The NFL trade deadline is usually the most boring of all the major sports, but that wasn’t the case this week. Some big trades not only changed the fortunes of some NFL teams, but the fantasy football landscape. Are your ready for the changes?
Teams on bye week: Buffalo, Cincinnati, New England, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco
Could Impress: Brandon Lloyd. You don’t buy a new toy just to sit and stare at it. Lloyd is familiar with Josh McDaniel’s offense so it shouldn’t take him long to get up to speed. Sam Bradford has never had a receiver with Lloyd’s combination of size and speed. Even if Bradford can’t go, I still like Lloyd’s chances this week.
Could Disappoint: Vincent Jackson. He’s just the latest fantasy receiver to take a tour of Revis Island. Considering the Jets have been porous in the run game, don’t expect Philip Rivers to force it Jackson’s way. Good for Ryan Mathews, bad for VJax.
Keep an eye on: Torrey Smith. He’s got 4.3 speed and plays in a...