by Ethan Ticehurst
Deshaun Watson, Houston:
He is currently tied for second in touchdown passes for the year. He is the most reliable high-point scorer in the league. He also has a cannon of an arm.
Running Back 1
Kareem Hunt, Kansas City:
So far, Hunt has been the biggest surprise in the league this year. As a rookie, nobody expected him to be putting together a case to be MVP in his first year in the league, yet he is.
Running Back 2
Jerick McKinnon, Minnesota:
My number one rule for fantasy football: always have someone starting who is playing against the Browns.
Wide Receiver 1
Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh:
He is the best wide receiver currently playing football. If you can get him on your team, you do it.
Wide Receiver 2
Julio Jones, Atlanta:
He is easily in the top 10 for wide receivers in the league right now. Add to that the fact that the Falcons are coming off a week where they were embarrassed in a Super Bowl rematch and will be looking for a big win to rebound. The cherry on top is that their game this week is against the weak New York Jets. The stage is set for Matt Ryan and Jones to go off.
Wide Receiver 3
Alshon Jeffrey, Philadelphia:
He is playing for the Eagles, who currently has the best record in the NFL. Carson Wentz is part of the next great generation of quarterbacks and he loves to throw to Jeffrey. Also, Jeffrey will have a good time this week against a weak San Francisco defense.
Rob Gronkowski, New England:
When you are in the conversation for being the greatest tight end of all time, you get the start. Also, the Patriots are playing an underperforming Chargers team this week.
Like above, whoever plays the Browns.
Ka’imi Fairbairn, Houston:
A kicker should really be picked based off whoever is expected to score the most touchdowns every week, since they only score fantasy points with extra points or field goals. Since Deshaun Watson is amazing at getting the Texans into the red zone so far, his teammate gets the nod.