Stick with your stars in tough matchups
I won both my games last week, and I'd like to think that's because I stuck with my philosophy. The perfect example is
That's why I'd play both Flacco and Boldin this week, even though they're going up against that brutal Pittsburgh defense. It'll be a tight game, but they're going to have to throw it some if they want to win. I'd say the same thing about
This week, fantasy players have to deal with the first round of byes. I sometimes wish I could have all my players get their bye on the same week. It feels like it's easier to just take the loss and move on. I don't adjust too much -- I don't remake my roster for the week with waiver pickups -- but try to simply put my best guys out there and see what happens.
If you are interested in picking someone up, I'd look at the Seahawks. They've shown themselves to be a team that's going to put up points consistently, and their game with the Rams this week could turn into a shootout. I'd also play anyone I could get on either the Eagles or the Redskins. That's going to be a wild game with two fired up QBs.
I like anyone on the Bears against the Giants, who seem to be dealing with some inner turmoil. The Bears are starting to remind of the Saints. You know
I like both of the Panthers' running backs,