Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Carolina Panthers
After a rough game against the Chicago Bears in Week 6, Bridgewater got back on track Sunday against the New Orleans Saints (23-for-28, 254 yards and two touchdowns; 10 rushing yards). He has multiple passing touchdowns and more than 19 fantasy points in three of his last four games, with a fantastic matchup coming in Week 8.
The Atlanta Falcons entered Week 7 allowing the most fantasy points to quarterbacks (Yahoo! scoring), and the most passing touchdowns (18) as well. Holding Matthew Stafford to one touchdown pass on Sunday will improve that standing, but not enough to diminish the matchup. Back in Week 5, Bridgewater had 313 yards and two touchdowns against the Falcons.
Week 9 and Week 10 (Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers) offer likely pass-heavy game scripts for Bridgewater, followed by favorable matchups in Week 11 (Detroit Lions) and Week 12 (Minnesota Vikings).
With that tough Week 6 matchup in rearview mirror, Bridgewater is a streaming candidate (assuming he qualifies) from here all the way to a Week 13 bye. He’s an absolute must-add in two-quarterback formats.
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