Fantasy Football Week 12: Start’em / Sit’em

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Mike Evans, @CHI (74%, 14) – I don’t know why he isn’t started in 100% of leagues after his performance the last three weeks. Evans has 458 yards and 5 TDs in his last three games and is a must start the rest of the way.

Odell Beckham, DAL (65%, 13) – I caught some flak on Twitter for recommending almost all rookies in this section, but not one of them disappointed last week. I see more of the same this week from Beckham, he’s Eli’s most reliable target right now.

Josh Gordon, @ATL (64%, 12) – If you’ve held him on your roster this long, you might as well start him this week. Gordon gets the Falcon’s 31st ranked pass defense in his first game back. Should be fun to watch and potentially a huge return for Gordon.

Keenan Allen, STL (52%. 11) – The lack of TDs is disappointing, but Allen is averaging over 11 targets per game over the last 4. The TDs will be there eventually, so keep him in your lineups.

Jordan Matthews, TEN (47%, 10) – If you’ve been reading this column, you know Matthews is going to be on this list every week. He has 245 receiving yards and 3 TDs in 2 games with Sanchez under center.

Cecil Shorts III, IND (17%, 12) – Should take over for the injured Allen Robinson as Blake Bortles go-to WR this week and should have a solid game as the Jags try and keep up with the Colts high-octane offense.

Cody Latimer, MIA (1%, 1) – Sleeper pick. With Emmanuel Sanders most likely out with concussion related symptoms and Wes Welker a shell of his former self, the rookie Latimer could get a chance to play and he has the talent to be a force in fantasy if Manning gives him some targets.


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Larry Donnell, DAL (58%, 8) – Dalles gives up the 3rd most points to TEs and Donnell was moving well last week.

Jason Witten, @NYG (57%, 9) – Coming off a bye week, Witten should be fresher than usual and the Giants have struggled to cover the TE this season. I have a hunch that the old, reliable Witten finds the end zone this week.

Coby Fleener, @JAX (51%, 10) – With fellow TE Dwayne Allen out due to an ankle injury, Fleener should see plenty of targets in this one, including the red zone looks that Allen has been getting all season.

Mychal Rivera, KC (24%, 7) – Has developed a good rapport with rookie QB Derek Carr and should get at least 5-6 targets as Carr’s safety-valve this week.