Harrison Smith
Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 3 team defense rankings.
1. Minnesota Vikings
2. Chicago Bears
3. Jacksonville Jaguars
4. Denver Broncos
5. Baltimore Ravens
6. Houston Texans
7. Philadelphia Eagles
8. Cleveland Browns
9. Los Angeles Rams
10. Carolina Panthers
11. New York Jets
12. Miami Dolphins
13. Dallas Cowboys
14. New England Patriots
15. Green Bay Packers
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New England Patriots v New York Jets
Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 3 kicker rankings.
1. Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots
2. Dan Bailey, Minnesota Vikings
3. Will Lutz, New Orleans Saints
4. Jake Elliott, Philadelphia Eagles
5. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens
6. Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs
7. Matt Bryant, Atlanta Falcons
8. Robbie Gould, San Francisco 49ers
9. Chris Boswell, Pittsburgh Steelers
10. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers
11. Matt Prater, Detroit Lions
12. Graham Gano, Carolina Panthers
13. Josh Lambo, Jacksonville Jaguars
14. Caleb Sturgis, Los Angeles Chargers
15. Sam Ficken, Los Angeles Rams
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Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 3 tight end rankings.
1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
2. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
3. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles
4. Jimmy Graham, Green Bay Packers
5. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
6. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins
7. O.J. Howard, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
8. Evan Engram, New York Giants
9. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers
10. Trey Burton, Chicago Bears
11. Jared Cook, Oakland Raiders
12. Eric Ebron, Indianapolis Colts
13. Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals
14. Will Dissly, Seattle Seahawks
15. Jack Doyle, Indianapolis Colts
16. David Njoku, Cleveland Browns
17. Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Jacksonville Jaguars
18. Jesse James, Pittsburgh Steelers
19. Benjamin Watson, New Orleans Saints
20. Ricky Seals-Jones, Arizona Cardinals
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Michael Thomas
Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 3 wide receiver rankings.
1. Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints
2. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
3. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
4. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
5. Odell Beckham, Jr., New York Giants
6. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs
7. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
8. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
9. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers
10. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers
11. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings
12. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Pittsburgh Steelers
13. Brandin Cooks, Los Angeles Rams
14. Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings
15. Nelson Agholor, Philadelphia Eagles
16. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos
17. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
18. Amari Cooper, Oakland Raiders
19. Jarvis Landry, Cleveland Browns
20. Marvin Jones, Detroit Lions
21. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears
22. Golden Tate, Detroit Lions
23. Chris Hogan, New England Patriots
24. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
25. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
26. Quincy Enuwa, New York Jets
27. DeSean Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
28. Kenny Stills, Miami Dolphins
29. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
30. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams
31. Michael Crabtree, Baltimore Ravens
32. Keelan Cole, Jacksonville Jaguars
33. Devin Funchess, Carolina Panthers
34. Kenny Golladay, Detroit Lions
35. Will Fuller, Houston Texans
36. Sammy Watkins, Kansas City Chiefs
37. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks
38. Corey Davis, Tennessee Titans
39. John Brown, Baltimore Ravens
40. Pierre Garcon, San Francisco 49ers
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2018 NFL Picks – Week 3

19 September 2018

Last week was an improvement at 9-6-1. Another tie thanks to some poor field goal play. I’ll stick with the Bills and go with the Vikings as my lock.
Last Week:  16-14-2 (0.531)
Lock Pick:  2-0 barely (1.000)
Lock Picks:  GB (W), LAC (W)
Week 3 Picks
Cleveland over New York Jets
New Orleans over Atlanta
Kansas City over San Francisco
Oakland over Miami
Minnesota over Buffalo (Winner Lock)
Philadelphia over Indianapolis
Green Bay over Washington
Carolina over Cincinnati
Jacksonville over Tennessee
Denver over Baltimore
Houston over New York Giants
Los Angeles Rams over Los Angeles Chargers
Chicago over Arizona
Seattle over Dallas
New England over Detroit
Pittsburgh over Tampa Bay
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gurley hurdle
Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 3 running back rankings.
1. Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams
2. Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints
3. Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings
4. James Conner, Pittsburgh Steelers
5. Melvin Gordon, Los Angeles Chargers
6. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys
7. Saquon Barkley, New York Giants
8. Kareem Hunt, Kansas City Chiefs
9. David Johnson, Arizona Cardinals
10. Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers
11. Jordan Howard, Chicago Bears
12. Tevin Coleman, Atlanta Falcons
13. Kenyan Drake, Miami Dolphins
14. Alex Collins, Baltimore Ravens
15. Lamar Miller, Houston Texans
16. Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals
17. Carlos Hyde, Cleveland Browns
18. Marshawn Lynch, Oakland Raiders
19. Chris Thompson, Washington Redskins
20. Dion Lewis, Tennessee Titans
21. Matt Breida, San Francisco 49ers
22. Phillip Lindsay, Denver Broncos
23. T.J. Yeldon, Jacksonville Jaguars (monitor Fournette)
24. Corey Clement, Philadelphia Eagles
25. Adrian Peterson, Washington Redskins
26. Isaiah Crowell, New York Jets
27. Jamaal Williams, Green Bay Packers
28. Royce Freeman, Denver Broncos
29. LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills
30. Peyton Barber, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
31. Bilal Powell, New York Jets
32. James White, New England Patriots
33. Rex Burkhead, New England Patriots
34. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans
35. Alfred Morris, San Francisco 49ers
36. Kerryon Johnson, Detroit Lions
37. Sony Michel, New England Patriots
38. Chris Carson, Seattle Seahawks
39. Jordan Wilkins, Indianapolis Colts
40. Austin Ekeler, Los Angles Chargers
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Atlanta Falcons v New Orleans Saints
Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 3 quarterback rankings.
1. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
2. Patrick Mahomes, Kansas CIty Chieffs
3. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
4. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
5. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
6. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
7. Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings
8. Philip Rivers, Los Angeles Chargers
9. Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans
10. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
11. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
12. Jimmy Garoppolo, San Francisco 49ers
13. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tampa Bay Bucaneers
14. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
15. Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles
16. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
17. Alex Smith, Washington Redskins
18. Jared Goff, Los Angeles Rams
19. Blake Bortles, Jacksonville Jaguars
20. Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals
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NFL: Houston Texans at Cincinnati Bengals
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
Get ‘em
Geronimo Allison, WR, Green Bay Packers – Caught all six targets for 64 yards.
Giovani Bernard, RB, Cincinnati Bengals – Lead back while Joe Mixon (knee) is out.
Blake Bortles, QB, Jacksonville Jaguars – 377 yards and 4 TDs passing, 35 yards rushing. Low-end QB2.
John Brown, WR, Baltimore Ravens – 4 of 10 targets for 92 yards and a TD. Scored in both games. WR depth.
Keelan Cole, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars – Caught 7 of 8 targets for 116 yards and a TD. Bench depth.
Andy Dalton, QB, Cincinnati Bengals – 265 yards and four TDs, Averaging 254 yards and three TDs per game. Multiple TDs both games with no INTs.
Will Dissly, TE, Seattle Seahawks – Caught 3 of 5 targets for 42 yards and a TD. Scored in each game so far. TE2 option.
Eric Ebron, TE, Indianapolis Colts – Caught 3 of 4 targets for 26 yards and a TD. Scored in both games.
Austin Ekeler, RB, Los Angeles Chargers – 98 total yards. Flex option.
Ryan Fitzpatrick, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 402 yards and 4 TDs.  He may not be giving up that starting job after wins over Saints and Eagles.
Austin Hooper, WR, Atlanta Falcons – Caught all five targets for 59 yards, TD. TE2 option.
DeSean Jackson, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Caught all four targets for 129 yards and TD. If he’s available, he needs to be rostered.
Jesse James, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers – Caught all five targets for 138 yards, TD. 60 yards in first game.
Paul Richardson, WR, Washington Redskins – Caught 4 of 6 targets for 63 yards.
Calvin Ridley, WR, Atlanta Falcons – Caught 4 of 5 targets for 64 yards, TD.
Austin Seferian-Jenkins, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars – Caught 3 of 5 targets for 23 yards, TD. TE2.
Dede Westbrook, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars – Caught 4 of 5 targets for 83 yards and a TD. WR depth.
Jarius Wright, WR, Carolina Panthers – Caught 5 of 7 targets for 62 yards, TD. WR depth.
Don’t Sweat ‘em
Tavon Austin, WR, Dallas Cowboys – Caught both targets for 79 yards, TD.
Tyler Boyd, WR, Cincinnati Bengals – 6 of 9 targets for 91 yards and a score. Keep him on your radar.
Antonio Callaway, WR, Cleveland Browns – Caught 3 of 4 targets for 81 yards and a touchdown.
Garrett Celek, TE, San Francisco 49ers – Caught both targets for 22 yards, TD.
Corey Clement, RB, Philadelphia Eagles – 83 total yards and TD. Keep on your radar.
Chris Conley, WR, Kansas City Chiefs – Caught both targets for 17 yards, TD.
Chris Godwin, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Caught 5 of 6 targets for 56 yards and TD. Scores in both games. Keep an eye on him.
Donte Moncrief, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars – Caught 3 of 5 targets for 23 yards, TD.
D.J. Moore, WR, Carolina Panthers – 51-yard TD.
Seth Roberts, WR, Oakland Raiders – Caught all three targets for 43 yards and TD.
Taywan Taylor, WR, Tennessee Titans – Caught 3 of 4 targets for 32 yards and TD.
Laquon Treadwell, WR, Minnesota Vikings – Caught 2 of 6 targets for 23 yards and TD. His drop led to an interception.
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Melvin Ingram
Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 2 team defense rankings.
9. Los Angeles Chargers.
1. Los Angeles Chargers
2. Los Angeles Rams
3. Denver Broncos
4. Baltimore Ravens
5. Chicago Bears
6. Houston Texans
7. Philadelphia Eagles
8. Minnesota Vikings
9. New England Patriots
10. Jacksonville Jaguars
11. Cincinnati Bengals
12. San Francisco 49ers
13. Miami Dolphins
14. Seattle Seahawks
15. New York Giants
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Greg Zuerlein
Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 2 kicker rankings.
1. Greg Zuerlein, Los Angeles Rams
2. Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots
3. Will Lutz, New Orleans Saints
4. Caleb Sturgis, Los Angeles Chargers
5. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens
6. Jake Elliott, Philadelphia Eagles
7. Chris Boswell, Pittsburgh Steelers
8. Matt Bryant, Atlanta Falcons
9. Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs
10. Graham Gano, Carolina Panthers
11. Brandon McManus, Denver Broncos
12. Matt Prater, Detroit Lions
13. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers
14. Josh Lambo, Jacksonville Jaguars
15. Robbie Gould, San Francisco 49ers
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