clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: Is Travis Benjamin a fantasy sleeper?

New, comments

Your daily dose of Los Angeles Chargers news & notes from around the web.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

NFL: AFC Wild Card-Los Angeles Chargers at Baltimore Ravens Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

9 fantasy football bust candidates for the 2019 season - Jeff Ratcliffe
Last season, the impossible happened when Le’Veon Bell sat out the entire year due to a contract dispute. The fact that this has now happened once means we could see it happen again. While Gordon’s contract situation isn’t the same as Bell’s last year, he is in a holdout situation that could very well spill into the regular season. As anyone who drafted Bell last year will tell you, this is extremely risky territory for fantasy purposes. Drafting Gordon at his current ADP is a major risk given the fact that we simply don’t know when his holdout is going to end.

Fantasy football sleepers on each AFC roster - Daniel Kelley
Travis Benjamin, WR: I’m literally the only person I’ve seen mention Benjamin as a (deep) sleeper this offseason, but I stand by it. The team made a point to keep him around this offseason and even with Tyrell Williams leaving, didn’t add anyone else of note at the receiver position. Benjamin is the best-equipped receiver to replace the deep threat that left town.

Fantasy football: Predicting tight end over/unders for all 32 teams - NFL Nation
Under. Hunter Henry has been one of the standouts for the Chargers during training camp and appears fully healthy after suffering a torn ACL in his right knee last year, but he'll have to share the wealth with Mike Williams, Keenan Allen, Austin Ekeler and eventually Melvin Gordon in red zone touches.

Melvin Gordon FAQ: Can Chargers find common ground with feature back? - Eric D. Williams
"That's my guy," said Los Angeles Chargers receiver Keenan Allen, when asked about Gordon's situation during the opening week of training camp. "I'm missing him a little bit, but he's going to get it right."

How will Chargers divide rushing attempts if Melvin Gordon sits out? - Travis Wakeman
The Chargers know that they can get enough production out of the combination of Ekeler and Jackson. The only thing they might want to consider doing is to add an experienced veteran on a cheap, one-year deal to take some of the load off of those young backs. A 16-game season is long and full of punishing hits, so that wouldn’t be the worst idea.

Social Media Information:

BFTB Facebook Page: Click here to like our page

BFTB Twitter: Follow @BFTB_Chargers

The Lightning Round Twitter: Follow @Lightning_Round

The Lightning Round Facebook: Click here to like our page

BFTB Manager: Richard Wade: Follow @RichardWade