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Week 14 fantasy football cheat sheet

(Each week, the PFF Fantasy cheat sheet will have all the relevant fantasy football content for the week in one place for you to keep track and review as needed as you prepare for that week in fantasy.)

I have a bye in my primary league. And the first thing I did when waivers rolled this week was drop my kicker.

There are no kickers worth stashing across their bye weeks, so accordingly, there are no kickers worth stashing if you have a bye week. I’m potentially RB-needy after Christian McCaffrey as my RB1, so I used the vacated kicker spot on Malcolm Brown in case something happens to Todd Gurley this week. With the Ravens facing the Jets in Week 16, I kept the Baltimore DST, but if you’ve been streaming that position all year long, you should probably drop your defense for a lottery ticket as well.

The moral of the story? Grab your upside. Is Malcolm Brown (or Darwin Thompson, the other flyer I grabbed by dropping a low-end receiver) likely to win the fantasy title for me? No. But if Gurley gets hurt, Brown might. If Thompson seizes the Chiefs job this week, he might. Is there a scenario where I win the title because of Jason Myers as my kicker? Almost certainly no. That’s enough of a reason right there. Maximize your chances at a title.

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