Reed’s Fantasy Football Corner Week 5
Welcome to Reed’s Fantasy Football Corner! I will be giving you my thoughts on the matchups that I like for fantasy football. I will give my “Starts” and “Sits” of the week for each position. Each will be based on projections and opponents that each player will face that week. Most of my observations will most likely be players you might be on the edge with starting.
Starts: Teddy Bridgewater (at ATL) After coming off of a 30-point week in week 4 against the Cardinals, Teddy has proven that he can not only get you points through the air but also with his legs. Going up against a struggling defense, expect Bridgewater to have a big day.
Sits: Kirk Cousins (at SEA) Though the Seahawks defense has been very lackluster all year, I would not count on Cousins to have a good night on Sunday night. Running back Dalvin Cook could see a heavy work load against the Seahawks.
Starts: Joshua Kelley (at NO) After the injury to starting running back Austin Eckler, Kelley is looking at being the starter and getting a majority of the snaps. If in a PPR league, Kelley could be a great Waiver Wire add.
Sits: Myles Gaskin (at SF) Even with an injury ridded 49ers defense, Gaskin could have a hard day trying to produce. The 49ers run defense is one of the toughest in the entire NFL.
Starts: Darius Slayton (at DAL) It has been a theme to start your receivers when they go up against the Cowboys defense. I agree with this theme. Slayton could break out and have a monster week.
Sits: A.J. Green (at BAL) Green is a sit for me with the emergence of Tyler Boyd and rookie Tee Higgins. Though Green has some upside, going up against the Ravens defense makes me worried about how much production he will have.
Starts: Hayden Hurst (vs CAR) With Julio Jones questionable and Calvin Ridley banged up, the match up this week could be favorable for Hurst. If Jones and Ridley are not near 100 percent, Hurst could see an abundance of targets.
Sits: Jack Doyle (at CLE) Going up against a great secondary in the Browns on Sunday, look to find another match up instead of Doyle. You could probably find more value of the waiver wire and find someone that will get you more targets and more production.