NFL Fantasy Football News 10-7-2015
St Louis Rams versus Green Bay Packers NFL Fantasy Preview 10-11-2015
The Green Bay Packers will return home from the west coast as they battle the St Louis Rams from the NFL on Sunday afternoon. Fantasy football cash league draft GM’s can tune to FOX TV on October 11th at 1PM Eastern Time to follow the results of their roster picks.
The St Louis Rams are a 2-2 team. They have battled the NFC West division very well this year with a 2-0 record. They have a home 34-31 overtime victory to the Seattle Seahawks and a road 24-22 road win last week at the Arizona Cardinals. In their victory against the Cardinals it was a bend don’t break effort by the Rams defense. St Louis gave up 447 yards to the Arizona offense but the Cardinals couldn’t separate from the Rams because St Louis held them to just 1 of 5 inside the red zone. St Louis got a great performance from their ground attack as they rushed for 164 yards on 26 carries. The Rams have had issues on the offensive side of the football by ranking 32nd and last in total yards as they gain just 287 yards per game.
Green Bay is off to a hot start with a record of 4-0. They were held to a season low in points last week in their 17-3 road win last week to the San Francisco 49ers. The Packers got contributions from their run game with 162 yards in the victory. Green Bay had a good defensive effort holding the 49ers to 196 yards with just 119 coming from their passing attack. The Packers are sixth best in the NFL in scoring by averaging 28.2 points per game.
St Louis Rams QB:
The Rams signal caller has hit on 63% of his throws for 815 yards with five touchdowns and one pick. In the victory against the Cardinals he completed 16 of 24 throws for 171 yard with three touchdowns and no picks.
St Louis Rams RB:
The rookie running back was huge in his second NFL game on Sunday. Gurley had 19 carries for 146 yards averaging 7.7 yards per carry.
Cunningham has seen his carries diminished after week one. In the opener he had 16 carries for 45 yards. Since that game he has just four carries in his past three games.
St Louis Rams WR:
The seventh year wide out has caught eleven passes for 183 yards with a touchdown. He was not targeted on Sunday with no receptions in the win against the Cardinals.
Green Bay Packers QB:
It’s another good year for Rodgers as he is completing 72% of his throws for 995 yards with eleven touchdowns and no picks. He had 224 yards passing at San Francisco with one touchdown because the Green Bay run game was working on Sunday.
Green Bay Packers RB:
Lacy has 50 carries on the ground for 230 yards and a touchdown. He had 18 carries against the 49ers on a short week and rushed for 90 yards for five yards per carry.
With Lacy having health issues the sixth year back has 48 carries on the year for 157 yards. He has not been productive over his past two games against the Chiefs and 49ers by combining for 60 yards on 26 carries.
Green Bay Packers WR:
Jones was cut by the Giants coming off training camp and returned to the Packers. The ninth year veteran leads the Packers with 17 receptions for 317 yards and four touchdowns.