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Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 9: Jon Baldwin Becomes Instant Starter

Jon Baldwin's home debut did not disappoint Kansas City Chiefs fans.

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If you're fantasy football team is looking for a wide receiver that has the opportunity to put up some big points for your team each week than Jon Baldwin is a player you need to add to your roster. After just his second game of the season Baldwin caught five passes for 82 yards, including a spectacular 39-yard touchdown catch. Baldwin was targeted eight times against the Chargers, which was only behind Dwayne Bowe's 11 targets that led the team. Baldwin has made himself a fantasy starter with his size and speed and Matt Cassel's instant comfortability with getting him involved in the passing game.

It's not a secret anymore that Dwayne Bowe is a pretty good receiver and that has opened the door for Baldwin, who lined up all over the place for the Chiefs against the Chargers on Monday night. He lined up on the outside for his lone touchdown catch, but also spent time in the slot and a little time in the box off-tackle. The Chiefs are moving Baldwin around to give him the best mismatches they can find for him and that's a good sign for fantasy owners. They want to get him the ball and get him involved. Add in the fact that Steve Breaston has emerged so far this season and Baldwin has a great opportunity to score points for your fantasy team for the rest of the season.