1. Trevor Lawerence, QB Jacksonville Jaguars
If you are a fantasy football owner that regularly rotates quarterbacks each week Trevor Lawerence should be on your radar. The Jacksonville Jaguars have struggled this season and have been played from behind in nearly all of their games. This week the Jaguars have a date with the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs electrifying offense leads the NFL in scoring, so expect Jacksonville to be playing catch-up the entire game. Lawerence will throw the ball over 45 times on Sunday and should have a good fantasy day against an average defense.
*Available in 40.9% of ESPN fantasy leagues
2. Daniel Jones, QB New York Giants
The New York Giants have shocked the entire football world thus far as they are 6-2 in a competitive NFC East. Daniel Jones has nine total touchdowns to just two interceptions this season. This week’s matchup against the Houston Texans is a favorable one for New York. Jones has the ability to impact the game both running and throwing like Jalen Hurts. Hurts had 19 fantasy points against the Texans and played average. The key for Jones to have a big day will be the success Saquan Barkley has running the ball. If Barkley can require effectively the play action pass will open up for the skillful Giants signal caller. Fantasy owners in need of a quarterback should add Jones today.
*Available in 51.4% of ESPN fantasy leagues
3. Terrace Marshall Jr., WR Carolina Panthers
The Carolina Panthers are in contention to have the number one pick in next year’s draft as they are struggling in all aspects. Quarterback Baker Mayfield was benched for P.J. just to be put back in the game due to Walker’s poor performance. Carolina will be trying to keep up with opposing teams weekly, so they will be throwing the ball. Terrace Marshall Jr. is coming off back to back double digit fantasy performances for the first time in his NFL career and will get better as the season progresses. Marshall Jr. has the talent and opportunities to be a Flex option in deeper leagues.
*Available in 85.4% of ESPN fantasy leagues
4. Jeff Wilson Jr., RB Miami Dolphins
As the Miami Dolphins continue to stack wins defenses will change their game plan to eliminate big plays down the field. The beneficiary of big plays down the field will be Jeff Wilson Jr. The new Dolphins running back has immediately been added into the rotation and has been effective. Wilson Jr. is a versatile running back that can impact the game by both running and catching the football. Tua Tagovailoa will have to check the ball down to the running back and methodically move down the field. Fantasy fans should add Wilson in free agency or buy low via trade before he becomes a guaranteed RB2.
*Available in 32.8% of ESPN fantasy leagues
5. Greg Dulcich, TE Denver Broncos
Greg Dulcich has played in three professional games and has three double digit fantasy performances. Besides a few players, there has been inconsistent play at the tight end spot. Dulcich has become a goto target in a struggling Denver offense. The Tennessee Titans have struggled against tight ends, so the Denver pass catcher has a top 10 matchup this week. If you’re looking to add a tight end, Dulcich should be at the top of your list due to his consistency.
*Available in 61.9% of ESPN fantasy leagues