Jahvid Best…..WOW! Thats all you can really say. It was just an awesome performance and it hints at how great he can be. The next Chris Johnson? Perhaps. Lets take a look at what he and the rest of the relevant players did here.
Shaun Hill: 23/45 for 335 yards with 2 TD’s and 2 INT’s. Hill was actually pretty good today but no way should he be on anyone’s fantasy football roster unless he is filling in for a bye.
Jahvid Best: 17 carries for 78 yards with 2 TD’s along with 9 catches for 154 yards and 1 TD. Best was dominant both running and catching the ball and he is pretty much the reason I will lose my money league match this week. No doubt most owners who faced Best this week lost their game and after you get done cursing his name in frustration, marvel at what he did here. I was leery of Best coming into the season as he had the look of another Darren Sproles but he is that and much much more. The sky is the limit. Get ready for a potentially dominant ride.
Calvin Johnson: 4 catches for 50 yards. Once again Johnson doesn’t catch enough balls to help a PPR owner. He has turned into quite the frustrating player but you cant think about benching him because the game you do is when he will have 10 catches for 4 scores.
Brandon Pettigrew: 7 catches for 108 yards. Pettigrew was a first round draft pick two years ago who has a lot of promise. The presence of Tony Scheffler complicates his value though and these type of games shouldn’t be expected every week.
Nate Burleson: 1 catch for 4 yards. Another stinker for Burleson who should be dropped in all leagues if you haven’t done so already.
Jason Hanson: 1/1 on FG. Anyway.
Michael Vick: 21/34 for 284 yards with 2 TD’s and 0 INT’s along with 7 carries for 35 yards. Yeah he looks pretty damn good. I said before Sunday’s game to give it another week before you pick him up but you have my blessing now. There is now way Andy Reid can think of putting Kevin Kolb back in.
LeSean McCoy: 16 carries for 120 yards with 3 TD’s along with 4 catches for 8 yards. This was a huge game for McCoy on many levels. The key here is the fact that the Eagles kept handing him the ball close to the goal line and McCoy cashed in. That should eliminate the need for a big back to steal TD’s and thus this explodes his value. We all know about the speed and pass catching ability but when you include the TD’s, Le Sean McCoy could yield RB 1 numbers this season.
DeSean Jackson: 4 catches for 135 yards and 1 TD. This was a typical Jackson game. Light on catches but high on yardage with a long TD included. I am not a fan since I am in a PPR league but TD heavy leagues should be happy.
Jeremy Macklin: 3 catches for 26 yards and 1 TD. Macklin has been a little slow out of the blocks but the TD helped some. The catches will come so dont drop him at this point.
Brent Celek: 3 catches for 27 yards. Celek is another one who has gotten off to a slow start as no doubt he probably would have caught more balls with Kolb under center but Vick turned Alge Crumpler into a Pro Bowler so he is another guy you want to keep.
David Akers: 0/0 FG attempted. Not much happening here. He is still great to own however.