Fantasy Bucs — Week 3

Chris Chancellor is Bucsblitz.com's exclusive in-house fantasy expert. Chancellor has won seven fantasy football titles since he began playing in 1991. He also dispenses his expertise for the Houston Chronicle. Each week Chancellor will provide his Bucs to start and to avoid for the upcoming game. Plus, Bucsblitz.com's Matthew Postins provides his insight.

This Buc is so money!

WR Joey Galloway

Why go against the flow now? He's definitely a No. 2 WR on your fantasy team this week. I know he's blown up the first two weeks, but I don't think he'll stay that hot. If the Rams continue airing it out that should mean fireworks for Jeff Garcia and Galloway as well.

You may find a hidden treasure with this Buc!

RB Carnell Williams

If you have a bad matchup with your Top 2 running backs, then look at Cadillac this week at home against the Rams. He snapped his streak of 209 carries without a touchdown last week, and I wouldn't expect anything different this week, except maybe only 1 touchdown.

This Buc could have you walking the plank!

WR Ike Hilliard

He's played all right as the Bucs No. 2 wide receiver, but if he plays, he'll be playing on a gimpy ankle. I'd advise not looking for him this week, but TE Alex Smith should fill in for those extra catches if Hilliard can't play.

Postins' take

I completely concur on Smith. Given the way both Michael Clayton and Maurice Stovall have played the first two weeks, I wouldn't expect either one to step up on Sunday if Hilliard cannot go. That's disappointing, because both are talented receivers who have the ability to be a perfect complement to Galloway. Garcia stretched the field with Smith on a 33-yard reception last week, which led to Williams' first score. I think this could be a week where Smith makes more than the one or two catches per game that he's used to averaging.


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