On Target: Week 12 WR/CB Matchups
On Target: Week 12 WR/CB Matchups

This article is part of our On Target series.

Another week of exciting matchups is in the books. Josh Reynolds ate Orlando Scandrick's lunch, Anthony Miller scored on Mackensie Alexander, Julio Jones got free against Byron Jones more than anyone else has this season, and T.Y. Hilton absolutely destroyed Malcolm Butler and the Titans.

Let's get to more exciting (good and bad) matchups for Week 12:

Willie Snead vs. Nick Nelson

Snead is graded as having one of the biggest advantages over his cover corner on the whole slate per Pro Football Focus. Snead has lead the Ravens in targets in several games this season and it should be interesting to see just how much Lamar Jackson chooses to throw the ball, given that he had 27 rushing attempts last week. Nelson has allowed a 60 percent conversion rate in coverage this season, a number which could get worse against Snead's high-percentage routes.

Larry Fitzgerald vs. Desmond King

As Fitz continues to age, it is easier for opposing teams to stick just one defensive player on him in coverage and change the way that he is used. King is one of the best cover corners in the AFC and has a 90.6 grade overall from PFF, which is one of the highest in the league for defensive backs. King has allowed only 0.22 fantasy points per route run against; it could be tough sledding for Fitz this week.

Quincy Enunwa vs. Stephon Gilmore

The reason that this matchup is interesting is that I am curious to see

Want to Read More?
Subscribe to RotoWire to see the full article.

We reserve some of our best content for our paid subscribers. Plus, if you choose to subscribe you can discuss this article with the author and the rest of the RotoWire community.

Get Instant Access To This Article Get Access To This Article
RotoWire Community
Join Our Subscriber-Only NFL Chat
Chat with our writers and other RotoWire NFL fans for all the pre-game info and in-game banter.
Join The Discussion
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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.
Job Battles: Gordon's Replacements
Job Battles: Gordon's Replacements
SXM Highlights: Will MVS Be GB's WR2?
SXM Highlights: Will MVS Be GB's WR2?
Dynasty Watch: Stashing College Stars on Ottoneu
Dynasty Watch: Stashing College Stars on Ottoneu
SXM Highlights: What is Mike Williams' Upside?
SXM Highlights: What is Mike Williams' Upside?