Fantasy Football Friday Preview: Week 2 – Ravens vs Cardinals
By Mike Reid
TE – Mark Andrews
“Mandrews” is an absolute must-start this week. Coming off a top-three Fantasy Football showing at the tight end position last week, Andrews is going to be Jackson’s go-to target all season long. As I mentioned before, rookie tight end T.J. Hockenson exploded last week against this Cardinals secondary for six catches, 131-yards and a touchdown, for a total of 22.1 Fantasy Football points (.5 PPR).
Andrews and Hockenson are very comparable players as they both are dangerous after the catch, which is where I see Andrews coming up big this game. Unless you have Travis Kelce, George Kittle, Zach Ertz, or Evan Engram as your tight end, Mark Andrews should be in all lineups. I think Andrews is safe bet for 10-15 points with room for more if he scores a touchdown.
WR – Marquise “Hollywood” Brown
Fresh off his dynamite debut, the rookie wide receiver deserves to be in your lineups this week. The Cardinals secondary is without their top two corners in Patrick Peterson and Robert Alford. They allowed some big plays to Kenny Golladay and let Danny Amendola score on a 47-yard touchdown. If they give Hollywood any space like they did with the Lions receivers, he will roast them for more big plays.
I don’t think you’ll get a repeat performance of 147-yards and two scores, but I do think Brown’s snaps and targets should go up allowing for more opportunities. However, just like we saw last week, Hollywood can score anytime he touches the ball which makes him a high upside flex play this week.