Alex Smith Returns, Dak Prescott’s Season Ends

Alex Smith Returns, Dak Prescott's Season EndsAlex Smith Returns, Dak Prescott's Season Ends

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The 2020 NFL season has been wild, to say the least, and Week 5 seemed to embody the pendulum swings that are becoming the norm in football. We saw more high-scoring offenses, incredible comebacks, and massive fantasy production, then experienced some extreme lows with upsets, coaching changes, and serious injuries.» data-reactid=»19″>The 2020 NFL season has been wild, to say the least, and Week 5 seemed to embody the pendulum swings that are becoming the norm in football. We saw more high-scoring offenses, incredible comebacks, and massive fantasy production, then experienced some extreme lows with upsets, coaching changes, and serious injuries.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Let’s talk about the bad first and get that out of the way.» data-reactid=»20″>Let’s talk about the bad first and get that out of the way.

<h3 class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Dak Prescott’s Season Comes To An End» data-reactid=»21″>Dak Prescott’s Season Comes To An End

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Giants-Cowboys game in Dallas had the potential to be another high-scoring affair in a battle of two bad defenses. In a surprise twist, it was the defenses that stepped up for both teams in the first half. The Cowboys were held to a field goal on their first drive and the Giants Defense delivered the team’s second touchdown in the first quarter with a big pick-six.» data-reactid=»26″>The Giants-Cowboys game in Dallas had the potential to be another high-scoring affair in a battle of two bad defenses. In a surprise twist, it was the defenses that stepped up for both teams in the first half. The Cowboys were held to a field goal on their first drive and the Giants Defense delivered the team’s second touchdown in the first quarter with a big pick-six.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="In the second quarter, it was the Cowboys Defense that held the Giants to a field goal and also scored a defensive touchdown on a fumble recovery. RB Ezekiel Elliott rushed in a touchdown, but the most exciting play of the first half was a “Philly Special” with WR Cedrick Wilson throwing a touchdown pass to Prescott.» data-reactid=»27″>In the second quarter, it was the Cowboys Defense that held the Giants to a field goal and also scored a defensive touchdown on a fumble recovery. RB Ezekiel Elliott rushed in a touchdown, but the most exciting play of the first half was a “Philly Special” with WR Cedrick Wilson throwing a touchdown pass to Prescott.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Prescott was held in check in the first half, having un-Dak-like numbers heading into the third quarter. Just as he was starting to pick up the pace for the Cowboys, the unthinkable happened. Prescott came down poorly on his right ankle that was stuck underneath defensive back Logan Ryan. It was a gruesome injury and very difficult to watch. Full disclosure – I had to look away. Even worse were the heartbreaking tears in Prescott’s eyes as well as those among his teammates. Jason Garrett, the Giants’ OC and former Cowboys’ head coach, joined HC Mike McCarthy at Prescott’s side to offer his support.» data-reactid=»28″>Prescott was held in check in the first half, having un-Dak-like numbers heading into the third quarter. Just as he was starting to pick up the pace for the Cowboys, the unthinkable happened. Prescott came down poorly on his right ankle that was stuck underneath defensive back Logan Ryan. It was a gruesome injury and very difficult to watch. Full disclosure – I had to look away. Even worse were the heartbreaking tears in Prescott’s eyes as well as those among his teammates. Jason Garrett, the Giants’ OC and former Cowboys’ head coach, joined HC Mike McCarthy at Prescott’s side to offer his support.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Prescott was carted off of the field and sent directly to the hospital where he underwent surgery for a compound fracture and dislocation in his ankle. Prescott was playing under the Cowboys’ franchise tag after an agreement on a contract extension stalled. His future in Dallas is now up in the air.&nbsp;» data-reactid=»29″>Prescott was carted off of the field and sent directly to the hospital where he underwent surgery for a compound fracture and dislocation in his ankle. Prescott was playing under the Cowboys’ franchise tag after an agreement on a contract extension stalled. His future in Dallas is now up in the air. 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Backup veteran QB Andy Dalton took over under center and the Cowboys pulled out a victory in what turned out to be a very exciting ending. Having Dalton at the helm was a wise choice by the Cowboys. This isn’t his first rodeo and the Cowboys could be looking at a season reminiscent of the Eagles with QB Nick Foles.&nbsp;» data-reactid=»30″>Backup veteran QB Andy Dalton took over under center and the Cowboys pulled out a victory in what turned out to be a very exciting ending. Having Dalton at the helm was a wise choice by the Cowboys. This isn’t his first rodeo and the Cowboys could be looking at a season reminiscent of the Eagles with QB Nick Foles

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="In other bad news (just a little bit more until the good stuff), after losing their fifth game, the Falcons fired both head coach Dan Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff. This isn’t all that surprising, given their record, but owner Arthur Blank is known for being notoriously patient. For Blank and Falcons fans, though, enough was enough and something had to give. An interim head coach is set to be announced on Monday.» data-reactid=»31″>In other bad news (just a little bit more until the good stuff), after losing their fifth game, the Falcons fired both head coach Dan Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff. This isn’t all that surprising, given their record, but owner Arthur Blank is known for being notoriously patient. For Blank and Falcons fans, though, enough was enough and something had to give. An interim head coach is set to be announced on Monday.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="To round out the bad news, Vikings’ RB Dalvin Cook suffered a groin injury after rushing for 65 yards and a touchdown as well as adding five receptions for 24 yards. Backup Alexander Mattison filled in for the injured Cook with 112 yards rushing, three receptions, and 24 yards. Cook finished with 19.9 points and Mattison finished with 16.6. It is likely that Mattison is already rostered in your fantasy league, but it’s possible that fantasy GMs had to drop him to make room for other players. He is a must add if he is available to claim. » data-reactid=»32″>To round out the bad news, Vikings’ RB Dalvin Cook suffered a groin injury after rushing for 65 yards and a touchdown as well as adding five receptions for 24 yards. Backup Alexander Mattison filled in for the injured Cook with 112 yards rushing, three receptions, and 24 yards. Cook finished with 19.9 points and Mattison finished with 16.6. It is likely that Mattison is already rostered in your fantasy league, but it’s possible that fantasy GMs had to drop him to make room for other players. He is a must add if he is available to claim.

Now for the good stuff.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Editor’s Note: Unlock the brand new League Sync! Keep track of all your Yahoo! teams in one place and use our Trade Analyzer, Free Agent Finder, Lineup Adviser and custom projections to make all the right roster decisions!&nbsp; Get all of our Season Tools, League Sync AND DFS Tools for as low as $7.99/month!» data-reactid=»34″>Editor’s Note: Unlock the brand new League Sync! Keep track of all your Yahoo! teams in one place and use our Trade Analyzer, Free Agent Finder, Lineup Adviser and custom projections to make all the right roster decisions!  Get all of our Season Tools, League Sync AND DFS Tools for as low as $7.99/month!

<h3 class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="QB Alex Smith Returns to Action» data-reactid=»35″>QB Alex Smith Returns to Action

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="It was a heartwarming story to help assuage the pain of Prescott’s injury. Backup veteran Alex Smith got his chance to play for the first time since his horrific leg injury in 2018. After suffering a compound fracture, Smith underwent 17 surgeries, infection, and extensive rehab to fight his way back into starting contention. Former starting QB Dwayne Haskins was demoted to the third-string during the week, and HC Ron Rivera named Kyle Allen the starter and Smith as the backup.» data-reactid=»36″>It was a heartwarming story to help assuage the pain of Prescott’s injury. Backup veteran Alex Smith got his chance to play for the first time since his horrific leg injury in 2018. After suffering a compound fracture, Smith underwent 17 surgeries, infection, and extensive rehab to fight his way back into starting contention. Former starting QB Dwayne Haskins was demoted to the third-string during the week, and HC Ron Rivera named Kyle Allen the starter and Smith as the backup.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Allen took a brutal helmet-to-helmet hit by the Rams’ Jalen Ramsey and was taken off the field. Smith grabbed his helmet and made his 2020 debut. Although Washington lost to the Rams 30-10, the real win was seeing Smith play in the NFL. Players around the league sang his praises and it was something special to see.&nbsp;» data-reactid=»37″>Allen took a brutal helmet-to-helmet hit by the Rams’ Jalen Ramsey and was taken off the field. Smith grabbed his helmet and made his 2020 debut. Although Washington lost to the Rams 30-10, the real win was seeing Smith play in the NFL. Players around the league sang his praises and it was something special to see. 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Both Allen and Smith should be rostered in two QB and superflex formats moving forward.&nbsp;» data-reactid=»42″>Both Allen and Smith should be rostered in two QB and superflex formats moving forward. 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Steelers’ Rookie Chase Claypool Scores Four Touchdowns in Win Over the Eagles» data-reactid=»43″>Steelers’ Rookie Chase Claypool Scores Four Touchdowns in Win Over the Eagles

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Claypool leads our Sunday fantasy winners across the board. He put on a clinic against Philadelphia, scoring a whopping 42.6 fantasy points in PPR. He caught seven receptions on 11 targets, 110 receiving yards, three receiving touchdowns, plus three rush attempts for six yards, including a rushing touchdown. Every time you tuned into the game, Claypool was scoring points.&nbsp;» data-reactid=»44″>Claypool leads our Sunday fantasy winners across the board. He put on a clinic against Philadelphia, scoring a whopping 42.6 fantasy points in PPR. He caught seven receptions on 11 targets, 110 receiving yards, three receiving touchdowns, plus three rush attempts for six yards, including a rushing touchdown. Every time you tuned into the game, Claypool was scoring points. 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="In the same game, undrafted free agent Travis Fulgham exploded onto the scene with 31.2 points. He had clutch plays and first downs on 10 receptions for 152 yards and a touchdown.» data-reactid=»45″>In the same game, undrafted free agent Travis Fulgham exploded onto the scene with 31.2 points. He had clutch plays and first downs on 10 receptions for 152 yards and a touchdown.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Houston finally found their first win and WR Brandin Cooks was a big reason why. He had eight receptions, 161 yards, and a touchdown in by far his best game of the year. He had only 138 yards total heading into Week 5.» data-reactid=»46″>Houston finally found their first win and WR Brandin Cooks was a big reason why. He had eight receptions, 161 yards, and a touchdown in by far his best game of the year. He had only 138 yards total heading into Week 5.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Running backs around the league also had healthy finishes with eight players all scoring 20 points or more. Carolina’s Mike Davis led RBs on Sunday with 29.9 points against the Falcons. On the other side of the ball, Todd Gurley finished with 121 rushing yards, a touchdown, and 25 points.» data-reactid=»47″>Running backs around the league also had healthy finishes with eight players all scoring 20 points or more. Carolina’s Mike Davis led RBs on Sunday with 29.9 points against the Falcons. On the other side of the ball, Todd Gurley finished with 121 rushing yards, a touchdown, and 25 points.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="We had not one, but two major upsets with the Raiders defeating the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium 40-24 and the Dolphins pummeled the 49ers with a shocking 43-17 win. Patrick Mahomes still finished Sunday as the QB1 despite the loss, but Derek Carr had an excellent day with 23.98 points, 347 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception.&nbsp;» data-reactid=»48″>We had not one, but two major upsets with the Raiders defeating the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium 40-24 and the Dolphins pummeled the 49ers with a shocking 43-17 win. Patrick Mahomes still finished Sunday as the QB1 despite the loss, but Derek Carr had an excellent day with 23.98 points, 347 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception. 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="QB Ryan Fitzpatrick was on fire once again finishing as the QB2 in Miami’s upset win. He threw for 350 yards, three touchdowns, and zero interceptions. QB Jimmy Garoppolo struggled in the first half and was pulled during the break. Backup C.J. Beathard took the wheel but couldn’t get much going. HC Kyle Shanahan pulled Garoppolo more for his own safety than poor QB play. Keep an eye on the QBs status moving forward.&nbsp;» data-reactid=»49″>QB Ryan Fitzpatrick was on fire once again finishing as the QB2 in Miami’s upset win. He threw for 350 yards, three touchdowns, and zero interceptions. QB Jimmy Garoppolo struggled in the first half and was pulled during the break. Backup C.J. Beathard took the wheel but couldn’t get much going. HC Kyle Shanahan pulled Garoppolo more for his own safety than poor QB play. Keep an eye on the QBs status moving forward. 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="QB Deshaun Watson found his way into the top-five looking much more like himself than he has all year. He also threw three touchdowns and added 25 rushing yards to finish with 24.86 points. Perhaps removing Bill O’Brien has infused some new life in the Texans who came away with their first win.» data-reactid=»50″>QB Deshaun Watson found his way into the top-five looking much more like himself than he has all year. He also threw three touchdowns and added 25 rushing yards to finish with 24.86 points. Perhaps removing Bill O’Brien has infused some new life in the Texans who came away with their first win.

<h3 class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Trade Targets» data-reactid=»51″>Trade Targets

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="FOR» data-reactid=»52″>FOR

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Kenyan Drake» data-reactid=»53″>Kenyan Drake

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Tyler Boyd» data-reactid=»54″>Tyler Boyd

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Michael Gallup» data-reactid=»55″>Michael Gallup

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Tyler Higbee» data-reactid=»56″>Tyler Higbee

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="AWAY» data-reactid=»57″>AWAY

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Mike Davis» data-reactid=»58″>Mike Davis

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Ronald Jones» data-reactid=»59″>Ronald Jones

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Chase Claypool» data-reactid=»60″>Chase Claypool

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Marquise Brown» data-reactid=»61″>Marquise Brown

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Austin Hooper» data-reactid=»62″>Austin Hooper

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="With injuries decimating the NFL, trades are more important than ever. Remember to trade away a player when his value is at its highest and target a player when their value is at its lowest.» data-reactid=»63″>With injuries decimating the NFL, trades are more important than ever. Remember to trade away a player when his value is at its highest and target a player when their value is at its lowest.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="I know that Drake GMs are getting frustrated. He found the end zone for the first time since Week 1 and finished with 13.2 points, but it was Chase Edmonds again who outscored him with over 20 points. As each week passes, trading for Drake gets riskier but he still has opportunity in the Cardinals’ offense. This may be the best time to get him on your roster before he explodes. He is following an eerily similar pattern as last year after being traded to Arizona mid-season. Drake scored a touchdown in his first appearance for the Cardinals against San Francisco. He then went four weeks without a score only to break off a four touchdown game. He took the rock and didn’t look back after that.» data-reactid=»64″>I know that Drake GMs are getting frustrated. He found the end zone for the first time since Week 1 and finished with 13.2 points, but it was Chase Edmonds again who outscored him with over 20 points. As each week passes, trading for Drake gets riskier but he still has opportunity in the Cardinals’ offense. This may be the best time to get him on your roster before he explodes. He is following an eerily similar pattern as last year after being traded to Arizona mid-season. Drake scored a touchdown in his first appearance for the Cardinals against San Francisco. He then went four weeks without a score only to break off a four touchdown game. He took the rock and didn’t look back after that.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Unlike Drake with opportunity in his offense, Mike Davis’ future is swiftly coming to a close if it’s not already shut. Christian McCaffrey may be looking at a Week 6 return and the stock for Davis will plummet substantially. He led all running backs on Sunday with nearly 30 points, so trade him now, before it’s too late. If you are running into trouble with your negotiations, try explaining the value of having a productive backup if that helps seal the deal.» data-reactid=»65″>Unlike Drake with opportunity in his offense, Mike Davis’ future is swiftly coming to a close if it’s not already shut. Christian McCaffrey may be looking at a Week 6 return and the stock for Davis will plummet substantially. He led all running backs on Sunday with nearly 30 points, so trade him now, before it’s too late. If you are running into trouble with your negotiations, try explaining the value of having a productive backup if that helps seal the deal.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Another trade-away option is the Buccaneers’ Ronald Jones. Although he has been the lead back thus far in five weeks, fellow RBs Leonard Fournette and rookie Ke’Shawn Vaughn are impatiently waiting in the wings. Fournette’s chance to take the lead was sidelined, literally, due to an injury, but he is not out for the season. We’ve seen HC Bruce Arians offer only so many chances to a running back, and Jones’ job is not 100% secure. As soon as Fournette is healthy and on the field, his stock could substantially plummet.» data-reactid=»66″>Another trade-away option is the Buccaneers’ Ronald Jones. Although he has been the lead back thus far in five weeks, fellow RBs Leonard Fournette and rookie Ke’Shawn Vaughn are impatiently waiting in the wings. Fournette’s chance to take the lead was sidelined, literally, due to an injury, but he is not out for the season. We’ve seen HC Bruce Arians offer only so many chances to a running back, and Jones’ job is not 100% secure. As soon as Fournette is healthy and on the field, his stock could substantially plummet.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="If you are looking for a piece of that Cowboys’ offense, WR Michael Gallup may be your best bet. Amari Cooper and CeeDee Lamb have been the shiny names for the Cowboys, but Dalton targeted Gallup for two big plays at the end of Sunday’s game. He finished with 11.3 points on four receptions for 73 yards. Gallup may have his opportunity for bigger production with Dalton as the new quarterback.&nbsp;» data-reactid=»67″>If you are looking for a piece of that Cowboys’ offense, WR Michael Gallup may be your best bet. Amari Cooper and CeeDee Lamb have been the shiny names for the Cowboys, but Dalton targeted Gallup for two big plays at the end of Sunday’s game. He finished with 11.3 points on four receptions for 73 yards. Gallup may have his opportunity for bigger production with Dalton as the new quarterback. 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="I usually have at least one player on my trade-away list that causes much wailing and gnashing of teeth and Claypool is that player this week. Claypool is incredibly talented and is quickly becoming my favorite player in the NFL. However, it is unlikely that he can repeat a four-touchdown performance. Will he be fantasy productive in the future? Absolutely. Do you have to trade him away? No. No, you do not have to trade Claypool. But, if you are hurting at other positions and have WR depth, then Claypool is the perfect candidate to get the best value in return. For example, if you need to replace Prescott as your QB and you have Claypool, you have a much bigger weapon in your trade arsenal as opposed to another WR3.» data-reactid=»68″>I usually have at least one player on my trade-away list that causes much wailing and gnashing of teeth and Claypool is that player this week. Claypool is incredibly talented and is quickly becoming my favorite player in the NFL. However, it is unlikely that he can repeat a four-touchdown performance. Will he be fantasy productive in the future? Absolutely. Do you have to trade him away? No. No, you do not have to trade Claypool. But, if you are hurting at other positions and have WR depth, then Claypool is the perfect candidate to get the best value in return. For example, if you need to replace Prescott as your QB and you have Claypool, you have a much bigger weapon in your trade arsenal as opposed to another WR3.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Ravens’ Marquise Brown is another receiving option you can move. He has been volatile so far in 2020 but he finally had a decent fantasy day with six receptions for 77 yards and a touchdown, finishing with nearly 20 points. If you want a more reliable piece on your roster, consider offering Brown in a bundle trade coming off of one of his best games in 2020.» data-reactid=»69″>The Ravens’ Marquise Brown is another receiving option you can move. He has been volatile so far in 2020 but he finally had a decent fantasy day with six receptions for 77 yards and a touchdown, finishing with nearly 20 points. If you want a more reliable piece on your roster, consider offering Brown in a bundle trade coming off of one of his best games in 2020.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="I have been saying to trade the Browns’ wide receivers and the tight end position is no different. This is especially true now that David Njoku is healthy and back on the field. If you have Austin Hooper in your lineup, you may want to consider trading him away. He is coming off of a nice fantasy day with 10.7 points. There are too many mouths to feed among the pass-catchers in a run-first offense and his production may see more busts than booms as the season progresses.» data-reactid=»70″>I have been saying to trade the Browns’ wide receivers and the tight end position is no different. This is especially true now that David Njoku is healthy and back on the field. If you have Austin Hooper in your lineup, you may want to consider trading him away. He is coming off of a nice fantasy day with 10.7 points. There are too many mouths to feed among the pass-catchers in a run-first offense and his production may see more busts than booms as the season progresses.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="After a huge Week 2 with three touchdowns, Rams’ TE Tyler Higbee has been quiet. Now is the best time to target him in a trade if you are in need of a tight end. His production is not guaranteed with fellow TE Gerald Everett also seeing the field, but he is a better option than most in a TE landscape that is virtually a wasteland.&nbsp;Higbee has seen 72% or more of the offensive snaps while Everett has seen 58% or fewer. » data-reactid=»71″>After a huge Week 2 with three touchdowns, Rams’ TE Tyler Higbee has been quiet. Now is the best time to target him in a trade if you are in need of a tight end. His production is not guaranteed with fellow TE Gerald Everett also seeing the field, but he is a better option than most in a TE landscape that is virtually a wasteland. Higbee has seen 72% or more of the offensive snaps while Everett has seen 58% or fewer.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="COVID-19 Schedule Changes» data-reactid=»72″>COVID-19 Schedule Changes

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Chiefs-Bills Week 6 matchup has been rescheduled from Thursday, 10/15 to Monday, 10/19 at 5:00 pm EST.» data-reactid=»73″>The Chiefs-Bills Week 6 matchup has been rescheduled from Thursday, 10/15 to Monday, 10/19 at 5:00 pm EST.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Broncos-Patriots Week 5 matchup has been postponed. Their next game will be in Week 6 on Sunday, 10/18 at 1:00 pm EST. Both teams will have Week 5 declared as their bye.» data-reactid=»74″>The Broncos-Patriots Week 5 matchup has been postponed. Their next game will be in Week 6 on Sunday, 10/18 at 1:00 pm EST. Both teams will have Week 5 declared as their bye.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Jets-Miami has been rescheduled from Week 10 to Week 6 on Sunday at 4:05 pm EST.» data-reactid=»75″>The Jets-Miami has been rescheduled from Week 10 to Week 6 on Sunday at 4:05 pm EST.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Bills-Titans remains as scheduled for Tuesday at 7:00 pm EST, despite another positive test on Sunday. Continue to keep a close eye on any more positive tests and any further schedule changes.&nbsp;» data-reactid=»76″>Bills-Titans remains as scheduled for Tuesday at 7:00 pm EST, despite another positive test on Sunday. Continue to keep a close eye on any more positive tests and any further schedule changes. 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Injury Updates» data-reactid=»77″>Injury Updates

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Steelers’ WR Diontae Johnson left the game early with a back injury. … Bengals’ WR A.J. Green left the game early with a hamstring injury. … Saints’ WR Michael Thomas was ruled out for Monday night’s matchup. … Jaguars’ WR D.J. Chark left the game early with an ankle injury. … Vikings’ Dalvin Cook injured his groin and did not return. He will have an MRI Monday to determine his status. … Cowboys’ QB Dak Prescott suffered a dislocated ankle and compound fracture. He underwent successful surgery on Sunday night.&nbsp;» data-reactid=»78″>Steelers’ WR Diontae Johnson left the game early with a back injury. … Bengals’ WR A.J. Green left the game early with a hamstring injury. … Saints’ WR Michael Thomas was ruled out for Monday night’s matchup. … Jaguars’ WR D.J. Chark left the game early with an ankle injury. … Vikings’ Dalvin Cook injured his groin and did not return. He will have an MRI Monday to determine his status. … Cowboys’ QB Dak Prescott suffered a dislocated ankle and compound fracture. He underwent successful surgery on Sunday night.