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Sometimes you need a fantasy gem to be successful. Here is a list of LestersLegends’ under the radar players that could possibly pull out a win for you in Week 17.
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Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks
Wilson turned a tough matchup against the San Francisco 49ers into yet another case that he belongs in the discussion for Rookie of the Year. Wilson threw for four touchdowns. This is a week after running for three scores. He has 25 passing touchdowns, three rushing touchdowns, and just 13 turnovers (10 interceptions, three fumbles). He played poorly in the first meeting with the St. Louis Rams, but he is an entirely different quarterback these days.
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Montell Owens, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Owens also had a tough matchup last week (New England Patriots). He only managed 42 yards on the ground, but he chipped in with 77 receiving yards. He has a more favorable matchup this week against the Tennessee Titans. The Titans rank 23rd against the run, allowing 127.5 yards per game. They are also one of five teams to have allowed 16 or more rushing touchdowns.
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Justin Blackmon, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
Blackmon is averaging 89.3 yards in his past six games with three touchdown receptions. He had 62 yards and a touchdown in Week 12 against the Titans. Blackmon has been targeted 35 times in the past three games, and should continue to see the majority of the looks with Cecil Shorts on Injured Reserve. The Titans rank 26th in the league in pass defense with 247.4 yards allowed per game. They are also one of four teams to have 29 or more touchdown passes.
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Lance Kendricks, TE, St. Louis Rams
Kendricks has scored in consecutive weeks and has three touchdowns in his past five games. Kendricks has had at least five targets in the past four games.
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Graham Gano, K Carolina Panthers
Gano has six field goals and 15 extra points in five games. The Saints have allowed 24 field goals and 48 extra points. The Panthers should put some points on the board, making Gano a solid play.
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San Diego Chargers Defense
The Chargers rank 11th in total defense allowing 330.5 yards per game They also rank 15th in scoring defense with 21.9 points allowed per game. The Oakland Raiders rank 29th in scoring offense at 17.9 points per game. They are at 12.2 ppg in their past five games and 14 ppg in their past seven games.
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Sometimes you need a fantasy gem to be successful. Here is a list of LestersLegends’ under the radar players that could possibly pull out a win for you in Week 16.
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Sam Bradford, QB, St. Louis Rams
Bradford threw for 377 yards and three touchdowns last week against the Minnesota Vikings. The success should continue against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They have allowed 310.6 yards per game and 27 passing touchdowns.
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DeAngelo Williams, RB, Carolina Panthers
D-Will is averaging 128 total yards and a touchdown in his past two games. He will likely have to break a long run to score a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders, but that is not out of the question. The Raiders have allowed 122.5 yards per game and 17 rushing scores. Both of D-Will’s touchdown were receiving scores so he will also contribute in the passing game.
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Danny Amendola, WR, St. Louis
Amendola is easily Bradford’s favorite target. He caught six passes last week for 58 yards and a touchdown. He added a two-point conversion as well. He’s a strong play against the Bucs’ terrible pass defense.
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Lance Kendricks, TE, St, Louis Rams
A favorable matchup goes a long way when you are taking a long shot. Kendricks has scored in two of his past four games. He’s had at least 30 yards in each of those games so his baseline shouldn’t be too low. The Bucs have allowed 50 yards and/or a touchdown to tight ends in eight games this year.
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Kai Forbath, K, Washington Redskins
Forbath has 15 field goals and 26 extra points in nine games. The Philadelphia Eagles have allowed 25 field goals and 42 extra points.
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Indianapolis Colts Defense
The Colts are not a strong defensive unit, but they have a favorable matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs rank 25th in total offense and dead last in scoring offense.
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Carson Palmer, QB, Oakland Raiders
Palmer throws for a lot of yards (292.7 per game) and throws nearly as many touchdowns as interceptions (22 to 14). He has five games with 350-plus yards this year. Palmer is a much better home start, as he has 307.7 yards per game with 15 touchdowns in seven games, compared to 275.2 and seven in six road games. The Kansas City Chiefs have allowed 25 passing touchdowns.
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Bilal Powell, RB, New York Jets
Powell is averaging 62.3 total yards and a touchdown in his past four games. He is sharing with Shonn Greene, but has been getting double-digit touches. The Tennessee Titans have allowed 127 yards per game and a dozen rushing touchdowns. There should be enough for Powell to at least be a flex consideration.
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Josh Gordon, WR, Cleveland Browns
Gordon is averaging 71 yards with five touchdowns in his last nine games. The Washington Redskins have allowed 289.3 yards per game and 27 passing touchdowns.
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Martellus Bennett, TE, New York Giants
Bennett has scored in back-to-back games. I am expecting a shootout against the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons have allowed 50 yards or a touchdown to a tight end in nine of 13 games.
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Rob Bironas, K, Tennessee Titans
Bironas has 24 field goals and 27 extra points. The New York Jets have allowed 20 field goals and 34 extra points.
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Detroit Lions Defense
The Lions are an average defensive team, but because the Arizona Cardinals are so bad, I have them as my top defense this week. The Cardinals rank last in total offense (269.5 yards per game) and scoring offense (14.3 points per game). They might as well let Larry Fitzgerald play quarterback. At least he’d get the ball.
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Joe Flacco, QB, Baltimore Ravens
Flacco has seven games with 234 or fewer passing yards. He has just three games with multiple touchdown passes. He also has four games with 341 or more yards. The Washington Redskins rank 31st against the pass, allowing 299 yards per game and 24 passing scores. This feels like one of those big games for Flacco.
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Shonn Greene, RB, New York Jets
The Jets are a soap opera gone wrong. Their quarterback situation is a joke. Greene has been one of the lone bright spots on offense. He ran for 104 yards last week. He has the chance to put up another big game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. They have allowed 144.0 yards per game and 16 rushing touchdowns.
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Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia Eagles
It’s sad that Maclin is even considered a debatable option. That’s how bad it in Philly. He’s a roll-of-the-dice option this week against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 309.4 yards per game and 21 passing touchdowns. Nick Foles did look improved against Dallas.
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Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
Rudolph could easily be a no-brainer weekly option if he got even average quarterback play. He is a great red zone threat with eight touchdowns. He just doesn’t provide steady yardage, thanks to Christian Ponder. Rudolph has a touchdown in three straight games, including Week 12 against the Chicago Bears.
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Adam Vinatieri, K, Indianapolis Colts
Vinatieri has 21 field goals and 26 extra points. The Tennessee Titans have allowed 24 field goals and 39 extra points.
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Jacksonville Jaguars
The Jags aren’t a good defensive team by any means, but the New York Jets have serious issues at quarterback. The Jets are averaging 13.8 points in their past five games.
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Sometimes you need a fantasy gem to be successful. Here is a list of LestersLegends’ under the radar players that could possibly pull out a win for you in Week 13.
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Chad Henne, QB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Suddenly the Jaguars look like a threat now that Blaine Gabbert has been put out to pasture. Henne has averaged 307.5 yards and six touchdowns the past two games. He has a chance for continued success against the Buffalo Bills. They have allowed 233.3 passing yards per game and 20 passing scores.
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Beanie Wells, RB, Arizona Cardinals
Beanie scored a pair of touchdowns last week. That was the obvious silver-lining to an otherwise marginal day. Beanie averaged 2.8 yards per carry. This week he faces the New York Jets. They have allowed 142.8 rushing yards per game and a dozen rushing touchdowns.
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Ryan Broyles, WR, Detroit Lions
Broyles shines playing Robin to Calvin Johnson’s Batman, catching six passes for 126 yards on Thanksgiving Day. The Indianapolis Colts have allowed 233.8 passing yard per game and 19 passing scores.
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Martellus Bennett, TE, New York Giants
Eli Manning appeared to have more zip on his ball, which is a welcome sign to all of his pass catchers. The Washington Redskins have allowed seven tight end touchdowns. Bennett went for 79 yards against them in Week 7.
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Phil Dawson, K, Cleveland Browns
Dawson has 21 field goals and 20 extra points. The Raiders have allowed 23 field goals and 41 extra points.
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New York Jets Defense
The Jets have a middling defense. This is more an indictment as to how bad the Cardinals are. They rank 31st in both total offense (292 yards per game) and scoring offense (16.4 points per game).
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Colin Kaepernick or Alex Smith, QB, San Francisco 49ers
Nothing like a quarterback controversy to spice things up in the Bay Area. Whoever Jim Harbaugh chooses for his quarterback this week makes a decent plug-in play against the New Orleans Saints. The Saints rank 31st with 305 passing yards allowed per game. They are tied for worst in the NFL with 21 touchdown passes allowed.
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The other team that has allowed 21 passing scores is the New England Patriots. That makes New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez a sleeper option as well.
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Ronnie Hillman, RB, Denver Broncos
Hillman slides into the starting role against the Kansas City Chiefs with Willis McGahee out. The Chiefs are giving up 129.2 rushing yards per game.
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Bryce Brown, RB, Philadelphia Eagles
It is hard to rely on anybody on the Eagles right now, but Brown will likely get a chance to carry the load with LeSean McCoy dealing with a concussion. The Carolina Panthers are giving up 118.4 rushing yards per game.
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Mike Williams, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Williams is averaging 59.7 yards per game with five touchdowns on the year. The Atlanta Falcons have had a pretty solid pass defense this year, but I’m expecting fireworks in this one. On the flip side, if Julio Jones is out, Harry Douglas could be a sound sleeper for the Falcons.
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Jermichael Finley, TE, Green Bay Packers
Finley caught three passes for 66 yards and a touchdown last week. He had a 20-yard touchdown and a 40-yard grab to show some of the explosiveness he’s been known for. Was it a fluke or is he finally back on track? That’s the million-dollar question.
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St. Louis Rams Defense
The Rams rank 11th in total defense (337.4 yards per game allowed). The Arizona Cardinals rank 31st in total offense (283.7 yards per game) and 30th in scoring offense (16.3 points per game). They are averaging 12 points per game during their current six-game losing streak. The Cardinals have allowed an NFL-high 44 sacks.
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Sometimes you need a fantasy gem to be successful. Here is a list of LestersLegends’ under the radar players that could possibly pull out a win for you in Week 11.
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Nick Foles, QB, Philadelphia Eagles
There have been plenty of Eagles fans call for Foles and now they will get their wish.  Foles threw for 219 yards and a touchdown, but also threw a pick and lost a fumble. The Eagles still have offensive line issues, but they have a good matchup. Washington ranks 30th in pass defense (301.7 yards per game) and have allowed an NFL-high 20 passing touchdowns.
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Shonn Greene, New York Jets
Greene is one of the least sexy options as far as starting running backs go, but he’s averaging 73.7 total yards with five touchdowns in nine games. The Rams have allowed 114.1 rushing yards per game and have yielded ten rushing touchdowns.
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Danario Alexander, San Diego Chargers
An early 80-yard touchdown set the tone last week. Alexander finished with five catches for 134 yards. He had 61 yards the previous week. Denver has a tough pass defense, but they have allowed 16 passing scores. He likely won’t see much of Champ Bailey so Alexander may be able to produce again.
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Brent Celek, Philadelphia Eagles
Celek has just one touchdown on the year and hasn’t had 60 yards in a game since the second week of the season. Washington has allowed seven tight end touchdowns and 61.8 yards per game to opposing tight ends.
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Cincinnati Bengals Defense
The Bengals don’t have nearly as stingy of a defense as they have had in the past, but they have a favorable matchup with Kansas City. The Chiefs rank 18th in total offense (350) and 30th in scoring offense (16.2).
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Connor Barth, K,Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Barth has 15 field goals and 29 extra points. The Panthers have allowed a league-high 25 field goals and 19 extra points.
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