Dynasty Market Movers – Report 7 | Trevor Lawrence is Here!

by Steve Smith · Dynasty Leagues

The 2022 fantasy football season has flown by. It’s been quite a ride. Dynasty Market Movers – Report 7 returns for another week to help fantasy managers stay on top of the movement on PlayerProfiler’s dynasty rankings. With bye weeks wrapped up, the fantasy playoffs commence with an extended slate of games. Good luck to those competing this week!

Report 7 covers the rankings movement following the events of Weeks 13 and 14.

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Trevor Lawrence – Jacksonville Jaguars

In Week 14 versus the Tenessee Titans, Trevor Lawrence exploded for a career-best 33.4 fantasy point day en route to a QB1 finish. This marked the sixth time in the past eight games that Lawrence has finished as a Top 12 QB. He currently ranks as the QB10 on the season, averaging 18.6 Fantasy Points Per Game.

In 13 games played, Lawrence has thrown for 3,202 yards (No. 9) and 20 touchdowns (No. 10). He has a solid Accuracy Rating of 7.9 (No. 10) with a True Completion Percentage of 72.0-percent (No. 11). These metrics are both improved from his rookie campaign when he had an Accuracy Rating of 7.3 (No. 28) with a True Completion Percentage of 66.2-percent (No. 32). Lawrence gains 9.05 Lifetime Value points and moves up three spots to QB8 in the dynasty rankings. The former first-overall selection has finished no worse than QB16 in fantasy since his Week 8 match-up in London.

Cam Akers – Las Angeles Rams

Cam Akers has accumulated 201 total yards since Week 11. He has reached the end zone in back-to-back games. While this yardage total isn’t quite eye-popping, it’s seven more yards than the total he produced in the seven games played before Week 11.

Akers’ fantasy football outlook is starting to trend more positively. In Week 13 versus Seattle, he played a season-high 78.3-percent of snaps on his way to scoring 19.0 fantasy points (RB8) which is his best fantasy performance since Week 14 of 2020. The 23-year-old gains a healthy 27.28 Lifetime Value points to rise 15 spots to RB31. With favorable rushing match-ups in Week 15 (Packers: +2.6, No. 8) and Week 17 (Chargers: +3.3, No. 5), Akers can add to his dynasty value down the stretch.

Garrett Wilson – WR New York Jets

The No. 10 overall selection in the 2022 NFL Draft, Garrett Wilson, has finished as a top 15 fantasy wideout four times in the last six games. His 63 receptions (No. 18) on 101 Targets (No. 14) leads all rookie receivers. Through 13 games, Wilson has 868 receiving yards (No. 15) trailing only fellow Buckeye, Chris Olave, for the rookie receiving lead. With the Jets facing the Lions in Week 15, the receiving race could swing in favor of Wilson.

Garrett Wilson Advanced Stats & Metrics Profile

On a team basis, Wilson leads the Jets in receiving by a large margin (Corey Davis sits second on the team with 460 yards). Wilson has a 22.5-percent Target Share which jumps to 30.2-percent in the red zone. The current favorite to win NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Year has not disappointed. Wilson accrues 20.30 Lifetime Value points to climb one spot to WR9 on PlayerProfiler’s dynasty rankings. Considering that Wilson entered the season ranked at WR27, he has been a solid fantasy football investment.

Chig Okonkwo – TE Tennessee Titans

Chig Okonkwo began to see moderate utilization in the Titans’ offense since Week 7 playing between 33 to 46-percent of snaps, but the rookie started to impress and has emerged of late. Okonkwo has played just over 50-percent of snaps in each of the last two games, commanding 11 total Targets. The 6-2 tight end has earned at least five Targets in three straight contests with an Average Target Distance (ADOT) of 8.7 (No. 7).

With increased opportunity comes a greater potential for production. Okonkwo has taken advantage. Over the past two games, he has finished as the TE8 (10.8 fantasy points) and TE3 (18.5 fantasy points). He is poised to break the Titans’ rookie tight end receiving yard record. The 2022 fourth-round pick out of Maryland gains 7.34 Lifetime Value points and ascends 12 spots to a rank of TE22. A strong finish to the regular season should push Okonkwo higher in the rankings.

More notable players with stocks trending up:

Baker Mayfield – QB Las Angeles Rams: +5.96 Lifetime Value points and +17 spots to QB30

Zonovan Knight – RB New York Jets: +30.03 Lifetime Value points and +18 spots to RB36

Christian Watson – WR Green Bay Packers: +28.85 Lifetime Value points and +9 spots to WR24

Evan Engram – TE Jacksonville Jaguars: +20.71 Lifetime Value points and +16 spots to TE16

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Kyler Murray – QB Arizona Cardinals

Cardinals franchise quarterback Kyler Murray suffered a season-ending ACL tear in Week 14 against the New England Patriots. We are wishing him a speedy and smooth recovery. He loses a position-leading 40.82 Lifetime Value points and five spots to fall to QB11. Murray concludes his third NFL season averaging 18.9 Fantasy Points Per Game which currently slots him in at QB8.

In 11 games, Murray threw for 2,368 passing yards (No. 20) and 14 TDs (No. 18). The mobile signal caller tacked on 418 rushing yards (No. 17) and three scores on the ground (No. 8). Not just a rushing threat, Murray posted a stellar 8.2 Accuracy Rating (No. 2) and a True Completion Percentage of 75.3-percent (No. 3). With a successful rehab process, dynasty managers hope to have their QB1 back in time to start the 2023 season. Dynasty managers looking to build at quarterback should look to acquire Murray during the offseason while the injury discount exists.

Travis Etienne – RB Jacksonville Jaguars

Travis Etienne has finished as RB22 or better in fantasy football from Week 5 through 9. During this span, he scored at least 12.8 fantasy points and averaged 19.78. Since then, it’s been tough sledding for managers relying on Etienne. Over the past four games, he’s averaged 5.35 fantasy points, posting a double-digit total just once (10.3 fantasy points in Week 10, RB25). A foot strain sustained in Week 12 hasn’t helped.

On the season, Etienne has 814 rushing yards (No. 12) and four scores (No. 30). Considering his pass-catching prowess, he unexpectedly hasn’t been featured in the Jags’ passing game. In 13 games, Etienne had just a 7.6-percent Target Share (No. 30) with only 25 receptions (No. 28) for 214 yards (No. 23). Etienne loses 22.37 Lifetime Value points and slips four spots to RB8.

Gabriel Davis – WR Buffalo Bills

It’s been an up-and-down 2022 campaign for Gabriel Davis. Davis is averaging a career-best 12.0 Fantasy Points Per Game but has been a volatile fantasy option. He’s been good to have on dynasty BestBall teams. The third-year wideout has four games in which he’s finished as WR18 or higher. On the flip side, he has five games where he’s finished outside of the top 60 at the position. The 23-year-old has not eclipsed 40 receiving yards in the last three games.

Davis is averaging a 91.5-percent Snap Share (No. 11) with a Target Share of 16.9-percent (No. 51). In 12 games played, he has 18 Deep Targets (No. 15), an Average Target Distance of 13.4 (No. 8), and 696 receiving yards. All of these metrics represent career highs. Davis loses 32.02 Lifetime Value points (the most of any WR over the last two weeks) and ten spots to fall to WR36.

Mark Andrews – TE Baltimore Ravens

The Ravens’ elite weapon at tight end, Mark Andrews, falls from the top spot on the dynasty rankings. He loses 10.85 Lifetime Value points (the most of any TE over the last two weeks) and falls one slot to TE2. Over the last six games, Andrews has just two double-digit fantasy point performances (12.3 fantasy points in Week 11; 11.0 fantasy points in Week 12).

In 12 games played this season, Andrews is averaging 13.2 Fantasy Points Per Game. While this still ranks him at TE2, it’s a dramatic step back from the 17.7 Fantasy Points Per Game that he averaged in 2021. The 27-year-old Andrews is still seeing the field on 82.8-percent of snaps (No. 7) with a strong 28.3-percent Target Share. With 54 catches on 94 Targets on the season, he is miles away from matching his 2021 total of 107 receptions on 154 Targets. With Lamar Jackson still nursing an injury and two negative matchups during the next three weeks (Browns in Week 15: -2.8, No. 27 and Steelers in Week 17: -1.0, No. 17), managers should temper their expectations with Andrews.

More notable players with stocks trending down:

Lamar Jackson – QB Baltimore Ravens: -35.96 Lifetime Value points and -3 spots to QB10

Jeff Wilson – RB Miami Dolphins: -23.81 Lifetime Value points and -12 spots to RB55

George Pickens – WR Pittsburgh Steelers: -16.82 Lifetime Value points and -8 spots to WR22

Tyler Higbee – TE Los Angeles Rams: -6.80 Lifetime Value points and -8 spots to TE32

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