Start 'Em Sit 'Em: Week 6 - Pro Sports Fandom
Plenty of things worth mentioning happened around the league this week – as is typical in a sport with such parity – but the crowning moment of the weekend was definitely on Monday night; on a beautiful 62-yard touchdown, Drew Brees became the NFL’s all-time leader in passing yards. It feels inevitable that Brees would eventually take the record. After all, of the nine 5000-yard passing seasons in NFL history, Brees owns five of them. No other QB has achieved the feat more than once. What’s perhaps most telling is that Brees threw for 363 yards, 3 touchdowns, and no interceptions, and my gut feeling was “yeah, sounds about normal.” We here in fantasy-land salute you Brees! Many a championship was won with you at the helm. Of course, even a night of vintage Brees will not win you a fantasy championship if you start all the wrong players around him. You have to make sure you’re making the right starts and fades at all positions. That’s where we come in. Let’s take a look at how we did last week: Week 5 Starts: Sterling Shepard, Aaron Jones, Vance McDonald, Dallas D/ST As you probably noticed, last week was not [...]