Originally written on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 12/15/11
TJ Yates (credits below) The Gold Mine is in it's last few weeks of existence for the 2011 fantasy season. Some of you out there are in the second leg of your fantasy football playoffs. I, on the other hand, am not, the result of not having enough points to win a tiebreaker in one league; and losing Matt Forte the week before my playoffs in my other league (not to mention the early exit of Greg Jennings and Matt Moore sealing my fate in last week's work league matchup...damn you, fantasy gods!). Frustrations aside, lets highlight this week's diamond-in-the-rough. T.J. Yates, QB, Houston Texans: 300 yds, 2 TDs, 1 INTYates is on the radar now that he's led Houston to its first playoff appearance and its first division title. Before Sunday's last second victory, Yates was a mediocre backup for those that lost the steady services of Matt Schaub. As in other Gold Mine columns, the question is, where did Yates come from and where is he going?T.J. is an interesting story. He wasn't one o...
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