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This article attempts to highlight some of the best and worst matchups for wide receivers and tight ends each week. Using player tracking data from various sources (NFL.com, Pro Football Focus, ESPN, etc.) as well as reviews of recent trends, I look for situations to exploit or avoid when setting your weekly lineups. Given that this article is intended to help across all sites (both DFS and season-long), variations in pricing and scoring systems are not taken into account so obviously, the values could shift depending on where you are playing. The main intent of this article is simply to call out some players who could be significantly helped or hurt by their situations each week.
WR Hunter Renfrow (LV vs WFT) vs Danny Jackson
There was a large void in the Raiders passing game with the sudden departure of Henry Ruggs III and the current injury to Darren Waller. Renfrow stepped up and filled that role nicely last week. He finished with 8 receptions for 134 yards in a win against the Cowboys on Thanksgiving and is walking into a great matchup against a struggling Washington secondary. Jackson has allowed .44 fantasy points per route run and this defense as a whole has allowed the most yards to opposing receivers. This is a great spot for Renfrow who has both a great matchup and an influx in targets this week.
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