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Week Ten: What a Letdown

Making it short this week fans due to the disappointment I have for the horrible outcome from Sunday’s 31-3 beat down by the hapless Miami Dolphins. This loss is utterly embarrassing, period. The excuses are as horrible, saying that there wasn’t enough rest or time between Sunday and Monday’s emotional win. Well, all I know is that teams have been playing Monday Night Football for 30 years and it never seemed to be a problem before. The Chiefs practiced twice all week, not the schedule for success.

If anything can be learned from that disastrous lose it is that Dexter McCluster is straight useless. Not just in the fantasy football world, in the real football world. This offense suffers when he is on the field and he does nothing with the multiple touches he is given. He is not an asset to this team, he is a liability. Forget “Suck for Luck” let’s chant “Ex the Dex”.

Matt Cassel no longer has any fantasy value as he continues to lack consistency. Jackie Battle has been consistent, but still remains a #3 RB or flex option. Dwayne Bowe should still remain in your starting lineup and Steve Breaston could be a flex option. I would still stash Jonathan Baldwin on your bench for a while, but he isn’t worth a start this week.

Stay away from Ryan Succop and the Chiefs Defense/Special Teams.

Week ten Kansas City Chiefs Fantasy Projections:

Matt Cassel: 230 yards passing, 1 TD, 1 INT
Thomas Jones: 15 yards rushing
Dexter McCluster: 10 yards rushing, 2 receptions for 15 yards
Jackie Battle: 70 yards rushing
Dwayne Bowe: 6 receptions for 90 yards, 1TD
Jonathan Baldwin: 3 receptions for 40 yards
Steve Breaston: 5 receptions for 70 yards
Leonard Pope: 1 reception for 5 yards
Ryan Succop: 3/4 FG, 1/1 XP
Team Defense: 2 sack, 1 INT 17 points allowed

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Start’em:

QB: Philip Rivers, Tim Tebow, Cam Newton
RB: DeMarco Murray, Chris Johnson, Willis McGahee
WR: Jordy Nelson, Julio Jones, Jeremy Maclin
TE: Greg Olsen, Owen Daniels, Jake Ballard
K: Mason Crosby, Billy Cundiff, Dan Carpenter
DEF: Texans, Lions, Eagles

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Sit’em:

QB: Josh Freeman, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jay Cutler
RB: Marshawn Lynch, Cedric Benson, LeGarrette Blount
WR: Brandon Lloyd, Sidney Rice, Reggie Wayne
TE: Dustin Keller, Vernon Davis, Kellen Winslow
K: Mike Nugent, Nick Folk, Ban Bailey
DEF: Cowboys, Vikings, Giants

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Drop’em:

Ryan Torain
Delone Carter
Darrius Heyward-Bey
Demaryius Thomas
Doug Baldwin
Nate Washington
Nate Burleson

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Add’em:

Roy Helu
Donald Brown
Kevin Smith
Laurent Robinson
Earl Bennett
Jacoby Ford
Torrey Smith

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