Seattle Seahawks post-draft fantasy football winners and losers

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Seahawks losers

Loser - WR Jaxon Smith-Njigba

Hold on, did I not mention that drafting Jaxon Smith-Njigba is going to boost Geno Smith's production? Yes, you are correct, the addition of Smith-Njigba greatly helps Geno's production, however, the same cannot be said for JSN. This has nothing to do with his talent, but more on his projection in the pecking order. He will still have to compete for receptions with DK and Tyler, and those players are the first two reads of Geno.

Do not say what I am not telling, Smith-Njigba will still be productive on the field as he was able to show that even with superior wide receiving options with the Buckeyes. While he is a talented player, his projection in the pecking order may limit his opportunities for fantasy points, particularly in the redzone. It is important to consider these factors when drafting Smith-Njigba in a re-draft league, as his production may not be as consistent as other options.

Loser - Zach Charbonnet

Zach Charbonnet's addition to the Seahawks' backfield is a significant boost to their overall offensive production. With Charbonnet and Kenneth Walker III sharing the workload, they can keep each other fresh throughout the season. It's important to note that in terms of real football, the selection of Zach Charbonnet in the second round was a smart move for the Seahawks, as it gives them a talented and fresh option at running back alongside sophomore Kenneth Walker III. However, in terms of fantasy football, Charbonnet's production will likely be limited due to the possibility of a 50/50 split with Walker, or even a reduced role as a pass catcher in an already crowded receiving corps.

While Charbonnet could serve as a valuable handcuff for Walker, relying on injuries to boost his fantasy value is not a reliable strategy. However, this split workload will negatively impact Charbonnet's fantasy value as he will not be the sole primary option in the running game.

In summary, the Seahawks had a successful draft in terms of improving their real football team, but from a fantasy perspective, there are some players that may not live up to their potential due to the depth at their position. It is crucial for fantasy owners to carefully consider each player's role and projected production when making draft selections.