On Target: Wide Receiver Trade Targets

On Target: Wide Receiver Trade Targets

This article is part of our On Target series.

Towards the second half of the season, this column is going to be more about WR/CB matchups and who to activate in your seasonal and DFS lineups. However, after only three weeks, I am uncomfortable drawing strict conclusions about which cornerbacks are good or bad (though I will drop a few notes when useful until I feel confident about our data set). Mostly, I want to provide useful information to all of you so that it is easier for you to win your league. That's why you pay for a RotoWire subscription and I want to deliver real, actionable advice.

Buy High

Kenny Golladay

Do what you need to do to get Golladay on your roster. If there is an owner who took him in the 12th round but also happens to have Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders, you should be offering just about any running back you have to get Golladay. For example, an offer of Dalvin Cook or Matt Breida should be enough to get the trade done and I think the team getting Golladay in that offer is committing robbery. Golladay is eighth in the NFL in Air Yards and has a 34 percent share of the Lions' Air Yards. This is a team that is more committed to passing than almost any other and it is certainly not bad to buy high on a player that you expect to finish amongst the top at his position. For example, trading for James Conner right now would

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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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