Start Bench List: Week 1

David Dorey, @DMDorey

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QUARTERBACKS

Player Opp
BEST BETS  
Aaron Rodgers @JAC
GREAT STARTS  
Andrew Luck DET
Derek Carr @NO
Kirk Cousins PIT
Blake Bortles GB
SOLID STARTERS  
Cam Newton @DEN
Matt Ryan TB
Drew Brees OAK
Carson Palmer NE
Tyrod Taylor @BAL
Russell Wilson MIA
Matthew Stafford @IND
Eli Manning @DAL
Andy Dalton @NYJ
Joe Flacco BUF
Jameis Winston @ATL
Ryan Fitzpatrick CIN
FRINGE FANTASY PLAYS  
Robert Griffin III @PHI
Alex Smith SD
Brock Osweiler CHI
Ben Roethlisberger @WAS
Dak Prescott NYG
Marcus Mariota MIN
Philip Rivers @KC
Jay Cutler @HOU
SIT 'EM IF YOU GOT 'EM  
Carson Wentz CLE
Case Keenum @SF
Ryan Tannehill @SEA
Jimmy Garoppolo @ARI
Blaine Gabbert LA
Trevor Siemian CAR
Shaun Hill @TEN

TIGHT ENDS

Player Opp
BEST BETS  
Jordan Reed PIT
Greg Olsen @DEN
Travis Kelce SD
Zach Ertz CLE
GREAT STARTS  
Coby Fleener OAK
Julius Thomas GB
Delanie Walker MIN
Zach Miller @HOU
SOLID STARTERS  
Clive Walford @NO
Jason Witten NYG
Dwayne Allen DET
Antonio Gates @KC
FRINGE FANTASY PLAYS  
Kyle Rudolph @TEN
Vance McDonald LA
Jesse James @WAS
Gary Barnidge @PHI
Crockett Gillmore BUF
Larry Donnell @DAL
Martellus Bennett @ARI
Jared Cook @JAC
Jimmy Graham MIA
SIT 'EM IF YOU GOT 'EM  
Rob Gronkowski @ARI
Eric Ebron @IND
Virgil Green CAR
Charles Clay @BAL
Jordan Cameron @SEA
Austin Seferian-Jenkins @ATL
C.J. Uzomah @NYJ
Lance Kendricks @SF
Jacob Tamme TB
Cameron Brate @ATL

RUNNING BACKS

Player Opp
BEST BETS  
Lamar Miller CHI
Todd Gurley @SF
Adrian Peterson @TEN
GREAT STARTS  
DeAngelo Williams @WAS
Ezekiel Elliott NYG
LeSean McCoy @BAL
David Johnson NE
Mark Ingram OAK
Ryan Mathews CLE
Doug Martin @ATL
Latavius Murray @NO
SOLID STARTERS  
C.J. Anderson CAR
DeMarco Murray MIN
Duke Johnson Jr. @PHI
Spencer Ware SD
Christine Michael MIA
Eddie Lacy @JAC
Arian Foster @SEA
Devonta Freeman TB
Rashad Jennings @DAL
LeGarrette Blount @ARI
Matt Forte CIN
Carlos Hyde LA
T.J. Yeldon GB
Giovani Bernard @NYJ
Justin Forsett BUF
Ameer Abdullah @IND
Frank Gore DET
Jeremy Langford @HOU
FRINGE FANTASY PLAYS  
Bilal Powell CIN
Shane Vereen @DAL
Matt Jones PIT
Charles Sims @ATL
Danny Woodhead @KC
Chris Thompson PIT
Melvin Gordon @KC
James White @ARI
Jonathan Stewart @DEN
Jeremy Hill @NYJ
Darren Sproles CLE
Tevin Coleman TB
Charcandrick West SD
SIT 'EM IF YOU GOT 'EM  
Theo Riddick @IND
Devontae Booker CAR
Isaiah Crowell @PHI
Reggie Bush @BAL
Javorius Allen BUF
Jay Ajayi @SEA
Terrance West BUF
Derrick Henry MIN
Chris Johnson NE
Chris Ivory GB
Jamaal Charles SD
Thomas Rawls MIA

TEAM DEFENSES

Team Opp
GREAT STARTS  
Houston Texans CHI
Denver Broncos CAR
Seattle Seahawks MIA
Arizona Cardinals NE
SOLID STARTERS  
Tennessee Titans MIN
Kansas City Chiefs SD
Los Angeles Rams @SF
Philadelphia Eagles CLE
New York Giants @DAL
FRINGE FANTASY PLAYS  
Carolina Panthers @DEN
Atlanta Falcons TB
New York Jets CIN
Green Bay Packers @JAC
Buffalo Bills @BAL
Washington Redskins PIT
SIT' EM IF YOU GOT 'EM  
Oakland Raiders @NO
New Orleans Saints OAK
New England Patriots @ARI
Minnesota Vikings @TEN
Indianapolis Colts DET
Cincinnati Bengals @NYJ
Baltimore Ravens BUF
Chicago Bears @HOU
Detroit Lions @IND
Cleveland Browns @PHI
Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ATL
Pittsburgh Steelers @WAS
San Diego Chargers @KC
Dallas Cowboys NYG
Miami Dolphins @SEA
Jacksonville Jaguars GB

WIDE RECEIVERS

Player Opp
BEST BETS  
Julio Jones TB
Amari Cooper @NO
Brandin Cooks OAK
Allen Robinson GB
Sammy Watkins @BAL
GREAT STARTS  
Antonio Brown @WAS
Odell Beckham Jr @DAL
Brandon Marshall CIN
Kamar Aiken BUF
Doug Baldwin MIA
Randall Cobb @JAC
T.Y. Hilton DET
DeAndre Hopkins CHI
Michael Floyd NE
DeSean Jackson PIT
Marvin Jones Jr. @IND
Michael Crabtree @NO
Jordy Nelson @JAC
SOLID STARTERS  
Larry Fitzgerald NE
Donte Moncrief DET
Dez Bryant NYG
Eric Decker CIN
Tavon Austin @SF
Mohamed Sanu TB
Quinton Patton LA
Sterling Shepard @DAL
Mike Wallace BUF
Demaryius Thomas CAR
Terrelle Pryor Sr. @PHI
Tyler Boyd @NYJ
Travis Benjamin @KC
Tyler Lockett MIA
Jarvis Landry @SEA
Brandon LaFell @NYJ
Mike Evans @ATL
Keenan Allen @KC
Alshon Jeffery @HOU
Eli Rogers @WAS
Allen Hurns GB
Anquan Boldin @IND
Jeremy Maclin SD
Willie Snead IV OAK
Golden Tate @IND
FRINGE FANTASY PLAYS  
A.J. Green @NYJ
Devin Funchess @DEN
Kenny Britt @SF
Torrey Smith LA
Pierre Garcon PIT
John Brown NE
Stefon Diggs @TEN
Vincent Jackson @ATL
Will Fuller CHI
Tajae Sharpe MIN
Corey Coleman @PHI
Jordan Matthews CLE
Rishard Matthews MIN
Kelvin Benjamin @DEN
Kevin White @HOU
Michael Thomas OAK
Julian Edelman @ARI
Robert Woods @BAL
Charles Johnson @TEN
SIT 'EM IF YOU GOT 'EM  
Markus Wheaton @WAS
Emmanuel Sanders CAR
Marquise Goodwin @BAL
Ted Ginn, Jr. @DEN
Chris Conley SD
Jermaine Kearse MIA
Steve Smith Sr. BUF
Terrance Williams NYG
Braxton Miller CHI
Adam Humphries @ATL
Tyrell Williams @KC
Jamison Crowder PIT
Kenny Stills @SEA
Davante Adams @JAC
Phillip Dorsett DET
Chris Hogan @ARI
Cole Beasley NYG
Seth Roberts @NO
Laquon Treadwell @TEN
DeVante Parker @SEA
Nelson Agholor CLE
Quincy Enunwa CIN
Eddie Royal @HOU
Victor Cruz @DAL
Andre Johnson MIN

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