The worst part of this upcoming football Sunday is that Chiefs fans will have to wait an extra day to catch their team. The Kansas City Chiefs have a Halloween matchup against the San Diego Chargers on Monday Night Football. Monday’s game should be one of the best MNF games we’ve seen, especially after the last two matchups ESPN gave us. Jets/Dolphins was bad enough two weeks ago, then they laid the Ravens/Jaguars turd on us last week. Chargers/Chiefs should be an exciting game not only for us Chiefs fans but for NFL fans as a whole.
The two met a few weeks ago in a 20-17 Chargers victory after a stupid interception from Matt Cassel. However, since then the Chiefs are still the best team the Chargers have beaten all season. Their other previous wins over the Vikings, Dolphins and Broncos can’t scare Chiefs fans as those three are considered as the worst teams in the NFL. This game is at Arrowhead, on Halloween night and broadcasted on Monday Night Football. The crowd will be crazy loud and should give the Chiefs the advantage.
Fantasy wise I would caution any owners of Chiefs players this week. I told you all to play Matt Cassel last week as a bye week fill in and that failed miserably. Jackie Battle didn’t help fantasy owners much either. However, even without a touchdown, Dwayne Bowe still performs like a fantasy stud WR. Therefore, don’t start Cassel this week unless you have no other option. Stay with Battle as a #3RB or flex option. Never, never let Bowe see the bench; start him every week from here on out baring an injury.
Week eight Kansas City Chiefs Fantasy Projections:
Matt Cassel: 210 yards passing, 2 TD, 1 INT
Thomas Jones: 25 yards rushing
Dexter McCluster: 20 yards rushing, 3 receptions for 20 yards
Jackie Battle: 60 yards rushing
Dwayne Bowe: 6 receptions for 90 yards, 1TD
Steve Breaston: 3 receptions for 35 yards, 1TD
Jerheme Urban: 2 receptions for 25 yards
Leonard Pope: 2 receptions for 15 yards
Ryan Succop: 1/1 FG, 2/2 XP
Team Defense: 2 sack, 1 INT 17 points allowed
QB: Ben Roethlisberger, Matt Hasselbeck, Eli Manning
RB: Darren Sproles, Ryan Mathews, DeMarco Murray
WR: A. J. Green, Marques Colston, Brandon Marshall
TE: Fred Davis, Antonio Gates, Jake Ballard
K: Jason Hanson, Billy Cundiff, Olindo Mare
DEF: Bengals, Texans, Lions
QB: Matt Cassel, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Alex Smith
RB: Peyton Hillis, Jackie Battle, Knowshon Moreno
WR: Reggie Wayne, Sidney Rice, Percy Harvin
TE: Greg Olsen, Heath Miller, Jermaine Gresham
K: Adam Vinatieri, Josh Brown, Phil Dawson
DEF: Chiefs, Vikings, Redskins
I have Mike Wallace and Stevie Johnson already on my roster. What you think. I kind of like it
Brad, I love the trade for you to my man. I wish I had fools in my leagues that would make me this type of offer. I have a man crush on Jennings, but you have similar WRs still on your roster and are getting the best fantasy QB in Rodgers. I’d be concerned about losing Witten if you require a TE, but you still come out on top of this trade, well done.