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Unfortunately, But there's gotta be an end.
There's gotta be a chairmanship, and it starts this week with Week 14.
So let's go ahead and get into our matchup for tonight's game and the Thursday Night Football between the Cowboys and the Chicago Bears.
So when this matchup, what are we looking for here? Well, you have a situation where both of these teams were kind of disappointing last week.
But you have certain key fantasy players on the Dallas side of ball obviously plays Ezekiel Elliott.
That goes without saying, Obviously, you have to play Amaury Cooper.
Now I know some people seem to be a little bit more on the fence when it comes to Amara Cooper at the moment.
But here's the thing.
He's been a wide receiver one for you.
You cannot simply just walk away from that.
You can't just turn your back to that.
He is a big reason why he's gotten you there in the first place of you have Amaury Cooper and you are on in your playoffs in your league, you have to keep playing him.
He's been a wide receiver one.
Yes, it's come in Bunches, but he's getting healthier.
He had a good showing last week as a tough defense, and this secondary of Chicago Bears is not nearly as good.
So I think only one receivers going e.
I would actually stay away from Michael Gallop in this game.
Now he still has to be considered Ah, high end.
Why receiver for in this match just because of the volume he's seen.
You never know if the Cowboys just gonna throw the ball 45 times because that's what they feel like doing that.
Because that's kind of what they've done over the past few weeks.
Even Ozeki Eli's been effective.
Even Ezekiel Elliott has put them in better situations that have more ball control and be able to close out some of these games with what they had trouble with over the past few weeks.
It has kind of turned into a situation where they still want to throw the ball as much as humanly possible.
As a result, it has equal into higher volume for all of the wide receivers involved, including Michael Gallop.
But against the Chicago Bears team, I am not going to trust him.
Anything more than a high end wire. Seaver.
Remember, they have Akeem Hicks coming back.
This defense is getting healthier.
I don't think Dak Prescott gonna have all the time in the world.
I love them all right.
Cooper gallops on a bad play, but there's other options with no buys and not that many injuries, really at the wide receiver position.
But I think you can trust in your playoffs more the middle gal.
That's why he's a wide receiver for for me this week.
Now, as far as that Prescott goes, I know a lot of people are talking about Should I play him? Look, I'm just looking this way.
I think Buffalo's defense is better against the quarterback.
Then Chicago Bears are.
Their secondary is vulnerable to the deep ball, which something back has been able to do, whether it be Cooper, Weatherby, gout or even as of late, whether it be a cop.
So if you keep that in mind because of that Dak Prescott kind of the same old Amaury Cooper, guess they've been a little bit hit or miss.
But they have been number ones at their position.
They have been the big reason why you've gotten there in the first place.
I'm big on that look, unless it's a terrible match, unless somebody's playing the Patriots or something and a Baltimore Ravens Right now, I'm not gonna really wither away from the guys that got me there in the first place.
I'm not really gonna wither away from guys who've been Q B one's wide receiver ones are the ones on the season to this point, and that's you're talking about when you have Dak Prescott.
Well, I'm gonna play both of these guys this week without a doubt.
So something there to keep in mind as well.
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Now in the Chicago Barris, I the ball.
The big question is going to be David Montgomery.
What do you do with them? Look, David Montgomery is still a R V three.
You still a flex play.
They finally got the ball back to him a little bit more last week.
He had success with it.
He scored a touchdown yet 75 yards and did things that you need to dio.
The Dallas Cowboys have been.
I want to hit or miss against the run.
Statistically, they're actually still above average against running games.
But when you get off of that, when you actually look at the nitty gritty, when they play against really good rushing games, they play against really good running backs.
They tend to shy away.
They tend to give up games here and there.
So this is not a matchup that I'm scared to play.
The only thing that would really worry me when it comes to David Montgomery here is does he get to Carrie's? Does Matt Maggie give him the ball the way that he should? And I think that's really all comes down to It's really all comes down to.
So that's what you have to kind of keep in mind here.
But I think you go ahead.
You can plan is an RV three.
You complain as a flex play, and I also think you play Alan Robinson.
He was talking about Anthony Miller Taylor Gabriel Zone coming on strong, not trusting these guys because I'm not trusting Mitchell Drabinsky, where Mitchell Drabinsky does not play a defense that is in the bottom 10 and pretty much every category.
He does not play well, the choice.
One of the worst in secondary that so far this season.
He played decently against them, so it took him 1/2 but he played decently against them.
He has not played against defense.
Is that are above average.
Which the Dallas Cowboys defense it's.
And as a result, I think there's only one wide receiver you can trust.
There's nobody to Dallas secondary that scares you from playing Alan Robinson.
I think he can be played as a high end wide receiver, three low and wide receiver to who's following beginning the ball over the past couple of weeks at the clip that he should be getting it.
So I'm good with playing him there if that's what you're option has been.
But I'm not playing any other Chicago Bears wide receiver Next game.
We won't talk about getting into the Sunday games here.
Our 1st 1 game that we're gonna talk about.
It's the Carolina Panthers and the Atlanta Falcons.
Now in this game, there's no injuries for Caroline Panthers will start off with that.
So that that's the good news there.
Obviously, Christian McCaffrey obviously deejay more.
The question is, do you trust Curtis Daniel? And really, two weeks ago, I had pretty much sailed my ship on trusting courtesy and on a weekly basis because he's so touchdown dependent to be fantasy relevant.
And that remained true last week.
While he won't last week, they finally gave an improvement.
They finally got him back on track as far as him getting his like he should.
What happened there is that you found yourselves in a situation that he still had a score that touchdown in order get you double digit points in standard leagues or to get you that, why receiver to performance that you look for in a plus match up.
These are things that he had to do in order to accomplish.
So do you trust Curtis Daniel? Because office and this is a guy now that he could go from four targets to eight targets, and if he doesn't score a touchdown, it doesn't matter how many targets he has.
He's gonna get your single digit points.
Guess you let it happen to the plus matchup is a chance for him to be a boom type of player for your rosters.
All that here is in place.
What can you trust him? My answer is no.
I don't think you can look.
It's against Atlanta Falcons.
Can you do worse than Curtis? Daniel? Yes, abs, Absolutely.
You could do worse than Carter Standard.
There's absolutely no doubt about it.
But given the inconsistent play of Kyle Allen, given the inconsistent play of this offense in general, given Curtis Daniels inconsistent play himself, I wouldn't I wouldn't trust it.
So something to kind of keep in mind there.
I have him, or as a high and wide receiver for low and wide receiver three who does have some upside.
But that's about it.
And I'm not trusting Greg Olsen, who is also a little bit banged up.
You didn't practice yesterday.
The idea is that he is going to play.
But I wouldn't trust Greg Olsen either.
I know this is Atlanta Falcons team.
I know this is a defense you want to take apart up, but we're talking about the play offs here.
We're not talking about taking chance, especially guys who volume wise having a little bit inconsistent as of late, and that's what Curtis Samuel has been.
That's what Greg Olsen has been.
So you play Christian Academy play deejay more, not playing anybody else.
Oh, by the way, that goes for Kyle Allen.
I'm not playing a guy who's been wildly inconsistent as a streaming quarterback.
No matter if it's been a plus.
Match up or not, I'm not doing that, either.
Something keep in mind there, too, for the Atlanta Falcons? Julio Jones expected back this week.
You know what else is expected back this week? Austin Cooper.
Austin Hooper is expected to return this week.
How great is that? The guy who was the number one tight end on the year for most of the season is back.
He's back and you have to play.
First of all, the Carolina Panthers are a plus magic for everybody involved.
So Julio, Calvin, Ridley, Devante Freeman, Matt Ryan.
All guys that should be in your fantasy lineups in one way or another, all guys that are not gonna have too many better options out there for you to be able to go to, but you also to play awesome, super I know it's his first game back.
I know it's gonna be some question marks.
Is he really gonna play full workload his first week back? As you know, chance to re injury? I would say in awesome Hooper's case, because of the nature of his injury, there's and because he's taken off the proper amount of time to heal, there's less of a chance of a re injury there.
And you're just such a big part of this offense.
The only thing that really concerned about his return, What does that mean for Calvin Ridley? Because we saw really kind of come into his own because he had to write No Julio Jones last week and for the past few weeks has been no awesome Hooper, and all of a sudden his target share has gone up.
That's the one that I still think you have to play Calvin Ridley.
I shouldn't say have to.
It depends on your options, but when you're talking wide receiver threes with upside, there's few wide receiver threes in that territory.
We're going to have more upside moving playing better.
As of late, you have a better match up and Calvin really going into this week.
So that's more when I say by a must play.
If you have better options, you have better option.
I don't get it twisted, but in Calvin Ridley's case, there's gonna be few and far between in that territory.
Talking wire. Super three. We're talking ****s territory.
Austin, who has played this guy was the number one tight end.
Tight end positions are putrid.
And if you had Austin, Hooper has been having a stream ever since.
I have a hard time believing you picked up a streaming option that you trust more than Austin Hooper.
A divisional game against Carolina who's been a plus matchup for everyone involved.
So play awesome.
I have no no worries about playing him this week.
None, because I'm not worried about him re injury.
I know what his role is in this offense.
I know what the tight end position is like a fancy football right now, and I know the matchup, so I'm playing here with confidence.
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Unwrap sports So back to the game that we're talking about, which is the Baltimore Ravens and the Buffalo Bills.
Now have you would have said this game We talk about this game in the summertime, we would look at it.
It's like, Oh, okay, we got the Lamar Jackson Josh Allen showdown, but we have probably a 17 to 14 games, and it still could wind up being that game. These air, too.
Teams that want to run the football, I want to play defense.
But I think right now I think the Baltimore Ravens offense is too much for the Buffalo Bills, because what's been the Achilles heel off the Buffalo Bills so far this season? It's been there, rushing defense.
They haven't really been able to stop physical teams or not willing to abandon the run all season. Law.
More Ingram firearm up is a high end R B two.
The more Jackson is going to get his rushing yards in this game, and I think as a result, you're gonna find the Buffalo Bills in a Game four.
That's not really meant for this team.
I worry about Alan.
I worry about Kevin Singletary.
I worry about John Brown.
Cole Beasley is nothing more to meet in a flash and pan.
Right now, He's hot.
Yes, we're going up against the Baltimore Ravens defense going in a game in which I do it with the Ravens to dominate this game because they're just way better built from a physicality standpoint and should be able to dominate this game, that I am not trusting really any Buffalo bill.
I think you have to play Stephan Singletary because he's been in or be too for you.
He's gonna get the volume.
The one weakness has been attacking the edges off the Baltimore Ravens in the run game if the Bills do that.
But I don't think anybody on the Buffalo Bills is a must play.
And even Devon Singletary's case Ah lot of you who have him have other options because you're able to get him so late.
Your drafts or in some situations were able to pick him up.
So we're in a situation where he might not have to be a must play, either.
But he's the one Buffalo Bill who I would probably still play in this game, just kind of put that out there.
But John Brown? No, I'm not playing against markers.
Peter's right now in that Baltimore Ravens deep that Baltimore Ravens defense is second to me on Lee to the Patriots as Faras fantasy goes before shutting down other teams.
Opponents go course the 40 Niners in that mixes well.
But to me, it's the Patriots is.
The Ravens is the 40 Niners.
Those are three defense.
You don't want to play right now, you don't and there's a Buffalo Bills offense.
It is not really high flying as it is, especially they can't get that running game going.
Josh out, I think, does have a say floor.
He's gonna have a few turnovers.
So depends on your league.
How much turnovers count against you.
But I do think he is going to have a say floor for the simple fact that he is goingto have to run.
He's going to have to make plays in order to move the football.
I think enough of that is going to happen in this Dean.
That they will will, is he will be able to give you a decent floor blood.
Josh Allen has been the streaming quarterback territory all season long.
I can't imagine that you find yourself in a situation that you cannot find a better option, then Josh out with a better match up, being that he's been, that's human category pretty much all season.
I know as of late, he's been more of a Q B one than anything else.
But he's been in that category from that low an air territory I think there's other guys will be able to go with. Go to my website.
W w dot end the ff show dot com to check out the rankings to see who I have ranked up there, see who I have as guys who could possibly be streamers for you.
No, as far as the Ravens go because I can't glance over them quickly.
I mean, obviously the Mark Jackson, obviously marking in marquees.
Brown's a tough one.
He is this Bill secondary, while pretty good because she devious white is so good.
That's the only reason.
And because he does not shadow, I am curious here because they lined up marquees brown on the other side of the field.
They can be torch down the field.
Now we're talking about the playoffs, which means you probably have better options.
But if you're finding yourself in a situation where you're banged up or you feel like the team that you are facing has so much more firepower than you.
D'oh! You might want to go ahead and just plan plugging plan.
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Yeah, you go ahead and play on if you have to take that shot.
Now it's on Lee, if you have to hit a home run because I do think like I said, there's an option here for him to hit that touchdown on the opposite side of Davis White.
It's not something I would be afraid of.
But if you're in a competitive situation, which I think you should be, go ahead and just leave him on your bench because you should have better options to have a much safer for Mark Andrews.
You got a plan. That's not great.
Look, the one thing the Buffalo Bills in stingy against all season long, no matter who has been, has been the tight end position.
With that in mind, Mark Andrews has still been a top six tight and all season long.
He's been hot as of late, finding the end zone.
He's still the number one past catcher on the number one offense in the NFL, and because of that, I'm not going to bench him now.
You might have to temper your expectations.
Might not go crazy, but he still has a good chance to get a touchdown just given this offense the way they play, the way Lamar Jackson looks for him in those situations.
So just keep your eyes on that.
But you have to play Mark Andrews.
You have to continue that next game.
We want to talk about.
We got Cincinnati Bengals, we got the Cleveland Browns.
No, thank God for fantasy has all I had to say, because this game is not gonna be fun to watch.
And you know, part of doing this show is that I do.
We'll go back and I watched every single game.
Even if I missed it on Sunday.
Usually have red zone on Sundays, and I'm trying to watch and keep up with that.
Only have a couple other games on some other devices, so I some other key games so I can actually have those already watched.
But I have to go back and watch All this game is a game.
I'm not gonna be excited to go back and watch and definitely not going to be watching it live on Sunday outside of whatever happens on Red Zone.
But what we have here, fancy purposes, any Dalton is not the worst quarterback streaming option in the world.
In fact, could you give me a second to pull it up here? I think I actually have a lot lower, and I thought I did.
I haven't read 22 which means I have him outside of any reasonable streaming territory, so I take that back.
But there is potential here.
Look greedy Williams a little bit banged up the Bangles offense.
They're not just better, because any Dalton's back they're better because Cordy Glenn is back there better because that offensive line actually has a chance to do something.
That's why they're better.
Joe Mixon actually has a chance to run now.
I still have no A J.
Green, but John Ross is back this week.
We don't know how much he's going to be able to play, but just having him back having his speed out there on the field, maybe enough of this team to be able to open it up a little bit more.
So there's there's potential there for any.
Don't I would, I would say more of a defense play this week, then a guy that you're going to trust in your playoffs.
But there's potential there without a doubt.
Now, having said that, he's definitely not one of my top streaming quarterback options, and we'll get into that as we go along on the show.
But I do think you have to play Joe Mix in this game.
He is a R B two for me this week.
Yes, look, going is clean and browns and plus match up.
He's got a better offensive line.
And we saw last week what was our biggest concern.
When any don't played, it was it was trouble, some to find Joe Mixon getting the volume that he needed to be fantasy relevant week in week out.
That was the biggest issue that we had.
And Joe Mixon now did that last week with any doll back.
He got his 20 plus touches.
He was involved.
Giovanni Bernard was nowhere to be heard from.
As long as they continue to do that with the improvement of the offensive line with the approval of the quarterback play.
Joe Mixon, to me is a low an RV to in this plus matchup, he is somebody who is a must play for me.
He's got a great chance to score a touchdown in this game, a great chance to put up some decent production, the wide receivers.
There's not one wide receiver that I say it's a must play.
Tyler Boyd's obviously the number one wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals, were talking about. He's a wide receiver.
His value is very contingent on your scoring formats.
Are you in standard leagues? If you are, then he's going wide receiver for he's more of a guy that you're only going to if you're just looking for 6 to 8 points out off and that's all you need.
But if you're talking about 1/2 point full point PPR league, then he's more of a higher end wide receiver. Three.
Why receiver to potential? Because he is somebody who expect to get 6 to 8 targets in this week.
Get you about six catches for at least 60 to 70 yards, with an opportunity to continue his Touchdown Street that he's on a two game so far.
I think he's got a good shot in this game, especially being that he lives in the slot quite often to continue that streak and make it three against the Cleveland Browns.
Especially this game.
Believe it or not, given the defense has given the offenses could be a stinky shoot out game.
That's gonna go the pen in Cleveland.
Cleveland's gonna be the one that dictates whether this is gonna be a shootout game or not, but it could be.
Just think you should get on takes another guy that if you're streaming out, why receiver? Uh, he's a wire see before to me, but he is somebody who probably should see between five and seven targets.
Now he's gonna be the one I'm gonna be curious about.
How much is John Ross play because of John Ross place? Quite a bit on.
Tate's gonna be the one who suffers.
It's hard to imagine his first week back after being one.
I are still need to get back in the football shape that he's gonna come out there and play 50% of snaps.
I think it's going to be less than that.
So Ross unplayable, sp**** fancy playoffs go, but do keep your island because he is a big, big play guy, a boom or bust type of guy.
But it will be dictating on can on tape be a low and wide receiver three for you over the next couple of weeks or not do that.
I'm not sure it's gonna be the case right now.
I think you have better options to go to then or Dante, even though he has some volume on his side at the moment.
But I think you have better options to go to there.
One won't first time Cleveland Browns.
Obviously, you fire up the shop.
He's gonna be an RV one this week.
I know Cream Hunt's been getting worked in more and more of this since I Bangles were talking about Nick Chubb and Cream.
Hunt could both go crazy in this game, and it would be no, no issue whatsoever.
Could both go crazy in this game, so kind of keep that in mind.
There, you have to fire a picture of you got a plan, and I think you have to play Karim Hunt as a flex play a borderline low an RV to play, Yeah, a borderline o N r B to play as well.
He's been getting involved in the passing game.
We all know that.
But he's also been getting a much larger share in the Russian game over the past few weeks.
So if some of you has to be a flex, play for you has to be, especially now he's being worked in the gold wine on top of it.
Jarvis Landry firearm up right now.
To me, Jarvis Landry is a loan y receiver to He's had a safe floor, no matter the matchup.
Over the past few weeks, he's been getting targeted more.
He is the number one wide receiver, the Cleveland Browns.
Right now, it's not a little back.
There's clearly more rapport.
Moreover, trust more of a connection with Baker, Mayfield and Jarvis Landry right now than Odell Beckham, and as a result, he just he has a safer floor and he's been targeted in the red zone quite a bit as well.
So it's not the Jarvis Landry of old where he, you know, I was always getting all these targets in these yards, but you knew he wasn't gonna necessarily score.
That hasn't been the case with Cleveland, especially over the past month now, So we find ourselves in a situation where Jarvis Landry is a must play oil.
Beckham is not. Now.
This is the matchup against Cincinnati Bengals.
So here's what I will say you should be.
And I hear what I'm gonna say this, but Odell Beckham is a boomer bus to high end.
Why Receiver three, even against Cincinnati Bengals.
First of the Bangles in pretty good against perimeter wide receivers.
But it still the Bangles.
They don't have the talent, really to keep up with him.
Nobody really has a town to cover Odell Beckham.
It's been the offense has been Baker Mayfield, as has been the reason you've been held in check in this matchup, you can consider me as a boomer bus wide receiver. Three.
If you take away the name and just look at the wire receiver in that lens, it will help you make a much better, much more informed of much more realistic decision in your lineup this week.
If you go that route, that is what we're looking for.
So because it's the playoffs.
We can't make future steaks.
I want you guys when you see a little Beckham in your lineups, don't look at his knee.
Look at the fact that he is a wire receiver who gets somewhere between seven and 10 targets on a consistent basis.
Playing in Cincinnati Bengals who has boom potential.
Look at him as a boomer bus wide receiver. Three. Options.
You will make a much better decision when setting your lineup this week.
I guarantee you, I guarantee you next game that we want to talk about.
Here we have the Washington Redskins.
We got the Green Bay Packers.
So I talked about this a little bit in the recap show, and everybody wants to go crazy over various guys.
Geiss was still out touched by agent Peterson last week who, by the way, had a very good game as well, who had 99 yards and a touchdown as well.
I know he had 100 29 yards and two touchdowns.
Dairies guys did.
I know he got a little bit involved in the passing game.
There's a few things here. One.
I was Chris Thompson's first game back so I do expect him to be more involved in the passing game.
Moving forward, starting with this week, especially gets the Green Bay Packers.
And he was a week ago.
And as I said before leading up to it, the reason why I still held out hope in some PPR league for Chris Thompson as a flex potential play just in PPR leads only is because there's definitely a role for a past catching back in this offense right now, because Darius guys can't pass, protect Asian Peters and obviously not a great past catcher.
There's room for Chris Thompson.
Have a role here.
I expect his role to continue his second week back, so I don't know that that's one right there.
We don't expect areas guys to be that involved past game.
Adrian Peterson's not going away, and I've heard some experts quote unquote experts this week.
Go on about how they expect areas, guys.
Now it just hurts to start to take lead.
And while Agent Peters is not gonna go away, they expect to be more with Devon Singletary over Frank Gore situation.
And I'm just like, why? How many weeks did it take for Devon Singletary to finally overtake Frank Gore, and it didn't take just one performance of him outperforming Frank or on less touches.
It took several.
This team does not want to go away from Adrian Peterson.
Bill Callahan does not want to go away from Adrian Peterson, and he didn't out touch Adrian Peterson last week.
So this idea that all of a sudden dairies guys, has earned the right to out touch Adrian Peterson next week doesn't make any sense.
Because, while yet a huge game, Peterson still had a very good game.
And he still touched him now, if yet, I'll touched him last week and had a huge game, then that would be a different story.
Then I would say yes.
Then then maybe we would see a trend in that direction.
But we haven't seen that he had 10 carries.
He is just a CZ, likely in this game on 10 carries to go for 40 yards and no touchdowns, and more likely to do that than he is to go for another 100 yards and two touchdowns again in this matchup.
Now, having said that, did he prove that he has the ability to take the top off to be a big play to be a boom or bust type of guy for you in your flex.
Yes, you prove that.
Is this a matchup that favors And to be able to do that, if he gets the opportunity to do so, Yes, you can run on the Green Bay Packers.
We all know this, but that's where you have.
That's where you have to cool your Jets.
That's where you have to know volume is key and you're going to have much safer options and much better options, in my opinion, to go for in your flex because that's what he is.
He's an R B three.
He's a flex play.
He's a He's a boom or bust type of play. He's not an RV to.
So I'm just trying to tell everybody who's listening to Andy Nation off of a ledge when it comes to Darius guys, because the rest of the world seems to be very to jump on this guy, and I'm telling you right now, the volume isn't there to trust him.
No, I wouldn't play any.
I wouldn't is a great matchup because you've got have to deal with guys and AP, essentially splitting the carries 50 50 because you have to deal with Chris Thompson.
I think getting more of a role in the passing game this week.
I don't know who to trust.
I don't what I was gonna do.
Well, you wanna take a shot short? Whatever.
But it's not gonna be my game plan going into this week.
There's gonna be better options that you can trust more from a volume standpoint.
And when you get into the playoffs, that is the name of the game.
You don't want to take too many risks because you're in the playoffs.
If you're in the playoffs, that means you are one of the top teams in your league.
You have to play against one of the other top teams in your league.
It shouldn't mean that you have a good enough roster construction that you don't have to take too many chances, and you really shouldn't because when you chase points, that's when you lose games and fancy football.
Sometimes you find yourself in a situation where you have to do that in order to take a chance because you're just outmatched.
That happens when the playoffs you should be pretty evenly matched when you don't have to take chances like this.
Now the next day, we haven't talked about courses.
I want to say Terry learns why Receiver three radio and look Prior last week.
It's like wasn't recapture.
Prior last week, he was trending in the right direction.
Three catches, 69 yards was a pounding away from over 100 yard game.
Next game, five catches, 75 yards.
He was training in direction where it looked like they were getting back on track.
The connection was being established, and he was getting back to the point where you could trust him to get the volume again and be able to produce as a result.
And then last week, happened to catches eight yards in a matchup that he should have been able to take advantage of.
Now, I don't know.
Now everything gets that call into question. His ability.
The Green Bay secondary.
As of late, the way they have played, he should be a wide receiver.
Three. With upside.
That's what he should be.
But because of the inconsistencies of this offense and the inconsistencies of Dwayne Haskins at the moment.
I do think you have to look at this is more of a why.
Receiver four, Boom or bust type of play.
Which means you're probably going to lead him on your bench now.
I wouldn't drop tear McLaren.
I wouldn't give somebody else that option.
But what I would do is I would just leave him on your bench for now.
I wouldn't let somebody else pick him up, But I'm not gonna play me now for the Green Bay Packers.
You play everyone.
Aaron Rodgers, is that you? Be one for me this week.
In fact, if I look at it here, I have him Q B three on the week this week.
Davante Adams obviously is going to be one of the top plays that you can go to.
He's gonna be a wide receiver one against the Washington Redskins There.
Uh, Aaron Jones is somebody who I think can get back on track even though he's been a bit disappointing.
In fact, I have Davante Adams at number two, actually, and Aaron Jones somebody we think can get back on track.
They came out after I came right away and said.
You know what? We gotta get Aaron Jones more involved the passing game.
And here's the thing I will give.
I'll get the Packers car I'll give Matt LeFlore credit for, and this is probably the only thing I'm ever gonna give him credit for. So listen closely.
The thing I will give him credit for is that when he comes out and says something after a game that usually does wind up coming to for wishing the following week, he actually does put the emphasis on it.
Is not just coach speaking, actually does go out and do it, so that's what I'll say.
Also, I'll say for Matt LeFlore.
So what? I'm kind of saying there's for you, Aaron Jones owners.
There is a silver lining there where they came out.
They made the impression that they have to do that, and that's why we might see that they're all right.
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