RB Kenyan Drake, Miami Dolphins
This past Sunday versus the Raiders promised to be a great matchup for Drake and the sixth-ranked Miami run game, but it certainly did not pan out that way. Instead, the Dolphins exploited the Raiders' defense with some deep completions and a few
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WR Tyler Boyd, Cincinnati Bengals
You won’t see this in his fantasy stat line, but Boyd has become a favorite and reliable target for Andy Dalton. After John Ross quit on a route and A.J. Green got banged up late in Sunday's game against Caroline, Boyd may be the first target on many of the Bengals' pass plays heading into a matchup against Atlanta's quick defense. ACQUIRE Boyd as he has now averaged 20 fantasy points in each of the past two weeks and will be relied on to provide more of the same production through the season.
WR Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons
I had forgotten that Ridley was even drafted by the Falcons halfway through the opening night of the season in Philly, but since being shutout in his first career game, Ridley has proven that he can be a weapon at this level with an 85 percent catch rate, 210 yards
WR Pierre Garcon, San Francisco 49ers
It is never easy losing your franchise QB, especially three weeks into a season with no quality backup options. Even with Jimmy Garoppolo, Garcon caught only seven passes for just 89 yards and zero touchdowns. If second-year backup C.J. Beathard is whom the 49ers will turn to, well, there is a not-so-pretty sample size there as well. In three games last year with Beathard, Garcon posted a meager 12-121-0 receiving line. Even if a QB such as Tom Savage or Tyrod Tayor should happen to come in, it seems as if the season is all but lost for the 49ers and their veteran wideout. CUT Garcon, who shouldn’t be near your starting lineup, even with bye weeks on the horizon.
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