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11 minutes ago, Phantom Knight said:

If I needed a plugin, I would certainly take a chance over many others who are available on the wire.  In some leagues, I roster him and based upon his production (and my losses due to injury/covid), the would easily be my wr3.

With Golladay and Ridley getting hurt, and Fulgham on bye, that is the type of player I'm looking for. It just feels like most analysts aren't valuing him at that level. I think it is a combination of him being a first round bust and Carr's offenses never being that strong, but he is probably a better value than people think right now.

He hasn't had quite the same level of production but it reminds me of Fulgham a few weeks ago, where no one wanted him but his production forced people to pay attention. In one league, a player has benched Boyd (WR11 in standard) every week, because they just don't respect the name and offense. 

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Last night's line for Aghlor is the perfect argument against the PPR format. THAT receiving performance is worth 11 points? Terrible. Yes, I play in PPR but that line deserves negative point

Adding relevant content to the player threads from a variety of sources is my way of making a positive contribution to the message boards. Some people play in in 14 and 16 team leagues with larger ros

I’m confused, what was wrong with his performance?  He caught 8 of his 10 targets.  On one of the targets he didn’t catch, he was open downfield and foles took too long to get rid of it and it was nea

1 hour ago, Wise Old Owl said:

Ruggs, Agholor and Renfrow had 3 targets each. Agholor had another TD though. That's 5 TD in 8 games. Still no one talking about this guy

There’s talk.   He has a role in LV and is probably the best of the WRs to own in LV at the moment.   Carr spreads the ball around which makes Agholor difficult to trust.  

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Nelson Agholor caught 1-of4 targets for eight yards in the Raiders' Week 10 win over the Broncos.

Darren Waller saw five targets versus Denver while Josh Jacobs and Henry Ruggs each saw four looks. Agholor was an ancillary piece in a low-volume attack this week and he'll remain on the outskirts of fantasy viability in Week 11. The Raiders face the Chiefs next week in a game that will almost certainly see them attempt more than 25 pass attempts. Agholor will slot in as a WR5/6 in that game and should only be rostered in the deepest of leagues.

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Nelson Agholor caught 5-of-6 targets for 54 yards in the Raiders' Week 12 loss to the Falcons.

The Raiders' WR1, Agholor has 50 yards and/or one touchdown in six of the last eight games and has become Derek Carr's most-trusted outside weapon behind Darren Waller and sometimes Hunter Renfrow inside. Agholor is a weekly WR4 with some touchdown upside and gets an easy Week 13 date against the Jets.

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Nelson Agholor was sidelined on Wednesday with an ankle injury.

Agholor caught five passes for 54 yards in the Raiders' blowout loss to the Falcons, and it would be a shame if he missed Week 13's ideal matchup against the Jets. Perhaps Henry Ruggs would be more involved if Agholor is held out of action.

Dec 2, 2020, 10:46 PM ET

 

 

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Was thinking the same thing, with Ruggs out like his chance alittle more. Thinking tonight might be a shootout. 

Dont have alot of options, wither Nelson, Claypool or Viska, even tempted to go double TE with Tonyan

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Was thinking the same thing, with Ruggs out like his chance alittle more. Thinking tonight might be a shootout. 

Dont have alot of options, wither Nelson, Claypool or Viska, even tempted to go double TE with Tonyan

I have to make a call on a WR2:

B. Cooks or Algolor

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Nelson Agholor caught 4-of-8 targets for 49 yards in the Raiders' Week 15 loss to the Chargers. 

Tonight had a little bit of everything for Agholor, including a quarterback change from Derek Carr to Marcus Mariota after the second series. Agholor caught a 30-yard pass from Carr and drew a DPI in the end zone on a Mariota target in the third quarter. He also dislocated a finger that had to be popped back in and endured a Mariota hospital ball that resulted in a painful ribs shot. Agholor is going to need all nine days between now and the Raiders' Week 16 game against the Dolphins to heal up. He will be more of a WR4 than WR3 for the fantasy finals. 

Dec 18, 2020, 12:28 AM ET

 

 

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Well you guys got your floor, hard to hate that. Catching up, I am surprised people are benching Claypool for him, I know he’s had a bad few weeks but he just tore up CIN a month or so ago, and DJ is coming off a benching that would make you think they’ll involve the other WRs more. 
 

Claypool’s usage has been mystifying after his hot start, but I’d still have a hard time benching him in the playoffs if the alternative is floor guys like Agholor

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Nelson Agholor caught 5-of-6 targets for 155 yards and a touchdown in the Raiders' Week 16 loss to the Dolphins.

Agholor continues to be everything Henry Ruggs was supposed to be when the Raiders made him the first receiver selected in the 2020 NFL Draft. His score came on a deep bomb from Carr. After securing the catch, Agholor shook one defender and then crossed up a safety on his way to the end zone. It was his eighth score of the year and his third game topping 100 receiving yards. Agholor and Darren Waller have been a surprisingly effective tandem for Derek Carr. Agholor's ceiling makes him a solid WR3 option for Week 17 against the Broncos.

Dec 26, 2020, 11:36 PM ET

 

 

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Raiders GM Mike Mayock said the team would "love" to re-sign impending free agent WR Nelson Agholor.

“Nelly’s one of my favorite people in the whole world,” Mayock said in his press conference. "He brought a work ethic, a toughness, he brought the young guys along with him, and he brought productivity and trust with our quarterback. So all of those things he brought, we don’t want to lose. We’d love to have Nelly back. That’s a guy that I can’t tell you how much appreciation I have for.” Agholor reportedly told his teammates they "were selfish and didn’t work hard enough" after their Week 16 loss to the Dolphins, so it's unclear whether the receiver is in much of a hurry to re-sign in Las Vegas. Even so, his rapport with Derk Carr was off the charts, finishing second on the team in both targets (82) and receiving yards (896). Returning to the Raiders is arguably the 27-year-old's best-case scenario for fantasy.

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Mar 4, 2021, 9:47 AM ET

 

 

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Patriots agreed to terms with WR Nelson Agholor, formerly of the Raiders.

Agholor has a resurrection of sorts with the Raiders last season, going 48-896-8 on 82 targets as Derek Carr's favorite target. He played in Vegas on a one-year, minimum deal and now cashes in with the Patriots. Agholor's 2020 was a bit on the fluky side with some wildly long touchdowns. It's hard to get too excited about him in New England's run-heavy offense, but he's probably the best player in the receiver room at the moment.

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The Spike King @SpikeKing76

REPORT: Nelson Agholor has really dominated during OTAs. I was told, “He looked like the best WR on the field by far...He looks determined to catch everything thrown his way”. Looks like we might have a WR1 emerging. The money will be worth it.

https://twitter.com/spikeking76/status/1402384810518142982?s=21

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