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Jeff Erickson

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Week 8 Rankings

Bye Weeks: Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland, New York Giants, Philadelphia
Bye Last Week: Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, New York Jets


Here are our rankings for the coming week at each position to help you decide your starting lineup. Our rankings are based on the following scoring system: three points for a passing touchdown; six points for a rushing/receiving touchdown; one point for every 20 passing yards; and one point for every 10 rushing/receiving yards.

Last updated October 31. * = check status (not necessarily injury status)
** = in London.

Quarterback

1. Peyton Manning IND vs. HOU
2. Philip Rivers SD vs. TEN
3. Aaron Rodgers GB at NYJ
4. Ben Roethlisberger PIT at NO
5. *Jon Kitna DAL vs. JAC
Note: Tony Romo is out with a fractured clavicle, probably 6-to-8 weeks. The matchup is solid, so with a week to prepare and good targets to throw to, Kitna can be productive.
6. Drew Brees NO vs. PIT
7. (prev. 15.) Chad Henne MIA at CIN
Update: Bengals' secondary is really banged up right now.
8. Mark Sanchez NYJ vs. GB
9. Donovan McNabb WAS at DET
Update: Limited in practice Thursday with sore hamstrings and a sore groin. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - OFFICIALLY QUESTIONABLE, SHOULD PLAY. ***
10. Matt Schaub HOU at IND
11. Ryan Fitzpatrick BUF at KC
Note: On fire right now - has thrown two or more touchdowns in all four starts.
12. Kyle Orton DEN at SF**
13. Carson Palmer CIN vs. MIA
Update: Missed practice Thursday with a hip injury but expects to practice Friday and play Sunday.
14. *Matthew Stafford DET vs. WAS
Note: We're assuming that Stafford (shoulder) comes back this week. He participated in Tuesday's practice.
15. Tom Brady NE vs. MIN
Note: Only 159 passing yards against the Chargers, with a brutal 5.0 YPA.
16. Matt Hasselbeck SEA at OAK
17. (prev. 21.) *Jason Campbell OAK vs. SEA
Note: Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) will start again once he's healthy.
Update: Campbell was taking first-team reps on Thursday, with Gradkowski working on the side. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - CAMPBELL NAMED THE STARTER. ***
18. Matt Cassel KC vs. BUF
19. Sam Bradford STL vs. CAR
20. Matt Moore CAR at STL
Note: Had a 300-yard game after getting the starting job back.
21. (prev. 16.) *Brett Favre MIN at NE
Note: Suffered an avulsion fracture on his left ankle and his status for this week is in doubt. Tarvaris Jackson could be the one to end Favre's streak.
Update: Favre didn't practice Thursday, though he has shed his walking boot. ***SUNDAY UPDATE - GENERAL CONSENSUS IS THAT FAVRE WILL PLAY. HE MIGHT NOT FINISH. ***
22. *Vince Young TEN at SD
Note: Young (knee/ankle) sat last week while Kerry Collins directed a comeback win against the Eagles. Coach Jeff Fisher said that he won't make a call on Young until later in the week, though that the Titans have the bye in Week 9 is a factor. Collins is playing through a torn flexor tendon in his finger.
Update: Collins (finger) sat out practice Thursday while Young practiced fully. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - BOTH YOUNG AND COLLINS LISTED AS PROBABLE.
23. Josh Freeman TB at AZ
24. *David Garrard JAC at DAL
Note: Garrard missed last week with a concussion and Trent Edwards sat with a thumb injury, so Todd Bouman started and looked good early against the Chiefs. He threw three late interceptions and was playing with a finger injury, however. It looks initially as if Garrard will be back this week, as he passed his concussion test Tuesday.
Update: Garrard practiced Wednesday and Thursday and should start, with Edwards backing him up.
25. *Troy Smith SF vs. DEN**
Note: I'm operating under the assumption that Alex Smith won't be able to go because of his sprained left shoulder.
Update: Alex Smith has been ruled out and it'll be Troy Smith, not David Carr that gets the start.
26. *Max Hall AZ vs. TB
Note: Replaced by Derek Anderson against Seattle due to a head injury and his inability to move the Arizona offense, but expected to be back in the lineup this week.
Update: Hall practiced fully Wednesday, making it more likely that he plays Sunday.

Running Back

1. Arian Foster HOU at IND
2. Frank Gore SF vs. DEN**
Note: Avoiding Small Sample Size Stats 101 - through four weeks, the Broncos had allowed just one rushing touchdown, none to running backs. They've now allowed 12 rushing TDs.
3. Adrian Peterson MIN at NE
4. Chris Johnson TEN at SD
Update: (Thigh) Limited Wednesday, full practice Thursday.
5. Chris Wells AZ vs. TB
Note: I know this seems like a reach, but the Bucs are giving up 5.3 yards per carry and Wells is starting to get a higher percentage of the carries. If he gets 20+ carries this week, he could be a monster.
6. LaDainian Tomlinson NYJ vs. GB
7. *Maurice Jones-Drew JAC at DAL
8. Thomas Jones KC vs. BUF
9. Ryan Torain WAS at DET
Note: Clinton Portis remains out for this week.
10. Rashard Mendenhall PIT at NO
Note: Only 15 carries against Miami, as part of Tomlin's plan to preserve his health.
11. (prev. 18.) Darren McFadden OAK vs. SEA
Note: Apparently his hamstring tested out well before the game.
13. Jamaal Charles KC vs. BUF
14. Cedric Benson CIN vs. MIA
15. Marshawn Lynch SEA at OAK
Note: Penalties in the red zone cost him some goal line opportunities.
16. (prev. 25.) *Jonathan Stewart CAR at STL
Update: It's looking less likely that DeAngelo Williams will play this week. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - DeANGELO WILLIAMS IS OFFICIALLY OUT. ***
12. *Steven Jackson STL vs. CAR
Note: Surgery on his left ring finger. His status for the week is uncertain, but given his history, it seems likely that he'll play.
Update: Didn't practice Thursday, but still expects to play. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - LIMITED FRIDAY, OFFICIALLY LISTED AS QUESTIONABLE. ***
17. Felix Jones DAL vs. JAC
Note: As bad as the Jags are against the pass, they're pretty bad against the run too.
18. Ronnie Brown MIA at CIN
20. (prev. 14.) *Jahvid Best DET vs. WAS
Note: (Toe) Ran on the side during Tuesday's practice.
Update: (Toe) Limited again Thursday. On aside, which movie has the better toe reference - Stripes, or The Big Lebowski?
21. Fred Jackson BUF at KC
19. (prev. 24.) *Mike Hart IND vs. HOU
Update: Both Addai and Brown still banged up. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - ADDAI DOUBTFUL, BROWN QUESTIONABLE, THOUGH BROWN PRACTICED FULLY SATURDAY. ***
22. *Marion Barber DAL vs. JAC
23. *Brandon Jackson GB at NYJ
24. BenJarvus Green-Ellis NE vs. MIN
25. Ryan Mathews SD vs. TEN
Update: (Ankle) Saw action in a Wednesday practice for the first time in awhile.
26. *Chris Ivory NO vs. PIT
27. (prev. 17.) Knowshon Moreno DEN at SF**
Update: Setback with his hamstring injury - workload for Sunday uncertain. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - NOT LISTED ON THE FINAL INJURY REPORT. ***
28. Shonn Greene NYJ vs. GB
29. LeGarrette Blount TB at AZ
Note: Ran well against the Rams, bodes well for future usage.
Update: (Illness) Limited in Thursday's practice. 30. *Michael Bush OAK vs. SEA
31. Justin Forsett SEA at OAK
32. Ricky Williams MIA at CIN
41. (prev. 22.) *Donald Brown IND vs. HOU
Note: Small preference for Brown over Hart if Addai can't go.
Update: (Hamstring) Did not practice Thursday - not a good sign, coming off the bye. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - FULL PARTICIPATION SATURDAY, LISTED AS QUESTIONABLE, WITH ADDAI DOUBTFUL. ***
34. C.J. Spiller BUF at KC
35. Tim Hightower AZ vs. TB
Note: Lost his fourth fumble of the year in the loss to Seattle.
36. Cadillac Williams TB at AZ
37. Mike Tolbert SD vs. TEN
38. Derrick Ward HOU at IND
39. Danny Woodhead NE vs. MIN
40. Darren Sproles SD vs. TEN
Note: Good asset in PPR leagues, especially if Floyd and/or Naanee have to sit out again.
48. *Mike Goodson CAR at STL
*** SUNDAY UPDATE: GOODSON BECOMES THE BACKUP WITH DeANGELO WILLIAMS OUT. ***
42. Deji Karim JAC at DAL
43. *Ladell Betts NO vs. PIT
44. Javon Ringer TEN at SD
45. Mewelde Moore PIT at NO
Note: Moore's role increased with Tomlin's efforts to protect Mendenhall some.
46. *Keiland Williams WAS at DET
47. Toby Gerhart MIN at NE
49. Bernard Scott CIN vs. MIA
50. Correll Buckhalter DEN at SF**
51. *Earnest Graham TB at AZ
Update: (Hamstring) Full practice Wednesday.
52. Kevin Smith DET vs. WAS
53. Julius Jones NO vs. PIT
54. Laurence Maroney DEN at SF**
55. John Kuhn GB at NYJ
56. Leon Washington SEA at OAK
57. *Anthony Dixon SF vs. DEN**
Note: Injured his hamstring in loss to the Panthers.
Update: (Hamstring) Limited Thursday.
58. Steve Slaton HOU at IND
Update: Lost his kick return job.
59. Isaac Redman PIT at NO
60. *Kenneth Darby STL vs. CAR
61. Tashard Choice DAL vs. JAC
62. Brian Westbrook SF vs. DEN**
63. *Joseph Addai IND vs. HOU
Note: Nothing is official yet, but we're assuming that Addai (shoulder) will not be able to play.
Update: Didn't practice Thursday - not yet ruled out, though.
64. (prev. 42.) *Reggie Bush NO vs. PIT
Note: (Leg) Will test his leg in practice Wednesday and could return to action this week.
Update: Not so fast - didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday.
65. *James Starks GB at NYJ
Update: Actually still on the PUP list.
66. *Rashad Jennings JAC at DAL
67. *Fred Taylor NE vs. MIN
68. *Pierre Thomas NO vs. PIT
Note: In the doghouse with his ankle injury?
Update: Back in a walking boot.
33. (prev. 23.) *DeAngelo Williams CAR at STL
Note: Sprained foot, officially day-to-day.
Update: (Foot) Missed Wednesday and Thursday practices, likely a game-time decision. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - DIDN'T MAKE THE TRIP. ***

Wide Receiver

1. (prev. 4.) Brandon Marshall MIA at CIN
Update: Even Leon Hall is banged up in the Bengals' secondary, to go along with Jonathan Joseph probably playing hurt and Adam Jones out for the year.
2. Reggie Wayne IND vs. HOU
*** SUNDAY UPDATE - (HAMSTRING) OFFICIALLY QUESTIONABLE, BUT SO IS EVERY COLTS PLAYER EVER KNOWN. ***
3. Andre Johnson HOU at IND
Update: Full practice on Thursday, despite reports that his ankle will be an issue for the remainder of the season.
4. Calvin Johnson DET vs. WAS
5. Miles Austin DAL vs. JAC
Note: This isn't a slump, this is a buying opportunity.
6. Greg Jennings GB at NYJ
8. Hines Ward PIT at NO
9. Larry Fitzgerald AZ vs. TB
10. Pierre Garcon IND vs. HOU
Update: (Hamstring) Did not practice. Watch the Friday and Saturday reports really closely. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - PAY MORE ATTENTION TO THE FULL PRACTICES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY RATHER THAN THE QUESTIONABLE LISTING. ***
11. Mike Williams SEA at OAK
Note: Williams has been targeted a whopping 31 times the last two weeks.
13. Brandon Lloyd DEN at SF**
14. Terrell Owens CIN vs. MIA
Update: (Hand) Limited in Thursday's practice.
7. Percy Harvin MIN at NE
15. Santana Moss WAS at DET
16. Patrick Crayton SD vs. TEN
17. Kenny Britt TEN at SD
Note: Still might face disciplinary action for his role in last week's bar brawl.
Update: Investigation into bar incident probably won't conclude until next week.
18. Braylon Edwards NYJ vs. GB
19. (prev. 25.) Davone Bess MIA at CIN
12. Randy Moss MIN at NE
20. Chad Ochocinco CIN vs. MIA
21. Marques Colston NO vs. PIT
22. Lee Evans BUF at KC
23. Mike Wallace PIT at NO
24. Dwayne Bowe KC vs. BUF
25. (prev. 35.) Steve Johnson BUF at KC
26. (prev. 31.) *Dez Bryant DAL vs. JAC
Update: (Ankle) Full practice on Thursday.
27. Jabar Gaffney DEN at SF**
28. Wes Welker NE vs. MIN
29. *Mike Williams TB at AZ
30. *Steve Smith CAR at STL
Note: Dealt with some leg cramps in his comeback game.
31. Santonio Holmes NYJ vs. GB
32. Nate Burleson DET vs. WAS
33. Deion Branch NE vs. MIN
Update: (Hamstring) Limited on Thursday.
34. *Danny Amendola STL vs. CAR
35. (prev. 47.) *Anthony Gonzalez IND vs. HOU
Note: (Ankle) Denied reports of a setback last week.
Update: Full participant in Thursday's practice.
36. Michael Crabtree SF vs. DEN**
Note: Really hurt by Alex Smith's injury.
37. Roscoe Parrish BUF at KC
38. Anthony Armstrong WAS at DET
39. *Blair White IND vs. HOU
40. James Jones GB at NYJ
41. Robert Meachem NO vs. PIT
42. (prev. 28.) *Donald Driver GB at NYJ
Note: (Thigh) Held without a catch by the Vikings.
Update: Didn't practice Thursday. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - RETURNED TO PRACTICE FRIDAY. ***
43. (prev. 26.) Roy Williams DAL vs. JAC
44. Lance Moore NO vs. PIT
45. David Gettis CAR at STL
Note: Big breakout game for the Panthers' number-two receiver.
47. Mike Sims-Walker JAC at DAL
48. Jordan Shipley CIN vs. MIA
49. Jerricho Cotchery NYJ vs. GB
50. Jacoby Jones HOU at IND
51. Mike Thomas JAC at DAL
52. Nate Washington TEN at SD
53. *Early Doucet AZ vs. TB
54. Deon Butler SEA at OAK
55. Kevin Walter HOU at IND
56. Brian Hartline MIA at CIN
57. Bryant Johnson DET vs. WAS
59. Golden Tate SEA at OAK
61. *Demaryius Thomas DEN at SF**
Note: Dealing with a right thumb injury.
62. Devery Henderson NO vs. PIT
63. *Laurent Robinson STL vs. CAR
64. *Eddie Royal DEN at SF**
Update: (Groin) Looks to be a game-time decision again this week.
65. Brandon Tate NE vs. MIN
66. Damian Williams TEN at SD
67. *Darrius Heyward-Bey OAK vs. SEA
Note: Sat out part of Week 7 with an illness.
68. Jordy Nelson GB at NYJ
69. Greg Lewis MIN at NE
70. Josh Morgan SF vs. DEN**
71. Arrelious Benn TB at AZ
72. Brandon LaFell CAR at STL
73. Michael Spurlock TB at AZ
74. *Julian Edelman NE vs. MIN
75. *Andre Caldwell CIN vs. MIA
76. Andre Roberts AZ vs. TB
77. *Steve Breaston AZ vs. TB
Update: (Knee) Should return to action this week after being a late scratch due to wet conditions last week.
78. *Jacoby Ford OAK vs. SEA
Update: Could start this week with Louis Murphy hurting.
79. *Justin Gage TEN at SD
Update: (Hamstring) Full practice Thursday, but what sort of role will he have?
58. (prev. 44.) *Legedu Naanee SD vs. TEN
Note: (Hamstring) Should return this week after sitting out against the Pats.
Update: Didn't practice Thursday after some limited work Wednesday. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - DOWNGRADED TO DOUBTFUL. ***
46. Craig Davis SD vs. TEN
Update: (Ribs) Did not practice Thursday. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - LIMITED PRACTICE FRIDAY, GAME-TIME DECISION
80. *Chris Chambers KC vs. BUF
Note: Healthy scratch against the Jaguars.
60. *Danario Alexander STL vs. CAR
*** SUNDAY UPDATE - TORN MENISCUS AGAIN, NEEDS SURGERY. ***
81. (prev. 55.) *Louis Murphy OAK vs. SEA
Note: Suffered a chest injury that's different than his previous clavicle injury.
Update: Chest injury is a bruised lung - might not play. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - OFFICIALLY RULED OUT. ***
82. (prev. 53.) Dexter McCluster KC vs. BUF
Update: High ankle sprain, foot in a walking boot Thursday. Reportedly out for several weeks, though we're still looking for confirmation on that.
83. *Malcom Floyd SD vs. TEN
Note: Probably out again this week (hamstring).

Tight End

1. *Antonio Gates SD vs. TEN
Update: (Toe) Not practicing but plans to play through the pain. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - FULL PRACTICE FRIDAY. ***
2. Jason Witten DAL vs. JAC
Note: Frequent target of Jon Kitna, but scored with Romo at the helm.
3. Tony Moeaki KC vs. BUF
Note: Buffalo is this year's TE-friendly defense. Todd Heap was the latest to burn them last week, for two touchdowns.
5. *Chris Cooley WAS at DET
*** SUNDAY UPDATE - LISTED AS QUESTIONABLE WITH A FOOT INJURY. ***
6. *Dustin Keller NYJ vs. GB
7. Brandon Pettigrew DET vs. WAS
4. Zach Miller OAK vs. SEA
Update: (Foot) Limited Wednesday. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - FOOT ARCH PROBLEM, LISTED AS QUESTIONABLE. ***
8. Owen Daniels HOU at IND
Update: (Knee) Limited Thursday.
9. (prev. 3.) *Vernon Davis SF vs. DEN**
Update: (Ankle) Limited work on Friday, listed as questionable. Will have Troy Smith as his quarterback this week.
10. *Kellen Winslow Jr. TB at AZ
11. Heath Miller PIT at NO
12. Marcedes Lewis JAC at DAL
13. Aaron Hernandez NE vs. MIN
14. Tony Scheffler DET vs. WAS
15. Anthony Fasano MIA at CIN
16. (prev. 23.) Jacob Tamme IND vs. HOU
Note: Purportedly the starter with Dallas Clark out for the year. Honestly, I don't know how this is going to play out between Tamme and Eldridge - it's possible that the correct answer is "none of the above."
17. Jeremy Shockey NO vs. PIT
18. Jermaine Gresham CIN vs. MIA
19. *Visanthe Shiancoe MIN at NE
20. Donald Lee GB at NYJ
21. Andrew Quarless GB at NYJ
22. John Carlson SEA at OAK
23. Rob Gronkowski NE vs. MIN
24. Michael Hoomanawanui STL vs. CAR
25. Fred Davis WAS at DET
26. Bo Scaife TEN at SD
27. Brody Eldridge IND vs. HOU
28. Daniel Fells STL vs. CAR
29. Ben Patrick AZ vs. TB
30. Dante Rosario CAR at STL
31. *Martellus Bennett DAL vs. JAC

Kicker

1. Stephen Gostkowski NE vs. MIN
2. Rob Bironas TEN at SD
3. Mason Crosby GB at NYJ
4. Dan Carpenter MIA at CIN
Note: Huge beneficiary of the Dolphins' red zone woes against the Steelers.
5. Nick Folk NYJ vs. GB
6. Sebastian Janikowski OAK vs. SEA
7. Mike Nugent CIN vs. MIA
8. Jeff Reed PIT at NO
9. Adam Vinatieri IND vs. HOU
10. David Buehler DAL vs. JAC
11. *Garrett Hartley NO vs. PIT
12. Olindo Mare SEA at OAK
Note: Jim Mora Jr. would be shocked to find out that Mare has made his last 30 attempts.
13. Neil Rackers HOU at IND
14. Matt Prater DEN at SF**
15. Ryan Longwell MIN at NE
16. *Kris Brown SD vs. TEN
Note: Nate Kaeding expected to miss another game. Meanwhile, Brown missed a critical 47-yarder last week. Texans fans, stop us if you've seen this movie before and don't like how it ended.
17. Jason Hanson DET vs. WAS
18. John Kasay CAR at STL
19. Josh Scobee JAC at DAL
20. Joe Nedney SF vs. DEN**
21. Josh Brown STL vs. CAR
22. Jay Feely AZ vs. TB
23. Rian Lindell BUF at KC
24. Graham Gano WAS at DET
Note: 13-for-18 on the season.
25. Ryan Succop KC vs. BUF
26. Connor Barth TB at AZ

Defense

1. Arizona vs. Tampa Bay
2. Pittsburgh at New Orleans
3. Kansas City vs. Buffalo
4. San Diego vs. Tennessee
5. St. Louis vs. Carolina
6. Dallas vs. Jacksonville
7. Oakland vs. Seattle
8. Tampa Bay at Arizona
9. New Orleans vs. Pittsburgh
10. (prev. 19.) Tennessee at San Diego
11. San Francisco vs. Denver**
12. Denver at San Francisco**
13. Seattle at Oakland
Note: The Raiders are tied for fourth in sacks allowed with 20.
14. Carolina at St. Louis
15. Washington at Detroit
16. New York Jets vs. Green Bay
Note: Great defense, but not many fantasy points yet.
17. Cincinnati vs. Miami
18. New England vs. Minnesota
Note: Top-10 if Favre sits.
19. Miami at Cincinnati
20. Green Bay at New York Jets
21. Minnesota at New England
22. Detroit vs. Washington
23. Jacksonville at Dallas
24. Indianapolis vs. Houston
25. Buffalo at Kansas City
26. Houston at Indianapolis

Flex Position (RB/WR/TE)

1. Arian Foster HOU at IND
2. Frank Gore SF vs. DEN**
Note: Avoiding Small Sample Size Stats 101 - through four weeks, the Broncos had allowed just one rushing touchdown, none to running backs. They've now allowed 12 rushing TDs.
3. Adrian Peterson MIN at NE
4. Chris Johnson TEN at SD
5. Chris Wells AZ vs. TB
Note: I know this seems like a reach, but the Bucs are giving up 5.3 yards per carry and Wells is starting to get a higher percentage of the carries. If he gets 20+ carries this week, he could be a monster.
6. LaDainian Tomlinson NYJ vs. GB
7. *Maurice Jones-Drew JAC at DAL
8. Reggie Wayne IND vs. HOU
9. Andre Johnson HOU at IND
10. Calvin Johnson DET vs. WAS
11. Brandon Marshall MIA at CIN
12. Miles Austin DAL vs. JAC
Note: This isn't a slump, this is a buying opportunity.
13. Thomas Jones KC vs. BUF
14. Ryan Torain WAS at DET
Note: Clinton Portis remains out for this week.
15. Rashard Mendenhall PIT at NO
Note: Only 15 carries against Miami, as part of Tomlin's plan to preserve his health.
16. *Steven Jackson STL vs. CAR
Note: Surgery on his left ring finger. His status for the week is uncertain, but given his history, it seems likely that he'll play.
17. Jamaal Charles KC vs. BUF
18. *Antonio Gates SD vs. TEN
19. Greg Jennings GB at NYJ
20. Percy Harvin MIN at NE
21. Hines Ward PIT at NO
22. Larry Fitzgerald AZ vs. TB
23. Cedric Benson CIN vs. MIA
24. *Jahvid Best DET vs. WAS
Note: (Toe) Ran on the side during Tuesday's practice.
25. Jason Witten DAL vs. JAC
Note: Frequent target of Jon Kitna, but scored with Romo at the helm.
26. Marshawn Lynch SEA at OAK
Note: Penalties in the red zone cost him some goal line opportunities.
27. Pierre Garcon IND vs. HOU
28. Mike Williams SEA at OAK
Note: Williams has been targeted a whopping 31 times the last two weeks.
29. Randy Moss MIN at NE
30. Brandon Lloyd DEN at SF**
31. Terrell Owens CIN vs. MIA
32. *Vernon Davis SF vs. DEN**
33. Santana Moss WAS at DET
34. Patrick Crayton SD vs. TEN
35. Braylon Edwards NYJ vs. GB
36. Chad Ochocinco CIN vs. MIA
37. Felix Jones DAL vs. JAC
Note: As bad as the Jags are against the pass, they're pretty bad against the run too…
38. Knowshon Moreno DEN at SF**
39. Darren McFadden OAK vs. SEA
Note: Apparently his hamstring tested out well before the game.
40. Ronnie Brown MIA at CIN
41. Marques Colston NO vs. PIT
42. Kenny Britt TEN at SD
Note: Still might face disciplinary action for his role in last week's bar brawl.
43. Lee Evans BUF at KC
44. Mike Wallace PIT at NO
45. Dwayne Bowe KC vs. BUF
46. Fred Jackson BUF at KC
47. *Marion Barber DAL vs. JAC
48. *Donald Brown IND vs. HOU
Note: Small preference for Brown over Hart if Addai can't go.
49. *DeAngelo Williams CAR at STL
Note: Sprained foot, officially day-to-day.
50. *Mike Hart IND vs. HOU
51. Jabar Gaffney DEN at SF**
52. Davone Bess MIA at CIN
53. Roy Williams DAL vs. JAC
54. Wes Welker NE vs. MIN
55. Tony Moeaki KC vs. BUF
Note: Buffalo is this year's TE-friendly defense. Todd Heap was the latest to burn them last week, for two touchdowns.
56. Zach Miller OAK vs. SEA
57. *Donald Driver GB at NYJ
Note: (Thigh) Held without a catch by the Vikings.
58. *Mike Williams TB at AZ
59. *Steve Smith CAR at STL
Note: Dealt with some leg cramps in his comeback game.
60. *Dez Bryant DAL vs. JAC
61. *Jonathan Stewart CAR at STL
62. *Brandon Jackson GB at NYJ
63. BenJarvus Green-Ellis NE vs. MIN
64. Ryan Mathews SD vs. TEN
65. *Chris Ivory NO vs. PIT
66. Shonn Greene NYJ vs. GB
67. LeGarrette Blount TB at AZ
Note: Ran well against the Rams, bodes well for future usage.
68. *Michael Bush OAK vs. SEA
69. *Chris Cooley WAS at DET
70. *Dustin Keller NYJ vs. GB
71. Santonio Holmes NYJ vs. GB
72. Nate Burleson DET vs. WAS
73. Deion Branch NE vs. MIN
74. *Danny Amendola STL vs. CAR
75. Steve Johnson BUF at KC
76. Justin Forsett SEA at OAK
77. Ricky Williams MIA at CIN
78. C.J. Spiller BUF at KC
79. Tim Hightower AZ vs. TB
Note: Lost his fourth fumble of the year in the loss to Seattle.
80. Cadillac Williams TB at AZ
81. Michael Crabtree SF vs. DEN**
Note: Really hurt by Alex Smith's injury.
82. Roscoe Parrish BUF at KC
83. Anthony Armstrong WAS at DET
84. *Blair White IND vs. HOU
85. James Jones GB at NYJ
86. Robert Meachem NO vs. PIT
87. Lance Moore NO vs. PIT
88. Brandon Pettigrew DET vs. WAS
89. Owen Daniels HOU at IND
90. Mike Tolbert SD vs. TEN
91. Derrick Ward HOU at IND
92. Danny Woodhead NE vs. MIN
93. *Legedu Naanee SD vs. TEN
Note: (Hamstring) Should return this week after sitting out against the Pats.
94. David Gettis CAR at STL
Note: Big breakout game for the Panthers' number-two receiver.