Christian Kirk, WR, Arizona Cardinals
Kirk had six receptions for 77 yards in Week 6 against the Minnesota Vikings, and he has now led the Cardinals in receiving in three of the last four games. He has shown some rapport with Josh Rosen, with a big play in each of the last two games and over 75 yards in each of those contests.
Starting with a Thursday night game in Week 7 against the Denver Broncos, which is not as daunting as it would have been in recent years, Kirk’s schedule eases up pretty much from here on out. Week 8 (San Francisco 49ers), Week 10 (Kansas City Chiefs), Week 11 (Oakland Raiders), Week 12 (Los Angeles Chargers) and Week 15 (Atlanta Falcons) stand out in particular.
Even with the idea things will get better with Rosen at the helm, the Cardinals’ offense is not a fantasy wonderland. But Kirk is producing in a primary role, and he’s worth adding a depth piece to get through bye weeks in 12 and 14-team leagues.
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