Thanksgiving Means Fantasy Football

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Thanksgiving means fantasy Football on Thursday, all day. There are three games this Thursday. I break down each game for fantasy football below:

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Buffalo Bills-Detroit Lions on (12:30 p.m. ET)

For Buffalo, I would start with the usual suspects: Josh Allen, Stefon Diggs, Gabriel Davis, and Devin Singletary. Look for Singletary to help more receiving-wise than rushing the ball.

For Detroit, I like Amon-Ra St. Brown & Jamaal Williams. Looks like Swift is on track to play, but Williams has been on a tear this year, leading the NFL in TDs with 12.

New York Giants-Dallas Cowboys (4:30 p.m. ET)

For the Giants, Barkley is a must-start every week. In week 3 against the Cowboys, Barkley had 14 carries for 81 yards and a TD with 4 catches for 45 yards. The Giants’ receiving core is in disarray. Slayton is the #1 receiver there. Look for Kenny Golladay to get more looks but going against a tough Dallas defense, I would not start any of the Giants receivers in this one.

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For Dallas, I like Tony Pollard. In week 3, he had 13 carries for 105 yards, while Zeke had 15 carries for 73 yards and a TD. In week 3, Dak Prescott did not play, and Cooper Rush did not have a great game. I also like Ceedee Lamb, who had 8 catches for 87 yards and a TD. Look for Dalton Schultz to be busy this week as well.

New England Patriots-Minnesota Vikings (8:20 p.m. ET)

For the Patriots, I like Rhamondre Stevenson, and that is about it. Mac Jones is more like a game manager and does not get asked to throw too much. They rely on the run and their solid defense.

For Minnesota, obviously, Justin Jefferson is a must-start, as always. I would still start Dalvin Cook but temper your expectations as the Patriots are #1 against the run. Kirk Cousins is coming off an awful game against Dallas and now faces a solid pass defense again. I do like Hockenson, as he has seen 28 targets over the past 3 games. Look for him to be busy in this one.

Rember to thaw your turkey, and remember that Thanksgiving means fantasy football, so do not forget to set your lineup.

Pavol Lukacko
Pavol Lukacko

I am an avid Philly sports fan. My dad played pro hockey in Europe before coming to the U.S. He got me into the Philadelphia Flyers, and I have loved it ever since. I love all the teams, have played fantasy football for a long time, and own two dynasty teams. You can also catch me on the Sully Squad every Monday night at 6 PM on Edge of Philly Sports.