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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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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 16 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski is averaging 78.1 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He is averaging 97.7 yards and a touchdown in his past seven games. Gronk faces the New York Jets. The Jets have allowed 29 touchdown passes on the year.
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2. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham is averaging 55.9 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He faces the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons have allowed a league-worst 292.5 passing yards per game.
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3. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen is averaging 68.6 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 84.2 yards in his past two games. Olsen is averaging 96.5 yards and 0.5 touchdowns in two starts with Derek Anderson at quarterback. He should be good regardless of the starter when the Panthers face the Cleveland Browns.
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4. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 61.2 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He had 109 yards in the first meeting with the Detroit Lions.
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5. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts
Coby Fleener is averaging 48.7 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 77.3 yards and 0.5 touchdowns in the past six games. Fleener should see plenty of looks against the Dallas Cowboys. The Boys have allowed 249.6 passing yards per game.
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6. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 47.3 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He faces the San Francisco 49ers. The Niners have allowed 1.6 passing touchdowns per game.
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7. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
Delanie Walker is averaging 61 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 70.3 yards in his past four games. Walker faces the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 243 yards per game.
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8. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
Travis Kelce is averaging 53.4 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 68 yards in his past four games. Kelce goes up against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Pittsburgh has allowed 252.9 yards and a pair of touchdowns per game.
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9. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas returned to action for the first time in a month. He was still limited by an ankle injury. If he does not get in the end zone against the Cincinnati Bengals you are likely to be disappointed with his production. Thomas is a somewhat risky play in this stage of the fantasy season.
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10. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten is averaging 40.3 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He faces the Indianapolis Colts. Indy has allowed 240.6 passing yards per game.
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The Next Batch
11. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles
12. Larry Donnell, New York Giants at St. Louis Rams
13. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens at Houston Texans
14. Charles Clay, Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings
15. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings at Miami Dolphins
16. Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns at Carolina Panthers
17. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs
18. Mychal Rivera, Oakland Raiders vs. Buffalo Bills
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Marcell Dareus
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 16 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. Buffalo Bills
2. New England Patriots
3. Green Bay Packers
4. Philadelphia Eagles
5. Seattle Seahawks
6. Detroit Lions
7. Tennessee Titans
8. St. Louis Rams
9. San Diego Chargers
10. Arizona Cardinals
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Stephen Gostkowski Throwback
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 16 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. Dan Carpenter, Buffalo Bills
5. Connor Barth, Denver Broncos
6. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers
7.Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens
8. Dan Bailey, Dallas Cowboys
9. Cody Parkey, Philadelphia Eagles
10.  Phil Dawson, San Francisco 49ers
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Le'Veon Bell
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 16 fantasy football running back rankings.
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1. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
Le’Veon Bell is averaging 207.5 total yards and 1.8 touchdowns in his past four games. He faces the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs have only allowed two rushing scores on the year, but they are yielding 132.6 yards per game.
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2. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs
Jamaal Charles is averaging 91.2 total yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game. He faces the Steelers. Pittsburgh has allowed 103.6 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game.
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3. C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos
C.J. Anderson, is averaging 133.5 total yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game. There is no reason to believe he can’t keep rolling against the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincy has allowed 124.8 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game.
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4. Arian Foster, Houston Texans
Arian Foster is averaging 129.2 total yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game. He’s a strong play despite a tough matchup with the Baltimore Ravens.
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5. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
Eddie Lacy is averaging 95.4 total yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 116.2 total yards and 1.4 touchdowns in his past five games. Lacy should dominate the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 116.1 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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6. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints 
Mark Ingram is averaging 90.3 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He had 60 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first meeting with the Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta has allowed 117.4 rushing yards per game and a league-high 19 rushing touchdowns.
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7. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
Matt Forte is averaging 119.8 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He faces the Detroit Lions at home. Forte is averaging 133.6 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns in seven home starts.
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8. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch is averaging 104.6 total yards and a touchdown per game. Look for the Seahawks to lean on Beast Mode against the Arizona Cardinals.
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9. Joique Bell, Detroit Lions
Joique Bell is averaging 114.3 total yards and 1.3 touchdowns in his past three games. He had 107 total yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Bears.
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10. Tre Mason, St. Louis Rams
Tre Mason is averaging 93 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns in his past five games. He faces the New York Giants. The G-Men have allowed 135.1 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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11. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
LeSean McCoy is averaging 88.9 total yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He is a solid play against the Washington Redskins.
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12. Justin Forsett, Baltimore Ravens
Justin Forsett is averaging 97.2 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He faces the Houston Texans.
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13. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals
Jeremy Hill is averaging 108 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns in the past seven games. He should see a heavy load against the Broncos.
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14. Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins
Alfred Morris is averaging 77.4 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He had 77 yards in the first meeting with the Eagles.
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15. Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons
Steven Jackson is 69.6 total yard and 0.6 touchdowns in the past seven games. He should find success against the Saints’ leaky run defense. New Orleans has allowed 132.9 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game.
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The Next Batch
15. Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills at Oakland Raiders
16. Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings
17. Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers vs. Cleveland Browns
18. Isaiah Crowell, Cleveland Browns at Carolina Panthers
19. LeGarrette Blount, New England Patriots at New York Jets
20. Andre Williams, New York Giants at St. Louis Rams
21. Joseph Randle, Dallas Cowboys vs. Indianapolis Colts
22. Daniel Herron, Indianapolis Colts at Dallas Cowboys
23. Toby Gerhart, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Tennessee Titans
24. Chris Ivory, New York Jets vs. New England Patriots
25. Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Denver Broncos
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 16 fantasy football quarterback rankings.
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1. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
Aaron Rodgers is averaging 274.1 yards and 2.5 touchdowns per game while bolstering his value with 18.2 rushing yards per game. Rodgers was slowed by the Buffalo Bills, but should bounce back against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 250.4 yards and 1.9 touchdowns per day.
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2. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
Drew Brees is averaging 311.3 yards and 2.2 touchdown passes per game. He faces the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons have allowed a league-worst 292.5 passing yards per game.
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3. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
Tom Brady is averaging 274.8 yards and 2.3 touchdowns per game. He had 263 yards and three touchdowns in the first meeting with the New York Jets. The Jets have allowed 242.3 yards and 2.1 touchdowns per game.
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4. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
Andrew Luck is averaging 320.9 yards and 2.7 touchdowns per game. Luck has added 268 yards and three touchdowns with his feet. He faces the Dallas Cowboys. The Boys have allowed 249.6 passing yards per game.
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5. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos
Peyton Manning is averaging 295.9 yards and 2.6 touchdowns per game. He’s only averaging 195 yards and a touchdown in his past three games. I expect he was stop with his Teddy Bridgewater impersonation and return to form against the Cincinnati Bengals.
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6. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
Matthew Stafford is averaging 271.2 yards and 1.4 touchdowns per game. He had 390 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first meeting with the Chicago Bears.
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7. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
Ben Roethlisberger is averaging 315.4 yards and 2.1 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 381.7 yards and 1.7 touchdowns in his past three games and 365.3 yards and 2.7 touchdowns in his past seven games.
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8. Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys 
Tony Romo is averaging 245.2 yards and 2.2 touchdowns per game. He has six touchdowns in his past two games and 13 in his past five. Romo will be geared up for a shootout with the Indianapolis Colts. Indy has allowed 240.6 passing yards per game.
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9. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
Matt Ryan is averaging 293.7 yards and 1.9 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 329.8 yards and 2.5 touchdowns in his past four games. He faces the Saints. New Orleans has allowed 257.1 yards and 1.7 touchdowns per game.
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The Next Batch
10. Mark Sanchez, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins
11. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals
12. Eli Manning, New York Giants at St. Louis Rams
13. Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers
14. Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers
15. Ryan Tannehill, Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings
16. Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens at Houston Texans
17. Kyle Orton, Buffalo Bills at Oakland Raiders
18. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Houston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens
19. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers vs. Cleveland Browns (monitor back injury)
20. Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles
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Antonio Brown
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 15 fantasy football wide receiver rankings.
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1. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
Antonio Brown is averaging 105.8 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He goes up against the league’s worst pass defense. The Atlanta Falcons have allowed 287.8 passing yards per game.
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2. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Calvin Johnson is averaging 152 yards and 1.5 touchdowns in his last two games. Megatron faces the Minnesota Vikings at home. He’s averaging 111.7 yards and a touchdown in six home starts.
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3. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Demaryius Thomas is averaging 97.4 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He had 105 yards in the first meeting with the San Diego Chargers.
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4. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Jordy Nelson is averaging 97.3 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He faces the Buffalo Bills. Green Bay is firing on all cylinders.
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5. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
Dez Bryant is averaging 79.5 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He had 73 yards in the first meeting with the Philadelphia Eagles. Philly has allowed 258.1 yards and two touchdowns per game.
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6. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
Julio Jones is averaging 109.8 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. Monitor his hip injury, but Jones is on a tear with 448 yards in his past two games. He faces the Steelers. Pittsburgh has allowed 248.5 yards and a pair of touchdowns per game.
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7. Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants
Odell Beckham Jr. is averaging 120.5 yards and 0.5 touchdowns in the past six games. He should keep rolling against the Washington Redskins. The Skins have allowed 2.2 touchdowns per game.
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8. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
T.Y. Hilton is averaging 99.6 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He has four touchdowns in the past three games. Hilton had 223 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Houston Texans.
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9. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears
Alshon Jeffery is averaging 73 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He has five touchdowns in the past four games. Jeffery should be busy against the New Orleans Saints with Brandon Marshall out. The Saints have allowed 265.2 yards per game.
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10. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
A.J. Green is averaging 132.3 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in the past four games. He’ll look for some redemption against the Cleveland Browns.
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11. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos
Emmanuel Sanders is averaging 92.9 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. He had 120 yards and three touchdowns in the first meeting with the Chargers.
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12. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Randall Cobb is averaging 75.4 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He hasn’t scored in four games so he’s due.
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13. Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns
Josh Gordon is averaging 70 yards per game. He was a dud last week. Look for Gordon to bounce back against the Bengals.
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14. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
DeAndre Hopkins is averaging 83.8 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He should see a heavy stream of targets against the Colts.
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15. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mike Evans is averaging 77.9 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He has eight touchdowns in the past six games. He faces the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers have allowed 1.8 touchdowns per game.
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16. Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina Panthers
Kelvin Benjamin is averaging 65.2 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He had 92 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Bucs with Derek Anderson at quarterback.
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17. Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia Eagles
Jeremy Maclin is averaging 85.3 and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He had 108 yards in the first meeting with the Cowboys.
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18. Brandon LaFell, New England Patriots
Brandon LaFell is averaging 71 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in the past eight games. He was skunked in the first meeting against the Miami Dolphins. He should be far more productive this time around.
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19. Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers
Keenan Allen is averaging 58.8 yards on the year and has three touchdowns in the past three games. Allen had 73 yards and a touchdown in the first game against Denver.
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20. Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons
Roddy White is averaging 75.2 yards and 0.7 touchdowns in his past six games. He should stay hot against the Steelers.
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The Next Batch
21. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers
22. Golden Tate, Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings
23. Kenny Stills, New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears
24. Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills vs. Green Bay Packers
25. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins
26. Martavis Bryant, Pittsburgh Steelers at Atlanta Falcons
27. Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
28. Andre Johnson, Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts
29. Jordan Matthews, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys
30. DeSean Jackson, Washington Redskins at New York Giants
31. Mike Wallace, Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots
32. Eric Decker, New York Jets at Tennessee Titans
33. Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears
34. Steve Smith, Sr., Baltimore Ravens vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
35. Jarvis Landry, Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots
36. Charles Johnson, Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions
37. Mohamed Sanu, Cincinnati Bengals
38. Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins at New York Giants
39. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals at St. Louis Rams
40. Anquan Boldin, San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks
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