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Fantasy Football Player Notes

Week 3 Half PPR Rankings
JuJu Smith-Schuster Note
JuJu Smith-Schuster photo 12. JuJu Smith-Schuster (vs . HOU)
It's been good to see Smith-Schuster be fantasy relevant again, though he's seemingly taken a backseat to Diontae Johnson through two weeks. He's totaled a solid 14 targets that have turned into 117 yards and two touchdowns, but his 19.2 percent target share pales in comparison to Johnson's 31.5 percent share. The matchups will likely dictate who has the better week, but this week, they could choose either matchup. Smith-Schuster will see a mix of Bradley Roby and John Reid in coverage, a duo that's allowed 5-for-5 passing for 51 yards and a touchdown while covering the slot over the first two weeks. Not many realize, but Sammy Watkins plays the slot the most for the Chiefs, and if you recall, it was him having a big game in Week 1 where he tallied seven catches for 82 yards and a touchdown. Smith-Schuster should be started as a rock-solid WR2 who clearly has top-12 upside, but he's going to need to surpass his teammate in targets to get there.
3 days ago
Diontae Johnson Note
Diontae Johnson photo 14. Diontae Johnson (vs . HOU)
Is there a real possibility that Johnson has emerged as the Steelers' WR1? The target totals would suggest that the answer to that question is yes. Through two games, Johnson has seen 23 targets to Juju's 14. Johnson is now solidifying himself as a weekly must-start option and Big Ben should be looking his way often in this matchup. Johnson has top-15 upside this week and should be played everywhere that you've got him.
4 days ago
James Washington Note
James Washington photo 74. James Washington (vs . HOU)
Chase Claypool Note
Chase Claypool photo 75. Chase Claypool (vs . HOU)
Ray-Ray McCloud Note
Ray-Ray McCloud photo 162. Ray-Ray McCloud (vs . HOU)