Fantasy Player Projections

 
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QBChristian Ponder

Christian Ponder

225 pass yards, pass TD, INT, 14 rush yards

Ponder has thrown for more than 250 yards in three of his past four games, and he has six touchdown passes in that span. The Seahawks' defense is tough, though, so look elsewhere for fantasy help in Week 9.

RBAdrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson

95 rush yards, rush TD, 4 rec, 33 rec yards

Peterson has 276 rushing yards and two touchdowns in his past two games. While he faces a Seahawks defense that is stingy against the run, he remains a must-start fantasy running back.

RBToby Gerhart

Toby Gerhart

10 rush yards

Over the past three games, Gerhart has a total of seven touches. Unless Peterson gets injured again, Gerhart has little fantasy value in Week 9 at Seattle.

WRPercy Harvin

Percy Harvin

6 rec, 65 yards, rec TD

Harvin has 30 catches for 368 yards and three touchdowns in his past four games. While the Seahawks are certainly tough against the pass, Harvin is just too good to sit when he's healthy. He can score on any play.

WRJerome Simpson

Jerome Simpson

3 rec, 30 yards

While Simpson caught just two passes for 37 yards against the Bucs in Week 8, he was targeted a season-high seven times. Even so, you'll want to watch his progress from here on before making any moves on him.

TEKyle Rudolph

Kyle Rudolph

4 rec, 42 yards

Once again, Rudolph was a fantasy afterthought in Week 8. He caught two passes for 17 yards against the Buccaneers. The Seahawks have allowed just two touchdowns to tight ends this season.

KBlair Walsh

Blair Walsh

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Walsh has attempted fewer than two field goals just three times this season, including the past two weeks. Seattle is a tough place to play, and kickers are scoring less there on average than in half of the other NFL stadiums.

DEFENSE

2 INTs, 2 Sacks

The Vikings had their worst game of the season against the Buccaneers in Week 8, just one week after delivering one of their best weeks against the Cardinals. Expect somewhere in between against Seattle, but fantasy owners should find better options in 12-team leagues.

Pos.PlayerProjection
QBRussell Wilson

Russell Wilson

215 pass yards, pass TD, 2 INTs, 26 rush yards

Wilson turned in his best road game of the season, throwing for 229 yards, two touchdowns and one interception at Detroit in Week 8. He's a fantasy backup in Week 9 against the Vikings, but he's gaining some positive attention.

RBMarshawn Lynch

Marshawn Lynch

90 rush yards, rush TD, 1 rec, 8 rec yards

Despite getting a season-low 12 carries against the Lions, Lynch still recorded his fourth 100-yard rushing game and scored his third touchdown of the season. "Beast Mode" remains a must-start player in Week 9 against the Vikings. He's a top-five fantasy running back right now.

RBRobert Turbin

Robert Turbin

15 rush yards, 2 rec, 14 rec yards

The rookie had 14 rushing yards and 28 receiving yards in Week 8 against the Lions. If Marshawn Lynch gets hurt, Turbin would likely be a top-20 fantasy running back in this offense.

WRSidney Rice

Sidney Rice

6 rec, 60 yards, rec TD

Against the Lions in Week 8, Rice caught six passes for 55 yards and his second touchdown of the season. While the Vikings are pretty good against the pass, Rice should be a nice WR2/3 in Week 9.

WRGolden Tate

Golden Tate

5 rec, 55 yards

While Sidney Rice caught a touchdown pass in Week 8, Tate caught a team-high seven passes for 58 yards. Tate is inconsistent at this point in his career, but he's a talent worth tracking over the coming weeks.

KSteven Hauschka

Steven Hauschka

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Hauschka made one-of-two field-goal attempts in Week 8, and he scored six fantasy points for the third straight week. Fantasy owners should have better options at the kicker position for Week 9, though.

DEFENSE

INT, 2 Sacks

The Seahawks were a disappointment against the Lions, allowing a season-high 28 points. The Vikings will have had 10 days to prepare for this game, but the Seahawks are still a good fantasy play this week.

 
 
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