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What to do with Mike Evans, Scotty Miller in Week 9 fantasy football

We go over Mike Evans, Scotty Miller’s fantasy football outlook ahead of the Bucs Week 9 matchup against the Saints.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans (13) celebrates his touchdown during the second half against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium.  Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Game day update: Mike Evans will be looking to continue his scoring prowess this season, recording seven touchdowns already. His ability as a red zone threat makes him a must-start each week. Scotty Miller will start to see his production go down with the brand-new addition of Antonio Brown. If anything, Miller might become a solid WR4/5 in fantasy, especially if you play in a deeper league. ESPN projects Evans to score 9.5 fantasy points, while Miller to score 3.0 points.

It’s hard to know what Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ receiver will light it up in fantasy football each week, and picking a pass catcher to go with could get more difficult now that Antonio Brown is set to make his 2020 debut with the team against the New Orleans Saints in Week 9. Let’s go over the fantasy outlook for some players who could be affected by Brown’s arrival.

Fantasy Football analysis: Bucs WRs Mike Evans, Scotty Miller

Evans kicked off 2020 banged up but has picked up the slack throughout the season. He’s hauling down red zone targets with insane efficiency. Evans is tied for the league lead with seven touchdowns catches. His ability to come down with contested catches should help him maintain his fantasy value despite the addition of a new star. Miller leads the Buccaneers with 400 receiving yards, but don’t expect that to last long. Chris Godwin is working toward playing through his broken finger and Brown will likely make Miller a WR4 in time. Miller has been Tampa Bay’s top deep threat this season but might not get enough snaps to be a consistent fantasy threat if Brown sticks.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Start Evans but stay away from Miller. Brady will be eager to test out his new weapon.