Martellus Bennett’s Fantasy Outlook After Rob Gronkowski’s Injury

September 10, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Madden curse has made its way to New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who will miss the team's season opener against the Arizona Cardinals due to a hamstring injury. 

Mark Daniels of the Providence Journal first reported Gronkowski likely would not be traveling with the team to Arizona. Comcast SportsNet New England's Tom E. Curran and ESPN's Adam Schefter later confirmed the All-Pro tight end did not make the trip. And the Patriots officially declared Gronkowski out for the game.
As one of the most unguardable receiving targets in the NFL today, Gronkowski has become a top target on fantasy football teams given his ability to rack up yards and be quarterback Tom Brady's favorite target in the red zone. 
It's made him a top-10 pick in ESPN fantasy drafts this season as his acquisition is just like picking up a WR1. 
But with him going down for at least one game, Martellus Bennett becomes the ma...

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