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FANTASY BLITZ: Fantasy News & Notes Week 17

Fantasy FANTASY BLITZ: Fantasy News & Notes Week 17

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Cardinals John Skelton will start at quarterback Sunday against the Seahawks

Falcons; team is saying Michael Turner will get his same workload, but my bet is Jacquizz Rodgers and Jason Snelling share snaps

Panthers, Congratulations to Cam Newton for breaking the rushing touchdown record for quarterbacks with 14 this year, Steve Grogan a rookie with the Patriots in 1976 had set the record with twelve in a 14 game season. Grogan was the last QB to call his own plays full time in 1990, the last of the true Old School quarterbacks and was always a class player.

Bengals passing matchup is favorable against the Ravens this week, Andy Dalton, Jermaine Gresham, and AJ Green should have solid statistics

Browns, Seneca Wallace gets the start Sunday against the at quarterback, his mobility makes him a better fantasy QB than Colt McCoy

Patriots, RB Stevan Ridley the last two weeks has averaged 5 yards a carry compared to BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Ridley should find the goal line this week against the Bills

Giants, WR Hakeem Nicks has been dropping passes, but he should rebound against the Cowboys, he had 14 reception, 190 yards and two scores in 2010 against the Cowboys

Eagles, RB LeSean McCoy, who based on average draft position selected is Fantasy MVP 2011

Chargers, RB Curtis Brinkley will be the sleeper of the week against the Raiders

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Kurt Backert

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Kurt's passion for the game began in the 60's watching the Colts on TV and at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore. He began following the statistics of not only his beloved Colts but also those of the Colts opponents, with a keen eye on Vince Lombardi's Packers. His thirst for and attention to statistical detail would eventually lead Kurt on a journey to the world of fantasy football in the late 1980's where he's captured more titles than John Wooden's UCLA Bruins   Kurt carries a distinction that no other fan of the NFL can boast about.  He is the reigning NFL National Trivia Champion and he credits his Dad for passing on such passion for the game, something Kurt also hopes to pass along to his 9-year-old son. More from Kurt Backert

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