If they don't, pass on him but make sure to make him your backup as he is a bonafide starter at least to start the year and the Chargers have some very nice offensive players around. McKissic (RB, WAS) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups, Tim Patrick (WR, DEN) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups, Mike Thomas (WR, CIN) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups, Nelson Agholor (WR, LV) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups, Olamide Zaccheaus (WR, ATL) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups, Jalen Guyton (WR, LAC) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups, Preston Williams (WR, MIA) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups, Mecole Hardman (WR, KC) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups, fantasy football draft sleepers and waiver wire pickups, Week 6 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2020 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings, Week 6 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2020 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings, Running Back Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 6, Deeper League Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 6. Justin Herbert was thrust into the starting role in Week 2 after team doctors accidentally punctured Tyrod Taylor‘s lung while administering a pain-killing injection.

Coach Anthony Lynn said that Taylor will return to being the team’s starting quarterback, but the first-year player will have the opportunity to change his mind with his play.

BALLER MOVE: Target Around ~165 Overall / Waiver Wire, CURRENT ADP: 180+ (Undrafted in 12-team leagues).

The Chargers fell to 1-4 after another close lose to the Saints on Monday night.

I am a believer that L.A. can and will start picking up wins after the bye. The Chargers had Tyrod Taylor ready to keep the seat warm until Herbert was ready, but a an accidentally punctured lung sent Taylor to the sideline and Herbert into the fire in Week 2. That's an insane amount, but again, that's combining both players' points. Don't have an account?Join the Best Live Fantasy Chat Community! But pretty much as Mitchell Trubisky in Chicago, he will start the first game of the season and then the team will go from there. Despite being under constant duress, Herbert was dealing, completing nine of his 13 passes for 109 yards and three touchdowns.

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Los Angeles has blown 17-point first-half leads in the past two consecutive weeks.

ANALYSIS: The last news regarding the battle-of-quarterbacks going on in LA between Taylor and rookie-QB Justin Herbert spoke about the freshman battling the veteran in training camp to get the starting gig come Week 1. Sign up for the Chargers Wire newsletter to get our top stories in your inbox every morning.

PFF has the combination of Taylor and Herbert projected to reach 281 PPR points.

They have lost four games in a row, and sitting at 1-4, they're last place in the AFC West. October 9, 2020 11:33 am ET.

Chargers rookie quarterback Justin Herbert is making his second consecutive start Sunday against the Panthers while Tyrod Taylor is out with a punctured lung and cracked ribs. No matter how the first-round pick performs, a third consecutive start is guaranteed after it was reported that Taylor is expected to miss next weekend’s matchup against the Buccaneers, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. However, Monday night's loss to the Saints was one of the instances where Los Angeles swayed away from it, which ultimately had a factor in the outcome of the game.
Only consider Taylor in two-QB leagues. Taylor suffered cracked ribs in Los Angeles’ regular-season opener and then had a lung accidentally punctured by injection before last week’s game against the Chiefs when a team doctor attempted to aid the initial injury. Quarterback Tyrod Taylor has bounced around the league the past few seasons with the hopes of holding down a … Heading into the locker room, L.A. had a 10-point lead over New Orleans. Welcome to Chargers Wire's European Union Experience. Tyrod Taylor earned the starting quarterback job for the Chargers, but then lost it to rookie Justin Herbert after some unfortunate events.

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Those numbers would make Taylor quite a value given his undrafted stock, but he'd also be the worst starter in the league. Taylor has a decent group of targets in LA, but he will deal with a shaky line and it won't be long before sixth-overall pick Justin Herbert takes over. Among the very few things that's working for the Chargers up to this point is rookie quarterback Justin Herbert's play.

For how long will Taylor remain as the starter for the Chargers, we don't know. That is why fantasy GMs keep banking on Taylor as the early starter as his ADP upward trend (small but sure) has shown lately. Herbert impressed in his professional debut against the defending Super Bowl champions, finishing with 22-of-32 passing for 311 yards and two touchdowns. Copyright © 2011 - 2020, - Get 50% Off Any Multi-Sport Premium and DFS Bundle - Up To 8 Sports! That, though, doesn't mean he's getting drafted in most 12-team, 1QB leagues. By: Gavino Borquez. Interested In Extension, Gio Urshela Doesn't Need Surgery On Elbow, Louis Oosthuizen Looks To Continue Strong Play, Abraham Ancer Enters CJ Cup With Momentum, Gary Woodland Enters CJ Cup With Past Success, Jake Allen Signs Two-Year Extension With Montreal, James Krause With A Chance To Get Back On A Winning Streak, Claudio Silva Can Improve To 6-0 In The UFC, Gary Sanchez Not Locked Into Starting Role Next Year, Jonathan Martinez Gets Biggest Test To Date, LeBron James, Danny Green Probable For Sunday, Brad Keselowski Should Be A Favorite At Roval, Ryan Blaney Has Tremendous Upside At Roval, Kevon Looney Expected To Have Bigger Role, Lauri Markkanen Hopeful For Bounce-Back Season, Isaiah Thomas Should Be Ready For Next Season, Goran Dragic Officially Ruled Out For Game 4, Alexis Lafreniere Selected First Overall By Rangers, Aric Almirola Crashes Out, Finishes 37th At Talladega, We Are Your Secret Weapon.