Kansas City Chiefs Rookie Has Fantasy Value in Week 1

September 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Diego Chargers will have two primary goals when they take on the Chiefs on Monday Night Football: Get an early lead and stop the Chiefs’ running game.
While the Chiefs will definitely try to establish the running game with Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones, one player they know will give the Chargers defense problems will be rookie wide receiver Dexter McCluster.
Fantasy owners who took a late-round flier on the dynamic rookie from Ole Miss may want to take a hard look at starting him in Week 1.
With corners Quentin Jammer and Antoine Cason, the Chargers' defense matches up well opposite Chiefs’ receivers Dwayne Bowe and Chris Chambers. However, when it comes to covering McCluster out of the slot, the Chargers will struggle to find someone that can keep up with the fleet-footed rookie.
Perhaps the best candidate for the job is rookie backup safety Darrell Stuckey, and he should struggle keeping up with McCluster.
While Charles is the Chiefs' b...

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