Week 5 Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Highlighting Matchups to Exploit and Avoid

October 4, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Some things go great together, like peanut butter and jelly. Other things aren't such a great match, like peanut butter and sardines.
Fantasy football is no different. Some matchups are bound to increase the fantasy stock of entire teams. Other matchups make it wise to ignore every player from that team on our fantasy roster. Let's take a look at a few examples of each this week.
Start 'Em: Pittsburgh Steelers
Obviously, you're starting Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell. That's a given. But against the horrid Jacksonville Jaguars, Ben Roethlisberger is a QB1, Markus Wheaton is a flex consideration, the Steelers defense is a top-10 unit and even Shaun Suisham, the kicker, has huge upside.
The Jaguars give away more points than Chris Hardwick. If fantasy points were loaves of bread and fish, the Jaguars would be Jesus Christ. Look under your seats, NFL teams, the Jaguars are giving away fantasy points like they're Oprah.
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