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Week 6 Rankings Update

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Week 6 Tight Ends

RankPlayer NameOpponentNotes
1Antonio Gatesvs. DEN -
2Tony Gonzalezvs. CHI -
3Brent Celekat OAK -
4Owen Danielsat CIN -
5Kellen Winslowvs. CAR -
6John Carlsonvs. ARZ -
7Heath Millervs. CLE -
8Dustin Kellervs. BUF -
9Jeremy Shockeyvs. NYG -
10Greg Olsenat ATL -
11Todd Heapat MIN -
12Chris Cooleyvs. KC -
13Zach Millervs. PHI -
14Marcedes Lewisvs. STL -
15Jermichael Finleyvs. DET -
16Visanthe Shiancoevs. BAL -
17Brandon Pettigrewat GB Probable(hamstring)
18Bo Scaifeat NE -
19Randy McMichaelat JAC -
20Kevin Bossat NO Probable(ankle)
21Ben Watsonvs. TEN Questionable(head)
22Tony Schefflerat SD -

TE Notes: Brent Celek is more athletic than I anticipated and has great hands. He's made a variety of tough catches and can break big plays. … Kellen Winslow can't separate from defenders, even when he's matched up against guys like Chris Gocong, but it doesn't matter. He is making insane grabs with defenders draped all over him. And with Josh Johnson unable to audible when blitzes are coming, and tons of free rushers coming at Johnson, Winslow will be the hot receiver for Johnson a lot. Winslow has benefited from Johnson's ascension to the lineup despite my expectations.

Todd Heap is quietly on pace for 675 yards and six scores. He's caught at least four passes in four of five games this year and is a solid PPR option. He's not going to stretch the field like he used to, but eight touchdowns this year is a possibility. … Heath Miller is another tight end not stretching the field, but could shatter his personal bests for yards and receptions this year. He's turned into another solid TE1, especially this week against Cleveland. … After Mark Sanchez talked up trying to get Dustin Keller involved, we'd stick with him for one more week, especially against an injury-plagued Buffalo linebacker unit.

Week 6 Team Defense

RankPlayer NameOpponentNotes
1Eagles Def/Spec Teamat OAK -
2Steelers Def/Spec Teamvs. CLE -
3Jets Def/Spec Teamvs. BUF -
4Packers Def/Spec Teamvs. DET -
5Jaguars Def/Spec Teamvs. STL -
6Vikings Def/Spec Teamvs. BAL -
7Ravens Def/Spec Teamat MIN -
8Redskins Def/Spec Teamvs. KC -
9Patriots Def/Spec Teamvs. TEN -
10Giants Def/Spec Teamat NO -
11Bengals Def/Spec Teamvs. HOU -
12Panthers Def/Spec Teamat TB -
13Broncos Def/Spec Teamat SD -
14Bears Def/Spec Teamat ATL -
15Seahawks Def/Spec Teamvs. ARZ -
16Saints Def/Spec Teamvs. NYG -
17Falcons Def/Spec Teamvs. CHI -
18Chiefs Def/Spec Teamat WAS -
19Chargers Def/Spec Teamvs. DEN -
20Cardinals Def/Spec Teamat SEA -
21Texans Def/Spec Teamat CIN -
22Bills Def/Spec Teamat NYJ -
23Titans Def/Spec Teamat NE -
24Browns Def/Spec Teamat PIT -
25Buccaneers Def/Spec Teamvs. CAR -
26Rams Def/Spec Teamat JAC -
27Lions Def/Spec Teamat GB -
28Raiders Def/Spec Teamvs. PHI -

Week 6 Kickers

RankPlayer NameOpponentNotes
1Stephen Gostkowskivs. TEN -
2Lawrence Tynesat NO -
3David Akersat OAK -
4Neil Rackersat SEA -
5Ryan Longwellvs. BAL -
6Mason Crosbyvs. DET -
7Nate Kaedingvs. DEN -
8John Carneyvs. NYG -
9Matt Praterat SD -
10Robbie Gouldat ATL -
11Josh Scobeevs. STL -
12Jason Elamvs. CHI Probable(hamstring)
13Olindo Marevs. ARZ -
14Jay Feelyvs. BUF
15Kris Brownat CIN -
16Rob Bironasat NE -
17Jeff Reedvs. CLE -
18Steven Hauschkaat MIN -
19Jason Hansonat GB -
20Rian Lindellat NYJ -
21John Kasayat TB -
22Shayne Grahamvs. HOU -
23Ryan Succopat WAS -
24Phil Dawsonat PIT Questionable(groin)
25Shaun Suishamvs. KC -
26Shane Andrusvs. CAR -
27Sebastian Janikowskivs. PHI -
28Josh Brownat JAC -

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