Kenny Golladay Fantasy Value Bounces Back With Touchdown Against Giants

Jason Schandl
Detroit Lions v Green Bay Packers
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Kenny Golladay was a forgotten man in the Detroit Lions' offense in Week 7, but that was easy to forgive. Marvin Jones had a monstrous four-TD game, so it made sense for the Lions to feed him heavily.

Golladay's quiet production continued in the first half in Week 8, turning in just one reception for 16 yards, but he quickly bounced back with an early second half touchdown against the New York Giants.

Golladay's recent volume had been highly concerning He saw only two of the Lions' 45 targets last week, with six other players in the offense seeing at least three. A similar trend is emerging in the first half against the Giants, with his three targets sitting tied for third on the team, accounting for just 16 percent of the Lions' total.

Things picked up immediately in the second half though, catching two passes for 34 yards, capping off the opening drive with his fifth TD reception of the season.

His volume could still be an issue, as Danny Amendola also saw two targets on the drive after leading the team in the first half, but Golladay's upside is still terrific.

Even with the volume concerns, Golladay still offers a huge fantasy football ceiling in Week 9, thanks to a terrific matchup against the Oakland Raiders.


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