Originally written November 21, 2012 on Fox Sports:
The bye weeks finally ended, but at quarterback, matchups are still key for two-QB leagues. There are no major injuries outside of a few concussed quarterbacks who could return soon, and there are plenty of lower-tier passers performing admirably enough to warrant use. For those players, recent trends are more important than their body of work, so rolling the dice on a hot Chad Henne or continuing to ride the improved play of Russell Wilson could be the difference-maker in a pivotal week. 1. Alex Smith or Colin Kaepernick at New Orleans - The best game of Smith's career came the last time he faced the Saints in an instant-classic 2011 playoff bout. Kaepernick just shredded an elite Bears defense that leads the league with 30 forced turnovers in his first career start. And he didn't even make use of his tremendous speed to add yards on the ground. Whichever quarterback gets the opportunity to face the Saints' dreadful defense will have a big fantasy day. 2. Russell Wi...
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