Fantasy spin on NFL Nation's projected depth charts – ESPN

The Jets’ offense as a whole may not be too interesting for fantasy football owners in 2017, but Bilal Powell sure will be. 

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Mike ClayESPN Writer

Close Fantasy football, NFL analyst for ESPN.com Member of Pro Football Writers of America Founding director of Pro Football Focus Fantasy 2013 FSTA award winner for most accurate preseason rankings

Our fantastic NFL Nation team made its first run at projected 2017 starting lineups for each team on Monday. For fantasy football players, this is invaluable information and something we need to track throughout the offseason.

I thoroughly examined each of the 32 projected lineups, tweaked our player projections and adjusted my rankings.

Below is a collection of noteworthy and surprising NFL Nation predictions that have relevance to us in fantasy:

Chargers wide receiver: Tyrell Williams and Travis Benjamin over Mike Williams

Tyrell Williams enjoyed a breakout 2016 season, so it’s not surprising to see him among the top three receivers. Benjamin, however, was a bust after signing a four-year, $24 million contract last offseason, but reporter Eric Williams points to a knee injury as the reason for his second-half disappearance. Nonetheless, it makes a lot of sense for the Williams duo to work the perimeter, with Keenan Allen in the slot and Benjamin handling situational lid-lifting duties. But with the aforementioned names in the mix, as well as tight ends Antonio Gates and Hunter Henry, it can’t be overlooked that the rookie Williams does not have a clear path to a big target share early on.

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