Photo Essays  

 

Published: Oct. 10, 2018 at 03:02 p.m.

Cynthia Frelund's Week 6 fantasy projections

My projections are based on historical trends, personnel, matchups and probable game scripts. Yes, it could be considered overkill to use 10 full years of past actual data and comparables to forecast each week, but why wouldn’t you want to at least try to be as accurate as possible? I know I can’t find a reason not to:

15 Photos Total

  • 289 pass yards, 2 TD; 18 rush yards 15

    Paul Sancya/Associated Press

    1. Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay Packers

    289 pass yards, 2 TD; 18 rush yards

  • 302 pass yards, 2 TD 14

    Charlie Riedel/Associated Press

    2. Patrick Mahomes, QB, Kansas City Chiefs

    302 pass yards, 2 TD

  • 299 pass yards, 2 TD 13

    Steven Senne/Associated Press

    3. Tom Brady, QB, New England Patriots

    299 pass yards, 2 TD

  • 297 pass yards, 2 TD 12

    Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

    4. Matt Ryan, QB, Atlanta Falcons

    297 pass yards, 2 TD

  • 292 pass yards, 2 TD 11

    NFL Photos

    5. Andy Dalton, QB, Cincinnati Bengals

    292 pass yards, 2 TD

  • 7 receptions, 99 yards, TD 10

    David J. Phillip/Associated Press

    1. DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Houston Texans

    7 receptions, 99 yards, TD

  • 7 receptions, 98 yards, TD 9

    Don Wright/Associated Press

    2. Antonio Brown, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers

    7 receptions, 98 yards, TD

  • 6 receptions, 91 yards, TD 8

    Butch Dill/Associated Press

    3. Mike Evans, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    6 receptions, 91 yards, TD

  • 6 receptions, 88 yards, TD 7

    Matt Rourke/Associated Press

    4. Adam Thielen, WR, Minnesota Vikings

    6 receptions, 88 yards, TD

  • 6 receptions, 87 yards, TD 6

    David Goldman/Associated Press

    5. Julio Jones, WR, Atlanta Falcons

    6 receptions, 87 yards, TD

  • 144 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 rec 5

    Scott Eklund/Associated Press

    1. Todd Gurley, RB, Los Angeles Rams

    144 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 rec

  • 111 scrimmage yards, TD; 5 rec 4

    Mark J. Terrill/Associated Press

    2. Melvin Gordon, RB, Los Angeles Chargers

    111 scrimmage yards, TD; 5 rec

  • 102 scrimmage yards, TD; 5 rec 3

    Mike McCarn/Associated Press

    3. Christian McCaffrey, RB, Carolina Panthers

    102 scrimmage yards, TD; 5 rec

  • 101 scrimmage yards, TD; 5 rec 2

    Mike McCarn/Associated Press

    4. Saquon Barkley, RB, New York Giants

    101 scrimmage yards, TD; 5 rec

  • 96 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 rec 1

    NFL Photos

    5. Joe Mixon, RB, Cincinnati Bengals

    96 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 rec