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Week One NFL Fantasy Football Start/Sit Advice

Week One NFL Fantasy Football Start/Sit Advice premium
Davis Mattek September 5, 2019 12:55PM EDT

Week One NFL Fantasy Football Start/Sit Advice

The long and treacherous road of the fantasy football NFL offseason is past us. 300+ drafts, 100,000+ words written, 100+ podcasts recorded and produced and just about every single offensive player in the NFL has received a projection. All of our hard work is leading up to… ACTUALLY MAKING START/SIT CHOICES? Sometimes it is hard to reconcile all of the decisions that we made all offseason into actionable fantasy choices now. Specifically, there are going to be Zero RB teams that have uncomfortable choices to make at the flex position if they missed out on a wide receiver or two that they really liked during their draft.

The way to approach start/sit decisions is pretty simple overall, though it doesn’t mean you will not have hard decisions. Tiebreakers will often go to the games with the most projected points by Las Vegas sportsbooks but this can’t apply to every scenario. The player projections referenced on RotoExperts will come from the Daily Roto NFL projections model and will be how I opt to make many of my decisions as well.

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