NFL FANTASY: Week 9 studs and duds

STUDS

Drew Brees, QB, NO

346 passing yards, 4 passing TDs, 16 rushing yards, 31.4 points.

With another great performance, Brees is certainly in the MVP conversation.

Kareem Hunt, RB, KC

91 rushing yards, 50 receiving yards, 3 TDs, 32.6 points.

Took his only catch of the game 50 yards for a touchdown.

Alvin Kamara, RB, NO

82 rushing yards, 34 receiving yards, 3 TDs, 31.6 points.

Had 23 touches to Mark Ingram’s 10 an had his third 30-point game this season.

Michael Thomas, WR, NO

211 receiving yards, 1 TD, 33.1 points.

Sure, he put up some amazing numbers, but we’re all be talking about his TD celebration.

Adam Humphries, WR, TB

82 receiving yards, 2 TDs, 7 rushing yards, 24.9 points.

He might be listed as the Bucs fourth-string WR, but Humphries has 27 targets in his past three games.

Travis Kelce, TE, KC

99 receiving yards, 2 TDs, 25.4 points.

With Gronk ailing, the debate about the best TE is between Kelce and Zach Ertz.

Chicago Bears DEF

9 points allowed, 4 sacks, 3 INTs, 1 fumble recovered, 2 TDs, 28 points.

Playing against Nathan Peterman and the Bills is a gold mine for defences.

Cody Parkey, K, CHI

2 FGs, 5 PATs, 12 points.

DUDS

Kirk Cousins, QB, MIN

164 passing yards, passing TD, INT, 3 rushing yards, 1 fumble lost, 7.8 points.

Despite his poor game, the Vikings still came up with a win.

Matt Stafford, QB, DET

199 passing yards, 6 rushing yards, 1 fumble lost, 6.5 points.

He and Cousins combined for 363 passing yards in their “showdown.”

Adrian Peterson, RB, WAS

17 rushing yards, 16 receiving yards, 3.3 points.

After falling behind early, AP didn’t have much opportunity to get going.

Tarik Cohen, RB, CHI

5 rushing yards, 8 receiving yards, 1.3 points.

Thanks to some defensive dominance, the Bears barely had to play offence.

Mark Ingram, RB, NO

33 rushing yards, 3 receiving yards, 1 fumble lost, 1.6 points.

It was all about Kamara this week for the Saints.

Mike Evans, WR, TB

16 receiving yards, 1.6 points.

Could only come up with one catch on his team-high 10 targets.

John Brown, WR, BAL

17 receiving yards, 1.7 points.

Had 99 fewer receiving yards than in the Ravens’ Week 4 meeting against Pittsburgh.

DeVante Parker, WR, MIA

8 receiving yards, 0.8 points.

After his breakout game last week, Parker basically disappeared again.

I HOPE YOU STARTED

In his first game out from under coach Hue Jackson, Duke Johnson Jr. had a season-high nine receptions for 78 yards and found the end zone twice. In fact, he led the Browns in all receiving categories against the Chiefs on Sunday.

When looking at the benefactors on the Broncos from the trading away Demaryius Thomas, we seemed to have missed the biggest one: Tight end Jeff Heuerman. All the third-year man managed this week was  catches for 83 yards and a TD, finishing with 19.3 points – second-best at his position.

Source:: Toronto Sun – Movies