Week 12 Fantasy Football Projections: Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints

By position and ranked my expected fantasy points, here are my projections* for the Thursday Night matchup:

Quarterbacks:

Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints: 22.60 fantasy points
- (Passing) 32/42, 355 yards, 2.4 TD, 0.7 INT; (Rushing) 1 att., 2 yards

Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons: 10.14 points
- (Passing) 21/36, 226 yards, 1.3 TD, 2.2 INT; (Rushing) 1 att, 3 yards

Running Backs:

Pierre Thomas, New Orleans Saints: 14.80 points
- (Rushing) 15 att., 70 yards, 0.3 TD; (Receiving) 6 rec., 42 yards, 0.3 TD

Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons: 9.00 points
- (Rushing) 13 att., 55 yards, 0.2 TD; (Receiving) 3 rec., 17 yards, 0.1 TD

Jacquizz Rodgers, Atlanta Falcons: 6.00 points
- (Rushing) 4 att., 18 yards, 0.1 TD; (Receiving) 3 rec., 24 yards, 0.2 TD

Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints: 5.60 points
- (Rushing) 8 att., 37 yards, 0.2 TD; (Receiving) 1 rec., 7 yards

Khiry Robinson, New Orleans Saints: 2.10 points
- (Rushing) 4 att., 15 yards, 0.1 TD; (Receiving) none

* Note: Darren Sproles is inactive for tonight's game.

Wide Receivers:

Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints: 13.20 points
- (Receiving): 7 rec., 102 yards, 0.5 TD

Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons: 7.00 points
- (Receiving): 4 rec., 46 yards, 0.4 TD

Harry Douglas, Atlanta Falcons: 7.00 points
- (Receiving): 6 rec., 58 yards, 0.2 TD

Kenny Stills, New Orleans Saints: 6.00 points
- (Receiving): 3 rec., 42 yards, 0.3 TD

Lance Moore, New Orleans Saints: 4.90 points
- (Receiving): 3 rec., 37 yards, 0.2 TD

Robert Meachem, New Orleans Saints: 3.70 points
- (Receiving): 2 rec., 31 yards, 0.1 TD

Darius Johnson, Atlanta Falcons: 1.90 points
- (Receiving): 2 rec., 19 yards

Nick Toon, New Orleans Saints: 0.90 points
- (Receiving): 1 rec., 9 yards

Tight Ends:

Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints: 11.20 points
- (Receiving): 6 rec., 64 yards, 0.8 TD

Tony Gonzalez, Atlanta Falcons: 7.90 points
- (Receiving): 6 rec., 55 yards, 0.4 TD

Ben Watson, New Orleans Saints: 1.80 points
- (Receiving): 1 rec., 12 yards, 0.1 TD

* Just like families can't have 2.2 children, players can't score fractional touchdowns. That said, our projections above include fractional projections based on probability for TDs and INTs. All other projections are whole numbers.

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