We should have high confidence in these matchups. We’re only talking about matchups that meet good/bad matchup criteria for the whole season, the last five weeks and the last three weeks. If a matchup doesn’t fit in all three categories, then it has to have a significant number in the last-five-weeks and last-three-weeks to be [...]
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Two of our top five quarterbacks this week played on Thursday. Tony Romo didn’t pan out despite a stellar matchup. The other top five quarterbacks are Andrew Luck, Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees. Not a bad trio to pick from for your Sunday daily fantasy sports lineups.
UPDATED: These projections have been updated with individual posts per position: Week 12 projections: QB | RB | WR | TE | FLEX | K | DEF | IDP Week 12 PPR projections: RB | WR | TE | FLEX An all-inclusive post for the early projections has become standard. It’s really the best way for me to get you projections and still have time to set a few lineups myself. I’ll probably stick to that format [...]
Matchups should strongly influence your decisions when playing at daily fantasy sites like FanDuel and Draft Kings. They also influence our projections and rankings at Chinstrap Ninjas.
Post-Ben Roethlisberger eruption, his statistical projections look great this week. He’s projected to throw 1.7 TDs and lead the league with 315.7 yards. All that despite playing Baltimore, which allows just 16.2 fantasy points to opposing quarterbacks. Something’s going to give.
A different method was used to put together this week’s matchups. The lists start with Football Outsiders’ excellent Defense-Adjusted Value Over Average. After comparing DVOA, yards per game and receptions per game and all of the multiple variants that can be made with those three statistics, it became clear DVOA was a statistic that should [...]
In recent months I’ve become very attached to the belief that NFL backups aren’t ridiculously less talented than the starters. Throw countless examples at me if you want, but I’m going to point to Packers backup quarterback Matt Flynn who threw for 480 yards, tying the Packers single game record.