BUY CALVIN JOHNSON, SELL LARRY FITZGERALD
Best buy-low candidate for the rest of the season?
Denarius Moore has posted at least 11 Fantasy points in his last five games, breaking the plane in four of those contests. Playing in Oakland not only masks his potential, it gives him a series of terrific matchups down the stretch: Saints, Bengals, Browns, Broncos, Chiefs and Panthers. He’s a fringe Top 10 option the rest of the way. – Pat Mayo
Andre Johnson. His value is down, but his rest of year schedule is really good. - Dr. Roto
Carolina’s Steve Smith. Last season he hauled in 79 passes for 1,394 yards and seven touchdowns while receiving 129 targets. This season he is on pace to catch 80 passes for 1,344 yards while receiving 144 targets. Minus the touchdowns we are looking at the exact same player from last year. Trust me when I say most Fantasy owners aren’t aware of this fact, making Smith a fantastic buy low candidate. – Ian Riley
Calvin Johnson. The schedule gets immensely easier in the second half, and he's Calvin stinkin' Johnson! Getting him valued as a low-end WR1 or even WR2 due to frustrations is crazy. – Jake Ciely
Brian Hartline. He's been dropped in a lot of leagues because he hasn't had more 200-yard games. He's still getting targets and will be a good option, especially this week. – Adam Zdroik
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Hakeem Nicks. He is rounding into good health and his prime form will return very soon, maybe this week. - Scott Engel
DeMarco Murray. He's out for Week 9, but has finally shed that walking boot. His value plummets by the week, and he can conceivably be had for pretty cheap for late-season playoff push depth. Odds are Murray owners are sick of him and would unload him for pennies on the dollar. – Adam Ansell
Calvin Johnson. People are down him with him performing below expectations and a knee injury has kept him out of practice all week leading up to Week 9. He's just not scoring TDs. The receptions and yards are there. – Adam Ronis
My tight end is on bye, who can I plug in?
Greg Olsen is generally available in most leagues and has a great opportunity to feast on a weak Redskins defense. – Pat Mayo
Dwayne Allen. Cody Fleener is out for the next couple of weeks, so Allen will get the job to himself. - Dr. Roto
The Bears Kellen Davis. Tennessee gives up 12.8 Fantasy points-per-game (FPPG) to opposing tight ends in standard scoring formats, tops in the league. Expect Jay Cutler to try and exploit this matchup, particularly in the red zone. – Ian Riley
Dwayne Allen. With no Coby Fleener this week, the alternating of good games and targets can all go Allen's way. Brandon Myers also has consistent value. – Jake Ciely
Tony Scheffler. Get him now. He's getting more looks/snaps without Burleson in there. Also, Logan Paulsen. – Adam Zdroik
Dwayne Allen should see a larger role in the Colts offense beginning this week, and Logan Paulsen is also a nice add. - Scott Engel
Greg Olsen. Washington has been pitiful against TEs this season, surrendering 76.3 yards per game. Olsen has been pretty cold the last three weeks, but that's why he's floating around the waiver wire. The good news is he has plenty of potential, he's due for a big game and the match up is right. – Adam Ansell
With Coby Fleener out, Dwayne Allen. The Colts won't run on an excellent Dolphins' run defense. Allen has looked good and should more targets this week. – Adam Ronis
Matt Ryan, Michael Vick, Tony Romo, Eli Manning or Matthew Stafford in week 9?
I guess I’ll switch my last name to Henry on this one: Give me Vick or give me Death! – Pat Mayo
Like Lazarus, Michael Vick will rise from the dead and have a good week against the lowly Saints. - Dr. Roto
Michael Vick needs a big game more than any player in the league and gets a beleaguered Saints defense served up on a silver platter this week. Opposing QBs average 21.4 FPPG against New Orleans, nearly two points higher than any other defense. This game has shootout written all over it. – Ian Riley
Let me ask you... how can you possibly sit Ice Ice Baby at this point? – Jake Ciely
Gotta stick with the most successful so far. Matt Ryan. No one has been able to stop that passing offense yet and he's at home at night. – Adam Zdroik
Ryan. You never bench him. Period. I do like Stafford to play well also and Eli will have a decent day. Vick will come through under some pressure but I can't use him over any of those three, and Romo is just not startable over those others right now. - Scott Engel
Matt Ryan. I'm not buying Stafford after one good week. Romo isn't a QB1. Eli has been dealing with hurricane Sandy all week. Vick does have a great matchup, but Ryan has just been plain great all season. Don't overthink things - just roll with the best player. – Adam Ansell
The Cowboys rank third against the pass and they have limited Victor Cruz twice. Still, I go with Ryan at home. Vick is a close second. The Saints have allowed an average of 304.6 yards passing per game and 15 passing TDs. – Adam Ronis
One player you're selling immediately?
Never carrying the ball fewer than 13 times in any game, Stevan Ridley has been a quality RB2. Problem is, he has really labored against stout run defenses – posting single digit points squaring off with the Cardinals, Ravens and Seahawks. He’ll still be useful, but a week 13-15 stretch with Dolphins, Texans and 49ers has serious flame-out potential: all three teams currently sit in the Top Six in points allowed to opposing running backs. – Pat Mayo
Larry Fitzgerald. He's still solid, but John Skelton is struggling, the Cards have a tough upcoming schedule, and their BYE week is coming soon. - Dr. Roto
Rashad Jennings. Maurice Jones-Drew will be back in a few weeks, and the closer we get, the more his value drops. – Jake Ciely
Vick Ballard. Donald Brown is healthy and Ballard wasn't that good anyways, unless he's diving for the pylon. Ballard will be short on touches as long as Brown is available. – Adam Zdroik
Chris Johnson - can't trust him in the most important weeks of the year ahead. - Scott Engel
Larry Fitzgerald. The offensive line can't block anyone. His longest catch of the season is 37 yards. Skelton and Kevin Kolb regress by the week. Fitz has all the talent in the world, but football is a team game and unfortunately his team sucks. – Adam Ansell
Ahmad Bradshaw. He's missing almost every practice and he has a history of problems with his feet. I don't see him holding up. – Adam Ronis
I need help on special teams, give me a defense and kicker to pick up and start.
Kai Forbath should get plenty of chances against the Panthers. Carolina allows opposing kickers to average just over 12 Fantasy points per game. For a defense try the Broncos. Denver should be able to jump out to an early lead, giving them the ability to attack Andy Dalton. They should be good for some sacks and a few turnovers. – Pat Mayo
Miami's defense has been pretty good and they have a nice schedule for the next three weeks. Kickers are all the same, but I like Shayne Graham due to his team and overall consistency. - Dr. Roto
Last time out against Baltimore, Cleveland’s D/ST racked up four sacks and gave up 23 points on the road. Expect them to be amped up at home and keep up this time around in what feels like game that should be separated by less than seven points. At kicker look for Baltimore’s Justin Tucker who is fresh off a bye and may not have been picked up. If he is gone go with Connor Barth who has hit 13 of his 15 field goal attempts on the season, three of which have come from over 50 yards. – Ian Riley
Broncos. Actually like them a lot for the rest of the year. If not them, Lions against the Jags this week. As for kicker...wait, grabbing darts...okay, and, Kai Forbath it is for guaranteed availability. – Jake Ciely
Kai Forbath of the Redskins, should see plenty of opportunities vs. Panthers. I'll throw the Bucs in for defense. They looked good last week and Palmer likes to turn it over. – Adam Zdroik
I think Denver will be aggressive and opportunistic against the Bengals. Shaun Suisham is underrated and available in a lot of leagues. - Scott Engel
DEF - Miami Dolphins. They rank second against the run. While they haven't racked up stats like some higher profile DEFs, by stifling the run they can make offenses one-dimensional. And they have a super soft schedule the rest of the way and might be worth rostering past this week. Connor Bart had three FGs last week and should get a few more opportunities in Oakland. – Adam Ansell
Matt Prater is surprisingly available in a lot of leagues and the Broncos offense is rolling. I'll take the Broncos on defense. They shut down the Saints last week and that's something we don't see. They can make the Bengals one-dimensional and could pick off Andy Dalton a few times. – Adam Ronis
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