PPR Options: Week Fourteen
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QB List’s PPR Flex Options is a weekly assembly of some of the better free agents and bubble starters in PPR leagues. The focus is to find someone left on the waiver wire or on benches that could fill into a flex position week-to-week. These are Week Fourteen’s recommendations.
Jeff Wilson Jr., RB, San Francisco 49ers [ESPN Own: 70% – Start: 41%]: In his first featured game, Jeff Wilson Jr. saw nine targets. It may be too soon to determine by how many that number will drop, but coupled with his rushing workload, Wilson Jr. is a solid play in Week Fourteen.
Theo Riddick, RB, Detroit Lions [ESPN Own: 36% – Start: 11%]: Theo Riddick has been targeted the 10th most of any running back this season and faces a weak Arizona run defense. Matthew Stafford should be looking to Riddick often in Week Fourteen.
Nyheim Hines, RB, Indianapolis Colts [ESPN Own: 28% – Start: 4%]: Nyheim Hines saw nine targets in Week Thirteen, bringing his season total to 60. Even with Marlon Mack on the field, Hines is capable of serving as a change of pace back and should be a good dump off target against a stout Houston defense.
Chris Godwin, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers [ESPN Own: 66% – Start: 37%]: Without DeSean Jackson, Chris Godwin has no competition for targets on the outside. Jackson is expected out again in Week Fourteen, leading to a solid target share.
Tyler Boyd, WR, Cincinnati Bengals [ESPN Own: 92% – Start: 47%]: While Tyler Boyd was having a stellar season, the loss of A.J. Green continue to propel his season into top-10 at his position. How he is started in under 50% of leagues still is a mystery.
Adam Humphries, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers [ESPN Own: 61% – Start: 35%]: Adam Humphries has quietly had a breakout season in Tampa Bay’s high-volume offense. Humphries works primarily in the slot and should see plenty of targets against a weak New Orlean’s defense.
Courtland Sutton, WR, Denver Broncos [ESPN Own: 70% – Start: 33%]: Courtland Sutton is the last man standing in Denver and should be the focal point of Denver’s offense. Sutton should see double-digit targets in Week Fourteen.
Bruce Ellington, WR, Detroit Lions [ESPN Own: 10% – Start: 2%]: Since the trade of Golden Tate, Bruce Ellington is averaging 8.7 targets per game. He has converted that target share to modest success and is only a touchdown away from having an elite week.
C.J. Uzomah, TE, Cincinnati Bengals [ESPN Own: 31% – Start: 12%]: While lacking a red zone prowess, C.J. Uzomah has been remarkably consistent all season despite only two touchdowns. While tight end is a deep position in Week Fourteen, for those in deeper leagues, Uzomah should see at least five targets and capitalize on each.