For the second straight week Ivory more than adequately filled the void created in the Saints' backfield when Darren Sproles suffered a broken hand, rushing for 72 yards on seven carries. His violent, between-the-tackles style is exactly what New Orleans has been missing, and his nose for the end zone and desire to get there make him a great pickup. What's baffling is that the 6-foot, 222-pound Ivory was a healthy scratch through the first seven games, when the Saints went 2--5.
Carson Palmer gains 300-plus yards in consecutive games for the first time since September 2007.
Grab him. Without Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson he's going to have to throw often.
Eli Manning has thrown 99 passes over three games without a touchdown.
Don't panic. You have to bench him for the bye, so make it a two-week break and see if he improves.
Cecil Shorts surpasses 100 yards receiving in two of last three games and scores more than 15 PPR points for a third time in the last four.
Available in more than 95% of all leagues, he's become a reliable target for the Jaguars. He's worth picking up now and will enter 2013 as a sleeper.
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