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Published: Dec. 11, 2019 at 06:33 p.m.

Cynthia Frelund's Week 15 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

  • 224 pass yards, 2 TD; 64 rush yards, TD 18

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    1. Lamar Jackson, QB, Baltimore Ravens

    224 pass yards, 2 TD; 64 rush yards, TD

  • 303 pass yards, 3 TD, 1 INT; 14 rush yards 17

    Elise Amendola/Associated Press

    2. Patrick Mahomes, QB, Kansas City Chiefs

    303 pass yards, 3 TD, 1 INT; 14 rush yards

  • 247 pass yards, 2 TD; 32 rush yards 16

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    3. Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks

    247 pass yards, 2 TD; 32 rush yards

  • 266 pass yards, 2 TD, 1 INT; 37 rush yards 15

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    4. Deshaun Watson, QB, Houston Texans

    266 pass yards, 2 TD, 1 INT; 37 rush yards

  • 271 pass yards, 2 TD 14

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    5. Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, San Francisco 49ers

    271 pass yards, 2 TD

  • 213 pass yards, 2 TD, 1 INT; 42 rush yards 13

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    Upside Pick: Kyler Murray, QB, Arizona Cardinals

    213 pass yards, 2 TD, 1 INT; 42 rush yards

  • 131 scrimmage yards, TD; 6 receptions 12

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    1. Christian McCaffrey, RB, Carolina Panthers

    131 scrimmage yards, TD; 6 receptions

  • 135 scrimmage yards, TD; 5 receptions 11

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    2. Saquon Barkley, RB, New York Giants

    135 scrimmage yards, TD; 5 receptions

  • 132 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 receptions 10

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    3. Dalvin Cook, RB, Minnesota Vikings

    132 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 receptions

  • 125 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 receptions 9

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    4. Alvin Kamara, RB, New Orleans Saints

    125 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 receptions

  • 103 scrimmage yards, TD; 2 receptions 8

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    5. Derrick Henry, RB, Tennessee Titans

    103 scrimmage yards, TD; 2 receptions

  • 98 scrimmage yards, TD; 2 receptions 7

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    Upside Pick: Kenyan Drake, RB, Arizona Cardinals

    98 scrimmage yards, TD; 2 receptions

  • 9 receptions, 109 yards, TD 6

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    1. Michael Thomas, WR, New Orleans Saints

    9 receptions, 109 yards, TD

  • 7 receptions, 89 yards, TD 5

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    2. DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Houston Texans

    7 receptions, 89 yards, TD

  • 6 receptions, 91 yards, TD 4

    Elise Amendola/Associated Press

    3. Tyreek Hill, WR, Kansas City Chiefs

    6 receptions, 91 yards, TD

  • 6 receptions, 89 yards, TD 3

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    4. Chris Godwin, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    6 receptions, 89 yards, TD

  • 7 receptions, 78 yards, TD 2

    Elise Amendola/Associated Press

    5. Julian Edelman, WR, New England Patriots

    7 receptions, 78 yards, TD

  • 6 receptions, 82 yards, TD 1

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    Upside Pick: Kenny Golladay, WR, Detroit Lions

    6 receptions, 82 yards, TD