There are many tough decisions, but not many are tougher than whether you should start or fade a player for DFS (Daily Fantasy Sports). This article will make these decisions easier than harder. Read up and enjoy three fantasy football stats to know about for each NFL Week 14 game!
3 Key Fantasy Football Stats for Every Week 14 Matchup
Las Vegas Raiders vs Los Angeles Rams
Ever since they were shutout to the Saints in Week 8. Davante Adams has been averaging 8.2 receptions for 132.8 yards, 1.4 touchdowns and 29.8 PPR fantasy points. He is also leading the league in receiving yards since Week 9 with 664, which is 139 more yards than second place. It’s looking even better for him too, as the Rams have allowed three 100-yard WRs to score a touchdown in the last three games.
Also, ever since the shutout to the Saints in Week 8. Derek Carr has thrown for over 245 yards and multiple touchdowns. He is also averaging 271.8 passing yards, 2.2 touchdowns, 0.6 interceptions, and 19.2 fantasy points in that span. The Rams have allowed a QB to pass for over 300 yards and score more than 19.2 fantasy points in back-to-back games.
Josh Jacobs has averaged 161.2 scrimmage yards since Week 8. The Rams haven’t allowed an RB, other than Christian McCaffrey, to have over 100 total yards in any game this season. The Rams have not allowed an RB to have over 161 scrimmage yards in 66 straight games.
New York Jets vs Buffalo Bills
Mike White has the second most passing yards in the last two weeks with 684. The Bills have allowed the fourth most passing yards in the last four weeks, which includes two games where the opposing QB has thrown for a 300-yard game.
Zonovan Knight broke a five-game streak of a Jets RB to not have a 100 total-yard game. Meanwhile, the Bills haven’t allowed an RB with over 90 total yards in the last three games.
Garrett Wilson leads the league in receiving yards for the past two weeks with 257. In three of their last four games, the Bills have allowed a WR for over 110 receiving yards and score a touchdown.
Cleveland Browns vs Cincinnati Bengals
Ever since the Bengals bye in Week 10, the Bengals have not allowed an 85-yard WR, and have only allowed one touchdown to a WR in that same span too. In Deshaun Watson’s first game as starter, Amari Cooper and Donovan Peoples-Jones combined for 84 receiving yards, and was the first game that both Amari Cooper and Peoples-Jones were held to under 50 receiving yards in the same game.
Joe Burrow has the second-most total yards in the past three games with 994. In the past three games, the Browns have not allowed a 250-total-yard quarterback.
Ever since the Browns played the Bengals in Week 8, the Browns have allowed a RB to have over 95 total yards in each game.
Houston Texans vs Dallas Cowboys
Dak Prescott has accounted for the fifth-most touchdowns in the past seven weeks with 14. In the last three weeks, the Texans have allowed only one touchdown to quarterbacks.
Dameon Pierce broke a two-game skid of not having 90 or more total yards in a game, but is still on a seven-game skid of not scoring a rushing touchdown. The Cowboys also broke a two-game streak of not allowing an RB over 90 total yards in a game, but they have only allowed five rushing touchdowns this season to RBs, which is tied for the fourth least.
In the past three games, Ezekiel Elliott is averaging 77.6 scrimmage yards, 1.3 total touchdowns, for 17.4 PPR points. Meanwhile, Tony Pollard is averaging 118.6 scrimmage yards, 1.3 total touchdowns, for 23.2 PPR points. In two of the last six games, the Texans have allowed an RB duo to both have over 70 scrimmage yards.
Minnesota Vikings vs Detroit Lions
In Kirk Cousins’ three of his last five starts, he has not gone over 270 total yards. The Lions have only four games this season, where they have held the opposing QB to under 270 total yards. Including one in Week 3, which was Kirk Cousins.
In five of their last six games, the Vikings have allowed the opposing quarterback to throw for more than 275 yards. Jared Goff is one of 12 quarterbacks this season to have thrown for more than 275 yards in four or more games this season.
The Lions have not allowed an RB to have 80 or more total yards in the last six games. In Dalvin Cook‘s last three games, he has not gone over 85 total yards.
Philadelphia Eagles vs New York Giants
In three of his last four games, Jalen Hurts has scored a passing and a rushing touchdown. The Giants are one of 15 teams to not allow a QB to score a rushing touchdown in the past five weeks.
The Giants have allowed an RB to have 95 or more total yards in three of their last four games. Meanwhile, Miles Sanders has gone over 90 or more rushing yards in two of his last five games.
Since Week 6, AJ Brown leads the league in receiving touchdowns with eight, but is 12th in receiving yards in that span. While the Giants have gone back-to-back games with allowing a 100-yard WR. Since Week 6, the Giants have allowed the 11th least receiving touchdowns with 10.
Baltimore Ravens vs Pittsburgh Steelers
The last six RBs to go over 80 total yards against the Steelers all scored a touchdown, and that’s all happened within this season. But ever since the Ravens’ bye, no Ravens RB has gone over 80 total yards.
In the Ravens’ last two games, no WR has gone over 75 receiving yards. In two of their last three games, the Steelers have allowed a WR over 75 yards.
In Mark Andrews‘ six career games against the Steelers, he averages 4.2 receptions for 45.7 yards. He also has not gone over 90 receiving yards, or scored a touchdown in his career against the Steelers.
Jacksonville Jaguars vs Tennessee Titans
The Jaguars have allowed a QB to pass for a touchdown and over 250 yards in the past five games. Including two of the last three games being over 330 passing yards. In Ryan Tannehill’s three of his last four games, he has thrown over 250 yards.
Chigoziem Okonkwo is one of four TEs to have 10 or more targets and 100 or more yards in the past two weeks combined. In three of the last five Jaguars games, they have allowed a TE to have over 75 receiving yards, with two of those three also scoring a touchdown.
In two of their last four games, the Jaguars have allowed a WR to have over 113 receiving yards to score two touchdowns. There has only been one game this season where a Titans WR had over 113 receiving yards, and he also scored two touchdowns in that game, and it happened four games ago.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Denver Broncos
Patrick Mahomes was held to 232 total yards on Sunday, which was the least total yards he’s been held to since Week 18 of the 2021 season. The Broncos have held the opposing quarterbacks to under 230 total yards in back-to-back games.
Greg Dulcich broke a three-game streak of being held under 31 receiving yards on Sunday. That streak might have to re-start as the Chiefs have held the opposing TEs to under 15 receiving yards in the past four games.
Russell Wilson is on a three-game streak of not scoring more than 11 fantasy points, and not throwing an interception. In two of their last five games, the Chiefs have not allowed a QB to score more than 11 fantasy points. Although, the Chiefs have three interceptions in the last three weeks, which is tied for the fourth most in that span.
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Carolina Panthers vs Seattle Seahawks
Geno Smith is on a six-game streak of throwing over 205 yards and throwing multiple touchdowns. The Panthers are on a four-game streak of not allowing the quarterback to throw over 210 yards and multiple touchdowns.
The Panthers have not allowed an RB to over 100 total yards in the past three games. The Seahawks are also currently on a three-game streak of not having an RB over 100 total yards.
In three of their last five games, the Seahawks have not allowed a QB to pass for more than 180 yards. In three of their last four games, a Panthers QB has not thrown for more than 180 yards.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs San Francisco 49ers
Since Week 9, Mike Evans is WR61 in PPR scoring, with zero games over 60 receiving yards in that span. Luckily, the 49ers, in two of their last three games, have allowed two WRs to have over 60 receiving yards in the same game.
Since his first game as a 49er in Week 7, Christian McCaffrey has the fifth-most scrimmage yards for an RB with 589, and is averaging 98 scrimmage yards per game. In the Buccaneers last five games, they’ve only allowed one RB to have over 98 scrimmage yards.
In back-to-back games, the Buccaneers have held the opposing QB to finish QB21 for the week, by holding them to under two touchdowns and 230 passing yards. Brock Purdy finished the game with 210 passing yards and two touchdowns last Sunday.
Miami Dolphins vs Los Angeles Chargers
The Dolphins have allowed an RB to have 80 or more total yards and score a touchdown in two of their last three games. Which is convenient, as in Austin Ekeler’s two of last three games, he’s gone over 80 total yards and scored a touchdown.
The Chargers have allowed a WR to have 85 or more yards to score a touchdown in back-to-back games. Tyreek Hill has scored a touchdown in three of his last four games, and in two of those games, he also went over 85 receiving yards.
Tua Tagovailoa has gone back-to-back games with over 280 yards, but not scoring three or more touchdowns. The Chargers have allowed a QB to have more than 245 total yards and three or more touchdowns in two of their last three games
New England Patriots vs Arizona Cardinals
In the past two games, the Patriots have allowed the WR1 to have 90 or more yards and score a touchdown, and allow the WR2 to also score a touchdown. In the three Cardinals games, where both Kyler Murray and DeAndre Hopkins start, the Cardinals had DeAndre Hopkins and WR2 score a touchdown.
In the past four games, no Patriots WR has gone over 81 receiving yards or scored a touchdown. Although, the Cardinals have allowed the most touchdowns to WRs in the past five weeks with eight. They haven’t allowed a 75-yard WR in their past four games.
In the last three weeks, the Cardinals have allowed the most passing touchdowns with seven, and have over 230 total yards. Mac Jones in his nine starts this season, has a total of seven passing touchdowns. Also, in four of his nine starts, Mac Jones has gone over 230 total yards, including two in his last three games.
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