Fantasy Player Projections

 
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QBBrandon Weeden

Brandon Weeden

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

While Weeden left his Week 12 game against the Steelers with a head injury, the team said it was merely precautionary and he should play at Oakland. Weeden passed for 158 yards and a touchdown with one interception before getting hurt last week. He's not someone to consider using in fantasy just yet.

RBTrent Richardson

Trent Richardson

90 rush yards, rush TD, 3 rec, 30 rec yards

Richardson rushed 29 times for 85 yards and a touchdown against Pittsburgh in Week 12. He also caught four balls for 27 yards. Richardson has seven touchdowns this season, and he's showing no signs of hitting the rookie wall, although he does have 97 touches in his past three games.

RBMontario Hardesty

Montario Hardesty

20 rush yards

Hardesty had just two touches in Week 12, rushing twice for 14 yards against the Steelers. He's firmly behind rookie Trent Richardson, and his value should be viewed accordingly.

WRJosh Gordon

Josh Gordon

6 rec, 70 yards, rec TD

The rookie wide receiver led the Browns with four catches for 60 yards against the Steelers. Gordon hasn't scored in his past four games, but the Raiders give up a lot of passing touchdowns.

WRGreg Little

Greg Little

3 rec, 40 yards

Little went missing once again in Week 12, catching just one pass for six yards against the Steelers. He has caught two or fewer passes in five games this season, and he should be considered a fantasy reserve for now.

TEBenjamin Watson

Benjamin Watson

3 rec, 29 yards

Watson caught three passes for 26 yards against the Steelers in Week 12. He caught a pair of touchdowns in Week 11, but it was tight end Jordan Cameron who caught a touchdown pass this week. Watson is a backup fantasy tight end for now.

TEJordan Cameron

Jordan Cameron

1 rec, 12 yards

Cameron caught a touchdown last week, but he's too inconsistent to start. Before finding the end zone against the Steelers, Cameron had been shut out in the prior two games.

KPhil Dawson

Phil Dawson

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Dawson was good on two field-goal attempts and two extra points against the Steelers in Week 12. He did the same in Week 11, and he should have a great chance of repeating that feat in Week 13.

DEFENSE

INT, 3 Sacks

Cleveland's defense had another huge game in Week 12, keeping the Steelers under 200 passing yards and 50 rushing yards. The Browns also notched three interceptions and a sack. This unit is officially a nice sleeper against the Raiders in Week 13.

Pos.PlayerProjection
QBCarson Palmer

Carson Palmer

240 pass yards, pass TD, INT

Palmer had his worst fantasy game of the season in Week 12 against his former team, throwing for 146 yards, one touchdown and an interception. The Browns rank 21st against the pass, so Palmer should bounce back in Week 13.

RBMarcel Reece

Marcel Reece

34 rush yards, 4 rec, 41 rec yards

Reece rushed 15 times for 74 yards against the Bengals in Week 12, but it appears that Darren McFadden (ankle) and Mike Goodson (ankle) are close to returning for Week 13. Follow their statuses closely before making a decision on Reece.

RBDarren McFadden

Darren McFadden

40 rush yards, 2 rec, 25 rec yards

McFadden (ankle) might be able to play this weekend against the Browns, but fantasy owners should still be cautious for a few reasons. The Browns have allowed a total of just 112 rushing yards in their past two games, and McFadden has had injury problems before, so give him time to prove he's healthy before inserting him into your lineup, if you can.

WRDarrius Heyward-Bey

Darrius Heyward-Bey

5 rec, 68 yards, rec TD

Heyward-Bey was shut out against the Bengals in Week 12, but he should see more success against the Browns. In the three games before Week 12, he had 14 catches for 225 yards and a touchdown.

WRDenarius Moore

Denarius Moore

2 rec, 34 yards

Against the Bengals, Moore was limited to just one catch for the second week in a row, even though that catch did go for a touchdown. If Browns cornerback Joe Haden is healthy, Moore should have a rough day against Cleveland, too.

TEBrandon Myers

Brandon Myers

4 rec, 35 yards

Myers caught five passes for 37 yards against the Bengals and he was targeted six times in the loss. Over the past three games, only three other tight ends have more catches than Myers. But the Browns are one of the toughest defenses against tight ends, so it's hard to count on anything this week.

KSebastian Janikowski

Sebastian Janikowski

PAT, 2 FGs

Janikowski knocked through a 55-yard field goal and one extra point against the Bengals in Week 12. He's an average fantasy kicker these days because the Raiders don't get him into scoring position consistently.

DEFENSE

INT, Sack

The Raiders' defense has produced four consecutive bad games now. Oakland has allowed an average of 42 points in that span, with just two forced turnovers and three sacks.

 
 
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