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DeVante Parker Fantasy Outlook Explodes With Huge Game Against Eagles in Week 14

Jason Schandl
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DeVante Parker has quietly been one of the best wide receivers in fantasy football in recent weeks. In his previous eight games ahead of a Week 13 matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles, he was averaging 5.0 receptions, 70.5 yards and 0.5 touchdowns on 7.9 targets per game. That had him ranked 16th at the position with 120.4 PPR fantasy points in that time, averaging 15.1 per game.

He's turned things up a notch in Week 13 too, absolutely shredding the Philadelphia Eagles' secondary.

As of roughly 5 minutes remaining in the third quarter, Parker has converted five targets into four receptions for 109 yards and two TDs, scoring 26.9 PPR points, already giving him his highest single-game fantasy score of the season.

His stretch of dreamy matchups continues into the fantasy football playoffs as well, taking on the New York Jets, New York Giants and Cincinnati Bengals in the next three weeks.

All three of those teams came into Week 13 ranking below average in Football Outsiders' pass defense DVOA metric, with the Jets at 17th, Giants at 27th and Bengals at 31st, respectib. The Jets and Giants have also both allowed top-8 PPR production to opposing wideouts on the year.

Parker should be considered must-start WR2 option with legitimate WR1 upside for the remainder of the fantasy season.

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