Found November 06, 2013 on Midwest Sports Fans:
The 2013 fantasy football waiver wire continues to slim down as the playoffs near. So, it’s obviously much more difficult to find a legitimate replacement when needing a bye-week filler or want to try and upgrade at a specific position. The good news is that talent does remain, along with recent production to back it up. The downside is actually sifting through the rubble and landing those diamonds. Ahead are some spots to help you down the stretch in the hopes of reaching fantasy football’s second season.   Case Keenum: QB, Houston Texans Houston has a quarterback in Case Keenum. And should you need a second starting signal-caller, a backup or are desperate to find another starter, allow Keenum to have an opportunity. Despite his limited experience and playing time this season, not to mention being a rookie, Keenum has impressed thus far with four touchdowns to zero interceptions and 621 yards in two games. Can’t get much better than that given Houston’s overall situation.   Jerric...

Houston Texans at Arizona Cardinals: 2013 Week 10 NFL Pick

Houston Texans (2-6) at Arizona Cardinals (4-4) The Texans have lost each of the past two games, but the good news is that they might have found their quarterback of the future. Case Keenum has completed 35 of 59 for 621 yards and 4 touchdowns in 2 games. The Texans have been better than their record all along. They are moving the chains at a 76% rate, as opposed to 73% for their...

Cotchery's performance a bright spot for struggling Steelers

Jerricho Cotchery did all he could to keep the Steelers afloat amid a tidal wave of points by the New England Patriots in the final 20 minutes of a 55-31 defeat Sunday. The veteran receiver had his best game since joining the Steelers in 2011. His season-high seven catches resulted in three touchdowns and 96 receiving yards. However, it was a bittersweet performance for the ultimate...

Jerricho Cotchery Continues To Be Steelers’ Rock

By Matthew Marczi With such little positivity following a humiliating defeat, wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery did help provide just a sliver of sunshine for sullen Pittsburgh Steelers fans, as he continued to expand upon his excellent third season in the organization. As expected this offseason, Cotchery has taken on a far more prominent role after inheriting the primary slot position...

SOTT Fantasy Recap: Week 9

This week in SOTT Fantasy Recap, we will look at all of the contributors to the week 9 matchup against the Indianapolis Colts.  The Texans came out with guns blazing as Case Keenum hooked up with Andre Johnson early and often to open up an 18 point lead. The problem is the offensive display was limited to just the first half as the Texans’ nitro charged offense sputtered, while...

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Indianapolis Edition

The Texans suffered another heartbreaking loss this Sunday night, falling to the Indianapolis Colts 27-24 on national TV. They had a 24-12 lead going into the fourth quarter but were outscored 15-0 in the fourth to blow the lead. This game was probably the final shot to the Texans’ playoff chances this year, but some positives did come from the game.   The Good: The Texans started...

Cam Heyward: Steelers defense ‘got kicked in the mouth’

Pittsburgh Steelers defense gave up 610 yards, the most ever given up in team history, in a 55-31 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. “We got kicked in the mouth,” said defensive end Cam Heyward on Monday, via “We didn’t get the job done, from the defensive line, to the linebackers, to the secondary. We didn’t do a good job and I hope everybody learns...

Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans: Five Things We Learned

What a crazy Sunday Night Football game!  It looked like the Texans were about to walk away with an easy victory until Indianapolis doubled their efforts and came back from an 18 point deficit.  Let’s see what we learned from that comeback victory:Don't Count the Colts Out - It sure looked grim, as many likely turned off their televisions to get an early night's sleep...

Kubiak’s Future More Important than Football

Sitting in the press box at Reliant on Sunday night at the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts game, the atmosphere was electric and Case Keenum stole the show during the first half. Play calls were working, Andre Johnson found the fountain of youth and it was because of what Keenum put together in front of his hometown crowd. After the Colts knelt the ball to get out of the...

Houston Texans at Arizona Cardinals: Three Bold Predictions

While this may not be the most exciting match-up on the docket, the game does provide some interesting story lines. The Arizona Cardinals have begun to find some rhythm behind Carson Palmer, while the Houston Texans find themselves exercising their third-string quarterback option with some success.Both teams have a long way to go to be contenders in their respective divisions, but...

Texans name Wade Phillips interim head coach

The Houston Texans named defensive coordinator Wade Phillips interim head coach for Gary Kubiak on Wednesday. Kubiak was released from Houston Methodist Hospital on Tuesday after he experienced a transient ischemic attack (ITA) during Sunday’s game against Indianapolis. “I want to thank my family, the McNair family, the Texans organization, the doctors and staff at Houston Methodist...

First and 10: Week 10 Upsets and Survivor Picks

After bringing you a midseason awards show last week, Dave and Cooper return to their normal schedule.They are providing you with survivor and upset picks as well as previewing what to watch and the game of the week.There are a few big games on tab this week, many of which have big playoff implications. It is still a little bit early, but every game is getting more and more important...

The Rundown: Down and Out (Colts Edition)

The season has really turned sour after the events on Sunday Night against the Indianapolis Colts in yet another second half collapse. The game took a back seat to what occurred at half-time with Head Coach Gary Kubiak collapsing while heading into the locker room. Kubiak situation before being taken from the field. #Texans — PDS (@PatDStat) November...

2013 fantasy football waiver wire Week 10

The Fantasy Football Gods have rewarded some of you desperate for waiver wire gold with some nice gems for week 10. This week features a quarterback that you could ride all the way to a championship and a couple of running backs that could help your RB woes this week with enticing matchups.

Texans’ Backfield Remains Battered and Bruised

The Houston Texans basically gave their season away on Sunday night, coughing up a halftime lead of 21-3 to division leader Indianapolis. Rookie quarterback Case Keenum was productive with a banged up backfield, as Arian Foster left the game after only one series with a back injury. Foster had zero carries, and left the running back workload in the hands of the equally dinged up...

POGs: Colts Edition

Welcome back Texans fans! I hope all is well. While our team seems to be in complete disarray, there are still plenty of bright spots. Let’s get started with this week’s Players Of the Game.   Houston Texans Offensive POG: Andre Johnson Now hold up, I know you’d expect me to put my main man, Case Keenum, but we’ve got to go with the super star. Andre Johnson possibly had...
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