Week 16 Fantasy League Lookout

Arizona Cardinals in the playoffs ? It could be true if they beat the unpredictable Seahawks. This weeks fantasy lookout is filled with many unpredictables, will Koren Robinson's return make a difference ? and will Todd Pinkston fill in the big shoes of Terrell Owens ?

We head into the final two weeks of the fantasy season with a lot of news to report.

The Denver running back situation needs to be clarified. For those of you who didn't see this week's early reports that Tatum Bell was to start this week against the Titans, Mike Shanahan has stated that Reuben Droughns will remain the starter. Bell is still the better play here, expect him to receive more carries than Droughns, even with a separated shoulder.

The Rams will have Marc Bulger back behind center and this couldn't come at a better time for some owners. Take advantage and play him as Mike Martz continues to throw the ball even more.

This week's under the radar play is the Redskins Patrick Ramsey. Look for him to have a big-time game against the Cowboys this weekend.

It's disheartening to ride Terrell Owens deep into your season and then watch helplessly as he suffers a season-ending injury. We've broke down why Koren Robinson could be a key pick-up this week in our Weekly Fantasy Rental. If you were beat to the punch consider Chiefs rookie Samie Parker as an alternative option.

The Seahawks Koren Robinson is week sixteen's Weekly Fantasy Rental. He is coming off a four-game suspension and is expected to be the number two receiver behind Darrell Jackson. Mike Holmgren said Robinson would split time with Jerry Rice, but Rice has a few bumps and bruises and Robinson is likely to play a key role with a pair of fresh legs.

A former 1,000-yard receiver, Robinson started eight of the nine games he played earlier this season averaging 55 yards per game. The one game he did not start he had 9 catches and 150 yards against the Patriots.

This week the Seahawks will be trying to clinch the NFC West when they meet the Cardinals. While you may not get a break-out game from Robinson, he can surely have a solid enough game and has a good chance to see the end zone. At the end of the day you can expect to see about 5 catches, 75 yards and possibly a touchdown.

This week's featured rookie is stepping into the spotlight to give fantasy owners a little boost heading down the home-stretch. The Bills Shaud Williams will make his first career start against the 49ers this week, playing in just his third game. The un-drafted rookie was just signed off the practice squad three weeks ago.

Coming out of Alabama he was thought to be too small standing at just 5'7. With Travis Henry declaring himself out, the harness falls on Williams. The Bills signed Dante Brown earlier this week to back up Williams, but Williams will be the one seeing all the work.

In two games, Williams has carried the ball 24 times for 72 yards and has one touchdown. He didn't dazzle last week after filling in for the injured McGahee, but this week against San Francisco Williams should get around 20 carries for 80 yards and a score.

Billy Volek (+) - Has become super-sub filling in for Steve McNair.
Jake Plummer (-) - Tries to force things when it's absolutely unnecessary.

Running Backs
Tatum Bell (+) - Will start for Broncos despite separated shoulder.
Chris Brown (-) - Done for the season with turf toe injury.

Wide Receivers
Todd Pinkston (+) - Will return to his number one spot with T.O. out for the year.
Jerry Rice (-) - Heads to slot position with Koren Robinson returning from suspension.

Tight Ends
Ben Troupe (+) - Could see ample playing time down the stretch.
Alge Crumpler (-) - Will most likely miss the remainder of the regular season.

The Chiefs have put 94 points on the board the last two weeks as they try desperately to reach the .500 mark. If they can beat the Raiders in this game and the Chargers on the road in Week 17, they will do just that. While a victory in San Diego may be a difficult assignment, the Chiefs should be able to hammer the Raiders. Look for Larry Johnson to continue his assault on the goalline against Oakland. LOVE HIM

QB Jake Plummer has struggled down the stretch for the Broncos. While Denver still has a shot to make the playoffs, they have been unable to win key games against the Raiders and Chargers and were humiliated on the road by the Chiefs. While the Broncos may squeak out a win, it will be in spite of Plummer and not because of him. HATE HIM

Look for a TD fest when the Colts go on the road to play the Chargers. While any one of a number of stars could light up the scoreboard, look for Peyton Manning to get his TD pass record in this one. He could put five on the board against the Chargers. LOVE HIM

TE Alge Crumpler is generally the Falcons' most dependable receiver, but he may have a difficult time this week at New Orleans. The Saints are desperate for a playoff spot while Falcon QB Michael Vick will likely miss the game with an injury. As a result, Crumpler gets stopped. HATE HIM

Bonus pick: Take the Kansas City defense against the Raiders. The Chiefs usually get a defensive score against Oakland and don't be shocked if they get two against scatter-armed Kerry Collins. LOVE THEM

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