QB Tom Brady
After a few weeks of mediocre performances, I think this is the week that Brady really breaks out. The Bills defense is vulnerable to the pass, giving up 6 TDs through the air in games against the Jets, Chiefs and Browns so far this year. Expect Brady to pull out one of his “you’re going to win your fantasy game no matter what” games out of the hat by putting up 350 yards and 3 scores this week.
WRs Wes Welker, Brandon Lloyd, Deion Branch
You’re starting both Welker and Lloyd this week if you have them. Welker has 29 catches and 332 yards in his last four games in Buffalo, so he is a safe bet for 6+ catches and 100 yards. Lloyd appears to be building greater chemistry with Brady every week, and he’ll have a chance to exploit that vulnerable secondary to the tune of 7 catches, 125 yards and his first long TD. I also included Branch this week because he should see more playing time with Edelman nursing a hand injury. If you are truly desperate, you could do wo...