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Cooper Kupp

Los Angeles Rams

Mr. Cooper's neighborhood


Cooper Kupp was 4th in the NFL last year in red-zone targets. Kupp and Goff have the most chemistry of all the receivers on the team as Goff targeted him more than anyone last year. Everyone is expecting Cooks to lead these receivers in points this year, but Kupp will be the receiver to own. Sammy Watkins had eight red-zone touchdowns last year. Cooks is not a red-zone target receiver, so Kupp should see more targets and could sneak into the WR2 with massive upside.


08/13/18, 09:39 PM CDT by C-wags

Source: pyromaniac.com


Jerick McKinnon

Minnesota Vikings

The Jet is set to take off!


Mckinnon has been a super divisive player this offseason. Especially after the first preseason game where he didn't amass many yards and the following day he injured himself in practice. I constantly hear people question his ability to carry the ball 200+ times or that he can’t run between the tackles, or he’s unproven in a lead role. This is all NONSENSE and you shouldn’t believe any of it. Shanahan had his pick of players that he could’ve signed instead of Mckinnon, including Dion Lewis, Carlos Hyde, or drafting a rookie. He chose Mckinnon cause he felt he fit his offensive system in the same way that Devante Freeman fit his scheme. The 49ers just signed Alfred Morris today as a safety net, but I’m taking all the Mckinnon I can this year. I see him carrying the ball 205car/950yds/6td while also amassing 60rec/500yds/5td making him an RB1 this year. Don't be scared, and steal him away from people that are.


08/13/18, 09:24 PM CDT by C-wags

Source: pyromaniac.com


Marquise Goodwin

San Francisco 49ers

Too good, too fast


Marquiae goodwin has been targeted like a number one in camp. With Pierre Garcon likely squaring off with one of the toughest schedules against number one DBs, Goodwin could break out even more than he did last year. I wouldn't put it past him to put up T.Y HIlton numbers this year. Pick him up in the 6th and 7th round and pile up the points.


08/13/18, 09:11 PM CDT by C-wags

Source: pyromaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ready To Fly


In 2016 Ajayi racked up 1272 yards on 260 carries and 8 TD’s and finished as the RB11 in both standard and PPR scoring. Last year Miami ran him out of town when he struggled in an anemic offense. He was not heavily used when he got to Philly, but his touches did increase every week until the Superbowl. He was also hyper efficient gaining 5.8 yards per carry and 9.1 yards per reception. Despite the general perception Clements usage went down with Ajayi’s arrival, even with Smallwood going down with injury. The Eagles have the number 1 offensive line as graded by PFF, and 18 RB targets and 192 carries vacated. Ajayi is a safe pick in the fourth round and a steal in the fifth.


08/02/18, 06:08 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: www.nflmock.com


Jimmy Graham

Green Bay Packers

Split Wide, Back in Stride


He is coming off a season that produced only 57 receptions for 520 yards, his fewest since his rookie season. With that said, Graham remains a big-time weapon in the red zone. He led the league last year with 27 targets in the region, which led to 10 touchdowns. You can bet Rodgers and play-caller Mike McCarthy will be utilizing his skills early and often when knocking on the door of the end zone.
Look for McCarthy to use a variety of personnel groupings with his new tight end group and expect to see Graham split out wide as a receiver much more than as a traditional in-line tight end.

This goes right along with what I was saying on Pyro podcast 308. I expect Graham to be used as a wide receiver and not a tight end. When Graham was negotiating his contract in his last season in New Orleans he wanted to be paid on scale with wide receivers because he rarely lined-up as an in-line tight end. When Seattle paid him, he did whatever they asked, and they asked him to block more. He was out for five games that year, but averaged one less reception per game and only scored two TD’s, after having at least nine TD’s in the previous four years. Overall Graham saw about 25% fewer targets while in Seattle compared to New Orleans and his fantasy numbers reflect it. I see Green Bay using him more like he was used in New Orleans, and even though he has obviously lost a step or two I see him as the major replacement for the Jordy Nelson targets.


07/22/18, 01:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: www.packersnews.com


Aaron Jones

Green Bay Packers

Cream Rises To The Top


Jones’ 5.55 YPC on first- and second-down carries trailed only Alvin Kamara (6.24) for best in the league last year. Jamaal Williams averaged 3.80 YPC on first- and second-down in 2017.

He’s slid two rounds since the announcement of his two game suspension, he is a screaming value if you can get him in the ninth round. We already knew he was going to be competing in a crowded backfield so missing two games really shouldn’t be a big hit to his overall production. The likelihood of either of the other two backs taking over the role is slim, Jones should be able to carve out 10 touches a game when he gets back with fresh legs. They are all high risk for injuries so I’m hoping this added rest will help Jones in the long run.


07/21/18, 06:51 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Solidified Role


In 2017, Nelson Agholor had 62 recs, 768 yds, 9 TDs and 7 games of WR2 or better. There is no reason he wouldn't maintain this output, even with additions in the offense. Agholor had to carve out a role for himself and beat out incumbent Jordan Matthews. This year he'll be the main slot receiver and have an established role from the start.


07/21/18, 06:49 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Sterling Shepard

New York Giants

Buying The Slot Receiver in a Shurmur Offense


Sterling Shepard is currently 24 years old with a 124/1,414/10 career line, in two seasons. He finished 2017 as the WR42 in 11 games (WR22 in FP/G) with only a 13.9% target share. He finished 2016 as the WR36 as a rookie. He's currently being drafted as the WR42 in MFL10’s.

Shepard does see more targets (+2.7), get more receptions (+2.3), more yards (+28), and get about three more PPR points per game when Beckham is out. But he still averages over 11 PPR points per game when he is playing. Apparently Shepard is more open in the end-zone when Beckham is playing, as he averages three times as many TD’s when they are both playing.


07/21/18, 06:47 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Allen Hurns

Jacksonville Jaguars

Plenty of Targets in Dallas


He’s been hampered by injuries over the past couple of years, but when he has stayed healthy and gotten the targets he has been successful. His best season was in 2015, he had 105 Targets for 64 Receptions at 1031 Yards for 10 TDs, that’s 16.11 Yards Per Reception and a 61% Catch Rate coming from Blake Bortles. He finished as the WR14 in Standard Scoring and WR18 in PPR.

He's an amazing value in the 11th round of current best-ball drafts.


07/21/18, 06:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Eric Ebron

Detroit Lions

Second Team Breath's New Life Into TE


Outside Brady, Luck is the only other QB to support 2 TE's, both Fleener and Allen had 8 TD's with Luck. Frank Reich runs 2 TE sets very successfully - see: 2018 Eagles. TE1's for Coach Reich have never finished worse than 12th. Yes, Doyle would seem like the obvious choice after last season, but that was with Brissett who needed a quick dump off outlet. Luck isn't a check-down machine.

Eric Ebron has lined up "everywhere" in the Colts offense. And the new tight end already is beginning to feel at home in Indianapolis. Without a strong WR2, Ebron could see a large number of targets. The Colt's line-up in two TE sets more than any other team in the NFL.


07/21/18, 06:36 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Matt Breida

San Francisco 49ers

Filling Coleman Role


“One guy who stood out at Niners practice to me was RB Matt Breida. No one talks about him, but the dude is gonna get some run this year. Fast downhill player.”

This is just some more camp hype from a beat reporter, but if they don’t get another running back through trade or free-agency Brieda is going to see plenty of touches to pay off being picked in the 15th round of fantasy drafts. McKinnon has never had over 205 touches in a season, that leaves plenty of opportunity in a Shanahan offense.


07/21/18, 06:28 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


LeSean McCoy

Buffalo Bills

McCoy starring down 30 with uncertainty


LeSean McCoy, despite ending the year as the #7 fantasy running back in standard leagues was a slight disappointment for fantasy owners last year. McCoy played in all 16 regular season games, but only cracked 100 yards rushing 4 times, and averaged 4.0 yards per rush, which was 23rd in the NFL. That all happened with a formidable QB with a scrambling ability that defenses had to respect, presumably allowing McCoy some more room before tacklers ascended.
The Bills have the least sexy QB situation in the entire NFL in my opinion. With Tyrod Taylor at the helm for most of the season last year, the bills had the 31st passing offense. None of the QBs on the Bills roster are considered mobile and without a wide receiver on their roster worthy of drafting in any fantasy formats, defenses can stack the box against McCoy. McCoy will be overused, underperform and probably get hurt because of it. McCoy’s ADP is in the second round, but wouldn’t touch him until the fourth or beginning of the fifth round.


06/29/18, 12:42 PM CDT by C-wags

Source: pyromaniac.com


Tyreek Hill

Kansas City Chiefs

Hill lookin' busty with chiefs new look.


Tyreek Hill had a great 2017, amounting 75 receptions for 1183 yards and 7 touchdowns in 15 games. He’s currently being drafted in the middle of the third round in standard leagues, which would appear to be a great value. However, with promoted RB coach Eric Bieniemy presumably in-line to be the primary play caller, a new QB, Travis Kelce receiving the #1 target share and the addition of Sammy Watkins, I expect Hill’s numbers to decrease dramatically.
I believe Hill to be more of a boom or bust player this year. There’s no denying his break-away speed and ability to separate from defenders, and with Mahomes cannon of an arm, I expect them to connect deep on occasion. However, I believe Sammy Watkins to be the more complete receiver and likely to take more of the target share from Hill. Bundled with the change in offensive strategy toward the end of last year to run the ball more, the change to a young QB presumably resulting in a more conservative game plan, I see a major decline in the amount of touches Hill will get and see him as more of a 5-6 round flex play guy.


06/21/18, 10:54 AM CDT by C-wags

Source: pyromaniac.com


Eric Ebron

Detroit Lions

Ebron Could Use Some Luck


Colts signed TE Eric Ebron, formerly of the Lions, to a two-year contract. Coach Frank Reich called Ebron an "elite tight end."

The last time we saw Andrew Luck healthy (2016), the Colts used 2+ TE sets at the 3rd-highest rate in the NFL and had the 6th-highest target share to TEs.


04/01/18, 11:32 AM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Carlos Hyde

San Francisco 49ers

Hyde and Seek


Browns agreed to terms with RB Carlos Hyde, formerly of the 49ers, on a three-year, $15 million contract.

Obtaining Hyde has several trickle-down effects; first it replaces Crowell who signed with the Jets, it probably diminishes Duke Johnson’s value a bit. Hyde is a better all-around back than Crowell was and will certainly take over the goal-line work seeing that he’s got 20+ pounds on Duke. It also reduces the likelihood that Cleveland takes Saquon Barkley with the 4th pick in the draft. They will most likely look to draft a defensive player (Chubb) or trade down again.


04/01/18, 11:28 AM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jerick McKinnon

Minnesota Vikings

McKinnon Goes West For Gold-Rush


49ers agreed to terms with RB Jerick McKinnon, formerly of the Vikings, on a four-year, $30 million contract.

McKinnon averaged a ho-hum 3.8 yards a carry for the Vikings and scored three rushing touchdowns. By contrast, San Francisco's former lead runner, Carlos Hyde, averaged 3.9 yards an attempt in 2017 and had eight rushing touchdowns.

It appears as though Shanahan is enamored with McKinnon's athletic metrics, but I'm not so sure he was "pounding the table" to get him. This move could push the Niner's to cut Joe Williams.


04/01/18, 11:12 AM CDT by Wheeler

Source: www.sacbee.com


Mike Wallace

Baltimore Ravens

Eagles Keep Improving


Eagles signed WR Mike Wallace to a one-year contract.
Mike Wallace can still move posting a top five max speed among wide receivers last season. He will fill the void left by Torrey Smith as a speed vertical threat.


04/01/18, 11:08 AM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Terrelle Pryor

Washington Redskins

Jets Searching For Weapons


Jets agreed to terms with WR Terrelle Pryor, formerly of Washington and Cleveland.

Second year in a row on a new team doesn’t really help Pryor's cause, but I like the idea of him on the field with Teddy Bridgewater at some point. I would imagine, with some creativity, the Jets could really design some innovative gadget plays.
The Jets receiving corps really looks like a bunch of question marks at this point though, no telling what the week-to-week outcome will be with these guys.
Jermaine Kearse: 65 catches, 810 yards, 5 touchdowns (2017)
Robby Anderson: 63 catches, 941 yards, 7 touchdowns (2017)
Quincy Enunwa: 58 catches, 857 yards, 4 touchdowns (2016)
Terrelle Pryor: 77 catches, 1007 yards, 4 touchdowns (2016)


04/01/18, 11:04 AM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Carlos Henderson

Denver Broncos

Sleeper Watch


Broncos coach Vance Joseph said the team is "counting on" Carlos Henderson making an impact in 2018.

If you are paying attention to Staggs projections there is plenty of opportunity for Henderson to step into a solid number of targets in the slot. Henderson was hindered by injury and awful QB play last year. Being drafted in the 18th round or later in best-ball leagues, Henderson is the late round flyer that should be on your radar.


04/01/18, 11:00 AM CDT by Wheeler

Source: www.denverpost.com


Ben Watson

Baltimore Ravens

Watson Returns To Big Easy


Saints signed TE Ben Watson, formerly of the Ravens, to a one-year contract.

Watson had 74 catches on 110 targets for 825 yards and 6 TD’s when he was with the Saints in 2015. After missing 2016 he had a pretty good year with Baltimore last year despite an anemic offense, with 61 catches on 79 targets for 522 yards and 4 TD’s. He’s not a bad late round flyer TE. He’s basically free right now, but I expect by the time the season starts he’ll be being drafted within the top 20 at the position.


04/01/18, 10:54 AM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com

2017 NFL Draft and fantasy football - who should teams draft for #FF

Team needs from a fantasy perspective in the 2017 NFL Draft

Posted by d-Rx on 04/07/17

by   The Archer


@TheArcher


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AFC North

 

Ravens

 

RB – Although Harbaugh hyped Kenneth Dixon this offseason, he is on a 4-game suspension.  I think Woodhead will get enough scraps to maintain his weight but if they draft a RB they could be a situational flex play in a bye week.


WR – Mike Wallace is 30 and Perriman struggles to stay healthy.  If they add a WR this will be a big opportunity for fantasy play if they show commitment in the first couple rounds.


TE – Avoid any new players.  There are too many to fight to the top.

 

 

Bengals

 

RB – The Bengals let 2 of their starting linemen go this offseason. If they don’t shore up this position, AVOID!


WR – Could stand to gain depth at the WR position.  If they get a vertical threat with this O-line, then it may be a release valve for Dalton.


TE – Odds are, Eifert will sustain an injury this year.  I’ve been burnt too many times.  With a poor O-line, this could be a savvy play.

 

 

Browns

 

QB – This is the $16M question, literally.  Browns could move Osweiler or bring in a rookie to compete for the starting position.


RB – Crowell was being shopped for a 2nd round pick earlier this offseason.  If that doesn’t show their hand, IDK what will.  I think they are content with Crowell but they could move on from Duke Johnson as the 3rd down back.


WR – Kenny Britt and Corey Coleman.  I know the industry are hype about these dudes but I want other options.  Please draft someone Browns and give me hope.


TE – There is talk the Browns will draft O.J. Howard.  While Hunter Henry is the most recent benchmark for a rookie tight end, I think Howard could be a red zone threat and a stick mover for this team.

 

 

Steelers

 

QB – A personal fit I love is Patrick Mahomes as a developmental talent in Pittsburgh.  I think they move on from Landry Jones as the backup.  Big Ben has missed ~7 games in the past two seasons.  Be the first to the waiver wire if all of the above happens.


RB – Le’Veon Bell is a beast.  You know this but he has suffered suspensions the past two years, as well as injuries.  If he goes down, grab his back up.


WR – If Martavis Bryant gets reinstated before you draft, consider their 3rd WR but if not, I anticipate the Steelers may target Chris Godwin.  Speculative, I know but he’s a Penn St. guy.  If this happens; buy, buy, buy.


TE – Ladarius Green is a field stretched when healthy but he’s been a putz as of late.  I don’t see a rookie stepping in and taking Jesse James uninspiring role.

 

 

AFC East

 

Bills

 

QB – There is very little threat here.  I think they’ll bring someone in but I think this is Tyrod’s job

 

WR – They picked up Andre Holmes in free agency but I don’t think he’s WR2 and better suited as a WR3/4.  I expect them to pick a WR early in the draft

 

TE – In a deep class, they could use a TE.  Don’t forget there is a typical 3-year learning curve at this position until impact.

 

 

Dolphins

 

RB – Ajayi played extremely well last year with three games over 200 yards! I think they are pleased with their depth but if they get another running back for insurance, don’t be surprised

 

WR – If they draft one, he may be a late season waiver wire target.  I personally don’t like this WR corps but I think they could use reliability/depth.

 

TE – Julius Thomas rejoins Adam Gase but is often injured.

 

 

Patriots

 

Flex – Anyone who is drafted here could see playing time but don’t stretch here.  This team is a headache because their HC is a maverick.

 

 

Jets

 

QB – If the Jets bring in a QB he could start depending on pedigree and talent.

 

RB – While I like Powell behind a depreciating Matt Forte, anyone here could compete for a job.

 

WR – Eric Decker may miss some time recovering and their WR corps is not menacing. There are a few guys; who may flash throughout the year but a rookie could step in and be a WR3 to WR2 from day 1.

 

TE – ASJ was the hot add middle of the season but the Jets, to this point, have failed to effectively use their tight end.  I wouldn’t jump on this position even if they get a premier TE in the draft.

 

 

AFC South

 

 

Texans

 

QB – Is Tom Savage real? The Texans will most likely draft a QB.

 

WR – I expect a late round WR but I believe there is plenty of talent and youth here.

 

TE – Fiedorowicz flashed in the 2nd half of last season. C.J. is young.  I don’t expect a move here.

 

 

Colts

 

RB – Gore has defied age biases and the Colts have done nothing to shore up RB talent. This is a must in this offseason.

 

WR – I think the position could use more depth but I believe the Colts are happy with their situation.

 

 

Jaguars

 

RB – I doubt they’ll draft a RB but Ivory is 29 years old.  Yeldon was drafted in the 2nd round and this is why I don’t think they will.

 

WR – I like this WR corps and believe it’s in the top half of the NFL but it depends on Bortles.  If they get a WR, I’d like to see a go getter.

 

TE – Mercedes Lewis is 32, they acquired Mychal Rivera in FA, and traded Julius Thomas.  I could see them taking a TE.

 

 

Titans

 

WR – Titans are in desperate need of a WR1.  They have the draft pick they acquired last year and I would go here with their first pick.

 

TE – Delanie Walker is 32 years old and performing well for his age.  I’d like to see them get a developmental talent here.

 

 

AFC West

 

 

Raiders

 

RB – Jalen Richard has potential to be a situational threat but I don’t believe he can be a three down back.  I don’t think Lynch is in their best interest but the hype is real.  I’d like to see them take a mid-round RB.

 

WR – Crabtree is my only concern in 2018.  I believe the Raiders may attempt to draft a late round WR.

 

 

Broncos

 

QB – The buzz on Paxton Lynch is growing.  There are only 2 QBs on their roster and this offers an opportunity for a developmental QB. I don’t believe this QB will start though.

 

WR – Demaryius and Emmanuel are aging with the team.  The Broncos could use a strong WR3 talent.

 

TE – Virgil Green is a talented athlete but the depth of this class at TE may create an opportunity for a Jake Butt type TE to shore up that O-Line.

 

 

Chiefs

 

QB – I believe the Chiefs will attempt to add depth at the QB position.  Alex Smith is dependable and I wouldn’t worry if they do draft a QB, he will not start.

 

RB – The Chiefs have two situational backs but could stand to draft a 3 down back. Imagine the possibilities if the Chiefs took a multi-tool like Curtis Samuel to pair with Tyreek Hill and ran a RBBC approach for another year.

 

WR – While I believe Tyreek has won the impression of the coaches, I believe the Chiefs could use more depth at WR

 

 

Chargers

 

QB – It is reported that the Chargers will draft a developmental QB.  Nothing to see here.

 

RB – The Chargers struggle with soft tissue injuries and a RB could see a fair amount of snaps. Melvin Gordon has draft pedigree though.

 

WR – The Chargers were successful in cultivating talent with early losses to their WR corps.  I think they will attempt to add depth here.

 

 

NFC North

 

 

Packers

 

RB – Ty Montgomery proved he could be a fantasy asset but I see them moving to a more traditional RB.

 

WR – If they add anyone, Aaron Rodgers will get them the ball.  Keep them on your radar.

 

 

Vikings

 

RB – I like the players here but I’m not sure how the Vikings view their situation.  Latavius can get the job done and McKinnon/Asiata can serve as vital backups.

 

WR – This organization has struggled to cultivate WR talent.  I would look to replace WR talent to avoid risk.  C-Patterson signed with the Raiders this offseason.

 

TE – Kyle Rudolph has a long history of injury.  He bounced back last year and reminded us of his red zone ability.  I believe a TE here would be developmental.

 

 

Lions

 

WR – I like their ability to move within 20 yards in the passing offense but if John Ross slips to the Lions with Stafford’s arm, this could be deadly.

 

TE – There is talk the Lions may attempt to draft a TE early.  I am not so sure this happens.

 

 

Bears

 

QB – John Fox is not a proponent of starting rookies.  The Bears went after Mike Glennon and Mark Sanchez in the offseason but could use a developmental talent.

 

WR – This WR corps is wide open at the present time.  Cameron Meredith should be a WR2/WR3 at best.  Kevin White needs to step up.  Royal is still there though.

 

TE – Zach Miller is ancient, 32 years old.  I believe the Bears could use a nontraditional talent to make up for their depleted WR corps.

 

 

NFC East

 

 

Eagles

 

RB – I believe they are a prime candidate for a RB in the first couple rounds.  Sproles and Mathews are aging.  While there are 2 young backs behind these guys, they may attempt to replace explosiveness in this draft or the next.

 

WR – This team has struggled at the WR position in recent years.  Alshon is a dominant weapon for Wentz when healthy.  Torrey Smith was signed on a 2-year contract and it’s worth noting but I personally would look to draft a late round WR.

 

 

Cowboys

 

WR – The Cowboys resigned Terrence Williams and I was disappointed as a fantasy player.  I was looking forward to the Cowboys drafting a stud WR.  It is still a possibility but I believe the other positions on this team are etched in stone for this year.

 

 

Redskins

 

QB – Although I don’t think a QB will take Cousin’s position via trade, I do expect them to draft someone.  There is no way they can sustain the projected pay in 2018 after franchise tagging Cousin two years in a row.

 

RB – I like Rob Kelley and Keith Marshall but I would not be surprised if they got a late round talent to compete for touches in the middle to late part of the season.

 

TE – There are a lot of years behind Jordan Reed.  I worry about his issues with concussions and fear the Redskins may fear an early retirement.  This is a position to watch in the draft for the Redskins.

 

 

Giants

 

RB – Paul Perkins looked above average from a rookie but this position could use some help.  The Giants have struggled in the recent past at sustaining RB talent.

 

TE – Will Tye could be a sleeper with Donnell gone but with the acquisition Marshall the Giants appear to be in an arms race with their divisional opponents.

 

 

NFC South

 

 

Falcons

 

WR – A lot of weapons but could always use one more.

 

 

Buccaneers

 

RB – Doug Martin is back and Sims just got resigned.  Martin is a risk at the end of the day and the Buccs may attempt to minimize this risk.

 

WR – Say it isn’t so but I like Humphries in his new role.  The team could use an upgrade though.

 

 

Saints

 

QB – The Saints need a QB to develop.  I am not awestruck by McCown or Grayson.

 

RB – The Saints could use a backup 3 down back.

 

WR – After Thomas and Snead you’ve got Ginn and it drops off

 

TE – Coby Fleener was added last year in free agency but his impact has not been noticed.

 

 

Panthers

 

RB – If Fournette drops here; bye, bye, bye.  Understand soft tissue injuries are a frequent problem with him.

 

WR – The Panthers could use speed in their WR corps. Funchess may get a bump this year but both starters struggle to separate.

 

TE – Eventually the Panthers will need to replace Greg Olsen.  Look for them to make a move but will most certainly not start unless and injury occurs.

 

 

NFC West

 

 

Rams

 

QB – This will be an interesting situation to watch on draft day.  The Rams bought up for Goff but I could see him losing his job before week 6 if things go south.

 

WR – Robert Woods, Tavon Austin, and Pharoh Cooper.  Cooper may be a sleeper but I do not like this corps and I believe that they will attempt to solve this with mid rounds.  Goff can’t succeed unless he has weapons.

 

TE – If the Rams add any TE from this draft class they could get a big boost with a young QB.

 

 

Cardinals

 

QB – Palmer has showed signs of regression.  I don’t believe he’ll be fired but watch this situation in the draft.

 

WR – The Cardinals need to replace Larry Fitzgerald.  This is a tall task and I expect the Cardinals to draft a WR.  Mike Williams is the talk around draft boards.

 

TE – The Cardinals use in-line tight ends and could use a vertical threat.  This is one of the deepest positions in the draft, especially vertical tight ends.

 

 

Seahawks

 

RB – If you’re signing Eddie Lacy with his current weight issue and drafting RBs heavily in the 2016 draft, you probably haven’t found your guy.

 

WR – I have become a Doug Baldwin believer.  However, I believe their second best WR will miss half to most of the season.  The Seahawks will most likely draft a DT or OL first round but they need help desperately at WR.

 

 

49ers

 

QB- Hoyer is the 28-32nd best QB in the league.  He is a solid back up and can start and win games.  The only problem is that there is one “weapon” on the outside.

 

RB – Hyde has not rushed for 1000 yards once in his pro-career. *Thanks Hoidini! * Depth is definitely needed.

 

WR – Pierre Garcon decent threat with insulation but he’s not going to carry the team all by himself.  Goodwin has explosive speed but is a better athlete than a positional football player.  Much depth is needed at this position.

 

TE – Vance McDonald is getting older and his teammates fail to contribute. Blake Bell, a local hero, is not the answer.  This team is still feeling the fall out of the departure of Harbaugh.

 


 

By The Archer (aka @raiderbuchanon)


 

 

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