Payne's Perspective: Players to Target

Payne's Perspective: Players to Target

This article is part of our Payne's Perspective series.

After having some time to digest the result of the Super Bowl, I thought it would be a good time to get back to writing about football. I cannot remember a Super Bowl where I was more wrong (and I was sure the Bills would win Super Bowl XXV against the a Phils Simms-less Giants). Give credit to the Tampa Bay defense; betting on holding the Chiefs to less than 10 points had to be going off at least 4:1 odds and likely more. ...

• Speaking of the Chiefs, if I set the over/under for Mahomes Super Bowl wins at a total of 3.5, which way would you lean? He'll be in his prime for at least the next five to eight years and is surrounded by plenty of talent (imagine if they had gotten JuJu Smith-Schuster to go there). That said, it's one thing to get to the Super Bowl and another to win it, as Mahomes learned last season. ...

• If the Washington Football Team can find its quarterback of the future in the next year or two, look out. The team is littered with young talent and if Curtis Samuel proves to be a competent No. 2 wide receiver to Terry McLaurin, Ryan Fitzpatrick would be a very interesting fantasy option this season. Can FitzMagic be a top-12 option at the position and thus be an option for fantasy managers on draft day? Probably not. He turns 39 this November and with a very

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Kevin Payne
Kevin has worked for RotoWire over a decade and has covered basketball, baseball and football. A glutton for punishment, he roots for his hometown Bills, Sabres and the New York Yankees. You can follow him on Twitter @KCPayne26.
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