Fantasy Fox: Bye-week saviors; cherished YouTube memories
The Fantasy Fox details his listing of the best bye-week options for Weeks 4-12 this season, citing 14- or 16-team leagues.
Quarterbacks Ryan Tannehill (left -- 3,913 yards passing, 25 total TDs last year) and Carson Palmer (right -- 4,274 yards passing, 24 TDs) are viable bye-necessitated alternatives for Weeks 4-12 this season.
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By Jay ClemonsFOX Sports South
Citing our recent countdown of the 32 presumed starting quarterbacks, here are the most ideal fantasy backups (those ranked 15-32) to start in 14- or 16-team leagues, during a star QB's bye week:
WEEK 4 -- Bye: Peyton Manning, Andy Dalton, Russell Wilson
a)Monday Night Football's Howard Cosell does a full-length narration of the previous day's NFL highlights, including the Lions' comeback win over the Falcons in "venerable Atlanta Stadium" -- which (thankfully) no longer exists.
b) For the Raiders' 34-0 thrashing of the hapless Oilers, a fan at the Astrodome salutes the nationally televised crowd with the proverbial "bird" -- eliciting laughter and all-time zinger from ABC announcer Don Meredith.
I've got to shampoo every day ... that's a lot of shampooing! (Not the greatest line ever written for TV.)
Of course, if current Jets owner Woody Johnson (of Johnson & Johnson corporate fame) presided over the franchise in the late 1970s ... Joe Namath would have been the clear and easy choice to hawk the No More Tears shampoo. 1979