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2018 Fantasy Football Week 6 Start-Sit


Bye weeks continue with the Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints getting the week off.

The New York Jets just torched the now suspect Denver Broncos defense. Isaiah Crowell scored 28 Non-PPR points and Robby Anderson scored 24.

Are the Broncos now a defense you can stream against?!

These types of performances make line-up decisions that much more difficult.

I’m here this week to help with the tough start and sit decisions.

2018 Fantasy Football Week 6 Start-Sit

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Matt Ryan, QB, Atlanta Falcons vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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After posting 29, 39, and 28 Fantasy points in three consecutive games, Ryan only managed 14 in Week 5. Expect Ryan to bounce back in Week 6 against a Tampa team that allows the most Fantasy points to opposing quarterbacks, as of Sunday night. Ryan is a strong start this week.

Sony Michel and James White, RB, New England Patriots vs Kansas City Chiefs

Since Rex Burkhead was placed on IR, Michel has looked good. Since Week 4, he has yet to score fewer than 16 Non-PPR Fantasy points. He is touching the ball more than 19 times per game in that span.

White, on the other hand, has scored double digit Non-PPR Fantasy points in all but one game this year. Now the tandem goes up against the Chiefs who allow the second most Fantasy points to opposing running backs. Feel comfortable starting both this week.

Tyler Boyd, WR, Cincinnati Bengals vs Pittsburgh Steelers

After posting back-to-back 100 yard receiving games, Boyd cooled off against a solid Miami secondary.

However, he should be heavily involved once again in a Week 6, potential shoot-out, against a Steelers’ defense that allows the third-most Fantasy points to opposing wide receivers. Boyd is worth a start this week.

Cameron Brate, TE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Atlanta Falcons

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Brate has been an undeniable TE1 in games with Jameis Winston without O.J. Howard. Well, this week he will have Winston as opposed to Fitzpatrick and O.J. Howard is still nursing an injury.

Fire him up as a solid start at a fickle tight end position.


Cam Newton, QB, Carolina Panthers vs Washington Redskins

Newton came off the bye week to only score 15 Fantasy points. In addition to that, the Redskins have been very solid against quarterbacks this year, allowing the least amount of Fantasy points to the position.

Newton may struggle again this week and there are other guys with better match-ups worth considering.

Kenyan Drake, RB, Miami Dolphins vs Chicago Bears

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Drake had his best game of the season in Week 5. After scoring a combined total of one Non-PPR points in Weeks 3 and 4, Drake posted a solid 16 in Week 5. He did this though on only six carries and seven receptions. The biggest problem is Frank Gore is still getting double-digit carries.

Now he goes up against the Bears who allow the fewest Fantasy points to opposing running backs. Do not fall for Drake’s Week 5 performance and leave him on your bench.

Keke Coutee, WR, Houston Texans vs Buffalo Bills

In the first game of his NFL career, Coutee posted 109 receiving yards. In his second game, he remained involved and scored his first touchdown.

Coutee looks to have a solid role in the Texans’ offense. However, this week he goes up against a Bills’ defense that has been top-5 against the pass. Sit him this week.

Jack Doyle, TE, Indianapolis Colts vs New York Jets

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Jack Doyle may finally return this week after missing a few games because of injury, but he might not be returning to fantasy relevance. Ebron has been Luck’s go to target and I expect that to continue.

Those hoping for Doyle to be as effective as Ebron will be disappointed. The Colts are playing the Jets who allow the third fewest Fantasy points to opposing tight ends. Doyle should be left on benches.

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About Alex Hamrick

Alex is an avid fantasy football enthusiast and writer for Fantasy Six Pack. With a background in quantitative methods and analysis, Alex enjoys using statistics and data analytics to develop detailed fantasy football analysis. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram @AlexBHamrick

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