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Fantasy Football: Week 4 Positional Locks, Plus 5 Podcasts to Follow

Patriots QB Tom Brady (887 Yards Passing, 4 TD in 2012) had per-outing averages of 363 yards passing and 3.5 touchdowns against the Bills last season.
Patriots QB Tom Brady (887 Yards Passing, 4 TD in 2012) had per-outing averages of 363 yards passing and 3.5 touchdowns against the Bills last season.Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Jay ClemonsFantasy Sports Lead WriterSeptember 27, 2012

Week 4 Fantasy Locks

The Mission: To be informative, enlightening and 100 percent accurate each NFL weekend.

The Realistic Goal: To be informative, somewhat enlightening and accurate for 67 percent of the calls.

Quarterback: 275 Total Yards and/or 3 TD

1. Aaron Rodgers vs. New Orleans
2. Tom Brady @ Buffalo
3. Cam Newton @ Atlanta
4. Drew Brees @ Green Bay
5. Michael Vick vs. N.Y. Giants
6. Robert Griffin III @ Tampa Bay
7. Eli Manning @ Philadelphia

Running Back: 115 Total Yards and/or 2 TD

1. Ray Rice vs. Cleveland
2. Maurice Jones-Drew vs. Cincinnati
3. Arian Foster vs. Tennessee
4. LeSean McCoy vs. N.Y. Giants
5. Frank Gore @ N.Y. Jets
6. Michael Turner vs. Carolina
7. Jamaal Charles vs. San Diego
8. Darren McFadden @ Denver

Wide Receiver: 105 Total Yards and/or 1 TD

1. Calvin Johnson vs. Minnesota
2. Larry Fitzgerald vs. Miami
3. A.J. Green @ Jacksonville
4. Percy Harvin @ Detroit
5. Andre Johnson vs. Tennessee
6. Roddy White vs. Carolina
7. Eric Decker vs. Oakland
8. Victor Cruz @ Philadelphia
9. DeSean Jackson vs. N.Y. Giants

Kicker: At Least 3 Field Goals (or 9 Points)

1. Ryan Succop vs. San Diego
2. Greg Zuerlein vs. Seattle
3. Alex Henery vs. N.Y. Giants
4. Stephen Gostkowski @ Buffalo
5. Mason Crosby vs. New Orleans

Sleepers Of The Week

QB Christian Ponder @ Detroit
RB Jackie Battle @ Kansas City
RB Tashard Choice vs. New England
WR Josh Gordon @ Baltimore
WR Kevin Ogletree vs. Chicago

Week 4 Dream Team

QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers
RB Maurice Jones-Drew, Jaguars
RB Ray Rice, Ravens
WR Larry Fitzgerald, Cardinals
WR Calvin Johnson, Lions
RB/WR Arian Foster, Texans
TE Jimmy Graham, Saints
K Greg Zuerlein, Rams
D/ST Houston Texans

Radio Daze

Here are five podcasts to religiously follow during the NFL season, whether killing time at the office, working out at the gym...or escaping the kids (or spouse) for 45 blissful minutes of fantasy serenity.

1. ESPN—Fantasy Focus with Matthew Berry and Nate Ravitz

2.—Fantasy Football starring Dave Richard, Nathan Zegura and Jamey Eisenberg

3. KFAN in Minneapolis—Fantasy Football Weekly with Paul Charchian

4.—Fantasy Sports Podcast featuring Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson

5.—Fantasy Sports Geekly with Sean Baligian and Scott Bischoff

Jay Clemons
can be reached on Twitter, day or night, at @ATL_JayClemons.

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