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FANTASY SHARKS RADIO: Fantasy Football Feeding Frenzy — Week 9 Preview

It’s Week 9 of the 2016 NFL season already. And this week brings with it the bye week blues.

For the second consecutive week, six NFL teams are on a bye, leaving many fantasy owners scrambling to fill a hole in their lineups.

For fantasy owners who made it through Tom Brady‘s four-game suspension and who have been enjoying the huge numbers Brady has posted during his revenge tour, it’s no dice — the Golden Boy and the Patriots are off this week.


Have you been doing your happy dance on a weekly basis this year as Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson topped 100 total yards in every game this season and posted the most fantasy points of any player at any position? No dancing this week — Johnson and the Redbirds are taking it off.

Are you one of the fortunate few who has basked in the welcoming warmth of plugging A.J. Green and his 896 receiving yards into your fantasy lineup each and every week? Well this week’s set will be unplugged — after playing in London in Week 8 Green and the Bengals aren’t playing.

And of course, where the Golden Boy goes his number one goon follows, so fantasy owners won’t have tight end Rob Gronkowski at their disposal in Week 9 either.

Still, off teams or no there’s a game to be won. A very important game for teams sitting at 4-4 or 3-5 and clinging desperately to fading playoff aspirations. A game those teams can’t afford to lose.

And that’s where the Fantasy Football Feeding Frenzy comes in.

Join Fantasy Sharks Staff Writers Gary Davenport, Todd Latzke and Walton Spurlin on Thursday, November 3rd at 7 PM as they break down everything you need to know about Week 9 — who to start, who to sit, and players set to be wither fantasy studs or woeful duds.

Come on in — the water’s FINE!


About Gary Davenport

A member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association and Pro Football Writers of America who resides in Columbus, Ohio, Gary has been featured on a number of fantasy websites and in nationally circulated publications. These publications include the USA Today Fantasy Football Preview and the magazines distributed by Fantasy Sports Publications Inc., for whom Gary is a both a contributing author and associate editor. Gary is an nine-time FSWA Award finalist and three-time winner who has been a finalist for that organization's Fantasy Football Writer of the Year award each of the last four years. He won the honor in 2017 and 2019. Gary also appears regularly on Sirius XM Radio (including live from Radio Row at Super Bowl XLIX) and over-the-air stations across the country. Gary was one of the co-founders of, and Head Writer at, Fantasy Football Oasis before joining Fantasy Sharks as an IDP Senior Staff Writer in 2011. He knows football. Or so he's heard.

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