The Week 11 matchup between the numberFire.and should produce a fairly one-sided result. We've got the fantasy projections for you courtesy of
After throwing for an NFL record 12 touchdown passes in just two games, quarterbackcame crashing down to Earth last week against the . Big Ben threw just one touchdown and a pair of interceptions against the Jets in a surprising loss. While nobody expected Roethlisberger's six-touchdown performances to continue, the encouraging sign in the losing effort last week is that he still threw for 343 yards, marking the fifth time this season he has been able to surpass the 300-yard passing mark. Roethlisberger should be able to do that again against the Titans and as long as he can limit turnovers, he won't have to throw six touchdowns in order to provide adequate fantasy value to his owners.
One guy who will probably score touchdowns and provide value to his fantasy owners is wide receiver Lions' Calvin Johnson can lay claim to that title. Unlike Johnson, however, Brown hasn't missed any action this season. He's as consistent as they come in terms of collecting receptions and he's made some outstanding plays that have turned long gains into long touchdowns. Brown should be up to his old tricks in Week 11 against the Titans.. Brown has officially placed himself in the conversation in terms of being the NFL's top wide receiver. Perhaps only the
It's been a long year in Tennessee to say the least. Quarterbacks Chris Whitehurst andhave officially been passed on the team's depth chart by rookie Zach Mettenberger. Fantasy owners would be hard-pressed to find anybody who had even heard of the guy before the start of the season, but given that he threw for 299 passing yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first start of his NFL career back in Week 8 against the , Mettenberger could be one of those guys that provides previously unnoticed fantasy value on a team that is clearly evaluating talent for the future. If there is one bit of upside to gambling on Mettenberger, it's that he will be up against the Steelers defense that has had to suffer through its share of injuries this season.
When Mettenberger goes to the ground, he will put the ball in the hands of running back. Sankey only ran for 55 yards on 16 carries against the last week, but coach Ken Whisenhunt said that he was impressed with Sankey's performance and that the offensive line was to blame for the meager 3.43 yards per carry. Sankey was touted as having a lot of potential coming out of the draft this past summer and he may finally begin to realize that in Week 11 against the Steelers.