Week 6 Fantasy Picks: Start 'Em, Sit 'Em for Baltimore Ravens vs Philadelphia Eagles

Max Staley
Marquise Brown fantasy outlook makes him a great start for Week 6.
Marquise Brown fantasy outlook makes him a great start for Week 6. / Scott Taetsch/Getty Images

The Week 6 NFL slate brings fans a battle of the birds, as the Baltimore Ravens travel to the City of Brotherly Love to face the Philadelphia Eagles. Baltimore is a hefty 7.5-point road favorite in this one, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

A 48-point over/under does mean there should be at least a decent amount of scoring, though, making this an interesting game from a fantasy perspective. If you need some help with your Week 6 lineup, here's some start 'em, sit 'em advice for this inter-conference showdown.

Who Should I Start Fantasy Football

Start Marquise Brown, WR, Baltimore Ravens: Marquise Brown hasn't had the breakout year many were expecting him to, but he's still been pretty solid. The Ravens' speedster has recorded at least 12.6 PPR points in three of his five games on the year, and he's coming off a season-high 19.8 points in Week 5. Facing a leaky Eagles' secondary (No. 29 in pass defense DVOA), the explosive Brown could be in for a massive game here.

Start Travis Fulgham, WR, Philadelphia Eagles: Carson Wentz has yet to top the 270 yards he threw for in Week 1. But he may have found something in Travis Fulgham last Sunday. Wentz funneled a team-high 13 targets Fulgham's way, and the 6-foot-2 wideout turned that into 10 catches for 152 yards and a score. He also played a season-high 78% of the snaps (60% in Week 4) and is now coming off back-to-back games with 55-plus yards and 1 score. Other than Miles Sanders, Fulgham might be the only Eagle worth a start.

Sit Mark Ingram, RB, Baltimore Ravens: Coming into the season, Mark Ingram looked like one of the safest picks available. He had recorded at least 1,100 yards from scrimmage and 6 touchdowns in five of his last six seasons, and he would've likely been six for six had he not been limited to 12 games in 2018. Plus, he was coming off arguably the best year of his career in 2019, serving as the lead back in the league's best rushing attack. However, as Ingram's fantasy managers can attest, he has been anything but safe this season. At least he's been consistent, though, being held under 11.0 PPR points in four of his five games played. On average, Ingram is seeing about 5 fewer opportunities per game (carries plus targets) than he did last year, and he's been nowhere near explosive enough to make up for a dip that big. Ingram is not worth starting until something changes, and he's barely even worth rostering.

Sit Every Eagle Other Than Travis Fulgham and Miles Sanders: Philadelphia's offense has been terrible, and betting that the Eagles turn it around against a defense like the Ravens' does not seem wise. Fulgham is a solid start for the reasons mentioned above, and you're not benching Miles Sanders, but that's really about it. Zach Ertz is the TE15 in PPR formats on the year, Wentz is the QB18, and you're probably never going to feel good starting the likes of John Hightower and Greg Ward. Baltimore just held the Cincinnati Bengals to 3 points last week, and the Ravens are currently the league's third-best defense by DVOA. This is as tough of a matchup as it gets.

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