Fantasy Football - 3 Buy Low Win Now Candidates

Below are three veteran players that offer great buy low value that can make an instant improvement to your team.

Jarvis Landry ADP 90

Landry is a very good wide receiver. A player that always seems just outside the limelight but when you look at his numbers he's a fairly consistent performer.

Having said that last year ended up a little disappointing compared to recent years, but in a pandemic hit season that included a couple of injuries and a couple of games hit by poor weather conditions, where Baker Mayfield completed just 24 attempts in both games, I think we can forgive his numbers being slightly down.

Another reason to pursue Landry is because of the uncertainty over Odell Beckham Jr's time in Cleveland. If he does get traded i'd expect Landry to be leaned on even more. Either way Landry is a big part of this offence but take Odell out the equation and tell me why making a move for Landry doesn't make sense?

His career to date

7 Years in the league - 636 Receptions 7028 Yards 11.1 Yards per catch 35 Touchdowns

In a 12 Team PPR league he's finished as a WR1 3 times and apart from his rookie season and last season never been no lower than 18th best receiver.

His current ADP is around 90 making him a mid 7th Round pick in a start up going as the 36th receiver off the board.

For me his position ceiling is around 12-16 and floor being 36-40, which is why he's worth picking up, his price is currently at his floor level.

Zeke Elliott ADP 13

Zeke is sliding down in ADP and players have lost confidence in him. He was going 3rd or 4th overall in most drafts last year and yes I do agree he was a disappointment, but did you know he still finished as the 9th best Running Back in fantasy last year?

Let's face it, losing Dak was a big impact and that offence dipped once Dak got injured. Before his injury In the first 5 games Zeke was still a top 5 running back. Seeing some trades and comments it's like Zeke has dropped off a cliff but in reality he was still a RB1 last season and you would like to think another year into this new coaching scheme with Dak's new contract and possibly a contract hungry year for Zeke as he enter his final season with guaranteed money, I'd be happy to be taking him at his ADP 13 in startup.

Obviously this a slight risk, once again his ceiling could be top 5 but if peoples predictions of him losing a step are true he could drop in value fast as the season plays out. I've seen people letting him go as low as a late 1st/early 2nd in dynasty too which I think is great value in a win now team.

Melvin Gordon ADP 55

It's hard to find real running back value, we all know if you don't draft a running back early or usually take 2 in the first few rounds you are in trouble due to the drop off in starting talent.

Gordon's situation last year wasn't ideal, sharing the backfield with Lindsay in a new team and scheme whilst being part of a disappointing offence. Once again losing a starting quarterback isn't ideal but Gordon struggled at times to make a major impact early.

The final few weeks Gordon delivered some better performances and for people like me who picked him up mid season for a mid 2nd rookie round pick in a few leagues it helped get me over the line into the playoffs.

The big news is Lindsay has been released by the Broncos and signed with the Texans, this means the Broncos are heading towards putting all their eggs in one basket for the upcoming season. Maybe the Broncos take a rookie in the upcoming draft but I'd expect them to ride Gordon this season.

More touches and more opportunities should mean he is an absolute steal at his current ADP. He's currently going as the 30th running back off the board.

Despite his struggles last season he still finished as the 14th best running back.

Like Landry he's currently being picked up at his floor value with a great chance of ending up between 10-14 at his position.

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