Of course, on Sunday Wells likely changed many a fantasy owner's opinion of him by exploding for a franchise-record 228 rushing yards on 27 carries, tallying 26 fantasy points in the rematch against the Rams. Listed as questionable to play, Wells was active in 65.3 percent of ESPN standard leagues, 15th among running backs, and he entered the week just 13th in standard running back scoring, despite his tale of two seasons. Through eight weeks, Wells was one of fantasy's most pleasant surprises, with a 31-point fantasy game in Week 4 and six double-digit fantasy performances in seven games. In Weeks 9-11, however, Wells owners could have lost faith, as the production abruptly ended.
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