Overreacting to players sitting out
The coaches control all your fantasy football dreams and wishes merely by making simple, sometimes innocuous and ridiculous lineup changes. That's it. We do think they want to win every game, because contrary to popular belief, all the games do count. Some count for more than others, but Indy's game, while not a factor in the big playoff picture, does matter. Dungy doesn't want to lose. Philly's Reid doesn't want to lose, even though winning doesn't mean a playoff berth. It does mean something, though.
This is Thursday, and who knows what a coach is really thinking about when it comes to lineup decisions. And even if he is thinking something, do you think he'll share it with you? I'm quite certain Dungy does not play fantasy football. But you're overrating the situation if you think Dungy knows what will happen. The game will dictate things, mostly.
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