Fantasy football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Analyzing the wide receiver position

Brandon Marshall caught nine passes for 87 yards and two touchdowns against the Giants in Week 6.
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Fred Jackson split carries with C.J. Spiller last week, but Jackson saw more passes thrown his way.
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Broyles continues to work back from a knee injury, and until the Lions trust him with more targets, you shouldn't either. It's feast or famine with Fauria. He's seeing some of the end-zone targets that might otherwise have gone to Johnson. (Johnson actually let a TD pass bounce off his arms in Week 6.) In every NFL game that Fauria has a catch (three) -- he has a touchdown (five). But if Johnson's getting healthier, it would seem to diminish Fauria's value. Akers has just two field goals in his past two games, as the Lions have been able to score when they get into the red zone.

After a slow start to the season, Arian Foster has picked up his pace in the last two games.
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