There's no room for loyalty in fantasy football. If the stats and the matchup are screaming "STAY AWAY," then you have to sit a player — even if it's a fantasy asset you've relied on all season.
If you've made it to Championship Week with Tom Brady or Steven Jackson ... well, let's hope you aren't forced to start those guys, with the trophy on the line. Brady at Baltimore with no Gronk? No thanks. Jackson on the road at San Francisco, facing an excellent run D? Can't do it.
Similarly, three of our game's top-scoring defenses are facing tough opponents in Week 16, so we need to find alternatives for anyone who owns KC, Carolina or Arizona. Let's get to work.