This week the Green Bay Packers are back! So it's time to kick the tires on which player might be a surprising fantasy start this week.
WR James Jones. I've mentioned him in past weeks, and he caught a touchdown pass in three straight games before settling for only 63 yards against the Vikings. Still not too bad if you're stuck with a bye week problem, or you're trying to find an emergency replacement for Andre Johnson or Hakeem Nicks. Surprisingly Jones is only starting in 20% of Yahoo leagues. Plus, according to Football Outsiders, the Chargers are the worst team in the NFL against No. 3 and No. 4 receivers.
RB James Starks. The Chargers are only ranked at No. 25 overall against the run according to Football Outsiders. It hasn't been a glorious season to own a Packer back, but Starks is consistent and he's received 14 to 16 touches over the previous three games. That's a lot of opportunities in a high powered offense. He's only starting in 30% of Yahoo leagues.