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Fantasy Football Player Notes

Week 1 PPR Rankings

Rhamondre Stevenson Note
Rhamondre Stevenson photo 25. Rhamondre Stevenson RB - (vs . PHI)
JuJu Smith-Schuster Note
JuJu Smith-Schuster photo 75. JuJu Smith-Schuster WR - (vs . PHI)
Hard to say how long JuJu Smith-Schuster will remain the team's WR1, given his doomsday timetable regarding his knee health. But until it goes #kaboom, he should be viewed as the target leader in this offense in Week 1. That gives him fantasy WR4 appeal against the Eagles, who he last faced in the Super Bowl. Smith-Schuster commanded a team-high nine targets (38% target share) for seven receptions and 53 receiving yards.
25 weeks ago
Hunter Henry Note
Hunter Henry photo 137. Hunter Henry TE - (vs . PHI)
If there's any non-Stevenson Patriots player, I'd feel okay about starting in Week 1, it would be Hunter Henry. He is the clear TE1 for the Patriots with Mike Gesicki missing time due to a shoulder injury. Henry is by far Jones' preferred red-zone target, and one receiving TD is enough to vault any tight end into TE1 territory. Henry has been with the Patriots through the entire Mac Jones era, and the two have consistently flashed their chemistry through training camp. Considering Henry has been Jones' favorite RZ target over the past two seasons, he has a TD upside in half-PPR scoring formats. The Patriots tight end should maintain a full-time role after running a route on 70% of dropbacks over the last two seasons (11th).
25 weeks ago
Ezekiel Elliott Note
Ezekiel Elliott photo 144. Ezekiel Elliott RB - (vs . PHI)
Mike Gesicki Note
Mike Gesicki photo 145. Mike Gesicki TE - (vs . PHI)
If he didn't miss so much time in camp, I'd feel much better about Gesicki. But given questionable health and currently unknown role on offense. The ex-Dolphins tight end is just a wait and see proposition, that should remain on waiver wires until further notice.
25 weeks ago
Kendrick Bourne Note
Kendrick Bourne photo 165. Kendrick Bourne WR - (vs . PHI)
Kayshon Boutte Note
Kayshon Boutte photo 204. Kayshon Boutte WR - (vs . PHI)
Demario Douglas Note
Demario Douglas photo 238. Demario Douglas WR - (vs . PHI)
Pharaoh Brown Note
Pharaoh Brown photo 360. Pharaoh Brown TE - (vs . PHI)
Jalen Reagor Note
Jalen Reagor photo 388. Jalen Reagor WR - (vs . PHI)
Kevin Harris Note
Kevin Harris photo 423. Kevin Harris RB - (vs . PHI)
T.J. Luther Note
T.J. Luther photo 501. T.J. Luther WR - (vs . PHI)