Week 3 War Room September 22, 2013  |  Jeff

It has been a long week in fake football land. Brutal losses in the running back department have given fantasy teams fits with multiple backs going down in week two and little help in sight. Luckily, we have compiled the best that The Fake Football has to offer in order to help your team combat these injuries and fight off your imaginary opponent with imaginary fantasy points. Check out the week three lineup resources below, including The Fake Football staff rankings, and be sure to leave those lineup questions in the comments. Let’s go get ourselves a victory.




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– Some members of The Fake Football staff answer hard hitting questions facing the fantasy world this week in the latest edition of Fake Football, Real Questions.

– Any and all questions that face a distraught fantasy owner heading into Sunday’s games can be answered in the always helpful Last Second Decisions.

– Our main man Mike hooks you up with some critical Start/Sit advice in this weeks….Start/Sit.

– The Matchup Machine! Check out how the matchups stack up for your fantasy roster in week three in the latest and greatest Matchup Machine.

– Before making those wide receiver and tight end decisions, be sure to see how your players were targeted last week in Target Town.


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44 Responses

  1. Juice Phillips says:

    Kenbrall/Gordon/Hill (Standard league)

    Edleman/Stevie/Nicks (PPR) pick 2

  2. Billy says:

    .5 PPR Richardson or James jones

  3. Jennifer says:

    PPR With Wallace questionable should I plug Mike Williams in that slot with Gordon or Shorts as flex or leave Wallace w/Williams as flex?

  4. Robert says:

    Full PPR league – Need to pick 1 RB out of Gore and Joique Bell, 2 WR out of Fiz, Nicks and Wallace and one flex out of that group. Thinking playing both Gore and Bell in RB and Flex, Fitz and Wallace. Thoughts?

  5. jumbo butt says:

    Ogbanaya or pead. Non ppr. This is not a joke °_____°

  6. Joe says:

    As of now, I have Edelman in my flex and James Starks as my RB2(SJax injury). Would you swap out either of those two for PThomas?

  7. Trevor Starks says:

    I’m not starting any of these guys but I have one bench spot available to Andre Ellington, Willis Mcgahee, and Brandon Bolden. Who would you stash?

  8. Andrew says:

    0.5 PPR, Start 2: Darren Sproles, Joique Bell, Bernard Pierce

  9. TJW says:

    Standard league, need 3: Edleman, Royal, A Brown, Torrey, G Tate?

  10. Jeremy says:

    12-team Yahoo PPR (1 pt): Trent Richardson or Emmanuel Sanders at Flex?

  11. DV says:

    Givens vs Andre Roberts vs marlon brown vs Reuben randle. 0.5ppr. Start one, cut one.

  12. Blain Train says:

    Thanks Jeff, one more…. Play Vernon Davis if he’s active or prefer Fleener? This is standard league.

  13. Jerry says:

    Is anyone worried about Edelman going up against Revis?

    • Jeff says:

      Brady has no choice but to target him a ton so he should still be able to produce when Revis is on him which I dont imagine would be the whole game anyhow

  14. Blain Train says:

    Can you help me pick 2 in a PPR Reader League between Stevie Johnson, Andre Roberts, & James Starks? Thanks!

  15. Jordan says:

    I have a league where your QB gets a point per completion, does this change your opinion of Cam starting over Brady?

  16. zajb says:

    PPR – eddie royal or daryl richardson? thx

  17. Justin says:

    Jeff do you like Sudfeld as a sleeper today if Gronk is out? I feel like he owes me from week 1. Also Any thoughts on Heath Miller.

    • Jeff says:

      I would avoid both Sudfield and Miller. Miller doesnt sound like he’s going to play a ton on Sunday night and I just don’t trust Sudfield to get the targets he needs to produce much.

  18. the imp says:

    My league’s DST scores correlate with sacks first, then PA (+ scores 33) and int next. Is the BAL pass rush stout enough to make them worth keeping against their below average HOU matachup for use in future weeks, or would you just drop to take the NYJ for their opportunity to hold the Bills in the teens today?

    • the imp says:

      Sorry it cut off part of the info. Sacks are 2pts/sack. PA are negative when >33 but are rewarded when <21.

      • Jeff says:

        If D’s score a lot like youre saying and the waiver wire options are slim, I could see holding onto them I guess. If you feel they will be useful in the future, I dont think the difference this week is enough to dump them.

  19. Hammer says:

    I noticed you have Woodhead ranked lower than Powell in PPR. After akl of his success last week as beneficiary of P-Riv’s checkdowns (8 receptions!), I am syrprised you have him lower than Powell.

    In case you couldn’t tell I am between the two at my ppr flex spot. Can you expound upon why the lower ranking and if I should indeed follow said rankings appropriately?

  20. Brian says:

    Need WR 3 1 pt PPR
    Nate Burleson, Lance Moore, Denarious Moore

  21. Trevor Starks says:

    *Looks at rankings *ignores *asks generic start-sit question

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