Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Week 9 Heroes & Zeros

This was a great week to start…


Nick Foles, Eagles – Had a record-setting day with 406 passing yards and 7, count ‘em, 7 TDs, and a perfect 158.3 QB rating.  Yowzah!
Tom Brady, Patriots – Torched the Steelers for 432 yards and 4 TDs without a blemish.
Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers – Passed for 400 yards and 4 TDs, but had 3 turnovers.
Andrew Luck, Colts – Accumulated 271 passing yards and 3 TDs without a turnover.
Case Keenum, Texans – Not that anyone has him, but his 350-yard, 3-TD outing, plus 26 yards rushing, might make a few desperate souls take note.

Zac Stacy, Rams – The rookie blitzed the Titans for 127 yards and 2 TDs on the ground, plus 6 receptions for 51 yards.
Chris Johnson, Titans – Had his best game of the season, with 150 rushing yards and 2 TDs, plus 3 catches for 20 more yards.
Giovani Bernard, Bengals – Dazzled with 79 rushing yards and 2 TDs, plus 4 catches for 25 yards.
Adrian Peterson, Vikings – Rumbled for 140 yards and a score and added 3 receptions for 37 yards.
Stevan Ridley, Patriots – Rushed for 115 yards and 2 TDs, but fumbled one of his 3 receptions.
Matt Forte, Bears – Totaled 179 combined yards and a TD with 5 receptions.

Andre Johnson, Texans – Had a career outing with 229 yards and 3 TDs on 9 catches.
Riley Cooper, Eagles – Produced 139 yards and 3 TDs on 5 catches, plus an 18-yard run.
T.Y. Hilton, Colts – Caught 7 passes for 121 yards and a TD trifecta.
Jerricho Cotchery, Steelers – Reeled in 7 passes for 96 yards and 3 TDs.
A.J. Green, Bengals – In PPR leagues, his 11 catches for 128 yards were golden.
Pierre Garcon, Buccaneers – Racked up 172 yards on 7 receptions.
DeSean Jackson, Eagles – Pulled in 5 balls for 150 yards and a score.
Marlon Brown, Ravens – His 5 receptions went for 54 yards and 2 TDs.
Aaron Dobson, Patriots – The rookie captured 5 passes for 130 yards and 2 TDs.

Jimmy Graham, Saints – Scored twice with 9 receptions for 116 yards.
Rob Gronkowski, Patriots – Pulled down 9 passes for 143 yards and a score.

Chiefs – Returned an INT and fumble for TDs, added another INT and held the Bills to 13 points.

This was a great week to play against…

Aaron Rodgers, Packers – Knocked out with a shoulder injury on Monday night after passing for just 27 yards.
Matt Ryan, Falcons – Only 219 yards and 1 TD to offset his 3 INTs.
Andy Dalton, Bengals – Tosses 3 INTs without a score while passing for 338 yards.
Alex Smith, Chiefs – Just 124 passing yards without a score or turnover.  Typical.
Robert Griffin III, Redskins – Passed for 291 yards with an INT and no TDs, plus 17 rushing yards.

Arian Foster, Texans – Tweaked his back and left the game before touching the ball on Sunday night.
Darren Sproles, Saints – Caught a 2-yard pass before leaving with a concussion.
Ryan Mathews, Chargers – Just 34 yards despite the favorable matchup.
Darren McFadden, Raiders – Ran for only 12 yards and caught a 3-yarder before tweaking his hammy.  Stop me if you've heard this before.
Ray Rice, Ravens – Limited to 17 rushing yards and 21 receiving.
Willis McGahee, Browns – Only 31 yards on the ground, and lost a fumble.

Nate Washington, Titans – Posted a goose egg.
Tavon Austin, Rams – Just a 6-yard run on the day.
Jeremy Kerley, Jets – Caught a 1-yarder before exiting with an injury.
Vincent Jackson, Buccaneers – Only 11 yards on 2 receptions.
Darrius Heyward-Bey, Colts – Underachieved as always with an 11-yard catch.
Terrance Williams, Cowboys – Held to 33 yards on 2 receptions.
Stevie Johnson, Bills – As feared, limited to 5 catches for 36 yards with Jeff Tuel at the controls.
James Jones, Packers – Returned to catch a 17-yard pass.
Golden Tate, Seahawks – Just 29 yards on 3 passes.


Jordan Cameron, Browns – Only 4 yards to show for his efforts.


  1. Ladd… your thoughts?
    pick two of four
    chris johnson

    and also….. should i drop cobb… will he be relevant this season?

    1. Lynch and Stacy

      As for Cobb, yes, I'd drop him if there's someone in F/A that has value