Le’Veon Bell, done. Arian Foster, done. Steve Smith, done. Tony Romo is still out. John Brown was “active” but didn’t play last week. On top of a pile of injuries and poor performances from backups we have to contend with six teams on bye this week, the most so far this season.
Tag: Andre Holmes
We should have high confidence in these matchups. We’re only talking about matchups that meet good/bad matchup criteria for the whole season, the last five weeks and the last three weeks. If a matchup doesn’t fit in all three categories, then it has to have a significant number in the last-five-weeks and last-three-weeks to be […]
Adding matchups into the equation forced Jordy Nelson down to sixth and Randall Cobb up to second. Chicago isn’t a particularly great matchup for wide receivers, especially No. 1 WRs. But they are susceptible to WR2s. It’s also a terrific matchup for Julio Jones, who should get back on track after a couple stinkers in […]
Matchups should strongly influence your decisions when playing at daily fantasy sites like FanDuel and Draft Kings. They also influence our projections and rankings at Chinstrap Ninjas.
Last week our boom or bust projections were pretty boring, save for Derek Carr, Andre Holmes and the Raiders passing game which was a massive bust. I’m pretty excited because this week’s projections are a little more out there.
Like I said in the running matchups, Las Vegas expects Pittsburgh to be better than average this week. The No. 1 wide receiver ranking might play a big part in that. Oh, and Golden Tate could be in for a big week. Any chance he’s got even more motivation after the Percy Harvin revelations this […]
Some of these projections are a little too close to chalk to call them boom or bust. Sure, Andre Holmes is in the top 10. So is Golden Tate, but there’s a lot more of the top players near the top of this list than we’re accustomed to.