Chase from Charleston, SC
Q: Is Allen Robinson still a WR1? And which quarterback would you start in this weekend’s game: Derek Carr or Blake Bortles?
A: Funny enough, if you look at the stats, Allen Robinson’s stats are pretty in-line with last year excluding TDs. I definitely still believe Robinson is a WR1, and I think he is going to have a monster game against Oakland.
With that said, I think the Bortles to Robinson connection is poised for an explosion against an Oakland defense that ranks in the bottom 5 of pass defense.
Barry from Charlotte, NC
Q: Is Allen Hurns worth a flex start this week against the Oakland Raiders?
A: Hurns doesn’t look like the player that he was last year. He may be nursing an injury that they’ve downplayed, but until he has at least two consistent games, I would look elsewhere.
Mark from Hoboken, NJ
Q: I currently have Chris Ivory on my bench with running backs of Matt Forte, Le'veon Bell, and Jeremy Hill on my roster. Only two of my running backs are in my starting lineup. Is it worth it to give Ivory a crack at the RB2 position?
A: In this position, not a chance. Bell and Forte would and should be your two starting RBs moving forward, with Hill as fill in on bye weeks. Hill is the goal line back for Cincinnati, and they are near the goal line much more than the Jaguars.
Justin from Jacksonville, FL
Q: Should I start Blake Bortles or Aaron Rodgers this week?
A: I’m late to the party on this one. For some future-forward fantasy football advice, if you believe you’re a massive underdog in a matchup, start Bortles. He may not have a consistent floor, but his ceiling potential could pull you the upset.
A.J. from Pittsburgh, PA
Q: Flex option for Week 7: Spencer Ware, LeGarrette Blount, or Ty Montgomery?
A: Spencer Ware. Jaamal Charles is having a tough time returning and getting up to speed, and Ware is actually a really good player.
Jean from Dayton, OH
Q: Does T.J. Yeldon have any trade value after an awful start to the season?
A: Potentially, but not of anything significant. His projection workload is a valuable trade asset, but his actual production is what hinders it. The only way you get any value for Yeldon is if you include him in a trade package with some better producing players.