This article attempts to highlight some of the best and worst matchups for wide receivers and tight ends each week. Using player tracking data from various sources (NFL.com, Pro Football Focus, ESPN, etc.) as well as reviews of recent trends, I look for situations to exploit or avoid when setting your weekly lineups. Given that this article is intended to help across all sites (both DFS and season-long), variations in pricing and scoring systems are not taken into account so obviously, the values could shift depending on where you are playing. The main intent of this article is simply to call out some players who could be significantly helped or hurt by their situations each week.
WR DeVante Parker (MIA vs NYJ):
We cannot deny him any long. Parker is not playing like the receiver the Dolphins have been trying to trade for 2 years and Ryan Fitzpatrick seems to have found some of his magic again. Parker is coming off a 7 catch, 159 yard, and 2 touchdown game against the Eagles and gets another great matchup against the Jets. New York has given up 11 touchdowns and the 7th most fantasy points to receivers lined up out wide this season. With Kalen Ballage down with injury and Patrick Laird not contributing much on the ground it should be another week of the offense going through Parker.
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