New York Giants working again Saquon Barkley may miss as many as eight weeks with a high-ankle sprain, leaving an enormous gap for fantasy soccer homeowners who drafted Barkley close to the highest of the primary spherical. The simple repair is grabbing backup Wayne Gallman off the waiver wire, as he appears to be the subsequent man up for Massive Blue. As well as, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was dominated out of Week four sport with a foot harm, maintaining second-year professional Kyle Allen underneath middle for at the least one other week.
Add in earlier accidents to stars like Drew Brees, Tyreek Hill and Ben Roethlisberger, and that’s a variety of projected fantasy factors on the shelf. As you weigh your lineup selections for the upcoming week, listed below are six roster ideas, with three gamers to begin and three to take a seat.
Jacoby Brissett, QB, Indianapolis Colts
Brissett accomplished 16 passes in a row on Sunday, tying Peyton Manning for the second-most consecutive completions in a sport by a Colts quarterback since 1991. He completed the day with 310 passing yards and two touchdowns, prompting excessive reward from his coach, Frank Reich.
“Jacoby was unreal,” Reich stated after his staff’s 27-24 win over the Atlanta Falcons. “You can’t play quarterback much better than he did today.”
In Week four, Brissett and the Colts will face the Oakland Raiders, the worst pass-coverage unit within the NFL this 12 months, per the sport charters at Professional Soccer Focus, and a staff that’s permitting a strong 118.6 passer score to opposing quarterbacks in 2019. The league common passer score is 94.three.
Demarcus Robinson, WR, Kansas Metropolis Chiefs
Robinson performed 62 of 68 snaps for the Chiefs towards the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, his second straight sport taking part in over 90 % of the staff’s offensive performs, giving him a major position within the league’s most prolific passing offense.
Reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes has focused Robinson 12 instances this season, with the Florida alum catching 10 of these passes for 215 yards and three touchdowns.
D.J. Chark, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
Chark caught 4 passes for 76 yards and a landing on Sunday and his chemistry with quarterbacking sensation Gardner Minshew is simple. The 2 have related on 13 of 16 passes for 235 yards and two touchdowns for an ideal passer score of 158.three since Minshew took over for the injured Nick Foles.
Dak Prescott, QB, Dallas Cowboys
Prescott is the most-valuable passer within the NFL, per ESPN’s Whole Quarterback Ranking, however he’ll face his stiffest check but on Sunday towards a New Orleans cross rush that is among the finest within the league, per Professional Soccer Focus.
In 2019, Prescott has seen his passer score drop from 146.1 in a clear pocket to 59.2 when dealing with a cross rush, an enormous decline that would restrict his potential in Week four. He’d be robust to bench, however if in case you have a powerful different, it’s price contemplating.
Peyton Barber, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Barber not solely has to share the workload with backup Ronald Jones II however Week four will see each of them face the Los Angeles Rams, among the finest run-stopping groups within the NFL. Eleven of the 67 rushes towards the Rams in 2019 have been stopped at or behind the road of scrimmage and only one carry has gone for 20 yards or extra.
Plus, the Buccaneers are 10-point underdogs, suggesting they need to be taking part in from behind for many of the sport. In these conditions, Tampa Bay doesn’t run the ball as a lot. The Bucs are speeding the ball 47 % of the time when main by 4 or extra factors this season however simply 39 % of the time when trailing by 4 or extra. Throughout Bruce Arians’s five-year tenure with the Arizona Cardinals the cut up was much more pronounced, at 50 and 29 %, respectively.
Aaron Jones, RB, Inexperienced Bay Packers
Jones is sharing the highlight with Jamaal Williams, a time share that doesn’t seem like tilting again in his favor any time quickly. Jones is at present having fun with a bigger share of the red-zone work (eight touches to 1) but when Coach Matt LaFleur desires parity there, too, the workload may shift much more away from Jones.