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  • Fantasy Week 3Scoreboard
    Maulers 38 (0-2)82.75
    b VEVE NFT COLLECTOR 1 (1-1)91.00
    Fire Dragons 709auc (1-1)101.60
    Mini Round 4 Auc (1-1)93.25
    BeachBums5555555 (1-1)90.40
    Madiba (2-0)105.55
    Big 71 1 (1-1)100.65
    FEAR THE 12'S (2-0)123.25
    Bigdaddyyyy1 (0-2)89.90
    CP 24 Rocks 2 (1-1)86.30
    Big Papas Patriots AA30-0 (1-1)142.60
    Pooch Fontana 1 (1-1)76.10
  • Player Notes
    Russell Gage Sep 25 11:00pm ET
    Russell Gage

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Russell Gage caught 12-of-13 targets for 87 yards and a touchdown while losing a fumble in Sunday's 14-12 loss to the Green Bay Packers. He was Tom Brady's top target after Mike Evans (suspension), Chris Godwin (hamstring), and Julio Jones (knee) were inactive. The 26-year-old led the team in catches, receiving yards, and targets. Brady connected with Gage for a one-yard touchdown with 12 seconds remaining in the game. The 12 catches were a career-high for Gage and will continue to have a vital role in the offense while Godwin and Jones are sidelined. Gage will look to build on Sunday's performance in next week's matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs.

    From RotoBaller

    Cooper Kupp Sep 25 11:00pm ET
    Cooper Kupp

    Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp hauled in four of six targets for 44 receiving yards and rushed once for a 20-yard touchdown in the Rams' 20-12 victory over the Arizona Cardinals in Week 3. It was his first career rushing touchdown, and it extended his streak to nine straight games finding the end zone despite not catching a receiving touchdown. The modest day by Kupp's standards was due to LA getting off to an early lead and cruising. They threw just 25 passes all game. While his 24% target share on the game was less than his 37.6% target share over the first two games, it is nothing to worry about. Kupp might not have single-handedly won you your fantasy matchup this week, but he still gave fantasy managers a solid 16 points in PPR setups, which looks like it could finish in the bottom of the top-24 WRs.

    From RotoBaller

    Mack Hollins Sep 25 11:00pm ET
    Mack Hollins

    Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Mack Hollins caught eight passes for 158 yards and a touchdown in a 24-22 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Hollins led all receivers in this game in catches and yards. His 10 targets tied for the most on the team with Davante Adams. Hollins is becoming a useful weapon in a struggling offense, continuing to produce chunk plays when the Raiders need it most. He saw added opportunity with Hunter Renfrow (concussion) missing this game and made the most of it. With his recent productivity, we should see an increased role moving forward for Hollins. He will continue to operate as the third target in this offense and should be on the fantasy radar after this showing.

    From RotoBaller

    Dustin Hopkins Sep 25 11:00pm ET
    Dustin Hopkins

    Los Angeles Chargers kicker Dustin Hopkins was successful on his lone field goal attempt and also drilled his only extra-point try in a 38-10 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Hopkins has not been asked to do much through the first three weeks of the season. Brighter days are hopefully ahead as Los Angeles likely won't finish many games with 10 or fewer points. He is not off the fantasy radar, but managers can drop Hopkins in favor of a kicker who is producing more consistently if there is one available.

    From RotoBaller

    Derek Carr Sep 25 10:50pm ET
    Derek Carr

    Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr threw for 302 yards while throwing two touchdowns and one interception in the Raiders 24-22 loss to the Tennessee Titans. He added two carries for 17 yards on the ground. Fantasy managers should feel good that this ended up being the final stat line for Carr, as the offense struggled for most of the game. An 80-yard drive put the Raiders within a two-point conversion with about a minute remaining. It was looking like a disappointing game until that drive. It was Carr's most yards of the season as the team continues to see good passing volume while falling into a pass-heavy game script. With two touchdowns in each game this season, Carr remains a starting fantasy option going forward.

    From RotoBaller

    Kenneth Walker III Sep 25 10:50pm ET
    Kenneth Walker III

    Seattle Seahawks running back Kenneth Walker III only had three carries for 19 yards in the Week 3 loss against the Atlanta Falcons. The rookie running back was expected to share the workload with Penny this season, but it has been evident over the past couple of weeks that Penny is the lead. More often than not, the Seahawks are playing from behind and have not been the rush-heavy team that was expected during the offseason. With Rashaad Penny getting most of the touches, Walker is just a handcuff and should be left on waiver wires in shallow leagues.

    From RotoBaller

    Joey Bosa Sep 25 10:50pm ET
    Joey Bosa

    The Los Angeles Chargers' defense allowed 38 points to the Jacksonville Jaguars and failed to record a sack or force any turnovers in a Week 3 blowout loss. Los Angeles was without All-Pro cornerback J.C. Jackson (ankle) entering the contest and also lost Pro Bowl edge rusher Joey Bosa (groin) in the first half. The Chargers do have favorable matchups with the Houston Texans and Cleveland Browns in the next two weeks, but fantasy managers should monitor the status of the team's defensive stars before deciding to deploy their DST in starting fantasy lineups.

    From RotoBaller

    Tee Higgins Sep 25 10:40pm ET
    Tee Higgins

    Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins caught five of his seven targets for 93 yards during the win over the Jets. Despite not finding the end zone in Week 3, the wideout still had a solid showing, amassing an impressive average of 18.6 yards per catch. He did take a nasty helmet-to-helmet hit, so it remains to be seen if it will impact his status for Thursday Night Football versus Miami. However, if Higgins is available, which he likely will be, fantasy managers should keep him starting.

    From RotoBaller

    Josh Jacobs Sep 25 10:40pm ET
    Josh Jacobs

    Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs rushed 13 times for 66 yards while catching five passes for 31 yards in a Week 3 loss to the Tennessee Titans. The efficiency was once again on display for Jacobs but overall the offense was unable to get it going. Jacobs has now gone the first three games of the season without finding the end zone, which is not a good sign for his fantasy value. The positive from this game was his involvement in the passing game, with five catches on six targets providing a nice floor. Jacobs continues to be a volume play in fantasy, but until he starts to find the end zone, he will be capped at a low-end RB2 play each week.

    From RotoBaller

    Davante Adams Sep 25 10:40pm ET
    Davante Adams

    Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams caught five passes for 36 yards and a touchdown in the Raiders 24-22 loss to the Tennessee Titans. It was another disappointing outing for the superstar wide receiver as he was held under 40 yards receiving for the second straight game. We've seen for years that Adams is capable of carrying a team on offense, but the Raiders are failing to utilize him in that fashion, especially downfield. Luckily, the touchdowns will continue to be there and keep fantasy managers from panicking. Keep Adams locked into your lineup as he looks to put together a complete game as he did in Week 1.

    From RotoBaller

    Tom Brady Sep 25 10:40pm ET
    Tom Brady

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady completed 31-of-42 passes for 271 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 14-12 loss to the Green Bay Packers. The 45-year-old had a modest performance in Week 3 but was without his top options, Mike Evans (suspension), Chris Godwin (hamstring), and Julio Jones (knee). Tampa Bay's offense struggled to move the ball but nearly rallied the team back to force an OT. He connected with Russell Gage for a one-yard touchdown strike with 12 seconds left but failed to convert the two-point conversion. Brady will have Evans back next week while it remains to be seen if Godwin or Jones return. The GOAT will look to turn things around against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 4.

    From RotoBaller

    Ja'Marr Chase Sep 25 10:30pm ET
    Ja'Marr Chase

    Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase had a team-high 10 targets during the win over the New York Jets in Week 3. Yet, despite catching six of them, he only amassed 29 yards on the afternoon. Fortunately, he found the end zone, his second of the year. It's safe to say the 22-year-old hasn't lived up to expectations this season. In all fairness, the Bengals offensive line has limited Joe Burrow from making his throws. However, Chase will likely explode at some point, so fantasy managers should keep him going against the undefeated Dolphins on Thursday night.

    From RotoBaller

    Lamar Jackson Sep 25 10:30pm ET
    Lamar Jackson

    The New England Patriots defense/special teams allowed 394 total yards in Sunday's 37-26 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. New England's defense could not contain star quarterback Lamar Jackson, who rushed for 107 yards and threw four touchdowns in Week 3. Deatrich Wise Jr. was the lone bright spot for the Patriots' defense, racking up three sacks. The Patriots also picked off Jackson once to salvage their fantasy day. New England will try to rebound against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers offense in Week 4.

    From RotoBaller

    Josh Reynolds Sep 25 10:20pm ET
    Josh Reynolds

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Josh Reynolds (ankle) had a big performance in the team's Week 3 loss to the Minnesota Vikings but reportedly suffered a low-ankle sprain. The severity of the injury should be revealed sometime this week and will determine if Reynolds will miss any time. The Lions are dealing with a handful of injuries and will hope to have Reynolds healthy for a Week 4 matchup with the Seattle Seahawks. Amon-Ra St. Brown is operating as Detroit's clear WR1, but if Reynolds is sidelined, additional targets would be available for DJ Chark, Kalif Raymond, and T.J. Hockenson.

    From RotoBaller

    Tyler Boyd Sep 25 10:20pm ET
    Tyler Boyd

    Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd had four catches for a game-high 105 yards during the win over the Jets in Week 3. He also found the end zone off a 56-yard throw from Joe Burrow in the first quarter. The veteran now has a touchdown in two of his first three games on the year. With that said, he's far from a lock to produce whenever he steps on the field. However, Boyd deserves flex consideration against the Dolphins on Thursday night.

    From RotoBaller

    Samaje Perine Sep 25 10:20pm ET
    Samaje Perine

    Cincinnati Bengals running back Samaje Perine finished with 47 yards off nine carries during the win over the New York Jets. He also had two catches for 14 yards and a touchdown. Joe Mixon (ankle) was injured and sat toward the end of the game, allowing Perine to get some action. With the Dolphins heading to town for Thursday Night Football, Mixon may be limited or even sit this one out altogether. Either way, Perine will draw interest heading into Week 4 and could be useful for managers in deep fantasy formats.

    From RotoBaller

    Nick Folk Sep 25 10:20pm ET
    Nick Folk

    New England Patriots kicker Nick Folk converted both field goal attempts and extra-point tries to record 10 points in Sunday's 37-26 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. He drilled a 35-yard field goal in the second quarter to put the Patriots on the scoreboard. The veteran later made a 50-yard field goal attempt to close out the first half. Folk is one of the more reliable kickers in the NFL, but New England's offense is still finding its rhythm, limiting his opportunities to rack up points. The Patriot's offense could be without starting quarterback Mac Jone (ankle) for a few weeks, making Folk a deep-league streamer against the Green Bay Packers in Week 4.

    From RotoBaller

    Rashaad Penny Sep 25 10:20pm ET
    Rashaad Penny

    Seattle Seahawks running back Rashaad Penny was the clear backfield leader in the loss against the Atlanta Falcons. He had 14 carries for 66 yards and one reception for 3 yards. There was some concern going into the game that the rookie Kenneth Walker III would look to have an established role in a time-share backfield, but it seems like Penny will continue to be the RB1 for the time being. The Seahawks have been pretty pass-heavy this season, as they have to play from behind quite often, which will limit Penny to being a low-end RB2.

    From RotoBaller

    James Robinson Sep 25 10:13pm ET
    James Robinson

    Dynasty | Travis Etienne carried the ball 13 times for 45 yards and caught all three targets for 30 yards against the Chargers. Dynasty Analysis: Etienne posted career highs in touches (16) and total yardage (75) in this one. It is good news for fantasy managers, and the Clemson grad could be headed towards a full blown timeshare with James Robinson now that he has a few games under his belt after returning from the Lisfranc injury that ended his rookie season prematurely.

    From Dynasty League Fantasy

    Clyde Edwards-Helaire Sep 25 10:13pm ET
    Clyde Edwards-Helaire

    Dynasty | McKinnon and Clyde Edwards-Helaire each get seven carries in loss versus the Colts. Dynasty Analysis: The running game couldn't get going on Sunday and Mahomes led the team in yards with 45. McKinnon was less involved in the passing game than normal and had a poor day all around. Preseason darling Isaiah Pacheco also logged three carries as well. It is becoming a situation to avoid if you can help it.

    From Dynasty League Fantasy

  • NFL Week 3
    Steelers17
    Browns29
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    Texans20
    Bears23
    Final | Recap
    Raiders22
    Titans24
    Final | Recap
    Chiefs17
    Colts20
    Final | Recap
    Bills19
    Dolphins21
    Final | Recap
    Lions24
    Vikings28
    Final | Recap
    Ravens37
    Patriots26
    Final | Recap
    Bengals27
    Jets12
    Final | Recap
    Eagles24
    Commanders8
    Final | Recap
    Saints14
    Panthers22
    Final | Recap
    Jaguars38
    Chargers10
    Final | Recap
    Rams20
    Cardinals12
    Final | Recap
    Falcons27
    Seahawks23
    Final | Recap
    Packers14
    Buccaneers12
    Final | Recap
    49ers10
    Broncos5
    4th Qtr 8:20
    Cowboys39u
    Giants-1
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