Fantasy predictions are like stock choices. It's always going to be more fun to make the risky play than the safe one. If you swagger around telling people you think this just might be a good week to start Aaron Rodgers, those people will laugh at you. And you will deserve it.
The brave stand is more interesting. It sparks debate. You will be wrong more often, but when you are right, you get to pat yourself on the back. I don't care how many times your hunches don't pan out; the ones that do are gloriously burned into your memory forever.
19 of 29, 209 yards, 3 TD, 1 INT. 24 fantasy points in a win for the Las Vegas (Goshdarn) Animals.
So for the sake of argument, here are two brave sits and two brave starts for Week 7 of the NFL season.