As mid-November approaches, each week from right here on out is a giant week in fantasy soccer leagues. Whether or not you are jockeying for a first-round bye or just preventing for a playoff berth, each matchup seems like a must-win. Accidents, byes, robust matchups, and irritating utilization can throw a wrench into your plans and drive you to depend on waiver wire pickups or bench sleepers, and that makes begin ’em, sit ’em choices all of the harder. Week 10 is not any totally different, which is why we’re right here with lineup recommendation and DFS suggestions that can assist you by way of the week.
Remember that 4 extra groups — the Chiefs, Falcons, Cowboys and Jets — all have byes. Which means gamers corresponding to Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill, Travis Kelce, Julio Jones and Ezekiel Elliott, amongst others, received’t be out there on your lineups. Mix that with all of the damage/sickness worries — Ben Roethlisberger, Baker Mayfield, Matthew Stafford, Chris Carson, Miles Sanders, Joe Mixon, Nick Chubb, Raheem Mostert, Christian McCaffrey, Kenyan Drake, Devonta Freeman, Kenny Golladay, Deebo Samuel, Allen Lazard, David Montgomery, Justin Jackson, David Johnson, Damien Harris, Matt Breida, and extra — and you’ve got every week the place various fantasy house owners are shorthanded.
Let’s get into which gamers you need to persist with, which you need to contemplating benching, and which you need to decide up as doable replacements.
Fantasy Soccer Week 10 Who To Begin: Quarterbacks
Aaron Rodgers, Packers (vs. JAX), Russell Wilson, Seahawks (at LAR), Kyler Murray, Cardinals (vs. BUF), Deshaun Watson, Texans (at CLE), Josh Allen, Payments (at ARI)
Lamar Jackson, Ravens (at NE). The Patriots struggled with former Raven Joe Flacco, giving up large performs within the passing recreation whereas additionally wilting towards the run. That ought to assist elevate Jackson out of a stoop again right into a QB1.
Drew Brees, Saints (vs. SF). Brees ought to go to work on the injury-riddled 49ers cross protection like Aaron Rodgers did.
Jared Goff, Rams (vs. SEA). Goff ought to throw for a excessive quantity reverse Russell Wilson, and the Seahawks can’t cowl his extensive receivers wherever on the sector.
Justin Herbert, Chargers (at MIA). It is a bit tough towards a Dolphins protection that may be nasty at residence, however Herbert retains placing up numbers together with his aggressive play.
Tom Brady, Buccaneers (at CAR). They need to have robust working on their facet this week to make Brady extra snug with play-action pictures to his proficient receivers.
Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers (vs. CIN). Verify to ensure Roethlisberger (COVID) is cleared to play, however he’s a superb guess for 250 yards and two touchdowns as the ground once more.
Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins (vs. LAC, $5,600 on DraftKings, $6,800 on FanDuel). The Chargers’ secondary is fairly susceptible proper now all over the place, and their cross rush isn’t the identical of late. Tagovailoa can have one other strong day in his second residence begin.
Baker Mayfield, Browns (vs HOU, $6,000 on DraftKings, $7,000 on FanDuel). Verify to ensure Mayfield (COVID) is cleared to play, however he ought to be chucking typically in a superb matchup reverse Deshaun Watson coming off a bye.
Derek Carr, Raiders (vs. DEN), Drew Lock, Broncos (at LV), Nick Foles, Bears (vs. MIN)
Fantasy Soccer Week 10 Who To Sit: Quarterbacks
Joe Burrow, Bengals (at PIT). The numbers say the Steelers’ cross protection is having points, however they are going to be motivated to play higher at residence to bury Burrow behind his shaky line. Minkah Fitzpatrick can even trigger issues together with his inside protection.
Carson Wentz, Eagles (vs. NYG). He can in all probability grind to a satisfactory day, however the Giants can restrict the harm.
Kirk Cousins, Vikings (at CHI). They need to persist with a run-heavy recreation plan, and this matchup isn’t very favorable wherever for large passing manufacturing.
Ryan Tannehill, Titans (vs IND). The Colts contained Lamar Jackson’s passing and athleticism final week, and Tannehill is in for an additional underwhelming evening.
Teddy Bridgewater, Panthers (vs. TB). The Bucs’ blitzing shall be more practical towards Bridgewater, who’s quieted after stunning in Kansas Metropolis.
Matthew Stafford, Lions (vs. WAS). We’ll see if Stafford (concussion) goes, however you are able to do significantly better anyway assuming he has no Kenny Golladay (hip) once more.
Cam Newton, Patriots (vs. BAL), Jake Luton, Jaguars (at GB), Daniel Jones, Giants (vs. PHI)
Fantasy Soccer Week 10 Who To Begin: Working backs
Alvin Kamara, Saints (vs. SF), Dalvin Cook dinner, Vikings (vs. CHI), Aaron Jones, Packers (vs. JAX), Derrick Henry, Titans (vs. IND), James Robinson, JAX (at GB), James Conner, Steelers (vs. CIN), Miles Sanders, Eagles (if he returns, at NYG), Josh Jacobs, Raiders (vs. DEN), Nick Chubb (if he returns) and Kareem Hunt, Browns (vs. HOU), Chase Edmonds, Cardinals (vs. BUF), Joe Mixon (if he returns, at PIT)
Chris Carson, Seahawks (at LAR). He ought to return from the foot damage this week, and you should not have any hesistation about placing him again in as a result of Seattle wants him badly to raised management the clock.
Antonio Gibson, Washington (at DET). He has a terrific matchup, and even the sudden cut up with J.D. McKissic doesn’t harm a lot due to his TD potential. McKissic may be thought-about in deep PPR codecs.
D’Andre Swift, Lions (vs. WAS). By the numbers, Washington isn’t unhealthy towards the run, however his quantity is beginning to return up and he can get it accomplished as a receiver and scorer even with restricted speeding yardage.
Zack Moss and Devin Singletary, Payments (at ARI). The Payments ought to need to run a bit extra this week, and Moss is safe anyway due to key catches and red-zone scoring probabilities. Singletary is extra of a consideration for PPR.
Jonathan Taylor, Colts (at TEN). Taylor did rating final week regardless of the expensive fumble, and this matchup would appear to favor his working type a bit greater than Jordan Wilkins, who has extra of a boom-or-bust really feel on this backfield.
Gus Edwards and JK Dobbins, Ravens (at NE). The Patriots’ run protection is reeling, and the Ravens ought to be relentless to get the ball into the palms of their younger backs as Mark Ingram (ankle) would possibly have to miss one other week.
Phillip Lindsay, Broncos (at LV). The backfield touches have change into extra committee-like, as Lindsay has been the higher, extra explosive runner than Melvin Gordon. He ought to excel on this glorious matchup.
Wayne Gallman, Giants (vs. PHI). He’s onerous to belief for large yardage, however he’s seeing the ball close to the purpose line sufficient to suppose he can sneak away with 50 yards and a rating if Devonta Freeman (ankle) is out.
Duke Johnson Jr., Texans (at CLE, $5,000 on DraftKings, $5,800 on FanDuel). There’s a superb likelihood David Johnson misses the sport with a concussion, establishing a pleasant high-volume revenge recreation for Duke.
Leonard Fournette, Buccaneers (at CAR, $5,500 on DraftKings, $6,400 on FanDuel). It’s onerous to consider anymore in Ronald Jones, however Fournette, who was a drive within the first matchup towards the Panthers, might rumble to a different large day with a lift from receiving manufacturing.
Fantasy Soccer Week 10 Who To Sit: Working backs
Mike Davis, Panthers (vs. TB). He’s been supersub for Christian McCaffrey (shoulder) earlier than, however the Bucs will in all probability swarm towards the run once more and can even include him as a receiver.
Jerick McKinnon, 49ers (at NO). It’s onerous to belief him or JaMycal Hasty, because it’s just about change into a TD-dependent backfield, and the Saints are robust up entrance.
Melvin Gordon, Broncos (at LV). Phillip Lindsay is the Denver again of option to deploy now even in an excellent spot towards the Raiders.
All Rams (vs. SEA). They may combine it up after the bye between their three backs, so keep away from when you can, because the Seahawks are significantly better vs. the run than cross.
All Chargers (vs. MIA). They’re getting so random in ensuring they don’t must play a lot of Joshua Kelley. Even with Justin Jackson (knee) additionally hurting, it’s onerous to really feel good vibes in regards to the Kalen Ballage revenge-game narrative.
All Patriots (vs. BAL). Sony Michel is getting back from a quad damage as Damien Harris goes again down with a chest situation. Rex Burkhad and James White complicate issues, too. The matchup isn’t nice sufficient to take a flier on any.
All Dolphins (vs. LAC). Salvon Ahmed and Jordan Howard didn’t do a lot harm on the Cardinals, even with the latter scoring. The Chargers have change into a lot weaker by way of the air than on the bottom.
Fantasy Soccer Week 10 Who To Begin: Large receivers
Davante Adams, Packers (vs. JAX), DeAndre Hopkins, Cardinals (vs. BUF), Michael Thomas, Saints (vs. SF), DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett, Seahawks (at LAR). Mike Evans and Chris Godwin, Buccaneers (at CAR), Allen Robinson, Bears (vs. MIN), A.J. Brown, Titans (vs. IND), D.J. Moore and Robby Anderson, Panthers (vs. TB), Stefon Diggs, Payments (at ARI), Keenan Allen, Chargers (vs. MIA), Adam Thielen and Justin Jefferson, Vikings (at CHI), Terry McLaurin, Washington (at DET), Will Fuller, Texans (at CLE), Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp, Rams (vs. SEA), Brandon Aiyuk, 49ers (at NO), Tyler Boyd, Bengals (at PIT), Travis Fulgham, Eagles (at NYG), D.J. Chark, Jaguars (at GB)
JuJu Smith-Schuster and Diontae Johnson, Steelers (at CIN). They need to keep busy for Massive Ben, as they’ve discovered a rhythm getting the ball to al three wideouts and tight finish Eric Ebron. They will’t solely belief the working recreation, as evidenced final week.
DeVante Parker, Dolphins (vs. LAC). The Chargers’ secondary was elite final season. That’s not the case this season. Parker can be warming as much as Tua and Preston Williams (leg) is dinged up.
Mike Williams, Chargers (at MIA). This Williams can play the function of Christian Kirk making large performs away from Keenan Allen.
Christian Kirk, Cardinals (vs. BUF). This Kirk can maintain enjoying himself, as he can get open to stretch the sector with Tre’Davious White or a double-team on DeAndre Hopkins.
Marquise Brown, Ravens (at NE). Hollywood is overdue for a profitable long-shot TD, and it comes this week.
Jarvis Landry and Rashard Higgins, Browns (vs. HOU). They need to be busy serving to Baker Mayfield making an attempt to counter what Deshaun Watson does with Will Fuller and others.
Darnell Mooney, Bears (vs. MIN). The Vikings wrestle most with velocity receivers, so he’s the very best guess to ship with Allen Robinson.
Antonio Brown, Buccaneers (at CAR). He’s getting extra quantity than anticipated instantly from Tom Brady, and it ought to repay with a rating in a rebound recreation.
Curtis Samuel, Panthers (vs. TB). He might return to cooling off, however it’s extra probably he retains chopping into Robby Anderson’s and D.J. Moore’s manufacturing.
Nelson Agholor, Raiders (vs. DEN). All the previous Eagle does is fly round and make large performs that Henry Ruggs III was presupposed to make for Derek Carr.
Brandin Cooks, Texans (at CLE, $5,600 on DraftKings, $6,300 on FanDuel). He’s cooking with gasoline since unleashed with Deshaun Watson, and the Browns don’t have any solutions.
Chase Claypool, Steelers (vs. PIT, $5,800 on DraftKings, $6,100 on FanDuel). They need to transfer him round nicely inside and out of doors to get him into the top zone together with a 6-for-60 sort line.
Jerry Jeudy, Broncos (at LV, $5,600 on DraftKings, $5,800 on FanDuel). We’re not chasing factors right here. Jeudy is getting scorching due to Drew Lock, and he’ll keep productive working inside towards this secondary.
Fantasy Soccer Week 10 Who To Sit: Large receivers
Marvin Jones, Lions (vs. WAS). Washington stymied the Giants’ wideouts final week, and no Kenny Golladay (hip) drawing consideration hurts him right here.
A.J. Inexperienced and Tee Higgins, Bengals (at PIT). The Steelers will include what they do outdoors round Tyler Boyd due to stress up entrance.
Darius Slayton and Sterling Shepard, Giants (vs. PHI). The Eagles shall be higher outfitted to stress Daniel Jones and deal with these receivers downfield.
Emmanuel Sanders, Saints (vs. SF). They’re getting versatile throwing the ball round, so don’t purchase into him having a very notable “revenge” recreation.
Corey Davis, Titans (vs. IND). He was blanked final week, and the matchup is simply as robust this week.
Cole Beasley, Payments (at ARI). The Cardinals have been weak within the slot, however Josh Allen will maintain wanting aggressively deep outdoors.
All Colts (at TEN). T.Y. Hilton, Michael Pittman Jr. and Zach Pascal are so blah to play with low ceilings.
Jakobi Meyers, Patriots (vs. BAL). He will get cooled off towards a a lot harder secondary than the Jets.
Fantasy Soccer Week 10 Who To Begin: Tight ends
Darren Waller, Raiders (vs. DEN), T.J. Hockenson, Lions (vs. WAS), Rob Gronkowski, Buccaneers (at CAR), Mark Andrews, Ravens (at NE), Evan Engram, Giants (vs. PHI), Dallas Goedert, Eagles (at NYG)
Noah Fant, Broncos (at LV). Fant can have this place to himself with Albert O (knee) down for the season, and he ought to get revved up towards the Raiders, who ought to have given up a much bigger recreation to the Chargers’ tight ends.
Eric Ebron, Steelers (vs. CIN). He retains getting love everywhere in the discipline and scored on a enjoyable play final week. It does not harm that the Bengals wrestle towards the place.
Hunter Henry, Chargers (at MIA). He practically scored a number of occasions on the Raiders, and he’ll hit paydirt right here.
Jordan Reed, 49ers (at NO). He ought to be more healthy to change into a key goal for Nick Mullens, and the Saints don’t cowl the place nicely.
Jimmy Graham, Bears (vs. MIN). He’s purple scorching now, and the Vikings can wrestle overlaying tight ends as a lot as extensive receivers.
Robert Tonyan, Packers (vs. JAX). He retains splitting work with others, however he ought to have a giant scoring play towards a nasty tight finish protection.
DFS Cut price
Austin Hooper, Browns ($3,900 on DraftKings, $5,000 on FanDuel). Hooper will return from his appendicitis and be busy instantly in a superb matchup serving to Jarvis Landry and Rashard Higgins with out OBJ.
Fantasy Soccer Week 10 Who To Sit: Tight ends
Jared Cook dinner, Saints (vs. SF). The 49ers are nasty towards the place, and it was a tough recreation towards the Buccaneers for him.
Jonnu Smith, Titans (vs. IND). He scored final week however did little else working with Anthony Firkser, and the Colts cowl the place higher than anybody within the league.
Logan Thomas, Washington (at DET). The QB change to Alex Smith adjustments the pecking order of the receivers, and it doesn’t favor Thomas.
All Texans (at CLE). A Darren Fells and Jordan Akins committee isn’t useful to anybody.
All Rams (vs. SEA). Gerald Everett or Tyler Higbee? That is extra like a Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp recreation.
All Colts (at TEN). Trey Burton or Mo Alie-Cox? Roll the cube and also you’ll probably get craps.
Fantasy Soccer Week 10 Who To Begin: Defenses
Steelers (vs. CIN), Ravens (at NE), Bears (vs. MIN), Eagles (vs. NYG), Packers (vs. JAX), Saints (vs. SF), Titans (vs. IND), Giants (vs. PHI), Dolphins (vs. LAC), Buccaneers (at CAR)
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Lions (vs. WAS, $2,600 on DraftKings, $3,900 on FanDuel). The Lions have to have a powerful defensive outing at residence, and getting the immediately turnover-prone Alex Smith behind a shaky line helps if they’ll get a lead.
Fantasy Soccer Week 10 Who To Sit: Defenses
Rams (vs. SEA), Washington (at DET), Colts (at TEN), Vikings (at CHI), Cardinals (vs. BUF), Payments (at ARI), Patriots (vs. BAL), Raiders (vs. DEN), Browns (vs. HOU)