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We all would love these second year Packer WRs to take a step forward, but it’s likely that only one of them will get significant playing time with Geronimo Allison making his way back on a one-year contract. Davante Adams has spoken about Allison being a leader, and there was clear rapport between Rodgers and Allison before he got hurt.

In those first four games before getting hurt, he averaged 5 catches for 72 yards and 0.5 TDs. For a full season, that would extrapolate to 76 catches for 1156 yards and 8 TDs, which would amount to finishing as a solid WR2.

With none of the rookie WRs taking advantage with both Allison and Cobb hurt last season, it’s tough to project them beating out Allison in terms of playing time and Rodgers’ trust and targets. Marquez Valdes-Scantling was the next man up and played a full-time role with those guys banged up, and while he had his moments, the production wasn’t quite there, understandably as a rookie. He should be able to take a step forward this year and be the third WR, whether that’s in the slot or the outside. It is worth noting that Matt LaFleur did speak on Geronimo’s versatility and the fact that he can play both inside and out.

Equanimeous St Brown is the next rookie WR seemingly behind MVS who has a shot to improve as well, and he would be someone to monitor in case Allison were to get hurt once again. We can like the talent of young WRs all we want, but I wouldn’t underestimate rapport with Rodgers and who will likely actually see the field. Because he can make even 3 WRs fantasy relevant, we always have to keep an eye on who’s on the field with him, regardless of their rookie performances.

Are you buying Allison’s end of 9th round ADP, or are you betting on one of the 2nd year WRs to step ahead of him? Or you can just bet on both, and pick up MVS in the 13th as well and let it shake out 😉 Let me know if you think Geronimo is being overlooked 👇👇