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We have Joe Burrow, Daniel Jones, Justin Fields and Tyrod Taylor on byes for Week 10 after a wildly unpredictable Week 9, but nothing we can't handle in Fantasy, right?

Jamey Eisenberg has his Start and Sit calls for QB here. His Waiver Wire column also can direct you to the best options who may be available in your leagues. And don't forget to check out Heath Cummings' quarterback preview for more help with matchup notes, Week 10 numbers to know and more.

START 'EM & SIT 'EM
Quarterbacks
Start 'Em
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NYJ N.Y. Jets • #8
Age: 40 • Experience: 20 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs SEA GB -3.5 O/U 49.5
OPP VS QB
9th
PROJ PTS
22.9
QB RNK
8th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
1894
RUYDS
47
TD
19
INT
3
FPTS/G
23.7
Rodgers is expected to play in Week 10 after being out in Week 9 when he was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Given the narrative of everything that happened with Rodgers over the past week, I expect him to light up the Seahawks at home. Rodgers averages 30.0 Fantasy points per game in Lambeau Field in three games this season, and he averaged 28.6 Fantasy points per game at home last year. Seattle's defense has played well of late and hasn't allowed a quarterback to score more than 18 Fantasy points since Week 4, but that shouldn't concern you. Rodgers will be a top-five quarterback if he plays as expected.
IND Indianapolis • #2
Age: 39 • Experience: 16 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ DAL DAL -9 O/U 54.5
OPP VS QB
19th
PROJ PTS
20.8
QB RNK
12th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2157
RUYDS
37
TD
16
INT
6
FPTS/G
21.5
Ryan had a rough game in Week 8 against Carolina with seven Fantasy points, but he rebounded last week at New Orleans with 31 points. He's now scored at least 21 Fantasy points in four of his past five games, and we should view the Panthers game as an aberration. Calvin Ridley (personal) is out again, but you can still trust Ryan in this matchup. Dallas has allowed an average of 22.3 Fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks, and four quarterbacks have scored at least 23 points against the Cowboys this season.
PIT Pittsburgh • #3
Age: 35 • Experience: 13 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ GB GB -3.5 O/U 49.5
OPP VS QB
16th
PROJ PTS
19.5
QB RNK
10th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
1196
RUYDS
68
TD
11
INT
1
FPTS/G
23.7
Wilson is back for this matchup against the Packers after being out since Week 5 with a broken finger, and he should return with a strong performance. The Packers, who have allowed five quarterbacks to score at least 21 Fantasy points this season, could be without defensive tackle Kenny Clark (back) and cornerback Eric Stokes (knee), along with long-term injuries to pass rusher Za'Darius Smith (back) and cornerback Jaire Alexander (shoulder). Wilson, who scored at least 25 Fantasy points in three of his first four games, should go off in a shootout against Rodgers.
Sleepers
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NO New Orleans • #4
Age: 33 • Experience: 11 year
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs KC KC -2.5 O/U 51.5
OPP VS QB
30th
PROJ PTS
21.5
QB RNK
15th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2565
RUYDS
34
TD
13
INT
7
FPTS/G
21
Carr went flat in Week 9 at the Giants when he scored just 11 Fantasy points, but he should rebound this week against the Chiefs. He's scored at least 22 Fantasy points in three of four home games this year, and he had 27 and 29 Fantasy points against the Chiefs in two meetings last season. Kansas City allows an average of 24.3 Fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks, and hopefully this game is a shootout between Carr and Patrick Mahomes.

DET Detroit • #10
Age: 31 • Experience: 10 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs PHI DEN -2.5 O/U 44
OPP VS QB
23rd
PROJ PTS
20.2
QB RNK
16th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2163
RUYDS
69
TD
15
INT
5
FPTS/G
19.2
Bridgewater has been inconsistent as a Fantasy quarterback this season, but he has scored 23 Fantasy points in two of three games with Jerry Jeudy on the field. He has upside as a streaming option this week against the Eagles, who have allowed three of their past four opposing quarterbacks to score at least 21 Fantasy points.
Sit 'Em
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TEN Tennessee • #17
Age: 35 • Experience: 12 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs NO TEN -3 O/U 44.5
OPP VS QB
7th
PROJ PTS
18
QB RNK
18th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2145
RUYDS
168
TD
15
INT
8
FPTS/G
19.1
In the first game without Derrick Henry (foot) in Week 9 at the Rams, we didn't see much difference from the Titans offense. Their running back trio of D'Onta Foreman, Jeremy McNichols and Adrian Peterson combined for 22 carries, and Tannehill was under 30 pass attempts for the fifth time in the past seven games. As a result, Tannehill scored just 15 Fantasy points. We'll see if anything changes against the Saints, who allow an average of just 18.8 Fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks, but Tannehill isn't worth starting in one-quarterback leagues this week. For the season, he's averaging just 17.9 Fantasy points per game.
TB Tampa Bay • #6
Age: 29 • Experience: 7 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ NE NE -1.5 O/U 45.5
OPP VS QB
4th
PROJ PTS
16.3
QB RNK
22nd
YTD Stats
PAYDS
1917
RUYDS
80
TD
9
INT
3
FPTS/G
16.7
Mayfield scored at least 20 Fantasy points for just the second time all season in Week 9 at Cincinnati. He might have to throw more in Week 10 at New England if Nick Chubb (illness) remains on the reserve/COVID-19 list, but I still don't expect a huge performance from Mayfield. The Patriots allow an average of just 16.2 Fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks, and Mayfield is only worth using in two-quarterback and Superflex leagues.
ATL Atlanta • #18
Age: 35 • Experience: 13 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ LAC LAC -2.5 O/U 52.5
OPP VS QB
2nd
PROJ PTS
20.9
QB RNK
14th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2140
RUYDS
76
TD
17
INT
2
FPTS/G
23.9
Cousins is more of a bust alert than a must-sit option, but this is a tough matchup for him at the Chargers, who are No. 4 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing quarterbacks. Cousins scored 25 Fantasy points in Week 9 at Baltimore, but he scored his first rushing touchdown this season to support his stats. He was under 200 passing yards for the second game in a row, and he has scored 15 Fantasy points or less in three of his past five games. For the season, the Chargers have allowed just 10 passing touchdowns with six interceptions, and only Mahomes in Week 3 and Mayfield in Week 5 have scored more than 18 Fantasy points against this defense, including matchups with Lamar Jackson, Dak Prescott, Carr and Jalen Hurts. Cousins is only worth using as a low-end starter in deeper one-quarterback leagues.
Bust Alert
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ARI Arizona • #1
Age: 26 • Experience: 6 yrs.
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2276
RUYDS
147
TD
20
INT
7
FPTS/G
26.4
As of Wednesday morning, we expect Murray to start for the Cardinals after being out in Week 9 with an ankle injury. We'll see if Murray is 100 percent, and also if DeAndre Hopkins (hamstring) will return for the Cardinals. Murray could benefit if the Panthers are without pass rusher Brian Burns (ankle), but Carolina allows an average of just 17.4 Fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks this year. And Murray, when he wasn't dealing with an ankle injury, has stopped running of late with just 38 yards on the ground combined in his past four games. I would still start Murray as a low-end No. 1 Fantasy quarterback in most leagues, but I don't love this setup for him, especially if Hopkins is out.

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