There were some unheralded heroes this week. There always are. Let’s take a look at them and see if they are worthy of your fantasy rosters.
Peyton Barber, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 55 total yards. Worth grabbing if Doug Martin and Jacquizz Rodgers remain out.
Cameron Brate, TE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 5 catches for 43 yards, TD. Up to four touchdowns Borderline TE1.
Tim Hightower, RB, New Orleans Saints – 102 total yards, TD.
Rishard Matthews, WR, Tennessee Titans – 6 catches for 63 yards, 2 TDs. 5 TDs in the last five games.
Kendall Wright, WR, Tennessee Titans – 2 catches for 64 yards. Averaging 73.3 yards and 0.5 TDs in his last four games.
Don’t Sweat ‘em
Kenjon Barner, RB, Philadelphia Eagles – 3-yard TD run.
Kapri Bibbs, RB, Denver Broncos – 80 total yards, TD.
Anquan Boldin, WR, Detroit Lions – 2 catches for 10 yards, TD. Has scored in three of four games, but only has topped 50 yards once all year.
Garrett Celek, TE, San Francisco 49ers – 4 catches for 76 yards.
Patrick DiMarco, RB, Atlanta Falcons – 1-yard TD catch.
Taylor Gabriel, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 76 total yards, rushing TD.
DuJuan Harris, RB, San Francisco 49ers – 142 total yards, TD. Only grab if Carlos Hyde misses again.
Austin Hooper, TE, Atlanta Falcons – 3 catches for 46 yards, TD.
Adam Humphries, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 5 catches for 46 yards, TD.
Dominique Jones, TE, Miami Dolphins – 3 catches for 42 yards, TD.
Colin Kaepernick, QB, San Francisco 49ers – 398 yards passing, 2 TDs, 23 yards rushing.
Lance Kendricks, TE, Los Angeles Rams – 7 catches for 90 yards.
Roger Lewis, WR, New Y ork Giants – 30-yard TD catch.
Jalin Marshall, WR, New York Jets – 3 catches for 59 yards, TD.
Vance McDonald, TE, San Francisco 49ers – 3 catches for 84 yards, TD.
Jordan Norwood, WR, Denver Broncos – 2 catches for 56 yards, TD.
Quinton Patton, WR, San Francisco 49ers – 6 catches for 106 yards.
Richard Rodgers, TE, Green Bay Packers – 6 catches for 64 yards.
Eli Rogers, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers – 6 catches for 103 yards.
Levine Toilolo, TE, Atlanta Falcons – 32-yard TD catch.
Albert Wilson, WR, Kansas City Chiefs - 3 catches for 42 yards, TD.