Fantasy Football Pitfalls – Week 17

Dec 23, 2008

I’m going to look at the matchups each week and pick some fantasy starters that could be in for a tough week. Here’s a look at players who could struggle this week.

Quarterback
Eli Manning/Kerry Collins
- Both the Giants and the Titans wrapped up the #1 seeds in their respective Conferences.  Don’t be surprised to see David Carr and Vince Young for at least a half this week. 

Running Backs
Maurice Jones-Drew
- The Jags finish their disappointing season against the Ravens in Baltimore.  Baltimore is in the hunt for the last Wild Card slot.  They are going to bring their A game.  Times could be tough for the little big man.

Marshawn Lynch - Lynch goes up against the Patriots, whose Offense is firing on all cylinders with 96 points in their last two games.  Not only could Buffalo be playing from behind, but Lynch will lose meaningful touches to Fred Jackson.

Wide Receiver
Antonio Bryant
- Last week Nnamdi Asomugha held Andre Johnson to two catches for 19 yards.  This week he’ll lock up with Antonio Bryant.  Not many have succeeded against him this year.  Bryant’s been on fire, but I’d look elsewhere this week.

Terrell Owens - The Eagles will have T.O. in their sights as they try to eliminate Dallas from the playoff hunt.  The extended forecast is calling for showers in Philly next week so it could be a sloppy game.

Justin Gage - See Kerry Collins above.

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