So much attention is paid to fantasy football every season, and it is quickly becoming synonymous with the game itself.
While some play for money and others just for fun, one thing is for certain: fantasy football can get extremely serious.
Every season fantasy squad managers have to deal with the dreaded bye week. The bye week is where true fantasy players show their mettle, and maintaining success is dependent on how you compensate with the absence of your big stars.
In Week 7 of the 2011 season the Bills, Patriots, Bengals, Giants, Eagles and 49ers are all on the bye week. There are a lot of great players on each of these squads, so finding suitable replacements can prove to be difficult.
Let’s take a look at 10 fantasy pickups that can help soften the blow of bye week.