Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Week 3 Heroes & Zeros

This was a great week to start…

Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers – Racked up 384 yards and a TD quartet, without a turnover.
Matt Schaub, Texans – Got back on track with 290 passing yards and 4 TDs, plus a pick.
Joe Flacco, Ravens – Soared with 382 yards and a TD trifecta, plus an INT.
Andy Dalton, Bengals – Threw for 328 yards, 3 TDs and an INT, and ran for 16 yards.
Matt Ryan, Falcons – Amassed 275 yards and 3 TDs, and a pick.
Drew Brees, Saints – Passed for 240 yards and 3 TDs, plus an INT.

Jamaal Charles, Chiefs – Raced for 233 yards and a TD, plus 6 catches for 55 yards.
Andre Brown, Giants – Subbed capably for Bradshaw, with 113  rushing yards and 2 TDs, plus 17 receiving yards.
Maurice Jones-Drew, Jaguars – Rumbled for 177 yards and a TD, and added 2 catches for 16 yards.

Calvin Johnson, Lions – Played like Megatron, with 10 catches for 164 yards and 1 TD.
A.J. Green, Bengals – Hauled down 9 receptions for 183 yards and a TD, plus an 11-yard run.
Torrey Smith, Ravens – With the heaviest of hearts, caught 6 passes for 127 yards and 2 TDs.
Mike Wallace, Steelers – Notched 8 catches for 123 yards and a score.
Larry Fitzgerald, Cardinals – Connected with Kolb for 9 catches, 114 yards and a TD.
Santonio Holmes, Jets – Nine receptions resulted in 147 yards.
Wes Welker, Patriots – Looked like the Welker of old with 8 catches for 142 yards.

Heath Miller, Steelers – Took 8 balls and delivered 60 yards and a pair of TDs.
Kyle Rudolph, Vikings – Reeled in 5 passes for 36 yards and 2 TDs.

Titans – Scored on a punt return, a kickoff return and a fumble return, plus a sack.
Cardinals – Racked up 5 sacks, 3 fumbles, a 93-yard fumble return TD and held the Eagles to two field goals.

This was a great week to play against…

Cam Newton, Panthers – Threw 3 INTs and 242 yards, and ran just 6 yards with a TD.
Aaron Rodgers, Packers – Had a disastrous fantasy outing, with 223 yards and zero scores.
Sam Bradford, Rams – After his outstanding Week 2, he passed for just 152 yards with 2 picks.
Tony Romo, Cowboys – Just 283 yards with no scores, and added an INT and 2 fumbles.
Jay Cutler, Bears – Tossed another stinker, with 183 passing yards and an INT, with 18 yards on the ground.
Michael Vick, Eagles – Passed for 217 yards and ran for 28, without a score, and lost 2 fumbles.
Philip Rivers, Chargers – Managed only 173 passing yards, with 2 INTs.

Kevin Smith, Lions – With Mikel Leshoure back, he didn’t make the stat sheet.
Chris Johnson, Titans – 24 rushing yards and a 5-yard catch.  Nice.
Steven Jackson, Rams – Ran for a measly 29 yards and caught 2 passes for 5 yards.
Shonn Greene, Jets – Just 40 rushing and 9 receiving yards against Miami.
Reggie Bush, Dolphins – Rushed for 61 yards before leaving with a knee injury.
Frank Gore, 49ers – Only 63 rushing yards, plus a 9-yard pass reception, and he lost a fumble.
Stevan Ridley, Patriots – Ran for 37 yards on Sunday night.
Beanie Wells, Cardinals – Settled for 18 rushing yards before injuring his toe.

Vincent Jackson, Bucs – Had a 29-yard catch on the day.
Justin Blackmon, Jaguars – The rookie is coming along slowly, with just a 7-yard reception in the game.
Jordy Nelson, Packers – His 2 receptions netted 19 yards.
Sidney Rice, Seahawks – Posted a 22-yard catch on Monday night.
Demaryius Thomas, Broncos – Finished with 3 catches for 34 yards, and a fumble.
Marques Colston, Saints – Continued to disappoint with 3 catches for 40 yards.
Greg Jennings, Packers – Returned to haul in 6 passes for a measly 35 yards.

Jason Witten, Cowboys – Only 8 yards on 2 catches.
Rob Gronkowski, Patriots – Held to 21 yards on 2 receptions.
Antonio Gates, Chargers – Limited to 3 catches for 22 yards.

We didn’t see them coming…

Christian Ponder, Vikings – Passed for 198 yards and 2 TDs, adding 33 yards and a score on the ground.
Ramses Barden, Giants – With Nicks out, hauled in 9 passes for 138 yards.
Golden Tate, Seahawks – You can disagree all you want, but in the end, Tate emerged with 3 catches for 68 yards and 2 TDs.

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