LeGarrette Blount Patriots
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There were some unusual 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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Zach Mettenberger, QB, Tennessee Titans
Zach Mettenberger threw for 345 yards and a pair of touchdowns. There are too many good options for single-quarterback leagues, but he’s worth adding in two-QB leagues.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Dan Herron, RB, Indianapolis Colts
Dan Herron ran for 65 yards and added 31 receiving yards. He likely earned himself more touches going forward, but he’s still behind Trent Richardson.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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LeGarrette Blount, RB, New England Patriots
LeGarrette Blount ran for 78 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Jonas Gray overslept his way into Bill Belichick’s doghouse. Look for Blount to run with this opportunity.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Latavius Murray, RB, Oakland Raiders
Latavius Murray ran for 112 yards and two touchdowns on four carries before leaving with a concussion. He played on Thursday, which gives him more time to get cleared. Once he’s healthy he’ll carry the mail for the Raiders.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Stedman Bailey, WR, St. Louis Rams
Stedman Bailey caught seven of nine targets for 89 yards and a touchdown. He hasn’t done much to date.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Charles Johnson, WR, Minnesota Vikings
Charles Johnson caught three of 11 targets for 52 yards and a score. He had 87 yards last week, but Minnesota’s passing offense is hard to rely on.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Jarvis Landry, WR, Miami Dolphins
Jarvis Landry caught seven of 11 targets for 50 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He has four touchdowns in his past four games and five in the past seven. He’s not a bad bench option., particularly in PPR leagues as he has averaged six catches per game in the past four weeks.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Louis Murphy, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Louis Murphy caught six of eight targets for 113 yards. He has not be a reliable fantasy option.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Tim Wright, TE, New England Patriots
Tim Wright caught five of six targets for 36 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Wright is not a consistent option, but he is capable of a big day.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Jordan Matthews
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There were some unusual 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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Drew Stanton, QB, Arizona Cardinals
Drew Stanton threw for 306 yards and a pair of touchdowns. I want to see more before endorsing him as a QB2.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Josh McCown, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Josh McCown threw for 288 yards and a pair of touchdowns. With Mike Evans beasting, McCown is a solid QB2.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Jonas Gray, RB, New England Patriots
Jonas Gray exploded for 199 yards and four touchdowns. How can you not add a guy after that kind of performance? The Patriots’ running backs are hard to predict, but Gray provides a power attack that works well with Brady’s passing game.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Kenny Britt, WR, St. Louis Rams
Kenny Britt caught for of seven targets for 128 yards and a touchdown. He has scored in two of three weeks and is the Rams’ top option in the passing game.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Jarvis Landry, WR, Miami Dolphins
Jarvis Landry caught all five of his targets for 46 yards and a touchdown. He has scored in two of the past three games and three of the past six. I’m still a bit hesitant to add him in 10-12 team leagues.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Jordan Matthews, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
Jordan Matthews is owned in a decent amount of leagues, but he should be owned in more. He caught five of eight targets for 107 yards and a touchdown. He has four scores in three games.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Kenny Stills, WR, New Orleans Saints
Kenny Stills caught all four of his targets for 32 yards. He’s been solid in four of the past five games. He’s worth a spot on your bench given New Orleans’ high-powered offense.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Taylor Gabriel, WR, Cleveland Browns
Taylor caught five of 13 targets for 92 yards. Decent game, but with Josh Gordon coming back, his value is limited.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Garrett Graham, TE, Houston Texans
Garrett Graham caught both of his targets for 34 yards and a touchdown. Look elsewhere.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Jermaine Gresham, TE, Cincinnati Bengals
Jermaine Gresham caught two of three targets for 13 yards and a pair of scores. Those were his first two scores and he only topped 40 yards in two games.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Martavis Bryant
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There were some unusual 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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Josh McCown, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Josh McCown threw for 301 yards and a pair of touchdowns against the Atlanta Falcons. He added 39 rushing yards. If you need a quarterback he’s a decent option. He has good weapons and the Bucs are bad so he’ll likely be playing from behind.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Michael Vick, QB, New York Jets
Michael Vick threw for 132 yards and two touchdowns against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He added 39 rushing yards. With the bye weeks coming to a close, there are better options available.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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C.J. Anderson, RB, Denver Broncos
C.J. Anderson ran for 90 yards and caught four passes for 73 yards and a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders. The Broncos suddenly have a muddy backfield. Given his success, Anderson is worth a speculative add.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Joseph Randle, RB, Dallas Cowboys
Joseph Randle ran for 56 yards and a touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He’s only worth adding as a handcuff.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Chris Hogan, WR, Buffalo Bills
Chris Hogan caught five of seven targets for 57 yards and a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs. There are better options available.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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John Brown, WR, Arizona Cardinals
John Brown caught five of nine targets for 73 yards and a touchdown against the St. Louis Rams. His value takes a hit with Carson Palmer going down.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Martavis Bryant, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
Martavis Bryant has probably been snatched up in most leagues already, but for those few leagues that he’s still out there…grab him. Bryant had 143 yards and a touchdown against the Jets. He has six touchdowns in four games.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Preston Parker, WR, New York Giants
Preston Parker caught all seven of his targets for 79 yards and a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks. Keep an eye on him, but don’t add him yet.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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T.J. Graham, WR, New York Jets
T.J. Graham had a 67-yard touchdown against Pittsburgh. Look elsewhere.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Mychal Rivera, TE, Oakland Raiders
Mychal Rivera caught six of eight targets for 64 yards and a touchdown against the Broncos. With three solid weeks in a row, it’s hard not to endorse him.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Carson Palmer Cardinals
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There were some unusual 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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Brian Hoyer, QB, Cleveland Browns
Brian Hoyer threw for 300 yards and a pair of touchdowns against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. There are better fantasy options available.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Carson Palmer, QB, Arizona Cardinals
Carson Palmer threw for 249 yards and three touchdowns against the Dallas Cowboys. He has thrown multiple touchdowns in every game this year. He has 11 touchdowns and just two picks. He’s one of the better QB2s.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Mark Sanchez, QB, Philadelphia Eagles
March Sanchez threw for 202 yards and a pair of touchdowns against the Houston Texans. With Nick Foles (shoulder) out for an extended period, Sanchez is a must-add considering the Eagles’ high-powered offense. The injury to Foles would be a major blow to their Super Bowl hopes and could have a major impact on 2015 Super Bowl Bets and Super Bowl XLVII Betting. Stay tuned.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Ryan Tannehill, QB, Miami Dolphins
Ryan Tannehill threw for 288 yards and three touchdowns against the San Diego Chargers. He added 47 rushing yards. He’s averaging 238.4 yards and 1.8 touchdown passes with another 30.6 yards per game on the ground. He’s a solid QB2.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Matt Asiata, RB, Minnesota Vikings
Matt Asiata ran for 26 yards and three touchdowns against the Washington Redskins. He also had 31 receiving yards. I wouldn’t chase that box score. He’s still second fiddle to Jerick McKinnon.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Allen Hurns, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
Allen Hurns caught seven of nine targets for 112 yards and a pair of touchdowns against the Cincinnati Bengals. He’s been pretty quiet since Week 4. I’d look elsewhere.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Jarvis Landry, WR, Miami Dolphins
Jarivs Landry caught five of six targets for 46 yards and a touchdown against the Chargers. He’s not a reliable fantasy option.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Jordan Matthews, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
Jordan Matthews caught three of four targets for 40 yards and a touchdown against the Texans. He’s not a recommended add.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Kenny Britt, WR, St. Louis Rams
Kenny Britt caught two of four targets for 32 yards and a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers. He should continue to see more looks with Brian Quick on the IR.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Kenny Stills, WR, New Orleans Saints
Kenny Stills caught five of eight targets for 72 yards against the Carolina Panthers. He’s averaging 77.3 yards in his past three games. With that kind of production he is worth a look.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Markus Wheaton, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
Markus Wheaton caught two of four targets for 62 yards and a touchdown. It’s the second straight game with a touchdown. I don’t think his usage is steady enough to add.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Martavis Bryant, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
Martavis Bryant caught three of five targets for 44 yards and a pair of touchdowns. That gives him five touchdowns in three games. The 6’4″ Bryant should remain a red zone threat. I prefer him over Wheaton.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Taylor Gabriel, WR, Cleveland Browns
Taylor Gabriel caught five of six targets for 87 yards and a touchdown against the Bucs. There are better options.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Chase Ford, TE, Minnesota Vikings
Chase Ford caught five of seven targets for 66 yards and a touchdown against the Skins. Kyle Rudolph should return soon.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Mychal Rivera, TE, Oakland Raiders
Mychal Rivera caught eight of 11 targets for 38 yards and two touchdowns against the Seattle Seahawks. That’s two solid games in a row, but I’m still not ready to add him.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Allen Robinson
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There were some unusual 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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Carson Palmer, QB, Arizona Cardinals
Carson Palmer threw for 329 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He’s averaging 277.3 yards and a pair of touchdowns in his past three games. He’s a rock solid QB2 and can be used as a QB1 with a favorable matchup.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Kyle Orton, QB, Buffalo Bills
Kyle Orton threw for 238 yards and four touchdowns. He’s averaging 282 yards and 2.3 touchdowns per game. I can’t bring myself to endorse him, but that is becoming harder each week.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Zach Mettenberger, QB, Tennessee Titans
Zach Mettenberger threw for 299 yards and a pair of touchdowns. It was 27-3 before he got going. I need to see more before I consider him a QB2.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Bobby Rainey, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Bobby Rainey ran for 25 yards and added six receptions for 41 yards. If Doug Martin (ankle) misses any time, Rainey is worth an add.
Ruling: TBD
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Jonas Gray, RB, New England Patriots
Jonas Gray ran for 86 yards. Patriots’ running backs are nearly impossible to predict. If you missed out on last week’s batch of free agent backs, grab him. Otherwise, make him prove it.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Juwan Thompson, RB, Denver Broncos
Juwan Thompson ran for 24 yards and sniped a pair of touchdowns from Ronnie Hillman. He’s not worth an add, but he is definitely frustrating for Hillman owners.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Lorenzo Taliaferro, RB, Baltimore Ravens
Lorenzo Taliaferro ran for 27 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He added 42 receiving yards. At this point Justin Forsett is the only Ravens back that consistently produces.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Theo Riddick, RB, Detroit Lions
Theo Riddick ran for five yards and caught eight of 12 targets for 74 yards and a touchdown. The Lions have a bye next week, which improves the chances for Reggie Bush to return.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Allen Robinson, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
Allen Robinson caught five of 10 targets for 82 yards and a touchdown. He is averaging 64.7 yards per game in the last seven games and 70 yards per game in his past three. He’s worthy of a roster spot.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Andre Holmes, WR, Oakland Raiders
Andre Holmes caught five of seven targets for 69 yards and a touchdown. He’s averaging 74.5 yards and a touchdown in his past four games.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Andrew Hawkins, WR, Cleveland Browns
Andrew Hawkins caught seven of nine targets for 88 yards and a touchdown. Last week he had 112 yards. Hawkins has had at least 70 yards in five of seven games.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Donte Moncrief, WR, Indianapolis Colts
Donte Moncrief caught seven of 12 targets for 113 yards and a touchdown. He looked good, but I’d like to see him prove it.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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John Brown, WR, Arizona Cardinals
John Brown caught five of ten targets for 119 yards and a score. The bulk of his damage came on the go-ahead 75 yard touchdown pass. I need to see more before I endorse him.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Martavis Bryant, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
Martavis Bryant caught five of seven targets for 83 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He is averaging 61.5 yards and 1.5 touchdowns in his past two games. He’s worth a speculative look.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Mychal Rivera, TE, Oakland Raiders
Mychal Rivera  caught seven of nine targets for 83 yards. There are too many good options to add Rivera.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Tre Mason
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There were some unusual 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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Ryan Tannehill, QB, Miami Dolphins
Ryan Tannehill threw for 244 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He added 49 yards on the ground. In his past two games Tannehill is averaging 261 passing yards, two passing touchdowns and 42 rushing yards. He’s a decent QB2.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Anthony Dixon, RB, Buffalo Bills
Anthony Dixon had 51 rushing yards and 15 receiving yards. He got extra work with C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson going down. He should be worth an add as the Bills’ running back situation gets sorted out.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Bryce Brown, RB, Buffalo Bills
Bryce Brown was a healthy inactive this week, but should see action due to the injuries of Spiller and Fred Jackson.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Denard Robinson, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Denard Robinson ran for 127 yards and a touchdown. With a performance like that it would be hard not to add him.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Tre Mason, RB, St. Louis Rams
Tre Mason ran for 85 yards and a touchdown as he has unseated Zac Stacy. He should be added.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Corey Fuller, WR, Detroit Lions
Corey Fuller caught three of five targets for 44 yards and a touchdown. He’s not on the fantasy radars yet.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Odell Beckham, Jr., WR, New York Giants
Odell Beckham, Jr. caught four of six targets for 34 yards and two touchdowns. He has three touchdowns in the past three games. He’s worth adding with Victor Cruz down.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Charles Clay, TE, Miami Dolphins
Charles Clay caught four of five targets for 58 yards and a touchdown. He’s not a bad second tight end option.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Gavin Escobar, TE, Dallas Cowboys
Gavin Escobar caught all three of his targets for 65 yards and a couple of touchdowns. I wouldn’t add him just yet.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Jeff Cumberland, TE, New York Jets
Jeff Cumberland caught three of four targets for 50 yards and a touchdown. I’m not ready to pencil him in as a fantasy threat.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Brandon LaFell Patriots
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There were some unusual 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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Derek Carr, QB, Oakland Raiders
Derek Carr threw for 283 yards and four touchdowns against the San Diego Chargers. There are better quarterback options available.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Brandon Bolden, RB, New England Patriots
Brandon Bolden only had 10 yards on six carries, but he’s worth a look with Stevan Ridley (knee) out.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Isaiah Crowell, RB, Cleveland Browns
Isaiah Crowell ran for 77 yards and a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He’s a good handcuff to the oft-injured Ben Tate. Not a bad bench option.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Storm Johnson, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Johnson ran for 21 yards and a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans. He’s worth rostering as long as he’s the starter, but probably shouldn’t be in your lineup.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Theo Riddick, RB, Detroit Lions
Theo Riddick ran for six yards and caught five passes for 75 yards and a score against the Minnesota Vikings. Reggie Bush should be back next week.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Fozzy Whittaker, RB, Carolina Panthers
Fozzy Whittaker had 52 total yars and a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals. I don’t expect much from him unless you’re in a pinch.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Brice Butler, WR, Oakland Raiders
Brice Butler caught three of five targets for 64 yards and a touchdown against the Chargers. Look elsewhere.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Chris Hogan, WR, Buffalo Bills
Chris Hogan caught five of six targets for 72 yards and a score against the Patriots. No thank you.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Andre Holmes, WR, Oakland Raiders
Andre Holmes caught four of eight targets for 121 yards against the Chargers. That gives him 195 yards and three touchdowns in his last two games. He’s worth a look.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Brandon LaFell, WR, New England Patriots
Brandon LaFell caught four of six targets for 97 yards and a pair of touchdowns against the Buffalo Bills. His stock is trending up.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Jarvis Landry, WR, Miami Dolphins
Jarvis Landry caught six of eight targets for 75 yards and a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers. Not ready to use him.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Louis Murhpy, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Louis Murphy caught seven of nine targets for 72 yards and a touchdown. He keeps showing up here. The Bucs defense is bad. Murphy is a decent option.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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Robert Woods, WR, Buffalo Bills
Robert Woods caught seven of ten targets for 78 yards and a score against the Pats. I’m not ready to add him to my bench.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Jace Amaro, TE, New York Jets
Jace Amaro caught 10 of 12 targets for 68 yards and a score. Keep an eye on him, but don’t add him.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Scott Chandler, TE, Buffalo Bills
Scott Chandler caught six of nine targets for 105 yards against New England. He’s not consistent enough to add.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Clay Harbor, TE, Jacksonville Jaguars
Clay Harbor caught three of four targets for 91 yards and a touchdown. He’s averaging 61 yards the past three games. He’s worth a look if you are hurting at TE.
Ruling: Get ‘em.
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