Fantasy watch

November 29, 1996

Some tips this week for fantasy football players:

Players to keep

WR Jerry Rice, 49ers: Has 171 catches for 2,843 yards and 28 TDs in 30 games on Monday night.

RB Jerome Bettis, Steelers: Ravens give up 104 rushing yards per game at Memorial Stadium.

QB Boomer Esiason, Cardinals: Is 77 of 128 for 1,149 yards and eight TDs in past three games.

Players to sit down

RB Bam Morris, Ravens: Steelers haven't allowed 100-yard rusher in past 13 games -- second-longest active streak in the NFL.

RB Errict Rhett, Buccaneers: Panthers hold opponents to an average of 78 yards rushing in Charlotte.

QB John Elway, Broncos: Seahawks have sacked him nine times in the past two meetings.

QB Dave Krieg, Bears: Faces No. 2 pass defense in Packers, who have NFL-high 23 interceptions.

Pub Date: 11/29/96

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