It’s that time of year. Football is back, and so is Man Crush Monday on the Fantasy News Hour. If you’ve been keeping up, this week's selections were pretty easy. We have additional writers this season for FNH, Shane Davis and Brandon McAuliffe have joined forces with us to bring you different voices for the 2017 season. With no further delay, here is week 1’s MCM

Best looking QB/coach tandom in the NFL

Best looking QB/coach tandom in the NFL


Jared Goff (LAR) - 16.4 points

Goff went for 306 and a TD in Sunday’s massacre of the Colts. It could have even been better than this if McVay would have left the rest of his starters in for the entire game. Goff has toys now, expect him to continue to play with them

  • Fantasy News Advice: He should be added in all 2 QB leagues and deeper 1 QB leagues.

Hunt went full Newser on TNF

Hunt went full Newser on TNF


Kareem Hunt (KC) - 40.6 points

Hunt went full newser on TNF. 148 and a touch on the ground, 5 for 98 and another score in the air. Yeah, not much to say here, except, he’s good at football and Reid wants everyone to know it

  • Fantasy News Advice: No real advice except start him, he’s a top 15 back going forward

Kenny G with sweet music to this Lions fan

Kenny G with sweet music to this Lions fan


Kenny Golladay (Det) - 18.9 points

As a Lions fan, I’ve been hearing about how impressive this young man was since OTA’s began. He showed out a little in the preseason, but, as the season approached, Marvin Jones was starting to get some traction in regards to target share. Golladay didn’t need a Lions share of the targets to get production. Kenny G had 4 catches for 69 yards and 2 TDs, the second being one to watch if you haven’t yet.

  • Fantasy News Advice: He needs to be added everywhere. He isn’t a must start yet, but with as much as Detroit throws the ball, he could evolve to the best rookie WR for fantasy.

Hes the guy in the middle, tell the Bears

Hes the guy in the middle, tell the Bears


Austin Hooper (Atl) - 18.8 points

Hooper only had 2 catches on Sunday, however, those were for 128 yards and a house call (from 88 yards, no less). It took a while for Ryan to target Hooper, but when you make a QB look good, he starts to look for you a little more.

  • Fantasy News Advice: Hooper is still only a streamable TE option, but do so with a little more confidence next time.

I hope everyone is as excited as I am about the new season starting. When you’re done reading this, send a text to your significant other and remind them how important they are to you. They let us do this crazy thing called fantasy football, let's take the baton and give them a little fantasy of their own.


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