Austin Hooper – Atlanta Falcons – $5,600
In Week 5 against the Pittsburgh Steelers’ soft secondary, Austin Hooper had himself a day, totaling nine catches for 77 yards receiving. Hooper was a good streaming option last week. He continues that trend in Week 6 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ worst-ranked pass defense.
Through five games played Hooper has amassed 202 total receiving yards, one touchdown on 21 receptions. He has averaged 40.4 receiving yards per game and 4.2 receptions on 5.4 targets per game. Week 6 offers up the perfect matchup for Hooper to get loose in Tampa Bay’s secondary and score once again.
Hooper’s Week 6 matchup makes him the perfect high-value candidate at a price you can’t pass up on. We will further evaluate Tampa Bay’s weak defense from a overall perspective to better help you realize the full potential Hooper has in this matchup.
Through four games played thus far the Buccaneers defense has given up a total of 445.8 yards per game, 358 passing yards, 87.8 rushing yards, and 34.8 total points per game. Which makes Hooper’s quarterback even more reliable in this matchup, which helps Hooper’s overall chances of having a decent game this Sunday.
Prediction: 75 receiving yards, 1 touchdown