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Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 3: Will Fuller an intriguing play vs. Patriots

Will Fuller is just the second receiver in NFL history to record 100 receiving yards in each of his first two NFL games. Will he make it three in a row on Thursday vs. the Patriots?

Through two weeks, Will Fuller has already put himself in the discussion for NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.

The rookie wide receiver has racked up nine catches for 211 yards and one score. However, he has gotten 18 targets and dropped some passes that would have made his stats much bigger. If he cleans those up, he could become an elite fantasy receiver this year.

For now, Fuller is getting set for the Houston Texans' matchup with the New England Patriots on Thursday Night Football. New England has struggled against the pass this season, allowing the fourth-most fantasy points to receivers through two games.

That means both Fuller and DeAndre Hopkins could have big games on Thursday. If nothing else, the Patriots will likely focus more on defending Hopkins and making Fuller beat them, which could lead to another big game for the rookie.

Fantasy Impact: Despite his hot start, Fuller is not getting much love in the Week 3 fantasy rankings. Yahoo! has him as the 30th-ranked receiver, and they project him to catch around five passes for 67 yards and no scores.

Despite this low ranking and projection, you should start Fuller in most fantasy leagues as your WR2 or flex play. He has been too good to keep on your bench.