When you drafted your team in late August or early September, you had every intention of rolling with your studs each and every week—no matter what.
That theory is a tried-and-true method and something I mostly endorse. However, now that we’re nearly a third of the way through the season and gotten a good look at our players, sometimes you have to make some gutsy decisions and sit your studs on some occasions.
I’m not speaking in absolutes here. If you have no capable backups, you have every right to roll with your studs. All that said, the following players could struggle this week, and if you have some viable alternatives on your bench, think long and hard about starting them this week.