Week 12 Street FA Report

Updated: November 22nd 2023

Each week we will recommend a group of players that are owned in less than 75% of RSO leagues that should be rostered. Depending on roster and league sizes not all of these players may be available. For that, we will offer one (1) player that is owned in <25% of leagues as our Sleeper add.


Add of the Week

Charlie Kolar, TE, BAL (Owned 9%)

Week 11: 1 Rec/13 yards

I expect everyone to jump on the Mark Andrews injury with high bids on Isaiah Likely this week. Maybe they will be right but with Andrews’ injury I think this presents a great opportunity for the Ravens to take another look at another second year tight end whom they drafted higher than Likely, Charlie Kolar. Kolar was picked at the start of the fourth round in 2022 and had a propensity for finding soft spots in the middle of the field and presenting himself to the quarterback. In our rookie rankings he was my TE3, behind Trey McBride and Greg Dulcich, and noted, “If he goes to [a] team that can use him similar to Mark Andrews or George Kittle, Kolar could become a TE1 consistently after learning NFL blocking patterns”. Sure enough he was drafted to a team that needs someone to fill the Mark Andrews role and I still believe in his talent enough to think he could be a late season breakout. If you need a (better) tight end option add Charlie Kolar for basically free.

Suggested Bid: $1,000,000

RB Add

Chris Rodriguez Jr, RB, WAS (Owned 29%)

Week 11: 6 Car/43 yard, 1 Rec/5 yards

Antonio Gibson was absent in Week 11 which allowed Chris Rodridguez to see his highest share of touches thus far. The Commanders also lead the league in pass plays this season which lends itself as a best case scenario for PPR production. Brian Robinson is still the alpha of this backfield and commanded a significant majority of the snaps with Gibson absent. Still, every game that Gibson misses presents an opportunity for Rodriguez to show how he can fit in the game plan both this year and in 2024.

Suggested Bid: $500,000

WR Add

Justin Watson, WR, KC (Owned 11%)

Week 11: 5 Rec/53 yards, 1 TD

The Chiefs clearly have no WR1 and outside of Travis Kelce very few receiving options seem to have the trust of Patrick Mahomes to come up with clutch plays. This was evident on Monday night in a Super Bowl rematch (preview?) where Mahomes was more often caught patting the ball into a sack or scrambling to pick up whatever yards he could with his legs. I did however recommended as a sleeper before KC’s bye week to stash Justin Watson who was returning from injury and could play a bigger role in the offense for the second half of the season. Sure enough Watson doubled the next wide receiver in targets with eleven (11) and looked the most competent receiver on the field wearing red. Watson should be rostered in more than 1/10 leagues and could be a WR3/4 the remainder of the season.

Suggested Bid: $1,000,000

TE Add

Tucker Kraft, TE, GB (Owned 27%)

Week 11: 2 Rec/32 yards

It came out earlier this week that Luke Musgrave suffered a pretty significant abdominal injury that may cause him to be placed on Injured Reserve. At minimum it does not sound like he will be available for Week 12 and so fellow rookie tight end Tucker Kraft may see more opportunities on the field this week. The Packers have been green with more than just their uniforms this year as most of their skill position players are first and second year starters. This leaves quarterback Jordan Love with little veteran presence to command a significant target share and thus he has spread the ball around. Without Aaron Jones in the backfield to take redzone targets for much of the season either Love has had to find other outlets to score touchdowns. A 6’5”, 250 tight end might help with that.

Suggested Bid: $500,000

Sleeper Add (<25%)

A.T. Perry, WR, NO (Owned 27%)

Week 11: 2 Rec/38 yards, 1 TD

I know I am breaking my own rule for the “sleeper” threshold but with the injury to Michael Thomas and his subsequent placement on Injured Reserve, I believe that A.T. Perry could be more than a flier over the final month of the fantasy regular season. Perry played on 84 percent of the snaps in Week 10, more than any other skilled position player on the Saints. His skillset best matches with what we saw on his first career touchdown which is a box-him-out type of receiver who can be useful in the end zone. With Chris Olave taking up much of the targets between the 20s this leaves Perry much of the opportunity for fades and jump balls in the endzone. Depending on which quarterback the Saints are starting there may also be more “hero ball” opportunities with Winston than with Carr under center.

Suggested Bid: $500,000

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