A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
We have yet to see A.J. Green really crank up the volume on 2013.
Part of that has been the average play of his quarterback, Andy Dalton. Part of it has been the excessive attention opposing defenses have given him.
Neither should be a problem this week as Green goes up against one of the worst pass defenses in the league. Sure, Buffalo has created turnovers this season, but the Bills have also given up the third-most yards and second-most touchdowns to wide receivers thus far this season.
It’s Feast Day for Green.
Prediction: 8 catches, 115 yards, 2 touchdowns
Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
The Eagles have one of the worst pass defenses in the league. Dez Bryant has been producing regardless of matchup. This seems like a match made in fantasy football heaven.
Prediction: 7 catches, 150 yards, 1 touchdown
Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
It seemed like everyone except Demaryius Thomas got in on the Week 5 fun in Dallas. He was the only starting skill player not to get into the end zone—even Peyton Manning scored a rushing touchdown.
Look for him to rectify that today.
Prediction: 6 catches, 95 yards, 1 touchdown
Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens
He’s only had one huge game—that 166-yard, one-touchdown performance against the Bills—but Torrey Smith is quietly ranked third in receiving thus far in 2013.
He is going up against a Packers defense that has allowed 740 yards and six touchdowns to wide receivers in just four games thus far.
Prediction: 7 catches, 115 yards, 1 touchdown
Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The trouble Tampa Bay has brewing this season has thrown the team into disarray. Vincent Jackson hasn’t been spared, his stat line decreasing with each passing week. He hit a low point with rookie Mike Glennon making his first start two weeks ago.
Fortunately for Jackson, the Bucs will play one of the worst pass defenses in the league when they face the Eagles at home today. Jackson should bounce back in a big way.
Prediction: 6 catches, 100 yards, 1 touchdown