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Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Kickers for Week 11

Start 'Em & Sit 'Em is the ultimate look at the weekly NFL matchups and how they'll affect your fantasy football team. Sleeper alert features an under-the-radar player who could produce good numbers. Owners beware features a regular fantasy starter who could fail to meet expectations based on the strength of his opponent. Obvious fantasy starters like Aaron Rodgers and Adrian Peterson will not be featured. For your final lineup decisions, check our lineup rankings.

Start of the week

Steven Hauschka vs. Minnesota Vikings: The No. 1 kicker in fantasy football, Hauschka has scored eight or more fantasy points in all but two games this season. That's quite an impressive stat. He's a strong play against the Vikings, who have allowed the third-most fantasy points (10.7 PPG) to opposing kickers over the last four weeks. (Maximum value: High K1)

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Start 'em

Nick Novak at Miami Dolphins: Novak has been a bit quiet over his last two games, scoring a combined 14 fantasy points. However, this week's matchup against the Dolphins bodes well for his chances to rebound. Miami has allowed more fantasy points (12.5 PPG) to kickers at home than any team in the league, so Novak is well worth a look. (Maximum value: Mid K1)

Jay Feely at Jacksonville Jaguars: Unlike a lot of kickers around the league, Feely won't have to deal with bad weather this weekend. Couple that with a good matchup against the Jaguars, and you have a nice streaming option at the position if you're in need. Feely is still a free agent in over 95 percent of leagues, so go get him. (Maximum value: Mid K1)

Sleeper alert - Kai Forbath at Philadelphia Eagles: A free agent in over 90 percent of leagues, Forbath recorded nine fantasy points last week and now has some real sleeper appeal against the Eagles. Over the first 10 weeks, the Eagles have allowed the second-most fantasy points (12.2 PPG) to opposing kickers on their home field. (Maximum value: Mid K1)

Sit of the week

Garrett Hartley vs. San Francisco 49ers: Hartley has struggled in recent weeks, scoring double-digit fantasy points once in his last four games. He's been less accurate too, making Hartley a risk in fantasy land. He also has a bad matchup against the 49ers, who have given up the third-fewest fantasy points (5.2 PPG) to kickers on the road. (Maximum value: Low K1)

Sit 'em

Alex Henery vs. Washington Redskins: Henery put up a solid nine fantasy points last weekend against the Green Bay Packers, but it was the first time he's scored more than seven points in a game since back in Week 5. I would keep him on the sidelines against the Redskins, who limited Henery to a mediocre seven fantasy points in the season opener. (Maximum value: High K2)

Josh Brown vs. Green Bay Packers: Brown looked like he was heating up a few weeks back, scoring a combined 26 fantasy points in two games before a six-point stinker against the Eagles in Week 10. He should back on fantasy benches against the Packers, who have given up the fourth-most fantasy points (6.5 PPG) to kickers on the road in 2013. (Maximum value: Mid K2)

Owners beware - Blair Walsh at Seattle Seahawks: The top kicker in fantasy football last season, Walsh ranks an unimpressive 21st in points in 2013. He's a real risk this week in Seattle, as the Seahawks have given up the fifth-fewest fantasy points (5.2 PPG) to opposing kickers on their home field. Look elsewhere for a kicker this week. (Maximum value: Low K1)

Michael Fabiano is an award-winning fantasy football analyst on and NFL Network and a member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA) Hall of Fame. Have a burning question on anything fantasy related? Tweet it to _**@MichaelFabiano**_ or send a question via **Facebook**!

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