Eye on the Playoffs

Eye on the Playoffs 
by Jim Coventry, Guest Blogger 

We all know that week 17 is often a week that causes fantasy teams to be without many starters, so quite a few (if not most) leagues have eliminated this week from the fantasy schedule- and rightfully so. That said, this is one of those years that we could see week 16 be even worse than week 17. Why? Because a number of teams may have their fate sealed and may treat the week 16 game like the third preseason game, when starters play for a half. If this happens, it is worse than the week 17 scenario of the starters sitting completely, because owners may not even be able to use ‘handcuff’ players, since everyone could be playing one half of football on these particular teams. Here are the teams that most likely will force you to keep and eye on, and if you can still add players via waivers, you might want to prepare for week 16 right now.  New England Patriots: Since they own the equivalent of a 2.5 game lead for home-field advantage, if they win in weeks 14 & 15, they will have two meaningless games. If [...]

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