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Austin Ekeler is struggling coming into Week 14 against Denver, and many Fantasy managers are questioning if they can trust him in the final week of the regular season in most leagues. But I'm counting on Ekeler to deliver a big game against the Broncos. He's due.

For the past three games, Ekeler has scored 9.4 PPR points or less against Green Bay, Baltimore and New England. He scored a season-low 4.7 PPR points against the Patriots, and it was a struggle for him with 14 carries for 18 yards and two catches for 9 yards on three targets.

But the matchup against Denver should help Ekeler get back on track. The Broncos allow the most Fantasy points to opposing running backs, and nine running backs have scored at least 14 PPR points against Denver this season.

It helps that Ekeler, who went to high school (Eaton) and college (Western Colorado) in Colorado, loves beating up on the Broncos. In his past seven games against Denver, Ekeler has scored at least 15.8 PPR points in six of those outings. He's averaging 18.6 PPR points per game against the Broncos over that span.

It hasn't been the ideal season for Ekeler, who battled an ankle injury early in the year and has struggled with his production of late. But he should play well against the Broncos in Week 14, and hopefully that will carry him to a strong finish in the Fantasy playoffs.

Start of the Week
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CHI Chicago • #1
Age: 24 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs DET DET -3 O/U 43.5
OPP VS QB
15th
PROJ PTS
19.6
QB RNK
8th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
1587
RUYDS
400
TD
13
INT
6
FPTS/G
20.1

Justin Fields was my Start of the Week in Week 4 against Denver, and he was a star against the Broncos with 35.9 Fantasy points. I'm going back to Fields again this week against Detroit, and he should deliver a strong performance against the Lions.

Fields already did well against Detroit in Week 11 with 23.2 Fantasy points. He passed for 169 yards and one touchdown while also running for 104 yards, and he loves using his legs against the Lions.

In his past three games against Detroit, Fields has 41 carries for 383 yards and two touchdowns. He's run for at least 100 yards in each outing, and he's averaging 28.3 Fantasy points per game against the Lions in those three contests.

Fields should also make plays with his arm in this matchup, and Detroit is No. 5 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing quarterbacks. Seven quarterbacks have scored at least 23.1 Fantasy points against the Lions this season, including three in the past four games.

I like Fields as a borderline top-five quarterback in Week 14. He should once again have a dominant performance as the Start of the Week.

START 'EM & SIT 'EM
Quarterbacks
QBs to Start
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SF San Francisco • #13
Age: 24 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs SEA SF -10.5 O/U 46.5
OPP VS QB
6th
PROJ PTS
20.6
QB RNK
7th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
3185
RUYDS
131
TD
25
INT
6
FPTS/G
22.9
Purdy is making a strong case for NFL MVP with his play of late for the surging 49ers. He's scored at least 29.8 Fantasy points in three of his past four games and has at least 296 passing yards in four of his past five outings. His worst outing over that stretch was Week 12 at Seattle when he passed for just 209 yards, one touchdown and one interception and only scored 12.5 Fantasy points. But he'll do much better in the rematch with the Seahawks this week. Purdy has never scored fewer than 20 Fantasy points in all eight home games he's started in San Francisco going back to last season.
GB Green Bay • #10
Age: 25 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ NYG GB -6.5 O/U 37
OPP VS QB
8th
PROJ PTS
19.7
QB RNK
10th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2866
RUYDS
231
TD
24
INT
10
FPTS/G
22.1
Love is on fire right now with at least 20.7 Fantasy points in four games in a row, including his past two outings at Detroit and against Kansas City where he's averaging 31.2 points per game. I'm hopeful Christian Watson (hamstring) can play this week, but I'll still start Love with confidence even if Watson is out. The Giants only allow 17.5 Fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks and will throw a lot at Love coming off their bye. But based on his recent level of play, I expect Love to handle it and post a top-10 stat line in Week 14.
LAC L.A. Chargers • #10
Age: 25 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs DEN LAC -2.5 O/U 44
OPP VS QB
8th
PROJ PTS
22.7
QB RNK
9th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
3038
RUYDS
228
TD
23
INT
6
FPTS/G
22.7
The matchup with the Broncos is tough, and Herbert has struggled of late with three games in his past five outings with fewer than 16 Fantasy points. But I have a feeling Herbert shows up in this game at home. Despite not having much home-field advantage in Los Angeles, Herbert has scored at least 22.8 Fantasy points in five of six games at home this season. He's also making plays with his legs of late, rushing for 47 yards in two of his past three outings. It might not be one of his best outings, but Hebert will be the first quarterback to crack 20 Fantasy points against Denver since Week 4.
MIN Minnesota • #15
Age: 29 • Experience: 7 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ LV MIN -3 O/U 40.5
OPP VS QB
16th
PROJ PTS
15.9
QB RNK
11th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2401
RUYDS
400
TD
19
INT
10
FPTS/G
18.5
It will take some guts to trust Dobbs after his last game in Week 12 against Chicago when he had four interceptions and scored just 6.5 Fantasy points. But as long as he remains the starter in Minnesota for Week 14 then I'm going to consider him a low-end starting Fantasy quarterback at Las Vegas. Keep in mind that prior to the disaster against the Bears, Dobbs had scored at least 26.9 Fantasy points in three of his previous four outings. And now the Vikings are getting Justin Jefferson (hamstring) back following a seven-game absence. The Raiders have been relatively stingy against opposing quarterbacks this year, but Tua Tagovailoa and Patrick Mahomes each scored at least 21.6 Fantasy points against Las Vegas in the past two games. Dobbs will hopefully get back to using his legs -- and start connecting with Jefferson -- in this matchup.
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IND Indianapolis • #10
Age: 27 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ CIN IND -1 O/U 43
OPP VS QB
25th
PROJ PTS
15.2
QB RNK
14th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2284
RUYDS
52
TD
13
INT
7
FPTS/G
12.5
I liked Minshew going into last week's game at Tennessee, and he delivered a standout performance with 22.7 Fantasy points, which was his best game since Week 7. Now, let's see if he can string together back-to-back quality Fantasy outings for the first time all season. It helps that he's facing a Bengals defense that has allowed five of the past six opposing quarterbacks to score at least 20.3 Fantasy points, and this is a big game for the Colts, who are in the mix for a playoff spot in the AFC. Minshew should be considered a low-end No. 1 Fantasy quarterback in Week 14.
DEN Denver • #3
Age: 35 • Experience: 12 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ LAC LAC -2.5 O/U 44
OPP VS QB
9th
PROJ PTS
17
QB RNK
15th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2385
RUYDS
310
TD
23
INT
7
FPTS/G
20.2
Wilson is struggling as a Fantasy quarterback of late with three games in a row with fewer than 19 Fantasy points. He's also passed for more than 200 yards just once since Week 4. But I still like Wilson as a low-end starter in deeper leagues in Week 14 at the Chargers, who are No. 4 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing quarterbacks. Wilson will hopefully continue to make plays with his legs after rushing for at least 30 yards in four of his past five games, including a rushing touchdown in consecutive outings. And the last time he faced the Chargers in Week 18 last season he scored 29.1 Fantasy points, so hopefully history repeats itself.
TB Tampa Bay • #6
Age: 28 • Experience: 6 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ ATL ATL -2.5 O/U 39
OPP VS QB
17th
PROJ PTS
16.7
QB RNK
16th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2790
RUYDS
151
TD
18
INT
8
FPTS/G
18.2
Mayfield has scored 17.3 Fantasy points or less in three games in a row, but he gets Atlanta in Week 14, and the Falcons could be without standout cornerback A.J. Terrell (concussion). Atlanta held Derek Carr and the combination of Tim Boyle and Trevor Siemian to a combined 16.3 Fantasy points the past two weeks, but prior to that, the Falcons allowed the previous three quarterbacks (Will Levis, Joshua Dobbs and Kyler Murray) to each score at least 23.4 Fantasy points. Mayfield has top-10 upside in this matchup.
QBs to Sit
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DET Detroit • #16
Age: 29 • Experience: 8 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ CHI DET -3 O/U 43
OPP VS QB
2nd
PROJ PTS
18.7
QB RNK
13th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
3288
RUYDS
21
TD
22
INT
8
FPTS/G
20.7
Goff is more of a bust alert than a must-sit option since he's scored at least 20.3 Fantasy points in three of his past four games. The one game where he failed to top 20 Fantasy points was Week 11 against Chicago, who held him to 17.7 points with three interceptions. The Bears now have seven interceptions in their past two games and have kept three quarterbacks in a row (Bryce Young, Goff and Joshua Dobbs) to fewer than 18 Fantasy points. Goff has also scored 16 Fantasy points or fewer in three of four outdoor games this season.
LAR L.A. Rams • #9
Age: 36 • Experience: 15 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ BAL BAL -7 O/U 40
OPP VS QB
15th
PROJ PTS
12.5
QB RNK
18th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2768
RUYDS
69
TD
16
INT
9
FPTS/G
18.1
Stafford has been awesome of late in his past two games against the Cardinals and Browns with at least 28.9 Fantasy points in each outing. He has seven touchdowns and one interception over that span, and it's his first time all season he's had back-to-back games with 20-plus Fantasy points. But now he's facing a Ravens defense coming off the bye, and Baltimore is No. 1 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing quarterbacks. I love Stafford in Week 15 against Washington, but I would only start him in Superflex and two-quarterback leagues in Week 14 given the opponent.
SEA Seattle • #7
Age: 33 • Experience: 11 year
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ SF SF -10.5 O/U 46.5
OPP VS QB
12th
PROJ PTS
16
QB RNK
20th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
2918
RUYDS
92
TD
16
INT
9
FPTS/G
16.9
Smith was amazing and one of the best surprises in Week 13 at Dallas with a season-best 35.9 Fantasy points. He passed for 334 yards, three touchdowns and one interception, and he also ran for a score. It was impressive, but keep in mind what happened the week before. In Week 12 against San Francisco, Smith scored a season-low 7.3 Fantasy points with 180 passing yards, no touchdowns and one interception, along with 21 rushing yards. In three games as the starter for the Seahawks against the 49ers, Smith has combined for 30.7 Fantasy points. I like Smith against Philadelphia in Week 15 and Tennessee in Week 16, which are favorable opponents, but this is a good week to sit him in most formats.
Bust Alert (Start/Sit)
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HOU Houston • #7
Age: 22 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ NYJ HOU -4 O/U 33
OPP VS QB
31st
PROJ PTS
15.5
QB RNK
12th
YTD Stats
PAYDS
3540
RUYDS
143
TD
23
INT
5
FPTS/G
23.2
There are a few things to worry about with Stroud here, notably the loss of Tank Dell (leg) for the season. Dell left with a concussion in Week 5 at Atlanta and missed Week 6 against New Orleans, and Stroud scored 16.2 Fantasy points against the Falcons and 18.2 points against the Saints. Stroud also scored just 18.1 Fantasy points after Dell got hurt in Week 13 against Denver. The Jets are No. 5 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing quarterbacks at 15.6 points per game and recently held Tua Tagovailoa to 9.6 Fantasy points in Week 12. And Stroud has been bad on the road this season, averaging just 17.1 Fantasy points per game in five games away from Houston. I would only start Stroud in Superflex and two-quarterback leagues in Week 14.
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Running Backs
RBs to Start
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IND Indianapolis • #21
Age: 26 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ CIN IND -1 O/U 44
OPP VS RB
32nd
PROJ PTS
9.6
RB RNK
7th
YTD Stats
RUYDS
723
REC
20
REYDS
144
TD
6
FPTS/G
13.2
Moss had a bad game at Tennessee in Week 13 in his first outing back in the lead role without Jonathan Taylor (thumb). Moss had 21 total touches (two catches on three targets), but he managed just 57 total yards. He should rebound this week against the Bengals, who have allowed a running back to score at least 15.9 PPR points in four games in a row and in six of the past seven contests, including eight touchdowns over that span. I like Moss as a top-10 running back in all leagues.
BUF Buffalo • #4
Age: 24 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ KC KC -1.5 O/U 48.5
OPP VS RB
9th
PROJ PTS
11.5
RB RNK
18th
YTD Stats
RUYDS
731
REC
33
REYDS
308
TD
3
FPTS/G
12.8
In two games since Joe Brady took over as offensive coordinator for Ken Dorsey, Cook has scored at least 16 PPR points in each outing against the Jets and Eagles. The best part is his role in the passing game with nine catches for 86 yards and a touchdown on 11 targets, and hopefully that becomes a staple of this offense to close the season. Cook also has 33 carries over that span, and he should remain heavily involved in Week 14 at Kansas City in a potential shootout. The Chiefs have allowed a running back to score at least 13.5 PPR points in five of their past six games, and Cook will hopefully stay hot coming off Buffalo's bye.
NE New England • #15
Age: 28 • Experience: 8 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ PIT PIT -6 O/U 30
OPP VS RB
1st
PROJ PTS
7.4
RB RNK
19th
YTD Stats
RUYDS
429
REC
24
REYDS
154
TD
2
FPTS/G
7.7
As bad as things have been offensively for the Patriots this season, a running back has scored at least 13.2 PPR points in six of the past seven games. The majority of that has been Rhamondre Stevenson, but Elliott reached that total in Week 13 against the Chargers when Stevenson injured his ankle. He had 21 total touches against the Chargers, including four catches for 40 yards on five targets, and his role in the passing game should be important. Stevenson, who might be out for the season with his ankle injury, is one of 10 running backs this year with at least 50 targets. And the New England backfield is No. 6 in the NFL with 66 receptions. I like Elliott as a No. 2 running back this week against the Steelers, who have allowed five of the past eight running backs to score at least 13.6 PPR points.
CIN Cincinnati • #28
Age: 27 • Experience: 7 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs IND IND -1 O/U 44
OPP VS RB
29th
PROJ PTS
12.4
RB RNK
21st
YTD Stats
RUYDS
689
REC
39
REYDS
281
TD
7
FPTS/G
14.8
After a down game in Week 12 against Pittsburgh in the first game without Joe Burrow (wrist), Mixon rebounded nicely in Week 13 at Jacksonville with 19 carries for 68 yards and two touchdowns and six catches for 49 yards on seven targets. His role in the passing game is important here because every time he's had at least four catches, which has happened five times this season, he's scored at least 13.4 PPR points. I expect Jake Browning to continue to lean on Mixon out of the backfield based on the game plan against Jacksonville, and that should allow Mixon to remain a No. 2 Fantasy running back in all leagues. The Colts get run-stuffer Grover Stewart this week from his six-game suspension, but Mixon's work in the passing game should help him be successful for Fantasy managers this week.
CLE Cleveland • #34
Age: 24 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs JAC CLE -3 O/U 30.5
OPP VS RB
13th
PROJ PTS
12.1
RB RNK
23rd
YTD Stats
RUYDS
647
REC
30
REYDS
196
TD
6
FPTS/G
12.5
Ford has scored at least 11.9 PPR points in five games in a row and six of his past seven outings. He hit 14.9 PPR points in Week 13 at the Rams thanks to a 24-yard touchdown pass from Joe Flacco, and Ford now has seven catches for 47 yards and a touchdown on 10 targets in his past two games. His role in the passing game should matter in Week 14 against the Jaguars, who lead the NFL in most receptions allowed to running backs with 84. There have been 10 running backs with at least four catches against Jacksonville this season, including Joe Mixon and Devin Singletary with six each in the past two weeks. I hope Flacco remains the quarterback for the Browns because he should lean on Ford quite a bit as a receiver in this matchup.
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MIN Minnesota • #2
Age: 25 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ LV MIN -3 O/U 40.5
OPP VS RB
12th
PROJ PTS
11.1
RB RNK
29th
YTD Stats
RUYDS
594
REC
27
REYDS
174
TD
3
FPTS/G
9.8
It will be tough to trust Mattison as a starter in the majority of leagues, but I like this matchup for him against the Raiders, who are No. 6 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing running backs. Mattison has yet to score a rushing touchdown and has only four games this season with at least 12 PPR points, but this could be one of his best outings of the year. With Justin Jefferson (hamstring) back, the offense should open up for Minnesota, and Mattison remains the lead rusher ahead of Ty Chandler. Mattison could finish as a top-20 running back in all leagues, but he's worth starting as at least a flex in all formats in Week 14.
GB Green Bay • #28
Age: 25 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ NYG GB -6.5 O/U 37
OPP VS RB
6th
PROJ PTS
7.5
RB RNK
24th
YTD Stats
RUYDS
521
REC
20
REYDS
198
TD
1
FPTS/G
8.2
We'll see if Aaron Jones (knee) is able to return for Monday's game at the Giants, but if he's out again, then this could be a good spot to trust Dillon as a flex in all leagues. He's handled at least 17 total touches in each of the past two games against Detroit and Kansas City and registered at least 81 total yards in each outing. He just doesn't score touchdowns with only one on the season, but the Giants are among the league leaders with 12 rushing touchdowns allowed to running backs this year. And a running back has scored at least 13.9 PPR points against the Giants in five games in a row. Hopefully, if Jones is out, Dillons takes advantage of this matchup.
CHI Chicago • #30
Age: 23 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs DET DET -3 O/U 44
OPP VS RB
24th
PROJ PTS
8.1
RB RNK
30th
YTD Stats
RUYDS
232
REC
24
REYDS
131
TD
1
FPTS/G
6.6
Keep an eye on the injury report for the Lions to see if linebacker Alex Anzalone (hand) or defensive tackle Alim McNeill (leg) are healthy, and if both are out for this game against the Bears, then that should help Johnson. He's worth using as a flex option in this matchup after the way he played in Week 12 at Minnesota with 15 total touches, including five catches for 40 yards on five targets. His role in the passing game should give him the chance for a quality outing, especially if the Lions are missing key guys on defense. It would also help Johnson if D'Onta Foreman (ankle) remains out for the Bears as well, but Johnson should be the No. 1 running back for Chicago ahead of Khalil Herbert.
TEN Tennessee • #32
Age: 22 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ MIA MIA -13.5 O/U 46.5
OPP VS RB
18th
PROJ PTS
7.5
RB RNK
36th
YTD Stats
RUYDS
329
REC
33
REYDS
192
TD
1
FPTS/G
7.6
It seems like Derrick Henry (head) will play Monday night at Miami after leaving Week 13 against the Colts, but this feels like a bad game script for him with the Dolphins favored by nearly two touchdowns. Enter Spears, who could see a lot of playing time if the Titans are trailing, and the more touches for Spears, the better. We saw that against Indianapolis with 16 carries for 75 yards and four catches for 13 yards on six targets. He won't get that much work if Henry is healthy, but Spears could still be a flex option in deeper leagues in Week 14.
RBs to Sit
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PIT Pittsburgh • #22
Age: 25 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs NE PIT -6 O/U 30
OPP VS RB
9th
PROJ PTS
11.6
RB RNK
27th
YTD Stats
RUYDS
661
REC
21
REYDS
130
TD
4
FPTS/G
10.3
Harris was a huge letdown as the Start of the Week in Week 13 when he scored just 9.7 PPR points at home against the Cardinals. It's clear he needs to score a touchdown with only three games over 70 rushing yards on the season and a combined three catches on five targets in his past three outings. He's also still losing touches to Jaylen Warren, and the Steelers are starting Mitch Trubisky this week in place of Kenny Pickett (ankle). New England has also shut down Saquon Barkley and Austin Ekeler the past two games, holding them to a combined 10.9 PPR points. If the Patriots keep Harris out of the end zone, then his production will also be minimal in Week 14.
SEA Seattle • #26
Age: 23 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ SF SF -10.5 O/U 46.5
OPP VS RB
22nd
PROJ PTS
7.8
RB RNK
22nd
YTD Stats
RUYDS
368
REC
24
REYDS
142
TD
1
FPTS/G
7.4
Charbonnet is dealing with a bone bruise in his knee, but he's expected to play in Week 14 at San Francisco. We don't yet know if Kenneth Walker III (oblique) will play also after he's missed the past two games, and if he's out, then that keeps Charbonnet in the lead role for Seattle. He was solid in Week 13 at Dallas with 19 carries for 60 yards and a touchdown, along with one catch for 39 yards on two targets. But he struggled in Week 12 against San Francisco with 9.8 PPR points on 14 carries for 47 yards and four catches for 11 yards on four targets. Going into San Francisco for the rematch won't be easy for Charbonnet, and the 49ers are No. 5 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing running backs this year.
BAL Baltimore • #35
Age: 28 • Experience: 6 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs LAR BAL -7 O/U 40
OPP VS RB
1st
PROJ PTS
7.4
RB RNK
33rd
YTD Stats
RUYDS
590
REC
10
REYDS
130
TD
10
FPTS/G
12
Edwards remains in a three-headed committee for the Ravens with Keaton Mitchell and Justice Hill, and Week 12 at the Chargers was a reminder of the pitfalls in trusting Edwards based on his lack of consistent work. He had eight carries for 26 yards and no touchdowns against the Chargers, which snapped his five-game streak of scoring a touchdown (he had 10 touchdowns over that span), and one catch for 11 yards on one target. He could always fall into the end zone again in Week 14 against the Rams, but Los Angeles is No. 7 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing running backs. The Rams also have not allowed a rushing touchdown in three games in a row, and only five running backs have scored against them this season.
PHI Philadelphia
Age: 25 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ DAL DAL -3.5 O/U 51.5
OPP VS RB
5th
PROJ PTS
13.9
RB RNK
20th
YTD Stats
RUYDS
783
REC
36
REYDS
208
TD
5
FPTS/G
13.6
Swift will hopefully be healthy for this game after getting banged up late in Week 13 against San Francisco. But if he plays, I would only use Swift as a flex option at best in the majority of leagues. He's been held to 9.4 PPR points or less in three of his past four games, including his first meeting with the Cowboys in Week 9 when he had 18 carries for 43 yards and two catches for 31 yards on two targets. Touchdowns are tough for Swift (he has four rushing on the season) because of Jalen Hurts and the tush push, and he's been held to two catches or less in four of his past five games. The Cowboys have been tough on running backs all season and are No. 3 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to the position, and Swift could struggle once again in Week 14.
Bust Alert (Start/Sit)
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TEN Tennessee • #22
Age: 30 • Experience: 8 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ MIA MIA -13.5 O/U 46.5
OPP VS RB
8th
PROJ PTS
12.5
RB RNK
25th
YTD Stats
RUYDS
841
REC
22
REYDS
185
TD
9
FPTS/G
14.9
Henry is expected to play on Monday night at Miami after leaving Week 13 against the Colts with a head injury, but this could be a tough spot for him. The Dolphins are No. 6 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing running backs, and Miami has recently held D'Andre Swift (10.5 PPR points), Rhamondre Stevenson (7.0 PPR points), Isiah Pacheco (6.6 PPR points), Josh Jacobs (6.1 PPR points) and Breece Hall (11.9 PPR points) to minimal stat lines. The Dolphins also haven't allowed a rushing touchdown to a running back since Week 7. The game script for Henry could be bad this week with the Dolphins favored at home by nearly two touchdowns. In games where the Titans have lost by more than eight points, which has happened three times, Henry has scored 5.4 PPR points or less in each outing. This could be a bad week to trust Henry in the majority of leagues.
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Wide Receivers
WRs to Start
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KC Kansas City • #4
Age: 23 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs BUF KC -1.5 O/U 48.5
OPP VS WR
16th
PROJ PTS
13.1
WR RNK
23rd
YTD Stats
REC
52
TAR
65
REYDS
591
TD
5
FPTS/G
11.8
Rice has finally become the receiver we hoped for in the past two games against the Raiders and Packers. Over that span, he has 19 targets for 16 catches, 171 yards and a touchdown, and he scored at least 14.4 PPR points in each outing. He should be considered a No. 2 Fantasy receiver in the majority of leagues against the Bills in a potential shootout, and Patrick Mahomes will continue to lean on Rice in this matchup. It helps that Buffalo has allowed 12 receivers to score at least 14.2 PPR points this season.
DEN Denver • #14
Age: 28 • Experience: 6 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ LAC LAC -2.5 O/U 44
OPP VS WR
27th
PROJ PTS
12.6
WR RNK
21st
YTD Stats
REC
50
TAR
75
REYDS
637
TD
9
FPTS/G
13.5
Sutton got back in the end zone in Week 13 at Houston after failing to score a touchdown in Week 12 against Cleveland, and he's now scored a touchdown in six of his past seven games, with nine touchdowns on the year. He should have the chance to score again in Week 14 at the Chargers, who are No. 3 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers. Russell Wilson should continue to lean on Sutton in this matchup, and he has top-15 upside in the majority of leagues.
NYJ N.Y. Jets • #17
Age: 23 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs HOU HOU -3.5 O/U 33
OPP VS WR
5th
PROJ PTS
12.6
WR RNK
22nd
YTD Stats
REC
67
TAR
120
REYDS
745
TD
3
FPTS/G
13
Garrett Wilson gets Zach Wilson back at quarterback in Week 14 against Houston, and while that doesn't sound encouraging, it is better than having Tim Boyle or Trevor Siemian under center. Garrett Wilson scored at least 13 PPR points in four of his past five games with Zach Wilson, and he had at least eight targets in each of his past five outings. The Texans have allowed seven of the past eight No. 1 receivers to score at least 12.7 PPR points, and nine receivers have scored at least 15.2 PPR points against Houston this year. With Zach Wilson back, you can trust Garrett Wilson as a No. 2 PPR receiver again in Week 14.
ATL Atlanta • #5
Age: 22 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs TB ATL -1.5 O/U 39.5
OPP VS WR
9th
PROJ PTS
11.8
WR RNK
29th
YTD Stats
REC
46
TAR
72
REYDS
573
TD
2
FPTS/G
10.6
London loves playing at home. In his past four games in Atlanta, London has scored at least 14.1 PPR points in each outing, and he's averaging 17.3 PPR points per game over that span. This is a great matchup for London in Week 14 against the Buccaneers, who are No. 5 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers. And London had six catches for 120 yards on eight targets against Tampa Bay at home in Week 18 last season. London should be considered a high-end No. 3 Fantasy receiver in all leagues.
DAL Dallas • #3
Age: 30 • Experience: 10 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs PHI DAL -3.5 O/U 51.5
OPP VS WR
13th
PROJ PTS
11.3
WR RNK
30th
YTD Stats
REC
37
TAR
52
REYDS
497
TD
5
FPTS/G
11
Cooks is worth starting as a No. 3 Fantasy receiver in all leagues in Week 14. He has scored a touchdown in each of his past four home games, with at least 14.2 PPR points in each outing. He has five targets or less in each of his past three games, which is a little frustrating, but this is a great matchup against the Eagles. Philadelphia is No. 1 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers, and five receivers have scored at least 13.4 PPR points against the Eagles in the past two games. CeeDee Lamb and Cooks have the chance for huge stat lines in Week 14.
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BAL Baltimore • #3
Age: 31 • Experience: 9 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs LAR BAL -7 O/U 40
OPP VS WR
13th
PROJ PTS
8.6
WR RNK
42nd
YTD Stats
REC
27
TAR
47
REYDS
408
TD
2
FPTS/G
7.8
I like Beckham and Zay Flowers as No. 3 Fantasy receivers this week against the Rams. Flowers should be considered the better Fantasy option, but Beckham has the chance for a revenge game against the Rams. He scored at least 11 PPR points in three of his past four games prior to Baltimore's bye in Week 13. With Mark Andrews (ankle) out, I expect Beckham to be a top target for Lamar Jackson against the Rams, who have allowed three receivers in the past two games to score at least 11.7 PPR points.
GB Green Bay • #11
Age: 23 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ NYG GB -6.5 O/U 36
OPP VS WR
6th
PROJ PTS
11.6
WR RNK
28th
YTD Stats
REC
40
TAR
64
REYDS
513
TD
6
FPTS/G
11.5
Christian Watson (hamstring) is banged up, which should allow Reed and Romeo Doubs the chance for more production against the Giants in Week 14. Doubs has scored at least 11.2 PPR points in three of his past four games, and Reed has scored at least 15 PPR points in three of his past four outings. The Giants are No. 4 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers, and Jordan Love is on fire right now. This is a great week to trust both Reed and Doubs as No. 3 Fantasy receivers in the majority of leagues, especially if Watson is out.
CLE Cleveland • #8
Age: 23 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs JAC CLE -3 O/U 30.5
OPP VS WR
28th
PROJ PTS
10.4
WR RNK
35th
YTD Stats
REC
47
TAR
85
REYDS
501
TD
1
FPTS/G
8.5
Joe Flacco will hopefully start again for the Browns in Week 14 against Jacksonville, and Amari Cooper (concussion) could be out for this game. Both situations should benefit Moore, who has a rapport with Flacco going back to their time with the Jets. Flacco just gave Moore 12 targets in Week 13 at the Rams, and Moore now has 35 targets in his past four games. He's scored at least 12 PPR points in three of those outings, and he's worth starting as a No. 3 Fantasy receiver in all leagues against the Jaguars, who are No. 7 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers.
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JAC Jacksonville
Age: 29 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ CLE CLE -3 O/U 30.5
OPP VS WR
22nd
PROJ PTS
11.5
WR RNK
27th
YTD Stats
REC
51
TAR
84
REYDS
689
TD
5
FPTS/G
13
We're not expecting Trevor Lawrence (ankle) to play in Week 14 at Cleveland, and Christian Kirk (groin) is also out. That puts a big target on Ridley's back, and the Browns are expected to have cornerback Denzel Ward (shoulder) back in action. Even if Lawrence somehow plays, I'd still be down on Ridley given the matchup since Cleveland is No. 2 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers. I would only start Ridley in three-receiver leagues for Week 14.
PIT Pittsburgh • #18
Age: 27 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs NE PIT -6 O/U 30
OPP VS WR
22nd
PROJ PTS
11.6
WR RNK
31st
YTD Stats
REC
34
TAR
60
REYDS
418
TD
2
FPTS/G
11
Johnson scored a garbage-time touchdown in Week 13 against Arizona, and that saved his Fantasy production. He finished the game with four catches for 33 yards and the touchdown on five targets, but he's now been at four catches and 50 yards or less in four games in a row. We'll see if Mitch Trubisky starting in place of Kenny Pickett (ankle) helps Johnson, but it's tough to trust any Steelers in the passing game in this matchup. Johnson is only worth starting in three-receiver PPR leagues in Week 14.
CIN Cincinnati • #5
Age: 25 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs IND IND -1 O/U 44
OPP VS WR
2nd
PROJ PTS
11.1
WR RNK
41st
YTD Stats
REC
30
TAR
54
REYDS
364
TD
2
FPTS/G
9.8
In his first game back in Week 13 at Jacksonville after missing three outings with a hamstring injury, Higgins had three catches for 36 yards on three targets. We'll see if things improve in Week 14 against the Colts, but I would only start Ja'Marr Chase in the Bengals passing game right now. Even though Jake Browning looked better against the Jaguars than he did against the Steelers in Week 12, it's still tough to expect him to support two receivers to a high level. And Higgins, even with Joe Burrow (wrist) this season, struggled with just three games with double digits in PPR and one game with a touchdown. Higgins is only worth starting in three-receiver leagues.
SEA Seattle • #16
Age: 31 • Experience: 9 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ SF SF -10.5 O/U 46.5
OPP VS WR
7th
PROJ PTS
11.1
WR RNK
32nd
YTD Stats
REC
59
TAR
87
REYDS
622
TD
4
FPTS/G
12.3
Lockett hasn't scored a touchdown in three games in a row, and he's been at 10.1 PPR points or less in each game over that span. One of those games was against San Francisco in Week 12, and Lockett had three catches for 30 yards on five targets in that matchup. Things aren't expected to get much better for Lockett in the rematch, and the only Seahawks player worth trusting this week in the majority of leagues is DK Metcalf.
TB Tampa Bay • #14
Age: 27 • Experience: 7 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ ATL ATL -1.5 O/U 39.5
OPP VS WR
21st
PROJ PTS
12.1
WR RNK
45th
YTD Stats
REC
53
TAR
85
REYDS
606
TD
2
FPTS/G
10.9
Godwin had a rushing touchdown in Week 13 against Carolina on his only carry for 19 yards, but without that, he would not have scored any Fantasy points. He only had three targets and failed to record a catch in a game he played in for the first time since 2018. Godwin still has just one receiving touchdown on the season and hasn't topped 66 receiving yards since Week 6. It's difficult to start Godwin even in three-receiver PPR leagues.
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TEN Tennessee • #10
Age: 31 • Experience: 10 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ MIA MIA -13.5 O/U 46.5
OPP VS WR
7th
PROJ PTS
11.7
WR RNK
24th
YTD Stats
REC
50
TAR
95
REYDS
774
TD
5
FPTS/G
13.2
Hopkins just had a standout game in Week 13 against Indianapolis with five catches for 75 yards and a touchdown on 12 targets for 18.9 PPR points. He also had 15.9 PPR points in Week 11 at Jacksonville, so he's starting to connect well with rookie quarterback Will Levis. But this could be a tough matchup for Hopkins in Week 14 at Miami, and he should see plenty of Dolphins cornerback Jalen Ramsey. I'm still starting Hopkins in three-receiver leagues, but this could be a tough outing for him on the road.
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DAL Dallas • #87
Age: 25 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs PHI DAL -3.5 O/U 51.5
OPP VS TE
2nd
PROJ PTS
8.5
TE RNK
6th
YTD Stats
REC
46
TAR
66
REYDS
498
TD
5
FPTS/G
10.5
Ferguson was a star against the Eagles in Week 9 with seven catches for 91 yards and a touchdown on 10 targets, and he should do well again in the rematch in Week 14. He's coming off a great game in Week 13 against Seattle with six catches for 77 yards and a touchdown on eight targets, and Dak Prescott continues to lean on him as a key member of the passing game. Philadelphia has also allowed a tight end to score at least 10.8 PPR points in four of the past five games.
CHI Chicago • #85
Age: 24 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs DET DET -3 O/U 43.5
OPP VS TE
1st
PROJ PTS
11
TE RNK
9th
YTD Stats
REC
56
TAR
68
REYDS
482
TD
5
FPTS/G
11.2
Kmet struggled in Week 11 against the Lions with just three catches for 20 yards on four targets, but he should do better in the rematch. Kmet is coming off a good game in Week 12 at Minnesota with seven catches for 43 yards on seven targets, and he's now scored at least 11.3 PPR points in three of his past five games. Prior to Week 11, Kmet had scored at least 10.7 PPR points in three games in a row against Detroit.
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BAL Baltimore • #80
Age: 23 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs LAR BAL -7 O/U 40
OPP VS TE
9th
PROJ PTS
7.8
TE RNK
14th
YTD Stats
REC
13
TAR
18
REYDS
129
TD
0
FPTS/G
2.2
In his first game without Mark Andrews (ankle) in Week 12 at the Chargers, Likely had four catches for 40 yards on six targets. It was a good start, but hopefully Likely can do more, starting this week against the Rams. It's a good matchup to trust Likely since the Rams have allowed a tight end to score at least 13 PPR points in four of their past five games.
NYJ N.Y. Jets • #83
Age: 28 • Experience: 6 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs HOU HOU -3.5 O/U 33
OPP VS TE
10th
PROJ PTS
7
TE RNK
15th
YTD Stats
REC
42
TAR
59
REYDS
449
TD
0
FPTS/G
7.2
Zach Wilson is back under center for the Jets, and that should help Conklin this week in a great matchup against the Texans. Houston is No. 4 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing tight ends, and Conklin just had nine targets in Week 13 against Atlanta. He has five games this season with at least six targets, and Conklin has scored at least 10 PPR points in four of them, so hopefully he gets a lot of volume this week from Wilson against Houston.
LAC L.A. Chargers • #7
Age: 29 • Experience: 7 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs DEN LAC -2.5 O/U 44
OPP VS TE
3rd
PROJ PTS
8.2
TE RNK
13th
YTD Stats
REC
29
TAR
36
REYDS
254
TD
3
FPTS/G
7.3
The Broncos are No. 2 in most Fantasy points allowed to opposing tight ends, so this is a good spot to trust Everett as a low-end starter in all leagues. He has proven to be a reliable target for Justin Herbert of late, and Everett has eight catches on nine targets for 87 yards and a touchdown in his past two games against Baltimore and New England.
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ATL Atlanta • #8
Age: 23 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs TB ATL -1.5 O/U 39.5
OPP VS TE
27th
PROJ PTS
9.1
TE RNK
11th
YTD Stats
REC
41
TAR
68
REYDS
492
TD
1
FPTS/G
8
Pitts already faced Tampa Bay in Week 7 and finished that game with three catches for 47 yards on five targets. He comes into Week 14 in the rematch having scored 6.5 PPR points or less in three of his past five outings, and he only has one touchdown this season. There's no reason to trust Pitts in the majority of leagues in Week 14.
PIT Pittsburgh • #88
Age: 25 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs NE PIT -6 O/U 30
OPP VS TE
12th
PROJ PTS
8
TE RNK
12th
YTD Stats
REC
21
TAR
30
REYDS
209
TD
2
FPTS/G
7.7
Freiermuth was great in Week 12 at Cincinnati with nine catches for 120 yards on 11 targets, but he regressed in Week 13 against Arizona with three catches for 29 yards on five targets. I'm afraid the matchup against the Bengals, and not the change in offense after Matt Canada was fired as the coordinator, was the reason for Freiermuth's big game in Week 12. This week, Freiermuth faces a Patriots defense that's No. 5 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing tight ends, and Mitch Trubisky is starting for the injured Kenny Pickett (ankle). Freiermuth is only worth starting in deeper leagues.
LAR L.A. Rams • #89
Age: 31 • Experience: 8 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ BAL BAL -7 O/U 40
OPP VS TE
23rd
PROJ PTS
6.1
TE RNK
NR
YTD Stats
REC
34
TAR
55
REYDS
367
TD
2
FPTS/G
6.9
Higbee is dealing with a neck injury, and we'll see if he plays in Week 14 at Baltimore. Even if he's healthy, Higbee is a risky starter in the majority of leagues. The Ravens are No. 9 in fewest Fantasy points allowed to opposing tight ends, and Higbee only has one game this season where he's found the end zone, which was Week 12 at Arizona. Higbee should once again struggle in Week 14.
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JAC Jacksonville • #17
Age: 29 • Experience: 7 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ CLE CLE -3 O/U 30.5
OPP VS TE
18th
PROJ PTS
9.9
TE RNK
8th
YTD Stats
REC
73
TAR
91
REYDS
606
TD
1
FPTS/G
11.5
Mark Andrews in Week 4 is the lone tight end to do well against the Browns this season when he scored 25 PPR points. Andrews only scored 6.4 PPR points in the rematch in Week 10, and George Kittle (1.1 PPR points in Week 6), Trey McBride (5.2 PPR points in Week 9) and Pat Freiermuth (1.7 PPR points in Week 11) are notable tight ends to struggle against Cleveland this year. Engram just had his best game of the season in Week 13 against Cincinnati with 23.2 PPR points, and he scored his lone touchdown of the year in that outing. Prior to Week 13, Engram had scored 9.9 PPR points or less in three games in a row, and now Trevor Lawrence (ankle) is banged up. Given the matchup and quarterback downgrade to C.J. Beathard, Engram is a risky starter in most leagues for Week 14.
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DST
DST to Start

Browns (vs. JAC)

The Browns will likely be facing C.J. Beathard at quarterback with Trevor Lawrence (ankle) hurt, and Christian Kirk (groin) is also out. Denzel Ward (shoulder) is also back in the secondary for Cleveland, and the Browns DST should be fantastic in Week 14. It's been tough to trust the Browns defense lately since they have a combined four sacks and one turnover against Pittsburgh, Denver and the Rams, but this is a big bounceback spot against the depleted Jaguars.

Sleepers

Texans (at NYJ)
Colts (at CIN)
Packers (at NYG)

DST to Sit

Cowboys (vs. PHI)

In the first game against the Eagles in Week 9, the Cowboys allowed 28 points with no turnovers and just three sacks. We know the Cowboys DST has been an MVP for a lot of Fantasy managers, but this is a good week to avoid this unit. Dallas also struggled defensively against Seattle in Week 13 at home with 35 points allowed, one sack and one interception, and the Eagles offense should do damage in this expected high-scoring affair.

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KICKERS
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IND Indianapolis • #7
Age: 29 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ CIN IND -1 O/U 44
OPP VS K
15th
PROJ PTS
6.8
K RNK
7th
Gay has scored 24 Fantasy points in his past two games against Tampa Bay and Tennessee with 6-of-7 field goals and 4-of-4 PATs. He has scored at least 10 Fantasy points in four of his past five games, and he should have the chance for another quality outing in Week 14 at Cincinnati. The Bengals have allowed three of the past four opposing kickers to score at least 10 Fantasy points, and Gay should be considered a top-10 Fantasy kicker in all leagues in this matchup.
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LAC L.A. Chargers • #11
Age: 23 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs DEN LAC -2.5 O/U 44
OPP VS K
26th
PROJ PTS
8.5
K RNK
12th
NO New Orleans • #19
Age: 25 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs CAR NO -5 O/U 37.5
OPP VS K
30th
PROJ PTS
7.8
K RNK
4th
ATL Atlanta • #6
Age: 29 • Experience: 6 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs TB ATL -1.5 O/U 39.5
OPP VS K
32nd
PROJ PTS
8.1
K RNK
5th
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CLE Cleveland • #36
Age: 24 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ CHI DET -3 O/U 43.5
OPP VS K
30th
PROJ PTS
6.8
K RNK
20th
Patterson has scored a combined 12 Fantasy points in his past three games against Chicago, Green Bay and New Orleans. In two of those games, he didn't attempt a field goal, including the matchup against the Bears in Week 11. Patterson only has three games this season with at least 10 Fantasy points, and he's not worth trusting on the road in Week 14.