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Anita MarksContributor IINovember 6, 2013

We're heading into Week 10 of the fantasy football season, and hopefully you're still in it to win it.

If so, now is the time to look forward to Week 15 and 16 to make sure you have players on your roster with favorable matchups for your fantasy football postseason.

Shall we?

The NFL trade deadline has passed, but the fantasy football trade deadline has not.

Below are players you hopefully own, or want to trade for, before your trade deadline hits!

 

Quarterbacks:

* RG3 - Faces the Falcons defense in Week 15 that is giving up an average of 18 fantasy football points to opposing quarterbacks; and the Cowboys defense in Week 16 that is giving up the most points to opposing quarterbacks.

* Philip Rivers - Will be chucking the rock in Week 15 against the Broncos, whose defense is offering up an average of 17 fantasy football points per game. In Week 16, he'll face the Raiders, whose defense is the second worst in fantasy versus quarterbacks, allowing an average of 19 points.

* Colin Kaepernick - Will showcase his talents against the Buccaneers in Week 15 and the Falcons in Week 16. Both defenses are giving up an average of 18 fantasy football points to opposing quarterbacks.

The five worst defenses versus fantasy football quarterbacks are the Cowboys, Raiders, Jaguars, Vikings and Redskins.

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - OCTOBER 20: C.J. Spiller #28 of the Buffalo Bills rushes during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
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 Running Backs:

* CJ Spiller and Fred Jackson - Both take on the Jaguars in Week 15 and the Dolphins in Week 16. Both defenses are allowing an average of 21 fantasy football points to opposing running backs.

* Giovani Bernard - Struts his stuff in Week 15 versus the Steelers, whose defense is allowing an average of 18 fantasy football points. In Week 16, he faces a Vikings defense that's allowing 19 points.

* LeSean McCoy - Plays the Vikings defense in Week 15 and a Bears defense in Week 16 that's allowing an average of 19 fantasy football points as well.

* Eddie Lacy - Will plow his way through the Cowboys defense in Week 15 and the Steelers defense in Week 16, both allowing 19 fantasy football points to opposing running backs.

The five worst defenses versus fantasy football running backs are the Redskins, Jaguars, Dolphins, Rams and Steelers.

 

 

Wide Receivers:

LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 03:  Pierre Garcon #88 of the Washington Redskins is tackled by Derek Cox #22 of the San Diego Chargers in the second quarter during an NFL game at FedExField on November 3, 2013 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/
Patrick McDermott/Getty Images

* The Redskins - Line up against the Falcons in Week 15 and the Cowboys in Week 16, both allowing an average of 23 fantasy football points to opposing wide receivers.

* The Chargers - Face a Broncos secondary in Week 15 and a Raiders secondary in Week 16, both giving up an average of 25 fantasy football points to wide receivers.

* The Chiefs - Play the Raiders in Week 15 and the Colts in Week 16, both allowing an average of 25 fantasy football points per matchup.

The five worst defenses versus fantasy football wide receivers are the Eagles, Bills, Redskins, Lions and Raiders.

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 29:  Tight end Delanie Walker #82 of the Tennessee Titans is congratulated by teammates after scoring a touchdown against the New York Jets at LP Field on September 29, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/G
Frederick Breedon/Getty Images

 

Tight Ends:

* Delanie Walker - A fantasy football postseason sleeper. He'll face the Cardinals defense in Week 15 that's giving up the most fantasy football points to opposing tight ends. In Week 16, he'll take on the Jaguars, who are allowing an average of 10 points per matchup.

* Scott Chandler - Faces the Jaguars in Week 15 and the Dolphins in Week 16 who are giving up the third most fantasy football points to opposing tight ends.

* Zach Miller - Goes up against the NY Giants in Week 15 who are allowing nine fantasy football points to opposing tight ends. He'll face the Cardinals in Week 16.

The five worst defenses versus fantasy football tight ends are the Cardinals, Cowboys, Dolphins, Jaguars and Jets.

 

Update on Player Injuries Heading into Week 10:

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 04: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers lays on the ground after being sacked by Shea McClellin of the Chicago Bears  at Lambeau Field on November 4, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Quarterbacks:

* Aaron Rodgers - (fractured clavicle) out a few weeks

* Jay Cutler - (groin) will play versus the Lions on Sunday

* Terrelle Pryor - (knee sprain) has looked good at practice

 

Running Backs:

* Arian Foster - (back and hamstring) out for Sunday

* Darren McFadden - (hamstring) out for Sunday

* Darren Sproles - (concussion) will play Sunday vs Dallas

* Doug Martin - (shoulder) placed on IR

* Rashard Mendenhall - (toe) looking to return to action in Week 10

 

Wide Receivers:

* Marques Colston - (knee) limited at practice

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 03:   Roddy White #84 of the Atlanta Falcons sits on the bench during their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 3, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

* Roddy White - (hamstring and ankle) limited at practice

 

Tight Ends:

* Julius Thomas - (ankle) practicing

* Kyle Rudolph - (fractured foot) will miss 4-6 weeks

 

Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 10:

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 03:  Quarterback Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks to throw against the Oakland Raiders in the second quarter on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California.  The Eagles won 49-20.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Get
Brian Bahr/Getty Images

QB Nick Foles at the Packers - Allowing 17 fantasy football points to quarterbacks 

QB Jake Locker vs. the Jaguars - Giving up an average of 19 fantasy football points to quarterbacks

QB Ben Roethlisberger vs. the Bills - Very kind to opposing quarterbacks on the road

RB Rashad Jennings at the Giants - In for the often injured Darren McFadden

RB Ben Tate at the Cardinals - Having to carry the load with broken ribs

RB Andre Brown vs. the Raiders - Off IR and ready to run

RB Jonathan Stewart at 49ers - Brushed off the cobwebs last week

WR Mike Brown at Titans - A starter now with Justin Blackmon suspended

WR Riley Cooper at the Packers - A favorite target of Nick Foles

TE Tim Wright vs. the Dolphins - Giving up the third most fantasy points to tight ends

TE Garrett Graham at the Cardinals - Offering up the most fantasy points to tight ends

 

Good luck in Week 10!

Any fantasy football questions hit me up on Twitter @AnitaMarks and be sure to watch Fantasy Live every Sunday at noon ET on www.bleacherreport.com.

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