Fantasy Football: Week 10
posted Nov 11 2016, 08:43PM
story by Chris Kapel
posted in NFL, Fantasy

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The Broncos got beaten up all over the field by the Raiders last week. Sunday Night Football, primetime, the Black Hole, an emerging team... The odds were stacked in Oakland's favor. They didn’t disappoint. They ran all over a very good Denver defense and won the game. Denver had some key starters missing, but at this point in the year, who doesn’t? Sometimes the stars align and crazy things happen. I would’ve guessed Carr would have had 300 yards and four TD’s against Denver’s depleted secondary before I thought Latavius Murray would have 114 yards and 3 TD’s.

Blake Bortles was highly ranked coming into the season. Jacksonville was supposed to be a contender. They were supposed to have a high powered offense and some key additions to the defensive line. It hasn’t panned out. Save for the last two weeks, Bortles isn’t a fantasy starter. Allen Robinson is arguably the only Jacksonville player that has fantasy value. It was supposed to be Bortles, Yeldon, Robinson, Hurns and Julius Thomas. Thomas is probably a starter if you need him to be.

Things don’t always go the way you planned. Melvin Gordon went from zero TD’s last year to leading the NFL in TD’s this year. DeAndre Hopkins went from must start every week to maybe you have a player with a better matchup. The cream rises to the top. This year has seen many, many superstars go down with injuries. In my very first post this season, I said there’s a good chance your league championship will be won on the waiver wire. Who picked up Dak, Tevin Coleman, Ty Montgomery, Terrelle Pryor, or Mike Wallace? Most of those guys probably went undrafted. Who used their FAAB bucks the best, or got lucky with Jordan Howard?

Every week so far I have streamed a DST. It has worked out for me this year and I believe I’ll do it again in the future. People who have streamed QB’s this year seem to have had success too. I’m not sure the NORB rule has worked this year. The top guys are the top guys and the guys you waited and waited and waited on aren’t performing, except maybe Blount and Howard. This week I am going to stream the Chargers DST. San Diego may be the most underrated team in the NFL. They are a whole new beast with Joey Bosa playing full speed. They have an excellent matchup at home against Miami. Miami may not have Jarvis Landry. No one thinks Ryan Tannehill can do much and Jay Ajayi can’t do it all himself. Teams traveling coast to coast tend to not do so well. The Bolts are going to stop Miami this week.

Get your team ready for the playoffs. If you’re in a keeper league, there is a lot to consider. Know the rules of your league. Do you want to trade for someone to make them your keeper? Are you satisfied with your roster enough to have a keeper? Does your keeper take out a certain draft pick? What is the value of Dez Bryant as a 1st rounder or Devontae Booker as a 16th rounder? I can’t stress it enough, know the rules of your league!

Good Luck, here are week 10’s rankings:


1. Tom Brady

2. Aaron Rodgers

3. Matt Ryan

4. Ben Roethlisberger

5. Philip Rivers

6. Cam Newton

7. Dak Prescott

8. Carson Palmer

9. Drew Brees

10. Jameis Winston

11. Marcus Mariota

12. Eli Manning

13. Russell Wilson

14. Andy Dalton

15. Jay Cutler

16. Blake Bortles

17. Carson Wentz

18. Trevor Siemian

19. Kirk Cousins

20. Brock Osweiler


1. David Johnson

2. Melvin Gordon

3. Ezekiel Elliott

4. Demarco Murray

5. Leveon Bell

6. Lamar Miller

7. Devonta Freeman

8. Legarrette Blount

9. Matt Forte

10. Spencer Ware

11. Jordan Howard

12. Jonathan Stewart

13. Todd Gurley

14. Mark Ingram

15. Carlos Hyde

16. Jeremy Hill

17. Darren Sproles

18. Devontae Booker

19. Christine Michael

20. Ty Montgomery

21. Gio Bernard

22. Chris Ivory

23. Tim Hightower

24. Robert Kelley

25. James White

26. Rashad Jennings

27. T.J. Yeldon

28. Paul Perkins

29. Kapri Bibbs

30. DuJuan Harris

31. Ryan Matthews

32. Matt Asiata

33. C.J. Prosise

34. James Starks

35. Jerick Mckinnon

36. Peyton Barber

37. Matt Jones

38. Chris Thompson

39. Terron Ward

40. Alfred Morris


1. Mike Evans

2. Julio Jones

3. A.J. Green

4. Odell Beckham Jr.

5. Jordy Nelson

6. Antonio Brown

7. Alshon Jeffery

8. Larry Fitzgerald

9. Dez Bryant

10. Demaryius Thomas

11. DeAndre Hopkins

12. Emmanuel Sanders

13. Kelvin Benjamin

14. Randall Cobb

15. Jarvis Landry

16. Brandon Marshall

17. Allen Robinson

18. Brandin Cooks

19. Tyrell Williams

20. Julian Edelman

21. Stefon Diggs

22. Jordan Matthews

23. Davante Adams

24. Michael Thomas

25. Doug Baldwin

26. Ty Montgomery

27. Rishard Matthews

28. Kenny Britt

29. J.J. Nelson

30. Quincy Enunwa

31. Allen Hurns

32. Mohamed Sanu

33. Cole Beasley

34. Sterling Shepard

35. John Brown

36. Jamison Crowder

37. Dontrelle Inman

38. Devante Parker

39. Willie Snead

40. Will Fuller


1. Rob Gronkowski

2. Jordan Reed

3. Travis Kelce

4. Greg Olsen

5. Tyler Eifert

6. Jimmy Graham

7. Delanie Walker

8. Antonio Gates

9. Zach Miller

10. Zach Ertz

11. Jason Witten

12, C.J. Fiedorowicz

13. Cameron Brate

14. Martellus Bennett

15. Kyle Rudolph


1. Arizona

2. San Diego

3. Houston

4. LA

5. Minnesota

6. Kansas City

7. NYJ

8. Green Bay

9. Denver

10. Chicago

11. Carolina

12. Tampa Bay

13. Cincinnati

14. Seattle

15. Washington


1. Stephen Gostkowski

2. Matt Bryant

3. Josh Lambo

4. Brandon Mcmanus

5. Caleb Sturgis

6. Dan Bailey

7. Mason Crosby

8. Cairo Santos

9. Wil Lutz

10. Dustin Hopkins

11. Graham Gano

12. Steven Hauschka

13. Robbie Gould

14. Nick Folk

15. Chandler Catanzaro

Great Matchups:

QB: Philip Rivers, Aaron Rodgers, Carson Palmer

RB: Melvin Gordon, Lamar Miller, David Johnson

WR: Mike Evans, Larry Fitzgerald, Demaryius Thomas

Good Matchups:

QB: Dak Prescott, Ben Roethlisberger, Eli Manning

RB: Mark Ingram, Jordan Howard, Darren Sproles

WR: Tyrell Williams, Stefon Diggs, J.J. Nelson

Bad Matchups:

QB: Kirk Cousins, Russell Wilson, Cam Newton

RB: Christine Michael, All Tampa RB’s, Todd Gurley

WR: Julian Edelman, Brandin Cooks, Mohamed Sanu

Chris’ Perfect week team:

QB: Aaron Rodgers

RB: David Johnson

RB: Ezekiel Elliott

WR: Mike Evans

WR: Jordy Nelson

WR: Odell Beckham Jr.

TE: Rob Gronkowski

DST: Arizona

K: Matt Bryant

Chris Kapel
I have a Bachelors Degree from the University of Toledo in Communications emphasis Journalism. Working on a Finance degree as well. You can never lear...

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