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Falcons Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the Atlanta Falcons as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of January 28, 2022.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye

Atlanta Falcons 2020 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Home Seattle Seahawks
2 Away Dallas Cowboys
3 Home Chicago Bears
4 Away Green Bay Packers
5 Home Carolina Panthers
6 Away Minnesota Vikings
7 Home Detroit Lions
8 Away Carolina Panthers
9 Home Denver Broncos
11 Away New Orleans Saints
12 Home Las Vegas Raiders
13 Home New Orleans Saints
14 Away Los Angeles Chargers
15 Home Tampa Bay Buccaneers
16 Away Kansas City Chiefs
17 Away Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Atlanta Falcons News

Mohamed Sanu, Avoids injury report

Sanu (knee) wasn't listed on the 49ers' injury report Wednesday, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Analysis: Sidelined since Week 9 due to a knee sprain, Sanu was activated from injured reserve Wednesday and avoided the practice report entirely following his first official practice since then. While Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk occupy the top two spots on the team's depth chart at wide receiver, Sanu will contend with Jauan Jennings for any snaps that linger at the position in Sunday's NFC Championship Game at the Rams. In eight appearances this season, Sanu recorded 15 catches (on 24 targets) for 177 yards and no touchdowns.

Mohamed Sanu player page.

January 26, 2022 4:14 PM EST


Mohamed Sanu, Activated from IR

The 49ers activated Sanu (knee) from injured reserve Wednesday, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Analysis: It's the end of the 21-day window to either activate Sanu or rule him out for the rest of the season. It's unclear if he'll be available for Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the Rams, and it's also unclear what his role would be if he plays, given that Jauan Jennings has done solid work as the No. 3 receiver. Sanu last caught 15 of 24 targets for 177 yards in eight regular-season games, with his most recent appearance being in Week 9 (Nov. 7).

Mohamed Sanu player page.

January 26, 2022 11:45 AM EST


Kurt Benkert, Signs new contract with Packers

The Packers signed Benkert to a reserve/future contract Tuesday.

Analysis: The quarterback spent the 2021 season on the practice squad while operating as the Packers' third option at his position behind starter Aaron Rodgers and backup Jordan Love. Benkert has yet to attempt a pass in the NFL, but he will now compete for an active roster spot in 2022 where he could be the primary reserve behind Love if Rodgers goes elsewhere.

Kurt Benkert player page.

January 25, 2022 3:27 PM EST


Julio Jones, Tallies six catches

Jones recorded six catches on seven targets for 62 yards in Saturday's 19-16 divisional-round loss to the Bengals.

Analysis: Jones led the Titans with six receptions, though he worked almost exclusively in short areas of the field. That resulted in a modest yardage total, with his longest gain going for 16 yards. Even so, Jones matched his highest reception total in any game during his first campaign in Tennessee. He was hampered by a hamstring injury throughout the season, which limited him to only 31 catches, 434 yards and a touchdown across 10 contests -- by far the worst statistical output of his career. The Titans could move on from Jones this offseason, but $13.2 million in dead cap and a lack of proven pass catchers aside from A.J. Brown make it likely that Jones will have the chance to bounce back with Tennessee in 2022.

Julio Jones player page.

January 22, 2022 7:16 PM EST


Mohamed Sanu, Still on IR

Sanu (knee) being activated from IR wasn't among the transactions made by the 49ers in advance of Saturday night's playoff game against the Packers.

Analysis: Until Sanu is activated, Deebo Samuel, Brandon Aiyuk, Jauan Jennings, Trent Sherfield, Travis Benjamin and River Cracraft profile as the 49ers' available wide receiver options.

Mohamed Sanu player page.

January 22, 2022 11:02 AM EST