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1. Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers
While Alex Smith could still be named the starter in San Francisco, it would appear that Kaepernick has the leg up heading into Week 13.
He's played fantastic football in the past two weeks with four total touchdowns and only one interception. However, it his ability to run the ball that makes him such a dangerous threat in fantasy football.
Kaepernick has only logged 37 rushing yards in his two starts, but he is always a threat to break off a big run. In Week 10 and Week 4, he went over 50 yards with a touchdown in limited playing time.
There is a chance that he'll struggle against the talented secondary of the St. Louis Rams, but if Kaepernick starts for the remainder of the season, he is a top priority on the waiver wire.
2. Chad Henne, Jacksonville Jaguars
Who would have thought that Henne would be this much better than Blaine Gabbert?
Not only does Henne have Jacksonville playing competitive football, he is also putting up great statistics while doing it. In Weeks 11 and 12, Henne threw for 615 yards, six touchdowns and only one interception.
However, what makes Henne such a great addition in Week 13 is the remainder of his schedule. With games against New England, Buffalo and Tennessee, Henne has a chance to finish the season putting up huge points.
3. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
Wilson went through a period in the middle of the season where he'd have one good performance followed by a really poor performance. However, he's been great the past three weeks, and that shouldn't slow down anytime soon.
Since Week 9 (Seattle had a bye in Week 11), Wilson has thrown seven touchdowns without throwing an interception. While he isn't throwing for a large amount of yards, the fact he isn't turning over the football makes up for it.
Wilson has a difficult matchup in Week 13 against the Chicago Bears, but back-to-back games with the Arizona Cardinals and Buffalo Bills makes Wilson well worth a pickup off the waiver wire this week.
4. Jake Locker, Tennessee Titans
With each week that passes, Locker appears to be more and more of a boom-or-bust player.
For example, Locker has the ability to throw for 378 and two touchdowns like he did in Week 4. However, he can also struggle like he did last week with only 261 yards and two interceptions.
If you're dealing with injuries at the quarterback position, Locker certainly deserves some consideration this week.
5. Kevin Kolb, Arizona Cardinals
While Ryan Lindley is still the starter in Arizona in Week 13 (according to ESPN.com), Kolb should get back his starting job once he is healthy.
Whether that happens this week or in Week 14 doesn't matter because Kolb has the potential to put up big points when he is on the field. Pick him up now and hope he is healthy enough to give you big points in the playoffs.