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Wide Receivers to Add
Michael Floyd, Arizona Cardinals
Available in 38 percent of CBS Sports leagues, Floyd has emerged as a viable second target for Carson Palmer when coverage is paying too much attention to Larry Fitzgerald. The second-year receiver enjoyed the best game of his career and has put a good distance between himself and Andre Roberts in the Cardinals pecking order. Floyd is a decent third receiver option in what could be a shootout against the Colts and Andrew Luck next week.
Jerricho Cotchery, Pittsburgh Steelers
Ben Roethlisberger is hot right now, and he has made Cotchery a consistent threat to score week to week. Cotchery has five touchdowns in the past three games and the Steelers are facing the Browns and Joe Haden in Week 12. We should expect Haden to be matched up with Antonio Brown, which can make Cotchery a favorite target of Big Ben next Sunday.
Santonio Holmes, New York Jets
That was a dreadful performance by the Jets in Buffalo, but Holmes has proven healthy and can be a productive target for Geno Smith down the stretch. It is rare to find a team's No. 1 receiver available in 70 percent of leagues like Holmes is in CBS Sports games.
Rueben Randle, New York Giants
Because he is technically the Giants' third receiver, Randle is still available in 20 percent of CBS Sports leagues. No one should feel confident in Hakeem Nicks at this point, though. Randle is Eli Manning's No. 2 in fantasy terms. You have to love the matchup in Week 12 against Dallas, which is dead last against the pass.
Wide Receivers to Monitor
Michael Crabtree, San Francisco 49ers
Crabtree (Achilles) is "close" to playing, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, so you have to stash him in the near term. Like Percy Harvin and Mario Manningham before him, though, you shouldn't expect much in the way of immediate production. However, Crabtree's return could be enough to salvage Colin Kaepernick's season down the stretch.
Nate Burleson, Detroit Lions
A broken arm has ruined Burleson's season, but Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press tweets it is possible he returns to action in Week 12. Matthew Stafford could use a reliable veteran alternative to the heavily targeted Calvin Johnson down the stretch, so Burleson could prove useful in deeper leagues. That is a pass-friendly offense.
Rishard Matthews, Miami Dolphins
His encore wasn't great, but Matthews has to be considered the closest thing Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins have to a go-to receiver. The problem is a tough Panthers defense is next up on the schedule.
Rod Streater, Oakland Raiders
With Denarius Moore (shoulder) not 100 percent and Matt McGloin showing a lot of juice even in a tough matchup, you have to like Streater's potential to help fantasy owners going forward. The Titans matchup in Week 12, though, is unfavorable. The Titans are the No. 1 team in fantasy against wide receivers.
Wide Receivers to Ignore
Marquise Goodwin and T.J. Graham, Buffalo Bills
With Stevie Johnson (groin) and Robert Woods (ankle) out against the Jets, the rookie Goodwin and second-year man Graham stepped forward as EJ Manuel's go-to men. It sets them up for the future, perhaps, but their immediate fantasy values are low. First, the Bills are headed for their bye week. Second, Johnson and Woods are ahead of Goodwin and Graham when healthy. They are mere keeper-league options coming off their big games Sunday.
Jarius Wright, Minnesota Vikings
Wright got some more time and targets in place of Greg Jennings (Achilles), and he came through with a pair of touchdown receptions. You cannot bank on those in future weeks, regardless of what waiver-fodder quarterback the Vikings go with down the stretch. Jerome Simpson and Jennings owners know this firsthand.