Fantasy Player Projections

 
Quarterbacks
RankTeamPlayerProjectionOpponent
1packersAaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

319 pass yards, 3 pass TDs, 22 rush yards

Rodgers has thrown 22 touchdowns over the past six games. He is winning fantasy games for his owners. In his last game against Detroit, he tossed a pair of scoring strikes to go with his 307 yards passing. Look for another sterling showing.

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2redskinsRobert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III

222 pass yards, pass TD, 67 rush yards, rush TD

RGIII hopes to bounce back after a pair of rough outings followed by a bye. The Eagles have mostly faced drop-back passers this season, so they could struggle if Griffin escapes the pocket.

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3falconsMatt Ryan

Matt Ryan

315 pass yards, 3 pass TDs, INT

Ryan is coming off his best game of the season, albeit in a loss in New Orleans, in which he threw for 411 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. He's a must-start quarterback in fantasy this season.

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4raidersCarson Palmer

Carson Palmer

310 pass yards, 3 pass TDs, INT

Palmer completed 29 passes for 368 yards, two touchdowns and an interception against the Ravens in Week 10, but much of that came as the Raiders played catch-up. Still, Palmer has six touchdowns and 782 passing yards in his past two games and this is a great matchup for him.

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5saintsDrew Brees

Drew Brees

290 pass yards, 3 pass TDs, INT

Brees passed for 298 yards against the Falcons in Week 10, and he threw three touchdowns for the sixth time this season. The Raiders are not good against the pass, so Brees should have another big day in Week 11.

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6bengalsAndy Dalton

Andy Dalton

278 pass yards, 3 pass TDs, INT

Dalton was on fire against the Giants, tossing four touchdowns and no interceptions (it was his first game without a pick this season). He should have little trouble against a Chiefs defense that allows opposing passers a QB Rating of 102.1 -– next to last in the league.

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7broncosPeyton Manning

Peyton Manning

310 pass yards, 2 pass TDs

While Manning posted yet another 300-yard game and threw a touchdown, he was a bit of a fantasy letdown in Week 10, as his three-touchdown pass streak ended at five games.

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8cowboysTony Romo

Tony Romo

293 pass yards, 2 pass TDs, INT, 24 rush yards

Romo has averaged 342.3 passing yards in three home games this season. That, coupled with the Browns' 22nd-ranked pass defense (which is allowing 247.8 yards per game), should help Romo keep his hot streak alive in Cowboys Stadium.

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9patriotsTom Brady

Tom Brady

277 pass yards, 2 pass TDs

Is anyone having a quieter season than Brady? He is on pace to pass for close to 5,000 yards and 32 touchdowns with just five interceptions, yet he has taken a back seat in the quarterback debate. Brady's fantasy owners aren't complaining.

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10lionsMatthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford

317 pass yards, 2 pass TDs, INT

Some wondered whether Stafford could match last year's success, but he has eliminated any doubt with two recent three-touchdown games. Stafford should do well this week against a Green Bay defense that is almost unrecognizable from the team's Week 1 starting lineup.

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11coltsAndrew Luck

Andrew Luck

295 pass yards, 2 pass TDs, INT

Luck is a popular pick for Rookie of the Year honors, and now fans are chanting M-V-P. He already broke Cam Newton's rookie record for most passing yards in a game; now he's aiming for Newton’s single-season passing mark. This matchup should help.

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12buccaneersJosh Freeman

Josh Freeman

235 pass yards, 2 pass TDs

Freeman threw for 210 yards and two more scores against San Diego in Week 10. He now has 13 touchdowns and one interception since his Week 5 bye. He only threw for 138 yards and one touchdown in Week 1 against Carolina, but the passing game looks much better now.

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13ravensJoe Flacco

Joe Flacco

231 pass yards, 2 pass TDs

Flacco has no need to be intimidated by the league's top-ranked pass defense. He has averaged 263.3 yards in his last three games against Pittsburgh, throwing five touchdowns without an interception.

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14texansMatt Schaub

Matt Schaub

234 pass yards, 2 pass TDs, INT

Schaub averaged just 3.65 yards per attempt in last week's miserable affair in Chicago. Blame it on the rain! Good thing this game will be played in sunny (and dry) Houston.

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15chargersPhilip Rivers

Philip Rivers

230 pass yards, 2 pass TDs, 2 INTs, 12 rush yards

Rivers threw for three touchdowns and 337 yards against the Buccaneers in Week 10, but he also threw two interceptions. The Broncos were tough on Rivers in Week 6, intercepting him four times.

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16billsRyan Fitzpatrick

Ryan Fitzpatrick

245 pass yards, pass TD, INT

Fitzpatrick has thrown for more than 300 yards twice this season, both times against the Patriots, against whom he has thrown six touchdowns. The Harvard graduate threw two touchdowns and five interceptions in two games against the Dolphins in 2011, though.

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17panthersCam Newton

Cam Newton

220 pass yards, pass TD, 2 INTs, 25 rush yards

Newton threw for 241 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions against Denver in Week 10, with the Broncos sacking him seven times. He also rushed for seven yards. He passed for 303 yards and a touchdown against the Buccaneers in Week 1, but this defense has matured a bit since then.

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18dolphinsRyan Tannehill

Ryan Tannehill

225 pass yards, pass TD, INT

Against a poor Titans team the rookie signal-caller turned in one of his worst performances thus far, finishing with 217 yards and three interceptions. The Bills just dealt with Tom Brady, so Tannehill poses a much smaller threat with just five touchdown passes to his name this season.

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19brownsBrandon Weeden

Brandon Weeden

189 pass yards, pass TD, INT, 13 rush yards

Assuming Weeden can dodge DeMarcus Ware, his next obstacle will be to throw against one of the league's best coverage units. Weeden will struggle Sunday, and being a rookie will have nothing to do with it.

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20ramsSam Bradford

Sam Bradford

220 pass yards, pass TD, INT

In Week 10 against the 49ers, Bradford had one of his best games of the season against one of the toughest defenses in the NFL. He now has four touchdown passes in his past three games, compared to two interceptions. The Jets pose a smaller challenge, but Bradford is still just a fantasy backup.

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21cardinalsJohn Skelton

John Skelton

210 pass yards, pass TD, INT

Skelton will likely start his fourth game in a row in Week 11, as Kevin Kolb continues to deal with a rib injury. Skelton has two touchdown passes and three interceptions in his past three games.

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22bearsJason Campbell

Jason Campbell

180 pass yards, pass TD, INT, 12 rush yards

With Jay Cutler nursing a Week 10 concussion, Campbell should get the start at San Francisco Monday night. The 49ers have allowed just eight passing touchdowns this season, and Campbell will be in for a rough day.

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23eaglesNick Foles

Nick Foles

208 pass yards, pass TD, INT

The Eagles have said the concussion Michael Vick suffered last week is serious. That opens the door for Foles, who was good in relief against Dallas, but not good enough. The Redskins will have a full week to prepare to exploit Foles' inexperience.

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24steelersByron Leftwich

Byron Leftwich

206 pass yards, pass TD, INT

Ben Roethlisberger can't go, so Leftwich will start. Leftwich has only attempted 21 passes over the past three seasons (including 14 last week), and hasn't been a regular starter in several years. If there is a positive here, it's that he has an excellent cast of receivers. Still, fantasy owners shouldn't get too excited about the replacement.

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2549ersAlex Smith

Alex Smith

170 pass yards, pass TD, INT

Smith suffered a concussion in Week 10, but it appears that he could play against the Bears in Week 11. He has five touchdown passes and one interception in his past three games, but fantasy owners should steer clear of him this week.

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26jetsMark Sanchez

Mark Sanchez

165 pass yards, pass TD, INT

Sanchez threw for just 124 yards, no touchdowns and one interception in a tough road game against a tough defense in Seattle. The Rams played well against San Francisco last week, which means Sanchez will continue to be a bad fantasy play.

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27chiefsMatt Cassel

Matt Cassel

192 pass yards, pass TD, 2 INTs

Assuming he does not get bumped from the starting lineup by Brady Quinn, Cassel will take the field against a Bengals defense giving up 234.6 passing yards per game, 17th in the league. That might sound like an enticing matchup, but Cassel remains the league's least desirable fantasy quarterback.

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28jaguarsBlaine Gabbert

Blaine Gabbert

185 pass yards, pass TD, 2 INTs

It's not clear whether Gabbert's removal from last Thursday's loss to Indianapolis stemmed from his injured shoulder or his poor play. Regardless, all signs point to Gabbert playing this week -– for the Jaguars, not for fantasy owners.

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2949ersColin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick

30 pass yards, 25 rush yards

If Alex Smith (concussion) can't play Monday night, the 49ers will turn to Kaepernick. That means those planning to start Smith should pick up Kaepernick as a backup just in case. If Kaepernick does start, he'll have a tough time against an opportunistic Bears defense.

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30jetsTim Tebow

Tim Tebow

10 pass yards, 15 rush yards

Tebow completed three passes for eight yards and rushed four more times for 14 yards against the Seahawks. And yet it's still not Tebow Time for the J-E-T-S.

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