You guys have a ton of articles.
This statement about Footballguys is a blessing but it can feel like a curse. Our staff delivers insights that change seasons for the better yet realistically, no fantasy owner has the time to read everything we publish in a week.
If this describes you, let me be your scout. Here are five insights from Footballguys articles that I find compelling for the weekend ahead. I'll share what should help you this week, touch on the long-term outlook, and sometimes offer a counterargument.
- Need an RB? Begin with the Bengals LBs
- Replacing Antonio Brown and Devante Adams
- Keep going to the well with Woods
- Beyond The Stats
- Acquire TE Trey Burton
Need an RB? Begin with the Bengals LBs
Sometimes the best place to begin looking for a fantasy starter is the team matched up with a weak linebacking corps. The Bengals have qualified in recent weeks and they will again in Week 16.
Sigmund Bloom's Sleepers highlighted Riddick as a solid play for those in need of a good matchup and lack the reinforcements of a stud back:
Theo Riddick, DET (at CIN) - Riddick is practicing in full and the wrist injury that popped up in Week 15 is not a worry for his Week 16 status. He appears to be the lead back for the Lions now, with 11 touches last week in the first half before leaving the game, and at least 14 in the previous two weeks. Riddick also scored twice on goal to go carries in Week 14, and he also had at least five catches in each of Week 13 and 14 to give a high floor in PPR leagues.
I drew the same conclusion earlier this week in my Gut Check column: