Week 9 is upon us, the second of the bye weeks with six teams out of action. As you look for potential trades and/or players to add, you should begin looking ahead to the Fantasy playoff weeks. Adding players with favorable matchups during Weeks 13-16 is a good thing to do right now. The recommendations below should be considered for just that reason.
Michael Thomas is being targeted like a number one receiver. Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire
Michael Thomas (WR, Saints) – Many people think of Thomas as the third WR on the Saints but he’s actually right up there with Brandin Cooks in targets from Drew Brees. You could even make an argument for him as the number one receiver, especially over the last two games in which he was targeted 19 times and caught 16 passes for 193 yards. The Saint play the Buccaneers in Weeks 14 and 16, and the Lions in Week 13, so if you’re going to get Thomas this is the time to act. Those matchups during the Fantasy playoffs alone make him worth getting.
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