Devon Wylie Fantasy News

Alex Smith has 'hardly looked downfield'
Friday, August 23, 2013, 9:08pm

Kansas City Star - [Full Article]

Will Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith find Dwayne Bowe? The Chiefs have had Smith play it safe in the first two preseason games, and he’s hardly looked downfield. Bowe will command double coverage until someone, be it Donnie Avery, Devon Wylie or newly acquired A.J. Jenkins proves he can get open as the second receiver and stretch the defense. But not to have targeted Bowe yet in preseason doesn’t make a lot of sense.

Fantasy Impact:

While it would be nice to see Smith and Bowe hooking up with regularity, it is not terribly alarming that Smith hasn't targeted Bowe through two preseason games. Bowe is by far the team's best receiving option so the duo should get on track soon.

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Injury Report for MNF: Chiefs @ Steelers
Saturday, November 10, 2012, 7:36pm

Kansas City Chiefs

OUT
DE Glenn Dorsey (calf), QB Brady Quinn (head)

QUESTIONABLE
T Branden Albert (head), TE Steve Maneri (ankle), C Ryan Lilja (neck)

PROBABLE
RB Jamaal Charles (neck), WR Terrance Copper (calf), RB Nate Eachus (head), G Jeff Allen (head), CB Javier Arenas (head), WR Devon Wylie (hamstring)


Pittsburgh Steelers

OUT
WR Antonio Brown (ankle), T Marcus Gilbert (ankle), LB Stevenson Sylvester (hamstring), S Troy Polamalu (calf)

DOUBTFUL
RB Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles)

QUESTIONABLE
LB Chris Carter (abdomen)

PROBABLE
RB Jonathan Dwyer (quad), RB Chris Rainey (rib), K Shaun Suisham (ankle)

Fantasy Impact:

Emmaunel Sanders will draw the start in place of Brown opposite Mike Wallace and he’ll also return punts. Jerricho Cotchery, meanwhile, will be Pittsburgh’s No. 3 receiver. Isaac Redman will start for the Steelers after rushing for 147 yards and a touchdown against the Giants last week. Dwyer will be the backup.

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Thursday, November 1, 2012, 7:10pm

Chiefs Inactives
Nate Eachus RB
Bryan Kehl LB
Bryan Mattison DE
Jerrell Powe NT
Brady Quinn QB
Stanford Routt CB
Devon Wylie WR

Fantasy Impact:

Matt Cassel will start with Brady Quinn sidelined due to concussion.

Injury report for TNF - Chiefs @ Chargers
Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 7:41pm

Kansas City Chiefs

OUT
RB Nate Eachus (head), QB Brady Quinn (head)

QUESTIONABLE
WR Terrance Copper (calf), DE Glenn Dorsey (calf), TE Steve Maneri (ankle), CB Stanford Routt (hamstring)

PROBABLE
WR Devon Wylie (hamstring)

 

San Diego Chargers

DOUBTFUL
WR Eddie Royal (hamstring)

QUESTIONABLE
CB Chris Carr (quad), WR Robert Meachem (WR)

PROBABLE
T Jared Gaither (groin), DE Vaughn Martin (neck), LB Jonas Mouton (hip), LB Takeo Spikes (elbow)

Fantasy Impact:

Other than perhaps Robert Meachem, there's no real news here. Meachem isn't much of a fantasy option at this point, and there's no good way to capitalize with Eddie Royal and Vincent Brown out as well.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 6:31pm

The Sporting News - [Full Article]

The Chiefs aren’t getting what they need from Dexter McCluster as their slot receiver.

McCluster has twice deflected an easily catchable pass, leading to an interception that was returned for a touchdown. In another instance, McCluster fumbled without being hit and the opponent recovered, setting up a touchdown.

The Chiefs might be able to overlook some of these errors if McCluster delivered some big plays along with them, but he hasn’t. McCluster is small enough that he isn’t much of a target downfield, and he hasn’t been as much of a matchup problem for opposing defenses as the Chiefs had hoped on short and intermediate routes.

The Chiefs drafted Devon Wylie this year in hopes he could provide some job competition for McCluster. But Wylie has been plagued with one nagging injury after another so that competition never materialized.

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