The Tennessee Titans host the Chicago Bears in a Week 9 contest that could open the door for some big Bears fantasy performances. The Bears have been quite strong in their last two road matchups, and will look to continue that against a scuffling Titans squad. To help you prepare your fantasy football lineup this week, we've got player projections courtesy of numberFire.
The Bears rushing attack remains strong as Matt Forte is having a solid season. The one downside is he will sometimes lose touchdown opportunities to Michael Bush. This isn't a sure thing each week, but it leaves some question marks out there. Nonetheless, Forte is a clear must-start every week.
The passing attack remains incredibly up and down. The Jay Cutler-Brandon Marshall connection remains strong, which is generally enough to secure strong performances from these receivers. Beyond that there are not too many options, as the projections show.
Chris Johnson has been on a hot streak recently, but if you look at his game log it reveals a running back who took advantage of weak defenses. This week, CJ2K faces a tough Bears defense that is likely to clamp him down. Johnson is still a guy you can start in many situations, but this game is the real test of whether or not he is "back" to his old form.
As for the passing attack, there is not a whole lot worth starting this week. The Titans could surprise us, but the Matt Hasselbeck passing attack could be in for a long day against this dynamic Bears defense.