Job Battles: Royce Is Rolling
Job Battles: Royce Is Rolling

This article is part of our Job Battles series.

Happy Labor Day to everyone but Trevor Siemian.

With final cuts occurring Saturday, the time for speculation has ended for the most part, and at this point we're at the phase where the music stops and we all fight over the nearest chair. Not a whole lot has changed since last week's entry, but here are a few developments nonetheless.

In ostensibly ascending order of fantasy significance...

Nathan Peterman starting Week 1

For the 2QB-leaguers out there. I'm a vocal Josh Allen critic but I don't see this as reflective of him in any way. It would be borderline negligent of the Bills to put Allen in the starting lineup given how bad the offensive line and pass catchers are. The top three pass targets, LeSean McCoy aside, appear to be Kelvin Benjamin, Charles Clay, and Jeremy Kerley. It's barely forgivable.

Even against a Baltimore team without suspended top corner Jimmy Smith, Peterman is a candidate to carry the most problematic projection among quarterbacks in Week 1. He will probably be better than a zero if that's what you're otherwise looking at in a 2QB setting, though. Probably. Will he still be in one piece after facing the Ravens, Chargers, and Vikings? Less certain. Peterman is a human shield – this isn't an especially serious competition.

Boston Scott as New Orleans' RB2

Following a training camp of steady, emphatic praise, Jonathan Williams was surprisingly cut by the Saints, who preferred to kick the tires on

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