Tim's Takeaways: Week 16
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Tim's Takeaways: Week 8
Amon-Ra SZN on hold?
St. Brown’s 39-point explosion in week two feels like a distant memory now… This past week was the fifth consecutive game he has failed to deliver WR1 numbers…
Since week two, he has had no games over 14 PPR points, just two games over 9.5 points, and two games missed with an injury. He now sits at WR25 in PPR scoring. It begs the question: is he still a must-start?
I say yes. Do I have any reasoning to support that other than because I want it to be true? No, I don’t. But I’m holding on to hope St. Brown is a WR1 until it’s clear I’m in denial.
Drop Aaron Rodgers
It’s time to let go. Yes, I’m talking to you (and me) the guy holding onto Aaron Rodgers because you believe the back-to-back MVP will eventually figure it out. Give it up man. It’s over. He’s gone.
If he can’t get it done against the Lions 32nd ranked scoring defense, when can he get it done?
It’s week ten, Rodgers hasn’t had one single QB1 performance all season. The absolute max total he’s been able to manage is 16.8 points. We can blame it on poor receivers. We could say he washed up. We could argue till the cows come home, and it won’t change anything. Good matchup or bad, he has no business being on a fantasy roster.
Why do the Lions hate D’Andre Swift?
16 percent. D’Andre Swift played just 16 percent of snaps in week nine. I know he’s been dealing with injuries lately (per usual) but if it’s that bad, why even let him play?
I’m convinced the Lions just don’t like him.
Check the numbers. He has 10 touches or less in each of his last four games. He has just four games in his CAREER with more than 14 carries. Meanwhile, Jamaal Williams has eight such games in his two-year stint with the Lions, and five alone this season!
Yet, Swift is so damn good on a per-touch basis that you still can’t sit him. In the last four games (the ones where he’s touched the ball 10 times or less) he averages 11.6 points per game. Imagine what this guy could do with a full workload. I just want to know whose coffee he pissed in.
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Tim Brosnan, Fantasy Sports Analyst/Freelance Journalist
Tim Brosnan is a college-educated sports journalist from the New Haven, Connecticut area.
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