Buffalo Bills versus New England Patriots
Monday Night Football Fantasy Picks 11-23-2015
The Monday Night Football game will be a battle between AFC East rivals as the New England Patriots will be home to the Buffalo Bills. Fantasy football draft GMs can tune to ESPN TV at 8:30PM Eastern Time on November 23rd to track the results of their DFS roster picks.
They met for the first time in 2015 on September 20th with New England posting the 40-32 road victory on Buffalo. Patriots had a very good offensive performance in the win. They were able to gain 507 yards of offense on the Bills defense. Tom Brady has a monster performance for fantasy draft managers as he threw for 466 yards and three touchdowns. Brady attempted 59 passes in the victory and completed 38 of his throws. Wide receiver Julian Edelman caught two touchdown passes in the win. Rob Gronkowski was targeted 13 times and caught seven balls for 113 yards and a touchdown. To their credit the Bills rallied in the second half to make the game a one possession game after trailing 37-13 after three quarters. Bills starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor threw for 242 yards and three touchdowns but had three picks in the loss. Taylor also had a rushing touchdown. Sammy Watkins and Robert Woods each had a touchdown catch with Kelvin Williams adding a rushing touchdown. Buffalo will need to do a better job in this game in pass protection by allowing eight quarterback sacks.
Buffalo enters this meeting with a record of 5-4 and holds the final wildcard spot in the AFC conference. They are the number two rushing team in the NFL as they run for 142 yards on the season. Bills are seventh best in the NFL in scoring offense as they average 25.7 points per game. The team is on a two game win streak as they earned an emotional 22-17 road win at the New York Jets on Thursday night football against the team that fired Rex Ryan following last year’s regular season.
New England is an undefeated club at 9-0 this season. They survived a scare last week by posting the 27-26 road win at the New York Giants. Patriots were able to drive the field late to set up the game winning 54 yard field goal with a second remaining by Stephen Gostkowski. The team is the number one team in the NFL in total and scoring offense. They put up 418 yards with 33.7 points per game on the season.
Buffalo Bills QB:
Taylor has hit on 70.5% of his throws for 1436 yards with 11 touchdowns and four picks. He is a threat with his legs as he has rushed for 243 yards and two touchdowns on 47 carries. Last week in the win against the Jets he passed for 158 yards and a touchdown throw.
Buffalo Bills RB:
The veteran running back has 113 carries for 528 yards with two touchdowns. He is running for 4.7 yards a carry on the campaign. In the win against the Jets McCoy rushed for 112 yards on 19 carries. He has run for over 100 yards in two straight games.
Buffalo Bills WR:
Watkins has 22 catches for 329 yards with three touchdowns. He is coming off a poor game at the Jets with three catches for 14 yards.
New England Patriots QB:
Brady is putting up some outstanding fantasy numbers as he is completing 67.8% of his throws for 3043 yards with 24 touchdowns and three picks. He has thrown for multiple touchdowns in all nine games this season.
New England Patriots RB:
The veteran running back has run for 513 yards on 117 carries and six touchdowns. He is rushing for 4.4 yards a carry on the year. Blount has a rushing touchdown in two straight games.
New England Patriots WR:
With Julian Edelman hurt it will be Amendola having to step up in this spot. He has caught 40 passes for 403 yards and two touchdowns.
NFL Monday Night Football Fantasy Real Money League Picks
QB: Tom Brady (Patriots)
RB: LeSean McCoy (Bills)
WR: Danny Amendola (Patriots)
TE: Rob Gronkowski (Patriots)