PLAYERS TO AVOID FOR PLAYOFF TIME
1 After missing all of 2005 and all but two games of
'04 with injuries, the Browns' KELLEN WINSLOW has become one of the league's
most productive tight ends, catching 30 passes for 283 yards and two
touchdowns. Success down the stretch is far from certain, however: Cleveland
plays the Steelers and the Ravens in Weeks 14 and 15, respectively. The good
news is, if your fantasy team is still kicking in Week 16, Winslow faces the
2 The Ravens and the Chargers, the NFL's top two run
defenses, await the Chiefs' Larry Johnson in Weeks 14 and 15.
3 Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald encounters the
Seahawks and the Broncos, then gets a breather vs. the 49ers.
4 The Patriots' Laurence Maroney meets Miami, which
held him to 38 yards, again in Week 14, and the Jags.
5 A must-start every week, Chargers RB LaDainian
Tomlinson gets the Broncos, Chiefs and Seahawks in December.
6 The Bucs' Cadillac Williams faces a bad Browns
defense in Week 16 but runs into the nasty Falcons and Bears before that.
7 If he's still healthy by Week 15, Panthers running
back DeShaun Foster meets the Steelers and the Falcons.
8 Running back Travis Henry, one of the few usable
Titans, sees the Jaguars in Week 15, then plays his former team, the Bills.
9 Lions WR Roy Williams plays in Green Bay (not
stat-friendly in December), then against Chicago (not stat-friendly ever).