Week 6 highs and lows: Chris Godwin continues to produce

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1:51 PM ETMatt Bowen and Tristan H. CockcroftWeek 6 of the fantasy football season featured plenty of notable performances. What should we make of them? Matt Bowen and Tristan H. Cockcroft are here with analysis on the biggest performers — and duds — of the week.Stefon Diggs torches Eagles secondaryThe highest-scoring player from Sunday’s 1 p.m. ET games, Diggs scored 43.5 PPR fantasy points, a new career best. Remarkably, that total was nearly as large as his start percentage in ESPN leagues (44.8%), the second-lowest rate he has had through six games this season (42.5%, Week 4). This, despite his most favorable matchup all year, as the Eagles were missing cornerbacks Ronald Darby and Avonte Maddox and have struggled to contain wide receivers even when at full strength.Given that fantasy managers appear to be chasing Diggs’ cumulative stats — that start percentage is as compelling evidence as any — this would be an excellent time to drop his name onto the trade market, since he averaged just 4.6 targets in his previous five games in a Vikings offense that has leaned run-heavy. — CockcroftTristan already hit on the matchup advantage for Diggs Sunday, as the wide receiver posted a monster line, catching seven of a team-high 11 targets for 167 yards with three touchdowns. But I also like how the Vikings designed their deep ball throws here. Early-down play-action to attack the matchup and the top of the Philly secondary. Take your shots and then come back to Diggs again in the red zone off play-action to chalk up another score. That was a nasty route, too.I do believe the Vikings will continue to be aggressive with their play-action passing game moving forward. That fits the offensive structure in Minnesota to build out from the run game, and it also caters to quarterback Kirk Cousins. And even with Diggs roasting the Eagles’ secondary today, he draws a much tougher matchup in Week 7 versus the Lions’ secondary. Because of that, Diggs will fit into that Flex/WR3 range in the rankings. — BowenChris Godwin continues his tearFantasy football’s No. 1 wide receiver in PPR scoring entering the week, Godwin had 25.1 PPR fantasy points on Sunday to give him 145.2 for the season, which for the time being gives him a 27.9-point lead over the rest of the position (Michael Thomas was second entering the 1 p.m. ET games). As had been hinted at in the preseason, Godwin has enjoyed quite a bit of volume: He’s fifth among wide receivers in percentage of his team’s offensive snaps played (95%) and has averaged 38.3 routes run, 9.2 targets and 1.

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