Saturday games only add to the intensity and lure of Fantasy Championship Week. Both games have serious playoff implications. The Eagles and Chargers are battling for a much coveted playoff spot. The Eagles are taking on their dysfunctional division rival, the Redskins while the Chargers are taking on the equally dysfunctional and twice as disappointing 49ers. It would not be much of a shock to see either playoff contender have their playoff hopes spoiled by their Week 16 opponent. There are also a ton of fantasy relevant players in this game. This Saturday will go a long way in determining your leagues fantasy championship.
Note: Being that this is championship week, we will only being covering people you may be considering playing in a championship game.
Philadelphia Eagles: Key Players
QB Mark Sanchez
For some reason Sanchez has a huge bandwagon and a cult of followers. Turns out he’s still not all that good. He is much more effective in Chip Kelly’s offense than he was in that thing the Jets do when they are given a football, but is that really saying much? He’s not a terrible start, but he is very hard to trust in a championship game. If you don’t believe me, ask Rex Ryan.
Verdict: Sit Sanchez. He’s a last resort kind of guy. [Read more...]