On the heels of his third first-place finish over the past month, @Rotobuzzguy Howard Bender shot into first place in Fout Wars, where he now has a "comfortable" 1.68 point lead over the ever-consistent Mr. Walton.
Howard got his main juice from LeSean McCoy and his 34.9 points, augmenting with a roster full of solid performances all around, like 19.3 from Odell Beckham and Kyle Rudolph's 17.7.
@Rotolady Andrea Lamont again made her presence felt with a second-place finish with her third top-three team in a row, scoring 144.2 points, also behind McCoy and Rudolph, along with Jordy Nelson and his 22.4 points. Zach Steinhorn held his third-place spot overall with a third-place finish--his second week in a row in the top three--of 142.54, using Nelson, but also the Patriots defense (17) and LeVeon Bell's (18.4) contributions.
I managed a seventh-place finish with 120.42, and poor Jeff Boggis goes into the Christmas holiday having copped the 12th spot this time, so a big Christmas weekend of points should be on both our lists to Santa.
For the season-long standings of the Touts, bashing it out at DFS football, check out the Fout Wars Google Docs Standings.
Week 16 DFS Plays
Philip Rivers ($6900): A little pricey on the QB side, but sigh, against the Browns, a guy who is a passer just cannot be passed by.
Jonathan Stewart ($5200): Rival Atlanta does give up a lot of points, and for sure, playoffs or not, Stewart was running with dedication and authority against the Skins on Monday night. I don't think he will take a knee this week, either.
Malcolm Mitchell ($5200): I admit it: Suggesting Mitchell last week against the tough Broncos defense was a mistake. But, this week, at home against the Jets? Let the scoring begin.
Raiders ($2800): Andrew Luck and T.Y. Hilton are dangerous, but I think the Raiders will be getting more and more focused as they head to the post-season. This is a good crew, who do make the mistakes of youth on the field, but that will soon be something of the past, and this is just the type of game to allow Oakland to flex a little.
Hunter Henry ($3500): Henry moves into the big shoes of Antonio Gates, and the Tight End now has seven TDs, three of which were scored over the past three weeks. He seems like a logical recipient for targets at home.
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