Week 1 of the NFL regular season kicks off on Wednesday night with the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants, a game that will feature a number of prominent fantasy performers. Owners of Eli Manning, Victor Cruz, Ahmad Bradshaw, Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray or Dez Bryant could get a jumpstart on their opposition heading into the weekend. Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks, though, is a chancy fantasy start as he returns from a broken metatarsal for the NFL season opener.
Nicks isn’t the only star whose output is in question for Week 1. Here are the five stars that should start the fantasy season on the bench.
*Mikel Leshoure and Kenny Britt will not play in Week 1 due to suspensions