Fantasy Player Projections

 
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Sunday , Dec. 02 | 01:00 PM EST (CBS)
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Pos.PlayerProjection
QBMatt Schaub

Matt Schaub

282 pass yards, 2 pass TDs, INT

Schaub has picked Tennessee apart in the last six meetings between these clubs. In those games he has thrown 14 touchdowns (at least two in each game) and just one interception while averaging a respectable 277.1 yards.

RBArian Foster

Arian Foster

101 rush yards, rush TD, 4 rec, 31 rec yards

Foster leads the league in touchdowns, has gained 100 or more yards from scrimmage in each of the past five games and ... eh, what's the use? You're going to start him. We don't need to remind you how good he is.

RBJustin Forsett

Justin Forsett

39 rush yards

Ben Tate may be ready for this contest, but the Texans are in no hurry to welcome him back. Forsett has averaged 12.1 yards per carry over the past two weeks, though that figure was heavily inflated by a botched call on Forsett's long touchdown run against Detroit.

WRAndre Johnson

Andre Johnson

6 rec, 107 yards, rec TD

There was a time not so long ago when many were questioning whether Johnson was entering the downslope of his career. Not anymore. With more than 600 yards over his last four games, Johnson is once again living among the elite at his position.

WRKevin Walter

Kevin Walter

2 rec, 31 yards

In his last three games against Tennessee, Walter has been thrown to a total of just seven times, resulting in just 43 yards. He is not going to do your team any favors in Week 13.

TEOwen Daniels

Owen Daniels

4 rec, 65 yards, rec TD

Yes, we're aware James Casey and Garrett Graham each saw five targets last week, but Daniels saw eight and caught the Texans' only touchdown pass. When these teams met in September Daniels had his best all-around fantasy effort of the season, with six catches for 72 yards and a touchdown.

KShayne Graham

Shayne Graham

4 PATs, 2 FGs

Graham will enjoy not having to kick in overtime this week. He'll also enjoy getting to face a Tennessee team that ranks 31st in points allowed (31.1).

DEFENSE

INT, 3 Sacks, TD

If Houston can apply pressure to struggling Jake Locker, this game could be over quickly. In the last meeting, the Texans notched four sacks and picked off Matt Hasselbeck twice.

Pos.PlayerProjection
QBJake Locker

Jake Locker

266 pass yards, pass TD, INT

The Texans are not the same defense when Johnathan Joseph is missing, but they're still pretty good -– good enough to rattle the easy-to-frustrate Locker, anyhow. Plus, Joseph (hamstring) could return for this contest.

RBChris Johnson

Chris Johnson

103 rush yards, rush TD, 2 rec, 19 rec yards

Johnson turned his season around with a 141-yard day in Houston in Week 4. There's no reason to believe he cannot duplicate that success against the Texas in Week 13. The Lions averaged 4.6 yards per carry against Houston on Thanksgiving, and Jacksonville's Jalen Parmele rushed for 80 yards the week before.

WRNate Washington

Nate Washington

4 rec, 65 yards

Against the league's better pass defenses, Washington tends to shine because of the attention paid to Kenny Britt. That could be true again this week, but fantasy owners shouldn't be foolish enough to bet on it.

WRKenny Britt

Kenny Britt

4 rec, 53 yards

Fantasy owners still have not seen Britt explode in the same manner he did prior to last year's season-ending injury. He is averaging just 11.6 yards per catch this season.

WRKendall Wright

Kendall Wright

4 rec, 47 yards

Wright caught a score in garbage time when these teams met in Week 4. It's a stat you can ignore. Wright is still the No. 3 option for a wide receiving corps that isn't very good right now.

TEJared Cook

Jared Cook

3 rec, 42 yards, rec TD

Cook looked good last week and could find success against a Houston defense that helped Brandon Pettigrew match a season-best eight catches on Thanksgiving, and allowed Marcedes Lewis to catch two scores in Week 11.

KRob Bironas

Rob Bironas

2 PATs, FG

Some weeks, like last week, Bironas is the only offense the Titans can count on. Other weeks, like this one, they keep him on the sideline for much of the afternoon.

DEFENSE

INT, Sack

The Titans' defense has the "good fortune" of hosting the league's best running back and a red-hot Matt Schaub. No thanks.

 
 
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