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The question of whether you should rely on your struggling stars in the Fantasy Football playoffs is more important at quarterback than anywhere else in Week 14, with some of the position's best players this season suddenly looking a lot riskier than anyone expected in recent weeks. Kyler Murray is the No. 3 QB in Fantasy for the season, but he is just No. 20 over the last three weeks, coinciding with his shoulder injury. Justin Herbert is right behind him at No. 21, and he doesn't even have the injury excuse to fall back one -- he's just been bad. Would you have the guts to sit either one of them in a win-or-go-home matchup? Herbert has an incredible matchup against the Falcons on the way, while Murray has a tougher opponent in the Giants. Does that change anything for you? 

Jamey Eisenberg write about both in his Start 'Em & Sit 'Em column for Week 14 quarterbacks, so you can find out how to approach both, plus the rest of Jamey's top calls for this week. Here's who you need to start and sit. 

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START 'EM & SIT 'EM
Quarterbacks
Start 'Em
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LAC L.A. Chargers • #10
Age: 23 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs ATL ATL -2.5 O/U 49
OPP VS QB
32nd
PROJ PTS
25.5
QB RNK
6th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
3224
RUYDS
185
TD
26
INT
9
FPTS/G
25.9
Herbert was awful in Week 13 against the Patriots with just four Fantasy points, and he's now combined for 22 points in his past two games against Buffalo and New England. He should bounce back this week against the Falcons, who are No. 1 in Fantasy points allowed to opposing quarterbacks. For the season, seven quarterbacks have at least 300 passing yards against Atlanta, and five have scored at least three total touchdowns.
NO New Orleans • #7
Age: 31 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ PHI NO -7 O/U 44
OPP VS QB
13th
PROJ PTS
24.7
QB RNK
9th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
629
RUYDS
362
TD
8
INT
1
FPTS/G
9.4
Hill is expected to get at least one more start in place of Drew Brees (ribs), and that's a good thing for Fantasy managers. Give Hill credit, he's been a nice surprise and a great Fantasy asset over the past three games, scoring at least 23 points in two of those outings. He finally threw a touchdown pass in Week 13 at Atlanta, and he's run for at least 44 yards in all three starts, with four rushing touchdowns over that span. The Eagles have allowed some big games to running quarterbacks this year, including Lamar Jackson (nine carries for 108 yards and a touchdown) and Daniel Jones (13 carries for 156 yards and a touchdown in two games). Hill once again has top-10 upside this week.
TB Tampa Bay • #12
Age: 44 • Experience: 21 year
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs MIN TB -6.5 O/U 51.5
OPP VS QB
18th
PROJ PTS
23.4
QB RNK
8th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
3300
RUYDS
7
TD
31
INT
11
FPTS/G
24.6
Brady, at 43, probably needed the bye week to recharge. And even though this is a new team for him this year, he has scored at least 23 Fantasy points in three of his past five games coming off a bye. This is a good matchup for him against the Vikings, who have an inexperienced secondary and a less-than-stellar pass rush. Six quarterbacks have at least 280 passing yards against Minnesota, and five quarterbacks have at least three passing touchdowns. Brady also has scored at least 27 Fantasy points in his past two afternoon games, and this kickoff is at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday.
BAL Baltimore • #8
Age: 24 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ CLE BAL -1 O/U 46.5
OPP VS QB
25th
PROJ PTS
22.5
QB RNK
12th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2055
RUYDS
669
TD
21
INT
7
FPTS/G
23.3
It's been a rough season for Jackson, but he reminded us of his greatness Tuesday against Dallas with three total touchdowns, including 94 rushing yards on the ground. That's only the fifth time he's scored more than 20 Fantasy points this season, if you can believe that, and one of them was against Cleveland in Week 1 when he had 33 points. He has a tremendous history in four starts against the Browns, passing for 939 yards, nine touchdowns and two interceptions over that span, along with 56 carries for 314 yards and two touchdowns. It's safe to trust Jackson again this week.
PIT Pittsburgh • #7
Age: 39 • Experience: 18 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ BUF BUF -2.5 O/U 46.5
OPP VS QB
23rd
PROJ PTS
17.7
QB RNK
10th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
3105
RUYDS
13
TD
27
INT
7
FPTS/G
23
Pittsburgh's offense hasn't looked great the past two games against Baltimore and Washington, but playing the Ravens on Wednesday and the Football Team on Monday might have something to do with that. The Steelers also might want to invest in some better gloves -- or glue -- for their receivers based on the amount of drops they've had recently. Despite all the mistakes, Roethlisberger still has at least 20 Fantasy points in four of his past five games, and he's attempted at least 42 passes in each game over that span. We love the volume, and he should have another big game against Buffalo this week. The Bills have allowed three of their past four opposing quarterbacks to pass for at least 316 yards, and two quarterbacks over that span have at least three total touchdowns.
Sleepers
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LV Las Vegas • #4
Age: 30 • Experience: 8 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs IND IND -3 O/U 51.5
OPP VS QB
3rd
PROJ PTS
20
QB RNK
14th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
3027
RUYDS
129
TD
23
INT
5
FPTS/G
20.5
It should be tough for the Raiders to run on the Colts, and Carr has been good this season when attempting at least 31 passes. He has eight games with at least 31 pass attempts, and he's scored at least 22 Fantasy points in six of them. The past four quarterbacks with at least 31 pass attempts against Indianapolis all have at least 311 passing yards, and two of them have scored at least three touchdowns.
IND Indianapolis • #17
Age: 39 • Experience: 17 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ LV IND -3 O/U 51.5
OPP VS QB
21st
PROJ PTS
22
QB RNK
16th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
3263
RUYDS
-5
TD
18
INT
9
FPTS/G
18.4
Rivers has scored at least 21 Fantasy points in three games in a row, and he gets a great matchup in Week 14 at the Raiders, who are No. 10 in Fantasy points allowed against opposing quarterbacks. Despite playing through a toe injury, Rivers has attempted at least 35 passes in five games in a row.
BUF Buffalo • #10
Age: 27 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs HOU HOU -1.5 O/U 45
OPP VS QB
22nd
PROJ PTS
17
QB RNK
18th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
1069
RUYDS
106
TD
10
INT
5
FPTS/G
16.9
Trubisky flopped as a Fantasy quarterback in Week 13 against the Lions with just 14 points, but he should rebound this week against the Texans, who just struggled with Rivers. Seven of the past eight quarterbacks against Houston have at least 283 passing yards, including five with multiple touchdowns.
Sit 'Em
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NE New England • #1
Age: 32 • Experience: 10 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ LAR LAR -5 O/U 45.5
OPP VS QB
1st
PROJ PTS
17.5
QB RNK
19th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2053
RUYDS
435
TD
16
INT
9
FPTS/G
18.7
Newton had a solid Fantasy game in Week 13 against the Chargers with 24 points, but it was because of two rushing touchdowns. He's obviously always a threat to score on the ground -- he has 11 rushing touchdowns on the season -- but his passing stats have been awful for the past two weeks. Against the Cardinals and Chargers, Newton has passed for 153 yards on 21-of-37 passing with one touchdown and two interceptions. The Rams have allowed five touchdowns and six interceptions in the past four games to opposing quarterbacks, and they haven't allowed a rushing touchdown to a quarterback since Week 5.
CLE Cleveland • #6
Age: 26 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs BAL BAL -1 O/U 46.5
OPP VS QB
12th
PROJ PTS
15.4
QB RNK
22nd
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2442
RUYDS
81
TD
21
INT
7
FPTS/G
17.9
Mayfield has been great for the past two games against the Jaguars and Titans with 58 Fantasy points over that span, including six passing touchdowns and no interceptions. But this is a step up in competition against the Ravens, who held Mayfield to 11 Fantasy points in Week 1 on 189 passing yards, one touchdown and one interception, along with 3 rushing yards. Mayfield also has just one game with more than 19 Fantasy points against Baltimore in five career meetings, which was Week 17 in 2018.
DET Detroit • #16
Age: 27 • Experience: 6 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs NE LAR -5 O/U 45.5
OPP VS QB
4th
PROJ PTS
18.6
QB RNK
20th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
3372
RUYDS
56
TD
20
INT
10
FPTS/G
19.5
Goff doesn't like playing at home for some reason, at least statistically. In five games in Los Angeles, he's averaging just 10.6 Fantasy points per game, which included a 20-point outing in Week 7 against Chicago. I'm sure he'll do better than that against the Patriots, but the last time he faced a Bill Belichick defense he was held to 229 passing yards, no touchdowns and an interception in Super Bowl LIII, when the Rams scored just three points. New England also has held Kyler Murray and Herbert to 379 passing yards, no touchdowns and three interceptions in the past two games.
MIN Minnesota • #8
Age: 33 • Experience: 10 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ TB TB -6.5 O/U 51.5
OPP VS QB
20th
PROJ PTS
18
QB RNK
17th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
3073
RUYDS
89
TD
26
INT
12
FPTS/G
22
Cousins is more of a bust alert than a must-sit quarterback since he's been great the past five games, scoring at least 21 Fantasy points in each game over that span. But four of those games were at home, and he's performed poorly on the road for most of this year. In five road games this season, Cousins is averaging 12.8 Fantasy points per game, which included a 21-point outing in Week 10 at Chicago. The Buccaneers should be fresh coming off a bye, and I don't want to trust Cousins in this matchup at Tampa Bay.
Bust Alert
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ARI Arizona • #1
Age: 24 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ NYG ARI -2.5 O/U 45
OPP VS QB
5th
PROJ PTS
25.3
QB RNK
11th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2987
RUYDS
665
TD
32
INT
10
FPTS/G
29.3
I'm still starting Murray in the one league where I have him, and I don't expect many of you to bench him. But this could be a rough week on the road against a Giants defense on the rise. In their past four games, the Giants have 12 sacks and four interceptions, and they've held Washington, Philadelphia, Cincinnati and Seattle to 20 points or less. Murray has scored at least 21 Fantasy points in all but one game this season, but he's been held under 175 passing yards in each of his past two games against the Patriots and Rams. And he's not running at a high level right now with 31 yards or less in three games in a row, including no rushing touchdowns over that span. I'm hopeful for a strong finish for Murray in the Fantasy playoffs, but this could be a week where he struggles.