Greg Zuerlein
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Here are the 2017 Lester’s Legends Week 13 kicker rankings.
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1. Greg Zuerlein, Los Angeles Rams
2. Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots
3. Will Lutz, New Orleans Saints
4. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens
5. Matt Bryant, Atlanta Falcons
6. Jake Elliott, Philadelphia Eagles
7. Nick Novak, Los Angeles Chargers (monitor availability)
8. Chris Boswell, Pittsburgh Steelers
9. Kai Forbath, Minnesota Vikings
10. Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs
11. Matt Prater, Detroit Lions
12. Ryan Succop, Tennessee Titans
13. Graham Gano, Carolina Panthers
14. Josh Lambo, Jacksonville Jaguars
15. Nick Rose, Washington Redskins
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Gronk Grab
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Here are the 2017 Lester’s Legends Week 13 tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
2. Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks
3. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
4. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles
5. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
6. Evan Engram, New York Giants
7. Hunter Henry, Los Angeles Chargers
8. Jared Cook, Oakland Raiders
9. Jack Doyle, Indianapolis Colts
10. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
11. Vernon Davis, Washington Redskins
12. Charles Clay, Buffalo Bills
13. Tyler Croft, Cincinnati Bengals
14. Austin Seferian-Jenkins, New York Jets
15. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
16. Julius Thomas, Miami Dolphins
17. Ricky Seals-Jones, Arizona Cardinals
18. O.J. Howard, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
19. Benjamin Watson, Baltimore Ravens
20. Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons
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2017 NFL Picks – Week 13

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Here are the Lester’s Legends NFL Picks. These picks are straight up and for fun. I went 10-6 last week and my Lock Pick (Patriots) won. I’ll take the Chargers for my Winner Lock.
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Overall Record: 111-65 (.631)
Lock Picks: 11-1 (.917)
Winner Locks: ATL (W), OAK (W), GB (W), SEA (W), PITT (L), HOU (W), TENN (W), PHI (W), NO (W), DET (W), JAX (W), NE (W)
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Washington over Dallas
Atlanta over Minnesota
New England over Buffalo
Chicago over San Francisco
Green Bay over Tampa Bay
Tennessee over Houston
Denver over Miami
Kansas City over New York Jets
Jacksonville over Indianapolis
Detroit over Baltimore
Los Angeles Chargers over Cleveland  (Winner Lock)
Oakland Raiders over New York Giants
New Orleans over Carolina
Los Angeles Rams over Arizona
Philadelphia over Seattle
Pittsburgh over Cincinnati
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Here are the 2017 Lester’s Legends Week 13 wide receiver rankings
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1. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
2. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers
3. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
4. Brandin Cooks, New England Patriots
5. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
6. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings
7. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
8. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
9. Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints
10. Alshon Jeffery, Philadelphia Eagles
11. Doug Baldwin, Seattle Seahawks
12. Marvin Jones, Detroit Lions
13. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
14. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs
15. Devin Funchess, Carolina Panthers
16. Robby Anderson, New York Jets
17. Jamison Crowder, Washington Redskins
18. Jarvis Landry, Miami Dolphins
19. Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings
20. Golden Tate, Detroit Lions
21. Sterling Shepard, New York Giants
22. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams
23. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
24. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
25. Devante Adams, Green Bay Packers
26. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
27. DeSean Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
28. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos
29. Rishard Matthews, Tennessee Titans
30. Mohamed Sanu, Atlanta Falcons
31. Josh Doctson, Washington Redskins
32. Ted Ginn, Jr., New Orleans Saints
33. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Pittsburgh Steelers
34. Marqise Lee, Jacksonville Jaguars
35. Sammy Watkins, Los Angeles Rams
36. Paul Richardson, Seattle Seahawks
37. Jeremy Maclin, Baltimore Ravens
38. Martavis Bryant, Pittsburgh Steelers
39. Devante Parker, Miami Dolphins
40. Nelson Agholor, Philadelphia Eagles
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Le'Veon Bell ball flip
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Here are the 2017 Lester’s Legends Week 13 running back rankings.
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1. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
2. Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams
3. Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints
4. Melvin Gordon, Los Angeles Chargers
5. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints
6. Jordan Howard, Chicago Bears
7. LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills
8. Leonard Fournette, Jacksonville Jaguars
9. Kareem Hunt, Kansas City Chiefs
10. Samaje Perine, Washington Redskins
11. Demarco Murray, Tennessee Titans
12. Carlos Hyde, San Francisco 49ers
13. Jamaal Williams, Green Bay Packers
14. Joe Mixon, Cincinnati Bengals
15. Lamar Miller, Houston Texans
16. Dion Lewis, New England Patriots
17. Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers
18. Orleans Darkwa, New York Giants
19. Jerick McKinnon, Minnesota Vikings
20. Devonata Freeman, Atlanta Falcons
21. Adrian Peterson, Arizona Cardinals
22. Tevin Coleman, Atlanta Falcons
23. Marshawn Lynch, Oakland Raiders
24. Kenyon Drake, Miami Dolphins
25. Rex Burkhead, New England Patriots
26. Latavius Murray, Minnesota Vikings
27. Alex Collins, Baltimore Ravens
28. Jay Ajayi, Philadelphia Eagles
29. Alfred Morris, Dallas Cowboys
30. Isaiah Crowell, Cleveland Browns
31. Jacquizz Rodgers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
32. Ameer Abdullah, Detroit Lions
33. Frank Gore, Indianapolis Colts
34. Devontae Booker, Denver Broncos
35. Duke Johnson, Cleveland Browns
36. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans
37. Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthes
38. Bilal Powell, New York Jets
39. Danny Woodhead, Baltimore Ravens
40. Austin Ekeler, Los Angeles Chargers
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Julio Jones flying
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As the league heads into the tail end of the season, making the right decisions about your squad rotation becomes even more important to your side making the playoffs. Some players may start to drop off due to fatigue, but others start to hit a bit of form and can be instrumental in giving your squad the final push. Let’s take a look at a few standouts that could be a major asset to your team as we move into the final quarter of the year.

 

Julio Jones – Atlanta Falcons

After an extremely quiet first ten games, in which he managed just one touchdown, Jones sprung into life against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, much to the delight of offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian. He tripled his season total of touchdowns and raked in an impressive fantasy score of 50.8, the highest of the season so far. It is the first time since Le’Veon Bell scored a huge 51.8 back in week 14 2016, that any player has scored 50-plus PDR fantasy points. Even more outstanding was the fact that no wide receiver had accomplished the feat since Calvin Johnson claimed 50.9 in week 8 of 2013.
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Not only did he go over for two touchdowns, he also pulled 12 receptions for an incredible 253 yards. The question is now whether or not we are going to start to see the best of Jones on a regular basis, however, after that performance he is definitely one to keep an eye on.

 

Antonio Brown – Pittsburgh Steelers

Brown is coming off the back of reaching the 40-point margin for the second consecutive week, and he doesn’t look like he’s slowing down anytime soon. He is one of only four wide receivers to accomplish back-to-back 40 points or more games this century, and the first since Josh Gordon back in weeks 12 and 13 of the 2013 season.
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He continues to bring in the big numbers and is one of the most vital players in a Pittsburgh team that continues to set the benchmark for defense in the league. So extraordinary have the Steelers results been this year, that they’ve now moved into third-favorite to win the Super Bowl at +600. The New England Patriots at +275 are still the bookmakers’ choice for the trophy, with the Philadelphia Eagles just behind them on +450. It’s easy to see why the Steelers have tightened their grip on the Patriots, though, and if you have a good read of their upcoming matches they look like a team that will finish strong.

 

Alvin Kamara – New Orleans Saints

This kid has had an amazing rookie season so far as he continues to go from strength to strength. His 30.8 PDR fantasy score against the Los Angeles Rams gave him his fourth consecutive game with at least 20 points, and also made him only the 11th rookie running back to achieve a streak of that length or longer since 1950.
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His total of 217.4 fantasy points after week 12 makes him the second-highest amongst the running backs, and puts him on target for a 316.2-PDR-point rookie maiden season. Kamara continues to be consistent and improve with each game, and he is tearing it up through the fantasy ranks at present.
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If you don’t have these three in your squad currently, it may be time to think about adding one of them to your roster. Making those key changes at this point of the year is sometimes the difference between success and failure and snatching up one of those playoff positions.

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Here are the 2017 Lester’s Legends Week 13 quarterback rankings.
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1. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
2. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
3. Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles
4. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
5. Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins
6. Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers
7. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
8. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
9. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
10. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
11. Jared Goff, Los Angeles Rams
12. Marcus Mariota, Tennessee Titans
13. Case Keenum, Minnesota Vikings
14. Josh McCown, New York Jets
15. Tyrod Taylor, Buffalo Bills
16. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys
17. Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders
18. Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs
19. Brett Hundley, Green Bay Packers
20. Blake Bortles, Jacksonville Jaguars
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Jacquizz Rodgers running
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There were some unheralded 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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Get ‘em
Martavis Bryant, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers – 4 of 6 targets for 40 yards, TD. Speculative add if JuJu Smith-Schuster (hamstring) remains out.
Rex Burkhead, RB, New England Patriots – 53 total yards, 2 TDs. Hard to start, but should be rostered.
Corey Coleman, QB, Cleveland Browns – 3 of 8 targets for 64 yards. Averaging 72 yards in the last two games.
Marquise Goodwin, WR, San Francisco 49ers – 4 of 6 targets for 78 yards. Averaging 76.3 yards in his last three games.
Case Keenum, QB, Minnesota Vikings – 282 yards, 2 TDs passing and 20 yards and a TD running. QB2 option.
Josh McCown, QB, New York Jets – 3007 yards, 3 TDs passing and 28 rushing yards.
Paul Richardson, WR, Seattle Seahawks – 4 of 7 targets for 70 yards. Averaging 62.7 yards in his last six games.
Jacquizz Rodgers, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 37 total yards. Worth adding if Doug Martin (concussion) misses next week.
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Don’t Sweat ‘em
Peyton Barver, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 5 carries for 7 yards and 2 TDs. Fluke game.
Tyler Boyd, WR, Cincinnati Bengals – 2 of 2 targets for 17 yards, TD.
Jaron Brown, WR, Arizona Cardinals – 52-yard TD.
Bennie Fowler III, WR, Denver Broncos – 3 of 4 targets for 33 yards, TD.
Kenny Golladay, WR, Detroit Lions – 2 of 4 targets for 61 yards. Averaging 59 yards in the last three games, but only two catches a game.
Brett Hundley, QB, Green Bay Packers – 245 yards, 3 TDs. Hopefully he can build on this performance.
Dontrelle Inman, WR, Chicago Bears – 4 of 9 targets for 64 yards. Averaging 65 yards in his last three games. 14-team and/or DFS option.
Zay Jones, WR, Buffalo Bills – 3 of 10 targets for 33 yards, TD. 14-team and/or DFS option.
Jermaine Kearse, WR, New York Jets – 7 of 11 targets for 105 yards and a TD.
Cody Latimer, WR, Denver Broncos – 3 of 4 targets for 48 yards, TD.
Louis Murphy, WR, San Francisco 49ers- 2 of 4 targets for 14 yards, TD.
Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Oakland Raiders – 3 of 4 targets for 72 yards. Possible DFS option next week with Crabtree facing possible suspension and Cooper injured.
Josh Reynolds, WR, Los Angeles Rams – 4 of 6 targets for 37 yards, TD.
Ricky Seals-Jones, TE, Arizona Cardinals – 4 of 6 targets for 72 yards, TD. He scored twice last week, but I’m not ready to commit to him yet.
Rod Smith, RB, Dallas Cowboys – 48 total yards, TD. Dallas is hard to trust right now.
Julius Thomas, TE, Miami Dolphins – 5 of 6 targets for 52 yards.
Nick Vannett, TE, Seattle Seahawks – 2 of 4 targets for 29 yards, TD.
Albert Wilson, WR, Kansas City Chiefs – 3 of 7 targets for 36 yards, TD.
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Danny Amendola
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Sometimes because of match-ups you have to roll out less than ideal lineups, especially when your players are nicked up. That’s the nature of the beast. Sometimes you need a fantasy gem to be successful. Here are some of the under the radar players that could possibly pull out a win for you.
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Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals
Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens
Devontae Booker, Denver Broncos
Bilal Powell, New York Jets
Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers
Danny Woodhead, Baltimore Ravens
Danny Amendola, WR, New England Patriots
Zay Jones, Buffalo Bills
Tavarres King and Roger Lewis, New York Giants
Brandon LaFell, Cincinnati Bengals
Marcedes Lewis, Jacksonville Jaguars
David Njoku, Cleveland Browns
Benjamin Watson, Baltimore Ravens
Cleveland Browns Defense
Oakland Raiders Defense
Tennessee Titans Defense
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Calais Campbell
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Here are the 2017 Lester’s Legends Week 12 team defense rankings.
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1. Jacksonville Jaguars
2. Philadelphia Eagles
3. Cincinnati Bengals
4. Baltimore Ravens
5. Pittsburgh Steelers
6. Seattle Seahawks
7. Kansas City Chiefs
8. Carolina Panthers
9. New England Patriots
10. Minnesota Vikings
11. Washington Redskins
12. Denver Broncos
13. Atlanta Falcons
14. Houston Texans
15. Los Angeles Chargers
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