The Week 10 matchup between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens features a matchup between two of this year's worst NFL teams. We've got the fantasy projections courtesy of numberFire.
Blake Bortles is far from being a top notch quarterback in the NFL. But from a fantasy perspective, he's got some weapons to work with at the wide receiver position. It certainly helps his numbers. Last week in a failed comeback attempt against the New York Jets, Bortles threw for a season-high 381 passing yards. He would have had a banner day if not for two interceptions he threw in the game, but still, everything evens out and he was able to put up a serviceable number of fantasy points. Hopefully Bortles can continue to build off of all that yardage and put together a solid game against Baltimore this week.
Going back to wide receivers for a moment, Allen Hurns has become Mr. Automatic as far as scoring touchdowns is concerned. He has now scored in six straight games and to top it all off, his five catches for 122 yards against the Jets last week represented a season-high in the yardage total department. Hurns won't be stopped by the Ravens this week, who have had trouble keeping nearly everyone in check this season.
Justin Forsett had a rough day against the San Diego Chargers last week. How rough, you ask? It was the first time since Week 3 that he hadn't either totaled at least 100 yards from scrimmage or scored a touchdown. 69 rushing yards on 17 carries just doesn't cut it in fantasy football. It's kind of sad given that Forsett is the Ravens' top offensive weapon with wide receiver Steve Smith done for the year. Hopefully he can find a way to play better against an improved Jaguars defense.
Perhaps quarterback Joe Flacco can help out his running back and his fantasy owners a little bit. Flacco threw for 319 yards and a single touchdown in last week's win over the Chargers. He also ran for an additional touchdown which really helped to pad his fantasy stats. Baltimore has been ripped apart by injuries this year, and still Flacco has to find a way to keep the team competitive. He'll be ready to rock against the Jaguars despite the mediocre offense around him.
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