Turning last week's box scores into this week's waiver-wire magic
This is an article from the Sept. 16, 2013 issue
|After catching two balls for 19 yards, Falcons WR Roddy White admits his high-ankle sprain will keep him from being 100% early in 2013.||Consider plucking Atlanta's Harry Douglas off waivers: He had four grabs for 93 yards against the Saints.|
|Julius Thomas celebrates being named Denver's starting tight end with five catches for 110 yards, two TDs on opening night.||Add him if your starter flopped, but remember: The Broncos have a lot of mouths to feed. Thomas is still No. 4 in the pecking order.|
|Steelers RB Isaac Redman is benched for spilling the rock; backup La'Rod Stephens-Howling and center Maurkice Pouncey tear ACLs.||Le'Veon Bell, the ideal RB starter, was held out for missed practice time, not injury. He could play in Week 2. Make a move for him now.|
|Pats RB Stevan Ridley is benched after an early fumble; Shane Vereen steals the show (159 total yards) before breaking his wrist.||If you didn't handcuff Ridley before, do so now with Patrick Bolden. Bill Belichick's doghouse is tough to climb out of.|
A forgotten man in camp, he resurfaced in the opener to the tune of seven catches, 79 yards and two TDs.
After his seven catches, 141 yards and two TDs, it's hard to maintain a healthy skepticism about his worthiness.
The loss of Jacoby Jones (MCL) pushes this undrafted rookie into a potential starting job.
Knowshon Moreno started and Ball wound up being a nonfactor. Déj√† vu: The Broncos are in RB rotation hell.
Another year, another nightmare opener, as he fumbled twice against Dallas. Good thing New York is thin at RB.
He was supposed to split 50-50 with the Law Firm. Didn't happen. It'll be a while before you'll want to start him.