Fantasy Football Start ‘Em/Sit ‘Em: WR- Week 1

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Each week I will be taking an in-depth look at the best and worst matchups for fantasy football players at each position. This first edition will take a closer look at two wide receivers who have favorable week one matchups and two wide receivers with less than desirable opponents.

Start ‘Em: Davante Adams (GB) v. Chicago Bears

Nov 30, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver

Davante Adams

(17) is tackled by New England Patriots cornerback

Logan Ryan

(26) after catching a pass in the first quarter at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Following Jordy Nelson‘s injury in which he tore his ACL and will be out for the year, Davante Adams nabbed the No. 2 wide receiver spot in Aaron Rodgers‘ offense. With Randall Cobb as the obvious No. 1 target, Adams will rely more so on his red zone targets. Adams stands at 6’2″ and will take advantage of the Chicago Bears weak secondary. If you own Adams, he is a must start unless somehow you have three WRs on your roster that have higher upside than him.

Next: Start 'Em No. 2