24 names to get you started on your weekly and daily fantasy decisions. For reference, 18.3 points per game for a QB would have been good enough to finish sixth among all QBs last season. Thomas will be great value come mid-season when he is cheaper on daily fantasy sites, but he is overrated coming into his second year.
Cook is set for a big Monday Night Football debut against the New Orleans Saints and has quickly shown the versatility he can bring to Minnesota's backfield throughout the preseason. Traditionally, "football season" means fans pick one team to root for and you went on the emotional rollercoaster with them throughout the season. Backs also tallied 870 receiving yards and six receiving touchdowns against Atlanta last season. The elusive running back seems poised to be on the field perhaps more than any other running back in Philadelphia this season and he caught 52 passes past year. With a healthy star quarterback back under center, Carolina's 6-foot-5, 245-pound receiver is sure to shine. The Bills are missing their top two cornerbacks from last season, making this a favorable matchup. Or did you frontload on receivers in a pass-happy era of the league? Also, quickly see who's available on your waiver wire this week by using the MFL Power feature at FF Today.
In five career meetings, he's 4-1 with 12 touchdowns and three interceptions while averaging just under 316 yards per game.
Wide receivers have become the sexy early-round targets for many fantasy football owners, and many will continue to swing big and early on a playmaker. He was a top 10 tight end in 2016 and will still shoulder the load as the first team tight end as Howard projects to play more of a hybrid role.
People are sleeping on the Los Angeles Chargers defense this season, but the unit is rich with depth and talent. Green Bay allowed the third-most passing touchdowns last season.
Similar to Hilton's situation in Indianapolis, Emmanuel Sanders will have a tough time getting his hands on the football for the Denver Broncos with their fluid quarterback controversy.
This concept started a few years ago in my work Fantasy Football league where a buddy of mine drafted a lot of Patriots players. On Sunday he will be going up against a San Francisco 49ers secondary which Pro Football Focus ranked 25th in the NFL back in July.
Mixon's fantasy value is expected to grow as the 2017 season progresses, but he is now listed as the team's third-string running back on the depth chart ahead of Week 1. Put him in your lineups and watch the fantasy points roll in. With Julian Edelman going down with a torn ACL, the word on the street is Hogan is the most likely player to take over in the slot. Roethlisberger might be a fringe QB1 for the season, but he is one of my top options for the opening weekend. NY traded defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson for wideout Jermaine Kearse, but Kearse is not a No. 1 option by any means. In fact, looking at his game log from last season, Prescott only had two rookie-esque games.