Fantasy Player Projections

 
Cowboys
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Sunday , Nov. 11 | 04:25 PM EST (FOX)
Eagles
Pos.PlayerProjection
QBTony Romo

Tony Romo

297 pass yards, 2 pass TDs, INT, 14 rush yards

Romo, strained back and all, has one last chance to keep playoff hopes alive for Dallas. He faces an Eagles secondary that was once listed among the league's best, but lately has been exploited by Drew Brees and Matt Ryan.

RBFelix Jones

Felix Jones

42 rush yards, 2 rec, 19 rec yards

DeMarco Murray is still not ready to return to action, keeping Jones on the field for one more week. Jones didn't do half bad last week, posting 4.3 yards per carry, although the Cowboys did give almost as many carries to unproven back Lance Dunbar. Not a good sign.

WRMiles Austin

Miles Austin

5 rec, 91 yards, rec TD

Austin has been targeted nine or more times in five games this year, and he leads all Cowboys receivers in touchdowns and catches of 20 or more yards. The Eagles have talented cornerbacks, but no one Austin can't win one-on-one matchups against.

WRDez Bryant

Dez Bryant

5 rec, 80 yards, rec TD

Bryant was mostly a decoy in last week's contest. He was targeted just four times and caught one pass. The hip injury he suffered at the end of Week 8 has had another week to heal, so Bryant should be back in full force this weekend.

WRKevin Ogletree

Kevin Ogletree

2 rec, 31 yards

Call Ogletree's Week 9 numbers lucky; they do not represent his role in Dallas' offense. He makes plays when things break down and Tony Romo is flushed from the pocket and forced to scan the field. Fantasy owners cannot count on him regularly.

TEJason Witten

Jason Witten

6 rec, 58 yards

Remember when some fantasy owners were concerned Witten's spleen would cost him the bulk of the 2012 season? Yeah, well, he currently leads all tight ends in catches with 58.

KDan Bailey

Dan Bailey

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Bailey must hope history does not repeat itself. Last year, Dallas scored 14 points combined in its two games against the Eagles, resulting in just a single point in each game for Bailey.

DEFENSE

INT, 3 Sacks

The Cowboys may have the best all-around defense in football, with the game's most dangerous pass rusher (DeMarcus Ware), one of the league's best cornerback tandems and an emerging inside linebacker (Bruce Carter). Plus, in this game, at least one Michael Vick turnover is expected.

Pos.PlayerProjection
QBMichael Vick

Michael Vick

229 pass yards, pass TD, INT, 38 rush yards

It appears Vick will remain the Eagles' starting quarterback for the rest of the season, regardless of how ugly things get. He toyed with Dallas twice last year, but that feels like ancient history now. Fantasy owners should consider keeping him out of the lineup.

RBLeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy

87 rush yards, rush TD, 3 rec, 36 rec yards

The Cowboys' run defense has bent very little in recent weeks, but on occasion it gives up long gainers. McCoy lives by the big run, so fantasy owners should expect him to break loose a time or two Sunday. Beyond that, yards on the ground might be hard to come by.

RBBryce Brown

Bryce Brown

25 rush yards

The Eagles are using Brown more and more, both to spell LeSean McCoy and because Brown has looked good running the ball. He's not a great start this week against Dallas, but he's worth having on a roster.

WRJeremy Maclin

Jeremy Maclin

5 rec, 81 yards, rec TD

Maclin could be Michael Vick's weapon of choice Sunday. He caught a touchdown in both games against Dallas last year, and is likely to draw Morris Claiborne in coverage (the less experienced of Dallas' two talented cornerbacks).

WRDeSean Jackson

DeSean Jackson

4 rec, 64 yards

Jackson's fantasy success hinges on whether he hauls in that one big play each week. Against New Orleans, it was a 77-yard touchdown; the week before, more than half of his yards came on one catch. Dallas does a good job of eliminating pass plays downfield, which could keep Jackson on ice.

TEBrent Celek

Brent Celek

3 rec, 42 yards

Bruce Carter is becoming one of the best cover linebackers in football, and he will be responsible for shadowing Celek in this contest. Celek has just one touchdown catch this season and hasn't reached 50 yards receiving since September, so it may not be much of a matchup.

KAlex Henery

Alex Henery

2 PATs, FG

Henery ranks 25th in scoring average among kickers, with 6.9 points per game. It's a far cry from what fantasy owners expected from Philadelphia's placekicker, although angry fingers should probably not be pointed at Henery.

DEFENSE

INT, 2 Sacks

The Cowboys' banged-up running game should help Philadelphia's defense keep this tight, although anything can happen -- good or bad -- when facing Tony Romo.

 
 
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