Bobby Wagner
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Here are the 2016 Lester’s Legends Week 14 IDP rankings.
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1. Bobby Wagner, Seattle Seahawks
2. Alec Ogletree, Los Angeles Rams
3. Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders
4. Telvin Smith, Jacksonville Jaguars
5. Jamie Collins, Cleveland Browns
6. Carlos Dunlap, Cincinnati Bengals
7. Kwon Alexander, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
8. Derrick Johnson, Kansas City Chiefs
9. Mark Barron, Los Angeles Rams
10. Everson Griffin, Minnesota Vikings
11. Paul Posluszny, Jacksonville Jaguars
12. C.J. Mosley, Baltimore Ravens
13. Sean Lee, Dallas Cowboys
14. Cameron Jordan, New Orleans Saints
15. Calais Campbell, Arizona Cardinals
16. Vontaze Burfict, Cincinnati Bengals
17. Ryan Shazier , Pittsburgh Steelers
18. Aaron Donald, Los Angeles Rams
19. Zach Brown, Buffalo Bills
20. Christian Kirksey
21. Ezekiel Ansah, Detroit Lions
22. Kiko Alonso, Miami Dolphins
23. Olivier Vernon, New York Giants
24. Zachary Orr, Baltimore Ravens
25. Landon Collins, New York Giants
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Chris Hogan
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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, QB, Cincinnati Bengals
Robert Griffin III, QB, Cincinnati Bengals
Colin Kaepernick, QB, San Francisco 49ers
Matt Asiata, RB, Minnesota Vikings
Kenneth Dixon, RB, Baltimore Ravens
Jerick McKinnon, RB, Minnesota Vikings
Bilal Powell, RB, New York Jets
Corey Coleman, WR, Cleveland Browns
Taylor Gabriel, WR, Atlanta Falcons
Pierre Garcon, WR, Washington Redskins
Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
Chris Hogan, WR, New England Patriots
Tyler Lockett, WR, Seattle Seahawks
Dwayne Allen, TE, Indianapolis Colts
Jermaine Gresham, TE, Arizona Cardinals
Vance McDonald, TE, San Francisco 49ers
Atlanta Falcons Defense
Detroit Lions Defense
San Diego Chargers Defense
Tennessee Titans
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Harrison Smith
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Here are the 2016 Lester’s Legends Week 14 team defense rankings.
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1. Minnesota Vikings
2. Cincinnati Bengals
3. Denver Broncos
4. Detroit Lions
5. New England Patriots
6. Kansas City Chiefs
7. Arizona Cardinals
8. Atlanta Falcons
9. Seattle Seahawks
10. San Diego Chargers
11. Houston Texans
12. New  York Giants
13. Dallas Cowboys
14. Miami Dolphins
15. New York Jets
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Justin Tucker
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Here are the 2016 Lester’s Legends Week 14 kicker rankings.
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1. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens
2 Steven Hauschka, Seattle Seahawks
3. Dan Bailey, Dallas Cowboys
4. Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots
5. Matt Prater, Detroit Lions
6. Matt Bryant, Atlanta Falcons
7. Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis Colts
8. Cairo Santos, Kansas City Chiefs
9. Sebastian Janikowski, Oakland Raiders
10. Kai Forbath, Minnesota Vikings
11. Dustin Hopkins, Washington Redskins
12. Will Lutz, New Orleans Saints
13. Mason Crosby, Gren Bay Packers
14. Brandon McManus, Denver Broncos
15. Josh Lambo, San Diego Chargers
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Jimmy Graham Seahawks
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Here are the 2016 Lester’s Legends Week 14 tight end rankings.
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1. Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks
2. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
3. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
4. Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals
5. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
6. Ladarius Green, Pittsburgh Steelers
7. Cameron Brate, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
8. Eric Ebron, Detroit Lions
9. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles
10. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
11. Vernon Davis, Washington Redskins
12. Martellus Bennett, New England Patriots
13. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
14. Dennis Pitta, Baltimore Ravens
15. C.J. Fiedorowicz, Houston Texans
16. Coby Fleener, New Orleans Saints
17. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
18. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
19. Vance McDonald, San Francisco 49ers
20. Lance Kendricks, Los Angeles Rams
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Mike Evans
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Here are the 2016 Lester’s Legends Week 14 wide receiver rankings.
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1. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
3. Odell Beckham, Jr., New York Giants
4. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
5. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
6. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
7. Amari Cooper, Oakland Raiders
8. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
9. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
10. Doug Baldwin, Seattle Seahawks
11. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots
12. Golden Tate, Detroit Lions
13. Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints
14. Brandon Marshall, New York Jets
15. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
16. Michael Crabtree, Oakland Raiders
17. Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina Panthers
18. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
19. Donte Moncrief, Indianapolis Colts
20. Terrelle Pryor, Cleveland Browns
21. Brandin Cooks, New Orleans Saints
22. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers
23. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos
24. Tyrell Williams, San Diego Chargers
25. Malcolm Mitchell, New England Patriots
26. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs
27. Rishard Matthews, Tennessee Titans
28. Allen Robinson, Jacksonville Jaguars
29. Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills
30. DeSean Jackson, Washington Redskins
31. Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings
32. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
33. Devante Parker, Miami Dolphins
34. Jordan Matthews, Philadelphia Eagles
35. Steve Smith, Baltimore Ravens
36. Dontrelle Inman, San Diego Chargers
37. Kenny Britt, Los Angeles Rams
38. Jamison Crowder, Washington Redskins
39. Willie Snead, New Orleans Saints
40. Jarvis Landry, Miami Dolphins
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Le’Veon Bell
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Here are the 2016 Lester’s Legends Week 14 running back rankings.
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1. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
2. David Johnson, Arizona Cardinals
3. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys
4. LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills
5. Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons
6. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals
7. Melvin Gordon, San Diego Chargers
8. Matt Forte, New York Jets
9. DeMarco Murray, Tennessee Titans
10. Spencer Ware, Kansas City Chiefs
11. Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
12. Jordan Howard, Chicago Bears
13. Thomas Rawls, Seattle Seahawks
14. Latavius Murray, Oakland Raiders
15. LeGarrette Blount, New England Patriots
16. Jay Ajayi, Miami Dolphins
17. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints
18. Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers
19. Lamar Miller, Houston Texans
20. Devontae Booker, Denver Broncos
21. Carlos Hyde, San Francisco 49ers
22. Frank Gore, Indianapolis Colts
23. Robert Kelley, Washington Redskins
24. Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams
25. Rashad Jennings, New York Giants
26. Theo Riddick, Detroit Lions
27. Terrance West, Baltimore Ravens
28. Tim Hightower, New Orleans Saints
29. Isaiah Crowell, Cleveland Browns
30. Tevin Coleman, Atlanta Falcons
31. Kenneth Dixon, Baltimore Ravens
32. Darren Sproles, Philadelphia Eagles
33. Bilal Powell, New York Jets
34. Jerick McKinnon, Minnesota Vikings
35. T.J. Yeldon, Jacksonville Jaguars
36. Matt Asiata , Minnesota Vikings
37. Dion Lewis, New England Patriots
38. Mike Gillislee, Buffalo Bills
39. Wendell Smallwood, Philadelphia Eagles
40. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans
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Dre Brees
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Here are the 2016 Lester’s Legends Week 14 quarterback rankings.
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1. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
2. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
3. Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
4. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
5. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
6. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
7. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
8. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
9. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
10. Marcus Mariota, Tennessee Titans
11. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
12. Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers
13. Eli Manning, New York Giants
14. Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins
15. Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals
16. Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders
17. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys
18. Tyrod Taylor, Buffalo Bills
19. Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals
20. Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens
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Malcolm Mitchell
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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
Dwayne Allen, TE, Indianapolis Colts – 4 catches for 72 yards for 3 TDs. Caught five passes last week.
Cameron Brate, TE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 6 catches for 86 yards, TD. Four TDs in the past six games.
Pierre Garcon, WR, Washington Redskins – 7 catches for 78 yards. Averaging 77 yards over the past five games.
Mike Gillislee, RB, Buffalo Bills – 49 yards, 2 TDs. Great handcuff.
Ladarius Green, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers – 6 catches for 110 yards, TD.
Dontrelle Inman, WR, San Diego Chargers – 2 catches for 49 yards, TD. Scored in consecutive games. Averaging 66.2 yards in the past six games.
Brandon LaFell, WR, Cincinnati Bengals – 5 catches for 95 yards, TD.
Malcolm Mitchell, WR, New England Patriots – 8 catches for 82 yards. Averaging 74 yards and a touchdown in his last three games.
Dennis Pitta, TE, Baltimore Ravens – 9 catches for 90 yards, 2 TDs.
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Don’t Sweat ‘em
Robby Anderson, WR, New York Jets – 4 catches for 61 yards, TD.
Joshua Bellamy, WR, Chicago Bears – 4 catches for 93 yards.
Joe Flacco, QB, Baltimore Ravens – 381 yards, 4 TDs.
Michael Floyd, WR, Arizona Cardinals – 3 catches for 18 yards, TD.
Ted Ginn, Jr., WR, Carolina Panthers – 5 catches for 80 yards, TD.
Ryan Griffin, TE, Houston Texans – 4 catches for 35 yards, TD.
Chris Hogan, WR, New England Patriots – 4 catches for 23 yards, TD.
John Kuhn, RB, New Orleans Saints – 15 total yards, TD.
Tyler Lockett, WR, Seattle Seahawks – 138 total yards, TD.
J.J. Nelson, WR, Arizona Cardinals – 42-yard TD catch.
Breshad Perrimiman, WR, Baltimore Ravens – 2 catches for 59 yards, TD.
Aaron Ripkowski, RB, Green Bay Packers – 18 total yards, TD.
Aldrick Robinson, WR, Atlanta Falcons – 2 catches for 18 yards, TD.
Robert Turbin, RB, Indianpolis Colts – 16 yards, TD.
Paul Turner, WR, Philadelphia Eagles – 6 catches for 80 yards.
Albert Wilson, WR, Kansas City Chiefs – 103 total yards, TD.
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Next Man Up: Week 13

2 December 2016

Martellus Bennett Patriots
By: Josh Fletcher

 

The playoffs are almost here for most fantasy football owners, which means that it is critical that you put your best lineup forward each week. However, injuries are an unpredictable element to the game that can throw a wrench in your plans. Let’s take a look at the most significant injuries last week and which players stand to benefit the most from those injuries.

 

Vernon Davis Replaces Jordan Reed

 

Jordan Reed suffered a shoulder injury on Thanksgiving day versus the Dallas Cowboys. While he finished the game and caught two touchdowns, he is said to have limited range of motion. This means that Vernon Davis should have an opportunity to get the targets that would have normally gone to Reed. Jamison Crowder and DeSean Jackson may also get extra targets if Reed is out.

 

Martellus Bennett Replaces Rob Gronkowski

 

The man that they call Gronk is the best tight end in football when he is in the lineup. However, if he can’t go, Martellus Bennett is going to be someone who could benefit from his absence. There are a couple of caveats with that though. First, Bennett also hurt himself against the New York Jets, which means he may or may not be available. Second, there is no guarantee as to who will be the focal point of New England’s offense in any given game, given MVP candidate Tom Brady loves spreading the ball around. Therefore, Julian Edelman, Chris Hogan or even James White could see an uptick in targets or touches this week.

 

Donte Moncrief Replaces T.Y. Hilton

 

T.Y. Hilton was knocked out of a Thanksgiving day game against Pittsburgh after taking a hard hit while making a terrific reception. If he can’t go on Sunday, it looks like Donte Moncrief becomes one of the top targets in the passing game assuming that Andrew Luck is also back. Others who may benefit from Hilton being out include Frank Gore and tight end Jack Doyle.

 

T.J. Yeldon and Denard Robinson Replace Chris Ivory

 

Chris Ivory hurt his ankle against Buffalo and didn’t come back into the game. Ankle injuries are difficult for running backs to deal with, which means he could be out or at least on a reduced play count on Sunday. T.J. Yeldon and Denard Robinson would be the next two options on the roster unless the Jaguars promote a player or sign someone before their game against Denver.

 

 

 

In fantasy football, it isn’t the best team that wins games. Instead, it is the team who has the best players in that given week. Therefore, doing your homework may make it easier to put together a lineup that helps you keep up your winning ways until your star players return.

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