As the season progresses it is hard to find those diamonds in the rough or that guy that no one has heard of. This week we are going to examine the plethora of injuries across the league and who the most likely successor is to that starting job as well as highlight some prime matchups as well as surprising performers to this point. This article will also highlight a few long-term and speculative players that could see their value rise over the course of the season.
OLB Leonard Floyd (LAR vs TB):
It was quite the coming-out party for Floyd last week. He single-handedly dismantled the Seattle offensive line and came away with five solos, three sacks, two TFLs, and a fumble recovery on 91% of defensive snaps played. It was the type of week we all dream about having from an outside linebacker. This week he takes on a Tampa Bay offense that has played Jekyll and Hyde all season. Look for his role in the defense to continue to grow after his breakout last week. We may not see another three-sack game, but he is still in line for a productive week against Tampa Bay.
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