Fantasy football start/sit: Plenty of tough calls in Week 17

Every week, our friends at Bruno Boys Fantasy Football take a look at every NFL game on the slate and offer up their recommendations of players to start or sit, based on that week’s matchups. 

This week is the toughest of them all — with several teams having little incentive to go all-out to win. As always, fantasy owners are encouraged to absorb as much information as possible to make an informed decision for their teams.

Fantasy rankings:  How the players stack up at each position in Week 17


Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon. While McKinnon’s role has reduced recently, he remains a dual threat. He has totaled 189 yards from scrimmage over the last two games and burned the Bears earlier in the season. McKinnon went for 146 total yards and a score against Chicago. 

Patriots RB Dion Lewis. Lewis has emerged as the Patriots’ top running back over the last eight weeks. He ran for 129 yards and scored two touchdowns in a Week 16 victory against the Buffalo Bills. Lewis had 52 yards and a touchdown against the Jets in Week…

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