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Friday, November 11, 2005

Week 10 Tips

Start Them:
Eli Manning, Giants. The Giants score points in bunches at home and Manning faces a Minnesota squad that stuggles outdoors - and everywhere else.
Michael Vick, Atlanta. Green Bay's defense is so bad Vick should pass for 200 yards and could rush for 100.
Marc Bulger, St. Louis. He's finally back from his shoulder injury. Torry Holt and Isaac Bruce look like they're back as well.
Jake Delhomme, Carolina. The Panthers have won five straight and Delhomme has had a 100-plus QB rating in each of those wins. He and Steve Smith, they got a thing going on.
Bench Them:
Drew Bledsoe, Dallas. Just a feeling here, but I expect the Eagles to blitz the lead-footed Bledsoe a lot.
Trent Green, Kansas City. Green isn't producing touchdowns this season and the Chiefs figure to run the ball a lot against a Bills team that allows 150 per game on the ground.
Gus Frerotte, Miami. The Patriots are banged up in the secondary, but Frerotte just hasn't gotten the job done.

Start Them:
Larry Johnson, Kansas City. What a bonanza for Johnson owners. Priest Holmes is done for the year and the Bills defense is on deck.
Lamont Jordan. Oakland. Quietly having a Pro Bowl season. He's catching plenty of passes.
Mike Anderson, Denver. Anderson should rip up the Oakland defense.
Cedric Benson, Chicago. They're going to let the kid run this week.
Bench Them:
Willie Parker, Pittsburgh. Has been banged up all week and Duce Staley will start.
Rueben Droughns, Cleveland. The Steelers haven't allowed a 100-yard rusher in more than a year.
Fred Taylor, Jacksonville. Won't play this week. Greg Jones gets the call.
Marion Barber, Dallas. When we last saw him, he was getting 100 yards. But Julius Jones is back this week. They could share carries.

Wide Receivers
Start Them:
Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona. He seems to be the only healthy Arizona receiver.
Reggie Brown, Philadelphia. He will be the Eagles top receiver the rest of the year.
Eric Moulds, Buffalo. Moulds is quietly having a nice season.
Bobby Engram, Seattle. Get him back in the lineup.
Bench Them:
Jimmy Smith, Jacksonville. Where has he disappeared to?
Eddie Kennison, Kansas City. Will suffer from Larry Johnson's emergence.
Doug Gabriel, Oakland. Randy Moss is getting more healthy.
Scotty Vines, Detroit. Don't believe the hype.

Tight Ends
Start Them:
Alge Crumpler, Atlanta. Everything points to a big day.
Jason Witten, Dallas. Best way to beat the blitz is to throw to the tight end.
Jerame Stevens, Seattle. Should benefit from a shootout.
Bench Them:
Dallas Clark, Indianapolis. Just hasn't become the star everyone expected.
Courtney Anderson, Oakland. Way too inconsistent.
L.J. Smith, Philadelphia. Dallas will concentrate on stopping Smith and Bryan Westbrook.

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