Fantasy Player Projections

 
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QBMatt Ryan

Matt Ryan

305 pass yards, 3 pass TDs, INT, 14 rush yards

While the Cowboys held Ryan without a touchdown pass, he was still able to throw for 342 yards, marking the third time this season he eclipsed 300 yards. Ryan remains a must-start player, especially against a Saints defense that's among the worst in the NFL.

RBMichael Turner

Michael Turner

90 rush yards, rush TD

In Week 9, Turner rushed for 100 yards for just the second time this season and was able to score a touchdown against Dallas. He faces one of the worst rushing defenses in the NFL in New Orleans in Week 10.

RBJacquizz Rodgers

Jacquizz Rodgers

25 rush yards, 3 rec, 30 rec yards

Rodgers didn't do anything in the running game in Week 9, but he did catch four passes for 53 yards against the Cowboys. While he should see more success in Week 10 against the Saints, he's not yet a recommended fantasy starter.

WRJulio Jones

Julio Jones

7 rec, 110 yards, rec TD

Over the past two weeks, Jones has 10 catches for 252 yards, averaging more than 25 yards per catch. Don't be surprised if Jones becomes a top-three fantasy wide receiver during the second half of the season starting with his matchup against the Saints, who rank near the bottom against the pass.

WRRoddy White

Roddy White

6 rec, 95 yards, rec TD

White caught seven passes for 118 yards against the Cowboys in Week 9, but he was held out of the end zone. That should change in Week 10 against a horrible pass defense in New Orleans. In his last trip to New Orleans, White caught 11 passes for 127 yards.

TETony Gonzalez

Tony Gonzalez

6 rec, 65 yards, rec TD

After a hot start to the season, with four touchdowns in his first five games of the season, Gonzalez has 11 catches for 107 yards and no touchdowns over his past three contests. The Saints' porous pass defense will cure those ills.

KMatt Bryant

Matt Bryant

4 PATs, 2 FGs

On the one hand, Bryant had one of the worst days of the season, with two missed field goals against the Cowboys. On the other, he was good on four other field goals and an extra point. There aren't many better fantasy kickers around right now.

DEFENSE

INT, 2 Sacks

The Falcons' defense had three sacks in four straight games before getting just one sack against the Cowboys in Week 9. The improved unit allowed just 13 points, but was unable to force any turnovers. This is a borderline fantasy unit against a strong Saints offense.

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QBDrew Brees

Drew Brees

260 pass yards, 2 pass TDs, INT

Brees threw for two touchdowns against the Eagles in Week 9 and now has 12 touchdowns in his past four games. In two games against Atlanta last season, Brees threw six touchdown passes and just two interceptions.

RBChris Ivory

Chris Ivory

58 rush yards, rush TD, 1 rec, 8 rec yards

Ivory became the hot pickup after Monday Night Football against the Eagles, when he rushed 10 times for 48 yards and a touchdown in Darren Sproles' absence. Ivory is someone to consider again this week, as the Saints host an Atlanta team allowing more than 125 rushing yards per game.

RBPierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas

45 rush yards, 2 rec, 25 rec yards

Thomas rushed six times for 44 yards against the Eagles, but his performance was overshadowed by Chris Ivory's impressive touchdown run. Thomas looks like a good flex option in Week 10 against Atlanta.

RBMark Ingram

Mark Ingram

34 rush yards, 2 rec, 14 rec yards

The Heisman winner showed some life Monday night against the Eagles, as he rushed seven times for 44 yards. It appears that Chris Ivory will get the bulk of the carries, however. Ingram remains a fantasy backup.

WRMarques Colston

Marques Colston

6 rec, 85 yards, rec TD

Colston scored his sixth touchdown in six games Monday against the Eagles, but he was only targeted four times by Drew Brees. In two games against Atlanta last season, Colston totaled 15 catches for 194 yards and a touchdown.

WRLance Moore

Lance Moore

4 rec, 70 yards

Moore caught the only two passes thrown his way in Week 9 against the Eagles, but he took those passes for 61 yards. In two games against the Falcons last season, Moore caught three balls for 81 yards as the No. 3 receiver. Now he's the No. 2.

TEJimmy Graham

Jimmy Graham

7 rec, 80 yards, rec TD

Graham continues to prove he's healthy once again, catching eight balls for 72 yards and a touchdown against Philadelphia. In the three career games he has started against the Falcons, he has scored in each one.

KGarrett Hartley

Garrett Hartley

3 PATs, FG

It was another quiet night for Hartley, as he got just one field-goal attempt -- and missed it from 52 yards. Hartley hasn't made a field goal since Week 5, and fantasy owners should look elsewhere for help for now.

DEFENSE

INT, Sack

The Saints turned in one of their best defensive efforts of the season against the Eagles in Week 9, registering seven sacks, a fumble recovery and an interception returned for a touchdown. Despite this, fantasy owners should steer clear as the Saints travel to Atlanta.

 
 
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