This was a great week to start…
Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers – Passed for 367 yards and 4 TDs, plus 12 rushing yards, without a turnover.
Bobby Rainey, Bucs – Yet another Bucs RB puts Doug Martin to shame with 163 rushing yards and 2 TDs plus a 4-yard TD catch.
Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks – Only 54 rushing and 9 receiving yards, but collected 3 TDs in the process.
LeSean McCoy, Eagles – Ran for 77 yards and 2 TDs and caught 4 passes for 73 yards.
Chris Johnson, Titans – Rushed for 86 yards and 2 TDs, mostly in the first half. Too bad he took the second half off.
Donald Brown, Colts – Ran for 80 yards and 2 TDs, plus a 14-yard catch, while upstaging Trent Richardson again.
Rashad Jennings, Raiders – Raced for 150 yards and a TD.
Calvin Johnson, Lions – Reeled in 6 passes for 179 yards and 2 TDs.
Antonio Brown, Steelers – Amassed 147 yards and 2 TDs on 7 receptions.
Michael Floyd, Cardinals – Turned 6 balls into 193 yards and a TD.
Vincent Jackson, Bucs – Caught 10 passes for 165 yards and a TD.
Andre Johnson, Texans – In PPR leagues, his 10-reception, 116-yard day was gold.
Garrett Graham, Texans – Racked up 136 yards and a TD on 7 catches, though he lost a fumble.
Bengals – Accumulated 4 sacks, 3 INTs, a fumble recovery and 3 TDs on an INT return, fumble return and blocked punt.
Seahawks – Collected 2 sacks, 3 picks, a fumble recovery and a TD on one of those INTs.
This was a great week to play against…
Fred Jackson, Bills – Only 34 rushing and 5 receiving yards.
C.J. Spiller, Bills – Ran for just 6 yards and caught 2 passes for 10 more.
Lamar Miller, Dolphins – Ran for 17 yards and pulled down 2 passes for 20 yards.
Andre Ellington, Cardinals – Much-hyped rookie limited to 13 combined yards.
Mark Ingram, Saints – As expected, disappeared promptly after his big game, with just 25 rushing and 4 receiving yards.
DeAngelo Williams, Panthers – Just 25 combined yards on the night.
Darren Sproles, Saints – Ran for 16 and turned 4 passes into only 19 yards.
Frank Gore, 49ers – Ran for 48 yards, and only added 8 yards as a receiver.
Adrian Peterson, Vikings – Limited to 65 rushing yards without a catch.
A.J. Green, Bengals – Shut down by Joe Haden with only 7 yards on 2 receptions.
Emmanuel Sanders, Steelers – Caught a 2-yarder before leaving with an injury.
DeAndre Hopkins, Texans – Just a 7-yard reception to show for his day.
Kenny Stills, Saints – Limited to an 11-yard reception.
Andre Roberts, Cardinals – Held to 14 yards on 3 catches.
Cecil Shorts, Jaguars – Managed 22 yards on 2 receptions. And pissed about it.
Golden Tate, Seahawks – Had a 26-yard catch.
Mike Wallace, Dolphins – His 4 catches only went for 39 yards.
Brandon Marshall, Bears – You can’t hope for much less than 4 catches for 42 yards.
Jordan Cameron, Browns – Only 29 yards on 6 catches.
Tyler Eifert, Bengals – Had a 15-yard reception.