LeGarrette Blount Patriots
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There were some unusual heroes this week. There always are. Let’s take a look at them and see if they are worthy of your fantasy rosters.
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Zach Mettenberger, QB, Tennessee Titans
Zach Mettenberger threw for 345 yards and a pair of touchdowns. There are too many good options for single-quarterback leagues, but he’s worth adding in two-QB leagues.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Dan Herron, RB, Indianapolis Colts
Dan Herron ran for 65 yards and added 31 receiving yards. He likely earned himself more touches going forward, but he’s still behind Trent Richardson.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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LeGarrette Blount, RB, New England Patriots
LeGarrette Blount ran for 78 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Jonas Gray overslept his way into Bill Belichick’s doghouse. Look for Blount to run with this opportunity.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Latavius Murray, RB, Oakland Raiders
Latavius Murray ran for 112 yards and two touchdowns on four carries before leaving with a concussion. He played on Thursday, which gives him more time to get cleared. Once he’s healthy he’ll carry the mail for the Raiders.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Stedman Bailey, WR, St. Louis Rams
Stedman Bailey caught seven of nine targets for 89 yards and a touchdown. He hasn’t done much to date.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Charles Johnson, WR, Minnesota Vikings
Charles Johnson caught three of 11 targets for 52 yards and a score. He had 87 yards last week, but Minnesota’s passing offense is hard to rely on.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Jarvis Landry, WR, Miami Dolphins
Jarvis Landry caught seven of 11 targets for 50 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He has four touchdowns in his past four games and five in the past seven. He’s not a bad bench option., particularly in PPR leagues as he has averaged six catches per game in the past four weeks.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Louis Murphy, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Louis Murphy caught six of eight targets for 113 yards. He has not be a reliable fantasy option.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Tim Wright, TE, New England Patriots
Tim Wright caught five of six targets for 36 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Wright is not a consistent option, but he is capable of a big day.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns
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The fantasy football landscape is constantly changing. You look good one week and vulnerable the next. Here are some guys that are trending in the right direction.
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C.J. Anderson, RB, Denver Broncos
Opportunity is really all a Denver running back needs to proceed. Peyton Manning has the passing game humming, which opens up the ground game for the Broncos. Ronnie Hillman and Montee Ball are banged up so C.J. Anderson gets a chance to shine. He has piled up 278 total yards and a touchdown in the past two games. With 159 yards in the passing game it’s clear that he has Peyton’s trust.
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LeGarrette Blount, RB, New England Patriots
LeGarrette Blount escaped backup duty to Le’Veon Bell and returned to New England. Unfortunately Jonas Gray had just run for 199 yards and four touchdowns. Then Gray overslept and got himself into Bill Belichick’s doghouse. It’s hard to say how this situation will play out, but Blount’s prospects look a lot better than they did last week or following his signing.
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Alfred Blue, RB, Houston Texans
Arian Foster is unlikely to suit up this week, which makes Blue a solid start against the Cincinnati Bengals. Blue rolled up 156 yards on 36 carries last week and it appears that he’ll get a chance to carry the mail again this week. This isn’t Mike Zimmer’s Bengals. They have allowed 136.2 yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game.
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Isaiah Crowell, RB, Cleveland Browns
The Browns have been as unpredictable as the Patriots with their running backs this year. At different times it has looked like Ben Tate, Terrance West and Isaiah Crowell were all top back. Crowell had 91 total yards last week and scored the week prior. Tate was cut. After West had 94 yards and a score on 26 carries in Week 10, he only had five touches last week. This situation is fluid and there is probably room for both. However, Crowell appears to be the current lead back.
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Coby Fleener, TE, Indianapolis Colts
Even before Dwayne Allen was ruled out this week Coby Fleener looked like a good tight end option. After piling up 144 yards last week he is is averaging 72.3 yards in his past four games. He’s big (6’6″, 251 pounds) and athletic. Fleener has a nice matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He had 49 yards and a touchdown against the Jags in Week 3. Jacksonville has allowed six touchdowns to tight ends.
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Trent Richardson, RB, Indianapolis Colts
Trent Richardson has been largely ineffective since his rookie season. That said, he’ll be given the opportunity to succeed with Ahmad Bradshaw out for the year. Richardson has a favorable draw against the Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 126.2 rushing yards per game. Richardson and Bradshaw combined for 163 total  yards and a touchdown in the first meeting.
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Cecil Shorts, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
Cecil Shorts caught five passes for 119 yards last week. He should continue to see more targets with Allen Robinson out. Shorts caught five passes for 35 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Colts.
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Trent Richardson Colts
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Here’s a look at Lester’s Legends sit and start advice as you set your lineups for the Week 12.
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Start
Jay Cutler, QB,Chicago Bears
Josh McCown, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mark Sanchez, QB, Philadelphia Eagles
Trent Richardson, RB, Indianapolis Colts
Ryan Mathews, RB, San Diego Chargers
Anquan Boldin, WR, San Francisco 49ers
Jordan Matthews, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
Coby Fleener, TE, Indianapolis Colts
Mychal Rivera, TE, Oakland Raiders
Green Bay Packers Defense
Indianapolis Colts Defense
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Andy Dalton, QB, Cincinnati Bengals
Eli Manning, QB, New York Giants
Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins
Bishop Sankey, RB, Tennessee Titans
Jerickick McKinnon, RB, Minnesota Vikings
Michael Floyd, WR, Arizona Cardinals
Terrance Williams, WR, Dallas Cowboys
Kyle Rudolph, TE, Minnesota Vikings
Baltimore Ravens Defense
Detroit Lions Defense
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Knile Davis
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Sometimes you need a fantasy gem to be successful. Here is a list of the Lester’s Legends under-the-radar players that could possibly pull out a win for you in Week 12.
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Brian Hoyer, QB, Cleveland Browns
Kyle Orton, QB, Buffalo Bills
Knile Davis, RB Kansas City Chiefs
Terrance West, RB, Cleveland Browns
Kenny Stills, WR, New Orleans Saints
Wes Welker, WR, Denver Broncos (Remember him?)
Jacob Tamme, TE, Denver Broncos
Niles Paul, TE, Washington Redskins
Chicago Bears Defense
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2014 NFL Picks – Week 12

19 November 2014


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Here are my Week 12 picks.
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Week 11 Results: 7-7
Week 11 Lock Picks: 0-2
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Previous Lock to Win Picks: SF (W), NO (L), NE (W), SD (W), DET (L), TEN (W), CLE (L), DAL (L), SEA (W), DEN (W), WAS (L)
Previous Lock to Lose Picks:  OAK (W), SD (L), MINN (W), KC (L), WAS (W), DAL (L), SF (W), PITT (L), JAX (W), NYG (L), STL (L)
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Regular Season Total:  101-58-1 (.634)
Regular Season Lock Picks: 12-10 (.545)
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Week 12 Locks
Lock to Win:  Kansas City Chiefs
Lock to Lose (can’t be same game as above):  Miami Dolphins
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Week 12 Picks
KC over OAK (Winner Lock)
CLE over ATL
BUF over NYJ
CHI over TB
INDY over JAX
GB over MINN
NE over DET
PHI over TENN
CIN over HOU
SD over STL
SEA over ARI
DEN over MIA (Loser Lock)
SF over WASH
DAL over NYG
NO over BAL
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Marcell Dareus
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 12 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. Buffalo Bills
2. Philadelphia Eagles
3. Kansas City Chiefs
4. Indianapolis Colts
5. San Diego Chargers
6. Green Bay Packers
7. Seattle Seahawks
8. Denver Broncos
9. San Francisco 49ers
10. Houston Texans
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Stephen Gostkowski Throwback
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 12 fantasy football kicker rankings.
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1. Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots
2. Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis Colts
3. Dan Bailey, Dallas Cowboys
4. Steven Hauschka, Seattle Seahawks
5. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens
6. Phil Dawson, San Francisco 49ers
7. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers
8. Cody Parkey, Philadelphia Eagles
9. Nick Novak, San Diego Chargers
10. Dan Carpernter, Buffalo Bills
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