Woods caught four of five targets for 43 yards in Sunday's loss to the Jets, the seventh straight game he's failed to score.
The fourth-year wideout finishes the season with a ho-hum 51 catches for 613 yards and just one touchdown in 13 games. The Buffalo passing game rarely clicked in 2016, while much of the team could be stripped down with a new regime coming in. It'll be interesting to see what happens with Woods, a decent receiver that competes on every play and has a decent set of hands, but one that doesn't offer much game-breaking ability. He's a decent complement to Sammy Watkins as a No. 2, but perhaps neither the player nor the team is fully comfortable it's a long-term solution. At the very least, we expect Woods - who's from the west coast -- to explore what's out there.
Woods snapped a two-game streak with just a single catch Saturday, but was still held under 55 yards for the 10th time in 12 outings this season. Woods, despite Sammy Watkins missing a chunk of the season, never got going in 2016. Though Tyrod Taylor's benching and EJ Manuel's start this Sunday raises plenty of questions for Buffalo's offense, Woods and Manuel have shown good chemistry in the past. Last season, Woods was targeted 19 times and recorded a team-high 13 catches in Manuel's two starts.
Woods is far too inconsistent to count on, especially for a team that runs the ball more than any other in the league and just got its top receiver back a few weeks ago in Sammy Watkins. Woods could hit on a big afternoon if someone found a way to stop the Buffalo run game and shielded the coverage heavily toward Watkins, but that's counting on too many variables falling into place late in the fantasy playoffs. Woods has played in 11 games this season and has a modest 43 catches to go with 522 yards and only one score.
Woods (knee) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Steelers.
With Sammy Watkins also available, the Bills have their top two wide receivers in the lineup together for the first time since Week 2, which can only help an attack that is currently ranked last in the NFL in passing. That said, Woods is a speculative fantasy option in Week 14, considering that wintry conditions that could favor the run at are in play at Orchard Park on Sunday.
Woods (knee) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Steelers after practicing in a limited fashion all week.
Sammy Watkins is also listed as questionable by the team, though both are expected to play Sunday against the Steelers. Assuming they do, the Bills would have their top two wideouts in the lineup together for the first time since Week 2, a likely outcome that can only help an attack that is currently ranked last in the NFL in passing yards per game. In such a context, Woods is a speculative fantasy option in Week 14, though we suspect that health permitting, the reunited duo figures to see its share of targets this weekend, which offers Woods at least some degree of utility for those scrambling for help at wideout.
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