Fantasy Football Start Em’ Sit Em’ – Week 10

Charlie Valentincic, Editor

Another weekend of NFL football means we have another week of fantasy as well. This week features a full slate of games that are going to be close which should allow for intriguing fantasy football matchups. 

Start ‘Em

John Brown

Nov 8, 2020; Buffalo Bills wide receiver John Brown (15) runs with the ball after a catch against the Seattle Seahawks during the second quarter at Bills Stadium. (Rich Barnes/USA TODAY Sports)

Brown is coming off of his best game of the year but has been quite disappointing for fantasy owners this year. He managed to catch eight of his 11 targets for a total of 99 yards but was unable to put up a solid 17.9 points in a standard PPR league. Brown has been disappointing for fantasy owners this year but a big game like last week could be what he needed to get back to last year’s form. He is going up against the Cardinals this week who have a solid defense but much of the attention should be going to Stefon Diggs and Cole Beasley so expect Brown to see a lot of targets again and have a big week.

Derek Carr

Nov 8, 2020; Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) runs onto the field before the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium. (Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports)

Carr and the Raiders have a very nice matchup this week against the Raiders who have a below-secondary. The Raiders have many weapons that Carr can utilize and he seems to throw at least one touchdown every week which should give him a pretty high floor. If the Raiders are able to develop the run game early and open the passing game, Carr could have a big week.

Sit ‘Em

Mike Davis

Davis and the Panthers face the Buccaneers at home this week. Davis was a guy that most everyone either dropped or kept on their bench once Christian McCaffrey returned but the injury suffered by McCaffrey is allowing Davis to see the workload he had earlier this year. Usually, I would say start Davis but after looking at his numbers the last couple of weeks that was injured, he was not getting nearly enough volume to produce solid numbers. Expect Daivs to see that same cut in workload and if the Bucs are able to build an early lead, Bridgewater and the Panthers should be chasing points causing them to pass the ball more than usual.

Ronald Jones 

Jones and the Bucs travel to Carolina to take on that Panthers this week who Jones had success against earlier this year. Although Jones gets many of the first-quarter carries, he gets almost nothing the rest of the game as Bruce Arians are starting to utilize Leonard Fournette even more in the offense. In only a couple of weeks, Jones will be pretty much removed from the offense unless Fournette gets injured and his lack of volume is the number one reason why fantasy owners should keep him out of their starting lineups.