Most leagues have one more week of the regular season for teams to get into the playoffs. Are you on the outside looking in, or are you jockeying for playoff position? If you have reason to check out our Start/Sit rankings during the last week of your regular season (or the first week of your playoffs), it’s been a good year for you. However, the game changes in December. In most leagues, what you did in the season’s first three months matters little when it’s win-or-go-home fantasy football. We’ll do our best to give you the little push you need in your tough lineup decisions below. Feel free to ask questions in the comments section below.
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Andy Dalton. Dalton’s throwing to fantasy’s top receiver and playing a reeling Charger team that’s all but out of it.
Rashad Jennings. Jennings has flailed as a feature back before, but a great matchup and a workhorse role will help.
Ryan Broyles. Broyles will benefit from a weak D, additional attention to Megatron and the petulance of Titus Young.
Dallas Clark. Clark’s been coming on of late and has a great matchup for TEs against the Broncos.
Phil Dawson. A viable fantasy weapon, Dawson gets a dream matchup against the Raiders this week. Must-start.
Carolina Panthers. Panthers front four, come on down! You’re the next contestant on Beat Up the Chief QB!
Ben Roethlisberger. Big Ben might be able to play this week, but you don’t want him in your lineups against Baltimore.
Jonathan Stewart. Dealing with a high ankle sprain, Stewart likely won’t play, though he’s yet to be ruled out.
Dwayne Bowe. Fantasy owners pity Larry Fitzgerald, but don’t forget about the Chiefs’ train wreck at QB too.
Brandon Pettigrew. Pettigrew hasn’t been a consistent fantasy force this year and has less to do with LeShoure healthy.
Garrett Hartley. Ranked high on many lists, Hartley hasn’t had many FG attempts this year, making him a weak play.
Miami Dolphins. Generally a decent matchup play, the Dolphins don’t have a chance against Tom Brady’s bunch.
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