» Well folks, that all this for this week. Be sure to check out the Fantasy rewind tonight and the Monday morning quarterback tomorrow. Also, all of our fantasy football content will be published before Thursday this week due to the holiday, so you'll have all the information you need to set your lineups in advance. Happy Thanksgiving!
» In a shocker, the Jets beat Pittsburgh 19-16 on a 38-yard field goal in overtime from Mike Nugent. ... Bernard Berrian has nine catches for 102 yards in Seattle. ... Santana Moss scores on a 5-yard pass from Jason Campbell. Moss has eight catches for 111 yards and one touchdown. I'm impressed with Campbell, who has 317 yards and two touchdowns in the contest.
» Another touchdown for Terrell Owens, this one from 53 yards! He has dominated Shawn Springs all afternoon. T.O. now has eight catches for 173 yards and four scores. ... D.J. Hackett has eight catches for 133 yards and one touchdown against Chicago. After being out of action for most of the season due to an injured ankle, Hackett is finally reaching his preseason sleeper expectations. ... Touchdown, Terrell Owens, on a 46-yard pass from Tony Romo. That's the third time these two have hooked up for a score this afternoon. T.O. has seven catches for 121 yards and three scores.
» Thomas Jones has rushed for 100-plus yards against Pittsburgh. That's the first time since 2005 that the Steelers have allowed a 100-yard rusher on turf. ... The fantasy girl is upset about starting Donovan McNabb over Kurt Warner, which I warned her about. Of course, then she reminds me that I told her to sit Ryan Grant last week, but she still won by like 60 points. I think she'll start Warner next week against San Francisco. ... Touchdown, Terrell Owens, on a 31-yard pass from Tony Romo. Owens now has two touchdowns on the afternoon and six in his past 10-plus quarters.
» Nate Burleson scores on a 4-yard pass from Matt "Mr. Consistent" Hasselbeck. Elizabeth's brother-in-law has two touchdown passes on the afternoon. ... Today's insomnia special is in San Francisco, where the Rams lead the Niners 10-3. Yawn. Frank Gore has eight carries for 12 yards, and the Niners can't move the football. It's a shock that he can't even produce against a bad St. Louis run defense.
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» Maurice Morris finds the end zone on a 19-yard run. He now has 55 rushing yards on six carries. His success over the past two weeks proves that Shaun Alexander is well past his prime. ... Terrell Owens scores on a 4-yard pass from Tony Romo. T.O. now has five touchdowns in his last two-plus contests. ... What has gotten into the Jets defense? Willie Parker has 23 yards on eight carries against the NFL's worst run defense. ... Andre Gurode has now made three bad snaps for Dallas. What the heck is the problem? It's like watching Chuck Knoblauch throw the ball to first base with the Yankees.
» Peter Griffin from Family Guy is the new spokesperson for Subway? How does one make that connection? A fat man with more rolls than a bakery with a food chain that bases it's entire ad campaign on health. Hmmm. ... Touchdown, Santonio Holmes, on a 7-yard pass from Ben Roethlisberger. ... Frank Gore doesn't look like a running back who is even close to 100 percent. ... Phil Dawson connects on a 33-yard field goal to beat Baltimore, 33-30. Dawson connected on four field goals overall. ... D.J. Hackett scores on a 19-yard pass from Matt Hasselbeck.
» Phil Dawson booted a 51-yard field goal attempt that hit the upright and landed between and over the crossbar but came back out towards the field. The officials initially said it was no good, but the replays showed the kick should count. This one is now headed to overtime. ... That's five fantasy points for owners who started Dawson. This one will be on replays all over the television this week. ... Matt Stover kicks a 47-yard field goal to put Baltimore ahead, 30-27. Stover now has three field-goal conversions against his former team. ... Chris Cooley scores on a 19-yard pass from Jason Campbell. ... Torry Holt scores on a 3-yard pass from Marc Bulger.
» Touchdown, Cedric Benson, on a 43-yard run. ... Chris Baker scores on a 1-yard pass from Kellen Clemens. ... Touchdown, Devard Darling, on a 27-yard pass from Kyle Boller. ... Bruce Gradkowski has replaced Jeff Garcia in a blowout against Atlanta. Garcia finished the contest with 159 passing yards and two touchdowns. ... Drew Carter scores on a 5-yard pass from Vinny Testaverde. Carter has 123 yards and one touchdown in the absence of Steve Smith.
» The new Simpsons commercial is hilarious. Homer is all jacked after he has some "work" done. ... Touchdown, Calvin Johnson, on a 35-yard pass from Jon Kitna. ... Antonio Gates scores on a 24-yard pass from Philip Rivers. ... Touchdown, Earnest Graham, on 26-yard run. He now has 102 rushing yards in the contest. ... T.J. Houshmandzadeh and Chris Henry both have touchdowns against Arizona. Chad Johnson has none. ... Joey Harrington replaces a dreadful Byron Leftwich for Atlanta. Falcons head coach Bobby Petrino is going to get killed in the Atlanta media for starting Leftwich in the first place.
» Touchdown, Alex Smith, on a 21-yard pass from Jeff Garcia. ... John Beck has completed 8 of 20 passes for 105 yards in Philadelphia. Welcome to the NFL! ... Brodie Croyle has a better stat line than Peyton Manning in the Kansas City-Indianapolis contest. Hell has to have frozen over. ... Antrel Rolle scores his second touchdown, this one on a 54-yard interception return of a Carson Palmer pass. Palmer has three picks on the afternoon.
» I can't believe it, but Kyle Boller has actually been worse than Steve McNair. Boller just tossed his second interception of the afternoon, and this one went back 100 yards for a touchdown from Brodney Pool. ... Chester Taylor scores his third touchdown of the afternoon, this one on a 6-yard run. ... David Garrard has thrown two touchdown passes against San Diego. ... Touchdown, Cincinnati defense/special teams, on a 19-yard return of a blocked punt from DeDe Dorsey. ... Touchdown, Derek Anderson, on a 1-yard run. ... Brandon Jacobs hurts his hamstring and will not return. Another back down. Wow.
»FOX Sports' Jay Glazer reports Larry Johnson will undergo an MRI on his cracked foot tomorrow to determine if he needs a surgical procedure. The Chiefs knew he had a crack in the foot, and those within the organization aren't optimistic about Johnson playing again this season. Glazer is one of the best information men in the business, so I'd be concerned if I had L.J. (and I do, on FIVE teams). ... Dwayne Bowe scores on a 19-yard pass from Brodie Croyle. ... Christian Fauria (remember him?) scores on a 2-yard pass from Vinny Testaverde. That will be this week's most insignificant fantasy score.
» Donald Lee scores on a 12-yard pass from Brett Favre. Lee now has two scores on the afternoon, while Favre has three. ... Joseph Addai scores on a 3-yard run. ... Edgerrin James scores on a 3-yard run. ... Touchdown, Correll Buckhalter, on an 8-yard run. ... LaDainian Tomlinson scores on a 6-yard run. ... X-rays on Donovan McNabb's ankle were negative, but his return his questionable.
» Derek Anderson has no touchdowns and one interception in Baltimore. ... Byron Leftwich has no touchdowns and two turnovers in the first half against Tampa Bay. Could he actually be worse than Joey Harrington? Brian Brohm will be in Atlanta next season if the team continues to lose. ... Ronald Curry has 120 yards on four catches in Minnesota. ... Reggie Bush has eight yards on 10 carries in Houston. ... Donald Lee scores on a 26-yard pass from Brett Favre. The Hall of Fame quarterback now has two scores in the first half.
» Brandon Jacobs scores on a 10-yard pass from Eli Manning. ... Touchdown, Larry Fitzgerald, on a 5-yard pass from Kurt Warner. The Warner machine now has two scores in the first half. ... Joel Dreessen scores on a 10-yard pass from Matt Schaub. The quarterback now has two scores in the first half. ... Priest Holmes is more than halfway to his first 100-yard rushing game since Halloween 2004. ... Donovan McNabb is having his ankle X-rayed in the locker room. ... Devery Henderson scores on a 6-yard pass from Drew Brees.
» Chad Johnson is headed for another bad stat line with three catches for 35 yards and no touchdowns against Arizona. ... Touchdown, Tampa Bay defense, on a 40-yard fumble return from Ronde Barber. ... The Baltimore defense scores on a 35-yard interception return from Ray Lewis. ... Donovan McNabb has left the Miami-Philadelphia contest and is headed to the locker room. The fantasy girl started McNabb over Kurt Warner even after I warned her about him this week. Of course it will all be my fault that McNabb has been a dud this weekend.
» Another score for Chester Taylor, this one on a 38-yard run. He's been a real beast against a bad Oakland run defense. ... Peyton Manning is having an awful afternoon against Kansas City. He has completed 4 of 12 passes with no touchdowns and one interception. ... Touchdown, Anquan Boldin, on a 44-yard pass from Kurt Warner. ... Greg Jennings scores on a 4-yard pass from Brett Favre. Jennings has become a true touchdown machine this season. ... Kyle Boller is 0 for 3 against a Cleveland defense that is dreadful against the pass. Troy Smith, anyone? ... Jamal Lewis scores on a 1-yard run against Baltimore. ... Donovan McNabb is having an awful game against Miami. He just threw his second interception of the first half.
» John Madsen scores on a 10-yard pass from Daunte Culpepper. ... Ronald Curry makes a sick catch in Minnesota. He has two receptions for 95 yards in the contest. ... Touchdown, Miami defense/special teams, on an 87-yard punt return from Ted Ginn Jr. ... Maurice Jones-Drew scores on a 1-yard run to put Jacksonville ahead 10-0. Man, San Diego fans will hate Norv Turner if his team doesn't show up this week. ... Mathias Kiwanuka has a broken fibula. Looks like he is done for the season. Bad news for the G-Men. ... John Beck looked really good on a drive that ended with a missed field goal from Jay Feely.
» Touchdown, Arizona defense, on a 55-yard interception return from Antrel Rolle. ... Joey Galloway scores on a 44-yard pass from Jeff Garcia. Galloway made DeAngelo Hall look bad. ... The Minnesota defense records a safety on Daunte Culpepper. I blame that on Nnamdi Asomugha, who recorded an interception deep in his own end zone and tried to run it out. He was tackled inside the 5-yard line. Bad move. ... Andre Johnson scores on a 73-yard pass from Matt Schaub. It looks like this duo never missed time. Johnson scores more fantasy points in one play than Steve Smith had all last week.
» Touchdown, Green Bay defense/special teams, on a 94-yard punt return from Tramon Williams. ... Touchdown, T.J. Houshmandzadeh, on a 19-yard pass from Carson Palmer. I smell a shootout in Cincinnati. ... Mathias Kiwanuka comes off the field with an injured ankle or foot. He was carted off the sidelines and into the locker room. ... Chester Taylor scores on a 10-yard run. I see a huge stat line from the Treasure Chester.
» I was scared to death to list Daunte Culpepper as a sleeper this week (he's the human turnover), but I won't be shocked if he posts decent numbers against his old team at the Metrodome. ... Here's a few things to watch: Rudi Johnson's number of carries, Byron Leftwich's performance against Tampa, Derek Anderson's numbers in Baltimore, Kurt Warner's performance in Cincinnati, John Beck in Philadelphia, Reggie Bush vs. Mario Williams in Houston and LaDainian Tomlinson's totals in Jacksonville. ... How's this: 54 percent of NFL.com users think Chester Taylor will post better numbers than Tomlinson this week.
» The fantasy girl, Jessica, is in Boston this weekend for Thanksgiving. She's also doing the wedding thing with her little sister, Kerrie, who is tying the knot next year. She's a Patriots fan but has agreed to wear one of my Cowboys uniforms when I see her next month. Is there anything better than a beautiful woman in an NFL uniform? She's going to kill me for the comment. ... OK so here's a few of the tougher decisions I had to make this week: Matt Hasselbeck or Matt Schaub? Jesse Chatman or Warrick Dunn? Jesse Chatman or Maurice Morris? Santonio Holmes or Wes Welker? I went with Schaub, Chatman, Chatman and Welker. We'll see how it works out. If you think I'm making a bad decision, shoot me an e-mail. ... Well, I have to set lineups in 13 leagues (14 if you count the fantasy girl's lineup), so I'll be back in a minute.
» Contrary to reports, Marvin Harrison is not active. However, Anthony Gonzalez is active and should see more work in Harrison's absence. Ahman Green is also inactive, as is Steve Smith. The loss of Smith makes the Carolina offense that much weaker (Vinny Testaverde will start), so the Packers defense is a nice fantasy option. Michael Pittman is active, but Earnest Graham will continue to start for the Buccaneers. Matt Schaub and Andre Johnson are active, and I love them both against New Orleans. ... Why do I feel like Donovan McNabb is going to struggle against Miami?
» I've received some e-mails about Derek Anderson's status on the "quarterbacks with unfavorable matchups list" on Start 'Em & Sit 'Em. Well, his opponent, the Baltimore Ravens, rank 12th against the pass and didn't allowed a touchdown pass in last week's loss to Cincinnati. But his value will rise if Ravens CB Chris McAlister is out. I still have Anderson ranked in the top 10 at the quarterback position, so I do think he's a starter in most formats. Rather than place a quarterback like Tarvaris Jackson or Vinny Testaverde, neither of whom will be active in most leagues, on the list, I prefer to put players who have value so fantasy owners can make educated decisions.
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