What We Learned: Week 7
Check back here every week to listen to Tim: analyze what we saw, discuss who's trending up or down, and jump to some wild conclusions.
Najee flops again
The title says it all. Maybe flop isn’t the right word, but for a RB1, it ISN'T NOT the right word. Sure, he scored a TD in week six which helped keep him afloat. But he once again delivered a majorly inefficient day and finished with less than 50 total yards for the third time this season.
He’s not performing like the first-round RB you drafted him to be. He’s hardly delivering flex numbers. He continues to do just enough to get by and nothing more. I hate to say it, but at this point, sitting him would be justified.
Time to panic on Herbert?
Three out of Herbert’s last four games have resulted in 14.4 points or less. Is it due to Keenan Allen’s absence? Is it due to Mike Williams famous disappearing act? Is it because I bet on him to throw a single TD on Monday night? Do you even know? Because I certainly don’t.
By the way, that’s the second game of Herbert’s entire career without a single TD pass, in case you were wondering. My luck in a nutshell.
I realize having Herbert as your QB1 is frustrating at the moment but you’re going to have to weather the storm. If anything, I’d look to trade for him if you need a QB because his value will never get lower than it is at this very moment. Once Keenan gets back things should improve, because this is simply not the type of player Herbert is.
Buy low on Zeke
It’s no secret that Zeke has been disappointing this season. But there’s reason for optimism, and I mean a lot of reasons. It’s a known fact Zeke struggles without Dak and vice versa. So use this as your chance to buy-low.
Dak returns this week. They play Detroit (allowing the third-most points to RB even after a bye) and Chicago the following week (allowing the eighth-most points to RBs). Five of the Cowboys next six games after that are positive matchups for Zeke.
The usage is there, and the points are about to start following once this offense kicks into gear. I know things have been ugly, but I’m looking to trade for Elliot wherever I need a RB or a flex. Do with that info what you will…
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