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SSSQ is a weekly have a look at the under-the-radar fantasy gamers it’s best to contemplate beginning, and the potential busts it’s best to go away in your bench. We additionally establish breakout candidates to stash in your roster and gamers you may safely minimize. For the remainder of your lineup selections, seek the advice of our Week 16 rankings.
Nick Foles, QB, Eagles
Foles’ season debut instead of the injured Carson Wentz went in addition to might’ve been imagined, as he tossed 4 touchdowns on 38 makes an attempt. With simply 4 interceptions on the season, the Raiders pose little threat.
Fearless prediction: 293 yards passing, 2 TDs
Different QBs to begin
- Joe Flacco vs. Colts
- Dak Prescott vs. Seahawks
C.J. Anderson, RB, Broncos
Anderson rushed for a season-high 158 yards in Week 15, although he was saved out of the tip zone for a fourth consecutive week. He ought to be capable to rating towards a Redskins staff with 11 speeding touchdowns allowed this season, as long as he is capable of see the identify utilization.
Fearless prediction: 134 yards speeding, TD
Different RBs to begin
- Jay Ajayi vs. Raiders
- Dion Lewis vs. Payments
- Latavius Murray at Packers
Martavis Bryant, WR, Steelers
Bryant’s a transparent selection this week with Antonio Brown sidelined as a result of damage. Bryant has scored in two of his previous 4 video games, and he takes on a Texans protection that simply allowed 326 passing yards to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Fearless prediction: 107 yards receiving, 2 TDs
Different WRs to begin
- Devin Funchess vs. Buccaneers
- Robert Woods at Titans
- Dede Westbrook at 49ers
Charles Clay, TE, Payments
Clay broke out of a hunch with a five-catch, 68-yard efficiency towards the Dolphins in Week 15. His 9 targets had been his most since Week 1, although he was saved out of the tip zone for an eighth consecutive week. He’ll proceed to profit by way of utilization ought to Kelvin Benjamin proceed at lower than 100 %.
Fearless prediction: 62 yards receiving, TD
Different TEs to begin
- Adam Shaheen vs. Browns
- Antonio Gates at Jets
Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, 49ers
Garoppolo has had fairly a begin to his tenure because the 49ers’ franchise quarterback, as he has dismantled the defenses of the Chicago Bears, Houston Texans, and Tennessee Titans. He’ll face his first true take a look at within the Jaguars’ No. 1 move protection unit, and he is prone to rapidly regress.
Different QBs to take a seat
- Jameis Winston at Panthers
Jamaal Williams, RB, Packers
Williams will certainly see greater than his 10 speeding makes an attempt from Week 15, and he ought to get re-involved within the passing sport with Brett Hundley again beneath middle. It is all for naught with the Packers caught with a troublesome matchup and nothing for which to play.
Different RBs to take a seat
- Marshawn Lynch at Eagles
- Carlos Hyde vs. Jaguars
Robby Anderson, WR, Jets
Anderson can be caught with one other powerful matchup after being held to 5 receptions and 40 yards on 12 targets towards the New Orleans Saints in Week 15. Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward is prone to maintain him beneath wraps all day lengthy.
Different WRs to take a seat
- Randall Cobb vs. Vikings
- DeVante Parker at Chiefs
Kyle Rudolph, TE, Vikings
Rudolph has 5 touchdowns over his previous 4 video games, however the Packers have allowed simply 5 tight finish touchdowns on the season. There is no telling how the Vikings might modify their lineup as soon as they’ve a stable lead.
Different TEs to take a seat
- Austin Seferian-Jenkins vs. Chargers
- Jimmy Graham at Cowboys
Add your favourite participant, decide a free agent purely by identify, or assist out an injured participant by letting them be a part of your fantasy championship. Keeper league house owners can proceed their preparation for subsequent season by scooping up a younger participant destined for a bigger position in 2018.
Forged apart whoever has brought on you probably the most frustration this season, whether or not it is an injured participant you have been holding onto in hopes of a return, or somebody buried inside their staff’s depth chart.
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