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Chargers Daily Links: Mike Williams named fantasy WR to start in Week 1

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Good morning, Chargers fans!

The start of the real 2023 NFL football fantasy of course means fantasy football is revving up, as well. For all of you degenerates like me who can’t help but find yourself in half a dozen leagues every single year, just know you’re not alone.

For those that also can’t help but lean into their bias and draft their favorite Chargers, I’m here to tell you that Week One could be a convenient payoff for doing so. According to CBS Sports fantasy football analyst Jamey Eisenberg, Williams is one of his top-five favorite receivers to start this week against the Dolphins, as team he went off against in 2022.

“When Williams is healthy you should plan to start him, and he’s ready to go for Week 1,” said Eisenberg. “Last year in Week 14 against Miami, Williams went off for six catches for 116 yards and a touchdown on six targets. I’m excited to see the Chargers move their receivers around, and Williams should see time in the slot, meaning he can avoid Xavien Howard if that’s a concern. This game should light up the scoreboard with a projected over-under of 51, and Williams has top-15 upside this week. Keenan Allen is also worth starting in all leagues as well.”

I have Williams in just one league this year but there’s no doubt he’s going to grace my starting lineup against a Dolphins secondary that will be without All-Pro Jalen Ramsey. Like Eisenberg there at the end, it’s also an ideal day to start Keenan Allen, as well.

If you managed to draft both, then I just want to say I respect your commitment to your fandom!

And now for today’s links.

Chargers News:

J.C. Jackson is ready to go for the team’s Week One matchup with the Dolphins (

Check out Wednesday’s injury report (

The Chargers could exploit a underwhelming guard for the Dolphins on Sunday (Bolt Beat)

One player the Chargers would steal from the Dolphins if given the chance (Chargers Wire)

NFL News:

Super Bowl scenarios for all 32 NFL teams (ESPN+)

The 49ers and Nick Bosa agreed on a new deal that makes him the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL (ESPN)

Which receivers should you start/sit in week one of the fantasy football season? (CBS Sports)

Four things to watch for in tonight’s season opener between the Lions and Chiefs (

The Raiders sent Las Vegas Crisis Response Team to Chandler Jones’ house (Pro Football Talk)

Bleacher Report picks games from the week one slate (Bleacher Report)