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There's not enough buzz around Chris Hogan.

There’s not enough buzz around Chris Hogan.Mary Schwalm/Associated Press

Notable Changes in Rankings

16. Jarvis Landry, CLE (up five spots)

The return of Josh Gordon is positive news for the Browns, but it’s only the first step of his comeback. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reported that head coach Hue Jackson said Gordon had “a chance” of being ready for Week 1. Gordon’s work to get back to practice will continue to keep him out of the third preseason game. 

It’s become apparent just how important Landry is to the Browns offense. Gordon hasn’t been around, Corey Coleman was shipped to Buffalo, and Dez Bryant visited but wasn’t signed. Regardless of who plays QB for the Browns, you can bet on Landry being busy.

      

21. Chris Hogan, NE (up eight spots)

As the top WR in New England for at least the first four weeks of the regular season, Hogan isn’t generating a lot of buzz. Julian Edelman’s suspension coupled with Brandin Cooks’ vacating 19.5 percent of last year’s target shares means Hogan is a very important part of a strong offense. Plus, the Patriots backfield is in some disarray, as both Sony Michel and Rex Burkhead are battling knee injuries.

If all that wasn’t enough, Hogan and the Patriots have talked about a contract extension, according to Jeff Howe of The Athletic. If the Patriots are at least discussing a new deal for Hogan, his importance to them is clear. You should be targeting Hogan in your drafts. His current ADP is 61.6/WR26.

              

24. Alshon Jeffery, PHI (down five spots)

Jeffery has yet to come off the PUP list thanks to his ongoing recovery from shoulder surgery. After Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported Jeffery could remain on the PUP for the first six weeks of the season, head coach Doug Pederson said he wasn’t “sure where that came from,” according to Jimmy Kempski of PhillyVoice.com. 

Any questions about Jeffery’s health will affect his draft status with an ADP dip to 59.4/WR25. The more time Jeffery misses, the more his stock will drop. Even if he’s not on the PUP to open the season, Jeffery could still miss games.

     

Targets Based on Value 

Demaryius Thomas, DEN

Current ADP: 42.4/WR18

Last Week’s ADP: 44/WR18

My Ranking: WR12 (no change)

    

Marquise Goodwin, SF

Current ADP: 73.2/WR29

Last Week’s ADP: 99.2/WR44

My Ranking: WR23

The buzz on Goodwin is very real, and his ADP has shot up as a result, yet he’s still a value with an ADP outside the top 25 WRs.

     

Nelson Agholor, PHI

Current ADP: 107.8/WR44

Last Week’s ADP: 111/WR44

My Ranking: WR27 (no change) 

    

Overvalued Players 

Tyreek Hill, KC

Current ADP: 28.6/WR10

Last Week’s ADP: 29.8/WR12

My Ranking: WR22 (no change)

It was almost too easy to predict a bump in Hill’s ADP after he and Patrick Mahomes connected for a 69-yard TD in the second preseason game. Hill is a great player, but consistency might be a problem with Mahomes in his first year as a starter.

Amari Cooper, OAK

Current ADP: 36.0/WR16

Last Week’s ADP: 36.8/WR16

My Ranking: WR28 (down three spots)

    

Michael Crabtree, BAL

Current ADP: 67.6/WR28

Last Week’s ADP: 68.8/WR27

My Ranking: WR41 (no change)

     

Potential Sleepers 

Kenny Stills, MIA

Current ADP: 123.2/WR48

Last Week’s ADP: new addition

My Ranking: WR42 (up seven spots)

     

Cameron Meredith, NO

Current ADP: 133.0/WR51

Last Week’s ADP: 140.6/WR50

My Ranking: WR46 (down one spot)

     

Paul Richardson, WAS

Current ADP: 163.3/WR61

Last Week’s ADP: 169.2/WR62

My Ranking: WR48 (up five spots)

      

Other Names to Monitor

Josh Gordon, CLE

Current ADP: 50.6/WR23

Last Week’s ADP: new addition

My Ranking: WR36 (down two spots)

    

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