Derrick Henry finally had a big fantasy game in Week 4 — so is it time to trade him? (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) (Andy Lyons via Getty Images)
Sal Vetri is a new Yahoo Fantasy contributor this season. He’ll write a weekly football trade story focusing on players to deal. This week, he highlights five players to trade away and two to target.
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He had his best game of the season in Week 4 against the Broncos’ last-ranked defense. Herbert played a season-high 79% of the snaps and earned 23 opportunities. This led to a massive game of 122 yards on 22 touches. But this may just be his best game of the season. It was the ideal matchup and Herbert had a positive game script the entire day.
Moving forward, Chicago has some good matchups against the Vikings, Raiders and Chargers, but they aren’t favored in any of these games. If they fall behind in these contests, it could lead to more passing game usage for backup Roschon Johnson.
This is a good time to test the market and try to trade Herbert. Despite this solid performance, I don’t consider him to be a top-30 RB for the rest of the season. I’d look to trade him for someone like James Conner, Jerry Jeudy or Chris Godwin.
He’s a top-24 WR through four games. The Broncos defensive struggles have led to more passing volume for their offense. As such, Sutton ranks top-20 in routes run and when you run more routes you earn more targets.
But here’s the issue: he’s only had one strong game this season. In Week 3 against Miami, Sutton produced 19.1 points on 11 targets. His three other games have been propped up by touchdowns, which aren’t sustainable.
In Week 4, we continued to see Jerry Jeudy and Marvin Mims Jr. be more involved. Mims played a season-high 39% of the routes, while Jeudy earned a team-high 20% of the…