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Fantasy Football Week 11: Rookie Standout Mike Glennon a Fantasy Steal

Andrew Hedglen
Staff Writer



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Mike Glennon  (Buccaneers QB) – Glennon has been solid over the past month, scoring between 15 and 20 fantasy points until he scored a mere eight against Miami on Monday night. This week they play the Falcons, who have given up the fifth-most fantasy points to quarterbacks. In a great match-up, Glennon will be a great plug in this week.

Brian Leonard (Buccaneers RB) – The running game should get going for the Bucs as well, as the Falcons give up the 11th-most fantasy points to running backs. Mike James went down for the season on Monday night, and Leonard should get the early down touches, while Bobby Rainey will play the change-of-pace back role. Leonard isn’t the sexiest of fantasy options, but he’s the starter now and will put up solid numbers.

Shane Vereen (Patriots RB) – Vereen is eligible to return from injury reserve this week, and will immediately overtake Brandon Bolden as the passing back. He’s been practicing for two weeks, and is ready to get 10 to15 touches in a methodical Tom Brady offense. Vereen was going to have a big year before he got injured, and looks to pick up where he left off in week one. He’s still only owned in 50 percent of leagues, so jump on him.

Kendall Wright (Titans WR) – Wright stays in the 60 to 70 yard range the majority of the time while having trouble in the touchdown department. He’s become the clear cut No. 1 option in the Tennessee passing game. Against the Colts, they’ll have to put the ball in the air to keep up. We know Wright will get the ball, and he’s due for a touchdown. He’s only owned in 54 percent of leagues.

Riley Cooper (Eagles WR) – Cooper has been unbelievable with Nick Foles throwing to him this season, averaging over 100 yards per game. He’s scored an unthinkable 55 fantasy points in the past two weeks alone. The Eagles play the Redskins this week, who give up the fourth-most fantasy points to wide receivers. He’s still only owned in 57 percent of leagues. This is a no-brainer, and Cooper is basically a must start.

Rob Housler (Cardinals TE) – The tight end position in fantasy is very thin and low in production, but if you need a guy this week, Housler may be your guy. He finally lived up to his potential and caught four balls for 57 yards and his first touchdown of the season. He’s now averaging four catches per game in the last four weeks, and he’ll go up against the awful Jaguars’ defense.

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