Fantasy Soccer Begin ‘Em Sit ‘Em: Week 6 lineup recommendation, finest matchups, DFS picks
The byes are right here, the accidents by no means cease, and there is one other early-morning recreation in London. Whether or not you are 5-0 or 0-5, this does not determine to be a straightforward week for fantasy soccer house owners, so do not feel unhealthy if you happen to want some begin ’em, sit ’em assist. We have all been there. Happily, SN’s Vinnie Iyer is right here to assist with Week 6 fantasy lineup recommendation and NFL DFS picks.
As we stated, the primary spherical of byes takes out the Saints, 49ers, Falcons, and Jets. All issues thought of, fantasy house owners don’t get hit too laborious at most positions, particularly vast receiver. Issues will get more durable going ahead, so it is actually accidents to guys like Saquon Barkley, Clyde Edwards-Helaire, and Russell Wilson that can trigger probably the most points. Sport-time selections like Dalvin Cook dinner, Christian McCaffrey, Julio Jones, Chris Carson, and Sterling Shepard will not assist both, and neither will a 9:30 a.m. ET kickoff between the Jaguars and Dolphins. Have as a lot as you’ll be able to so as on Saturday evening, then examine @SN_Fantasy on Twitter for all the most recent harm and climate updates on Sunday morning.
Fantasy Soccer Week 6 Begin ‘Em: Quarterbacks
- Josh Allen, Payments (at TEN)
- Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs (vs. WAS)
- Kyler Murray, Cardinals (vs. CLE)
- Tom Brady, Buccaneers (at PHI)
- Jalen Hurts, Eagles (vs. TB)
- Justin Herbert, Chargers (at BAL)
- Lamar Jackson, Ravens (vs. LAC)
- Dak Prescott, Cowboys (at NE)
- Matthew Stafford, Rams (at NYG)
- Aaron Rodgers, Packers (at CHI)
Joe Burrow, Bengals (at DET). Burrow needs to be OK after his neck harm scare and able to roll into Motor Metropolis with extra stable all-around passing numbers.
Trevor Lawrence, Jaguars (vs. MIA in London). He ought to put collectively a good day In London by way of short-to-intermediate passing and performing some dashing of his personal in opposition to a struggling general protection.
Teddy Bridgewater, Broncos (vs. LV). The Raiders’ protection is exhibiting its true colours, and he is again within the 250-yard-and-two-TD dialog coming off his concussion return.
Jared Goff, Lions (vs. CIN). Goff ought to return to throwing a number of TDs at residence, because the Bengals have sufficient secondary holes for him to use in rubbish time even along with his restricted receivers.
Baker Mayfield, Browns (vs. ARI). Baker busted out of his droop a bit of in opposition to the Chargers and will probably be pumped to play properly reverse Kyler Murray with excessive quantity stemming off the working recreation.
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Taylor Heinicke, Washington (vs. KC, $5,800 on DraftKings, $7,300 on FanDuel). Heinicke may be messy at instances, however it is a significantly better matchup at residence than final week. He ought to produce purely primarily based on garbage-time quantity with loads of assist from his working backs to get some low-cost match consideration.
Carson Wentz, Colts (vs. HOU, $5,400 on DraftKings, $6,700 on FanDuel). Wentz is beginning to look good and comfy in Frank Reich’s offense once more, and his receivers are also serving to out everywhere in the area. The Texans at residence will maintain him within the 250-yard-and-two-TD vary for robust return on funding in money video games.
Mac Jones, Patriots (vs. DAL). Jones needs to be throwing fairly a bit reverse Dak Prescott and may put up the identical kind of recreation he had in opposition to the Buccaneers a pair weeks in the past. He is feeling it sufficient along with his tight ends and short-area receivers to get a pair scores.
WEEK 6 PPR RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Working again | Extensive receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker
Fantasy Soccer Week 6 Sit ‘Em: Quarterbacks
Sam Darnold, Panthers (vs. MIN). It is getting tougher to belief Darnold in opposition to respectable defenses, and this appears to be like like an enormous Christian McCaffrey (hamstring) recreation if he is wholesome.
Kirk Cousins, Vikings (vs. CAR). It is getting tougher to belief Cousins in opposition to respectable protection and this appears to be like like an enormous Dalvin Cook dinner (hopefully he is wholesome) recreation.
Derek Carr, Raiders (vs. DEN). Carr is taking some main dents, and on the highway in Mile Excessive would not sound interesting in any respect.
Ryan Tannehill, Titans (vs. BUF). The Payments’ protection is lit, and it may possibly douse him in a rush ought to the sport script get out of hand.
Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers (vs. SEA). The Seahawks’ protection may be burned, however there will probably be little burden on Pittsburgh’s offense in a recreation constructed for Najee Harris with no Russell Wilson (finger).
Daniel Jones, Giants (vs. LAR). He may not be cleared from his concussion to play anyway, however going through this protection with a restricted receiving corps is not a lovely proposition.
Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins (at JAX in London). Jacoby Brissett would have some extra streaming attraction, however Tua confirmed nothing we need to take into account ought to he return from his ribs harm.
WEEK 6 STANDARD RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Working again | Extensive receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker
Fantasy Soccer Week 5 Begin ‘Em: Working backs
- Derrick Henry, Titans (vs. BUF)
- Christian McCaffrey, Panthers (if he returns, vs. MIN)
- Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys (at NE)
- James Robinson, Jaguars (vs. MIA in London)
- Jonathan Taylor, Colts (vs. HOU)
- Najee Harris, Steelers (vs. SEA)
- Austin Ekeler, Chargers (at BAL)
- Antonio Gibson, Washington (vs. KC)
- Joe Mixon, Bengals (at DET)
- Aaron Jones, Packers (at CHI)
- Nick Chubb, Browns (vs. ARI)
- Kareem Hunt, Browns (vs. ARI)
- Dalvin Cook dinner or Alexander Mattison, Vikings (at CAR)
- Darrell Henderson, Rams (at NYG)
- D’Andre Swift, Lions (vs. CIN)
- Damien Williams, Bears (vs. GB)
Myles Gaskin, Dolphins (at JAX in London). Gaskin bought the amount he wanted final week, so we be ok with him on this very favorable netural-field matchup.
Leonard Fournette, Buccaneers (at PHI). He is the principle man within the backfield even with the Bucs utilizing Ronald Jones and Giovani Bernard at instances, they usually can pound away properly on the Eagles.
Melvin Gordon, Broncos (at LV). He needs to be productive in a committee in the way in which the Bears duo did final week.
Zack Moss, Payments (at TEN). The Payments ought to have the ability to management the motion late on the bottom, and he is bought some good juice as an RB2. Devin Singletary may be flexed if wanted.
Miles Sanders, Eagles (vs. TB). The Eagles have to get him concerned as a receiver once they’re not working him a lot, and it is a good probability to do it.
Darrel Williams, Chiefs (at WAS). He is the plug-and-play of alternative for Clyde Edwards-Helaire (knee), and search for the Chiefs to remain grounded.
Latavius Murray, Ravens (vs. LAC). The Chargers are most susceptible in opposition to the run, so he may also help the Ravens get again to 100-plus yards with a TD besides.
Chase Edmonds, Cardinals (at CLE). He can get misplaced with the Cardinals feeding extra mouths, however he needs to be more healthy this week to place up one thing like 60 scrimmage yards and a TD.
J.D. McKissic, Washington (vs. KC). He will probably be concerned once more given Washington’s vast receiver accidents, as his manufacturing to tied to unavailability of Curtis Samuel (groin). The matchup additionally is outstanding for receiving backs.
Javonte Williams, Broncos (vs. LV, $5,000 on DraftKings, $5,600 on FanDuel). When will the rookie break away and escape from the Melvin Gordon commiytee? Given a Williams from Chicago did properly on the Raiders, it is a probability to get Javonte rolling to offer extra upside for the offense.
Sony Michel, Rams (at NYG, $4,300 on DraftKings, $5,400 on FanDuel). It is beginning to develop into extra of a timeshare with Darrell Henderson, and the sport script ought to permit for loads of Sony pounding on the Giants within the second half.
Fantasy Soccer Week 6 Sit ‘Em: Working backs
Damien Harris, Patriots (vs. DAL). He is an oft-injured, TD-dependent RB2 going through a troublesome matchup in opposition to the Cowboys’ protection.
Josh Jacobs, Raiders (at DEN). To not decide on ‘Bama backs, however it’s tough to be ok with taking part in him in opposition to the Broncos.
Devontae Booker, Giants (vs. LAR). He is getting the principle work for Saquon Barkley (ankle), so that you would possibly have to play him, however do not anticipate a lot on the bottom in opposition to this D.
Alex Collins, Seahawks (at PIT). He underwhelmed in Week 5, so if he is beginning for Chris Carson (neck) once more, you need to keep away from him in a brutal highway spot.
Jamaal Williams, Lions (vs. CIN). His utilization behind D’Andre Swift cannot be trusted in any recreation any extra.
Tony Pollard, Cowboys (at NE). They may make it extra of a Zeke effort to place away the Patriots.
James Conner, Cardinals (at CLE). He wants a TD, and he will not get it with Kyler Murray slinging the ball round.
AJ Dillon, Packers (at CHI). He is wanting good with Aaron Jones, however it’s laborious to understand how a lot he can successfully contact it.
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Fantasy Soccer Week 6 Begin ‘Em: Extensive receivers
- Tyreek Hill, Chiefs (at WAS)
- Davante Adams, Packers (vs. CHI)
- Stefon Diggs, Payments (at TEN)
- Justin Jefferson, Vikings (at CAR)
- DeAndre Hopkins, Cardinals (at CLE)
- Terry McLaurin, Washington (vs. KC)
- Ja’Marr Chase, Bengals (at DET)
- Cooper Kupp, Rams (vs. NYG)
- Mike Williams, Chargers (vs. BAL)
- D.J. Moore, Panthers (vs. MIN)
- DK Metcalf, Seahawks (at PIT)
- Tyler Lockett, Seahawks (at PIT)
- Mike Evans, Buccaneers (at PHI)
- Chris Godwin, Buccaneers (at PHI)
- CeeDee Lamb, Cowboys (at NE)
- Adam Thielen, Vikings (at CAR)
- Amari Cooper, Cowboys (vs. DAL)
- Keenan Allen, Chargers (at BAL)
- Marquise Brown, Ravens (vs. LAC)
- Robert Woods, Rams (at NYG)
DeVonta Smith, Eagles (vs. TB). He ought to have an enormous breakout recreation in opposition to this weak secondary with loads of targets.
Courtland Sutton, Broncos (vs. LV). Sutton seemed good with Teddy Bridgewater final week, and the Raiders cannot actually include him.
Diontae Johnson and Chase Claypool, Steelers (vs. SEA). They’re the lads now within the passing recreation with no JuJu (shoulder), so anticipate the goal shares to be dominated when not throwing to Najee Harris.
Brandin Cooks, Texans (at IND). He goes again to performing some rubbish injury in opposition to a shortly depleting secondary.
Tee Higgins, Bengals (at DET). He ought to lastly get some good trickle-down manufacturing away from Ja’Marr Chase.
Allen Robinson II, Bears (vs. GB). He is been terrible to this point due to the QB, however no Jaire Alexander (shoulder) will get him on observe with damaging recreation script.
Jakobi Meyers, Patriots (vs. DAL). He can work the slot away from Trevon Diggs and may loads of balls come his means within the second half.
Marvin Jones Jr., Jaguars (vs. MIA in London). They may make it a degree to get him the ball in opposition to two underachieving high corners.
Hunter Renfrow, Raiders (at DEN). He is the person for Derek Carr when he isn’t wanting Darren Waller’s means.
Michael Pittman Jr., Colts (vs. HOU, $5,500 on DraftKings, $5,800 on FanDuel). He is locked in with Carson Wentz, and the Texans aren’t constructed to cease him.
Tim Patrick, Broncos (vs. LV, $5,100 on DraftKings, $6,100 on FanDuel). He loves taking part in with Teddy Bridgewater and needs to be concerned properly once more.
Rondale Moore, Cardinals (at CLE, $4,600 on DraftKings, $5,700 on FanDuel). He’s wanted extra as a dynamic cog for Kyler Murray, and the Cardinals proceed to unleash him in opposition to a secondary not prepared for his velocity and quickness in open area.
Fantasy Soccer Week 5 Sit ‘Em: Extensive receivers
A.J. Brown, Titans (vs. BUF). He isn’t wanting proper but, and this go protection will not assist him get there.
Antonio Brown, Buccaneers (at PHI). This will probably be extra of a Chris Godwin recreation.
Emmanuel Sanders, Payments (at TEN). This will probably be a Stefon Diggs high-volume and manufacturing recreation.
Kadarius Toney, Giants (vs. LAR). The rookie appears to be like superior — superior sufficient to be shadowed by the savvy Jalen Ramsey.
Odell Beckham Jr., Browns (vs. ARI). The Baker factor is not working. Let’s not drive it right here.
Jaylen Waddle, Dolphins (vs. JAX in London). Whoever’s the QB, the utilization is unhealthy.
Henry Ruggs III, Raiders (at DEN). This is one other non-Smith ‘Bama receiver being burned by unhealthy connections.
Darnell Mooney, Bears (vs. GB). It ought to occur with Justin Fields sooner or later on the common however not but.
Laviska Shenault Jr., Jaguars (vs. MIA in London). It is again to being an enormous Sha-no.
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Fantasy Soccer Week 6 Begin ‘Em: Tight ends
- Travis Kelce, Chiefs (at WAS)
- Darren Waller, Raiders (vs. DEN)
- Mark Andrews, Ravens (vs. LAC)
- Dawson Knox, Payments (at TEN)
- Noah Fant, Broncos (vs. LV)
- T.J. Hockenson, Lions (vs. CIN)
Mike Gesicki, Dolphins (at JAX in London). He makes it one other stable recreation no matter QB as a result of the Jaguars will not have the ability to cowl him.
Tyler Higbee, Rams (at NYG). Higbee can discover the top zone once more, because the Giants have been gutted at linebacker and security.
Hunter Henry, Patriots (vs. DAL). He is getting used correctly within the offense now primarily based on his expertise, and he comes via once more with Mac Jones.
Zach Ertz, Eagles (vs. TB). With Dallas Goedert on the COVID record, Tampa’s secondary accidents, and no Lavonte David (ankle), Ertz needs to be much more concerned.
Jared Cook dinner, Chargers (at BAL). He can typically not be concerned within the recreation plan, however the Ravens are the worst group in opposition to the tight finish.
Evan Engram, Giants (vs. LAR). He is getting concerned out of necessity, and it is simpler to throw on the Rams’ non-cornerbacks.
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Ricky Seals-Jones, Washington ($3,000 on DraftKings, $5,000 on FanDuel). A Heinicke/RSJ stack? Certain. If you wish to load up elsewhere in money, this could be the way in which to go given he is gotten good targets with Logan Thomas (hamstring) on the shelf.
Fantasy Soccer Week 6 Sit ‘Em: Tight ends
Dalton Schultz, Cowboys (vs. NE). He appears to be like like a robust play in concept, however the Patriots cowl the place properly.
Robert Tonyan, Packers (at CHI). The Bears’ cowl linebackers and safeties will maintain him chilly.
Tyler Conklin, Vikings (at CAR). He isn’t dependable primarily based on their fickle nature with a 3rd non-wideout goal.
Dan Arnold, Jaguars (vs. MIA in London). His ground is OK, however you are asking for a meh recreation.
All Browns (vs. ARI) and all Colts (vs. HOU). The committees are maddening, so begin one half of both equation at your personal excessive threat or (perhaps) respectable reward.
Fantasy Soccer Week 6 Begin ‘Em: Defenses
- Payments (at TEN)
- Steelers (vs. SEA)
- Cowboys (at NE)
- Rams (at NYG)
- Colts (vs. HOU)
Broncos (vs. LV). The Raiders are beginning to crumble in what might be an unpleasant recreation from either side.
Packers (at CHI). Justin Fields is scuffling with defending the ball, and damaging recreation script will not assist.
Cardinals (at CLE). The Browns’ offensive line is beat up, and Baker Mayfield can all the time make a couple of errors.
Dolphins (at JAX in London). Brian Flores wants extra out of them, and it might truly occur in opposition to the Jaguars.
Bengals (at DET). They will get a couple of sacks of Jared Goff and perhaps a takeaway or two to justify a stream.
Panthers (vs. MIN). Each defenses have a shot at massive turnovers this week.
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Vikings (at CAR, $2,900 on DraftKings, $3,700 on FanDuel). Sam Darnold is changing into a turnover machine, and Carolina’s offensive line is certain to surrender some sacks to Danielle Hunter & Co.
Fantasy Soccer Week 6 Sit ‘Em: Defenses
Browns (vs. ARI). They’re down a couple of people who make sufficient performs.
Raiders (at DEN). They may not make sufficient performs, both.
Patriots (vs. DAL). Not in opposition to Dak.
Chargers (at BAL). Not in opposition to Lamar.
Ravens (vs. LAC). Not in opposition to Justin.
Bears (vs. GB). Not in opposition to Aaron.
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