Wideout Puka Nacua faces a matchup versus the 25th-ranked passing defense in the NFL (245.6 yards conceded per game) in Week 7, when his Los Angeles Rams take on the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday at 4:05 PM ET.
Is Nacua worth starting in fantasy this week? Keep reading as we dig into his upcoming matchup against the Steelers.
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Puka Nacua Week 7 Game Info
Let’s go into some of the upcoming game’s vital info, along with the projected fantasy points for Nacua:
Matchup: Los Angeles Rams vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
Time: 4:05 PM
Date: October 22, 2023
Projected Fantasy Points: 8.815
Puka Nacua Fantasy Stats
Below is a glance at the fantasy figures of Nacua this season:
In 2023, Nacua has 72.2 fantasy points (12.0 per game) — 10th at his position, 43rd in the NFL.
Looking at his past three games, Nacua has 20 receptions on 28 targets, for 260 yards, and has accumulated 12.7 fantasy points on average (38.0 in all).
Nacua has picked up 479 yards receiving, on 40 catches (55 targets), with two touchdowns and an average of 12.1 fantasy points (60.3 total) in his past five games.
Puka Nacua accumulated 22.3 fantasy points — nine receptions, 163 yards and one touchdown — in his best game of the season. That was in Week 4 against the Indianapolis Colts.
Nacua picked up 2.6 fantasy points — four catches, 26 yards, on seven targets — last week versus the Arizona Cardinals, which was his worst game of the season.
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Puka Nacua 2022 Fantasy Game Log
Puka Nacua vs. Steelers
Here are several crucial stats on the Steelers outfit Nacua will be playing:
Pittsburgh has given up over 100 receiving yards to three players this season.
The Steelers have allowed five players to catch a touchdown pass against them this season.
Three players have hauled in more than one touchdown pass against Pittsburgh this season.