IDP Analysis: Collins Rising

IDP Analysis: Collins Rising

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RISING

Anthony Walker, LB

Walker played every defensive snap for the first time of the season in Week 7, and he has now registered 35 stops through four appearances. With Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah (ankle) out for at least two more games, Walker's workload isn't going anywhere. The Browns play the Steelers in Week 8. Although the Steelers don't run the ball too much, QB Ben Roethlisberger checks down the ball a ton, providing enough opportunities for Walker to pay off for fantasy purposes this week. 

Bobby Okereke, LB

Okereke averaged 8.5 tackles through the first six games of the season before winding up with just four stops in Week 7. Don't fret, as the third-year linebacker should get back on track soon enough, and he has a strong opportunity this week. The Titans lead the league with 32.7 rushing attempts per game, providing plenty of opportunities for Okereke to pad his tackle numbers. 

Landon Collins, S

Head coach Ron Rivera has been vocal about his strategy with Collins, as the 27-year-old is playing more as a linebacker than a safety. This is massive for his tackling ceiling, and he has produced a steady floor thus far with seven tackles per game over the last six weeks. In that stretch, he posted at least six stops every time, so that steady floor makes him an intriguing fantasy option moving forward. 

Jonathan Greenard, DE

The Texans have counted on Greenard for big things with J.J. Watt in Arizona, and

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