Sirius XM’s Fantasy Football Exec, Corey Parson, joined us on TSL Sports Talk this weekly for our week Fantasy Football update. Here are a few excerpts of what he had to say about players going into week 10.
On taking a chance on Adrian Peterson:
Fantasy owners may have heard Adrian Peterson is a free man and is able to walk [away from the Vikings], but that doesn’t mean that the NFL will let him walk. That doesn’t necessarily mean that the Minnesota Vikings will take him back… If you are a guy that’s sitting on the top of your league with a good record -a one or two loss record- and you can afford to take up an extra roster spot on a guy that may not play, sure. Why not. Go ahead and take the gamble.
On Mark Sanchez:
If you were to ask me this last Sunday, around 1:00pm, Mark Sanchez was owned by about 0.3% of fantasy leagues. As of right now, Mark Sanchez is owned in about 85% of fantasy leagues. The numbers jumped up this week because you see opportunity where the offense is about volume. They’re throwing the football with volume. Nick Foles is having a terrible season so far this year. But, he was good for fantasy strictly because of his volume.
Listen to the full interview about to hear which players you should snap up off the waiver wire and more fantasy tips headings into week 10.