Fantasy Player Projections

 
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Pos.PlayerProjection
QBPeyton Manning

Peyton Manning

310 pass yards, 3 pass TDs, INT

For the fifth consecutive game, Manning threw for three touchdowns. He's a top-five fantasy quarterback after nine weeks, and he should keep it going against a Panthers team that has just six interceptions.

RBWillis McGahee

Willis McGahee

90 rush yards, rush TD, 3 rec, 35 rec yards

It was a down week for McGahee, as he rushed 23 times for 66 yards at Cincinnati in Week 9. The Panthers are allowing an average of 119 rushing yards per game, so McGahee should rebound in Week 10.

RBRonnie Hillman

Ronnie Hillman

30 rush yards, 2 rec, 15 rec yards

Hillman saw his rushing chances go down once again, as he got just one carry for four yards at Cincinnati. He's still a good handcuff for Willis McGahee's owners.

WRDemaryius Thomas

Demaryius Thomas

7 rec, 110 yards, rec TD

Thomas caught six passes for 77 yards at Cincinnati. He is among the NFL leaders in catches of more than 20 yards and he continues to be a big-play wide receiver for the second year in a row.

WREric Decker

Eric Decker

6 rec, 90 yards, rec TD

Decker caught eight passes for 99 yards and two touchdowns at Cincinnati in Week 9. He has scored a touchdown in each of the past five games, with a total of seven scores in that span. As long as Peyton Manning is throwing the balls to him, Decker is a good fantasy start.

TEJoel Dreessen

Joel Dreessen

4 rec, 41 yards, rec TD

Dreessen caught four passes for 38 yards and his fourth touchdown of the season at Cincinnati in Week 9. He rebounded after being AWOL from the stat sheet in Week 8. He should be a nice play once again in Week 10.

TEJacob Tamme

Jacob Tamme

3 rec, 25 yards

Tamme caught three passes for 18 yards at Cincinnati, despite dealing with a hip injury. He hasn't scored since Week 1, and Joel Dreessen has surpassed him in the fantasy rankings on his own team.

KMatt Prater

Matt Prater

4 PATs, 2 FGs

Prater made a 43-yard field goal and four extra points at Cincinnati in Week 9. He has at least four extra points in four of his past five games, which offsets the fact that he only has three field goals in his past four games. He's a borderline fantasy starter in Week 10.

DEFENSE

2 INTs, 2 Sacks

The Broncos came strong in Week 9, with five sacks of Andy Dalton as well as one interception and a kickoff returned for a touchdown. They have four defensive/special teams touchdowns this season, which ties them for second behind the Bears, who have eight.

Pos.PlayerProjection
QBCam Newton

Cam Newton

185 pass yards, pass TD, 2 INTs, 40 rush yards, rush TD

Newton threw and rushed for a touchdown at Washington in Week 9, although a much bigger game was expected of him against a bad Redskins defense. It was good to see Newton play well once again, but that could change against Denver.

RBJonathan Stewart

Jonathan Stewart

45 rush yards, 1 rec, 10 rec yards

Stewart rushed 10 times for 51 yards against the Redskins, but he still hasn't scored a rushing touchdown this season. Making matters worse, the Broncos have given up just four touchdowns to running backs all season.

RBDeAngelo Williams

DeAngelo Williams

30 rush yards

Williams rushed just six times for 37 yards last week, but he was able to punch in a score for his third touchdown of the season. Both Panthers running backs are mere flex plays in Week 10.

WRSteve Smith

Steve Smith

6 rec, 80 yards

Smith caught just three passes for 41 yards last week, but he was able to haul in his first touchdown pass of the season. He is averaging 81 receiving yards over his past three games.

WRBrandon LaFell

Brandon LaFell

4 rec, 42 yards

LaFell was unable to play against the Redskins in Week 9 because of post-concussion issues. He'll have a tough time against the Broncos in Week 10, but keep an eye on him down the stretch as the Panthers figure things out offensively.

TEGreg Olsen

Greg Olsen

5 rec, 55 yards, rec TD

Olsen caught a team-high five passes for 48 yards in Week 9 at Washington, and he now has 12 catches for 102 yards in his past three games. The Broncos have a tough time with opposing defenses, so Olsen could reach paydirt once again.

KJustin Medlock

Justin Medlock

2 PATs, FG

Medlock had a field-goal attempt blocked against the Redskins in Week 9, but he was good on three extra points. Outside of a scoring burst in Week 8 (five field goals), Medlock has been a bottom-of-the-pile fantasy kicker.

DEFENSE

INT, 2 Sacks

The Panthers recorded four sacks, but they couldn't force any turnovers at Washington in Week 9. They allowed 13 points, which was the best mark of the season for them. Don't expect that to happen in Week 10 against Peyton Manning and the Broncos.

 
 
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