Fantasy football projections, Week 16: Buccaneers vs. Rams featuring Vincent Jackson, Zac Stacy and Jared Cook

We break down the Week 16 matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and St. Louis Rams.

The Week 16 matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the St. Louis Rams is one where defense could make a big impact.  We've got all the fantasy projections for you, courtesy of numberfire.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Wide receiver Vincent Jackson isn't exactly lighting it up in terms of yardage totals the last couple of weeks. That's not his fault. Some of his lack of production has to do with quarterback Mike Glennon. Nonetheless, Jackson has found the end zone in back-to-back weeks and he'll be the best option the Buccaneers have regardless of the matchup or the player that happens to start at quarterback.

Glennon has struggled lately; in each of the last three weeks he's been held to 180 passing yards or less. His inconsistency is to be expected considering he's a rookie on a bad team. Glennon will have to go up against a tough Rams secondary unit, so he may not be the best option fantasy wise.

St. Louis Rams

Running back Zac Stacy put together a heck of a game last week in a surprising win over the New Orleans Saints. He rushed for 133 yards and a touchdown in the contest. Last week's score now gives Stacy three touchdowns in his last four games. The Buccaneers are pretty good against the run, but Stacy will get the ball a lot. He says he's fully healthy, which is great news for his fantasy owners.

When the Rams aren't giving the ball to Stacy, quarterback Kellen Clemens will be looking to Jared Cook as a safety valve in the passing game. Cook has produced very little in the way of fantasy stats the last three weeks, but with Tavon Austin (ankle) listed as doubtful for the game, Clemens may be looking Cook's way more than usual against the Buccaneers.

More fantasy football news from SB Nation:

Get live advice daily in the Fantasy War Room

Today's fantasy football player updates

Week 15 fantasy football position rankings: QB | RB | WR | TE | D/ST

Week 16 fantasy football waiver wire advice: QB | RB | WR | TE | D/ST

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.