It’s the second week of bye weeks, but this one likely hurts fantasy owners more than last week. The likes of Chris Johnson, Ryan Mathews and Philip Rivers will all be on your fantasy bench this week, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of quality options. There are a few runners who will impress this week and are still available on waiver wires, and a couple passers who you should keep your eye on. In today’s rankings, we’ll break down the top fantasy football quarterbacks and running backs.
Teams on bye week: Arizona, Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Seattle, Tennessee
Could Impress: Cam Newton. He’s becoming a reliable fantasy option because of his ability to pick up yards with his legs, and he’s been good at getting a long touchdown or two a game through the air. Newton has a good matchup against Atlanta this week. The Falcons are in bottom-10 in the league at giving up points to opposing quarterbacks and have been diced by running quarterback this year. Ne...