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Friday, October 28, 2005

Week 8 tips

Must starts:
Carson Palmer, Cincinnati. Palmer and company will bounce back against Green Bay at home.
Mark Brunell, Washington. Brunell hasn't looked this good in his career.
Kerry Collins, Oakland. Tennessee's defense remains invisible.
Trent Green, Kansas City. San Diego's pass defense is very vulnerable.

Bench them:
Jamie Martin, St. Louis. He'll start again this week in place of injured Marc Bulger, but not having Torry Holt or Issac Bruce really doesn't give him much of a chance.
Jake Plummer, Denver. The snake will be tested by Philadelphia.
Gus Frerotte, Miami. That quick start to the season has fizzled.
Anthony Wright, Baltimore. Wright is wrong in Baltimore.

Running backs:
Must starts:
Lamont Jordan, Oakland. Tennessee may beat the Raiders, but will be a shootout.
Rudi Johnson, Cincinnati. Shut down by the Steelers, Johnson will rebound against the Packers.
Carnell Williams, Tampa Bay. Cadillac makes his return against San Francisco.
Jerome Bettis, Steelers. Bettis could score twice against the Ravens.

Bench them:
Steven Jackson, St. Louis. He won't find much room to run against Jacksonville.
Julius Jones, Dallas - It looks like he'll sit again this week.
Mike Anderson, Denver. He'll struggle against Philadelphia and he's losing carries to Tatum Bell.

Wide Receiver:
Must Starts:
Randy Moss, Oakland. He'll catch at least one TD pass this weekend. Even at 80 percent, he's better than 95 percent of everybody else.
Chad Johnson, Cincinnati. Maybe we'll see the Curly Shuffle after he scores against the Packers.
Eddie Kennison, Kansas City. Should be strong against an overmatched San Diego secondary.
Steve Smith, Carolina. He'll torture Minnesota like he has every other team this season.

Bench them:
Derrick Mason, Baltimore. The Steelers are going to control the clock, limiting his chances.
Ashlie Lelie, Denver. Will have a tough time against Philadelphia.
Eric Moulds, Buffalo. He's been on a roll, but New England will slow that.

Tight Ends:
Must Starts:
Jermaine Wiggins, Minnesota - Is really starting to heat up along with Daunte Culpepper.
Heath Miller, Pittsburgh - Has been the team's leading receiver the past two weeks.
Bubba Franks, Green Bay. Expected to be back this week, finally.

Bench them:
Jeb Putzier, Denver. The struggles continue.
Ben Watson, New England. Buffalo's defense will keep him in check.
Desmond Clark, Chicago. Clark's banged up.

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