Ray Rice Dominates For Fantasy Owners In Week 3

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 23: Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates after he scored a 7-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter against the New England Patriots at M&T Bank Stadium on September 23, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The Ravens watched Ray Rice rack up yards against the Patriots on Sunday night. We break down the fantasy implications.

Ray Rice rushed for 101 yards and one touchdown on 20 carries against the Patriots, and snagged five receptions for 49 yards on the night. He had no problem racking up the yards against New England's defense.

Fantasy Impact: This was the first 100-yard performance of 2012 for Rice, and we expect more of those to come. The Ravens continue to work on improving the passing game, implementing the no-huddle offense as they go. However, Rice is not going to be forgotten about. His number of carries have increased by the week, and he hasn't disappointed anyone with his production. Rice is a must-start every week. Expect impressive numbers from him next week when he takes on the Browns, a team he rushed for 291 yards against in two matchups last season.

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