David Wilson, RB, NYG – Wilson was clearly the best running back on the field for the Giants this week. Bradshaw averaged 3 yards per carry as compared to Wilson’s 7.7. Wilson tallied exactly 100 yards rushing with 2 scores (Bradshaw did not score). If your league counted return yards, he got you 327 all purpose yards too. He was literally doing back flips out there and Bradshaw was simply a mere mortal. It’s not the regular season anymore so you have to remember not to over react to one game against the Saints abysmal run defense. Wilson is a flex play next week in case your usual guy is hurt still or has a bad match-up. This is exactly why I had Bryce Brown at only 20th last week after two David Wilson-esque games in a row.
Kenny Britt, WR, TEN – This guy has a ton of potential and yet he always finds a way to squander it. I will say that he has repeatedly flashed onto the scene and put up some huge fantasy numbers. I won’t start him but I’ll take just about any opportunity to keep an opponent from starting him in the playoffs. pick. him. up.
Joique Bell, RB, DET – This is actually a guy that, in a ppr league, I would consider starting if I was in serious need of a running back or flex option. He got 10 touches in week 13 and 17 touches in week 14. at least have of these have been receptions and that makes him more consistent of an option for PPR owners. Mikel Leshoure hasn’t been running as well recently since his first few weeks forced defenses to commit some resources to stopping the run.
Colin Kaepernick, QB, SF – He had a bad game against what should be a soft Dolphins defense. He had 5 points worth of rushing yards and a score on the ground however and this is why I like him. Barely top 10 QB’s don’t win playoff games unless you have a really, really good team but if you do you are looking at having the Patriots on the schedule next week and he will be in my top 10. Still not sure why he is available in half of leagues still but if you aren’t set at QB, you should own this guy.
Andrew Hawkins, WR, CIN – You really can’t risk starting him but this is a decent time to pick up players that your opponent might need and if he needs a receiver, Hawkins has some big play potential. Mohamed Sanu had carved out a nice niche in the offense while Hawkins was out but now that Sanu is on IR, Hawkins will have some targets coming his way.
Sorry if this disappoints you but you can drop anyone that you aren’t going to start if you think that your opponents aren’t going to use him either.