Fantasy Football Week 4: Start’em / Sit’em

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Running Back

Devonta Freeman, HOU (50%, 14) – I recommended Freeman last week, but I had no idea he was capable of a 30 point fantasy line. He’s facing a better D this week, but should get plenty of carries and is a good bet to match at least half of his fantasy production from week 3.

TJ Yeldon, @IND (49%, 11) – The expected fantasy points haven’t been there yet this year from Yeldon, but I think this is the week be breaks out with around 20 points. The Jags could fall behind early, but I think they will make an effort to involve Yeldon more this week.

Matt Jones, PHI (27%, 9) – He wasn’t productive last week and lost a costly fumble, but played over twice as many snaps as Alfred Morris and is getting close to claiming the lead back role for the Skins.

Karlos Williams, NYG (19%, 13) – It sounds like LeSean McCoy will be out this week which could mean 20+ carries for the explosive Williams. He’s averaging 7.8 yards per carry, which is unsustainable but I’m expecting 100+ yards and a TD against a struggling Giants D.

Lance Dunbar, @NO (14 %, 5) – PPR leagues only. Dunbar is 2nd on the Cowboys in receptions and looked to be the favored target of Brandon Weeden. Dunbar had 10 catches for 100 yards last week and should get a lot of looks Sunday as well.

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Thomas Rawls, DET (1%, 3) – Marshawn Lynch is 50/50 to play on Monday and even if he does I think Rawls will still get plenty of carries. He ran well last week and has enough power and speed to be a fantasy asset if he gets the snaps.

Charles Sims, CAR (1%, 5) – Doug Martin didn’t practice today, so this may be the week the Bucs finally hand the job over to Sims. It’s happening at some point this year. It’s a tough match-up but with 15 or so touches, Sims should put up enough fantasy stats to be worth starting.