Adam Thielen
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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
Matt Barkley, QB, Chicago Bears – 323 yards, 2 TDs, 5 INTs. Averaging 342.5 yards and  TDs in the past two games.
Alfred Blue, RB, Houston Texans – 90 total yards, TD.
Brandon LaFell, WR, Cincinnati Bengals – 6 catches for 130 yards, TD.
J.J. Nelson, WR, Arizona Cardinals – 3 catches for 132 yards, TD. Four straight games with a score.
Jazquizz Rodgers, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 78 total yards, TD.
Kenny Stills, WR, Miami Dolphins – 3 catches for 35 yards, TD. Scored in three straight and four of the last five games.
Adam Thielen, WR, Minnesota Vikings – 12 catches for 202 yards, 2 TDs.
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Don’t Sweat ‘em
Nelson Agholor, WR, Philadelphia Eagles – 2 catches for 47 yards, TD.
Travis Benjamin, WR, San Diego Chargers – 3 catches for 75 yards.
Blake Bortles, QB, Jacksonville Jaguars – 325 yards, TD, TD catch.
Mack Brown, RB, Washington Redskins – 82 yards, TD.
Travaris Cadet, WR, New Orleans Saints – 2 catches for 16 yards, TD.
Victor Cruz, WR, New York Giants – 8 catches for 84 yards.
Kenyan Drake, RB, Miami Dolphins – 56 yards, TD.
Demetrius Harris, TE, Kansas City Chiefs – 6 catches for 37 yards, TD.
Andre Holmes, WR, Oakland Raiders – 3 catches for 33 yards, TD.
Colin Kaepernick, QB, San Francisco 49ers – 266 yards, 2 TDs, 15 yards rushing, TD. Faces Seattle this week.
Jermiane Kearse, WR, Seattle Seahawks – 4 catches for 37 yards, TD.
Joshua Perkins, TE, Atlanta Falcons – 2 catches for 34 yards, TD.
Paul Richardson, WR, Seattle Seahawks – 4 catches for 42 yards, TD.
Richard Rodgers, TE, Green Bay Packers – 2 catches for 20 yards, TD.
Rod Streater, WR, San Francisco 49ers – 6 catches for 63 yards, TD.
Chris Thompson, RB, Washington Redskins – 37 total yards, 2 TDs.
Deonte Thompson, WR, Chicago Bears – 3 catches for 34 yards, TD.
Clive Walford, TE, Oakland Raiders – 2 catches for 20 yards, TD.
DeAndre Washington, RB, Oakland Raiders – 117 total yards, 2 TDs.
James White, RB, New England Patriots – 46 total yards, TD.
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DuJuan Harris
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There were some unheralded heroes on Sunday. There always are. Let’s take a look at them and see if they are worthy of your fantasy rosters for those of you that play the season out.
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Get ‘em
Kirk Cousins, QB, Washington Redskins: 365 yards, 4 TDs. Back-to-back 4 TD games, three straight 300 yard games.
Isaiah Crowell, RB, Cleveland Browns: 88 yards and TD, two big games in his past three
DuJuan Harris, RB, San Francisco 49ers: 84 total yards
Charles Sims, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 117 total yards and TD, solid PPR option
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Don’t Sweat ‘em
Johnny Manziel, QB, Cleveland Browns:  136 yards passing, 108 yards rushing
Travaris Cadet, RB, New Orleans Saints: 75 total yards, TD
Mike Gillislee, RB, Buffalo Bills: 109 total yards, TD
Jerick McKinnon, RB, Minnesota Vikings: 97 total yards, 2 TDs
Pierre Thomas, RB, Washington Redskins: 89 total yards
Vance McDonald, TE, San Francisco 49ers: 61 yards, TD
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There were some unusual heroes on Sunday. There always are. Let’s take a look at them and see if they are worthy of your fantasy rosters (for the league’s that play the full season).
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Shaun Hill, QB, Detroit Lions
Hill returned to throw for 222 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He added ten yards on the ground. He’s been effective when he’s been healthy. He makes a decent Week 17 start against the fading Vikings.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
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Tim Tebow, QB, Denver Broncos

Tebow threw for 308 yards and a touchdown against. He added 27 yards and a score on the ground. He has a tough draw against San Diego next week, so I wouldn’t roll with him.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Dominic Rhodes, RB, Indianapolis Colts
Rhodes ran for 98 yards on 17 carries. You have to add him in case he gets the start next week, but this smells like a situation to avoid.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
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John Kuhn, RB, Green Bay Packers
Kuhn had 22 yards on six carries with a pair of touchdowns. He added seven yards on two catches for another score. I still don’t trust him to have a good game against the Bears.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em. continue reading »


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