Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 12/22/11
Fantasy Fever is a weekly piece that provides fantasy advice on lineup calls, sleepers, waiver-wire moves and rookie spotlights, along with the occasional ramble or four. Enjoy. Start 'Em QB: Kyle Orton, Chiefs Make no mistake: this proposal only applies to those competing in two-QB formats or deeper leagues, as well as owners searching for suitable replacements for Ben Roethlisberger. Yet in terms of surrogates, Orton, owned in just 17.9 percent of leagues, is the best of the bunch. Despite an assimilation time of less than a month, Orton appeared to grasp a solid command of the Kansas City offense against the previously undefeated Packers in Week 15, hitting 23-of-31 intended targets for 299 yards and zero turnovers as the Chiefs overturned the Cheeseheads. The Purdue product faces a similarly susceptible secondary on Saturday with the rival Raiders visiting Arrowhead. Oakland is conceding the second-highest fantasy output on the season to opposing signal callers, providing ...
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