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Fantasy Football Start/Sit Advice Week 4: Would you start any Dolphins players?

The Miami Dolphins have struggled through three games to start the season. Are there any Dolphins you should start in your fantasy league this week?

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To say the Miami Dolphins have underachieved to start the 2015 season would be understating how poorly the team has played through the first three games of the year. Now, as they head into the fourth game of the season, they are looking to find a way to right the ship and get back to playing decent football. Will they be able to do it? Will the possibility of a turnaround make any Dolphins players worth playing on your fantasy football team this week?

Quarterback Ryan Tannehill is still a decent start, even after a three interception performance last week. Tannehill is a borderline top ten quarterback so far this year. In FanDuel scoring, he is averaging 17.5 points per game this year, which ranks him seventh in the league, and he is usually in the 7-11 range of points per game in other scoring systems as well. The New York Jets will be a tough matchup for Tannehill, but he probably should be on your roster, and could be the right starter, especially if you are in a QB2 league.

The rest of Miami's offense is probably not where you want to look for a starter, however. Running back Lamar Miller simply is not getting the carries you want from your running back, while the rest of the team cannot seem to get into a rhythm. Rishard Matthews will give you some points as he seems to be the primary redzone target for Tannehill as this point, but that is assuming the Miami offense is able to move the ball. Jarvis Landry will likely get a bunch of targets, so look to him if you are in a PPR league, but there are probably better choices for this week. The rest of the offense is not reliable or healthy enough to consider using.

The Miami Defense should be one you wanted to have this year, but they have not played up to that billing. Each week, the hope is the defense will come out angry and crush their opponent to prove they can do it. Each week, the defense disappears and opponents demolish them. Stay away from the Dolphins defense if at all possible.


Must Start: None

Possible Start: Ryan Tannehill, Jarvis Landry (PPR), Rishard Matthews

Sit: Lamar Miller, Greg Jennings, DeVante Parker, Kenny Stills, Jordan Cameron, Dion Sims (Out), Dolphins Defense