Dexter McCluster WR KC 4 Days
Dexter McCluster caught five balls for 43 yards and gained zero yards on his lone run in Week 13.
His lone punt return also gained zero yards in Sunday's loss to Denver. McCluster caught a few dump-off passes from Alex Smith, but didn't have a big impact on the game. He should be treated as a bottom-barrel WR3 option in Week 14 against Washington.
Dexter McCluster WR KC 11 Days
Dexter McCluster caught seven passes for 59 yards in Sunday's Week 12 loss to the Chargers.
McCluster led the Chiefs in targets with 10 and his seven catches were a season-high. It stems from the rare shootout Alex Smith was successful in. A pure possession receiver who sees most of his catches on screens and quick outs, McCluster won't be a real fantasy option against the Broncos in Week 13. He's averaging just 34.0 yards per game on the season.
Dexter McCluster WR KC 17 Days
Dexter McCluster had five catches for 53 yards in Sunday night's Week 11 loss to the Broncos.
McCluster was featured in the short-to-intermediate passing game and finished with eight targets. He's the Chiefs biggest playmaker behind Jamaal Charles and Dwayne Bowe, but has little upside as a possession receiver in a run-heavy offense. Continue to avoid McCluster in the majority of fantasy leagues.
Dexter McCluster WR KC 18 Days
Dexter McCluster (ankle) is active for Week 11 against the Broncos.
McCluster suffered an ankle injury in Week 9 and was limited in practice Wednesday, but will be available for his usual role. Donnie Avery (shoulder) and Anthony Fasano (knee/ankle) are also active and will start. The Chiefs inactives are QB Tyler Bray, CB Dunta Robinson, LB Nico Johnson, OL Rokevious Watkins, DT Rishaw Johnson, C Eric Kush, and NT Jaye Howard.
Dexter McCluster WR KC 1 Month
Dexter McCluster had seven catches for 67 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's Week 8 win over Cleveland.
McCluster was featured in the short-to-intermediate passing game and has now led the Chiefs in receiving back-to-back weeks and. His touchdown came on a 28-yard strike from Alex Smith in the second quarter and he finished with a team-high 10 targets. McCluster is still nothing more than a WR5, but is emerging as the primary possession receiver in Kansas City's offense. He has just 23 catches for 253 yards through eight weeks.
Dexter McCluster WR KC 2 Months
Dexter McCluster caught five passes for 48 yards in Sunday's Week 4 win over the Giants.
Operating as a third-down security blanket and slot receiver, McCluster did well to help his team with short outs and comebacks. The five catches are his most since Week 15 of last season. McCluster, on pace for 44 catches, 424 yards and no touchdowns, is far off the fantasy radar.
Dexter McCluster WR KC 3 Months
Dexter McCluster caught one pass for one yard in Kansas City's Week 3 win over the Eagles.
McCluster "added" a rush for -3 yards. The fourth-year pro looked far slower than his reputation would suggest on both of his touches. He doesn't deserve a role in the offense.