Monday Night Wrap-Up: Week 7

The Stock Watch


Recent news and/or performance has made us more optimistic about these particular players for fantasy purposes.

David Johnson (RB, Ari) – What else do you need to say? The Cardinal offense hasn’t been good at all this year, but DJ is just matchup and gameflow-proof. DJ posted 22/111/3 rushing and 3/27 receiving against the Jets on Monday night. This was while playing 87% of the Cardinals’ offensive snaps, so there is simply no challenger for his role at this point. Johnson ripped off a 59-yard first quarter TD run, and other than that the Jets actually stymied him pretty well, holding him to 52 yards on his other 21 carries. But DJ got short TD opportunities, which really helped him to hit a ceiling yet again. The fact is, even when he gets bottled up for most of a night, he’s dangerous. With QB Carson Palmer and this passing game struggling overall, the run game is more important than ever for the Cardinals, and DJ is pushing Ezekiel Elliott, LeSean McCo...

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