7) Greg Jennings, WR, Minnesota Vikings
Team: Brian Polking | Team Roster | League Scoring
Fantasy football analysis: While trading Aaron Rodgers for Christian Ponder takes an obvious toll on Jennings' value, he should still provide usefull numbers, especially as my third receiver. He will be the No. 1 option in Minnesota, and Percy Harvin had 60 catches through eight games in a similar role last year. Double-digit touchdowns is out of the question, but 70-plus grabs and 1,000 yards is very possible.
8) Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions
Team: Nicholas Minnix | Team Roster | League Scoring
Fantasy football analysis: All right, well, here's the deal: Of the QBs remaining, he's the one I want. I still view a pick on an RB here as likelier to be a waste, especially when a player in whom I have such confidence is still available at a position I need. And then Cory had to post his outlook on QBs, ratcheting up my urgency a tad. Maybe Stafford "stinks" again, but I doubt it: 4,500 yards and 30 TDs, give or take.
9) Brandon Pettigrew, TE, Detroit Lions
Team: Jared Byrd | Team Roster | League Scoring
Fantasy football analysis: For each of the last three seasons, Pettigrew has had the most catches and receiving yards of anyone on the Lions not named Calvin Johnson. He makes a solid TE2 or flex option who should reach 70 catches and 700 receiving yards with ease.
10) James Jones, WR, Green Bay Packers
Team: Ryan R. Bonini | Team Roster | League Scoring
Fantasy football analysis: As of a few picks ago, my plan to land Stafford here was looking good. And I would have got away with it if it wasn't for Minnix and you meddling kids! Finally, a Scooby Doo reference after all of these years.... Quarterback still makes a lot of sense here, but I'm not blown away by any of the others and I need a third running back and receiver. Enter James Jones, who is entering a contract year and suddenly figured out how to hold onto a football a year ago. Green Bay's high-octane offense provides the upside, Jones just needs to cash in on the opportunities. I'm anticipating 70 receptions, 800 yards and nine touchdowns.
11) Kenny Britt, WR, Tennessee Titans
Team: Cory J. Bonini | Team Roster | League Scoring
Fantasy football analysis: I was all about Matthew Stafford making it back to me, but now Minnix is going to win the league based on one pick. Ryan wouldn't have allowed Stafford to make it to me, so here I sit with multiple directions to choose from. It's time to put my money where my mouth is and draft Britt. He'll be the best WR3 in fantasy this year. He's healthy, not in legal trouble, in a contract year, and has weapons around him to alleviate some pressure.
12) Mike Williams, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Team: Keith Hernandez | Team Roster | League Scoring
Fantasy football analysis: Williams has been pretty darn consistent in his three seasons, aside from a three-touchdown 2011. That was before the arrival of Vincent Jackson, though, so I'm pretty confident that he'll catch around 70 passes, approach 1,000 yards receiving and score 10 times. I'm not expecting Doug Martin to be as successful on the ground, so the Bucs will attack the air often.
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