Week 7 of the NFL concluded Monday night. As always, there were multiple exciting moments for fantasy owners, but many continue to wonder why luck never comes their way.
Here is a review of the biggest booms and busts of the week.
Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce: Sunday, fans were treated to another dominant performance between this historic duo. Against the Los Angeles Chargers, Mahomes had his first four-touchdown game of the season and first 400-plus yard game. Kelce had 179 of those yards and caught a touchdown, as well. These two continue to put on epic performances, especially with all the Swifties tuning in.
Jordan Addison: The rookie receiver had his first breakout performance in front of a prime-time crowd for Monday Night Football. With only seven receptions, Addison was able to gain over 120 receiving yards and got into the endzone twice. There was a scare for fantasy owners around the country as he went down with an injury toward the end of the game. However, it was just a cramp.
— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) October 24, 2023
A.J. Brown: The Eagles receiver now has over 100 yards receiving in his past five games. Sunday night, he caught 10 passes for 137 yards with one touchdown. He continues to be consistent week in and week out for fantasy owners and seems to be on trend to do this every week.
Calvin Ridley: The Jaguars receiver continues to disappoint due to his inconsistent numbers. This past week was his most disappointing game of the season so far, only hauling in one pass for five yards. In Week 6, he only had four catches for 30 yards. Many believed he was going to be a steal in fantasy drafts but instead, he has been a bust thus far.
Something that feels pretty darn surprising, per PFF:
Calvin Ridley percentage of in-breaking routes run this season: 7.1%
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Austin Ekeler: The Chargers running back had the most carries on the team, but he didn’t have the most yards. Ekeler only had 45 yards on 14 carries and did not find the endzone at all. However, backup running back Joshua Kelley had only seven carries with 75 yards rushing with one touchdown.
Jared Goff: The Detroit quarterback, along with his team, did not perform well against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday. He completed just 33 of his 53 passes for less than 300 yards. Additionally, he failed to throw a touchdown and had one interception. After strong back-to-back performances, most fantasy owners were disappointed to see what transpired.