Fantasy Football Start or Sit Week 4: Knile Davis, Jamaal Charles, Travis Kelce, Stevan Ridley, Julian Edelman, Alex Smith Options

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Sep 26, 2014 10:34 AM EDT
 Running back Knile Davis #34 of the Kansas City Chiefs
Running back Knile Davis #34 of the Kansas City Chiefs is pursued by Miami Dolphins defenders in the second quarter of their game at Sun Life Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida."

The fantasy football Week 4 schedule continues this weekend and some start or sit options for fantasy owners include Knile Davis, Alfred Blue, Jordan Matthews, Allen Robinson and Vernon Davis, as those players all could contribute this weekend or have injury issues and could be limited in action on Sunday and some for Monday include Knile Davis, Jamaal Charles, Travis Kelce, Stevan Ridley, Julian Edelman, Alex Smith and Tom Brady.

The Knile Davis and Jamaal Charles situation is a tough one for fantasy owners this week, as the Chiefs have a Monday night game and that likely means some guessing from fantasy owners. Many expect Charles to be back this week and that obviously would cut into Davis's carries, but since they play on MNF, the news about Charles playing or not will come down to the wire.

Gronk is expected to get a full slate of reps in the game while Julian Edelman, Stevan Ridley, Shane Vereen and Alex Smith are all solid starter options. Travis Kelce has been excellent and could step up again, while Jamaal Charles is expected to play along with Knile Davis.

Vernon Davis is questionable and that is another tough one for fantasy owners, while Alfred Blue could get another start for Arian Foster.

Jordan Matthews and Allen Robinson are WR options this week after the way Matthews played last matchup and because Robinson has the chance to step up for the Jaguars with injuries. Lorenzo Taliaferro, Bishop Sankey and Blue are all solid options at RB along with Davis, but obviously the Davis start depends on the status of Charles. Fantasy owners will have to decide whether or not to play someone else early and that could be disastrous. For now, go with Charles starting unless news comes out over the weekend that he isn't.

Owen Daniels is a solid TE pickup for Vernon Davis if fantasy owners need a stop starter, as he has the chance to be a top performer with Dennis Pitta out. Lorenzo Taliaferro has the chance to continue getting carries for the Ravens even with Bernard Pierce coming back, as he has played well alongside Justin Forsett and that group should continue getting work after the Ray Rice situation. Taliaferro had over 90 yards in the last game for the Ravens and they will be looking to keep pushing the rushing game moving forward.

Alfred Blue had a solid game in place of Arian Foster and he may miss time again and that makes Blue a solid starter if Foster doesn't play. Matthews had a strong game last weekend and he could be a solid option as a WR3 after going for eight catches and he will be a strong target for Nick Foles. Robinson has the chance to be a solid option with the Jags WRs banged up and he could be a surprise start in Week 4.

Larry Donnell isn't a start or sit player because he played already this week, but fantasy owners should be looking to pick him up if he is still on the free agent market. Donnell has turned into the top option for Eli Manning past Victor Cruz and in the new west coast offense he is getting chances to make plays and he did that against the Redskins, scoring three first half touchdowns and he ended the game with seven catches for 54 yards and three scores.

--STARTS: Knile Davis only if Jamaal Charles is out, Allen Robinson, Alfred Blue, Sankey, Johnson

--SIT: Ahmad Bradshaw, Jordan Matthews, Vernon Davis

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