Fantasy football start/sit advice: Week 10: Terrance Williams

Tom Pennington

Sunday's game was the Cowboys' wide receiver's first without a touchdown in his last five. Can he get back on the scoreboard? We break down the fantasy implications.

Dallas Cowboys rookie wide receiver Terrance Williams didn't score a touchdown in Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. It was the first time Williams had been held scoreless since September, as he had reached the end zone in four consecutive games. Sunday, he looks to get back on that streak against the New Orleans Saints.

Williams took over the Cowboys No. 2 receiver slot from the injured Miles Austin in Week 4, and went for 222 yards and a touchdown in his first two games. On the season, he has 477 yards on 28 catches, and four touchdowns.

Fantasy impact: Williams' touchdown streak disguised the fact that he has only had one truly big-yardage game all season, and that came in the Week 5 shootout against the Denver Broncos, when everyone on the field had high yardage totals. The receiver is averaging less than 50 yards a game in the four games since, and had only two receptions apiece in three of the four games.

Sunday, against a Saints team that is the tenth most difficult for opposing wide receivers in the NFL, Williams is far from a sure thing. Many experts have Williams slotted in the mid-20s among wide receivers this week, but that ranking is really relying on him to score again. That's a fool's gamble; Williams is a low-end flex at absolute best.

More fantasy football news from SB Nation:

Get live advice daily in the Fantasy War Room

Today's fantasy football player updates

Week 10 fantasy football waiver advice: QB | RB | WR | TE | D/ST

Week 10 fantasy football position rankings: QB | RB | WR | TE | D/ST

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.