Fantasy Football Start ’em Sit ’em Week 12

There are 4 games left in the fantasy regular season! I repeat…there are 4 games left! From my experience the team who is the hottest at the end of the regular season going into the playoffs typically wins it all.

If you started hot and are now on a downward spiral with a three-game losing streak, it is time to re-evaluate what you are doing and make some adjustments. The magic fairy dust has worn off and you will have to dig deep in order to pull yourself out of this hole.

On the other hand, if you started slow but have now ripped off 5 straight wins, you are most likely a team of destiny who is peaking at the perfect time. In order to keep your trajectory going in the right direction, you must look ahead and make savvy moves that will give you an advantage over your opponent. Picking the right defenses and kickers each week can be the difference between winning and losing. Don’t overlook the details!

Elijah Moore – Jets WR

In Week 11, the training wheels came off for good and Moore was ready for takeoff, turning a team-high 11 targets from Joe Flacco into 8 receptions and 141 yards and a TD. Moore showed flashes of what made him a first-team All-American at Ole Miss, taking a long pass from Flacco to the house against a stout Miami Dolphins defense.

Rookie QB Zach Wilson will be back under center in Week 12, but I don’t think this will affect Moore in a negative way. I think that the rookie gunslinger will look to his fellow rookie wideout early and often with running back Michael Carter out 2-3 weeks with an injury. Against a soft Houston defense in Week 12, Moore should erupt for another explosive outing as Wilson’s number one option downfield.

Elijah Moore Week 12 Projections: 12 targets, 9 receptions, 123 receiving yards, 2 receiving TD’s

QBs to Start

Cam Newton
Dak Prescott
Joe Burrow
Jimmy Garroppolo
Tyrod Taylor

RBs to Start

Antonio Gibson
Javonte Williams
Cordarrelle Patterson
James Robinson
Leonard Fournette
Darrell Henderson
Saquon Barkley
Kareem Hunt
AJ Dillon
David Montgomery
Mark Ingram
Josh Jacobs
Tony Pollard
Devonta Freeman
Ty Johnson
Miles Sanders
Jeff Wilson
Damien Harris
Tony Jones

WRs to Start

Michael Gallup
Jaylen Waddle
Mike Williams
DeVonta Smith
Brandin Cooks
Darnell Mooney
Chase Claypool
Odell Beckham
Marquez Valdes-Scantling
Brandon Aiyuk
Jamison Crowder
Michael Pittman
Cedric Wilson
Tee Higgins
Rashod Bateman
Emmanuel Sanders
Marvin Jones
Tim Patrick
Nelson Agholor

TEs to Start

Rob Gronkowski
Kyle Pitts
Logan Thomas
Pat Freiermuth
Dalton Schultz

Sit em Week 12 - Kadarius Toney

Week 12 Sit ’em

Kadarius Toney – Giants WR

In Week 11 against Tom Brady and the Bucs, Toney emerged as a high-volume target for struggling QB Danny Jones, who is probably playing his last season for the G-Men. Toney received a team-high 12 targets, but was only able to muster a measly 40 yards on 7 receptions.

With Sterling Shepard potentially returning to the lineup this week, Toney could be relegated back to a supporting role against a Philly Eagles defense that has allowed the 2nd fewest fantasy points to wide receivers this season. Fade Toney as a Rondale Moore clone who suffers from abysmal QB play from a washed Danny Dimes.

Kadarius Toney Week 12 Projections: 9 targets, 5 receptions, 31 receiving yards, 0 TD’s

QBs to Sit

Kirk Cousins
Ryan Tannehill
Tua Tagovailoa
Carson Wentz
Trevor Siemian

RBs to Sit

Melvin Gordon
JD McKissic
Myles Gaskin
Latavius Murray
Tevin Coleman
Nyheim Hines
Alex Collins
Zack Moss
David Johnson
Kenyan Drake
Dontrell Hilliard
Jamaal Williams
D’Onta Foreman
Rhamondre Stevenson
Mike Davis
Wayne Gallman
D’Ernest Johnson
Brandon Bolden

WRs to Sit

Robby Anderson
Jerry Jeudy
Cole Beasley
Jarvis Landry
Van Jefferson
Hunter Renfrow
Allen Robinson
Tyler Boyd
Sterling Shepard
Kenny Golladay
Courtland Sutton
Jacobi Meyers
Darius Slayton
Laviska Shenault
Marquez Callaway
Donovan Peoples-Jones
Tre’Quan Smith
Allen Lazard
Kalif Raymond

TEs to Sit

Evan Engram
Dan Arnold
Tyler Higbee
Cole Kmet
Hunter Henry

If you have any questions about your lineup for this week, you can find me on our Facebook group, Fantasy Couch Fam. My name is Mike Mital on there, by the way.

Make sure to watch the Week 12 waiver wire video in case there are any players on waivers or free agency that you might have missed.

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