NFL Fantasy Football Week 2: Bengals at Browns starts and sits
The Bengals and Browns have the honor of kicking off Week 2 on Thursday night, which means you have to maybe make some tough decisions early in the week in respect to these players.
Odds are, if you played a player from Cincinnati or Cleveland last week you were disappointed. There weren’t really any notable standouts for either team in Week 1, and each squad looked like they were still getting into sync.
Will that change this week?
Joe Mixon, RB, Bengals: So Mixon has a habit of going off on the Browns. He had two really good games against them last year, and this defense is arguably less equipped to deal with him now that they are so thin at linebacker and safety. Mixon didn’t have the best Week 1, but it is easy to expect him to bounce back against this defense.
Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt, RBs, Browns: If only one of these guys were playing they’d be a must start. I even think there is room for both of them to have fantasy relevant games after the Chargers held their own running the ball last week, and the Bengals will be down Geno Atkins and Mike Daniels in the middle of that defensive line. Still, Hunt out touched Chubb 17 to 11, which could be because the team got behind early. It still shows that Cleveland wants to get Hunt involved as much as Chubb, which puts a pretty decent ceiling on both their fantasy values in a ...
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