Week 11 WR Start, Sit Fantasy Strategy: Can Marquise Brown Capitalize On Tennessee Matchup?


As we get into the bye weeks, you might have some limited options. I tend to focus on lesser names that might not be on your radar as guys to slide right in. Injuries have also piled up now at the wide receiver position, so if a name in the sit section is the only option and have been producing, you can take your shot. However, I would advise you to see if any of the names in the start section this week are out there to be picked up. Check out our rankings, start sit tool, and fantasy football projections for this week to help make those tough decisions.

Start Em

Marquise Brown Vs. Tennessee Titans

Marquise Brown has certainly suffered from a fantasy angle this season, with the Ravens offense taking a step backward. I still like him in plus matchups and have a hard time sitting their WR1, especially against this Titans defense that allows the second-most fantasy points per game to opposing wide receivers this season. Brown projects for 12.2 PPR points this week and sits at WR30. He certainly needs to improve on his 32-431-2 line this season but does have 55 targets over nine games.

Jakobi Meyers @ Houston Texans

Jakobi Meyers projects for double-digit fantasy points this week as a top-40 receiving option. He faces a mediocre Texans defense, who have allowed the 12th most PPR points per game to opposing wide receivers. Over the last three weeks, Meyers has 31 targets in three games and 28.6 PPR points. The touchdown pass helped him out in a tough matchup against Baltimore but otherwise has done well against lesser defenses. That is certainly the case this week, and he is a WR3 or FLEX option.

Mike Williams Vs. New York Jets

Mike Williams has been sneaky good of late, ranking as WR16 in PPR scoring over the last three weeks. He faces the Jets, which is a great matchup for just about every position. They are allowing 40.3 fantasy points per game to opposing wide receivers this season. Williams has seen 20 passes over the last three games, and Justin Herbert has certainly turned this offense into an exciting one for fantasy. New York‘s secondary is one of the worst in the league, and it should be a field day for this passing attack.

Jamison Crowder @ Los Angeles Chargers

Jamison Crowder had a great catch against the Patriots and then hit the bye week. Before that, he has struggled with health but is fully ready to go. He will face the Chargers, who have struggled with slot receivers after trading away Desmond King. Crowder ranks WR48 this season despite playing just five games this season. Joe Flacco has looked decent filling in, and the Jets will continuously be in a positive game script for their passing attack to air things out, so it should be a big week for Crowder.

David Moore Vs. Arizona Cardinals

Seattle has listed Tyler Lockett as questionable but ready to play, and this is still not something I fully trust as Pete Carroll tends to be overly positive on injury reports. Moore is still in play here if Lockett plays as there could be decoy potential, but either way, Moore is a threat for a breakout game, always given how he is used. He also gets a strong matchup against the Cardinals, who allow the 7th most PPR points per game to wide receivers on the season.

Sit Em

AJ Green @ Washington Football Team

Washington has limited wide receivers this year with a good secondary and strong pass rush. They have allowed the second-fewest fantasy points per game to receivers this season. The Bengals have three good ones, but Tee Higgins and Tyler Boyd look more and more like the main duo. While AJ Green had some up and down weeks before the bye and last week, he is off my radar this week. Green comes in at WR63 in scoring this week, projected for 8.1 fantasy points.

Corey Davis @ Baltimore Ravens

Corey Davis is WR45 in scoring this season but not someone I fully trust in these types of matchups against good secondaries. The Ravens have allowed the fourth-fewest fantasy point to opposing wide receivers this season. AJ Brown is still the guy to start, given his talent, but Davis scares me a bit here, especially on a week with plenty of better options to look at. Now in deeper leagues, Davis still ranks as WR50, so if you are scarce for options, then he is a start.

Nelson Agholor Vs. Kansas City Chiefs

The targets for Nelson Agholor are what I can’t get behind anymore. He is super touchdown dependent, and while that has been happening a bit, it is not sustainable with a Raiders offense that is producing across multiple receivers. The Chiefs are also allowing the 5th fewest fantasy points to receivers this season. Agholor ranks as WR59 in scoring this week with an 8.3 projection, but the floor is certainly much lower. I am looking for more high volume options compared to Agholor.

Marquez Valdes-Scantling @ Indianapolis Colts

With Allen Lazard coming off the IR, there will be another body in the Packers passing game. Marquez Valdes-Scantling is coming off a huge game against Jacksonville but is not one of the consistent performers each week and has benefitted from Lazard’s absence. MVS projects for 8.1 fantasy points this week and is WR62 in the rankings. It is not the greatest numbers due to the lack of volume and the stingy matchup against the Colts, who have allowed the 6th fewest fantasy points per game to receivers.

Curtis Samuel Vs. Detroit Lions

Curtis Samuel has been a boom or bust option this season, and he has been used creatively, especially in the red zone over the last few weeks, to help bolster his numbers. Samuel projects well this week at WR38, but there is a wide range of outcomes as usual. Given he has six games below seven fantasy points this season but three double-digit ones. He generally gets a rushing attempt or two, which is a plus, but if the touchdown doesn’t come, it will be a lackluster day.

Jason Guilbault is the Brand Content Manager for Lineups.com, powered by Catena Media. He has worked 10+ in the sports betting & iGaming space as a writer and content manager. Jason has also written for DailyFantasyCafe, NBAMockDraft, & FantasyPros. He aims to bring the best sports data & insight to the industry for both novice & advanced users.

Hot Fantasy Football Stories