On Target: Situations To Monitor in Week 1
On Target: Situations To Monitor in Week 1

This article is part of our On Target series.

The last six months of prognosticating and projecting have been a lot of fun, but at some point we have to admit: it is conjecture. The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry, and nowhere is that more true than when you try and predict to the decimal point the outcome of a game centered around 92 uniformed men playing with an oblong leather ball. There is a lot that we do not and will not know until these teams take the field Thursday, Sunday and Monday. With that concept in mind, these are assorted passing volume situations I am monitoring in Week 1 that have the ability to influence the fantasy football sphere moving forward.

The Cleveland Browns Passing Game

The offense in Cleveland will be almost brand new this season. They have a new offensive coordinator, two new quarterbacks, three new wide receivers (when you count the fact that Josh Gordon barely played/was barely with the team last season), and an athletic freak of a tight end who they will now deploy as a starter. As I mentioned in last week's On Target, I am concerned with the potential volume for Jarvis Landry as his fantasy value is heavily reliant on said volume. Gordon is reportedly not starting and will play behind Antonio Callaway to begin with, but that could be a single series sort of deal from Hue Jackson. What I am looking for specifically in the game against the Steelers is: Will

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Davis Mattek
Davis Mattek has played DFS for a living for over a year and began in the fantasy sports industry in 2012. He is a member of the FSTA and FSWA.
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