Your team is in the playoff hunt. You're looking for any advantage you can find.
Suddenly, you log in to your account. And see the dread word. Bye.
If your team relies heavily on the Colts, Patriots, Vikings, Texans, Chargers, or Redskins, you need some players to fill in this week.
QB Gambles: Derek Carr: Playing Peyton Manning means that you have to put up points. With a nearly non-existent run game, the Raiders will have to go to the air. Underrated receivers will make plays if the O-Line can hold up for Carr.
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WR Shots: Jordan Matthews is emerging for the Eagles, and with Mark Sanchez under helm, one can never be too sure in investing in his WRs. However, Matthews is a special talent, and with Jeremy Maclin on the other side to take attention away and teams obviously having to stop the run game and Chip Kelly's fast offense, Matthews could fly under the radar.
Dwayne Bowe has quietly put up some decent, consistent numbers. With the Chiefs facing a strong Bills' run D, look for Alex Smith to hit the WR early and often so the BIlls can't stack the box versus Jamaal Charles and company.