Fantasy starts and sits for Week 12

Jody Smith looks at the key starts and sits for Week 12, with some special Thanksgiving Day picks.

| 2 years ago
(AP Photo/George Bridges)

(AP Photo/George Bridges)

Fantasy starts and sits for Week 12

The best thing to do after a week as crazy as Week 11 is just to push forward. Now that the bye weeks are done and the Holidays are here, hopefully we can enter the fantasy playoff stretch drive with our teams at full strength.

If you, like many others, have been hit hard by the injury bug, no doubt you’ve had to reinforce your squad via the waiver wire, or timely trades. You might find yourself with a dilemma on some new acquisitions and be wondering who to start for the crucial Week 12.

With that in mind, here are some under-the-radar starts and sits to consider for Week 12 and a special mention of a handful of options to look at while you’re enjoying the Thanksgiving feast on Thursday.


Thursday Starts

Matt Stafford, Lions (vs. Philadelphia) – The Lions can’t run the ball and this Eagles secondary just gave up five touchdown passes to Jameis Winston, and have allowed the third most TD tosses on the season.

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  • polfnikufesin

    A lot of your “Sits” are being recommended on the DFS Optimizer……

    • Nathan Kline

      I wonder if the optimizer only takes into account total yearly performance and not recent issues like injuries or hot/cold streaks.