This article is part of our On Target series.
Last week was a pretty interesting one with our highlighted WR/CB matchups. I took great joy in watching these individual matchups unfold. Josh Gordon was not fully unleashed against Malcolm Butler due to Tom Brady having his worst game of the season, but Gordon was frequently open. Corey Davis torched Stephon Gilmore, showing that he truly is one of the best WRs in football. Chris Conley indeed started for the Chiefs, but he barely had to be used against Budda Baker. Bashaud Breeland showed that he is still ready for prime time as DeVante Parker had no space all day, and the Bears just blew the Lions out of the water so the Taylor Gabriel gadget plays stayed on the shelf. Let's get into the good, bad and interesting this week!
Reynolds will be thrust yet again into a starting role in the Rams offense this week against the Chiefs. His first audition went decently, as he was unused in his first game starting but then scored two touchdowns the following week. I happen to be a believer in Reynolds' talent, but he is likely to draw a matchup against the one Chiefs DB that has actually performed well this year in Scandrick. Scandrick is allowing only a 51 percent completion rate while in coverage, and I am interested to see if Reynolds is mostly a decoy on his routes to get Scandrick away from Robert Woods and Brandin Cooks (though I am