Week 12 flops for fantasy football and how it impacts Week 13

Dobbs couldn't stop throwing the ball to the Bears this week.
Dobbs couldn't stop throwing the ball to the Bears this week. / Adam Bettcher/GettyImages
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Jaylen Warren

Pittsburgh listed Warren as the starter for this week's game against the Bengals and Fantasy managers rejoiced. All season, Warren has made a case that he is the better, more efficient running back, than Najee Harris. Last week, Warren burst out with 129 rushing yards and three receptions for a rousing 23.5 points. It culminated an ever-increasing run of three weeks where he scored 14.3 points and 19 points the previous weeks.

With the start, most assumed that the committee would skew Warren's way. But Coach Tomlin had other ideas. Warren rushed the ball 13 times, while Harris got it 15 times. Maybe feeling his job was in jeopardy, Harris did more with his opportunities, gaining 99 yards and ending with 15 Fantasy points. Warren only had 49 yards, three receptions for 13 yards, and 7.2 points (lost a fumble as well).

This committee is destined to be split down the middle and following the hot hand of the day. This makes Warren Untrustworthy, even against the Cardinals next week.