2014 Fantasy Football: Week 12 QB and D/ST Streaming Options

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Defense/Special Teams streaming has been a popular option for a while now for fantasy owners. But quarterback streaming has begun being put into use just recently, it seems. As the demand grows we must meet it with a supply of fantasy articles. Each week I’ll highlight as many appealing quarterbacks and defenses fantasy owners can pick up for that week to stream in their starting lineups. As the season progresses, more options will appear as teams and players are dropped and we discover who’s real and who’s not. If you have any questions about these picks or fantasy football in general, hit me up on Twitter @44AMiller.

Ownership percentages listed are ESPN and Yahoo!

Quarterback (Notable quarterbacks on bye: Ben Roethlisberger, Cam Newton)

1. Josh McCown (14%, 30%) at Chicago – McCown has thrown for 589 yards, four scores and 47 rushing yards in his two games since taking over as starter in Tampa. Now he gets the easiest team to score against for quarterbacks, who’ve given up the second-most touchdowns and 11th-most yards on the season. It just gets worse for the Bears, though, because they’ve allowed 14 touchdowns and picked off just one pass in their last four games. Mike Evans and Vincent Jackson present mismatches for the Bears secondary, and as long as one of them dominates so will McCown.

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2014 Fantasy Football Daily Fix: Week 12 Running Backs

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The following values are my recommended running back plays for Week 12 at DraftKings – the best daily fantasy sports site on the Internet. Here are the scoring settings for running backs, and if you have any more questions about DraftKings or fantasy football in general ask us on Twitter@TheFantasyFix or @44AMiller.

Expensive

Arian Foster – $8,600 vs. Cincinnati OR Alfred Blue $5,600 vs. Cincinnati – There’s no news as to whether or not Foster will play Sunday, but if he does, he’s a good play. I don’t think Houston will rush him back if he’s not fully ready, so if he does play you know you’re getting a stud performance. Cincinnati has allowed the fourth-most fantasy points per game to opposing running backs on the season, and it’s actually allowed the most points in the past five weeks, including nine total touchdowns and 173 total yards per game to running backs. If Foster sits, Blue makes for a good play for the same reasons. He rushed a Houston-record 36 times for 156 yards Sunday, rushing for 29 more yards than any other running back had against Cleveland – a stingy run defense – on the year.

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2014 Fantasy Football: Week 11 QB and D/ST Streaming Options

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Defense/Special Teams streaming has been a popular option for a while now for fantasy owners. But quarterback streaming has begun being put into use just recently, it seems. As the demand grows we must meet it with a supply of fantasy articles. Each week I’ll highlight as many appealing quarterbacks and defenses fantasy owners can pick up for that week to stream in their starting lineups. As the season progresses, more options will appear as teams and players are dropped and we discover who’s real and who’s not. If you have any questions about these picks or fantasy football in general, hit me up on Twitter @44AMiller.

Quarterback (Notable quarterbacks on bye: Tony Romo, Joe Flacco, Michael Vick, Blake Bortles)

Robert Griffin III (51 percent owned ESPN, 60 percent owned Yahoo!) vs. Tampa Bay – Tampa Bay has allowed the eighth-most fantasy points to quarterbacks this year, including six multi-touchdown games to quarterbacks. Griffin looked just fine in his comeback two weeks ago, and he’s had a bye week to get even healthier. The Bucs have nothing to play for and have looked miserable in so many games this year that it’s hard to see Griffin not doing well this week.

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2014 Fantasy Football Daily Fix: Week 11 Running Backs

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The following values are my recommended running back plays for Week 7 at DraftKings – the best daily fantasy sports site on the Internet. Here are the scoring settings for running backs, and if you have any more questions about DraftKings or fantasy football in general ask us on Twitter @TheFantasyFix or @44AMiller.

Expensive

Le’Veon Bell – $7,200 at Tennessee – Bell has scored at least 14 fantasy points in every game this year, and he also has at least 100 total yards and/or a touchdown in nine of 10 games. In its last two games Tennessee has allowed over 170 total yards and three scores to Arian Foster and 112 rushing yards and two scores to Justin Forsett.

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2014 Fantasy Football: Week 10 QB and D/ST Streaming Options

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Defense/Special Teams streaming has been a popular option for a while now for fantasy owners. But quarterback streaming has begun being put into use just recently, it seems. As the demand grows we must meet it with a supply of fantasy articles. Each week I’ll highlight as many appealing quarterbacks and defenses fantasy owners can pick up for that week to stream in their starting lineups. As the season progresses, more options will appear as teams and players are dropped and we discover who’s real and who’s not. If you have any questions about these picks or fantasy football in general, hit me up on Twitter @44AMiller.

Quarterback (Notable quarterbacks on bye: Tom Brady, Andrew Luck, Phillip Rivers)

Carson Palmer (63 percent owned ESPN, 70 percent owned Yahoo!) vs. St. Louis – Palmer is again the top streaming play this week as he should be owned in every league. He’s thrown for at least 249 yards and two scores in all five starts this season, and St. Louis has allowed the 11th most fantasy points to quarterbacks.

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2014 Fantasy Football Daily Fix: Week 10 Running Backs

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The following values are my recommended running back plays for Week 7 at DraftKings – the best daily fantasy sports site on the Internet. Here are the scoring settings for running backs, and if you have any more questions about DraftKings or fantasy football in general ask us on Twitter @TheFantasyFix or @44AMiller.

Expensive

Marshawn Lynch – $6,700  vs. New York Giants – Lynch had the best game of his season in Week 9, scoring 31 DraftKings points by gaining 143 total yards, two scores and five catches. I recommended him last week due to his great matchup against Oakland, which allows the second-most fantasy points per game to opposing running backs. Now he gets the Giants, who are the fourth-friendliest defense to opposing RBs. The Giants have allowed at least 88 total yards and/or a touchdown to running backs in every game (not including Monday night’s game against Indianapolis).

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2014 Fantasy Football: Week 9 QB and D/ST Streaming Options

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Alex Smith
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Defense/Special Teams streaming has been a popular option for a while now for fantasy owners. But quarterback streaming has begun being put into use just recently, it seems. As the demand grows we must meet it with a supply of fantasy articles. Each week I’ll highlight as many appealing quarterbacks and defenses fantasy owners can pick up for that week to stream in their starting lineups. As the season progresses, more options will appear as teams and players are dropped and we discover who’s real and who’s not. If you have any questions about these picks or fantasy football in general, hit me up on Twitter @44AMiller.

Quarterback (Notable QBs on bye: Matt Ryan, Kyle Orton, Jay Cutler, Matthew Stafford, Aaron Rodgers)

Carson Palmer (40 percent owned ESPN, 57 percent owned Yahoo!) – The Cowboys have only allowed three passing touchdowns in their last four games, but don’t let that scare you from using Palmer. He’s thrown for 284 yards and two scores per game this year. His schedule has been fairly easy, but he’s going to be the most talented quarterback available on most waiver wires. Add to that his large corps of capable receivers and you’ve got a great play.

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2014 Fantasy Football Daily Fix: Week 9 Running Backs

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The following values are my recommended running back plays for Week 7 at DraftKings – the best daily fantasy sports site on the Internet. Here are the scoring settings for running backs, and if you have any more questions about DraftKings or fantasy football in general ask us on Twitter @TheFantasyFix or @44AMiller.

Expensive

Marshawn Lynch – $6,100 vs. Oakland – Lynch hasn’t scored in his last three games, and he hasn’t accrued more than 71 total yards in that same time span. But now is the time to pounce. Lynch’s price is the lowest it’s been all year, and Oakland is the best matchup of available teams this week for opposing running backs. Lynch should be seeing plenty of clock-killing carries after feasting on a bad Raiders defense, which has allowed over 100 rushing yards to five of six opponents as well as eight touchdowns to opposing backs.

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2014 Fantasy Football: Week 8 QB and D/ST Streaming Options

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Ryan Tannehill
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Defense/Special Teams streaming has been a popular option for a while now for fantasy owners. But quarterback streaming has begun being put into use just recently, it seems. As the demand grows we must meet it with a supply of fantasy articles. Each week I’ll highlight as many appealing quarterbacks and defenses fantasy owners can pick up for that week to stream in their starting lineups. As the season progresses, more options will appear as teams and players are dropped and we discover who’s real and who’s not. If you have any questions about these picks or fantasy football in general, hit me up on Twitter @44AMiller.

Quarterback (Quarterbacks on bye: Colin Kaepernick, Eli Manning)

Carson Palmer (11 percent owned ESPN, 47 percent Yahoo!) – vs. Philadelphia – I can’t take the ESPN ownership number seriously, because I don’t know how Palmer’s only owned in 11 percent of leagues. Even the 47 percent is way too low. Palmer’s surrounded by weapons and is throwing for almost 270 yards as well as two scores in every game. Philadelphia is allowing the fourth-most fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks as they’ve allowed multiple touchdown passes in every game except one. Philly’s three interceptions are tied for the fourth-fewest in the league.

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2014 Fantasy Football Daily Fix: Week 8 Running Backs

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The following values are my recommended running back plays for Week 7 at DraftKings – the best daily fantasy sports site on the Internet. Here are the scoring settings for running backs, and if you have any more questions about DraftKings or fantasy football in general ask us on Twitter @TheFantasyFix or @44AMiller.

Expensive

Matt Forte – $8,800 at New England – This matchup could hardly be better for one of the hottest backs in the league. Forte has at least 109 total yards in each of his last four games, and he’s averaging over eight catches a game. He’s also scored five times in his past three games. New England’s allowing 4.5 yards per rush. They’ve allowed four players to rush for at least 92 yards in only seven games, and opposing backs are averaging over five catches a game against the Pats. All the good things.

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