Start Drew Brees over Peyton Manning? It's not crazy

It's the final week of the regular season in most fantasy leagues. The trade deadline has come and gone and now it's just about massaging your lineup to get you into the playoffs. That's where Fantasy Football Audibles come into play. Using the SAP Player Comparison Tool, you can match up some of fantasy's top options to help you decide which ones can lead you to victory!

We'll start with two of the top quarterbacks in the game with both coming off of big performances in Week 12. Most everything lines up in Peyton Manning's favor -- he's been the higher scorer and has a more productive set of weapons at his disposal. But Drew Brees has been one of the most consistent fantasy quarterbacks of the past five seasons and his matchup against the Steelers is better than Manning's contest against the Chiefs. With most things being equal, Brees might be the slightly better play.

Justin Forsett has all but locked up the award for best waiver wire pickup of the season. But Eddie Lacy has started to show everyone why he was worth a first-round pick. That makes this a tough call for Week 13. Even the matchups are pretty even this week. However, the Chargers have been slightly more pliable than the Patriots when it comes to running backs in recent weeks. Plus with Aaron Rodgers and the high-flying Packers passing game expected to lead the way, Lacy might not see the same level of touches as Forsett this week.

The Internet is still buzzing over Odell Beckham's miraculous touchdown catch on Sunday night. Not to mention that the rookie from LSU has been one of the standouts at the position since he first hit the field in Week 5. But ... Demaryius Thomas. The Broncos receiver has been on fire since the team's bye in Week 4, going over 100 receiving yards in every game except one. Forget the matchups, it's Thomas' world right now. We're all just playing fantasy football in it.

Marcas Grant is a fantasy editor for NFL.com. Follow him on Twitter @MarcasG.

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