Fantasy fallout: Any hope for Kenyan Drake? T.Y. Hilton? Carson Wentz and Zach Ertz?

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Kenyan Drake was a fantasy revelation after he was traded to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 9 last year, finishing as the fourth-highest scoring running back in ESPN leagues the rest of the way.

This year? Well, he might be fantasy’s biggest disappointment so far, ranking 35th in fantasy points among running backs through four weeks.

And if he doesn’t break through next week against the struggling New York Jets, ESPN Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss said it might be time to bench him.

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