Week 10 Start/Sit Advice: Lamar Jackson is Start of the Week… Hollywood Brown a Solid WR2

In our latest week 10 projections there are 25 wide receivers whose weekly projected rank is much better than their actual fantasy rank. Michael Thomas is currently the #4 player at his position, but he is projected to be the #1 ranked wide receiver. Stefon Diggs (#5) and Marquise Brown (#22) are also wide receivers who are projected to improve on their season rank this week. Marvin Jones is the only wide receiver who is projected to have a significantly worse week than normal. If you need help at wide receiver there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 90 in week 10. At #35, A.J. Brown is the highest ranking one.

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[*] = Owned in Under 65% of Leagues, [+/-] = Players With Better/Worse Ranking vs Season-to-Date

TOP 1-3031-6061-90
M. Thomas (NO) 17 FP +D. Metcalf (SEA) 7.6 FPA. Humphries* (TEN) 4.4 FP
M. Evans (TB) 13.9 FPC. Kirk (ARI) 7.3 FP +A. Miller* (CHI) 4.2 FP
T. Hill (KC) 12.6 FP +M. Jones (DET) 7.2 FP -M. Hall* (DET) 4.1 FP
J. Jones (ATL) 12.4 FP +R. Anderson (NYJ) 7.2 FP +J. Gordon (SEA) 4 FP +
S. Diggs (MIN) 11.7 FP +A. Brown* (TEN) 7 FPJ. Washington* (PIT) 4 FP
C. Kupp (LAR) 11.6 FPT. Boyd (CIN) 7 FP +A. Wilson* (MIA) 3.7 FP
A. Cooper (DAL) 11.5 FPL. Fitzgerald (ARI) 6.9 FPG. Allison* (GB) 3.7 FP
C. Godwin (TB) 11 FPC. Rogers* (IND) 6.8 FPC. Latimer* (NYG) 3.7 FP
D. Adams (GB) 10.7 FP +T. Smith* (NO) 6.7 FPA. Callaway* (CLE) 3.6 FP
K. Allen (LAC) 10.7 FPJ. Crowder (NYJ) 6.7 FP +M. Boykin* (BAL) 3.5 FP
A. Robinson (CHI) 10.3 FP +T. Ginn* (NO) 6.7 FPT. Austin* (DAL) 3.5 FP
Z. Pascal (IND) 9.9 FP +M. Hardman* (KC) 6.6 FPA. Hurns* (MIA) 3.5 FP
T. Lockett (SEA) 9.5 FPT. Gabriel* (CHI) 6.5 FPJ. Wright* (CAR) 3.4 FP
E. Sanders (SF) 9.4 FP +A. Tate* (CIN) 6.5 FPB. Fowler* (NYG) 3.4 FP
D. Moore (CAR) 9.3 FP +D. Slayton* (NYG) 5.9 FPB. Perriman* (TB) 3.4 FP
T. Williams (OAK) 9.1 FP +D. Johnson* (PIT) 5.9 FPA. Isabella* (ARI) 3.4 FP
R. Woods (LAR) 8.8 FP +C. Davis* (TEN) 5.7 FPJ. Kumerow* (GB) 3.1 FP
C. Samuel (CAR) 8.7 FP +D. Thomas* (NYJ) 5.5 FPI. McKenzie* (BUF) 3.1 FP
G. Tate (NYG) 8.7 FP +C. Beasley* (BUF) 5.4 FPK. Johnson* (ARI) 3.1 FP
K. Golladay (DET) 8.7 FPJ. Reynolds* (LAR) 5.3 FPZ. Jones* (OAK) 3.1 FP
O. Beckham (CLE) 8.5 FP +A. Erickson* (CIN) 5.3 FPK. Doss* (OAK) 3 FP
M. Brown (BAL) 8.4 FP +M. Valdes-Scantling* (GB) 5.3 FPV. Smith* (NYJ) 3 FP
S. Watkins (KC) 8.4 FP +D. Amendola* (DET) 5.1 FP +D. Williams* (BUF) 3 FP
Jo. Brown (BUF) 8.4 FPR. Cobb* (DAL) 4.8 FPT. Sharpe* (TEN) 2.8 FP
M. Gallup (DAL) 8.2 FP +D. Samuel* (SF) 4.7 FPC. Patterson* (CHI) 2.8 FP
J. Smith-Schuster (PIT) 8.1 FP +H. Renfrow* (OAK) 4.6 FPJ. Hardy* (ATL) 2.6 FP
M. Williams (LAC) 7.9 FP +D. Robinson* (KC) 4.6 FPJ. Grant* (MIA) 2.6 FP
D. Parker (MIA) 7.8 FPO. Johnson* (MIN) 4.5 FPK. Bourne* (SF) 2.6 FP
C. Ridley (ATL) 7.7 FPW. Snead* (BAL) 4.5 FPT. Davis* (OAK) 2.3 FP
J. Landry (CLE) 7.7 FPD. Pettis* (SF) 4.4 FPP. Cooper* (ARI) 2.3 FP

Top 30 Projected Quarterbacks Week 10

If you need help at quarterback there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 30 in week 10. At #17, Mitchell Trubisky is the highest ranking one. There are 9 quarterbacks whose projected week 10 rank is much better than their actual rank. Drew Brees, at #2, is the highest ranking quarterback of this 'must start' group. There are only 3 quarterbacks who are projected to be week 10 fantasy busts. Matthew Stafford, for example, is projected to be just the #21 quarterback in week 10 and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-1011-2021-30
L. Jackson (BAL) 30 FPD. Jones (NYG) 20.2 FP +M. Stafford (DET) 16.2 FP -
D. Brees (NO) 29.3 FP +R. Wilson (SEA) 19.8 FP -B. Mayfield* (CLE) 15.7 FP
P. Mahomes (KC) 24.8 FP +J. Goff (LAR) 19.6 FP +M. Rudolph* (PIT) 15.2 FP
A. Rodgers (GB) 24 FPJ. Garoppolo (SF) 19.3 FP +R. Fitzpatrick* (MIA) 14.9 FP
J. Winston (TB) 22.9 FP +D. Carr (OAK) 19.1 FPR. Finley* (CIN) 14.5 FP
P. Rivers (LAC) 21.6 FP +K. Cousins (MIN) 18.8 FP -S. Darnold* (NYJ) 14.3 FP
M. Ryan (ATL) 21.4 FP +M. Trubisky* (CHI) 18.5 FPT. Hill* (NO) 5.7 FP
D. Prescott (DAL) 21.2 FPJ. Allen (BUF) 18.2 FPJ. Rosen* (MIA) 0.7 FP
K. Murray (ARI) 21 FPR. Tannehill* (TEN) 17.4 FP--
J. Brissett (IND) 20.4 FP +K. Allen* (CAR) 16.8 FP--

Top 60 Projected Running Backs Week 10

If you need help at running back there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 60 in week 10. At #30, Kalen Ballage is the highest ranking one. There are 19 running backs that you will want to make sure are starting for you because they are projected to be better in week 10 than their actual fantasy rank. Alvin Kamara, at #3, is the highest ranking running back of this 'must start' group. Austin Ekeler is the only running back who is projected to have a significantly worse week than normal.

TOP 1-2021-4041-60
C. McCaffrey (CAR) 20.4 FPD. Freeman (ATL) 9.7 FP +M. Brown* (LAR) 4.4 FP
D. Cook (MIN) 17.1 FPD. Williams (KC) 9.6 FP +G. Bernard* (CIN) 4.2 FP
A. Kamara (NO) 16.1 FP +M. Breida (SF) 9.3 FP +R. Mostert* (SF) 4.2 FP
S. Barkley (NYG) 15.2 FP +D. Singletary (BUF) 9.2 FP +A. Mattison* (MIN) 4.1 FP
E. Elliott (DAL) 14.8 FP +J. Mixon (CIN) 9.1 FP +T. Pollard* (DAL) 3.8 FP
A. Jones (GB) 14.5 FPR. Jones (TB) 8.6 FP +N. Hines* (IND) 3.6 FP
M. Mack (IND) 14.3 FP +J. Williams (GB) 8.3 FPJ. Wilkins* (IND) 3.6 FP
J. Jacobs (OAK) 14.2 FPJ. Samuels (PIT) 8.1 FP +B. Powell* (NYJ) 3.5 FP
D. Henry (TEN) 14.1 FPF. Gore (BUF) 8 FP +J. Hill* (BAL) 3.5 FP
N. Chubb (CLE) 13.7 FPK. Ballage* (MIA) 7.6 FP +D. Washington* (OAK) 3.5 FP
M. Ingram (BAL) 13.5 FPK. Drake (ARI) 7.6 FP +D. Lewis* (TEN) 2.9 FP
M. Gordon (LAC) 12.6 FP +D. Henderson* (LAR) 6.7 FPK. Juszczyk* (SF) 2.7 FP
T. Coleman (SF) 12.5 FP +T. Cohen (CHI) 6.5 FP +R. Bonnafon* (CAR) 2.5 FP
C. Carson (SEA) 12.5 FPL. McCoy (KC) 6.2 FPD. Ogunbowale* (TB) 2.5 FP
L. Bell (NYJ) 12.1 FP +P. Barber* (TB) 6 FPJ. Richard* (OAK) 2.2 FP
D. Montgomery (CHI) 11.9 FP +K. Hunt (CLE) 5.9 FPZ. Line* (NO) 1.5 FP
A. Ekeler (LAC) 11.8 FP -R. Penny* (SEA) 5 FPC. Ham* (MIN) 1.4 FP
D. Johnson (ARI) 11.7 FPT. Johnson* (DET) 5 FPP. Ricard* (BAL) 1.2 FP
L. Murray (NO) 11.5 FPJ. McKissic* (DET) 4.9 FPA. Sherman* (KC) 1.1 FP
T. Gurley (LAR) 9.8 FPG. Edwards* (BAL) 4.9 FPA. Armah* (CAR) 1 FP

Top 30 Projected Tight Ends Week 10

If you need help at tight end there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 30 in week 10. Jonnu Smith, at #11, is the highest ranking tight end of this waiver wire group. There are only 4 tight ends whose week 10 projected rank is much better than their actual fantasy rank. At #1, Hunter Henry is the highest ranking must start. All widely owned tight ends are projected to at least come close to their current season ranking this week.

TOP 1-1011-2021-30
H. Henry (LAC) 10.5 FP +J. Smith* (TEN) 6.1 FPT. Hockenson (DET) 4.1 FP
T. Kelce (KC) 9.5 FPC. Herndon* (NYJ) 5.4 FPI. Smith Jr.* (MIN) 4 FP
D. Waller (OAK) 9.2 FPO. Howard* (TB) 4.9 FPK. Rudolph* (MIN) 3.9 FP
A. Hooper (ATL) 8.4 FPM. Gesicki* (MIA) 4.9 FPF. Moreau* (OAK) 3.8 FP
G. Kittle (SF) 8.1 FPJ. Graham (GB) 4.8 FPR. Griffin* (NYJ) 3.7 FP
M. Andrews (BAL) 7.9 FPC. Brate* (TB) 4.7 FPJ. Hill* (NO) 3.1 FP
E. Ebron (IND) 7.8 FP +J. Witten (DAL) 4.7 FPT. Eifert* (CIN) 3.1 FP
J. Cook (NO) 7.6 FP +G. Everett (LAR) 4.6 FPT. Burton* (CHI) 3 FP
J. Doyle (IND) 6.7 FP +V. McDonald* (PIT) 4.4 FPH. Hurst* (BAL) 3 FP
G. Olsen (CAR) 6.4 FPR. Ellison* (NYG) 4.2 FPN. Boyle* (BAL) 2.9 FP

Top 30 Projected Kickers Week 10

If you need help at kicker there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 30 in week 10. Mike Badgley, at #12, is the highest ranking kicker of this waiver wire group. There are only 6 kickers whose week 10 projected rank is much better than their actual fantasy rank. Justin Tucker, at #1, is the highest ranking kicker of this 'must start' group. There are only 2 kickers who are projected to be week 10 fantasy busts. Matt Prater, for example, is projected to be just the #17 kicker. He is still probably a fantasy starter for most owners.

TOP 1-1011-2021-30
J. Tucker (BAL) 10.5 FP +J. Slye (CAR) 7.3 FPJ. Myers* (SEA) 5.3 FP
W. Lutz (NO) 9.3 FP +M. Badgley* (LAC) 6.5 FPR. Succop* (TEN) 5 FP
A. Vinatieri (IND) 9.2 FP +E. Pineiro* (CHI) 6.4 FPJ. Sanders* (MIA) 5 FP
B. Maher (DAL) 8.2 FP +A. Rosas* (NYG) 6.4 FPS. Hauschka* (BUF) 5 FP
G. Zuerlein (LAR) 8.1 FPD. Bailey* (MIN) 6.2 FPD. Carlson* (OAK) 4.8 FP
H. Butker (KC) 7.8 FPA. Seibert* (CLE) 5.9 FP--
M. Gay (TB) 7.5 FPM. Prater (DET) 5.7 FP ---
C. Boswell (PIT) 7.4 FP +S. Ficken* (NYJ) 5.6 FP--
M. Crosby (GB) 7.4 FP +Y. Koo* (ATL) 5.6 FP--
Z. Gonzalez (ARI) 7.4 FP -R. Bullock* (CIN) 5.5 FP--

Top 30 Projected Defenses Week 10

Below are projected rankings for Week 10 fantasy defenses. Teams marked with an asterisk (*) are owned in less than 65% of leagues. The best pickup to consider is the Cleveland Defense. The NY Giants Defense should have a particularly strong week. You may need to bench the Carolina Defense as they are projected for a below average week.

TOP 1-1011-2021-30
Giants 14.5 FP +Jets* 10.8 FPChargers* 9 FP
Colts 13.2 FP +Bears 10.8 FPRaiders* 7.4 FP
Bills 12.4 FP +Steelers 10.7 FP -Titans* 7.4 FP
Browns* 12.2 FPSeahawks* 10.5 FP +Bengals* 7 FP
49ers 11.7 FPLions* 10.2 FPDolphins* 6.2 FP
Saints 11.5 FP +Cowboys 10 FPFalcons* 4.3 FP
Ravens 11.4 FP +Rams 9.6 FP ---
Chiefs* 11.4 FP +Vikings 9.5 FP ---
Packers* 11.4 FP +Buccaneers* 9.3 FP--
Cardinals* 11.2 FPPanthers 9.1 FP ---