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Start: WR Rashod Bateman

I expected much more from Bateman this season, but maybe he's still not at 100% capacity and the team is just easing him in a bit while he keeps recovering or at least getting acclimated to the new offense and learning more about his body.

Bateman has appeared in only 45 pass-play snaps this season, which ranks 84th among wide receivers through Week 2. However, Bateman has grabbed all six targets Lamar Jackson has thrown his way for a perfect six-for-six and 53 yards in two games averaging 8.8 Y/REC.

The Ravens wideout is one of only nine WRs with a 100 percent catch rate on 6+ targets. He's in possession of the second-highest aDOT (6.8) among those in that group.

On Sunday, under bad weather, it's reasonable to expect Lamar/Bateman to connect on shorter and quicker passes, which should only benefit Bateman's rock-solid pass-catching.

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Bateman might not have any explosive play in Week 3 but he should be an interesting FLEX play for most fantasy GMs looking at upside players (mostly in PPR leagues).

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