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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.

Fantasy sports articles written by Davis Mattek

On Target: Week 15 Matchups

On Target: Week 15 Matchups

Davis Mattek sifts through the cornerback matchups for top wideouts this week and sees little reason for Keenan Allen's incredible run to dry up in Kansas City.

On Target: Week 14 Matchups

On Target: Week 14 Matchups

Davis Mattek scopes out the best and worst cornerback matchups on this week's crucial slate and thinks DeAndre Hopkins will explode against a soft 49ers secondary.

On Target: Week 12 Matchups

On Target: Week 12 Matchups

Davis Mattek looks at receivers who have the best and worst matchups against cornerbacks this week and thinks Cooper Kupp could be in line for a big performance.

On Target: Fantasy Playoff Reinforcements

On Target: Fantasy Playoff Reinforcements

Davis Mattek looks at some pass catchers who could fill key roles for you in the fantasy playoffs, including the Titans' Corey Davis.

On Target: Second-Half Breakout Candidates

On Target: Second-Half Breakout Candidates

Davis Mattek takes a look at 10 lesser-known receivers who could be poised for big second halves, including emerging Steelers deep threat JuJu Smith-Schuster.

On Target: Ingram Finally Emerging

On Target: Ingram Finally Emerging

Davis Mattek shifts the focus to pass-catching RBs and notes that Mark Ingram is quietly emerging as a true every-down back.

On Target: Fuller Throttle

On Target: Fuller Throttle

Davis Mattek looks at receivers due for some positive or negative regression in the touchdown department, including Texans' breakout star Will Fuller.

On Target: Going Long and Selling Short

On Target: Going Long and Selling Short

Davis Mattek takes a look at five potential trade targets at wide receiver and five to sell off, including Jarvis Landry as Miami's offensive woes continue to drag down his value.

On Target: Fun With Funchess

On Target: Fun With Funchess

Davis Mattek checks out the target landscape heading into Week 5 and sees Devin Funchess emerging as the Panthers' No. 1 wideout.

On Target: Jordan's About to Rule

On Target: Jordan's About to Rule

Davis Mattek looks at receivers who are meeting expectations, and some who are not. Find out why Jordan Matthews is the biggest takeaway.

On Target: Market Share, Air Yards and You

On Target: Market Share, Air Yards and You

Davis Mattek explains how looking at a player's market share of total team Air Yards can allow you to profit, and why Travis Kelce's ability after the catch makes him the Chiefs' de facto No. 1 receiver.

On Target: Week 1 Stock Report

On Target: Week 1 Stock Report

Davis Mattek looks at some receivers whose stock is rising and falling after Week 1, and notes that Adam Thielen could benefit tremendously from a narrow target tree in Minnesota.

On Target: Previewing Week 1

On Target: Previewing Week 1

Davis Mattek looks at the receiving situations that most intrigue him heading into the 2017 season, including a Chiefs depth chart topped by Tyreek Hill.

SXM Highlights: Masters DFS Prep

SXM Highlights: Masters DFS Prep

Liss & Jeff ask Davis Mattek for DFS help for the upcoming Masters.

On Target: Looking Ahead to 2017

On Target: Looking Ahead to 2017

Davis Mattek lists some receivers he expects to be heavily invested in next season, and admits that he may have misjudged T.Y. Hilton's value to the Colts.

On Target: It's Championship Week!

On Target: It's Championship Week!

Davis Mattek finds a few receivers whose values are on the upswing heading into the final week for most fantasy leagues, including the Seahawks' Tyler Lockett.

On Target: Broncos Busting Out

On Target: Broncos Busting Out

Davis Mattek is all in on Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders this week, given the Broncos' narrow target tree and the Patriots' vulnerability through the air.

On Target: Full Nelson

On Target: Full Nelson

Davis Mattek notes that Jordy Nelson's target volume has wildly exceeded preseason expectations, allowing him to pull down double-digit TDs despite his declining skills.

On Target: Cooper's Cruel Inconsistency

On Target: Cooper's Cruel Inconsistency

Davis Mattek wonders if Amari Cooper will ever see the red zone targets and consistent volume necessary to become a true WR1.

On Target: Breaking Away From the Pack

On Target: Breaking Away From the Pack

Davis Mattek examines what A.J. Green's absence could do to the Bengals' passing game, and think Davante Adams is emerging as the Packers' top WR.

On Target: Britt's a Hit

On Target: Britt's a Hit

Davis Mattek is willing to overlook Kenny Britt's prior disappointing seasons given the roll he's been on for the Rams, but worries it might be ending with Jared Goff taking over at quarterback.

On Target: Time For Alshon To Shine

On Target: Time For Alshon To Shine

Davis Mattek expects Alshon Jeffery to put his disappointing first half behind him now that Jay Cutler is back under center for Chicago.

On Target: Receivers to Buy, Sell

On Target: Receivers to Buy, Sell

Davis Mattek shares who he is targeting in trades and, just as important, the players he is willing to give up to make those trades happen.

On Target: Coming Around on Hilton

On Target: Coming Around on Hilton

Davis Mattek hasn't always been his biggest fan, but T.Y. Hilton's usage and targets have entrenched him firmly as a true WR1 this season.

On Target: Don't Pass On This Buc(caneer)

On Target: Don't Pass On This Buc(caneer)

Davis Mattek rates Mike Evans as his top wideout this week, as the Bucs head into a soft part of their schedule and can't seem to keep any running backs healthy.

On Target: Odell Quelled

On Target: Odell Quelled

Davis Mattek is appalled at the state of the Giants' passing game, and is skeptical that Odell Beckham will be able to deliver his usual production under coach Ben McAdoo.

On Target: Rousing Seahawks

On Target: Rousing Seahawks

Davis Mattek uses the quarter pole of the season to look for trade targets, including Doug Baldwin and the entire Seahawks offense after they turned a corner following their slow start.

On Target: Something is Rotten in the State of Arizona

On Target: Something is Rotten in the State of Arizona

Davis Mattek doesn't like what he's seeing from the Cardinals' passing game, and wonders if players like John Brown have a chance of meeting preseason expectations.

On Target: Digging On Diggs

On Target: Digging On Diggs

Davis Mattek looks at target trends after Week 2 and thinks Stefon Diggs is poised to become the league's next elite wide receiver.

On Target: It's Easy Being Green

On Target: It's Easy Being Green

Davis Mattek checks out the pass volume trends after Week 1, and is prepared to move A.J. Green up to the elite WR tier given his lack of competition for targets in a dangerous Bengals offense.

SXM Highlights: How to win low cost, high player pool GPPs

SXM Highlights: How to win low cost, high player pool GPPs

Davis, Chris and Jeff debate how to win low cost, high player pool GPPs.

On Target: David Johnson is 2016's No. 1 Pick

On Target: David Johnson is 2016's No. 1 Pick

Davis Mattek reviews some lessons learned from the 2015 season and looks ahead to 2016 where Arizona's David Johnson might be the top pick.

On Target: It's Championship Week!

On Target: It's Championship Week!

Davis Mattek breaks down the numbers heading into the final week of the season in most year-long leagues, and considers the value of Brandin Cooks heading into 2016

On Target: Seahawks Flying High

On Target: Seahawks Flying High

Davis Mattek moves Doug Baldwin into high-end WR range as he and the Seahawks are on a wild run with highly efficient passing game.

On Target: On the Upswing

On Target: On the Upswing

Davis Mattek looks at a trio of receivers on the rise, including Seattle's Doug Baldwin, who is finally getting opportunities to make plays.

On Target: Devaluing Davante

On Target: Devaluing Davante

Davis Mattek looks at a couple of disappointing performers, and thinks it's time for the Packers to give someone other than Davante Adams a chance

On Target: Three WR to be Thankful For

On Target: Three WR to be Thankful For

Davis Mattek gives thanks to three receivers, including Houston's DeAndre Hopkins, who have made a big impact this fantasy season.

On Target: Targets But Not Touchdowns

On Target: Targets But Not Touchdowns

Davis Mattek looks at where the targets are flowing and sees plenty for Mike Evans, but few scores. Expect a correction to come soon.

On Target: All Hands On Deck(er)

On Target: All Hands On Deck(er)

Davis Mattek breaks down the target numbers heading into Week 10, and promises that this is the last time he talks about the criminally underrated Eric Decker

On Target: Make Or Break Time

On Target: Make Or Break Time

Davis Mattek looks at some offenses that could see big changes in the wake of last week's injuries, and thinks Martavis Bryant is being undervalued

On Target: Alshon Also Rises

On Target: Alshon Also Rises

Davis Mattek takes a look at some recent weak performances from elite WRs, and warns that this is absolutely, positively your last chance to buy low on Alshon Jeffery

On Target: Diggity, Diggity

On Target: Diggity, Diggity

Davis Mattek analyzes which players are dominating in the red zone, which are struggling and whom you can exploit, like picking up Minnesota's Stefon Diggs.

On Target: Fishing For Parker

On Target: Fishing For Parker

Davis Mattek takes a look at who's giving you the most fantasy production per target, and thinks now is the time to pick up a healthy DeVante Parker

On Target: Fitz Not Done Yet

On Target: Fitz Not Done Yet

Davis Mattek's analysis of red-zone conversion percentages this week shows Larry Fitzgerald proving his doubters wrong.

On Target: No Slowing Down Hopkins

On Target: No Slowing Down Hopkins

Davis Mattek analyzes the target leaders through three weeks, and sees big things ahead for DeAndre Hopkins in the suddenly pass-happy Texans offense

On Target: Moncrief Is Money

On Target: Moncrief Is Money

Davis Mattek looks at Week 2's target numbers and sees a rising star in the Colts' Donte Moncrief

On Target: Adams Over Jones in GB

On Target: Adams Over Jones in GB

Davis Mattek looks at receivers to target and writes that Davante Adams is still the man to own in Green Bay, despite James Jones' heroics last week.

On Target: Wrapping Up the Season

On Target: Wrapping Up the Season

Antonio Brown was a fantasy machine in 2014, averaging more than 10 targets per game.

On Target: Championship Receivers

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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.