Benching a player who you selected high in your draft is never an easy thing, but sometimes it is necessary to avoid an albatross in your lineup. The combination of a player who may be struggling and a poor matchup can flat out ruin your week and cost you a victory.
It obviously isn't advisable to bench a star player if there isn't a suitable replacement on your bench or on the waiver wire, but if you have a capable alternative, then don't hesitate to pull the trigger.
Complacency is one of the worst attributes to have in fantasy, as you have to take action when things are stacked against you.
Here are stars at every position who you will be best off leaving on your bench this weekend. It may not seem like a good idea now, but you'll be happy that you were bold when everything is said and done.