Miles Austin adds clutch touchdown to boost fantasy value

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Miles Austin sent the Cowboys into overtime against the Saints. We break down the fantasy implications.

Miles Austin caught four passes for 45 yards and a touchdown in Week 16 against the Saints. He was targeted eight times by Tony Romo on Sunday, finishing second only behind Dez Bryant.

Austin struggled with drops on the afternoon, but he came up clutch to catch a 19-yard score to tie things up with just 15 second left in regulation.

Fantasy Impact: He's certainly slowed down late in the year, but Austin broke his two-week scoring drought at exactly the right time. Bryant has taken over the spotlight in the receiving game. There is still room for Austin to shine, though.

Next week the Cowboys face a must-win scenario against the Redskins. He looks more like a WR3 at this rate.

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