Frank Gore, 49ers –
About a month ago we were all ready to write Gore off and anoint Kendall Hunter the Niners' new go-to guy. Now the resurgent Gore is back in the top 10, with no sign of slowing down.
Steven Jackson, Rams –
If he can stay that angry for the rest of the season, he's more than just a top-10 fantasy back.
LeGarrette Blount, Buccaneers –
Moves up during the bye week because Tampa Bay didn't bring in anyone to replace Earnest Graham; no offense to Mossis Madu. The implication is that Blount should get more third down work and maybe even catch a pass or two.
Chris Johnson, Titans –
After laying an egg against the Colts, he's officially run out of chances.
Reggie Bush, Dolphins –
Looked like a feature back while handling Daniel Thomas's share of the carries last week; however, the Giants--victim of both of Bush's career 100-yard rushing outbursts--aren't on Miami's schedule again this year.
Ryan Torain, Redskins –
Finally it looks safe to start him... and he dribbles the matchup right down his leg. Could be backing up Tashard Choice by the end of the month.
BenJarvus Green-Ellis –
Not to be out-Shanahaned, Bill Belichick pulls Kevin Faulk out of mothballs and gives him the bulk of the touches against Pittsburgh. What that means going forward only The Hoodie knows, but you certainly don't feel very confident plugging Law Firm into your fantasy lineup..
Brandon Jacobs, Giants–
Ahmad Bradshaw limps off, and opportunity knocks; however, Jacobs was preoccupied waiting for his fast-ass car to be delivered and failed to answer. Doesn't bode well for his share of the workload the rest of the way.
Chris Ogbonnaya, Browns –
In a stunning development Montario Hardesty got hurt, and with Peyton Hillis still awaiting approval from his agent to return to action the Browns had to roll the dice with Ogbonnaya. He may get that opportunity again this week in a homecoming of sorts--back to his hometown of Houston to face the team that cut him earlier this season.