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Fantasy Football Player Notes

Week 3 Half PPR Rankings
Odell Beckham Jr. Note
Odell Beckham Jr. photo 15. Odell Beckham Jr. (vs . WAS)
He ended last week with 76 yards and a touchdown, but if you watched that game, it could've been much more. There were penalties that should've been called, but the good news is that people were able to see Beckham is still very good on national television. The potential downside, however, is that Mayfield seemed to go into that game with a different mindset, and it was one that wasn't going to force the ball to Beckham. This is a good thing in some ways, but it could take away some of the steady targets. Going against Washington's cornerbacks is hardly a daunting task, though the pressure their front seven is bringing to the quarterback has allowed them to look better than they are. The duo of Ronald Darby and Fabian Moreau have stuck to sides, and Beckham plays on both sides of the formation, so he'll see a mixture of these two. We watched DeAndre Hopkins catch 8-of-9 targets for 68 yards and a touchdown against this secondary last week. Beckham may not get back to the elite status we once knew, but he should remain in play as a solid WR2 with upside as long as Mayfield can keep it together.
3 days ago
Jarvis Landry Note
Jarvis Landry photo 32. Jarvis Landry (vs . WAS)
The 10-day break should be good for Landry, who's been bothered by his surgically repaired hip, forcing him to be limited in practices. Through two games, he's caught 8-of-9 targets for 107 scoreless yards. This figures to be a run-heavy attack by the Browns, but teams have averaged 70.0 plays per game against Washington, so we should still see 30-plus pass attempts. Knowing the strength of the Washington defense (getting pressure), slot receivers should provide an outlet for their quarterbacks when under duress. We've seen the combination of Greg Ward and Larry Fitzgerald combine to catch 12-of-14 balls for 81 yards against them over the first two weeks, which isn't particularly exciting, but then again, you didn't draft Landry to be exciting. The matchup with Jimmy Moreland in the slot is a good one, so as long as Landry appears healthy, he should deliver decent WR3/4 numbers in this game.
3 days ago
KhaDarel Hodge Note
KhaDarel Hodge photo 102. KhaDarel Hodge (vs . WAS)
Rashard Higgins Note
Rashard Higgins photo 125. Rashard Higgins (vs . WAS)
JoJo Natson Note
JoJo Natson photo 156. JoJo Natson (vs . WAS)
Donovan Peoples-Jones Note
Donovan Peoples-Jones photo 164. Donovan Peoples-Jones (vs . WAS)