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Chris Thompson

Washington Redskins

Thompson Flashes


Thompson only had three carries, but two of them went for scores, including a 61-yard scamper. He finished with six touches for 106 yards and two scores. Rob Kelley could miss time with the injury and Thompson is lightening in a bottle.

Fantasy Goo: Thompson is the back to own in PPR leagues, his floor is solid with the passing downs work and he will probably average five carries a game if Kelley (ribs) is out.


09/19/17, 07:08 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: pyromaniac.com


Chris Carson

Seattle Seahawks

Seattle Backfield Jumble


Carson was the man at running back for the Seahawks, running the ball 20 times for 93 yards, and he caught one pass for 7 yards to give him 100 total yards on the day. Lacy is a non-factor, and Rawls does not look like he will be able to keep Carson from getting the Lion share of carries going forward.

Fantasy Goo: Carson will probably be the number one waiver add in your league, and if you have the number one pick you NEED to add Carson now.


09/19/17, 07:06 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: pyromaniac.com


D'Onta Foreman

Houston Texans

The Foreman Is On The Job


The Texans want to get Foreman more involved in the offense, and this week he had 12 carries for 40 yards. He is going to be in a 60/40 split with Lamar Miller, but there is upside if Miller goes down. His workload should only increase as the season moves along.

Fantasy Goo: If he’s still available, if you have space on your roster, and if you can wait a few weeks for him to take even more of the role, then this is your guy to grab. Foreman could emerge as the Texans primary back by the end of the year.


09/19/17, 07:03 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: pyromaniac.com


Rashard Higgins

Cleveland Browns

They Call Him "Hollywood"


Browns placed WR Corey Coleman on injured reserve with a broken hand. Coleman underwent surgery on his broken right hand Monday. Higgins played 54-of-71 snaps against the Ravens, 12 more than Kenny Britt. He also turned 11 targets into seven catches for 95 yards. He was just promoted off the practice squad on Saturday, so he could be a one hit wonder.

Fantasy Goo: Normally I would say to just put him on your watch list, but he could emerge into what we thought Kenny Britt would be. Britt is playing like he doesn’t give a crap right now, which is giving Higgins opportunity and with Coleman out for at least eight weeks there might not be anyone else to throw to.


09/19/17, 07:00 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: www.rotoworld.com


Will Fuller

Houston Texans

Strong Out, Fuller In


Will Fuller (collarbone) returned to practice on Monday. It's a potential sign Fuller could return for Week 3. The Houston Chronicle reported in early August that Fuller would likely miss "2-3 months," but Fuller is an elite athlete in optimal condition, and he is capable of beating a lengthy timetable like that. The Texans also placed WR Jaelen Strong on waivers and the Jaguars have claimed him.

Fantasy Goo: It’s too bad the Texans still don’t have a QB. Fuller could add a valuable weapon for Watson, but I don’t see Watson being a productive QB that can maintain two WR’s with weekly fantasy value. Keep Fuller on the watch list just in case Watson proves he can produce or they shift to a free agent QB.


09/19/17, 06:57 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: www.rotoworld.com


A.J. Green

Cincinnati Bengals

Green looking forward to Green Bay


A.J. Green has struggled to get going this season, with 10 receptions for 141 yards and no touchdowns. This week he faces a Packers defense that could be without Mike Daniels and Ahmad Brooks. Julio Jones had 108 yards against the Packers last week, and without the pass rush of Daniels Green should be able to make more plays downfield this week. The Bengals are looking for their first touchdown of the season, and Dalton wants it to be a passing touchdown to A.J.


09/19/17, 06:57 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: www.pro-football-reference.com


Le'Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers

Bell looking for a breakthrough against the Bears


Le'Veon has only totaled 138 yards with no scores through the first two weeks. Owners should be feeling good about his matchup this week against the Bears. Chicago is already without LB Jerrell Freeman, and last week lost his replacement Nick Kwiatkowski. The Bears are a mess and Bell should be able to exploit those weaknesses for big gains this week.


09/19/17, 06:52 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: www.pro-football-reference.com

Carolina Panthers

Carolina In My Mind


Implied Team Totals: Panthers 25, Bills 18
Cam looked rusty last week, he was literally shaking his arm after passes like there was rust in his shoulder joint. Christian McCaffrey out-snapped Jonathan Stewart 70% to 43% in Week 1, but Stewart out-touched McCaffrey 20 to 18, and Stewart scored the backfield’s lone TD on a red-zone reception where McCaffrey served as a decoy. As Carolina is favored by a touchdown at home, this sets up as another positive-script game where Stewart can log a similar if not superior workload to his dynamic rookie counterpart, giving both Panthers backs RB2/flex appeal. I don’t like any of the receivers, Benjamin is only ranked within the startable range because of the implied opportunity and what should be a prime match-up.


09/17/17, 10:30 AM CDT by Wheeler

Source: www.rotoworld.com

Buffalo Bills

Buffalo @ Carolina


Implied Team Totals: Panthers 25, Bills 18
Tyrod is a solid sit for me on the road against a strong Carolina defense that silenced the 49ers on the road last week. McCoy will get 25 or so carries so I’m starting him in season-long, but his upside is capped so he’s a fade in DFS this week. Charles Clay led Buffalo in targets and caught his eighth TD in 29 games as a Bill. Last year’s Panthers allowed the league’s second-most fantasy points to tight ends, a position to which their Cover-3 zone can be vulnerable.


09/17/17, 10:28 AM CDT by Wheeler

Source: www.rotoworld.com

New England Patriots

New England @ New Orleans


Implied Team Totals: Patriots 31, Saints 25
Last year the Saints allowed the second-most points (454) and the most passing yards (4380), the Superdome is now known as football’s version of Coors Field for its elevation of offensive output. My top DFS plays are Brady, of course, Cooks in a revenge game, Gronk if you are ok with paying up at TE, and the way to get Gronk in a DK line-up is to play James White at RB2 or flex. White is cheap, and played the most snaps of the RB’s last week, he could have around 5 receptions for around 35-50yds and cross your fingers for a TD.


09/17/17, 10:12 AM CDT by Wheeler

Source: www.rotoworld.com

New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Hosting New England


Implied Team Totals: Patriots 31, Saints 25
The Saints, and Brees are a different animal at home than the road. Alex Smith shredded the Pats last week and even on short rest (6 days, compared to NE’s 10 days) Brees should see similar numbers. I feel good about starting Michael Thomas or Fleener, they should see the bulk of red-zone targets. The RB situation is in flux so the only RB I’m considering is Alvin Kamara, he’s obviously not a cash game play, but at $3500 he could pay-off in a big way.


09/17/17, 10:09 AM CDT by Wheeler

Source: www.rotoworld.com

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jaguars have alot to do to bounce back to fantasy relevance in week 2


With Blake Bortles playing the role as "game manager" it certainly puts a cap on the Jags offense as a whole,sure Leonard Fournette can be counted on to get the Lions share of work but at the cost of the passing game especially after losing AR15 who is left to count on ?
Blake threw for a meager 125 and a TD in week one's victory over Houston,but went 11 for 21 pass attempts. (21 attempts yoikes)
It seems the lack of faith in Bortles has everyone wondering if you can even start any pass catcher on this team.
The improvement of the defense should help but if history tells us anything it is that the Jags will be playing from behind and will be forced to throw. So again who's catching the ball in Jacksonville week 2?

Allen Hurns caught 3 out of 4 targets for 42 yards in the Jaguars' season opener and should be the one to take on the WR1 duties. He did show some fantasy value two years ago and is most likely to be the receiver with the most upside and is currently WR 49 on pyro rankings.

Marqise Lee was off the marq week 1 and had 4 balls thrown his way and failed to haul in a single catch, but he is in line to be the WR2. Maybe the increased workload and motivation of being more involved in the game plan will be the trick for Lee who's is WR 50 on pyro rankings.

Marcedes Lewis the tight-end failed to make a single reception of his two targets vs.the Texans. He could be called on to make up some of the loss of ARob but I'm not holding my breath. He only had 169 yards and a single touchdown all of last season Lewis is currently holding down TE 47 on the current pyro rankings.

Fantasy Goo: So if your like me the approach in Jacksonville is wait and see what happens Sunday vs Tennessee and hopefully we get the answers we are looking for by end of week three.


09/17/17, 05:13 AM CDT by PK Ripper

Source: pyromaniac.com

Green Bay Packers

Packers @ Falcons


Ty Montgomery played 75 of82 snaps, he’s playing a team that struggles to cover RBs and there’s a high over under. After allowing a league-high 14.5 receiving points per game to opposing backfields in 2016, Atlanta allowed a Week 1 high 23.1 points to the Chicago backfield receiving. Aaron Rodgers has thrown 10 touchdowns with at least three in each game and averaged 29.3 points per game. Randall Cobb accounted for 32 percent of the Green Bay targets Week 1.

Fantasy Goo: Start everyone mentioned above and Jordy. I guess Adams and Bennett are solid plays too, but I usually stay away from them in general, very TD dependent. This should be a shoot-out in Atlanta’s new stadium, and I expect Ty Montgomery to have the best value at $5800 on DK.


09/16/17, 06:28 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: www.rotoworld.com


Akeem Hunt

Houston Texans

Double Hunt in KC


“Chiefs are releasing CJ Spiller again, per sources. This makes room on the 53 for RB Akeem Hunt, who can contribute on lots of special teams.”

Fantasy: Ok, this means absolutely nothing, but if you have that guy in your league that keeps sending annoying trades, you should pick up Akeem and send the guy an offer when you know he’s been drinking. All he’ll see is Hunt KC, if you make the right offer. Ask for someone good, but don’t get greedy.


09/16/17, 06:24 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Michael Crabtree

Oakland Raiders

Crabtree is the WR1 on Oakland yet again


Crabtree is the WR1a for the Raiders against a strong Jets defense in Oakland, but it’s the first home game of the year and they’ve already shown the ability to put up points. This game should end in a blowout which means more red-zone targets for Crabby, something that he didn’t see in Week 1. Look for another seven reception performance for around 100 yards and a touchdown.


09/16/17, 04:56 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Derek Carr

Oakland Raiders

Great matchup this week


Carr was very efficient against the Titans on the road but will break out in a major way at home against the withering Jets defense. Tyrod Taylor posted 18.7 FF points in Week 1 against NYJ and Carr has better weapons at his disposal. Carr could easily be the top QB this week and will continue to be the steal of the draft.


09/16/17, 04:54 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Amari Cooper

Oakland Raiders

Cooper scooper


Cooper had the big fantasy day with his 62 yards and a touchdown, but he had only five receptions on 13 targets! Something to be concerned about, but Amari also worked through a small knee injury. Use the eye-test in Week 2 to see if his efficiency improves, otherwise, Crabtree might re-take the WR1 spot on this powerful offense.


09/16/17, 04:54 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Emmanuel Sanders

Denver Broncos

2 inches short of explosion


Sanders was so close to a massive fantasy day but was overthrown by inches on two red-zone targets on Monday night. Sanders and Demaryius will mimic each other’s stat lines through the season, but ‘Manny usually sees the softer coverage. Over the course of the season, Demaryius will see a larger total FF point sum, but itll be Sanders that wins you the week.


09/16/17, 04:53 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Demaryius Thomas

Denver Broncos

Solid WR2 in all formats


Thomas will continue to be a solid WR2 especially in PPR leagues. Dallas is a similar test to the Chargers in defending receivers, so temper expectations for a breakout week, but you can definitely expect 6-8 receptions for just under 100 yards.


09/16/17, 04:52 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


C.J. Anderson

Denver Broncos

Anderson has Charles breathing down his neck...


Anderson rushed 20 times for 81 yards but was often replaced near the goal line and in long yardage situations. It was odd to see and may be a legitimate concern with Jamaal Charles in the back-up role. All CJ owners should think about stashing Charles on the bench. Dallas only allowed 9.6 and 3.5 FF points to Giant RBs so we should expect a similar output in Week 2, making CJ a flex candidate.


09/16/17, 04:50 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com

Year end top positional weeks (TPW) for the 2016 season - Evans,

Top Positional Weeks - Full 2016 Season

Posted by d-Rx on 01/17/17

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Top Positional Weeks - Quarterbacks

Full 2016 Season


Top Positional Weeks QBs - Season End 2016

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QB Bullets


The Big Boom Theory:

11 QBs played in at least 75% of their team’s games and registered QB1 performances in at least half of them. Only three of those QBs averaged a weekly Top 5 performance during those QB1 weeks.  Tom Brady averaged a Top 5 performance in his 8 QB1 games, Aaron Rodgers averaged a Top 4 performance in his 12 QB1 games, and Drew Brees averaged a (crazy) Top 3 performance in his 10 QB1 games.


Spur of the Moment:

Six QBs managed to not only play in all 16 games for their team this season, but they managed to do so by performing at a QB1 level for at least half of them. One QB just happened to have accomplished this in his only NFL season. Dak Prescott legitimately turned heads this year after registering 10 QB1 weeks in his very first 16 games; four of which he made possible by scoring both through the air and on the ground.


12's Dozen:

Coming in late, off a four-week vacation, Tom Brady gauged what needed to be done to catch up to speed and still be considered for MVP honors. His plan was to release some pent-up overpressure and toss 12 TDs against AFC peons Cleveland, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo--all while averaging Top 5 QB numbers during those weeks. Tom's just gonna Brady.


Like Like It:

Riding on coattails of his 2015 season, Kirk Cousins proved to (probably) everyone that last year wasn't a fluke and recorded 56% of his games as QB1 performances. Kirk will get paid this offseason, and he will likely continue to do what he does best; everything we don't expect him to.


Sack it up:

Even after another unremarkable season by the Colts, statistically speaking, it's hard to truly appreciate how good Andrew Luck performed. In his 15 games started, Luck posted Top 12 numbers 73% of the time; 3rd best among all QBs this season. In these 11 games, Luck benefited the most by keeping his TD numbers above the number of occasions where he was sacked, 28-to-23.



QB Nullets


High Floor, Low Ceiling:

14 QBs played in all 16 games for their team this season. While each of those 14 registered QB1 weeks, four QBs could not do it more than 25% of the time. Joe Flacco and Eli Manning recorded only four QB1 weeks from their 16 games, while Carson Wentz and Philip Rivers recorded only three across theirs.


Super Brown:

Have you ever read those articles where they take the best traits out of several different players and create one super player with them? Well, if you combined all four of the 2016 Browns QBs, the manufactured result is still a Browns QB. The thing about this QB, though, is that he would have had four QB1 performances! Sadly, this was an attempt to make the Browns appear favorable, but it just can't be done.


Fitzcious Cycle:

One year removed from seven QB1 weeks in 2015, Ryan Fitzpatrick was firm on his new season rate of $1-million per touchdown per game; completing only twelve TDs in twelve games this season and earning a Top 12 performance only once. Interesting fact: Ryan Fitzpatrick went to Harvard.

 

 

 

 

Top Positional Weeks - Running Backs

Full 2016 Season


Top Positional Weeks RBs - 2016 Season End

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RB Bullets

 

Hit 'Em Low, Hit 'Em High:

Six RBs played in at least 75% of their team's games and registered RB1 performances in at least half of them. Only three of those six RBs were not only able to post Top 12 numbers at RB in a week, but they were also able to post Top 12 numbers at WR during that same week. DeMarco Murray did it in Week 1, Ezekiel Elliott in Week 10, and David Johnson in Week 13. Showing off even further, David Johnson averaged over five receptions in the 12 weeks that he posted RB1 numbers; second only to Le'Veon Bell's average of six-plus receptions in the nine weeks that he posted RB1 numbers.

 

Success Token:

After serving a three-game suspension, Le'Veon Bell blazed defenses in nine of his 12 games; grinding his way to 75% RB1 weeks. To maintain such success, Bell managed an average of 175 all-purpose yards and a touchdown in those nine games. Looking forward to next year, it's difficult to know if Bell can maintain playing that high. To be blunt, though, it's a good chance he will.

 

The Numbers Won't Lie:

Although he managed only four RB1 weeks in 14 games, Jay Ajayi proved to the rest of the NFL that if you rush for more than 200 yards in a game, you're guaranteed a Top 12 performance that week. Ajayi did it three (read: THREE!) times, and the Dolphins only started handing him the ball five weeks into the season. Is it sustainable? Absolutely not, but isn't that what we all said after he did it the first time?

 

Effective, But:

While Latavius Murray played 14 games, it should be noted that he played less than 55% of the Raiders offensive snaps. Although Murray's snaps were limited, he still managed to post six RB1 performances by averaging 97.8 all-purpose yards and 1.6 touchdowns in those weeks. As the workhorse RB era in the NFL continues to fade out, the Raiders are likely to continue working DeAndre Washington and Jalen Richard into their gameplan, leaving us with nothing better to do than watch snap shares.

 

Bear Trap:

When you learn that a running back ran for 1611 all-purpose yards in 15 games this year, you naturally anticipate seeing that he finished Top 12 among RBs for the majority of those weeks. For Jordan Howard, that wasn't the case. Touchdowns were tough to come by for Howard. He logged only 8 on the year, and 3 of those occurred in the same week. If the Bears can become more efficient moving the football, and Howard remains effective at the goal line, it's safe to assume that RB1 weeks will become a norm for the soon-to-be sophomore RB.

 

 

 

RB Nullets

 

Sharing, Not Caring:

After registering RB1 weeks in an impressive eleven out of fifteen games (73%) in 2015, Devonta Freeman managed similar performances in only 44% of the Falcons' sixteen games this year. While Freeman and stable companion Tevin Coleman were concurrently able to procure RB1 weeks twice this season (Weeks 3 & 5), it was Coleman who dominated the Falcons backfield in Weeks 2, 4, and 16. Coleman went from posting zero RB1 weeks in 2015 to five in 2016. For as long as these two engines share a one-car garage, relying on consistent RB1 weeks from either may result in persistent frustration.

 

Ram-Robbed:

Among the names at the top of the 2016 disappointment list sits Todd Gurley's. Sure, it's probably difficult carrying an entire NFL team on your back, but is it really so hard to average more than 3.2 yards per carry when you're handed the ball 278 times? 25% of Gurley's games translated into RB1 performances this season, but with weekly finishes of 10, 12, 9, and 12, is it anything to celebrate? To salt the wound even worse, Gurley had not even topped 3.8 yards per carry in his four best weeks. The lack of Jeff Fisher likely won't fix this, but what else is there to be hopeful about?

 

All Purple, No Gold:

After (seemingly) being handed the keys to a potential career year in Week 2 after a "season-ending" Adrian Peterson injury, Jerick McKinnon could not receive enough, nor make enough use out of his carries. While he made practical use as a situational receiver, the Vikings offensive line did nothing to make McKinnon's rush attempts easier. Adding injury to insult, Matt Asiata continued to own the Vikings goal line work. McKinnon's season was forgettable and two RB1 weeks is all that remains to show for it.

 

 

 

Top Positional Weeks - Wide Receivers

Full 2016 Season


Top Positional Weeks WRs -2016 Season End

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WR Bullets

 

In The Champ's Corner:

When you have one of the greatest QBs to ever play the game throwing his players a football, the odds to have those players not have a Top 12 week is low. In 12 of 16 weeks this season, at least one Packers WR finished as a WR1. Some weeks, two Packers WRs finished as a WR1. Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb did it in Week 13, and Jordy Nelson and Davante Adams did it in Week 14. Since it's unlikely for an elite QB to settle for above average, he made sure to have at least three of his WRs to finish as a WR1 in the same week. Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams, and Geronimo Allison all finished as a Top 12 WR in Week 10.

 

Saints Go Marching Up:

Not only did New Orleans Saints WRs Michael Thomas and Brandin Cooks receive a generous number of targets from Drew Brees this season, but they both also managed to turn those targets into catches and translate those catches into yards and touchdowns. In his first NFL season, Thomas finished among the Top 12 WRs in four of his 15 games, while second-year WR Cooks attained the same feat in four of his 16. If Drew Brees continues to Grand Marshall the Saints' march, there will be no retreat for either WR next year.

 

Twelve Strikes, 300, The Perfect Game:

While WR1 weeks are anticipated by the cream of the crop, it's not every week when you get to truly appreciate how great some of these players are. In Week 4, Julio Jones caught 12 passes and ran scared with them for a total of 300 yards. Jones became the 6th WR to post 300 receiving yards since 1940. Week 4 was just one of Jones' six WR1 weeks across the 13 games that he played this season. In those six games, he averaged a weekly finish among the Top 5 WRs, his comfort zone.

 

Earning Your Keep:

After spending four years buried on the Dolphins depth chart, Rishard Matthews was treated kindly in Free Agency when he was given the opportunity to be spotlighted in an offense led by Marcus Mariota. After a battle with snaps and targets against rookie Tajae Sharpe and veteran Andre Johnson, Matthews stood victorious among his peers and earned the confidence of his coach and quarterback. In a career year, Matthews caught 65 passes for 945 yards and 9 touchdowns; a performance that included four WR1 weeks. Assuming Mariota recovers from his injury positively, the trend should continue, even if the Titans add a WR in the 2017 Draft.

 

Someone’s Gotta Do It:

In his third season, Mike Evans proved that all he needs is for someone to throw him a football.  This was not only his third season of exceeding 1,000 receiving yards, but it was also his second season of reaching 12 touchdowns. Evans converted 171 targets into 96 receptions this season and managed to post eight WR1 weeks in doing so. While the Buccaneers lack another reliable pass-catcher, Evans' volume will be appreciated and relied upon until they do.

 

 

WR Nullets

 

QB Proofed:

Coming off many draft boards in the 1st round last offseason and as one of the first five wide receivers picked, DeAndre Hopkins proved everyone wrong and verified that he is, in fact, not "QB-proof." It's obvious that a 4-year $72-million contract just isn't enough to have a QB deliver a football to his elite WR. Unless Brock Osweiler is going to get paid $19 to $21-million to hold a clipboard for the next three seasons, the future remains devastatingly bleak for Hopkins' fantasy value.

 

Collateral Damage:

Each just one year removed from leading the NFL in touchdowns with 14, Jets WR Brandon Marshall and Jaguars WR Allen Robinson finished this season with three and six touchdowns, respectively. It just so happened that their QBs performed much worse than they did the year prior. Many owners were burned by any one of these four players this year. There's still hope that QB Blake Bortles and Robinson can reignite the flame they had in years past. As for QB Ryan Fitzpatrick and Marshall, who knows where either of them will be playing next season? At least there's not much room for them to decline statistically.

 

It Wasn't Supposed To Be Like This:

In his "this time I mean it" final season, Steve Smith Sr. was going to play angry, catch a metric ton of footballs and score dozens of touchdowns. We anticipated a season worth cheering him on for. What we got from Smith Sr. this season was an average performance from a player who, at times, performed as if he were 37. The classic Smith Sr. never settled with average, nor did he ever play as his age would assume. Steve Smith Sr. was a spectacle to watch for 16 years, and with just two WR1 weeks in 14 games this season, it seems as it's over for good.

 

 

 

Top Positional Weeks - Tight Ends

Full 2016 Season


Top Positional Weeks TEs - End of 2016 NFL Season

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TE Bullets

 

T-88:

Defying the odds of being able to recover from a ruptured patellar tendon well enough to return to being a productive pass-catching NFL TE, Jimmy Graham should absolutely be the Comeback Player of the Year. Not only did Graham play every game this season, but he also managed to produce TE1 numbers in half of them. With an entire offseason to devote to strength and conditioning, as opposed to recovery, Graham should start next season right where he left off.

 

The Red-Zoned Reindeer:

After a slew of devastating injuries, as well as a late offseason QB acquisition, no one stepped up more for the Minnesota Vikings than Kyle Rudolph. After leading all TEs in targets with 132 as well as finishing 2nd among all players in red zone targets, Rudolph tied for the second highest percentage of TE1 games with 56%. At 27 years old, Rudolph seems to have established himself a permanent role with the Vikings and with that, his targets and touchdowns should sustain.

 

Frequent IR-er:

After an offseason ankle surgery and subsequent back injury caused him to miss the first eight weeks of the season, Tyler Eifert wasted no time doing what he does best, catching touchdowns on limited opportunities. Two assumptions that continue to surround Eifert in his four seasons is that he can't stay healthy and that he's touchdown dependent. While Eifert's done nothing to make anyone think otherwise, it's difficult to overlook how good he is when he is catching those touchdowns. In his eight games this season, Eifert manage to post TE1 numbers in five of them. Not surprisingly, he was scheduled for back surgery at the end of this season. And so, it goes...

  


TE Nullets

 

So Easy, Ifeanyi Can Do It:

Season after season, the TE player pool is one that many of us wish we could avoid. While the price of paying for one of the top TEs may not be worth the price or an optimal move, the struggle to find one later who will score your team points may not be either. Looking at Top Positional Weeks for Tight Ends, often times, a touchdown isn't even necessary for a player to finish as a TE1. At the same time, a touchdown by a TE will likely guarantee them a TE1 week. Frankly put, if a TE catches two receptions for 50 yards and finishes that week as a TE1 like Ifeanyi Momah did this year in Week 13, is there really anything to be excited about?

 

 

 

 

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