Brandon LaFell

FANTASY PLAYS: Crazy week a sign of more chaos to come

Week 13 of the NFL regular season saw the slow destruction of logic and well-laid plans.

Some fantasy owners will squeeze into the playoffs praising the gamble they took on Malcolm Mitchell (eight catches for 82 yards). Others were knocked out in crushing defeat, forever cursing the goose egg put up by Marquess Wilson (no catches on one target after injuring his groin in the first quarter). A very unique group will be bounced with several Browns and Titans — on a rare Week 13 bye — forced to their benches.

Those teams moving on face more chaos in the next few weeks, as NFL teams out of playoff contention try out younger players, decline to push injured...