FantasySavvy 2016: TE Tiers

Reed and Olsen join Gronk in the 1st Tier because of Gronk’s injury history. Delanie will keep it up and Kelce should only continue to get better. Ertz came on last year and I think he continues the production.

People are underrating Jason Witten, even with the Romo news, I like Witten again this year. Barnridge is talented but will Griffin get him the ball? Jessie James looks like the new Heath Miller, big target and Ben targeted him often in yesterdays preseason game.

The 4th Tier all consists of guys who are big question marks with big upside.

Watch out for Pats TE A.J. Derby, he’s talented and I think he produces at some point this year.

Does Dennis Pitta return this season? Stay tuned.

1st Tier

Rob Gronkowski, Jordan Reed, Greg Olsen

2nd Tier

Delanie Walker, Travis Kelce,

3rd Tier

Zach Ertz, Antonio Gates, Gary Barnridge, Jessie James, Jason Witten.

4th Tier

Tyler Eifert, Martellus Bennett, Jimmy Graham, Coby Fleener, Dwayne Allen

5th Tier

Austin Seferian Jenkins, Eric Ebron, Jared Cook, Will Tye, A.J. Derby, Julius Thomas

6th Tier

Charles Clay, Jace Amaro, Virgil Green, Zach Miller, Jordan Cameron

7th Tier

Dennis Pitta, Richard Rodgers, Clive Walford, Vance McDonald


FantasySavvy 2015: TE Tiers

TE Tiers

Graham looked to have fairly good chemistry with Wilson in the preseason. Forget the blocking stats, it’s preseason, Graham will be running more routes once the season starts. That said Greg Olsen could be the safer option. Kelce’s talent is there, maybe with the emergence of a 2nd threat in Maclin, and more targets he fulfills his potential. I would bank on it.

Jordan Cameron has most upside of next group, I don’t trust Martellus Bennett. Gates is worth taking late and stashing for Week 5 arrival.

Take a shot on Eric Ebron, Jordan Reed, Josh Hill and Richard Rodgers in the later rounds.

Peyton Manning loves the tight end, but will it be Owen Daniels? Maybe, he has better shot than Virgil Green.

Max Williams has a lot of talent, and Flacco doesn’t have many options.

Tier 1

Rob Gronkowski

Tier 2

Jimmy Graham, Travis Kelce, Greg Olsen

Tier 3

Martellus Bennett, Jason Witten, Jordan Cameron, Antonio Gates

Tier 4

Coby Fleener, Zach Ertz, Dwayne Allen, Kyle Rudolph, Larry Donnell

Tier 5 

Heath Miller, Owen Daniels, Jordan Reed, Eric Ebron, Delanie Walker, Josh Hill, Richard Rodgers, Vernon Davis, Mychal Rivera,

Tier 6

Maxx Williams, Ladarius Green, Tyler Eifert, Charles Clay, Austin Seferaian-Jenkins, Virgil Green

Tier 7

Rob Housler, Jacob Tamme, Gavin Escobar, Luke Wilson, Garrett Graham, Tim Wright

Fantasy Savvy Player Rankings- Week 3


1) Tom Brady

2) Drew Brees

3) Aaron Rodgers

4) Philip Rivers

5) Matthew Stafford

6) Cam Newton

7) Ryan Fitzpatrick

8) Mike Vick

9) Kevin Kolb

10) Matt Ryan

11) Ben Roethlisberger

12) Tony Romo

13) Matt Schaub

14) Matt Hasselbeck

15) Rex Grossman

16) Josh Freeman

17) Jay Cutler

18) Joe Flacco

19) Mark Sanchez

20) Chad Henne

21) Sam Bradford

22) Kyle Orton

23)Colt McCoy

24) Andy Dalton

25) Eli Manning

26) Jason Campbell

27) Alex Smith

28) Blaine Gabbert

29) Donovan McNabb

30) Kerry Collins

31) Tarvaris Jackson

32) Matt Cassel


1)Adrian Peterson

2) Lesean McCoy

3) Darren McFadden

4) Michael Turner

5) Ray Rice

6) Peyton Hillis

7) Maurice Jones Drew

8) Fred Jackson

9) Rashard Mendenhall

10) Ben Tate

11) Matt Forte

12) Jahvid Best

13) Frank Gore

14) Tim Hightower

15) Beanie Wells

16) Ben Jarvis Green Ellis

17) Chris Johnson

18) Legarrette Blount

19) Ryan Matthews

20) Ahmad Bradshaw

21) DeAngelo Williams

22) James Starks

23) Daniel Thomas

24) Mike Tolbert

25) Willis McGahee

26) Brandon Jacobs

27) Shonn Greene

28) Danny Woodhead

29) Joseph Addai

30) Mark Ingram

30 A) Darren Sproles

31) Carnell Williams

32) Stephen Jackson

33) Dexter McCluster

34) Reggie Bush

35) Pierre Thomas

36) Arian Foster

37) Cedric Benson

38) Felix Jones

39) CJ Spiller

40) Ryan Grant

41) Michael Bush)

42) Ricky Williams

43) Marshawn Lynch

44)Knowshon Moreno

45) Deji Karim

46) Earnest Graham

47) Jonathan Stewart

48) Laidainian Tomlinson

49) Toby Gearhart

50) Tashard Choice

51) Jason Snelling

52) Justin Forsett

Wide Receivers

1)Andre Johnson

2) Calvin Johnson

3) Kenny Britt

4) Larry Fitzgerald

5) Vincent Jackson

6) Steve Smith

7) Wes Welker

8) Greg Jennings

9) Mike Wallace

10) Brandon Marshall

11) Desean Jackson

12) Stevie Johnson

13) Devery Henderson

14) Jeremy Maclin

15) Deion Branch

16) A.J. Green

17) Roddy White

18) Eric Decker

19) Reggie Wayne

20) Hakeem Nicks

21) Santana Moss

22) Julio Jones

22) Nate Burleson

23) Anquan Boldin

24) Santonio Holmes

25) Jordy nelson

26) David Nelson

27) Nate Washington

28) Robert Meachem

29) Dwyane Bowe

30) Dez Bryant

31) Davone Bess

32) Jabar Gaffney

33) Early Doucet

34) Jerome Simpson

35) Percy Harvin

36) Brandon Lloyd

37) Malcom Floyd

38) Mike Williams (TB)

39) Mohammed Massoquoi

40) Hines Ward

41) Mike sims Walker

42) Dexter McCluster

43) Mario Manningham (doubtful)

44) Jacoby Jones

45) Brandon Lafell

46) Johnny Knox

47) Mike Thomas

48) Brandon Gibson

49) Plaxico Burress

50) Chad Ochocinco

51) Arrelious Benn

52) Devin Hester

53) Titus Young

54) Randall Cobb

55) Michael Jenkins

56) Jason avant

57) Kevin Ogletree

58) Pierre Garcon

59) Anthony Armstrong

60) Mike Williams (SEA)

61) Lance Moore

62) Josh Morgan

63) Josh Baldwin

64) Greg Little

65) Roy Williams

66) Sidney Rice

67)Austin Collie

68) Steve Breaston

69) Michael Crabtree

70) Patrick Crayton

71) Brandon Stokley

72) Kevin Walter

Tight Ends

1)Rob Gronkowski

2) Jason Witten

3) Tony Gonzalez

4) Dustin Keller

5) Antonio Gates

6) Jermichael Finley

7) Jimmy Graham

8) Scott Chandler

9) Greg Olsen

10) Kellen Winslow

11) Vernon Davis

12) Dallas Clark

13) Jermaine Greshem

14) Ed Dickson

15) Owen Daniels

16) Jeff King

17) Brandon Pettigrew

18) Tony Scheffler

19) Benjamin Watson

20) Anthony Fasano

21) Evan Moore

22) Brent Celek

23) Heath Miller

24) Todd Heap

25) Lance Kendricks

26) Zack Miller

27) Marcedes Lewis

28) Daniel Fells

29) Visanthe Shiancoe

30) Chris Cooley

31) Joel Dressen

32) Travis Beckum

Tight End Tiers

(Tier 1)
Vernon Davis
(Tier 2)
Brandon Pettigrew
Owen Daniels
Marcades Lewis
Rob Gronkowski
Aaron Hernandez

(Tier 3)
Dustin Keller
Jimmy Graham
Chris Cooley
Zach Miller

(Tier 4)

Todd Heap
Greg Olsen
Ben Watson
Tony Gonzalez
Kellen Winslow
Brent Celek
Tony Moeaki
Lance Kendricks
Heath Miller
Kevin Boss
Jared Cook
Jermaine Gresham

(Tier 5)
Evan Moore
Visanthe Shiancoe
Anthony Fasano
Jacob Tamme
Fred Davis
Bo Scaife

Fantasy Savvy Player Rankings (Week 10)



1.       Peyton Manning vs. CIN

2.      Mike Vick @ WAS

3.       Ben Roethlisberger vs. NE

4.       Matt Schaub @ JAC

5.       Eli Manning vs. DAL

6.       Kyle Orton vs. KC– Has been shoddy the last few weeks, but I think he’ll regain his magic at home vs. the Chiefs.

7.       Ryan Fitzpatrick vs. DET- Has been fantasy’s best QB the last four weeks averaging 23.7 pts per game and will continue that streak this week against the Lions at home.

8.       Jay Cutler vs. MIN

9.       David Garrard vs. HOU– The Texans are league’s worst pass defense and Garrard has been one of hottest QB’s. Solid QB1 this week.

10.   Shaun Hill @ BUF– Was solid in Stafford’s absence and will now return to that role in what should be a shootout in Buffalo Sunday.

11.   Tom Brady @ PIT

12.  Brett Favre @ CHI

13.   Carson Palmer vs. IND

14.   Josh Freeman vs. CAR

15.   Mark Sanchez @ CLE– Tough matchup on the road but should get it done, unlike the Saints and Patriots since Sanchez has a legit running attack behind him.

16.   Vince Young @ MIA

17.   Donavan McNabb vs. PHI

18.   Matt Cassel @ DEN

19.   Sam Bradford @ SF

20.   Matt Hasselback @ ARI- Back healthy could have productive day against Cards Defense.

21.   Troy Smith vs. STL- Could have an under the radar day since he can move the ball with his feet, sneaky sleeper this week at home.

22.   Derek Anderson vs. SEA

23.   Chad Pennington vs. TEN- First start since week 3 last year, could have a very long day.

24.   Colt McCoy vs. NYJ

25.   Jon Kitna @ NYG

26.   Jimmy Clausen vs. TB- Should find himself horizontal for most of the day especially with a lack of a rushing attack and no o-line.




1. Arian Foster @ Jax– A 3 TD game is very likely

2. Chris Johnson @ Miami– Coming off the bye week, his legs are fresh.

3. Adrian Peterson @ Chicago– The Beast will plow through this Chicago defense.

4. Maurice Jones-Drew vs Houston- MJD should easily go over 100 total yards in this one with at least 1 TD.

5. Frank Gore @ STL

6. Rashad Mendenhall vs NE

7. Jamal Charles @ Denver– Had that 17 7 yard game 2 weeks ago but waiting for that 60+ yard TD run/catch, might come this week.

8. Jahvid Best @ Buffalo– Best will have a game like his week 2 performance when he went off.

9. Lesean Mcoy @ Washington

10. Ahmad Bradshaw vs Dallas

11. Steven Jackson vs 49ers

12. Cedric Benson @ Indy– He matches up well with the undersized Indy defense

13. Peyton Hillis vs NYJ– Should go over 100 total yards but may not find the endzone.

14. Ladainian Tomlinson– Wearing down a bit, but still is effective

15. Legarrette Blount vs Car– Should get plenty of carries and should produce

16. Thomas Jones @ Denver– Plenty of carries to go around

17. Mike Goodson @ TB– Not a bad player and will get all the carries with DeAngelo and Stewart both out.

18. Donald Brown vs Cincy– Still the main guy with Addai and Hart out.

19. Ryan Torain vs Philly– Is still questionable to play, but should go and Portis will probably sit out another week.

20. Knowshon Moreno vs K.C.- Mcdainels says he will get heavy workload going forward, just don’t know how effective he will be.

21. Shonn Greene @ Cleveland– Rex Ryan says it will be a 50/50 split, I wanna see Greene get in the endzone!

22. Ronnie Brown vs Ten

23. Beanie Wells vs Seattle– if he plays should get a couple of scoring opportunities

24. Matt Forte vs Minnesota

25.  Fred Jackson vs Detroit

26. Marshawn Lynch @ Arizona

27. Felix Jones @ NYG

28. Brandon Jacobs vs Dallas

29. Ricky Williams vs Ten

30. Tim Hightower vs Seattle

31. Danny Woodhead vs Pitt

32. Ben Jarvus Green-Ellis vs Pitt

33. C.J. Spiller vs Detroit- GIVE HIM THE BALL 20 Times and GET A W!

34. Javarris James vs Cle- Should get goal line carries

35. Justin Forsett @ Arizona

36. Marion Barber vs NYG

37. Tashard Choice vs NYG

38. Chester Taylor vs Minnesota

39. Toby Gerhart vs Chicago

40. Cadillac Wiliams vs Carolina





1.       Andre Johnson @ JAC

2.       Hakeem Nicks vs. DAL

3.      Calvin Johnson @ BUF

4.       Reggie Wayne @ CIN

5.       Terrell Owens vs. IND– Leads the league in targets prior to Roddy White’s Thursday night performance, obviously Palmer’s go to guy, quality WR1 going forward.

6.       Desean Jackson @ WAS– Has Vick back under center, should be in for a huge day.

7.       Brandon Lloyd vs. KC

8.       Larry Fitzgerald vs. SEA

9.       Brandon Marshall vs. TEN- We’ll see if Pennington makes a difference in Marshall’s performance, but still a must start and legit WR1 potential every week.

10.  Steve Johnson vs. DET– This guy has been money so far and don’t see that changing this week.

11.   Miles Austin vs. NYG

12.   Mike Wallace vs. NE– Patriots DB’s are weak and Wallace should burn them for a long score at least once.

13.   Jeremy Maclin @ WAS

14.   Mike Williams @ CAR

15.   Hines Ward vs. NE

16.   Randy Moss @ MIA– First game as a Titan, has scored a TD in first game with new team every time, this week won’t be different. Young can get ball down field as we’ve seen with Kenny Britt.

17.   Mike Sims-Walker vs. HOU

18.   Percy Harvin @ CHI

19.   Dez Bryant @ NYG

20.   Mario Manningham vs. DAL– Gets start with Steve Smith on the shelf, borderline WR2 this week, especially in PPR.

21.   Johnny Knox vs. MIN

22.   Santana Moss vs. PHI

23. Michael Crabtree vs. STL– Don’t be scared with another Smith throwing him the ball, he threw him a TD in London two weeks ago and likely will do the same. Start with confidence.

24.   Pierre Garcon @ CIN

25.   Dwayne Bowe @ DEN– Has scored in four straight, five will be tough against Champ Bailey, but still a must start.

26.   Santonio Holmes @ CLE

27.   Mike Thomas vs. HOU

28.   Chad OchoCinco vs. IND- Has struggled of late, but Colts secondary can be passed on, look for him to put up solid numbers this week.

29.   Nate Burleson @ BUF

30.   Braylon Edwards @ CLE- His return to Cleveland should be enough motivation for at least 60 yards and a score.

31.   Mike Williams @ ARI- Posted 11-87-1 line last game vs. Arizona, if he’s healthy expect WR3 numbers at the least.

32.   Steve Breaston vs. SEA

33.   Lee Evans vs. DET

34.   Danny Amendola @ SF

35.   Wes Welker @ PIT

36.   Steve Smith vs. TB

37.   Eddie Royal vs. KC

38.   Davone Bess vs. TEN

39.   Sidney Rice @ CHI- Rice is expected to play, but not sure to what extent, try to keep him on your bench for another week if possible.

40.   Nate Washington @ MIA

41.   Jabar Gaffney vs. KC

42.   Jacoby Jones @ JAC

43.   Blair White @ CIN- Sneaky start this week in relief of Austin Collie, especially in PPR leagues.

44.   Earl Bennett vs. MIN- Getting more involved in the offense, decent flex play this week.

45.   Bernard Berrian @ CHI

46.   Laurent Robinson @ SF- Has always had big time potential, just can’t stay healthy, could burst onto the scene this week if he can make it through the whole game.

47.   Anthony Armstrong vs. PHI

48.   Mohammed Massaquoi vs. NYJ- Finally had a decent game last week, 4-58 and should continue to develop a report with McCoy. Tough matchup this week, but someone to keep your eye on.

49.   Deion Branch @ PIT

50.   Jericho Cotchery @ CLE

51.   Brian Hartline vs. TEN

52.   Brandon Tate @ PIT

53.   Roy Williams @ NYG

54.   Kevin Walter @ JAC

55.   Brandon Gibson @ SF

56.   Josh Morgan vs. STL

57.   DeMaryius Thomas vs. KC

58.   Devin Hester vs. MIN




1. Jacob Tamme vs Cincy– He’s not Dallas Clark but is still solid and Peyton Manning makes him a fantasy stud.

2. Vernon Davis vs STL– Troy Smith will rely on him bigtime

3. Dustin Keller @ Cleveland- Look for the Jets to pound the run and target Keller a lot

4. Chris Cooley vs Philly

5. Mercedes Lewis vs Houston- Garrard might hit him for 2 TD’s

6. Jason Witten @ NYG

7. Aaron Hernandez @ Pitt

8. Brandon Pettigrew @ Buffalo

9. Visanthe Shiancoe @ Chicago– Shiancoe got back in the mix last week, expect that to continue

10. Heath Miller vs NE

11. Kellen Winslow vs Carolina- Raheem Morris says he wants to get Winslow more involved, expect that to happen

12. Tony Moeaki @ Denver– Starting to come on again.

13. Joel Dreesen @ Jac– Good bye week filler for Gates, 60 yards is highly likely

14. Tony Scheffler @ Buffalo

15. Ben Watson vs NYJ

16. John Carlson vs Arizona

17. Brent Celek vs Washington– Phased out of offense right now

18. Greg Olsen vs Minnesota

19. Jermaine Gresham @ Indy

20. Anthony Fasano vs Ten- Could be wrong here, With Pennington Fasano could see a lot of targets


Fantasy Savvy Player Rankings- Week 9

By Mike Cannici (QB’s, WR’s) and Steve DeAngelo (RB’s, TE’s)





1.    Phillip Rivers @ HOU
2.    Peyton Manning @ PHI
3.    Drew Brees @ CAR
4.    Aaron Rodgers vs. DAL
5.    Tom Brady @ CLE
6.    Ben Roethlisberger @ CIN– Should bounce back after a lackluster performance last wk against the Saints.
7.    Eli Manning @ SEA– It’ll be tough in Seattle against the 12th man, but the Hawks’ can be passed on and Eli will get it done.
8.    Mike Vick vs. IND– Vick’s first game back, he’ll be just fine and maybe even pick up a rushing score.
9.   Matt Ryan vs. TB
10.    Matt Schaub vs. SD– Tough matchup against the league’s best pass D, but Schaub is at home and will still put up QB1 numbers.
11.    Joe Flacco vs. MIA
12.    Brett Favre vs. ARI
13.    Jay Cutler @ BUF
14.    Mark Sanchez @ DET- The Lions are much improved, but can still be scored on and Sanchez should have a solid game.
15.    Ryan Fitzpatrick vs. CHI
16.    Carson Palmer vs. PIT
17.    Josh Freeman @ ATL-Good matchup against the secondary that is susceptible to the big play.
18.    Matthew Stafford vs. NYJ- This kid is going to be a star and soon, but not this week in a tough matchup at home vs. the Jets.
19.    Matt Cassel @ OAK- The Raiders have been great lately, outscoring their opponents the last two weeks but a total of 92-17. They may be without Asomugha which could mean another decent day for Cassel.
20.    Jon Kitna @ GB
21.    Jason Campbell vs. KC
22.    Chad Henne @ BAL
23.    Colt McCoy vs. NE
24.    Matt Moore vs. NO
25.    Charlie Whitehurst vs. NYG-Hasselback isn’t going to play and we’ll finally get to see what Whitehurst has against one of the league’s best defenses.
26.    Derek Anderson @ MIN




1. Adrian Peterson vs Arizona– Moss gone, Harvin banged up, great matchup all means tons of work for Peterson as Childress tries to save his job, Peterson could see 35 touches.

2. Jamaal Charles @ Oakland– I’m expecting Charles to build on his season high 240 total yard effort last week  as the Chiefs will run heavily in this and Charles leads the way.

3. Michael Turner vs TB– Fresh off the bye, Turner is rested and ready to go off against TB and their weak Run D

3A. Arian Foster vs San Diego– Foster will be effective against San Diego and their #1 Rush D, his O-line is one of the best in the league when it comes to run blocking.

4. Ray Rice vs Miami- Rice needed the bye week, he’s ready for a big role against Miami

5. Lesean Mcoy vs Indy– Will continue to be a factor in the pass and run game and will rack up over 100 total yards.

6. Ahmad Bradshaw @ Seattle– Seattle’s run D has taken a bit of a backseat of late and is banged up, Expect the Giants to pound the ball early and often.

7. Rashad Mendenhall @ Cincy– Cincy’s Run D has been getting burnt lately, but expect them to play more inspired on Monday night. Mendenhall should still find his way into the endzone once or twice.

8. Matt Forte vs Buffalo– Here’s hoping Martz isn’t as stubborn as I think he is and actually puts the ball in Forte’s hands this week against Buffalo and their dead last Run D.

9. Darren Mcfadden vs Kansas City– With Zach Miller doubtful for this game, Louis Murphy out, K.C. will stack the box. Mcfadden still will probably go over 100+ total yards he just might not find the endzone.

10. Ladainian Tomlinson @ Detroit– Jets will get back to what they do best against Detroit and their 27th ranked Run D.

11. Peyton Hills vs NE- Hills had the bye week to rest and is healthy. He will get a gigantic workload against NE in the run game and pass game.

12. Thomas Jones @ Oakland– Chiefs will run the ball at least 35 times, so plenty of opportunity for Jones to succeed alongside Charles.

13. Legarrette Blount @ Atlanta– Is now the #1 back for TB and running well thus far.

13A Brandon Jackson vs Dallas– Running much better of late and will be playing against an uninspired defense. Should have a couple of scoring opportunities.

14. Jahvid Best vs NYJ- Not a good matchup here.

15. Felix Jones @ GB– Still the #1 Option in Dallas, but not playing well and Tashard Choice will cut into Jones time this week. Jones is better for PPR.

16. Jonathan Stewart  vs NO– Oline is not opening up any holes and Stewart has been struggling. Will get all the touches with DeAngelo Williams out again, but don’t expect a breakout for Stewart.

16A. Donald Brown @ Philly– With Addai and Mike Hart both out, Brown will get the carries, but he hasn’t been playing well.

17. Ben Jarvus Green-Ellis @ Cle– Big game last week and although he may not get a lot of yards, I think he will have a lot of opportunities to punch the ball in the endzone this week, as Brady will move the ball.

17A. Cedric Benson @ Pit– Rough matchup, but still gets all the carries. Don’t expect yards but a TD is possible.

18. Ryan Matthews @ Houston– Getting healthier , but Sproles and Tolbert are hurting his potential

18A. Bradon Jacobs @ Seattle– Good chance to find the endzone and rack up about 40-50 yards.

19. Darren Sproles @ Houston–  With Gates doubtful, Naanee, Davis and Floyd all out, Sproles will play a big role in the passing game Solid play in PPR leagues.

19A. Danny Woodhead @ Cleveland– Woodhead gets enough catches and carries to be productive as a flex.

20. Shonn Greene @ Detroit– Should get at least 10-15 carries this week, should find some room to run, but has to hit the edge and run away from Suh.

21. Beanie Wells @ Minnesota– Beanie is questionable so , but looks like he’ll play.

22. Ronnie Brown @ Baltimore– Williams and Brown continue to hurt each other

23. Ricky Williams @ Baltimore– Decent flex play

24. Marshawn Lynch vs NYG– Lynch is finding nowhere to run (2.8 ypc as a Seahawk) rough matchup against the Giants Run D.

24. Fred Jackson vs Chicago– C.J. Spiller needs to get more carries, Jackson has been getting a lot of carries but hasn’t produced, tough matchup this week.

25. Mike Tolbert @ Houston – Good chance to find the endzone.

26. Chester Taylor vs Buffalo– Should be a factor as the Bears should run the ball a lot this week

27. C.J. Spiller vs Chicago– Can’t wait to rank this guy in the Top 5, Give him the Ball BUFFALO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 20 Carries!!!!!!!!

28. Michael Bush vs K.C.– Don’t see him doing much.

29. Julius Jones/Chris Ivory/Ladell Betts @ Carolina– Who knows?

30. Willis McGahee vs Miami– McGahee takes a back seat this week

31. Tashard Choice @ GB– Might get 10 touches this week as Barber could take a lesser role

32. Marion Barber @ GB

33. Justin Forsett vs NYG

34. Derek Ward vs SD

35. Cadillac Williams @ Atlanta



1.    Roddy White vs. TB
2.    Reggie Wayne @ PHI
3.    Greg Jennings vs. DAL
4.    Hakeem Nicks @ SEA- The last time I ranked Nicks in the top five, he finished with 8 yards, won’t happen again.
5.    Miles Austin @ GB
6.    Andre Johnson vs. SD
7.    Anquan Boldin vs. MIA
8.    Calvin Johnson vs. NYJ-Tough matchup but won’t be blanketed by Revis which means he’ll break out for at least one score.
9.    Marques Colston @ CAR
10.    Desean Jackson vs. IND– If he plays (concussion) he’s definitely a top ten finisher this week with Vick back under center.
11.    Brandon Marshall @ BAL
12.    Mike Williams(TB) @ ATL
13.    Pierre Garcon @ PHI- Great matchup and is now Manning’s # 2 guy.
14.    Larry Fitzgerald @ MIN- Two touchdowns in week 8, good for at least one this week.
15.    Terrell Owens vs. PIT
16.    Jeremy Maclin vs. IND
17.    Hines Ward @ CIN
18.    Steve Smith(CAR) vs. NO
19.    Mike Wallace vs. CIN
20.    Percy Harvin vs. ARI- Great matchup if he can go (ankle) but Coach Childress not so sure now after missing practice all week. I’m still ranking him as if he’ll play.
21.    Dwayne Bowe @ OAK-Scored in three straight, no Nnamdi could mean another solid day
22.    Dez Bryant @ GB
23.    Johnny Knox @ BUF
24.    Braylon Edwards @ DET- Great matchup for him if he can only catch Sanchise’s passes.
25.    Steve Smith(NYG) @ SE
26.    Steve Johnson vs. CHI
27.    Steve Breaston @ MIN- 8-147 last week, look for around 6-100 this week, becoming solid WR 3.
28.    Wes Welker @ CLE
29.    Chad OchoCinco vs. PIT
30.    Lance Moore @ CAR
31.    Patrick Crayton @ HOU- River’s number two target after Gates against league’s worst pass defense.
32.    Santonio Holmes @ DET
33.    Davone Bess @ BAL- Could be a big time PPR guy this week catching a lot of underneath stuff from Henne against the Ravens pass rush.
34.    James Jones vs. DAL
35.    Lee Evans vs. CHI
36.    Derrick Mason vs. MIA
37.    Robert Meachem @ CAR
38.    Mike Williams(SEA) vs. NYG
39.    Nate Burleson vs. NYJ
40.    Bernard Berrian vs. ARI- Not a huge fan of the guy, but he’s the #2 now at worst and # 1 if Harvin sits.
41.    Jordy Nelson vs. DAL
42.    Roy Williams @ GB
43.    Darrius Heyward-Bey vs. KC- Had his best game of his short career last week, might be coming into his own now.
44.    Deion Branch @ CLE
45.    Michael Jenkins vs. TB
46.    Mario Manningham @ SEA
47.    Earl Bennett @ BUF
48.    Anthony Gonzalez @ PHI
49.    Jacoby Jones vs. SD
50.    Saje Arijotutu @ HOU-I’m sure you’ve never heard of him but he’s the # 2 receiver in San Diego now.
51.    Kevin Walter vs. SD
52.    Mohammed Massaquoi vs. NE
53.    Brandon LaFell vs. NO- Scored in two straight, I’m starting to like this kid opposite Smith.
54.    Devin Hester @ BUF
55.    Jericho Cotchery @ DET
56.    Brian Hartline @ BAL
57.    Deon Butler vs. NYG
58.    Josh Cribbs vs. NE
59.    Jason Avant vs. IND- Move up about 15 spots if Desean can’t go.
60.    Devery Henderson @ CAR- This guy always comes out and surprises right when you least expect it, and this week, I least expect it. Don’t take the gamble though.





1. Jason Witten @ GB– Kitna’s favorite target

2. Antonio Gates @ Houston (Game-Time Decision)

3. Aaron Hernandez @ Cle

4. Dustin Keller @ Detroit

5. Jacob Tamme @ Philly

6. Visanthe Shiancoe vs Arizona

7. Ben Watson vs NE

8. Tony Gonzalez vs Tampa Bay

9. Tony Moeaki @ Oakland

10. Heath Miller @ Cincy

11. Kellen Winslow @ Atlanta

12. Brent Celek vs Indy

13. Todd Heap vs Miami

14. Jermaine Gresham vs Pitt

15. Brandon Pettigrew vs NYJ

16. John Carlson vs NYG

17. Owen Daniels (questionable) vs Indy

18. Greg Olsen vs Buffalo

19. Jeremy Shockey @ Carolina

20. Anthony Fasano @ Baltimore