Those who relied on Bradford and Clayton in Week 5, in what seemed like a sure thing for high scores against the awful Lions, can't be pleased. I'm not, either; I ranked each player well and expected more. But fantasy owners know that injury comes with the territory. Players get hurt. If that's one of fantasy's most critical rules and obvious equalizers, another should be that rookies, especially those who make their living throwing the football, will be inconsistent. Bradford hadn't been exalted into top-10 territory at quarterback, but this week he was close. Certainly he was garnering momentum, and with bye weeks and tough opponents creating opportunity, things looked good against the Lions. Instead, journeyman opponent Shaun Hill, who also earned fantasy love but might be looking at just one or two more starts before Matthew Stafford returns, stole the show.
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