Week 12 Fantasy Football Awards
In Week 12 we found out that a seven-point Steelers lead was impregnable with Tyler Palko quarterbacking, that the Eagles have caught fire in a Towering Inferno sense of the phrase, Stevie Johnson is a goat, DeSean Jackson has butterfingers, Dwayne Bowe has alligator arms and that former backup quarterbacks everywhere have owners with players affected feeling nauseously (non-)optimistic. We also learned that when kickers have to go, they have to go (and so do their coaches, so to speak, but more on that later.
• To Roddy White, welcome back. Benefiting from Ryan's increased production has been White, who after a brutal season is picking up the pace. Sunday's 120-yard performance made it two games in a row over 100 yards and three for the season (ouch). In the next few weeks he has a chance to salvage a tough year at the best possible fantasy time, the playoffs.
• Give the Eagles this much, at least Vince Young has been producing points in two games. Owners struggling for a waiver-wire starter due to the rash of starter injuries the past two weeks got a nice scoring bump from Young, who, if he had a little more receiver help, would have had two more TD passes against the Pats. No matter what state the Eagles are in, he makes a fine start against the Seahawks should Vick still be out Thursday.