Matt Lutovsky Week 8 Fantasy Football Stock Watch: Buy-low candidates I don’t even care if I’m buying high on him. With Kyle Allen under center, Washington is clearly willing to throw the ball a bit more. Despite being in a neutral gamescript in Week 6 and a blowout gamescript in Week 7, McLaurin has seen 23 targets that have netted 14 receptions for 164 yards and a touchdown.
When the Buccaneers signed running back Leonard Fournette, some presumed that would cost LeSean McCoy his job. It didn’t then, but it now has. Coach Bruce Arians told reporters on Monday that Fournette is the team’s new “nickel” running back. On Sunday against the Raiders, Fournette participated in 40 snaps, a 56-percent rate. Fournette rushed [more]
But Brady's edge in Tampa Bay vs. Belichick operating without him in New England goes beyond the current team records and overall success. Brady isn't just playing and winning like he usually does while Belichick has seen his team go through the motions during its first three-game losing streak since 2002. He's also been the stronger personnel influencer and leader, lifting the Bucs up while the Patriots seem to be well, deflated, without Brady.