Fantasy Player Projections

 
Bears
LP Field
Sunday , Nov. 04 | 01:00 PM EST (FOX)
Titans
Pos.PlayerProjection
QBJay Cutler

Jay Cutler

232 pass yards, 2 pass TDs, INT

The matchup may be favorable, but here are three reasons to keep Cutler out of your lineup this week: 1) He has thrown just one more touchdown than interception this year; 2) his last 300-yard game came in Week 1; and 3) Russell Wilson has a higher QB Rating.

RBMatt Forte

Matt Forte

85 rush yards, rush TD, 3 rec, 23 rec yards

Forte has touched the ball 20-plus times in each of the past three games, having gained 90 or more yards in all three. The Bears have once again made him the focal point of their attack, and Forte has a golden opportunity this week against Tennessee's 28th-ranked run defense.

RBMichael Bush

Michael Bush

9 rush yards

Nothing new to report here. Bush is of interest to Matt Forte owners only. He's not a situational player or a complement to Chicago's offense -- just an insurance card in case the unfortunate happens to the Bears' lead back.

WRBrandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall

8 rec, 94 yards, rec TD

The best fantasy receiver of 2012 so far? Tough to say, but Marshall belongs in the conversation. He has gained 100 or more yards and scored a touchdown in each of his last two road games.

WREarl Bennett

Earl Bennett

2 rec, 34 yards

This could be Bennett's last week to show value, as Alshon Jeffery is expected to return to the lineup in Week 10. Bennett's best effort came in Week 1, when he had three catches for 50 yards. Yawn.

TEKellen Davis

Kellen Davis

3 rec, 28 yards, rec TD

This is the best matchup Davis will see all season, as the middle of the Titans' pass defense has had trouble defending tight ends all year. Even so, Davis is probably not someone fantasy owners want to count on. He doesn't see a lot of targets, so he only has value if he gets a touchdown.

KRobbie Gould

Robbie Gould

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Gould made the game-winner last week, but has missed two kicks over the past two games. The Bears still present him with enough opportunities to rank as one of the top-12 kickers in the league, and he's averaging 8.4 points per game.

DEFENSE

INT, 3 Sacks

The league's top-ranked fantasy defense should enjoy this week's contest. Not only is the Titans' offense an easy target, but Tennessee owns a negative-three turnover ratio.

Pos.PlayerProjection
QBMatt Hasselbeck

Matt Hasselbeck

216 pass yards, pass TD, INT

The Titans are chained to Hasselbeck until Jake Locker receives medical clearance to return. The results with Hasselbeck in the lineup haven't been horrible. In fact, his best two fantasy performances have come against the best two defenses he's faced: Houston and Pittsburgh. That doesn't makeus believers this week against Chicago, though.

RBChris Johnson

Chris Johnson

67 rush yards, 2 rec, 11 rec yards

The party may be over for Johnson, who has put up respectable totals in four of the Titans' last five games. The Bears allow just 77.9 rushing yards per game -- fewest in the league -- and have given up just one rushing score.

WRKendall Wright

Kendall Wright

4 rec, 39 yards, rec TD

Look at the top-20 receivers in terms of catches, and Wright's name stands out like a sore thumb. He's the only rookie and the only player with less than 400 yards receiving. Still, fantasy owners can appreciate the body of work the first-year player is putting together.

WRNate Washington

Nate Washington

5 rec, 62 yards

Washington is the only Tennessee receiver who has produced consistent results with Matt Hasselbeck under center. Unfortunately, those numbers barely make him a worthwhile flex option.

WRKenny Britt

Kenny Britt

4 rec, 46 yards

Injuries and Matt Hasselbeck have slowed Britt down since his return. He is expected to suit up this week (knee), but fantasy owners can expect his value to be limited until Jake Locker is back under center.

TEJared Cook

Jared Cook

4 rec, 53 yards

Cook may be the best fantasy option in Tennessee's offense this week. He has averaged 60 yards in four home games this season, and both of his touchdowns have come against NFC North opponents.

KRob Bironas

Rob Bironas

PAT, 2 FGs

Bironas is one of fantasy's least desirable kickers, both in terms of opportunity and success rate. There is no reason to pull him off the waiver wire for this contest.

DEFENSE

INT, 2 Sacks

Tennessee gives up 32.1 points per game -- second only to Buffalo. The defense will be able to capitalize on Jay Cutler's mistakes (every other defense has) but it may not be enough to make up for the points Chicago is able to put on the board.

 
 
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