Hayden Hurst and the Carolina Panthers will face the Houston Texans and their 26th-ranked pass defense (245.5 yards allowed per game) in Week 8, on Sunday at 1:00 PM ET.
Is Hurst a worthwhile starting option in fantasy this week? Keep scrolling as we dig into his upcoming matchup against the Texans.
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Hayden Hurst Week 8 Game Info
Let’s highlight some of the upcoming game’s key info, along with the projected fantasy points for Hurst:
Matchup: Carolina Panthers vs. Houston Texans
Time: 1:00 PM
Date: October 29, 2023
Projected Fantasy Points: 2.956
Hayden Hurst Fantasy Stats
Here’s a look at the fantasy numbers of Hurst this season:
Hurst is 31st at his position, and 219th overall in the league, with 17.6 fantasy points (2.9 per game).
Hurst has picked up 44 yards receiving, on five catches (nine targets), with zero touchdowns and 4.4 fantasy points (1.5 per game) during his past three games.
Looking at his past five games, Hurst has nine receptions on 15 targets, for 75 yards, and has accumulated 1.5 fantasy points on average (7.5 in all).
In Week 1 versus the Atlanta Falcons, Hayden Hurst posted a season-high 10.1 fantasy points, thanks to this stat line: five receptions, 41 yards and one touchdown.
In his worst game of the season, Hurst finished with 0.7 fantasy points — one reception, seven yards, on three targets. That was in Week 4 against the Minnesota Vikings.
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Hayden Hurst 2022 Fantasy Game Log
Hayden Hurst vs. Texans
Here are a few important data points on the Texans squad Hurst will be playing:
Houston hasn’t given up more than 100 receiving yards to an opposing player this season.
The Texans have given up a touchdown pass to four players this season.
No player has caught more than one touchdown pass against Houston this season.