In some leagues, the fantasy playoffs are underway. Injuries and byes will certainly affect quarterback roster decisions this week. For those of you in deeper leagues, you’ll want to keep an eye out for our Emergency Starters list being released a little later. As always, if you have any start/bench questions or need additional insight on roster decisions, please reach out to us via email or twitter.
Ryan Griffin, QB-Tulane at Memphis
In the past four weeks, Griffin has thrown 14 touchdown passes and is averaging over 400 passing yards per game.
Dalton Williams, QB-Akron vs Massachusetts
Williams should be able to pad his season totals this week against a Minutemen defense allowing 44.1 points per game, second-worst in the country.
Ray Graham, RB-Pitt at UConn
Just when we thought the torch was being passed to freshman running back Rushel Shell, Graham answered the call and is once again must-start material.
Montel Harris, RB-Templevs Cincinnati
Harris has scored a touchdown in four of Temple’s previous five games and is fresh off a 115-yard performance against Louisville in Week 10.
Zurlon Tipton, RB-Central Michigan @ Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan has the nation’s worst rushing defense by at least 5o yards, so we will not hesitate starting a running back with nearly 1,000 yards rushing and 13 touchdowns on the season.
Jamaal Williams, RB-BYU vs Idaho
BYU closes the season with games against Idaho, San Jose State, and New Mexico St, so Expect Williams to be in the top half of our weekly running back rankings for the fantasy playoff portion of the schedule.
John White, RB-Utah at Washington
We were ready to throw in the towel two weeks ago with White, but after two consecutive 100-yard, two-score games, White is once again a fantasy factor.
David Oku, RB-Arkansas St vs LA-Monroe
Oku hasn’t rushed for more than 100 yards since Week 2, but the junior running back has nine touchdowns on the season and has scored six times in the last four games.
Keenan Reynolds, QB-Navy at Troy
Reynolds has been so productive the past two games that fantasy owners facing Week 11 without quarterbacks like Jordan Lynch, Matt Scott, Kolton Browning, and Chuckie Keeton, have been treated to a nice replacement option.
Terrance Broadway, QB-Louisiana at Florida
Broadway has been a solid fantasy performer throughout the middle one-third of the season, but the Ragin’ Cajuns’ offense will get chewed apart in The Swamp this week.
Johnny Manziel, QB-Texas A&M at Alabama
How can you sit Johnny ‘Football’ with the playoffs on the line? Well, you shouldn’t leave your season to chance against the Alabama defense, especially if you have quality depth on the bench.
Trevone Boykin, QB-TCU vs Kansas St
The Kansas State defense has been tremendously stingy against the pass the season, allowing only eleven touchdown passes and forcing thirteen interceptions.
Andrew Buie, RB-West Virginiaat Oklahoma St
Buie’s carries have decreased with the return of Shawne Alston, who is more of a short-yardage specialist in the Mountaineers’ offense.
LaDarius Perkins, RB-Mississippi St at LSU
After three straight 100-yard games and seven consecutive games with a touchdown, Perkins has rushed for only 80 yards and has not scored a touchdown over the past two weeks as the competition has stiffened.
Zac Stacy, RB-Vanderbilt at Ole Miss
Teammate Wesley Tate is stealing carries away from Stacy, which has caused the senior running back’s fantasy stock to dip.
Alex Amidon, WR-Boston College vs Notre Dame
We hardly ever suggest sitting one of the better receivers in the country, but something tells us that the Notre Dame defense will be back on its game after last week’s triple-overtime scare.
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