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Pierre Garcon @ Bengals - 

Since Kerry Collins injury, and Curtis Painter’s promotion to the starting lineup, Pierre Garcon has looked like a new man. Forget about Garcon’s back to back hundred yard two touchdown performances and just look at the volume of targets he’s getting in the past three weeks, being ten vs the Steelers, and eight each of the past two weeks.

Beyond receiving an increase in looks, Painter’s arm has life to it, and the same can’t be said for Collins, a quarterback that retired this summer and was brought back at the right price by Colts’ ownership. The Colts won’t win a often, but they clearly will be in a lot of games this year, and that means good things for Painter as an emerging fantasy presence (respectable backup) and Garcon as a top twenty fantasy receiver.

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With Joseph Addai banged up with a hamstring injury, look for the Colts to lean on Painter and the passing game to win against the Bengals.

Stevie Johnson @ Giants –

While Stevie Johnson has been slow in recent weeks, we should have expected it in against the Eagles as Nnamdi Asomugha was lined up against him. This week, the Bills play a Giants secondary that actually made the Seahawks look like one of the better passing offenses in football.

If Charlie Whitehurst and Tarvaris Jackson can look good against this group, I’m willing to bet that Ryan Fitzpatrick will play well, and that means good things for Johnson.

A.J. Green vs Colts –

Last year rookie Mike Williams was the talk of fantasy with this break out season, and this year A.J. Green is doing his best to play at a Pro Bowl level. Green is clearly a high WR-2 play going forward and should be considered a matchup proof starter. Who knows if Andy Dalton will be the long-term solution for Cincinnati at quarterback, but he’s having a great rookie season, and Green is clearly the top option in his passing attack.

Last Updated – October 10th

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WK 6 Rankings – QB | RB | WR | TE | K/D | Flex | Waivers | Start/Sit |

1 Calvin Johnson 49ers
2 Wes Welker Cowboys
3 Steve Smith (Carolina) @ Falcons
4 Greg Jennings Rams
5 Mike Wallace Jaguars
6 Hakeem Nicks Bills
7 Miles Austin @ Patriots
8 DeSean Jackson @ Redskins
9 Dez Bryant @ Patriots
10 Victor Cruz Bills
11 Jeremy Maclin @ Redskins
12 Roddy White Panthers
13 A.J. Green Colts
14 Stevie Johnson @ Giants
15 Santonio Holmes Dolphins
16 Anquan Boldin Texans
17 Reggie Wayne @ Bengals
18 David Nelson @ Giants
19 Jordy Nelson Rams
20 Pierre Garcon @ Bengals
21 Darrius Heyward-Bey Browns
22 Marques Colston @ Buccaneers
23 Percy Harvin @ Bears
24 Michael Crabtree @ Lions
25 Mario Manningham Bills
26 Mike Williams (TB) Saints
27 Greg Little Raiders
28 James Jones Rams
29 Santana Moss Eagles
30 Brandon Marshall @ Jets
31 Titus Young 49ers
32 Denarius Moore Browns
33 Deion Branch Cowboys
34 Hines Ward Jaguars
35 Torrey Smith Texans
36 Kevin Walter @ Ravens
37 Arrelious Benn Saints
38 Mike Sims-Walker @ Packers
39 Mike Thomas @ Steelers
40 Plaxico Burress Dolphins
41 Robert Meachem @ Buccaneers
42 Lance Moore @ Buccaneers


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