As the season progresses it is hard to find those diamonds in the rough or that guy that no one has heard of. This week we are going to examine the plethora of injuries across the league and who the most likely successor is to that starting job as well as highlight some prime matchups as well as surprising performers to this point. This article will also highlight a few long-term and speculative players that could see their value rise over the course of the season.
LB Eric Wilson (MIN vs CHI):
The Vikings seem to have made a complete 180 on their season over the past few weeks and Wilson has been a big part of that on defense. He is coming off a game with 8 solos, 5 assists, .5 sack, 1 QB hit, 1 pass defended, and an interception. Minnesota has a date with Chicago on Monday Night football and the offense has struggled under Nick Foles. Look for Wilson to continue dominating in the middle and have a shot at double-digit tackles again this week.
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