Week 4 Start 'Em Sit 'Em: Why You Must Start James Starks

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Week 4 Start 'Em Sit 'Em: Why You Must Start James Starks
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Through the first three games of the the 2011 season, the Green Bay Packers backfield has been a committee attack between veteran Ryan Grant and young upstart James Starks. Whoever has had the hot hand has been getting the most carries in each game.

That will all change this Sunday against the Denver Broncos as Grant has been ruled out with a bruised kidney. That helps make Starks a must start in your fantasy lineup in Week 4.

While Grant severely outperformed Starks last week, Starks looked much better than Grant through the first two weeks of the season and the preseason.

Starks is the more talented runner of the two at this point in their careers. He emerged in last season's playoffs, helping lead the Packers to the Super Bowl.

The second-year back now has a chance to make himself a household name in fantasy. Here are four reasons to insert him in your lineup tomorrow.

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