Fantasy football busts: Avoid McCoy, Jennings, Gonzalez

Tuesday August 6th, 2013
LeSean McCoy failed to reach his potential last year in part due to the struggling Philadelphia offense.
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Seattle Defense: This is less a knock against the Seahawks, who do have one of the best defenses in the league, and more a commentary on the defense position in fantasy football. Fantasy owners tend to overrate the top defenses from the previous season, even if they have good reason to believe they'll be one of the best again. The bottom line is a lot of what makes a fantasy defense successful is based on matchups. Spinning the defense roulette week to week is a better strategy than counting on one team all year, and it doesn't force you to use a semi-high pick on a defense.

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