Fantasy football under-the-radar plays — Week 11
Week 11 is already here and I’m back to give out more sleeper plays. My standard for a good fantasy game is around 100 total yards and/or a TD, and this is for PPR scoring. A game with a lot of catches helps too, obviously. Of course, the bar is a little lower for TEs.
I went 7-6 last week, and you can check out that article here. Not my best work, but certainly not terrible either. I will continue to look for players that can help you with the bye week blues. These players are in no particular order.
Dak Prescott (DAL): The Falcons have allowed 9TDs in their last 4 games and Prescott is playing better with the addition of Amari Cooper. Count on a lot of points getting scored in this game, and the Falcons are giving up over 27FPTS/G to QBs over their last 4 games. Plus, Prescott can get some yards with his legs.
Matthew Stafford (DET): It’s hard to get excited about Stafford, but he’s playing at home with a terrific matchup. The Panthers have given up 15 passing TDs in their last 5 games. He’s worth a flyer if you really need a QB this week.
Alex Collins (BAL): I’m not sure what to expect at QB for the Ravens this week, but I like Collins to score some points. The Bengals are allowing over 5.5 yards per carry to RBs in their last 4 games, and the defense is banged up. Over their last 4 games, Cincinnati has allowed almost 40FPTS/G to RBs.
Mark Ingram (NO): I put him in this article last week, and he came through BIG TIME. The Eagles are a Top 5 matchup for RBs over their last 4 games and allowing 6.6 yards per carry.
David Johnson (ARI): He’s playing the Raiders. That is all.
Phillip Lindsay (DEN): The Chargers give up almost 27FPTS/G to the position over their last 4, and dude is fast.
Demaryius Thomas (HOU): Thomas has a great opportunity against a Washington defense that’s giving up almost 45FPTS/G to WRs. I know he's still learning the offense, but I think Thomas and Hopkins go off here.
TY Hilton (IND): The Titans are a Top 5 matchup for WRs over the last month, Hilton is at home for this game, and Luck hasn’t been sacked in his last 4 games.
Amari Cooper (DAL): I like Dak this week, so it makes a lot of sense that I think Cooper comes through as well. I’ve been on the Cooper train since he was traded, and I don’t see that changing in this potential shootout with the Falcons. The Falcons are allowing over 41FPTS/G to WRs over their last 4 games.
Corey Davis (TEN): The matchup isn’t great, but Davis should continue to get a ton of volume.
Sammy Watkins (KC): If he practices all week with no setbacks, he's a great play.
Austin Hooper (ATL): Hooper was in this article last week and he had a HUGE game. I like his matchup against the Cowboys this week with them allowing 23 catches to TEs in their last 4 games. Dallas gives up almost 17FPTS/G to TEs over the last month.
O.J. Howard (TB): The Giants have given up 29 catches to TEs over the last month. You could certainly do worse at the wasteland that is TE this year.
That’s all I have for this week. For more fantasy info, make sure you check out my show Moneyline on ESPN 97.5 every Sunday from 10-noon. Jerry Bo and I will get you ready for kickoff and answer any questions you may have. Also, follow us on Twitter.
Good luck in Week 11!