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It has been a roller-coaster season for Zay Jones in his first year in Jacksonville. He shocked us all with nine targets in Week 1 against Washington and appeared well on his way to must-start status, posting 10-85-1 on 11 targets in Week 3 against the Chargers. In his next five games he did not have more than five catches or 54 yards in any game and failed to reach the end zone in all five games. Understandably, he hit the waiver wire in most leagues.

Jones' stock has rebounded the past two weeks. He still hasn't reached the end zone, but he has caught 19 or 24 targets for 213 yards, scoring 14.8 PPR Fantasy points against the Chiefs and 27.5 against the Ravens. We're right back where we were in Week 3, sitting with the possibility that Jones may be a reliable producer.

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This week he faces the Lions, which helps, and I have him ranked as a top-36 option and easily the best wide receiver you might have found on the waiver wire. If he earns double-digit targets for a third straight week, he'll threaten my top-25 rest of season. Just don't get too far over your skis with Jones because if history is any indicator another dud could be around the corner.

Here is the rest of the Week 13 WR Preview:

Week 13 WR Preview
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Who's Out

The following players are not being projected to play in Week 13 at this time. Here's what it means:

CHI Chicago • #11
Age: 25 • Experience: 3 yrs.
We currently have Chase Claypool out as well. If both are out, Cole Kmet could have a large role. If Claypool is back, he would be a boom/bust flex.
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Numbers to Know
  • 266 -- Ja'Marr Chase set an NFL rookie record with 266 receiving yards against the Chiefs in Week 17 last year.
  • 3 -- Titans wide receivers have only caught three touchdown passes this season. 
  • 38 -- Since Dallas Goedert went down with an injury in Week 10, DeVonta Smith has a 38% target share and a 55% air yardage share. 
  • 8 –- End-zone targets for Mike Evans in 2022, an unusually low number for him.
  • 19.5 -- In four games without Zach Wilson, Garrett Wilson averages 19.5 PPR Fantasy points per game.
  • 32 -- Skyy Moore played a season-high 32 snaps in Week 12 and caught five passes on six targets for the second week in a row. 
  • 169 -- Stefon Diggs, Tyreek Hill and Ja'Marr Chase combined for just 18 catches, 169 yards and one touchdown in matchups versus the Jets. Justin Jefferson draws Sauce Gardner and the Jets on Sunday. 
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Matchups that matter
Matchups that matter
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DEN Denver • #14
Age: 27 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ BAL BAL -8.5 O/U 38.5
OPP VS WR
28th
PROJ PTS
12.3
WR RNK
25th
YTD Stats
REC
52
TAR
88
REYDS
688
TD
1
FPTS/G
11.6
TEN Tennessee • #16
Age: 22 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ PHI PHI -5 O/U 44.5
OPP VS WR
9th
PROJ PTS
9.7
WR RNK
36th
YTD Stats
REC
24
TAR
36
REYDS
334
TD
0
FPTS/G
8.4
JAC Jacksonville • #7
Age: 27 • Experience: 6 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ DET DET -1 O/U 51.5
OPP VS WR
30th
PROJ PTS
10.8
WR RNK
30th
YTD Stats
REC
58
TAR
79
REYDS
562
TD
1
FPTS/G
12.4
NYJ N.Y. Jets • #17
Age: 22 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ MIN MIN -3 O/U 45.5
OPP VS WR
27th
PROJ PTS
14.3
WR RNK
17th
YTD Stats
REC
49
TAR
79
REYDS
628
TD
4
FPTS/G
12.4
CIN Cincinnati • #83
Age: 28 • Experience: 7 yrs.
YTD Stats
REC
41
TAR
60
REYDS
595
TD
4
FPTS/G
11.6
TB Tampa Bay • #13
Age: 29 • Experience: 9 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs NO TB -3.5 O/U 40
OPP VS WR
24th
PROJ PTS
13.7
WR RNK
20th
YTD Stats
REC
51
TAR
85
REYDS
702
TD
3
FPTS/G
13.9
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Waiver Wire Targets
Week 13 Adds (WR Preview)
JAC Jacksonville • #7
Age: 27 • Experience: 6 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ DET JAC -1 O/U 51.5
OPP VS WR
30th
WR RNK
30th
ROSTERED
64%
YTD Stats
REC
58
TAR
79
REYDS
562
TD
1
FPTS/G
12.4
Jones has double-digit targets in each of his past two games and he faces a Lions defense that is much-improved against the run but still very generous against the pass. This game also has the second highest over under on the slate, which helps his touchdown odds.
HOU Houston • #12
Age: 23 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs CLE CLE -7 O/U 47
OPP VS WR
13th
WR RNK
39th
ROSTERED
46%
YTD Stats
REC
34
TAR
56
REYDS
446
TD
1
FPTS/G
9.4
Collins has 26 targets over his past three games and his team has no choice but to pass more with the recent ineffectiveness of the running game. He's a WR3 this week against the Browns.
LV Las Vegas • #10
Age: 29 • Experience: 6 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs LAC LAC -1.5 O/U 50.5
OPP VS WR
10th
WR RNK
40th
ROSTERED
54%
YTD Stats
REC
40
TAR
64
REYDS
531
TD
3
FPTS/G
10.1
Mack Hollins has established himself as the clear No. 2 option in Las Vegas and his Raiders are scheduled for a shootout with the Chargers in Week 13. He has an excellent chance to top 11 PPR points for the third straight week.
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TEN Tennessee • #16
Age: 22 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ PHI PHI -5 O/U 44.5
OPP VS WR
9th
WR RNK
36th
ROSTERED
62%
YTD Stats
REC
24
TAR
36
REYDS
334
TD
0
FPTS/G
8.4
If you've already locked up a spot in the playoffs, both Treylon Burks and Jameson Williams should be at the top of your stash list. Both rookies have the upside to be league-winners when it matters most. Burks has been outstanding as a downfield option the past two weeks, but I'd rather not start him this week against the Eagles.
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NYJ N.Y. Jets • #17
Age: 22 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ MIN MIN -3 O/U 45.5
OPP VS WR
27th
PROJ PTS
14.3
WR RNK
17th
YTD Stats
REC
49
TAR
79
REYDS
628
TD
4
FPTS/G
12.4
There's still too much of Zach Wilson priced into Garrett Wilson. He has top-10 upside this week against a Vikings team that presents a near-perfect matchup. They're good against the run, can score a bunch of points, and struggle against the pass.
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WAS Washington • #17
Age: 27 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ NYG WAS -2.5 O/U 40.5
OPP VS WR
4th
PROJ PTS
13.1
WR RNK
15th
YTD Stats
REC
54
TAR
86
REYDS
840
TD
2
FPTS/G
12.7
McLaurin has been disappointing the past two weeks, but I still love his target share with Taylor Heinicke and the Giants defense is a mess. You can't trust McLaurin in cash games, but if Heinicke throws 30-plus passes, McLaurin suddenly has top-10 upside again.
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