Originally written on PPR Fantasy Football  |  Last updated 11/10/14

CINCINNATI, OH - OCTOBER 18: Running back Cedric Benson #32 of the Cincinnati Bengals lays on the field as he celebrates a touchdown in the 2nd quarter against the Houston Texans at Paul Brown Stadium on October 18, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)
With Cedric Benson out for at least 8 weeks, Alex Green should have some nice fantasy value going forwardChristian Ponder MIN QBThe young Vikings QB has been very impressive this season. Sure, he still comes off as a game manager, but that perception is starting to change. In standard leagues, he has scored 18 points or more in 3 of the last 5 games and he is on pace to nearly double last years numbers. In most leagues he still makes more sense as a backup QB since the position is so deep, but with bye weeks in full swing, he is worth a look as a fill in. Week 6 provides a perfect matchup against the Redskins 28th ranked pass defense.Alex Green GB RBAdmittedly, taking Alex Green is a gamble for all the usual reasons. The Packers aren’t a running team. They don’t do it a ton and they haven’t done the greatest job opening running lanes. With Cedric Benson out for a minimum of 8 weeks, someone needs to step in and the likely candidates are James Starks and Green. Starks is said to be h...
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