The wait for NFL action is officially over. The Kansas City Chiefs and Detroit Lions dueled under the Thursday Night lights. Andy Reid and his troops pulled off a victory to start the 2023 campaign.
Fantasy football owners had a lot to decipher after the final whistle. Unexpected inactive player listings threw off score projections. Here are a few takeaways from opening night.
NFL Fantasy Football Takeaway #5
Isiah Pacheco is an emergency RB
Clyde Edwards-Helaire returned to the field Thursday after losing the starting job to Pacheco last season. He took the initial snaps for Matt Nagy’s offense on the first drives of the game. Jerrick McKinnon also entered the backfield, and then Pacheco made an appearance. He finished the game with 23 yards on eight carries. He also recorded four receptions for 31 yards.