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Week 7 was filled with some drama and some dramatics as we officially have an Alex Smith sighting in San Francisco, Larry Johnson may just have found a way out of Kansas City, and Cedric Benson asks the Bears, "How you like me NOW???"


##### Honorable mention

Larry Johnson: Not because he did anything on the field (16 carries for 49 yards), but getting off the Chiefs' roster before they start looking up at the Cleveland Browns earns you a spot in the winner's circle every time.


Shaun Hill:Well, he started the day off by throwing for 45 yards and no TDs, and he ended it by losing his gig to Alex Smith. Hill entered the season as my sleeper and now it looks like he slipped into a coma. I certainly didn't mean for the 49ers to read my article and sit Hill as I suggested, though.

Matt Cassel:The Chiefs already have one shoutout in this article, so why not another? Cassel cashed in on his big season in New England and is now stinking it up in KC as he finished Sunday with 97 yards passing, a TD, and 3 INTs.

Frank Gore: Glorious… hardly. Gore rushed the ball just 13 times for 32 yards this weekend making him the biggest bust of week 7. Houston is 21st against the run, and the Niners run Gore just 13 times? No wonder they lost.

Clinton Portis: I've been saying it since week 1; Portis just isn't the same back we've become accustomed to over the past few years. The Redskins are a terrible team and Portis is suffering along with his fantasy owners. If you can find someone to trade for him, pull the trigger.

Hines Ward:Ward entered this game as the league's leading receiver, but was targeted just three times and managed a single catch for a whopping 3 yards. This isn't the norm for Ward and owners should feel safe with his value over the rest of the season.

Steve Breaston: Ha, the fantasy guys for the Denver Broncos predicted Breaston as a must start in week 7. You see, I have this rule: Never put a 3rd WR on the must-start list because he is very likely to see two targets for one catch and 23 yards.

Visanthe Shiancoe:The problem with playing a guy like Shiancoe is he isn't targeted enough (20th for TEs) to be counted on from week-to-week, yet people get all excited when they see touchdowns three straight weeks. I don't trust him because he is nothing more than a check-down option for Brett Favre.

Chicago Bears defense:One of my friends, Chris, is a HUGE Bears fan and now he isn't talking to me because I called this game in last week's article. The Bears gave up 45 points to the Bengals and didn't record a sack or INT in the game. What a difference Brian Urlacher makes when he is not on the field.

##### Dishonorable mentions

Marion Barber: Marion was a victim of Tony Romo and Miles Austin this weekend as he managed to gain just 47 yards on the ground and was held scoreless. It is tough for owners to walk away with four fantasy points from a solid RB1 candidate.

Matt Forte:Ok, I am officially waving the white flag with Forte. The Bears offense has no identity and Forte is becoming the forgotten man as he rushed just six times for 24 yards and caught four passes for 25 yards. I expect this from a backup RB, not from a guy that was projected in the top-5 for fantasy RBs in the preseason.

Well, I went 14-16 on my picks this weekend, missing on Eli Manning and Frank Gore. But I told you last week I would get back into the 80% range and that is just what I did with an 87.5 accuracy rating this week. Try and find that on one of the "other" sites!

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