Monday, November 27, 2017


-Julio Jones meet the end zone.  The Atlanta Falcons ace wideout has long frustrated his fantasy football owners with his lack of scores but he managed to get into the end zone TWICE Sunday in a dominant performance.  Overall Jones hauled in an insane 12 balls for 253 yards and two scores in dominating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers secondary.  The two scores only make it three total touchdowns for Jones this season which is ridiculous considering the talent but his owners will take it.  

-Other than Russell Wilson maybe, now QB has been more consistently dominant than the Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz.  Wentz went to town on the Chicago Bears defense Sunday by completing 23-of-36 throws for 227 yards and 3 touchdowns.  That brings his season total to 28 with just 5 picks in what is becoming a fantasy football MVP campaign.  

-While he has been solid at times this season, Indianapolis Colts QB Jacoby Brissett was miserable Sunday as he completed just 17-of-29 throws for 196 yards with no scores.  He added 16 yards on 3 carries but took a ridiculous 8 sacks.  Brisset has no pocket awareness and can't read defenses adequately which again calls into question the viability of any Colts skill player outside of maybe tight end Jack Doyle.  Doyle was a decent safety valve as he hauled in 7 balls for 94 yards and in PPR formats he has been good but Brissett's ugly play hurts the TD potential.  Driving this point home is the fact Colts top wideout T.Y. Hilton managed just two catches for 15 yards in a horrific outing.  Hilton can't be trusted in any given week and the best course of action is to bench him outright.  

-Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Joe Mixon was the talk of the fantasy football world during the summer as he drew Ezekiel Elliott comparisons but he has been a gigantic bust leading into Week 12.  However Mixon finally put forth a nice outing as he rushed for 114 yards and a score on 23 carries, while adding 3 catches for another 51 yards.  The speed has always been apparent but the instincts have bee noticeably absent and he draws a tough Pittsburgh Steelers run defense next week.  

-Eagles wideout Alshon Jeffery remains a huge TD producer as he hauled in his fifth scoring pass in the last four games Sunday.  Altogether Jeffery caught 5 balls for 52 yards and a score and the health has been on par as well which is not to overlooked for the frail wideout.  Mostly a WR 2 now after flashing as a WR 1 early in his career with the Chicago Bears, Jeffery is doing his best work at the most important time of the season.  

-Wow has Jay Ajayi been a huge bust no matter the locale.  The Eagles back rushed for just 26 yards on 5 carries Sunday, while adding only 1 catch for another 7 yards.  It appears as though Corey Clement and LeGarrette Blount are taking hold of the running back reigns from Ajayi and that means he doesn't even carry RB 3 value.  What a brutal season.  

-Falcons running back Tevin Coleman rushed for 97 yards and two scores on 19 carries Sunday as he continued to show he is very capable of being a bellcow back with Devonta Freeman out.  While he did not catch a pass, Coleman will be a low-end RB 1 as long as Freeman is out.

-Speaking of Blount, the bruising Eagles back rushed for 97 yards on just 15 carries Sunday as he completely overshadowed Jay Ajayi.  Blount remains mostly a FLEX play but he is simply not going away for those who own stock in Ajayi.  

-Corey Davis remains nothing but potential as Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota and he are not on the same page.  Davis hauled in just 4 balls for 39 yards Sunday despite the fact Rishard Matthews was out injured.  While Davis is quite intriguing, the results are simply not there.  

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