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NFL Fantasy Football Week 16: Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers Player Analysis

Well, it is championship week in the land of fantasy football. This is no time to pick your starting lineups lightly. If you have an Oakland Raider or two you may be in luck or you may just want to leave them on the bench. Read below to find out which ones are which.

QB Jason Campbell: I don't see a scenario in which you may be contemplating starting Jason Campbell. There are no big QB injuries looming this week. If for some unseen reason, you are desperate at the QB position, Campbell may have a decent day. Last week the Colts dared the Jaguars to beat them over the top by consistently bringing 8 men into the box. The Raiders have big strike capability. He may put up a couple of big touchdowns in this one, but I'd stay away.

Prognosis: Sit 'em

RB Darren McFadden: The Colts have the league worst yards per carry allowed average. They shut down Maurice Jones-Drew last week, but don't let this intimidate you. Drew was ailing and the Colts were just waiting the Jags to beat them with the pass. If the Raiders are having a hard time getting McFadden going on the ground, look for them to get him some touches in the air. The Colts have the 27th rated pass coverage DVOA against RBs.

Prognosis: Start 'em

RB Michael Bush: Bush got his share of touches last week and ended up with a couple of one-yard TD runs. The Colts run defense is not much better than the Broncos and Bush may get some touches again. The Raiders have shown they will go to Bush in the short yardage situations. Bush may be a solid flex starter if you are unsure.

Prognosis: Flex 'em

TE Zach Miller: There is no doubt that Zach Miller is back from his foot injury. Campbell looked to Miller early and often last week. He would've had a great fantasy day had he not had two receptions, including a TD, called back on penalties. The Colts have the 29th ranked pass coverage DVOA against TEs.

Prognosis: Start 'em

Oakland WRs: It is too big a gamble to start any Oakland WR. You can't count on Jacoby Ford scoring on reverses and you can't count on this offense consistently getting them the ball. Indianapolis's defense has done a far better job against WRs than RB or TEs in pass defense.

Prognosis: Sit 'em

Oakland Defense: The Colts lead the league in sacks allowed percentage. Peyton Manning appears to be over his pick-6 phase. Oakland doesn't get many INTs.

Prognosis: Sit 'em