FFL Flash Alert - Tee Higgins faces a tough test in the Ravens D, but he may be a surprisingly great pick in Week 5.
- I'm gonna get us rolling here with rookie wide receiver Tee Higgins, who I think has officially been promoted in the Cincinnati Bengals offense. He has run 35.5 routes per game over the last two weeks. That is the most on the team.
He's also tied with tight end Drew Sample for the most red zone targets on the team, and I think that's important. He is playing that top outside receiver role for Cincinnati that we're used to AJ Green seeing. And he's getting the vertical looks as well with 17 air yards per target.
I know what you're thinking. You're seeing the Ravens on that match-up sheet, and you're like, oh, no, I can't play a guy against Baltimore.
And I get it. I mean, I still respect their defense a ton. However, they've also-- they've allowed the third most catches to receivers lined up out wide, which, as I mentioned, Tee Higgins is playing that role in the Bengals offense. And in general, I expect the Bengals have to push the ball through the air, trailing the Baltimore offense on the other side of the field. So I think that should be enough deep looks and scoring looks for Tee Higgins to get rolling today if you need him as a wide receiver three or a--