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If you own QB Deshaun Watson or WR Will Fuller, then you had an excellent Thanksgiving.

Both of them put up monster fantasy football points before my turkey was even out of the oven. Deshaun threw for 318 passing yards and 4 TDs (33.12 points). Two of those touchdowns and 179 yards went to wide receiver Will Fuller (29.10 points). Detroit fired head coach Matt Patricia the next day. Texans 41 Lions 25.

The other team from Texas didn’t fare as well.

The Washington defense had 4 sacks and a pick-six, and Antonio Gibson had 115 rushing yards and 3 TDs (31.60points) running all over the Dallas Swiss cheese defense. Washington 41-Dallas 16. We had two game-winning kicks on Sunday.

Patriots and 49ers take the day

Nick Folk‘s 50-yard field goal with no time left on the clock gave the Patriots a 20-17 win over the Cardinals, and Robbie Gould‘s 42-yard kick was good as time expired as the 49ers beat the Rams 23-20.

Jeremy Chinn is the first Panthers defensive player ever to score 2 TDs in a game…

And it happened on back-to-back plays. It wasn’t enough because the Vikings held on for the 28-27 win. The New York Giants lost quarterback Daniel Jones to a hamstring injury but are in first place in the NFC East with their 19-17 win over the Bengals. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers beat the Bears easily on Sunday Night Football 41-25.

Chicago dropped their fifth straight and moved to 5-6 on the season. Green Bay is 8-3. The New Orleans defense had a field day against a backup wide receiver playing quarterback for Denver. All four of their quarterbacks didn’t suit up because of covid-19. Saints 31-Broncos 3.

Patrick Mahomes and Tyreek Hill put up monstrous fantasy points in their 27-24 win over the Buccaneers. Mahomes had (31.28), and Hill had (44.90). The Jets are still in the Trevor Lawrence sweepstakes as they fall to 0-11 and lose to Fitzmagic and the Dolphins 20-3. Las Vegas can beat the Kansas City Chiefs but will lose to the Falcons 43-6. It was John Gruden’s biggest loss since coming back to the Raiders organization.

What Wentz wrong?

Carson Wentz played like garbage again, and Russell Wilson and D.K. Metcalf led the Seahawks to a 23-17 win over the Eagles on Monday Night. And finally, in the game that the NFL refused to cancel, we had the Pittsburgh Steelers beating the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday Night Football 19-14. The Steelers are now 11-0. This game was originally scheduled to be played on Thanksgiving, but many of the Ravens players tested positive for covid-19.

Remember the Titans

The Tennessee Titans took the lead from the Colts in the AFC South division with a huge win on Sunday. Derrick Henry had a monster fantasy football day with 178 rushing yards and 3 TDs. (36.50 fantasy points}. A.J Brown also contributed in the 45-26 victory with 98 receiving yards and a TD. King Henry is leading the NFL with 1,257 rushing yards.

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He’s Back!

The Eck is back, baby! Running back Austin Ekeler, a first-round draft pick in many 12 and 14 team leagues, made his return after nine weeks of being on the injured reserve list when he pulled his hamstring against the Tampa Bay Bucs. He had a decent day with (12.90) fantasy points, but it wasn’t enough. Josh Allen and the Bills were too much for the Chargers. The Buffalo defense held wide receiver Keenan Allen, to 40 yards.  The Chargers head coach needs to go. He has terrible time management skills. He cost them at least three field goals. Bills 27 Chargers 17.

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The Juice is Loose

The Juice is back! Wide receiver Jarvis Landry scored his first touchdown of the year and had 143 receiving yards in the Browns 27-25 win over the Jaguars. Mayfield threw for 258 yards and two touchdowns and could have had two more, but he overthrew his receivers. Running back Nick Chubb had 144 yards rushing and a touchdown. Cleveland is now 8-3, and Jacksonville is in the Trevor Lawrence sweepstakes at 1-10.

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Week 12 Fantasy Football re-cap Non PPR aka Standard Scoring studs and duds of the week:

Week 12 Fantasy Football Stud Quarterbacks:

Aaron Rodgers 

Deshaun Watson

Patrick Mahomes

Tom Brady

Kirk Cousins

Week 12 Fantasy Football Dud Quarterbacks:

Matt Ryan

Jared Goff

Daniel Jones

Cam Newton

Derek Carr

Kyler Murray

Teddy Bridgewater

Ben Roethlisberger

Russell Wilson

Robert Griffin III

Week 12 Fantasy Football Stud Running Backs:

David Montgomery

Adrian Peterson

Ronald Jones II

Wayne Gallman Jr.

Latavius Murray

Antonio Gibson

Derrick Henry

James Robinson

Nick Chubb

Week 12 Fantasy Football Dud Running Backs:

Miles Sanders

Boston Scott

Clyde Edwards-Helaire

Josh Jacobs

Chase Edmonds

Damien Harris

Leonard Fournette

Ezekiel Elliott

Darrell Henderson

Melvin Gordon III

Dalvin Cook

Malcolm Brown

Alvin Kamara

Le’Veon Bell

Royce Freeman

Phillip Lindsay

Week 12 Fantasy Football Stud Wide Receivers:

Tyreek Hill

Justin Jefferson

Will Fuller V

Jarvis Landry

Justin Jefferson

Tyreek Hill

Amari Cooper

Allen Robinson II

Marquise Brown

A.J. Brown

DK Metcalf

Mike Evans

Robby Anderson

Week 12 Fantasy Football Dud Wide Receivers:

Deandre Hopkins

Stefon Diggs

Sammy Watkins

Michael Pittman Jr.

Chase Claypool

Cooper Kupp

CeeDee Lamb

Jalen Reagor

Michael Gallup

Mecole Hardman

Emmanuel Sanders

Anthony Miller

Antonio Brown

Mike Williams

Alshon Jeffery

Jamison Crowder

Christian Kirk

Travis Fulgham

Henry Ruggs III

Marvin Jones Jr.

Keelan Cole Sr.

Damiere Byrd

Michael Thomas

Tyler Lockett

Russell Gage

Tre’Quan Smith

Week 12 Fantasy Football Stud Tight Ends:

Dallas Goedert

Evan Engram

Trey Burton

Robert Tonyan

Week 12 Fantasy Football Dud Tight Ends:

Jared Cook

Tyler Higbee

Noah Fant

Gerald Everett

Dalton Schultz

Jimmy Graham

Jordan Reed

Darren Waller

Week 12 Fantasy Football Stud Defense:


New Orleans



New York Giants

San Francisco


Green Bay

Los Angeles Rams



Week 12 Fantasy Football Dud Defense:

Las Vegas




Tampa Bay


Week 12 Fantasy Football Stud Kickers:

Younghoe Koo

Graham Gano

Jason Sanders

Jason Myers

Tyler Bass

Week 12 Fantasy Football Dud Kickers:

Michael Badgley

Jake Elliott

Mason Crosby

Justin Tucker

The NFL is now through 12 weeks of the season, and my fantasy football team is 7-5 and in  5th place. How is your team doing?

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