Matthews only had one reception for 15 yards in the loss to Dallas on Sunday. Matthews had had a better than expected season for Miami but this was his worst game this year. Hopefully this was just an off day for the Miami offense and not a sign of things to come.
Matthews had five catches on six targets for 93 yards Sunday against the Eagles. He also rushed once for four yards. Despite Jarvis Landry (12) and Lamar Miller (eight) finishing with more targets, Matthews led the team in receiving yards by passing the 90-yard threshold for the first time since Week 3 against the Bills. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill continues to spread the ball around (he threw passes to eight different receivers Sunday), so while Matthews can have a solid game from time-to-time, he's incredibly inconsistent to regularly rely upon in most fantasy formats.
Matthews had four receptions for 54 yards in the Dolphins 33-17 loss to Buffalo on Sunday. Matthews has had a breakout season although fantasy owners may be a little disappointed with only four catches on a day Ryan Tannehill threw the ball 36 times. Matthews caught every ball thrown his way but finished the game fourth in targets. Life could get better next week against the secondary challenged Eagles.
Matthews hauled in all three of his targets for 75 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over the Texans. The fourth-year pro got the party started with a 53 yard score in the first quarter, helping Miami on their way to building a big lead. Matthews has been a nice secondary option behind Jarvis Landry this season, and has now failed to reach 75 receiving yards just twice in six games, along with four touchdowns. The Dolphins could be forced to throw early and often in Week 8 against the Patriots, and Matthews should be a factor once again.
Matthews reeled in all six of his targets for a team-leading 85 yards in Sunday's win over the Titans. Matthews led the team in receptions and yards, and led all wide receivers in targets. His increased production came partly due to Kenny Stills missing part of the game with a back injury, but Matthews nonetheless proved that he can handle a bigger role when called upon.
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