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Patriots Fantasy Football: Week 2 Start/Sit Advice

Start/sit advice for New England Patriots in their week two match-up against the Minnesota Vikings.

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Start/sit advice for New England Patriots in their week two match-up against the Minnesota Vikings:

Start:

Stevan Ridley: I went with Ridley as a "start" option last week. While he was the Patriots' primary early down back, the team failed to establish the run and he became essentially irrelevant in the second half. Look for that to change this week as the Patriots try to get the running game going early.

Rob Gronkowski: Unless you have another TE1 ready to replace him, you're still starting Gronk regardless of how up in the air his role might be at the moment. He still led the team in targets last week, and he's going to get his red zone snaps.

Julian Edelman: It seemed as if Edelman barely got a look from Tom Brady in the second half of the Miami game. That won't happen again. Expect him to lead the team in targets.

Sit:

Aaron Dobson: Give Dobson a week or two before throwing him into your line-up. He's potentially a WR5 in 12 or 14 team leagues, but he obviously has upside to keep on your roster.

Danny Amendola: Didn't see a whole lot of targets last week and will likely have his snap count go down with Dobson returning, Gronk getting caught up to speed, and Tim Wright being ready for a larger role.

Tom Brady: After the struggles the offensive line had last week, it's hard to know what to expect from Brady today. He should still start on most fantasy teams, but if you have another borderline QB1, you may want to consider a change until we see how the line sorts itself out.