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Week 11 Fantasy/Game Recaps

Contributed by: Michael Courter and Bill Enright
Last Updated: Nov 22, 2010 1:03 PM


CHICAGO (16) AT MIAMI (0)

BEARS

QB:  Jay Cutler finished with 16 of 25 passing for 165 yards and no touchdowns with one interception. He also carried four times for 28 yards. 

RB:  Forte carried 25 times for 97 yards and a touchdown with two catches for seven yards. Chester Taylor was ineffective with 11 carries for 10 yards.

WR/TE:  Johnny Knox led the Bears receivers with five catches for 55 yards.  Devin Hester had four receptions for 41 yards and tight end Greg Olsen had four for 40 yards.   

DEF: It was all about the Bears defense on Thursday night.  Six sacks, one interception, a shutout, and only 187 total yards allowed.

DOLPHINS

QB:  Tyler Thigpen was not the QB answer the Dolphins were looking for, completing 17 of 29 passes for 187 yards and rushing six times for 27 yards.

RB: Continued problems in the Dolphins backfield. Ronnie Brown carried three times for 10 yards and had three receptions for 19 yards. Rickey Williams three carries for one yard and one catch for 12 yards. 

WR/TE:  Brian Hartline led the Dolphins with five receptions for 70 yards.  Brandon Marshall was next with three catches for 41 yards.  Marlon Moore had two catches for 20 yards.

DEF: Two sacks, one interception, 16 points and 268 total yards allowed.

 

BALTIMORE (37) AT CAROLINA (13)

RAVENS

QB:  Joe Flacco had another solid outing, connecting on 24 of 33 passes for 301 yards and a touchdown.

RB:  A classic Ray Rice performance, carrying 19 times for 65 yards and a touchdown while adding 66 more yards from six catches.  Willis McGahee carried eight times for 23 yards and two catches for -10 yards.

WR/TE:  TJ Houshmandzedah caught two passes for 79 yards and a touchdown.  Tight end Todd Heap had five catches for 69 yards.  Derrick Mason had three receptions for 42 yards.  Anquan Boldin had three catches for 29 yards.

DEF:  Three sacks, two interceptions- both returned for touchdowns by Dawan Landry and Ray Lewis, respectively, and 270 total yards and 13 points allowed.

PANTHERS

QB:  Brian St. Pierre completed 13 of 28 passes for 173 yards for a touchdown and two interceptions.    

RB:  Mike Goodson has looked good since taking over the RB duties, carrying 22 times for 120 yards rushing while catching five passes for 31 yards.

WR:  David Gettis caught an 88-yard touchdown pass as part of his two receptions for 92 yards.  Steve Smith totaled four receptions for 46 yards.

DEF: Three sacks, two fumble recoveries, 270 yards and 13 points allowed. 

BUFFALO (49) AT CINNCINNATI (31)

BILLS

QB:  Ryan Fitzpatrick came back in a big way after a couple of quiet weeks prior to week eleven, connecting on 21 of 34 passes for 316 yards and four touchdowns with two interceptions.

RB:  Fred Jackson carried 21 times for 116 yards and two touchdowns with three catches for 13 yards.     

WR:  Steve Johnson was outstanding with eight receptions for 137 yards and three touchdowns.  Lee Evans had two catches for 72 yards and rookie Donald Jones caught five passes for 70 yards and a touchdown.  

DEF:  Two sacks, two interceptions, 361 total yards and 31 points allowed.

BENGALS

QB:  Carson Palmer completed 19 of 34 passes for 230 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions.   

RB:  Cedric Benson finally had a complete game, carrying 25 times for 124 yards and a score and three catches for 22 yards. 

WR:  Jordan Shipley had five catches for 71 yards. Terrell Owens caught three passes for 63 yards and a touchdown.  Tight end Jermaine Gresham had two catches for 33 yards.  Chad Ochocinco caught three passes for 28 yards and a touchdown.  Fullback Brian Leonard had three receptions for 23 yards. 

DEF:  One sack, two interceptions by Jonathan Joseph and 449 yards and 49 points allowed.

DETROIT (19) AT DALLAS (35)

LIONS

QB:  Shaun Hill completed 32 of 47 passes for 289 yards and two touchdowns and one interception.

RB: Dreadful.  Third back Maurice Morris led all Lions with 10 carries for 31 yards and four receptions for 40 yards.  Jahvid Best had three carries for two yards and four catches for 15 yards.   

WR/TE:  Nate Burleson caught seven passes for 97 yards and a touchdown.  Tight end Brandon Pettigrew corralled eight tosses for 75 yards.  Calvin Johnson had six catches for 46 yards and a score.  

DEF:  Two sacks, one fumble recovery, 265 total yards and 35 points allowed.

COWBOYS

QB:  Jon Kitna completed 18 of 24 passes for 147 yards and three touchdowns while carrying four times for 40 yards and a touchdown on the ground.

RB:  Felix Jones carried 11 times for 51 yards and caught three passes for 35 yards.  Marion Barber had 13 carries for 36 yards and one catch for 15 yards.    

WR:  Tight end Jason Witten led the Cowboys receivers with four catches for 48 yards.  Roy Williams had two receptions for 20 yards. Wacky stat lines from Dez Bryant (three receptions for eight yards and a score) and Miles Austin (two catches for seven yards- both for TDs).

DEF:  Three sacks, one interception, a 97-yard punt return by Bryan McCann, 338 total yards and 19 points allowed.

 

CLEVELAND (20) AT JACKSONVILLE (24)

BROWNS

QB:  Colt McCoy completed 17 of 28 passes for 241 yards and a touchdown with one interception while rushing four times for 39 yards. 

RB:  Peyton Hillis rushed 21 times for 48 yards and totaled six receptions for 95 yards and a touchdown.

WR: Tight end Evan Moore caught three passes for 69 yards. Mohammed Massaquoi had four receptions for 51 yards.  Chansi Stuckey had four catches for 26 yards.  

DEF:  Four sacks, four interceptions, 371 total yards and 24 points allowed. 

JAGUARS

QB:  David Garrard completed 20 of 34 pass attempts for 254 yards and two touchdowns and three interceptions. 

RB:  Maurice Jones-Drew was fantastic on Sunday, carrying 23 times for 133 yards and a touchdown while gaining 87 yards on three receptions.  

WR/TE:  Tight end Marcedes Lewis caught five passes for 66 yards and a touchdown.  Mike Thomas also scored as part of his five catches for 36 yards.  Tight end Zach Miller caught three for 27 yards.

DEF: Six sacks, one interception, and 283 total yards and 20 points allowed.

 

ARIZONA (13) AT KANSAS CITY (31)

CARDINALS

QB:  Derek Anderson completed 25 of 46 passes for 295 yards and one touchdown.    

RB:  Tim Hightower carried 12 times for 62 yards and caught three passes for 24 yards.  Chris Wells carried eight times for 39 yards.  

WR/TE:  Steve Breaston had five receptions for 92 yards.  Larry Fitzgerald caught six passes for 90 yards, including a three-yard touchdown as time expired in the fourth quarter.  Andre Roberts totaled six receptions for 52 yards. Tight end Ben Patrick had three for 24 yards. 

DEF: No sacks, no turnovers with 31 points and 352 total yards allowed.

CHIEFS

QB:  Matt Cassel went 15 of 24 passing for 193 and two touchdowns.

RB:  Jamaal Charles carried 12 times for 88 yards while catching four passes for 38 yards.  Thomas Jones had 15 rushes for 71 yards and two scores.     

WR:  Dwayne Bowe caught six balls for 109 yards and two touchdowns.  Tight end Jake O'Connell had two receptions for 24 yards. Verran Tucker had one catch for 13 yards. 

DEF:  Two sacks, one fumble recovery, 382 total yards and 13 points allowed.

 

GREEN BAY (31) AT MINNESOTA (3)

PACKERS

QB:  Aaron Rodgers put together a fine performance, completing 22 of 31 passes for 301 yards and four touchdowns.  He also had three scrambles for 21 yards.

RB:  Dmitri Nance led the Packers in rushing with 12 carries for 37 yards.  Brandon Jackson had 14 carries for 28 yards and four receptions for 38 yards.

WR/TE:  Greg Jennings had a career day with seven receptions for 152 yards and three touchdowns.  James Jones was next with three catches for 51 yards and a score.  Donald Driver had four for 31 yards and Jordy Nelson caught three balls for 20 yards.

DEF:  One sack, one interception, one fumble recovery with 300 total yards and 3 points allowed.

VIKINGS

QB:  Brett Favre continues to struggle through a nightmarish campaign, completing 17 of 38 passes for 208 yards and one interception.

RB: Adrian Peterson rushed 14 times for 72 yards and added one catch for 16 yards.    

WR/TE:  Sidney Rice made a surprise appearance and led the Vikings with three catches for 56 yards.  Toby Gerhart made three catches for 41 yards.  Greg Lewis had two receptions for 40 yards.  Greg Camarillo made three receptions for 27 yards.  Percy Harvin made just two grabs for 12 yards.

DEF:  Three sacks, no interceptions, 300 total yards and 31 points allowed.

 

HOUSTON (27) at NEW YORK JETS (30)

TEXANS

QB:  Matt Schaub completed 19 of 33 passes for 254 yards and one touchdown.

RB:  Arian Foster played well against a difficult run defense, carrying 22 times for 84 yards and one touchdown while hauling in six passes for 59 yards. 

WR/TE:  Tight end Joel Dreessen grabbed four passes for 106 yards and a score to lead the Texans receivers.  David Anderson had two for 38 yards.  Andre Johnson had four receptions for 32 yards.  Kevin Walter caught two passes for 16 yards.

DEF:  Three sacks, one interception, one fumble recovery with 401 total yards and 27 points allowed.

JETS

QB:  Mark Sanchez connected on 22 of 38 pass attempts for 315 yards and three touchdowns and one pick.  He also scrambled twice for 22 yards.

RB: Shonn Greene carried 15 times for 42 yards.  LaDainian Tomlinson rushed 12 times for 36 yards and caught seven passes for 71 yards.    

WR/TE:  Santonio Holmes had a big day with seven grabs for 126 yards and two touchdowns.  Braylon Edwards also fared well with four receptions for 86 yards.  Patrick Turner caught one pass for 12 yards.

DEF:  One sacks, one fumble recovery, 343 total yards and 27 points allowed.

 

OAKLAND (3) at PITTSBURGH (35)

STEELERS

QB: Ben Roethlisberger had a great performance in Week 11, he passed for three Touchdowns and rushed for another. Big Ben finished with 275 yards through the air and scrambled for 55 on the ground.

RB: Rashard Mendenhall carried the ball 23 times, gained 59 yards and scored one Touchdown. Isaac Redman had five carries for 27 yards.

WR: Mike Wallace led the team with 116 yards and a score on three receptions. He now has six TDs in the last six games. Emmanuel Sanders caught two passes for 35 yards and a TD, while Hines Ward had three receptions for 28 yards.

TE: Heath Miller had three grabs for 26 yards.

DEF: The Steelers Defense dominated the Raiders Offense. The unit allowed just three points and came away with six sacks. They forced three turnovers (2 INTs, 1 Fumble Recovery).

RAIDERS:

QB: Jason Campbell started the game for Oakland but was benched in favor of Bruce Gradkowski. Campbell completed 7-of-19 passes for 70 yards and one INT. Gradkowski finished with 98 yards and an INT.

RB: Darren McFadden rushed just ten times for 14 yards and had two catches for 16 yards. Michael Bush gained 33 yards on four carries and added 18 yards on two catches.

WR: Johnnie Lee Higgins had four catches for 37 yards, both of which were team highs. Rookie Jacoby Ford caught two passes for 27 yards, while Louis Murphy caught three passes for 25 yards.

TE: Zach Miller had two grabs for nine yards, while Brandon Myers caught three passes for 28 yards.

DEF: The Raiders sacked Ben Roethlisberger twice and recovered a fumble.

 

WASHINGTON (19) at TENNESSEE (16)

REDSKINS

QB: Donovan McNabb helped lead the Redskins to a surprising Overtime win over the Titans by passing for 376 yards and one TD. McNabb also threw an Interception.

RB: After missing more than a month with a groin injury, Clinton Portis was back in action and rushed for 32 yards on five carries. But Portis aggravated his groin injury and left the game. Keiland Williams got the bulk of the team's carries, rushing 23 times and picking up 68 yards. He also caught six passes for 27 yards.

WR: Santana Moss caught six passes for 106 yards and a TD. Moss went over the 100 yard mark for the third time this season. Anthony Armstrong caught three passes for 41 yards. Veteran Joey Galloway had three catches for 32 yards.

TE: Chris Cooley led the team with seven receptions which he converted for 91 yards.

DEF: The Redskins had one sack, one INT, and recovered one fumble.

TITANS
QB: Vince Young completed 12-of-16 passes for 165 yards and fumbled once. Young's playing days in Tennessee may be over considering he threw a tantrum on the sidelines when he was benched. Rusty Smith entered the game and completed just three passes for 62 yards. Smith also threw an interception.

RB: Chris Johnson rushed for 130 yards on 21 carries but did not score. He had just two catches for six yards.

WR: Nate Washington led the team with five receptions for 117 yards. Justin Gage had one catch for 23 yards. Randy Moss had zero catches.

TE: Bo Scaife caught four passes for 51 yards.

DEF: The Titans sacked McNabb three times and picked off one of his passes. The Special Teams unit returned a punt for a Touchdown.

 

SEATTLE (19) at NEW ORLEANS (34)

SAINTS

QB: Drew Brees passed for 382 yards and four TDs; it was his first four-TD performance of the season. He did however throw two Interceptions. Brees has 14 INTs this season, which is three more than his 2009 total.

RB: With Pierre Thomas and Reggie Bush still inactive, Chris Ivory handled the bulk of the team's rushing duty. He gained 99 yards on 23 carries and scored on a one yard run. Ladell Betts didn't get any carries but managed to catch three passes for 37 yards.

WR: Marques Colston and Robert Meachem both had two TD receptions. Colston led the team with eight catches for 113 yards, while Meachem had three grabs for 50 yards. Lance Moore caught three passes for 43 yards.

TE: With Jeremy Shockey out, Jimmy Graham grabbed five passes for 72 yards. David Thomas chipped in with two receptions for 26 yards.

DEF: The Saints held the Seahawks to 19 points and came away with two fumble recoveries.


SEAHAWKS

QB: Matt Hasselbeck had one of his better performances of the season despite the team's losing effort. He completed 32-of-44 passes for 366 yards and one TD.

RB: Marshawn Lynch fumbled twice and gained just 36 yards. Justin Forsett rushed eight times for 10 yards and had five receptions for 33 yards.

WR: Mike Williams reached the 100 yard mark for the second week in a row. He finished with six grabs for 109 yards. Ben Obomanu caught five passes for 87 yards and a score.

TE: John Carlson had just three receptions for 14 yards.

DEF: The Seahawks picked off two of Drew Brees' passes.

 

TAMPA BAY (21) AT SAN FRANCISCO (0)

BUCCANEERS

QB: Josh Freeman threw for just 136 yards but had two Touchdown passes. He also scrambled five times for 15 yards.

RB: Rookie LeGarrette Blount rushed 26 times (career high) for 82 yards. Carnell Williams had 19 less carries than Blount but managed to rush for 51 yards and a TD. Williams caught one pass for seven yards.

WR: Rookie Mike Williams caught three passes for 54 yards and a TD. He now has three TDs in the last four games. Sammie Stroughter, Maurice Stovall, and Arrelious Benn combined for 47 yards and five receptions.

TE: Kellen Winslow led the team with four receptions, which he converted for 34 yards.

DEF: The Bucs suffocated the 49ers Offense, sacking QB Troy Smith six times, intercepting one of his passes and recovering a fumble. The Bucs became the third team to shut-out an opposing Offense in 2010.

49ERS

QB: Troy Smith got his third consecutive start but had his worst outing of the season. He passed for just 148 yards and one INT. He did however lead the team in rushing by gaining 45 yards.

RB: Frank Gore had his lowest total of the year rushing for just 23 yards on 12 carries. He gained 37 yards on 5 receptions but did not score for the sixth time this season.

WR:  Josh Morgan led the team with 51 yards on four receptions. Michael Crabtree had just one catch for 15 yards.

TE: Vernon Davis had one catch for three yards and left the game with an ankle injury.

DEF: The 49ers came away with just two sacks in Week 11.

 

ATLANTA (34) AT ST. LOUIS (17)

FALCONS

QB: Matt Ryan completed 26-of-39 passes for 253 yards and two TDs.

RB: Michael Turner dominated a solid Rams Defense by rushing for 131 yards and one TD.  Jason Snelling had only one rushing attempt but did catch three passes for 26 yards.

WR: Roddy White didn't reach the end-zone but did lead the team with nine receptions for 83 yards.  Michael Jenkins caught five passes for 58 yards. Brian Finneran made the most of his one catch by converting it for a 12 yard score.

TE: Tony Gonzalez caught four passes for 46 yards. Justin Peelle caught two passes for 14 and a TD.

DEF: The Falcons allowed  just 17 points and came away with one INT.

RAMS

QB: Rookie Sam Bradford continued to play like a veteran in Week 11. He completed 27-of-42 passes for 233 yards, two TDs, and one INT.

RB: Steven Jackson had a quiet day, rushing for 54 yards on 11 carries and grabbing three passes for seven yards.

WR: Danny Amendola caught a team high eight passes for 63 yards. Laurent Robinson finished with 55 yards on five receptions. Brandon Gibson caught a Touchdown and had five catches for 42 yards.

TE: Rookie Michael Hoomanawanui had four receptions for 46 yards and caught his second Touchdown of his young career.

DEF: The Rams allowed 34 points and came away with zero sacks and turnovers.

INDIANAPOLIS (28) AT NEW ENGLAND (31)

PATRIOTS

QB: Tom Brady was very accurate, completing 19-of-25 attempts but threw for just 186 yards. Brady threw two Touchdown passes.

RB: Benjarvus Green-Ellis rushed 21 times for 96 yards and a score. Danny Woodhead rushed for a TD and gained 69 yards on seven carries. He also caught four passes for 21 yards.

WR:  Deion Branch led the team with seven receptions and 70 yards. Wes Welker caught five passes for 58 yards and a TD.

TE: Aaron Hernandez made the most of his one reception by converting it for a 8 yard TD. Rob Gronkowski had one catch for 25 yards.

DEF: The Patriots picked off three of Peyton Manning's passes.

COLTS

QB: Peyton Manning passed for 396 yards and four TDs and completed 38 of his 52 attempts. Manning did throw an uncharacteristic three Interceptions.

RB: Donald Brown rushed 17 times for 68 yards and caught three passes for 40 yards. Javarris James rushed for three yards on three attempts and caught four passes for 24 yards.

WR: Reggie Wayne led the team with eight receptions for 107 yards and one TD. Pierre Garcon caught five passes for 62 yards. Austin Collie had five receptions for 60 yards before leaving the game for pre-cautionary reasons.

TE: Jacob Tamme finished with seven receptions for 60 yards.

DEF: The Colts allowed 31 points and came away with just on sack.

 

NEW YORK (17) AT PHILADELPHIA (27)

EAGLES

QB: Michael Vick followed up his six TD performance in Week 10 with just one score against the Giants. Vick threw for 258 yards and rushed for 34 yards and a TD.

RB: LeSean McCoy was quiet for much of the game but exploded in the 4th Quarter and finished with 111 yards and a TD on 14 carries. McCoy also caught five passes for 29 yards.

WR: Jeremy Maclin led the Eagles with nine receptions for 120 yards. DeSean Jackson grabbed five passes for 50 yards.

TE: Brent Celek had zero catches.

DEF: The Eagles held the Giants to just 17 points and forced five turnovers (three INTs, two fumble recoveries).

GIANTS

QB: Eli Manning turned the ball over four times including a costly fumble in the final minutes of the 4th Quarter. He finished with 147 yards, two TDs, and three INTs.

RB: Ahmad Bradshaw had his worst outing of the season. He rushed 12 times for 29 yards and lost one fumble. Brandon Jacobs rushed five times for ten yards.

WR: Hakeem Nicks caught a team high six passes for 65 yards. Mario Manningham started in place of the injured Steve Smith for the second consecutive week and caught three passes for 24 yards. Derek Hagan had three receptions for 10 yards and a score.

TE: Kevin Boss caught two passes for 22 yards. Travis Beckum converted his one catch for a two-yard TD.

DEF: The Giants had three seacks, recovered two fumbles, and blocked a Field Goal.



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