Fantasy football owners must be liking this weekend for the Denver Broncos' Brandon Lloyd and the Kansas City Chiefs' Dwayne Bowe. According to ESPN.com's fantasy rankings, Dwayne Bowe and Brandon Lloyd and the first- and third-ranked wide receivers this week. Of the four rankings, Bowe is No. 1 by three of them, and Lloyd is no lower than No. 4 among them.
Bowe is coming off a string of amazing games. He has 465 receiving yards over his last three games and seven touchdowns. These performances have come against Denver (30 points), Arizona (22) and Seattle (35). For the entire season, Bowe has 58 reception for 885 yards. His 14 receiving touchdowns are a new Chiefs franchise record. ESPN projects 23 points for Bowe this week. He'll go up against Champ Bailey, but he's already dominated the cornerback in Denver. At home, Bowe will be in line for another productive day.
Brandon Lloyd, who leads the league with 1122 receiving yards, has also been productive as of late, posting 21 points, 13 and 19 in his last three games. Lloyd has scored six touchdowns in his last four games. Quarterback Kyle Orton goes early and often to Lloyd. If Brandon Flowers doesn't play, Lloyd could be in for a huge game, but either way he will still be in for a productive fantasy day.
As always, Jabar Gaffney is one receiver to think about starting as a third wide receiver. With Demaryius Thomas out, Gaffney could be in line for more targets, though not necessarily for great yardage.