Evan is out this week, so I’m doing double duty.
Frank’s Week 13 AFC Spotlight
The Guy I Like: Stevie Johnson, Buffalo Bills
Like much of the Bills team this season Stevie Johnson has under achieved. He’s been a serviceable WR2 and/or FLEX option but the dream that he might be a fringe #1 WR have crashed and burned like Mario Williams and his 100 million dollar contract. Too soon?
Heading into Week 13 Johnson has only 4 TDs and one 100 yard game to his credit this season. But on Sunday against the Jags I am looking for him to top the century mark in receiving yards again and find the end zone at least once.
The Guy I Do Not Like: Denarius Moore, Oakland Raiders
Unlike the aforementioned Stevie Johnson I believe Denarius Moore has had quite a good season so far. However, Sunday he faces off against one of the league’s best corners in Joe Haden.
Cleveland’s defense has been packing a punch all season and they shouldn’t have problem limited Oakland’s mistake prone and inconsistent offense when the ball is kicked off on Sunday.
I think the Browns will limit the normally explosive Moore to 60 yards receiving and as well as holding him out of the end zone.
Frank’s Week 13 NFC Spotlight
The Guy I Like: Martellus Bennett, New York Giants
Now that the madness has ceased with regard to the Giants second half collapse and Eli’s tired arm we can focus once again on the Giants potent offense. Bennett will be the beneficiary of the extra attention that will no doubt be afforded to Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks.
The Redskins secondary play has been up down this season for the most part anyway so Bennett should be able to find room to operate in the middle of the field and take advantage of some of the undisciplined plays (Yes, you DeAngelo Hall) the Redskins will inevitably give up.
Look for close to 80 yards and a trip to the end zone for Bennett before it’s all over.
The Guy I Do Not Like: Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers
I didn’t look too bright last week in picking RG3 as the guy I didn’t like but my mom always said I was stubborn. This week young Colin Kapernick visits the Rams in what many people may view as a cake walk.
Not so fast my friend. (Sorry Lee Corso) Seriousl,y these road division games are always tricky. And is everyone forgetting that the Rams played the 49ers to a dead heat (first tie game in 4 years) just 3 weeks ago? What does it all mean?
It means that young Colin will get picked off twice and have just under 200 yards passing with one rushing touchdown.