All Saints vs Atlanta Falcons – The poor Falcons get torn up by QBs. Brees is an equal opportunity fantasy point scorer. All Saints WRs classify at least as WR3 with tremendous potential for much much more.
Mark Clayton vs Detroit Lions – With Joe Flacco already up here and Derrick Mason a “must start” most weeks this season (despite his recent slump), the only Ravens receiver left to possibly achieve WR1 or top WR2 numbers is Mark Clayton. Clayton has also been in a slump recently and could very well be on every bench in fantasy football. That should change this weekend. Everyone comes off the bench for the Lions!
Kevin Walter vs Seattle Seahawks – Walter is far and very far behind the great Andre Johnson. However he has still managed more than four receptions in the last four games. Going up against a Seattle defense that is struggling while providing plenty of WR fantasy points, I expect to Walter to once again assume decent WR3 numbers with the chance for WR2 numbers. If you’re debating that WR3, Walter is very likely your guy.
Antonio Bryant vs Darrell Revis – Point made. Revis can get beat deep, so if you don’t have better options you can still play Bryant.
Sidney Rice vs Cincinnati Bengals – I’m expecting the Vikings to come out strong, but they’ll have to do it with less from Rice. The Bengals CBs have reached a very good level very quickly. The entire secondary is working to lock down WRs and the Vikings offense will likely prove to be no different. I can see Percy Harvin being able to get a deep route open once or twice. But understand that if you start Rice, you’re hoping for WR2 type numbers from a clear WR1.
Randy Moss vs Carolina Panthers – No, you can’t really sit him. Just understand that the Panthers aren’t making fantasy production easy for WRs. Moss has been living off TDs lately and may come out flat this weekend if he doesn’t get into the endzone. Play him, but understand he’ll need WR support this week. Might need to play your other lineup more aggressively.
Kevin Boss vs Philadelphia Eagles – The Eagles and Giants both give up great numbers to TEs. The Falcons are another bad TE covering team and Boss exploded all over them. Start him if you’re looking for top TE potential with a risk.
Brent Celek @ New York Giants – The Jason Witten of last week. Period.
John Carlson @ Houston Texans – The Seahawks are hard to peg from week to week. But this is known, the Texans allow TEs to put up fantasy points. If Carlson is allowed to run more routes this week, he’ll explode.
Dallas Clark vs Denver Broncos – This is more of a warning then a start sit. The Broncos have shut down the TE position all year. Part of that is because TEs are called to block twice as often against them. I’m not sure Manning will choose to take away his slot man or instead try to put pressure on LB coverage. But it's a risky play for those dedicated to “start your studs.”
Tony Gonzalez vs New Orleans Saints – I’m trying to make this area slightly different from my “QB Sit” section. But I’m failing currently. The Saints bring heat. Tony G has been held in to block a lot more than he should be this year. It's likely to continue this Sunday as well.
Zach Miller vs Redskins Washington – He is on a three-game road to relevant. Welcome in the line destroying Redskins. Miller will be called on to stay in a block a lot this week. Leave him on your bench or the waiver wire at least another week.