Fantasy Football: Week Four Staff Must Start, Must Sit and Sleeper Picks

Prev2 of 7Next
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse

Sep 22, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) reacts after rushing for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park. The Colts defeated the 49ers 27-7. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Hal Bent:

Must Play Player: Andrew Luck (QB) Indianapolis Colts

At this point, seeing “vs Jacksonville” should cause every fantasy team owner to drool when seeing that on their lineup. This week, Indianapolis faces a rebuilding team that has been the whipping boy for every opponent so far this young season.  Jacksonville is rebuilding in the mold of the Seattle Seahawks, but are a long way from there at this point.  Andrew Luck should put up a handful of touchdowns by halftime, so there is no more mortal lock as “must play” this week. In fact, anyone from Indianapolis should be starting this week.

Must Sit Player:  Eli Manning (QB) New York Giants

As good a week as Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck lines up for this week, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning looks to be in a world of trouble. After an embarrassing performance last week in being shutout by a good Carolina defense, this week a very good defense matches up against Eli Manning. Expect a whole lot of nothing again from the G-Men’s signal caller. In fact, the entire offense is a good bet to sit down for a week.

Sleeper Pick:  Frank Gore (RB) San Francisco 49ers

Hard to believe, but since when is Frank Gore, a perennial top fantasy performer at running back a sleeper?  When the 49ers decide to get pretty and mess around with the pistol and other trickery instead of just pounding a defense into submission behind Frank Gore and then use the play-action pass to find big plays. This season, the 49ers have fallen in love with themselves on offense and abandoned Frank Gore.  Gore is still a top five fantasy back, and after being underutilized for three weeks has fallen from favor. Forget simply starting Gore, if you don’t have him, make a lowball offer for him.  A top five fantasy talent may be available for peanuts from a frustrated fantasy owner.

Prev2 of 7Next
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse

Topics: Andrew Luck, Brandon Marshall, Fantasy Football, Jordan Cameron, New England Patriots

Want more from Musket Fire?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.

TEAMFeed More Patriots news from the Fansided Network

Comments 1

NFL Rumors: Aaron Dobson’s Rehab On Schedule

The Patriot Way-New England Patriots News 4/24

New England Patriots Exercise 5th Year Option On Tackle Nate Solder

Hot on the Web From