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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
Alfred Blue, RB, Houston Texans – Racked up 119 total yards in Lamar Miller’s absence. Worth adding if Miller misses again or cedes lead back duties to blue
Blake Bortles, QB, Jacksonville Jaguars – Threw for 430 yards and a TD. Ran for 34 and a score. Topped 375 yards in 3 of 5 games.
Martavis Bryant, WR, Oakland Raiders – Caught all three targets for 91 yards.
Keelan Cole, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars – Caught 4 of 10 targets for 70 yards.
Mike Davis, RB, Seattle Seahawks – 75 total yards, TD.
Frank Gore, RB, Miami Dolphins – 12 carries for 63 yards. The veteran had twice as many carries as Kenyan Drake.
Austin Hooper, TE, Atlanta Falcons – Caught 9 of 12 targets for 77 yards. TE yards2 option.
Baker Mayfield, QB, Cleveland Browns – Threw for 342 yards and a TD. Ran for 23 yards. QB2.
Donte Moncrief, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars – Caught 6 of 15 targets for 76 yards. 109 yards and a score last week.
Chester Rogers, WR, Indianapolis Colts – Caught 8 of 11 targets for 66 yards. PPR depth option with 16 catches in last two games, particularly if T.Y. Hilton is sidelined again.
Mohamed Sanu, WR, Atlanta Falcons – Caught 4 of 7 targets for 73 yards, TD. Three solid weeks in a row.
Wendell Smallwood, RB, Philadelphia Eagles – 71 total yards, TD. Option now that Jay Ajayi is done for the year. Corey Clement is probably the preferred long-term add.
Mike Williams, WR, Los Angeles Chargers – Caught all three targets for 66 yards.

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Robby Anderson, WR, New York Jets – Caught 3 of 5 targets for 123 yards and two TDs.
C.J. Beathard, QB, San Francisco 49ers – 349 yards, 2 TDs plus rushing TD.
D.J. Chark, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars – Caught 2 of 4 targets for 68 yards.
Sam Darnold, QB, New York Jets – 198 yards and 3 TDs.
Rashard Higgins, WR, Cleveland Browns – Caught 3 of 4 targets for 66 yards, TD.
Kyle Juszczyk, RB, San Francisco 49ers – Caught 6 of 7 targets for 75 yards.
Case Keenum, QB, Denver Broncos – 377 yards, 2 TDs.
Christian Kirk, WR, Arizona Cardinals – Caught 3 of 4 targets for 85 yards, TD.
Eli Manning, QB, New York Giants – 326 yards, 2 TDs.
David Moore, WR, Seattle Seahawks – Caught 3 of 4 targets for 38 yards and a pair of TDs.
Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, New England Patriots – Caught both targets for 11 yards and a score. Second straight game with a score, but involvement in the offense is minimal.
Niles Paul, TE, Jacksonville Jaguars – Caught 7 of 9 targets for 65 yards.
Terrelle Pryor, WR, New York Jets – Caught 20-yard TD.
Curtis Samuel, WR, Carolina Panthers – Caught 2 of 4 targets for 37 yards, TD.
Equanimeous St. Brown, WR, Green Bay Packers – Caught 3 of 5 targets for 89 yards. Desperation play if Green Bay remains thin at WR.
Courtland Sutton, WR, Denver Broncos – Caught 2 of 5 targets for 18 yards, TD.
Erik Swoope, TE, Indianapolis Colts – Caught all three targets for 44 yards and a TD. Had a second score called back. Unfortunately he’s the third tight end option for Indy.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling, WR, Green Bay Packers – Caught 7 of 10 targets for 68 yards. Desperation play if Green Bay remains thin at WR.
Trent Taylor, WR, San Francisco 49ers – Caught 7 of 8 targets for 61 yards, TD.
Derrick Willies, WR, Cleveland Browns – Caught 3 of 5 targets for 61 yards.
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Aaron Jones
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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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Bye Week: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Dallas, Seattle
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Nelson Agholor, WR, Philadelphia Eagles – 4 of 5 for 93 and a score. He’s been effective most games.
Javorius Allen, RB, Baltimore Ravens – 85 total yards, TD. Worth and add if he got dropped.
Danny Amendola, WR, New England Patriots – Likely only available in smaller leagues. If he’s there, grab him, especially PPR. 8 catches for 77 yards.
Matt Breida, RB, San Francisco 49ers – 71 total yards. Hyde just 11 yards on 8 carries.
Jacoby Brissett, QB, Indianapolis Colts – 314 yards passing, 14 yards and a score on the ground.
Cameron Brate, TE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Also likely owned in most leagues. Three straight games with a score. 5 of 9 targets caught for 68 yards and a TD.
Alex Collins, RB, Baltimore Ravens – 55 yards at 4.6 ypc.
Orleans Darkwa, RB, New York Giants – 69 yards, TD.
Ed Dickson, TE, Carolina Panthers – Caught all five targets for 175 yards. 62 yards last week.
Will Fuller, WR, Houston Texans – 2 of 3 targets for 57 yards, 2 TDs. 4 TDs in two games. If he didn’t get snatched up last week, get him.
Wayne Gallman, RB, New York Giants – 82 total yards.
Aaron Jones, RB, Green Bay Packers – 125 yards and a TD on 6.6 ypc.
Roger Lewis, WR, New York Giants – 29-yard TD. He’s the only healthy Giants receiver.
Jerick McKinnon, RB, Minnesota Vikings – 146 total yards and a TD.
Marlon Mack, RB, Indianapolis Colts – 91 yards and a TD. Gore just 48 yards on 14 carries.
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Tavon Austin, WR, Los Angeles Rams – 41 total yards, TD.
Cole Beasley, WR, Dallas Cowboys – 4 of 6 targets for 23 yards and two TDs.
Trey Burton, TE, Philadelphia Eagles – 2 catches for 16 yards, TD.
Darren Fells, TE, Detroit Lions – Two catches for 24 yards and a pair of scores.
Marquise Goodwin, WR, San Francisco 49ers – 5 of 11 targets for 116 yards.
Tyler Higbee, TE, Los Angeles Rams – 4 of 8 targets for 98 yards.
Brian Hoyer, QB, San Francisco 49ers – 353 yards and a pair of scores.
George Kittle, TE, San Francisco 49ers – 7 of 9 targets for 83 yards and a score.
Kyle Juszcyk, RB, San Francisco 49ers – 2 of 4 targets for 14 yards, TD.
David Njoku, TE, Cleveland Browns – 3 catches for 48 yards and a score. Three TDs in five games. Has yet to reach 50 yards in a game though.
Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE, New York Jets – 6 of 8 targets for 29 yards, TD. Bye-week fill-in at this point.
Torrey Smith, WR, Philadelphia Eagles – 3 of 4 for 70 and a score. Monitor in case he’s becoming a bigger factor in the Eagles’ offense.
Phillip Supernaw, TE, Tennessee Titans – 2 catches for 16 yards, TD.
Brandon Tate, WR, Buffalo Bills – 2 of 4 targets for 25 yards and a TD.
Charcandrick West, RB, Kansas City Chiefs – 13 total yards, 2 TDs.
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Sammie Coates
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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
Davante Adams, WR, Green Bay Packers – 5 catches for 85 yards, TD. Bye week out of the way and has scored in three of four games.
Jay Ajayi, RB, Miami Dolphins – 42 yards, TD.
Matt Asiata, RB, Minnesota Vikings – 101 total yards, TD.
Sammie Coates, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers – 6 catches for 139 yards, 2 TDs.
Chris Hogan, WR, New England Patriots – 4 catches for 114 yards.
Brian Hoyer, QB, Chicago Bears – 397 yards, 2 TDs.
Jesse James, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers – 6 catches for 43 yards, TD.
Jacquizz Rodgers, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Charles Sims to IR should lead to a role for Rodgers
Jeremy Kerley, WR, San Francisco 49ers – 8 catches for 102 yards, TD.
Jalen Richard, RB, Oakland Raiders – 97 total yards
Jacquizz Rodgers, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 129 total yards. Goes on bye and Doug Martin should return, but has value in PPR leagues with Charles Sims going down.
Terrance Williams, WR, Dallas Cowboys – 5 catches for 70 yards.
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Blaine Gabbert, QB, San Francisco 49ers – 162 yards, TD passing; 70 yards, TD rushing.
Pierre Garcon, WR, 5 catches for 56 yards, TD.
Mike Gilislee, RB, Buffalo Bills – 6 yards, TD.
Crocket Gillmore, TE, Baltimore Ravens – 4 catches for 28 yards, TD.
Marquise Goodwin, WR, Buffalo Bills – 2 catches for 13 yards, TD.
Andrew Hawkins, WR, Cleveland Browns – 4 catches for 56 yards, TD.
Josh Huff, WR, Philadelphia Eagles – 15 total yards, TD.
Andre Johnson, WR, Tennessee Titans – 2 catches for 13 yards, TD.
Brandon LaFell, WR, Cincinnati Bengals – 8 catches for 68 yards, 2 TDs.
Rishard Matthews, WR, Tennessee Titans – 4 catches for 32 yards, TD.
Cameron Meredith, WR, Chicago Bears – 9 catches for 130 yards, TD. Keep him on your radar.
Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Minnesota Vikings – 46 total yards, TD.
Adam Thielen, WR, Minnesota Vikings – 7 catches for 127 yards, TD. Bye next week and then Diggs should be back.
Damien Williams, TB, Miami Dolphins – 70 total yards.
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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.
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QBs
Ryan Fitzpatrick, Buffalo Bills
Fitzpatrick had a great game throwing 3 TDs vs. the Jags, but a quick look at next week’s schedule and you’re staring at a bye and then Baltimore. Then he heads to Kansas City, who made Peyton Manning look mortal. Maybe he has some use in five weeks against Detroit, but there is no need to carry him that long.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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David Garrard, Jacksonville Jaguars
Fitzpatrick’s counterpart had 3 TDs of his own. He too has a tough schedule coming up (vs. TEN, @ KC, @ DAL) before a nice match-up with Houston. Too long to hold onto him without a use for him.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Shaun Hill, Detroit Lions
He’s probably a decent spot start against the Giants if he gets the nod. He had331 yards and 2 TDs in Week 4 and 227 yards and 3 TDs this week against St. Louis. If you need a QB, grab him, but know it’s a short-term solution.
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