones WR - CLE (at CIN)
Derek Watt Note
Derek Watt photo 332. Derek Watt RB - PIT (at TEN)
Sean McKeon Note
Sean McKeon photo 333. Sean McKeon TE - DAL (at WAS)
Bennie Fowler III Note
Bennie Fowler III photo 334. Bennie Fowler III WR - NO (vs . CAR)
Marcus Baugh Note
Marcus Baugh photo 335. Marcus Baugh TE - WAS (vs . DAL)
Quintez Cephus Note
Quintez Cephus photo 336. Quintez Cephus WR - DET (at ATL)
J.P. Holtz Note
J.P. Holtz photo 337. J.P. Holtz TE - CHI (at LAR)
Derek Carrier Note
Derek Carrier photo 338. Derek Carrier TE - LV (vs . TB)
Gunner Olszewski Note
Gunner Olszewski photo 339. Gunner Olszewski WR - NE (vs . SF)
Andrew Beck Note
Andrew Beck photo 340. Andrew Beck TE - DEN (vs . KC)
Richie James Jr. Note
Richie James Jr. photo 341. Richie James Jr. WR - SF (at NE)
Trent Sherfield Note
Trent Sherfield photo 342. Trent Sherfield WR - ARI (vs . SEA)
DeAndre Carter Note
DeAndre Carter photo 343. DeAndre Carter WR - HOU (vs . GB)
Stephen Carlson Note
Stephen Carlson photo 344. Stephen Carlson WR - CLE (at CIN)
Vyncint Smith Note
Vyncint Smith photo 345. Vyncint Smith WR - NYJ (vs . BUF)
Luke Willson Note
Luke Willson photo 346. Luke Willson TE - SEA (at ARI)
Joe Reed Note
Joe Reed photo 347. Joe Reed WR - LAC (vs . JAC)
Ben Ellefson Note
Ben Ellefson photo 348. Ben Ellefson TE - JAC (at LAC)
Jaydon Mickens Note
Jaydon Mickens photo 349. Jaydon Mickens WR - TB (at LV)
Keke Coutee Note
Keke Coutee photo 350. Keke Coutee WR - HOU (vs . GB)
Khari Blasingame Note
Khari Blasingame photo 351. Khari Blasingame RB - TEN (vs . PIT)