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Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 2: Matt Forte remains a solid play

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Matt Forte is poised for a solid outing vs. the Bills after a nice debut with his new team.

Matt Forte may be 30 years old and with a new team, but he is still as solid of a fantasy running back as you will find.

In Week 1 vs. the Cincinnati Bengals, Forte rushed for 96 yards on 22 carries while catching five passes for 59 yards on seven targets. He did not reach the end zone, but those will come in time as long as he gets close to 30 touches per game.

Now, Forte will face a Buffalo Bills defense that allowed the fifth-fewest fantasy points to running backs in Week 1. Still, if Forte can gash Cincinnati for 100 all-purpose yards, he should do the same vs. Buffalo.

Fantasy Impact: Forte is right on the edge of being a top-10 running back play this week. His matchup with the Bills has him being the 11th-ranked running back by Yahoo! this week in terms of fantasy projections.

They see Forte accounting for around 68 rushing yards and 26 receiving yards. While not anything to brag about, even that would be a solid line for your fantasy team.

Expect Forte to hit the over on both of those projections and get to the end zone once. That makes him an easy must-start in Week 2.