Why Russell Wilson, Depo Samuel, Ezekiel Elliott are Week 1 Nominees for the Bust

Editor’s noteThe players listed below are NFL stars who have been drafted into nearly every Yahoo Fantasy League. However, this column is not an endorsement of their first week seat. You control your list; Each cyclic size and shape varies. What we are trying to explain are those expectations This week should be reduced compared to usual To some of the NFL’s biggest stars. Aside from examining the matches that took place this week, this can also serve as a reminder not to overreact if one of your high drafts disappoints in the first week.

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At first glance, Wilson appears to be in an overwhelming position in a game of revenge versus Seattle’s shaky defense. However, there are reasons to calm the outlook for Wilson in the first week. The new Denver crew will train for their first game in a nighttime environment in Seattle you won’t be welcome. Furthermore, Wilson earned a 9.5 YPA with a 9:1 TD:INT ratio against men’s coverage last season and a 7.7 YPA with an 8:5 TD:INT ratio when facing the area; No football team played more area coverage than Seattle last year.

In a game with a team that played by far the fewest games last season, it’s hard to imagine Wilson entering a high-goal match with Jeno Smith. And even if Denver rolls around, it would probably mean a big game of Jafonte Williams wow Melvin Gordon, where Seattle allowed the second-most fantasy points last season (and only 20 against QBs). I’m not necessarily saying you should seat Wilson on Monday night, but with the quarterback as deep as ever, you might have a better option on your roster for the first week.

Samuel can pick up additional targets should George KeitelA new thigh injury forces him to sit up on Sunday, but either way he will likely disappoint the fantasy coaches who wiped him out in the second round. Chicago Expected calls for rain conditionsand the 49ers You will probably use a very heavy operating plan during only the fourth time Tree Lance He will start the football game since 2019. In fact, No pass catcher in San Francisco has more/less than 50.5 yards on Sundayincluding a higher total for Brandon Ayuk From Samuel!

This game also contains less/less week (40.5 points) in a game that is expected to proceed at a slow pace. Samuel also won’t hold the ball like last season with a healthier and deeper backfield, so it may take some patience before the 49ers eventually open up attacking more during the second half of the season.

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel may disappoint the fantasy managers in their first week in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Ezekiel Elliott vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Elliott is always a threat to indulge in TD and could benefit from a high-score Sunday night game, but he’s up against a Bucs defense who conceded the fifth-lowest fantasy point for a cross-back and 63.7-yard dash low in the NFL per game to the position last year. Tampa Bay has also been added Achim Hicks during the holiday season. Elliott is approaching 2,000 career touches, Suffered before sustaining an anterior cruciate ligament injury Saw last season Significant drop in production With the treatment of the injured left Tyrone Smith Off the field during his career.

Tampa Bay and Dallas ranked first and second in pace during the neutrals last season, and the Cowboys came into little position on offensive arms, but this tough showdown requires more. Tony Pollard From Elliott Sunday Night.

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