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Start 'em, sit 'em: Week 3

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Skinny: Don't mess with Ray Lewis and the Ravens; it has been bad news for a decade. Don't miss out on victimizing the Browns.

Must-starts: RB Ray Rice, WR Anquan Boldin, D/ST Ravens

Poor plays: WR Mohamed Massaquoi, WR Josh Cribbs, TE Ben Watson, QB Seneca Wallace, K Billy Cundiff, K Phil Dawson, DST Browns

Injury must-sits: WR Derrick Mason (knee), RB Le'Ron McClain (shoulder), WR Brian Robiskie (hamstring), QB Jake Delhomme (ankle)

Game-time decisions: Rice, but he says he is fine.

Start 'em:

QB Joe Flacco -- He has gotten off to a terrible start, but two road games against sound defenses will do that to your numbers. Flacco's receiving group is too strong and deep for him to be held down any longer.

RB Willis McGahee -- Not only is Ray Rice a bit banged up with his ankle, but McGahee also figures to get goal-line carries in a game that should be a blowout. Count on him for at least a TD if you need a fill-in RB.

TE Todd Heap -- If Flacco is going to take off, it has to be more than Boldin getting the receptions. Heap is the No. 2 target for the Ravens right now.

Sit 'em:

RB Jerome Harrison -- He is a borderline must-sit. Only the Steelers have allowed fewer Fantasy points to RBs through two games.

WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh -- He has just one catch in two games and cannot be a trusted part of the Ravens' offense or a Fantasy lineup right now. You should have expected him needing time to learn the offense after a trade right before the season.

WR Derrick Mason -- He has the Ravens' lone receiving TD, but he has just three catches in two games. The Ravens should get up big and grind the clock out early.

Skinny: The Panthers haven't yet gotten their ground game going and they are dealing with starting a rookie QB, Jimmy Clausen, usually a recipe for another offensive disaster. If they cannot run the ball this week, the whole season will become a disaster.

Must-starts: RB Cedric Benson, WR Chad Ochocinco, WR Terrell Owens, QB Carson Palmer

Poor plays: QB Jimmy Clausen, TE Jermaine Gresham, TE Dante Rosario, K John Kasay, K Mike Nugent

Injury must-sits:Brandon LaFell (hamstring)

Game-time decisions: Smith (thigh) and Owens (back), but they both will play.

Start 'em:

D/ST Bengals -- Starting a good defense against a first-time QB is like being stuck on a deserted island with a supermodel -- easy money.

WR Steve Smith -- Ordinarily, he is a must-start, but we have to give you a second vote of confidence here because he is going to be working with a first-time QB in Clausen. With so much attention paid to the Panthers' running game, Smith will be primary target in the few passes Clausen is trusted with.

RB DeAngelo Williams -- The Panthers have fallen behind in both games and just couldn't establish the run. It figures to be all they have this week with Clausen at the helm. He should be a frequent check-down, dump-off option, too.

Sit 'em:

RB Jonathan Stewart -- After getting so few touches after coming back from his ankle woes in training camp, we don't think you would dare start him. We will say he has a good chance at getting the goal-line carries again, though, so perhaps he chips in a TD.

D/T Panthers -- They have already given up four TDs passes to wide receivers, a league-high. Palmer's set might be the best they've seen yet.

Skinny: No one could have projected the Cowboys would be 0-2 and the Texans 2-0 going into this one. They could learn something by taking a page out of the Texans' book: run first, pass second. Perhaps this is the week they finally do that, but we see a good, old Texas shootout.

Must-starts: QB Matt Schaub, QB Tony Romo, RB Arian Foster, WR Andre Johnson, WR Miles Austin, TE Jason Witten, K Neil Rackers

Poor plays: DST Cowboys, D/T Texans, RB Steve Slaton, WR Roy Williams, RB Tashard Choice, K David Buehler

Injury must-sits: None.

Game-time decisions: Johnson (ankle), Dez Bryant (ribs), and Witten (head), but they should be fine.

Start 'em:

WR Dez Bryant -- The Cowboys sandbagged on him in the preseason. They made it seem like he wouldn't be a go-to guy out of the gate. He has been exactly that.

WR Kevin Walter -- Neither you nor the Texans will consider sitting Johnson, so this is a good time to jump on Walter. His 11 catches, 144 yards and a TD won't happen again this season, but he will be getting more targets than usual.

WR Jacoby Jones -- We doubt you need to dip this deep into the WR pool, but he might not be a bad stopgap this week.

Sit 'em:

RB Marion Barber -- Although the Texans have given up two rushing TDs, they have allowed a league-low 70 yards rushing. The Cowboys have shown a similar disinterest in establishing the run.