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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
Danny Amendola, WR, Miami Dolphins – 28-yard TD pass, Caught 5 of 6 targets for 43 yards. 19 catches in three games. PPR league option.
Peyton Barber, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 85 yards, TD.
Jack Doyle, TE, Indianapolis Colts – Caught 6 of 7 targets for 70 yards and a score.
Frank Gore, RB, Miami Dolphins – 58 total yards. Flex option against the Jets next week perhaps? Has had 5.8 fantasy points or more in 5 of 8 games.
Aaron Jones, RB, Green Bay Packers – 86 yards and a TD.
Christian Kirk, WR, Arizona Cardinals – Caught 3 of 7 targets for 42 yards, TD.
Doug Martin, RB, Oakland Raiders – 89 total yards.
David Moore, WR, Seattle Seahawks – Caught all four targets for 97 yards and a TD. Four TDs in last three games.
Jalen Richard, RB, Oakland Raiders – 64 total yards. PPR option.
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Don’t Sweat ‘em
Josh Adams, RB, Philadelphia Eagles – 67 total yards. Looked good. Keep him on your radar.
Mo Alie-Cox, TE, Indianapolis Colts – 26-yard TD.
Javorius Allen, RB, Baltimore Ravens – Caught 3 of 5 targets for 18 yards, TD.
Kendrick Bourne, WR, San Francisco 49ers – Caught 7 of 10 targets for 71 yards.
Antonio Callaway, WR, Cleveland Browns – Caught 5 of 6 targets for 36 yards, TD.
Derek Carr, QB, Oakland Raiders – Threw for 244 yards and  TDs and ran a TD as well.
Seth DeValve, TE, Cleveland Browns – Caught both targets for 28 yards, TD.
Ed Dickson, TE, Seattle Seahawks – Caught both targets for 54 yards and a TD.
Chris Herndon, TE, New York Jets – 16-yard TD.
Adam Humphries, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Caught 7 of 10 targets for 76 yards. Only second game over 40 yards.
Hayden Hurst, TE, Baltimore Ravens – Caught 2 of 3 targets for 28 yards, TD.
Brandon LaFell, WR, Oakland Raiders – Caught 3 of 4 targets for 39 yards and a TD.
Jordan Matthews, WR, Philadelphia Eagles – Caught 4 of 5 targets for 93 yards. He’s the fourth or fifth option normally.
Anthony Miller, WR, Chicago Bears – Caught 3 of 7 targets for 37 yards and a TD.
DeVante Parker, WR, Miami Dolphins – Caught 6 of 9 targets for 134 yards. He needs to prove this wasn’t a fluke.
Josh Reynolds, WR, Los Angeles Rams – Caught 3 of 5 targets for 42 yards and two TDs.
Seth Roberts, WR, Oakland Raiders – Caught 2 of 4 targets for 42 yards and a TD.
Courtland Sutton, WR, Denver Broncos – Caught 3 of 4 targets for 78 yards.
Jordan Thomas, TE, Houston Texans – Caught all four targets for 29 yards and 2 TDs. Only second game over 2.7 fantasy points all year.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling, WR, Green Bay Packers – Caught 2 of 5 targets for 45 yards and a TD.
Dede Westbrook, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars – Caught 2 of 6 targets for 31 yards and a TD.
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Paul Richardson
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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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Bye Week: Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles Chargers, Minnesota, New England, Pittsburgh
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Get ‘em
Robby Anderson, WR, New York Jets – 6 of 6 targets for 104 yards, TD. Two straight games with a score and averaging 71.7 yards in his last three games.
Matt Breida, RB, San Francisco 49ers – 56 total yards and TD.
Alex Collins, RB, Baltimore Ravens – 143 total yards. Averaging 68.3 yards per game. Had his first two receptions of the year.
Jack Doyle, TE, Indianapolis Colts – 12 of 14 targets for 121 yards, TD. 25 receptions in his past three games.
Marlon Mack, RB, Indianapolis Colts – 63 total yards, TD.
Paul Richardson, WR, Seattle Seahawks – 6 of 7 targets for 105 yards, 2 TDs. Three TDs in two games and five on the year.
JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers – 7 of 10 targets for 193 yards, TD. 4 touchdowns on the year. Stock is rising.
Kenny Stills, WR, Miami Dolphins – Lone bright spot with 5 catches (10 targets) for 65 yards. Averaging 66.3 yards and a TD in his last three game.
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Don’t Sweat ‘em
Travis Benjamin, WR, Los Angeles Chargers – 5 of 9 targets for 64 yards, TD.
Rex Burkhead, RB, New England Patriots – 83 total yards.
Andre Holmes, WR, Oakland Raiders – 3 of 4 targets for 51 yards, TD.
Austin Hooper, TE, Atlanta Falcons – 4 of 6 targets for 47 yards, TD.
TJ Jones, WR, Detroit Lions – 4 of 8 targets for 88 yards.
Tyler Lockett, WR, Seattle Seahawks – 6 of 8 targets for 121 yards.
Josh Malone, WR, Cincinnati Bengals – 2 of 3 targets for 35 yards, TD.
Tre McBride III, WR, Chicago Bears – 3 of 5 targets for 92 yards.
Josh McCown, QB, New York Jets – 257 yards, 2 TDs.
Benjamin Watson, TE, Baltimore Ravens – 2 of 4 targets for 6 yards, TD. Averaging 21.5 yards in his last six games.
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Zach Miller
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With six teams on bye there is a chance that a solid player gets dropped as your leaguemates fill roster holes. If these players happen to come available, do what you can to stash them.
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Martellus Bennett, TE, New England Patriots – Solid TE1.
John Brown, WR, Arizona Cardinals – WR3/WR4 option.
Jamison Crowder, WR, Washington Redskins – Solid WR3/WR4 option.
Jay Cutler, QB, Chicago Bears – Decent QB2 despite inconsistent play.
C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE, Houston Texans – Borderline TE1 option.
Chris Hogan, WR, New England Patriots – WR4/WR 5 play.
Will Fuller, WR, Houston Texans – Solid WR3 play.
Matt Jones, RB, Washington Redskins – RB2 when healthy.
Brandon LaFell, WR, Cincinnati Bengals - WR3/WR4 material.
Cameron Meredith, WR, Chicago Bears – WR4/WR5 material.
Zach Miller, TE, Chicago Bears – TE1 material.
J.J. Nelson, WR, Arizona Cardinals - WR4/WR5 option.
James White, RB, New England Patriots – RB3/Flex option. PPR appeal.
Nick Novak, K, Houston Texans
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J.J. Nelson
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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
C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE, Houston Texans – 5 catches for 43 yards, TD.
Chris Hogan, WR, New England Patriots – 4 catches for 91 yards, TD.
Josh McCown, QB, Cleveland Browns – 341 yards, 2 TDs.
J.J. Nelson, WR, Arizona Cardinals – 8 catches for 79 yards, 2 TDs.
Russell Shepard, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 2 catches for 24 yards, TD. Second straight game with TD.
Antone Smith, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 25 total yards
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Don’t Sweat ‘em
Geronimo Allison, WR, Green Bay Packers – 2 catches for 21 yards, TD.
Danny Amendola, New England Patriots – 3 catches for 29 yards, TD.
Trevor Davis, WR, Green Bay Packers – 3 catches for 24 yards, TD.
Taylor Gabriel, WR, Atlanta Falcons – 3  catches for 68 yards, TD.
Andrew Hawkins, WR, Cleveland Browns – 5 catches for 31 yards, 2 TDs.
Tyreek Hill, WR, Kansas City Chiefs – 5 catches for 98 yards, TD.
Tim Hightower, RB, New Orleans Saints – 102 yards. Only worth grabbing if Mark Ingram stays in the doghouse.
C.J. Promise, RB, Seattle Seahawks – 103 total yards.
Mychal Rivera, TE, Oakland Raiders – 3 catches for 36 yards, TD.
Seth Roberts, WR, Oakland Raiders – 3 catches for 69 yards, TD.
Juwan Thompson, RB, Denver Broncos – 1-yard TD run.
Bryan Walters, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars – 2 catches for 14 yards, TD.
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Shaun Draughn
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There were some unheralded heroes on Sunday. There always are. Let’s take a look at them and see if they are worthy of your fantasy rosters.
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Marcus Mariota, QB, Tennessee Titans
Mariota threw for 371 yards and four touchdowns. He’s a QB2 at best at this point. He’s worth a look during Weeks 11-13 though.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Shaun Draughn, RB, San Francisco 49ers
Draughn ran for 58 yards and caught four passes for 38 yards. With Carlos Hyde banged up, Draughn is worth a look.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
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James Starks, RB, Green Bay Packers
Starks ran for 39 yards and caught six passes for 83 yards and a score. He is definitely worth a roster spot.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
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Kenny Britt, WR, St. Louis Rams
Britt caught three of five targets for 87 yards. He only has three good games this year.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Devin Funchess, WR, Carolina Panthers
Funchess caught three of four targets for 71 yards and  a score. Keep an eye on him in case he figured things out this week, but he hasn’t warranted a roster spot yet.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, Tennessee Titans
Green-Beckham caught five of ten targets for 77 yards. He should see more looks going forward. Only a speculative add at this point.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Marvin Jones, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
Jones caught five of six targets for 78 yards. He has topped 65 yards and/or scored a touchdown in four of eight games, but he has averaged 24 yards in the other four games. He will have his moments, but he’s a risky play.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Brandon LaFell, WR, New England Patriots
LaFell caught five of nine targets for 102 yards. He’s tough to rely on as a starter because of the Patriots’ fickle usage of skill players, but he should be owned.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
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Kenny Stills, WR, Miami Dolphins
Still caught three of five targets for 74 yards. He’s not a consistent option.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Bryan Walters, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
Walters caught five of seven targets for 54 yards and a score. Look elsewhere.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Owen Daniels, TE, Denver Broncos
Daniels needed some competition (Vernon Davis’ arrival) to break out with six catches for 102 yards and a touchdown. He may be worth grabbing if he became available.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
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DeAngelo Williams Steelers
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There were some unusual heroes on Sunday. There always are. Let’s take a look at them and see if they are worthy of your fantasy rosters.
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Jeremy Langford, RB, Chicago Bears
Langford ran for 46 yards filling in for Matt Forte. He’s worth an add while Forte’s knee injury gets fleshed out.
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DeAngelo Williams, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers
Williams shined in the first two weeks when Le’Veon Bell was out. He had 110 total yards filling in for Bell again. He should roll the rest of the way and be the top addition this week.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
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Kamar Aiken, WR, Baltimore Ravens
Aiken caught six passes for 62 yards. Expect a heavy workload with Steve Smith, Sr. (Achilles) out.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
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Tavon Austin, WR, St. Louis Rams
Austin caught four passes for 98 yards and a touchdown while adding 21 yards and a score on the ground. He has five touchdowns in the past four games. Still a little risky week-to-week, but worth an add.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
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Marques Colston, WR, New Orleans Saints
Colston turned back the clock with eight catches for 114 yards and a score. It was his first touchdown of the year and only the second time he’s topped 50 yards.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Malcom Floyd, WR, San Diego Chargers
Floyd caught four passes for 92 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He’s a decent WR4 orWR5.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
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Brian Hartline, WR, Cleveland Browns
Hartline caught four passes for 32 yards and two touchdowns. This performance feels like a fluke.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Dwayne Harris, WR, New York Giants
Harris caught three passes for 37 yards and a pair of scores. He’s only a desperation play at this point.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Andre Holmes, WR, Oakland Raiders
Holmes caught two passes, both touchdowns, for 54 yards. Fluky feel.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Lance Moore, WR, Detroit Lions
Moore caught three passes for 29 yards and a touchdown. The Lions go into a bye so there is no reason to hold onto Moore unless Megatron’s ankle injury lingers.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
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Nate Washington, WR, Houston Texans
Washington caught four passes for 74 yards and a touchdown. He had 127 yards and a pair of scores the week prior. Grab him.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
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Troy Niklas, TE, Arizona Cardinals
Speaking of flukes, Niklas caught two passes for 12 yards and two scores. He had one catch prior.
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Jacob Tamme, TE, Atlanta Falcons
Tamme went ballistic with 10 catches for 103 yards and a touchdown. He is hit or miss, but if you are looking for a TE he’s a decent fill-in. Otherwise, he’s more likely a TE2 for most leagues.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em
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Benjamin Watson, TE, New Orleans Saints
Watson caught nine passes for 147 yards and a touchdown. He’s averaging 92.3 yards and 0.75 touchdowns in his past four games. He’s in the TE1 mix.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
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There were some unusual heroes on Sunday. There always are. Let’s take a look at them and see if they are worthy of your fantasy rosters. This is a special Halloween edition. Instead of the usual Get ‘em or Don’t Sweat ‘em rulings, it will be trick (don’t sweat) or treat (get).
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QBs

David Garrard, Jacksonville Jaguars
Garrard may have been dropped after his 49 yard game and injury. He came back with a monster effort (4 TDs passing, 1 rushing) vs. a lifeless Cowboys team. He completed 17 of his 21 passes for 260 yards.
Ruling:  Treat
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Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
Stafford is back, throwing for 4 TDs. How long will he stay healthy? Hard to say, but until he gets hurt again, he should probably be on a squad.
Ruling:  Treat
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Troy Smith, San Francisco 49ers
He threw for a TD and ran for another one, but he had just 196 yards passing and 2 yards rushing. He may improve the Niners chances of winning, but I wouldn’t call him a fantasy option.
Ruling:  Trick
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Jason Campbell, Oakland Raiders
Campbell threw for 310 yards and a pair of TDs against the Seahawks. It was his second straight game with double-digit TDs. With KC, a bye, and Pittsburgh coming up, I’d look elsewhere.
Ruling:  Trick continue reading »


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