© 2021 Yahoo Fantasy Sports LLC. Certain Data by Stats Perform and Rotowire. ), Inactive: Coach's Decision or Not on Roster, Physically Unable to Perform (Regular Season), Quarterback/Wide Receiver/Running Back/Tight End, Any quarterback, wide receiver, running back or tight end, Any wide receiver, running back or tight end. The Saints had swept the Bucs in the regular season, outscoring Tampa Bay by 46 points in two games. Ret. "The way the defense played today -- they were spectacular," Brady said. New Fantasy Forecast video. The Bucs beat the Packers, 38-10, in Tampa in Week 6, ending the game on a 38-0 run. The Giants are one of the worst scoring offenses in the NFL and the Ravens are playing with their season on the line over the last two weeks of the season. The Buccaneers and Saints both averaged over 30 points per game. Most fantasy owners understand the relevance of that as it take a lot to go negative for a team defense. The Green Bay Packers got walloped by Tampa Bay in Week 6, 38-10, in what was the worst game Aaron Rodgers' club played all season. The Buccaneers and Saints both averaged over 30 points per game. Both teams had a top-10 scoring defense. New Orleans Saints defense struggled to get a single turnover in a playoff loss to the Bucs while giving up 30 points and 316 yards. Bradys Bucs's Defense/Special Teams roster for week 16. The Bucs only put up a meager 28 points against a decimated Broncos defense, when they should’ve put up 54. Tackles. The Saints allowed the fifth-fewest points at 21.1 per game and the Bucs the eighth-fewest at 22.2. The Bucs offense is averaging 30 points per game Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports For all of the bending that the Bears defense has done, they haven’t broken through the first four games. New Orleans Saints defense struggled to get a single turnover in a playoff loss to the Bucs while giving up 30 points and 316 yards. Week 13 Recap: Not bad this week; Chiefs, Ravens and Packers made it into the top half of team defense fantasy points scored, while my lone bad start was the Bears who just let up too many points to Drew Stanton and the Lions. These points come from categories not normally associated with this player's position (e.g., a kicker who throws a touchdown pass, a running back who blocks a kick, etc.) The Bucs’ defense is also allowing 21.8 fantasy points per game to opposing wide receivers, which is not bad. Bradys Bucs's Offense roster for week 16. The Bucs eventually won the battle of the boards, 41-36, and won despite shooting 39 percent and going 4 for 17 from long range. Tampa was third in the NFL in scoring at 30.7 PPG and New Orleans was fifth at 30.1. Choose from seasonal averages or review past weekly performance to help optimize your lineup. The Bucs' secondary surrendered 28 points a game last year -- which ranked 29th in the league -- but that number dropped to 22.66 in the final six weeks of the season, 21st in the league. You knocked your competitor out of the playoffs. The Panthers' defense isn't great, but they could look better against a shaky quarterback.Â, Fantasy Football: Week 16 Defense Rankings. Logan Thomas A Viable Fantasy Starter In Matchup With Bucs. Cousins may have another receiver cursing him out after this one.Â, The 49ers' offense continues to puke all over itself and put its defense in difficult spots. The Bucs defense swarmed Kamara as Winston sailed a 56-yard touchdown pass to a wide-open Tre’Quan Smith to regain the Saints’ lead against Winston’s former team. Click to view notes and other information. This player's Fantasy Point total includes points not displayed on your roster page. But, the Saints have remained a high-scoring team while the Bears defense has been inconsistent at times. Check out the Fantasy Football Scoring leaders! Projections, schmojections! Player Status: D: Doubtful: NA: Inactive: Coach's Decision or Not on … Chubb scored 11 fantasy points in week 11 against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Bears defense is allowing just 20.3 points per game through the first quarter, which is the seventh best in NFL. Pettine said Brady is “detailed” and “doesn’t miss anything.” In the first meeting in October, the Bucs quarterback completed 17 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns in the 38-10 victory over the Packers. Buccaneers at … TD. Our fantasy defense rankings are here to guide you through high-quality sleeper options and potential busts. This little dog has a big bite, and you won as a projected underdog. That'd be even better for the Bills this week, who are now in a good spot to secure the No. The Bucs only put up a meager 28 points against a decimated Broncos defense, when they should’ve put up 54. The Bucs beat the Packers, 38-10, in Tampa in Week 6, ending the game on a 38-0 run. Still, the Browns are a good bet for production at the defense slot.Â, The Jaguars are now in pole position for Trevor Lawrence and the Bears are gunning for the playoffs. It's fantasy championship week, and every lineup decision you make now will go a long way in deciding your season. Turnovers. The first thing to do in assessing this matchup is to look back at Tampa Bay's 38-10 dismantling of the Packers in Week Six, the only game all year that Green Bay has lost by six points. Since the Bucs had a tad less than 21 mins TOP today, our odds of winning today’s game were probably right around 10%. The Bucs ended a five-game losing streak to the Saints, including a regular-season sweep that included a 38-3 blowout loss at home back in Week 9. And yet we won by more than 10 pts today. The key was holding the Saints below 30 points, which is something Tampa Bay hasn’t done in the four previous losses to … Click to view video. Pettine said Brady is “detailed” and “doesn’t miss anything.” In the first meeting in October, the Bucs quarterback completed 17 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns in the 38-10 victory over the Packers. QB: Matt Ryan they won't have as big a margin for error against the Cardinals as they would against the Cowboys, so some may say that could produce even more turnovers.Â, The status of the Lions' coaching staff is up in the air after some COVID-19 issues this week, so the Bucs are probably a good bet against that offense.Â, Alex Smith is dealing with a calf injury, Dwayne Haskins broke COVID-19 protocols after the Seahawks game and if Smith can't play, there's a chance Washington has to turn to Taylor Heinicke as its fourth starting quarterback of the year. Player's 2020 projected season rank. Now post some smack and get ready for your next match up. Even though, the veteran running back only has 83 yards on 23 carries in that span of time, Fournette still managed to score 18.5 and 12.6 fantasy points. The Packers beat the Bucs 21-7 in a divisional playoff game at Green Bay on Jan. 4, 1998. … This marks the first postseason matchup between Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and Bucs … Tampa Bay played physical, big-play defense all game long, and were able to avoid the turnovers that plagued them in both of this year’s previous games. With LB Devin White leading the way, Tampa Bay’s defense forced four turnovers in last week’s divisional-round win over the Saints. Keep track of all your Yahoo! 2 seed in the AFC.Â, Washington has transformed into one of the elite defenses in the league and the Panthers appear to be their next victim. I’m leaning toward the AFC matchups when looking for value plays. So that means starting the right defense is as important as picking the right running backs and receivers to fill your lineup. TD. The NFC games this weekend aren’t as fantasy friendly as the AFC games. PACKERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (9), RUSH (13-T), PASS (7). If the offense can sustain a few drives and take care of the ball, it's going to be hard for Teddy Bridgewater to put up points, with or without Christian McCaffery.Â, The key to stalling the Vikings is to stop the run and force Kirk Cousins to beat you in the passing game. Pettine’s defense pressured him on just five of 27 dropbacks. This player's Fantasy Point total includes points not displayed on your roster page. As the Bears prepare for face the Bucs on Thursday Night Football, here's what Chicago's defense needs to do to slow down the Bucs offense. This player's Fantasy Point total includes points not displayed on your roster page. ESPN projects Hill to score 13.0 fantasy points, while Watkins and Hardman to score 7.1 and 4.8 points. No new player notes available. So that means starting the right defense is as important as picking the right running backs and receivers to fill your lineup. The offense didn't hold up its end of the bargain. Even if Daniel Jones comes back, Baltimore represents the top defense to play in this crucial week of fantasy football.Â,  Last week the Browns got to play the second-worst scoring offense in the league, and now they get to play the worst in the Jets. By David_Harrison @DHarrison82 Aug 5, 2018, 2:00pm EDT Then they got an earful from Tom Brady and Bruce Arians. Pettine’s defense pressured him on just five of 27 dropbacks. ... Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports. The Bucs defense ended with -1 fantasy points on the night. Misc. STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — This is the second playoff meeting between Tampa Bay and Green Bay. Search the full library of topics. This player's Fantasy Point total includes points not displayed on your roster page. Fantasy Football analysis: Bucs TE Rob Gronkowski. Mike Edwards’ pick on a deflected pass gives the ball back to the Bucs, up 10 points, with 4:14 left to play. Opp Avg indicates each Opponent's FF Points Allowed for Team Defense and Dif is the comparison to the NFL average (last 5 weeks). Looking for a D/ST streamer heading into Week 2? These points come from categories not normally associated with this player's position (e.g., a kicker who throws a touchdown pass, … The Saints allowed the fifth-fewest points at 21.1 per game and the Bucs the eighth-fewest at 22.2. Get all of Rotoworld’s Season Tools, League Sync AND DFS Tools for as low as $7.99/month. Bucs vs. Saints expert picks, odds: Player props, spread, points total, how to watch divisional round game To wrap up the divisional round, it'll be Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees at the Superdome With that said, here are the top 20 defenses to play in Week 16. Since our defense was on the field for almost two-thirds of the game and only gave up 14 points, I’d be inclined to give the game ball to our defense, … Bucs QB Tom Brady – Photo by: USA Today True to Arians’ word, the Bucs scored 30 points for the second straight playoff game, hitting the team’s season average of 30.8 points per game. New player notes in the last 24 hours. Fantasy Football analysis: Bucs RBs Ronald Jones, Leonard Fournette In Tampa Bay’s last two games, Leonard Fournette has seen his fantasy stock get a bump, due to him scoring three touchdowns. According to the projected points, you were supposed to lose this week. The Bucs defense has actually averaged 19.5 fantasy points over two of their last three games. 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