Fantasy Football Handcuff Report: Late-Season Trouble
Howard Bender updates the fantasy football handcuff grid and shares thoughts on potential backfield changes in the NFL.
Heading into Week 13 can be a bit treacherous for those on the bubble of their league’s playoff picture as we’ve got a few situations which require your attention. Obviously, the injury to Melvin Gordon and the suspension of Leonard Fournette are going to take center-stage, but there are also a few other places you should watch to see if you’re utilizing the right personnel, whether it’s as a starter or just a handcuff. Let’s take a look.
Having suffered a concussion in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s win over Miami, Marlon Mack is now listed as questionable for the Colts’ Week 13 match-up against the Jaguars. There is nothing the Colts can do to help expedite the situation, so hopefully you handcuffed Mack to Nyheim Hines who should see the majority of the work as he has done in the weeks where Mack has not been present. Jordan Wilkins will continue to see some complementary work, but even just a simple look at the team’s snap counts will show you just...