It has been a long march of a season, but here we are. The lights are turning off and fantasy champions have largely been crowned. I personally managed to come in second place in my money league, first in my Twitter league, and third in a friendly league. In total, I accrued about $300 worth of prize money this season. Can’t complain, and definitely can’t say I had a single offensive Texans player on any of my squads. However, there were a few weeks that the Texans defense came in handy! For the final time, let’s get into the numbers.
Week 18: (Texans vs. Titans)
QB: Davis Mills - 23/33, 301 yards, 3 TD, 12 yards rushing = 27.24 points.
RB: David Johnson - 5 carries, 28 yards, 3 reception, 8 yards = 6.6 points.
RB: Rex Burkhead - 12 carries, 24 yards rushing, 3 reception, 42 yards receiving = 9.6 points.
WR: Brandin Cooks - 3 receptions, 26 yards = 5.6 points.
WR: Nico Collins - 3 receptions, 67 yards = 9.7 points.
WR: Chris Moore - 3 receptions, 38 yards, 1 TD = 12.8 points.
WR: Danny Amendola - 7 receptions, 113 yards, 2 TD = 32.3 points.
TE: Anthony Auclair - 1 receptions, 7 yards = 1.7 points.
K: Ka’imi Fairbairn - 1/1 FG, 2/2 XP, 31 long = 5 points.
DEF: 5 TFL, 1 sack, 7 QB hit, 28 points allowed = 0 points.
In a Week 18 surprise, Danny Amendola had a vintage performance and put up some monster numbers. Brandin Cooks took a backseat as Davis Mills started slinging the ball in the second half. Many of Mills’ performances as a rookie have been Jekyll/Hyde type contrasts between halves.
Houston’s defense gave up too many points to move the needle and could have proven costly in championship matchups. Hopefully that side of the ball will look a bit different after a draft that could see us net an elite pass rushing prospect.
Ka’imi Fairbairn needs to be pushed in training camp next year. Simple as that.
We’ll see you after the 2022 NFL Draft to forecast who could be usable on rosters next year. Until then, stew over your fantasy decisions this year.