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How blocking issues hampered Watson, Henry and others

Horrid blocking made things really difficult for Deshaun Watson Sunday in his return from a torn ACL. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

The fantasy blocking breakdown series reviews the impact that run- and pass-blocking have on fantasy football performance, using methodologies detailed here.

This week's fantasy blocking breakdown examines how concerned we should be about how Deshaun Watson's career-low point total as a starter, whether Jay Ajayi's ceiling is higher or lower for Week 2, and why there is still hope for Kenyan Drake and Derrick Henry to perform better in fantasy.

The highest pass pressure rate Deshaun Watson has ever faced led to his worst starting fantasy performance

Houston came into this contest ranked 29th in my 2018 preseason fantasy blocking wall projections, but if those rankings were put together post Week 1, the Texans might well project as the worst blocking wall in the NFL.