Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Week 13 Heroes & Zeros

This was a great week to start…

Peyton Manning, Broncos – Passed for 403 yards and 5 TDs, so we’ll overlook the 2 INTs.
Russell Wilson, Seahawks – Abused a good Saints defense by passing for 310 yards and 3 TDs and running for 47 yards, without a turnover.
Cam Newton, Panthers – Threw for 263 yards and 2 TDs, plus 2 INTs, and added 68 yards and another TD on the ground.
Nick Foles, Eagles—Passed for 237 yards and 3 TDs, plus 22 rushing yards, without a turnover.

Ben Tate, Texans – Rushed for 102 yards and 3 TDs.  Dennis who?
DeMarco Murray, Cowboys – Scored a hat trick while running for 63 yards, plus 5 receptions for 39 yards.
Reggie Bush, Lions – Ran for 117 yards and a score and added 5 receptions for 65 yards, though he lost a fumble.
Adrian Peterson, Vikings – Rumbled for 211 yards against the Bears.
Steven Jackson, Falcons – Scored twice while rushing for 84 yards.
CJ Spiller, Bills – Raced for 149 yards and a TD.
Fred Jackson, Bills – Scored rushing and receiving while combining for 78 yards.
Le’Veon Bell, Steelers – Complemented his 73 rushing yards and TD with 7 catches for 63 yards.

Eric Decker, Broncos – Reeled in 8 passes for 174 yards and 4 – count ‘em, 4 – TDs.
Josh Gordon, Browns – His 10-catch, 261-yard, 2-TD effort set a new NFL standard (1st player with consecutive 200-yard receiving games).
Alshon Jeffery, Bears – Caught a dozen passes for 249 yards and a pair of TDs.
Brian Hartline, Dolphins – Hauled in 9 passes for 127 yards and a score.

Rob Gronkowski, Patriots – Set the standard again with 6 catches for 127 yards and a TD.

This was a great week to play against…

Drew Brees, Saints – You can’t ask for much worse than 147 yards, 1 TD and a fumble from Brees.
Matt Flynn, Packers – Passed for 139 yards with no TDs and 3 turnovers.  Yep, same Matt Flynn.
Andrew Luck, Colts – Only managed 200 passing yards and 42 rushing yards without a score, plus an INT.

Eddie Lacy, Packers – Ran for only 16 yards and added 2 catches for 23 yards.
Pierre Thomas, Saints – Caught 4 passes for 21 yards but got nowhere on the ground.
Danny Woodhead, Chargers – Combined for only 35 yards.

Jarrett Boykin, Packers – Posted a goose egg on Thanksgiving.
Nate Burleson, Lions – So did he.
Jordy Nelson, Packers – Just 14 yards on 2 balls.
Kenbrell Thompkins Patriots – Caught a 16-yarder.
Reuben Randle, Giants – Only 20 receiving yards on 3 balls.
Tavon Austin, Rams – Held to 10 rushing and 25 receiving yards on 4 catches.
Marques Colston, Saints – Just 27 yards on 4 receptions.
Hakeem Nicks, Giants – Had 34 yards on 2 catches.
DeSean Jackson, Eagles – Only had 36 yards on 3 receptions.
Wes Welker, Broncos – Just 3 receptions for 38 yards.
TY Hilton, Colts – Limited to 46 yards on 5 passes.
Brandon Marshall, Bears – He had 45 yards on 4 catches.
Terrance Williams, Cowboys – With Miles Austin back, faded away again with 23 yards on 3 receptions, and lost a fumble.

Delanie Walker, Titans – Caught a 5-yard pass before exiting with an injury.
Garrett Graham, Texans – Just 36 yards on 3 balls.
Jordan Cameron, Browns – Only 43 yards on 4 receptions.


  1. Fantasy playoff time...and two pressing questions... mike Wallace or Dwayne bowe...and the other question tony promo or josh mccown... thanks for the advice