If you made it to the fantasy football playoffs, congratulations, and if yours hasn’t started yet, hopefully you’re ready for next week. Continuing the Christmas theme from Week 15 of the Fantasy Football Rankings, Nicole and I went on a holiday lights walk this past weekend. After an extremely disappointing show at Richmond Raceway the week before, we watched a fun Christmas light show online. So, this week I’m going to present 10 of the best I’ve found. Maybe you found/saw someone else, so please share if you have.
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Likely start: Desmond Ridder, ATL — In his first game? ! are you mad? ! Well, let’s consider runner Ridder, since his abilities make him a Daniel Jones-esque fantasy prospect. He can run, but he doesn’t take off every time. Ridder is actually a good pocket passer, a game with 225 passing yards and 1-2 touchdowns is doable, even against the Saints, then add 40 yards on the ground and hope for a quick touchdown Arrays give Ridder floor and headroom. And that upside will be in the fringe QB1 range.
Likely start: Gus Edwards, BAL – Tyler Huntley sounds likely in Week 15, but that won’t change the Ravens’ game plan of running, running and running more. Yes, the Steelers defense is flimsy, but JK Dobbins and Edwards combined for 28 attempts was enough to make Edwards a decent flyer against the Browns and their lack of run defense.
Hooray for the start: Cam Akers, LAR — that’s why I drafted Akers in rounds 4-5 — missing the playoffs and earning my consolation on his shoulders! Believing in this offense, the broken offensive line, Sean McVay, or even Akers himself is still very risky. Still, the Akers got a favorable matchup (the Packers) and are RB10 the past two weeks.
Likely start: Alec Pierce, IND — It’s been a long wait from Pierce’s third double-digit score to his fourth (in six games), but he went 8-4-86-1 against the Cowboys in Week 13 Correlation was restored. As mentioned in the waiver, I’m slightly leaning towards Pierce over Paris Campbell because Pierce is the Colts’ potential No. 2 solution going forward. Campbell is a free agent — yes, he’s that old — and Pierce has bigger play and touchdown potential, especially against the Vikings’ porous defense.
Likely start: Elijah Moore, NY – With Corey Davis sidelined and Moore moving up the goal share rankings, the boys are a matchup ripe for a big game. This year, the Raiders are the only team that is worse at receiver, “jumping” to 27th since Week 8, while the Lions are last. Mole can be ignited in week 15 as long as the weather stays below 30 degrees and there is no precipitation.
Hail Mary begins: Chris Moore, HOU – Speaking of Moops (Seinfeld fans know), if Nico Collins is still out, if you’re skinny at wide receiver, you can fly on Moore. No matter what the Texans do at quarterback, the Chiefs are a plus on the perimeter, especially if they force opponents to catch up. Moore has been a WR37 since Week 7 with an 8.6 FPPG and is now struggling to get the team’s lead in the receiving zone (sad, I know).
Hail Mary Start: Dawson Knox, BUF — If you’re at Yahoo, the answer is Jeff Driskel, the team listed him as a tight end last year and made him eligible there this year. Knox has more turnovers than hits this year, especially compared to 2021, but the Bills will face the Dolphins in Week 15. It’s another “see the weather” game, but if it’s good, the Dolphins will rank seventh in tight end APA, which isn’t at the level of the Cardinals or Seahawks, but Gabe Davis has mostly Disappointing, and with the frustration surrounding Isaiah McKenzie (they signed Cole Beasley), Knox deserves a start.
Best Christmas Light Show
As mentioned, this week I’m presenting 10 of the best I’ve found. Maybe you found/saw someone else, so please share if you have.
- bell carol — Significant improvements to instrument timing.
- Holly Merry Christmas — Fun songs, fun lights, including a screen with a snowman (Burl Ives).
- Winter Wonderland/Here Comes Santa Claus — Snoop Dogg Christmas music? !
- Pirates of the Caribbean — I don’t care if it’s not a Christmas song…I love the theme and the lighting is great.
- Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy — Cool, even though it’s techno-y/dubstep. Plus, imagine the electric bill!
- star wars christmas — Another piece that isn’t Christmas music, but who’s complaining?
- christmas light show — A compilation with good mixes and lightbulb singing.
- everything i want for christmas — Trees and light bulbs are fun to sing.
- little drummer boy — Never mind this version of Little Dummer Boy, even though it’s also dubstep.
- the most wonderful time of the year — The house loses a bit of its freshness when you’ve already seen it, but the work that went into building it initially is still impressive and then timed out. However, can I take a still photo?
More Star Wars lights!
32 minute program!
Another long show (nearly an hour)
another bell carol
Cool drone shots of great fields/woods, but not Christmas… I think.
Week 15 Fantasy Football Predictions
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- SF Express/Sea Freight – The bench isn’t great, and the 49ers’ defense is great. Ken Walker Can end up as RB1, but the lower bound is close to zero. Ranking is where I would risk it, but what do you think about the upside/risk of that.
- Barr/Clay – Weather: Fairly mild at the moment (windy 30+ degrees), but no real “must sit” yet, but the value of passing game options is given here.
- mia/buffer — Weather: Snow showers are possible, which could lead to a relegation of a decent passing game.But you’re not a bench josh allen, stephen diggs and Mount Tyreke. The rest of the passing game is up for discussion … if it snows.
- PHI/CHI — Weather: Few worries; just below 30 degrees.
- DET/The New York Times — Weather: As someone over 30, no real worries…except for fading out Jared Goff Outdoor activities. return, swift Has no injury designation (as of now) and has only been seen twice (weeks 1 and 13, when he has big games).
- Northeast/Low Pressure — ramond stevenson sounds suspicious, and Damien Harris Sounds likely to play, and that’s what the rankings reflect.
- CIN/TB — waiting is risky Tee Higgins Given 1) last week and 2) it’s a 4pm game.
- NYG/WSH — Saquon Buckley Practice, but Sunday night football still has few backup options and the Commander’s defense is strong.
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