No surprise at all, this week we focus on the Percy Harvin trade and how it affects his value as well as Seattle’s other wide receivers.
In the shocking trade that sent Harvin to the Jets, one has to think that maybe — just maybe — this will be the spark for Percy that will finally propel him to be relative in fantasy again. He has been disappointing this season to say the least, but now he has a new opportunity. It appears the Jets plan to use him as a more classic wide receiver and line him up out wide, as opposed to trying to use him in space.
As for the Seahawks, this opens up a major opportunity for both Jermaine Kearse and Doug Baldwin to step up. In this past week against St. Louis, Baldwin had seven receptions for 123 yards and one touchdown. Kearse wasn’t as good, only posting three receptions for 50 yards. Now, it’s tough to predict which one of these if not both will become successful with the new opportunity, but the early leader seems to be Baldwin.
Sticking to the Seattle vs. St. Louis game, Tre Mason — the Heisman finalist from Auburn last year — had 14 points off 18 carries, 85 yards and a touchdown. Zac Stacy appears to be slowly falling out of the rotation, and Benny Cunningham is inconsistent, leaving the job open for Mason.