FantasyPros Football Podcast: Start/Sit: Week 1

Sep 5, 2018

Le’Veon Bell may be sitting out for a lot longer than just Week 1

Welcome to the latest episode of the FantasyPros Football Podcast. The show is hosted by Bobby Sylvester (@bobbyfantasypro) and Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL). Throughout the NFL season, we’ll be interviewing featured experts and team correspondents who will offer insight to help your squads.

The NFL season is finally upon us! We’ll be here before the first game each week to give you our thoughts on which guys you should start in your lineup or sit on your bench for the week. Before getting into the meat of the show, we break down some depth chart news and give you the latest on the Le’Veon Bell holdout (15:43). Should fantasy owners be concerned about Philip Rivers’ historically underwhelming performances against Kansas City (25:59), and how problematic will Tennessee’s run defense be for Kenyan Drake (32:47)? Also, is Sterling Shepard a startable wideout against Jacksonville (53:33), and which tight end should you be looking to stream if you’re in a pinch (58:06)?

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2Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
3Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
4Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
5Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
6DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
7Davante Adams (GB)WR
8David Johnson (ARI)RB
9Le'Veon Bell (NYJ)RB
10James Conner (PIT)RB
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13Joe Mixon (CIN)RB
14Odell Beckham Jr. (CLE)WR
15Travis Kelce (KC)TE
16Michael Thomas (NO)WR
17Nick Chubb (CLE)RB
18JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT)WR
19Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
20Antonio Brown (OAK)WR
21George Kittle (SF)TE
22Mike Evans (TB)WR
23T.Y. Hilton (IND)WR
24Marlon Mack (IND)RB
25A.J. Green (CIN)WR
26Keenan Allen (LAC)WR
27Amari Cooper (DAL)WR
28Derrick Henry (TEN)RB
29Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
30Adam Thielen (MIN)WR
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3Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
4Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
5J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
6Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
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8Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
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10Trevor Story (COL)SS
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13Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
14Trea Turner (WSH)SS
15Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
16Paul Goldschmidt (STL)1B
17Gerrit Cole (HOU)SP
18Chris Sale (BOS)SP
19Blake Snell (TB)SP
20Bryce Harper (PHI)CF,RF
21Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
22Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
23Manny Machado (SD)3B,SS
24Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
25Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B
26Whit Merrifield (KC)1B,2B
27Adalberto Mondesi (KC)2B,SS
28Rhys Hoskins (PHI)1B,LF
29Trevor Bauer (CLE)SP
30George Springer (HOU)CF,RF
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9Damian Lillard (POR)PG
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16Jimmy Butler (PHI)SG,SF
17Kemba Walker (CHA)PG
18Kyrie Irving (BOS)PG,SG
19Ben Simmons (PHI)PG,SF
20Jrue Holiday (NOR)PG,SG
21Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
22Andre Drummond (DET)PF,C
23John Wall (WAS)PG
24Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
25Khris Middleton (MIL)SG,SF
26Donovan Mitchell (UTH)PG,SG
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Kevin Love (CLE)PF,C
29Draymond Green (GSW)PF,C
30LaMarcus Aldridge (SAS)PF,C
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