Week 3 in the NFL brought little surprises except maybe Oakland winning their second in a row. Injuries however, seem to be devastating fantasy rosters at an alarming rate and the waiver wire has never been more busy. So keep doing your research and scouting with us as its on to week 4 and our start and sit calls:
BYE- New England, Tennessee
QB, Tyrod Taylor, Buffalo Bills
Taylor has proved, so far, to be the right decision for Rex Ryan and the Bills. RB LeSean McCoy might be out this week to rest so Taylor may be leaned on a little more with some rushing attempts against a Giants defense that will be beat by a running QB. I think Taylor is a nice start at home this week.
RB, Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons
Freeman took his opportunity last week against the Cowboys and ran with it…….literally. To the tune of 141 rushing and 3 TD’s. A matchup with Houston might be a little scary but Julio Jones should help open up the running game.
WR, Amari Cooper, Oakland Raiders
Cooper has looked very impressive through his first three games. Bring on the hapless Bears and just get him the ball. Cooper might have a monster
TE, Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
A home game against Jacksonville? I think I like it. Just make sure he’s ready to go after sitting out last week.
D/ST, Oakland Raiders
I can’t believe I’m saying it but I like the Raiders this week. Jimmy Clausen has neither a bark nor a bite so roll with the silver and black.
QB, Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
Stafford had a rough go at home last week against Denver with two INT’s. This week is a Monday night contest in Seattle. Nothing to like about that at all.
RB, Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals
Kansas City has a pretty decent front to stop the run. Couple that with unimpressive production and Giovanni Bernard creeping into more playing time and it just might be a bad week for Hill.
WR, Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers
I see the Joe Haden blanket all over Allen this week. He’ll get some touches but I don’t think he finds the end zone.
TE, Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
A matchup, on the road, against a tough Broncos defense just beckons you to stay away.
D/ST, St. Louis Rams
The Cardinals look impressive and I don’t think there’s any way the Rams can stop the dynamic old man duo of Palmer to Fitzgerald.