Complete Week 11 Player Rankings & Projections l More Sit & Starts
We've reached the point where I feel I'm repeating the same players over and over on the Start List, so I'm going to try and go with some guys that may be under the radar. Note that I said "some" because some regular starters have matchups that are just too tasty to ignore.
Week 11 means the end of the regular season for many leagues across the country. Those of you sitting at 5-5 or 4-6 know what's at stake heading into this week's slate of game.
Last Week's Running Back Starts: Mikel LeShoure (47), Adam Robinson (DNP), Roy Helu (16), Onterio McCalebb (12), Lennon Creer (10), Robbie Rouse (37), Gee Gee Greene (11), Kerwynn Williams (3)
Grade: B-. Not gonna punish for the Robinson sit, but Williams was not a good recommendation.
Last Week's Running Back Sits: Alexander Robinson (19), Trent Richardson (9), Keola Antolin (17), Aaron Spikes (14), Eddie Wide (4), Jared Hassin (11)
Grade: C-. Four guys in double digits. Not very good.
Start Em! Running Backs
1. Montel Harris, Boston College at Duke
Harris has absolutely caught fire, and his great run will continue against the nation's 104th-rated run defense.
2. Stevan Ridley, LSU vs. Louisiana-Monroe
Ridley saw 24 carries against the Tide, gaining 88 yards and a touch. Give him 24 carries this week and we're talking 200 and three.
3. Montee Ball, Wisconsin vs. Indiana
James White is banged up. So is John Clay. Ball gained 127-2 last week against Purdue, and he'll run well against another squad from the Hoosier state in Week 11.
4. Cyrus Gray, Texas A&M at Baylor
Bold prediction: Gray goes for more than 30 fantasy points this weekend.
1. Pat Shed, UAB vs. ECU
Shed is seeing regular carries and ECU can't stop anyone.
2. Sam McGuffie, Rice at Tulane
McGuffie finally broke out last week against Tulsa, and his hot streak will continue against the Green Wave.
3. Jermaine Robertson, Ark. State vs. Western Kentucky
The Red Wolves bowling ball is picking up steam. He'll keep rolling against the nation's 92nd-ranked run defense.
Sit Em! Running Backs
1. Noel Devine, West Virginia vs. Cincinnati
Devine has become the country's most talented decoy.
2. John Clay, Wisconsin vs. Indiana
I know there are injury questions surrounding Clay, so this is kind of a wimp move, however Montee Ball can carry the load against the Hoosier Daddies.
3. James Sims, Kansas at Nebraska
Dan Hawkins does not coach Nebraska.
1. Ronnie Weaver, UCF vs. Southern Miss
Houston shut down Weaver last week, and the USM defense is a top 25 unit.
2. Bryan Kariya, BYU at Colorado State
Kariya isn't seeing enough carries on a regular basis. I like Jake Heaps to again be the star on Saturday.
3. Leonard Mason, Colorado State vs. BYU
The Cougars are picking up a little bit of steam, and they'll make the Rams beat them through the air.