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Fantasy stars and stiffs from Week 10

FANTASY STARS, stiffs and surprises of Week 10 through Sunday's games. And wouldn't it be nice if the Cowboys and Steelers played a few more times this season?

FANTASY STARS, stiffs and surprises of Week 10 through Sunday's games. And wouldn't it be nice if the Cowboys and Steelers played a few more times this season?

Came up big  

* Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Steelers: The ninth 400-yard outing of his career (408, actually), three touchdowns and a Dan Marino-flashback fake spike touchdown pass.

* Marcus Mariota, QB, Titans: Make it six games in a row with multiple touchdowns after throwing for four against Green Bay.

* Russell Wilson, QB, Seahawks: Moved freely in and out of the pocket for the first time in weeks as he became the first quarterback to throw three touchdown passes against the Patriots all season.

* LeGarrette Blount, RB, Patriots: Had three rushing touchdowns and came within inches of a fourth. Pete Carroll got roasted for not giving it to Marshawn Lynch on the goal line in Supe 49. Bill Belichick should have given it to Blount at the end of Sunday night's game.

* Ryan Mathews, RB, Eagles: Posted a season-best 109 rushing yards and had two TDs. Had 25 rushing yards total the previous two games.

* Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Cowboys: Looked positively Emmitt-like, with three touchdowns and 209 total yards.

* Le'Veon Bell, RB, Steelers: Nine catches, 77 yards and one TD receiving and another score on a 1-yard plunge; his first TDs of the season. .

* DeMarco Murray, RB, Titans: Had 123 rushing yards with one touchdown on a 75-yard run and another on a trick play.

* Antonio Brown, WR, Steelers: Had his best game of the season with 14-154-1.

* Stefon Diggs, WR, Vikings: Had an NFL-best 164 receiving yards and his 13 receptions give him a ridiculous 34 over the last three games. Up next: vs. Atlanta.

* Doug Baldwin, WR, Seattle: Three touchdown catches snapped a five-game scoreless streak. It was mid-November last year when Baldwin started that run of 12 touchdowns in seven games. He and the Seahawks host the Eagles in Week 11.

* Delanie Walker, TE, Titans: Posted his first 100-yard game (9-124-1) in almost a full calendar year and caught a touchdown pass from a running back.

Let us down  

* Tom Brady, QB, Patriots: Had 316 yards, but Brady followed his Week 9 bye with his first touchdown-less game of the season Sunday night. Also tossed his first interception. The world has been upside down since the Cubs won the World Series.

* Devonta Freeman, RB, Falcons: Expected more than 49 yards with running mate Tevin Coleman again sitting out with a hamstring injury. Atlanta having the ball for only 22 minutes didn't help.

* Alshon Jeffery, WR, Bears: Four catches in the first 16 minutes, zero over the final 44.

* Mike Evans, WR, Buccaneers: Tampa puts a 36 on the Bears and Evans, who came into the week leading the league in receiving TDs, doesn't get a bite.

* DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Texans: A 5-48 on 13 targets has been about the norm for Hopkins, who has been held under 60 yards in seven of nine games.

* Jordan Reed, TE, Redskins: Vernon Davis is getting enough looks from Kirk Cousins that it's starting to annoy Reed owners, who saw their guy get only two catches for 41 yards.

Did you notice?  

* Touchdown passes on Sunday: DeMarco Murray 1, Carson Wentz 0.

* While Emmanuel Sanders extended his touchdown skid to six games, teammate Jordan Taylor hauled in the first score of his career.

* Also notching his first career TD catch was Kansas City's Freddie Martino. Wasn't he big at Palumbo's in the '70s?

* With Jeremy Maclin (groin) out, Chiefs fifth-round rookie Tyreek Hill set career highs with 10 catches, 89 yards on 13 targets. He'll be a WR3 option in PPR leagues in Week 11 against the Buccaneers if Maclin again sits.

* Le'Veon Bell and Darren Sproles led RBs in Week 10 with 10 targets.

* Larry Fitzgerald, Jordy Nelson and Antonio Brown had 18 targets, most among wideouts. Brown had 14 receptions, Fitzy and Nelson 12 each.

* James Starks had seven carries for 33 yards to (ahem) lead the Packers' backfield. Ty Montgomery had three rushes and two receptions. The Pack got buried early and had to practically abandon the running game.

* Pittsburgh tight end Ladarius Green made his season debut with three catches for 30 yards in limited duty. He also was targeted on a missed two-point conversion.

* Julio Jones has 475 receptions in his first 75 career regular-season games, an NFL record and an average of a little over six per game.

Waive hello

Fantasy free agents who could get a look this week when the waiver wire window opens:

C.J. Prosise, RB, Seahawks

Dion Lewis, RB, Patriots

James Starks, RB, Packers

Tyreek Hill, WR, Chiefs

Dustin Hopkins, K, Redskins