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.
Tyler Boyd, WR, Cincinnati Bengals – 6 catches for 54 yards, TD. Worth grabbing if A.J. Green (hamstring) misses time.
Jared Cook, TE, Green Bay Packers – 6 catches for 105 yards and TD.
Pierre Garcon, WR, Washington Redskins – 6 catches for 116 yards, TD. Averaging six catches for 88 yards in last three games.
Tim Hightower, RB, New Orleans Saints – Probably owned in most leagues, but if he’s available you should get him. 126 total yards. More effective than the concussed Mark Ingram.
Colin Kaepernick, QB, San Francisco 49ers – 206 passing yards, 2 TDs, 32 rushing yards.
Marqise Lee, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars – 4 catches for 52 yards, TD. Averaging 62.5 yards in his past six games.
Vance McDonald, TE, San Francisco 49ers – 3 catches for 46 yards, TD. Averaging 60 yards with two touchdowns in his past three games.
DeVante Parker, WR, Miami Dolphins – 8 catches for 79 yards and a TD. Had 103 yards last week.
Tajae Sharpe, WR, Tennessee Titans – 4 catches for 68 yards, TD. Averaging 64.7 yards with two touchdowns in his last three games.
Wendell Smallwood, RB, Philadelphia Eagles – 79 total yards. Ryan Mathews dinged up so Smallwood should start.
Adam Thielen, WR, Minnesota Vikings – 5 catchers for 65 yards, TD. Averaging 62.2 yards and 0.5 touchdowns in his past six games.
Don’t Sweat ‘em
Danny Amendola, WR, New England Patriots – 2 catches for 2 yards, TD.
Brandon Coleman, WR, New Orleans Saints – 9-yard TD.
Alan Cross, TE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 3-yard TD.
Shaun Draughn, RB, San Francisco 49ers – 3 catches for 43 yards, TD.
Ted Ginn, Jr., WR, Carolina Panthers – 3 catches for 46 yards, TD.
Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, Philadelphia Eagles – 5 catches for 54 yards, TD.
Jermaine Gresham, TE, Arizona Cardinals – 2 catches for 33 yards, TD.
Jeremy Langford, RB, Chicago Bears – 38 total yards, TD.
Malcolm Mitchell, WR, New England Patriots – 4 catches for 98 yards, TD.
Cecil Shorts III, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 5 catches for 62 yards.
Robert Turbin, RB, Indianapolis Colts – 4 yards, TD.
Will Tye, TE, New York Giants – 2 catches for 12 yards, TD.
Albert Wilson, WR, Kansas City Chiefs – 4 catches for 19 yards, TD.