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What to do with Darren Waller in Week 11 fantasy football

We go over the fantasy football outlook of Darren Waller ahead of the Raiders Week 11 matchup against the Chiefs.

Darren Waller #83 of the Las Vegas Raiders warms up before a game against the Denver Broncos at Allegiant Stadium on November 15, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

The Las Vegas Raiders offense doesn’t always throw the ball a whole lot, but whenever they do, quarterback Derek Carr loves to look for his tight end, Darren Waller. That steady presence in the offense has made Waller a standout at a position where it’s been difficult to find reliable help in fantasy football this season.

Fantasy Football analysis: Raiders TE Darren Waller

Waller led the team in receiving yards last week with 37. He was targeted five times and caught three of them in that game against the Broncos. He had five catches on 10 targets the week before that, finishing with just 22 yards but also a his fourth touchdown of the season.

Only two tight end have topped 50 yards against the Chiefs this season, and Kansas City has only allowed opposing tight ends to score three times. However, back in Week 5 Waller had some success against the Chiefs. He caught five passes on seven targets for 48 yards and a score. He’s too big a part of this offense to leave on the bench. And like most weeks, he’s a solid TE1.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Start Darren Waller.