Fantasy football Roundtable: Asiata a viable start in Week 16?

Matt Asiata only averaged 1.7 yards per carry against the Eagles, but he scored three touchdowns.
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I expect a relatively rough week for Brees, but he's still a Top 10 fantasy QB and therefore easily "startable" in standard leagues. Last week he managed to rack up 393 yards at St. Louis. Yes, on the road. Brees has set such high expectations that 300-plus yards and a touchdown is now considered a disappointment. The Saint hosted the Panthers in Week 14 and Brees tossed four touchdown passes. Brees is obviously a better player at home, but has only really hurt fantasy owners once this year, and that was at Seattle. Go ahead and roll with Brees despite the Panthers intimidating defense. At this point, you have more to lose than gain. I'll guess he throws for 250-plus yards with a few touchdowns

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