What do Week 9’s biggest disappointments mean going forward?

There were some prime plays of Week 9 that let fantasy owners down. Brandon Marianne Lee looks at what happened and what it means.

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What do Week 9’s biggest disappointments mean going forward?


With six teams on bye in Week 9, you had to get creative. No one can really be upset if dart throw plays don’t work out. Brian Quick only caught four passes for 48 yards. You knew the risk and that was certainly better than nothing.

But what about the guys who were supposed to be at the top of the leaderboards? What happened to those players and can we trust them moving forward?

Andrew Luck, QB, Indianapolis Colts

The logic: This week the Colts game at Lambeau Field was set at a 54 over/under in Vegas. Going into the week, Luck had scored two or more touchdowns in four of his last five games. He’s thrown for over 300 yards in four games on the season. It was assumed that Indianapolis would lean on their run game because Green Bay was stout against the run. Only two back had scored a touchdown on them all season: T.J. Yeldon in Week 1 and Devonta Freeman in Week 8. Only one running back put up more than 74 total yards on them all season, and that was Ezekiel Elliott.

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Brandon Marianne Lee is a PFF Fantasy contributor, a SiriusXM host, co-founder of Her Fantasy Football and was a finalist for FSWA's Newcomer of the Year in 2014.

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