Game Day Wonders
Wednesday, December 13, 2006
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Remember in the off-season where everyone thought that the running back situation in Green Bay would get messy and be anti-fantasy in football terms? Well, Ahman Green has balled that theory up! Any hopes of a pre-season Najeh Davenport or Samkon Gado takeover simply evaporated. Green currently has 867 rushing yards, 270 receiving yards, and 6 total touchdowns. He will be running against a profoundly regressing run defense in the Lions. Running backs are pretty much guaranteed a score against Detroit as they have allowed 14 in 13 games. They are also giving up 130 rushing yards per game. Earlier this year, when the Lions' run defense looked semi-impressive, Green totaled 131 yards and 1 touchdown against Detroit, a statistical standpoint that is consistent with what Detroit is allowing. I think Green will go off this Sunday. Expect 104 rushing yards, 76 receiving yards and 1 touchdown from Green
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