Chicago quarterback Kyle Orton looked to Lloyd more often than any other receiver (in Week 1, Lloyd only caught two balls, but that equaled the team high). Lloyd can now be the No. 1 wide receiver the Bears have been in search for since losing '07 top target Bernard Berrian to division rival Minnesota. If successful, he'll offer plenty of punch to fantasy owners who were ready to dismiss this Chicago offense and its cast of misfits.
Lloyd is a low-risk pickup as a No. 4 or 5 receiver who has the natural ability to develop into a spot starter. Here are a few other waiver wire candidates for fantasy owners to consider this week ...
Following his no-show performance in Week 1, Jordan earned praise in New England's win over New York on Sunday. His 5.6-yard per carry average was better than the other Patriots backs, namely Laurence Maroney, who suffered a shoulder injury. Jordan will probably not overtake Maroney for the starting job this season, but Bill Belichick does have a knack for incorporating aging players into his gameplan, suggesting the soon-to-be 30-year-old Jordan could offer fantasy owners a few big games this season.
Through two games Camarillo has been the Dolphins most consistent receiver. He caught three balls in Week 1 and led Miami with four catches (49 yards) in Sunday's loss to Arizona. The Dolphins are not a team that is going to go wild on the scoreboard but they will undoubtedly need to throw a ton this year due to the likelihood of playing catchup more often than not. That could be a good thing for Camarillo, and for fantasy owners in search of bench depth at the position.
As Brett Favre adjusts to the Jets' playbook he's slowly building relationships with the receivers around him. Stuckey is someone Favre has connected with, and it might be a bond fantasy owners can take advantage of. The little-known second-year player out of Clemson tied for the team lead on Sunday with four catches, and he caught New York's only score -- his second touchdown of the season. Favre had a habit of turning average receivers into superstars while at Green Bay, and Stuckey could be his next such conversion.
Kurt Warner seemed to favor the second-year tight end over starter Leonard Pope on Sunday, and the result was four catches for 30 yards. Patrick has good size for an NFL tight end and he was a huge success at the collegiate level while at Delaware. Now that he has shown he can perform, Patrick will probably get more looks in the passing game as the season moves forward.
Here is a look at this week's buy and sell candidates
Trent Edwards, QB, Bills
Edwards completed an amazing 80 percent of his attempts on Sunday, but that's not why fantasy owners might want to make a move on the second-year quarterback. In Week 3 he faces the Raiders at home before heading to St. Louis the following week to light up the league's lowest-ranked pass defense. In Week 7, Edwards has a date with a San Diego defense currently allowing 293.5 passing yards per game, second only to St. Louis. The future is bright for Edwards, and fantasy owners should get on board for the ride.
Fred Taylor, RB, Jaguars
An ankle injury to Maurice Jones-Drew might be reason enough for fantasy owners to pounce on Taylor, whose asking price is low after a slow start to the season. But the fact that Jacksonville faces division foes Indianapolis and Houston in the next two weeks -- two teams currently ranking in the bottom five in rushing yards allowed per game -- is an even better reason to re-consider Taylor. And while the Jaguars' running game is in a funk, the upcoming schedule suggests that could change in a hurry.
Philip Rivers, QB, Chargers
Rivers is not to be given away, but if the value on the table is good,a trade would be advisable. The San Diego quarterback led the league in passing for Week 2, but 377-yard days won't be plentiful in Rivers' future. For one, this is a team that relies heavily on the running game, and against Denver it was absent; that won't be the case most weeks. Also, Rivers has reached the 300-yard mark just twice in each of the past two years. He's a mid-level fantasy quarterback coming off of a career day -- sounds like a good time to trade up for someone more reliable week to week.
Julius Jones, RB, Seahawks
Jones' 127-yard day against San Francisco on Sunday was typical of the 27-year-old back, who has never been consistent for fantasy owners. And while there will be those fantasy owners excited by the idea of Jones being the Seahawks feature back now that Maurice Morris is on a shelf, Jones has held that role before and failed. He is a boom or bust back; fantasy owners holding him should deal him while his value warrants a handsome return.
Isaac Bruce, WR, 49ers
Hmmm ... four catches for 153 yards and a touchdown. Could it be that Bruce is back to his old self, or that he simply had a remarkable week? The latter seems more likely. Seattle's pass defense has struggled so far this year, which could explain the outburst. And Bruce's age has slowly been catching up to him (specifically his hamstrings) so fantasy owners can no longer expect consistent numbers. If someone in your league is willing to pay a fair price for the 35-year-old wideout, it'd be wise to bail on Bruce now.