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Week 11 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Plus Last Minute RB2/WR3 and Other Tough Calls

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Jeremy AlpertSenior Analyst IINovember 20, 2011

Every week, there are certain fantasy studs that you simply have to start no matter what, such as Aaron Rodgers, Adrian Peterson and Calvin Johnson.

There are also a good number of players you know you should sit each week, such as a fringe wide receiver like Jason Hill going up against an extremely tough Cleveland Browns pass defense.

And then there are those players whom you have no idea whether to start or sit.

Here are a few not so obvious guys at each major fantasy position that you might not know what to do with, but for whom the stats and other information dictate one way or the other.

 

START 'EM

Quarterback

Jay Cutler (vs. SD) 

Matt Moore (vs. Buf) 

Joe Flacco (vs. Cin) 

Carson Palmer (@ Min)

Josh Freeman (@ GB)

 

Running Back

DeMarco Murray (@ Was)

Marshawn Lynch (@ StL) 

Michael Bush (@ Min)

Reggie Bush (vs. Buf) 

Maurice Morris (vs. Car) 

Brandon Jacobs (vs. Phi) 

 

Wide Receiver

Brandon Marshall (vs. Buf)

Denarius Moore (@ Min) 

Laurent Robinson (@ Was) 

Earl Bennett (vs. SD) 

Deion Branch (vs. KC) 

JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 09:  Wide receiver Jerome Simpson #89 of the the Cincinnati Bengals looks for a penalty against the Jacksonville Jaguars October 9, 2011 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
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Jerome Simpson (@ Bal) 

Mike Williams -TB- (@ GB)

 

Tight End 

Greg Olsen (@ Det) 

Anthony Fasano (vs. Buf) 

Ben Watson (vs. Jax) 

Scott Chandler (@ Mia)

 

SIT 'EM

Quarterback 

Ryan Fitzpatrick (@ Mia) 

Rex Grossman (vs. Dal) 

Andy Dalton (@ Bal) 

Mike Vick (Will Not Play @ NYG) 

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 13:  Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie #23 of the Philadelphia Eagles tackles  Beanie Wells #26 of the Arizona Cardinals at Lincoln Financial Field on November 13, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The Cardinals won 21-17. (Photo
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Running Back 

James Starks (vs. TB) 

Roy Helu (vs. Dal) 

Mike Tolbert (@ Chi) 

Cedric Benson (@ Bal) 

Chris Johnson (@ Atl) 

Beanie Wells (@ SF)

 

Wide Receiver 

Jeremy Maclin (Will Not Play @ NYG) 

Jason Hill (@ Cle) 

Julio Jones (Doubtful To Play vs. Ten) 

Dwayne Bowe (@ NE) 

A.J. Green (Will Not Play @ Bal) 

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 23:  Dwayne Bowe #82 of the Kansas City Chiefs is brought down a half yard away from the endzone by Stanford Routt #26 of the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on October 23, 2011 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderso
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Vincent Jackson (@ Chi)

 

Tight End

Visanthe Shiancoe (vs. Oak) 

Vernon Davis (vs. Ari) 

Jermaine Gresham (@ Bal)

 

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