We’ve got a good one on the Thursday night schedule this week. The Vikings travel to Los Angeles to take on the Rams in a short week for both teams.
L.A. is running like a well-oiled machine right now, but the Vikings are coming off a huge upset loss to the Bills.
You’re obviously starting Todd Gurley, but the rest of the skill positions are worth thinking about.
Both defenses are very good, but there are definite weaknesses on both sides.
Brandin Cooks is probably the safest start in the Rams’ receiving corps. If you have to choose between Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods, I would go with Woods who has been targeted at least nine times in each week. Kupp has to score in order to be worthy of a start. He has done that in two games so far, so it’s not stupid to have him in your lineup.
As far as the Vikings go, both Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs should have productive outings. The team is due a bounce back after last weekend and they’re facing a team that’s without its starting cornerbacks. That makes Kirk Cousins a decent start as well.
Dalvin Cook was limited at practice Wednesday and he’s a risky start in my opinion as he’s dealing with a hamstring injury.