If there was any fantasy sanity left in the 2012 NFL season, it gave way to all measure of mental instability in Week 3. Owners of 49ers studs watched the Minnesota Vikings choke-chain them. Ryan Mathews believers watched his debut include a 44-yard effort and red-zone fumble. Eagles fantasy standouts were reduced to ashes against the Cardinals. Rob Gronkowski owners were stupefied by a horrid outing. And Cam Newton’s mental toughness is in question. And this is still September.
But the true fantasy footballers persevere, knowing that eventually order will be restored. And here’s the top waiver-wire pickups for Week 4 to get you started: