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Jets' Robby Anderson flames Dallas for 5-125-1 in Week 6

New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson produced five receptions for 125 yards and one touchdown in Week 6's 24-22 win over the Dallas Cowboys.

What It Means:

After a dormant two week stretch, Anderson rebounded in a big way with his first 100-yard game of the season. The 26-year old could be in line for a big second half of the season after performing well down the stretch in 2018 with Sam Darnold.

In Sunday's victory over Dallas, Anderson scored 21 FanDuel points. For the season, the explosive receiver has hauled in 16 receptions for 256 yards and one touchdown.

Seattle's Russell Wilson accumulates 327 yards and three scores in Week 6's victory over Cleveland

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson produced 23 completions for 295 yards and 2 touchdowns in Sunday's 32-28 win over the Cleveland Browns.

What It Means:

Wilson continued his impressive season in Week 6 with his fifth game with at least three touchdowns. Expect the Seattle star to eat at home next week against the Baltimore Ravens.

In Sunday's victory over the Browns, Wilson scored 28.9 FanDuel points. For the season, the Seahawks' quarterback has produced 137 completions for 1,704 yards and 14 touchdowns.

Sam Darnold sparks Jets' offense in Week 6 with 338 yards and two touchdowns

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold produced 23 completions for 338 yards and 2 touchdowns in Week 6's 24-22 victory the Dallas Cowboys.

What It Means:

In his first game back from mono, the Jets' franchise quarterback displayed his impressive play-making ability with a 92-yard score to Robby Anderson. Expect the Jets' pass offense to remain fantasy relevant as long as Darnold is under center.

In Sunday's win over Dallas, Darnold scored 20.62 FanDuel points. For the season, the 22-year has produced 51 completions for 513 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Arizona's David Johnson explodes for 102 scrimmage yards and 2 scores in Week 6

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson rushed for 34 yards and one touchdown in Week 6's victory over the Atlanta Falcons.

What It Means:

DJ continued to carry the Cardinals' offense on Sunday with his third straight game over 100 scrimmage yards. Through six weeks this season, the 27-year old has displayed impressive receiving skills, averaging five receptions per game.

In Sunday's win over the Falcons, Johnson scored 25.2 FanDuel points. For the season, Arizona's starting back has produced 613 scrimmage yards and 5 touchdowns.

San Francisco's George Kittle shrugs off groin injury, produces 8-103 in Week 6

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle hauled in 8 receptions for 103 yards in Week 6's 20-7 victory over the Los Angeles Rams.

What It Means:

Despite a nagging groin injury, Kittle was a beast in Week 6, producing a season-high in receiving yardage. After a somewhat slow start, Kittle looks like a locked in TE1 once again.

In Week 6's win over the Rams, Kittle scored 14.3 FanDuel points. For the season, the 49ers' tight end has produced 31 receptions for 338 yards and one touchdown.

Falcons' Austin Hooper excels in Week 6 with 8-117-1 line

Atlanta Falcons tight end Austin Hooper produced 8 receptions for 117 yards and one touchdown in Sunday's loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

What It Means:

In just six weeks, Hooper has matched his career 100-yard games with two this season. The 24-year old tight end has been a reliable option for Atlanta's pass offense, averaging seven receptions per game.

In Week 6's defeat to Arizona, Hooper scored 21.7 FanDuel points. For the season, Atlanta's tight end has hauled in 42 receptions for 480 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Arizona's Kyler Murray accounts for 3 touchdowns and 372 yards in Week 6's win over Atlanta

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray produced 27 completions for 340 yards and 3 touchdowns in Week 6's 34-33 victory over the Atlanta Falcons.

What It Means:

After leading Arizona to their first victory in Week 5, Murray topped his previous performance with a season-high 3 passing touchdowns. In the past two weeks, 2019's first overall round pick has displayed his immense talent with an average of 10.5 carries for 62.5 rushing yards.

In Week 6's win over the Falcons, Murray scored 28.8 FanDuel points. For the season, the young quarterback has produced 153 completions for 1,664 yards and 7 touchdowns.

Chargers' Hunter Henry (knee) available for Sunday night's matchup against Pittsburgh

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry (knee) is active for Week 6's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

What It Means:

Henry will be available for tonight's game after missing time with a knee injury. Look for Henry to play a limited amount of snaps in Week 6.

Our models project the Chargers' tight end to haul in 3.0 receptions for 37.6 yards on 4.5 targets.

Miami's Josh Rosen "still the starter" despite Week 6's quarterback change

According to head coach Brian Flores, Miami Dolphins quarterback Josh Rosen "is still the starter".

What It Means:

Rosen will be Miami's starting quarterback going forward despite Week 6's second half swap to Ryan Fitzpatrick. Expect Rosen to remain with the first string unit in next week's game against the Buffalo Bills.

In Week 6's loss against the Washington Redskins, Rosen scored 1.4 FanDuel points. For the season, the Dolphins' quarterback has produced 58 completions for 567 yards and one touchdown.

Pittsburgh's Vance McDonald (shoulder) active for Week 6's game against the Chargers

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald (shoulder) is available for Sunday's matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers.

What It Means:

McDonald will play in Sunday night's game despite missing practice time with a shoulder injury.

Our models project McDonald to haul in 3.0 receptions for 35.5 yards on 5.2 targets.

Titans' Marcus Mariota benched in Week 6, Ryan Tannehill takes over

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota has been replaced by Ryan Tannehill in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos.

What It Means:

Mariota will stay on the bench with Ryan Tannehill in at quarterback.

Before the third quarter benching, Mariota produced 7 completions for 63 yards and 2 interceptions.

Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes throws three touchdowns in Week 6's loss to Houston

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes produced 19 completions for 273 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday's 24-31 defeat to the Houston Texans.

What It Means:

After a quiet two week stretch, Mahomes displayed some positive regression with his third three-score game of the season. Look for the 24-year old to continue his stellar production with Tyreek Hill back on the field.

In Sunday's game against the Texans, Mahomes scored 19.82 FanDuel points. For the season, the Chiefs' quarterback has produced 147 completions for 2,104 yards and 14 touchdowns.

Denver's Emmanuel Sanders (knee) ruled out for the remainder of Week 6's matchup

Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (knee) will not not return to Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans.

What It Means:

Sanders was forced to leave Week 6's game against the Titans after suffering a knee injury and will not return.

Before exiting on Sunday, Sanders produced one reception on three targets against Tennessee.

Cleveland's Odell Beckham produces 101 receiving yards in Week 6

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham hauled in 6 receptions for 101 yards in Week 6's loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

What It Means:

After posting four receptions in his last two games, Beckham emerged in Week 6 with his second 100-yard performance. Through six weeks this season, Cleveland's explosive receiver is averaging 9 targets and 4.8 receptions per game.

In Week 6's game against Seattle, Beckham scored 13.1 FanDuel points. For the season, the 26-year old wideout has hauled in 29 receptions for 436 yards and one touchdown.

Chiefs' Tyreek Hill catches 2 touchdowns in his return from injury in Week 6

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill had 5 receptions for 80 yards and 2 touchdowns on 10 targets in a 24-31 loss to the Houston Texans in Week 6.

What It Means:

Hill looked like his usual self in his return from a four-week absence. Hill put any doubts about his health to rest early with an incredible leaping catching on the goal line over two defenders. The Chiefs' offense as a whole has been less effective over the past two weeks, but Hill's weekly ceiling is still among the highest in the league. Next up for Hill is a meeting with the Denver Broncos on Thursday Night Football in Week 7.

Hill's 22.5 FanDuel points were the third-most of any wide receiver on the early Sunday slate. For the season, Hill is up to 7 receptions for 96 yards and 2 touchdowns on 12 targets in 5 quarters of football played.

Cowboys' Amari Cooper (quad) is questionable to return in Week 6

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper is questionable to return against the New York Jets in Week 6 with a quad injury.

What It Means:

During the Cowboys' second offensive possession Cooper landed hard on his quad, which he mentioned was slightly bothering him earlier in the week. Cooper was seen sitting on the sideline with his helmet off during the second quarter.

Before leaving the game, Cooper had 1 reception for 3 yards on 2 targets.

Yankees' Cameron Maybin starting in left field on Sunday

New York Yankees outfielder Cameron Maybin is batting eighth in Sunday's lineup against the Houston Astros.

What It Means:

Maybin will start in Game 2's matchup with Giancarlo Stanton resting against the Astros.

Our models project Maybin for 9.8 FanDuel points on Sunday.

Giancarlo Stanton out of the Yankees' ALCS Game 2 lineup

New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is not starting in Sunday's playoff game against the Houston Astros.

What It Means:

Stanton will head to the bench with Cameron Maybin starting in left field against Houston.

In 31 career postseason at-bats, Stanton is hitting .258 with two home runs and three RBI.

Browns' Nick Chubb rushes for 122 yards and 2 touchdowns in Week 6 loss to Seattle

Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb had 122 yards and 2 touchdowns to go with 5 receptions for 17 yards in a 28-32 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 6. Chubb also lost a fumble.

What It Means:

Chubb remained the focal point of the Browns offense and looked explosive against the Seahawks defense. Chubb's 5 receptions were a season-high and bode well for his outlook going forward on a Brown's team that faces a difficult schedule in the coming weeks. Chubb is now averaging 22.3 touches per game through six weeks and will be on a bye in Week 7.

Chubb's impressive start to the season continued in Week 6 and he is now up to 607 rushing yards and 6 touchdowns this season.

Astros' Jake Marisnick in center field on Sunday

Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick is batting ninth in Sunday's ALCS matchup against the New York Yankees.

What It Means:

Marisnick will start in center field with George Springer moving to right and Kyle Tucker receiving the night off.

Our models project Marisnick for 9.4 FanDuel points on Sunday.

Ravens' Lamar Jackson rushes for 152 yards in Week 6

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson rushed for 152 yards and 1 touchdown in a 23-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6. Jackson also had 21 completions for 236 yards on 33 attempts.

What It Means:

Jackson bounced back from a disappointing Week 5 with a well-rounded performance against the Bengals in Week 6. Jackson consistently found room to run against a weak Bengals defense and made an exceptional stretch to the pylon to score his rushing touchdown. Next up for Jackson and the Ravens is a meeting with the Seattle Seahawks in Week 7.

Jackson has now rushed for 460 yards and 2 touchdowns on the season. Through the air, he has 127 completions for 1,507 yards, 11 touchdowns, and 5 interceptions on 195 attempts.

Houston's Kyle Tucker sitting on Sunday

Houston Astros outfielder Kyle Tucker is not starting in Sunday's Game 2 lineup against the New York Yankees.

What It Means:

Tucker will head to the bench with Jake Marisnick in Houston's ALCS Game 2 lineup.

In six career postseason at-bats, Tucker is hitting .167.

Washington's Adrian Peterson accumulates 136 scrimmage yards in Week 6

Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson rushed for 118 yards on 23 attempts in Sunday's 17-16 victory over the Miami Dolphins.

What It Means:

In his best game of the season, Peterson accounted for 52% of his total rushing output against the Miami defense. Under interim head coach Bill Callahan, AP appears to be the featured back of the Washington's offense.

In Week 6's win over the Dolphins, Peterson scored 14.6 FanDuel points. For the season, the veteran back has produced 248 scrimmage yards and one touchdown.

Deshaun Watson throws for 1 touchdown and rushes for 2 in Week 6 victory over Kansas City

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson completed 30 passes for 280 yards, 1 touchdown, and 2 interceptions on 42 attempts in a 31-24 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Watson added 43 rushing yards and 2 rushing touchdowns on the ground.

What It Means:

Watson was a true playmaker against the Chiefs on Sunday, moving the ball with his arm and his legs. He was elusive in the open field and made up for his 2 interceptions with 3 total touchdowns. After a slow start to the season, Watson has now turned in two explosive weeks in a row. Next up is a meeting with the Indianapolis Colts in Week 7.

Through 6 games, Watson has completed 140 passes for 1,644 yards, 12 touchdowns, and 3 interceptions on 201 attempts.

Minnesota's Stefon Diggs posts 7-167-3 in Week 6's victory over Philadelphia

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs produced 7 receptions for 167 yards and 3 touchdowns in Sunday's win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

What It Means:

Diggs was at his best against the Eagles, lighting up their secondary for a season-high 167 yards and three touchdowns. Fantasy players have to be pleased with Diggs' volume as he saw 11 targets in Week 6.

In Sunday's victory over the Eagles, Diggs scored 40 FanDuel points. For the season, the 25-year old receiver has hauled in 23 receptions for 420 yards and 4 touchdowns.

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