Brandon Gibson leads Rams in receiving Sunday: Fantasy implications

Jeff Curry-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Brandon Gibson led the St. Louis Rams in receiving Sunday, catching seven passes for 91 yards. We break down the fantasy implications.

Brandon Gibson had seven receptions for 91 yards during the St. Louis Rams' loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Gibson led the team in targets with nine, and proved to be the biggest beneficiary in the passing game with Danny Amendola out.

Gibson's receptions, yards and targets were all season highs for the wideout. He now has 20 receptions for 275 yards and two touchdowns on the season. Chris Givens was the team's second-leading receiver with three receptions for 85 yards on the day.

Fantasy Impact: Gibson took immediate advantage of Amendola's serious shoulder injury. With Amendola out at least another month, Gibson should be a popular target on waiver wires this week in fantasy leagues.

Within a limited offense, Gibson appears to be a WR2 at best in standard fantasy formats. More likely, he will be among your options for the Flex spot going forward. Still, that is more than enough value to help decide a fantasy matchup or two.

For more fantasy info, check out the SB Nation Fantasy War Room 4-8:30 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday. Check out SB Nation's own Fantasy Football game, Pick 6!

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube

Latest News

In This Article

Teams
Players
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.