Here’s a look at LestersLegends sit and start advice as you set your lineups for the fourth week of the 2012 NFL season.
Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens
He put up a nice game against the Patriots, and he should keep rolling against Cleveland. The Browns have allowed 269.0 yards per game and eight touchdowns through the air.
Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles
Until the Eagles get out of their funk, it’s best to sit Vick. The way the Giants bring the heat, it’s possible Vick doesn’t make it out of this game.
BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Cincinnati Bengals
The Firm has 238 total yards and two touchdowns and has been a solid fantasy play each week. He gets to feast on Jacksonville this week, who has allowed 154.3 rushing yards per game and five touchdowns on the ground
Cedric Benson, Green Bay Packers
The guy BJGE replaced in Cincy is also a good play this week for the Pack. He got in the end zone last week and welcomes a matchup against New Orleans, who is yielding a ridiculous 215.0 rushing ypg and six rushing TDs.
Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans
Johnson ranks 65th in rushing yards this year. There are 10 quarterbacks with more rushing yards. He’s averaging 1.4 yards per attempt. The RB formerly known as CJ2K is on pace for 240 yards. Staggering. Throw in a matchup against Houston, and the case is cemented.
Leonard Hankerson, Washington Redskins
The second-year wideout has six catches over the past two games for 124 yards and a touchdown. With Pierre Garcon likely sidelined, Hankerson should see plenty of action against a Tampa Bay team allowing 353.3 yards per game through the air.
Malcom Floyd, San Diego Chargers
Floyd has 13 catches for 227 yards and a touchdown and has had at least 52 yards receiving each game. He takes on a Chiefs team that has allowed eight passing scores.
Nate Washington, Tennessee Titans
I’m not a huge fan of Washington this week as the Titans square off with the Texans. He only has eight catches through three games.
Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
He has become a vital part of the Vikings' offense, especially in the red zone. With Adrian Peterson commanding so much attention, the play action pass is open for business. He has three TDs through three games.
Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
With as many solid tight end choices as there are, there is no reason you can’t sit Witten until he proves that he is back to form.
Talk about a surprise team. Their defense is nasty. They have faced Seattle, New England and Philadelphia and have only allowed 13.3 points per game. This week they take on a Miami team that will likely be without Reggie Bush.
New York Jets
It’s not that I think San Francisco is an offensive powerhouse. It’s just the Jets are without Revis and don’t have a productive pass rush. Not a good combo.
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