Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Week 7 Heroes & Zeros
This was a great week to start…
Carson Palmer, QB, Bengals -- Passed for 233 yards and a whopping 5 TDs.
Tom Brady, QB, Patriots -- Amassed 308 passing yards and 3 TDs, plus two INTs.
Philip Rivers, QB, Chargers -- Threw for 268 yards and 3 TDs, without a turnover.
Tony Romo, QB, Cowboys -- Passed for 311 yards and 3 TDs, plus 31 rushing yards and no turnovers.
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers -- Threw for 246 yards and a TD trifecta, and added 23 rushing yards.
Peyton Manning, QB, Colts -- He’s had better, but 235 yards and 3 TDs is a good week by any measure.
Ricky Williams, RB, Dolphins -- Scored three times while running for 80 yards and catching two passes for 12 yards.
Cedric Benson, RB, Bengals -- Blitzed his old team for 189 yards and 1 TD.
Steve Slaton, RB, Texans -- Rushed for 67 yards and a TD, and caught 4 passes for 22 yards and another TD.
Ryan Grant, RB, Packers -- Ran for 148 yards (his first 100-plus-yard game of the season) and a score.
Thomas Jones, RB, Jets -- Rumbled for 121 yards and a score.
Miles Austin, WR, Cowboys -- Continued to excel with six catches for 171 yards and two trips to the end zone.
Chad Ochocinco, WR, Bengals -- Reeled in 10 passes for 118 yards and 2 TDs.
DeSean Jackson, WR, Eagles – Scored on a 61-yard run and a 57-yard reception.
Vincent Jackson, WR, Chargers -- Just five catches produced 142 yards and a score.
Wes Welker, WR, Patriots -- Pulled down 10 catches for 107 yards with a TD.
Sidney Rice, WR, Vikings -- His 11 catches for 136 yards was gold in PPR leagues.
Vernon Davis, TE, 49ers -- Caught 3 TDs on 7 receptions for 93 yards.
Owen Daniels, TE, Texans -- His 7 catches produced 123 yards and 1 TD.
Saints D/ST -- Gave up loads of points, but scored twice on INT returns, notched five sacks and five turnovers.
Steelers D/ST -- Also scored twice while collecting 4 sacks and two turnovers.
Eagles D/ST – Amassed 6 sacks, 2 turnovers, and scored on an interception return.
This was a great week to play against…
Brett Favre, QB, Vikings -- Passed for 334 yards, but had no scores and two turnovers.
Matt Cassel, QB, Chiefs -- Only generated 97 yards and 1 TD, but threw 3 INTs.
Willie Parker, RB, Steelers -- One 2-yard rush says it all about his new role in the Pittsburgh backfield.
Leon Washington, RB, Jets -- Had just one 6-yard run before leaving with a leg injury.
Brian Westbrook, RB, Eagles – His 3 rushes netted 13 yards before he left with a concussion.
Tashard Choice, RB, Cowboys -- Had no rushes and just one 23-yard reception.
Ahmad Bradshaw, RB, Giants -- Limited to only 32 rushing yards and one reception for minus-5 yards.
Cadillac Williams, RB, Buccaneers -- Rushed for just 29 yards and his 2 receptions only amounted to 28 yards.
Clinton Portis, RB, Redskins – Ran for only 43 yards on Monday night.
Pierre Thomas, RB, Saints -- Amassed a combined 44 yards as a rusher and receiver.
Jamal Lewis, RB, Browns -- Held to 47 rushing yards.
Marion Barber, RB, Cowboys -- He was, too.
Matt Forte, RB, Bears -- Totaled only 49 yards rushing and receiving.
Frank Gore, RB, 49ers -- Combined for just 47 yards in his first game back from injury.
Rashard Mendenhall, RB, Steelers -- Only 69 yards on the day.
Hines Ward, WR, Steelers -- Had one 3-yard catch.
Ted Ginn, WR, Dolphins -- Had a 4-yard reception.
Braylon Edwards, WR, Browns -- His only catch went for 14 yards.
Roy Williams, WR, Cowboys -- Caught a 16-yard pass.
Ted Ginn, WR, Dolphins -- Took two catches to get to 16 yards.
Bernard Berrian, WR, Vikings -- Limited to 2 catches for a paltry 18 yards.
Lance Moore, WR, Saints -- Same for him.
Steve Breaston, WR, Cardinals -- Just one 23-yard catch on the night.
Terrell Owens, WR, Bills -- Another disappointing day, with 3 catches for 27 yards.
Kevin Walter, WR, Texans -- His 3 catches netted just 29 yards.
Pierre Garcon, WR, Colts -- You’d think he could manage more than 3 receptions for 24 yards against the Rams.
Kellen Winslow, TE, Buccaneers -- Just 9 yards on 2 catches.
I didn’t see that coming…
Alex Smith, QB, 49ers -- Didn’t know he would play, much less throw for 206 yards and 3 TDs.
Shonn Greene, RB, Jets -- With Leon Washington hurt, the rookie busted out for 144 yards and a pair of TDs.