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Everyman's Fantasy

Oct. 28, 2013
Oct. 28, 2013

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Oct. 28, 2013

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Turning last week's box scores into this week's waiver-wire magic

ACTION / REACTION

This is an article from the Oct. 28, 2013 issue

ACTION

Falcons WR Harry Douglas fills in for both Julio Jones and Roddy White, going for 149 receiving yards and a TD.

REACTION

With Jones (foot) done for the season and White (ankle and hamstring) day-to-day after missing a week, Douglas is a WR2 for the rest of the year.

ACTION

Robert Griffin III torches the Bears for almost 300 yards, two TDs; more important, he rushes for 84 yards on 11 carries.

REACTION

RG3 looked like his old self; he'll be one of the most valuable QBs of the second half. If there's a chance his owner undervalues him, make an offer.

ACTION

Chris Ivory runs for 104 yards on 34 attempts in the Jets' win over the Pats, while no other N.Y. back gets more than six carries.

REACTION

Good for the Jets—but their backfield has become a nightmare for fantasy owners. For now, it's unwise to trust Ivory or Bilal Powell.

ACTION

Dolphins RB Lamar Miller rushes just nine times—to Daniel Thomas's dozen—in a lackluster loss to the Bills.

REACTION

If you haven't already, write off Miller. This looks like a time-share, and he has single-digit carries in half his games.

RISERS

TERRANCE WILLIAMS

WR, COWBOYS

Tony Romo's new No. 2 caught six balls, including a TD—bad news for Miles Austin owners, good news for waiver scavengers.

RYAN MATHEWS

RB, CHARGERS

He had his second straight big week, Danny Woodhead and all: 110 yards and a TD. Mathews is an RB2 for the rest of 2013.

ROB GRONKOWSKI

TE, PATRIOTS

Eight catches for 114 yards in his first game since last December? So much for easing him back in; full speed ahead!

FALLERS

MAURICE JONES-DREW

RB, JAGUARS

Nine carries for 37 yards is proof enough—this offense simply doesn't give him any chance to succeed.

LARRY FITZGERALD

WR, CARDINALS

A sad, familiar tale: Once again, he's downgraded to a situational sub due to ineptitude at QB.

WILLIS MCGAHEE

RB, BROWNS

His already-low ceiling dropped even farther after he ran for just 39 yards on 11 carries against the Packers. Time to ditch this long shot.

THEY SAID IT

"We prepared really hard for Tom Brady."

Vontae Davis, Colts cornerback, after a 39--33 Sunday-night win over Peyton Manning and the Broncos.

PHOTOPHELAN M. EBENHACK/AP (DAVIS)PHOTOAL TIELEMANS/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (WILLIAMS)PHOTOKEVIN C. COX/GETTY IMAGES (DOUGLAS)PHOTOSIMON BRUTY/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (GRIFFIN)PHOTORON ANTONELLI/GETTY IMAGES (IVORY)PHOTOSTEVE MITCHELL/USA TODAY SPORTS (MILLER)PHOTOSAM GREENWOOD/GETTY IMAGES (MATHEWS)PHOTOJOHN PYLE/CSM (FITZGERALD)