Gerald Everett Fantasy Value Falls After Dud in Week 6 Against 49ers
By Max Staley
Gerald Everett was coming off a 136-yard performance last week against the Seattle Seahawks, which made him a popular addition on the waiver wire ahead of Week 6. Unfortunately, Everett, along with the entire Los Angeles Rams' passing attack, was stymied by the San Francisco 49ers' dominant defense.
It's hard to put too much of the blame on Everett though, as the Rams were held to just 78 passing yards. They also had to contend with a San Francisco secondary that had surrendered 175.6 passing yards per game (No. 1 in the NFL) through Week 5.
Still, for a tight end who had played so well over the last three weeks, averaging 65.0 receiving yards and 4.7 receptions per game, this performance was certainly discouraging.
However, there's still plenty of reason for optimism with Everett. The Rams certainly won't be held to 78 passing yards every week, and Everett has been getting more involved in the offense as the season has progressed.
Entering Week 6, Everett had played at least 80 percent of the snaps in two of his last three games, something he hadn't done once prior to Week 3.
Los Angeles' next game is against the Falcons, and Atlanta just surrendered 340 passing yards to Kyler Murray, so the Week 7 game could be a nice bounce-back spot for Everett and the Rams' passing attack.
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