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Fantasy Football Player Notes

Week 1 Rankings

Patrick Mahomes II Note
Patrick Mahomes II photo 1. Patrick Mahomes II (vs . DET)
Last year, Mahomes did Mahomes things as usual. He was second in passing grade, third in yards per attempt, second in adjusted completion rate, and second in CPOE on deep throws. If you drafted Mahomes, you are starting him weekly. No matter what. Detroit's pass defense was wretched last season, no matter how you slice it. They gave up the third-most passing yards, ninth-most passing yards, and second-highest yards per attempt. They particularly loved utilizing man coverage, with the third-most passing attempts defended in man (per Fantasy Points Data). Their top three corners in coverage snaps last year operated in man on 39.9-41.7% of their coverage snaps. With the arrival of Emmanuel Moseley and Cameron Sutton, we should see more zone coverage for Detroit this year, but they were both strong in man as well. Moseley and Sutton allowed 57.1% and 47.1% catch rates in man last season. Mahomes can shred man or zone equally, as he ranked fourth and third in EPA per play against each coverage type last season. Mahomes is a top-five quarterback option weekly.
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Blaine Gabbert Note
Blaine Gabbert photo 53. Blaine Gabbert (vs . DET)
Carson Wentz Note
Carson Wentz photo 69. Carson Wentz (vs . DET)