5 breakout fantasy football stars to pick up for Week 13

As the bye-heavy Week 13 looms, these five pickups can help you find a way to a win in your fantasy football league.

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2. Jayden Reed, WR, Green Bay Packers

Much like his quarterback, Reed was a guy we covered in this space last week as a wide receiver to target. Reed's rostered percentage increased by 12 points week-to-week, but he is still at just 48 percent ownership, which is not nearly enough given his important role in Green Bay's offense.

Love looked Reed's way eight times on Thanksgiving Day and he nabbed four of them for 34 yards and a touchdown in the Packers' 29-22 victory over the Detroit Lions. The eight targets tied a season-high for Reed, who is jockeying with Christian Watson for the role of go-to-guy in Green Bay.

It is also encouraging to see that Reed has a nose for the end zone as his touchdown Thursday made it three consecutive games he's found pay dirt. One of those games saw Reed record a rushing touchdown last week so there is a bit of a poor man's Deebo Samuel in play in terms of Reed's usage going forward.

On a week where there are six teams on bye, Reed is a solid start against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 13. Game flow should work to the benefit of the Green Bay passing game, which could lead to another healthy dose of targets for Reed that he can hopefully convert into 60+ yards receiving and another touchdown.