Unfortunately, we won’t have a video for you this week due to holiday party hangovers technical difficulties.Â How dare they plan those during the fantasy playoffs!Â Anyways, we’re on a bit of a roll — two straight wins for Miami and two weeks with no glaringly bad recommendations for me. Â Coincidence? Â I think not. Â Let’s keep it going in Week 15.
Beanie Wells: After splitting carries with Tim Hightower for much of the season, Beanie Wells was finally given a full workload last week and had 103 yards and a TD. Â WIth Detroit and St. Louis next on his schedule, the Beanie Man is a playoff must-start.
The Seahawks have given up more fantasy points to WRs than the Lions, Chiefs, and Browns (seriously), makingÂ Antonio Bryant a rock solid #3 WR with potential to be a number two.
The Bears’ pass defense has been beatable all year, and top QBs like Kurt Warner, Carson Palmer, and Brett Favre were able to carve them up for big games. Â Joe Flacco should getÂ two TDs for the first time since Week 6.
Over the last 3 weeks, the Packers have allowed three passing TDs while getting nine interceptions. Â IfÂ Ben Roethlisberger couldn’t get it going against the Browns, then there’s little hope for him in this one.
With Keith Null starting in St. Louis — I mean, how fitting that a QB with the name “Null” plays for the Rams — and injuries to the front line, Steven Jackson should be benched against Houston, who’ve only allowed 155 total rushing yards over the last 2 weeks.
The Carolina Panthers have allowed one receiving TD in the last 7 weeks, and that was to the Saints. Â It would take a lot of guts to benchÂ Sidney Rice, but this might be the week if you have other options, especially since he’ll likely get double-teamed without Percy Harvin in the lineup.
is the new starting running back in Houston, and he gets a great matchup against St. Louis in his first week. Â Foster’s…Australian for #2 RB. Sorry — we’re still desperate for a sponsor (email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Speaking of the Texans, the Houston DEF/ST isÂ availableÂ in most leagues, and is a top-five option this week against those swine-flu ridden Rams (they just can’t catch a break).
I know Terrell Owens isn’t a sleeper, but he should be in lineups as long as he starts, since the Patriots have allowed at least two TDs to WRs in three of the last five weeks. Â Of course, this could just be wishful thinking on my part. Â Come on, Buffalo!
That’s it for this week.Â Remember to stop by Third and Long on 35th Street and Third Avenue if you’re in the New York City area.Â We’ll have our hands full this week with league-leading rusher Chris Johnson and the always dangerous Vince Young, but a playoff spot is within reach with a win.Â Go Dolphins!!