Beast Mode ranks thid in the NFL in rushing with his 508 rushing yards on 113 carries. Lynch has scored twice while adding eight catches in the passing game.
Fantasy Impact: Lynch has come a long way since ESPN's Adam Schefter put out the big news that he could miss Week 1 with back spasms. Lynch has stayed healthy enough to remain on the field and fantasy owners really shouldn't worry.
The Patriots were one of the best matchups last year, but their youth infusion on defense has helped turn them around. Also, New England has shortened their games by leading the NFL in rushing attempts. Lynch still belongs in all fantasy lineups at home.