Week 12 War Room November 24, 2013  |  Jeff

war room logoOnly two more chances for regular season fake football victory, so let’s dive right into the best fantasy football lineup resources that The Fake Football has to offer. Below you will find everything from matchup statistics and start/sit advice to  football food, winning lottery numbers, and injury news. One of those features may not be true, but I promise the rest is in there. Remember, the Bills, Bengals, Birds (Seahawks and Eagles) are on bye this week, as we have finally reached the last week of scrounging for dreaded bye week replacements. Before you set your Week 12 lineup, check out the links below and be sure to leave any and all lineup questions in the comments section below. Good luck and go get that “W!”




– “Fake Football, Real Questions” is back yet again to answer some hard-hitting questions that face the fantasy football world as Week 12 approaches.

– Make sure to check out Week 12’s Last Second Decisions, which covers every last ounce of fantasy football advice available.rsz_rivers

– In case your stomach begins to rumble while you soak in the NFL Redzone channel on Sunday, Game Day Grub is back with two new recipes to stuff your gut.

– Stop in and read Week 12’s Start/Sit to find out which players should be starting and which should be riding the pine.

Garbage Time Romance presents a handful of players who will rack up fantasy points in garbage time on Sunday.

– Need a D/ST unit for Week 12? Be sure to check out both Part I and Part II of Dreaming of Streaming to make sure you are starting the best possible team.

The Matchup Machine once again provides tremendous fantasy football matchup stats and breaks down the opposing defenses of your fantasy players.


Finally, we proudly present the Week 12 The Fake Football Staff Consensus Rankings. Enjoy, and leave those questions in the comments below!

2013 Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyPros

14 Responses

  1. Johnson says:

    Standard league FLEX and WR spot: DOnald Brown, Pierre Garcon, Emmanuel Sander, Tavon Austin, Terrance wiiliams or Nate burleson.

  2. Greg says:

    0.5 PPR, 10 person league with 7 teams 6-5, 2 teams 5-6, & the last at 3-8. 4 make the playoffs, so a pretty huge matchup this week for me.

    Need to figure out RB and FLEX to start today out of Ridley, Vereen, Ellington, LMiller (ha!) and Keenan Allen.

    Already have ALF locked into an RB spot, Megatron, Cruz, and Marshall as 3 WRs. Thanks!

    • Jeff says:

      Starting both Patriots seems a bit weird but that is the direction I would go. Allen is tempting but that matchup stinks. Hopefully Vereen does his thing with receptions and Ridley punches one in like last week. Good luck!

  3. TC says:

    10 team, non-ppr
    QB Brady, RB Charles and Stacy, WR Nelson and Bryant, FLEX Cruz, TE Cameron, K Vinateri, DST Carolina.
    I’m leaving RB Moreno and QB RGIII on the bench this week. Would you start the line up as is or sub the flex or QB?
    Thanks in advance

  4. Hammer says:

    Need 3 players (RB, WR, and a flex) out of these 4 for my 10 team PPR league:

    Rashad Jennings
    Eddie Lacy
    Pierre Garçon
    Larry Fitzgerald

    Also, I have RGIII as my lone QB and would like a back-up going into the playoffs (I clinched a spot last week). Available are: Fitzpatrick, Tolzien, McCown, Flacco, Palmer, Geno Smith (I am leaning between Fitz and McCown)

    • Jeff says:

      I would sit Fitz and the go McCown for a QB. He should be solid until Cutler returns

      • Hammer says:

        Thanks. Hate to sit any of those 4 guys. And I am most concerned about Garçon playing against San Fran.

        Speaking of which, RGIII’s erratic play has me considering starting McCown over him. Talk me “off the roof ” or is this something to consider?

    • Jeff says:

      Worth considering for sure. We have them pretty close in our ranks this week. I personally have RG3 a couple slots higher. Close enough though. I usually recommend going with your gut in situations this close.

    • Jeff says:

      Thanks Hammer

  5. Jeremy says:

    Need to drop one: Bobby Rainey, Joique Bell, T.Richardson, Terrance Williams

    Background: 12-team Yahoo PPR league (2RB, 2WR, 1 W/R/T flex), currently in 2nd place, have depth at RB (Stacy, A.Brown, Woodhead, F.Jax, in addition to above), WR not quite as deep, but T.Will is WR4 of bunch.

    Team in 3rd place has R.Bush. Do I hang onto Bell to protect other top team from picking up as handcuff?

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