A Happy early Thanksgiving to everyone in fantasy football land! These are the TRUE Thursday games with good food and good drinks. It’s almost playoff time and I’m trying to help you make the right “tough” decisions down the stretch.

Enjoy the Turkey Day feast and games everyone!


QB, Eli Manning, New York Giants

Coming off a forgettable 5 interception game two weeks ago, Manning was sharp against the Cowboys. Not to mention Odell Beckham catches anything that comes his way. The Giants are at Jacksonville and I’d expect Eli to be a top 10 play this week.

RB, Denard Robinson, Jacksonville Jaguars

The Giants have been gashed on the ground all year so Robinson should be a nice fill-in if you have a tough play at RB or a flex dilemma. Robinson should figure heavily into the Jaguars’ gameplan.

WR, John Brown, Arizona Cardinals

Larry Fitzgerald is unknown right now and probably will play this week but not at 100%. Brown should pick up the slack and targets against a pretty mediocre Atlanta secondary.

TE, Niles Paul, Washington Redskins

With Jordan Reed still hurt, Paul will be the guy to get the TE targets. He should be involved and targeted against the Colts’ defense

D/ST, St. Louis Rams

The Rams pass rush should overwhelm the Raiders’ offensive line. I really like the Rams at home this week.


QB, Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers

I am just not a fan of Rivers having to travel cross country and put up huge numbers at Baltimore this week. I like a guy like Eli Manning way better this week.

RB, Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers

Chances are that you know this already but for those of you who are just holding on…..forget it. Don’t even put him in your flex as a “just in case” or “just because.” Seattle is going to to bottle him up completely

WR, Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons

Call me crazy!!! I know….how can I sit Julio Jones? Arizona is going to take him out of the game with their suffocating defense. He will be limited to 50 yards with no TD’s.

TE, Vernon Davis, San Francisco 49ers

I’m just not confident in Colin Kaepernick’s ability against Seattle’s defense. Kaepernick will be running a ton which limits targets to all 49ers receivers.

D/ST, Detroit Lions

Detroit is pretty good defensively but I think out of the elements the Bears are going to put up their best game of the year and Cutler has a monster game on Turkey Day. This game will be a track meet

About The Author Terrence Kirker

Die hard New York Giants fan and avid fantasy football player in multiple leagues and formats. Former contributor to NFLSoup.com and now breakingfootball.com sharing advice and picks for the past 4 years.