Fantasy Football Week 6: Start’em / Sit’em

2 of 8

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Running Back

TJ Yeldon, HOU (62%, 8) – Hasn’t practiced the last two days, but I think Yeldon is playing on Sunday. Obviously check the inactive list beforehand, but if he’s in the lineup he’s a must start against a shaky Texans D.

CJ Anderson, @CLE (59%, 10) – The Broncos want/need to establish a running game and I think they will feed Anderson the ball enough times to make it happen against the 4th worst run D against fantasy RBs. Hillman is going to get some carries, but Anderson out-carried him 11-7 last week and I project a similar distribution in week 6.

Chris Ivory, WAS (53%, 10) – Has over 20 fantasy points in two of his three starts this season and should see a heavy workload on Sunday. The Skins rush D has been solid, but I think Ivory will get enough carries to wear them down enough for a solid fantasy line.

Danny Woodhead, @GB (47%, 9) – The Packers have been tough against fantasy RBs (top 7) but Woodhead isn’t a standard back. He’s more like a RB/WR hybrid and should see a lot of targets this week when the Pack shut down Melvin Gordon and the Chargers run game. The Chargers will most likely be down fairly big early and should be throwing most of the 2nd half which could lead to big numbers for Woodhead.

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Charcandrick West, @MIN (38%, 8) – Is the lead candidate to take over the bulk of Jamaal Charles workload. HC Andy Reid has already said that West has a skill-set closer to Charles than Knile Davis does which should lead to a similar amount of touches for West. He may lose goal-line touches to Davis, but should have plenty of catches for those of you in PPR leagues. I’d start him in any format.

Shane Vereen, @PHI (24%, 7) – The Giants RB situation has been frustrating with three backs involved, but Vereen is coming off a huge game last week and the Giants could be without both Beckham Jr and Randle this week. If thats the case, Vereen could play a WR role all game which would boost his fantasy prospects. Either way, he’s a must start this week.