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Published: Nov. 19, 2015 at 02:26 p.m.
Updated: Nov. 19, 2015 at 02:47 p.m.

Week 11 Fantasy Stock Watch

We have officially hit the stretch run of the fantasy football season now that we've turned the page to Week 11. With three weeks to go in the regular season for most leagues, every decision you make becomes hyper critical. That's why once again the Fantasy Stock Watch is here to help tilt the scales with some of the tough lineup decisions you might be facing this week.

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  • <p>We were afraid that Bad Andy was going to show up and now it appears that he has. After a torrid start to the season, the Bengals quarterback has posted fewer than 10 points in two of his last three contests. With a remaining schedule that includes games against the Cardinals, Rams, Steelers and Broncos, there's a genuine fear that the Red Rocket is about to fizzle out.</p> 10

    Andy Dalton, QB, Cincinnati Bengals

    We were afraid that Bad Andy was going to show up and now it appears that he has. After a torrid start to the season, the Bengals quarterback has posted fewer than 10 points in two of his last three contests. With a remaining schedule that includes games against the Cardinals, Rams, Steelers and Broncos, there's a genuine fear that the Red Rocket is about to fizzle out.

  • There is a change at quarterback in St. Louis. With Nick Foles driving the struggle bus under center, Jeff Fisher has decided to turn to Case Keenum. The former Houston Cougar will be making just his 11th career start and doesn't have the greatest on-field history, but he's likely to throw the ball downfield which could inject some life into an otherwise moribund offense. 9

    Case Keenum, QB, St. Louis Rams

    There is a change at quarterback in St. Louis. With Nick Foles driving the struggle bus under center, Jeff Fisher has decided to turn to Case Keenum. The former Houston Cougar will be making just his 11th career start and doesn't have the greatest on-field history, but he's likely to throw the ball downfield which could inject some life into an otherwise moribund offense.

  • This was the Michael Floyd we expected to see last season. The Cardinals wideout underwhelmed last season and injuries limited him for much of this season. But in the past two weeks, Floyd has asserted himself as a true weapons in the Redbirds' aerial attack with 11 catches, 219 yards and three touchdowns. Now he's arguably the No. 2 target in the offense behind Larry Fitzgerald. 8

    Michael Floyd, WR, Arizona Cardinals

    This was the Michael Floyd we expected to see last season. The Cardinals wideout underwhelmed last season and injuries limited him for much of this season. But in the past two weeks, Floyd has asserted himself as a true weapons in the Redbirds' aerial attack with 11 catches, 219 yards and three touchdowns. Now he's arguably the No. 2 target in the offense behind Larry Fitzgerald.

  • It's time to admit this out loud... A.J. Green is just not a good fantasy receiver this season. Even when Andy Dalton was succeeding, Green wasn't putting up big numbers. Just twice this season has he topped 100 receiving yards and only three times has he posted double-digit fantasy numbers. A troubling schedule down the stretch won't inspire confidence of a rebound. 7

    A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals

    It's time to admit this out loud... A.J. Green is just not a good fantasy receiver this season. Even when Andy Dalton was succeeding, Green wasn't putting up big numbers. Just twice this season has he topped 100 receiving yards and only three times has he posted double-digit fantasy numbers. A troubling schedule down the stretch won't inspire confidence of a rebound.

  • You might see that Adams had 10 catches for 79 yards last week and think that he had an OK game. Until you realize that those 10 receptions came on 21 targets. Much like the rest of the Packers offense, Adams has struggled mightily in recent weeks. He's become the top target almost by default, but unless he can get open more frequently he'll continue to post mediocre numbers like last week. 6

    Davante Adams, WR, Green Bay Packers

    You might see that Adams had 10 catches for 79 yards last week and think that he had an OK game. Until you realize that those 10 receptions came on 21 targets. Much like the rest of the Packers offense, Adams has struggled mightily in recent weeks. He's become the top target almost by default, but unless he can get open more frequently he'll continue to post mediocre numbers like last week.

  • Cutler has appeared in this space before and he continues to post quality fantasy totals. The Bears quarterback has scored 17 or more points in six straight contests and torched the Rams for three touchdown passes and 24.72 points last week. This week's game against the Broncos could offer some challenges, but he has a pretty favorable schedule for the rest of the season. 5

    Jay Cutler, QB, Chicago Bears

    Cutler has appeared in this space before and he continues to post quality fantasy totals. The Bears quarterback has scored 17 or more points in six straight contests and torched the Rams for three touchdown passes and 24.72 points last week. This week's game against the Broncos could offer some challenges, but he has a pretty favorable schedule for the rest of the season.

  • At the start of the season, the Texans were everyone's homecoming game. But in recent weeks, this defense has started to figure some things out. Houston has logged 11 sacks and five turnovers in the past two games for a combined 35 fantasy points. This week they are facing a middle-of-the-road Jets offense that could start a recovering Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback. 4

    Houston Texans D/ST

    At the start of the season, the Texans were everyone's homecoming game. But in recent weeks, this defense has started to figure some things out. Houston has logged 11 sacks and five turnovers in the past two games for a combined 35 fantasy points. This week they are facing a middle-of-the-road Jets offense that could start a recovering Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback.

  • Remember those few weeks when Charles Clay was a thing in fantasy football? Yeah, those were good times. In the past three weeks, the Bills tight end has seen 12 total targets and hasn't scored a touchdown since Week 3. You're likely streaming tight ends at this point in the season, in which case you can move on from Clay. 3

    Charles Clay, TE, Buffalo Bills

    Remember those few weeks when Charles Clay was a thing in fantasy football? Yeah, those were good times. In the past three weeks, the Bills tight end has seen 12 total targets and hasn't scored a touchdown since Week 3. You're likely streaming tight ends at this point in the season, in which case you can move on from Clay.

  • There was plenty of discussion last week as to which Patriots back would see extra touches in place of the injured Dion Lewis. The answer was ostensibly "neither." White had two touches and Bolden just one in last week's win over the Giants. Instead, LeGarrette Blount played 51 percent of the snaps and had 21 total touches. Belitricks could still rear its ugly head, but for now don't waste time with either of these running backs. 2

    James White/Brandon Bolden, RBs, New England Patriots

    There was plenty of discussion last week as to which Patriots back would see extra touches in place of the injured Dion Lewis. The answer was ostensibly "neither." White had two touches and Bolden just one in last week's win over the Giants. Instead, LeGarrette Blount played 51 percent of the snaps and had 21 total touches. Belitricks could still rear its ugly head, but for now don't waste time with either of these running backs.

  • If you are streaming tight ends, it's worth taking a look at Zach Miller. The veteran appeared out of nowhere to score a touchdown two weeks ago. Then he gouged the Rams for 107 yards and two touchdowns. He's seen his targets increasing over the past two weeks and is becoming a bigger part of the Chicago offense. This gravy train could come to an end at any moment, but ride it while you can. 1

    Zach Miller, TE, Chicago Bears

    If you are streaming tight ends, it's worth taking a look at Zach Miller. The veteran appeared out of nowhere to score a touchdown two weeks ago. Then he gouged the Rams for 107 yards and two touchdowns. He's seen his targets increasing over the past two weeks and is becoming a bigger part of the Chicago offense. This gravy train could come to an end at any moment, but ride it while you can.