Fantasy Football: Cut List (Part 2)

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Markus Wheaton, Steelers (37%) – Has potential to be a solid WR3, but has been surpassed by rookie Martavis Bryant the last two weeks and isn’t worth starting under any circumstances.

Toby Gerhart, Jags (36%) – New Jags RB Denard Robinson had more rushing yards in his first start (127) than Gerhart had in his first 5 games (123). Barring an injury to Shoelace, Gerhart isn’t getting the job back. I’m sure he cost you $10+ or mid-round pick, but don’t let that keep you from the cutting the cord. His previous success was a product of a mauling Vikings O-line and he’s been exposed as a glorified fullback in Jacksonville.

Riley Cooper, Eagles (33%) – Last years surprise season has already been forgotten with rookie Jordan Matthews taking over Cooper’s #2 WR spot the rest of the way.

Matt Asiata, Vikings (30%) – The Vikings lead RB job has been handed over to the much more dynamic Jerick McKinnon and Asiata as been relegated to short-yardage and occasional goal line duties. Enjoy the fact that Asiata had a couple nice fantasy games earlier in the year, but it’s been downhill from there and isn’t getting any better.

Hakeem Nicks, Colts (25%) -His dropped pass in the red zone last week may have signaled the end of the Hakeem Nicks experiment in Indy and he’s already been beat out by rookie Donte Moncreif for the WR3 role. Drop him asap.

Brian Hartline, Dolpins (25%) – Hasn’t been bad this year, but rookie WR Jarvis Landry is in the process of taking Hartline’s job. As a possession receiver Hartline needs targets to have any fantasy value and he is averaging just 3 targets per game over the last three weeks.

Bernard Pierce, Ravens (25%) – Was a healthy scratch last week and it looks like he is the 3rd string RB behind Forsett and the rookie Lorenzo Taliaferro.

* Montee Ball just missed the Part 1 cut, but after sleeping on it I changed my mind.