FF Tips

Week 6 Streaming Picks

By Matt Schauf 11:10am EDT 10/9/19


Bills TE Dawson Knox did not work out if you picked him up and used him against the Titans last week, but I’m not writing that up as a total loss.

The rookie caught just 2 passes for 12 yards to finish outside the position’s top 30 across fantasy formats. He didn’t even lead Bills TEs in fantasy points. Lee Smith did. But that’s part of the point here.

All Smith did was luck into a TD catch on his only target of the day, from 8 yards out. He even played a season-low snap share (32%).

Knox, meanwhile, played a season-high 72.3%. That marked his 3rd straight week of growth in the category. Knox also drew a season-high 5 targets, tying for 9th at the position for the week and tying for the lead among Bills.

Am I going through this just to play some “See? I wasn’t wrong!”? Nah. (Well, maybe a little.) My real point here is that we need to make sure not to overlook the context and focus too closely on results. There will be many instances throughout a season where we make a good choice that just doesn’t pan out. That’s how this game works.

So if you picked up Knox last week and he let you down, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s time to toss him back onto the junk heap. Consider giving him another shot. Just not this week, though. He’s on bye.

These options just might be available, however …

Sorry, the rest of this content is reserved for DS Insiders.

Get instant access to read it all.

Get the insider information

Already a DS Insider? Login now

Share This!

Agree? Disagree? Tell us what you think in the comments:

comments powered by Disqus

In This Article

Related Fantasy Football

Podcast: You Should Own a Jet 10-15-19

Don't let the frustrating backfield splits from Week 6 overshadow the offense that's swooping in with plenty of helpful options.

10 hours ago Read More
DFS Podcast: Week 5 DraftKings 10-4-19

Which NFC North RB is the better volume bet and just how low can your search for a cheap defense go in Week 5?

7:10pm EDT 10/4/19 Read More
DFS Podcast: Week 5 FanDuel 10-4-19

You can find touch volume without spending the big bucks at RB on FanDuel this week.

3:10pm EDT 10/4/19 Read More

Read More Articles

Turn your phone into a draft weapon with our FREE APP

Download on the App Store Download on Google Play