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 Amari Cooper (DAL vs. MIA):
The Miami Dolphins have been unable to cover anyone this season and just lost their top cover corner in Minkah Fitzpatrick to the Steelers via trade. Xavien Howard coverage Cooper last season when he played in Oakland and held him to 2 catches for 17 yards while in coverage, but this is a much different team and head coach Brian Flores has not shown his hand on what the game plan will be against Cooper. Cooper has 10 catches for 150 yards and 2 touchdowns so far this season and expect for him to add to those numbers this week against a very weak Miami secondary.