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Here’s my Week 10 team defense rankings.

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1. New York Giants vs. Dallas
2. Tampa Bay vs. Carolina
3. Seattle @ Arizona
4. Minnesota @ Chicago
5. Chicago vs. Minnesota
6. New York Jets @ Cleveland
7. Philadelphia @ Washington
8. Detroit @ Buffalo
9. San Francisco vs. St. Louis
10. Pittsburgh at New England
11. Arizona vs. Seattle
12. Indianapolis vs. Cincinnati
13. Buffalo vs. Detroit
14. St. Louis @ San Francisco
15. Tennessee @ Miami

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Inside the numbers:

  • Jason Garrett could inspire the team, but the Giants’ pass rush is just too potent.
  • Carolina’s running backs are dropping like flies. Matt Moore is out for the year. Tampa Bay could flash back to the days of Warren Sapp, Derrick Brooks, and company.
  • Both Cutler and Favre are prone to throw picks and take sacks. Both defenses should be solid in this one.
  • Miami has named Chad Pennington the starter. I’m not sure if that hurts or helps.

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Here’s my Week 10 kicker rankings. Keep in mind that the Green Bay, New Orleans, Oakland, and San Diego are on bye.

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1. Dan Carpenter (MIA) vs. TEN:  Has 19 FGs. Titans have allowed league high 20 FGs.
2. Matt Bryant (ATL) vs. BAL:  Tied for 3rd with 16 FGs. Ravens have allowed 16.
3. Rob Bironas (TEN) @ MIA:  Has 15 FGs. Dolphins have allowed 14.
4. Josh Brown (STL) @ SF:  Has 14 FGs. Niners have allowed 17.
5. Nick Folk  (NYJ) @ CLE:  Has 16 FGs. Browns have allowed 10.
6. David Akers (PHI) @ WAS:  Has 15 FGs. Skins have allowed 13.
7. Graham Gano (WAS) vs. PHI:  Has 15 FGs. Eagles have allowed 11.
8. Lawrence Tynes (NYG) vs. DAL:  Double-digit points in past three games.
9. Connor Barth (TB) vs. CAR:  Has 11 FGs. Panthers have allowed 17.
10. Adam Vinatieri (IND) vs. CIN:  Has 14 FGs. Bengals have allowed 14.
11. Billy Cundiff (BAL) @ ATL:  7 FGs and 6 PATs in past two games.
12. Jeff Reed (PIT) vs. NE:  Has 14 FGs. NE has allowed 13.
13. Neil Rackers (HOU) @ JAX:  Has 13 FGs. Jaguars have allowed 8.
14.  Phil Dawson (CLE) vs. NYJ:  5 FGs and 7 PATs in past two games.
15.  Ryan Succop (KC) @ DEN:  4 FGs and 3 PATs in past two games.

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Here’s my Week 10 tight end rankings. Keep in mind that the Green Bay, Oakland, New Orleans, and San Diego are on bye.

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1. Jacob Tamme vs. Cincinnati
2. Jason Witten @ New York Giants
3. Vernon Davis vs. St. Louis
4. Tony Gonzalez vs. Baltimore
5. Dustin Keller @ Cleveland
6. Aaron Hernandez @ Pittsburgh
7. Kellen Winslow vs. Carolina
8. Todd Heap vs. Atlanta
9. Marcedes Lewis vs. Houston
10. Brandon Pettigrew @ Buffalo
11. Chris Cooley vs. Philadelphia
12. Visanthe Shiancoe @ Chicago
13. Heath Miller vs. New England
14. Greg Olsen vs. Minnesota
15. Tony Moeaki @ Denver
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Inside the numbers:

  • Color me a believer in Jacob Tamme. Peyton Manning is using him the same way he used Dallas Clark. Scary.
  • Jason Witten’s hot streak ended, but I have to imagine the whole team will give a better effort for new coach Jason Garrett.
  • Vernon Davis should come out of the bye refreshed and ready to torch the Rams.
  • Now that Aaron Hernandez had a taste of the end zone, I look for him to make a return trip against the Steelers.
  • Todd Heap (vs. Atlanta) and Marcedes Lewis (vs. Houston) should take advantage of poor pass defenses making the borderline starters TE1s this week.

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Here’s my Week 10 wide receiver rankings. Keep in mind that Green Bay, Oakland, New Orleans, and San Diego are on bye.

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1. Andre Johnson @ Jacksonville
2. Hakeem Nicks vs. Dallas
3. Reggie Wayne vs. Cincinnati
4. Larry Fitzgerald vs. Seattle
5. Anquan Boldin @ Atlanta
6. DeSean Jackson @ Washington
7. Calvin Johnson @ Buffalo
8. Mike Wallace vs. New England
9. Terrell Owens @ Indianapolis
10. Roddy White vs. Baltimore
11. Dwayne Bowe @ Denver
12. Brandon Lloyd vs. Kansas City
13. Miles Austin @ New York Giants
14. Brandon Marshall vs. Tennessee
15. Percy Harvin @ Chicago
16. Steve Johnson vs. Detroit
17. Jeremy Maclin @ Washington
18. Hines Ward vs. New England
19. Mike Williams (SEA) @ Arizona
20. Mario Manningham vs. Dallas
21. Michael Crabtree vs. St. Louis
22. Pierre Garcon @ Cincinnati
23. Mike Williams (TB) vs. Carolina
24. Dez Bryant @ New York Giants
25. Johnny Knox vs. Minnesota
26. Chad Ochocinco vs. Indianapolis
27. Wes Welker @ Pittsburgh
28. Randy Moss @ Miami
29. Braylon Edwards @ Cleveland
30. Steve Breaston vs. Seattle
31. Santonio Holmes @ Cleveland
32. Davone Bess vs. Tennessee
33. Deion Branch @ Pittsburgh
34. Lee Evans vs. Detroit
35. Mike Sims-Walker vs. Houston
36. Santana Moss vs. Philadelphia
37. Roy Williams @ New York Giants
38. Mike Thomas vs. Houston
39. Blair White vs. Cincinnati
40. Steve Smith (CAR) @ Tampa Bay
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Inside the numbers:

  • Andre Johnson squares off against Jacksonville, who is tied for 29th with 17 passing TDs and ranks 28th with 267.1 passing yards allowed per game.
  • T.O. has seven touchdowns in his past five games. Say what you want about him, the dude can play. Unlike Randy Moss, his effort is never in question.
  • Roddy White plays on Thursday, which doesn’t allow him as much time to allow his knee to heal. He’ll be limited against Baltimore. ***Update*** Roddy White is a beast and is easily one of the top two WRs in the game.
  • Steve Johnson’s touchdown streak ended, but his 11 catches for 145 yards was a great consolation prize.
  • You just don’t know what you’re going to get from Randy Moss this week.
  • Carolina’s offense is so inept that it’s hard to trust their Steve Smith.

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Here’s my Week 10 running back rankings. Keep in mind that Green Bay, Oakland, New Orleans, and San Diego are on bye.

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1. Arian Foster @ Jacksonville
2. Adrian Peterson @ Chicago
3. Frank Gore vs. St. Louis
4. Rashard Mendenhall vs. New England
5. Chris Johnson @ Miami
6. Maurice Jones-Drew vs. Houston
7. Ahmad Bradshaw vs. Dallas
8. LeSean McCoy @ Washington
9. Jahvid Best @ Buffalo
10. LeGarrette Blount vs. Carolina
11. Jamaal Charles @ Denver
12. Ray Rice @ Atlanta (10.2 fantasy points)
13. Cedric Benson @ Indianapolis
14. Steven Jackson @ San Francisco
15. LaDainian Tomlinson @ Cleveland
16. Fred Jackson vs. Detroit
17. Peyton Hillis vs. New York Jets
18. Matt Forte vs. Minnesota
19. Beanie Wells vs. Seattle
20. Thomas Jones @ Denver
21. Marshawn Lynch @ Arizona
22. Knowshon Moreno vs. Kansas City
23. Ryan Torain vs. Philadelphia
24. Ronnie Brown vs. Tennessee
25. BenJarvus Green-Ellis @ Pittsburgh
26. Shonn Greene @ Cleveland
27. Mike Goodson @ Tampa Bay
28. Donald Brown vs. Cincinnati
29. Brandon Jacobs vs. Dallas
30. Ricky Williams vs. Tennessee

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Inside the numbers:

  • Arian Foster has ten touchdowns (9 rushing, 1 receiving) already. The Jags have allowed 11 rushing TDs on the year, second worst in the league.
  • Worst in the league with 14 is Denver. Both Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones are good plays once again.
  • Frank Gore averages 100.3 total yards against St. Louis with ten touchdowns in eight games.
  • Mojo has seven touchdowns in seven career games against Houston.
  • Ahmad Bradshaw ran for 126 yards the last time he played the Cowboys.
  • Buffalo has allowed a league high 178.3 rushing yards per game. The electric Jahvid Best could put up monster numbers.
  • LaDainian Tomlinson has done nearly as much damage catching the ball (71 yards) as he has running the ball (101 yards) in his past two games.
  • DeAngelo Williams will be inactive, moving Mike Goodson into the rankings. That said, he’s not a great play.
  • The updated ranking reflect Thursday night’s game. Ray Rice set the bar for low-end RB1 while Michael Turner played his way out of the rankings.

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Here are my Week 10 fantasy football quarterback rankings. Remember that Green Bay, Oakland, New Orleans, and San Diego are on bye.
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1. Eli Manning vs. Dallas
2. Peyton Manning vs. Cincinnati
3. Ben Roethlisberger vs. New England
4. Matt Schaub @ Jacksonville
5. Michael Vick @ Washington
6. Joe Flacco @ Atlanta
7. Jay Cutler vs. Minnesota
8. David Garrard vs. Houston
9. Tom Brady @ Pittsburgh
10. Matt Ryan vs. Baltimore
11. Josh Freeman vs. Carolina
12. Kyle Orton vs. Kansas City
13. Mark Sanchez @ Cleveland
14. Donovan McNabb vs. Philadelphia
15. Ryan Fitzpatrick vs. Detroit
16. Matt Cassel @ Denver
17. Carson Palmer @ Indianapolis
18. Brett Favre @ Chicago
19. Sam Bradford @ San Francisco
20. Jon Kitna @ New York Giants
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Inside the numbers:

  • Dallas is a trainwreck. Eli Manning has the Giants’ offense humming. He should eat them alive at home.
  • Does it even matter who Peyton Manning is throwing too? He could take Favre’s high school buddies and put up 300 yards.
  • Look for Matt Schaub to play like last year’s version against a Jacksonville team ranked 28th in passing yards allowed per game and tied for 29th in passing TDs allowed.
  • I think Michael Vick will slide this time.
  • Joe Flacco will continue his turnaround against the shaky Atlanta pass defense (26th in passing yards allowed, 21st in passing TDs allowed).
  • I realize I may have Donovan McNabb a little high, but part of it is my hope that he can show both the Eagles and Redskins front offices that they have underestimated him.
  • Brett Favre had an unbelievable game, but he played a bad team at home. I want to see him do it on the road against the Bears, who have allowed a league low five touchdown passes.

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