So says Pro Football Focus:
Over the past three seasons, Redskins cornerback Josh Norman ranks second-best in opposing passer rating (61.0) and yards allowed per route in coverage (0.81). We know Norman will be shadowing this season against top wide receivers.
You just spent a fourth-round pick on Alshon Jeffery and now you’re wondering what to do with him in Week 1.
Although Norman might be the best cornerback in the league, no wide receiver matches up better against him than Jeffery.
Jeffery’s three-best routes (crossing routes, ins, and comebacks) are Norman’s three-worst routes. On nine targets, Jeffery averages 12.1 yards per target against Norman, which is the best of any wide receiver to see at least five targets against Norman over the past three seasons (next-closest is Odell Beckham with 7.7). Jeffery is undoubtedly still a risky play in DFS, but in season-long leagues, Jeffery is still a fine play: