Much of fantasy football in-season owner strategy centers around which players to pick up from the waiver wire or to target in the trade market. However, roster spots are a premium resource. Cutting a player - or adding them to a trade - opens a roster spot for a key waiver wire addition or flexibility to keep a currently injured player through a missed game or two. Here are the key players to cut or trade after Week 12:
*15-18 roster spots*
Why: Allen has been a high-floor producer due to his rushing ability this season. However, his three toughest aSOS (Adjusted Strength of Schedule) quarterback matchups on the season (Patriots, Browns, Broncos) to-date have resulted in just 604 passing yards, two touchdowns, and four interceptions total. Over the final month of the fantasy season, Allen has three matchups of said difficulty, including the Patriots again, who stifled Allen in Week 4 outside of a rushing touchdown. The lone reason to hold Allen in stock shallow roster redraft would be if using him specifically in Week 14 against Baltimore.
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