ATL WR Russell Gage - Week 17 Fantasy Football Outlook
Week 17 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
In Week 16, Gage played 51% of snaps, finished with five receptions on six targets for 49 scoreless yards, 49 air yards, 13% of the team targets, and 13% of the team air yards.
The Falcons are out of the playoff picture but they were essentially out of the picture after a 1-7 start to their season. Monitor Week 17 news closely, but the Falcons are planning on playing their starters at the time of writing this blurb. It is unknown how long the starters will play but the starters could play the majority of the game if it stays competitive. This matchup has one of the highest over/unders (48) of the week.
Tampa Bay’s defense is third-worst against wide receivers, per our signature schedule-adjusted fantasy points allowed metric. 4for4’s rankings expert, John Paulsen, has Gage ranked as a half PPR WR4. Gage is a risky start but does have a plus matchup in the final week of the season.