Week 17 Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Matchups to Exploit and Avoid in Season Finales

January 2, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Making a fantasy football lineup in Week 17 is never easy because of the unknowns around the league. The key is to use the players you can trust the most.
Only the Washington Redskins are set in their seed in the playoffs, meaning they can rest players if they choose. Of course, other teams might do the same based on the flow of the game or other coaching decisions. Meanwhile, players out of the playoffs have begun dropping like flies and have already seen their seasons come to an end.
This creates plenty of uncertainty, but here is some advice to help you out on the final day of the 2015 regular season.
Sit 'Em
Philip Rivers, QB, San Diego Chargers
The Denver Broncos defense struggled in the second half against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 15 and the first half against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 16, but the unit got back on track after halftime against Bengals. The aggressiveness and intensity picked up, and it was clear this wa...

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