Week 2 Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Fantasy Football Stars to Play and Bench

September 15, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The gut should always outweigh the name.
Call it a golden rule of fantasy football start 'em, sit 'em decisions. Big names don't always come through for a lineup and its owner. Look at Week 1, when Kirk Cousins, Arian Foster, Doug Martin, Jordy Nelson, Julian Edelman, Greg Olsen and Travis Kelce all failed to hit double-digit production.
Sitting a big name isn't always possible, but if it is, nothing should stop an owner from avoiding a bad situation. Week 2 has plenty of potholes, as other stars are more than willing to pick up the slack for owners who look beneath the surface.
Star to Know: Blake Bortles, JAC (at SD)
Like it or not, a quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars is a stud. It is not because his team keeps chasing points, either, like certain waiver options over the last few years with the team.
Blake Bortles scored 14 points last week by way of 320 yards and a touchdown in something of a shootout with the Green...

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