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Fantasy Football: With playoffs looming, the best at each position for Week 10

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- For most fantasy football leagues, there are just four weeks left before the playoffs.

That leaves you in one of three positions: comfortable you're in, motivated to sneak in or checked out because your team is awful.

If you fall into two of those three, every roster move is crucial. And with an unprecedented amount of injuries this season, there's a great chance your roster looks nothing like the one you drafted. 

Another domino fell Tuesday, when the Indianapolis Colts announced quarterback Andrew Luck would be out 2-6 weeks with a lacerated kidney. It's just another blow to the ever-dwindling list of elite fantasy players remaining.

Week 10 sees Atlanta, Indianapolis, San Diego and San Francisco on bye. Those teams don't come with a ton of roster losses, but enough to potentially alter your matchup.

Here's the best player to start at each position, as fantasy playoffs loom:

Andy Dalton, QB, Cincinnati Bengals

Dalton has the fourth-most fantasy points among quarterbacks this year, and he's a big reason why the Bengals are 8-0 for the first time in franchise history. He has 18 touchdowns on the season, while he had 19 all of last year. He has struggled some in prime time in the past, but I don't think he'll see those same struggles Monday night in Houston. Dalton proved he can be efficient on the big stage when Cincinnati rolled past Cleveland on Thursday night last week, and Houston isn't necessarily the stiffest opponent. The Texans are 25th in the league in defending quarterbacks.

DeAngelo Williams, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers

Williams has started three games this season. In those starts, he's rushed for 374 yards and five touchdowns. The 32-year-old is having somewhat of a resurgence this year as Le'Veon Bell's replacement, and he gets a nice matchup Sunday. The Steelers host the Browns, who are 28th in the NFL in defending running backs. They've surrendered at least 110 rushing yards to backs in every game but two this year. Williams is a must-start in every league.

Allen Robinson, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars

Robinson has really flown under the radar this season, but it's about time he doesn't. The top Jacksonville wide receiver has four touchdowns in his last four games, catching at least six passes in each. He is the top target for quarterback Blake Bortles, who has shown in his sophomore season he can eventually be one of the better quarterbacks in the league, at least from a fantasy standpoint. Robinson isn't getting a ton of press, but he's putting up numbers that few others have matched so far this season.

Greg Olsen, TE, Carolina Panthers

It's amazing Olsen has continued to succeed in the Panthers' offense when the defense has to know he's going to the most targets on the team. He has stayed consistent throughout Carolina's perfect record, including three touchdown in the last four games. On Sunday the Panthers face Tennessee, who is in the bottom five in the NFL when it comes to defending tight ends. The recently gave up two touchdowns to New Orleans' Benjamin Watson last week. Olsen could be in for a big day.

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