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Diego Pacheco: 3Kings Boxing 2022 Prospect Of The Year!

Diego Pacheco Rises to Claim Prospect of the Year Honors

Diego Pacheco has a standout prospect year in 2022 | Credit: Instagram

Prospect Diego Pacheco Proved Himself Ready for Bigger Names in 2022


3kingsboxing.com has named super middleweight standout Diego Pacheco (17-0, 14KO) its 2022 Prospect of the Year.

In 2022, Pacheco had an incredible run. He racked up wins that caught the attention of the boxing community. Blessed with terrific height, and exceptional power and skill, the young talent has amassed a bit of a following. He kicked things off with two back-to-back destructive stoppages over Genc Pilana and Raul Ortega.

PACHECO CONTINUED TO SHINE UNDER THE BRIGHT LIGHTS

On the undercard of the trilogy between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, the 6’4 Californian made an impression on the fans by mowing down Enrique Collazo. He managed to pick up the vacant WBC United States title in the process.

On another major trilogy featuring Juan Francisco Estrada versus Roman Gonzalez, Pacheco made a statement by running over veteran Ricardo Adrian Luna. Some may say that these were average opponents, but it is the way he has taken them out.

Pacheco, in each fight, has shown an uncanny maturity for a 21-year-old. His ability to rip off combinations and fight extremely well from a distance has impressed boxing enthusiasts. Moreover, he has drawn comparison to two-time WBC champion David Benavidez, and for good reason since he is trained by Benavidez’s trainer, Jose Benavidez Sr.

Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn foresaw his potential and signed the young man in 2018. With smooth fighting skills, Pacheco has earned a spot as the WBO #9 ranked contender.

Fans are excited to see what is next for the young man as he has proven to be ready for some of the bigger names in the division.

By: Bo Bland

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Prospect Diego Pacheco Proved Himself Ready for Bigger Names in 2022

3kingsboxing.com has named super middleweight standout Diego Pacheco (17-0, 14KO) its 2022 Prospect of the Year.

In 2022, Pacheco had an incredible run. He racked up wins that caught the attention of the boxing community. Blessed with terrific height, and exceptional power and skill, the young talent has amassed a bit of a following. He kicked things off with two back-to-back destructive stoppages over Genc Pilana and Raul Ortega.

PACHECO CONTINUED TO SHINE UNDER THE BRIGHT LIGHTS

On the undercard of the trilogy between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, the 6’4 Californian made an impression on the fans by mowing down Enrique Collazo. He managed to pick up the vacant WBC United States title in the process.

On another major trilogy featuring Juan Francisco Estrada versus Roman Gonzalez, Pacheco made a statement by running over veteran Ricardo Adrian Luna. Some may say that these were average opponents, but it is the way he has taken them out.

Pacheco, in each fight, has shown an uncanny maturity for a 21-year-old. His ability to rip off combinations and fight extremely well from a distance has impressed boxing enthusiasts. Moreover, he has drawn comparison to two-time WBC champion David Benavidez, and for good reason since he is trained by Benavidez’s trainer, Jose Benavidez Sr.

Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn foresaw his potential and signed the young man in 2018. With smooth fighting skills, Pacheco has earned a spot as the WBO #9 ranked contender.

Fans are excited to see what is next for the young man as he has proven to be ready for some of the bigger names in the division.

Raiders vs. Chiefs Prop Bets for Saturday Football: Patrick Mahomes, Isiah Pacheco, Travis Kelce, and Davante Adams

If you’re planning to make NFL prop bets for this important Las Vegas Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs Week 18 matchup on Saturday, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve analyzed the game’s highest-probability scripts to assess the most likely outcomes, including which players are in line to thrive more than anticipated and which could fall short of expectations.

All prop bets are based on DraftKings Sportsbook, BetMGM, or FanDuel Sportsbook. Make sure to check out FanDuel, where you can get a no-sweat first bet up to $1,000.

Top Raiders vs. Chiefs Player Props To Target

The following NFL betting recommendations are based on proprietary PFN predictive analytics pulled from decades of NFL historical data. Using this data, I’ve built dozens of models showing actionable probabilities of better-than-expected and worse-than-expected outcomes.

The final week of the regular season sometimes is a crapshoot. Playoff-bound teams might rest their starters for some/all of the game. The same goes for teams with no shot at the postseason.

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But this contest is tougher to figure out. With a win, the Chiefs would secure the AFC’s No. 1 seed and a first-round bye. Do they want a week off before facing, hypothetically, the Jaguars or Chargers? Or will they need to win a first-round game before battling, for example, the Bengals? Do they want to potentially travel on the road for the AFC title game? Or would they prefer to remain at home until the Super Bowl?

These recommended bets assume Kansas City will keep their starters on the field for at least three quarters, assuming the Raiders play them competitively. The Chiefs have shown vulnerabilities on defense. If Vegas gets a full 60 minutes of Josh Jacobs and Davante Adams, then we could see both teams cracking 30 points.

Patrick Mahomes Player Props

We bet against Patrick Mahomes at our own risk. By the year 2035, he might be viewed as one of the four or five greatest QBs in history. Maybe even top three.

The Chiefs are No. 1 in the league with 29.1 points per game, in part, because Mahomes leads the NFL with 5,048 passing yards and 40 passing touchdowns. Ignore his five interceptions in the past six weeks. One was against the Rams, and the other four were against the vaunted Broncos defense.

While his yardage prop line might be a bit high, given Kansas City’s first-and-foremost focus on minimizing injuries ahead of the postseason (i.e. a slightly more conservative game plan), Mahomes is a good bet for 3+ scores.

Isiah Pacheco Player Props

Keep an eye on Ronald Jones, the Chiefs’ No. 3 RB, who’s earned a carry in each of the last three games. Doesn’t seem like much. But in the context of the impending playoffs and Isiah Pacheco’s critical role, we might see a bit more Jones and a bit less Pacheco, especially if KC controls the game.

Remember, Pacheco never profiled as this team’s lead back in camp. As a seventh-round rookie, he was simply trying to make the team. Then he caught fire, Clyde Edwards-Helaire got hurt, and the rest is history.

Pacheco has now averaged 14.8 carries in his last eight games — nearly above his season high at Rutgers. After an inefficient 69 yards on 22 carries six weeks ago, the Chiefs have eased up on him, leading to only nine rushing attempts last week. I’d be shocked if he gets more than 12 against the Raiders, making his prop line risky.

Travis Kelce Player Props

I like Travis Kelce scoring in this one. The Raiders have been beatable against the pass, and my belief in Mahomes’ scoring prowess ties directly to his No. 1 tight end.

But Kelce’s yardage prop line seems too high in a game where we might see a little more Kadarius Toney, who’s still acclimating to the offense. There also assuredly will be plays designed for backup TE Noah Gray, who’s caught 27 of 33 targets on the season.

The 33-year-old Kelce doesn’t need to bust out in this one. He’s averaging his lowest offensive snap share (80%) since 2014. Almost imperceptibly, Kansas City is using him more situationally. If you watched him late last season, with the exception of his heroic performance against the Chargers, it seemed clear that he had lost a step in the midst of a grueling campaign.

Heading into Week 18, Kelce should still be a good bet for four or five catches for 45-55 yards. But the key here is to get the win, limit his contact with defenders, and get him ready for the three biggest games of the season.

Davante Adams Player Props

Jarrett Stidham is trying to make the case for a 2023 starting job. In this game — just as in most games — Davante Adams might be the difference-maker.

Stidham and Adams connected beautifully last weekend against a tough 49ers defense, as Adams racked up more yards than he had in his previous three games combined.

Only 12 wide receivers have enjoyed 1,500-yard receiving seasons. Adams can join that club with a mere 57 yards. He can also garner a career-best 1,554 yards if he can post 111 on the Chiefs. It’s doable, and given what we’ve seen from him and KC’s defense, I think it’s very doable.

Fantasy Football Rankings for Week 16, 2022: Model says start Isiah Pacheco, but sit Tom Brady – CBSSports.com

The playoffs are upon us, and after a largely lackluster year, George Kittle owners are hoping that a season-best performance last week is a sign of continued success to come. Kittle caught four passes for 93 yards and two touchdowns in the win over the Seahawks. Getting that level of production from the tight end position has been a winning formula because of the lack of depth at the position. How high should Kittle be in your Week 16 Fantasy football rankings and should he be among your Week 16 Fantasy football picks? Playing the Fantasy football matchups is key at every position and having a reliable set of weekly Fantasy football rankings helps ensure that you ace every Fantasy football start-sit decision that comes your way. Before you lock in your lineups, be sure to check out the Week 16 Fantasy football rankings from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.

When it comes to ranking players, SportsLine’s model beat human experts in Fantasy football for the past several seasons especially when there were big differences in ranking. Over the course of a season, that could literally be the difference between winning your league or going home empty handed.

Last week, the model was extremely high on Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, saying he’d finish as a top-10 player at his position. The result: Cousins completed 34 of 54 passes for 460 yards and four touchdowns in Minnesota’s 39-36 win over the Colts. Anybody who had him in their lineup was well on their way to a huge week.

Now, the model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, has revealed its Fantasy football rankings for Week 16 of the 2022 NFL season. Head to SportsLine now to see them.

Top Week 16 Fantasy football picks  

One player the model is high on this week: Chiefs running back Isiah Pacheco. The seventh-round pick out of Rutgers made waves during training camp and the preseason and over the last six weeks, he’s carved out a major role in the Kansas City offense. He’s carried the ball 95 times during that span and has at least 13 rushing attempts in all six games.

Pacheco has managed to turn that workload into 480 yards and two touchdowns while also catching seven passes for 67 yards. Even with Jerick McKinnon producing as a receiver out of the backfield, Pacheco’s value on early downs has been well-established. He now faces the Seahawks, who rank 31st in run defense. That’s why the model ranks Pacheco as a top-20 running back for Wek 16. See who else to target here.

And a massive shocker: Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, who’s thrown two or more touchdown passes in four of his last five games, stumbles big-time and doesn’t even crack the top 15 at his position. Brady enters Week 16 ranked third in the league with 3,897 passing yards, and he’s finished with over 40 passing attempts in nine of his last 10 outings. 

However, Brady has failed to eclipse one passing touchdown in five of his last six games on the road, and now he’ll travel across the country to take on the Arizona Cardinals on Christmas. In addition, the Cardinals have given up just one touchdown pass in their last two games. With such a tough matchup on Sunday, Brady is a player to consider putting on the bench in Week 16. See who else to fade here. 

How to set Week 16 Fantasy football rankings

The model is also calling for a surprising quarterback you aren’t even thinking about to finish in the top 10 of its Week 16 Fantasy football rankings. This pick could be the difference between winning big and going home with nothing. You can only see who it is here.

So who should you start and sit this week? And which surprising quarterback could lead you to victory? Visit SportsLine now to get Week 16 Fantasy football rankings for every position, plus see which QB is going to come out of nowhere to crack the top 10, all from the model that has outperformed experts big-time.

Fantasy Football Week 15 Start ‘Em & Sit ‘Em: Isiah Pacheco, Alvin Kamara, Jerry Jeudy ready to deliver – CBSSports.com

This is it. If you’re still reading this column in Week 15, it likely means you have advanced to the Fantasy playoffs. So congratulations to you.

Now, don’t relax. There is still plenty of work to do, even if you have a first-round bye. But if you are playing in Week 15, we want to make sure your lineup is ready to go — so you can win and advance. And that’s all that matters right now.

That means you don’t have to keep starting players who are not producing just because you drafted them in a certain spot. Guys like Tom Brady, Tua Tagovailoa, Kenneth Walker III, Jamaal Williams, Mike Evans and Amari Cooper, among others, could struggle this week, and you might consider sitting them.

You also might have to rely on guys like Mike White, Brian Robinson Jr., Zay Jones and Greg Dulcich as starters, and I expect them to deliver a quality stat line in Week 15. The key is to score the most points and stay alive in the postseason, which seems obvious. But it always comes down to who you can trust when it matters the most, and we’re here to help.

So take a look at our suggestions below. Hopefully, the players you start can produce in a big way, and you don’t leave anyone on the bench who might haunt you if they play well. Good luck in Week 15, and we hope you’re back here reading this column in Week 16 because you’re still alive in your quest for a Fantasy championship.

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KC


Kansas City

• #10

Age: 23

• Experience: Rookie

MATCHUP
FPTS/G

7

It’s fun to watch Isiah Pacheco run. He runs tough and angry, like he has a purpose and is trying to go through any defender in his way. And it’s working right now with his performance over the past month.

In his past four games against the Chargers, Rams, Bengals and Broncos, he has either 90 total yards or a touchdown in each game. He’s scored at least 12 PPR points in each of his past three outings. And he’s gotten more involved in the passing game of late with five catches for 39 yards on five targets in the past two weeks. That shows Andy Reid and Patrick Mahomes are starting to trust Pacheco more as his rookie season progresses.

This week, Pacheco should be a star against the Texans, who allow the most Fantasy points to opposing running backs this year. For the season, 10 running backs have scored at least 14 PPR points against Houston, and the Texans have allowed the most total touchdowns to running backs with 18.

It sets up nicely for Pacheco to produce like a No. 2 Fantasy running back in all leagues, but he could be a top-10 option if things break right. I also like Jerick McKinnon as a sleeper, and he has scored at least 10 PPR points in four of his past six games, including at least 13 PPR points in his past two outings.

The Chiefs will get their points from Mahomes, Travis Kelce and JuJu Smith-Schuster, who are the stars on offense. But Pacheco is starting to become a star as well, and he should shine bright in Week 15.


CHI


Chicago

• #1

Age: 23

• Experience: 2 yrs.

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FPTS/G

22.7

This isn’t an easy matchup for Fields since the Eagles are No. 4 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing quarterbacks, but I’ll still start him based on his rushing upside. He’s run for at least 60 yards and a touchdown in six games in a row, and the last time we saw him in Week 13 against Green Bay he had a season-high 254 passing yards. Unfortunately, he had two interceptions against the Packers, but hopefully he can limit the turnovers against the Eagles. If Fields doesn’t make too many mistakes, he could be a top-five quarterback in Week 15.

JAC


Jacksonville

• #16

Age: 23

• Experience: 2 yrs.

MATCHUP
FPTS/G

21.2

This is a bad matchup for Lawrence since the Cowboys are No. 3 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing quarterbacks, but I’m going to stick with him while he’s hot. He has scored at least 18 Fantasy points in five games in a row, including three outings with at least 24 points. I hope he doesn’t cool off this week at home, but the last time we saw him in Jacksonville he lit up another quality defense in Baltimore for 30 Fantasy points. I still consider Lawrence a top 10 Fantasy quarterback in Week 15.

DAL


Dallas

• #4

Age: 29

• Experience: 7 yrs.

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FPTS/G

19.4

Prescott is coming off a down game against Houston in Week 14 with just 15 Fantasy points, but he should rebound this week at Jacksonville. The Jaguars have allowed five quarterbacks in a row to score at least 21 Fantasy points, including three with at least 24 points. There’s always the fear with Prescott that the Dallas run game can dominate and leave him with minimal pass attempts. But he also has enjoyed playing on the road this season, and he scored 24 Fantasy points in each of his past two games away from Dallas. Prescott should have another big outing in Week 15.

MIN


Minnesota

• #8

Age: 34

• Experience: 11 year

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FPTS/G

19.6

Cousins just had a huge game in Week 14 at Detroit with 425 passing yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions, and he has now scored at least 27 Fantasy points in two of his past three outings. He should stay hot this week against the Colts, who have allowed three of their past four opposing quarterbacks to score at least 21 Fantasy points. Cousins has the chance to be a top 10 Fantasy quarterback in Week 15.

NYJ


N.Y. Jets

• #5

Age: 27

• Experience: 4 yrs.

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INT

2

FPTS/G

19.6

White is expected to play in Week 15 despite hurting his ribs in Week 14 at Buffalo. He should have the chance for a big game against the Lions, who are No. 1 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing quarterbacks. Four of the past five opposing quarterbacks against Detroit have scored at least 26 Fantasy points, and White should rebound from some poor outings the past two games against the Vikings and Bills when he combined for just 26 Fantasy points. But we know his upside since he scored 30 Fantasy points against Chicago in Week 12, which was his last home game, and hopefully he can replicate that level of production this week.
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GB


Green Bay

• #12

Age: 39

• Experience: 18 yrs.

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FPTS/G

17.8

The Rams shut down Derek Carr in Week 14, holding him to just two Fantasy points, but they were bad against opposing quarterbacks prior to that when Andy Dalton, Patrick Mahomes and Geno Smith combined for 947 passing yards, seven touchdowns and one interception. Dalton and Smith each scored 28 Fantasy points (Mahomes only had 19 points), and Rodgers should do well at home. In his past two games at Lambeau Field, Rodgers is averaging 23.5 Fantasy points per game against Dallas and Tennessee, and hopefully he puts on another strong performance at home in Week 15.

TEN


Tennessee

• #17

Age: 34

• Experience: 11 year

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FPTS/G

16

I hope Treylon Burks (concussion) is able to play in Week 15, and that would make Tannehill more attractive for this matchup. The hope for Tannehill this week is the Chargers take advantage of the Titans struggling defense and build a lead, forcing Tannehill to throw. That’s what happened against Jacksonville in Week 14 when Tannehill had 38 attempts, and he scored 21 Fantasy points. He now has at least 21 Fantasy points in three of his past five games, and Tannehill should be considered a low-end No. 1 quarterback in all leagues for this week, especially if Burks is back.

NYG


N.Y. Giants

• #8

Age: 25

• Experience: 4 yrs.

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INT

4

FPTS/G

18.9

Jones can be a low-end starter in all leagues at the Commanders in Week 15. He scored 19 Fantasy points against Washington in Week 13 with 200 passing yards and one touchdown, along with 71 rushing yards and a lost fumble, and has now scored at least 19 points in three of his past five games. We like rushing quarterbacks, and Jones has scored at least seven Fantasy points with his legs in his past five outings. This is a huge game for the Giants to remain in playoff contention, and hopefully Jones rises to the occasion and plays well in Week 15.
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TB


Tampa Bay

• #12

Age: 45

• Experience: 23 yrs.

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FPTS/G

18

Brady looked bad in Week 14 at San Francisco with 12 Fantasy points, and I expect him to have another down game this week at home against the Bengals. Only two quarterbacks have scored at least 20 Fantasy points against Cincinnati this year, and that was Jacoby Brissett (22 points in Week 8) and Patrick Mahomes (20 points in Week 13). For the season, opposing quarterbacks are averaging just 14.8 Fantasy points per game against the Bengals, and Brady should struggle once again in Week 15.

CLE


Cleveland

• #4

Age: 27

• Experience: 6 yrs.

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FPTS/G

11.8

Watson improved in his second game as the starter for the Browns, going from 13 Fantasy points in Week 13 at Houston to 18 points in Week 14 at Cincinnati. This will be his first home game in Cleveland, and hopefully that helps his performance. But he also has to face a tough opponent in the Ravens, who have held eight of their past nine opposing quarterbacks to 18 Fantasy points or less. Amari Cooper (hip) is playing at less than 100 percent, which doesn’t help, and Watson hasn’t done enough yet to warrant trusting him in a tough matchup like this.

LV


Las Vegas

• #4

Age: 31

• Experience: 9 yrs.

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10th

FPTS/G

17.9

Carr was on a nice roll prior to facing the Rams in Week 14, scoring at least 20 Fantasy points in five games in a row. Then he melted down at Los Angeles with no touchdowns, two interceptions and just 137 passing yards for two Fantasy points. He’ll do better than that, but he should still struggle against the Patriots, who allow an average of just 16.5 Fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks. If New England can rattle Carr — the Patriots are No. 2 in the NFL in quarterback pressure rate — then he should have another rough outing in Week 15.

DET


Detroit

• #16

Age: 28

• Experience: 7 yrs.

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INT

7

FPTS/G

19.7

Goff has done a great job lately and deserves all the praise he’s getting for helping the Lions get into playoff contention. He has scored at least 21 Fantasy points in three games in a row, and he just had 31 points against Minnesota in Week 14 with 330 passing yards and three touchdowns. But all of those games were at home, and he has struggled on the road this season. In five games away from Detroit, Goff is averaging just 8.6 Fantasy points per game, which is clearly miserable. And the Jets have allowed just three quarterbacks all season (Lamar Jackson, Joe Burrow and Josh Allen twice) to score at least 21 Fantasy points. For the season, the Jets allow an average of just 14.7 Fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks. This could be a rough week for Goff.
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MIA


Miami

• #1

Age: 24

• Experience: 3 yrs.

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FPTS/G

22.4

Tagovailoa should have Tyreek Hill (ankle) for his game, but he could also be playing in some bad weather in Buffalo, which is worth keeping an eye on. He also has to face a tough Bills defense, which has held five of their past seven opposing quarterbacks to 19 Fantasy points or less. And for the season, Buffalo is allowing just 14.3 Fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks. Tagovailoa got hurt in the first game against the Bills in Week 3 but had 186 passing yards and a touchdown before leaving. He’s struggling coming into this matchup with three games in a row at 17 Fantasy points or less against Houston, San Francisco and the Chargers, and this sets up for another down game in Week 15 on the road.
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NO


New Orleans

• #41

Age: 27

• Experience: 6 yrs.

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FPTS/G

14.5

It’s been a rough year for Kamara to the point where we can actually talk about him in this column. He’s no longer an automatic start since he has scored nine PPR points or less in four of his past five games and hasn’t scored a touchdown since Week 8. But coming off his bye in Week 14, he should hopefully close the season on a high note, starting with the Falcons this week. The Falcons have allowed a running back to score at least 18 PPR points in six of their past seven games, and Kamara won’t have to compete with Mark Ingram (knee) for touches since he’s out. It sets up for Kamara to hopefully reward Fantasy managers, and I like him as a No. 1 running back in all leagues once again.

CHI


Chicago

• #32

Age: 25

• Experience: 4 yrs.

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FPTS/G

11.3

In three games without Khalil Herbert (hip), Montgomery has excelled as the featured back for the Bears, scoring at least 13 PPR points in each outing against the Falcons, Jets and Packers. He has two touchdowns over that span and three games with at least three catches. He should once again be looking at 17-20 total touches, which is good news against Philadelphia. There have been five running backs with at least 17 total touches against the Eagles this season, and all of them have scored at least 13 PPR points, including D’Andre Swift, Dameon Pierce, Antonio Gibson, Brian Robinson and Jonathan Taylor. Montgomery should be a solid No. 2 running back in all leagues in Week 15.

ARI


Arizona

• #6

Age: 27

• Experience: 6 yrs.

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FPTS/G

14.3

It was a rough start to the season for Conner, but he’s finishing strong based on his play over the past four games. And he should have another standout performance against the Broncos in Week 15, even with Kyler Murray (ACL) out for the season. Conner has now scored at least 13 PPR points in four games in a row, including at least 21 PPR points in three of those games. He has five touchdowns over that span and consecutive games with at least 110 total yards. He also had six catches for 29 yards on seven targets with Colt McCoy in Week 14 against New England after Murray was hurt. The Broncos have allowed a running back to score or gain over 100 total yards in five of their past seven games, and Conner has top-10 upside in all leagues for Week 15.

BAL


Baltimore

• #27

Age: 23

• Experience: 3 yrs.

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FPTS/G

10.4

It was a welcomed sight to see Dobbins back in Week 14 at Pittsburgh after missing the past six games with a knee injury, and he looked good with 15 carries for 120 yards and a touchdown. He said he still doesn’t feel right, but hopefully that happens in Week 15 at Cleveland. The Browns are No. 3 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing running backs, and Gus Edwards had 16 carries for 66 yards and two touchdowns when these teams met in Week 7 while Dobbins was out. He’ll share touches with Edwards and potentially Kenyan Drake this week, but Dobbins should be a standout No. 2 running back in all leagues. For the season, 10 running backs have scored at least 15 PPR points against the Browns.
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3

FPTS/G

9.7

The last time we saw Robinson in Week 13 at the Giants he was great with 21 carries for 96 yards, along with two catches for 15 yards on two targets. He’s now scored at least 12 PPR points in three of his past four games, and he should have another standout performance in the rematch with the Giants in Week 15. The Giants have allowed eight touchdowns to running backs in their past five games and six running backs to score at least 12 PPR points over that span. Robinson should be considered a solid No. 2 Fantasy running back in all leagues, and Antonio Gibson is worth using as a high-end flex.
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DEN


Denver

• #28

Age: 32

• Experience: 10 yrs.

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FPTS/G

10.7

He’s not the last-man standing because Marlon Mack will still get touches, but Murray should benefit with Mike Boone (ankle) being placed on injured reserve. Murray had a down game in Week 14 against Kansas City with eight carries for 32 yards and three catches for minus-1 yard on five targets, but prior to that he had 21 total touches in two of three games as the lead running back in Denver. He’s just a flex option for this week, but the Cardinals have allowed a running back to score at least 17 PPR points in three games in a row.

CAR


Carolina

• #33

Age: 26

• Experience: 5 yrs.

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FPTS/G

7.5

I have Foreman more as a flex this week than a No. 2 running back, but I don’t have any hesitation starting him against the Steelers. Pittsburgh has allowed a running back to score at least 18 PPR points in three of the past four games, and Foreman should still be the lead back in Carolina. Now, the Panthers will also give Chuba Hubbard work, and Hubbard is also worth using as a flex. In Week 14 at Seattle, Foreman had 21 carries for 74 yards, along with one catch for 1 yard, and Hubbard had 14 carries for 74 yards and a touchdown and three catches for 25 yards on three targets.

HOU


Houston

• #28

Age: 32

• Experience: 10 yrs.

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FPTS/G

5

Burkhead and Dare Ogunbowale will share the backfield for the Texans with Dameon Pierce (ankle) hurt, and Burkhead is the preferred Fantasy option. The one game this season where he was the lead running back in Week 1 against the Colts he finished with 14 carries for 40 yards and five catches for 30 yards on eight targets. He could have a similar stat line this week against the Chiefs, who have allowed three running backs to score at least 15 PPR points in the past four games. Ogunbowale could end up as the lead option, but he has topped eight PPR points just once this year.
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FPTS/G

1.6

We’ll keep an eye on the Patriots backfield this week, but Rhamondre Stevenson (ankle) and Damien Harris (thigh) could be out. That would leave Strong and Kevin Harris as the backfield tandem against the Raiders, and Strong is the preferred Fantasy option. In Week 14 against the Cardinals when Stevenson got hurt, Strong had five carries for 70 yards and a touchdown, along with two catches for 20 yards on two targets, and Harris had eight carries for 26 yards and a touchdown. Both could have the chance to make plays, but Strong is clearly the more explosive rusher. The Raiders have allowed six running backs to score at least 12 PPR points in their past five games.

LAR


L.A. Rams

• #3

Age: 23

• Experience: 2 yrs.

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FPTS/G

5.8

Akers has scored three touchdowns in his past two games, and he could become a reliable option in non- and 0.5-PPR leagues. He only has four catches for 19 yards on the season, so he’s not going to help you much in PPR, especially if he doesn’t score, but can be a flex option moving forward, especially in Week 15 at Green Bay. The Packers have allowed six touchdowns to running backs in their past four games, which should bode well for Akers this week.
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BUF


Buffalo

• #26

Age: 25

• Experience: 4 yrs.

MATCHUP
FPTS/G

11.2

Singletary has become a non-factor in the passing game and needs to score to help your Fantasy roster. In his past five games, he only has five catches for 23 yards on nine targets, and James Cook has taken over as the running back in the passing attack. Now, Singletary does have four touchdowns over that span, but he’s only scored once in his past three outings. If he doesn’t score, he’s going to give you an empty stat line like he did against Detroit in Week 12 (eight PPR points) or the Jets in Week 14 (four PPR points). He’s a flex option at best in Week 15.

DET


Detroit

• #30

Age: 27

• Experience: 6 yrs.

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13.6

Williams showed you in Week 14 against Minnesota what a disaster his Fantasy production could be when he doesn’t score a touchdown. He had 16 carries for 37 yards against the Vikings, and he finished with three PPR points. Williams hasn’t caught a pass since Week 8, and he’s been saved by his rushing touchdowns. Now, he scored a touchdown in each of the four prior games to Week 14, with six touchdowns over that span, and he could easily fall into the end zone again in Week 15 at the Jets. But the Jets have allowed just two rushing touchdowns since Week 7, and D’Andre Swift should continue to take work away from Williams. He’s only worth using as a flex, with his value higher in non-PPR leagues.

MIA


Miami

• #31

Age: 30

• Experience: 8 yrs.

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9.6

It looks like Mostert will be the lead running back for the Dolphins with Jeff Wilson (hip) hurt, and that will help Mostert with his workload at Buffalo. But it’s hard to start Mostert as anything more than a flex in the majority of leagues. The Bills should be able to contain Miami’s rushing attack, and Mostert has 18 carries for 67 yards and one catch for 7 yards in his past two games against the 49ers and Chargers. He could be a useful flex if Wilson is out as expected, and Buffalo has allowed a running back to score at least 12 PPR points in each of the past three games. But I just can’t trust Mostert right now, even with this opportunity to be the featured option in Miami’s backfield.

ATL


Atlanta

• #84

Age: 31

• Experience: 10 yrs.

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11.3

Patterson has gone four games in a row scoring nine PPR points or less. He hasn’t scored a touchdown since Week 9, and he didn’t have a catch in Week 13 against Pittsburgh. Now, the last time Patterson faced the Saints in Week 1 he went nuts with 22 carries for 120 yards and a touchdown, along with three catches for 16 yards on five targets. The Falcons are starting a rookie quarterback in Desmond Ridder, and we’ll see how that impacts Patterson and the passing game. But the Saints haven’t allowed a rushing touchdown since Week 9, and only two running backs have scored more than 10 PPR points against New Orleans over that span. I’d only use Patterson as a flex option this week.

TB


Tampa Bay

• #7

Age: 27

• Experience: 6 yrs.

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6

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15

Rachaad White played more snaps than Fournette in Week 14, and I expect that to continue in Week 15 against the Bengals. That makes White a low-end starter in most leagues, and Fournette is just a flex. Fournette has been great in the passing game the past two outings against New Orleans and San Francisco with 12 catches for 65 yards on 14 targets. But he rushed 14 times for 62 yards over that span, and he only has two touchdowns since Week 6. The Bengals just held Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt to 18 carries for 40 yards and five catches for 26 yards, and Cincinnati should be able to contain White and Fournette on the ground. I like Fournette better in PPR because of his role in the passing game, but he’s not a must-start option in any leagues in Week 15.
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13.6

Walker is expected to play Thursday night against the 49ers after being out in Week 14 against Carolina with an ankle injury. I would use Walker as a flex, but I don’t want to start him in all formats. Prior to getting hurt in Week 13 at the Rams, Walker was struggling to run the ball with 24 carries for 43 yards in his previous two games. Now, he scored two touchdowns over that span with seven catches for 68 yards on nine targets, so he was still productive. But this is a brutal matchup with the 49ers, who are No. 1 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing running backs. Only one running back has scored a touchdown against San Francisco since Week 7, and only five running backs have scored more than 11 PPR points against the 49ers this year.
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Wide Receivers

DEN


Denver

• #10

Age: 23

• Experience: 3 yrs.

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12.4

Even with Russell Wilson (concussion) likely out and Brett Rypien the expected starting quarterback, I’ll still start Jeudy with confidence in the majority of leagues this week against the Cardinals. That’s because Courtland Sutton (hamstring) is likely out again, and that should allow Jeudy to soak up targets. That’s what happened in Week 14 against the Chiefs when he had eight catches for 73 yards and three touchdowns on nine targets, and his final touchdown came from Rypien. Four receivers have scored at least 15 PPR points against the Cardinals in their past three games, and Jeudy has top-10 upside this week with Sutton hurt.

GB


Green Bay

• #9

Age: 23

• Experience: Rookie

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12.6

Watson comes off his bye in Week 15 and will hopefully stay hot against the Rams on Monday night. Prior to his bye, Watson was on fire with at least 20 PPR points in four games in a row, and he scored eight total touchdowns over that span. We’ll see how he does with Romeo Doubs (ankle) likely back for the Packers, but I still like Watson as a No. 2 Fantasy receiver in all leagues with tremendous upside. The Rams have allowed five receivers to score at least 18 PPR points in their past five games, and Watson has the potential for another huge stat line in this matchup at home.

IND


Indianapolis

• #11

Age: 25

• Experience: 3 yrs.

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13.5

Pittman should be considered a must-start Fantasy receiver in PPR and a flex option in non- and 0.5-PPR leagues at Minnesota. This should be a game where he gets seven-plus targets, which has happened nine times this season, and he scored at least 12 PPR points in seven of those outings. He’s also averaging 15.9 PPR points in those games. There have been 17 receivers with at least seven targets against the Vikings this year, and 15 of them have scored at least 13 PPR points. Minnesota is No. 3 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers, and Pittman should have a standout game in this matchup. You can also consider Parris Campbell and Alec Pierce as sleepers for this week.

WAS


Washington

• #17

Age: 27

• Experience: 4 yrs.

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13.6

McLaurin loves facing the Giants, and he had a standout game against them in Week 13 with eight catches for 105 yards and a touchdown on 12 targets. In his past five games against the Giants, McLaurin has 37 catches for 494 yards and three touchdowns, and his worst game over that span was 13 PPR points. The Giants have allowed four touchdowns to receivers in their past two games, and eight receivers have scored at least 14 PPR points against the Giants in their past five outings.

JAC


Jacksonville

• #7

Age: 27

• Experience: 6 yrs.

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2

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12.5

Jones could easily flop this week against a good Cowboys secondary, but he’s done enough over the past four games that you should trust him as a No. 2 receiver in the majority of leagues, with his value higher in PPR. He has 46 targets over that span, and he has scored at least 14 PPR points in three of his past four games. He’s been a better Fantasy receiver than Christian Kirk over that stretch of games as well, and hopefully Kirk and Jones can both post quality stat lines this week. I still like Kirk better than Jones, but both are worth starting in PPR with how well Trevor Lawrence has played of late.
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PIT


Pittsburgh

• #18

Age: 26

• Experience: 4 yrs.

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10.5

We haven’t had a lot of positive things to say about Johnson this season because he’s struggled as a Fantasy asset. He hasn’t scored a touchdown yet this year, and he has six games this season with nine PPR points or less. But Johnson’s season might have been different if Mitchell Trubisky started every game instead of Kenny Pickett, who could be out in Week 15 with a concussion. In the first three games of the season with Trubisky, Johnson averaged 13.7 PPR points per game, and he had 33 targets for 21 catches and 196 yards over that span. Trubisky replaced an injured Pickett in Week 14 against Baltimore, and Johnson finished with six catches for 82 yards on eight targets. If Trubisky starts as expected in Week 15 at Carolina then I like Johnson as a high-end No. 3 PPR receiver.

NYJ


N.Y. Jets

• #8

Age: 22

• Experience: 2 yrs.

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5.9

Corey Davis (concussion) could miss Week 15, which would make Moore a solid No. 3 PPR receiver. Moore stepped up in Week 14 at Buffalo when Davis got hurt with six catches for 60 yards on 10 targets, and he’s now scored at least 12 PPR points in two of three games with Mike White under center. This is a great matchup against the Lions, who are No. 2 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers, and nine receivers have scored at least 13 PPR points against Detroit in the past four games. Garrett Wilson has top-10 upside this week in all leagues, and Moore can be a quality flex option as well.

NYG


N.Y. Giants

• #86

Age: 25

• Experience: 4 yrs.

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9

Slayton was overshadowed by Isaiah Hodgins and Richie James in Week 14 against Philadelphia, but I expect him to rebound this week at Washington. Against the Eagles, Slayton was held to two catches for 42 yards on three targets while James (seven catches for 61 yards and a touchdown on nine targets) and Hodgins (four catches for 38 yards and a touchdown on six targets) each had productive outings. But James (concussion) could be out in Week 15, and Slayton was great against the Commanders in Week 13 with six catches for 90 yards on eight targets. He has at least 13 PPR points in three of his past five games, and I like him as a high-end No. 3 receiver in all leagues for this week.

HOU


Houston

• #15

Age: 29

• Experience: 7 yrs.

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7.8

Nico Collins (foot) and Brandin Cooks (calf) are still dealing with injuries, and both could be out again in Week 15. That could allow Moore the chance to have a big role again like he did in Week 14 against the Cowboys when he had 10 catches for 124 yards on 11 targets as the lead receiver. Houston will likely be playing from behind against Kansas City, and the Chiefs are No. 4 in Fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers for the season. There have been six receivers to score at least 14 PPR points against Kansas City in the past five games, with nine touchdowns over that span. Moore is worth using as a No. 3 receiver in all leagues if Collins and Cooks remain out.

NE


New England

• #15

Age: 29

• Experience: 8 yrs.

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2

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6.2

There’s a chance Jakobi Meyers (concussion) could return for Week 15 at Las Vegas, but DeVante Parker (concussion) could be out. Any absence to either one would allow Agholor a bigger role, and this is a revenge game for him against the Raiders since he played for Las Vegas in 2020. In Week 14 at Arizona with Meyers out and Parker getting hurt, Agholor led the team with 10 targets and finished with five catches for 32 yards. I would hope for better production against the Raiders, who have allowed nine receivers to score at least 12 PPR points in the past five games. Agholor is worth a look as a No. 3 receiver in deeper leagues.
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TB


Tampa Bay

• #13

Age: 29

• Experience: 9 yrs.

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13.1

Evans is still worth starting in three-receiver leagues, but it’s getting harder to even justify that. He’s scored 10 PPR points or less in five games in a row, and he hasn’t scored a touchdown since Week 4. In his past three games against Cleveland, New Orleans and San Francisco, Evans has a combined 10 catches for just 134 yards. This won’t be an easy matchup against the Bengals, who are No. 5 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers. Only one receiver has scored against Cincinnati since Week 9. I still like Chris Godwin as a No. 2 receiver in the majority of leagues, but Evans is no longer a must-start option in two-receiver formats.

CAR


Carolina

• #2

Age: 25

• Experience: 5 yrs.

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10.4

Moore (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday and should be fine for Week 15 against the Steelers, but I would only start him in three-receiver leagues. He played 96 percent of the snaps in Week 14 at Seattle before getting hurt but managed no catches on three targets, and he’s now scored six PPR points or less in four of his past five games. We’ll see if the Panthers have to be more aggressive throwing the ball this week after Sam Darnold attempted just 24 passes at Seattle, but this should be a low-scoring affair with plenty of running. Pittsburgh also has allowed just two touchdowns to opposing receivers since T.J. Watt returned from his pectoral injury in Week 10.

DET


Detroit

• #4

Age: 26

• Experience: 5 yrs.

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9.8

I’ve been hyping up Chark for the past two weeks, and he’s been great with at least 14 PPR points in two outings against Jacksonville and Minnesota. He has 13 targets over that span for 11 catches, 189 yards and a touchdown, and it’s been fun to watch him be productive after an injury-marred start to the season. But this should be a tough week for him against the Jets, who are No. 3 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers. The Jets have allowed just two touchdowns to opposing receivers since Week 8, and the Lions passing attack has struggled on the road. Chark is a low-end No. 3 Fantasy receiver at best in this matchup.

ARI


Arizona

• #2

Age: 25

• Experience: 4 yrs.

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15.9

We’ll see how Brown does without Kyler Murray (ACL), but he’s struggled so far in two games with DeAndre Hopkins back from his suspension. In those two outings against the Chargers in Week 12 and Patriots in Week 14, Brown has 16 targets for 10 catches, 80 yards and no touchdowns. We’ll see if things change with Colt McCoy under center, but I don’t want to use Brown as anything more than a No. 3 receiver in the majority of leagues against the Broncos in Week 15. Denver is No. 2 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers on the season, and Brown feels risky now without Murray and with Hopkins on the field.

BUF


Buffalo

• #13

Age: 23

• Experience: 3 yrs.

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6

FPTS/G

12

I hope this is a reverse jinx for Davis and he goes off this week because his production of late has been frustrating. He’s scored 11 PPR points or less in four games in a row, and he’s been held under 40 receiving yards in three consecutive games. He’s had some tough matchups the past two weeks against the Patriots and Jets, but it’s hard to expect a big performance against the Dolphins in Week 15. In Week 3 at Miami, Davis had three catches for 37 yards on six targets. You still want Davis in your lineup in three-receiver leagues because of his upside, but his downside of late is crushing Fantasy managers. Given his recent struggles, it’s understandable if you want to bench Davis at the start of the Fantasy playoffs.
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Cleveland

• #2

Age: 28

• Experience: 8 yrs.

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14.6

I’ll warn you, it’s risky to consider benching Cooper at home. This season, he’s scored at least 14 PPR points in all six home games, and he has five touchdowns in Cleveland. But right now he’s struggling with a hip injury, and in two games with Deshaun Watson, Cooper has combined for 14 PPR points on the road at Houston and Cincinnati. This week, Cooper has a tough matchup against the Ravens, who have allowed just two touchdowns to opposing receivers since Week 8. I’m still starting Cooper in three-receiver leagues, but his injury and this matchup make me leery of using him in two-receiver formats.
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Tight End

CHI


Chicago

• #85

Age: 23

• Experience: 3 yrs.

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8.2

Kmet is the No. 1 option in the passing game for the Bears and Justin Fields, and Kmet had 13 PPR points in Week 13 against Green Bay, which was the first game without Darnell Mooney (ankle). This isn’t an easy matchup for Kmet against the Eagles, who have allowed just three touchdowns to tight ends this year. But I’m counting on Kmet seeing a decent amount of volume in this game since he has at least six targets in four of his past five outings, and that should help him produce, even if it’s during garbage time.

JAC


Jacksonville

• #17

Age: 28

• Experience: 6 yrs.

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10.3

This is a brutal matchup for Engram since the Cowboys are No. 2 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing tight ends, but I’m counting on him getting plenty of targets in this matchup, which is important. He has seven games this season with at least six targets, and he has scored at least 11 PPR points in five of them. His lowest output in those seven games was also nine PPR points, which shockingly enough, would still be respectable for a tight end in PPR. The main reason to trust Engram against Dallas is his performance the past two weeks when he combined for 16 catches, 192 yards and three touchdowns on 22 targets against Detroit and Tennessee. He’s hot right now, and hopefully he can overcome the Cowboys defense in Week 15.

DEN


Denver

• #80

Age: 22

• Experience: Rookie

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TD

1

FPTS/G

8.8

Dulcich has several things working in his favor in Week 15 against Arizona. The Cardinals allow the most Fantasy points to opposing tight ends, and 10 tight ends have scored at least 10 PPR points against Arizona this year, including Hunter Henry in Week 14. Courtland Sutton (hamstring) is banged up, and in the past two games with Sutton hurt, Dulcich has eight targets in each outing against Baltimore and Kansas City. And he has Brett Rypien starting this week for Russell Wilson (concussion), and the last time Rypien started in Week 7 against the Jets, Dulcich had a season-high nine targets for six catches and 51 yards. This could be a huge week for Dulcich in Week 15.
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Tennessee

• #85

Age: 23

• Experience: Rookie

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5.2

We’ll see what happens with Treylon Burks (concussion) this week, but if he remains out then Okonkwo should have the chance to build on his recent solid production. He had six catches for 45 yards and a touchdown on six targets in Week 14 against Jacksonville, and he’s now scored at least 10 PPR points in consecutive games. If Burks remains out then I like Okonkwo as a potential top-10 Fantasy tight end in all leagues, even in a tough matchup with the Chargers. I’ll lower my expectations for him if Burks plays, but it’s hard to imagine the Titans not leaning on Okonkwo in this potential shootout.

NYJ


N.Y. Jets

• #83

Age: 27

• Experience: 5 yrs.

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8.1

I’m glad that Mike White (ribs) is playing in Week 15 against Detroit, and he should continue to lean on Conklin as a weapon in the passing game. He has 15 targets in his past two games against the Vikings and Bills, and he should have another game with plenty of volume against the Lions in Week 15. Detroit is also No. 5 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing tight ends, and three tight ends have scored at least 13 PPR points against the Lions in the past five games. Conklin should be considered a low-end starter in all leagues.

NO


New Orleans

• #7

Age: 32

• Experience: 6 yrs.

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8

FPTS/G

9.1

The last time Hill faced the Falcons in Week 1 he had a quality outing with four carries for 81 yards and a touchdown. And he’s coming off a solid performance in Week 13 at Tampa Bay when he had two catches for 35 yards and a touchdown on three targets. Juwan Johnson (ankle) could return this week, which might limit Hill’s role in the passing game, but Hill could get more work in the backfield with Mark Ingram (knee) not expected to play. As always, Hill is a wild-card, but there is a path to him producing in this rematch with the Falcons.
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L.A. Rams

• #89

Age: 29

• Experience: 7 yrs.

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7.5

Higbee still hasn’t scored a touchdown this season, and he had two catches for 11 yards on three targets against the Raiders in Baker Mayfield’s debut in Week 14. There’s no reason to start Higbee in Week 15 at Green Bay even though the Packers have allowed three tight ends to score at least 13 PPR points in their past four games. Unless things dramatically change for Higbee this week, he’ll once again post a mediocre stat line.

NE


New England

• #85

Age: 28

• Experience: 7 yrs.

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2

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6.2

I started the week liking Henry because of his matchup with the Raiders, and maybe he’ll find the end zone against Las Vegas this week. But the Raiders haven’t allowed a tight end to score a touchdown since Week 5, and the only tight ends to score more than nine PPR points against Las Vegas this season have been Gerald Everett twice, Travis Kelce, Zach Ertz and Geoff Swaim. Henry only has two touchdowns on the year, and he’s been at 10 PPR points or more just three times. He’s only worth starting in deeper leagues in Week 15.
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Buffalo

• #88

Age: 26

• Experience: 4 yrs.

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7.7

Knox scored in Week 14 against the Jets, becoming the first tight end to score against the Jets this season. Maybe he can build off that performance in Week 15 against the Dolphins, but I’m skeptical. He only had four catches for 25 yards on four targets in Week 3 at Miami, and in his past four meetings with the Dolphins, he hasn’t scored more than nine PPR points in any game. I would only start Knox in deeper leagues in Week 15.
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Commanders (vs. NYG)

The Giants have scored 22 points or less in four games in a row, and Daniel Jones was sacked seven times in Week 14 against the Eagles. The Commanders sacked Jones four times in Week 13, and he also lost a fumble in that matchup. Chase Young (ACL) could also make his 2022 debut this week, and the Commanders should be able to harass Jones in this game at home.

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Seahawks (vs. SF)

The Seahawks DST has been a letdown for the past two games against the Rams and Panthers. The Rams gave up four sacks and two interceptions, but Los Angeles still scored 23 points. And the Panthers scored 30 points with no turnovers in Seattle. Now comes a brutal matchup against the 49ers, and the Seahawks DST can’t be trusted even with Brock Purdy making his first road start. You can drop the Seahawks DST in all leagues with the 49ers and Chiefs on the schedule for the next two weeks.

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ATL


Atlanta

• #7

Age: 28

• Experience: 4 yrs.

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7.3

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9th

Koo had a huge game against the Saints in Week 1 with 4-of-5 made field goals, including two from 50-plus yards, and two PATs. In his past five games with the Saints he has made 14-of-15 field goals and 8-of-8 PATs. And in his past three trips to New Orleans he has scored at least nine Fantasy points in each outing. Four of the past five opposing kickers against the Saints have also made multiple field goals.
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L.A. Chargers

• #15

Age: 22

• Experience: Rookie

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New Orleans

• #3

Age: 28

• Experience: 7 yrs.

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Minnesota

• #1

Age: 28

• Experience: 3 yrs.

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Miami

• #7

Age: 27

• Experience: 5 yrs.

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5.5

K RNK

20th

Sanders only has two games this season with double digits in Fantasy points and none on the road. He had three made PATs in Week 3 against Buffalo, but he did not attempt a field goal. And in four career games at Buffalo he has combined for just 4-of-5 field goals and 7-of-7 PATs. Buffalo has also gone four games in a row without allowing multiple field goals against Cleveland, Detroit, New England and the Jets.

3 KNOCKDOWNS IN A ROW | Diego Pacheco vs. Adrian Luna Fight Highlights – Boxing News

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Diego Pacheco Floors Adrian Luna Three Times In Second Round Stoppage – Boxing News

GLENDALE, Arizona – Diego Pacheco presented his final case for strong consideration in the Prospect of the Year race.

The 21-year-old Los Angeles-based super middleweight closed out 2022 with his fourth knockout in as many fights, as he stopped Adrian Luna in the second round of their regional title fight. Pacheco scored three knockdowns before referee Tony Zaino was alerted to stop the contest at 2:08 of round two in a DAZN-aired undercard bout Saturday evening from Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona.

The fast-rising Pacheco has shown tremendous growth under the guidance of Jose Benavidez Sr., a relationship that includes regular work with unbeaten former two-time WBC super middleweight champ David Benavidez. He came out poised and steady in the opening round, focusing on the body versus the physically bigger Luna (24-9-2, 16KOs). A left hook had Luna hurt along the ropes, but was spared a follow up attack after Zaino called time in ruling the shot as a low blow.

Pacheco dialed up the pressure in round two, which Luna just couldn’t handle.

The first of three knockdowns came early in the round, as a right hand by Pacheco left Luna face down on the canvas. The 32-year-old Mexican somehow beat the count but immediately found himself under attack. Pacheco mercilessly stalked his foe, driving him into the ropes and eventually down on the deck courtesy of a body shot.

Luna was down for a third time just before the final minute of the round. He was unsteady in making it to his feet, staggering into a neutral corner. The referee seemed ready to let him continue, unaware of the ringside inspector and Luna’s corner making their way to the ring apron signaling for a stoppage. Zaino turned and acknowledged the gesture, as Pacheco had already mounted his corner turnbuckle in celebration of a breakout year.

Pacheco advanced to 17-0 (14KOs) on the year. Benavidez Sr. told BoxingScene.com that the plan is to look to bigger names in 2023 as they transition from top prospect to aspiring super middleweight contender.

Headlining the show, lineal junior bantamweight champion Juan Francisco Estrada (43-3, 28KOs) of Hermosillo, Mexico faces Managua’s legendary former four-division champion Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez (51-3, 41KOs) in their highly anticipated rubber match.

Jake Donovan is a senior writer for BoxingScene.com. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox

Fantasy Football Rankings for Week 13, 2022: Model says start Isiah Pacheco, but sit Jeff Wilson – CBSSports.com

After winning back-to-back NFL MVP awards and leading plenty of owners to championships in the process, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was showing no signs of slowing down heading into his 18th season. However, anybody who drafted Rodgers has been sorely disappointed with his productivity and position in the Fantasy football rankings. If you’re searching for a quarterback to stream, who are your options this week? A reliable set of Week 13 Fantasy football picks can help you address those pressing roster needs and also ensure that you nail your Fantasy football start-sit decisions to optimize your Week 13 Fantasy football rankings. So before setting your Week 13 Fantasy football lineups, be sure to check out the Week 13 Fantasy football rankings from SportsLine’s proven computer model.

When it comes to ranking players, SportsLine’s model beat human experts in Fantasy football for the past several seasons especially when there were big differences in ranking. Over the course of a season, that could literally be the difference between winning your league or going home emptyhanded.

Last week, the model was extremely high on Raiders running back Josh Jacobs, saying he’d finish as a top-five player at his position. The result: Jacobs ran 33 times for 229 yards and two touchdowns while also catching six passes for 74 yards. Anybody who had him in their lineup was well on their way to a huge week.  

Now, the model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, has revealed its Fantasy football rankings for Week 13 of the 2022 NFL season. Head to SportsLine now to see them.

Top Week 13 Fantasy football picks  

One player the model is high on this week: Chiefs running back Isiah Pacheco. Kansas City made it a point to bolster its running back room after Clyde Edwards-Helaire missed 10 games in his first two seasons by adding an mix of established veterans and hungry youngsters during the offseason.

The Rutgers product is a well-built speedster who began impressing the Kansas City coaching staff from the moment he arrived. He made the 53-man roster, earned a role in the offense and has worked his way up to the depth chart throughout the season. Now, Pacheco is the No. 1 running back for the Chiefs, having carried the ball 53 times for 258 yards and a score in the last three weeks. The model likes him as a top-20 RB in Week 13 against the Bengals. See who else to target here.

And a massive shocker: Dolphins running back Jeff Wilson Jr., who has produced 267 scrimmage yards and three touchdowns in three weeks with Miami, stumbles big-time and doesn’t even crack the top 35 at his position. The longtime San Francisco backup was a Fantasy football waiver wire star early in the season when 49ers running back Elijah Mitchell went down with a knee injury, but the acquisition of Christian McCaffrey briefly turned Wilson back into a bench or drop candidate.

However, Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel acquired Wilson at the trade deadline, and Wilson’s familiarity with McDaniel’s offense allowed him to transition into the lineup. Wilson averaged only 3.0 yards per carry last week while through a lower leg injury that he suffered early in the game. Now, Raheem Mostert is expected to return to the lineup in Week 13 which could cut into Wilson’s workload. See who else to fade here.

How to set Week 13 Fantasy football rankings

The model is also calling for a surprising quarterback you aren’t even thinking about to finish in the top two of its Week 13 Fantasy football rankings. This pick could be the difference between winning big and going home with nothing. You can only see who it is here.

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Larissa Pacheco Stuns Kayla Harrison | FIGHT SPORTS

Larissa Pacheco did what no one else has done.

Pacheco stunned two-time PFL champion Kayla Harrison by defeating her via unanimous decision in the main event of the 2022 PFL World Championship at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden.

Pacheco was a +529 underdog on average on major online sports books, according to Best Fight Odds.

The first round belonged to Harrison and her strong grappling.

But it was in round 2 where Pacheco began to turn the tables as she pressed forward with her striking, which Harrison said at Wednesday’s press conference was her opponent’s strong point.

In round 3, Harrison fought back. She got caught in a triangle, but was able to escape. Harrison briefly regained control, but Pacheco was able to survive the round.

The fourth and fifth rounds — the championship rounds — were close. But in the end, it seemed that Pacheco did more than Harrison this time around. Harrison seemed more gassed out.

Pacheco won by scorecards of 48-47, 48-47, 48-47. She became the PFL World Champion for the first time and went home with the $1 million prize.

Pacheco also avenged her first two losses against Harrison.

The loss marked Harrison’s first ever MMA loss — and she said it hurt.

“I’m very fortunate this isn’t the first time I’ve lost in life or in a sport setting,” Harrison said.

“You know, I lost many times in judo. It’s a little different in MMA, obviously. It’s the world’s biggest stage. I obviously just lost my title. That hurts and it’s going to hurt for a while. … It’s different in the sense there’s $1 million on the line. I feel like I’m the face of the promotion, so I dropped the ball a little bit. But losing is losing, you know. For me, I want to crawl out of my skin. I can’t stand it. It’s painful.”

Sport: ‘What a huge upset’: Fighters react to Larissa Pacheco handing Kayla Harrison stunning loss at PFL World Championship – PressReview24 – US

Watch: Ole Miss QB Jaxson Dart victim of brutal facemask penalty


  Watch: Ole Miss QB Jaxson Dart victim of brutal facemask penalty
Jaxson Dart nearly had his head torn off on a vicious facemask penalty during Saturday’s game against the Alabama Crimson Tide.The game was tied 17-17 early in the third quarter and Ole Miss had the ball at the Bama 45. The Rebels were in trouble with a 3rd-and-18, but Dallas Turner bailed them out.

Friday night will be a night Larissa Pacheco won’t forget anytime soon.

In the main event of the PFL World Championship fight card, Pacheco pulled off one of the biggest upsets in quite some time as she earned a unanimous decision against the previously undefeated Kayla Harrison to win the women’s lightweight season title, along with the $1 million grand prize.

The fight was back-and-forth throughout the five round battle, but in the end, Pacheco was able to exact some revenge after dropping two bouts to Harrison in 2019.

Here’s what fighters had to say bout Kayla Harrison vs. Larissa Pacheco and the PFL World Championship 2022 main card on Friday at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Week 11 Waiver Wire Rankings – Fantasy Football Pickups Include Kadarius Toney, Christian Watson, Cole Kmet, Jaylen Warren


  Week 11 Waiver Wire Rankings - Fantasy Football Pickups Include Kadarius Toney, Christian Watson, Cole Kmet, Jaylen Warren
Welcome to Week 11 RotoBallers, and another round of waiver wire pickups! We have seen new injuries emerge for fantasy football, and players who may be breaking out. As you consider who to pickup for your rosters, as always we’re here to help you sift through it. Each week our NFL team puts out a complete array of fantasy football waiver wire articles, to compliment our slick new Who Should I Pickup? waiver wire player comparison tool. Here is a quick rundown of our articles. Our fantasy football waiver wire articles get published on Mondays and Tuesdays each week.

Kayla Harrison vs. Larissa Pacheco

Super smooth takedown transitions for Kayla. https://t.co/GiX5Bowoq9

— Funky (@Benaskren)

We got ourselves a fight!!! #PFLWorldChampionship #PFLFinals

— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA)

Damn Pacheco came to fight. She wins R2 and showed some great TD defense.

— Funky (@Benaskren)

This is some high level mma right here ! Kayla vs Pacheco #pfl

— Chris Weidman (@chrisweidman)

Man this fight is so competitive! Larissa has really improved! But @KaylaH can end this by being smart! And moving her head! Let’s go Kayla @PFLMMA

— Claressa Gwoat Shields (@Claressashields)

Wow. I thought that was it for Kayla. #PFLWorldChampionship

Stepmother of missing girl pleads guilty to perjury


  Stepmother of missing girl pleads guilty to perjury
The stepmother of a New Hampshire girl who disappeared in 2019 at age 5 and is presumed dead was sent to prison for at least a year and a half Friday after pleading guilty to perjury charges. Kayla Montgomery, 32, pleaded guilty to two charges alleging that she lied to a grand jury about working at a doughnut shop on Nov. 30, 2019, the day she said she last saw Harmony Montgomery. She also agreed to cooperate with prosecutors who have charged her estranged husband with second-degree murder in the child’s death.

That’s a weird Round to score. Kayla on type the entire round but Larissa had a near submission and landed harder shots for sure.

— Funky (@Benaskren)

What a fight!!!! Crazy transitions. #PFLWorldChampionship

Bret Bielema complains on Twitter about missed call by refs


  Bret Bielema complains on Twitter about missed call by refs
Bret Bielema was livid with the officials in Saturday’s Illinois-Michigan game, and he continued to vent after the game. © MARK HOFFMAN/MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL / USA TODAY NETWORK Illinois head coach Bret Bielema Michigan had a 4th-and-3 at the Illinois 45 with under a minute left and threw a short pass to the left to convert the first down. Michigan saved again by refs. How is this not a pick play? You can block now before a pass? pic.twitter.com/R8pTgeuQkl — Andrew_M (@TheParlayDad) November 19, 2022 The Wolverines’ pick play should have been penalized, but the officials didn’t throw a flag.

What are you guys scoring this fight right now?

— Chris Weidman (@chrisweidman)

I’m so hyped for this fight right now ! #PFLWorldChampionship

Arrowheadlines: Chiefs should say ‘no thanks’ on Melvin Gordon


  Arrowheadlines: Chiefs should say ‘no thanks’ on Melvin Gordon
Chiefs headlines for Tuesday, November 22Melvin Gordon has been a very familiar face for Kansas City Chiefs fans given his perennial presence in the AFC West for the past eight seasons. Whether he was with the San Diego-turned-L.A. Chargers or the Denver Broncos, Gordon was a recognizable rival twice each year.

Great 3rd rd for Kayla!!!!

— Claressa Gwoat Shields (@Claressashields)

Kayla Harrison is in a dog fight ! Maybe 2-2 . Good test here

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson)

Damn this fight is freaking awesome! Most likely score is 38-38 right now. I could see 3-1 for Pacheco also. These ladies are freaking battling.

— Funky (@Benaskren)

2-2 let’s go Kayla

Recent news shows Ole Miss has even less reason to worry about losing Lane Kiffin


  Recent news shows Ole Miss has even less reason to worry about losing Lane Kiffin
While the issue appears to be dead and buried, until Auburn lands on a new coach, concerns will remain in Oxford over Kiffin’s future. The Ole Miss faithful may be able to breathe a sigh of relief after an announcement from the school’s biggest NIL collective.Thank You Rebel Nation! We have surpassed our 2023 revenue goal of 10+m dollars in NIL funding for our student athletes. This would not have been possible without your support, trust and generosity to the Grove Collective.

Wow. Both of them are super impressive. I don’t remember pancheco being this good though ! Big improvements ?

— Chris Weidman (@chrisweidman)

Kayla would beat Henry Cejudos !!! #PFLWorldChampionship #PFL2022

— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA)

Pacheco 48-47 what a huge upset!!! Her hammerfists off her back were so hard. I’d be shocked to see a decision go Harrison’s way. @PFLMMA

— Funky (@Benaskren)

Hoping Kayla got the nod! #PFLWorldChampionship #PFL2022

— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA)

What a freaking fight, these girls scrapped. https://t.co/sJ8bwR7zOt

— Funky (@Benaskren)

Mann so close…

— Chris Weidman (@chrisweidman)

Wow! Well earned! Great fight! #PFLWorldChampionship

PFL World Championship 2022 results: Olivier Aubin-Mercier scores brutal one-punch knockout to finish Stevie Ray


  PFL World Championship 2022 results: Olivier Aubin-Mercier scores brutal one-punch knockout to finish Stevie Ray
Olivier Aubin-Mercier picked up a stunning one-punch knockout to finish Stevie Ray to claim the lightweight title in the PFL Championships card.The self-professed “Canadian Gangster” was actually down for the largest part of the second round thanks to a grappling attack from Ray but once the fight got back on its feet, Aubin-Mercier uncorked a beautiful right hook that landed flush on the jaw.

What do you suppose the reasoning for pretending this is a hard decision is? There is nothing even slightly hard about who won this fight.

— Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen)

Panchecos wrestling defense was impressive.

‘What a huge upset’: Fighters react to Larissa Pacheco handing Kayla Harrison stunning loss at PFL World Championship


  ‘What a huge upset’: Fighters react to Larissa Pacheco handing Kayla Harrison stunning loss at PFL World Championship
See how pro fighters reacted to Larissa Pacheco’s stunning upset of Kayla Harrison at the PFL World Championship event.In the main event of the PFL World Championship fight card, Pacheco pulled off one of the biggest upsets in quite some time as she earned a unanimous decision against the previously undefeated Kayla Harrison to win the women’s lightweight season title, along with the $1 million grand prize.

Next season is gonna be fire

— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170)

Wow what a fight! Congrats to both ladies especially the new champion Larissa Pacheco! 5 rounds on this pace wow respect ✊ #PFLWorldChampionship

— GILBERT BURNS DURINHO (@GilbertDurinho)

Brendan Loughnane def. Bubba Jenkins

Bubba J 10-9 first round. Bubba landed some really big punches. Those low kicks are gonna take their toll if he doesn’t find an answer.

— Funky (@Benaskren)

Loughnane with a great R2 and those low kicks are starting to be a problem.

— Funky (@Benaskren)

Bubba gotta go get a TD and do some damage https://t.co/8dYJmoCvyn

— Funky (@Benaskren)

Damn this fight is fun, Bubba really starting to slow down. The effects of the low leg kicks are showing for sure.

— Funky (@Benaskren)

Loughnane starting to run away with this in a good old fashion cafeteria showdown! #PFLWorldChampionships #PFL2022

— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA)

Bad man Jenk got heart boi!#PFLWorldChampionships

— Alan Jouban (@AlanJouban)

My guy @kennyflorian is spot on with everything tonight at #PFL

— Alan Jouban (@AlanJouban)

Man what an impressive performance by Loughnane. Great wrestling D and high level striking! @PFLMMA https://t.co/CB6zDNMd1k

— Funky (@Benaskren)

My G @BrendanMMA secured the bag what a performance!!

— JIMI MANUWA (@POSTERBOYJM)

Now that was a great fight. Great heart in both men. #PFLWorldChampionships

— Alan Jouban (@AlanJouban)

He did take a really hard knee as he got to his feet. https://t.co/HjumekW9Ib

— Funky (@Benaskren)

Yeah @BrendanMMA!!!! CONGRATS CHAMP!!! pic.twitter.com/DIoVcE501B

— Angela Hill (@AngieOverkill)

Congrats Brendan #PFLWorldChampionship

— Boston Salmon (@bostonboomboom)

Man I think that was to early @PFLMMA @BubbaJenkinsMMA he was getting up, taking shots but moving it’s a championship fight….. Just saying if it was a finish let it come ‍♂️ #damn #PFLWorldChampionship #PFL2022

— Maurice Greene (@TheCrochetBoss)

Congrats brother @BrendanMMA https://t.co/c6G10xUFDj

— Dan Hangman Hooker (@danthehangman)

Ante Delija def. Matheus Scheffel

Damn, Delija hits like a truck! https://t.co/3bMMEm0qYr

— Funky (@Benaskren)

It’s a Good feeling seeing mma fighters get a million dollar Check

— JIMI MANUWA (@POSTERBOYJM)

Aspen Ladd def. Julia Budd

Aspen Ladd finally found a weight she could make

— Funky (@Benaskren)

Let’s goo!! @TheAspenLadd

— Benito Lopez (@Savage_530)

Dominating 1st round for Aspen Ladd

— Funky (@Benaskren)

I think it is 29-28 Budd but I could see the judges doing the other way.

— Funky (@Benaskren)

Olivier Aubin-Mercier def. Stevie Ray

Damn, Stevie Ray had a good 2nd round but gets put out with 1 shot by OAM

— Funky (@Benaskren)

What an ending to that scrap!! #PFL2022

— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA)

PFL out here changing people’s lives ! #Millionaire

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson)

The new king of montreal!! https://t.co/2pbFvHsCQG

— Aiemann Zahabi (@Aiemannzahabi)

Sadibou Sy def. Dilano Taylor

This @PFLMMA commentary is super biased

— Brendan Allen (@BrendanAllenMMA)

Sy is way too confident he is winning. Likely he is, but I would never trust the judges.

— Funky (@Benaskren)

You can’t even tell these guys are fighting for a million.

— Max Griffin (@MaxPainGriffin)

If you just listen to @PFLMMA commentary then this fight is a 50-45 fight smh ‍♂️

— Brendan Allen (@BrendanAllenMMA)

Sadibou!! #PFLWorldChampionship

— Taylor Guardado (@taylorgordito)

Rob Wilkinson def. Omari Akhmedov

Wilkinson is sharp, he is piecing Akhmedov up bad https://t.co/MbtZNCXMuU

— Funky (@Benaskren)

Akhmedov chin is absurd!!! How is he still on his feet

— Funky (@Benaskren)

This PFL fight is incredible. How is this Russian guy still standing ?

— Randy Brown (@TouchNgo_)

No mas? Or did the doc stop it?

— Randy Brown (@TouchNgo_)

‘What a huge upset’: Fighters react to Larissa Pacheco handing Kayla Harrison stunning loss at PFL World Championship .
See how pro fighters reacted to Larissa Pacheco’s stunning upset of Kayla Harrison at the PFL World Championship event.In the main event of the PFL World Championship fight card, Pacheco pulled off one of the biggest upsets in quite some time as she earned a unanimous decision against the previously undefeated Kayla Harrison to win the women’s lightweight season title, along with the $1 million grand prize.

Fantasy football free agent pickups Week 13 – Isiah Pacheco, Mike White and more

Etienne eventually returned to the sideline with his pads still on after going to the locker room and was not wearing a walking boot or using crutches in the locker room after the game, telling reporters that he’ll be fine by next Sunday. There will be more news on Etienne’s health forthcoming, but the Jaguars are unlikely to take any chances with their star running back, who has the third-most rushing yards since Week 6. In fact, Etienne averaged 18.7 fantasy points per game from Weeks 6 through 10.

After Etienne left the game, JaMycal Hasty (rostered in 0.8% of ESPN leagues) became the Jaguars’ main running back. He finished with 95 total yards and a score on 17 touches. Darrell Henderson Jr. (36.9%) had joined the team from the Rams via waivers just last week, but was inactive for this contest. Should Etienne miss time, both of these running backs should be actively involved in this backfield. My recommendation is to prioritize Hasty.

With all that in mind, here are some other RB options to consider if you have Etienne on your roster:

Isiah Pacheco, Kansas City Chiefs (58.8%): Over the last three games, Pacheco has scored double-digit fantasy points twice, accumulating 258 rushing yards on 53 rushing attempts during that period. Pacheco should continue to see significant touches while Clyde Edwards-Helaire is on IR due to a high ankle sprain. Pacheco can be viewed as an RB2 against the Bengals in Week 13.

Gus Edwards, Baltimore Ravens (40.5%): Edwards has had double-digit rushes three times this season. In two of those three games, he’s scored a touchdown. On Sunday against the Jaguars, Edwards played on 50% of snaps and led the Ravens backfield in touches. The upcoming Baltimore schedule is favorable to running backs. Edwards will continue to be a flex option while J.K. Dobbins remains on IR,

Kyren Williams, Los Angeles Rams (19.4%): Williams led the Rams backfield in snaps (38), routes run (21) and rushing attempts (11) on Sunday against the Chiefs. Despite not starting for Los Angeles, Williams finished the game with 9.0 fantasy points, compared to just 3.7 for Cam Akers. It’s important for fantasy managers to consider whether they even want exposure to a Rams offense that ranks 31st in total yards per game and 29th in points per game. The Rams’ offensive line ranks 27th in run-block win rate and 23rd in pass-block win rate. Williams is certainly worth stashing in deeper formats.

Zonovan Knight, New York Jets (0.0%): While the severity of Michael Carter’s ankle injury against the Bears remains unclear, Knight’s 69 rushing yards were the most by any Jets player making his NFL debut since Matt Snell in 1964. Additionally, he had 34 receiving yards on three receptions. James Robinson was a healthy inactive for this game, as the coaching staff searches for an offensive spark.They may have just found it. Regardless of Carter’s health, Knight should be picked up as he was also involved in Week 11 and showed promise as both a runner and receiver.

Let’s take a look at our recommended Week 13 ESPN Fantasy waiver-wire adds at the other skill positions.

Trevor Lawrence, Jacksonville Jaguars (59.2%): Against the Ravens on Sunday, the Jaguars prioritized the passing game, and Lawrence delivered 24.9 fantasy points. He has now scored 20-plus fantasy points in two consecutive games. Despite Lawrence’s inconsistent play, fantasy managers can trust him in Week 13 against the Lions — a defense which allows the most QB fantasy points per game.

Jared Goff, Detroit Lions (29.2%): Although Goff isn’t the fantasy quarterback that managers are clamoring to start, he does seem to deliver respectable performances (in tandem with No. 1 WR Amon-Ra St. Brown) when you need him. In Week 13, he faces a Jaguars defense that has allowed the seventh-most QB fantasy points per game this season.

Mike White, New York Jets (2.9%): I certainly think White surpassed expectations against the Bears on Sunday, scoring 24.8 fantasy points. He was only the second quarterback in league history to have at least a 75% completion percentage, 300 passing yards, and three passing touchdowns over his first four career starts, joining Kurt Warner (1999). The Jets offense has been unlocked by White. He can be considered a QB2 with upside against a Vikings defense that has allowed the fifth-most QB fantasy points.

Quick Hits: Marcus Mariota (42.4%) is tied to a run-heavy Falcons offense, but still delivers stream-worthy fantasy performances. He’s scored 17-plus fantasy points in three of his last five games. Mariota faces a Steelers defense that’s allowed the 10th-most QB fantasy points per game to quarterbacks. … Kenny Pickett is also a viable streamer against the Falcons in Week 13.

Wide receivers

Michael Gallup, Dallas Cowboys (44.4%): Gallup is “trending up” at an ideal time for fantasy managers. Against the Giants last Thursday, he played 76% of snaps and had a 27.6% target share. It’s just the third time this season that a Dallas wide receiver other than CeeDee Lamb has earned at least 25% of the team’s targets. He’s on the flex radar against the Colts in Week 13.

Donovan Peoples-Jones, Cleveland Browns (42.3%): As a result of a poor matchup against the Buccaneers on Sunday, Peoples-Jones scored only 3.6 fantasy points. However, prior to this game, he had scored double-digit fantasy points in five straight outings. Peoples-Jones is having a career season and will very likely set a new personal best in receiving yards to go along with his already career-high 42 receptions. 

Treylon Burks, Tennessee Titans (37.5%): Burks has now scored 17-plus fantasy points in back-to-back games, having caught 11-of-14 targets for 181 yards over the two-game stretch. I wouldn’t rush to insert him into fantasy lineups this week against the Eagles, but he will face the Jaguars, Chargers, and Texans from Weeks 14-16, all excellent WR matchups.

Zay Jones, Jacksonville Jaguars (31.4%): Lawrence and Jones have an undeniable rapport, with the quarterback posting a passer rating of 101.6 when targeting Jones over the last five games. Against the Ravens on Sunday, Jones had a career-high 145 receiving yards and a season-high 27.5 fantasy points. This was his third game with double-digit targets this season and his second career game with at least 100 receiving yards. Jones can be viewed as a flex option with upside against the Lions in Week 13. 

Mack Hollins, Las Vegas Raiders (12.5%): With Hunter Renfrow on IR, Hollins has had an opportunity to shine. In four of his last six games, Hollins has scored double-digit fantasy points, averaging 5.8 targets per game. On Sunday, he even ran the same number of routes as Davante Adams.In Week 13 against the Chargers, Hollins is a solid flex option that should not be overlooked.

Quick hits: Darius Slayton (37.1%) remains the top target in the Giants’ passing game, having scored double-digit fantasy points in four of his last five games. … In deeper leagues, consider DeVante Parker (9.4%). On Thursday night, he led the Patriots in receiving yards against the Vikings. … Van Jefferson (14.7%) could emerge as the No. 1 receiver for the Rams with Allen Robinson II done for the season and Cooper Kupp unlikely to return. … Isaiah McKenzie (16.5%) surpassed 100 yards for the first time this season on Thursday against the Lions. … Skyy Moore (17.4%) has had consecutive games with six targets and five receptions.

Tight ends

Evan Engram, Jacksonville Jaguars (36.1%): A penalty nullified Engram’s 4-yard TD reception against the Ravens on Sunday. In Week 13, he will face a Lions defense that allows the fourth-most TE fantasy points per game. Over the last three games, Engram has only accumulated seven targets, but in the two previous games, he did scored double-digit fantasy points in each contest.

Foster Moreau, Las Vegas Raiders (35.5%): In two of his last three games, Moreau has scored double-digit fantasy points. While Moreau doesn’t accumulate many receptions or receiving yards, he does score touchdowns. In deeper formats, he is a solid option. A Chargers defense that allows the third-most TE receiving yards per game awaits Moreau in Week 13.

Hunter Henry, New England Patriots (24.7%): Henry’s 63 receiving yards against the Vikings last Thursday were a season high. It was only the third time this season that he has seen five-plus targets. Henry runs more routes than Jonnu Smith, but the two continue to split snaps. Against the Bills in Week 13, which should be a high-scoring game, Henry is a solid option for fantasy managers in deeper formats.

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