Eli Manning- Russell Wilson put up 300 passing yards against the Panthers. Should translate to a little over 400 for Eli. Plus his receiving core and TE are the strongest he’s ever had.
Andy Dalton- Dalton should have to put the ball in the air a whole lot Sunday against Green Bay. You know his counterpart Aaron Rodgers will be, should be a good day for both QBs.
Matt Stafford- Stafford will enjoy Washington’s poor excuse for a defense this week. He’s just about a must start for any owner who drafted him but I wanted to place emphasis on the points you can expect from him this week anyway.
Tom Brady- I’m waiting for Rob Gronkowski to get healthy before I put Brady back in my lineup. If you have someone like Eli, Vick or Dalton backing him up I highly recommend going in that direction.
Ben Roethlisberger- That offensive line is horrid, 5 new starters after Pouncey went down. Heath Miller’s return should help a little but bottom line is Ben’s in for a tough year.
Knowshon Moreno- Moreno’s coming off a statement game, he’s the guy for now in Denver. He’ll get the lion share of touches against Oakland and while the Raiders defense has been formidable there’s a good chance Moreno will find the endzone.
Bernard Pierce- The Ravens big bruising backup RB is starting with Rice hurt, even if Rice is active I still like Pierce more. The Ravens need him this week.
Joique Bell- If Reggie Bush is inactive look out. Bell is a top 10 play, top 20 even with Bush active.
Giovani Bernard- Bernard came alive last week and in a game with the Packers the passing down RB should see the field a lot.
Maurice Jones-Drew- First off he’s hurt. Adding to that Jacksonville is playing in Seattle. Don’t play a single Jaguar this week.
Ray Rice- Rice may be active, but I doubt he gets the time he usually sees battling a hip injury.
Reggie Bush- Reggie may also be active but he’s nursing 3 separate injuries at the moment and I’d advise against playing him.
Fred Jackson- Jackson has scored some points early this year, but CJ Spiller woke up last week and I think he’ll see the majority of touches from here on out. Plus it’s a tough matchup against the Jets.
Anquan Boldin- Boldin needs a bounce back game after a tough one in Seattle. Vernon Davis is hurt and will likely not play however even if he does he won’t be 100% making Anquan the 49ers’ number one target.
Julian Edelman- Edelman is a must start as long as Amendola is out and he’ll still be starter quality when he’s back. He’s a sure bet for 7-8 receptions and most likely 10+.
DeAndre Hopkins- This rookie’s the real deal. Shaub already in rhythm with the young WR, I expect good production from Hopkins moving forward, especially this week with Andre Johnson active, but banged up.
Michael Floyd- I like Michale Floyd this week. He’s been so close to big weeks the past 2 so it’s onlyright he gets on the same page with Carson in week 3. He’ll score.
Antonio Brown- Brown has a tough matchup this week against Chicago. Whether Tillman or Jennings covers him it’s still a mismatch in the defense’s favor.
Cecil Shorts- Once again don’t start any Jaguars, Shorts is a name many will think about. In Seattle, I’d go in another direction.
Josh Gordon- This one is tough. They will be behind and passing a lot. But it’s his first game back from suspension and Brian Hoyer is his QB. Who?
Eddie Royal- 5 TDs in his first 2 games had fantasy owners hit the waiver wire like never before. I don’t see how the Titans let Royal beat them this week, the jury’s out on this guy.
Jason Witten- Witten was needed to help with pass protection for most of last week’s game. I expect he bounces back in a big way.
Greg Olsen- Greg Olsen is Newton’s favorite target even over Steve Smith the speedy WR. Giants always get killed by TEs this week will be no different.
Fred Davis- Davis is disappearing this year. It looks as though his job has been won over by rookie Jordan Reed.
Brandon Pettigrew- This is another talented TE who has virtually disappeared this year. In a pass heavy offense he looked to catch about 70 balls coming into this year. He’d be lucky to catch 40 at this point.
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