Fantasy Football Week 15 Sit Em, Start Em: Keep Tossing the Rock To the Boss
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TE Start: Kevin Boss, New York Giants
Boss tied for the team high in targets last week with nine, catching four balls for 23 yards and touchdown. He hasn't been a PPR threat up to this point, but that could change in the final three weeks. With Steve Smith out for the season and Mario Manningham banged up, there's a good chance traffic in his direction will escalate.
The Giants recent embarrassment of opponents on the ground will only open up more opportunities down the seam (his speciality) in the play action passing game.
Boss has caught all four of his scores in the last six weeks, and has three career touchdowns (19 receptions) in five career games against Philadelphia.
Not an overly difficult decision based on the numbers, but many owners have been forced to utilize Shiancoe as a result of injuries. Look elsewhere.
The Vikings quarterback situation is a complete wreck right now, and there's a good chance rookie scrambler Joe Webb gets the call. Regardless, Shiancoe hasn't been operative no matter who's been taking the snaps.
He hasn't cracked the five-reception barrier since Week 2, and has hit 50 yards only twice during that time period. He's been nearly invisible the last two weeks with Tarvaris Jackson at QB. His red zone proficiency of yesteryear is no longer applicable.
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