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TOM BRADY (Patriots QB) –
Don’t let the matchup fool you. The former Michigan Wolverine is elite and will still put up numbers we’re accustom to seeing from him. Brady threw for 296 yards and four touchdowns last week against the vaunted Texans’ defense. Expect the thre- time Super Bowl champion to put up comparable numbers in a week that I think is rough for quarterbacks.
RAY RICE (RAVENS RB) –
Maybe with the change at offensive coordinator Ray Rice can get a couple more touches. The only way Baltimore can beat Denver is by keeping the ball out of Manning’s hands. With that said I expect Ray Rice to get the ball early and often. Even with a limited workload, the diminutive back still rushed for 121 yards and a touchdown last week at Washington.
BRANDON MARSHALL (Bears WR) –
Green Bay has flaws in the defense and Cutler should be able to exploit those flaws by getting the ball to his Pro Bowl wide out. Green Bay is 17th against the pass and will be without Charles Woodson. Unlike Detroit and Calvin Johnson, the Bears have Matt Forte in the backfield to draw some coverage off Marshall. I think the former UCF Knight will see the end zone and catch at least seven passes.
Trent Richardson (Browns RB) –
we see what Ray Rice did to the Redskins’ defense last week, I think Richardson could enjoy the same type of success. The Browns running back has rushed for 869 yards and nine touchdowns this season. The Pensacola native also provides value as a receiver.
MATT RYAN (Falcons QB) –
Ryan has a stiff matchup this week when the Giants come to town. New York’s defense has looked pretty good the last three weeks against Drew Brees, RG3, and Aaron Rodgers. However the Falcons’ signal caller won’t do as bad as he did last year against the Giants in the playoffs on Sunday afternoon.
CJ SPILLER (Bills RB) –
I love Spiller and think he is a great talent but I don’t know if Chan Gailey will give him any carries. The Bills running back has rushed for 944 yards this season and averages six yards a carry. But, last week against St. Louis, Spiller had just seven carries.
KENNY BRITT (Titans WR)-
Even without Revis the Jets have shutdown opposing receivers. And worth noting, New York still has not allowed a receiver to gain over 100 yards.