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Week 3: Sit 'Em

These usually solid players are not worth starting this week due to match-up, injury, or other circumstances This week's picks include Joe Flacco, Michael Vick, Cedric Benson, Chris Johnson, and Jeremy Maclin.

Titus Young has been a disappointment for my fantasy team this season. I was expecting big things from this big receiver playing opposite MegaTron. So far we have only seen two receptions, one a piece in each of the first two weeks for minimal yardage. This week Detroit is playing Tennessee and will likely have at it with the offense, but I think Stafford has other targets in mind. Until I see Young have a productive game, I will be keeping him stashed away on my bench. I do think he will break out this season, when and where is a guessing game at this point. This week should be his best so far with 3-4 receptions for maybe 40 total yards. However, these numbers are still not enough to warrant a starting position at WR or Flex.

Seattle has the ability to shut down opposing tight ends. Overall the Seattle pass defense is ranked in the top 15 and their rush defense is second in the league. Green Bay has been struggling to put up the numbers anticipated by fantasy owners this season. Finley looked solid in Week 1 with 7 receptions and a TD, but in Week 2 his 4 receptions for 26 yards was much less than desired. This week Rodgers and company will be looking to get back into the swing of things, but Seattle's defensive units at home will be a tough match-up. Rodgers looks to Nelson and Jennings (returning this week from his groin injury) first and foremost. I think Finley will see his targets this week, but be covered closely, especially in the red zone. Look for 4-5 receptions, but for less than 40 yards and no score.

Remember to read all our columns for this week and use our Who To Start Rankings

 
Jeb Gorham
Fort Collins, CO
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2007
I have been involved in sports since a youngster, growing up playing nearly every sport imaginable. Short Track Speedskating was my main sport with six years competing at national and international levels. For the past ten years I have worked in the sports, fitness and wellness industry. Since 2011 I have been an Assistant Professor of Management - Sports Management at Southern Vermont College. I have my masters degree in Kinesiology-Exercise Physiology from the University of Maryland, College Park and my Ph.D. in Sport Administration from the University of Northern Colorado. I am an avid cyclist and fantasy sports are one of my many hobbies.