Dolphins- Panthers: Ricky Williams Scores 3 Times | NFL Fantasy Football Rankings
It sure didn’t seem to matter for the Dolphins that they lost Ronnie Brown for the season tonight as Ricky Williams put on a show. In the first half, he scored on a touchdown run and a touchdown catch. In the fourth quarter, he put the Panthers away on a long touchdown run.
Ricky Williams a Top Ten Fantasy Football Running Back
Now that Brown is out of the way, Williams can turn up his fantasy production into high gear for the rest of the season. Tonight on short rest (Thursday game) Williams ran the football 22 times for 119 yards and two rushing scores.
Running wasn’t the only part of Williams game as he had two receptions for 19 yards and a touchdown in the passing game.
Not only did Williams put the numbers up, but he took snaps out of the quarterback position for the wildcat offense.
Look for Williams to continue his surge of fantasy football production next week against the Buffalo Bills horrible run defense.
Panthers Continue Their Passing Struggles
The Carolina Panthers seemed to have no problems running the football. DeAngelo Williams had 122 yards on the ground on only 13 carries for the game.
The Panthers struggles in this game are the same struggles they’ve had as an offense all season long and that is passing the football.
Sure, star receiver Steve Smith had a solid game with seven receptions for 87 yards and a touchdown score, but that was about it for the team.
Jake Delhomme was coming of a solid performance against the Falcons last week, but tonight he was off on most of his passes. To his credit, he did only have one interception on 42 pass attempts but only completed 19 attempts. For those of you scoring at home that is a completion percentage of less than 50 percent.
Next week Delhomme’s competition won’t be any easier as the Panthers travel to New York and take on the Jets solid pass defense.
The running backs should have another solid game but Smith should be the only player from this team’s passing attack that is worth a look the rest of the season.
NFL Fantasy Football Player Rankings writer Sean E. Douglas: fantasy-info.com