Fantasy Football's Week 15 Starts and Sits

Football ManiaxsSenior Writer IDecember 16, 2009

INDIANAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 8:  Ryan Moats #21 of the  Houston Texans runs with the ball during the NFL game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 8, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  The Colts defeated the Texans 20-17.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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By Chad Samuels.

Start of the Week

The St. Louis Rams, over the last five weeks, have been the worst defense at stopping opposing running backs, giving up 873 all-purpose yards and nine touchdowns. This week they will face the Houston Texans. This gives an opportunity to the Texans RBBC to put up excellent fantasy points

If you own Texans RB Ryan Moats, I would start him. He should receive a great opportunity to score fantasy points this week.

If you desperately need help at RB for a one-week stopgap, try Texans RB Arian Foster. The game is likely to end in a blowout, and Foster could get some touches in garbage time. He (Foster) will put up a few points but not enough to win a game for you.


Quarterbacks to Start

This is not a good week to try sneaking a stealth starter at quarterback. Most of the really good matchups are versus teams that have a QB you should almost never start. They are too risky. Though opposing defenses are weak for quarterbacks such as Tampa Bay Buccaneers Josh Freeman, NY Jets Mark Sanchez and Buffalo Bills Ryan Fitzpatrick, they are so risky it is not worth the start.

One stealth quarterback that is worth starting is Washington Redskins Jason Campbell. This week the Redskins are playing the New York Giants. Over the last three weeks, the Giants are ranked second in fantasy points allowed to quarterbacks...

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