Week 3 in the NFL is fast approaching, with lots of great games on the schedule. However, the matchup you should be worried about first is your fantasy team. That’s where I come in, and today I’ll be bringing you my top sleeper picks to help win you your week.
QB – Daniel Jones
Jones surprisingly didn’t look bad against the Football Team and draws a favorable matchup against the Falcons this week. You should take advantage of this great matchup, as Jones is most likely on your waiver wire and could be a great streaming QB for a week. Jones is averaging 25 fantasy points per game over the first two games of the season heading into Week 3.
RB – Ty’Son Williams
Williams scored decently last week but had some missed opportunities for points. The Ravens backfield is crowded but they seem to be going with Williams as their main back. He draws an easy matchup against Detroit this week, and I like him as a flex play with RB2 upside. Despite being in a committee, Williams is tied for 14th in fantasy points at nearly 15 fantasy points per game.
WR- Darnell Mooney
The young Bears WR might get his chance this week with Andy Dalton out. With Allen Robinson taking the defense’s #1 corner, Mooney could have a Juju role in the Bears offense. Now with Fields at the helm, expect Mooney to have a better performance against the Browns. While Mooney isn’t lighting up the fantasy point column, he’s still getting as many targets as Allen Robinson (15) so far this season. As long as the work is coming, the points should follow with (hopefully) stability at the quarterback position on the horizon.
TE- TJ Hockenson
I’m hoping if you have Hockenson you’re starting him and this matchup is one you want him in for. The Ravens have allowed the most passing yards in the NFL and have allowed the most points to TEs so far. Hockenson has the opportunity to finish as TE1 this week, so start him in all your lineups. With Tyrell Williams landing on IR this week, expect Hockenson to continue to lead the team in targets and receptions in Week 3 as Jared Goff’s primary pass catcher.
TE – Kyle Pitts
Pitts draws a favorable matchup against the Giants as the Falcons look to bounce back after a tough loss last week. I’d expect this game to be a close one where the Falcons will have to throw to stay in it. Corner James Bradberry is likely to harass Calvin Ridley and with Russell Gage ruled OUT ahead of the game, Pitts should see an increase in targets from Matt Ryan.
K – Evan McPherson (Bengals)
McPherson draws a great matchup against the Steelers this week. The Bengals offense will likely be held in check by a good Steeler defense and be forced to go for field goals which benefits McPherson.
Denver Broncos D/ST
The Broncos have a good matchup this week against a struggling Jets offense and their rookie QB who threw 4 picks last week. The Denver secondary is one of the best in the league and has allowed ~15 points to QBs so far.