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Published: Oct. 9, 2019 at 07:26 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 and comparable data 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.

18 Photos Total

  • 241 pass yards, TD; 51 rush yards, TD 18

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    1. Lamar Jackson, QB, Baltimore Ravens

    241 pass yards, TD; 51 rush yards, TD

  • 288 pass yards, 3 TD 17

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    2. Patrick Mahomes, QB, Kansas City Chiefs

    288 pass yards, 3 TD

  • 272 pass yards, 2 TD; 29 rush yards 16

    Eric Christian Smith/Associated Press

    3. Deshaun Watson, QB, Houston Texans

    272 pass yards, 2 TD; 29 rush yards

  • 249 pass yards, 2 TD; 32 rush yards 15

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    4. Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks

    249 pass yards, 2 TD; 32 rush yards

  • 279 pass yards, 3 TD, INT 14

    Michael Wyke/Associated Press

    5. Matt Ryan, QB, Atlanta Falcons

    279 pass yards, 3 TD, INT

  • 239 pass yards, TD, INT; 34 rush yards, TD 13

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    Upside Pick - Kyler Murray, QB, Arizona Cardinals

    239 pass yards, TD, INT; 34 rush yards, TD

  • 131 scrimmage yards, TD; 6 receptions 12

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    1. Alvin Kamara, RB, New Orleans Saints

    131 scrimmage yards, TD; 6 receptions

  • 129 scrimmage yards, TD; 6 receptions 11

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    2. Christian McCaffrey, RB, Carolina Panthers

    129 scrimmage yards, TD; 6 receptions

  • 111 scrimmage yards, TD; 5 receptions 10

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    3. Dalvin Cook, RB, Minnesota Vikings

    111 scrimmage yards, TD; 5 receptions

  • 127 scrimmage yards, TD; 3 receptions 9

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    4. Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Dallas Cowboys

    127 scrimmage yards, TD; 3 receptions

  • 115 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 receptions 8

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    5. Le'Veon Bell, RB, New York Jets

    115 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 receptions

  • 63 scrimmage yards, TD; 1 reception 7

    Michael Wyke/Associated Press

    Upside Pick - Carlos Hyde, RB, Houston Texans

    63 scrimmage yards, TD; 1 reception

  • 7 receptions, 92 yards, TD 6

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    1. Julio Jones, WR, Atlanta Falcons

    7 receptions, 92 yards, TD

  • 7 receptions, 89 yards, TD 5

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    2. DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Houston Texans

    7 receptions, 89 yards, TD

  • 7 receptions, 88 yards, TD 4

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    3. Michael Thomas, WR, New Orleans Saints

    7 receptions, 88 yards, TD

  • 6 receptions, 81 yards, TD 3

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    4. Cooper Kupp, WR, Los Angeles Rams

    6 receptions, 81 yards, TD

  • 5 receptions, 69 yards, TD 2

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    5. Adam Thielen, WR, Minnesota Vikings

    5 receptions, 69 yards, TD

  • 5 receptions, 65 yards, TD 1

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    Upside Pick - DJ Moore, WR, Carolina Panthers

    5 receptions, 65 yards, TD