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Mike Williams: Rebounder
DAVID SABINO
October 22, 2012
After back-to-back 100-yard receiving games Mike Williams, whose fantasy star burned so bright during his rookie year of 2010, is shining again. Williams scored 11 touchdowns in '10 but only three last season. In just five games this year he has already matched his '11 total. The off-season addition of Vincent Jackson, a consummate pro with a similar build, has provided a role model for Williams and relieved any burden he felt as the team's top receiver. Jackson has thrived in Tampa too, having scored four touchdowns through five games for the first time in his career. His presence makes QB Josh Freeman a viable bye-week play and Williams a must-own in every league.
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October 22, 2012

Mike Williams: Rebounder

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Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray gains 93 rushing yards but sprains his left foot against the Ravens. Felix Jones runs for 92 yards in Murray's place, but his injury history makes Phillip Tanner a solid roster stash.
Jets RB Shonn Greene runs for 161 yards and three TDs against the Colts. Temper the excitement: The Colts are 26th in the league against the run.
Bengals QB Andy Dalton has his third 300-yard and fourth multi-TD game. Dalton is a must pickup or trade target for anyone who needs QB help.
Dolphins WR Brian Hartline, former NFL leader in yards, gets zero targets against Rams CB Cortland Finnegan. The Jets' Antonio Cromartie, up next, is capable of locking down a receiver, too; sit Hartline until Week 9.

After back-to-back 100-yard receiving games Mike Williams, whose fantasy star burned so bright during his rookie year of 2010, is shining again. Williams scored 11 touchdowns in '10 but only three last season. In just five games this year he has already matched his '11 total. The off-season addition of Vincent Jackson, a consummate pro with a similar build, has provided a role model for Williams and relieved any burden he felt as the team's top receiver. Jackson has thrived in Tampa too, having scored four touchdowns through five games for the first time in his career. His presence makes QB Josh Freeman a viable bye-week play and Williams a must-own in every league.

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