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That Helps No One Week 11: Watt are you doing?!


On any given NFL weekend, many different players score touchdowns. Most of them are frequently started on fantasy football rosters. But others come out of nowhere to vulture touchdowns or beat a third-string cornerback repeatedly for a career-day. In fantasy, these are our That Helps No One champions. The players whose success leads to the imminent demise of countless fantasy teams. All season long, we'll be tracking and crowning a That Helps No One winner each week on NFL Fantasy LIVE. Below are the top candidates for Week 11.

J.J. Watt, DE, Houston Texans

Well, well, well, look who's back trying to pass as an offensive player. Although maybe "trying" isn't the right phrase, seeing as Watt hauled in a fade in the end zone as easily as if he were a wide receiver. Seriously, is there anything this guy can't do? Oh right, he can't be started in non-IDP fantasy leagues.

Garrett Graham, TE, Houston Texans

Sticking with the Houston Texans for a minute, it'd be wrong not to acknowledge the second "That Helps No One" contender to emerge from that contest. Many fantasy owners were hoping, no, praying that the move to start Ryan Mallett under center would help the fantasy value of DeAndre Hopkins and Andre Johnson. And while it did (moderately) for both, no one other than Graham's extended family was excited to see him rumbling into the end zone on the receiving end of a Mallett pass. I guess it's OK though, as this was only Mallett's first career start. He'll learn. Or else ...

Roy Helu, RB, Washington Redskins

Why do the Redskins coaches hate Alfred Morris? He seems like a hard-working, down-to-earth, all-around great guy, but for some reason the team sees fit to punish him every Sunday by giving his touchdowns to lesser players, like Helu. Seriously, what did Freddy do to two separate coaching staffs to deserve the cold shoulder on Sundays? Maybe this can be the subject of the next season of "Serial," which you need to start listening to if you haven't already. Trust me.

Rhett Ellison, TE, Minnesota Vikings

Kyle Rudolph was back this week, and fantasy owners who had stashed him on their benches for several weeks or scooped him up off of waivers were ecstatic. That was until Rudolph put up a goose egg in the stat sheets and watched Ellison trot into the end zone after securing a pass from Teddy Bridgewater. So thank you, Rhett Ellison, for souring the fantasy afternoons of countless owners. Just don't do it again.

Kenny Britt, WR, St. Louis Rams

I'm not too thrilled to see Britt on this list, as I've been telling you all to pick him up for a few weeks now in my weekly deep dive waiver wire column, but I digress. Britt is only owned in 1.2 percent of leagues after all (which is shocking), so his outstanding performance that included 128 receiving yards and one touchdown was basically for naught fantasy-wise. But with the Rams beating the Broncos I'm sure Britt will be a hot name off of waivers this week as fantasy owners love to chase points.

Jermaine Gresham, TE, Cincinnati Bengals

There's a lot going on with this "That Helps No One" contender, so pay attention. First of all, this was the second touchdown scored by Gresham on the day (seriously), which annoyed fantasy owners who had Jeremy Hill, Mohamed Sanu and A.J. Green (although the latter got his before the game was over). Secondly, Gresham tried to lob the ball to a Bengals fan in the stands, but was intercepted by a Saints fan almost as easily as Dalton was last week against the Browns (settle down Bengals fans, I know he played great on Sunday). So what's this guy's deal? The Saints fan even later said he had "no remorse" about stealing the ball from the Bengals fan. But hey, at least the Saints were classy enough to deliver her a different ball. So shame on both Gresham and the salty Saints fan for their performances yesterday, helping no one.

Tony Moeaki, TE, Seattle Seahawks

Raise your hand if you new Tony Moeaki was not only still in the league, but a member of the Seattle Seahawks? That's what I thought. So you can understand our frustration when the struggling Seattle passing attack sees fit to make Moeaki the recipient of a touchdown pass. Not that many fantasy owners were still starting Doug Baldwin, but some might have had to take a flier on the likes of Cooper Helfet or Luke Willson. Couldn't you think about them, Russell Wilson? Come on, man.

So who do you think should take home the Week 11 #ThatHelpsNoOne crown? Weigh in on Twitter with #ThatHelpsNoOne and be sure to tune in to NFL Fantasy LIVE (weekdays at 5 p.m. ET on NFL Network) to see who is crowned the Week 11 winner!

-- Follow Alex on Twitter @AlexGelhar.