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Fantasy Football: San Diego Chargers Starts/Sits vs. Cincinnati Bengals

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Which San Diego Chargers players should be on your FanDuel roster this week? Find out!

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Full admission: I finally played a little FanDuel last week. I picked a lineup, put down $35, and ended up walking away with $70 (doubling my money). It was awesome. It felt like the future of Fantasy Football.

Yes, i know the commercials were everywhere and everyone was annoyed. However, if you were one of the ones that gave it a shot and liked it...this post is probably more for you and your wallet than it is even for the season-long Fantasy Football players that are reading it.

Starts

Melvin Gordon

Assuming his fumbling troubles are behind him, the San Diego Chargers first-round rookie RB should have a nice game this week. Last year, the Bengals defense gave up more rushing TDs than everyone not named the Falcons or Titans and a ton of yards on top of that.

Keenan Allen

I know what you're thinking. The Bengals are great against WRs! It's true, only the Seahawks and Broncos were better at slowing down opposing WRs last season. However, with the way this San Diego offense is looking right now, Allen is running more TE routes (short crosses) to get him the ball with space to run, and Ladarius Green is running more of those deep posts downfield.

I expect Cincy to try to prevent the big play down field and hope that they can wrap up Allen quickly, but I don't expect that plan to go very well for them.

Josh Lambo

I know that the Chargers kicker didn't earn a ton of fantasy points last week, but on the road against a perennial playoff team? He's going to need to boot a couple of deep ones through the uprights for San Diego to stand a chance, and that means big fantasy points.

Sits

Philip Rivers

I know, Rivers was great last week. However, the Bengals were such a force on defense last season that only the Bills and Seahawks allowed less points to opposing QBs. There are better options out there this week.

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