It’s almost time for reflection in season-long fantasy leagues Antonio Gates Color Rush Jersey , but not in daily.As the playoff races heat up, so do the prize pools in daily fantasy and we can still gain an edge by looking in-depth at some of the teams in the best position to succeed in Week 12. Leveraging Vegas implied team totals we can look at some of the offenses expected to score the most points with a filter on which teams have more heavily concentrated offenses.While a balanced game plan can be fruitful for NFL teams, fantasy owners are looking for value from more concentrated attacks. There are four spots this week to key on that each have their own puzzle to solve.The New England Patriots have a 28-point implied total and yet not a single player projects as a top value on DailyRoto relative to their daily fantasy salary. While the Patriots have funneled 50 percent of the passing targets to James White and Julian Edelman, the offense projects to be very diverse coming off the bye week. The emerging role of Josh Gordon plus returns for Sony Michel and Rob Gronkowski should all improve New England’s on-field performance, but could frustrate fantasy owners. Despite the strong brand names, the Patriots are not a must-have fantasy attack for Week 12.The Chargers have a 28-point team total and should offer more a more concentrated offense. Wide receiver Keenan Allen and running back Melvin Gordon represent nearly 50 percent of Philip Rivers‘ passing targets Derwin James Color Rush Jersey , with Gordon also commanding 60 percent of the ground attack. In the three games since the bye, Gordon has received more than 20 opportunities via the ground or passing attack with Allen averaging double-digit targets over the same stretch. Both Gordon and Allen are exceptional Week 12 daily values in a high total game with a heavily concentrated attack and can be paired up with Philip Rivers in tournaments, as all three project for 20 or more fantasy points. The Chargers are a good target for single entry DFS players.The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts both have team totals around 30 points and the highest projected team scoring on the entire Sunday slate of games. On top of this, both teams are projected to run nearly 65 plays each and feature a high volume passing attack. Jameis Winston and Andrew Luck are in perfect positions to put up massive fantasy scores and project as the QB1 and QB2 in DailyRoto NFL projections. The challenge with both of these offenses is their diversity can be a challenge if trying to build one DFS lineup.Mike Evans and T.Y. Hilton average around 20 percent of their team’s targets but that is not the same dominant market share we expect from No. 1 receivers on other teams like Michael Thomas, Deandre Hopkins or Odell Beckham Jr. Instead, the Colts spread the ball with seven different options receiving 10 percent or more targets Jahleel Addae Color Rush Jersey , while the Bucs attack is distributed through five primary receivers. The Colts and Bucs are perhaps better saved for DFS owners who are looking to build multiple lineups. By mixing and matching Luck and Winston with different sets of receivers, you are able to capture exposure to their team total and fantasy upside without having to hone in on one spot.Vegas totals can be a great indicator of where there is fantasy goodness, just make sure you peel back the layers when setting your Week 12 DFS lineups. COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Chargers had struggled with their pass rush and keeping opponents out of the end zone in their first four games.But Los Angeles is hoping that Sunday’s 26-10 victory over Oakland signals a change for the rest of the season.The Chargers sacked the Raiders’ Derek Carr three times and allowed only one touchdown. They had allowed the fifth-most points in the league and were ranked in the bottom half of the league in sacks and quarterback pressures after the first quarter of the season.“A game like that should give them a lot of confidence. Our defense is getting better,” coach Anthony Lynn said Monday.The Chargers (3-2) have not been at full strength defensively all season, but they are starting to get some valuable players back. Defensive tackle Corey Liuget returned from his four-game suspension for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancers Russell Okung Color Rush Jersey , which helped free up the number of times that Melvin Ingram was double-teamed.Ingram, who struggled during the first three games, has played better in the past two. Ingram tied for the team lead in tackles with seven along with a sack and his first regular-season interception.Philip Rivers and the offense converted both Raiders’ turnovers into touchdowns.“If we can create turnovers and get our offense the ball, we got one of the most high-powered offenses in this league, so we are trying to get them the ball every time we can,” Ingram said.Another reason for the Chargers’ success against the Raiders was that they were stingy on third down. They came into the Oakland game allowing the fourth-highest conversion rate on third down (46.8 percent) Junior Seau Color Rush Jersey , but the Raiders converted just one of six during the first half and four of 11 for the game.One area where the Chargers have done well the first five weeks is stopping the run. Oakland’s Marshawn Lynch came into the game fourth in the league in rushing, but was held to 31 yards on nine carries.Los Angeles has allowed only 100-yard rusher all season (the Rams’ Todd Gurley) despite also facing Kansas City’s Kareem Hunt, Buffalo’s LeSean McCoy and San Francisco’s Matt Breida. Six running backs went over the century mark against the Chargers last season, including Hunt twice.They will face a big challenge this week against Cleveland (2-2-1), which is No. 2 in the league in rushing offense with Carlos Hyde, Nick Chubb and mobile quarterback Baker Mayfield.Lynn said that defensive end Joey Bosa Desmond King Color Rush Jersey , who has missed all five games because of a foot injury, could practice this week in a limited capacity. Even if Bosa isn’t back until after the Oct. 28 bye week, Lynn is seeing his unit make more progress in making plays without Bosa.“We’re starting to get more comfortable with the different schemes we are doing,” Lynn said. “We are doing some different things with coverages and also bringing different people on blitzes.”NOTES: Lynn said that Caleb Sturgis will be the kicker against the Browns despite missing his fourth extra point on Sunday. Sturgis is likely to remain the kicker for at least two more games, but needs to gain consistency if he is going to keep his job. … Right tackle Joe Barksdale could return to practice this week but will be limited. Barksdale has missed the past four games after suffering a knee injury in the Sept. 9 opener against Kansas City.
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