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Fantasy Football Player Notes

Week 1 Rankings

C.J. Stroud Note
C.J. Stroud photo 31. C.J. Stroud (at BAL)
C.J. Stroud is a fantasy football player to avoid for Week 1 of the 2023 NFL season. His opening matchup against the Baltimore Ravens on the road is far from ideal, making it hard to trust a late-round QB when you can't confidently start him in the first week. Additionally, Stroud is facing a severe lack of weapons, with Dalton Schultz and Nico Collins as his top two pass-catching options. This is a stark contrast to the talented receivers he had in college, such as Chris Olave, Garrett Wilson, Jaxon Smith-Njigba, and Marvin Harrison Jr. Stroud is likely to encounter growing pains as he adjusts to a less experienced and talented receiving corps. All these factors combined with some offensive line injuries make him a risky fantasy option for Week 1. Kenyon Greene and Juice Scruggs were both expected to be starting options, but both have been placed on IR prior to Week 1.
24 weeks ago
Davis Mills Note
Davis Mills photo 60. Davis Mills (at BAL)