5 best fantasy football matchups to exploit for Week 16

Dec 9, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson (18) celebrates during the second quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

The fantasy playoffs are here, and finding great matchups to exploit in your matchup can be crucial. These guys have favorable opponents this week.

During the fantasy football postseason, every single start/sit call counts. There is little room for error as the best of the best in your league face off against one another. Exploiting good matchups can take you all the way, and can win you money in daily fantasy leagues.

These players have favorable matchups this week, which will likely propel them into an even higher rank when the week is over. Let’s get into it!

Best fantasy football matchups for Week 16

5. Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings (vs. LAR)

Justin Jefferson’s sophomore season has been nothing short of spectacular, and he’s resumed his status as a fantasy WR1. So far this season, he’s the overall WR5 in PPR leagues. His 1,288 yards are second in the league only to Cooper Kupp.

This week’s Vikings-Rams matchup features the number one and two in receiving yards. Jefferson’s matchup against the 23rd-ranked Los Angeles secondary is promising for managers who have him and are counting on a big week. Because of the great matchup and the fact that this game will be competitive throughout, Jefferson could finish as this week’s overall WR1.