Fantasy football highs and lows from NFL Week 4: Tom Brady comes up big

Tom Brady passed for five touchdowns and led Tampa Bay to the come-from-behind victory over the Chargers. 

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Week 4 of the fantasy football season featured plenty of notable performances around the NFL on Sunday. What should we make of them? Matt Bowen and Tristan H. Cockcroft are here with analysis on the biggest performers — and duds — of the week.

Tom Brady back in the top-10 fantasy QB mix

Judging by the returns in the first 3½ weeks of the season, it didn’t seem possible that Brady could rally in the fashion that he did in Week 4. Despite missing Chris Godwin and Leonard Fournette, both of whom were hurt, in addition to losing Mike Evans, O.J. Howard and LeSean McCoy for portions of the game and throwing a pick-six, Brady orchestrated a 38-31 comeback win against a very good, albeit injury-ravaged, Los Angeles Chargers defense. Brady completed four touchdowns during the second half alone, resulting in 32.5 fantasy points, his best single-game total since Week 3 of the 2017 season (35.7). Maybe it’s the turning point in his season, though it’s important to point out that he has a similarly challenging assignment against

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