QB Matt Stafford- Stafford and the Lions have had their bye week to prepare for the Eagles and their passing attack should be in full force Sunday.
HB Arian Foster- The Packers run D has been bad. Look for Foster to have a big game.
HB Jamaal Charles- Charles has carried the ball 80 times over the last three weeks, and this trend should continue Sunday, as the Chiefs will likely rely heavily on the run with Brady Quinn starting.
TE Owen Daniels- Daniels has scored touchdowns in each of the Texans previous three games and is a good bet to do so again Sunday night against the Packers.
WR James Jones- Jones has four scores in the last two weeks. Don’t expect two more Sunday in Houston, but now isn’t the time to stick him on the bench, either.
WR Demaryius Thomas- I’m sure most Thomas owners are planning on starting him this week, as they should- he’s establishing himself as Peyton Manning’s favorite target and should have another big game against the Chargers Monday night.
WR Reggie Wayne- After a huge performance in last week’s huge win vs. Green Bay, Wayne looks like a strong starting option going forward.
Rams D/ST- The Rams defense has been great over the previous two weeks. This week, they face the Dolphins- who have committed 12 turnover in 5 games this season.
Buccaneers D/ST- The Bucs are coming off their bye week, and while they’ve had to prepare for two quarterbacks after Matt Cassel’s injury, the extra week of preparation time should help. Their pass defense has been awful, but Brady Quinn shouldn’t prolong this trend and is likely to throw a pick or two Sunday in Tampa.
-consider starting these two defenses if you own the Bears D (bye), Seahawks (vs. NE). Giants (@ SF) Texans (vs. GB) or Packers (@ HOU).
QB Joe Flacco- Flacco and the Ravens face a tough Cowboy’s defense Sunday that leads the league in passing yards per game (169.5).
QB Andy Dalton- Dalton has been a surprisingly productive fantasy player so far this season, but don’t expect him to put up big numbers in Cleveland Sunday.
Seahawks D/ST- The Seahawks defense has been great this season, but with Tom Brady and the Patriots coming to town, I would advise sitting the Seahawks unit this week.
TE Aaron Hernandez- Hernandez may return Sunday to face the Seahawks. If he does, don’t expect a big game from him just yet.
WR Torrey Smith- The Cowboys league-leading pass defense could seriously limit Smith’s fantasy impact this week.
WR Greg Jennings- Jennings will likely return this week against the Texans. If you have good receivers, keep Jennings on the bench until he’s shown he’s healthy.
WR Hakeem Nicks- Nicks, like Jennings and Hernandez, may return from injury this week. The same theory applies to Nicks as Jennings.
WR Nate Washington- Washington’s production has dropped off since Matt Hasselbeck took over for the Titans.
HB Willis McGahee- McGahee made some crucial mistakes last week in New England, and his role may be slightly lessened because of that.
Giants D/ST- The Giants have only recorded eight sacks so far this season, and probably won’t have a great fantasy week against the 49ers.
Packers D/ST- The Packers will have a tough time limiting the damage by the Texans, especially on the ground as their run D has been poor. They’ve only forced one turnover outside of their four-interception performance against the Bears.
WR Kendall Wright- The Titans rookie had nine catches last week in Minnesota, giving him 20 in the past three weeks.
K Connor Barth- The Bucs kicker hasn’t missed a field goal since week six of last season. He’s available in most leagues and is a strong starting option this week as the Bucs host the Chiefs.
WR Greg Little- Little didn’t have a catch in last week’s loss to the Giants. Dump him in favor of someone like Kendall Wright or Brandon Gibson.
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