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September 26, 2017
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C.J. Anderson

Denver Broncos

Jamaal Charles write up I did for FantasyPros.com


“Yesterday, Jamaal Charles looked more like the running back that used to dance all over the Denver Broncos defenses while he was running and catching balls for the Chiefs in seasons past. Now suited up in orange, Broncos fans must be elated to have Charles on their team after his 9 carries for 56 yards and a 12-yard touchdown game in a losing battle against the Bills. Charles is only getting 20 snaps per game for the Denver Broncos through 3 weeks with a healthy C.J. Anderson leading the way, but look for Jamaal’s snaps to increase if he keeps this production up. If C.J. was to get hurt at any point, Jamaal could venture into the backend RB2 discussion. Remember this, 3 games into his new stint as a Bronco, months after every NFL team passed on signing him and whispers that he was a washed up bum, he has more rushing yards so far than big named highly drafted running backs like LeSean McCoy (on 20 fewer carries), Marshawn Lynch, Isaiah Crowell, and Mark Ingram.” -d-Rx®

Fantasy Goo: Watch out C.J. Anderson and his fantasy owners, if Jamaal is healed, he's a remarkable running back.


09/25/17, 09:17 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.fantasypros.com


Jamaal Charles

Denver Broncos

Jamaal Charles write up I did for FantasyPros.com


“Yesterday, Jamaal Charles looked more like the running back that used to dance all over the Denver Broncos defenses while he was running and catching balls for the Chiefs in seasons past. Now suited up in orange, Broncos fans must be elated to have Charles on their team after his 9 carries for 56 yards and a 12-yard touchdown game in a losing battle against the Bills. Charles is only getting 20 snaps per game for the Denver Broncos through 3 weeks with a healthy C.J. Anderson leading the way, but look for Jamaal’s snaps to increase if he keeps this production up. If C.J. was to get hurt at any point, Jamaal could venture into the backend RB2 discussion. Remember this, 3 games into his new stint as a Bronco, months after every NFL team passed on signing him and whispers that he was a washed up bum, he has more rushing yards so far than big named highly drafted running backs like LeSean McCoy (on 20 fewer carries), Marshawn Lynch, Isaiah Crowell, and Mark Ingram.” -d-Rx®

Fantasy Goo: Watch out C.J. Anderson and his fantasy owners, if Jamaal is healed, he's a remarkable running back.


09/25/17, 09:17 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.fantasypros.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Taylor Gabriel

Atlanta Falcons

Waiver Wire Target


Gabriel gave one of his splash games this week, catching five passes for 71 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown. If you are looking for a big play receiver in deeper leagues then Gabriel has potential, but there are going to be a lot of two catches for 22 yards as well.


09/25/17, 04:28 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Devin Funchess

Carolina Panthers

Waiver Wire Target


The Panthers do not have a lot of options at receiver, so Funchess actually becomes fantasy relevant. This week he caught four passes for 58 yards. If he can limit the drops he does have potential in a division that scores a lot of points.


09/25/17, 04:27 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alex Collins

Baltimore Ravens

Waiver Wire Target


Collins was the best of the Ravens backs this week, gaining 82 yards on nine carries. The problem here is that we have no idea who the coaching staff really likes at running back, since they are all average. This is a situation to avoid at the moment.


09/25/17, 04:26 PM CDT by Houdini

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Deshone Kizer

Cleveland Browns

Waiver Wire Target


The rookie had an up and down week, completing 22 of 47 passes for 242 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions. The Browns are letting him throw, but he is also making a lot of mistakes.


09/25/17, 04:25 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Brian Hoyer

San Francisco 49ers

Waiver Wire Target


Hoyer is starting to click in Kyle Shanahan’s offense. This week he completed 23 of 37 passes for 332 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. He can be a good quarterback to stream based on matchups.


09/25/17, 04:23 PM CDT by Houdini

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Adam Humphries

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Waiver Wire Target


Humphries is an under the radar receiver for the Bucs, and this week he caught six passes for 68 yards. The only problem is that he is also competing with Chris Godwin for touches.


09/25/17, 04:22 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Chris Godwin

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Waiver Wire Target


Godwin is an under the radar receiver for the Bucs, and this week he caught three passes for 44 yards. The only problem is he is also competing with Adam Humphries for touches


09/25/17, 04:21 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Brandon Coleman

New Orleans Saints

Waiver Wire Target


Coleman only had one reception for 11 yards this week, but that was a touchdown catch. On a good day he will get you 80 yards, and this was closer to a normal day in terms of yards and targets, not touchdowns.


09/25/17, 04:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Kenny Stills

Miami Dolphins

Waiver Wire Target


Stills is getting his shots in the offense, and this week caught four passes for 51 yards. The problem is that the Dolphins are not going to be a dynamic passing team, and Stills is going to flash but it will be tough to predict.


09/25/17, 04:17 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Ed Dickson

Carolina Panthers

Waiver Wire Target


Dickson was a complete disappointment this week with one catch for eight yards. Just because he is filling in for Olsen, he is still Ed Dickson.


09/25/17, 03:45 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Mike Tolbert

Buffalo Bills

Waiver Wire Target


The Bills do not have a legitimate #2 RB, so FB Mike Tolbert is the primary backup. This week he carried the ball 11 times for 41 yards. If McCoy were to get hurt Tolbert would be the lead back, and he has the body to be effective at the goal line.


09/25/17, 03:44 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Marqise Lee

Jacksonville Jaguars

Waiver Wire Target


Lee had an average day with four receptions for 65 yards. That is about what you can expect from Lee, as he does not have a lot of high-end upside.


09/25/17, 03:41 PM CDT by Houdini

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Jermaine Kearse

New York Jets

Waiver Wire Target


Kearse did not do much this week with just three receptions for 42 yards. He is not going to have many 100-yard games or a lot of touchdowns. Kearse is a middle of the road player who will have a flash, but probably on your bench.


09/25/17, 03:39 PM CDT by Houdini

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Geronimo Allison

Green Bay Packers

Waiver Wire Target


Allison had a coming out party this week with six catches for 122 yards. Just remember that he is the fourth receiver on the Packers, which usually is a good thing. Rodgers will find the open player and Allison got himself more playing time after this performance.


09/25/17, 03:37 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Ben Watson

Baltimore Ravens

Waiver Wire Target


Watson only had three receptions for 12 yards this week, but one of them was a touchdown, so his fantasy line looks better than it was. He is a redzone target and can be bye week replacement if necessary.


09/25/17, 03:36 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Robert Woods

Los Angeles Rams

Waiver Wire Target


Woods is never going to dazzle you, but he can give you some workman like efforts. This week was one of thos times, as he caught six passes for 108 yards. That will probably be his best game of the year, but he can give you a decent floor as a bye week replacement.


09/25/17, 03:35 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Travis Benjamin

Los Angeles Chargers

Waiver Wire Target


The Chargers have a lot of receivers vying for touches, but Benjamin may have the most big play ability. This week he caught five passes for 105 yards. If he continues to be targeted this much by Philip Rivers he will have a chance to make plays and is worth a roster spot in deeper leagues.


09/25/17, 03:33 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Danny Amendola

New England Patriots

Waiver Wire Target


Amendola was back, but he did not make a major impact this week with three receptions for 48 yards. He should be owned in most leagues, especially PPR leagues, as he is going to see a lot of targets when healthy.


09/25/17, 03:31 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com

Week 3 - TE Player Rankings

Week 3 - TE Player Rankings

Posted by Dawgmaticå on 09/20/11

by   The Archer


@TheArcher


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Tight Ends

 

 

1.       Rob Gronkowski (@ Buf) – I’m telling you, if this guy’s last name was Jackson or Johnson or whatever, I would STILL call him “Gronk”.  He simply looks and plays like a guy named Gronk.  That said, with Aaron Hernandez out for the near future, Rob Gronkowski should have a field day out there racking up stats at a record pace.  It won’t matter who the Patriots are playing, though the Bills DID give up the most TDs to tight ends last season and allowed the second most fantasy point to them as well, Gronk is going to go nuts no matter who it is.  Get him in there and don’t even THINK of taking him out for awhile.

 

2.       Jason Witten (vs Was) – How far do you really think Romo can throw the ball with a cracked rib?  Well, maybe still a lot farther than you or me, but he definitely won’t be at full tilt this Monday night.  With Miles Austin out for the game and Dez Bryant still iffy with his quad injury, I expect Witten to see at least 10 targets in this one and possibly even more than that.  Oh, and by the way, in his last game against these Redskins, Jason put up 140 yards on 10 catches with one TD.  Just sayin’.  OH, and one MORE thing:  If Romo isn’t ready to play or has to be taken out in the middle of the game for any reason, guess who Jon Kitna’s favorite target is?  Yep, “The Groomsman”, Mr. Witten.

 

3.       Antonio Gates (vs KC) – Taking Gates out of the number one slot was really tough to do, especially against a completely decimated Chiefs team, but I had to do it.  The Chargers could very easily be up by a wide margin at halftime and might take Gates out of the game to rest his plantar fasciitis.  Of course, he could very well be the reason San Diego crushes KC, so I have to leave him at least in the top-3.

 

4.       Jermichael Finley (@ Chi) – The Bears don’t give up many TDs to tight ends, but they sure do allow a ton of catches and yards to them.  Finley has merely been so-so through the first couple of weeks, but the guy has to break out sooner or later, and I’m thinking it could be this week against their inter-division rival.  Last season against the Bears, Jermichael caught all nine of his targets and took them for 115 yards.  Something tells me he’ll have a shot to repeat those numbers on Sunday.

 

5.       Fred Davis (@ Dal) – If nobody has Fred Davis in your league for some reason, go grab him immediately.  The guy is one of the more athletic TEs in the league and it seems he’s put enough space between him and Chris Cooley to warrant a weekly start.  Dallas was really good against tight ends last season, but not so much this year as they’ve already given up two touchdowns and 150 yards to them through two weeks of action.  Grossman loves his TE, so get Fred in your lineup.

 

6.       Jimmy Graham (vs Hou) – Most people would say that Jimmy Graham hasn’t quite lived up to the super-hype he was receiving before the season began, but when you look a little closer, he’s actually on pace for 80 receptions, 1,080 yards and eight TDs.  Those are some serious TE numbers, folks.  This weekend looks to be another shootout against the high-powered Texans, so get Graham in your lineup and expect some top-flight numbers.

 

7.       Greg Olsen (vs Jax) – Cam Newton won’t be able to live off the bomb to Steve Smith all year long and will have to start checking down to his talented tight end sooner or later.  My guess is it’ll be this week against a Jags D that allowed the third most fantasy points to tight ends last season and don’t look to be much better in 2011.  Jeremy Shockey is being used more as a blocking TE in this offense, which leaves Olsen free to release off the line and act like the wide receiver he really wants to be.

 

8.       Vernon Davis (@ Cin) – Vernon has been a huge disappointment thus far, but this week’s matchup against the Bengals could be what the doctor ordered for him to get off the schneid.  Cinci has already given up a couple of TDs to tight ends this season, so I expect Alex Smith to look his way quite a bit.  Besides, Vernon already opened his mouth to the team/coaches looking to be fed a little more going forward, and my guess is that they will adhere to his demands.

 

9.       Marcedes Lewis (@ Car) – The monster that is Marcedes Lewis is back at practice and ready to suit up for the Jags this week.  Carolina has been pretty bad against tight ends this season and with coach Jack Del Rio opting to go with the rookie under center this week, Lewis might be looking at a ton of targets from Blaine Gabbert.

 

10.   Dallas Clark (vs Pit) – Colts players are falling down the totem pole left and right these days, but if I had my choice of one guy I had to have on my team, it would be Dallas Clark.  First off, Kerry Collins is not a throw deep type of quarterback, so I look for him to dump it off to Clark more often than not from here on out.  Second, his O-Line is getting him killed at this point, so some shorter drop-backs and quicker passes to Clark might be the answer.  He won’t be the Dallas of old, but he still could have some worth here.

 

 

Rounding out the rest of the Top-25 TEs...

 

11.   Tony Gonzalez (@ TB)

 

12.   Owen Daniels (@ NO)

 

13.   Dustin Keller (@ Oak)

 

14.   Kellen Winslow Jr. (vs Atl)

 

15.   Scott Chandler (vs NE)

 

16.   Evan Moore (vs Mia)

 

17.   Brandon Pettigrew (@ Min)

 

18.   Jermaine Gresham (vs SF)

 

19.   Ed Dickson (@ StL)

 

20.   Ben Watson (vs Mia)

 

21.   Todd Heap (@ Sea)

 

22.   Jared Cook (vs Den)

 

23.   Lance Kendricks (vs Bal)

 

24.   Jeremy Shockey (vs Jax)

 

25.   Chris Cooley (@ Dal)

 

 

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