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KEEPER STOCK WATCH: Week 2 – 15 Players to Watch

This weekly list will showcase 15 players who dynasty/keeper league managers need to work to add to their rosters. Is this list comprehensive? Nope. Is it biased? You bet. Let’s go.

  1. CeeDee Lamb – Not only does he run silky smooth routes, Blake Jarwin unfortunately just went on Injured Reserve with an ACL tear, giving Lamb total control over the middle of the field. If last week he was smoldering, this week he is on fire.
  1. James Robinson – From an undrafted player none of us knew anything about, to the RB1 on a Gardner Minshew-led efficient offense. If you would have told me a year ago that I would be typing any of this, I would have called you crazy. Maybe I still am crazy. But did you see that hurdle?!?
  1. Parris Campbell – Six catches for 71 scoreless yards usually doesn’t seem like that big of a deal, but there is something brewing in Indianapolis with Campbell and Philip Rivers. Marlon Mack going on season-ending Injured Reserve adds to the rise of Campbell as, again, over the middle targets should be plentiful.
  1. Darius Slayton – Daniel Jones wears a Darius Slayton jersey to sleep. This is the monster performance I’ve been warning you about over the last month.
  1. Preston Williams – Yet another riser due to injury to another player, Williams was already on the must watch list prior to this week, but yet another soft tissue injury to DeVante Parker leaves Williams as the beneficiary of all the Ryan Fitzpatrick moon shots he wants. You know, the more I type this the less I am sold.. so moving on …
  1. Joshua Kelley – A lot of rookies played incredible this week. Kelley was one of them, scoring two touchdowns and making Justin Jackson completely invisible, even before Jackson exited the game. Even more curious was the lack of involvement in the passing game for Austin Ekeler, all of which adds up to the staff looking more and more at Kelley as the bell cow for the bolts.
  1. Scotty Miller – Full confession: I graduated twice from Bowling Green State University, so I am biased. But Miller looks like the latest Wes Welker/Julian Edelman for Tom Brady, and regardless how Brady looked on Sunday, he is always going to like his precise slot receivers. Miller isn’t going to win you a championship, but he is a solid bench player who could win you some weeks as the season wears on.
  1. Allen Lazard/Marquez Valdes-Scantling – Yes, this is considered cheating. No, I don’t care. My list, my rules. Aaron Rodgers absolutely decimated Minnesota on Sunday and while both of these receivers were a long ways away from Davante Adams in terms of production, they each scored and that’s good enough for me. If either emerges as the reliable second option for Rodgers, you may have a gem on your hands.
  1. Antonio Gibson – [Insert exasperated Peyton Barber sigh here]
  1. Anthony Miller – Miller had fallen off the list in recent weeks, despite a ton of love in the offseason simply because there had been little news on him. But there he was on Sunday, breaking my beloved Detroit fans’ hearts. If Chicago is going to throw as much as it did this weekend, there are enough targets for both Allen Robinson and Miller to feast.
  1. Jalen Reagor – The old, one-catch wonder huh? But hey, at least it was a big one. I still think talent wins out in this wide receivers corps and Reagor has it in spades.
  1. Russell Gage – Hey, you like targets? How about 12 of them, with nine caught for 114 yards? Yes, of course he is the clear third/fourth/fifth option in Atlanta, but so what? Give me those numbers allllll day.
  1. Zack Moss – I still believe Moss takes over for Devin Singletary soon. That’s it. End of analysis.
  1. Joe Burrow – Whoa! A quarterback?? From the guy who hates quarterbacks?? It’s true and clearly Burrow is the future in Cincinnati.
  1. Laviska Shenault – Two Jacksonville players make the list. 2020 be weird, y’all.

Falling off the list (lots of movement here, hopefully not the norm): Bryan Edwards, A.J. Dillon, Van JeffersonJerry Jeudy, Phillip Lindsay

Throughout the season, please feel free to email me at fantasysharkmj@gmail.com or follow me on twitter @fantasysharkMJ. If you have any burning questions/topics you’d like me to address, let me know. Good luck and keep keeping ahead of the competition!

About MJ Brown

MJ Brown has been an avid fantasy football keeper league enthusiast and player for over a decade. A member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association, MJ delivers weekly content on multiple platforms, bringing a combination of advice, humor, and tips to keep your team at the top of your league.