—Atlanta’s Harry Douglas, who has stepped up in the absence of standouts Julio Jones and Roddy White, added 12 catches for 121 yards in a loss at Arizona to his seven catches for a career-best 149 yards the previous week in a win over Tampa Bay. Douglas is a perfect example of a third receiver flourishing when made the top target. In today’s NFL, that happens more often than you might think, whether it’s for wideouts or tight ends.
—Kenny Stills, a New Orleans rookie who has come on in recent weeks and had three catches for 129 yards, including touchdowns of 69 and 42 yards, in a 35-17 win over Buffalo. Stills, a fifth-round pick from Oklahoma, is just what Drew Brees and the Saints need: another game-breaker on offense.
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