In superflex and tight end premium leagues, your second quarterback or tight end is often pretty ugly. Choosing which mediocre passer to start in the flex can be the difference between leaving the week with a win or not. If every starting quarterback and recognizable tight end is already rostered in your league, take this as a list of players you need to start if they’re already on your roster. If any of the below players are available, they’ll make great streaming options in Week 3.
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Tyrod Taylor entered Sunday as the starting quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers, but he was ruled out with a chest injury before the game started. This put Justin Herbert in the spotlight, and he didn’t disappoint. Herbert topped 300 yards on 33 attempts and scored once through the air while punching in a short touchdown on the ground. He averaged 8.6 yards per attempt and posted a 69.7% adjusted completion percentage.
Herbert was the Chargers' pick at the No. 6 spot in the 2020 NFL Draft and was teeming with upside upon entering the league. He had an up-and-down college career that culminated in an 82.6 overall grade in his senior season, good for 27th among FBS passers. His best season came as a sophomore when he earned a 90.5 grade on 231 dropbacks. However, that was bookended by two seasons with marks well below 80.0. His college resume shows immense upside, and that makes him the highest priority on waivers in superflex leagues this week.