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Fantasy Football Sit/Start Advice Week 2: Which Steelers To Play

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In Week 1, the Steelers lacked any elite fantasy performers but Heath Miller, Ben Roethlisberger, and Mike Wallace all had respectable games. This week, against a very good defense, it will be tough going for the Steelers offensive players but here is who you should start, and who you should sit. The projections in this post are based on Darrelle Revis not playing

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Ben Roethlisberger - Last week, Roethlisberger put up 245 yards and 2TDs vs. the Broncos and this week, I think he should surpass that number a little bit if Revis does not play. Projection - 280 yards, 2TD, 1INT

Jonathan Dwyer - Dwyer had a good week last week and this week he should improve. The Jets gave up 189 total yards and 1TD to C.J. Spiller last week so their run defense is not very good so far. Dwyer should have a good game. Projection - 89 Rushing Yards, 1TD, 39 receiving yards

Mike Wallace - Wallace last week put up 47 yards and a TD to put up 10.7 points in most fantasy football leagues. This week, with Revis likely out, I think he can build on that number. Projection - 72 Yards, 1TD

Antonio Brown - Brown this week is likely a solid WR3/Flex play. However, I don't think he will put up enough yards this week to be a play as your WR2 or WR1. Projection - 66 Receiving Yards, 9 Rushing Yards, OTD

Heath Miller - Miller proved to be the Steelers primary redzone target last week and nearly had 2TDs. Don't expect him to get a lot of receiving yards but he should be able to haul in another TD. Projection - 40 receiving yards, 1TD

Steeler's Defense - The Steelers defense did not perform well last week but getting Clark and Harrison back should help a lot. Projection: 279 yards allowed, 2INT, 1FF, 1TD, 17 points allowed

Emmanuel Sanders - Sanders is a decent flex play this week if you are in a large league. He should see some consistent targets and he had a 4 catch, 55 yard game last week. I think he has more of the same this week -Projection - 56 receiving yards, 0TD

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Isaac Redman - Redman looked like he was still hurt last week and I doubt he does much this week. Projection - 27 Rushing yards, 0TD

Chris Rainey - Rainey did not do very much at all last week and will have to prove himself before anyone should start him yet. Projection - 17 Rushing Yards, 20 Receiving Yards, OTD

Rashard Mendenhall - Mendenhall has practiced a lot this week but I still don't think he will play unless it is an emergency. I am projected nothing for him. Projection - 0 Rushing Yards

Jerricho Cotchery - Cotchery did not see many targets last week and I don't think he will this week either. Projection - 7 receiving yards