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A pinball game in Dallas, with Tony Romo and Peyton Manning putting on an aerial show, Grahams greatness, Charles in charge, Vick to the sidelines and more in Scott Cullens 50 Points on NFL Week Five. Jaromir Jagr Jersey. 1. While he threw an interception -- a spectacular diving effort by Broncos LB Danny Trevathan, incidentally -- that ultimately led to the Broncos game-winning field goal, Cowboys QB Tony Romo (25-for-36, 506 YDS, 5 TD, 1 INT) had an unbelievable game, engineering four touchdown drives longer than 75 yards. Though coming up short in that spotlight feels all too familiar for Romo, that performance was not one that should have been denigrated in any way. 2. Broncos QB Peyton Manning (33-for-42, 414 YDS, 4 TD, 1 INT) had another crazy game, but may have been the second-best quarterback on the field at Dallas. 3. Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno (150 YDS, 1 TD 24 touches) again asserted his position at the top of the Broncos running back depth chart, ahead of Ronnie Hillman (59 YDS, 11 touches) and Montee Ball (1 YD, 1 carry). 4. Starting in place of an injured Miles Austin, Cowboys WR Terrance Williams (4 REC, 151 YDS, 1 TD, 4 targets) got deep, while WR Dez Bryant (6 REC, 141 YDS, 2 TD, 10 targets, 1 fumble) and TE Jason Witten (7 REC, 121, 1 TD, 10 targets) also had huge production. 5. Broncos TE Julius Thomas (9 REC, 122 YDS, 2 TD) is tied for second in the league with six touchdowns and ranks fourth among tight ends with 359 yards receiving. 6. Saints QB Drew Brees (29-for-35, 288 YDS, 2 TD) was efficient against the Bears, hooking up with TE Jimmy Graham (10 REC, 135 YDS, 11 targets) again. Graham leads the league with 593 receiving yards, averaging 31.0 yards per game more than Antonio Gates, the tight end with the second highest per-game yardage (87.6). Grahams dominance in the Saints passing game, has left WR Marques Colston (2 REC, 15 YDS, 2 targets) on the outside looking in, to some degree. His 62.6 yards per game ranking as a career low for a receiver that has gone over 1,000 yards in six of his seven previous NFL seasons. 7. Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (145 YDS, 1 TD, 1 fumble, 27 touches) continues to rack up yards. He ranks second in yards from scrimmage with 647, behind only LeSean McCoy (700). 8. Eagles QB Michael Vick (6-for-14, 105 YDS) suffered a hamstring injury that will keep him out of action in Week Six. The goods for the Eagles is that Nick Foles (16-for-25, 197 YDS, 2 TD) was instrumental in Philadelphias win over the Giants on Sunday and Foles should be prepared to run the offence smoothly, possibly on a more even keel than Vick, who varies from higher highs to lower lows. 9. Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor (18-for-23, 221 YDS, 2 TD; 31 YDS, 11 carries) was very effective against San Diego. The Chargers dont have a good defence, ranking 29th in yardage allowed, but Pryor continues to give the Raiders reason for hope. 10. Packers RB Eddie Lacy (99 YDS, 23 carries) returned to action and carried the load, exactly the kind of game that the Packers expected from the physical back when they drafted him in the second round. 11. Ravens WR Torrey Smith (6 REC, 121 YDS, 9 targets) leads all wide receivers with 556 yards this season. (Atlantas Julio Jones plays Monday night and has 481 yards.) Eagles WR DeSean Jackson (7 REC, 132 YDS, 1 TD, 13 targets) now ranks second among wide receivers with 525 receiving yards. 12. Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon (5 REC, 136 YDS, 1 TD, 6 targets) and Cecil Shorts (5 REC, 74 YDS, 1 TD, 10 targets) had productive game against St. Louis, though both would be better with a higher-calibre quarterback. 13. Rams WR Austin Pettis (4 REC, 49 YDS, 2 TD, 5 targets) is emerging as a bit of playmaker, with four touchdowns on the season. Hes been targeted 36 times in five games, more than Steve Smith, T.Y. Hilton and Denarius Moore. 14. It came in a losing effort, but Chargers QB Philip Rivers (36-for-49, 411 YDS, 2 TD, 3 INT) had another big game against the Raiders and now ranks third in yardage (1,610) and second in touchdown passes (13) this season. 15. Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (7 REC, 105 YDS, 16 targets) was targeted a lot against Baltimore, and while he went over 100 yards, he caught fewer than half of the balls sent his way. Among 33 players with at least 40 targets through five games, Wallace has the fourth-worst receiving percentage (50.0%), ahead of Kenbrell Thompkins, Vincent Jackson and Robert Woods. 16. Giants wide receivers Hakeem Nicks (9 REC, 142 YDS, 12 targets) and Rueben Randle (6 REC, 96 YDS, 2 TD, 13 targets) had big games agains the Eagles, while Victor Cruz (5 REC, 48 YDS, 12 targets) was largely kept under wraps. 17. Bears WR Alshon Jeffery (10 REC, 218 YDS, 1 TD, 13 targets) had a monster game against the Saints as the preferred target of QB Jay Cutler (24-for-33, 358 YDS, 2 TD). WR Brandon Marshall (4 REC, 30 YDS, 1 TD, 5 targets) wasnt used as much, but had missed practice time during the week with a foot injury, so its not altogether surprising that Jeffery took on a bigger role. 18. Saints RB Pierre Thomas (91 YDS, 2 TD, 28 touches) had a productive, if not terribly efficient, day in Chicago. With Mark Ingram sidelined, there are more carries available for Thomas. 19. With RB Stevan Ridley hurt, LeGarrette Blount (51 YDS, 1 fumble, 12 carries) had the chance to carry the mail, but a lost fumble worked for him the same way it did for Ridley early in the year. Brandon Bolden (64 YDS, 11 touches) continued to be productive with limited touches. 20. Against his former team, Bengals RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis (67 YDS, 1 TD, 19 carries) took on a bigger role with the Bengals than he had in previous weeks. Giovani Bernard (69 YDS, 1 fumble, 15 touches) also lost a fumble, so perhaps that running back competition is a little closer than it looked heading into Week Five. 21. Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (8 YDS, 3 carries) suffered a concussion against Oakland so, once again, Danny Woodhead (71 YDS, 1 TD, 18 touches) was the productive one in the San Diego backfield. 22. Rams RB Zak Stacy (78 YDS, 14 carries) had most of the backfield action against Jacksonville, with more touches than Daryl Richardson (48 YDS, 13 carries). 23. Ravens RB Ray Rice (102 YDS, 2 TD, 1 fumble, 33 touches) had the yards and scores, but took a lot of touches to get there against Miami. 24. With WR Calvin Johnson out for the Lions, RB Reggie Bush ended up with 69 yards on 17 touches. WR Kris Durham (3 REC, 30 YDS, 1 TD, 8 targets) was the most targeted Lions wide receiver and Ryan Broyles (2 REC, 27 YDS, 2 targets) may as well have been an afterthought. With Johnson and Nate Burleson sidelined, QB Matthew Stafford (25-for-40, 262 YDS, 1 TD) was missing his top two receivers. Lions tight ends Brandon Pettigrew (4 REC, 59 YDS, 5 targets) and Tony Scheffler (4 REC, 55 YDS, 7 targets) led the Lions receiving corps with Calvin Johnson out. 25. The San Diego passing game has thrived despite season-ending injuries to Danario Alexander and Malcom Floyd. Vincent Brown (8 REC, 117 YDS, 9 targets) and rookie Keenan Allen (6 REC, 115 YDS, 1 TD, 9 targets) played big parts against the Raiders, while Eddie Royal has seen his role decline. 26. Since scoring five touchdowns in the first two games, Royal has eight catches for 102 yards and no scores in three games. 27. Colts WR T.Y. Hilton (5 REC, 140 YDS, 2 TD, 6 targets) had a big game against Seattles top-flight secondary. Darrius Heyward-Bey had nothing on six targets, making Hilton the clear No. 2 among Indy wide receivers behind Reggie Wayne. 28. Packers WR James Jones (4 REC, 127 YDS, 1 TD, 6 targets) was tops among Green Bay receivers and has pulled just ahead of Randall Cobb in yardage (339 to 325) for the season. 29. In Kansas City, WR Donnie Avery (3 REC, 91 YDS, 4 targets) is emerging as a more productive option than big-money WR Dwayne Bowe (4 REC, 35 YDS, 6 targets). For the season, Avery has 304 yards and one touchdown, while Bowe has 183 yards and two scores. While this can be considered a credit to Avery, its also an indictment of Bowe, who is barely a factor in the Chiefs offence. 30. Seahawks QB Russell Wilson had another tough day passing (15-for-31, 210 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT), but made a difference on the ground (102 YDS, 13 carries) against Indianapolis. WR Golden Tate (5 REC, 61 YDS, 1 TD, 11 targets) and WR Doug Baldwin (5 REC, 80 YDS, 9 targets) got most of the looks from Wilson. 31. Panthers QB Cam Newton (21-for-39, 308 YDS, 3 INT, 1 fumble) had a dud of a game against Arizona. Hes still ranked seventh in fantasy points per game (18.7) on TSN, but consistency remains a problem. 32. Bills QB E.J. Manuel (11-for-20, 129 YDS) suffered a knee injury in the Thursday nighter, and was replaced by Jeff Tuel (8-for-20, 80 YDS, 1 INT) with predictable results. 33. With Manuel out for 4-8 weeks, Thad Lewis has been named as the Bills new starter, which seems like bad news for Bills recievers Robert Woods (5 REC, 64 YDS, 13 targets) and Stevie Johnson (2 REC, 19 YDS, 3 targets; also hurt Thursday). 34. Browns QB Brian Hoyer (2-for-4, 25 YDS) suffered a season-ending ACL injury, opening the door for Brandon Weedens (13-for-24, 197 YDS, 1 TD) return. Weeden at least has some weapons, with TE Jordan Cameron and WR Josh Gordon giving him a chance to be productive, but Weeden hasnt distinguished himself in 18 career games, throwing 16 touchdowns and 20 interceptions. 35. Bills RB C.J. Spiller (66 YDS, 1 TD, 8 carries) was productive thanks to a 54-yard touchdown run and Fred Jackson (93 YDS, 2 TD, 21 touches) carried the bulk of the workload against Cleveland. With limited appeal to their passing game, expect Spiller and Jackson to get plenty of touches going forward. The issue, for those who thought Spiller could be an elite fantasy runner, is that Jackson has 82 touches to Spillers 83. Tough to be a top producer with such an even split. 36. Good thing Titans RB Chris Johnson had a 49-yard touchdown catch and run, because his rushing numbers (17 YDS, 10 carries) were abysmal again. Johnsons 58.8 rushing yards per game is a career low. 37. Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert (9-for-19, 181 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT) suffered a hamstring injury against the Rams, which brought Chad Henne (7-for-13, 89 YDS, 1 TD) in off the bench. 38. With Ravens receivers Marlon Brown and Jacoby Jones out, Tandon Doss (3 REC, 58 YDS, 5 targets) stepped into a bigger role. 39. Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (92 YDS, 1 TD, 26 touches) didnt get loose against the Giants like he did against other opponents, but he still leads the league in yards from scrimmage. 40. Giants RB David Wilson (16 YDS, 1 TD, 6 carries) suffered a neck injury against Philadelphia, leading to Brandon Jacobs (37 YDS, 1 fumble, 11 carries) stepping in. Its hard to count on Wilson who is averaging a paltry 29.2 rushing yards per game, even if he is a starting running back. 41. Patriots QB Tom Brady (18-for-38, 197 YDS, 1 INT), struggled in the rain at Cincinnati, ending his 52-game touchdown streak, WR Danny Amendola (4 REC, 55 YDS, 9 targets) returned and was targeted most by Brady, but his overall production -- like all Patriots receivers -- wasnt great. 42. Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (69 YDS, 14 touches) ranks 15th in yards from scrimmage (371), but hasnt scored a touchdown yet, which limits his fantasy appeal. 43. Making the most of his few opportunities, Panthers WR Ted Ginn Jr. (4 REC, 78 YDS, 5 targets) leads Carolina wideouts with 221 receiving yards on 18 targets. His emergence is at least costing Brandon LaFell, if not Steve Smith, looks in the Carolina offence. 44. Cardinals RB Andre Ellington (83 YDS, 11 touches) had more yardage than starter Rashard Mendenhall (50 YDS, 1 TD, 19 touches). 45. Texans QB Matt Schaub (19-for-35, 178 YDS, 3 INT) appears to be melting down. Hes thrown an interception returned for a touchdown in four consecutive games, an NFL record. Schaub remains the Texans starter, but that leash is getting shorter and T.J. Yates will be next in line if Schaub is benched. 46. 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick (6-for-15, 113 YDS, 1 TD) didnt do much of anything, yet his team still won 34-3. Kaepernick passed for 411 yards in the season opener and has passed for 557 yards (144.3 per game) in the four games since. 47. Raiders RB Rashad Jennings (41 YDS, 10 carries) was supposed to get most of the work in Darren McFaddens absence, but Jennings suffered a hamstring injury Sunday night, so Marcel Reese (57 YDS, 10 touches) got some touches too. 48. The highest-scoring players that are owned in fewer than half of TSN fantasy leagues, by position (min. 3 GP): QB - Matt Schaub (16.3, 35.1%), RB - James Starks (9.0, 25.8%), WR - Ted Ginn (9.0, 7.3%) and TE - Charles Clay (8.8, 28.2%). The least-productive players owned in more than 80% of TSN fantasy leagues, by position (min. 3 GP): QB - Eli Manning (12.0, 91.9%), RB - David Wilson (1.5, 91.5%) WR - Kenny Britt (0.8, 81.3%) and TE - Kyle Rudolph (3.5, 90.2%) 49. Cardinals ILB Daryl Washington (9 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 INT, 1 TFL) was a beast in his first game back from suspension. 50. Other defenders with productive days: Bears OLB Lance Briggs (14 tackles, 1 sack, 2 TFL), Patriots ILB Brandon Spikes (12 tackles, 1 INT, 2 TFL), Lions MLB DeAndre Levy (14 tackles, 3 TFL), Colts ILB Jerrell Freeman (13 tackles, 1 TFL), Jaguars S Jonathan Cyprien (13 solo tackles), Eagles OLB Mychal Kendricks (4 tackles, 1 INT, 1 FR), Eagles CB Bradley Fletcher (9 tackles, 5 PD), Giants S Ryan Mundy (15 tackles, 2 TFL), Panthers MLB Luke Kuechly (9 tackles, 1 sack, 1 TFL), Cardinals OLB Karlos Dansby (8 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 INT), 49ers ILB Michael Wilhoite (13 tackles, 3 TFL), 49ers ILB Navorro Bowman (13 tackles); Raiders OLB Kevin Burnett (14 tackles, 1 sack), Cowboys ILB Sean Lee (16 tackles, 1 TFL). Scott Cullen can be reached at Scott.Cullen@bellmedia.ca and followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tsnscottcullen. For more, check out TSN Fantasy on Facebook. Jared McCann Jersey. This time, it was Eric Chavezs turn. Stuck in a rut since coming off the disabled list, Chavez hit the first pitch he saw in the ninth inning for a run-scoring single, sending the Diamondbacks to another walk-off victory, 4-3 over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night. Connor Brickley Jersey. Notes on Bergeron, Marchand, Gorges, Vanek, Gaborik, Doughty,  Hiller and more. BRUINS STORM BACK TO TAKE GAME TWO The Boston Bruins rallied from a 3-1 deficit, scoring four unanswered goals, to win Game Two, 5-3 over the Montreal Canadiens. Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey has earned a reputation for being one of the most aggressive, think-big executives in the NBA. And its impossible to think any bigger than LeBron James. The Rockets took the first big step toward making a run at James by agreeing to trade Omer Asik and cash considerations to the New Orleans Pelicans for a protected future first-round draft pick, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. The person requested anonymity because the deal cannot be completed until July due to rules in the collective bargaining agreement and salary cap issues. James informed the Miami Heat earlier this week that he is opting out of his contract and will become a free agent when the new league year begins on July 1. Carmelo Anthony did the same with the New York Knicks, meaning two of the most dynamic players in the league are available in the same summer. Morey, whose Rockets were eliminated by the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the playoffs this season, wants to bring a third star to Houston to team with James Harden and Dwight Howard. To do that, Morey has to free up cap room by trading Asik, a disgruntled big man who requested a trade last season after Howard took his starting spot, and point guard Jeremy Lin to give him about $19 million to throw at James. Many across the league expect James to remain in Miami, where Pat Riley is trying to retool a roster that won two championships and made four straight NBA Finals but was beaten decisively in five games by the San Antonio Spurs to end this season. But Morey can offer James a younger roster with two supporting cast members who are much closer to their primes than Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. If they swing and miss on James, Morey is expected to turn his attention to Anthony, perhaps tthe games best pure scorer. Alex Petrovic Jersey. . He could also look at trading for Minnesota All-Star Kevin Love, who can opt out of his contract next summer and has told the Timberwolves that he will not sign a long-term contract with the team. If anyone wondered about Moreys willingness to go big again this summer after winning the Dwight Howard sweepstakes last year and trading for Harden in 2012, he answered that emphatically on less than 24 hours before the NBA draft was scheduled to be held on Thursday night. The Rockets also avoid having to pay Asik a $15 million balloon payment in the final year of his contract, but it will count just over $8.3 million against the Pelicans cap next season. But the Rockets arent the only potential winners in this deal. Getting Asik is a significant move for the Pelicans, who got one of the leagues best interior defenders to pair with rising star Anthony Davis. Asik only averaged just over 20 minutes per game in 48 games last season. But his unhappiness with his situation behind Howard and a few nagging injuries certainly played large roles in his relative lack of production. He averaged 5.8 points, 7.9 rebounds and shot 53 per cent from the field last season. But in a starting role the previous season, Asik averaged 10.1 points, 11.7 boards and 1.1 blocks in all 82 games. Asik will have a much more prominent role in New Orleans next season, and his presence should allow the super-athletic, ultra-instinctual Davis even more freedom to roam on the defensive end and create havoc for opposing pick-and-roll tandems. New Orleans has missed the playoffs for three straight seasons, and GM Dell Demps didnt hesitate to give up a first-round pick to acquire a big building block that will make life easier for Davis and help the Pelicans try to make a jump in the powerful Western Conference. Wholesale Jerseys 2020Wholesale Nike NFL JerseysChina Jerseys CheapJerseys From ChinaCheap Jerseys Free ShippingWholesale Nike NFL JerseysChina NFL Jerseys' ' '