The Colts play the Dolphins this weekend in a critical showdown of two .500 teams. This could be a big week for some fantasy players on both sides.
The Colts and the Dolphins are fighting for their playoff lives on Sunday. Both are 5-5 and tied for the second wild-card spot. Whoever wins puts themselves in a good position. That kind of competition is good for your fantasy team as well. Here are some players who warrant starts.
Andrew Luck has been a top-tier fantasy quarterback this year, and this weekend should be no different. He is playing some of the best football of his career right now. Expect him to have a big game on Sunday and for the rest of the season.
T.Y. Hilton has shown he is a must-start as well. He had 9 catches for 155 yards and 2 TD’s last week. He should be a focal point of the offense this week as well. Miami has a weak pass defense, so Hilton could go off again Sunday.
Eric Ebron was held off the stat sheet last week, but don’t expect that to become a trend. He is still a number one fantasy tight end. He should be started in all leagues. I would expect him to be right back on track Sunday, and maybe even score a touchdown or two.
Marlon Mack is a RB2 this week. He did score a touchdown last week, and that helped boost his fantasy score. But he should still be considered in deeper leagues. I will actually be starting him this week against a poor Miami rush defense.
The Colts defense is a borderline start. With Ryan Tannehill coming back, Miami’s offense might be a little bit better. But he will also be dealing with rust. If you have a better option, I would steer clear of the Colts D this week.
For the Dolphins, Tannehill isn’t a bad start if you’re in desperate need of a quarterback. He played well before he got hurt. But he will show signs of rust, and has almost no one to throw to. A lot of his receivers are hurt, which is why I would steer clear of starting any Dolphins wideout, expect maybe Kenny Stills.
Hopefully this advice helps you win your league this week!