Week 10 Fantasy Picks: Start 'Em, Sit 'Em for Jaguars vs Packers

Larry Rupp
DJ Chark's immediate chemistry with rookie Jake Luton makes him a great start in Week 10.
DJ Chark's immediate chemistry with rookie Jake Luton makes him a great start in Week 10. / Bobby Ellis/Getty Images
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Rookie Jake Luton and the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-7) will look to snap a 7-game losing streak when they go on the road to take on Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers (6-2). While the Packers are heavy favorites to win this game, there are a couple of interesting fantasy football players to watch in this matchup.

If you need help with your fantasy football lineups, here's some start 'em, sit 'em advice for the Week 10 Jaguars-Packers showdown.

Who Should I Start Fantasy Football

Start DJ Chark, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars: DJ Chark was Luton's go-to target in his first start, hauling in 7 of 12 targets for 146 yards and a touchdown. While the matching up against a Packers' defense that has only given up 1,169 yards to opposing wide receivers (No. 4 in the NFL) is not ideal, it seems like Chark will be peppered with targets no matter what moving forward. It is tough to feel comfortable starting any player on the Jaguars in fantasy football, but Chark is worth the risk this week as it seems he has become the security blanket for a young quarterback in Luton.

Start Robert Tonyan, TE, Green Bay Packers: Robert Tonyan has definitely come down to earth following his 3-touchdown performance back in Week 4, but his matchup against the Jaguars' defense this week makes him worthy of a start. The Jaguars have given up 488 receiving yards to opposing tight ends this season (No. 28 in the NFL) as well as 7 touchdowns (No. 31 in the NFL). Tight ends are also averaging 14.35 yards per reception against the Jaguars. If there is any matchup Tonyan could exploit, it is this one right here. Plus, given Tonyan's knack for finding the end zone, he could be in for an especially big day in a potential blowout.

Sit Keelan Cole, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars: Keelan Cole has really taken a step down within this Jaguars' offense over the past few weeks. Cole has caught 2 of 4 targets for just 18 yards over his past two games, and he hasn't scored a touchdown since Week 5. He draws a nightmare matchup this week going up against a Packers' defense that has allowed just one performance of over 50 receiving yards from a wide receiver playing in the slot position. Unless Cole's production and targets start to rise, it is best to keep him on your bench as he is becoming borderline droppable at this point in the season.

Sit Marquez Valdes-Scantling, WR, Green Bay Packers: Marquez Valdes-Scantling will be a popular waiver wire pickup this week, but he's much too touchdown-dependent to be started in fantasy football. Valdes-Scantling is averaging just 2.25 receptions a game and has surpassed 65 receiving yards just once this season in an offense known for its daunting passing attack led by quarterback Aaron Rodgers. He has become the very definition of a boom-or-bust deep threat wide receiver. With the return of Allen Lazard also possible this week, starting Valdes-Scantling is nothing more than a shot in the dark hoping he is able to find the end zone.


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Larry Rupp is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Larry Rupp also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username phillyfan424. 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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