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Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em Picks for Fantasy Football Week 6: DK Metcalf, Terry McLaurin, Joshua Palmer

DK Metcalf - Fantasy Football Rankings, NFL Injury News, DFS and Betting Picks

Week 6 of the NFL season features some intriguing matchups as teams continue to make strides and slides this season. With an increasing number of injuries and multiple players missing due to bye weeks, fantasy football managers are much more concerned about picking the right players for their team.

D.K. Metcalf, Terry McLaurin, and Joshua Palmer have all had intriguing starts to the season. This week, they are all available to play. Should you start these fantasy football players this week?

Let's take look at their fantasy outlook for their upcoming games based on their opponents and RotoBaller staff rankings.

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Should I Start DK Metcalf for Fantasy Football?

DK Metcalf and the Seattle Seahawks will face the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6. So far this season, he has recorded 18 receptions for 268 yards and scored two touchdowns. He is averaging 67 yards per game and 14.9 yards per reception.

Metcalf, who was always known for his speed, has improved his game in every aspect this season. The trio of him, Tyler Lockett, and Jaxon-Smith Njigba could cause serious problems for the Bengals defense.

You can definitely pick Metcalf in your starting lineup for this week. The RotoBaller Staff currently has him ranked #14 among the wide receivers.

 

Should I Start Terry McLaurin for Fantasy Football?

Terry McLaurin and the Washington Commanders will face the Atlanta Falcons in Week 6. McLaurin came into this season with high expectations, but so far he hasn't been at his best. In five games this season, he has recorded 25 receptions for 261 yards and has scored just two touchdowns.

The Commanders are coming off a huge loss to the Chicago Bears and will go against a pretty good Falcons defense. The NFC South team is currently giving up just 19.2 on average to their opponents, which could make life tough for Sam Howell.

As a result, the decision to start McLaurin could backfire on fantasy managers. However, you can try to use him as a flex option, given the quality of the opponent. The RotoBaller Staff has him currently ranked #36 among the wide receivers.

 

Should I Start Joshua Palmer for Fantasy Football?

Joshua Palmer started the season as WR3 for the Los Angeles Chargers, but an injury to Mike Williams has elevated his role. Coming off a bye week, the Chargers will face the Dallas Cowboys in their upcoming game.

Teams with good receivers like the Chargers could take advantage of the Cowboys' secondary since Trevon Diggs is out for the remainder of the season. So far this season, Palmer has recorded 11 catches for 160 yards and has scored one touchdown, while averaging 40 yards per game.

You could use Palmer as a flex option for this week, as the Chargers' offensive coordinator, Kellen Moore, will be at his best to hurt his former team this week. The RotoBaller staff has Palmer currently ranked #40 among wide receivers.

 



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