Fantasy Football outlook for wide receivers from the NFC East in 2020

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Dallas Cowboys

The Cowboys have arguably the deepest wide receiver room in the league after stealing CeeDee Lamb at 17th overall in April’s draft. Lining Lamb up with Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup gives Dallas an almost unfair trio. However, this could cause some problems for fantasy with three talented guys dividing up the points. Still, all three of Amari Cooper, Michael Gallup, and Ceedee Lamb deserve to be drafted in fantasy.

The 100-million dollar man himself, Amari Cooper is now paid to be the clear WR1 of the Cowboys. He is fresh off a WR10 finish in PPR and is being targeted as such. His ADP on ESPN is WR10, with an average pick of 32.2. Cooper is more boom-or-bust than any top-end WR1s in fantasy football. But his boom weeks are as week-winning as they come. If you can get Cooper as your WR2 on your roster you are in a golden spot.

While Cooper gets the headlines in Dallas, Michael Gallup has quietly become a rising star wide receiver in his own right. The sophomore WR posted a really solid 66-1,107-6 stat line in 2019. That’s even with missing two games, Gallup only trailed Cooper by six targets and 82 receiving yards. Gallup was WR22 in PPR but looks like a real value right now with an ADP of WR34. Gallup’s talent is legit, and a slept on WR3 target.

That leaves rookie CeeDee Lamb as the last fantasy relevant Cowboys receiver. Even as the clear WR3 for Dallas, Lamb should be very busy still. Gone are 166 targets by way of Randell Cobb and Jason Witten. Not all will go to Lamb, but he should be in the ball-park of 80-100 targets.

Lamb will have to prove himself before being trusted in lineups early in the season, but he is a terrific late-round flier and bench stash in fantasy football in 2020.