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Darren Waller

Darren Waller

Height: 6' 6"Weight: 255 lbsAge: 28College: Georgia TechDrafted: #204 (6th Rd. by Baltimore)

Week 12 Outlook

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Week Rank (ECR) TE #2
Projection 16.8 pts


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There's Travis Kelce... then there's Darren Waller... then there's everyone else. Waller might not have the ceiling of Kelce, but his floor is mighty close. Waller has produced at least 7.0 PPR points in 24-of-26 games dating back to the start of last year. While that may not seem like much if you own Waller, you need to try and stream for a couple weeks. If you are buying into the fact that the Raiders are likely to throw the ball 40-plus times in this game, you should absolutely love Waller, as he's received a 27.8 percent target share this year, which is easily the most among tight ends (Travis Kelce is at 23.8 percent). On top of that, he leads the NFL with 17 red zone targets, which account for 35.4 percent of the Raiders' red zone targets. Despite tight ends being targeted just 6.8 times per game against the Falcons, they've generated 5.7 receptions, 62.2 yards, and 0.8 touchdowns per game, which are all near the top of the league. Remember how bad the Cardinals were against tight ends last year? They allowed 2.39 PPR points per target to them. The Falcons have played 10-of-16 games and have allowed 2.46 PPR points per target to them. Yeah, this matchup is extremely good. Waller just might beat out Kelce this week.

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Darren Waller goes for 88 yards and a score in Week 11

Darren Waller caught all of his seven targets for 88 yards and a touchdown in a 35-31 loss to the Chiefs in Week 11.

Fantasy Impact

After averaging just 28.7 yards per game in his last three games, Waller came alive against the Chiefs, totaling 88 yards and catching a touchdown pass from Derek Carr. He gets an extremely favorable matchup in Week 12 against Atlanta, and should be considered a top-3 TE option next week.

Adam Koffler - 1 week ago
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by Rob Searles in FantasyNov 29, 2020
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 12TE #2TE #2TE #236
Rest of Season TE #2TE #2TE #22
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Projections (Week 12)
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Last Week881714.8
Last 3 Weeks490.758.9
Season to Date51.90.568
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Week 11vs. KC881714.8
Week 10vs. DEN37033.7
Week 9@ LAC22158.2
Week 8@ CLE27052.7
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2020)
Next Game@ ATL1st easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesNYJ, IND, LAC11th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)IND, LAC, MIA28th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--10th easiest remaining opponents
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T-1.Brandon FunstonTE #2
T-1.Andy BehrensTE #2
T-1.Pat FitzmauriceTE #2
T-1.Scott EngelTE #2
T-1.Walter CherepinskyTE #2
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