Fantasy Football: 5 wide receivers to avoid starting in Week 12

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1.) Calvin Ridley vs. Houston Texans

After four weeks of bad fantasy production by Calvin Ridley, he finally exploded for a season high of 30+ points last week against the Tennessee Titans. He finished that game with 7 catches for 103 yards and 2 touchdowns. While the Jaguars bounced back after getting beaten down by the San Francisco 49ers two weeks ago, things are looking up for Duval County. However, they are traveling away now to Houston in a Week 3 rematch against the Texans won by 30 points, 37-17. In that game, Ridley posted just 3 catches for 40 yards off of 7 targets.


The Texans season has taken a turn for the better since that game and they have not looked back despite any game that they may have lost. At the end of the day, the Texans just played better football overall in that matchup against the Jaguars. It also does not help that Ridley has been up-and-down this season and Christian Kirk has been the reliable fantasy option. What goes up must come down, and that would be Ridley this week from last week.