2018 NFL Picks – Week 12

21 November 2018


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Tough week again. I thought Atlanta was coming on. Wrong. Tennessee couldn’t follow up on the Patriots’ thrashing. Carolina tried to go for two instead of overtime. Arizona couldn’t beat the lowly Raiders. The Chargers missed a golden opportunity. The Chiefs couldn’t have the last laugh. I’ll take the Ravens over Chucky and the Raiders.
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Last Week:  103-56-2 (0.646)
Lock Pick:  8-3 (0.727)
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Lock Picks:  GB (W), LAC (W), MIN (L), JAX (W), NO (W), HOU (W), LAR (W), NE (W), CHI (W), NYJ (L), CAR (L)
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Week 12 Picks
Chicago over Detroit
Dallas over Washington
New Orleans over Atlanta
Jacksonville over Buffalo
Cincinnati over Cleveland
New England over New York Jets
Philadelphia over New York Giants
Tampa Bay over San Francisco
Carolina over Seattle
Baltimore over Oakland (Winner Lock)
Los Angeles Chargers over Arizona
Pittsburgh over Denver
Indianapolis over Miami
Minnesota over Green Bay
Houston over Tennessee
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Michael Thomas
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Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 12 wide receiver rankings.
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Bye Weeks:  Kansas City, Los Angeles Rams
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1. Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints
2. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
3. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Odell Beckham, Jr., New York Giants
5. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings
6. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
7. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
8. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
9. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers
10. Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings
11. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Pittsburgh Steelers
12. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers
13. Josh Gordon, New England Patriots
14. Alshon Jeffery, Philadelphia Eagles
15. Tyler Boyd, Cincinnati Bengals
16. Kenny Golladay, Detroit Lions
17. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos
18. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots
19. Tre’Quan Smith, New Orleans Saints
20. Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys
21. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears
22. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Green Bay Packers
23. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks
24. Jarvis Landry, Cleveland Browns
25. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
26. Doug Baldwin, Seattle Seahawks
27. Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons
28. Devin Funchess, Carolina Panthers
29. DeSean Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
30. Corey Davis, Tennessee Titans
31. D.J. Moore, Carolina Panthers
32. Courtland Sutton, Denver Broncos
33. Anthony Miller, Chicago Bears
34. Keke Coutee, Houston Texans
35. Mohamed Sanu, Atlanta Falcons
36. Sterling Shepard, New York Giants
37. Golden Tate, Philadelphia Eagles
38. Adam Humphries, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
39. John Brown, Baltimore Ravens
40. Taylor Gabriel, Chicago Bears
41. Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
42. Christian Kirk, Arizona Cardinals
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NFL: Los Angeles Chargers at New York Giants
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Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 12 running back rankings.
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Bye Weeks:  Kansas City, Los Angeles Rams
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1. Melvin Gordon, Los Angeles Chargers
2. Saquon Barkley, New York Giants
3. Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints
4. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys
5. James Conner, Pittsburgh Steelers
6. Leonard Fournette, Jacksonville Jaguars
7. Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers
8. Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns
9. David Johnson, Arizona Cardinals
10. Joe Mixon, Cincinnati Bengals
11. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints
12. Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers
13. Phillip Lindsay, Denver Broncos
14. Marlon Mack, Indianapolis Colts
15. Matt Brieda, San Francisco 49ers
16. Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings
17. James White, New England Patriots
18. Tevin Coleman, Atlanta Falcons
19. Adrian Peterson, Washington Redskins
20. Sony Michel, New England Patriots
21. Tarik Cohen, Chicago Bears
22. Chris Carson, Seattle Seahawks
23. Jordan Howard, Chicago Bears
24. Lamar Miller, Houston Texans
25. Dion Lewis, Tennessee Titans
26. Josh Adams, Philadelphia Eagles
27. Peyton Barber, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
28. Gus Edwards, Baltimore Ravens
29. LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills
30. Kenyan Drake, Miami Dolphins
31. Isaiah Crowell, New York Jets
32. Duke Johnson, Cleveland Browns
33. Jalen Richard, Oakland Raiders
35. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans
36. Alex Collins, Baltimore Ravens
37. Elijah McGuire, New York Jets
38. Frank Gore, Miami Dolphins
39. Austin Ekeler, Los Angeles Chargers
40. Theo Riddick, Detroit Lions
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Atlanta Falcons v New Orleans Saints
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Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 12 quarterback rankings.
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Bye Weeks: Kansas City, Los Angeles Rams
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1. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
2. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
3. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
4. Aaron Rogers, Green Bay Packers
5. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
6. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
7. Philip Rivers, Los Angeles Chargers
8. Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles
9. Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings
10. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
11. Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans
12. Mitch Trubisky, Chicago Bears
13. Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
14. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
15. Baker Mayfield, Cleveland Browns
16. Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens
17. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys
18. Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals
19. Eli Manning, New York Giants
20. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
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NFL: New Orleans Saints at Los Angeles Chargers
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There were some unheralded heroes this week. There always are. Let’s take a look at them and see if they are worthy of your fantasy rosters.
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Get ‘em
Josh Adams, RB, Philadelphia Eagles – 72 total yards, TD.
Gerald Everett, TE, Los Angeles Rams – Caught 3 of 4 targets for 49 yards and 2 TDs. TE2 option.
Adam Humphries, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Caught 3 of 5 targets for 60 yards, TD. Averaging 65 yards in the last six games.
Vance McDonald, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers – Caught 3 of 6 targets for 27 yards, TD. Back-to-back weeks with a score.
Josh Reynolds, WR, Los Angeles Rams – Caught 6 of 8 targets for 80 yards, TD.
Jalen Richard, RB, Oakland Raiders – 93 total yards.
John Ross, WR, Cincinnati Bengals – Caught all three targets for 38 yards, TD. Possible option if A.J. Green misses next week against Cleveland.
Tre’Quan Smith, WR, New Orleans Saints – Caught 10 of 13 targets for 157 yards, TD.
Courtland Sutton, WR, Denver Broncos – Caught 3 of 6 targets for 78 yards.
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Don’t Sweat ‘em
Chris Conley, WR, Kansas City Chiefs – Caught 7 of 8 targets for 74 yards and 2 TDs.
Keke Coutee, WR, Houston Texans – Caught 5 of 9 targets for 77 yards.
Ed Dickson, TE, Seattle Seahawks – 15-yard TD catch.
Gus Edwards, RB, Baltimore Ravens – 115 yards, TD.
Antonio Gates, TE, Los Angeles Chargers – Caught 5 of 7 targets for 80 yards, TD.
Dontrelle Inman, WR, Indianapolis Colts – Caught 4 of 6 targets for 34 yards, TD.
Lamar Jackson, QB, Baltimore Ravens – 150 yards passing, 117 yards, TD.
Christian Kirk, WR, Arizona Cardinals – Caught 3 of 4 targets for 77 yards, TD.
Anthony Miller, WR, Chicago Bears – Caught 2 of 3 targets for 25 yards, TD.
D.J. Moore, WR, Carolina Panthers – Caught 7 of 8 targets for 157 yards, TD. Has only topped 60 yards twice this year.
Aldrick Robinson, WR, Minnesota Vikings – Caught both targets for 24 yards, TD.
Josh Rosen, QB, Arizona Cardinals – 136 yards and 3 TD passes.
Tajae Sharpe, WR, Tennessee Titans – Caught 5 off 7 targets for 37 yard, TD.
Robert Tonyan, TE, Green Bay Packers – 54-yard TD catch.
Jordan Wilkins, RB, Indianapolis Colts – 30 yards, TD.
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C.J. Mosley
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Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 11 team defense rankings.
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Bye Weeks: Buffalo, Cleveland, Miami, New England, New York Jets, San Francisco
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1. Baltimore Ravens
2. Los Angeles Chargers
3. Chicago Bears
4. Houston Texans
5. Arizona Cardinals
6. Carolina Panthers
7. Pittsburgh Steelers
8. Minnesota Vikings
9. Washington Redskins
10. Tennessee Titans
11. Atlanta Falcons
12. Seattle Seahawks
13. Green Bay Packers
14. Indianapolis Colts
15. New York Giants
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Greg Zuerlein
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Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 11 kicker rankings.
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Bye Weeks:  Buffalo, Cleveland, Miami, New England, New York Jets, San Francisco
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1. Greg Zuerlein, Los Angeles Rams
2. Will Lutz, New Orleans Saints
3. Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs
4. Jake Elliott, Philadelphia Eagles
5. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens
6.  Graham Gano, Carolina Panthers
7. Matt Prater, Detroit Lions
8. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers
9. Ka’imi Fairbairn, Houston Texans
10. Chris Boswell, Pittsburgh Steelers
11. Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis Colts
12. Michael Badgley, Los Angeles Chargers
13. Dan Bailey, Minnesota Vikings
14. Ryan Succop, Tennessee Titans
15. Giorgio Tavecchio, Atlanta Falcons
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Travis Kelce
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Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 11 tight end rankings.
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Bye Weeks:  Buffalo, Cleveland, Miami, New England, New York Jets, San Francisco
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1. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
2. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles
3. Eric Ebron, Indianapolis Colts
4. O.J. Howard, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
5. Trey Burton, Chicago Bears
6. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
7. Jimmy Graham, Green Bay Packers
8. Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons
9. Evan Engram, New York Giants
10. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
11. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins
12. Jack Doyle, Indianapolis Colts
12. Jared Cook, Oakland Raiders
13. Vance McDonald, Pittsburgh Steelers
14. Benjamin Watson, New Orleans Saints
15. Ricky Seals-Jones, Arizona Cardinals
16. Chris Herndon, New York Jets
17. C.J. Uzomah, Cincinnati Bengals
18. Nick Vannett, Seattle Seahawks
19. Jeff Heuerman, Denver Broncos
20. Jonnu Smith, Tennessee Titans
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Here are the 2018 Lester’s Legends Week 11 wide receiver rankings.
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Bye Weeks:  Buffalo, Cleveland, Miami, New England, New York Jets, San Francisco
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1. Odell Beckham, Jr., New York Giants
2. Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints
3. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
4. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
5. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
6. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings
7. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs
8. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers
9. Brandin Cooks, Los Angeles Rams
10. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
11. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers
12. Robert Woods, Los Angeles Rams
13. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Pittsburgh Steelers
14 T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
15. Alshon Jeffery, Philadelphia Eagles
16. Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings
17. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks
18. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos
19. John Brown, Baltimore Ravens
20. Kenny Golladay, Detroit Lions
21. Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys
22. Tyler Boyd, Cincinnati Bengals
23. Corey Davis, Tennessee Titans
24. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
25. Sterling Shepard, New York Giants
26. Devin Funchess, Carolina Panthers
27. Marvin Jones, Detroit Lions
28. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears
29. Sammy Watkins, Kansas City Chiefs
30. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Green Bay Packers
31. DeSean Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
32. Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons
33. Doug Baldwin, Seattle Seahawks
34. Michael Crabtree, Baltimore Ravens
35. Courtland Sutton, Denver Broncos
36. Demaryius Thomas, Houston Texans
37. Golden Tate, Philadelphia Eagles
38. Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
39. Anthony Miller, Chicago Bears
40. Tyrell Williams, Los Angeles Chargers
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2018 NFL Picks – Week 11

14 November 2018


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Rough week going 7-7. Carolina, New England, Philly, Atlanta, Jacksonville, San Fran and the Jets (lock pick) let me down. I’ll take Carolina bouncing back as my lock pick.
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Last Week:  96-50-2 (0.655)
Lock Pick:  8-2 (0.800)
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Lock Picks:  GB (W), LAC (W), MIN (L), JAX (W), NO (W), HOU (W), LAR (W), NE (W), CHI (W), NYJ (L)
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Week 11 Picks
Seattle over Green Bay
Atlanta over Dallas
Carolina over Detroit  (Lock Pick)
Tennessee over Indianapolis
New York Giants over Tampa Bay
Houston over Washington
Pittsburgh over Jacksonville
Baltimore over Cincinnati
Arizona over Oakland
Los Angeles Chargers over Denver
New Orleans over Philadelphia
Chicago over Minnesota
Kansas City over Los Angeles Rams
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