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Fantasy Football: Play Bench

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Last week was another bad week for me, I went 6-3 in the Play them and 4-4 in the Bench them.  We have our 4th bye week with the Saints and Raiders being off.  Let’s get to this week:

Play Them

Nick Foles (12) – He had another great week and gets the awful Cowboys pass defense, ride the wave.

Ryan Tanneyhill (16) – The Bills defense also has issues against the pass and this is a nice bye week fill in if you have Brees.

Joseph Randle (20)-  The Cowboys have no real options plus the Eagles leaky defense should make this a nice start for 1 week.

Brandon Jacobs (27) – The Vikings are one of the worst defenses against the run, the fountain of youth continues.

Mike Wallace (20) -The Bills are a bottom 5 pass defense against receivers.

Keenan Allen (23) – I expect a bit of a closer game which should mean a lot of targets go his way.

Alshon Jeffrey (24)- Another great match-up versus the awful Redskins defense.

Kyle Rudolph (12)- The Giants are the worst team fantasy wise defending tight ends.

Bench Them

Matt Ryan (10) –   No White, Jones or Jackson plus a top 5 pass defense, no thanks.

Tom Brady (11) – Even with Gronk back, he gets a very tough Jets defense on the road.

Chris Johnson (21)- Greene is coming back and they have the 49ers defense, he cannot be in any lineups this week.

Bilal Powell (24) – Goodson did get hurt but he is still in a job share, Pats continue to play tough run defense.

Zac Stacy (25) He did pretty well against the bottom run defenses in the NFL bit now gets a top 5 one, the train stops here.

Torrey Smith (20)- He has an awful history versus the Steelers plus Flacco has been awful on the road as well.

Julian Edelman (25) – They get Gronk back plus the Jets defense makes him a bit player on Sunday.

Harry Douglas (27) – He has never down well as a starter and now as the top receiver target, xpect the stingy Bucs defense to take him out of the game.

Greg Olsen (10)- He has been in a walking boot and the Rams have been stout against tight ends.

Thanks for reading and please free to ask any questions on Twitter or in our fantasy football forum.

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Mike Dietrich
Mike Dietrich is the fantasy football columnist for JetNation.

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Mike Dietrich

Mike Dietrich is the fantasy football columnist for JetNation.


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