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Fantasy Football: Wide receivers to stream in Week 3


This week especially, streaming wide receiver may be vital to your fantasy football success. Injuries to the main options like Donte Moncrief, Sammy Watkins, and Brandon Marshall may have you looking elsewhere. There are plenty wide receivers out there that even those available in more than 50% of fantasy football leagues might be available in your leagues. You should be seeking out whatever particular receiver has fallen through the crack in your league, but if you need to dive a little bit deeper, we are here to help. All streaming candidates in the All Stream Team articles are owned in fewer than 50% of Yahoo! Leagues, with one player being owned in less than 10% (for you deep divers).

Quincy Enunwa at Kansas City (34%)
The injured wide receiver most quickly handcuffed is Brandon Marshall, and that is because of the excellent play from Enunwa early in the season. Enunwa is dealing with an injury of his own but has been a full-go in practice whereas Brandon Marshall is yet to be able to go in practice. Through two games, Enunwa has two scores on thirteen receptions and is averaging 73 yards per game. No matter which way you want to slice it, Enunwa has been very productive. They take on a Chiefs team who is traditionally thought of as a defensive powerhouse, but they allowed over 100 yards to both DeAndre Hopkins and Will Fuller last week.

Anquan Boldin at Green Bay (18%)
The Packers will be without Sam Shields, Morgan Burnett, and Clay Matthews, meaning that they aren’t going to be able to mount much of defense against the Lions Sunday. With Golden Tate on the outs, expect Anquan Boldin to see an increased target share. He had only three targets week one but followed that up with a 4/48/1 line on seven targets week two. The yardage was a bit small, but Boldin isn’t running away from anybody, but Boldin will have plenty of looks in the passing game this week. Boldin only needs a handful of looks to be productive and is worth a shot if you need a home run play.

Deep Dive:

Kenny Britt at Tampa Bay (5%)
If you had Britt as the #30 target-receiving WR in football after two weeks, with more targets than Randall Cobb, Eric Decker, and Allen Hurns, then congratulations. For the rest of us, Britt represents a big surprise. Through two weeks, he is averaging 80 yards on five catches per game. Unfortunately for Britt, nobody is noticing because, well, Kenny Britt and the Rams. We’ve seen this song and dance with Britt before, but if you’re in desperation mode, he’s worth a shot. The Rams take on a Tampa Bay pass defense that has already given up five touchdowns to wide receivers and double-digit fantasy points to four of them, in just two weeks.


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