Week 17 Fantasy Football Projections: 6 Players Who Will Explode

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Week 17 Fantasy Football Projections: 6 Players Who Will Explode
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It's here: the end of the road. As one of the fortunate few who has survived 16 weeks of Jamaal Charles' stable-as-Kanye's-love-life play, Maurice Jones-Drew's "Wait, he was a first-round pick?" season, or Matthew Stafford's "I have only one receiver, and I will use him, darn it" trek, I congratulate you.

But the fun's not over yet. Many fantasy leagues trek on into Week 17, undaunted by fun notions such as players resting for the playoffs or keeping people with injuries out. It's a cruel world out there for fantasy owners trying to navigate these tricky waters.

That's why we're here to help.

I'm the editor of numberFire.com, a sports analytics website that crunches out some of the most accurate fantasy projections on the web. Our projections beat the projections given in your fantasy league's lineup page 93 percent of the time, all through the help of a little math.

This week, I have six players who you might not think of as must-starts but, if played in the right situation, are ready to go off.

It's championship time. Don't pull any punches now. Let's go.

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