Top Fantasy Football Players to Watch This Week

The NFL schedule is the closest thing one has to fantasy football player’s bible. Not paying close attention to the NFL schedule or taking the lazy way out by not hand selecting your top fantasy football players according to the 2011 fantasy football rankings can be devastating to your game, not to mention it’s just a plain old rooky move. Playing like a pro involves taking the rankings into close consideration.

Cam Newton of the Panthers and Ben Roethlisberger of the Steelers were both profiled just this week. While they are not at an “A” in fantasy consistency for quarterback rankings, they are still more than fantasy worthy according to their statistics and their game plays.

Newton is still a rookie in the eyes of the game. As a runner he has reached the end zone on nine occasions, which is a record number for an emerging quarterback. While the team itself has had only two wins, Newton seems to be a rising star in his own right.

Despite a fractured thumb, Ben Roethlisberger played strong bringing the Steelers to victory two weeks ago. The fracture didn’t prevent him from earning top fantasy football player star stats including a 245 yard throw, and a touchdown. The bye week to allow some healing, he is expected to play this week without difficulty.

Kevin Smith running back for the Lions is also looking like a very promising pick for Week 12. After being off the radar for most of the season he stole some points in the last game putting him on the NFL charts. Now Smith is among the top fantasy football picks for this week. His 140 yards of rushing, three touchdowns and 4 receptions earned him the title of the NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

The exciting happenings in Week 11 were just a prelude for what is up and coming. Make your fantasy football picks wisely this week because Week 12 is looking like the one to watch.

The NFL schedule is the closest thing one has to fantasy football player’s bible. Not paying close attention to the NFL schedule or taking the lazy way out by not hand selecting your top fantasy football players according to the 2011 fantasy football rankings can be devastating to your game, not to mention it’s just a plain old rooky move. Playing like a pro involves taking the rankings into close consideration.

Cam Newton of the Panthers and Ben Roethlisberger of the Steelers were both profiled just this week. While they are not at an “A” in fantasy consistency for quarterback rankings, they are still more than fantasy worthy according to their statistics and their game plays.

Newton is still a rookie in the eyes of the game. As a runner he has reached the end zone on nine occasions, which is a record number for an emerging quarterback. While the team itself has had only two wins, Newton seems to be a rising star in his own right.

Despite a fractured thumb, Ben Roethlisberger played strong bringing the Steelers to victory two weeks ago. The fracture didn’t prevent him from earning top fantasy football player star stats including a 245 yard throw, and a touchdown. The bye week to allow some healing, he is expected to play this week without difficulty.

Kevin Smith running back for the Lions is also looking like a very promising pick for Week 12. After being off the radar for most of the season he stole some points in the last game putting him on the NFL charts. Now Smith is among the top fantasy football picks for this week. His 140 yards of rushing, three touchdowns and 4 receptions earned him the title of the NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

The exciting happenings in Week 11 were just a prelude for what is up and coming. Make your fantasy football picks wisely this week because Week 12 is looking like the one to watch.

Fantasy Swami writes about all of the latest news in all fantasy sports.

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