2017-18 NFL Week 16 Start Em, Sit Em

The outcome of your Week 16 matchup, likely the league championship for most of you, can come down to a few tough decisions over who to put in your starting lineup. This list takes a look at who you should or should not take a risk on this week. A few notes for this week: 1. Upset of the Week: Browns over Bears. 2. Nick Foles will continue to show people that the Eagles can still be a great team without Carson Wentz, and the Seahawks will all but crush the Cowboys’ playoff hopes. You heard it here first. 3. Bold Prediction: Th Browns will get their first win of the season by kicking a game winning field goal vs the Bears, and they will act like they just won the Super Bowl. With that said, here is your Start Em, Sit Em report for Week 16 of the NFL season.

QB:

Start Em:

  • Nick Foles vs OAK
  • Blake Bortles vs SF
  • Philip Rivers vs NYJ

Sit Em: 

  • Matthew Stafford vs CIN
  • Dak Prescott vs SEA
  • Marcus Mariota vs LAR

RB:

Start Em:

  • Jordan Howard vs CLE
  • Christian McCaffrey vs TB
  • Kapri Bibbs vs DEN

Sit Em: 

  • Leonard Fournette vs SF
  • Lamar Miller vs PIT
  • Carlos Hyde vs JAX

WR:

Start Em:

  • DeAndre Hopkins vs PIT
  • Robby Anderson vs LAC
  • JuJu Smith Schuster vs HOU

Sit Em:

  • Michael Thomas vs ATL
  • Tyreek Hill vs MIA
  • Larry Fitzgerald vs NYG

TE:

Start Em:

  • Jimmy Graham vs DAL
  • Greg Olsen vs TB
  • Charles Clay vs NE

Sit Em:

  • Austin Seferian-Jenkins vs LAC
  • Jared Cook vs PHI
  • Vernon Davis vs DEN

K:

Start Em:

  • Chris Boswell vs HOU
  • Graham Gano vs TB
  • Blair Walsh vs DAL

Sit Em:

  • Jake Elliott vs OAK
  • Dan Bailey vs SEA
  • Brandon McManus vs WSH

D/ST:

Start Em:

  • Steelers vs HOU
  • Bears vs CLE
  • Lions vs CIN

Sit Em:

  • Bills vs NE
  • Buccaneers vs CAR
  • Cowboys vs SEA

That does it for my Week 16 tools to victory. Good luck this week, everyone!

2017-18 NFL Week 15 Start Em, Sit Em

The outcome of your Week 15 matchup can come down to a few tough decisions over who to put in your starting lineup. This list takes a look at who you should or should not take a risk on this week. A few notes for this week: 1. Upset of the Week: Rams over Seahawks. 2. Kenyan Drake will continue his streak of 100 yard performances, and Jordy Nelson will return to form vs the Panthers with Aaron Rodgers back. You heard it here first. 3. Bold Prediction: Brady and Roethlisberger will combine for 5 INTs in a back and forth game for first place in the AFC. With that said, here is your Start Em, Sit Em report for Week 15 of the NFL season.

QB:

Start Em:

  • Aaron Rodgers vs CAR
  • Jared Goff vs SEA
  • Cam Newton vs GB

Sit Em: 

  • Ben Roethlisberger vs NE
  • Jameis Winston vs ATL
  • Nick Foles vs NYG

RB:

Start Em:

  • Kenyan Drake vs BUF
  • Jamaal Williams vs CAR
  • Jerick McKinnon vs CIN

Sit Em: 

  • Jay Ajayi vs NYG
  • Lamar Miller vs JAX
  • Isaiah Crowell vs BAL

WR:

Start Em:

  • Larry Fitzgerald vs WSH
  • Jordy Nelson vs CAR
  • Jarvis Landry vs BUF

Sit Em:

  • Mike Evans vs ATL
  • Brandin Cooks vs PIT
  • DeAndre Hopkins vs JAX

TE:

Start Em:

  • Kyle Rudolph vs CIN
  • Jared Cook vs DAL
  • Vernon Davis vs ARI

Sit Em:

  • Greg Olsen vs GB
  • Jason Witten vs OAK
  • Julius Thomas vs BUF

K:

Start Em:

  • Chris Boswell vs NE
  • Kai Forbath vs CIN
  • Josh Lambo vs HOU

Sit Em:

  • Jake Elliott vs NYG
  • Blair Walsh vs LAR
  • Dan Bailey vs OAK

D/ST:

Start Em:

  • Ravens vs CLE
  • Saints vs NYJ
  • Bills vs MIA

Sit Em:

  • Eagles vs NYG
  • Seahawks vs LAR
  • Patriots vs PIT

That does it for my Week 15 tools to victory. Good luck this week, everyone!

2017-18 NFL Week 14 Start Em, Sit Em

The outcome of your Week 14 matchup can come down to a few tough decisions over who to put in your starting lineup. This list takes a look at who you should or should not take a risk on this week. A few notes for this week: 1. Upset of the Week: 49ers over Texans. 2. Nelson Agholor will have another 100-yard performance in his return to the LA Coliseum. You heard it here first. 3. Bold Prediction: The Seahawks defense will force the Jaguars to only score on FGs the entire game. With that said, here is your Start Em, Sit Em report for Week 14 of the NFL season.

QB:

Start Em:

  • Case Keenum vs CAR
  • Josh McCown vs DEN
  • Jameis Winston vs DET

Sit Em: 

  • Dak Prescott vs NYG
  • Marcus Mariota vs ARI
  • Matthew Stafford vs TB

RB:

Start Em:

  • Lamar Miller vs SF
  • Frank Gore vs BUF
  • Isaiah Crowell vs GB

Sit Em: 

  • Leonard Fournette vs SEA
  • Jordan Howard vs CIN
  • Adrian Peterson vs TEN

WR:

Start Em:

  • Jordy Nelson vs CLE
  • Robby Anderson vs DEN
  • Tyreek Hill vs OAK

Sit Em:

  • Marvin Jones vs TB
  • Dez Bryant vs NYG
  • TY Hilton vs BUF

TE:

Start Em:

  • Delanie Walker vs ARI
  • Evan Engram vs DAL
  • Jason Witten vs NYG

Sit Em:

  • Tyler Higbee vs PHI
  • Greg Olsen vs MIN
  • Benjamin Watson vs PIT

K:

Start Em:

  • Chris Boswell vs BAL
  • Josh Lambo vs SEA
  • Harrison Butker vs OAK

Sit Em:

  • Jake Elliott vs LAR
  • Dan Bailey vs NYG
  • Cairo Santos vs CIN

D/ST:

Start Em:

  • Titans vs ARI
  • Patriots vs MIA
  • Seahawks vs JAX

Sit Em:

  • Bears vs CIN
  • Lions vs TB
  • Chiefs vs OAK

That does it for my Week 14 tools to victory. Good luck this week, everyone!

2017-18 NFL Week 13 Start Em, Sit Em

The outcome of your Week 13 matchup can come down to a few tough decisions over who to put in your starting lineup. This list takes a look at who you should or should not take a risk on this week. A few notes for this week: 1. Upset of the Week: Bills over Patriots. 2. The Eagles defense will force at least 3 turnovers on the Seahawks in at least a 2 touchdown win for Philly. You heard it here first. 3. Bold Prediction: Philip Rivers will throw for 4 touchdowns and less than 300 yards vs the Browns. With that said, here is your Start Em, Sit Em report for Week 13 of the NFL season.

QB:

Start Em:

  • Derek Carr vs NYG
  • Philip Rivers vs CLE
  • Jared Goff vs ARI

Sit Em: 

  • Matthew Stafford vs BAL
  • Marcus Mariota vs HOU
  • Jameis Winston vs GB

RB:

Start Em:

  • Leonard Fournette vs IND
  • Dion Lewis vs BUF
  • Lamar Miller vs TEN

Sit Em: 

  • Kareem Hunt vs NYJ
  • Jay Ajayi vs SEA
  • Christian McCaffrey vs NO

WR:

Start Em:

  • Adam Thielen vs ATL
  • Jordy Nelson vs TB
  • Doug Baldwin vs PHI

Sit Em:

  • Tyreek Hill vs NYJ
  • Stefon Diggs vs ATL
  • TY Hilton vs JAX

TE:

Start Em:

  • Delanie Walker vs HOU
  • Kyle Rudolph vs ATL
  • Austin Seferian-Jenkins vs KC

Sit Em:

  • Jared Cook vs NYG
  • Ricky Seals-Jones vs LAR
  • Benjamin Watson vs DET

K:

Start Em:

  • Will Lutz vs CAR
  • Graham Gano vs NO
  • Matt Bryant vs MIN

Sit Em:

  • Brandon McManus vs MIA
  • Harrison Butker vs NYJ
  • Blair Walsh vs PHI

D/ST:

Start Em:

  • Eagles vs SEA
  • Ravens vs DET
  • Patriots vs BUF

Sit Em:

  • Chiefs vs NYJ
  • Seahawks vs PHI
  • Raiders vs NYG

That does it for my Week 13 tools to victory. Good luck this week, everyone!

2017-18 NFL Week 12 Start Em, Sit Em

The outcome of your Week 12 matchup can come down to a few tough decisions over who to put in your starting lineup. This list takes a look at who you should or should not take a risk on this week. A few notes for this week: 1. Upset of the Week: Jets over panthers. 2. Brees vs Goff will be a tight battle all game with the latter ultimately throwing a late INT to seal the game for the Saints. You heard it here first. 3. Bold Prediction: Russell Wilson will throw for 357 yards and 3 TDs in a demolition of the 49ers. With that said, here is your Start Em, Sit Em report for Week 12 of the NFL season.

QB:

Start Em:

  • Russell Wilson vs SF
  • Cam Newton vs NYJ

Sit Em: 

  • Derek Carr vs DEN
  • Marcus Mariota vs IND

RB:

Start Em:

  • Carlos Hyde vs SEA
  • Leonard Fournette vs ARI

Sit Em: 

  • Jordan Howard vs PHI
  • CJ Anderson vs OAK

WR:

Start Em:

  • Devin Funchess vs NYJ
  • Jarvis Landry vs NE

Sit Em:

  • Larry Fitzgerald vs JAX
  • Amari Cooper vs DEN

TE:

Start Em:

  • Jared Cook vs DEN
  • Delanie Walker vs IND

Sit Em:

  • Coby Fleener vs LAR
  • Austin Hooper vs TB

K:

Start Em:

  • Chris Boswell vs GB
  • Will Lutz vs LAR

Sit Em:

  • Blair Walsh vs SF
  • Brandon McManus vs OAK

D/ST:

Start Em:

  • Steelers vs GB
  • Ravens vs HOU

Sit Em:

  • Rams vs NO
  • Falcons vs TB

That does it for my Week 12 tools to victory. Good luck this week, everyone!

2017-18 NFL Week 11 Start Em, Sit Em

The outcome of your Week 11 matchup can come down to a few tough decisions over who to put in your starting lineup. This list takes a look at who you should or should not take a risk on this week. A few notes for this week: 1. Upset of the Week: Oakland over New England. 2. Adam Theilen will somehow find a way to have 125+ yards vs the Rams secondary in  crucial NFC game. You heard it here first. 3. Bold Prediction: Carson Wentz throws for 400+ yards and 3 TDs vs the Cowboys in a blowout. Dallas doesn’t stand a chance. With that said, here is your Start Em, Sit Em report for Week 11 of the NFL season.

QB:

Start Em:

  • Carson Wentz vs DAL
  • Alex Smith vs NYG
  • Case Keenum vs LAR

Sit Em: 

  • Russell Wilson vs ATL
  • Matthew Stafford vs CHI
  • Philip Rivers vs BUF

RB:

Start Em:

  • Jordan Howard vs DET
  • Leonard Fournette vs CLE
  • Tevin Coleman vs SEA

Sit Em: 

  • Alfred Morris vs PHI
  • Marshawn Lynch vs NE
  • CJ Anderson vs CIN

WR:

Start Em:

  • Adam Thielen vs LAR
  • Jarvis Landry vs TB
  • Tyreek Hill vs NYG

Sit Em:

  • Brandin Cooks vs OAK
  • Dez Bryant vs PHI
  • Jordy Nelson vs BAL

TE:

Start Em:

  • Zach Ertz vs DAL
  • Jimmy Graham vs ATL
  • Vernon Davis vs NO

Sit Em:

  • Cameron Brate vs MIA
  • Jason Witten vs PHI
  • Jared Cook vs NE

K:

Start Em:

  • Greg Zuerlein vs MIN
  • Matt Prater vs CHI
  • Will Lutz vs WSH

Sit Em:

  • Brandon McManus vs CIN
  • Steven Hauschka vs LAC
  • Mike Nugent vs PHI

D/ST:

Start Em:

  • Chiefs vs NYG
  • Seahawks vs ATL
  • Eagles vs DAL

Sit Em:

  • Vikings vs LAR
  • Texans vs ARI
  • Broncos vs CIN

That does it for my Week 11 tools to victory. Good luck this week, everyone!

2017-18 NFL Week 10 Start Em, Sit Em

The outcome of your Week 10 matchup can come down to a few tough decisions over who to put in your starting lineup. This list takes a look at who you should or should not take a risk on this week. This week, I am doing something special by cutting some analysis and expanding my content over who to Start/Sit. If you have any personal questions over your players, feel free to contact me. A few notes for this week: 1. Upset of the Week: San Francisco over New York. 2. Jarvis Landry will take over Antonio Brown this week as the league leader in receptions. You heard it here first. 3. Bold Prediction: Todd Gurley will run for over 200 yards vs Houston on Sunday. With that said, here is your Start Em, Sit Em report for Week 10 of the NFL season.

QB:

Start Em:

  • Jared Goff vs HOU
  • Ben Roethlisberger vs IND
  • CJ Beathard vs NYJ

Sit Em: 

  • Marcus Mariota vs CIN
  • Kirk Cousins vs MIN
  • Philip Rivers vs JAX

RB:

Start Em:

  • Carlos Hyde vs NYG
  • Alfred Morris vs ATL
  • Jerick McKinnon vs WSH

Sit Em: 

  • DeMarco Murray vs CIN
  • CJ Anderson vs NE
  • Ty Montgomery vs CHI

WR:

Start Em:

  • Brandin Cooks vs DEN
  • Jarvis Landry vs CAR
  • Adam Theilen vs WSH

Sit Em:

  • Michael Thomas vs BUF
  • Jordy Nelson vs CHI
  • JuJu Smith-Scheuster vs IND

TE:

Start Em:

  • Evan Engram vs SF
  • Austin Seferian-Jenkins vs TB
  • Vernon Davis vs MIN

Sit Em:

  • Hunter Henry vs JAX
  • Jason Witten vs ATL
  • Charles Clay vs NO

K:

Start Em:

  • Greg Zuerlein vs HOU
  • Ryan Succop vs CIN
  • Matt Prater vs CLE

Sit Em:

  • Graham Gano vs MIA
  • Mike Nugent vs ATL
  • Josh Lambo vs LAC

D/ST:

Start Em:

  • Saints vs BUF
  • Lions vs CLE
  • Titans vs CIN

Sit Em:

  • Steelers vs IND
  • Bills vs NO
  • Bengals vs TEN

That does it for my Week 10 tools to victory. Good luck this week, everyone!

2017-18 NFL Week 9 Start Em, Sit Em

The outcome of your Week 9 matchup can come down to a few tough decisions over who to put in your starting lineup. This list takes a look at who you should or should not take a risk on this week. A few notes for this week: 1. Upset of the Week: Indianapolis over Houston. 2. Adrian Peterson will return to form again this week and get close to 100 yards vs the Niners. You heard it here first. 3. Bold Prediction: Brock Osweiler gets taken out before the 4th quarter vs the Eagles this Sunday. Just you watch. With that said, here is your Start Em, Sit Em report for Week 9 of the NFL season.

QB:

Start Em: Derek Carr vs MIA

It’s not good when Adam Gase says that his team is the worst in the league. Also, this game is the last chance for the Raiders to get their season back on track, and against the team as awful as the Dolphins (according to Gase), Carr will have a field day. I see him throwing for close to if not more than 300 yards and 2 TDs, so he is a must start for this week.

Sit Em: Jameis Winston vs NO

I like Jameis Winston as a fantasy quarterback, but I also know that he is not many people’s starter on a weekly basis, so my advice on him matters. The Saints are rolling, and the Buccaneers are trending in the exact opposite direction that they want to. Winston can be good for 18 points or more on good weeks, but he has also shown that he can put up 2 point performances whenever he feels like it, so because of his unpredictable play and a tough matchup this week, you’ve got to sit him.

RB:

Start Em: Aaron Jones vs DET

Ty Montgomery owners are hoping that the rise of Aaron Jones stops pretty soon. However, with of the Green Bay offense all out of sorts, this kid provides the only spark that they have. Detroit is a good defense, and they will probably win this game, but Aaron Jones is the only offense that the Packers have, so he’ll be good for at least one touchdown and 70 yards. He’s the closest to a sure thing out of any running back this week.

Sit Em: Jay Ajayi vs DEN

Jay Ajayi has stunk up the joint so far this year for the Dolphins, but maybe he might do better on the Eagles. Still, you can’t start a guy who just got traded (unless that guy is Adrian Peterson). As intriguing as Ajayi may be in a Philly uniform, his performance is most likely going to be a forgettable one rather than one on his highlight reel. Sit him.

WR:

Start Em: Paul Richardson vs WSH

Richardson has slowly made his way into the top 15 fantasy wide receivers so far this season. This comes as a major surprise, as many expect Doug Baldwin to get the most touchdowns for the Seahawks every season, but with Richardson becoming Russell Wilson’s favorite wide out target in the red-zone, PR has quickly become one of the most interesting cases in fantasy. I say play him this week against a broken Washington Redskin squad because the Seahawks will have many trips to the red-zone. If Richardson is open, Wilson will find him.

Sit Em: Demaryius Thomas vs PHI

Blooooowout. Philly is going to kill the Broncos, and guess who Demaryius Thomas will have throwing to him on Sunday? That’s right. The golden boy: Brock Osweiler. I’ll say it again: Brock Osweiler. Sorry Demaryius, you don’t stand a chance vs the Philly D.

TE:

Start Em: Jack Doyle vs HOU

Jack Doyle has been picking up more targets as of late, and against Houston who just lost their best player and JJ Watt, the Colts will finally have a chance to control Time of Possession. If you need a reliable tight end this week who will be good for about 7 points or more, look no further than Doyle. Brissett loves him, he’s a tough cover, and he can make crucial catches when needed. Start em.

Sit Em: Jimmy Graham vs WSH

One game Graham has a touchdown, the other he has only one catch. It will be a pleasant surprise if Graham has 4 or more receptions vs the Skins, and coming from a guy who loves Graham, that means something. Seattle will win the game, and if you don’t sit Graham, you will lose in fantasy.

K:

Start Em: Will Lutz vs TB

If there’s anything we know about NFC South matchups, it’s that they are normally high scoring affairs. Like I always say: the best way to know who to start at kicker is to know which team will be scoring the most. I love the Saints’ matchup vs the Bucs this week, so in turn, I love Lutz too (I LOVE LUTZY is totally a show I would watch @abc).

Sit Em: Brandon McManus vs PHI

Whereas the Saints will have Drew Brees leading his team to a lot of points, the Broncos will have Brock Osweiler. I swear I don’t know how this guy is getting payed to throw footballs and Colin Kaepernick isn’t. Anyway, the Broncos don’t stand a chance against Philly, so with few points, neither does McManus.

D/ST:

Start Em: Rams vs NYG

Two Words: Eli. Manning.  A defense’s best friend. Three picks is my prediction, but who knows? It could be more. If the Rams defense finishes with less than 8 points this week, then I will be shocked, and in the words of Forrest Gump, that’s all I have to say about that.

Sit Em: Bills vs Jets

Nothing like the lights of MetLife field to bring out the worst in a defense. Josh McCown has been playing well lately, so that will be something for the Bills to watch out for, and if either Forte or Powell can get it going, the Jets might have a chance. I just don’t see too many opportunities for the Bills D to get points this week. Best keep them out of your lineup.

That does it for my Week 9 tools to victory. Good luck this week, everyone!

2017-18 NFL Week 8 Start Em, Sit Em

The outcome of your Week 8 matchup can come down to a few tough decisions over who to put in your starting lineup. This list takes a look at who you should or should not take a risk on this week. A few notes for this week: 1. Upset of the Week: Houston over Seattle. 2. Mark Ingram is going to be the man this week. If you need a boost at running back, look no further than the man in NOLA. 3. Bold Prediction: Carson Wentz throws for 500 yards vs the 49ers. Or he gets pulled before the 4th quarter. Either way. With that said, here is your Start Em, Sit Em report for Week 8 of the NFL season.

QB:

Start Em: Carson Wentz vs SF

Next week I will be putting out my Midseason-Awards article, and don’t be surprised if Carson Wentz is on there. I told you last week to start Dak Prescott vs the Niners, and he killed it. Wentz faces San Francisco this week, and he was the only quarterback last week to score more fantasy points than Dak Prescott. The Eagles look like the best team in football, and the Niners do not. San Fran just doesn’t have the defense to stop Wentz. Start him big time.

Sit Em: Russell Wilson vs HOU

I’m going to pick this as my “upset” of the week. This is not the same Seahawks team that we’re accustomed to seeing. They nearly blew it against the Giants, in large part due to the play of Russell Wilson. Wilson has been under-performing astonishingly this season, and the Houston defense looks like it might finally start getting on a roll. I like the Texans in this one, and I definitely don’t like Russell Wilson in your starting lineup.

RB:

Start Em: Mark Ingram vs CHI

This one is a real stretch. If I predict this correctly, and Mark Ingram goes for over a hundred yards and a touchdown vs the Bears, then I will be very happy with myself. It’s something about this matchup for Ingram that, without Adrian Peterson, makes me think that the Alabama alumnus could be one of the top performers at running back this week. This is going to be a high scoring game for at least one of the offenses, and if it’s going to be anyone, it will be the Saints and Mark Ingram. Don’t let him be on your bench come game time on Sunday.

Sit Em: CJ Anderson vs KC

Talk about a season that’s gone downhill fast. CJ Anderson has gone from being one of the best players in fantasy, to being downright Mr. Irrelevant. There’s not much analysis that comes with this one other than the fact that Anderson has not played nearly as well as he did earlier in the season, and against a team like the Chiefs who are looking for a major comeback after two straight losses, he just isn’t going to have a good game. Sit em.

WR:

Start Em: Dez Bryant vs WSH

Oh boy am I excited for this game! Dez Bryant may not be matched up against Josh Norman like Samsung is hoping, but Bryant has a tendency to feed on defenses in division rivalry games like this one. Dez has yet to have a breakout game this season, but he has still been consistent in the touchdown category. One of those things is going to change this Sunday, and I find it pretty likely that we get to see Bryant’s first 100-yard game of the season.

Sit Em: Amari Cooper vs BUF

If Cooper comes out against the Bills this week and has a performance like he did vs the Chiefs last Thursday night, then I will officially think that he is back to normal form. However, Cooper’s game against Kansas City looks like it was just a small blip on a map of poor games from Cooper this season. Don’t believe the hype yet. Keep Cooper out of your lineup.

TE:

Start Em: Hunter Henry vs NE

New England’s defense is not good. Are the Chargers good? Who knows?  The Bolts probably cannot beat the Patriots, but they sure can score a few touchdowns against them. I expect at least one of those to be from Hunter Henry. What more can you ask for from a tight end?

Sit Em: OJ Howard vs CAR

This is a hard one. I like OJ Howard. I really do, but who is going to get targeted more: Cameron Brate or Howard? It’s anyone’s guess this point in the season, but I’ll take Brate in this one. Sorry, Juice. Oh wait. Wrong guy?

K:

Start Em: Jake Elliott vs SF

Must get points. Points equal kicks, kicks equal more points, more points equal wins. That’s the most simplified version of this prediction that I can give to you. The Niners don’t stand a chance. They’re gonna get torched by an Elliott for the second straight week.

Sit Em: Blair Walsh vs HOU

Like I said for Russell Wilson, I don’t like Seattle in this one. I say the Seahawks score 17 points at most, and that’s only five points for Blair Walsh in standard fantasy leagues. Not good. Sit him.

D/ST:

Start Em: Vikings vs CLE

Maybe I’m just being unfair to the Browns. Or maybe I’m not. I’m definitely not. The Browns are used to losing. They just find a way to do it by any means necessary. The Vikings defense is used to winning. Come one y’all. This is a no-brainer.

Sit Em: Broncos vs KC

This is a comeback game for the Chiefs. Points will be scored. A lot of them. Don’t let the last two weeks fool you. The Chiefs are great team, and apparently, the Broncos are not. Don’t make the mistake starting the over-hyped Broncos defense this Sunday against the (future Super Bowl Champion?) Chiefs.

That does it for my Week 8 tools to victory. Good luck this week, everyone!

2017-18 NFL Week 7 Start Em, Sit Em

The outcome of your Week 7 matchup can come down to a few tough decisions over who to put in your starting lineup. This list takes a look at who you should or should not take a risk on this week. A few notes for this week: 1. Loving the Cowboys’ matchups this week. Start as many of them as you can! 2. I’ve got a bad feeling about the Bucs this week. Not sure why. Just take my word for it. 3. Bold Prediction: Falcons blow a big lead vs the Pats on Sunday night. It’s going to be Super Bowl 51 all over again! With that said, here is your Start Em, Sit Em report for Week 6 of the NFL season.

QB:

Start Em: Dak Prescott vs SF

Even with the heartbreaking losses suffered by the Cowboys as of late, Prescott has been the sole success on a team of underwhelming fantasy performers. San Francisco’s defense has allowed plenty of huge games for QBs lately, and coming off a BYE, Prescott will absolutely be ready to lead Dallas to a great offensive performance this weekend. The kid is t  no wi Winston be wrong.my top ranked QB for the week, so I expect over 20 points from Prescott this Sunday when the Cowboys take on the Niners at 4:05 ET this Sunday.

Sit Em: Jameis Winston vs BUF

The fact that Winston had his helmet on after his injury last week and still didn’t play means that something has got to be wrong. Winston will not be at 100% this week vs Buffalo, and the Bills already have one of the toughest secondaries to face this season. Winston has been inconsistent the last three weeks, and I expect his streak to continue this week vs Buffalo.

RB:

Start Em: Leonard Fournette vs IND

Note: Fournette is not expected to play as of 10/21, so if he doesn’t go, watch Adrian Peterson for a second straight impressive outing vs the Rams.

If it weren’t for Kareem Hunt or DeShaun Watson, Fournette would be my pick for ROY. His prospects are definitely looking good this week vs the Colts, who have been absolute trash against the run this season. He will have at least one score and close to 100 yards if the Colts play well. If not, it’s going to be a long game for Indy.

Sit Em: Marshawn Lynch vs KC

Beast Mode has been anything but that so far this season. He only has 257 yards this season to go along with two scores. That’s just 42.8 YPG, and Kansas City is the best opponent the Raiders have faced this year. Jalen Richard might have to be called upon to step up if Lynch doesn’t show signs of the Hall of Famer in him sometime soon. No matter what though, the Chiefs are going to shut down Marshawn Lynch tonight. Sit him.

WR:

Start Em: Larry Fitzgerald vs LAR

I have had the distinct privilege (sarcasm) to be scorched by Fitzgerald TWICE already this season (not sarcasm). The Cardinals actually look like an exciting team right now, and a lot of that credit needs to go to Larry Fitzgerald. This has been a renaissance season for the old timer who really shows no sign of slowing down. He will always be Carson Palmer’s favorite target, and against the division rival Rams this week, Fitz is going to put on a show.

Sit Em: TY Hilton vs JAX

TY Hilton can have 27 points one week, and 2 points in another. 177 yards one week, and just 19 the next. Hilton is not a reliable guy to waste on putting in your lineup this week since he is so inconsistent, but let’s not forget who the Colts are facing on Sunday. The Jags have one of the top defenses in the league this year if not THE top, and the Colts are a very vulnerable team offensively this year. This may be a hard action to take, but you have to sit Hilton this week.

TE:

Start Em: Zach Ertz vs WSH

Ertz may be the best tight end in the league besides Travis Kelce and Rob Gronkowski. He runs routes like a WR, and he reminds me of a younger Jimmy Graham. Monday night is going to be a treat, as we will get to see the Redskins face off against the Eagles, and throughout the game, Wentz will target Ertz as much as possible. I like the Eagles in this one, and I definitely like Ertz in your starting lineup.

Sit Em: Jimmy Graham vs NYG

I’ve been waiting on Graham to break out his season for the Hawks, but the time has never come. The Giants suck, there is no doubt about it, but apparently so does Graham. So much for 12 TDs this season. I definitely don’t think he’ll be getting any this week sitting on your bench either.

K:

Start Em: Kai Forbath vs BAL

Minnesota is going to make a run for the NFC North title starting this week vs the Ravens. The Ravens are on a downfall, and they have allowed an insane amount of points to bad teams this year. The Vikes are not a bad team, and you will see that with how many points Forbath scores this week. Minnesota is going to score a lot of points this week. Make sure you’re starting Kai Forbath when they do.

Sit Em: Mason Crosby vs NO

Missing Rodgers is going to kill the Pack. New Orleans has been the surprise of the NFC South so far this year, and did you see what they did last week vs a loaded Lions squad? The defense scored like crazy! With the Saints scoring more than their opposing offenses lately, Mason Crosby won’t have very many opportunities to even be on the field. Sit em.

D/ST:

Start Em: Titans vs CLE

Come on down to Cleveland town, everyone! Watch the Browns get killed by Tennessee! (Look up “Hastily Made Cleveland Tourism Video” on YouTube to get the joke)…

Sit Em: Buccaneers vs BUF

I don’t know what it is about this one, but I hate this matchup for the Bucs. The Bills are on a roll offensively, and the Bucs just look, well, eh. I think that’s the best word for it. I like the Bills to win this one, and to make the Buccaneers defense pay. Keep them out of your lineup at all costs.

That does it for my Week 7 tools to victory. Good luck this week, everyone!