Fantasy Football Week 12: Top Plays at Every Position

Eric Mack@@EricMackFantasyFantasy Football Lead WriterNovember 22, 2013

Fantasy Football Week 12: Top Plays at Every Position

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    Peyton Manning is trying to grab the single-season TD record back from Tom Brady, and he faces him Sunday.
    Peyton Manning is trying to grab the single-season TD record back from Tom Brady, and he faces him Sunday.Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

    We are coming down to the nitty-gritty in the fantasy football season, so you cannot cut corners, especially if you are on the cusp of a postseason spot in your league. We don't cut corners here at Bleacher Report, so our weekly top plays article is a must-read for those of you who like to debate every aspect of your lineup on a weekly basis.

    We have all the top news, top plays, top sits and position-by-position rankings wrapped perfectly in this six-part slideshow.

Quarterbacks: Weather Can Affect the Marquee Manning-Brady Matchup

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    We have arguably the greatest matchup of quarterbacks ever on tap Sunday night between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. This is only the second time in NFL history two quarterbacks with 140-plus career victories have met in a game, according to NFL media notes.

    But as we wrote in Wednesday's Fantasy Football Notebook, don't expect huge fantasy numbers because of the sub-freezing temperatures and winds forecast at 20-plus mph—the worst possible conditions for passing numbers. We reserve the right to throw that prediction out the window in hindsight because awesome plus awesome sometimes equals awesome-squared.

    Going back to Eli

    Speaking of a Manning, might it be a good week to go back to the maligned Eli Manning in fantasy lineups again? He is just 20th in standard quarterback scoring amid his disappointing season, but he faces a Cowboys team he threw for 450 yards and four touchdowns against in Week 1.

    He is a big reason the Cowboys are dead last in fantasy against quarterbacks. We rank him among the top 10 plays at the position this week.

    Carolina dreamin'

    Speaking of Brady, he is coming off a Monday night game against the Carolina Panthers, the No. 1 team in fantasy against quarterbacks. The Panthers have allowed the fewest combined passing and rushing touchdowns to quarterbacks (eight). That makes Ryan Tannehill impossible to trust outside of deep two-quarterback formats.

    Like him more

    Carson Palmer is coming off a 419-yard game and looks like he has fully ingrained himself into Bruce Arians' aerial passing attack. He faces a potential shootout with Andrew Luck this Sunday in Arizona too.

    Palmer is among the quarterbacks we like more than the consensus below:

    1. Matt Ryan (already played Thursday night)
    2. Carson Palmer
    3. Ryan Fitzpatrick
    4. Matt McGloin
    5. Kellen Clemens

    Like him less

    Case Keenum went from potential fantasy world-beater to the Texans bench in the third quarter last week. The Texans are going back to him as a starter, but you have to be a bit more worried about his team's confidence in him, even if Houston should just let the young man play and prove himself unfit for an NFL starting job.

    Keenum is among the quarterbacks we rank lower than the masses this week:

    1. Case Keenum
    2. Ben Roethlisberger
    3. Scott Tolzien
    4. Mike Glennon
    5. Christian Ponder 
    Week 12 Quarterbacks Rankings—Eric Mack
    RankQuarterbacksTeamOpponentECRvs. ECR
    1Drew BreesNOat Atl10
    2Peyton ManningDenat NE20
    3Matthew StaffordDetvs. TB30
    4Tom BradyNEvs. Den40
    5Cam NewtonCarat Mia50
    6Tony RomoDalat NYG60
    7Colin KaepernickSFat Was8+1
    8Andrew LuckIndat Ari7-1
    9Robert Griffin IIIWasvs. SF10+1
    10Eli ManningNYGvs. Dal11+1
    11Matt RyanAtlvs. NO14+3
    12Carson PalmerArivs. Ind19+7
    13Case KeenumHouvs. Jac9-4
    14Alex SmithKCvs. SD15+1
    15Ben RoethlisbergerPitat Cle12-3
    16Josh McCownChiat StL160
    17Philip RiversSDat KC18+1
    18Ryan FitzpatrickTenat Oak21+3
    19Scott TolzienGBvs. Min17-2
    20Joe FlaccoBalvs. NYJ200
    21Mike GlennonTBat Det13-8
    22Matt McGloinOakvs. Ten24+2
    23Kellen ClemensStLvs. Chi27+4
    24Ryan TannehillMiavs. Car25+1
    25Geno SmithNYJat Bal28+3
    26Chad HenneJacat Hou260
    27Christian PonderMinat GB23-4
    28Jason CampbellClevs. Pit22-6
    Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR) from over 100 experts provided by FantasyPros

Running Backs: Matchup Might Mean More to Your Decisions Here Than Anywhere Else

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    The Rams have steadily improved defensively all season, but with Jay Cutler (ankle) out and Adrian Peterson dealing with a sore groin, we list Matt Forte as the No. 1 play at the position this week. Forte gets to face a Rams defense that is still third-worst in fantasy against running backs.

    If you're wondering which back is facing the worst team against running backs, that would be the Giants' Andre Brown, who has emerged as a must-start fantasy option of late.

    Houston, we shouldn't have a problem

    The Jags have the worst run defense in football, so while Ben Tate is dealing with broken ribs, he is a must-start option in that matchup. Tate also happens to be the feature back with Arian Foster (back) out for the season, and he is coming off just his second game of 100-plus combined yards all season. Expect him to rush for 100-plus here and get in the end zone at least once, if not a few times.

    To rags for T-Rich

    Trent Richardson was supposed to give the Colts a dynamic running game. Instead, it has been backup and passing-down back Donald Brown doing that of late. Richardson cannot get out of his own way, despite being the starter. Don't expect him to suddenly have a great week in Arizona either. The Cardinals are No. 1 in fantasy against running backs and second-best against the run in the NFL.

    Like him more

    Because of the aforementioned cold and wind forecast for Foxborough, Mass., we rank the Broncos' top two backs higher than the consensus below. Knowshon Moreno is losing carries to Montee Ball, especially inside the 10, but Moreno remains a must-start against a Patriots defense that has been sixth-worst against the run.

    Ball is among the backs to like a few spots more than the consensus too:

    1. Knowshon Moreno
    2. DeMarco Murray
    3. Ray Rice
    4. Steven Jackson (already played Thursday night)
    5. Darren Sproles (Whoops! Already missed Thursday night)
    6. Montee Ball
    7. Kendall Hunter

    Like him less

    Ryan Mathews has put together some solid games in the past month, including a season-high 127 yards last week against Miami, but he is running up against a stout Chiefs defense coming off a division loss. It is a bad time to expect Mathews to carry a fantasy team, even if you have to start him in lineups.

    Mathews is among the backs we like more than a few spots less than the masses below:

    1. Ben Tate
    2. Rashad Jennings
    3. Pierre Thomas (already played Thursday night)
    4. Ryan Mathews
    5. Chris Ogbonnaya
    Week 12 Running Backs Rankings—Eric Mack
    RankRunning BacksTeamOpponentECRvs. ECR
    1Matt ForteChiat StL10
    2Jamaal CharlesKCvs. SD20
    3Adrian PetersonMinat GB30
    4Zac StacyStLvs. Chi40
    5Knowshon MorenoDenat NE9+4
    6Eddie LacyGBvs. Min60
    7Andre BrownNYGvs. Dal70
    8Frank GoreSFat Was5-3
    9Reggie BushDetvs. TB10+1
    10Chris JohnsonTenat Oak13+3
    11DeMarco MurrayDalat NYG16+5
    12Le'Veon BellPitat Cle15+3
    13Alfred MorrisWasvs. SF11-2
    14Ray RiceBalvs. NYJ21+7
    15Ben TateHouvs. Jac8-7
    16Rashad JenningsOakvs. Ten12-4
    17Maurice Jones-DrewJacat Hou18+1
    18Steven JacksonAtlvs. NO26+8
    19Stevan RidleyNEvs. Den17-2
    20Shane VereenNEvs. Den200
    21Bobby RaineyTBat Det19-2
    22Pierre ThomasNOat Atl14-8
    23Andre EllingtonArivs. Ind25+2
    24Chris IvoryNYJat Bal23-1
    25Danny WoodheadSDat KC24-1
    26Ryan MathewsSDat KC22-4
    27Darren SprolesNOat Atl37+10
    28Donald BrownIndat Ari280
    29DeAngelo WilliamsCarat Mia30+1
    30Montee BallDenat NE36+6
    31Lamar MillerMiavs. Car33+2
    32Rashard MendenhallArivs. Ind29-3
    33Chris OgbonnayaClevs. Pit27-6
    34Jonathan StewartCarat Mia35+1
    35Trent RichardsonIndat Ari34-1
    36Jacquizz RodgersAtlvs. NO39+3
    37Mark IngramNOat Atl31-6
    38Joique BellDetvs. TB32-6
    39Kendall HunterSFat Was49+10
    40Daniel ThomasMiavs. Car41+1
    41James StarksGBvs. Min50+9
    42Michael BushChiat StL62+20
    43Dennis JohnsonHouvs. Jac54+11
    44Brian LeonardTBat Det38-6
    45Fozzy WhittakerClevs. Pit52+7
    46Bilal PowellNYJat Bal43-3
    47Willis McGaheeClevs. Pit45-2
    48Shonn GreeneTenat Oak42-6
    49Roy HeluWasvs. SF47-2
    50Bernard PierceBalvs. NYJ48-2
    51Daryl RichardsonStLvs. Chi59+8
    52Peyton HillisNYGvs. Dal56+4
    53Brandon JacobsNYGvs. Dal46-7
    54Denard RobinsonJacat Hou82+28
    55Anthony DixonSFat Was84+29
    56Ronnie BrownSDat KC76+20
    57Jason SnellingAtlvs. NO73+16
    58Jonathan DwyerPitat Cle64+6
    59LeGarrette BlountNEvs. Den55-4
    60Toby GerhartMinat GB53-7
    61Knile DavisKCvs. SD65+4
    62Joseph RandleDalat NYG78+16
    63LaMichael JamesSFat Was68+5
    64Benny CunninghamStLvs. Chi61-3
    65Felix JonesPitat Cle69+4
    Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR) from over 100 experts provided by FantasyPros

Wide Receivers: Wes Welker a Headliner This Week and Not Just Because of Injury

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    Wes Welker somehow skirted concussion protocol by originally being evaluated for a neck injury Sunday, as we chronicled in Wednesday's Fantasy Football Notebook, so you didn't really think he would miss Sunday's return to New England, did you? He won't.

    Welker returned to practice Thursday, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post. Regardless of the cold and wind, you have to have Welker in your fantasy lineups. We rank him as a top-six option at the position this week, which is three spots higher than the consensus average among the 128 experts polled at

    Expect Jackson to get Lion's share

    One spot behind Welker below is Vincent Jackson of the Bucs. Sure, Mike Glennon has been more steady than spectacular for Jackson as a rookie starting quarterback, but the Lions are the second-worst team in fantasy against wide receivers to date. Only the Bills (16) and Eagles (15) have allowed more touchdown receptions to fantasy wideouts.

    Return of the Mac

    Matt McGloin is drawing another start for the Raiders, but you cannot expect another three-touchdown performance against the Titans. First, Denarius Moore (shoulder) will be limited again, perhaps even a game-time decision or out; second, the Titans have been the best team in fantasy against wide receivers. They have allowed just two touchdown receptions to fantasy wideouts—only one team has allowed fewer.

    Moore and Rod Streater are coming off productive games because of McGloin's debut performance, but they are difficult to trust in standard-league fantasy lineups this week.

    Like him more

    Michael Floyd was the most-added receiver in fantasy leagues this week, coming off his 193-yard performance in Week 11, but his fantasy owners should still feel fortunate those numbers haven't gone to Larry Fitzgerald. They will, especially as Floyd's performances draw more attention and coverage.

    Fitzgerald is still a must-start star. He is also among the receivers we like more than the masses below:

    1. Larry Fitzgerald
    2. Roddy White (already played Thursday night)
    3. James Jones
    4. Steve Smith
    5. Tavon Austin
    6. Greg Jennings

    Like him less

    Keenan Allen has emerged as Philip Rivers' clear-cut, go-to guy, but he is dealing with a minor knee issue and has had back-to-back subpar games. His combined seven catches for 86 total yards the past two weeks would have been a modest week for him in the month-plus before that.

    Allen is among the receivers we like less than the consensus this week:

    1. Keenan Allen
    2. Harry Douglas
    3. Brandon LaFell
    4. Santonio Holmes
    5. Brian Hartline 
    Week 12 Wide Receivers Rankings—Eric Mack
    RankWide ReceiversTeamOpponentECRvs. ECR
    1Calvin JohnsonDetvs. TB10
    2Andre JohnsonHouvs. Jac20
    3Dez BryantDalat NYG5+2
    4Brandon MarshallChiat StL6+2
    5Demaryius ThomasDenat NE4-1
    6Wes WelkerDenat NE9+3
    7Vincent JacksonTBat Det3-4
    8Victor CruzNYGvs. Dal7-1
    9Jordy NelsonGBvs. Min8-1
    10Larry FitzgeraldArivs. Ind17+7
    11Eric DeckerDenat NE15+4
    12Alshon JefferyChiat StL11-1
    13Josh GordonClevs. Pit10-3
    14T.Y. HiltonIndat Ari16+2
    15Pierre GarconWasvs. SF12-3
    16Antonio BrownPitat Cle13-3
    17Roddy WhiteAtlvs. NO31+14
    18Marques ColstonNOat Atl180
    19Torrey SmithBalvs. NYJ14-5
    20James JonesGBvs. Min33+13
    21Hakeem NicksNYGvs. Dal24+3
    22Steve SmithCarat Mia28+6
    23Kendall WrightTenat Oak20-3
    24Danny AmendolaNEvs. Den19-5
    25Anquan BoldinSFat Was26+1
    26Jarrett BoykinGBvs. Min23-3
    27Michael FloydArivs. Ind25-2
    28Keenan AllenSDat KC21-7
    29Rueben RandleNYGvs. Dal32+3
    30Aaron DobsonNEvs. Den27-3
    31Dwayne BoweKCvs. SD29-2
    32DeAndre HopkinsHouvs. Jac37+5
    33Emmanuel SandersPitat Cle35+2
    34Cecil ShortsJacat Hou30-4
    35Harry DouglasAtlvs. NO22-13
    36Tavon AustinStLvs. Chi51+15
    37Rishard MatthewsMiavs. Car42+5
    38Mike WallaceMiavs. Car34-4
    39Greg JenningsMinat GB48+9
    40Jerricho CotcheryPitat Cle44+4
    41Miles AustinDalat NYG50+9
    42Denarius MooreOakvs. Ten43+1
    43Dexter McClusterKCvs. SD58+15
    44Kenny StillsNOat Atl39-5
    45Rod StreaterOakvs. Ten46+1
    46Brandon LaFellCarat Mia40-6
    47Santonio HolmesNYJat Bal41-6
    48Brian HartlineMiavs. Car38-10
    49Marlon BrownBalvs. NYJ47-2
    50Ted GinnCarat Mia64+14
    51Mario ManninghamSFat Was61+10
    52Donnie AveryKCvs. SD57+5
    53Kris DurhamDetvs. TB45-8
    54Terrance WilliamsDalat NYG36-18
    55Nate WashingtonTenat Oak54-1
    56Chris GivensStLvs. Chi53-3
    57Eddie RoyalSDat KC60+3
    58Lance MooreNOat Atl52-6
    59Jacoby JonesBalvs. NYJ71+12
    60Darrius Heyward-BeyIndat Ari76+16
    61Greg LittleClevs. Pit68+7
    62Julian EdelmanNEvs. Den66+4
    63Andre RobertsArivs. Ind77+14
    64David NelsonNYJat Bal74+10
    65Cordarrelle PattersonMinat GB55-10
    66Davone BessClevs. Pit75+9
    67Tiquan UnderwoodTBat Det56-11
    68Mike BrownJacat Hou67-1
    69Vincent BrownSDat KC72+3
    70Stephen HillNYJat Bal79+9
    71Justin HunterTenat Oak59-12
    72Markus WheatonPitat Cle90+18
    73Austin PettisStLvs. Chi70-3
    74Jerome SimpsonMinat GB82+8
    75Jarius WrightMinat GB65-10
    76Ace SandersJacat Hou62-14
    77LaVon BrazillIndat Ari84+7
    78Robert MeachemNOat Atl69-9
    79Santana MossWasvs. SF80+1
    80Earl BennettChiat StL101+21
    81Cole BeasleyDalat NYG91+10
    82Brian QuickStLvs. Chi97+15
    83Jacoby FordOakvs. Ten106+23
    Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR) from over 100 experts provided by FantasyPros

Tight Ends: Rob Gronkowski Is Healthier Than Julius Thomas in Marquee Matchup

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    Julius Thomas (ankle) owners are left with a bit of a dilemma. Do they wait until the potential game-time decision before the Sunday night game or play a safer option in their star fantasy tight end's place?

    There are only a handful of tight ends we would rather have than the potential of even a limited Thomas, according to USA Today's Lindsay Jones, in a mega-game against the Patriots that could decide home-field advantage for the AFC.

    Fleener is one of them?!

    Yes, emerging second-year tight end Coby Fleener is one of the five tight ends we have the guts to rank above the Broncos' Thomas this week. It is not only Fleener's increasing usage and improved production with Reggie Wayne (knee) out, but he is also facing a Cardinals defense that has allowed the most points in fantasy against tight ends.

    Gates closed in San Diego?

    Antonio Gates remains among the starts in all leagues this week, but you have to be a bit skeptical of his matchup at least. The Chiefs are coming off a loss and are the best team in fantasy against tight ends this season. We would only sit Gates if you have one of the seven options we rank above him below.

    Like him more

    The Colts were one of the better teams in fantasy against tight ends, but Delanie Walker worked them over in Week 11, and now emerging third-year tight end Rob Housler draws them at home in Week 12. Housler is a sleeper play and one of the tight ends we like more than the masses below:

    1. Jason Witten
    2. Greg Olsen
    3. Rob Housler
    4. Brandon Myers
    5. Anthony Fasano

    Like him less

    Speaking of Walker, he has been steadily rising as a No. 1 tight end for the first time in his career. He was fantasy's most-added at the position this week, but we are not overly giddy about him on a consistent basis.

    He is among the tight ends we rank lower than the consensus this week:

    1. Julius Thomas
    2. Tony Gonzalez (already played Thursday night)
    3. Delanie Walker
    4. Heath Miller
    5. Jeff Cumberland
    Week 12 Tight Ends Rankings—Eric Mack
    RankTight EndsTeamOpponentECRvs. ECR
    1Jimmy GrahamNOat Atl2+1
    2Rob GronkowskiNEvs. Den1-1
    3Jason WittenDalat NYG5+2
    4Vernon DavisSFat Was40
    5Coby FleenerIndat Ari6+1
    6Julius ThomasDenat NE3-3
    7Greg OlsenCarat Mia9+2
    8Antonio GatesSDat KC80
    9Tony GonzalezAtlvs. NO7-2
    10Jordan ReedWasvs. SF100
    11Jordan CameronClevs. Pit12+1
    12Garrett GrahamHouvs. Jac13+1
    13Delanie WalkerTenat Oak11-2
    14Martellus BennettChiat StL15+1
    15Rob HouslerArivs. Ind18+3
    16Heath MillerPitat Cle14-2
    17Charles ClayMiavs. Car16-1
    18John CarlsonMinat GB17-1
    19Tim WrightTBat Det190
    20Jared CookStLvs. Chi200
    21Brandon MyersNYGvs. Dal29+8
    22Anthony FasanoKCvs. SD31+9
    23Kellen WinslowNYJat Bal33+10
    24Brandon PettigrewDetvs. TB26+2
    25Marcedes LewisJacat Hou30+5
    26Joseph FauriaDetvs. TB35+9
    27Jeff CumberlandNYJat Bal24-3
    28Dallas ClarkBalvs. NYJ21-7
    29Lance KendricksStLvs. Chi34+5
    30Andrew QuarlessGBvs. Min27-3
    Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR) from over 100 experts provided by FantasyPros

Defense/Special Teams: Lean on Dallas but Not N.Y. Giants in Division Matchup

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    The Panthers defense has played better at home, but it has a great matchup looming with the Dolphins this week. Miami is in the bottom 10 in fantasy against defense/special teams units, which is why we rank the Carolina unit No. 1 on our board.

    How about them Cowboys?

    Dallas isn't a great unit, especially since it is dead last against the pass—not to mention last against quarterbacks and running backs in fantasy—but it has scored among the top four units in fantasy and draws the worst team in fantasy against defense/special teams, the New York Giants. The Cowboys should be considered among the starting units this week, no matter how porous they might be.

    How about them Cowboys II

    On the other side of the ledger, the Cowboys have allowed the fewest points to opposing fantasy defensive units. That makes the rebounding Giants a difficult play in standard leagues. Sure, they have played better defense, but the Cowboys are rested and prepared coming off their bye week.

    Like them more

    The St. Louis Rams have perhaps quietly scored the second-most points in fantasy among defense/special teams. They went into their bye with a thrashing of the Colts on the road, which should have been far more daunting of a task than the Bears without Jay Cutler (ankle) at home. The Rams are among the units we like far more than the consensus this week:

    1. St. Louis Rams
    2. Detroit Lions
    3. Dallas Cowboys
    4. Green Bay Packers
    5. Pittsburgh Steelers 

    Like them less

    The Bears haven't played the same defense they used to play under Lovie Smith, which should have been expected with an offensive head coach like Marc Trestman. Now that Charles Tillman (triceps) might be out for the season, you cannot trust the Bears unit—even if Kellen Clemens and the Rams don't scare you.

    The Bears are 31st against the run, and Zac Stacy has been hot, grinding the ball on the ground. That's why we have Chicago among the units we like less than the masses below:

    1. Tennessee Titans
    2. New Orleans Saints (already played Thursday night)
    3. Chicago Bears
    4. Indianapolis Colts
    5. Cleveland Browns
    6. New York Jets 
    Week 12 Defenses and Special Teams Rankings—Eric Mack
    RankDefenses and Special TeamsTeamOpponentECRvs. ECR
    1Carolina PanthersCarat Mia10
    2Kansas City ChiefsKCvs. SD3+1
    3Baltimore RavensBalvs. NYJ2-1
    4San Francisco 49ersSFat Was5+1
    5Houston TexansHouvs. Jac4-1
    6St. Louis RamsStLvs. Chi15+9
    7Detroit LionsDetvs. TB16+9
    8Dallas CowboysDalat NYG13+5
    9Green Bay PackersGBvs. Min12+3
    10Tennessee TitansTenat Oak7-3
    11New Orleans SaintsNOat Atl6-5
    12Pittsburgh SteelersPitat Cle18+6
    13Chicago BearsChiat StL10-3
    14Denver BroncosDenat NE17+3
    15Washington RedskinsWasvs. SF21+6
    16Indianapolis ColtsIndat Ari11-5
    17Cleveland BrownsClevs. Pit8-9
    18Miami DolphinsMiavs. Car19+1
    19New York JetsNYJat Bal14-5
    20Arizona CardinalsArivs. Ind9-11
    Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR) from over 100 experts provided by FantasyPros

Kickers: Dan Bailey Returns from Bye as a Plug-and-Play Kicker

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    Dan Bailey has run hot and cold for fantasy owners, but he's still among the best options every week.
    Dan Bailey has run hot and cold for fantasy owners, but he's still among the best options every week.Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

    Dan Bailey is back off his bye and was the most-added kicker in fantasy, so you have to feel good about getting one of the top 12 options in standard scoring back into your lineup this week.

    Drama in Washington

    As if the Redskins' season hasn't been bad enough, punctuated by quarterback-coach relationship drama, they welcome the hungry 49ers to town Monday night. This is not likely to go well. Don't count on Kai Forbath against a 49ers team that is No. 1 in fantasy against kickers.

    Stick a Folk in him?

    Don't give up on Nick Folk just yet. He was bad coming off his bye last week against the Bills, but the Ravens have allowed the most field-goal attempts and the third-most points to fantasy kickers to date. Folk remains a solid option in all leagues.

    Like him more

    The Vikings have been awful, and it has cost Blair Walsh his spot on many fantasy rosters, but we rank him among the kickers we like more than the masses this week:

    1. Nick Folk
    2. Blair Walsh
    3. Nick Novak
    4. Greg Zuerlein
    5. Caleb Sturgis

    Like him less

    The St. Louis Rams have allowed a league-low 10 made field goals, which is why we don't even rank Robbie Gould among the top 20 kickers this week. Here are the top five kickers we like less than the consensus below:

    1. Dan Bailey
    2. David Akers
    3. Adam Vinatieri
    4. Josh Brown
    5. Kai Forbath 
    Week 12 Kickers Rankings—Eric Mack
    RankKickersTeamOpponentECRvs. ECR
    1Stephen GostkowskiNEvs. Den2+1
    2Matt PraterDenat NE3+1
    3Garrett HartleyNOat Atl1-2
    4Mason CrosbyGBvs. Min7+3
    5Justin TuckerBalvs. NYJ50
    6Ryan SuccopKCvs. SD9+3
    7Dan BaileyDalat NYG4-3
    8Phil DawsonSFat Was11+3
    9Nick FolkNYJat Bal16+7
    10David AkersDetvs. TB6-4
    11Blair WalshMinat GB23+12
    12Matt BryantAtlvs. NO10-2
    13Nick NovakSDat KC19+6
    14Greg ZuerleinStLvs. Chi21+7
    15Adam VinatieriIndat Ari8-7
    16Shaun SuishamPitat Cle17+1
    17Jay FeelyArivs. Ind20+3
    18Josh BrownNYGvs. Dal14-4
    19Caleb SturgisMiavs. Car28+9
    20Kai ForbathWasvs. SF15-5
    Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR) from over 100 experts provided by FantasyPros