AFC Starts & Sits

Here’s a breakdown of the top starts and sits from the AFC for Week 1:

CLEVELAND BROWNS at TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

START: Jerome Harrison (all leagues), Mohamed Massaquoi (deeper leagues as WR3)

SIT: Jake Delhomme, Cleveland D/ST, all other wide receiver options.

MIAMI DOLPHINS at BUFFALO BILLS

START: Ronnie Brown (all leagues), Brandon Marshall (all leagues), Chad Henne (leagues with 14 or more teams), Miami D/ST (deeper leagues), Dan Carpenter, C.J. Spiller (all leagues), Lee Evans (deeper leagues)

TOSS-UP: Ricky Williams (deeper leagues as RB3/Flex)

SIT: Anthony Fasano, Brian Hartline, Davone Bess, Trent Edwards, Fred Jackson, Marshawn Lynch, Buffalo D/ST, all other Buffalo wide receivers

CINCINNATI BENGALS at NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

START: Tom Brady (all leagues), Randy Moss (all leagues), Wes Welker (WR2/3 in deeper leagues), Fred Taylor (flex option in very deep leagues), Carson Palmer (most leagues), Cedric Benson (all leagues), Chad Ochocinco (all leagues), Terrell Owens (WR3 in most leagues), Stephen Gostkowski

SIT: Cincinnati D/ST, New England D/ST, Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez, Julian Edelman, Laurence Maroney, Bernard Scott, Jermaine Gresham, Jordan Shipley, Mike Nugent

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS at HOUSTON TEXANS

START: Peyton Manning (all leagues), Reggie Wayne (all leagues), Joseph Addai (RB 2/3, all leagues), Dallas Clark (all leagues), Pierre Garcon (WR3 in all leagues), Adam Vinatieri, Matt Schaub (all leagues), Andre Johnson (all leagues), Arian Foster (all leagues)

SIT: Donald Brown, Austin Collie, Anthony Gonzalez, Indianapolis D/ST, Kevin Walter, Jacoby Jones, Steve Slaton, Owen Daniels, Houston D/ST

DENVER BRONCOS at JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

START: Maurice Jones-Drew (all leagues), Mike Sims-Walker (all leagues), Knowshon Moreno (RB2/3 in all leagues except 8 or less teams), Jabar Gaffney (WR2/3 in deeper leagues), Matt Prater

SIT: Kyle Orton, Correll Buckhalter, Eddie Royal, Demaryius Thomas, Denver D/ST, Daniel Graham, David Garrard, Marcedes Lewis, Rashad Jennings, Mike Walker, Jacksonville D/ST

ATLANTA FALCONS at PITTSBURGH STEELERS

START: Rashard Mendenhall (all leagues), Hines Ward (all leagues), Mike Wallace (WR2/3 in deeper leagues), Pittsburgh D/ST (all leagues), Jeff Reed (deeper leagues), Heath Miller (deeper leagues)

SIT: Dennis Dixon, Jonathan Dwyer

OAKLAND RAIDERS at TENNESSEE TITANS

START: Chris Johnson (all leagues), Vince Young (as a QB2 in deeper leagues), Rob Bironas (all leagues), Tennessee D/ST (deeper leagues) Darren McFadden (RB2/3 in deeper leagues), Zach Miller (all leagues), Louis Murphy (WR3 in deeper leagues), Sebastian Janikowski (deeper leagues)

SIT: All Tennessee wide receivers, Bo Scaife, Javon Ringer, Jason Campbell, Michael Bush (injury), Darrius Heyward-Bey, Chaz Schilens, Jonnie Lee Higgins, Oakland D/ST

BALTIMORE RAVENS at NEW YORK JETS (Monday night)

START: Ray Rice (be warned that this is a tough matchup), Baltimore D/ST (all leagues), Anquan Boldin (WR3 in deeper leagues. He’s got Revis on Monday night), Shonn Greene (RB2/3), Braylon Edwards (WR3 in deeper leagues), New York Jets D/ST

SIT: Joe Flacco, T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Willis McGahee, Todd Heap, Billy Cundiff, Mark Sanchez, Santonio Holmes, LaDainian Tomlinson, Dustin Keller, Nick Folk, Jerricho Cotchery

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS at KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (Monday night)

START: Philip Rivers (all leagues), Ryan Mathews (all leagues), Malcom Floyd (all leagues), Antonio Gates (all leagues), Nate Kaeding (all leagues) Jamaal Charles (all leagues), Dwayne Bowe (all leagues), Chris Chambers (WR3 in deeper leagues)

SIT: San Diego D/ST (you can use this unit if you play in deeper leagues, but we have a feeling there will be a decent amount of points scored in this game), Darren Sproles, Legedu Naanee, Matt Cassel, Tony Moeaki, Kansas City D/ST, Thomas Jones, Dexter McCluster, Ryan Succop

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