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The Buy Low Report: Keenan Allen Can Erupt

Trading is one of the most enjoyable and difficult aspects of fantasy football. The Buy Low Report is here to help. Every Wednesday, this article will identify and analyze players who are ideal buy targets as well as players who are strong sell candidates. The primary methodology for buying and selling players in fantasy football comes down to volume. Expect “buy volume, sell efficiency” to be a tenant of this column. Where efficiency does play a key role in player valuation is that prolific efficiency can spur higher usage in the right situations – think of the career trajectories for players like Kareem Hunt, Alvin Kamara, or DeAndre Hopkins. Identifying circumstances where a player’s productivity gives him a shot at greater volume in the near future is a key aspect of playing the trade market. The players discussed will predominantly be ones that are highly owned, as unowned players fall into the pickup market instead of the trade market.

Buy Low

Keenan Allen

Owners who drafted Allen at his August WR6 ADP are supremely disappointed thus far with his overall WR22 production through six weeks.1 Allen has had a letdown in the box score and in opportunity relative to the blistering end to his 2017 overall WR3 campaign. Blair Andrews pointed out that Allen “ranks 31st in total expected points, after ranking ninth through the first six weeks of 2017.”
  1. I am speaking from personal experience here.  (back)

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