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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

Fantasy owners and New York Giants fans saw RB Saquon Barkley limp off the field on Sunday with a high ankle sprain. He will be out for up to eight weeks!

On Monday Night Football, Taylor Gabriel caught three Mitch Trubisky touchdown passes. He is just 3% owned in Yahoo leagues.

Sterling Shepard made his season debut, catching seven passes for 100 yards and touchdown, from Daniel Jones. Shepard was started by just 21% of his owners.

Raiders TE Darren Waller caught 13 passes for 134 yards on Sunday.

In mop-up duty, Dallas Cowboys RB Tony Pollard rushed for 103 yards and a touchdown.

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Fantasy Football Week 3 Automated Insights Recap
  • Patrick Mahomes had an 83-yard touchdown pass (Mecole Hardman)
  • Tom Brady had a 25-yard touchdown pass (Phillip Dorsett) and a 41-yard pass (Ryan Izzo)
  • Carson Wentz had a 20-yard touchdown pass (Nelson Agholor) and a 40-yard pass (Miles Sanders)
  • Russell Wilson had a 54-yard pass (D.K. Metcalf) and a 40-yard pass (Tyler Lockett)
  • Mark Ingram more-than-doubled his 12.66-point projection with 33.5 points against the Chiefs in Week 3. He racked up 135 yards from scrimmage and ran for 3 touchdowns in the 33-28 loss. Ingram ranks #13 among all fantasy players
  • Phillip Lindsay (81 Rush Yds, 2 Rush TDs, 49 Rec Yds) scored 27 points in a 27-16 lost to the Packers in Week 3. He more-than-doubled his 10.44-point projection and overachieved for the first time this season 
  • With 12.8 points, Chris Thompson scored 61.4% more than his 7.93-point projection as the Redskins lost to the Bears 31-15. He racked up 108 yards from scrimmage to beat his projection
  • Christian McCaffrey had a 76-yard touchdown run
  • Leonard Fournette had a 69-yard run
  • While catching 8 passes for 190 yards and 3 touchdowns against the Giants, Mike Evans recorded 41 points this week. He nearly tripled his 14.36-point projection and overachieved for the first time this season. Evans ranks #30 among all fantasy players
  • Cooper Kupp caught 11 passes for 102 yards and 2 touchdowns as the Rams beat the Browns 20-13. In doing so, he put up 27.7 points to more-than-double his 12.25-point projection
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster had a 76-yard touchdown catch
  • D.J. Moore had a 52-yard touchdown catch 
  • Marquez Valdes-Scantling made the highlight reel with a 40-yard touchdown catch
  • Adam Thielen (3 Rec, 55 Rec Yds, 1 Rec TD) scored 19.1 points in a 34-14 win over the Raiders in Week 3. He scored 35.4% more than his 14.11-point projection and overachieved for the first time this season
  • Evan Engram had a 75-yard touchdown catch