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Volume 20, #176 -- Sunday Night, October 14th, 2018

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE

1. CAR - No setbacks for TE Greg Olsen

2. OAK - RB Marshawn Lynch totals 16 touches

3. SEA - RB Rashaad Penny totals 11 touches

4. SEA - WR Doug Baldwin bangs up his elbow

5. SEA - Mediocre day for RB Chris Carson

6. SEA - QB Russell Wilson posts 222 yards, three TDs

7. MIA - WR Kenny Stills limited to one catch

8. MIA - WR Danny Amendola targeted 11 times

9. MIA - WR Albert Wilson has giant day in Week 6

10. MIA - RB Kenyan Drake nearly fumble game away

11. MIA - RB Frank Gore goes over century mark

12. MIA - QB Brock Osweiler leads OT victory

13. CHI - TE Trey Burton good for touchdown

14. CHI - WR Allen Robinson gets into the end zone

15. CHI - WR Taylor Gabriel goes over 100 yards

16. CHI - RB Tarik Cohen totals 121 yards, TD

17. CHI - RB Jordan Howard totals 69 rushing yards

18. CHI - QB Mitchell Trubisky tosses three TDs

19. CIN - TE C.J. Uzomah busy in home loss

20. CIN - WR Tyler Boyd scores pair of TDs

21. MIN - WR Adam Thielen continues outstanding play

22. MIN - RB Latavius Murray has monster game

23. MIN - QB Kirk Cousins finishes with two TDs

24. ARI - Five receptions for TE Ricky Seals-Jones

25. CIN - RB Joe Mixon runs for 64 yards, TD

26. ARI - WR Christian Kirk has solid performance

27. ARI - RB David Johnson reaches end zone

28. CLE - WR Jarvis Landry held to 11 yards

29. CLE - TE David Njoku catches seven passes

30. PIT - TE Vance McDonald records seven grabs

31. CLE - WR Damion Ratley finishes with 82 yards

32. PIT - WR Antonio Brown provides late heroics

33. PIT - WR JuJu Smith-Schuster targeted 10 times

34. CLE - RB Carlos Hyde held in check

35. PIT - RB James Conner minces up Cincinnati D

36. PIT - Big Ben helps beat Cincinnati again

37. CLE - QB Baker Mayfield throws two INTs

38. LAC - WR Keenan Allen posts 103 total yards

39. LAC - WR Tyrell Williams accounts for two TDs

40. WAS - RB Adrian Peterson just misses 100 yards

41. WAS - QB Alex Smith tosses two TDs in home win

42. LAC - QB Philip Rivers throws two TDs

43. CAR - WR D.J. Moore targeted five times

44. CAR - WR Devin Funchess posts 74 yards, TD

45. CAR - RB Christian McCaffrey goes nowhere on ground

46. CAR - QB Cam Newton comes up short in D.C.


1. CAR - No setbacks for TE Greg Olsen

Source: 1 No Source

Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen (foot) returned with four catches and 48 yards on seven targets in Week 6 against the Washington Redskins.

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Olsen made it through the game without incident and appears to be back among the TE1 ranks. He'll be worth a start against the Eagles next week.

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2. OAK - RB Marshawn Lynch totals 16 touches

Source: ESPNFlorida.com - Tommy Rancel

Oakland Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch rushed 13 times for 45 yards in Week 6 against the Seattle Seahawks in London and he added three receptions for 14 yards.

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Lynch is almost impossible to trust in this Raiders offense despite a strong start to the season. He'll be worth carrying through the bye, but more as depth than a dedicated RB2.

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3. SEA - RB Rashaad Penny totals 11 touches

Source: 1 No Source

Seattle Seahawks RB Rashaad Penny rushed nine times for 43 yards in Week 6 against the Oakland Raiders in London and he added two receptions for 27 yards on two targets.

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Penny still looks very able and talented but is third on the depth chart. He is on a run first team that is doing well establishing their will on offense and that makes him worth holding through the bye in deep leagues.

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4. SEA - WR Doug Baldwin bangs up his elbow

Source: The Seattle Times - Bob Condotta

Seattle Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin went for six receptions for 91 yards on eight targets in Week 6 against the Oakland Raiders in London, but he said after the game that he banged up his elbow.

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Baldwin was making plays downfield for Wilson and gave reason for hope of his value returning after his bye, pending the condition of his elbow.

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5. SEA - Mediocre day for RB Chris Carson

Source: 1 No Source

Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson rushed 14 times for a game-high 59 yards in Week 6 against the Oakland Raiders in London.

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Carson had a touchdown wiped off of the board by penalty and the Raiders didn't put up enough of a fight to keep Carson in the game late. He's still a matchup RB2/Flex even when the good matchups like this one don't quite work out.

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6. SEA - QB Russell Wilson posts 222 yards, three TDs

Source: 1 No Source

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson completed 17-of-23 passes for 222 yards, three touchdowns and one interception in Week 6 against the Oakland Raiders in London.

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Wilson continues to be highly efficient and in tune with his receivers, but the game scripts for the run heavy Seahawks aren't giving him an opportunity to put up big point totals. He's still a safe quarterback play going into his bye, although he hasn't been getting ceiling games yet.

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7. MIA - WR Kenny Stills limited to one catch

Source: NFL

Miami Dolphins WR Kenny Stills went for just one grab for 35 yards on two targets in Week 6 against the Chicago Bears.

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Stills might be droppable at this point. He hasn't done much since a Week 1 outburst and the short passing game is the preferred mode for this offense right now.

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8. MIA - WR Danny Amendola targeted 11 times

Source: ESPNFlorida.com - Tommy Rancel

Miami Dolphins WR Danny Amendola finished with eight receptions for 59 yards on 11 targets in Week 6 against the Chicago Bears.

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Amendola could have some staying power against the Lions next week if Brock Osweiler starts again. He should dodge Darius Slay playing in the slot.

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9. MIA - WR Albert Wilson has giant day in Week 6

Source: ESPN Stats and Information

Miami Dolphins WR Albert Wilson finished with six receptions for 155 yards and two touchdowns in Week 6 against the Chicago Bears.

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Wilson has had some quiet weeks, but his two big games have been about as good as any wide receiver games this season. He'll be a consideration as a flex play in any given week on the strength of these big performances.

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10. MIA - RB Kenyan Drake nearly fumble game away

Source: 1 No Source

Miami Dolphins RB Kenyan Drake rushed 13 times for 57 yards in Week 6 against the Chicago Bears and he added four receptions for 21 yards.

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Drake had an unforced error fumble in overtime at the goal line as he was about to win the game, but redeemed himself with good gains later in overtime. He's just a flex game, but one with a great matchup against the Lions next week.

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11. MIA - RB Frank Gore goes over century mark

Source: The Miami Herald - Adam H. Beasley

Miami Dolphins RB Frank Gore recorded his 46th-career 100-yard game in Week 6 against the Chicago Bears, finishing with 101 yards on 15 carries.

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Gore was as powerful as ever in the win, although he gave way to Kenyan Drake later in overtime. He's still just desperation depth as long as Drake is playing, but Gore showed that he's far from done heading into a matchup against Detroit.

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12. MIA - QB Brock Osweiler leads OT victory

Source: 1 No Source

Miami Dolphins QB Brock Osweiler completed 28-of-44 passes for 380 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions in the Week 6 overtime win against the Chicago Bears.

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It was Osweiler's best game of his career even though he threw a near pick six. He could add years to his career as a backup on the strength of this performance fueled by high percentage passes and poor tackling by the Bears.

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13. CHI - TE Trey Burton good for touchdown

Source: 1 No Source

Chicago Bears TE Trey Burton ended up with four receptions, 23 yards and a touchdown in Week 6 against the Miami Dolphins.

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Burton caught a touchdown on a shovel pass and has been relatively consistent for a tight end this year. He's a TE1 next week against the Patriots.

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14. CHI - WR Allen Robinson gets into the end zone

Source: 1 No Source

Chicago Bears WR Allen Robinson pulled down five receptions for 64 yards and a touchdown in Week 6 against the Miami Dolphins on six targets.

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Robinson's ability is back to his top levels, he's just in an offense with a lot of threats. He's a high ceiling WR3/Flex against the Patriots next week.

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15. CHI - WR Taylor Gabriel goes over 100 yards

Source: 1 No Source

Chicago Bears WR Taylor Gabriel posted five receptions for 110 yards on his five targets in Week 6 against the Miami Dolphins.

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Gabriel isn't going away as it appears that Matt Nagy is using him to run the Tyreek Hill deep routes and Gabriel is coming through. He's a high ceiling WR3/Flex next week.

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16. CHI - RB Tarik Cohen totals 121 yards, TD

Source: 1 No Source

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed five times for 31 yards and a touchdown in Week 6 against the Miami Dolphins and he added seven receptions for 90 yards on nine targets.

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Cohen was explosive as a receiver and effective in limited opportunity as a runner. He'll be a solid RB2 until he lets us down. Expect another good game against the slow Patriots defense next week.

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17. CHI - RB Jordan Howard totals 69 rushing yards

Source: 1 No Source

Chicago Bears RB Jordan Howard rushed 14 times for 69 yards in Week 6 against the Miami Dolphins.

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Howard had a goal line fumble or he would have had a reasonable RB2 day. He's inching closer to matchup flex status with Tarik Cohen coming through again this week. He's not an automatic start against the Patriots next week.

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18. CHI - QB Mitchell Trubisky tosses three TDs

Source: 1 No Source

Chicago Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky completed 22-of-31 passes for 316 yards, three touchdowns and one interception in the Week 6 game against the Miami Dolphins and he ran for 47 yards on eight attempts.

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Trubisky had a terrible red zone interception, but otherwise played well against a shorthanded Dolphins defense. He'll be streamable against the Patriots.

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19. CIN - TE C.J. Uzomah busy in home loss

Source: 1 No Source

Cincinnati Bengals TE C.J. Uzomah posted six receptions for 54 yards on seven targets in Week 6 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Uzomah came through in a ready-made matchup for streamers. He'll be back in our lineups against the Chiefs next week.

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20. CIN - WR Tyler Boyd scores pair of TDs

Source: 1 No Source

Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd racked up seven grabs for 62 yards and two touchdowns on nine targets in Week 6 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Boyd was on fire going into Week 5, but slowed down against the Dolphins. The Steelers defense lost him twice in the red zone to account for his third big game in six weeks. He'll be a must play against the Chiefs next week.

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21. MIN - WR Adam Thielen continues outstanding play

Source: Vikings.com

Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen caught 11 passes for 123 yards and one touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6.

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Starting a season with six straight 100-yard games is like Halley's Comet. Obviously Thielen and Kirk Cousins have a special connection and they will face a banged up Jets secondary.

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22. MIN - RB Latavius Murray has monster game

Source: NFL.com

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 155 yards and one touchdown on 24 carries against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6.

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The Cardinals run defense is eminently beatable no matter what the opposing running games were doing going into the matchup. Next week Phillip Lindsay and Royce Freeman will get to run against them. If Dalvin Cook isn't ready, Murray could be a solid RB2 play against the Jets.

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23. MIN - QB Kirk Cousins finishes with two TDs

Source: NFL.com

Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins went 24-for-34 for 233 yards, one touchdown and one interception against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6. He also rushed for 14 yards and one touchdown on four carries during the game.

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Cousins didn't have a big game with Stefon Diggs blotted out by Patrick Peterson, but his rushing touchdown helped keep him in the range of solid scores in the easy win for his team. He remains a strong QB1 heading into a matchup with the Jets.

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24. ARI - Five receptions for TE Ricky Seals-Jones

Source: NFL.com

Arizona Cardinals TE Ricky Seals-Jones caught five passes for 69 yards against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 6.

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Seals-Jones value got off the deck with the Cardinals passing game. He might be worth a streamer start against the Broncos next week.

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25. CIN - RB Joe Mixon runs for 64 yards, TD

Source: 1 No Source

Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon rushed 11 times for 64 yards and a touchdown in Week 6 against the Pittsburgh Steelers and he added four grabs for 20 yards on seven targets.

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Mixon didn't get a chance to get in a groove in the running game, but he was able to score the go ahead touchdown to salvage his week. He'll have a high ceiling against the Chiefs next week.

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26. ARI - WR Christian Kirk has solid performance

Source: NFL.com

Arizona Cardinals WR Christian Kirk caught six passes for 77 yards against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 6.

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Josh Rosen played better than he did in Week 5, and Kirk didn't have to depend on a long touchdown to have solid numbers. He'll be in the WR3/Flex mix with four teams on bye next week.

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27. ARI - RB David Johnson reaches end zone

Source: NFL.com

Arizona Cardinals RB David Johnson rushed for 55 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 6. He also caught two passes for 15 yards during the game.

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Johnson's role in the passing game is still unthinkably limited and he isn't being set up for big plays or a high volume, but he is still putting up decent RB1 numbers because when the Cardinals score it's almost always him. He'll remain a low ceiling RB1 against Denver next week.

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28. CLE - WR Jarvis Landry held to 11 yards

Source: NFL.com

Cleveland Browns WR Jarvis Landry caught two passes for 11 yards against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 6.

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Landry has been a huge disappointment since Baker Mayfield took over. He has a great matchup against the Bucs next week and many more good ones after that. He's still worth a WR3/Flex start next week.

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29. CLE - TE David Njoku catches seven passes

Source: NFL.com

Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku caught seven passes for 55 yards and one touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 6.

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Njoku does a great job owning the area around him in the air and should remain an every week TE1 start. He has the Bucs matchup that Austin Hooper lit up today next week.

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30. PIT - TE Vance McDonald records seven grabs

Source: 1 No Source

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald absorbed seven of his eight targets for 68 yards in the Week 6 game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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McDonald bounced back after a quiet Week 5 and showed that he should be in weekly consideration at the very thin tight end position.

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31. CLE - WR Damion Ratley finishes with 82 yards

Source: NFL.com

Cleveland Browns WR Damion Ratley caught six passes for 82 yards against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 6.

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Ratley might be more reliable than Antonio Callaway heading into a great matchup against the Bucs. He's worth a look in deep leagues.

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32. PIT - WR Antonio Brown provides late heroics

Source: 1 No Source

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown finished with five receptions for 105 yards and a game-winning 48-yard touchdown in the Week 6 game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Brown was quiet against the Bengals until the game-winning play, but it highlighted his weekly upside if this was a down game until that play. The targets are there for him to deliver on his lofty ADP after the bye.

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33. PIT - WR JuJu Smith-Schuster targeted 10 times

Source: 1 No Source

Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster pulled down seven receptions for a game-high 111 yards on 10 targets in Week 6 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Smith-Schuster had a must be seen to be believed reception over a Bengals defender at the one yard line. He's a strong WR2 going into his bye.

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34. CLE - RB Carlos Hyde held in check

Source: NFL.com

Cleveland Browns RB Carlos Hyde rushed for 34 yards on 14 carries against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 6.

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Hyde was ineffective and one has to wonder when the Browns will start giving Nick Chubb more looks. Next week against the Bucs will be a poor outlook for Hyde even if he gets the vast majority of the carries again.

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35. PIT - RB James Conner minces up Cincinnati D

Source: 1 No Source

Pittsburgh Steelers RB James Conner rushed 19 times for 111 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Week 6 win against the Cincinnati Bengals and he added four receptions for 18 yards on seven targets.

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Conner might end up as a committee back if LeVeon Bell returns this week, but he shouldn't become a backup. He might have more value than we think after the bye and shouldn't be traded pennies on the RB1 dollar he has established.

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36. PIT - Big Ben helps beat Cincinnati again

Source: ESPN Stats and Information

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger completed 32-of-46 passes for 369 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions in the Week 6 win against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Roethlisberger was better than typical Road Ben in this one, and a better game was there if James Conner didn't get both early scores on short touchdown runs. He's an every week start after his bye next week.

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37. CLE - QB Baker Mayfield throws two INTs

Source: NFL.com

Cleveland Browns QB Baker Mayfield went 22-for-46 for 238 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 6.

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Mayfield was let down by Antonio Callaway on possible touchdowns twice, and he's entering a very easy stretch of pass defenses starting with Tampa Bay next week, so he's still a viable streamer.

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38. LAC - WR Keenan Allen posts 103 total yards

Source: NFL.com

Los Angeles Chargers WR Keenan Allen caught four passes for 62 yards against the Cleveland Browns in Week 6. He also rushed for 41 yards on four carries during the game.

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Allen hasn't had his week-tilting game yet, but Philip Rivers only threw the ball 20 times. Stick with him against the Titans next week and don't sell low.

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39. LAC - WR Tyrell Williams accounts for two TDs

Source: NFL.com

Los Angeles Chargers WR Tyrell Williams caught three passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns against the Cleveland Browns in Week 6.

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Williams came down with one score in triple coverage and left a mark on the Browns defense in this one. With this kind of ceiling and the deep passing game getting into focus, Williams will be worth a what the heck flex start against Tennessee.

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40. WAS - RB Adrian Peterson just misses 100 yards

Source: 1 No Source

Washington Redskins RB Adrian Peterson (ankle, knee, shoulder) not only played in Week 6 against the Carolina Panthers, but he played well with 97 rushing yards on 17 carries.

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Peterson gave Washington everything he had despite his multiple injuries. He's still worth an RB2 start against Dallas, especially with Chris Thompson banged up.

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41. WAS - QB Alex Smith tosses two TDs in home win

Source: 1 No Source

Washington Redskins QB Alex Smith completed 21-of-36 passes for 163 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in the Week 6 win against the Carolina Panthers.

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Smith did well in a conservative game plan and did a lot of his damage on throws to Vernon Davis and Paul Richardson. He's a low ceiling/high floor play going against Dallas next week.

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42. LAC - QB Philip Rivers throws two TDs

Source: NFL.com

Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers went 11-for-20 for 207 yards, two touchdowns and one interception against the Cleveland Browns in Week 6.

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Rivers did about as much as you could hold on only 20 attempts, thanks mostly to Tyrell Williams. He'll be a safe QB1 against Tennessee next week.

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43. CAR - WR D.J. Moore targeted five times

Source: 1 No Source

Carolina Panthers WR D.J. Moore posted four receptions for 59 yards on five targets in Week 6 against the Washington Redskins, but he also lost a pair of fumbles.

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Moore's involvement is increasing, but so are his mistakes. He's worth a bench stash in longer bench leagues, but isn't ready for lineups yet.

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44. CAR - WR Devin Funchess posts 74 yards, TD

Source: 1 No Source

Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess racked up five receptions for a game-high 74 yards on eight targets in Week 6 against the Washington Redskins.

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Funchess had one of the strongest plays on the ball in flight on his career and still looked like a #1 in a suddenly crowded passing game. He'll be worth a WR3/Flex start against the Eagles next week.

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45. CAR - RB Christian McCaffrey goes nowhere on ground

Source: 1 No Source

Carolina Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey rushed eight times for 20 yards in Week 6 against the Washington Redskins while adding seven grabs for 46 yards on eight targets.

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McCaffrey salvaged a contribution in PPR leagues with his receptions as the Panthers were on the comeback trail, but still had to deal with a deeper group of targets splitting up the passing pie. He'll be more of an RB2 than RB1 against the Eagles next week.

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46. CAR - QB Cam Newton comes up short in D.C.

Source: 1 No Source

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton completed 27-of-40 passes for 275 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in Week 6 against the Washington Redskins and he rushed for a team-best 43 yards on nine carries while also completing a pass for a two-point conversion.

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Newton had a solid passing day with the return of Greg Olsen and a deep wide receiver corps, but couldn't get the Panthers over the hump at Washington. He'll face a vulnerable Eagles secondary next week.

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That'll do it for today, Folks. Thanks for reading and thanks for being part of Footballguys. We'll see you tomorrow with the Update.

Peace,

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