This was a great week to start…
Matt Stafford, Lions – Passed for 405 yards, 4 TDs and 1 INT, and added 37 rushing yards. Where has that been?
Philip Rivers, Chargers – Passed for a whopping 503 yards, with 2 TDs and no INTs.
Andy Dalton, Bengals – Had another stellar, mistake-free outing with 243 yards and 3 TDs.
Tom Brady, Patriots – Kept the good times rolling with 312 yards and 3 TDs, minus 1 INT.
Andrew Luck, Colts – Matched Brady’s 312 and 3 TDs, but didn’t have an INT, and also ran for 35 yards.
Brian Hoyer, Texans – Passed for 293 yards and 3 TDs without a blemish.
Devonta Freeman, Falcons – Kept delighting his owners with 100 rushing yards and a TD, plus 8 receptions for 56 yards and a second TD.
James Starks, Packers – Rushed for 112 yards and a TD, and caught a 5-yard TD pass.
Chris Ivory, Jets – Rumbled for 146 yards and a TD, plus 3 receptions for 50 yards.
LeGarrette Blount, Panthers – Ran for 93 yards and a TD plus an 11-yard TD reception.
Jonathan Stewart, Panthers – Ran for 78 yards and scored twice.
DeAndre Hopkins, Texans – Reeled in 10 passes for 148 yards and 2 TDs.
Alshon Jeffery, Bears – This is why you start him if you’ve got him: 8 receptions for 147 yards and a TD.
Martavis Bryant, Steelers – Returned with a vengeance to nab 6 balls for 137 yards and 2 TDs.
Steve Smith, Ravens – Just a couple weeks after breaking bones in his back, caught 7 passes for 137 yards and a TD.
Calvin Johnson, Lions – Finally performed like Megatron, with 6 catches for 166 yards and a TD.
John Brown, Cardinals – PPR-leaguers loved his 10 catches for 196 yards.
Keenan Allen, Chargers – Also gold in PPR leagues with 14 receptions for 157 yards.
Ben Watson, Saints – Snared 10 passes for 127 yards and a score.
Gary Barnidge, Browns – Caught just 3 balls for 39 yards, but scored twice.
Greg Olsen, Panthers – Reeled in 7 passes for 131 yards and a TD.
Dolphins – Accumulated 6 sacks, 2 INTs, 2 fumble recoveries and an INT return for a TD while holding the Titans to just 10 points.
Eagles – Tallied 3 sacks, 2 INTs, a fumble recovery and a TD on an INT return while holding New York to 7 points.
This was a great week to play against…
Marcus Mariota, Titans – Played like a rookie, with just 219 passing yards and a TD, fouled by 2 INTs and 2 lost fumbles.
Eddie Lacy, Packers – Limited to 20 total yards while James Starks carried the load.
C.J. Spiller, Saints – Just 10 rushing and 17 receiving yards.
Darren Sproles, Eagles – Combined for 7 yards as a rusher and receiver.
Alfred Morris, Redskins – Limited to 21 rushing and 11 receiving yards.
Melvin Gordon, Chargers – Only 29 yards on the ground, and lost a fumble; then was benched.
Charcandrick West, Chiefs – Got off to a slow start with 33 rushing and 6 receiving yards, plus a fumble.
Antonio Andrews, Titans – Rushed for 23 yards and caught a 2-yarder.
Chris Johnson, Cardinals – Only 40 rushing yards plus a 5-yard catch.
Adrian Peterson, Vikings – Accumulated just 60 rushing yards, while losing 3 yards on his only reception.
Carlos Hyde, 49ers – Just 55 rushing and 5 receiving yards.
Mike Wallace, Vikings – Held to 23 yards on 2 receptions.
Antonio Brown, Steelers – He got 24 yards on his 2 catches.
Kendall Wright, Titans – Just 34 yards on his 4 passes.
A.J. Green, Bengals – Only 36 yards on 4 grabs.
Randall Cobb, Packers – Limited to 38 yards on 2 receptions.
Brandin Cooks, Saints – Took 4 passes 41 yards.
Jeremy Maclin, Chiefs – Just 48 yards on 3 receptions.
Heath Miller, Steelers – Caught a 5-yarder.
Owen Daniels, Broncos – Just 2 for 24 yards.