1. Washington CBs vs Stefon Diggs
We just want to forget how Washington’s cornerbacks — specifically Kendal Fuller and William Jackson — performed against the Giants in Week 2.
Fuller was absolutely cooked by Sterling Shepard, who led New York in receiving with nine catches for 94 yards on 10 targets. He looked way off the pace and was flagged for pass interference on a third down that resulted in a field goal.
Jackson, on the other hand, was somehow worse. He could’ve been responsible for three Giants touchdowns, though he only accounted for one…thanks to a pass interference on Kenny Golladay and a Darius Slayton drop.
Unfortunately for Fuller and Jackson, Shepard and Slayton, while talented in their own rights, are no Stefon Diggs.
In his first year in Buffalo last season, Diggs tallied 127 receptions for 1,535 yards — both of which led the league — and eight touchdowns. He might not be a high-class redzone threat, but we’re talking about a WR at the peak of his powers.
While Diggs’ route-running will already be a handful for Fuller and Jackson, he’s as good as any receiver after the catch, so they better be ready to tackle.
And for anybody wondering why we’re calling out Fuller and Jackson, Diggs can line up either in the slot or on the perimeter. We hope the CBs have short memories, because they might not face a better receiver the rest of the season.