Fantasy Football: Who to Start in Week 6

For some of the players you should start in Week 6, read on. Then check out our Week 6 player rankings.


Deshaun Watson (HOU vs. Browns) — It has become evident that Watson is a must-start fantasy quarterback every week, so you won’t need me to tell you how great he is going forward. On average, Watson was the 23rd quarterback taken in fantasy drafts over the summer, as Tom Savage won the starting job heading into Week 1. That changed before Week 1’s game was even over. Since then, Watson is second only to Aaron Rodgers in the N.F.L. in touchdown passes (12), and is fantasy’s second-highest-scoring player at 22.5 fantasy points per game. In case you’re still not sold, he plays the Browns this week, a team averaging 20.0 F.P.P.G. to the position this season (fourth most).

Jacoby Brissett (IND at Titans) — Should your starting quarterback be on a bye this week, consider Brissett, who topped 300 yards for the first time in his young career last week. He has been a top-10 fantasy quarterback in two of the last three weeks, including 27.8 fantasy points in Week 3 against the Browns. His next matchup is with the Titans, who are tied with the Patriots for…

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