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Fantasy Football Player Notes

Week 13 Rankings

Najee Harris Note
Najee Harris photo 11. Najee Harris RB - (vs . BAL)
Harris had a season-low eight carries against the Bengals last week and produced only 37 yards from scrimmage. It was a rare misfire for the rookie workhorse, who's still the RB8 in fantasy points per game. Harris also had a modest workload in Week 11, with 12-39-1 rushing and 5-20-0 receiving. That ended a streak of five straight games in which Harris had more than 20 carries. With the Steelers at 5-5-1, fighting for their playoff lives and facing a critical divisional game against the archrival Ravens, it seems unlikely that Harris will see another moderate workload. He's the RB8 this week and a reasonable value at $7,700 on DraftKings.
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Diontae Johnson Note
Diontae Johnson photo 27. Diontae Johnson WR - (vs . BAL)
Johnson saw a season-high 14 targets against the Bengals last week, turning them into 9-95-0. It was the eighth time this season that Johnson has seen double-digit targets. He's averaging 80.9 receiving yards per game. Johnson is one of fantasy football's most bankable assets. He won't have an easy individual matchup this weekend against Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey, but Johnson is still a low-end WR1. He's a worthwhile DraftKings cash-game anchor at $6,800.
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Chase Claypool Note
Chase Claypool photo 51. Chase Claypool WR - (vs . BAL)
Investors are no doubt frustrated by Claypool's lack of touchdowns. After scoring nine TDs as a rookie, Claypool has hit pay dirt just once in 2021. But Claypool has been more efficient in other departments. In 2020, he averaged 14.1 yards per catch and 8.0 yards per target. In 2021, he's averaging 16.4 yards per catch and 8.8 yards per target. He's also been playing through turf toe, so credit Claypool for toughness. He's the WR26 but not a particularly good DraftKings value at $6,000.
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Pat Freiermuth Note
Pat Freiermuth photo 70. Pat Freiermuth TE - (vs . BAL)
Last Sunday, Freiermuth scored a garbage-time touchdown with under 3 minutes left in the Steelers' 41-10 loss to the Bengals, but a garbage-time touchdown is a touchdown just the same. It gave the rookie from Penn State his fifth TD in his last five games. Freiermuth has had at least four receptions in each of his last six games. He's a low-end TE1 against a Baltimore defense that's giving up 9.5 fantasy points per game to tight ends.
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James Washington Note
James Washington photo 163. James Washington WR - (vs . BAL)
Kalen Ballage Note
Kalen Ballage photo 191. Kalen Ballage RB - (vs . BAL)
Benny Snell Jr. Note
Benny Snell Jr. photo 196. Benny Snell Jr. RB - (vs . BAL)
Ray-Ray McCloud Note
Ray-Ray McCloud photo 201. Ray-Ray McCloud WR - (vs . BAL)
Anthony McFarland Jr. Note
Anthony McFarland Jr. photo 215. Anthony McFarland Jr. RB - (vs . BAL)
Zach Gentry Note
Zach Gentry photo 251. Zach Gentry TE - (vs . BAL)
Derek Watt Note
Derek Watt photo 253. Derek Watt RB - (vs . BAL)
Anthony Miller Note
Anthony Miller photo 296. Anthony Miller WR - (vs . BAL)
Kevin Rader Note
Kevin Rader photo 332. Kevin Rader TE - (vs . BAL)
Cody White Note
Cody White photo 341. Cody White WR - (vs . BAL)