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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 17 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski is averaging 74.9 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. Gronk has scored in three straight games. He had 94 yards in the first meeting with the Buffalo Bills
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2. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham is averaging 55.7 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He faces the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the season finale. The Bucs have allowed 254.4 yards and 1.8 touchdowns per game.
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3. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 50.3 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He has three scores in the past two games. Gates had 61 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Kansas City Chiefs.
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4. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas 40.8 yards and a touchdown per game. He had 63 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first meeting with the Oakland Raiders.
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5. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen is averaging 65.4 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He had 61 yards in the first meeting with the Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta has allowed 291.1 passing yards per game.
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6. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
Delanie Walker is averaging 60.5 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He had 84 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Indianapolis Colts.
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7. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten is averaging 43.6 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He had 70 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Washington Redskins.
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8. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 57.1 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He wraps the season up against the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikes have allowed 1.7 passing touchdowns per game.
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9. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts
Coby Fleener is averaging 47.9 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He scored in the first meeting with the Titans.
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10. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
Travis Kelce is averaging 51.9 yards and 0.3 touchdowns. He finishes a strong rookie season against San Diego.
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The Next Batch
11. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys
12. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants
13. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens vs. Cleveland Browns
14. Charles Clay, Miami Dolphins vs. New York Jets
15. Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 17 fantasy football wide receiver rankings.
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1. Odell Beckham, Jr., New York Giants
Odell Beckham, Jr. is averaging 101.8 yards and a touchdown per game. He’s averaging 131.4 yards and 1.6 touchdowns in his past five games. He should rip into the Philadelphia Eagles’ secondary. Philly has allowed 253.9 yards and 1.9 touchdowns per game.
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2. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
Dez Bryant is averaging 81.4 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He has 10 touchdowns in the past eight games, including a score in the first meeting with the Washington Redskins.
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3. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Calvin Johnson is averaging 115 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his past four games. He had 82 yards in the first meeting with the Green Bay Packers. Look for more in the season finale.
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4. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Demaryius Thomas is averaging 100.3 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He had 108 yards in the first meeting with the Oakland Raiders.
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5. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
Antonio Brown is averaging 104.7 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. There has not been a steadier receiver this year. Brown had 117 yards in the first meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals.
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6. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Jordy Nelson is averaging 95.5 yards and 0.9 touchdowns this year. He faces the Detroit Lions at home. Nelson is averaging 116.4 yards and 1.3 touchdowns in seven home starts.
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7. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
Julio Jones is averaging 109.6 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He had 107 yards in his return from a hip injury. Jones faces the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers have allowed 25 passing touchdowns on the year.
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8. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears
Alshon Jeffery is averaging 73.3 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. He has seven touchdowns in his past six games, including 135 yards and a score in the first meeting with the Minnesota Vikings.
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9. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
A.J. Green is averaging 79.9 yards and 0.5 touchdowns on the year. He exploded for 224 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Monitor his arm injury.
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10. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
T.Y. Hilton is averaging 96.1 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Monitor his hamstring. If he can go, he’s a great start against the Tennessee Titans. Hilton had 105 yards against them in the first meeting.
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11. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mike Evans is averaging 71.2 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He’ll finish a strong rookie season against the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have allowed 261.5 passing yards per game.
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12. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Randall Cobb is averaging 80.5 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. Look for a solid game against the Lions.
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13. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos
Emmanuel Sanders is averaging 88.7 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. He had 67 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first meeting with Oakland.
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14. Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia Eagles
Jeremy Maclin is averaging 84.6 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He’ll closeout his breakout campaign against the Giants.
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15. Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina Panthers
Kelvin Benjamin is averaging 66.6 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He had 109 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with Atlanta. Benjamin faces the Falcons on the road. He has scored seven touchdowns in seven away games.
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The Next Batch
16. Golden Tate, Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers
17. DeSean Jackson, Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys
18. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints
19. Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
20. Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens vs. Cleveland Browns
21. Mike Wallace, Miami Dolphins vs. New York Jets
22. Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens
23. Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots
24. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
25. Andre Johnson, Houston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 17 fantasy football running back rankings.
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1. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
Le’Veon Bell is averaging 141 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. In his past five games Bell is averaging 180.4 yards and 1.6 touchdowns per game. He torched the Cincinnati Bengals for 235 total yards and three touchdowns in the first meeting.
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2. Arian Foster, Houston Texans
Arian Foster is averaging 128.3 total yards and a touchdown per game. He had 148 total yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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3. C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos
C.J. Anderson, is averaging 134.4 total yards and 1.2 touchdowns in his past five games. He had  163 total yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Oakland Raiders.
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4. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs
Jamaal Charles is averaging 90.1 total yards and a touchdown per game. He had 107 total yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the San Diego Chargers.
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5. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch is averaging 105.1 total yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game. He should finish strong against the St. Louis Rams at home. Lynch is averaging 114.3 total yards and 1.6 touchdowns in seven home starts.
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6. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
Matt Forte is averaging 118.1 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He had 175 total yards in the first meeting with the Minnesota Vikings.
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7. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
Eddie Lacy is averaging 96 total yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. In his past nine games he’s averaging 117.6 total yards and 1.1 touchdowns. He squares off with the Detroit Lions in a game that will determine the NFC North division winner.
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8. DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
DeMarco Murray played through his broken hand to run for 58 yards and a touchdown. He’s now averaging 142.7 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He had 221 total yards in the first meeting with the Washington Redskins. He may not be active in the passing game, but Murray looks to cap off his fantasy MVP season in style.
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9. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints 
Mark Ingram is averaging 87.3 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns. He finishes his surprising season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on the road. Ingram is averaging 94 total yards and a touchdown in six road starts. The Bucs have allowed 116.6 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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10. Justin Forsett, Baltimore Ravens
Justin Forsett is averaging 92.9 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He finishes against the Cleveland Browns’ leaky run defense. The Browns have allowed 142.4 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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11. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals
Jeremy Hill is averaging 112.9 total yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his past eight games. He finishes off against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He had 67 total yards on 11 touches in the first meeting with Pittsburgh.
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12. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
LeSean McCoy is averaging 104.5 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns in his past six games. Shady ran for 149 yards in the first meeting with the New York Giants.
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13. Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins
Alfred Morris is averaging 77.8 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He had 85 total yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with Dallas.
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14. Joique Bell, Detroit Lions
Joique Bell is averaging 107.5 total yards and 1.3 touchdowns in his past four games. He finishes against the Packers. Green Bay has allowed 120.5 rushing yards per game.
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15. Andre Williams, New York Giants
Andre Williams is averaging 103.3 total yards and 0.3 touchdowns in his past three games. Williams should see a heavy workload against the Eagles in the finale. Philly has allowed 113 rushing yards per game.
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The Next Batch
16. Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons
17. Matt Asiata, Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears
18. Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins vs. New York Jets
19. Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots
20. Tre Mason, St. Louis Rams at Seattle Seahawks
21. Isaiah Crowell, Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens
22. Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers
23. Daniel Herron, Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans
24. Toby Gerhart, Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston Texans
25. Latavius Murray, Oakland Raiders  at Denver Broncos
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JJ Watt
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 17 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. Houston Texans
2. Seattle Seahawks
3. Miami Dolphins
4. Dallas Cowboys
5. Baltimore Ravens
6. Denver Broncos
7. San Francisco 49ers
8. Minnesota Vikings
9. Arizona Cardinals
10. Indianapolis Colts
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 17 fantasy football kicker rankings.
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1. Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots
2. Steven Hauschka, Seattle Seahawks
3. Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis Colts
4. Connor Barth, Denver Broncos
5. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers
6. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens
7. Dan Bailey, Dallas Cowboys
8. Matt Bryant, Atlanta Falcons
9. Matt Prater, Detroit Lions
10.  Phil Dawson, San Francisco 49ers
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Drew Brees spiral
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 17 fantasy football quarterback rankings.
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1. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
Drew Brees is averaging 311.4 yards and 2.1 touchdowns per game. Brees threw for 371 yards and a pair of touchdown in the first meeting with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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2. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
Andrew Luck is averaging 306.7 yards and 2.5 touchdowns per game with an additional 17.9 rushing yards per game. Luck had 393 yards and four touchdowns in the first meeting with the Tennessee Titans.
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3. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
Aaron Rodgers is averaging 277 yards and 2.4 touchdowns per game with an additional 17 rushing yards per game. Rodgers is facing the Detroit Lions at home. He has 23 touchdowns without an interception in seven home starts while averaging 301.1 passing yards per game.
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4. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
Matthew Stafford is averaging 269.3 yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game. Look for Stafford to air it on as the Lions and Packers battle for their division.
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5. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos
Peyton Manning is averaging 296.3 yards and 2.6 touchdowns per game. He had 340 yards and five touchdowns in the last meeting with the Oakland Raiders. In the past four games Peyton is averaging 224 yards per game with five touchdowns to six interceptions.
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6. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
Matt Ryan is averaging 295.6 yards and 1.9 touchdowns per game. He is averaging 342 yards and 2.3 touchdowns per game.
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7. Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys
Tony Romo is averaging 243.3 yards and 2.3 touchdowns per game. He has 10 touchdowns in the past three games without an interception. Romo should close the season strong against the Washington Redskins.
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8. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
Tom Brady is averaging 268.6 yards and 2.2 touchdowns per game. He threw for 361 yards and four touchdowns in the first meeting with the Buffalo Bills.
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9. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
Ben Roethlisberger is averaging 309 yards and a pair of touchdowns per game. He had 350 yards and three touchdowns in the first meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals.
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10. Eli Manning, New York Giants
Eli Manning is averaging 265.4 yards and 1.9 touchdowns per game. He has six touchdown passes in the past two games. Look for a strong finish against the Philadelphia Eagles
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The Next Batch
11. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons
12. Mark Sanchez, Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants
13. Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs
14. Ryan Tannehill, Miami Dolphins vs. New York Jets
15. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks vs. St. Louis Rams
16. Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers
17. Jay Cutler, Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings
18. Teddy Bridgewater, Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears
18. Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers
20. Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys
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Megatron
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 16 fantasy football wide receiver rankings.
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1. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Calvin Johnson is averaging 85 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. Megatron had 146 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first meeting with the Chicago Bears. The Bears have allowed 272.2 yards and 2.4 touchdowns per game.
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2. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Demaryius Thomas is averaging 99.2 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He has scored and/or topped 100 yards in 10 of the past 11 games. Thomas faces the Cincinnati Bengals.
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3. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
Antonio Brown is averaging 107 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He faces the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs are only allowing 199.2 passing, yards per game, but Brown has been targeted 11.4 times per game.
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4. Odell Beckham, Jr., New York Giants
Odell Beckham, Jr. is averaging 97.2 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He has averaged 112.5 yards and a touchdown in his past seven games. Look for ODB to keep rolling against the St. Louis Rams.
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5. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Jordy Nelson is averaging 94.3 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He should smoke the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 250.4 yards and 1.9 touchdowns per game.
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6. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
Dez Bryant is averaging 82 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He has nine scores in his past seven games. Look for Dez to see plenty of looks against the Indianapolis Colts.
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7. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears
Alshon Jeffery is averaging 73.4 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. He has six touchdowns in the past five games. Jeffery had 71 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first meeting with the Lions.
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8. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
Julio Jones is averaging 109.8 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. Monitor his hip injury, but if he can go against the New Orleans Saints he’s a must-start. Jones had 116 yards against the Saints in the first meeting.
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9. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
T.Y. Hilton is averaging 96.1 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. Hilton should be a solid play against the Cowboys. Dallas has allowed 249.6 passing yards per game.
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10. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
A.J. Green is averaging 87.2 yards and 0.0.5 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 115.6 yards and 0.6 touchdowns in his past five games. Green will be busy against the Broncos.
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11. Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia Eagles
Jeremy Maclin is averaging 86.2 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. He torched the Washington Redskins for 154 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting.
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12. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Randall Cobb is averaging 76.9 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. He should also be productive against the Buccaneers.
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13. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos
Emmanuel Sanders is averaging 90.1 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He takes on the Bengals.
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14. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mike Evans is averaging 72.9 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He has nine scores in his past seven games. Tampa will be forced to air it out against the Packers.
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15. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots
Julian Edelman is averaging 69.4 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He faces the New York Jets. The Jets have allowed 29 passing touchdowns.
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The Next Batch
16. Golden Tate, Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears
17. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens
18. Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina Panthers vs. Cleveland Browns
19. Brandon LaFell, New England Patriots at New York Jets
20. Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints
21. DeSean Jackson, Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles
22. Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns at Carolina Panthers
23. Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills at Oakland Raiders
24. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Green Bay Packers
25. Kenny Stills, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons
26. Jordan Matthews, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins
27. Mike Wallace, Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings
28. Steve Smith, Sr., Baltimore Ravens at Houston Texans
29. Jarvis Landry, Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings
30. Anquan Boldin, San Francisco 49ers vs. San Diego Chargers
31. Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons
32. Charles Johnson, Minnesota Vikings at Miami Dolphins
33. Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens at Houston Texans
34. Nate Washington, Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars
35. Andre Johnson, Houston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens
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