Originally written on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 10/10/13
Seahawks Fantasy Forecast – Week 6 The Seattle Seahawks finally return home this week to take on the Tennessee Titans in a game that, on paper, looks like a mismatch for the home side. Last week was a terrific effort but a loss in Indianapolis. Fantasy wise, Seattle was OK in Indy but the Fantasy points were spread out indeed! This week, expect Seattle’s run-heavy game plan to return – Marshawn should be the star of the show. Seattle still looks every bit the elite team everyone envisioned before the season started but Fantasy success has been very difficult to predict. That said there is some Fantasy Gold heading into Week 6 – let’s take a look. QB Russell Wilson 40 yards rushing, 220, 1 TD Russell Wilson is a hard man to peg in the world of Fantasy – that’s for sure! Last week he passed for 210 yards and two scores while adding an impressive 102 yards on the ground – a very good Fantasy day. This after some disappointing Fantasy outings. This week, at home, I think Wilson returns to his “game manager” style. He won’t be called upon for the Hawks to win. Look for Seattle to eat up the clock and use their running game early and often to get it done. Wilson is just an OK option in Fantasy this week with plenty of upside. If stuck – take a shot but temper expectations. RB Marshawn Lynch 125 yards rushing, 1 TD 3 catches, 20 yards We still haven’t seen that monster game from Marshawn Lynch this year – I think it comes in Week 6. He has been productive but for some reason is being taken out of the game plan lately. Back at home, where Beast Mode rules, look for Lynch to be the star of the game. He is a top 5 RB option in the world of Fantasy this week – Enjoy! Seattle should have a field day in front of their rabid home town crowd WR Doug Baldwin 3 catches, 50 yards, 1 TD If I project an OK game for Russell Wilson, I have to do the same for his pass catchers. For Fantasy purposes, the Seattle WRs are too much of a crap-shoot. Any one of them can have a big day – too hard to predict. Heck, even Jermaine Kearse joined the party last week! Doug Baldwin will get his yards but is not a Fantasy option this week. He may score this week but is still too risky to start. WR Sidney Rice 3 catches, 50 yards Ditto for Sidney Rice. You never know which guy is going to step up – which guy will be Wilsons Flavor of the Week. Outside of a good week against Jacksonville, Rice has yet to eclipse 40 yards receiving in a game this year! WR Golden Tate 3 catches, 50 yards Golden Tate caught a TD last week but before that had two games with 20 yards receiving. His numbers last week offer some optimism – unfortunately no Fantasy confidence. TE Luke Willson 3 catches 30 yards Zach Miller missed last week and figures to be on the sidelines again this week. Luke Willson shouldn’t be an enormous drop-off and is worthy of the 20-45 yards Tight Ends typically gets for the Hawks. PK Steven Hauschka 1 FG 3 XP Defense/ST 275 yards, 10 points, 5 sacks, 1 FF, 2 Int. Ryan Fitzpatrick starts at QB for Tennessee and Chris Johnson is averaging 3.1 yards per carry and 58.8 yards per game this year. Translation – Seattle should have a field day in front of their rabid home town crowd. They are a top 3 Defensive Fantasy option this week. Expect Brandon Mebane, Michael Bennett, Chris Clemons, Cliff Avril, Bruce Irvin and Big Red Bryant to be licking their chops. If you own them – start and watch the points pile up! Go Hawks! CHECK OUT THE SEAHAWKS CLUBHOUSE AT THE NORTHWEST SPORTS BEAT!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Urban Meyer hints JT Barrett leads Ohio State starting QB competition

Boras: Marlins players are angry Marcell Ozuna is in minors

Report: Chancellor officially holding out of training camp

Cardinals' Jen Welter is 'tired of hearing about Tom Brady's balls'

Sandoval downplays talk about weight, conditioning, defense


Astros acquire Carlos Gomez from Brewers

Richardson charged for resisting arrest after high-speed chase

Yankees finally get Dustin Ackley

Five most overrated teams in the CFB preseason coaches’ poll

Murphy pulled players to give media ‘something to think about’

Robert Kraft signs fan’s ‘Free Brady’ poster

Twins closer's wife pens essay about Twitter hate he's enduring

Kings set to make Lieberman NBA’s second female coach

Is Julius Randle a star?

Projecting the prospects in the David Price trade

'Miracle on Ice' goalie selling Olympic gear for $5.7 million

Josh Smith addresses ‘harder on me’ comment in essay

Examining the state of the NFL

Steelers players: Who is Jimmy Garoppolo?

Tigers’ reboot continues, Joakim Soria traded to Pirates

Matthews ‘felt disrespected’ Blazers didn’t try to re-sign him

Cardinals ink billion dollar TV deal from Fox Sports Midwest

Spurs Jesus catches burglar, holds him down for police

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Examining the state of the NFL

Will the Giants end up standing pat?

Puig: Broke out of slump by playing baseball video games

Braves dump risk, exchange it for risk

David Price traded to Blue Jays

The indefensible Hulk Hogan

Cole Hamels chose Rangers over Astros

Can Preller fix the mess in San Diego?

Next summer's top 10 NBA free agents

Who is the NL's new top shortstop?

Cardinals HC Bruce Arians calls Jen Welter a 'trailblazer'

Mets still act like a small-market team

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker