Conley notched two grabs for 13 yards on three targets Sunday against the Ravens.
Even with Sammy Watkins (foot) sidelined and Conley seeing all but one offensive snap, the fourth-year wideout was rarely targeted on the day. It was Demarcus Robinson instead who saw an increase in production Sunday, snagging five passes for 42 yards, leaving little optimism in terms of Conley's outlook moving forward. Still, Watkins could miss the remainder of the regular season and Conley is just a few games removed from a seven-catch, two-touchdown effort against the Rams, so there's a chance he could be utilized as a cheap DFS dart int he right matchup. Next week against a Chargers defense that ranks sixth in the league with 224.8 passing yards per game allowed doesn't seem like that matchup.
Conley caught three of seven targets, amounting 25 receiving yards and one touchdown during Sunday's 40-33 win against the Raiders.
The fourth-year man out of Georgia has undergone a resurgence of late, collecting 10 receptions on 15 targets with three touchdowns over Kansas City's past two outings. (He never had more than nine combined catches or two touchdowns in consecutive outings prior.) Conley is probable to be the benefactor of a healthy target share against the No. 2 Ravens pass defense in Week 14, so long as Sammy Watkins (foot) is once again unable to suit up -- a foreseeable development given that he was unable to practice in any capacity for the Chiefs last week, resulting in him being deemed inactive well in advance of Sunday's tilt with the Raiders.
Conley is expected to be a fixture in both two- and three-receiver formations Sunday against the Raiders with the Chiefs ruling out Sammy Watkins (foot) for the contest, Pete Sweeney of ArrowheadPride.com reports.
With his foot injury still hindering him coming out of a Week 12 bye, Watkins will essentially sit out a third game in a row, as he only managed to play five snaps in the 54-51 loss to the Rams on Nov. 19. Watkins' limitations in that contest facilitated Conley's coming-out party, with the 26-year-old parlaying an elevated snap count into seven receptions for 74 yards and two scores on eight targets. The shootout nature of that contest resulted in big numbers from multiple skill-position players on both squads, so expect Conley's statistical output to be more muted in Week 13 with the Chiefs taking on a 2-9 Raiders squad that enters the game as double-digit home underdogs. Conley should still draw favorable matchups on most of the routes he runs against Oakland's porous secondary, but his overall volume may suffer if the Chiefs get out to an early lead that prompts them to favor a run-heavy game script.
Conley caught seven of eight targets for 74 yards and two touchdowns in Monday night's 54-51 loss to the Rams.
Conley hadn't topped 25 yards in any game this season, so Monday's outburst easily marked his best performance of the campaign. In fact, the 2015 third-rounder's catch and yardage totals marked career highs, and he went for two touchdowns to boot. Conley paid dividends late in both halves, scoring from eight yards out with 13 seconds left in the second quarter before later finding paydirt from 10 yards out with 2:50 remaining in the fourth. That score proved to be Kansas City's final touchdown of the night, and although it wasn't enough to secure a victory, Conley still heads into the team's Week 12 bye on a personal high.
Conley managed just one catch for 22 yards in Sunday's game against the Cardinals.
Conley received two targets on the day despite seeing 54 snaps in the contest, which were second to his 73 snaps in Week 4 against the Broncos. Even if Sammy Watkins (foot) is unable to retake the field Monday against the Rams, it likely won't result in a major stats boost for Conley, given the number of preferable options to throw to.
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