NFL Fantasy Draft News 10-14-2015
Arizona Cardinals versus Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Fantasy Cash League Preview 10-18-2015
The Pittsburgh Steelers are at home to face the Arizona Cardinals from NFL pro football action on Sunday afternoon. Fantasy football draft GM’s can tune to FOX on October 18th at 1PM Eastern Time to follow the results of their roster picks.
The Arizona Cardinals responded well after their first loss of the season. In week four the Cardinals dropped a 24-22 home defeat. Last week they traveled to Detroit and crushed the Lions 42-17. In the win Arizona forced six Lions turnovers and ended the game with a +6 turnover margin. They knocked Matthew Stafford out of the game as they pick him off three times. The team was efficient in the red zone converting five touchdowns in all five of their drives inside the opponent’s twenty yard line. Arizona is the top scoring offense in the NFL by pushing across 38 points per game. They are good on the other side of the football by limiting their opponents to 18 points per game ranking fifth best in the NFL in scoring defense.
Pittsburgh is on a short week after traveling cross-country to San Diego to play the Chargers on Monday Night Football. They Steelers win 24-20 to move to 3-2 on the year as Michael Vick got his first win as a starter for an injured Ben Roethlisberger. Down three points and at the Chargers one yard line the Steelers went for the win and got it as Le’Veon Bell rushed for the one yard touchdown as time expired. The Pittsburgh run game generated 155 yards and their run defense was sharp holding the Chargers to 52 yards on 19 carries. Pittsburgh ranks sixth in the league in scoring defense as they hold opponents to 19 points per game.
Arizona Cardinals QB:
The veteran quarterback is completing 65% of his throws for 1316 yards with 13 touchdowns and three picks. In the win against Detroit Palmer hit on 11 of 14 throws for 161 yards and three touchdowns.
Arizona Cardinals RB:
Johnson is trying to save his career in the NFL with this stop with the Cardinals. He has surprised rushing for 405 yards on 75 carries and two touchdowns. Chris Johnson is averaging 5.1 yards per carry.
Arizona Cardinals WR:
The 12th year wide out has caught 35 passes for 490 yards and six touchdowns. In week two Fitzgerald had three touchdowns receptions against the Bears. Last week in the win against the Lions Fitzgerald had five catches for 58 yards and a touchdown.
Brown has caught 23 passes for 31 yards and two touchdowns. He had a big play on Sunday against the Lions with a 49 yard catch.
Pittsburgh Steelers QB:
The Steelers signal caller Michael Vick is playing for an injured Ben Roethlisberger. In the Monday night win against San Diego Vick was 13 of 26 for 203 yards with a touchdown and pick. He had a long pass go for 72 yards. Vick had just one run against the Chargers for 24 yards.
Pittsburgh Steelers RB:
Bell leads the Steelers with 62 carries for 302 yards and three touchdowns. He is running for five yards a carry and has five rushes for over 20 yards. The third year back had 21 carries for 111 yards and the game winning touchdown in the final play of the game.
Pittsburgh Steelers WR:
Brown leads the Steelers by far with 37 catches for 523 yards and two touchdowns. He has no touchdown receptions since Michael Vick came in relief of Ben Roethlisberger.