Fantasy football is usually a low-maintenance hobby, but ahead of the playoffs, you have to emphasize strength of schedule and short-run roster management. Tyrod Taylor, above, makes for a nice QB-stream given a soft schedule and return of Sammy Watkins.
Chris Liss is making the four percent-owned Vikings at home against the Lions his top choice, followed by the Cowboys, the Packers and Seahawks. He's fading the Chiefs who are more than 46 percent owned.
Both Jones and Andre Johnson, arguably two of the top-10 receivers of all time, struggled to score TDs at a rate commensurate with the massive yardage they racked up. The common denominator: Kyle Shanahan.
DeVante Parker was third on the Dolphins' depth chart this preseason while battling a hamstring injury, but he was the No. 14 overall pick last year, a size/speed freak and produced down the stretch as a rookie.
The staff is unanimous in picking Drew Brees and the Saints as one-point home favorites against the visiting Raiders. And while the Broncos aren't a unanimous pick, three writers made them their best bets.
Chris especially likes Andy Dalton and the Bengals laying only three at home against the offensively-challenged Seahawks, the Giants minus seven over the Niners and the Eagles minus 4.5 over the Saints.
Liss found this to be a tough slate, but the games that came easiest to him were the Eagles laying 5.5 at home against the Cowboys, the Packers laying 3.5 at home against the Seahawks and the Lions getting three in Minnesota.
Can you really buy low on Starlin Castro? Are you interested in the All-Star game at all? If not, what would it take to make you interested in the game? That and more, from Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson. (WITH VIDEO)