• Jordan Love is a strong starting option once again this week: Between his high-end play as of late and an advantage in the trenches, there’s a lot to love about the Green Bay Packers quarterback this week.
• Plenty of reasons to avoid Evan Engram against the Cleveland Browns: Engram’s significant discrepancy in target rate on pressured dropbacks combined with a negative matchup should have fantasy managers looking elsewhere at tight end in Week 14.
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Whether you’re looking for some important tie-breakers in fantasy start/sit decisions or an advantage in DFS, knowing which players have the most and least beneficial matchups each week can help.
Understanding which teams have the advantage in the trenches can be a key to weekly fantasy football results. These are some of the more crucial matchups to be aware of as fantasy managers head into Week 14.
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Offensive line matchups to target
- The Packers offensive line has earned a 75.0 pass-blocking grade, the fourth-best mark this season.
- Green Bay’s offensive line has also allowed just a 26.2% pressure rate this season — the 12th-best mark in the league.
- The Giants defensive line has generated a 33.5% pressure rate this season, which ranks 21st this season.
Key player(s) to target
- Since Week 9, Love has earned an 89.2 passing grade from a clean pocket, which ranks as the seventh-best mark among quarterbacks.
- Over that same span, Love has thrown seven touchdown passes (fourth) and just one interception with 881 passing yards from a clean pocket.
- In that same span, Love has not had a single turnover-worthy play from a clean pocket.
- Love’s current passing prop on DraftKings Sportsbook is set at 226 yards which he has been over in each of the past six weeks and has only been under three times this season.