This article attempts to highlight some of the best and worst matchups for wide receivers and tight ends each week. Using player tracking data from various sources (NFL.com, Pro Football Focus, ESPN, etc.) as well as reviews of recent trends, I look for situations to exploit or avoid when setting your weekly lineups. Given that this article is intended to help across all sites (both DFS and season-long), variations in pricing and scoring systems are not taken into account so obviously, the values could shift depending on where you are playing. The main intent of this article is simply to call out some players who could be significantly helped or hurt by their situations each week.
WR Tyler Boyd (CIN vs NYJ):
It has been a very tough season for Boyd and most of the Cincinnati offense. There are several things working in his favor this week, including the return of Andy Dalton as the starting quarterback. Boyd and Dalton have a much better connection than Boyd and Ryan Finley. He also has a great matchup against the Jets this week who have allowed 10 touchdowns over their past 5 games to receivers. A.J Green missed practice again this week and is looking unlikely to suit up. Look for Boyd to build on his momentum from his 100-yard game and touchdown against the Steelers last week.'