Fantasy Football News and Updates: 2013 NFL Week 10 Players to Watch
Jason's Fantasy Football Analysis: Week 10 Players to Watch
Week 10 Players to Watch
C.J. Spiller - Spiller finally had a very productive game last week when he totaled 155 yards against a tough Kansas City defense. Many fantasy owners feel like Spiller has officially busted out of his slump and he is back to being the guy worthy of a first round pick. While that belief makes sense, Spiller owners should keep their expectations tempered for a bit. In the game last week, Fred Jackson still had more carries than Spiller, and Spiller looked a little gimpy directly after one of his big runs. Spiller is no longer on the injury report so it is possible that he is back to 100%, but Fred Jackson is still going to take touches away from Spiller. Spiller also has two tough matchups on the horizon before the Bills go on bye in week 12. This week Spiller looks to have a great matchup on paper as the Bills go to Pittsburgh who are giving up the 2nd most rushing yards per game. However, the Steelers are one of the most prideful franchises in the NFL and they will be fighting to regain some respect after getting slaughtered by the Patriots last week. Spiller is the top player to watch this week, and if he can have a good game in Pittsburgh, then fantasy owners should trust him to perform like a solid fantasy starter for the rest of the season.
Lamar Miller - Miller is another running back fantasy owners have been waiting on all season. Miller has not had one of those "hey look at me" games yet, be he has seen an increase in production over the Dolphins last two games. Miller has totaled over 100 yards in his last two games, and he may be ready to take charge of the Miami backfield. The biggest issue facing Miller is the locker room scandal that has caused changes to the Dolphins offensive line. Neither Martin nor Incognito were in the lineup last week and MIller still topped 100 yards rushing, so fantasy owners should feel a little bullish toward Miller the rest of the year.
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Shonn Greene - Greene was a forgotten man for a while, but he made his presence felt last week in St. Louis. Greene had 9 carries for 38 yards and a touchdown last week. The Titans coaches have stated they would like to get CJ 20 carries and Greene 15 in each game. If those numbers hold true, than Greene would be a viable flex option, but fantasy owners have to wonder what will happen to Greene's carries if the Titans fall behind in a game. The Titans still have to play the Colts twice and they have a game in Denver as well, and those matchups could be tricky for Greene owners. The Titans have a good defense though, and they should be able to keep all their remaining games close, except for their matchup in Denver. Greene is a player to monitor and one to add for some extra running back depth if the other waiver wire gems have been taken (Stacy, Ellington, James, and Brown).
Jay Cutler - Cutler is coming back sooner than expected from a groin injury, and now fantasy owners will be watching to see if he can get back to his old form. Cutler was having a great season before his injury, and he still has all the weapons that helped him succeed so far. All that fantasy owners want to know is if Cutler is back to 100%, and that is why his progress needs to be monitored. If Cutler is 100% healthy, he will finish the season as a top 10 fantasy QB.
Lance Moore - Moore is another forgotten man, and he has extra appeal this year because Marques Colston has completely fallen off the fantasy map. Moore has been a steady producer in the past, and now he is in position to take the title of the #1 WR in New Orleans. Jimmy Graham and Darren Sproles lead the Saints in targets, but Brees likes throwing to Moore. Moore had a solid game last week catching 6 balls for 70 yards. Moore is a player to watch, and he could be a very valuable asset down the stretch in ppr leagues.
Danny Amendola - Amendola has been a huge bust so far this season, but fantasy owners who drafted him knew he was an injury risk. Now that he is healthy and finally had a good game with Tom Brady, he is a player to watch. He is still a player that could be bought on the cheap, and if you believe he can stay healthy the rest of the season then Amendola is the best buy low candidate left on the market.
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