Russell Wilson keeps showing why he should be an MVP candidate. Wilson went for five touchdowns in week 9 in a high-scoring affair against Tampa Bay.

Quality fantasy football numbers have been commonplace for Wilson this season, with very few turnovers. What also helps is the Seattle defense isn’t near the unit that we have come to expect in years past, with the team relying on the offense more than in previous years.

Keep using Wilson even with a tough Monday night matchup against San Francisco. Here’s the rest of the start ’em, sit ’em guide for week 10 fantasy football quarterbacks.

Phillip Rivers is a good start in the week 10 quarterbacks start ’em, sit ’em guide. Flickr

Start

Philip Rivers vs. Oakland Raiders

Rivers isn’t having a banner year in fantasy football. He’s not throwing touchdowns. The Chargers offense isn’t the unit we anticipated before the season began.

And the yardage just isn’t there.

But the Raiders defense is terrible. Oakland is giving up the second-most fantasy points per game to quarterbacks. And it helps that the Chargers are starting to resemble the team we thought they’d be before 2019 began.

This is typical for the Chargers to do. Start slow and come on as the year progresses. I’ll take my chances with Rivers to follow that same pattern.

Josh Allen vs. Cleveland Browns

I’m not ready just yet to completely give up on the Browns. But I’m getting closer.

Cleveland’s defense has been getting worse on a weekly basis against opposing quarterbacks. The Browns are now in the bottom half of the NFL in fantasy points allowed to quarterbacks. And Allen has been doing better, both on the run and through the air for the Bills.

While only passing for a little more than 150 yards in the last two weeks, Allen has contributed touchdowns and rushing yards. Keep Allen on your radar this week.

Mitch Trubisky vs. Detroit Lions

Don’t do this unless the bye-week blues hits your fantasy team hard.

Trubisky has been terrible in recent weeks, but I don’t hate my chances against the Lions. Detroit has gotten progressively worse in recent weeks on the defensive side of the ball. The Lions now rank in the bottom-10 in fantasy points allowed to quarterbacks.

Trubisky still has enough weapons to make a difference in fantasy football. If you need a streaming quarterback, consider Trubisky as a waiver wire priority add.

Sit

Kirk Cousins vs. Dallas Cowboys

I don’t trust Cousins. I know he was good in week 9 against Kansas City, but this is another road game against a quality team.

That’s tough to trust for Cousins, who has regularly been terrible in those circumstances. His record against quality opponents is atrocious and he has struggled to get rid of the ball against quality front sevens.

Dallas will create several difficult circumstances for Cousins, so I’m fading the Vikings quarterback in week 10.

Sam Darnold vs. New York Giants

Some believe this would be a quality streaming option. I’m not buying it.

Darnold has not been the quarterback we thought we would see in 2019. Darnold doesn’t have the weapons. He doesn’t have the stability in the organization. And he doesn’t have the coaching staff to put him ahead of the curve.

Daniel Jones is a better start this week than Darnold. The Jets have quit on this season, so I’m fading Darnold even with a plus-matchup.

Ryan Tannehill vs. Kansas City Chiefs

The Chiefs are a bottom-10 defense against the pass. That normally would open up the opportunities for opposing quarterbacks.

But I’m not taking Tannehill, even with this plus-matchup.

The Chiefs have been OK at times against the pass, and the Titans don’t offer up much resistance. Tannehill has been better than Marcus Mariota, but that doesn’t say much. Tannehill will push the ball down the field, but it won’t be enough to give Tannehill an edge.

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