If you’re looking for someone to start in your fantasy lineup, this week is a little better than last week. Both the Colts and the Jaguars have some viable options.
Last week, the fantasy options were pretty slim in terms of the Colts game. No one performed particularly well, although the Colts defense had a decent showing. This week should be a little bit different, as both teams have some solid contributors.
For the Colts, Marlon Mack is the best bet to start. Even though he has only scored three touchdowns this season, he is still the best big play threat the Colts have right now. He should be started in most leagues, although probably as an RB2.
Jack Doyle has touchdowns in consecutive games. After the absolute disaster that Eric Ebron had last game, having three drops including one on the end zone, Doyle should be well targeted. There’s a good chance he scores another touchdown this week.
Zach Pascal is worth a start in deeper leagues. Now that Jacoby Brissett is back, Pascal should get more targets as well. He has emerged as one of Brissett’s favorite targets, and certainly his favorite wide receiver. Only start him in deeper leagues though.
Brissett is worth a start too in deeper leagues. It will be interesting to see how well he can move laterally with his knee. He was a full participant in practice yesterday, so he should be good to go when Sunday rolls around.
For Jacksonville, D.J. Chark is worth a flier start. He has had some big games this season, but most of those were early in the year. Having Nick Foles throwing him the ball might make his production go up. Although the Colts don’t give up big plays, he could get a lot of catches underneath.
Leonard Fournette isn’t the worst start in the world either. Again, the Colts don’t allow too many big runs. But Fournette always has the potential to go off for a big game. The downside is that he doesn’t do too much in terms of catching passes.
All of these guys could have big games, but make sure to check the injury report before Sunday if you’re looking to start any one of these players.