Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Week 13 Heroes & Zeros
This was a great week to start…
Tony Romo, QB, Cowboys -- Won a lot of games for his owners, just not Dallas, with 392 yards and 3 TDs, with no INTs.
Drew Brees, QB, Saints -- Started off slowly, but ended with 419 yards, 2 TDs and an INT.
Kurt Warner, QB, Cardinals -- Appeared to be just fine, thank you, passing for 285 yards and a trio of TDs.
Jason Campbell, QB, Redskins -- Passed for 367 yards, 3 TDs and an INT, and almost pulled off a huge upset.
Brady Quinn, QB, Browns -- Tossed 3 TDs while amassing 271 passing yards.
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers – Kept his grip on the top spot with 263 yards, 3 TDs and 2 INTs mostly offset by 30 rushing yards.
Philip Rivers, QB, Chargers -- Threw for 2 TDs and 373 yards.
Brandon Jacobs, RB, Giants -- Had his best game of the season, with 113 combined yards and 2 scores.
Joseph Addai, RB, Colts -- Scored twice, ran for 79 yards and caught 3 passes for 17 yards.
Knowshon Moreno, RB, Broncos -- Ran for 86 yards and a pair of TDs.
Robert Meachem, WR, Saints -- His 8 receptions totaled 142 yards and a TD, and his fumble return score will count in most leagues.
Larry Fitzgerald, WR, Cardinals -- Caught 8 passes for 143 yards and 1 TD.
Anquan Boldin, WR, Cardinals -- His 7 receptions produced 98 yards and 2 scores.
Chad Ochocinco, WR, Bengals -- Pulled in 9 balls for 137 yards and a TD.
Smilin’ Miles Austin, WR, Cowboys -- Reeled in 10 passes for 104 yards and a score.
Roddy White, WR, Falcons -- Had 9 receptions for 104 yards and a last-second TD.
Calvin Johnson, WR, Lions -- Brought down 6 passes for 123 yards and 1 TD.
Santonio Holmes, WR, Steelers -- Caught 8 passes for 149 yards and a score.
Roy Williams, WR, Cowboys -- His 6 catches generated 60 yards and 2 TDs.
Wes Welker, WR, Patriots -- Didn’t score, but hauled in 10 receptions for 167 yards.
Jermichael Finley, TE, Packers – Excelled on Monday night with 7 catches for 79 yards and a pair of TDs.
Vernon Davis, TE, 49ers -- Kept his magical season going with 6 catches for 111 yards and 1 TD.
Jason Witten, TE, Cowboys -- Caught 14 passes for 156 yards.
Antonio Gates, TE, Chargers -- Had 8 receptions for 167 yards.
Eagles defense/special teams -- Notched 2 sacks, 3 turnovers, an INT-return TD and held Atlanta to 7 last-second points.
This was a great week to play against…
Matt Cassel, QB, Chiefs -- Tossed 2 INTs and only amassed 84 passing yards before getting the hook.
Josh Freeman, QB, Buccaneers -- Threw for 321 yards and ran for 30 more, but 5 picks without a TD ruined it all.
Jay Cutler, QB, Bears -- Passed for just 143 yards and a solo TD, but at least no turnovers.
Larry Johnson, RB, Bengals -- With Benson back in action, promptly disappeared with a total of 4 rushing yards.
Cowboys RBs -- Marion Barber, Felix Jones and Tashard Choice combined for 45 rushing yards and just 6 catches for 20 yards.
Beanie Wells, RB, Cardinals – Held to just 28 rushing yards without a catch on Sunday night.
Tim Hightower, RB, Cardinals – Offset his 50 rushing yards and 8-yard catch with a costly fumble.
LeSean McCoy, RB, Eagles -- Managed just 2 yards rushing and 3 catches for 24 yards.
Chris Jennings, RB, Browns -- Rookie got his first start and rushed for 28 measly yards.
Laurence Maroney, RB, Patriots -- Kept from scoring while rushing for 41 yards.
Ryan Grant, RB, Packers – Ditto.
Jerious Norwood, RB, Falcons -- Starting for Michael Turner, held to 42 combined yards.
Adrian Peterson, RB, Vikings -- Ran for a paltry 19 yards while 6 receptions totaled 46 yards.
Ray Rice, RB, Ravens – Limited to 54 rushing yards and 3 catches for 17 yards, plus a fumble.
Mario Manningham, WR, Giants -- Just one 10-yard catch.
Mike Sims-Walker, WR, Jaguars -- His solo reception amount to 12 yards.
Chris Chambers, WR, Chiefs -- Held to 11 yards on 2 catches.
Derrick Mason, WR, Ravens – Grounded with just 13 yards on 2 balls.
Lee Evans, WR, Bills -- His only reception went for 38 yards.
Devin Hester, WR, Bears -- His went for 48 yards.
Terrell Owens, WR, Bills -- Had just 3 catches for 31 yards.
I didn’t see that coming…
Bruce Gradkowski, QB, Raiders -- Shocked the Steelers with 308 yards and 3 TDs, plus 20 rushing yards.
Michael Vick, QB, Eagles -- Got to show off once his team got a big lead, scoring as a rusher and passer, plus 48 yards passing and 17 rushing.
Jerome Harrison, RB, Browns -- Ran for 35 yards and caught 7 passes for 62 more and 2 TDs.
Devin Thomas, WR, Redskins -- Pulled down 7 passes for 100 yards and a pair of TDs.
Louis Murphy, WR, Raiders -- Brought in 4 receptions for 128 yards and 2 TDs.
Davone Bess, WR, Dolphins -- Caught 10 passes for 117 yards and a score.