Week 17 Starts and Sits

Week 17 starts and sits

It is time to reveal our week 17 starts and sits! Know for our week 17 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 17 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!) 

Criteria Based on FantasyPros

Quarterbacks: 18.5 points

RBs/WRs: 10.5 ppr points

TEs: Potential Top 12 outlook

Giants at Bears


QB: Justin Fields* 

RB: Devontae Booker, David Montgomery

WR: Darnell Mooney

TE: Cole Kmet


QB: Mike Glennon/Jake Fromm

RB: Saquon Barkley, Khalil Herbert

WR: Kadarius Toney, Kenny Golladay, Darius Slayton, Damiere Byrd

TE: Evan Engram

Jaguars at Patriots


QB: None

RB: Dare Ogunbowale, Rhamondre Stevenson, Damien Harris*

WR: Jakobi Meyers

TE: Hunter Henry


QB: Trevor Lawrence, Mac Jones

RB: Ryquel Armstead, Brandon Bolden

WR: Marvin Jones, Tavon Austin, Lequon Treadwell, N’Keal Harry

TE: Jmes O’shaughnessy

Rams at Ravens


QB: Matthew Stafford, Tyler Huntley* should Lamar play obviously play Lamar

RB: Sony Michel, Devonta Freeman

WR: Cooper Kupp, Odell Beckham Jr, Rashod Bateman

TE: Tyler Higbee, Mark Andrews


QB: None

RB: Latavius Murray

WR: Van Jefferson, Marquise Brown, James Proche 

TE: None

Bucs at Jets 


QB: Tom Brady

RB: Ronald Jones, Michael Carter

WR: Antonio Brown, Elijah Moore

TE: Rob Gronkowski


QB: Zach Wilson

RB: Ke’Shawn Vaughn, Tevin Coleman

WR: Cyril Grayson, Scott Miller, Braxton Berrios

TE: Tyler Kroft

Elijah Moore could have a big game this week back against the Bucs.

Falcons at Bills


QB: Josh Allen

RB: Cordarrelle Patterson, Mike Davis, Devin Singletary

WR: Russell Gage, Stefon Diggs, Cole Beasley

TE: Kyle Pitts, Dawson Knox


QB: Matt Ryan

RB: Zack Moss

WR: Isaiah McKenzie, Emmanuel Sanders

TE: None

Chiefs at Bengals


QB: Patrick Mahomes, Joe Burrow

RB: Darrel Williams, Joe Mixon

WR: Tyreek Hill, Ja’Marr Chase, Tee Higgins, Tyler Boyd

TE: Travis Kelce


QB: None

RB: Derrick Gore, Samaje Perine 

WR: Mecole Hardman, Byron Pringle

TE: CJ Uzomah

Dolphins at Titans


QB: None

RB: None

WR: Jaylen Waddle, AJ Brown

TE: Mike Gesicki


QB: Tua Tagovailoa, Ryan Tannehill

RB: Duke Johnson, Myles Gaskin, Phillip Lindsay, D’Onta Foreman, Jeremy McNichols

WR: Devante Parker, Nick Westbrook-Ikhine

TE: Anthony Firkser 

Raiders at Colts


QB: None

RB: Jonathan Taylor

WR: Zay Jones, Michael Pittman Jr

TE: None


QB: Derek Carr, Carson Wentz*

RB: Josh Jacobs, Nyheim Hines

WR: Bryan Edwards, TY Hilton

TE: Foster Moreau, Jack Doyle

Eagles at Washington


QB: Jalen Hurts

RB: Boston Scott, Jordan Howard*, Jarret Patterson

WR: Devonta Smith

TE: Dallas Goedert


QB: Taylor Heinicke

RB: None

WR: Jalen Reagor, Quez Watkins, Terry McLaurin, Adam Humphries

TE: Ricky Seal-Jones

Patterson could be a streaming option this week due to COVID issues in Washington.

Broncos at Chargers


QB: Justin Herbert

RB: Melvin Gordon, Javonte Williams, Austin Ekeler

WR: Keenan Allen, Mike Williams

TE: Noah Fant


QB: Drew Lock

RB: Justin Jackson, Joshua Kelley

WR: Jalen Guyton

TE: Jared Cook

Texans at 49ers


QB: Trey Lance

RB: Rex Burkhead, Elijah Mitchell*

WR: Brandin Cooks, Deebo Samuel

TE: George Kittle


QB: Davis Mills

RB: David Johnson, Jeff Wilson* play if Mitchel is out

WR: Chris Conley, Nico Collins, Brandon Aiyuk

TE: Brevin Jordan

Lions at Seahawks


QB: Russell Wilson

RB: D’Andre Swift, Rashaad Penny

WR: Amon Ra St-Brown, DK Metcalf, Tyler Lockett

TE: Gerald Everett


QB: Tim Boyle

RB: Jamaal Williams, DeeJay Dallas

WR: Josh Reynolds

TE: Brock Wright

Cardinals at Cowboys


QB: Kyler Murray, Dak Prescott

RB: Chase Edmonds, Ezekiel Elliott, Tony Pollard

WR: Ceedee Lamb, Amari Cooper

TE: Zach Ertz, Dalton Schultz


QB: None

RB: James Conner*

WR: Christian Kirk, AJ Green, Rondale Moore*, Michael Gallup

TE: None

Dallas host a huge match up against the Kyler Murray led Cardinals.

Panthers at Saints


QB: Taysom Hill

RB: Alvin Kamara

WR: DJ Moore, Marquez Calloway

TE: None


QB: Sam Darnold

RB: Chubba Hubbard, Ameer Abdullah, Mark Ingram

WR: Robby Anderson, Shi Smith, Tre’quan Smith 

TE: Tommy Tremble, Adam Trautman

Vikings at Packers


QB: Aaron Rodgers

RB: Dalvin Cook, Aaron Jones, AJ Dillon

WR: Justin Jefferson, Davante Adams

TE: Tyler Conklin


QB: Vikings QB

RB: Alexander Mattison

WR: KJ Osborn, MVS, Allen Lazard

TE: Mercedes Lewis

Browns at Steelers


QB: None

RB: Nick Chubb, Najee Harris

WR: Jarvis Landry, Diontae Johnson, Chase Claypool

TE: Pat Freiemuth


QB: Baker Mayfield, Ben Roethlisberger

RB: Kareem Hunt*

WR: Rashard Higgins, Donavon People-Jones, Ray Ray McCloud

TE: Austin Hooper, David Njoku