The Matriculator and his collection of the greatest scouts in America are attending the 2019 NFL Draft.

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We raised some eyebrows when we rated Isabella as a top 5 pick in our rankings.  We felt he was the most explosive player in the draft and the only comparable NFL player was Tyreek Hill.  For whatever reason it's taken Kliff Kingsbury a few months to realize we were correct.  Isabella first catch in his first preseason game was a 59 yard touchdown.  He barely saw the field until the last two weeks.  He announced his arrival with an 88-yard touchdown on his third career catch.  Last week he played significant snaps and posted 78 yards on three catches.  He's caught all six of his targets on the year and is averaging 29 yards per catch.  Even without the 88-yarder he's over 15 YPC.  It was no coincidence that the Cardinals leading receiver, who had 0 touchdowns in his first 8 games, had three in Isabella's first extended run.  Isabella was double teamed in his first significant snaps.  Get him on your team and hope that Kingsbury sorts it out.  He's a low end WR1 if he gets 50 snaps a week as he's scored 23 fantasy points the last two weeks...on 4 targets.

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Waller is a perfect buy low, buy now candidate. He's coming off several mediocre games, but he's still the focus of the Raiders passing game.  The Raiders play the Bengals at home.  Grab him for 75 cents on the dollar before Sunday.

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Unload Barkely while you still can.  He's not 100 percent and his team has two wins.  He's a competitor, but he's a prime candidate to be shut down.  You can still get good value for him this week and he likely won't be playing at some point during the fantasy playoffs.

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Lost in the perennial Browns meltdown is the fact that Nick Chubb is within 75 yards of the rushing title.  Under the radar he's as good as any back in the NFL.  If he wins the rushing title on that terrible team he should be in consideration (not that he should win) for the NFL MVP.
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We were one of the few sites to have Noah Fant ahead of TJ Hockenson at tight end, though we had them within ten spots of each other. Through 9 games they have both been excellent (for rookie tight ends) posting nearly identical stats with Fant at 23-37 (62%), 300 yards and 2 TDs and Hockenson at 25-44 (57%), 343 and 2 TDs.  
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Pearls of wisdom from the doctor.

If high school rankings, talking shit, posing for the camera and the underwear olympics are the test, then Rashan Gary gets an A+.  If the test is playing a sport called football, he's a B. One of the years most overrated prospects, he's currently in everyone's top 10 but watch him plummet after this post.