On Target: Week 17 WR/CB Matchups
On Target: Week 17 WR/CB Matchups

This article is part of our On Target series.

We have reached the final On Target column of the year, and what a season it has been. We've seen some of the highest-scoring games in NFL history, historic performances in the passing game and some absolutely fantastic CB play as well. My hope for all the readers of my work here on RotoWire is that you were able to learn something and take away some actionable lessons from the data that was presented here.

Courtland Sutton vs. Casey Hayward

The Chargers can still win the AFC West and will be highly motivated against the Broncos, who do not have anything to play for. Denver does have a reason to continue to evaluate Sutton, DaeSean Hamilton and Tim Patrick to determine the direction they take their offense in 2018, so this is a great spot to test Sutton. Hayward is one of the few truly good shadow corners in the NFL and Sutton has been mostly uninspiring this season. A good game here would go a long way.

Jarvis Landry vs. Brandon Carr

Carr is a really interesting cornerback to me because he has had so many different phases to his career. He was an elite corner for the Chiefs, an aggressively mediocre corner for the Cowboys and now has transitioned to being a well above average slot corner for the Ravens. Many corners struggle moving from the outside to the inside, but Carr has allowed only 0.22 fantasy points per route run against this year. Landry and the Browns

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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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