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FBO: Week 3 fantasy matchups

Start Michael Vick, hold on to Joe Flacco, and other matchup-based advice

Updated: September 23, 2010, 5:31 PM ET
By Bill Barnwell | Football Outsiders
Michael VickHoward Smith/US PresswireMichael Vick is one of several attractive fantasy options this week.

Don't be Andy Reid, folks.

After two weeks of mediocre performances, you might be inclined to dump one of your highly touted performers in a trade for the new hot thing. And if you're 0-2, it's undoubtedly tempting to ditch a struggling player and make a move for a burgeoning star before he truly breaks out. But that's a short-sighted approach that breaks the cardinal rule of fantasy football: Buy low, sell high.

There are several players whose matchups have made their performance in the short term look pretty bad; we've compiled a team of them here. If you get an offer containing Jahvid Best, Hakeem Nicks or -- yes -- Michael Vick for any of these guys, just click the reject button and be patient. They're going to break out pretty soon:

Bill Barnwell (@billbarnwell) is a staff writer for Grantland.