I broke a rule by taking a road team last week, but it was the only game I felt confident in taking. It proved so as
Stay away from road teams.
Stay away from divisional matchups.
Never take a divisional team on the road.
Keep in mind as we get later in the season and have less options, some of these rules must be disregarded.
WIN – defeated
WIN – defeated @ St. Louis 41-13)
On to Week 3 …
Unlike Week 2, there are a few solid options this week. There are five games where the Vegas betting line is over nine points.
Let’s break down each game again …
Raiders @ Bills: Here’s our first option of the week. Let’s review:
Bucs @ Bears: Should be a good, defensive battle. Not survivor material.
Texans @ Titans: Never like to touch this game.
Panthers @ Vikings: Another good game. The Vikings NEED this one, and it won’t be easy with Steve Smith coming back for
Dolphins @ Patriots: Another option this week is
Bengals @ Giants: Used the G-Men last week, but if you didn’t, they’re an option this week. I wouldn’t take them though with the other options this week. (I will not be including teams I have already taken in my options below.)
Cardinals @ Redskins: That win by the Skins last week was big. I like them again this week, but stay away.
Lions @ 49ers: Nope.
Rams @ Seahawks: The Rams are awful, but I’m not trusting
Saints @ Broncos: Fantasy owners have to love this one. A 50+ point shootout in
@ Philadelphia: There are some one-sided matchups this week, but there are also some great games. This matchup of PA teams will be one of them.
Jaguars @ Colts: Look elsewhere.
Browns @ Ravens: It’s now or never for
Cowboys @ Packers: The NFC is on the rise.
Jets @ Chargers: Brutal spot for the Jets here traveling to SD to face a desperate, hungry Charger team who still can’t be happy over last week’s game in
As you watch people drop out of their elimination pool left and right, you can realize there is no time for “saving” teams. Survive and advance.
New England showed they can play with Cassel at QB and are home against
Good luck this week!