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  • Younghoe Koo Hard To Trust In Week 12

    Atlanta Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo is a top-six kicker this year, averaging 8.1 fantasy points per game. However, the veteran kicker has been a boom-or-bust player all year. He has scored 12 or more fantasy points five times this season, averaging 13.6 fantasy points per game in those contests. Unfortunately, Koo has scored six or fewer fantasy points in the other six games this season, averaging only 3.5 fantasy points per game in those matchups. Last week he scored 12 fantasy points in the win over the Chicago Bears after making two field goals from beyond 40 yards. However, the veteran kicker had only seven fantasy points over the previous two weeks. Fantasy players willing to take the boom-or-bust risk with Koo should start the veteran in Week 12.

    Nov 25 · Source via Falcons Younghoe Koo
  • Falcons Defense A Decent Streaming Option

    The Atlanta Falcons defense has been wildly inconsistent this season. The unit has scored double-digit fantasy points in three games this year. However, they have scored two or fewer fantasy points in nearly half of their games this season. Furthermore, Atlanta's sack production has been hot and cold. Last week the Falcons had four sacks. Yet, they had only five sacks in their previous six games. Meanwhile, opposing defenses have played well against the Washington Commanders. In the five games Taylor Heinicke has started, opposing defenses have totaled nine sacks and five turnovers. Moreover, Heinicke has thrown an interception in every game until last week against the Houston Texans. The Falcons defense has been consistent this year, but the matchup this week makes them a decent streaming option.

    Nov 25 · Source via Falcons Atlanta Falcons
  • MyCole Pruitt Not Worth Consideration

    Atlanta Falcons tight end MyCole Pruitt had one reception last week for 17 receiving yards in the 27-24 win over the Chicago Bears. With Kyle Pitts (knee) out for at least the next four weeks, Pruitt will join Parker Hesse, Anthony Firkser, and Feleipe Franks in trying to replace the young star tight end. Meanwhile, the Washington Commanders have held tight ends to only 5.9 half-point PPR fantasy points per game this season, the fewest in the NFL. They have given up only one receiving touchdown to tight ends over their past eight contests. Fantasy players should avoid starting any Atlanta tight end until we see how this unit will shake out with Pitts out.

    Nov 25 · Source via Falcons MyCole Pruitt
  • Olamide Zaccheaus Lacks Fantasy Upside

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus has played well for the team this year. However, his play hasn't turned into meaningful fantasy production. The veteran receiver is averaging only 5.5 half-point PPR fantasy points per game this season. He has seen four or fewer targets in every game this year. More importantly, Zaccheaus has scored under five fantasy points in five straight contests. Meanwhile, the Washington Commanders have surrendered 28.6 fantasy points per game to wide receivers this season, slightly above the league average. Furthermore, they have given up 10 receiving touchdowns to the position this year, including two over the past three weeks. While Kyle Pitts (knee) won't play this week, fantasy players have no reason to start Zaccheaus.

    Nov 25 · Source via Falcons Olamide Zaccheaus
  • Drake London Faces Favorable Matchup

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Drake London has found the end zone in the past two games. The rookie receiver started the year strong, averaging 8.3 targets and 14.5 half-point PPR per game over the first three weeks. However, the former USC star scored under six fantasy points in six straight games, failing to find the end zone every week. Meanwhile, the Washington Commanders have surrendered 28.6 fantasy points per game to wide receivers this season, slightly above the league average. Furthermore, they have given up 10 receiving touchdowns to the position this year, including two over the past three weeks. With Kyle Pitts (knee) out this week, London should see an uptick in targets.

    Nov 25 · Source via Falcons Drake London
  • Tyler Allgeier Not Worth Starting This Week

    Atlanta Falcons running back Tyler Allgeier has struggled since Cordarrelle Patterson's return from a knee injury. The rookie running back averaged 13.5 half-point PPR fantasy points per game in his final two starts, scoring 11 fantasy points in both contests. However, he has averaged only 7.2 fantasy points per game since Patterson's return, scoring under seven fantasy points in back-to-back weeks. Furthermore, the former BYU star had only eight rushing attempts in back-to-back games after averaging 13.6 rushing attempts over the previous five contests. Meanwhile, the Washington Commanders have held running backs to only 17.1 fantasy points per game, the sixth-fewest in the NFL this season. They have given up only one rushing touchdown to running backs over the past six weeks. Allgeier belongs on the bench in Week 12.

    Nov 25 · Source via Falcons Tyler Allgeier
  • Cordarrelle Patterson A Hard-To-Trust Flex Option

    Atlanta Falcons running back Cordarrelle Patterson has become hard to trust over the past few weeks. Over the first three games this year, the veteran running back averaged 15.7 half-point PPR fantasy points per game. Furthermore, he scored 21 or more fantasy points twice during that span. However, he suffered a knee injury and missed four weeks. Upon his return, Patterson had two rushing touchdowns in 17.8 fantasy points in his first game back. Unfortunately, the former first-round pick has scored 13.4 total fantasy points over the past two weeks. Meanwhile, the Washington Commanders have held running backs to only 17.1 fantasy points per game, the sixth-fewest in the NFL this season. They have given up only one rushing touchdown to running backs over the past six weeks. Fantasy players should avoid starting Patterson if possible.

    Nov 25 · Source via Falcons Cordarrelle Patterson
  • Marcus Mariota A Capable Streamer In Week 12

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Marcus Mariota has played well this season. The veteran is the QB9 for the year, averaging 15.7 fantasy points per game. Furthermore, he has averaged 17.1 fantasy points per game over the past seven weeks, scoring 17.7 or more in over 70% of those contests. More importantly, the former Oregon Duck has four total touchdowns over the past two weeks, scoring 17.5 or more fantasy points in both games. Meanwhile, the Washington Commanders have surrendered 16.9 fantasy points per game to quarterbacks this season, slightly above the league average. They have given up two or more passing touchdowns in 55% of the games this season, including two straight before last week. While Mariota won't have Kyle Pitts (knee) this week, the veteran remains a solid streaming option.

    Nov 25 · Source via Falcons Marcus Mariota
  • Bryan Edwards Placed On Waivers

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Bryan Edwards was placed on waivers on Thursday, according to a source. He'll be a potential late-season addition for a wide receiver-needy team. Edwards only played in seven games (one start) for a Falcons team thin on receiving depth, and he caught just three of five targets for 15 yards in his seven games. In his three seasons in the NFL (two with the Las Vegas Raiders), the 24-year-old wideout has just 48 receptions on 79 targets for 779 yards and four touchdowns. His best season came in 2021 with the Raiders, when he caught 34 of 59 targets for 571 yards and three touchdowns. It's unlikely that Edwards will become fantasy relevant as receiver depth for the rest of the 2022 campaign if he is picked up by another club.

    Nov 25 · Source via Falcons Bryan Edwards
  • Falcons Signing Frank Darby To Active Roster

    The Atlanta Falcons signed former sixth-round wide receiver Frank Darby from their practice squad to the active roster on Wednesday, according to his agents Drew and Jason Rosenhaus. This will be the third time that the Falcons have put Darby on the active roster heading into a Week 12 meeting against the Washington Commanders. Darby has yet to be targeted in his two games played for the Falcons in 2022, and he has one reception on four targets for 14 yards so far in two NFL seasons (12 games). The 25-year-old has played only 10 offensive snaps in the two games he's been active, so don't expect to see Darby much on Sunday against the Commanders. Darby remains well off the fantasy radar.

    Nov 23 · Source via Falcons Frank Darby
  • Commanders Defense A Solid Play In Week 12

    The Washington Commanders defense has taken a big step forward recently. After shutting down the Philadelphia Eagles with a stunning win on the road, they issued a repeat performance in Week 11 with a dominant showing against the Houston Texans. So far this season, the defense has been top-three in pressure rate and top-10 in run defense. The Commanders are going up against an Atlanta Falcons offense that heavily relies on the run. If Washington can continue to shut down running backs, they could have a field day against struggling quarterback Marcus Mariota. Start them with confidence in Week 12.

    Nov 23 · Source via Falcons Marcus Mariota
  • Falcons To Sign LB Will Compton?

    The Falcons may have added a veteran linebacker. Will Compton announced on Twitter last night that he’s signing with the Falcons. While ESPN’s Field Yates seemed to echo that announcement, Compton himself tweeted this evening that “[y]ear 10 might be in danger” … an indication that the announced deal with Atlanta may not materialize. Compton had […]

    Nov 22 · Pro Football Rumors Falcons Will Compton Nick Kwiatkoski
  • Kyle Pitts Out Indefinitely With Torn MCL

    Atlanta Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts is out indefinitely after suffering a torn ACL in the team's win over the Chicago Bears. While Pitts hasn't met expectations this season in fantasy football, managers continued to hold out hope for the 2021 No. 4 overall pick in the NFL Draft. He is more than likely out for the remainder of the fantasy football season and can be dropped in leagues of all shapes and sizes. Parker Hesse and MyCole Pruitt will be the lead tight ends for Atlanta, but neither has fantasy upside. Ultimately, Pitts' absence from the offense will likely mean more targets for Drake London and Olamide Zaccheaus,.

    Nov 21 · Source via Falcons Kyle Pitts
  • Younghoe Koo Makes All Of His Kicks

    Atlanta Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo made both his field goal attempts in the 27-24 Week 11 win over the Chicago Bears. The veteran kicker converted a kick from 40 yards out and another from 53 yards away. Furthermore, he made all three of his extra-point attempts in the game. Koo had been on a cold streak, scoring under seven fantasy points in five of the past six games before the Week 11 matchup against the Bears. However, the veteran kicker scored 12 fantasy points in the win. He has 12 or more fantasy points in 45.5% of the games this year. Unfortunately, Koo has six or fewer fantasy points in the other six games this season, averaging only 3.5 fantasy points per game in those contests. Trusting the veteran kicker has been nearly impossible for fantasy players this season.

    Nov 20 · Source via Falcons Younghoe Koo
  • Falcons Defense Totals Four Sacks

    The Atlanta Falcons defense had a strong performance in the 27-24 Week 11 win over the Chicago Bears. Before the Week 11 matchup, the Atlanta defense had only two sacks over their previous three games and five sacks over their past six games. However, the Falcons had four sacks on Justin Fields. They also forced an interception in the game. While they had four sacks and an interception in the game, the Falcons gave up 24 points, making it the fourth time in the past five games that they have surrendered 24 or more points. Hopefully, the defense can keep up their strong play next week against the Washington Commanders.

    Nov 20 · Source via Falcons Atlanta Falcons
  • Kyle Pitts Leads The Team In Targets

    Atlanta Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts led the team in targets in the 27-24 Week 11 win over the Chicago Bears. The second-year tight end had five targets and a 25% target share in the game despite leaving early with a knee injury. Hopefully, Pitts' knee injury isn't severe, but head coach Arthur Smith didn't have an update immediately following the game. If the second-year tight end misses time, Parker Hesse and MyCole Pruitt are not suitable fantasy replacement options. However, fantasy players should feel confident starting Pitts next week if he is healthy. The Washington Commanders have surrendered 9.4 or more half-point PPR fantasy points to tight ends in two of their past three contests.

    Nov 20 · Source via Falcons Kyle Pitts
  • Olamide Zaccheaus Limited Again In Week 11

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus had another quiet performance in the 27-24 Week 11 win over the Chicago Bears. The veteran receiver had only two targets against the Bears, pulling in only one for nine yards. He did add 13 rushing yards on one attempt, ending the game with 2.7 half-point PPR fantasy points. Zaccheaus has scored under five half-point PPR fantasy points in five straight games. Furthermore, he has seen four or fewer targets in every game this season. Despite an appealing matchup next week against the Washington Commanders, Zaccheaus remains irrelevant for fantasy players.

    Nov 20 · Source via Falcons Olamide Zaccheaus
  • Drake London Scores Another Touchdown

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Drake London had an odd performance in the 27-24 Week 11 win over the Chicago Bears. The rookie receiver had a two-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter, scoring Atlanta's first touchdown of the game. However, the former USC star didn't have another reception in the game. London ended the game with one reception on three targets for two yards, a touchdown, and 6.7 half-point PPR fantasy points. While he found the end zone for the second week in a row, fantasy players can't be happy with the one reception and three targets. Yet, the rookie was second on the team in targets, only behind Kyle Pitts, and had a 15% target share in the game. Hopefully, London sees more targets next week against the Washington Commanders.

    Nov 20 · Source via Falcons Drake London
  • Tyler Allgeier Leads The Team In Rushing

    Atlanta Falcons running back Tyler Allgeier led the team with 55 rushing yards in the 27-24 Week 11 win over the Chicago Bears. The rookie had only eight rushing attempts in the game, compared to 10 for Cordarrelle Patterson. Yet, the former BYU star had more rushing yards than the veteran (55-52), averaging 6.9 yards per rushing attempt. However, Allgeier had only 29 rushing yards before ripping off a 26-yard run to end the game with a minute left. Before his big run, the rookie averaged only 4.1 yards per rushing attempt. With a matchup against the Washington Commanders next week, fantasy players should consider Allgeier a risky flex option.

    Nov 20 · Source via Falcons Tyler Allgeier
  • Cordarrelle Patterson Makes History

    Atlanta Falcons running back Cordarrelle Patterson made history in the 27-24 Week 11 win over the Chicago Bears. The veteran running back had a 103-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the second quarter, his ninth career kickoff returned for a touchdown, breaking the NFL record. Patterson also totaled 52 rushing yards on 10 attempts and two receptions for seven yards in the passing game. The former first-round pick hasn't put up the same fantasy production he did to begin the year. However, his 52 rushing yards are a pleasant surprise after totaling only 18 yards in Week 10. With a matchup against the Washington Commanders next week, fantasy players should consider Patterson a low-end RB2.

    Nov 20 · Source via Falcons Cordarrelle Patterson
  • Marcus Mariota Has A Pair Of Touchdowns In Win

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Marcus Mariota had another solid fantasy performance in the 27-24 Week 11 win over the Chicago Bears. The veteran quarterback had only 20 pass attempts but still totaled 130 yards and a two-yard touchdown to Drake London in the first quarter. Furthermore, he had 13 rushing attempts for 25 yards and a touchdown in Week 11. While the former Oregon Star hasn't thrown for under 190 yards in three straight games, Mariota has back-to-back performances with over 17 fantasy points. The veteran quarterback has 17 or more fantasy points in five of his past seven contests. Mariota should keep up his solid production next week against the Washington Commanders.

    Nov 20 · Source via Falcons Marcus Mariota
  • Kyle Pitts Questionable To Return

    Atlanta Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts (knee) is officially questionable to return against the Chicago Bears in Week 11. He caught three passes for 43 yards before exiting the contest. As long as Pitts is sidelined, MyCole Pruitt should see more snaps on offense. The Falcons will take on the Washington Commanders next Sunday.

    Nov 20 · Source via Falcons Kyle Pitts
  • A.J. Terrell To Return Versus Bears

    Atlanta Falcons defensive back A.J. Terrell (hamstring) is active for the Week 11 matchup against the Chicago Bears. This is great news as the Falcons will get their top corner back after he missed each of the last three games. The 24-year-old has 29 tackles and five passes defended in seven games this season. His return is huge for this defense in what could possibly be a high-scoring matchup with the Bears. The Falcons defense is certainly not worth streaming, but getting Terrell back is a plus for this team.

    Nov 20 · Source via Falcons A.J. Terrell
  • Marcus Mariota To Remain Starter

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Marcus Mariota doesn't appears in danger of losing his starting job. It sounds like the team plans to continue starting Mariota as long as the Falcons are in the playoff hunt. The 29-year-old has done a find job considering the lack of talent around him. However, the team might move on to rookie Desmond Ridder if they fall out of the playoff picture. It was reported earlier in the year that the Falcons didn't plan on using Ridder this season. Although, plans change, so we'll see if Ridder gets a chance late in the season. For now, the Falcons will continue to ride with Mariota as long as they continue to be competitive. Mariota is an interesting streaming option for the Week 11 matchup against the Chicago Bears. A defense that was torched by Tua Tagovailoa a few weeks ago.

    Nov 20 · Source via Falcons Marcus Mariota
  • Younghoe Koo Not An Ideal Streaming Option

    Atlanta Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo started the year on fire, scoring 12 or more fantasy points in three of his first four contests. However, the veteran kicker has scored more than six fantasy points only once over the past six games. Furthermore, he has more than two field goal attempts in only 30% of the games this season. Meanwhile, opposing kickers have averaged only 5.7 fantasy points per game against the Chicago Bears this season, the fourth-fewest in the NFL. Opposing kickers have scored seven or fewer fantasy points against the Bears in six straight games. Between the matchup and his recent struggles, Koo isn't a top-12 kicker this week.

    Nov 18 · Source via Falcons Younghoe Koo
  • Falcons Defense Belongs On The Waiver Wire

    The Atlanta Falcons defense hasn't been a productive unit this season. The Atlanta defense has struggled to keep limited offenses in check lately. Over their past three games, the Falcons have surrendered 26.3 points per game despite facing the Carolina Panthers twice. More importantly, the Atlanta defense has only five sacks over the past six weeks after totaling four in the first game this year. Meanwhile, opposing defenses have forced only two turnovers against the Chicago Bears over the past three weeks. While a defensive score might save their fantasy performance, fantasy players should look for a better streaming option for Week 11.

    Nov 18 · Source via Falcons Atlanta Falcons
  • Kyle Pitts A Boom-Or-Bust TE1

    Atlanta Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts has been arguably the most frustrating player in fantasy football this year. The second-year tight end is full of natural talent and has flashed elite potential this season. Yet, he is being held back by Marcus Mariota and the coaching staff. Pitts has seven or more targets in three straight games. Unfortunately, he's caught only 37.5% of them as Mariota repeatedly throws him off-target passes. The former Florida Gator has scored under four half-point PPR fantasy points in three of the past four contests. Meanwhile, the Cleveland Browns have surrendered only 6.8 half-point PPR fantasy points per game to tight ends this year, the sixth-fewest in the NFL. However, the Browns have given up two receiving touchdowns to tight ends over the past three weeks. Pitts is a midrange TE1 this week with boom-or-bust potential.

    Nov 18 · Source via Falcons Kyle Pitts
  • Olamide Zaccheaus Remains Fantasy Irrelevant

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus played well for the team this year. However, his play hasn't turned into meaningful production for fantasy players. The veteran receiver is averaging 5.8 half-point PPR fantasy points per game this season, making him the WR58 for the year. He has seen four or fewer targets in every game this season, earning two or fewer in half of the contests. More importantly, Zaccheaus has scored under eight fantasy points in all but two games this season. Meanwhile, the Chicago Bears have surrendered 33.6 half-point PPR fantasy points per game to wide receivers over the past three weeks. Fantasy players that need a bye-week replacement for Tyreek Hill or Mike Evans need to find a better option than Zaccheaus on the waiver wire.

    Nov 18 · Source via Falcons Olamide Zaccheaus
  • Drake London Hopes To Find The End Zone Again

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Drake London has had a nightmare season for fantasy players. The rookie started the season strong, averaging 14.5 half-point PPR fantasy points per game over the first three games this year. However, he struggled after that, scoring under six fantasy points in six straight games before last week. The former USC star scored 12.3 fantasy points last week after finding the end zone for the first time since Week 3. Meanwhile, the Chicago Bears have surrendered 33.6 half-point PPR fantasy points per game to wide receivers over the past three weeks. Furthermore, they gave up over 600 receiving yards and three touchdowns to wide receivers during that span. Fantasy players might struggle to trust London, but the rookie has an appealing matchup in Week 11.

    Nov 18 · Source via Falcons Drake London
  • Tyler Allgeier A Borderline Flex Option

    Atlanta Falcons running back Tyler Allgeier is coming off a disappointing performance in Week 10 against the Carolina Panthers. The rookie running back had eight rushing attempts for 20 yards last week, adding three receptions for negative 17 yards. Last week he scored a career-low 1.8 half-point PPR fantasy points. Despite the poor fantasy performance, the former BYU star did lead the backfield with 11 touches. Meanwhile, the Chicago Bears have surrendered 24.5 half-point PPR fantasy points per game to running backs this season, the fourth-most in the NFL. Furthermore, Chicago has given up 28.3 fantasy points and two rushing touchdowns per game to running backs over the past three weeks. Fantasy players should consider Allgeier a boom-or-bust flex option this week, thanks to the matchup.

    Nov 18 · Source via Falcons Tyler Allgeier
  • Cordarrelle Patterson Hopes To Rebound This Week

    Atlanta Falcons running back Cordarrelle Patterson was a massive fantasy bust last week against the Carolina Panthers. The veteran had only six touches for 20 scrimmage yards and 2.5 half-point PPR fantasy points in Week 10. However, the former first-round pick had played well before last week, scoring 17.5 or more fantasy points in three of the previous five games. Meanwhile, the Chicago Bears have surrendered 24.5 half-point PPR fantasy points per game to running backs this season, the fourth-most in the NFL. Furthermore, Chicago has given up 28.3 fantasy points and two rushing touchdowns per game to running backs over the past three weeks. Hopefully, Patterson can bounce back this week against the Bears.

    Nov 18 · Source via Falcons Cordarrelle Patterson
  • Marcus Mariota A Capable Streamer

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Marcus Mariota is the QB11 for the year, averaging 15.5 fantasy points per game. The veteran quarterback has been a consistent streaming option for fantasy players the past few weeks, scoring 17.5 or more fantasy points in four of the past six games, including last week against the Carolina Panthers. More importantly, he has a solid matchup this week. The Chicago Bears have surrendered 21.4 fantasy points per game to quarterbacks over the past three weeks. Furthermore, the Bears have given up 4.8 fantasy points per game to quarterbacks on the ground this season. Fantasy players that need a bye-week replacement for Tua Tagovailoa should add Mariota off the waiver wire.

    Nov 18 · Source via Falcons Marcus Mariota
  • Marcus Mariota Not On The Hot Seat

    Atlanta Falcons head coach Arthur Smith defended starting quarterback Marcus Mariota on Monday. "There is no situation. There was never a situation, ever. I don't know where thatYou understand why the question is getting asked. You lose two games in five days. Everybody wants to panic," Smith said. Mariota went 19-for-30 for 186 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in last Thursday's loss to the Carolina Panthers, also adding 43 rushing yards on three carries. But the 29-year-old was running for his life and was fortunate to come away with only the one interception while forcing unnecessary passes all night long. Mariota has been under 200 yards passing in six of his last seven games and enters Week 11 as the QB11 thanks to his rushing ability.

    Nov 14 · Source via Falcons Marcus Mariota
  • Younghoe Koo Struggles Against Carolina

    Atlanta Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo struggled in the team's 25-15 Week 10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. The veteran kicker ended the game with only three fantasy points, making it the fifth time over the past six games that he scored under seven fantasy points. Fantasy players hoped Koo would repeat his Week 8 performance against the Panthers, where he scored 14 fantasy points. Instead, the veteran missed both extra-point tries and had only one field goal attempt. While Koo was a fantasy star earlier this season, fantasy players should avoid starting the veteran next week against the Chicago Bears.

    Nov 11 · Source via Falcons Younghoe Koo
  • Falcons Defense Awful Against Carolina

    The Atlanta Falcons defense was awful in the team's 25-15 Week 10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. Despite facing PJ Walker in the rain, the Falcons had only one sack and failed to force a turnover. They also gave up 130 rushing yards to D'Onta Foreman in the game. Furthermore, despite holding DJ Moore to only 29 receiving yards, Atlanta gave up 25 points to the Panthers on Thursday night. More importantly, it was the third time in their past four games that the Falcons have surrendered 25 or more points. Fantasy players have no reason to trust them next week against the Chicago Bears.

    Nov 11 · Source via Falcons Atlanta Falcons
  • Kyle Pitts Hurt By Poor Quarterback Play

    Atlanta Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts had a team-high eight targets in the team's 25-15 Week 10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. However, the rookie had only two receptions for 28 receiving yards in the Thursday night matchup. Several of his targets were drastically off as Marcus Mariota continued to struggle. There were at least 2-3 targets where the veteran quarterback overthrew the young tight end by several yards. Fantasy players are stuck between a rock and a hard place with the former Florida star. Pitts has as much natural talent as any tight end in the NFL. At the same time, he is wildly inconsistent because of poor quarterback play. Fantasy players should hope for a quarterback change before the team's Week 11 matchup against the Chicago Bears.

    Nov 11 · Source via Falcons Kyle Pitts
  • Olamide Zaccheaus Limited In Week 10

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus had another quiet performance in the team's 25-15 Week 10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. The veteran receiver had four targets for the fourth time over the past six games on Thursday night. However, he caught only two for 34 yards, scoring 4.4 half-point PPR fantasy points in the game. Fantasy players shouldn't have expected much from Zaccheaus, as he has scored under eight fantasy points in all but two games this season, including five straight contests. Next week the Falcons take on the Chicago Bears. Fantasy players have no reason to start Zaccheaus next week.

    Nov 11 · Source via Falcons Olamide Zaccheaus
  • Drake London Finds The End Zone

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Drake London found the end zone in the team's 25-15 Week 10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. It was the first time the rookie has scored a touchdown since Week 3 against the Seattle Seahawks. More importantly, London's 38 receiving yards were his highest total since Week 6. Thanks to his seven-yard touchdown in the third quarter, he ended the game with 12.3 half-point PPR fantasy points, his highest total since Week 3. After scoring only 8.3 fantasy points over the previous three games, fantasy players likely benched or dropped London. Maybe he can put together another solid performance next week against the Chicago Bears.

    Nov 11 · Source via Falcons Drake London
  • Tyler Allgeier Leads Falcons In Rushing Attempts

    Atlanta Falcons running back Tyler Allgeier led the team in rushing attempts in the team's 25-15 Week 10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. While he led the team in rushing attempts, the rookie running back had only eight attempts in the game for 20 rushing yards. Furthermore, his longest run in the game was six yards, the lowest on the team. Meanwhile, the former BYU had three receptions for negative 17 yards in the game, resulting in a quiet fantasy performance (1.8 half-point PPR fantasy points). Allgeier was coming off arguably his best game of the season last week against the Los Angeles Chargers, totaling 123 scrimmage yards. Hopefully, the Atlanta running game gets back on track next week against the Chicago Bears.

    Nov 11 · Source via Falcons Tyler Allgeier
  • Cordarrelle Patterson Sees Five Rushing Attempts

    Atlanta Falcons running back Cordarrelle Patterson had only five rushing attempts in the team's 25-15 Week 10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. The veteran running back had 13 rushing attempts for 44 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Week 9 against the Los Angeles Chargers, his first game back from knee surgery. Whether the former first-round pick saw a light workload because of the short week or not, fantasy players have to be frustrated with the Atlanta running game. Patterson had fewer rushing attempts than Tyler Allgeier and only one more than fourth-string running back Avery Williams. Hopefully, he sees a normal workload in Week 11 against the Chicago Bears.

    Nov 11 · Source via Falcons Cordarrelle Patterson
  • Marcus Mariota Throws Two Touchdowns

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Marcus Mariota threw two touchdowns in the team's 25-15 Week 10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. While the veteran quarterback had a pair of passing touchdowns, he threw for only 186 passing yards. Furthermore, it took 30 pass attempts for Mariota to throw for only 186 yards. More importantly, it was the sixth time over the past seven games that the veteran quarterback threw for under 190 yards, totaling 147 or fewer passing yards five times. The pair of touchdowns saved Mariota's fantasy points as he ended the game with 17.7 fantasy points. After losing three of their past four games, the Falcons could consider switching quarterbacks for their Week 11 matchup against the Chicago Bears.

    Nov 11 · Source via Falcons Marcus Mariota
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