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Kellen Clemens, QB (NYJ): Now that he is officially the starter in New York, Clemens is worth picking up off the waiver wire. With one touchdown, four interceptions and a quarterback rating of 46 so far this season, don't expect Peyton Manning, but you can expect him to improve as the season moves along. Clemens' strong arm should open things up for the Jets' conservative offense. The Jets have only three passing plays of 40 yards or longer this season, two of which were completed by Clemens when he started for Chad Pennington in Week 2.

Justin Fargas, RB (OAK): While Justin Fargas has been used sparingly by the Oakland Raiders, his role is expected to change down the stretch of the season. The two games that he has received more than 10 carries this season, he has totaled 240 yards, averaging more than seven yards per carry. With Dominic Rhodes in the doghouse, Fargas is a LaMont Jordan injury away from being a valuable starter. As we've seen in the past, a Jordan injury is fairly common.

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Lee Evans, WR (BUF): After speaking out in favor of quarterback J.P. Losman a few weeks ago, it was no surprise to see Lee Evans thrive when Losman got into the lineup in Week 8. Evans caught his longest pass of the season and his first touchdown once Losman took over for injured rookie Trent Edwards. While Evans is a borderline decent fantasy receiver with Edwards, it is clear that his explosiveness is directly linked to Losman's strong arm.

Kevin Walter, WR (HOU): With the latest rib injury to Andre Davis, the Houston Texans are running out of healthy wide receivers. That has benefited Kevin Walter, who quietly tallied 401 yards and a touchdown on 30 receptions in October. Walter has been targeted an average of 13 times per week over the last four weeks and that number might go up if Davis can't play in Week 9. The lack of a feasible running game and consistent deficits has also helped his totals.

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Vernon Davis, TE (SF): Injuries and a feeble passing game have kept Vernon Davis from translating freakish talent to on-field effectiveness, but he did post his best game as a pro this past Sunday. He caught six passes for 71 yards and a touchdown and figures to be a focal point of the passing game if he remains healthy. With only 176 receiving yards on the season, it is hard to rely on him from week-to-week, but the good news is that the 49ers' quarterbacks don't have any other receiving threats they can trust.

Atlanta Falcons Defense: With the Chicago Bears on a bye this week, some of you will probably be looking for a one-week fix at defense. Try the Atlanta Falcons, who host the sluggish San Francisco 49ers this Sunday. The 49ers have averaged 12.6 points-per-game this season and have scored only 35 points over their last four games. The Falcons are by no means the 2001 Baltimore Ravens, so consider this more of a rejection of the 49ers offense than it is an endorsement of the Falcons defense.

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