Cincinnati Bengals versus Arizona Cardinals Sunday Night Football Real Money Fantasy Picks 11-22-2015
Two playoff contenders meet up on Sunday Night Football as the Arizona Cardinals will be home to the Cincinnati Bengals. NFL DFS draft managers can tune to NBC TV on November 22nd at 8:30PM Eastern Time to track the results of their fantasy football roster picks.
The Bengals enter off a loss to the Houston Texans at home on Monday night by the score of 10-6. So they will have a short week and face travel in this spot. The team has a three game lead over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC north standings with seven games remaining. In the loss to the Texans the Bengals settled for a pair of first half field goals and were shutout in the second half of play. All the Bengals could manage in the loss was 271 yards of offense and their run game produced only 3.7 yards a carry. On the season the Bengals sit seventh in the league in scoring offense by averaging 26.1 points a game. They are seventh in the league in total offense by gaining 376 yards per game. On defense there is no one better in the league than limiting points to their opponents than the Cincinnati Bengals. The team is first in scoring defense by allowing only 16.9 points per game.
Arizona comes in after a huge divisional win last week at the Seattle Seahawks. After falling behind in the fourth quarter the Cardinals came away with the 39-32 win that extended the team’s lead in the NFC West by three games in the standings behind the second place team’s Rams and Seahawks. Arizona is the top offense in the NFL as they gain 421 yards per game. They convert those yards into points as the team is second in the league in scoring offense by averaging 33.6 points per game. They are a top ten overall defense that ranks in the top ten in defending the run and the pass. In their win against the Seahawks the Cardinals moved the football for 451 yards on a very good Seattle defense. The team has success running the football as they gained 117 yards on the Seattle defense. Arizona has won three straight.
Cincinnati Bengals QB:
The Bengals signal caller is hitting on 66% of his throws for 2423 yards with 18 touchdowns and five picks. In the loss at home to Houston last week Dalton completed 58% of his throws a season two for no touchdowns. It was his first game this season without throwing for a touchdown. He has thrown for multiple touchdown passes in six of his nine games.
Cincinnati Bengals RB:
Bernard is sharing carries with Jeremy Hill this year. He is the more efficient running as Bernard had 99 carries for 547 yards with two touchdowns. The Bengals running back is running for 5.5 yards per carry.
Cincinnati Bengals WR:
The veteran wide receiver leads the Bengals with 80 catches for 769 yards with four touchdowns. Green has struggled getting into the end zone this year. He has just one touchdown catch in five of his past six games.
Arizona Cardinals QB:
Palmer has been injury free for the entire season. The offensive line has improved over last year. The veteran quarterback is hitting on 64% of his throws for 2749 yards with 23 touchdowns and seven picks. He is coming off a very good performance last week at Seattle as he threw for 363 yards with three touchdowns and a pick in a very difficult road spot at Seattle.
Arizona Cardinals RB:
The 30 year old running back has found his good form with the Arizona Cardinals after some down seasons with the Tennessee Titans and New York Jets. For Arizona it was Johnson with 166 carries for 734 yards with three rushing touchdowns.
Arizona Cardinals WR:
Fitzgerald leads Arizona with 65 receptions for 836 yards with seven touchdown catches. He caught ten balls last week at Seattle for 130 yards.
NFL Sunday Night Football Fantasy One Day League Picks
QB: Blake Bortles (Jaguars)
RB: Chris Johnson (Cardinals)
WR: Larry Fitzgerald (Cardinals)
TE: Tyler Eifert (Bengals)