Sneaky Fantasy Football Players to Start in Week 10

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 22:  Running back Gus Edwards #35 of the Baltimore Ravens runs up field against the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half at Arrowhead Stadium on September 22, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images)
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We're in the home stretch of the fantasy football season, and with the heavy dose of change the NFL seems to bring us every week, most fantasy teams have been shaken up significantly since draft season. Injuries, duds and bye weeks have all been wreaking havoc, leaving holes in plenty of starting lineups.

Whatever the case, here are three sneaky players to start in fantasy football in Week 10, all of whom are owned in fewer than 25 percent of Yahoo! Fantasy Football leagues.

Who Should I Start Fantasy Football 2019

1. Auden Tate, WR, Cincinnati Bengals (18% Owned)

CINCINNATI, OHIO - OCTOBER 20:  Auden Tate #19 of the Cincinnati Bengals runs with the ball during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Paul Brown Stadium on October 20, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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With A.J. Green ruled out, Auden Tate will continue to serve as the No. 2 WR for the Cincinnati Bengals this week. That means less now than it did before the bye week, as Ryan Finley will take over at QB, but significant volume can still keep Tate relevant. Over the last four games he has accounted for 22 percent of the Bengals' targets, and even with the overall drop of volume that will likely come with Dalton on the bench, that leaves Tate with a solid floor, particularly in PPR leagues.

2. Gus Edwards, RB, Baltimore Ravens (7% Owned)

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 03: Gus Edwards #35 of the Baltimore Ravens runs during the game against the New England Patriots at M&T Bank Stadium on November 3, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)
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Gus Edwards is a low-floor play on the other side of that game, but his upside also puts him firmly in play. The Ravens are 9.5-point favorites on FanDuel Sportsbook. A lopsided contest should increase the snaps available for Edwards as the team will likely take it easy on No. 1 RB Mark Ingram, and with the Ravens likely to score a bunch, Edwards' TD upside increases as well. The RB position is thin with six teams on bye this week, and Edwards is one of the few stopgap starters worth taking a shot on.

3. Ted Ginn Jr., WR, New Orleans Saints (9% Owned)

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - OCTOBER 06: Ted Ginn #19 of the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes Benz Superdome on October 06, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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A top sleeper on the waiver wire for Week 10, Ginn not only offers value as a starter this week (WR32 in our Week 10 PPR fantasy football rankings), but the potential to give you a few solid fantasy scores down the stretch. The Saints take on the Falcons in Weeks 10 and 13, as well as the Buccaneers in Week 11. That means three of Ginn's next four games will come against teams that rank in the bottom seven of Football Outsiders' pass defense DVOA rankings, while both of those opponents are also allowing top-three fantasy numbers to opposing wideouts. Ginn was second among Saints WRs (behind Michael Thomas) in both of Drew Brees' starts this year, and he averaged 6.7 targets per game when healthy with Brees at the helm in 2018.

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Jason Schandl is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Jason Schandl also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username Jaymun. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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