Fantasy football challenge: Former Wolves arena host Mike Rylander
- November 7, 2012 - 10:46 PM
MIKE RYLANDER'S WEEK 10 FANTASY PICKS
QB: Tom Brady, Patriots
NFL.com QB scoring rank: No. 4. Matchup: Bills
Equation: One of the highest-ranked fantasy QBs in the NFL (+) 31st-ranked defense in the NFL (x) at home = NO BRAINER.
WR: A.J. Green, Bengals
NFL.com WR scoring rank: No. 1
Life's guarantees: Death, taxes and A.J. Green scoring a touchdown in a 2012 NFL game. The streak continues against the Giants' 26th-ranked pass defense.
RB: Ray Rice, Ravens
NFL.com RB scoring rank: No. 4
At home against an Oakland Raiders team giving up 28.6 points and 124 rushing yards per game? Easy like Sunday morning.
MICHAEL RAND'S WEEK 10 FANTASY PICKS
QB: Andy Dalton, Bengals
NFL.com QB scoring rank: No. 14. Matchup: Giants
It could turn into a shootout against the Giants. If so, I'll be poised to reap the rewards of Dalton's arm -- particularly if he can somehow spread his throws to receivers other than Green. WR: Julio Jones, Falcons
NFL.com WR scoring rank: No. 11. Matchup: Saints
We know by now that the Saints pass defense is awful. We also know by now that Jones is really starting to emerge, with back-to-back 100-yard games coming into this one.
RB: Reggie Bush, Dolphins
NFL.com RB scoring rank: No. 16. Matchup: Titans
Those who have Bush on their fantasy roster know he has been a no-show in plenty of games lately. But he is poised to go off against a leaky Titans run defense.
SCOREBOARD Week 9 fantasy recap (using NFL.com default scoring method)
Winner: Derrick Williams -- Cam Newton (21.7), Calvin Johnson (12.9), Arian Foster (17.1). Total: 51.7
Loser: Michael Rand -- Joe Flacco (12.2), Eric Decker (21.9), LeSean McCoy (13.3). Total: 47.4
Overall standings: Guest pickers 5-4.
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