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This maybe the only time it’s safe to start a Redskins’ running back. After last week’s 96-yard, two touchdown performance, Morris has earned the right to be on top of the depth chart. That could all change midway through the game against the Rams, especially if they fall behind, but with RGIII and a good offensive line, I’m not scared. Morris is going to have good week. Don’t miss out.
He doesn’t have good vision. He seems timid. He’s missing the holes. The offensive line wasn’t giving him any room.
Those are things we were saying exactly one year ago this time. Funny how some things never change. CJK was horrible in Week 1 and has a lot of owners stressing. Not to worry my friends.
Indeed, he had opportunities that were missed. Indeed, the offensive line needs to play better. But this week, we are going to see CJ in 2010 form. You’ll notice that the San Diego Chargers couldn’t stop the dump-offs to Darren McFadden last week as he racked up 86 receiving yards.
CJ will benefit the same way this week and won’t be running up against the Patriots defensive front. The Chargers are a little more forgiving than that. Keep him in your lineup.
I’m expecting the Bengals to bounce back after their Week 1 ass-kicking at the hands of the Ravens and take out their frustrations on the Browns.
The Law-firm has a great match-up against a soft defense and by the time the fourth quarter rolls around, he will be featured as Cincinnati runs out the clock.
You probably looked at the stats that Shonn Greene posted last week against the Bills and thought to yourself, “Man, the Bills' defense sucks. Charles is going to have a huge game.”
Allow me to be the voice of reasoning. Greene’s production was inflated by garbage time as the Jets had an offensive explosion. The Bills defensive line does not suck. In fact, it’s quite stellar. They didn’t have great game last week, but they’ll be back on track this week.
Charles may be good for a chunk of receiving yards, but he’ll lose all goal-line carries to Peyton Hillis. I could see the Chiefs playing from behind and relying on the pass more than the run.
Charles is a dangerous option this week.
Back problems continue to hamper Lynch but weren’t a factor last week, as he carried the ball 21 times for 84 yards. So while he’s a slight injury risk this Sunday, his value is severely limited against a very good Dallas front seven.
Their pass rush is going to scare the crap out of Russell Wilson and this game is going to get out of control in a hurry. It’s tough to do, but Leave Lynch on the bench.
Jackson has been a workhorse for the St. Louis Rams and fantasy players alike. But this week, this season, his production will be unreliable.
The Rams offensive line is in shambles after injuries from last week. That’s bad news with a good Redskins defense coming to town.
Jackson is in for a rough game.
It’s not fair. It’s not fair to list a sleeper that nobody will dream of starting at this point in the season, with exception of super-deep leagues. I guess I could cop-out and list Alfred Morris here, but let’s face it, he’s not a sleeper.
It’s only a matter of time before Rodgers becomes the starting running back for the Atlanta Falcons. That won’t happen by Monday night, but he will get more snaps than he did last week. The thing to remember is that he has big-play potential.
Anytime he gets the ball in his hands, he’s a threat to take it to the house. He should benefit from a lot of check downs against the Broncos and the fact that he returns punts adds to his value (depending on league scoring).