This was a great week to start…
Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers – For the second consecutive week, rang up 6 TDs, with 340 yards through the air. But he lost a fumble. The slouch.
Andrew Luck, Colts – Kept his MVP-caliber season alive with 354 yards and 4 TDs.
Tom Brady, Patriots – Out-dueled Peyton with 333 passing yards, 4 TDs and 1 INT.
Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins – Passed for 288 yards and 3 TDs and ran for 47 yards, without a blemish.
Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks – Ran for 67 yards and 2 TDs, adding 5 receptions for 76 yards.
Mark Ingram, Saints – Generated 100 rushing yards and 2 TDs, and a 10-yard catch, on Thursday night.
Jeremy Hill, Bengals – Took advantage of his starting opportunity (and the Jags’ bad defense) to race for 154 yards and 2 TDs.
Alfred Morris, Redskins – Ran for 92 yards and 2 TDs, plus 17 receivig yards.
Matt Asiata, Vikings – Out of nowhere, he reeled off another 3-TD game, with 57 combined yards to boot.
Ronnie Hillman, Broncos – Only ran for 16 yards, but caught 7 passes for 47 yards and scored a TD each way.
Jeremy Maclin, Eagles – Accumulated 158 yards and 2 TDs on 6 catches.
Mike Evans, Buccaneers – Had his breakout game with 7 receptions for 124 yards and a pair of TDs.
Julian Edelman, Patriots – Grabbed 6 passes for 53 yards and a TD and scored on an 84-yard punt return.
Antonio Brown, Steelers – Turned 11 receptions into 144 yards and a TD.
Martavis Bryant, Steelers – Pulled down 3 passes for 44 yards and 2 TDs.
Allen Hurns, Jaguars – Reeled in 7 passes for 112 yards and 2 TDs.
Emmanuel Sanders, Broncos – In PPR leagues, his 10-catch, 151-yard outing was gold.
Rob Gronkowski, Patriots – Dominated again with 9 receptions for 105 yards and 1 TD.
Dolphins – Gathered 3 INTs, a fumble and 4 sacks while pitching a shutout.
This was a great week to play against…
Philip Rivers, Chargers – Had his worst game in years, with 138 passing yards, no TDs, 3 INTs and a fumble.
Nick Foles, Eagles – Was on his way to a good day, with 124 yards, 1 TD and an INT, when he broke his clavicle.
Chris Ivory, Jets – Just 22 yards on the ground. None through the air.
Jonathan Stewart, Panthers – Ran for 46 yards.
Branden Oliver, Chargers – Only 19 rushing and 7 receiving yards.
DeAngelo Williams, Panthers – Returned to the lineup to post 20 rushing and 30 receiving yards.
Ben Tate, Browns – Limited to 3 rushing and 29 receiving yards (on 4 catches).
Frank Gore, 49ers -- Ran for 49 yards and had a 9-yard catch.
Trent Richardson, Colts – Combined for a meager 41 yards.
Cordarrelle Patterson, Vikings – A 9-yard catch was his contribution for the day.
Donte Moncrief, Colts – With Reggie Wayne back in the saddle, the rookie had a 2-yard catch on MNF.
Andre Johnson, Texans – Limited to 12 yards on 2 receptions.
Terrance Williams, Cowboys – Held to 19 yards on 2 receptions.
Pierre Garcon, Redskins – His 3 catches went for 15 yards.
James Jones, Raiders – 18 yards on 3 catches.
Andre Holmes, Raiders – He had 28 yards on 2 passes.
Marques Colston, Saints – Just 36 yards on 3 catches.
Kelvin Benjamin, Panthers – Began the second half of the season on a downer, with 2 receptions for 18 yards.
Wes Welker, Broncos – Had 3 receptions for 31 yards in his return to Foxborough before exiting with another injury.
Steve Smith, Ravens – Left with 36 yards after 5 receptions.
Doug Baldwin, Seahawks – Managed just 38 yards on 5 catches.
Andrew Hawkins, Browns – Just 34 yards on 3 receptions.
Michael Floyd, Cardinals – Had 36 yards on 4 balls.
Michael Crabtree, 49ers – 40 yards on 5 receptions.
Zach Ertz, Eagles – Had a 4-yarder.
Vernon Davis, 49ers – Just 19 yards on 2 catches.
Antonio Gates, Chargers – Only 28 yards on 3 passes.