Trubisky – He’s been great at home, and gets a Detroit defense that’s giving up over 350 yards per game. Detroit should be able to score and keep this game close, giving Mitch plenty of opportunities to throw this week. He gets Robinson back as well this week, so he has healthy set of skill guys.
Rivers – We’ve been picking on Oakland every week this year, and even though Renner and I love Gordon this week I think Rivers still does work through the air.
Fitz – He’s been putting up a ton of fantasy points, and should continue this week. He has a lot of weapons who’ve all played well, and should have a 20 pt floor this week. He’s been connecting with Humphries and Howard often, so if I’m stacking with Fitz, I’m playing these 2 with him.
Mayfield – He’s played better, throwing at least 2 touchdowns in the last 3 games. One guy who’s really helping him is Duke Johnson. We like to attack Atlanta with pass catching backs, and Baker will find Duke for a score this week.
RUNNING BACKS (deep this week with a lot of guys in good spots)
Hunt – Chalk of the week. Arizona has been terrible against the run, and Hunt has been on fire.
Gordon – Going back to attacking Oakland’s D. He has 3 100 yard games in his last 4 games. Game flow will also be in his favor.
White – Double digit targets in 4 of his last 6 games, and will see the same volume with Gronk out again. Even with Sony expected to play, White will be heavily involved this week.
Cohen – I love Chicago offensively this week, and expect a bounce back game for Cohen this week. He got bit by game flow and Chicago D scoring last week. FanDuel has him priced lower than last week, in a much better spot. He scores this week.
Duke – I said on the pod last week Cleveland was going to get him heavily involved. We attacked Atlanta with pass catching backs, and should eat this defense out of the backfield.
Riddick – He’s now the “Tate” guy in this offense. He won’t touch the ball much out of the backfield, but they’re splitting him out and using him as a receiver. This is more of a DK play, but Riddick gets in the box this week.
Others I like
Thomas – If I’m laying up at receiver, I’m going all in at Thomas. He’s been ridiculously efficient every time Brees throws his way, and there’s no one in the Cincy secondary who can slow him down.
Ridley – With Julio taking much of the focus of Cleveland’s D, Ridley should easily find holes out of the slot this week. Cleveland will score on this Atlanta D, and Atlanta will have to throw to win this game.
Harris – Washington is injury riddled this week. Harris stepped up last week catching 10 of 12 targets, which I expect to continue this week. Tampa has struggled in the secondary and Harris should see a good amount of volume this week.
Fitzgerald – In his first game with Leftwich as his OC, Fitz was targeted 12 times. They’re trying to get him more involved, and it should continue this week against a bad Kansas City defense. He still well under priced on both sites also.
Others I like
Howard – I’ve learned to just play him every week. He’s turning into a dominate receiver and a miss match all over the field.
Doyle – 7 targets in his first game back from injury. Doyle is lucks safety valve, and with how much he’s pressured don’t be surprised to see double digit targets this week.
Njoku – attack Atlanta secondary.