Fantasy football start/sit, Week 12: Trent Richardson and Donald Brown

The Colts don't have a solid running back situation, so should you take a chance on either back against the Cardinals?

The Indianapolis Colts haven't exactly been the most even-keeled team this season. They are the only team to have knocked off the Denver Broncos, but they’ve taken losses to Miami Dolphins and St. Louis Rams – both at home, interestingly enough.

Their running game was hurting a bit with the loss of Ahmad Bradshaw, so they decided to give up their first-round pick for former Cleveland Browns back Trent Richardson.

Richardson has been an unequivocal bust with his new team. He can’t get anything done before he gets to contact and he can’t even do anything after contact or in space. That is a problem.

As for Donald Brown, he’s clearly the better player in both the passing and ground games.

Fantasy impact: It’s hard to believe, but Richardson isn’t really worth owning in most leagues. He is an obvious sit this week. As for Brown, he will have to share the load with the inept Richardson, so he’s not a slam dunk play. Plus, the Cardinals have a very good front seven. He’s more of a flex this week.

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