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Should Broncos offense Russell Wilson be trusted?

5 things to worry about

Broncos win, but offense is seriously flawed in fantasy and reality

The Broncos defeated a 49ers team that wanted to give up the game. That’s good, but this Denver offense is rattling with at least one broken wheel.

A few things have worked out so far this year. I made a lot of mistakes this year. One prediction I think is good is that this Broncos offense wasn’t as good as the hype.

Here’s what we feel like we know for sure…

Russell Wilson he’s not as good as he used to be The Broncos’ pass catchers aren’t as good as people think they are. I don’t know if anyone thought Nathaniel Hackett was good, but who knows if he added anything.

Other than that, a fun offense.

They may have scored a W, but Russell Wilson and the Broncos’ offense was nothing special for fantasy purposes. (Photo credit: AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post)

See, when all these new pieces start to gel, the Broncos offense could get better. But let’s be realistic about where they are now. Denver had a good drive all night and it was when Wilson finally let his hair down, scrambled and hit a deep pass on a long play out of the pocket. None of their infrastructure works unless Wilson calls his running back checking the fastball as “working.”

the broncos lost Geno Smith– led attack, barely squeaky of Davis Mills They literally beat the Texans and the 49ers team playing backup quarterback by one point. This is not a unit that competes for all types of high scores.

Lamar Jackson is hot

How have you been talking in the last 7 days? lamar jackson If the Ravens defense didn’t blow last week’s game against the Dolphins, it looks better than ever.

Jackson was white-hot as a thrower and runner, so it needs to happen.

Jackson ranks 5th in EPA per dropback while hitting difficult throws.that’s all Jameis Winston The average air yards per pass attempt is more than Jackson’s 10.8. He is as dynamic as ever on the ground, with him two monster games in consecutive weeks.

He looks like the type of player who will lift the Ravens all by himself.I don’t say much about quarterbacks, but he would do the same with a fantasy team. Participated in the range draft. On the other hand, he is the one who makes a difference.

Jackson essentially did all of this in the passing game. Mark Andrews leading, Rashod Bateman Plays a big role as a vertical X receiver and sprinkles lightly Devin DuVernay. Jackson is a teammate elevator.

This season will be a special season for lamar jackson.

Derrick Henry as Receive

It’s always been weird that the Titans just don’t pass the ball Derrick Henry more often. He’ll never be a first-class route his runner, but a few dump-offs in the flats, a few screens here and there can make a difference. He is an explosive player and can outrun smaller players in space.

It makes a lot of sense this year very clearly Hurts asking for juice in the pass game.

So it was great to see Henry targeted for 40% of the routes against the Raiders. Henry averaged 10 yards per reception after a catch. The bruise on his back was the second best receiver on the team.

Need to see more.

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry, 22, is a fantasy star

Derrick Henry’s fantasy manager wants him to throw a pass. (Photo by Bryan Lynn/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

No, Henry wasn’t running complicated, precise routes or anything like that, but none of the Titans play that way. Henry provides juice and Tennessee needs it. As the Titans navigate this transitional season, more Passing Game jobs will also help save his fantasy floor.

The role of Justin Jefferson

Week 1 Runout of Justin Jefferson All high-end dreams for the 2022 season seemed to come true.

Jefferson has a 25.7% target share this season, averaging 8.9 air yards per target. He hasn’t done much work downfield in his last two weeks, but he hasn’t had a layup either. all “Cooper Cup” Roll talk this offseason, KJ Osborne Minnesota’s leading slot man (58.4% snapped into slots).

We shouldn’t panic completely about Jefferson, but there’s something more volatile about his role than you might expect. He’s still a great receiver and will have a big season. It’s not going to happen like many people have talked about this offseason.

Chris Olive’s Breakout Game

We should have seen the next big rookie receiver breakout coming. Airyard clues certainly led us to the truth.

Chris Olave A ridiculous 300-plus air yard mark to his name appeared in Week 3 while falling short as New Orleans’ No. 2 receiver. He was open at every level while specializing his route downfield. Jameis Winston We just left too many plays on the field against Tampa Bay last week.

However, the duo hooked up against Carolina.

Olave once again led the team in air yards, drawing 13 targets for a 33.3% team share.veteran receiver Michael Thomas It was on and off the field, dealing with injuries. Olave Uppercase. He’s good enough to be the saints’ legitimate top receiver.

Thomas has made a big comeback from a lengthy injury layoff but has dealt with other ailments since his return. Meanwhile, Olive is getting better every week. It’s entirely possible that the rookie is the best pass catcher for the Saints for the rest of the way.

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Jimmy Garoppolo as a savior story

who knows what happened Trey Lance but get Jimmy Garoppolo A return to the 49ers’ starting lineup doesn’t take the pitch left on the field or the tendency to make daunting mistakes out of the equation.

No one has seen this team in the last three years to suggest otherwise.

Garoppolo’s “Dropback from the back of the end zone” safety was comically brutal, but it was just one stage of the miscue. His 4th quarter interception is a play we’ve seen thousands of times at Garoppolo. He tries to needle his throws into his coverage in a tight zone, but lobbers his defenders in the secondary out of sight.

His ball placement on the open third down route Brandon Ayuk When Deebo Samuel It was a drive killer. The lack of a deep passing game is back.

The 49ers would be better off with Garoppolo on their roster in the post-Lance world than if they had other backups. However, the suggestion that he’s here to try and save the team that Lance was about to sink is nonsense.

The 49ers can win at Garoppolo. Skill-positioned player’s floor projection can rise when he’s under center. because his.

Eagles question

I have seen more The Eagles are currently the most dangerous offense in NFC. While other contenders are dealing with injuries, they’re having trouble figuring out how to slow the momentum the Eagles currently have.

This team continues to prove the skeptics wrong.

Jalen Hurts Not enough to lead the high-octane passing game? He ranks 4th in the NFL for higher-than-expected completion percentage and EPA per dropback. he just keeps getting better.

AJ Brown’s Will volume numbers drop after leaving Tennessee? Brown ranks fourth in the NFL in air yards and is targeted on over 27% of his routes. He’s a game changer for this team.

Devonta Smith Too small to make it in the NFL? No chance. Smith was electric on Sunday. He led the team with his 53% share of his yards in the air and made incredible competitive grabs with his receptions and touchdowns deep.

Philadelphia have other threats that shouldn’t go unnoticed by this team, but their big three alone is enough to strike fear in the minds of defensive play-callers. They are there all the way to the end. Hopefully, shut the noise out and embrace the talent of the Eagles’ passing game players.

Chargers offense

I’m losing faith in the Chargers’ coaching staff plan — and it’s fading fast.

Justin Herbert Clearly completely compromised. You can start there. I don’t know why he played so late in the game. It was a clear blast and nothing to gain. “He wanted to be with his teammates,” Brandon Staley said after the game when asked about the playing time of Herbert, who was injured deep in the fourth quarter. It’s your responsibility to do your best for There is no rational argument that it was best for the Chargers today or in the future.

This team also has injury flaws other than Herbert. The offense is so tight.without it Keenan Allen, they have no players who can create separation or open downfield. As such, Herbert just throws his short aDOT pass to blanket his bunch of receivers. It’s brutal.

And who knows what’s going on in the backfield? This team has signed Sonny Michelle, just before the season.Why is he getting more carries Austin Ekeler? They cannot play the “Save Ekeler’s Body” card. Because they played Star deep into this explosion.

If there is a reason here, I haven’t seen it.

The charger is in the “show me something” realm. Bringing Allen back into the fold will help Herbert stay further away from this injury. However, this attack has serious structural problems.

Preseason expectations for DJ Moore

for three weeks DJ Moore It might be the wide receiver choice for such a round as the most frustrating early. baker mayfield It was meant to be an upgrade not just for Moore’s prospects, but for the Panthers as a whole. It still doesn’t work.

The Panthers won today, but their two touchdowns were a 44-yard fumble return and a 67-yard catch-and-run. Laviska Chenault On a flat route behind the line of scrimmage. The Panthers didn’t exactly put together a consistent offensive drive that led to an end zone trip.

Mayfield finished with a better-than-expected -16% completion rate in Week 3. Target share was Moore’s agenda. In his three weeks he’s stuck at 23.4% — last year he was at 28% — which isn’t good enough. The Panthers have acquired many auxiliary players involved in the passing tree.

Maybe this will be reversed in the future. If you’re invested in fantasy, you probably have to get your hopes up with Moore. I’ve seen Mayfield struggle when he needs to raise his pass catcher.

non dameon pierce texans

rookie running back Dameon Pierce There was his breakout game. A matchup against Chicago looked easy.

Pierce played 59.6% of the snaps and touched the ball 22 times. In this way the game he runs well and can put out big numbers if the script is tight. Pierce showed some good momentum in the preseason, perhaps overdone, but he’ll still have some big games through the rest of his rookie season.

The Texans passing game is another story.feeling like Davis Mills I got bonus points for my rookie season because there are “acceptable” moments where my expectations are near zero. His results so far in his second season have not been promising.

Although usually stable Brandin Cooks never shined before. He dominates goals on this team (27%), but is scoreless for 158 yards and only has his 13 catches.