The slippery Sproles hasn't made the most of LT's absence, but hasn't exactly embarrassed himself either. Finding the end zone against Dick LeBeau's defense presents a stiff challenge for the diminutive scatback, but Sproles is up to the task.
Yes, they've given up a ton of points. But they've also created interceptions and fumbles and even scored a touchdown on Eric Weddle's pick six on Sunday. Start this opportunistic bunch Sunday against the Steelers.
Pittsburgh's recommitment to the passing game has made Big Ben a more viable fantasy option. Roethlisberger threw for 363 yards against the Titans, 221 yards against the Bears and 276 yards against the Bengals on Sunday.
The rookie wide receiver exploded onto the scene Sunday with a team-high seven catches for 102 yards against the Bengals. His role moving forward remains an unknown, but he's certainly worth stashing for the time being.
How badly has this unit struggled in Troy Polamalu's absence? They haven't given up a ton of points, but they've only created three turnovers in three games: one interception and a pair of forced fumbles.