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Fantasy Football Week 3 Automated Insights Recap

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

Falcons rookie WR Calvin Ridley, and his 37 fantasy points, were left of the bench by his owner, after being added for Rishard Matthews leading up to Sunday. He was started by just 15% of Yahoo owners.

Only 5% of Yahoo fantasy football owners started Raiders WR Jordy Nelson, who caught 6 passes for 163 yards and touchdown.

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With the bye weeks beginning, WRs Tyler Boyd (@ Falcons) and Calvin Ridley (vs Bengals) were the two most added players as waivers cleared this morning.

At the QB position, with Cam Newton and Alex Smith on bye and Jimmy Garoppolo out for the season, Baker Mayfield (@ Raiders) and Andy Dalton (@ Falcons) were the most added quarterbacks.

Javorius Allen (@ Steelers) and Chris Ivory (@ Packers) were the most added RBs, while Vance McDonald (vs Ravens) was the most added TE.

Fantasy Football Week 3 Automated Insights Recap
  • Matt Ryan had a 75-yard touchdown pass (Calvin Ridley) and a 58-yard pass (Julio Jones)
  • Ben Roethlisberger had a 75-yard touchdown pass (Vance McDonald)
  • Russell Wilson had a 52-yard touchdown pass(Tyler Lockett)
  • Patrick Mahomes linked up with Tyreek Hill for a 42-yard pass
  • Jimmy Garoppolo had a 35-yard touchdown pass (Kyle Juszczyk)
  • Matthew Stafford had a 33-yard touchdown pass (Marvin Jones)
  • Cam Newton had a 24-yard touchdown pass (C.J. Anderson)
  • Carlos Hyde more-than-doubled his 10.37-point projection with 23.3 points against the Jets in Week 3. He ran for 98 yards and 2 touchdowns in the 21-17 win. Hyde ranks #38 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Raiders next week
  • Chris Carson racked up 124 yards from scrimmage and ran for a touchdown as the Seahawks beat the Cowboys 24-13. In doing so, he put up 19.4 points and more-than-doubled his scoring projection. In Week 4, Carson and the Seahawks will battle the Cardinals
  • Playing the Packers in Week 3, Adrian Peterson ran for 120 yards (41-yard run long) and 2 touchdowns. In doing so, he put up 24 points and more-than-doubled his scoring projection. Peterson will square off against the Saints in Week 4
  • Christian McCaffrey had a 45-yard run, tallying 184 rushing yards on 28 carries
  • David Johnson had a 21-yard touchdown catch
  • In a 35-23 win over the Chargers, Robert Woods scored 28.7 points to more-than-double his 10.37-point projection. He racked up 117 yards from scrimmage and caught 2 touchdown passes. Next week, Woods will battle the Vikings
  • Mike Evans had a 24-yard touchdown catch and a 51-yard catch
  • Cooper Kupp had a 53-yard touchdown catch
  • Emmanuel Sanders had a 35-yard touchdown run
  • Antonio Brown had a 27-yard touchdown catch 
  • John Brown had a 44-yard catch
  • George Kittle (5 Rec, 79 Rec Yds) scored 12.4 points in a 38-27 lost to the Chiefs in Week 3. He scored 46.9% more than his 8.44-point projection and overachieved for the first time this season. Kittle ranks #10 among fantasy TEs this season and will face the Chargers next week
  • Travis Kelce scored 15.4 points in a 38-27 win over the 49ers to beat his 12.92-point projection. He caught 8 passes for 114 yards. In Week 4, Kelce and the Chiefs will play the Broncos

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Fantasy Football Week 3 Recap