Fantasy football Week 6 start/sit: Who should, should not, be in your lineup?
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By Dan Pizzuta

Well, let’s hope your fantasy season is going better than the Giants’ real season. Let’s hope you’re making the best roster decisions to help that continue. Let’s take a look at start/sit for Week 6.

Start: Chris Carson, Seattle Seahawks

When Carson has been healthy, he’s been getting the carries in Seattle’s backfield. He had 32 carries for 102 yards and a touchdown in Week 3 and 19 carries for 116 yards against the Rams last week. The Seahawks are favored — more likely a run-heavy game script — and Carson will run against a Raiders defense that has allowed the fifth-most fantasy points per game to opposing running backs.

Start: Alfred Morris, San Francisco 49ers

There are not many other options in the San Francisco backfield, even though I suggested Kyle Jusczyzk as a possible waiver wire add this week. With Matt Brieda out, Morris should get most of the carries. While that might not mean a lot while the Niners trailing, there’s the potential for volume and Morris is going to be the one to see it.

Sit: Adrian Peterson, Washington Redkins

Once Washington starts to trail, the offense abandons Peterson in the run game. He had just four carries for six yards Monday night in the blowout against the Saints and had just 11 carries for 20 yards in the 21-9 loss to the Colts in Week 2. Peterson returned to practice on Thursday after getting banged up on Monday night, but there might not be much opportunity for him to get the ball....



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