Three weeks in, three weeks going 4-3 here on Sit ’em Down for a season record of 12-9. Now, we head into the bye weeks where it always gets a little more tempting to start someone simply because the options are fewer if your loaded with teams on the same bye. For this week New England and Tennessee take a rest, so now we look at the players simply not worth your time as we begin week four of Sit ’em Down:

QB- Eli Manning, New York Giants at Buffalo Bills (Fanduel Price- $7800, Draftkings Price- $7000)

Eli’s coming off of two good statistical weeks, but Buffalo’s defense has played well this season outside of their trip to Foxboro. While they are statistically considered a favorable matchup, their numbers are skewed by what Tom Brady did to them and what they allowed Ryan Tannehill to do against them in garbage time after the game was already decided. For those prices, Eli is bound to disappoint this week, and there are plenty of other cheaper options out there, whether it be Andy Dalton, Philip Rivers, David Carr, or even Blake Bortles.

QB- Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers (FD- $7500, DK- $5500)

Not much to say here. Kaepernick’s been terrible so far outside of week two, and the last time he played at his home park, he only had 165 yards as the Niners let Carlos Hyde loose. Kaepernick isn’t worth a start until further notice.

RB- LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills vs. Buffalo Bills (FD- $7300, DK- $5600)

NFL Network reports that McCoy is unlikely to play this week, as a hamstring injury has hobbled him all season, and with Karlos Williams performing beyond all expectations, the Bills have the luxury of being able to rest McCoy with it not affecting their game plan. The worry is that if Williams keeps improving, McCoy may not be able to reclaim his starting spot.

RB- Todd Gurley, St. Louis Rams at Arizona Cardinals (FD- $5900, DK- $4300)

Gurley is finally healthy, and last week he was eased into game action with the expectation being that he gets more involved in the offense against the Cardinals. The problem is that Arizona is one of the hottest teams in the league, coming off a 47-7 drubbing of San Francisco last week. The Rams offense hasn’t been much to shout about, and this is a bad game to expect Gurley to show why he was taken so high in April’s draft. If you start him, expect a let down.

WR- Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks (FD- $8100, DK- $7500)

I feel like every year, I chose Megatron on Sit ’em Down at least once, and with the Lions 0-3 it’s almost too easy this week. Megatron has been targeted by throws which traveled more than 15 yards in the air just three times this season, which is on pace for the lowest number of deep targets for him in his entire career. Plus the Seahawks now have Kam Chancellor back on the field, and in Seattle with the way Matt Stafford has played behind his weak offensive line, expect a dud from Johnson this week.

WR- DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans vs. Atlanta Falcons (FD- $7900, DK- $7300)

Hopkins has 252 yards and three touchdowns over the first three weeks, but the Texans have not faced a defense playing as well as Atlanta has this year, giving up the sixth fewest fantasy points to receivers. If he had a better quarterback he’d probably still be worth the start, but since its Ryan Mallet under center, pass on Hopkins this week.

WR- Jeremy Maclin, Kansas City Chiefs at Cincinnati Bengals (FD- $6500, DK- $5800)

While the Chiefs got pounced by the Packers last week, Maclin enjoyed his best game of the season with eight catches for 141 yards and the first touchdown by a Chiefs’ receiver in almost two seasons, but the Bengals defense is a different animals. They appear beatable on paper but given the limited amount of receiving weapons at Alex Smith’s disposal (tight end Travis Kelce and running back Jamaal Charles being the only viable options), it’ll be easy for the Bengals to neutralize him and almost impossible for a repeat performance. Don’t play him expecting his week three numbers.

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