The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Houston Texans in the Divisional Round on Sunday, and their lethal passing attack could be weakened because of the knee soreness Travis Kelce has been dealing with. The Chiefs’ star tight end has a bruised knee and was limited in practice this week. Kelce is listed as questionable to play against the Texans.
Fortunately for Kansas City, it has other options. Among them are wide receivers Tyreek Hill and Sammy Watkins. Both could benefit from an increased workload.
Fantasy football analysis: Chiefs WRs Tyreek Hill, Sammy Watkins
Hill has been the Chief’s second best offensive weapon this year, behind Kelce. He dealt with health issues early in the year, which caused him to miss Weeks 2 through 5. But he found his stride as soon as he returned and has reached double-digits in DKFP in every game since Week 6. If Kelce is a no go for Sunday, Hill will become significantly more important to the offense as a deep threat. Watkins started off 2019 on fire and hasn’t reached the end zone since he scored three touchdowns in Week 1. He could see a bump in targets as well, but won’t be as much of a focal point as Hill.
Start Hill and sit Watkins.