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!

 

Quarterbacks

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.

 

Tight End

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%) @ DENI 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.

Long-shot TE of the week: Austin Seferian-Jenkins (6%) @ CHI

 

Defense & Special Teams

Cleveland (50%) v HOU: The Browns will be able to apply some pressure on Matt Ryan this week and force mistakes making them a high-floor option for the week.  Brief, like I said!

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.

 

Kicker

Cairos Santos (20%) @ OAK: Oakland is allowing the 2nd most FG’s to teams from 30 yards and in.  So what I’m saying is, the Raiders = a kickers dreamland.

Robbie Gould (18%) v ATLTampa is tied with Oakland on that list.  So what I’m saying is, the Raiders and Bucs = a kickers dreamland.

 

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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  1. Nick says:
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    Hey Nico, for a WR3 in non-ppr, would you go A Johnson, Sanu or K. Allen? I had set it to Sanu due to the favorable matchup but rankings by Jay say to go Johnson. I see that matchup being all Arian Foster/Alfred Blue, so what gives for Johnson over Sanu or K Allen?

    • Nico says:
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      @Nick: I kind of like Allen here. I know it’s not the best matchup, but his 13 targets last week interest me.

  2. Dom B says:
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    Flex Charles Sims or f Jax or roddy white and also better TE start Larry Donnell or Delaine Walker

    • Nico says:
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      @Dom B: Sims, Walker.

  3. BEATS by Ray says:
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    Looking ahead to next week, better D/ST? Rams vs. Oak or Giants @ Jags?

  4. Nico says:
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    @Dom B: Sims, Walker.

  5. Nick says:
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    Defense week 13;

    Chicago @ Detroit
    San Diego @ Baltimore (both available)
    St Louis v. Oakland (both available)
    Cincy @ TB (both available)
    Miami @ NYJ
    NE @ GB
    Dallas v. Philly
    NYG @ Jax

    Thanks!

    • Nico says:
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      @Nick: Miami is the best defense on that list, then Baltimore.

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