On Target: Week 14 WR/CB Matchups
On Target: Week 14 WR/CB Matchups

This article is part of our On Target series.

The fantasy playoffs start this week and all of our start/sit choices are under a magnifying glass, as its possible that one wrong choice could send us home with our tails between our legs. While I certainly would never use a WR/CB matchup as the sole deciding factor in a start/sit, it can definitely be helpful as a tiebreaker. Let's get into the good, bad and interesting matchups for Week 14.

DeVante Parker vs. Stephon Gilmore

Parker came up big last week with an impressive leaping touchdown grab in traffic, and I am pretty excited to see him shadowed by Gilmore. The first time these two teams played, Parker was not an active part of the team but after his seven-target performance, I expect Gilmore to stick to Parker like glue. Gilmore did get beaten by Corey Davis this year, a very similar player to Parker, but overall is only allowing 0.24 fantasy points per route run against.

Kenny Golladay vs. Patrick Peterson

Another of the few true shutdown/shadow corners, Peterson, will draw the matchup against Golladay this week. The Rams did a fantastic job limiting Golladay last week, allowing him to catch only three of his eight targets and really frustrating the Lions offense as a whole. The Arizona defensive unit is not as good as the Rams, but they do have a unique weapon in PP to throw at Babytron. Peterson has allowed less than one yard per route run against this year, which is one of the

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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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