QB: Robert Griffin III, Redskins
That the former Heisman winner laid a statistical smackdown for his owners (182 passing yards, 138 rushing yards and three scores) is not necessarily surprising, as this conquest correlated to his fifth appearance as a top-five fantasy quarterback in six outings on the season. What was unforeseen was such a coup against an outstanding defense, as the Washington quarterback's previous triumphs were in opposition of less-than-hostile foes. Throw in that it came just a week after suffering a concussion, and the performance of Griffin III is elevated to instant-classic eminence.
QB: Josh Freeman, Buccaneers
Sunday's windfall (328 yards, three touchdowns) may feel like Freeman's first fantasy feats since the 2010 season, but the Tampa QB did hit up the Redskins for over 300 total yards in his previous contest. Moreover, with his upcoming slate featuring four exploitable air resistances (New Orleans, Oakland, San Diego, Carolina), ...