Week 15 Starts and Sits

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Nov 28, 2021; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) celebrates the touchdown run of running back Myles Gaskin (not pictured) during the second half against the Carolina Panthers at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

It is time to reveal our week 15 starts and sits! Know for our week 15 starts and sits we go through every position at every game. These are based on our projections and they may not directly correlate with your specific start and sits for your team. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to us or follow us on Instagram @the_football_therapist. There you will also find our week 15 starts and sits for Thursday games. (Note for all starts and sits they are based on PPR formats. Be sure to check out our weekly rankings as well!) 

With 3 games having COVID implications it is critical to monitor players as reports come out.

Criteria Based on FantasyPros

Quarterbacks: 18.5 points

RBs/WRs: 10.5 ppr points

TEs: Potential Top 12 outlook

Chiefs at Chargers

Start

QB: Patrick Mahomes, Justin Herbert

RB: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Austin Ekeler

WR: Tyreek Hill, Keenan Allen, Mike Williams

TE: Travis Kelce

Sit

QB: None

RB: Darrel Williams, Derrick Gore, Joshua Kelley

WR: Byron Pringle, Mecole Hardman, Jaylen Guyton, Joshua Palmer

TE: Jared Cook

Patriots at Colts

Start

QB: None

RB: Rhamondre Stevenson, Jonathan Taylor

WR: Kendrick Bourne, Michael Pittman Jr

TE: Hunter Henry

Sit

QB: Mac Jones, Carson Wentz

RB: Brandon Bolden, Nyheim Hines

WR: Jakobi Meyers, Nelson Agholor, Zach Pascal

TE: Jack Doyle

Nov 7, 2021; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; New England Patriots running back Rhamondre Stevenson (38) on the field in the third quarter at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Panthers at Bills

Start

QB: Josh Allen

RB: None

WR: DJ Moore*, Stefon Diggs, Gabriel Davis

TE: Dawson Knox

Sit

QB: Panthers QB

RB: Chuba Hubbard, Devin Singletary, Zack Moss

WR: Robby Anderson* play if Moore out, Cole Beasley

TE: Tommy Tremble

Cardinals at Lions

Start

QB: Kyler Murray

RB: James Conner, Jamaal Williams*

WR: AJ Green, Christian Kirk, Amon Ra St-Brown

TE: Zach Ertz

Sit

QB: Jared Goff

RB: Chase Edmonds*, Jermar Jefferson

WR: Rondale Moore, Josh Reynolds

TE: Brock Wright

Jets at Dolphins 

Start

QB: Tua Tagovailoa 

RB: Michael Carter, Myles Gaskin

WR: Devante Parker

TE: Mike Gesicki

Sit

QB: Zach Wilson

RB: Ty Johnson, Salvon Ahmed

WR: Braxton Berrios, Jamison Crowder

TE: Ryan Griffin

Cowboys at Giants

Start

QB: Dak Prescott

RB: Ezekiel Elliott, Saquon Barkley

WR: Ceedee Lamb, Michael Gallup

TE: None

Sit

QB: Mike Glennon

RB: Tony Pollard*, Devontae Booker

WR: Amari Cooper, Kenny Golladay, Sterling Sheppard, Darius Slayton

TE: Dalton Schultz, Evan Engram

The Cowboys and Giants meet for a divisional match up this Sunday.

Titans at Steelers

Start

QB: Ben Roethlisberger

RB: D’onta Foreman, Dontrell Hilliard, Najee Harris

WR: Diontae Johnson, Chase Claypool

TE: Pat Freiermuth

Sit

QB: Ryan Tannehill 

RB: None

WR: Julio Jones, Nick Westbrook-Ikhine, James Washington

TE: Anthony Firkser

Texans at Jaguars

Start

QB: Trevor Lawrence

RB: Royce Freeman, James Robinson

WR: Brandin Cooks, Marvin Jones

TE: None

Sit

QB: Davis Mills

RB: Carlos Hyde

WR: Nico Collins, Laviska Shenault

TE: Jordan Akins, James O’shaughnessy 

Bengals at Broncos

Start

QB: None

RB: Joe Mixon, Javonte Williams, Melvin Gordon

WR: Tee Higgins, Ja’Marr Chase, Jerry Jeudy

TE: None

Sit

QB: Joe Burrow, Teddy Bridgewater

RB: Samaje Perine

WR: Tyler Boyd, Courtland Sutton, Tim Patrick

TE: CJ Uzomah, Noah Fant

Falcons at 49ers

Start

QB: None

RB: Cordarrelle Patterson, Mike Davis, Elijah Mitchell*

WR: Russel Gage, Deebo Samuel, Brandon Aiyuk

TE: Kyle Pitts, George Kittle

Sit

QB: Matt Ryan, Jimmy G

RB: Jeff Wilson Jr* play if Mitchell out

WR: Tajae Sharpe

TE: None

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 26: George Kittle #85 of the San Francisco 49ers is seen on the field prior to a game against the Green Bay Packers at Levi’s Stadium on September 26, 2021 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Packers at Ravens

Start

QB: Aaron Rodgers

RB: Aaron Jones, AJ Dillon, Devontae Freeman

WR: Davante Adams, Rashod Bateman, Marquise Brown

TE: Mark Andrews

Sit

QB: Lamar Jackson*, Tyler Huntley* Do not believe Lamar is playing despite chance to

RB: Latavius Murray

WR: MVS, Allen Lazard, Sammy Watkins

TE: Mercedes Lewis

Saints at Bucs

Start

QB: Taysom Hill, Tom Brady

RB: Alvin Kamara, Leonard Fournette

WR: Tre’quan Smith, Mike Evans, Chris Godwin

TE: Rob Gronkowski

Sit

QB: None

RB: Mark Ingram, Ronald Jones

WR: Marquez Calloway

TE: Ju’Wan Johnson

Raiders at Browns

Start

QB: Derek Carr

RB: Josh Jacobs, Nick Chubb

WR: Hunter Renfrow, Donavan Peoples-Jones

TE: David Njoku*

Sit

QB: Nick Mullens* Browns players are impossible to predict until gameday

RB: D’ernest Johnson* may play depending on Brown’s receivers

WR: Rashad Higgins

TE: Foster Moreau

Vikings at Bears

Start

QB: Kirk Cousins, Justin Fields

RB: Dalvin Cook, David Montgomery

WR: Justin Jefferson, Adam Thielen*, Darnell Mooney

TE: Tyler Conklin

Sit

QB: None

RB: Alexander Mattison

WR: KJ Osborn* play if Theilen is out, Allen Robinson

TE: Cole Kmet

Seahawks at Rams

Start

QB: Matthew Stafford

RB: Rashad Penny, Darrel Henderson*, Sony Michel

WR: DK Metcalf, Freddie Swain* deep play with Lockett out, Cooper Kupp, Odell Beckham Jr, Van Jefferson

TE: Gerald Everett

Sit

QB: Russell Wilson

RB: Deejae Dallas

WR: Dee Eskridge

TE: None

The NFL has flexed one game to Monday afternoon and two games to Tuesday.

Washington at Eagles

Start

QB: Jalen Hurts

RB: Antonio Gibson, Miles Sanders, Kenneth Gainwell

WR: DeVonta Smith

TE: Dallas Goedert

Sit

QB: Garrett Gilbert* just like with CLE, who knows what will happen

RB: JD McKissic

WR: Terry McLaurin*, Adam Humphries, DeAndre Carter, Quez Watkins

TE: Ricky Seal-Jones