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Week 3 Fantasy Football

Did you have a good week 2? I won in one league, failed in the other, but here this week we have good matchups to behold. Read up, and let the controversy reign.

Note: I’m not putting any Patriots on the list, because you’d start them anyway against BUFFALO.

Who to Start:

QB Michael Vick (PHI) vs. JAX: I would know better than a lot of people (hint), as to how bad the Jaguars pass D is, 30th in the league against the pass for example. Because of how well Vick is playing, he is an absolute must start, as with all other Eagles offensive players.

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RB Darren McFadden (OAK) vs. ARZ: He has played so well in the last 2 weeks, why would the Raiders want Michael Bush back? The Cards got torched against the run against Atlanta last week, making McFadden a good option this week.

WR: Malcolm Floyd (SD) vs. SEA: I know I’ve mentioned him like a broken record for the last 2 weeks, and against a pass D that had trouble against Denver last week, he will have success now that the Bolts are back on track.

WR: Santana Moss (WSH) vs. STL: He’s had a renaissance of sorts with Donovan McNabb under center, with 16 catches this year, and going against the Rams, he should continue that trend.

TE: Visanthe Shiancoe (MIN) vs. DET: We have learned in the last 2 weeks that Brett Favre really trusts his Tight End, as he has 18 catches in his first 2 games. Against Detroit, who struggled last week defending the pass, he should have a great game.

DEF: San Diego vs. SEA: The Chargers forced 6 turnovers last week, and with Matt Hasselbeck being a turnover machine, the Chargers D should capitalize.

Who to Sit:

QB: Chad Henne (MIA) vs. NYJ: Logic would dictate that wouldn’t start anyone against the Jets D, and with Henne, its business as usual. The Jets have allowed only 24 points in 2 games, and the Dolphins have scored only 29. Avoid Henne.

RB: Jamaal Charles (KC) vs. SF: With Todd Haley electing to start Thomas Jones in front of a talented back in Charles, only use him as flex starter this week.

WR: Michael Crabtree (SF) vs. KC: Crabtree has been non-existent in the first 2 games, and even though he’s playing a shaky Chiefs D, he worries me, so don’t start.

WR: Bernard Berrian (MIN) vs. DET: He is nursing a sore knee, and with Brett Favre struggling to find his wide outs in the first 2 games, I would avoid starting him this week.

TE: Jeremy Shockey (NO) vs. ATL: He hasn’t scored a TD in the last 11 months, and is now an afterthought in a very good Saints O. Only start him if you’re desperate.

DEF: Denver vs. IND: The Broncos had a great week against Seattle, but to be brief, Indianapolis is no Seattle.

3 Super Sleepers:

TE Marcedes Lewis (JAX) vs. PHI: The Eagles have documented problems defending the Tight End, and with Lewis having 2 of the Jags 3 TD’s on the season, expect him to see some action on Sunday.

RB/FB Mike Tolbert (SD) vs. SEA: With Ryan Mathews out with a high ankle sprain, Tolbert will see the bulk of the carries against Seattle. He had a good week last week, without practicing with the first teamers. He is a prime sleeper this week.

WR Louis Murphy (OAK) vs. ARZ: An Oakland wide out on anything other than the sit list? What has the world come to? He has a good rapport with new starter Bruce Gradkowski, and with Arizona struggling to defend the pass, he is a good sleeper candidate this week.

Good Luck in Week 3!

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