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Stafford vs Ari, or Dalton vs Philly
I feel like Dalton has been in a bit of a slump the past two weeks and has a Thursday night game, but at the same time he has the much better matchup and Stafford doesn't really have any receivers other than megatron. What's your take?
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    Danny B (396 Reputation Points)
    Due to the depleted group of WRs for the Lions, and the fact that the Bengals need a win to help their playoff chances, I'd go with Dalton.
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    Ajay Sutton (383 Reputation Points)
    Dalton's slump the past two weeks is not entirely his fault. There were two TD passes dropped by AJ Green and Jermaine Gresham that would have put Dalton in to pretty good scoring territory. Personally, I'm not going to stop trusting AJ Green or Jermaine Gresham to continue to make mistakes like that. This was just one of those weeks where the opportunities were there, they just didn't capitalize.

    That being said, I'd still go with Stafford. The lack of weapons is frustrating, but I wouldn't be too intimidated by the Card's D. If you look at who they are able to shut down, it's QBs like Ponder, Sanchez/McElroy, Bradford, and Fitzpatrick. There's a couple of exceptions, as there always will be, like Vick and Ryan having bad games against them, but the fact is Stafford is exponentially more talented than most of those guys, and regardless of whether or not anyone's around to take the pressure off Calvin Johnson, Megatron's still one of the best in the league. None of those QB's that performed poorly against AZ had weapons like him. Dalton's not a bad play, but I just think Stafford might be better.
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    RANDALL SENN (540 Reputation Points)
    Detroits D has a chance to outscore Stafford. Go w/Dalton vs Iggles D which despite last week's performance is still putrid.
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    Andy Cochrane (110 Reputation Points)
    Dalton.