11/13/14- NFL Fantasy Live and Fantasy Football Live Review

NFL Fantasy Live 11/12/14 with James Koh, Michael Fabiano, Elliott Harrison, Marcas Grant, and Molly Qerim.

Here’s what you missed from Wednesday’s episode:

  • Giovani Bernard did not practice.
  • Rashad Jennings expected to return this week against the 49ers.  You have to play him, despite the matchup.*
  • Shaun Hill has been named the starting QB for the Rams.
  • Brandon Marshall, Arian Foster, Reggie Bush did not practice.  Bench Bush, but start the other two if they play (Grant).*
  • Jay Cutler is the Bears biggest concern (Grant).*
  • Limited confidence in Montee Ball.*
  • Kyle Rudolph returned to limited practice.
  • Stock Up: Mark Ingram, Cleveland Defense, Jordan Matthews.*
  • Stock Down: Cam Newton, Arizona’s Offense, Ben Tate.*
  • Adam Rank’s Sleepers: Josh McCown, Carlos Hyde, Taylor Gabriel.
  • Harrison projects less than 10 points for A.J. Green.
  • Fabiano expects Drew Brees to explode the rest of the season.*
  • Fabiano doesn’t like Sanchez vs Green Bay.  Expect Maclin to have a bigger role this week (Grant).  The Eagles Defense has been great this year, but the Packers don’t turn the ball over.  You may have to sit them (Harrison).
  • Fabiano would play Shane Vereen as a Flex.
  • Ahmad Bradshaw has a good matchup, and is an RB2.  Expect 15+ points (Harrison).
  • Start Matt Ryan over RGIII, Odell Beckham over Martavis Bryant, Phillip Rivers will score 20+ (Grant), Add C.J. Anderson over John Brown, start Brandon LaFell over Mohamed Sanu, Jay Cutler is a bigger concern than Philip Rivers, Rashad Jennings and Ryan Mallett will be disappointments, Kelvin Benjamin is a better flex than Mike Evans.
  • Perfect Challenge Picks: Aaron Rodgers, Arian Foster, Matt Forte, Calvin Johnson, Jordy Nelson, Rob Gronkowski, Shayne Graham, Denver Defense.
  • Fabiano’s Starts: Steven Jackson, Frank Gore, Mark Ingram, Alfred Morris, Odell Beckham Jr, DeSean Jackson, Golden Tate, Roddy White, Jay Cutler, Colin Kaepernick, Matt Ryan, Matthew Stafford
  • Fabiano’s Sits: Reggie Bush, Fred Jackson, Tre Mason, Jerick McKinnon, Marques Colston, Michael Crabtree, Michael Floyd, Andre Johnson, Eli Manning, Cam Newton, Ryan Tannehill, Russell Wilson.
  • Grant question what he should do with LeSean McCoy.  One trade idea was McCoy and LaFell for Mark Ingram.
  • Which player do you want in the playoffs: Alfred Morris, Jordy Nelson.
  • Harrison asked if he should start Mark Sanchez the rest of the way, to mixed responses.

NFL Fantasy Live 11/13/14 with Matt Smith, Michael Fabiano, Elliott Harrison, Akbar Gbajabiamila, Molly Qerim, and Adam Rank

  • Giovani Bernard not expected to play.
  • Ryan Mathews is a flex, but bench Branden Oliver.*
  • Ryan Mallet is starting, so you should start the Cleveland Defense.
  • Arian Foster, Reggie Bush,  did not practice Thursday.
  • Matthew Stafford is a lock this week (Rank).
  • Mark Ingram is a top 5 RB (Fabiano).*
  • Alshon Jeffery can’t miss this week (Rank).
  • Broncos Defense will score 21 points vs. St. Louis (Fabiano).
  • Could be a 5 TD game for Drew Brees (Akbar).
  • Fabiano trusts Rashad Jennings over Ryan Mathews
  • C.J. Anderson is the Denver RB to own the rest of the season.
  • Would rather have Mark Ingram over LeSean McCoy.*
  • Andre Ellington will not be a first round pick next year.
  • Rank’s Week 11 Daily Fantasy Lineup: Andrew Luck, Ahmad Bradshaw, Mark Ingram, Odell Beckham, Alshon Jeffery, Taylor Gabriel, Antonio Gates, C.J. Anderson, Denver.
  • Fabiano likes Josh McCown over Philip Rivers.
  • Akbar would start Mohamed Sanu over Jordan Matthews.
  • Rank selects Jerick McKinnon over Ryan Mathews.
  • Scary Week 11 Matchups: Philip Rivers vs Raiders, Larry Fitzgerald vs Lions, Russell Wilson vs Chiefs.

Fantasy Football Live 11/11/14 with Dave Briggs, Kay Adams, Takeo Spikes, Andy Beherns.

  • Get on the Bandwagon: Mike Evans, Mark Sanchez.
  • Get off the Bandwagon: Reggie Bush.
  • Smart Adds: C.J. Anderson, Jordan Matthews, Matt Asiata, Kyle Rudolph.*
  • Smart Drops: Steve Smith, Cam Newton
  • Silly Drops: Bobby Rainey.*
  • Trade For: Anyone on the Lions (but Reggie Bush), Josh Gordon, Brandon LaFell.
  • Don’t Trade For: Ben Roethlisberger, Frank Gore, Kelvin Benjamin.
  • It’s Okay To Give Up: Andre Ellington, Torrey Smith, Carlos Hyde
  • Streaming Defense: San Diego, Minnesota.
  • “Mark Ingram of the Saints, somebody  none of us wanted coming into the season.”- Andy Behrens.
  • Drew Stanton will not affect his receivers negatively (Spikes).
  • Ryan Mallett to debut against the Browns, and you should see improvement for the Houston WRs.

Fantasy Football Live 11/12/14 with Dave Briggs, Kay Adams, Brian Westbrook, Takeo Spikes, Brandon Funston.

  • Funston thinks it will be a different story for Sanchez this week, and is a borderline starter.  Westbrook, Adams and Spikes both like Sanchez.
  • Westbrook doesn’t like Rashad Jennings against the 49ers.  Aldon Smith is coming back this week.
  • Ryan Mathews will get 12+ touches against the Raiders; a must start RB2 (Adams).*
  • Bishop Sankey will not be a factor this week (Westbrook).
  • RB Desperation Play: Jonas Gray (Adams).
  • Start C.J. Anderson over Montee Ball.*
  • Spikes doesn’t like Kelvin Benjamin this week because Cam is struggling.
  • Adams and Funston don’t  like Vincent Jackson.
  • Golden Tate and Odell Beckham are must starts.*
  • Funston likes DeAndre Hopkins over Andre Johnson.*
  • Adams likes Brandon LaFell over Julian Edelman.
  • QBs you like more than most: Josh McCown, Brian Hoyer, Andrew Luck.
  • TE to Stream: Kyle Rudolph.*
  • Sleeper: Greg Jennings, Brandon LaFell, Ahmad Bradshaw, Jonathan Stewart

Fantasy Football Live 11/13/14 with Dave Briggs, Kay Adams, Brian Westbrook, Jon Ritchie, Brad Evans.

  • No one is high on Shane Vereen this week.
  • Terrance West has a good matchup, but there is still uncertainty about a RBBC in Cleveland.
  • Kay Adams says Martavis Bryant won’t continue his production.
  • Ritchie likes Jordan Matthews at Green Bay.
  • 39.9% of LeSean McCoy’s carries went for 1 yard or less this year (Evans).
  • Bust Alert: Russell Wilson (Adams), Calvin Johnson (Westbrook), Tom Brady (Ritchie)
  • Best Case/Worst Case: RGIII rushes for 50 yards/weather is factor.  C.J. Anderson gets 16-18 touches/St. Louis stuffs him.  Larry Fitzgerald gets 100 yards/he doesn’t connect with Drew Stanton.
  • Deep WR Sleeper: Dwayne Bowe, Riley Cooper, John Brown.
  • Forgive and forget Jeremy Hill’s fantasy value (Adams).


Steve Broadway is the author of Fantasy Football Playoffs Guaranteed, the only fantasy football guide that guarantees you’ll make the playoffs or DOUBLE your money back.  For more information, visit fantasyfootballplayoffsguaranteed.com

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