We’re going to have an abbreviated streamer post this week. Sorry guys and 4 gals, but it does mean fewer boring stats! Last week, we took some gambles in the Streamer Department that paid off, and some that did not… but hey, sometimes ya gotta crack a couple of eggs to make an omelette, amiright? I thought this was going to be a shortened post? Me too… Ready, Set, Stream!
Brian Hoyer (14%) @ ATL: I’m going out a limb with Hometown Hoyer this week. He’s definitely a pure upside play. He hasn’t been very accurate over the last few weeks, but he’s facing a struggling Atlanta secondary with Josh Gordon back in the starting lineup. Hoyer could see some improvement in his game, but he’s one of the more risky options this week.
Joe Flacco (57%) @ NO: Throwing out Flacco as a safe play here if he’s available in your league. It’s no secret New Orleans’ defense is struggling against the pass. They’re allowing an average of over 250 yards per game through the air. I expect the Ravens offense to come out clicking after the Bye-week and put some points on the board. Consider Flacco a high-floor QB for Week 12.
Owen Daniels (39%) @ NO: Daniels is one of the more consistent tight ends in the league, and while he hasn’t exactly “lit up” the fantasy scoreboard in any week, he’s always giving something. With the shootout potential in New Orleans, I wouldn’t be surprised if Daniels got double-digit targets this week.
Coby Fleener (43%) v JAX: I expect ownership percentages to vary over the next day or so, but as it stands now, Fleener is only 43% owned, and it looks like Dwayne Allen could miss Week 12 entirely. That would make Fleener the No. 1 tight end in Indy. Even if Allen does play, he won’t be 100%, so consider Fleener an automatic play against the Jaguars.
Charles Clay (56%) @ DEN: I know Clay is over 50% owned, but with some teams out of the playoff hunt, owners aren’t making moves, so you can! As solid as Denver’s defense is, they’re still letting tight ends score, so if Clay is out there, and you need a fill-in TE, strongly consider him a plug and play.
Defense & Special Teams
NY Jets (2%) @ BUF: The Jets are not a fantasy defense anyone loves starting, but consider them if you’re out of options. They’ll make Buffalo one-dimensional by stopping the run, and they’ll also be able to get in Kyle Orton’s face by applying pressure up front.
Week 11 Recap:
RCL/Yahoo Standard 0.5 PPR Scoring
Teddy Bridgewater: 158 yds, 1 TD, 1 INT, 4 rush, 2 yds = 9.52 pts (24th QB)
Derek Carr: 172 yds, 2 rush, 0 yds = 4.88 pts (27th QB)
Austi Seferian-Jenkins: 1 tgt, 1 rec, 7 yds = 1.20 (40th TE)
Coby Fleener: 7 tgt, 7 rec, 144 yds = 17.90 (1st TE)
CLE: 23 PA, 1 INT = 2.00 pts (25th DEF)
Kai Forbath: 1 PAT = 1.00 pt (T-26th K)
Graham Gano: 1 20-29, 2 PAT = 5.00 pts (T-21st K)
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