Week 16 Starts and Sits

Week 16 starts and sits

It is time to reveal our week 16 starts and sits! Know for our week 16 starts and sits we go through every position at every game. These are based on our projections and they may not directly correlate with your specific start and sits for your team. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to us or follow us on Instagram @the_football_therapist. There you will also find our week 16 starts and sits for Thursday games. (Note for all starts and sits they are based on PPR formats. Be sure to check out our weekly rankings as well!) 

Again with Covid things can change quickly. Enjoy the holidays!

Criteria Based on FantasyPros

Quarterbacks: 18.5 points

RBs/WRs: 10.5 ppr points

TEs: Potential Top 12 outlook

49ers at Titans


QB: None

RB: Jeff Wilson Jr, D’onta Foreman

WR: Deebo Samuel, AJ Brown

TE: George Kittle


QB: Jimmy G, Ryan Tannehill 

RB: Hasty, Hilliard

WR: Jennings, Aiyuk, Rodgers

TE: Firkser

Browns at Packers


QB: Aaron Rodgers

RB: Nick Chubb, Aaron Jones, AJ Dillon

WR: Jarvis Landry, Davante Adams, Marquez Valdez-Scantling

TE: Austin Hooper


QB: Baker Mayfield

RB: D’ernest Johnson

WR: Donavon Peoples-Jones, Allen Lazard, Randall Cobb

TE: David Njoku, Mercedes Lewis

Colts at Cardinals


QB: Kyler Murray

RB: Jonathan Taylor, James Conner

WR: Michael Pittman Jr, Christian Kirk

TE: Zach Ertz


QB: Carson Wentz

RB: Nyheim Hines, Chase Edmonds

WR: Zach Pascal, AJ Green

TE: Jack Doyle, Mo Alie-Cox

Can Kyler Murray rebound from his recent struggles.

Lions at Falcons


QB: None

RB: D’Andre Swift, Cordarrelle Patterson

WR: Russell Gage

TE: Kyle Pitts


QB: Tim Boyle, Matt Ryan

RB: Craig Reynolds* play if no Swift, Mike Davis

WR: Amon-Ra St. Brown* simply cannot trust with Boyle, Reynolds, Zaccheaus

TE: Brock Wright

Ravens at Bengals


QB: Tyler Huntley, Joe Borrow

RB: Joe Mixon

WR: Marquise Brown, Ja’Marr Chase, Tee Higgins, Tyler Boyd

TE: Mark Andrews


QB: Lamar Jackson* start if he plays

RB: Latavius Murray, Devonta Freeman, Samaje Perine

WR: Rashod Bateman

TE: CJ Uzomah

Rams at Vikings


QB: Matthew Stafford

RB: Alexander Mattison

WR: Cooper Kupp, Odell Beckham Jr, Van Jefferson, Justin Jefferson, Adam Thielen*

TE: None


QB: Kirk Cousins

RB: Darrell Henderson, Sony Michel, Cam Akers

WR: KJ Osborn

TE: Tyler Conklin

Bills at Patriots


QB: Josh Allen

RB: Devin Singletary, Damien Harris*

WR: Stefon Diggs, Emmanuel Sanders, Jakobi Meyers

TE: Dawson Knox, Hunter Henry


QB: Mac Jones 

RB: Zack Moss, Brandon Bolden* play if Harris is out

WR: Kendrick Bourne

TE: Jonnu Smith

The Bills and Patriots meet with the AFC East lead on the line.

Jaguars at Jets


QB: None

RB: James Robinson, Michael Carter

WR: Lequon Treadwell*, Braxton Berrios* deep streamer

TE: None


QB: Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson 

RB: Carlos Hyde, Tevin Coleman

WR: Marvin Jones, Laviska Shenault, Denzel Mims, Keelan Cole

TE: James O’shaughnessy, Ryan Griffin

Giants at Eagles


QB: Jalen Hurts

RB: Saquon Barkley, Miles Sanders

WR: Devonta Smith

TE: Dallas Goedert


QB: Jake Fromm

RB: Devontae Booker, Jordan Howard

WR: Kenny Golladay, Darius Slayton, Greg Ward

TE: Evan Engram 

Bucs at Panthers


QB: Tom Brady

RB: Ronald Jones

WR: Antonio Brown, Tyler Johnson, DJ Moore, Robby Anderson

TE: Rob Gronkowski


QB: Cam Newton

RB: Chubba Hubbard, Ameer Abdullah 

WR: Jaelon Darden, Scott Miller

TE: Tommy Tremble

Chargers at Texans


QB: Justin Herbert

RB: Austin Ekeler*may not play

WR: Keenan Allen, Mike Williams

TE: None


QB: Davis Mills

RB: Justin Jackson* play if Ekeler is out, Rex Burkhead, David Johnson

WR: Joshua Palmer, Chris Conley, Nico Collins

TE: Jared Cook, Brevin Jordan

Justin Herbert should continue to excel against a weaker Texans defense.

Bears at Seahawks


QB: None

RB: David Montgomery

WR: Darnell Mooney, Tyler Lockett, DK Metcalf

TE: Cole Kmet*


QB: Nick Foles, Russell Wilson

RB: Rashaad Penny, DeeJay Dallas

WR: Damiere Byrd

TE: Gerald Everett

Steelers at Chiefs


QB: Patrick Mahomes

RB: Najee Harris, Clyde Edwards-Helaire

WR: Chase Claypool, Diontae Johnson, Tyreek Hill* may not play 

TE: Travis Kelce* may not play


QB: Ben Roethlisberger

RB: Darrell Williams* play if Hill and Kelce are out

WR: Byron Pringle* play if Hill and Kelce are out, Mecole Hardman* possible streamer, Josh Gordon

TE: Eric Ebron

Broncos at Raiders


QB: None

RB: Javonte Williams, Melvin Gordon, Josh Jacobs

WR: Courtland Sutton, Hunter Renfrow

TE: Noah Fant


QB: Drew Lock, Derek Carr

RB: Peyton Barber

WR: Jerry Jeudy, Tim Patrick, Zay Jones, Bryan Edwards


Washington at Cowboys


QB: Dak Prescott

RB: Antonio Gibson, Ezekiel Elliott, Tony Pollard

WR: Terry McLaurin, Ceedee Lamb

TE: None


QB: Taylor Heinicke

RB: Jaret Patterson 

WR: Adam Humphries, Michael Gallup, Amari Cooper

TE: Ricky Seal-Jones, Dalton Schultz

The Cowboys defense should continue to dominate this week.

Dolphins at Saints


QB: None

RB: Alvin Kamara

WR: Jaylen Waddle

TE: Mike Gesicki 


QB: Tua Tagovailoa, Ian Book

RB: Myles Gaskin, Duke Johnson, Mark Ingram

WR: Devante Parker, Marquez Calloway, Tre’Quan Smith

TE: Ju’wan Johnson