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In week 3, Drew Brees led the Saints to a 3-0 start, throwing for 342 yards with a 63 percent completion rate, scoring 4 total touchdowns. This was the weekend’s top quarterback performance, earning fantasy owners a cool 31 points in standard ESPN leagues.
We like his approach, and wanted to add a little sex appeal to the charts. By combining the rankings of so many experts, you can quickly see which picks are riskier. This answers a common question for fantasy managers: do I start this guy or that guy? Here are the Week 3 Flex players in tiers:
In Week 2, Eddie Royal had the widest fantasy point differential of any player.
Projected to only earn 2 Points against the Eagles, Royal scored 3 touchdowns off 7 receptions for a whopping 27 Points in standard ESPN Fantasy Football Leagues.
We keep trying new ways to represent the various data important in a football game. While we carried over some elements from the Week 1 Breakdown, adding depth and perspective to the Reception Distribution tells the story faster.