Bowens Film Room: Week 17 fantasy football upgrades and downgrades

    Former NFL safety Matt Bowen is a veteran of four teams over seven seasons, and now provides analysis for ESPN Insider.

It’s championship weekend in fantasy football. And for some of us, including me, we need a boost in the lineup to get that title. So, let’s go the tape, dial in on the Week 17 matchups and use scheme to find the players to upgrade or downgrade.

There’s a rookie quarterback in here I might start this weekend. A volume ball carrier with a really good matchup. I’m looking at a vertical stretch target for one of the league’s premier single-callers, too. And, given the championship stage we’re all playing on, I’m simply more willing to focus on upside at the RB2 and WR3 spots.

Let’s check it out.

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