Fantasy Football's Week 16 Dark Horses

Football ManiaxsSenior Writer IDecember 22, 2016

By John Arias

The fantasy football year is coming to a close. And with only two weeks left, championships are on the line. This leads to this week's Dark Horses.

Shaun Hill, QB, San Francisco 49ers

He is now the King of the Hill in San Francisco and has a wonderful fantasy matchup. In his previous meeting with the Rams, Hill threw two touchdowns and ran for another in a victory for the 49ers. Hill grew up in Kansas, so look for him to have extra motivation to do well near his home state, even if Frank Gore cannot play.

Prediction: 318 yards and two touchdowns.


Greg Olsen, TE, Chicago Bears

Olsen has seen a considerable increased workload over the last two weeks and has delivered. Last week, he had a team-high eight receptions for 45 yards, and the Bears face the Packers in Week 16. Look for him to become the focal point of the offense on Monday night.

Prediction: seven receptions for 72 yards and a touchdown.


Donnie Avery, WR, St. Louis Rams

He had a team-high six receptions for 61 yards last week, but was unable to find the end zone. His chances should get much better in Week 16 against the 49ers. Avery had nine receptions and 93 yards in their first meeting. Look for him to have a great game and score...

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