This was a great week to start…
Joe Flacco, Ravens – Racked up 5 TDs and 306 yards, mostly in the first half, against the Bucs.
Tom Brady, Patriots – Had his best game of the season, with 461 yards and 4 TDs, without a blemish.
Peyton Manning, Broncos – Only 237 passing yards but connected on 3 TDs, without a turnover.
Cam Newton, Panthers – Passed for 264 yards, 2 TDs and an INT, plus 107 rushing yards and a third TD.
Aaron Rodgers, Packers – Threw for 264 yards and 3 TDs and ran for 34 yards, with no turnovers.
Philip Rivers, Chargers – Had another efficient game, passing for 313 yards and 3 TDs, and ran for 13 yards, without a turnover.
Derek Carr, Raiders – Surprisingly, he had 282 yards and 4 TDs, with one INT.
Colin Kaepernick, 49ers – Roasted the Rams with 343 passing yards and 3 TDs, plus 37 rushing yards, and no turnovers.
Arian Foster, Texans – Scored twice while running for 109 yards and catching 3 passes for 32 yards.
Matt Forte, Bears – Rushed for 80 yards and 2 TDs and added 10 catches for 77 yards.
Giovani Bernard, Bengals – Ran for 137 yards and a TD, and mixed in 4 receptions for 20 yards.
Ben Tate, Browns – Ran for 78 yards and a pair of TDs.
TY Hilton, Colts – Torched the Texans with 9 catches for 223 yards and a TD.
Andre Holmes, Raiders – Turned 4 passes into 121 yards and 2 TDs.
Brandon LaFell, Patriots – Reeled in 4 passes for 97 yards and 2 TDs.
Torrey Smith, Ravens – Collected 4 passes for 51 yards and 2 TDs.
Mohamed Sanu, Bengals – Soared in PPR leagues with 11 catches for 120 yards and a score.
Demaryius Thomas, Broncos – Another PPR star with 10 receptions for 124 yards and 1 TD.
Julius Thomas, Broncos – Collected 51 yards and 2 TDs on 4 catches.
Eagles – Accumulated 8 sacks, a fumble and a shutout on Sunday night.
This was a great week to play against…
Teddy Bridgewater, Vikings – Picked off 3 times while passing for 188 yards.
Russell Wilson, Seahawks – Just 126 yards passing with an INT, and ran for 12 yards with 1 TD.
Eli Manning, Giants – Totally ineffective with 151 passing yards and no TDs.
Jets RBs named Chris – Johnson had 11 total yards, while Ivory had 21.
Matt Asiata, Vikings – Ran backwards for 5 yards and caught an 18-yard pass.
Darrin Reaves, Panthers – Rookie starter had just 15 rushing yards.
Stevan Ridley, Patriots – Before being lost for the season, he combined for only 29 yards, which was 22 more than Shane Vereen.
C.J. Spiller, Bills – Limited to 19 rushing yards without a reception, and lost a fumble.
Knowshon Moreno, Dolphins – Totaled just 18 yards against his old team before ripping up his ACL.
Steven Jackson, Rams – Held to 25 yards.
Frank Gore, 49ers – Surrendered the limelight to Kaep, rushing for just 38 yards.
Zac Stacy, Rams – Just 17 yards both as a rusher and receiver.
Eddie Lacy, Packers – Ran for just 40 yards in Miami.
Alfred Morris, Redskins – Combined for 55 total yards.
Andre Williams, Giants – Held to 58 yards and no receptions in his first start.
Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks – Only 61 rushing yards against the suddenly mighty Cowboys.
Brian Hartline, Dolphins – Shut out by the Packers.
Percy Harvin, Seahawks – Lost a yard on 3 rushes and got zippo on 3 receptions.
Kendall Wright, Titans – Only a 6-yard catch on the day.
Wes Welker, Broncos – Limited to an 8-yarder.
Brian Quick, Rams – 10 yards in the Monday nighter.
Cordarrelle Patterson, Vikings – Held to 15 yards on 2 passes.
DeAndre Hopkins, Texans – Caught a 12-yarder.
Victor Cruz, Giants – 16 yards and a season-ending knee injury.
Jeremy Maclin, Eagles – Also had 16 yards; but at least stayed healthy.
Odell Beckham, Giants – Stifled by the Eagles with 28 yards on 2 catches.
Sammy Watkins, Bills – Just 27 yards on 2 balls.
Keenan Allen, Chargers – He also had 27 yards, but on 3 receptions.
Reggie Wayne, Colts – Only 35 yards on 4 catches.
Roddy White, Falcons – Just 40 receiving yards on 3 balls.
Emmanuel Sanders, Broncos – 38 yards on 3 passes.
Golden Tate, Lions – Though Megatron was out, he only managed 44 yards on 7 receptions.
Larry Donnell, Giants – Had a TD pass overturned by penalty and ended with a 6-yarder.
Vernon Davis, 49ers – Returned to the lineup to contribute 3 receptions for 30 yards.