Picking the perfect Week 17 fantasy football lineup

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Below are the Perfect Challenge picks for Week 17 from The NFL Fantasy Stronghold.

Matt Franciscovich's Week 17 lineup (on Twitter @MattFranchise)

There will come a day when Tom Brady isn't a staple of Perfect Challenge lineups. This is not that day. Le'Veon Bell and David Johnson are worth starting even when they have bad matchups. When they have good matchups (like this week), they're extra good starts. Mike Evans and Jordy Nelson have been top five receivers for much of the season, so why switch it up now? There's no hotter tight end on Earth right now than Travis Kelce. The Steelers would like to take advantage of the Browns offense. And Cairo Santos.

Alex Gelhar's Week 17 lineup (on Twitter @AlexGelhar)

Aaron Rodgers looks to stay hot and help the Packers cap a madcap run to a division title. David Johnson against the Rams and LeSean McCoy against the Jets both feel like no-brainers this week. We'll see if the Lions stick to the game plan against Jordy Nelson or if the 49ers have any game plan for Doug Baldwin. Hello, Travis Kelce. Can the Cardinals once again resemble the defense that was so fearsome early in the season? And Matt Prater.

Matt Harmon's Week 17 lineup (on Twitter @MattHarmon_BYB)

The Falcons and Saints could play a pretty high-scoring game this week, which makes Matt Ryan a quality start. Bilal Powell is a case of thinking outside the box to find a running back who's played very well in recent weeks. Then there's David Johnson, who's played exceptionally all season. Sammy Watkins and Michael Thomas are solid plays that avoid the crowd. Greg Olsen has recently returned to fantasy relevance (or is he Schrödinger's tight end?) while the Broncos take aim at Matt McGloin and the Raiders. And Cairo Santos.

Marcas Grant's Week 16 lineup (on Twitter @MarcasG)

Aaron Rodgers in a big showdown on Sunday night seems like a fun thing to roll with in Perfect Challenge. Le'Veon Bell is always fun to lean on. David Johnson ... because the #brand is strong. Antonio Brown and Jordy Nelson should get plenty of attention from their respective quarterbacks. Travis Kelce has been our only hope at tight end lately. The Steelers seem like a good bet against the woeful Browns. And Cairo Santos.

Those are our picks for Week 17. Hit us up on Twitter with your lineup. Enjoy the games!


Marcas Grant is a fantasy editor for NFL.com. Follow him on Twitter @MarcasG or on Snapchat at marcasg9..

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