Fantasy Football Week 4 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em

- Jacksonville vs. Atlanta among the games to avoid

- Potential shootout in Buffalo

- Are the Broncos and Bears really that bad?

Sep 24, 2023; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA;  Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) hands off
Sep 24, 2023; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) hands off / Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports
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The NFL season is flying by quickly as we are already almost done with the first month of the 2023 season. Your fantasy team has likely had some pleasant surprises, some shocking busts and an injury or five.

The good thing is, if things are bad, there is still plenty of time to turn it around. But you're going to have to find some good one-week fliers here and there, such as the folks who might have had Miami Dolphins running back De'Von Achane in their lineup last week. Actually, if you had any Dolphins in your lineup last week, you likely came out pretty good.

This week, we will take a look at the full slate, which features the first game of the season overseas (Atlanta vs. Jacksonville in London) and tell you which players to get into your starting lineup, and which players to leave on the bench.

Jordan Love, Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers quarterback Jordan Love (10) is pressured by New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario / Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Start: Jordan Love, Green Bay Packers (vs. Detroit): Those hesitant to play Love earlier this year still have a small sample size, but there should be enough to have confidence in playing him here at home if you are short on options.

Love has been great for the Packers and though this is a Thursday game, the Lions are a team that can be thrown against and he will reportedly get his No. 1 target in the passing game, Christian Watson, in the lineup for this one.

Love has been good at distributing the ball this season and having Watson will only help. Love has seven touchdown passes and just one interception thus far this season.

Start: Russell Wilson, Denver Broncos (at Chicago): If you don't want to play any Broncos players after the debacle down in Miami last Sunday, it would be hard to blame you. But Wilson has been efficient for this Broncos team and has led an offense that has been good, it just gets overshadowed by what has been an incredibly bad defense.

Wilson has 791 yards passing and six touchdown passes on the season. Against a struggling Bears unit, he should post good numbers.

Sleeper Alert: Justin Fields, Chicago Bears (vs. Denver): Like Wilson or any Broncos, if you have sworn off Fields for the rest of this year, that's understandable. But Fields is playing the defense that just allowed 70 points last week, so maybe you are willing to take one more shot at it.

If Fields can't get it done this week, it's time to put him on your bench for the rest of the season or trade him to an owner that still believes in whatever might be there.

Sit: C.J. Stroud, Houston Texans (vs. Pittsburgh): The rookie Stroud has played well the last two weeks and owners looking to take advantage likely grabbed him off the waiver wire this week, if he was there. But the Pittsburgh defense is one that might be a little more difficult than he has played against thus far.

Look for the Steelers to mix it up and show Stroud some looks he hasn't seen before.

Sit: Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys (vs. New England): The Cowboys are coming off of a rough performance against the Arizona Cardinals and will be looking to bounce back, but Prescott only has three touchdown passes on the year and the Patriots aren't likely to be a team he posts massive numbers against.

Bust Alert: Trevor Lawrence, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs. Atlanta in London): These London games are always tough to decipher with the long trip and the teams playing in unfamiliar territory. Lawrence hasn't exactly been good this year either, so unless your options are just terrible, I'd put someone else in your starting spot.