Friday, October 26, 2018

Ask the Expert Question:

The bye weeks are upon us -- 20 teams have their byes the next four weeks. Which bench stash who hasn't emerged yet should fantasy teams continue to be patient with, and NOT drop in the coming weeks? Why him?

Nick Chubb RB CLE. He has not had many chances to start in fantasy leagues so far this year but now comes into the limelight with the trade of Carlos Hyde to JAX. Chubb faces some tough defenses, but the Browns are committed to the run. He can come off your bench and be your RB1 now with a predicted 12 points per game for the rest of the season. That will be mainly from rushing yards and TDs as Duke Johnson has the catches out of the backfield wrapped up. 

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Sam Hendricks is the author of Fantasy Football Guidebook, Fantasy Football Tips and Fantasy Football Basics , all available at, at all major bookstores, and at and He is a 25+ year fantasy football veteran who regularly participates in the National Fantasy Football Championship (NFFC), Fantasy Football World Championship (FFWC) and finished 7th and 16th overall (out of 228 top players) in the 2008 and 2009 Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC). He won the Fantasy Index Open in 2013. In 2015 he won his Pros vs Joes Challenge division and finished 5th overall. 

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