Knox secured all five targets for 89 yards and two touchdowns during the Bills' 47-17 win over the Patriots in an AFC wild-card matchup Saturday night. The athletic tight end finished with team-leading receptions, receiving yardage and target totals on what was a stellar fantasy night overall. Knox recorded scoring grabs of eight and 11 yards in the first quarter to get the Bills' offense off to a fast start, and he subsequently contributed a 38-yard catch as well. Knox's field-stretching prowess could well play a key role again in a divisional-round matchup versus either the Chiefs or Bengals next weekend.
Knox caught three of five targets for 49 yards in Sunday's 27-10 win over the Jets. The tight end matched his yardage total from the prior three games combined, closing out the regular season with a solid performance. Knox set career highs across the board in 2021 with 49 catches on 71 targets for 587 yards and nine TDs through 15 games, and he should be a reliable secondary target for Josh Allen on Saturday as the Bills host the Patriots in the wild-card round.
Knox's role could take on greater importance Sunday with wide receivers Cole Beasley and Gabriel Davis both ruled out while in the COVID-19 protocols. Knox is normally a big part of the offense anyway, but with two of the team's top five receiving options out, expect him to see a high target volume in the most important game of the season for the Bills. While the increased opportunity will be nice for managers needing a big game out of the third-year tight end, it's worth noting the Patriots have the league's third-best past defense, plus there's a chance of wind and snow for the game.
Knox caught four of five targets for 38 yards in Sunday's 31-14 win over the Panthers. This actually qualifies as a disappointment for Knox, who probably helped put many of his managers in a playoff position this season. The third-year tight end has eight TD catches this season, but Josh Allen's three TD passes in Sunday's win all went to wideouts. Knox had a drop on his only missed target that would have put his yardage in more palatable territory. He'll get a tough matchup next week when the Bills travel to New England in what should be another tightly contested game.
Knox brought in seven of nine targets for 60 yards and a touchdown in the Bills' 33-27 overtime loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday. The emerging 25-year-old pushed his league-leading touchdown totals among tight ends to eight with his 15-yard scoring grab early in the fourth quarter. The third-year pro also had a critical 24-yard reception on the Bills' game-tying drive late in the fourth quarter, pushing the ball to the Buccaneers' 15-yard line to help set up an eventual Tyler Bass game-tying field goal. Knox takes a four-game multi-reception streak into a Week 15 home matchup against the Panthers.
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