Studs and Duds: NFL Week 14
By Brett Malamud
Here’s week 14’s edition of Studs and Duds:
Stud: Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
Bell was the top fantasy point scorer in ESPN standard leagues in week 14. Bell had 185 rushing yards and a touchdown. He also had 50 receiving yards and a touchdown through the air.
Dud: Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos
Manning failed to throw a touchdown pass this week, snapping his 51 game streak. He’ll take on the Chargers in week 15
Stud: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
Newton played great against the Saints, passing for 226 yards and three touchdowns. He was in a car accident on Tuesday afternoon but was okay and was released from the hospital Wednesday morning.
Dud: Brian Hoyer, Cleveland Browns
Hoyer was unable to get the victory against the Colts, and now finds himself as the backup as Johnny Manziel will start for the Browns in week 15 against the Bengals.
Stud: Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
Jones played stellar against the Packers on Monday night. He hauled in 11 catches for 259 yards and a touchdown. The Falcons will host the Pittsburgh Steelers in week 15.
Dud: Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Thomas had his worst week of the season, bringing in just two catches for 11 yards.
Stud: AJ Green, Cincinnati Bengals
Green had a very similar line to Julio Jones this week. The Bengals wide receiver caught 11 passes for 224 yards and a touchdown against Pittsburgh. The Bengals will head into Cleveland for a week 15 matchup with the Browns.
Brett Malamud is a Computer Science Major at Binghamton University. He is the co-founder of dabuzzza.com. His favorite athletes are Derek Jeter and Todd Bertuzzi. You can follow him on twitter at @brettnyy