As the season progresses it is hard to find those diamonds in the rough or that guy that no one has heard of. This week we are going to examine the plethora of injuries across the league and who the most likely successor is to that starting job as well as highlight some prime matchups as well as surprising performers to this point. This article will also highlight a few long-term and speculative players that could see their value rise over the course of the season.
Mack Wilson LB (CLE): 3 solos, 4 assists, 1 pass defended, 100% defensive snaps
Ryan Connelly LB (NYG): 3 solos, 2 assists, 1 INT, 1 sack, 67% defensive snaps
Anthony Walker LB (IND): 7 solos, 3 assists, 1 sack, 100% defensive snaps
Josh Allen DE (JAX): 2 solos, 69% defensive snaps
Vic Beasley Jr DE (ATL): 1 solo, 2 assists, 84% defensive snaps
Brian Burns DE (CAR): 1 solo, 1 assist, .5 sack, 55% defensive snaps
Tre Flowers CB (SEA): 4 solos, 1 assist, 100% defensive snaps
Kemal Ishmael S (ATL): 1 solo, 8 assists, 63% defensive snaps
Khari Willis S (IND): 8 solos, 1 assist, 1 pass defended, 100% defensive snaps
And here are this week's picks.