Wide Receiver Edmonton Eskimos
June 15, 2018 Kenny Stafford News
RotoWire Fantasy Analysis
Stafford logged five receptions for 69 yards in the Eskimos' 33-30 win over the Blue Bombers on Thursday.
Stafford ensured he wouldn't let his newfound starting opportunity go to waste, checking in second only behind the prolific Derel Walker in receptions on the night among all pass catchers. The 28-year-old has had varying degrees of opportunity over his first five CFL seasons, but he's topped out at 47 receptions and 732 receiving yards, both of which came with this same Eskimos squad in 2015. Stafford also displayed a knack for the end zone that year with nine touchdowns, and the hope is that he'll be able to replicate the feat to an extent in an offense that should afford him a solid amount of opportunity. His Week 1 tally is certainly an encouraging start in that regard, and Stafford will attempt to kick it up another notch in a Week 2 battle against the Tiger-Cats.