- Bill Barnwell
Each week, Football Outsiders provides an argument for who to start in your fantasy football league using defense-adjusted value over average (DVOA), their metric that adjusts performance on a play-by-play basis for down, distance, situation and the quality of the opposition; they've gone back and seen exactly how matchups have affected players the past 15 seasons. For an in-depth look at the methodology, go here.
You're going to start Matt Forte.
Football Outsiders, with help from their advanced DVOA metric, examine matchups to tell you who to start and sit this week. The results might surprise you -- for instance, Matt Forte belongs on your bench against Pittsburgh.