Found October 04, 2013 on Unathletic:
We’ve hit the quarter post of Fantasy Football season. Hopefully your team isn’t out of the mix already with a winless record, but there is still time to make things right. If you have been successful, you probably have found a pleasant surprise in one of your players. This week there are some attractive pickups, but nothing that seems to be game changing. Because of that we’re going to take a look at some of the pleasant surprises thus far. I’m sure you know who they are. Hit the jump to check them out… 5.) Reggie Bush – RB – Detroit Lion 463 all-purpose yards, 2 TDs I think we all knew Reggie Bush was good and the potential was there so this isn’t such a huge surprise. Still – the guy is a PPR beast and if he hadn’t missed a game already he’d be a Top 10 commodity, which I don’t think anyone expected. 4.) Julius Thomas – TE – Denver Broncos 237 yards, 4 TDs This one is my favorite because as I mentioned before my direct quote was “who the f is this guy” when he was drafted in my league. He’s been a savior for those who missed out on a serviceable tight end. Here’s the thing, I don’t see him disappearing anytime soon – however he’s not the BIGGEST surprise at TE. 3.) Knowshon Moreno – RB – Denver Broncos 300 all-purpose yards, 3 TDs Montee Ball, Ronnie Hillman, whoever else people tried to get sexy with on draft day. Didn’t work. Moreno is the man for now in Denver and has put up good numbers. Unfortunately, I don’t know how long this is going to last. 2.) Jordan Cameron – TE – Cleveland Browns 360 yards, 5 TDs Jordan Cameron has come out of nowhere without a quarterback to be the top rated fantasy tight end and 7th ranked player in all of fantasy land at the quarter pole. Obviously this isn’t sustainable, but I do believe he’ll be the second ranked TE behind Jimmy Graham. 1.) Philip Rivers – QB – San Diego Chargers 1188 passing yards, 11 TDs Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, and…. Philip Rivers? Yeah that’s right, Philip Rivers is currently the third ranked QB in fantasy land and the 10th player overall. Not bad for a guy projected to be 154th.
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