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THE LOWDOWN: Week 16

Welcome to The Lowdown for Week 16. This is my little corner of the fantasy football universe — feel free to pull up a chair and stay a while!

Interesting Players of the Week

Not necessarily the players in line for the biggest games this week, but rather some players that caught my interest and upon whom I shall cast my gaze…

QB

  1. Drew Brees, NOS (vs. TBB) – 41.16
  2. Andrew Luck, IND (vs. Oak) – 40.83
  3. Matt Ryan, ATL (vs. CAR) – 40.71
  4. Cam Newton, CAR (vs. ATL) – 40.00
  5. Aaron Rodgers, GBP (vs. MIN) – 38.61
  6. Philip Rivers, SDC (vs. CLE) – 37.67
  7. Dak Prescott, DAL (vs. Det) – 36.91
  8. Blake Bortles, JAC (vs. Ten) – 36.90
  9. Tyrod Taylor, BUF (vs. Mia) – 36.90
  10. Derek Carr, OAK (vs. IND) – 36.67

 

RB

  1. Todd Gurley, RAM (vs. SFO) – 46.21
  2. Le’Veon Bell, PIT (vs. BAL) – 45.77
  3. David Johnson, ARI (vs. SEA) – 42.92
  4. Ezekiel Elliott, DAL (vs. DET) – 42.29
  5. DeMarco Murray, TEN (vs. JAC) – 42.24
  6. LeSean McCoy, BUF (vs. Mia) – 42.18
  7. Jordan Howard, CHI (vs. WAS) – 40.83
  8. Latavius Murray, OAK (vs. Ind) – 40.35
  9. Jonathan Stewart, CAR (vs. Atl) – 38.99
  10. Devonta Freeman, ATL (vs. CAR) – 38.63

 

WR

  1. Julio Jones, ATL (vs. Car) – 58.15
  2. Antonio Brown, PIT (vs. BAL) – 56.91
  3. Mike Evans, TBB (vs. NOS) – 55.88
  4. Emmanuel Sanders, DEN (vs. KCC) – 54.42
  5. Allen Robinson, JAC (vs. TEN) – 53.78
  6. Doug Baldwin, SEA (vs. Ari) – 53.59
  7. Brandin Cooks, NOS (vs. TBB) – 53.49
  8. T.Y. Hilton, IND (vs. Oak) – 53.16
  9. Kenny Britt, RAM (vs. SFO) – 52.97
  10. Golden Tate, DET (vs. Dal) – 52.49

 

TE

  1. Greg Olsen, CAR (vs. Atl) – 28.14
  2. Antonio Gates, SDC (vs. Cle) – 27.62
  3. Jason Witten, DAL (vs. Det) – 26.28
  4. Eric Ebron, DET (vs. Dal) – 25.67
  5. Kyle Rudolph, MIN (vs. GBP) – 25.29
  6. C.J. Fiedorowicz, HOU (vs. CIN) – 24.83
  7. Travis Kelce, KCC (vs. DEN) – 24.08
  8. Delanie Walker, TEN (vs. JAC) – 23.72
  9. Cameron Brate, TBB (vs. NOS) – 22.75
  10. Coby Fleener, NOS (vs. TBB) – 21.04

 

 

About John Georgopoulos

John T. Georgopoulos is a 23-year veteran of fantasy sports journalism. John’s Fantasy Forecast series has won the prestigious Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA) award for Best Series, and he’s been nominated as an FSWA Award finalist on nine occasions. You can also listen to his weekly, non-sports NSFW opinions at The Riot.