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On Target: Championship Receivers

Jordy Nelson has long been an undervalued commodity in fantasy circles, but chances are he's on a lot of championship teams this year.

On Target: WR Missed on Draft Day

Jeremy Maclin is one of a number of wide receivers who have outperformed their draft-day value. How'd we miss them?

On Target: Rookie WR Dominate

Mike Evans has had a great season, but is he the best rookie receiver we've seen this year?

On Target: Examining Yards Per Target

Jordy Nelson is a familiar name atop the YPT list, which there a few receivers whose efficiency might be a mirage.

On Target: Football's Most Important Player

Rob Gronkowski is such a tremendous player that his mere presence makes the New England offense formidable.

On Target: Working Between the 20s

Jeremy Maclin leads the league in touchdowns scored from outside the red zone, but what other receiving threats between the 20s should we target?

On Target: Year of the Small WR?

Is Antonio Brown, and other small wide receivers, proving that size is less important at wide receiver than we assumed?

On Target: Time To Trade for Gordon

Josh Gordon be the most important player in the fantasy playoffs this year, and it's time to acquire him.

On Target: Unplanned Surprises

Of all the Browns' errors this season, not getting Jordan Cameron more involved in the offense is the most egregious.

On Target: Players to Buy High

Dez Bryant will cost an arm and a leg in a trade, but he is well worth the price for your fantasy team.

On Target: Target Hogs

Jordy Nelson dominates the targets from the game's best quarterback, making him fantasy's top wide receiver.

On Target: Red-Zone Reliance

Steve Smith Sr. has three touchdowns in four games, but how many of those have been scored in the red zone?

On Target: Time to Decide

It's time to decide what to do with underperforming players like Torrey Smith, who is taking a backseat to another Smith in Baltimore.

On Target: When Market Share Misleads

Julian Edelman had a great game last week, but it's probably wise not to expect that most weeks.

On Target: Saints are Cookin'

Brandin Cooks had a solid debut Sunday, but more important than his numbers was how the Saints used him.

On Target: Capitalizing on Market Share

Justin Hunter has all the measurables to be a top-flight fantasy receiver, but his Week 1 market share of targets will be most important.

On Target: Garcon Makes the Quarterback

Pierre Garcon has not missed a beat since the move to Kirk Cousins at quarterback for the Redskins, proving he can be elite regardless of who is under center.

On Target: The Wright Choice

Kendall Wright is blossoming late in the season, and with two favorable matchups to close out the year, there should be plenty more to come.

On Target: Ravens Role Reversal

A Monday night matchup with Detroit practically makes Torrey Smith a must-start, but his target percentage is trending downward.

On Target: Fewer Targets for Davis?

With the return of Michael Crabtree and the already solid rapport between Colin Kaepernick and Anquan Boldin, Vernon Davis could see his targets suffer a bit down the stretch.

On Target: Yeah, He's that Good

Josh Gordon sees a ton of targets and does amazing things with the ball when it falls into his hands.

On Target: Keenum's No. 1 Fan

Andre Johnson's fantasy value hinges on his quarterbacks in Houston, and that's a problem if Matt Schaub starts for the Texans.

On Target: Beware of the Wolf

Is Rishard Matthews the real deal or is he a wolf in sheep's clothing? Is he worth gambling on as the season comes down the stretch?

On Target: Houston, We Have a QB

Case Keenum's arrival under center has meant good things so far for Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson.

On Target: Time for Owners to Retire Smith

Steve Smith still sees targets in Carolina, but at 34 and having lost more than a step, is he even worth rostering anymore?

On Target: Jackson Cashes In

Vincent Jackson gobbled up 22 targets last week, but is that because of the woeful Bucs offense or in spite of it?

On Target: Taking Advantage in SF

San Francisco tight end Vernon Davis is seeing more targets thanks to the reliable double-teams thrown Anquan Boldin's way.

On Target: Old Man Gonzalez Still a Weapon

In total defiance of his age, Tony Gonzalez is retaining a high value as a major red-zone threat

On Target: Shorts Stands Tall

Cecil Shorts, the Jaguars' No. 1 offensive threat, should not be thrown off stride too much with the return of Justin Blackmon this week.

On Target: Welcome to the Party

Cleveland's Josh Gordon saw a whopping 19 targets in his return to the field in Week 3, and while that can't be counted on every week, it's a good sign.

On Target: Beating the 'Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda' Game

Fantasy owners won't have to second-guess themselves with Cecil Shorts, who should continue to get targets even when the suspended Justin Blackmon returns for Jacksonville.

On Target: It's Not Just About Targets

While Julian Edelman's target percentage was significantly lower than that of his teammates, he was Tom Brady's No. 1 stud in the red zone in Week 1.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Never have to ask which receiver to start again.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Never have to ask which receiver to start again.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Never have to ask which receiver to start again.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Never have to ask which receiver to start again.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Never have to ask which receiver to start again.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Never have to ask which receiver to start again.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Never have to ask which receiver to start again.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Never have to ask which receiver to start again.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Never have to ask which receiver to start again.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Never have to ask which receiver to start again.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Never have to ask which receiver to start again.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Never need to ask which receiver to start again.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Find out who was most active in the passing game in Week 2.

On Target: More Than Just The Looks

Find out who was most active in the passing game in Week 1.