Chris Redman, QB (ATL): Desperate for help at quarterback? So are the Atlanta Falcons. Keep an eye on the starting situation there where former Raven Chris Redman might get the start this week. Redman stepped in last week and led the Falcons to a couple of scores after they were blanked in the first half. He completed 16-of-24 passes for 172 yards and a touchdown. One former Ravens quarterback draft pick is unexpectedly thriving (Derek Anderson) - could another?
Mike Furrey, WR (DET): With Roy Williams out for the season, Mike Furrey -- not Shaun McDonald -- will step into the starting lineup. Furrey has found the end zone only once this season but his stock shoots up now that he becomes the top target. With Calvin Johnson in and out of Mike Martz' doghouse and McDonald better suited for part-time duty, Furrey should be the Lions' most reliable target the rest of the way.
Bryant Johnson, WR (ARI): With Anquan Boldin dealing with a broken toe and Larry Fitzgerald saddled with a groin injury, Bryant Johnson becomes a very valuable starting wide receiver. Johnson caught six passes for 54 yards and a touchdown in Week 13 and should be in line for even more with the top two targets ailing.
Leonard Pope, TE (ARI): With the Arizona Cardinals preferring to use their aerial attack, there seems to be enough passes to go around for everyone. Leonard Pope, like Johnson, should benefit from the injuries to Boldin and Fitzgerald, and should see a bump in attention. Pope has caught touchdowns in three of his last four games and is one of the Cardinals' main red-zone options.
Denver Broncos defense: Who are the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers? They are the Division II football team that Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Tyler Thigpen played for. Why is Thigpen relevant? He might see some more action this Sunday if Brodie Croyle's bad back or Damon Huard's bad hand keep them out. Croyle should start but back pain lingers and could affect his performance. The Chiefs' offense hasn't exactly been lighting it up anyways so the Broncos are a solid play as they get the mild Chiefs offense at home this week.