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What to do with Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, Antonio Brown in Week 17 of the fantasy football playoffs

We go over the fantasy football outlook of Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, Antonio Brown ahead of the Bucs Week 17 matchup against the Falcons.

Antonio Brown #81 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers smiles after the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on December 26, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images

Last week against the Detroit Lions, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ offense was rolling with all three wide receivers scoring touchdowns. Can they continue their hot streak against a vulnerable Atlanta Falcons’ secondary? Let’s break it down below.

Fantasy Football analysis: Bucs WRs Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, Antonio Brown

The Buccaneers’ offense was in rare form against the Lions in Week 16. It started with Tom Brady, who was 22-of-27 for 348 yards and four touchdowns. Two of his touchdown passes went to Mike Evans. Evans had a game-high 10 receptions (12 targets) for 181 yards and two touchdowns.

Meanwhile, Chris Godwin was right behind Evans with five receptions (nine targets) for 84 yards and a touchdown. Antonio Brown recorded his second-straight game with a touchdown, which were a part of his four receptions (six targets) for 35 yards. On Sunday, the Bucs are taking on a Falcons’ secondary that they had their fair amount of success against in Week 15.

In that contest, Evans led the Bucs with six receptions (seven targets) for 110 yards, while Brown had five receptions (seven targets) for 93 yards and a touchdown. Lastly, Godwin contributed four receptions (five targets) for 36 yards and a score.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Start — Mike Evans as a WR1

Start — Chris Godwin as a WR2/WR3

Start — Antonio Brown as a WR3/FLEX