We are back with a brand new batch of players that you — being the fantasy football gun slinger you are — can sell-high on and make your fantasy team better. In the first 2 weeks I have brought up names like DeMarco Murray, Matt Ryan, Ryan Matthews, and LeGarrette Blount. I stand by all of those players as sell-high opportunities and you will likely get more than ever for Blount and Murray right now.
After Week 3, we have some new names that are making themselves out to be perfect sell high candidates.
Let’s get to it:
Tevin Coleman: I know what you’re thinking. “Are you crazy Shark?” No, I’m not. I believe if I see something that’s too good to be true, it probably is. Coleman appears to be breaking out, but unless Devonta Freeman goes down with an injury, he will always play second fiddle. The Falcons have faced three defenses that are ranked the 26th, 27th, and 32nd vs running backs, which has surely inflated his numbers as well. Lastly, when comparing Freeman and Coleman, Freeman is averaging an impressive 6.31 YPC to Coleman’s 3.43. Coleman still has value, but if you can find someone willing to trade for him like he’s an RB1, do it.
Travis Kelce: Stop me if you’ve heard this the past 2 preseasons, “Travis Kelce is going to breakout.” In my opinion, I don’t think it will ever happen, and that’s not for lack of talent. The system he’s in simply doesn’t reward him enough to warrant the value people place on him. He has scored 5 TD’s every year and isn’t going to pile up the yards. The reason he is a sell-high candidate is simply because of how abysmal the tight end position has been. After a week with a TD, find someone who is hurting at the tight end position and get them to give you a RB/WR of value and go grab Kyle Rudolph if he’s still available.
DeSean Jackson: 16, 15, 10… Those are the amount of games DeSean has played in the last 3 years. He is a guy that will almost definitely be hurt, in fact, he’s being listed as questionable already. I know basically the entire NFL is on the injury report these days, but it’s not a good sign. What’s more disturbing, is the emergence of Jamison Crowder, who is looking like he might live up to his hype from last year. If DeSean misses some time, the Redskins could look to faze him out considering he’s not signed through the end of this year.