One of the most crucial parts of playing fantasy football is playing the match-ups. Now some players are matchup proof you are not going to sit Aaron Rodgers or Antonio Brown. These are some fantasy football starts and sits for week six to help you win you’re match-up this week.
Week Six Fantasy Football Starts and Sits
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles has struggled so far this season. He is currently ranked 19th at the quarterback position and is averaging 17 fantasy points per game so far this season. In week six he has a solid matchup against the Chicago Bears. The much maligned Bears defense has given up a bunch of points to quarterbacks so far this season.
Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is coming off a season high 30 point performance in week five. In week six Mariota has the Cleveland Browns who are giving up the fourth most fantasy points to quarterbacks so far this season.
Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller is coming off a disappointing week five where he only totaled two fantasy points. Miller has a solid matchup against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night. The Colts are giving up the third most fantasy points to running back so far this season.
Seattle Seahawks running back Christian Michaels has finally shown the talent many thought he had. With Thomas Rawls being injured Michaels is now the featured back for the Seahawks. He has a solid match up this week against the Atlanta Falcons who have given up a lot of yards on the ground so far this season.
Denver Broncos wide receiver to Demaryius Thomas is having a solid season so far and is ranked ninth at his position. Thomas is averaging 11 fantasy points per week this season. Thomas has a solid matchup against the San Diego Chargers in week six on Thursday night football.
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is coming off a season high 171 receiving yards and a touchdown. He has a solid matchup against the Houston Texans in week six. The game is on Sunday night. The Texans have a solid defense but Hilton has done well against them over his career.
Kansas City Chiefs Tight end Travis Kelce is averaging eight fantasy points per game this season. He is currently ranked seventh at the position. In week six he faces the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders are allowing the fifth most fantasy points to tight ends so far this season.
Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker is coming off a solid week five where he totaled 12 fantasy points. He is currently averaging seven points per game. he has a strong match up against the Cleveland Browns who are allowing the most fantasy points to tight ends so far this season.
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is having a solid season but has been inconsistent at times. Rivers is currently averaging 19 fantasy points per game this season. In week six he has a difficult matchup vs the Denver Broncos who are allowing the eighth fewest fantasy points to quarterbacks the season.
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is having a great season so far. Ryan is currently ranked number one at the quarterback position and is averaging over 25 fantasy points per game so far the season. However in week six he has the difficult matchup against the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks are tough on the road and even better when they’re playing at their home Stadium. Ryan is a risky play in week six.
Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi is coming off a solid week six where he total 10 fantasy points. With Miami using a running back by committee his touches have been limited the season. He also has a difficult matchup in a week 6 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. They have been tough on running backs so far this season.
Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill is one of the most boom or bust running backs in the NFL. His usage is very limited based on game flow. If Cincinnati is winning Hill sees plenty of touches and opportunities to score fantasy points. However if the Bengals are losing like they were last week they will use fellow running back Giovanni Bernard as their main running back. Bernard is more of a receiving back, while Hill is more of a bruiser. In week six Hill has a difficult matchup against the New England Patriots who have been tough on running back so far the season. This game could be a shootout which could limit Hills touches.
Detroit wide receiver Golden Tate has been one of the biggest busts so far this season. With the retirement of Calvin Johnson many thought Tate would take over and see a massive increase in his production. He has not totalled more than 41 receiving yards in any game so far this season. He has a tough matchup against a good Los Angeles Rams defence in week six.
San Diego Chargers wide receiver Travis Benjamin has been a solid wide receiver two so far this season he is averaging nine fantasy points per game this season. In week six he has a tough matchup against the Denver Broncos on Thursday night Football who are allowing the fewest points to wide receivers so far the season. In week five they limited NFL leading receiver Julio Jones to only three fantasy points.
New York Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins is having a rough start to a season. He was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and then signed by the New York Jets. He has only been with the team a few weeks and so far has only produced 60 total yards and one touchdown this season. In week six he has a tough matchup against the Arizona Cardinals who have been strong against tight ends this season.
Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta had a good first game back since his injury where he totalled 100 yards against the Cleveland Browns. Since then he is only averaging four fantasy points per game. In week six he has a tough matchup against the New York Giants who are not giving up much to tight ends this year.