Fantasy Football Pitfalls – Week 3
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay Packers - You have to play him because he’s taking on St. Louis, but there is a good chance that this game gets out of hand early and the Pack let Ryan Grant handle the heavy lifting.
Chris Johnson, RB, Tennessee Titans - Johnson has a tough matchup this week playing the Jets on the road. You can’t bench your first-round pick in Week 3, especially after his monster performance against the Texans, but expect something closer to his Week 1 numbers.
Kevin Smith, RB, Detroit Lions - It seems like I’m picking on the second-year backs in the early going. I’ll pile on with Kevin Smith. I don’t like his matchup against Washington. If he’s not active in the passing game, it will be a long day for his fantasy owners.
Chad Ochocinco, WR, Cincinnati Bengals - Ocho gets to go up against the Steelers this week. It’s a home game for the Bengals, but still a tough draw. Carson Palmer will have his hands full. Ocho and Palmer were both impressive against Green Bay, but the Steelers are going to be fired up after falling to the Bears.