June 21, 2018


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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Jeff Janis

Green Bay Packers

Janis Truthers Challenged

Browns officially signed former Packers’ WR Jeff Janis.
The combine superstar never amounted to anything in Green Bay, I highly doubt Cleveland is the place for him to finally break-out.

04/01/18, 10:50 AM CDT by Wheeler


Thomas Rawls

Seattle Seahawks

Jets Sign Rawls

Rawls had five RB1 games in 2015, one in 2016, and has been a disappointment since. He’s not worth your time in fantasy, but he could cause enough disruption in the Jets backfield to cut any upside we might have hoped for from Isaiah Crowell.

04/01/18, 10:48 AM CDT by Wheeler


Allen Robinson

Jacksonville Jaguars

Coo coo ca choo Mr. Robinson

Bears signed WR Allen Robinson, formerly of the Jaguars, to a three-year, $42 million contract.

This is a great move for Robinson and Chicago. Nagy’s offense and the young QB, Trubiski, should benefit Robinson at least as much as Bortles did, and Chicago gets the top WR in free agency.
Everyone on the team will be in a new scheme so there will be an adjustment, but as they start to gel we should see a big second half. Robinson’s recovery from a torn ACL doesn’t scare me away from drafting him in the late third/early fourth, his current MFL10 ADP is 43 overall while his Draft app ADP is 59.9. I expect Robinson to be somewhere in the range of 75 receptions, for 1100 yards and 8 TD’s.

03/24/18, 08:25 PM CDT by Wheeler


Sammy Watkins

Los Angeles Rams

KC Building Strong Air Attack

Chiefs signed Sammy Watkins, formerly of the Rams, to a three-year, $48 million contract.

I’m a big Sammy truther so getting him in the 5th or 6th round is a pure power move. His current Draft app ADP of 87.1 is an absolute steal, his MFL10 ADP of 69.5 is still a great value in my opinion. There are quite a few options for high targets in KC so I don’t expect him to see the 128 targets he saw his rookie year, but he should definitely see more than the 70 he saw last year. He’ll have an entire offseason to work with the near-rookie QB, and at age 25 he should have enough burst left to have a 70 catch, 1050 yd, 8TD line. For his career he has 16 receptions on 30 targets for 12 TD’s in the Red Zone, and 9 receptions on 13 targets, for 8 TD’s inside the opponents 10. He should be the exact WR the Chiefs need to get over the hump. As a team the Chiefs were 34/75 for 13 TD’s in the Red-Zone last year and 12/24 for 10 TD inside the 10.

03/24/18, 08:19 PM CDT by Wheeler


Kirk Cousins

Washington Redskins

Vikings Like That

Kirk Cousins plans to sign a three-year, fully-guaranteed contract from the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday. The deal is believed to be for around $86 million, and reports are it will be fully-guaranteed, a landmark for an NFL free agent.

Should be a lateral move for Kirk as far as fantasy, better WR’s, but fewer passes thrown in this offense. A healthy Dalvin Cook should be able to run out the clock if they are up in the second half of games and take the ball out of Cousins hands near the end zone. It should also help the overall efficiency of the offense so all in all it increases his floor, but cuts any garbage-time production we’ve seen with Washington. Kyle Rudolph becomes a big benefactor here, Cousins loves his TE, especially near the end-zone.

03/24/18, 08:16 PM CDT by Wheeler


Case Keenum

Minnesota Vikings

Denver Makes Case

Broncos signed QB Case Keenum, formerly of the Vikings, to a two-year, $36 million contract.

Well, I was hoping for more than a bridge QB for my favorite WR (D. Thomas), but this is a definite upgrade from the three stooges Denver put behind center last year.

03/24/18, 08:13 PM CDT by Wheeler


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Detroit Sparks Up Blount

The Lions signed free agent RB LeGarrette Blount to a 1-year deal worth $4.5M. He’s back with Matt Patricia, as the New England ties are strong.

The Lions have needed a true goal-line/power-back for years. I expect Blount to get between 150-200 touches and all the short-yardage carries. Detroit’s offense doesn’t really fit what Blount brings to the table, but I expect Patricia will have some influence over how the offense will operate from here-on-out.

03/24/18, 08:10 PM CDT by Wheeler


Cleveland Browns

Money Ball: The Sequel

Hate to start out the offseason with the Cleveland Browns, but they are makin’ moves!
Browns acquired: Tyrod Taylor, Jarvis Landry, Damarious Randall
Browns gave up: 2018 3rd-round pick (No. 65), 2018 4th-round pick, 2019 7th-round pick, DeShone Kizer

Building with experienced quality performers that have something to prove, by selling inconsequential draft picks is exactly what Sashi Brown was building up for. It’s a shame he won’t be around to reap the rewards, but these are quality moves for a win-now mentality.

03/09/18, 09:37 PM CST by Wheeler


Tyrod Taylor

Buffalo Bills

Hue Looks To TyGoat

Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, who's pondering his future, is a fan of Tyrod Taylor and has said so on the ThomaHawk Show podcast.

Tyrod is just one season removed (2016) from being the QB11 in average fantasy ppg, including seven 20+ point weeks and six 15+ point weeks. Given the current talent on the O-line and skill position weapons he could improve on those numbers. He has the potential to be this year’s Alex Smith, definitely heading my late-round (12+) QB picks now.

03/09/18, 09:32 PM CST by Wheeler


Deshone Kizer

Cleveland Browns

Packers Get In On The Fun

The Packers have traded for QB DeShone Kizer from the Browns to Green Bay.

This is the best possible scenario for Kizer, who was thrown into the fire last season. Getting the chance to develop and learn behind the best in the business is the best chance he has for longevity.

03/09/18, 09:30 PM CST by Wheeler


Torrey Smith

Philadelphia Eagles

On The Move Again

The Eagles trade WR Torrey Smith to the Panthers for CB Daryl Worley. Torrey Smith could fill the old Ted Ginn role which makes this fairly interesting. Stagg Party says it’s more of a boost for Cam than Torrey himself.

This is an absolute perfect fit, someone who isn’t going to demand the ball, but can take the top off a defense while McCaffrey, Olsen, and Cam work underneath. Torrey is looking like a great late-round flyer.

03/09/18, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler


DeMarco Murray

Tennessee Titans

Henry Hype Train Has Clear Track

DeMarco Murray was released by the Titans.
No surprise here, expect Derick Henry to be a lead back with 250+ touches, but they will bring in someone that will play the third-down, pass-catching role out of the backfield. I wouldn’t be surprised if they sign someone like Jerick McKinnon or Rex Burkhead, or even Darren Sproles or Charles Sims. There are also plenty of options in the NFL draft, Henry won’t be a true “Bell Cow.”

03/09/18, 09:17 PM CST by Wheeler


K-Mills gives us insight into all the players that are hurt for week 10 of the NFL season

The #FF Injury Report Week 10

Posted by d-Rx on 11/12/16

by   The Archer


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Week 10 Injury Report as of 10/12/16

By: K-Mills, Twitter: @KM3SPT

Bye Week – Buffalo, Detroit, Indianapolis, Oakland

TNF – Cleveland, Baltimore



Arizona Cardinals

Player: Tyrann Mathieu, DB

Injury: Mathieu is out for Week 10 with a shoulder injury.    

Source: Kent Somers on Twitter

Fantasy Impact: No Honey Badger this week for the Cards, but with a matchup with the Niners this week, they should be able to cope just fine with Swearinger and Jefferson in the secondary.



Atlanta Falcons


Player: Tevin Coleman, RB

Injury: Coleman continues to be out for Week 10 with a hamstring issue.     


Fantasy Impact: The dynamic Coleman will miss another week, so expect Devonta Forman to continue to eat for the Falcons while he does not have to split carries.



Dallas Cowboys

Players: Dez Bryant, WR 

Injury: Bryant is listed as questionable with a knee injury for Week 10.


Fantasy Impact: Dez has actually practiced in full all week, so there should be no question about his availability for Week 10 against the Steelers, barring any setbacks.


Player: Tony Romo, QB 

Injury: Romo is now questionable for Week 10, due to his back injury.


Fantasy Impact: Romo is generally expected to inactive this week, but if he does play, he should slot in as the backup QB to Dak.



Denver Broncos

Player: Aqib Talib, DB

Injury: Talib will miss his second consecutive week with a back injury.


Fantasy Impact: This has big implications for the Saints, as this could really open up their passing game even more at home, where they really like to put up big point totals.



Green Bay Packers

Player: Clay Matthews, LB

Injury: Matthews remains out for Week 10 with his hamstring injury.


Fantasy Impact: The Packers will be missing Matthews yet again as he continues to nurse a hamstring issue. This bodes well for a good Tennessee running game.



Houston Texans


Player: Will Fuller, WR

Injury: Fuller is listed as questionable with a knee injury, but is expected to return this week.


Fantasy Impact: With Fuller expected to make his return this week, the Texans lackluster passing game should see a boost after some poor showings lately.


Player: Lamar Miller, RB

Injury: Lamar Miller was upgraded to a full participant on Friday, with a shoulder issue, and is expected to start.


Fantasy Impact: Miller is good to go for this week against the Jags, and should have a fairly decent matchup here as he definitely gets no shortage of work from the team.



Jacksonville Jaguars


Player: Allen Hurns, WR

Injury: Hurns could be a game-time decision for the Jags for Week 10 as he attempts to pass through concussion protocol.


Fantasy Impact: Hurns is in the final stages of protocol, so it is to be seen if he can clear the last hurdle before kickoff this week. If he cannot go, Marqise Lee and Allen Robinson should see more targets than usual.



Kansas City Chiefs

Player: Jeremy Maclin, WR

Injury: Jeremy Maclin has been ruled out with a groin injury for Week 10.


Fantasy Impact: With Maclin set to miss time for this week. Travis Kelce will be the de facto primary receiving option for the Chiefs coming up against the Panthers.



Los Angeles Rams

Player: Todd Gurley, RB

Injury: Gurley is listed as questionable with a thigh injury for Week 10, and returned to practice on Friday.

Source: Alden Gonzalez on Twitter

Fantasy Impact: Gurley returned to practice on Friday, which is good news. He is generally expected to play, but monitor this one as there has been no definite answer.



Miami Dolphins

Player: Jarvis Landry, WR

Injury: Landry is questionable with a shoulder injury against the Chargers.

Source: Armando Salguero on Twitter

Fantasy Impact: Landry got in a limited session on Friday, so he should play, but nothing is set in stone. Monitor this one before the game to make sure that he will be out on the field.


Player: Kenny Stills, WR

Injury: Stills is questionable for Week 10 with a calf injury.

Source: Armando Salguero on Twitter

Fantasy Impact: Like Landry, he got in a limited session on Friday, which means he should play. Monitor the situation though, so that you do not get burned.



New England Patriots

Player: Martellus Bennett, TE

Injury: Bennett is questionable for Week 10 with an ankle injury.


Fantasy Impact: Limited at practice all week, he should be playing for the Patriots this week, although he plays second fiddle to Gronk now.


Player: Julian Edelman, WR

Injury: Edelman remains questionable with a foot injury.


Fantasy Impact: Edelman has been questionable all season, so there is nothing to see here. Check in before game-time.



New York Giants

Player: Victor Cruz, WR

Injury: Cruz is questionable with an ankle injury for MNF this week. 

Source: Mike Garafolo on Twitter

Fantasy Impact: Cruz has missed the entire week of practice so he is looking pretty doubtful to play this week. Monitor this one if you have to, as there are probably better options than Cruz.



New York Jets

Player: Ryan Fitzpatrick, QB

Injury: Fitz is questionable for Week 10 with his knee injury, Bowles calling it a “game-time decision”         


Fantasy Impact: There is no knowing on this one, but Fitz is a really tough guy, so I would not be surprised if he still played. Bryce Petty would step in if he could not go.


Player: Darron Lee, LB

Injury: Lee will make his return after missing the last three games with an ankle injury, stepping back in as a starter.           


Fantasy Impact: Lee should step back in and continue to be his productive self. The rookie has been a pleasant surprise for the Jets this season.



Pittsburgh Steelers

Player(s): Markus Wheaton, WR

Injury: Wheaton is out for Week 10 with a shoulder injury.  

Source: Dale Lolley on Twitter

Fantasy Impact: With Wheaton set to miss time, Coates should see an uptick in work.



San Diego Chargers

Player: Travis Benjamin, WR

Injury: Benjamin is doubtful after missing practice all week with a knee injury.         


Fantasy Impact: If Tyrell Williams is available, look for his targets to increase, along with the TE’s for the Chargers.


Player: Tyrell Williams, WR

Injury: Williams remains questionable with a knee injury for Week 10.         


Fantasy Impact: With Benjamin likely to miss this week, Williams could be an attractive option, as he is expected to play after getting in limited sessions this week.


Player: Hunter Henry, TE

Injury: Henry was a full participant in practice on Friday, and seems likely that he will return this week.      


Fantasy Impact: With Henry logging a full practice, he should be ready to rock for the Chargers. They should both get a lot of looks in the slot with the Chargers dealing with WR injuries.



San Francisco 49ers

Player: Carlos Hyde, RB

Injury: Hyde is listed as questionable for Week 10 with a shoulder injury.      


Fantasy Impact: It is yet to be seen if Hyde will play or not, although he still has been wearing a non-contact jersey at practice. If he cannot go, DaJuan Harris will lead the backfield again.


Player: Torrey Smith, WR

Injury: Smith is questionable with a back injury for Week 10.

Source: Matt Barrows on Twitter

Fantasy Impact: He should be ready to go by Sunday as he has practiced in a limited capacity, but surely you can do better.



Seattle Seahawks


Player: Christine Michael, RB

Injury: Michael is listed as questionable for Week 10 with a hamstring injury.

Source: Stephen Cohen on Twitter

Fantasy Impact: Since he was a late addition this week, he is going to be a game-time decision. Look for CJ Prosise to get some additional work this week.



Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Player: Doug Martin, RB

Injury: Martin is questionable for Week 10 with his hamstring problem.       

Source: Greg Auman on Twitter

Fantasy Impact: Martin will come down to a game-time decision this week. He might play some limited snaps this week, but Peyton Barber should be the starter this week. Martin should build up his workload going forward.



Washington Redskins

Player: Desean Jackson, WR

Injury: Jackson is doubtful for Week 10 with a shoulder injury.         

Source: Redskins on Twitter

Fantasy Impact: Jackson is expected to miss out this week, so look for Jordan Reed, Crowder, and Garcon to pick up the slack.



By: K-Mills, Twitter: @KM3SPT


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