Week 7 Fill-ins

Oct 20, 2007

Is the bye week hitting you hard?  How about injuries?  How about just plain bad matchups?  Here are some guys you can plug-in this weekend.

QB
Brian Griese – He’s thrown for 881 yards the past three weeks to go along with 7 TDs.  He has a decent mathcup against Philly.
Jeff Garcia – He’s only thrown for 771 yards the past four weeks, but he has 5 TDs (plus a rushing TD) to only 1 INT.  The biggest thing is his matchup against Detroit.

RB
Kevin Faulk – He hasn’t done much, but he’s not hurt.  The same can’t be said for backmates Maroney and Sammy Morris.
Jerious Norwood – He finally showed some life last week.  He could be used in a pinch.
Reuben Droughns – He’s been vulturing TDs, which is a role reversal for him.  His 90 yards last week was a bonus.
LenDale White – He’s been decent.  With Chris Brown likely out, he stands to get the bulk of the carries.  He’s already the goaline guy.

WR
Donte Stallworth – A couple of solid back-to-back games.  Injuries and inconsistency are always a concern though.
Kevin Walter – Sure, his 12 catches for 160 yards were incredible, but he averaged 5.5 catches for 72 yards the previous two weeks, which isn’t bad.
Ike Hilliard – Averaged 77 yards per game the past three weeks.

TE
Desmond Clark – 212 yards and 2 TDs the past four weeks.  Not terrible.
Greg Olsen – Yardage increased the past three weeks.  Receptions have followed suit.  He’s becoming a bigger part of the Bear offense.

K
Kris Brown – Made 11 FGs the past three weeks.

DEF
NYG – Have gotten sack happy starting with the assault on McNabb.
Washington – Giving up very little points.
Kansas City – Picking up tons of sacks, INTs, and fumbles.  Nice matchup against Oakland.

There you have it.  If you have any other suggestions, please leave a comment.

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2 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Jase
    October 20th, 2007 at 11:11 am #

    Just had to pick up the KC in a bunch of my leagues and picked up Jared Allen who has sparked the defense as of late.

    Hopefully Lito will come back to go against Griese.

  2. Ryan Lester
    October 20th, 2007 at 12:42 pm #

    Solid. Jared Allen is real strong. The Birds need Lito back…bad.

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