NY Jets to start/sit in fantasy football against the Bills in Week 14

NY Jets, Mike White, Garrett Wilson
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While the NY Jets gear up for the absolute biggest game of the season, many of us are doing the same for the last matchups of our fantasy football season.

This is your last chance to clinch a playoff spot or secure that elusive first-round bye so a win for you is just as important as a win for Gang Green.

Apart from some yardage from Corey Davis and a lack of yardage from Elijah Moore, I feel pretty good about my suggestions from last week. If you're reading this article, then that means you feel pretty good about them too, and are ready to see what I have to say this week. Let's dive in!

NY Jets to sit with confidence

  • James Robinson
  • Tyler Conklin
  • Ty Johnson

I tried my best to hype up James Robinson. I believed he'd shown enough in his first two years in Jacksonville to be a viable starter in this league and be worth the draft pick we gave up to get him. In the Bills game, particularly the fourth quarter, he had great energy on his runs and he seemed to look comfortable.

However, nothing of that means anything as Zonovan Knight and Ty Johnson leaped over the man already playing second-fiddle to Michael Carter as he learned the playbook. With Carter back to health, there is virtually no chance that Robinson has any role moving forward without multiple injuries in the running back room.

Tyler Conklin had been trending downward for a while, but I kept putting him on the other 'Sit' list because of his target share. This past week, his seven targets tied for third-most on the team, but he had more drops than catches and had me questioning if he thought he was still playing for Minnesota.

I also liked his size and route-running so I thought he'd be a red-zone threat, but for an offense that went to the red zone six times and opted to pass more times than run, getting one red-zone target clearly disproves that theory.

So bench him! You don't need his three catches for 22 yards. Pick up Cameron Brate, Robert Tonyan, or maybe Austin Hooper. They will have similar stats but are much more likely to score touchdowns than Conklin.

As you may have read last week, I'm a big Ty Johnson fan. I think he's very good and a dual-threat with the most explosion out of the Jets' running backs (besides Breece Hall), but Robert Saleh disagrees with me.

They gave Knight the lion's share of touches over Johnson, and now he will be RB3 while Knight and Carter duke out lion duties this week. He's a decent stash option in case Knight or Carter get hurt again.