NFL Week 10 Fantasy Fill-ins

Nov 7, 2008

Putting the final piece of your fantasy football puzzle together

The last bye week is here.  I’ve uncovered some guys you can plug in to your lineup if you are dealing with byes, an injury, or tough matchups.   Check back following the games to see the stat line of guys profiled.

Matt Ryan
 - Ryan should be involved in a shootout as his Falcons take on the Saints.  He has great poise for a Rookie QB and should have no problem discecting New Orleans’ weak secondary. 
Stat Line:  16 of 23 for 248 yards, 2 TDs

Jamaal Charles
- Charles had a nifty little game last week with San Diego on deck.  San Diego’s D is far from the one you feared just last year.  With Kolby Smith banged up and LJ being a clown, Charles is in charge.  Now if he can just score like Scott Baio. 
Stat Line:  3 carries for 8 yards.  Sorry.

Ray Rice – His situation isn’t as wide open as Jamaal’s.  McGahee and McClain are still lurking, but McRice has been the most explosive Raven RB this year.  He should get around 100 total yards with the opportunity to break one vs. the Texans.
Stat Line:  7 carries for 17 yards Sorry

Michael Jenkins - I know, where was I last week with this prediction.  I did give you Camarillo who had a fine game.  I see no reason why Jenkins doesn’t continue his fantasy dominance this week.  I don’t see another pair of TDs, but 80 and a score isn’t out of the question vs. New Orleans.
Stat Line:  6 catches for 72 yards

Donald Driver - Driver typically plays the Vikings tough.  Last week Minnesota made it a point to shut down Andre Johnson.  In doing so, Owen Daniels went wild.  If they try that against Jennings, Driver is the guy I see benefitting the most.
Stat Line:  5 catches for 46 yards

Donald Lee - While I think Driver will do well, I still think there will be plenty of leftovers for Donald Lee.  Tight Ends have been having their way with Minnesota since E.J. Henderson went down. 
Stat Line:   1 catch for 6 yards

Dan Carpenter
- What the heck.  I’ll roll with the Carpenter back-to-back weeks.  This week he faces Seattle, who have allowed a league worst 21 FGs and 84 Kicker points.  They should have no problem moving the ball against the Seahawks, but they could stall out in the red zone leading to multiple Carpenter FGs.
Stat Line:  3 PATs.  Sorry

- The Jags D just hasn’t met expectations this year.  They should be fine this week though as they face the Detroit Lions.  Duante Culpepper is supposed to get some snaps this week.  He should be good for a few Sacks and a few Turnovers.  He loves to fumblet he ball.
Stat Line: 7 Sacks, INT

Check back after the games to see an updated stat line.

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9 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. LEV
    November 7th, 2008 at 9:45 am #

    i’m really liking what i see out of Ray Rice… how much longer before he is the fulltime option over in Baltimore

  2. LestersLegends
    November 7th, 2008 at 9:48 am #

    Seems like McGahee is done in Balt after this year, doesn’t it?

  3. CK0712
    November 7th, 2008 at 10:02 am #

    Sweet, Matty Ryan, great pick!

  4. LestersLegends
    November 7th, 2008 at 10:05 am #

    After facing Winslow and B. Marshall last night I’m rolling the dice on Matty over Peyton. Gotta take a chance after that whoopin’.

  5. CK0712
    November 7th, 2008 at 10:08 am #

    i’m still laughing @ everyone that told me he was gonna be a bust. i take great pleasure in that, ya i’m twisted! solid dice roll Lester’s. he’s gonna be a huge force as he grows older & seasoned!

  6. LestersLegends
    November 7th, 2008 at 10:15 am #

    He plays NO in what should be a shootout. Much higher upside than Peyton vs. Pitt.

  7. David Funk
    November 7th, 2008 at 10:38 am #

    Yeah, I like the Matt Ryan pick this week, too. It’s been a solid year for many rookies on offense. Ray Rice was a beast at Rutgers, and it comes as no surprise to me that he’s getting good production this year.

    Nice job.

  8. LestersLegends
    November 7th, 2008 at 10:38 am #

    David – this is a great rookie class.

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