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Fantasy Land: Stud and Dud For Week 11

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    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) warms up before the game.

    Once again, now that there are Thursday games for the remainder of the NFL season, our fantasy previews will run on Thursdays.

    Start and sit for Week 11? Drumroll, please...

    Stud of the Week

    Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit: So everything's right now in Cowboy Land, right? That's what we're led to believe. Jason Garrett comes in, and with a wave of his magic wand, everything is fixed. The Cowboys did hold Eli Manning to a pedestrian total on Sunday, as well as Hakeem Nicks (minus his drop that likely would've been a LONG touchdown reception).

    Next up for the Dallas makeshift secondary? Megatron.

    Johnson is arguably the most dangerous receiver in the NFL. At 6-5, 240 pounds, he's a tight end that runs a 4.4 40 and lines up outside. Scary. Not to mention, Dallas' secondary is in chaos right now after Terence Newman and Michael Jenkins were both injured on Sunday. They may very well both play, but even still... And Matthew Stafford's injury? Pssh. The Lions offense has been the same with Shaun Hill under center. Look for a huge game from Johnson.

    Dud of the Week

    Matt Schaub, QB, Houston: Seen at one point this season as a top 5 fantasy quarterback, Schaub is now on fantasy life support. Earlier in the year, he was humming with one of the best running backs in the league and arguably the best receiver in the league in Andre Johnson. Schaub will get his chances on Sunday against the Jets, who have been great against the run this year but have been susceptible to the pass. But the Jets do still have the best cover corner in the NFL and Johnson might not be much of a factor.

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