Start 'em if you got 'em
QB Tony Romo. Remember when Romo was scoring 20-plus fantasy points a week? Ah, the good old days. Here's the thing - Romo hasn't been bad, he's actually been quite good in helping the Cowboys win, but his fantasy numbers aren't where his owners (like me) want them to be. I think the Monday Night Football game against the Bears could see video-game like offense, meaning Romo will have to put the ball up a lot to keep up (although DeMarco Murray should run wild too against the Bears terrible run defense).
QB Nick Foles. You have to like Foles this week against a Detroit team that is giving up a ton of yards though the air. And Foles doesn't turn the ball over. In fact, with two more TDs before his first INT, he'll break a record Manning set earlier this year.
RB Eddie Lacy. Just in case you're a little gun-shy with Lacy after his dismal performance on Thanksgiving, the Lions (his opponent last week) and the Falcons (his opponent this week) are on completely opposite ends of the run defense spectrum. Remember, Atlanta made Bobby Rainey look like an All Pro a few weeks back. Give Lacy the rock, because the Packers most definitely will as they try to stay in the playoff hunt until Aaron Rodgers gets back.
RB Steven Jackson. Staying the same game, it's likely going to be cold and snowy in Green Bay today, and Jackson is the perfect weapon for a game like that - especially for a team used to playing in a dome. S-Jax has been looking like the player the Falcons and fantasy owners thought he would be before his injury while the Packers defense has been easy pickings for opposing running backs lately.
WR Josh Gordon. Can you believe that despite missing two games due to suspension, the only WR with more fantasy points than Gordon in both standard and PPR leagues is Calvin Johnson? That's crazy, especially considering the Browns' revolving door at quarterback and horrid running game. Don't let the Patriots' Aqib Talib scare you off. Gordon is match-up proof at this point.
WR Mike Wallace. Will he want to prove something against his former team? Probably. He's also finally developing some chemistry with Ryan Tannehill and the Steelers secondary has been getting torched by No. 1 wide receivers as of late, especially those with the ability to get deep.
WR Riley Cooper. He has cooled off considerably the past two weeks, but he's still getting lots of targets from Nick Foles. He's drawn PI penalties, which don't help fantasy owners, and set-up the team inside the five a few times with his catches. The Lions are wretched at defending team's No. 2 WR, so while they put all their attention on DeSean Jackson, expect Cooper to bust out of his slump in another high-scoring affair Sunday.
TE Julius Thomas. Owners might be tentative after he sat out the past two weeks with an ankle injury, but Orange Julius returns just in time against the Tennesee Titans to help the Broncos exploit their weaknesses in the middle of the field. The Titans corners will try to clamp down on Demaryius Thomas and Eric "four touchdowns in one game" Decker, leaving the middle of the field open for Julius and Wes Welker.