Matthews leads the NFL since the start of 2016 with eight receptions for first downs when facing a third-and-10 or greater, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

Matthews added the eighth catch last week on Tennessee's first scoring drive, when he and quarterback Marcus Mariota hooked up for a 19-yard pass on third-and-10. In all, three of his five catches last week went for first downs when facing a third-down situation. This serves to highlight the trust and chemistry Matthews has established with Mariota. Ideally, the Titans won't need to convert on third-and-10 or longer too many times, but it's another data point in favor of inserting Matthews into fantasy starting lineups.

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