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Percy Harvin, Ben Roethlisberger, Michael Vick among fantasy names to watch in Steelers-Jets

We break down the Week 10 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets.

The Week 10 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets features two franchises notorious for defense while only one is firing on all cylinders offensively. We have the fantasy projections for you courtesy of numberFire.

Pittsburgh Steelers

After toiling away in relative obscurity over the last few years, at least in fantasy terms, it may finally be time to look at quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as a legitimate fantasy passer for your lineup in the second half of the season. It's hard not to after he set an NFL record by throwing 12 touchdown passes over the last two weeks. That feat officially makes Big Ben worth a gamble against a Jets defense that gives up more fantasy points to quarterbacks than any other team in the league.

Roethlisberger's big performances of late and a likely solid day in Week 10 means more touchdowns for receiver Antonio Brown. Brown has amassed a staggering 21 catches, 277 yards and 3 touchdowns in the last two weeks and has established himself as a truly elite pass catcher not just in fantasy leagues but in the real world, too. Once the turnover-prone Jets offense starts giving up good field position Sunday, it's hard not to imagine Brown as one of the beneficiaries. His owners will therefore also reap the rewards of what should be an absolutely wonderful day for Brown and the Steelers in Week 10.

New York Jets

After not having a legitimate offensive threat all season, it looks like the Jets have found their man in wide receiver Percy Harvin. Harvin managed his first 100-yard game in two years against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 9. He caught 11 passes for 129 yards in a losing effort for the Jets. If the way the Steelers have been playing over the last two weeks is any indication, Harvin could find himself putting up some big numbers Sunday as the lone premier target in a Jets offense that's probably going to be playing catch up all day long in Week 10.

The only other legitimate threat for the Jets will come in the form of running back Chris Ivory Sunday. Although he only managed 22 yards rushing against the Chiefs last week, he did manage to score three times in the two games before that. Ivory probably won't scorch the Steelers for yardage in Week 10, but he might find himself in the end zone if Michael Vick has trouble spotting Harvin in the red zone. Fantasy owners should only use Ivory in deep leagues, but if they do, they may be surprisingly rewarded for taking a chance.