We have reached the final week of the fantasy football season, which also means we have reached our last fantasy football bold predictions ahead of the fantasy football playoffs. Let’s see how many we get right for Week 14.
1. Tyler Huntley Will Be A Top Five Quarterback
Tyler Huntley played like a very strong quarterback last week against the Denver Broncos. After replacing Lamar Jackson from an injury, Huntley completed 27-of-32 passes for 187 yards and a touchdown. This week, the Baltimore Ravens play the Pittsburgh Steelers who have allowed the ninth most fantasy football points to quarterbacks, which Huntley will take advantage of. If he was able to put together that solid of a game against the Broncos, who harbor arguably the best defense in the league, they will be able to exploit it.
I think this game ends up becoming a shootout and expect Huntley to air some plays out. His passing accuracy last week was very promising, and we’ll see what he can do against a defense like the Steelers compared to the Broncos. Pairing that with his rushing upside and there is plenty of room to reach the top five.
2. Amon-Ra St. Brown Will Be The Number One Wide Receiver
In the last few weeks, Amon-Ra St. Brown has been making the Detroit Lions big plays while also making fantasy managers thankful they drafted him. In Week 12, he caught nine-of-10 targets for 122 yards and a touchdown, slotting him third in fantasy points for his position. In Week 13, St. Brown caught 11-of-12 targets for 114 yards and two touchdowns, slotting him second in fantasy points. Now in Week 14, I think he crosses the mark to stardom and becomes the top wide receiver in fantasy points.
The reason I think St. Brown will explode is because their game against the Minnesota Vikings, like the Ravens game above, will be a shootout. I expect him to score multiple touchdowns and get closer to 140 or 150 yards. This game has the potential to be a 30-plus scoring overtime affair, and St. Brown will be a huge aspect of it.
3. Both Tony Pollard And Ezekiel Elliott Will Finish As Top 10 Running Backs
I think the Dallas Cowboys are going to do exactly what the Cleveland Browns should have done last week against the Houston Texans. They need to build on the run game early and then throw play-action after. Either way, there will be a lot of goal line touches in this game and a few big runs as well. I think both Tony Pollard and Ezekiel Elliott score multiple touchdowns as well as over 100 scrimmage yards each.
I only expect Dak Prescott to throw on play-action sparingly because they’ll get to a large enough margin to run, run, and run. This will be a game where the backups come in; however, I think Pollard and Elliott score enough points early enough to be top 10 running backs. With Jonathan Taylor, Aaron Jones, and David Montgomery on a bye, they’ll have an even easier time landing in the top 10.