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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Week 11 fantasy football studs and duds 31437332 Dud - Jason Witten vs CLE Dud+-+Jason+Witten+vs+CLE Fantasy Football

WATCH: Week 11 Fantasy Recap (early)


With Joe Haden out for Cleveland, the Browns' secondary was ripe for the picking.  Opposing offenses had exploited Haden's absence earlier this season when he was suspended for four games.  However, outside of a nice rapport with Dez Bryant (12 receptions for 145 yards), Tony Romo was off his game for the majority of the afternoon.  Granted, he did find Jason Witten seven times for 51 yards, but the tight end remained with one touchdown this season and that came SIX weeks ago against Chicago on October 1.  Points-per-reception league owners haven't noticed, but Witten isn't paying huge dividends in 2012. - Ryan Fowler

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Week 11 fantasy football studs and duds 31432393 Dud - Arian Foster vs JAX Dud+-+Arian+Foster+vs+JAX Fantasy Football

WATCH: Week 11 Fantasy Recap (early)


The first time the Texans faced the Jags earlier this season, Arian Foster rushed 28 times for 110 yards with a touchdown, while adding six receptions for 37 yards in a 27-7 one-sided win over Jacksonville.  The difference in Week 11 was a Chad Henne-led offense placed the Texans on their heels and Houston had to play from behind, thus changing Foster's role on offense.  He still carried the ball 28 times, but finished with 77 yards (2.8 YPR) with a fumble and only three receptions for 15 yards.  Owners were looking for 25+ fantasy points against the Jags.  They had to settle for 7.2. - Ryan Fowler

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Week 11 fantasy football studs and duds 31435476 Dud - Matt Ryan vs ARI Dud+-+Matt+Ryan+vs+ARI Fantasy Football

Matt Ryan threw nine interceptions during the 2010 regular season.  The quarterback had thrown seven picks through nine games in 2012.  In one afternoon, Ryan completed five passes to the Arizona Cardinals - FIVE INTERCEPTIONS!  To toss some salt into fantasy football owners' open wounds, he also failed to throw a touchdown pass.  He finished with 1.7 fantasy points in standard scoring leagues, behind Brady Quinn and, um, Chase Daniel who relieved Drew Brees in garbage time with the Saints up big. - Ryan Fowler

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Week 11 fantasy football studs and duds 31430852 Stud - RG3 vs PHI Stud+-+RG3+vs+PHI Fantasy Football

Robert Griffin III had four touchdown passes to his credit over his past six games, dating back to late September.  Against the Eagles secondary, he completed 14-15 passes for 200 yards with four touchdowns in Week 11.  He also added a team-high 84 rush yards on only 12 carries (7.0 YPR).  Matt Schaub (honorary "Stud" mention) did a ton of fantasy damage (47.1 FP) against the Jacksonville Jaguars, but RG3's ability to beat you with his arm and his feet awarded him the lights, cameras and attention on Sunday. - Ryan Fowler

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Week 11 fantasy football studs and duds 31436248 Stud - Marcel Reece vs NO Stud+-+Marcel+Reece+vs+NO Fantasy Football

Simply stated, Marcel Reece should continue to receive 15-20 touches per game even when Darren McFadden returns from injury.  Granted, he was facing New Orleans' league-worst defense, but 193 total yards count on the fantasy scoreboard no matter who is on the opposite side of the ball.  Reece rushed 19 times for 103 yards and caught four passes for 90 yards.  It's the first time in his career he's rushed for 100 or more yards and the second time this season (fourth time in his career) he's racked up over 90 receiving yards. - Ryan Fowler

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Week 11 fantasy football studs and duds 31430855 Studs - Powell, Lewis and Graham Studs+-+Powell%2C+Lewis+and+Graham Fantasy Football

Bilal Powell, Marcedes Lewis and Garrett Graham combined for six touchdowns in Week 11.  Powell, the second string running back in New York, finished with 11 carries for 42 yards, but scored two touchdowns for a Jets' offense that was in desperate need of a spark.  Two of Lewis' three receptions were good for six as well.  The Jags' tight end recorded his first two-touchdown performance since Halloween 2010.  Fellow tight end, Garrett Graham caught eight balls for 82 yards with two touchdowns as Houston's Owen Daniels continues to battle a hip injury that limited his playing time on Sunday. - Ryan Fowler

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Week 11 fantasy football studs and duds 31437325 Stud - Andre Johnson vs. JAX Stud+-+Andre+Johnson+vs.+JAX Fantasy Football

I made the comment to Joel Beall early last week that I couldn't believe Andre Johnson was averaging less than 10 fantasy points per game.  Was one of the game's, both NFL and fantasy, top receivers fading to to the background?  About that.  AJ and Matt Schaub (527 passing yards) played catch around the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 11 to the tune of a career-high 14 receptions for 273 yards with a game-winning touchdown in overtime.  His 33.3 fantasy points scored are fourth overall this week (as of press time). - Ryan Fowler

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Week 11 fantasy football studs and duds 31430856 Stud - Cecil Shorts vs HOU Stud+-+Cecil+Shorts+vs+HOU Fantasy Football

WATCH: Week 11 Fantasy Recap (early)


I apologize for the Jacksonville Jaguars lovefest, but let's be honest, most fantasy football owners can always use depth at wide receiver.  Here is where I point out that Cecil Shorts has averaged 11.9 fantasy points per game over his last five games, he caught three passes for 81 yards with a touchdown (his fifth) against the Texans and he faces the soft secondaries of the Titans and Bills the next two weeks.  He's only owned in 15.5 percent of public leagues on FOXSports.com. - Ryan Fowler

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Week 11 fantasy football studs and duds 31436252 Stud - Justin Blackmon vs HOU Stud+-+Justin+Blackmon+vs+HOU Fantasy Football

Before Week 11, Justin Blackmon had not finished a game with more than 67 receiving yards in this his rookie season.  However, with the chemistry he and Chad Henne showcased against the Texans, perhaps it was the guy at the trigger that stunted his first-year growth.  With Blaine Gabbert sidelined (elbow), Blackmon posted career-highs in receptions (seven) and receiving yards (236) with a touchdown, his second this season.  If Henne remains behind center, Blackmon retains his value moving foward. - Ryan Fowler

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Week 11 fantasy football studs and duds 31437327 Stud - Chad Henne vs HOU Stud+-+Chad+Henne+vs+HOU Fantasy Football

WATCH: Week 11 Fantasy Recap (early)


You may recall when Chad Henne, then starting for Miami, lit up the New England Patriots for 416 yards with two touchdowns and one interception during Week 1 of the 2011 regular season. His fantasy football performance against the Texans in Week 11 of 2012 dwarfs that effort as Henne completed 16 of 33 passes (eh, not great) for 354 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions as he provided the Jags something that no other person in the country thought they could do: beat the Texans on the road. He finished with 38.9 fantasy points in standard scoring leagues. With a favorable schedule ahead, if Blaine Gabbert (elbow) is forced to miss time, Henne is worthy of a trip to the waiver wire. — Ryan Fowler

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