Fantasy Football Week 9 Automated Insights Recap

Cris Carter offers up his thoughts on how the Steelers should handle Le'Veon Bell if he returns by the deadline

12 team half ppr Yahoo league - 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 W/R/T, 1 K, 1 DST

At just 2% owned in Yahoo fantasy football leagues, Bucs WR Adam Humphries will proably be the most added player off the waiver wire. He has 8+ targets in each of the last three games, 15 receptions in the last two weeks and scored twice this past Sunday.

Titans RB Dion Lewis had his bet game of the year on Monday Night Football against the Cowboys, but only 42% of Yahoo started him. He saw 19 carries and rushed for 62 yards, adding a receiving touchdown. Derrick Henry only rushed the ball six times for 27 yards, but scored a touchdown.

Somehow the recap failed to highlight the Saints offensive performance at home against the Rams. Drew Brees threw four more touchdown passes and now has 18 on the year with just one interceptions. Michael Thomas caught 12 of his 15 targets for 211 yards, including a 72 yard touchdown.  Alvin Kamara scored three touchdowns, two rushing, and out-touched Mark Ingram 23-10.

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Fantasy Football Week 9 Automated Insights Recap
  • Cam Newton put up 21.18 points, the fifth-highest score for a signal-caller this week
  • Matt Ryan had a 40-yard touchdown pass (Calvin Ridley), a 39-yard touchdown pass (Tevin Coleman) and a a 35-yard touchdown catch (Julio Jones!).
  • Jared Goff had a 41-yard touchdown pass (Cooper Kupp) and a 48-yard pass (Brandon Cooks)
  • Tom Brady had a 55-yard touchdown pass (Josh Gordon)
  • Dak Prescott had a 23-yard touchdown pass (Allen Hurns)
  • Patrick Mahomes lit up the scoreboard with a 50-yard touchdown pass (Kareem Hunt) and teamed up with Tyreek Hill for a 40-yard pass
  • Melvin Gordon III had a 34-yard touchdown run
  • James Conner (107 Rush Yds, 56 Rec Yds, 1 Rec TD) scored 25.8 points against the Ravens in Week 9. He scored 52.6% more than his 16.91-point projection and overachieved for the sixth time this season. Conner ranks #7 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Panthers next week
  • Kareem Hunt overachieved for the fifth time this season, scoring 32.6 points against his 17.83-point projection. During a 37-21 win over the Browns, he racked up 141 yards from scrimmage and scored 3 touchdowns. Hunt ranks #8 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Cardinals next week
  • In a 37-21 loss to the Chiefs, Duke Johnson Jr. scored 25.1 points to more-than-triple his 8.32-point projection. He caught 9 passes for 78 yards and 2 touchdowns to beat his projection by the second-highest percentage of any RB in the league this season. Johnson Jr. will play the Falcons in Week 10
  • Keenan Allen had a 54-yard catch
  • Marquez Valdes-Scantling had a 51-yard catch
  • Doug Baldwin had a 42-yard catch
  • While catching 4 passes for 108 yards and a touchdown against the Raiders, George Kittle scored 18.8 points this week. His scoring output nearly doubled his 9.88-point projection and was much higher than his 12.28-point season scoring average. Kittle ranks #55 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Giants next week
  • The Vikings defense overachieved for the fifth time this season, scoring 22 points against their 6.91-point projection. During a 24-9 win over the Lions, they allowed only 9 points, surrendered 209 yards, and forced a fumble. The Vikings defense ranks #3 among fantasy DEFs this season and will face the Bears next week
  • The Dolphins defense (6 Pts Allowed, 282 Yds Allowed, 4 Turnovers) scored 25 points against the Jets in Week 9. Their scoring output more-than-tripled their 8.28-point projection and was much higher than their 16.5-point season scoring average. The Dolphins defense ranks #5 among fantasy DEFs this season and will face the Packers next week

Fantasy Football Week 9 Recap

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