Who Should I Start? Jaylen Waddle or Rashee Rice


Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
20.1 0.0 0.0 7.5 86.2 0.7

Jaylen Waddle News

Jaylen Waddle Fails To Get Much Going In Wild-Card Loss

Monday, January 15, 12:10 PM

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jaylen Waddle finished off the 2023 season by missing the last two regular-season games and then putting up a dud in the team's wild-card loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday night. Waddle ended the game with two receptions for 31 yards on five targets and nine yards on one carry. The 25-year-old gathered three 100-yard games and found the end zone four times this year. He was a solid WR2 for his team and finished the year in WR3 territory after taking a sizeable step back from his 2022 season. He missed a few more games this year compared to the season prior, however, he still saw around the same amount of targets and turned it into fewer receptions, yards, touchdowns, and worse yards per target. He should remain a mid-round fantasy draft pick because he does offer a higher upside than most secondary receivers.


Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
11.2 0.0 0.0 3.5 49.8 0.4

Rashee Rice News

Rashee Rice Wraps Up Rookie Season Quietly

Monday, February 12, 1:22 AM

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Rashee Rice continued his recent muted postseason run with six catches (eight targets) for 39 yards, but his team was still able to bring home their third Super Bowl ring in the last four seasons in Sunday's 25-22 triumph over the San Francisco 49ers. After an electric performance during Super Wild Card Weekend, the 2023 second-rounder failed to reach the 50-yard marker in any of his past three playoff games. It ends a very promising rookie campaign with a bit of a whimper, but Rice cemented himself as quarterback Patrick Mahomes' No. 1 wideout this year. The Chiefs' offseason moves may have something to say regarding Rice's 2024 fantasy draft outlook, however, as it's abundantly clear they need to add a more credible downfield threat into the picture despite Mecole Hardman Jr.'s Super Bowl LVIII heroics. For now, Rice belongs in top-12 conversations at the WR position in way-too-early rankings.


Jaylen Waddle vs. Rashee Rice

Still trying to decide between Waddle and Rice? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Jaylen Waddle is projected to score 20.1 points this week while Rashee Rice is projected to score 11.2 points.