James Jones’ Fantasy Trade Value, Outlook Heading into Week 2

September 10, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones is due for a strong showing in Week 2 after getting blanked in the 2013 season opener, so fantasy football owners shouldn't overreact and trade him away.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for 333 yards and three touchdowns, but he did not deliver the ball to Jones at all against the San Francisco 49ers.
Week 1 is always a time for fantasy owners to overreact. They tend to grab players who had breakout games and drop those who had disappointing performances. Receiver production is always especially tough to predict, so don't overreact based on the first week.
Greg Jennings is no longer in Green Bay, so Rodgers is going to be looking for Jones to be a crucial piece of the receiving corps this season. The quarterback has always involved each of his receivers in the offense, and one game won't define Jones' season.
For starters, the 29-year-old led the league in touchdowns last season with a whopping 14. While he only had 784 re...

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