START: Antonio Brown, WR – Pittsburgh Steelers
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You saw what Jordy Nelson did to this Atlanta secondary, right? The Falcons have the absolute worst defensive backfield in the entire NFL, and any top receiver will do work against them. I know the Steelers have been favoring the ground game as of late, but Big Ben will be flinging the ball against Atlanta, and he will have success, particularly to Antonio Brown.
SIT: Eddie Lacy, RB – Green Bay Packers
Buffalo has the eighth best run defense in the NFL, and while it would be good for Green Bay to get the ground game going to keep the Bills’ pass rushers off of Aaron Rodgers, I think they will abandon it early, and put the game in their quarterback’s hands. The Bills probably won’t be heading to the playoffs this year, but they have an elite defensive front, and even the big man that is Eddie Lacy won’t be able to break through against them.
SLEEPER: Charles Clay, TE – Miami Dolphins
In my eyes, the Patriots have without a doubt the best secondary in the league. Your top receivers will not be doing anything against Darrelle Revis and company. But by taking away your best weapons, Bill Belichick essentially dares you to win with your third and fourth options. This is a genius defensive plan, but it could open up the door for some big fantasy numbers from Charles Clay.