Start/Sit: Week 9
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Start: Rhamondre Stevenson
This may be an obvious one, but do not let Damien Harris scare you into benching Stevenson. He is the clear lead back and was already getting the receiving work. Stevenson has been a RB1, and that will not change with Harris being back. Start him without a doubt.
Sit: Brian Robinson
Robinson saw his role reduce in Week 8, and more importantly, saw no usage in the passing game. Antonio Gibson saw that role increase, and kept hold of half the ground work. His yards per contact per attempt and elusive rating are in the high 60s, which does not bode well for rest of season usage. On top of that he is facing against Minnesota who has been great against RBs so far this year.
Start: AJ Dillon
In a week with a lot of players out with bye weeks, you need to find the players who have upside against good matchups. AJ Dillon is that guy. He has had a rough start so far, with the Packers offense struggling. Dillon has been improved the past couple weeks, and is a strong runner who is featured heavily in the Packers offense. Dillon has big touchdown potential against the Lions who have been ran over by RBs this year. Aaron Jones may be the biggest producer on that team, but there is enough room for Dillon to have a big role.
Sit: David Montgomery
Montgomery is seeing good usage, but he is clearly the lesser explosive back to Khalil Herbert. Miami is a good run defense, and Montgomery is already handcuffed to Herbert. Montgomery could save his day with some catches and a touchdown, but he is too overly touchdown dependent against a good Miami run stop. He is likely a RB3 going into Week 9.
Start: Josh Palmer
Keenan Allen is out, along with Mike Williams, meaning Josh Palmer will get the bulk of the workload out wide. Palmer will get a ton of usage, especially in the red zone. Even against the Falcons, who have been solid against WRs, his usage is going to be great. He may not be the biggest blow up guy, but his volume is going to keep him a WR2 with some big upside in Week 9.
Sit: Drake London
London is virtually not startable right now with him getting no targets in this offense. Even lining up against a bad Chargers secondary, London has seen only 10 targets in the past 3 weeks despite having a huge target share. The Falcons are going to run the ball and London is the man left behind.
Start: Rondale Moore
Rondale Moore played most his snaps in the slot last week, and has produced well from there. Moore makes his money after the catch, and faces a great matchup against Seattles slot corner in Coby Bryant. Moore is a great option for those who have bye weeks with start WRs, and will slot in as a WR2 with upside.
Sit: Garrett Wilson
Until we see someone else come in at QB (Flacco come back) we cannot trust Wilson to produce. Wilson has the talent, but he does not have chemistry with Zach Wilson. Fortunately for fantasy managers, if Zach Wilson continues to underperform, we could see a change at QB. Until then Wilson is a hard play, especially against a Super Bowl favorite Bills team.