Fantasy Football Struggling Wide Receivers: Should They Start Or Sit For Week 3

September 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There are some big name players who have clearly failed to live up to expectations over the first two weeks of the season.  Let’s take a look at some of the wide receivers who have struggled and determine how to view them, both for this week and the remainder of the season:
Michael Crabtree - San Francisco 49ers
Preseason Ranking - 16
Two Week Stats - 3 receptions, 44 yards, 0 TD
This is one of the most public struggles in the NFL. We all know that he has the talent to be an elite wide receiver in the league, but are the problems in the 49ers offense too much for him to overcome? There has been a lot of talk of issues with the offensive coordinator getting the plays in, as well as questions about Alex Smith’s ability to lead the offense. 
Regardless, Crabtree needs to step up and make plays and, at this point, he hasn’t done that. Depending on your other options, it certainly makes sense to move him to your bench and wait for him to show s...

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