Fantasy Football Chat: Tips and advice for setting lineups in Week 12

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Fantasy football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em week 12
Sunday November 23rd, 2014

This is the week that many fantasy owners have been anxiously awaiting -- the week that Josh Gordon, the No. 1 fantasy receiver in 2013, returns from his 10-game suspension. Owners should confidently start him against Atlanta's weak pass defense.

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FanNation Week 12 fantasy picks

Around the league, the Buccaneers are visiting the Bears, and both teams' lack of defense could create many opportunities for fantasy points. Tampa Bay's stud rookie wide receiver Mike Evans tore up the Redskins defense for 209 receiving yards and two touchdowns last week, and he could have a similar game this week in Chicago, making Josh McCown a great streaming option for Ben Roethlisberger or Cam Newton owners. 

Several major fantasy players suffered injuries last week, including the Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders (concussion) and Julius Thomas (ankle), both of whom will be gametime decisions against the Dolphins. With those players slowed, should fantasy owners expect more out of Wes Welker or C.J. Anderson? Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald is also a gametime decisions after a knee injury that prevented him from practicing all week. Should owners start or bench him?

With Ben Tate now on the Vikings, what's Jerick McKinnon's fantasy value?

SI's Michael Beller is here to provide fantasy advice and answer any questions you may have leading up to Sunday's action. Reach out to him on the @SINow Twitter account, or just follow along with the Q&A below, starting at 10:30 a.m. ET for an hour.​ And after the Twitter chat, Beller will be taking questions and giving tips on SI's Facebook page starting at 12:00 p.m. ET.

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