On Target: Week 12 Matchups

On Target: Week 12 Matchups

This article is part of our On Target series.

As the season has gone on, I think that "On Target" has done some important things and we have discussed players who have had real impacts on their teams and our fantasy teams. However, we are now in Week 12 of the NFL season. Your trade deadlines are likely past and waiver wires picked clean, so the information that is mostly helpful is going to relate to starts and sits, or if you drafted crappy and got worst luck, you're likely looking for DFS advice right now.

As such, I am going to highlight some of Pro Football Focus' best and worst WR/CB matchups for fantasy purposes in this space for the rest of the season. The idea behind this will be to find some unexploited opportunities for DFS and help you make better decisions in the fantasy playoffs.

The Good

Doug Baldwin vs San Francisco

Per PFF, Baldwin runs a majority of his routes out of the slot which checks out when you see the way they have been using Paul Richardson and Tyler Lockett. Baldwin has the highest graded individual matchup of any fantasy-meaningful wide receiver this week against K'Waun Williams, who allows a 79 percent catch rate in coverage and utterly insane 0.38 fantasy points per route against. Baldwin's target numbers have been down the last few weeks, but he should likely be able to make up with that in efficiency in this matchup.

Cooper Kupp vs New Orleans

This is particularly noteworth because Kupp

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Davis Mattek
Davis Mattek has played DFS for a living for over a year and began in the fantasy sports industry in 2012. He is a member of the FSTA and FSWA.
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