Fantasy football Player Projections: Breaking down Week 15

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LeSean McCoy tore up the Lions in the snow, so expect a big game in the comfort of the Metrodome.

LeSean McCoy tore up the Lions in the snow, so expect a big game in the comfort of the Metrodome.

Fantasy Player Projections: Week 15

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Quarterbacks

    1. 1
    2. Peyton

      Manning

      Broncos vs Chargers

      QB

    3. PASS YDS368

    4. PASS TD4

    5. INT0

    6. RUSH YDS0

    7. RUSH TD0

    Manning needs 478 yards and five touchdowns to get to 5,000 yards and 50 scores on the season. The yards may be a stretch, but he could get the TDs he needs this week.
    1. 2
    2. Drew

      Brees

      Saints at Rams

      QB

    3. PASS YDS331

    4. PASS TD4

    5. INT0

    6. RUSH YDS0

    7. RUSH TD0

    Brees threw for 313 yards and four touchdowns against one of the best defenses in the league last week. That's why you never bench him.
    1. 3
    2. Philip

      Rivers

      Chargers at Broncos

      QB

    3. PASS YDS338

    4. PASS TD4

    5. INT1

    6. RUSH YDS0

    7. RUSH TD0

    Rivers is one of the hottest quarterbacks in the league and faces a Denver defense that has allowed the fourth-most fantasy points to passers.

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Running Backs

    1. 1
    2. Jamaal

      Charles

      Chiefs at Raiders

      RB

    3. RUSH YDS134

    4. RUSH TD2

    5. REC YDS58

    6. REC TD0

    Charles continued his MVP-caliber season, running for 151 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries last week.
    1. 2
    2. LeSean

      McCoy

      Eagles at Vikings

      RB

    3. RUSH YDS137

    4. RUSH TD1

    5. REC YDS32

    6. REC TD1

    McCoy carved up the Lions for 217 yards and two touchdowns last week. The Vikings have allowed the sixth-most fantasy points to running backs.
    1. 3
    2. Matt

      Forte

      Bears at Browns

      RB

    3. RUSH YDS93

    4. RUSH TD1

    5. REC YDS49

    6. REC TD1

    Forte had 175 total yards and a score against the Cowboys last week. He's an RB1 every single week.

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Wide Receivers

    1. 1
    2. Demaryius

      Thomas

      Broncos vs Chargers

      WR

    3. REC YDS133

    4. REC TD2

    The Chargers have been torched by receivers. Thomas should have another big day.
    1. 2
    2. Calvin

      Johnson

      Lions vs Ravens

      WR

    3. REC YDS130

    4. REC TD2

    If you managed to survive the first week of the playoffs with a no-show from Johnson, get ready for him to make up for it this week.
    1. 3
    2. DeSean

      Jackson

      Eagles at Vikings

      WR

    3. REC YDS110

    4. REC TD2

    Jackson should be one of the top scorers at the position going up against a Minnesota defense that has allowed the fifth-most fantasy points to receivers.

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Tight Ends

    1. 1
    2. Jimmy

      Graham

      Saints at Rams

      TE

    3. REC YDS96

    4. REC TD2

    Another week, another huge game for Graham. This is as routine as it gets.
    1. 2
    2. Charles

      Clay

      Dolphins vs Patriots

      TE

    3. REC YDS92

    4. REC TD1

    Clay caught seven passes for 97 yards and two scores last week. Start him with confidence.
    1. 3
    2. Jason

      Witten

      Cowboys vs Packers

      TE

    3. REC YDS78

    4. REC TD1

    Witten had just one catch against the Bears, though it was a 10-yard touchdown. Play him as you normally would.

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Kickers

    1. 1
    2. Graham

      Gano

      Panthers vs Jets

      K

    3. PAT3

    4. FG3

    Gano made two of his three field-goal attempts last week and is now 20-for-23 on the year.
    1. 2
    2. Stephen

      Gostkowski

      Patriots at Dolphins

      K

    3. PAT2

    4. FG3

    Gostkowski made both of his field-goal attempts last week and is 30-for-32 on the year.
    1. 3
    2. Alex

      Henery

      Eagles at Vikings

      K

    3. PAT4

    4. FG2

    Henery didn't attempt any kicks last week because of the snow in Philadelphia.

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Defenses

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