Here are two sets of Fantasy Revelations from the Sunday portion of Week 3, with Cam Newton, Drew Brees, Antonio Brown, Josh Gordon and DeMarco Murray taking honors.
Revelations, Book I
1. Cam Newton finally debunked the notion he can only dominate divisional foes at home
Last year at this time, it was easy to throw around the default response of, You never bench Cam Newton, given his unrivaled greatness from a rookie campaign of 4,700 total yards and 35 touchdowns.
But things aren't so clear-cut with the Panthers quarterback in Year 3. Yes, he has amazing athletic gifts and an offensive coordinator (Mike Shula) tailored to that skill set. But still, in his previous six non-divisional home games (prior to Sunday), Newton had meekly averaged 218 total yards and one touchdown per outing the calling card of a backup QB in fantasy circles.
In other words, one could not fault the fantasy populace for benching Newton in Week 3, for Matt Schaub, Andy Dalton or even Carson Palmer thr...