Pick one player from each position who is producing above their season average of late to take a stand as riding their wave or fading them for Week 14.
I don't exactly love any of the three players in this cohort. If forced to choose one, I'm taking Allen, whose dangerous pass-catchers are playing in a dome against a suspect Atlanta defense.
Assuming Jordan Howard remains sidelined, Sanders is a low-key bell-cow on Monday night against the Giants. His Week 13 breakout may have come against the hapless Dolphins, but his setup is almost equally desirable this week. Philadelphia is favored by 8.5 points at home and Sanders is coming off a game in which he handled 92% of the team's running back opportunities.
Like Sanders, Miller won't help you on the main slate, but you'll want to play him in Showdown and primetime lineups. Even if Taylor Gabriel is back for this game, the continued absence of Trey Burton leaves Chicago with no other viable pass-catchers over the middle. Only Christian McCaffrey, Julian Edelman, and D.J. Moore have commanded more targets than Miller's 33 since Burton went on IR in Week 11.
The target distribution in Miami has become increasingly narrow since Preston Williams was lost for the season. DeVante Parker has been the main beneficiary, but Gesicki has at least six targets in every game since Week 9. Ryan Fitzpatrick is the type of quarterback who can put Gesicki in the position to do what he does best -- run really fast downfield and jump over opposing safeties to make long catches.
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