Chase Brown, RB, Cincinnati Bengals
Highlighted by a 54-yard touchdown reception, Brown had three catches for 80 yards and eight carries for 25 yards against the Indianapolis Colts in Week 14. After being a complete non-entity for the entire season to that point, he has 17 carries and 20 touches over the last two games. His snap rate also doubled from Week 13 to Week 14.
Joe Mixon is of course the lead back in Cincinnati. But Brown offers something different as the No. 2 guy, and the coaching staff has paid off their talk of getting him more involved.
Brown is only a comfortable flex play if Mixon is healthy, with the upside to be way more if anything happened to Mixon. Now one of top handcuffs in fantasy, Brown should be a priority add for playoff-bound Mixon owners this week and he's broadly on the radar in 12-team leagues.
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