Andy Dalton destroys Vikings in big fantasy line

Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports

The Vikings continued their ways of giving up points on Sunday and it led to a big day from Andy Dalton. We break down the fantasy implications.

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton was marvelous in Sunday's 42-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, completing 27-of-38 attempts for 366 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions.

it was a virtuoso performance with a passer rating of 136.5 and a yards-per-attempt average of 9.6. The Vikings have been demolished throughout the season and entered today allowing the most passing TDs in the NFL.

Dalton has been in a groove for the most part on the season and has picked it up significantly over the past couple months. In his last 10 games, Dalton scored 2.7 touchdowns per game. Plus, he hasn't thrown a pick in any of his last three games.

Fantasy impact: Things won't get much easier against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 17. Dalton was picked off three times against the Ravens back on Nov. 10. He will be more of a high-end QB2 because he won't see the leaky Vikings defense again. Dalton has climbed his way into the top-10 quarterbacks for 2014 fantasy drafts.

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

In This Article

Teams
Players
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.