With Taylor Heinicke under center, continue starting WR Terry McLaurin

Yahoo Sports’ Andy Behrens explains why the Commanders WR should thrive against the Falcons in week 12.

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ANDY BEHRENS: It's time for a Spiced Take presented by Captain Morgan.

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Terry McLaurin has seen 43 targets and has 425 receiving yards over his last five games. He is thriving with Taylor Heinicke at the controls of Washington's offense. And the Commanders are winning. Everything is falling into place here.

Also, this week's matchup, it's absolutely spectacular. Atlanta ranks 29th against the pass on the season. They allow the third most fantasy points to opposing wide receivers. They have allowed the most receiving yards to opposing wide receivers. That's a pretty good stat. We have a huge game incoming for Terry McLaurin. I'm going to give him 6 catches here, 148 yards, and a touchdown.

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