Checking on the marquee running backs in the Week 3 Cheat Sheet

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While fantasy owners expected big things from Jackson in Atlanta, his backups have little value.

While fantasy owners expected big things from Jackson in Atlanta, his backups have little value.

Starks took over, both literally and figuratively, after Eddie Lacy left last week's game against Washington with a concussion. He became the first Packer to run for 100 yards since 2010, finishing with 132 yards and a touchdown. I do not like him to keep the ball rolling this week. Cincinnati's defense is for real and shut down Matt Forte, at least as a runner, in Chicago two weeks ago. Starks had 20 carries last week, primarily because the Packers were nursing a huge lead in the second half. I expect this game to be a whole lot closer and wouldn't look for Starks to get 24 touches again. It will be very tempting to start him, especially with all the injuries at the position, but I think he'll perform at a level outside the top 25 running backs this week.

Who to start and who to sit in Week 3